Current News Releases

08/12/14  Measurement Technology NW introduces a new high resolution 12-zone Thermal Foot Test System (8/12/14)
  Accurately measure the thermal performance and thermal comfort of socks, shoes, boots, and winter sport footwear in test conditions ranging from -40°C to +40°C.
08/06/14  Thule Debuts First line of Technical Backpacks Made with CORDURA® fabric (8/6/14)
  Durable CORDURA® Lite Fabric Used in Three Backpack Designs
08/05/14  INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand and Burlington Unveil New Durable Wool Collection at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2014 (8/5/14)
  Woven Constructions Form Cornerstone of new CORDURA® Combat Wool™ Collection
08/05/14  Springs Creative and Kraton Announce Relationship to Drive NEXAR® Polymer Technology (8/5/14)
  South Carolina-based Springs Creative Products Group is pleased to announce an agreement with Houston-based Kraton Performance Polymers to develop new applications for Kraton’s proprietary moisture activated NEXAR cooling technology.
08/04/14  Burlington Introduces Durapel® Eco Solution for Repellency (8/4/14)
  Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, Inc., is excited to introduce Durapel® Eco, an environmentally engineered finish that provides water repellency free of fluorocarbon compounds.
  Lions Seek to Recycle Every Plastic Bottle Sold Throughout Season as Part of the REPREVE® #TurnItGreen Movement
08/04/14  INVISTA’S CORDURA® Brand Launches New Wool Fabric Line (8/4/14)
  Comfortable, durable CORDURA® Combat Wool™ Available in Multiple Fabric Constructions
07/31/14  Texas Tech Researchers Discover Low-Grade Nonwoven Cotton Picks Up 50 Times Own Weight of Oil (7/31/14)
  Nonwoven cotton could become the new picker-upper for oil spills.
07/31/14  Burlington Introduces MERINO FX, Performance for Outdoor Living (7/31/14)
  Burlington, a division of International Textile Group, Inc., is excited to introduce MERINO FX, a revolutionary collection of seasonless performance merino fabrics designed for outdoor enthusiasts.
07/31/14  Safe Reflections Showcases Eclipse™ Reflective Transfers at OR Summer Market (7/31)
  Logo transfers offer superior image quality and reflective properties in virtually any design or color, and they apply to a wide variety of fabrics, including high stretch
07/30/14  Hobbs Bonded Fibers to Introduce RamTect™ Thin at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (7/30/14)
  The 'Natural Fiber Solution' gets thinner and lighter for summer-weight insulation
07/30/14  High stretch fabrics with eVent® ePTFE membrane technology come to market (7/30/14)
  DVStretch™ innovation the result of collaboration between ITTTAI-Bel Punto S.r.l. and eVent fabrics
07/28/14  Westcomb develops Polartec® Power WoolTM styles for Summer collection (7/28/14)
  Spring ‘15 line expands with addition of innovative new performance fabric
07/23/14  Hohenstein Institute Introduces New Testing and Certification Options for Outdoor and Athletic Fabrics at OR Summer Market (7/23/14)
  Hohenstein Institute America will present several new fabric testing procedures and certifications relevant to manufacturers of outdoor and athletic apparel and gear. Hohenstein experts will be available to discuss these innovations at Booth #62026 at OR Summer Market, August 6-9 in Salt Lake City.
07/23/14  Leading Outdoor Brands Partner with Pertex®for Spring/Summer ’15 (7/23/14)
  New outerwear, sleeping bags and accessories featuring Pertex® fabrics to be introduced at 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
07/22/14  Manhattan Portage Debuts CORDURA® Lite Collection (7/22/14)
  New Bag Collection Features Light weight, Durable CORDURA® Fabric
07/09/14  Wood Underwear Stands Out with Camouflage (7/9/14)
  Wood Underwear LLC, a brand working hard to eliminate ugly, uncomfortable underwear for men, has announced a new custom “camo” collection for guys who want to stand out, not blend in.
07/07/14  Südwolle Group Opens North Carolina Warehouse to Service US Textile, Legwear, and Apparel Markets (7/7/14)
  Südwolle Group, the worldwide leader in pure wool and wool blend worsted spun yarns for weaving and circular and flat knitting, will open a new 18,000 sq. ft. distribution facility at 769 W. Lebanon Street in Mount Airy, NC.
07/02/14  eVent fabrics’ DVStorm™ membrane technology comes to market in Spring ’15 with new products from Rab® and Montane (7/2/14)
  OutDoor Show – Hall B4 Stand 310 – July 10-14, Friedrichshaven, Germany Outdoor Retailer Summer Market – Booth MR150B – August 6-9, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
07/02/14  OutDoor 2014: Sympatex cooperates with Polygiene (7/2/14)
  Eco-friendly Sympatex laminates become permanently odourless
07/01/14  Unique Cool-touch Merinos at Concept III Textiles (7/1/14)
  ABMT’s MerinoEdge – Next Generation Merino Textiles
06/30/14  Dow Microbial Control Initiates Certification Program for Select Textile Mills Using SILVADUR" Antimicrobial (6/30/14)
  Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), will launch a Certified Mill Program on July 1, 2014, recognizing textile manufacturers who have successfully completed a training program and demonstrated their proficiency in applying SILVADUR" Antimicrobial in their production processes.
06/30/14  Downlite Becomes the First Responsible Down Standard (RDS) Certified Company in China (6/30/14)
  RDS Certification in Europe to Closely Follow
  Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, Salt Lake City, Booth #PV3250, August 6-9 2014
06/16/14  ICE Recycling Joins the Leigh Family of Companies (6/16/14)
  Leigh Delaware Holdings, LLC, an affiliate company of Leigh Fibers, Inc., has acquired Industrial Conservation Engineering ICE Recycling, LLC of Lake City, SC.
06/13/14  CORDURA® Brand Fabric to Make Eurosatory 2014 Debut (6/13/14)
  First-time exhibitor will showcase latest military, tactical, and law enforcement technologies
06/12/14  Ohmatex partnering on PolyPower® stretch sensors (6/12/14)
  Ohmatex is partnering with Danfoss PolyPower A/S to supply PolyPower stretch sensors for wearable applications.
06/02/14  Worlds leading technical fit forms to launch as virtual avatars for multiple fashion design and prototype development platforms (6/2/14)
  Alvanon, the global fashion industrys foremost apparel sizing and fit expert has announced that it is going to launch a new virtual fit form avatar based on its world leading AlvaForm technical fit mannequins.
06/02/14  INVISTAS CORDURA® Brand Expands Performance Denim Line with New Innovations (6/2/14)
  New fabrics from Artistic Milliners debuting at 2014 Denim by PV include durable denims with thermoregulation
05/09/14  The FabricLink Network Expands Indexes to Include New Cut & Sew Contractor Index (5/9/14)
  The FabricLink Network (FLN), the leading website for networking, marketing, and education within the textile industry, announces an expansion of its Searchable Indexes. The new addition includes a FREE Cut & Sew Contractors Index, which has been added to FLNs already 11 popular Suppliers Searchable Indexes (i.e. Company, Trademark, Fiber/Yarn/T
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