Bulletin Board

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), Washington, has updated data in its publications titled: “Cotton World Statistics”; “World Textile Demand”; and “World Cotton Trade.”

Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y., has added the report titled “Nonwoven Materials & Products (Polypropylene, Polyester, Nylon and Others) Market For Disposable and Durable Applications — Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019,” to its online database, located at

SDL Atlas, Rock Hill, S.C., has added Spanish and Turkish language interface options to its Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester, Rotawash Colorfastness Tester, PnuBurst Pneumatic Burst Tester and Ozone Exposure Tester.

Textile Exchange, O’Donnell, Texas, has released its Material Snapshot series, designed to inform about the impact of choosing to use certain materials in textile, apparel and footwear production.

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), Washington, has updated its website, located at ncto.org.

Dalton, Ga.-based Shaw Industries Group Inc.’s Tuftex division has received the Recycled Water Customer of the Year Award from the WateReuse Association’s California Section.

The International Labour Organization, Switzerland, has made available a video news release regarding the root causes of the 2013 Rana Plaza garment factory disaster in Bangladesh and implementation of safe garment factory working conditions.

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C., has added the AATCC Resource Center to its website, located at aatcc.org. The Center offers white papers and case studies free of charge to the public.

Cintas Corp., Cincinnati, has introduced the AR Red™ Suiting Collection of hotel and resort uniforms made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber.

May/June 2014