Oeko-Tex Association’s Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by Oeko-Tex® certification.
Tuscarora Yarns Inc., Mount Pleasant, N.C., has introduced a line of ring-spun yarns
Lenzing AG‘s Lenzing Modal® Color.
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. has launched a new website, located at
SGS Consumer Testing Services, Switzerland, has opened an ISO 17025-accredited
textile testing laboratory in Casablanca, Morocco.
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle
Park, N.C., announces that peer-reviewed scientific articles, previously published in AATCC Review,
will be published in the online-only AATCC Journal of Research. AATCC Review will be available in
both print and electronic formats. AATCC also has launched its official YouTube channel, theAATCC,
which hosts a range of informative videos.
Coolcore LLC‘s textiles have received the “Innovative Technology – Cooling
Power” Quality Label from the Hohenstein Institute, Germany, for their chemical-free
Mohawk Industries Inc., Calhoun, Ga., has issued its first Environmental Product
Declaration, for its EcoFlex™ ICT modular commercial floor covering.
Schoeller GmbH & Co. KG, Austria, has won a GOLD Outdoor Industry Award 2013
for its EXP 4.0 chlorine-free treatment for machine-washable wool.
The Dow Chemical Company‘s SILVADUR™ antimicrobial treatment has received R&D
Magazine’s R&D 100 Award for technological excellence.
Aerotherm aerogel insulation, Clinton, Mass., has published a catalog brochure,
which is available on its website, aerotherminsulation.com.
Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has published the
report “North American Wipes Market: Trends & Forecasts 2012-2017.”
Quick-Med Technologies Inc., Gainesville, Fla., has licensed Lawrence, Mass.-based
Polartec LLC to use Stay Fresh technology in its apparel products.
Textile Exchange, O’Donnell, Texas, has released the second bundle in its chemical
snapshots series, a collection of eight guides providing information on the health and
environmental concerns as well as industry practices and legislation related to use of certain