Textile World, one of the oldest, globally recognized business magazines founded in 1868 by McGraw-Hill has been acquired by Atlanta based Billian Publishing, Inc.Billian Publishing, Inc., is no stranger to the textile trade publishing arena. With other titles such as Textile Industries, Textiles Panamericanos, the Textile Industries Red Book, and Diccionario Textil, Textile World is a natural addition to Billians Textile Group. Also included in Billians Textile Group are Textile Industries.com and the Textile Industries e-newsletter, bringing subscribers the latest textile industry developments and news.During his tenure at McGraw-Hill, Doug Billian, founder and CEO of Billian Publishing, Inc., relocated Textile Worlds publishing operation to Atlanta in 1971.In 1978 Billian founded his own publishing company with the purchase of Golf World magazine. In addition to the textile publications, Billian Publishing, Inc., currently publishes ArtandAntiques magazine, Boating World magazine, and a boating trade publication, Marine Marketing. In addition, Billian Publishing, Inc., also produces a series of healthcare directories and databases.