November/December 2018

Italy-based RadiciGroup reports its R-Radyarn® and r-Starlight® post-consumer recycled polyester content yarns have been certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) by the Textile Exchange. The certification covers two families of products — raw and yarn-dyed 95-percent r-PETand solution-dyed 85-percent r-PET.

DuPont Advanced Printing, Wilmington, Del., has achieved ECO PASSPORT by Oeko-Tex® certifications for its DuPont™ Artistri® textile digital inks from the Germany-based Hohenstein Institute.

Dalton, Ga.-based Shaw Floors has announced five hushed neutral colors — Glacier Ice, Clay Blush, Mist and Dustry Lilac — form its 2019 Color of the Year: Whisper palette.

Easthampton, Mass.-based National Nonwovens has earned ISO 9001: 2015 certification for successfully applying a quality system for the design, application development, manufacturing and sale of technical nonwoven textiles.

Web Industries, Marlborough, Mass., has embarked on a rebranding campaign, which includes a newly designed website located at

Bolger & O’Hearn Specialty Chemicals, Fall River, Mass., now represents DSM Coating Resin’s textile products in the United States.

Switzerland-based Uster Technologies reports its USTER® STATISTICS 2018 now is available, and for the first time also is available as a free mobile application. The app is compatible with all PCs and mobile devices, and features extended yarn count ranges and novel yarn types.

Universal Fibers®, Abingdon, Va., reports was awarded Environmental Excellence and Community Impact honors from the Southwest Virginia Alliance of Manufacturers.

Knoll Inc., East Greenville, Pa., recently opened the Knoll Japan Tokyo showroom.

Singapore-based DyStar recently released its Sustainability Performance Report 2017-18, which is the eighth edition of the report.

November/December 2018