May/June 2023

The Itihaas Co.™ recently introduced a collection of lifestyle and home goods including velvet and fringe throws, pillows and cushions. The designs are inspired by the brand-owner’s childhood spent in India.

Spain-based Zara has partnered with Circ, Danville,Va., to introduce a women’s capsule collection that was made using recycled polycotton blended textiles.

Pindler, Moorpark, Calif., recently introduced the Exclusive Linen Trim Collection, which features linen and linen-blend trims in neutral and blue colorways.

Portland, Ore.-based Dovetail Workwear’s Ready Set Cargo Pant made using Cordura NYCO fabric from CORDURA® Advanced Fabrics, Kennesaw, Ga., was recognized by the Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors with a 2023 Innovation Award in the fabric category.

Culp Inc., High Point, N.C., recently introduced Nanobionic®, a wellness-focused upholstery collection that uses infrared technology to help the human body restore and recharge while relaxing.

Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont recently introduced Kevlar® EXO™, a next-generation aramid fiber that offers lightweight and pliability for comfort with previously unavailable levels of ballistic protection, according to the company.

Trelleborg Engineered Coated Fabrics, Rutherfordton, N.C., has signed a distribution agreement with MMI Textiles Inc., Brooklyn, Ohio, for TACTWEAR™ High Abrasion Neoprene Kevlar® (HANK). Customers may now purchase TACTWEAR HANK from MMI Textiles in a variety of weights, colors and quantities.

The Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), Roseville, Minn., recently debuted a redesigned website located at

Spartanburg, S.C.-based Milliken & Company was named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity list for the second year in a row.

Lyndhurst, N.J.-based Lion Brand Yarn Co. is celebrating its 145th anniversary this year.

May/June 2023