TenCate Geosynthetics North America has released a TenCate Geotube® Project
Profile video explaining its work on the Incheon Grand Bridge in South Korea.
Albany International Corp. has for the second consecutive year been named a
Business Partner of the Year by The Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G).
Teijin Ltd. has for the fourth consecutive year been named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
International Oeko-Tex Association, Switzerland, has revised its website, located
at oeko-tex.com. In other news, the company has certified
Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, to the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100, and has nominated
Gildan for the Oeko-Tex Sustainability Award; and has certified
Veramtex S.A., Belgium, to the Oeko-Tex Standard 1000.
Première Vision S.A. has presented 2012 PV Awards to the following:
Ricciarini Tessile, Italy: Grand Jury Prize and the Innovation Prize;
Jackytex – Tessuti A Maglia S.p.A., Italy: Handle Prize; and
Nikke – The Japan Wool Textile Co. Ltd., Japan: Imagination Prize.
Mutoh America Inc. has received Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
Product of the Year awards in the Grand Format Roll to Roll – Solvent & Latex Inks category for
its ValueJet 2638 printer, and in the Poster Size – Solvent/Latex Printers less than 96 inches for
its ValueJet 1638 printer. In other news, the company’s SpectroVue VM-10 spectrophotometer has been
awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,279,441.
Pantone LLC has released the Pantone® View Colour Planner Spring/Summer 2014
Global Organic Textile Standard and its 25-percent stakeholder the United
Soil Association have launched a campaign under the slogan, “Have you cottoned on
yet?” and a website, located at cottonedon.org, to raise awareness among consumers, nongovernmental
organizations and brands of the benefits of organic cotton and to promote its use.
Invista‘s Cordura® Ultra Lite Fabric was used in the Summer12 Project Outdoor
Retailer winning design – a menswear-inspired jacket created by Katy Jessee. In other company news,
Yoshida & Co., Japan, has selected Cordura fabric for use in its Porter Musette, Porter Dill
and Porter Fit bags; and Deane Apparel, New Zealand, has selected Cordura Denim fabric for use in
its men’s Urban Deane Short and Jean.
American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), Arlington, Va., has published
its ApparelStats 2012 report.
Shaw Industries Group Inc.‘s Tuftex division, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has
released a pro-carpet video series to the company’s retailer partners.
Jeanologia, Spain, has launched a new website, located at jeanologia.com.
Avery Dennison Corp.‘s Avery Dennison Medical Solutions business unit, Chicago,
has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its BeneHold™
Chlorhexidine Gluconate Transparent Film Dressing.
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle
Park, N.C., is now accepting applications for the 2013 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Design
Competition, Ooh La Leggings! For more information, contact Suzanne Holmes +919-549-3537;
Patagonia Inc. has launched the Common Threads Second Home initiative at its
Portland retail location, where it will accept used Patagonia clothing for trade-in and sale.
Celanese Emulsion Polymers, a division of Dallas-based Celanese Corp., has launched
a new website, located at celanese-emulsions.com.
The homepage on Celanese’s new website.
Mount Holly, N.C.-based
American & Efird Inc. (A&E) has released its 2011-2012 Sustainability
Chomarat, France, has been certified to the EN 9100: 2009 quality management
standard for the aerospace industry.
Thermore has launched a new website in conjunction with its celebration of 40
years in business. The website, located at thermore.com, features updated graphics and content.
Cooley Group has received the 2012 EcoPrint Europe Great Innovation Award for its
Enviroflex™ PE lightweight 100-percent recyclable print media.
Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART), Bel Air, Md., has
released Wear It? Recycle It! grade-appropriate educational curricula presenting information on
recycling clothing and other textiles.
Phenix City, Ala.-based
Johnston Textiles Inc. has introduced the Odyssey Collection of upholstery fabrics
in four patterns and color collections.
Cintas Corp. has launched a new website dedicated to its flame-resistant apparel,
located at cintas.com/flameresistantclothing. In addition, the company is accepting applications
through Feb. 28, 2013, for its second annual Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest, which
recognizes North American workers who withstand tough winter working conditions. Contestants may
apply at cintas.com/carharttcoldcrew.
Modular carpet designer
FLOR Inc., a division of Atlanta-based Interface Inc., has opened retail stores in
Palo Alto, Calif., Scottsdale, Ariz., Denver, Seattle and Toronto.
West Chester, Pa.-based
Price Hanna Consultants LLC has published the report “Spundbonded and Spunmelt
Nonwoven Polypropylene World Capacities, Supply/Demand and Manufacturing Economics 2006, 2012 and
New Haven, Mo.-based
MarChem CFI Inc. has introduced Top Notch Elite, a 9-ounce solution-dyed fabric
that offers improved tear strength, abrasion resistance and breathability, as well as good water
Bemis Associates Inc., Shirley, Mass., has launched a new website, located at
New York City-based
Global Sourcing & Enterprise Apparel (GSEA)
Fashion Group LLC is now operating an apparel manufacturing plant in Lima, Peru. A
video of the company’s history may be viewed at vimeo.com/gseafg/nycperu.
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based
CIMdata Inc. has published two white papers: “Creating Simplicity from Complexity
to Achieve Market Success,” and “Beyond Simulation Data Management.”
Euro & O’Reilly Corp. has introduced a new line of microfiber household
Port Logistics Group, Houston, has added 700,000 square feet of warehouse space to
its City of Industry, Calif., retail distribution campus.
November 20, 2012