July/August 2019

Trivantage®, Glen Raven, N.C., has released the Aura Collection, a collection of vinyl upholstery fabrics with built-in performance traits and featuring four patterns — Energy, Retreat, Vision and Harmony. The fabrics are suitable for new and reupholstered furniture, under-the-deck marine upholstery, and hospitality and contract furniture.

Cherokee Global Brands, Sherman Oaks, Calif., has rebranded and changed its name to APEX Global Brands to reflect the company’s expanded brand portfolio, marketing and design services.

Jockey International Inc., Kenosha, Wis., recently launched the Jockey Generation™ line, which features underwear and loungewear for the entire family including “mini-me” styles so adults and kids can match pieces. The line is available exclusively at Target.

Los Angeles-based Barco® Uniforms reports it has kept a total of 16.8 million plastic bottles from the landfill since it introduced its Barco One and Skechers by Barco scrub collections in 2016 and 2018, respectively. Each Barco One garment features 5 recycled plastic bottles in the fabric, while each Skechers garment features 7 recycled plastic bottles.

The National Council of Textile Organization’s (NCTO’s) Fiber Council has announced Reagan Dunnam, Florence, S.C., as the recipient of the 2019 Paul T. O’Day Scholarship Award. She is the daughter of Jennifer Dunnam, a Fiber Industries LLC employee, and Robert Dunnam.

Switzerland-based Archroma, Singapore-based Huntsman Textile Effects and Italy-based Marzotto Wool Manufacturing recently joined the ZDHC Foundation as contributors.

Japan-based Shima Seiki Mfg. Ltd., has launched a new web portal called Shima Seiki Online Services that collectively introduces its various web-based services. The portal is located at online-services.shimaseiki.com.

Dupont Tate & Lyle, Wilmington, Del., has launched a new website for its Susterra® bio-based material options for footwear, apparel and gear. The site is located at susterra-performs.com.

July/August 2019