September/October 2020

Japan-based Shima Seiki Mfg. Ltd. has chosen 4,320 color references from Switzerland-based Archroma’s Color Atlas Library to add to its SDS-ONE APEX software for textile and apparel design, planning and virtual sampling.

The Woolmark Co. has launched the Woolmark Learning Center, an online learning portal designed to educate the global textile supply chain at both a fundamental and masters education level.

Atlanta-based Messe Frankfurt Inc. announced the 2020 Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas symposiums will move to a virtual format. Presentations, beginning
in October and running through March, will be divided into two tracks — Technical Textiles and Sewn Products.

Germany-based Messe Frankfurt GmbH has announced Heimtextil 2021 will move from
January to May and will be held concurrently with the biennial Techtextil and Texprocess 2021 events, to be held May 4-7, 2021.

The Materials Science Group at Synalloy, Cleveland, Tenn., has introduced Manawet V-8 — a 100-percent active blended surfactant that is stable to caustic and strong acids. The company reports it is suitable for peroxide bleaching, as a prescour and as an after rinse.

The Roseville, Minn.-based Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced it will collocated IFAI Expo with a new U.S. show named Sun Shading Expo organized by Germany-based Messe Stuttgart. The collocation will begin in 2021 and is expected to continue for  a minimum of five years.

Expo Producción® organizers Tarsus México and Exposition Development Co. Inc. (ExpoDevCo) have rescheduled the event in Mexico City. The show will now take place June 15-17, 2021, at the Centro Citibanamex.

September/October 2020