Culp joins Sustainable Furnishings Council

March 18th, 2021

Culp Inc. is strengthening its commitment to environmental sustainability by joining the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC). The council is an independent, nonprofit coalition of furniture industry manufacturers, retailers and designers dedicated to raising awareness and promoting the adoption of environmentally sustainable practices in the home furnishings industry. As a member of SFC, Culp supports the […]

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Polartec to host sustainable fabric panel discussion

March 17th, 2021

Polartec will host the online panel discussion “The Science of Sustainable Fabric” on March 23, 2021. The conversation will cover circularity, recycled plastics, biodegradability and the testing and measurement of sustainability. The event will begin with a brief introductory presentation from Polartec president Steve Layton, updating attendees on Polartec efforts, and introducing the event’s participants, […]

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Nichols joins Herculite

March 16th, 2021

Herculite Products Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics, announced that Geoff Nichols has been hired as manager of business development. Nichols comes to Herculite with many years of successful sales, business development and manufacturing experience in lamination, extrusion and printing industries. He has been highly effective in developing and […]

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Take IFAI’s State of the Industry survey for a chance to win!

March 15th, 2021

A year into adapting to a global pandemic, an in-depth understanding the state of the industrial fabrics industry is more crucial than ever. IFAI’s State of the Industry survey is a valuable tool for gauging the successes and challenges of the industry at large. The survey deadline has been extended and will close at 11:59 […]

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Laminated fiber reinforced plastic market outlook

March 12th, 2021

According to a new market research report published by Global Market Estimates, the laminated fiber reinforced plastic market will grow with a high CAGR value during the forecast period of 2021–2026. Laminated fiber reinforced plastics are lightweight, anti-corrosive, non-conductive and magnetic composites that are versatile for a large number of industrial applications. An increase in […]

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Nance joins Colorado Yurt Company

March 11th, 2021

Colorado Yurt Company has hired Chris Nance as Director of Product. He will lead product development, improvement and innovation as the company focuses on strategic growth opportunities and customer connections to the outdoors. Nance has extensive product development experience. Most recently, he was Product Development Engineer for Black Diamond Equipment in Utah. Colorado Yurt Company […]

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Devan’s allergen control technology effective against pollen

March 10th, 2021

Devan’s allergen control technology, known as Purissimo™, has been found effective against allergens from pollen. The technology had already been proven to significantly reduce the amount of allergens from house dust mites and pets. Purissimo is a natural allergen control technology that is based on encapsulated probiotics, which are naturally occurring microorganisms similar in kind […]

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Archroma partners with The BHive

March 9th, 2021

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that it has become a The BHive® partner to help foster chemical compliance and management across the textile supply chain. The BHive is an innovative digital chemical management platform that provides at-a-glance information about chemical products to its users. It was developed by GoBlu […]

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Lumishore appoints Hurley

March 8th, 2021

Lumishore, a manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, has appointed Adam Hurley as operations manager for its Sarasota, Fla.-based headquarters. He will be responsible for managing the overall operations in the U.S. as well as enhancing procedures, systems, workflow, reporting and quality control. Hurley has more than a decade of experience working in operations, […]

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INDA welcomes new board members

March 5th, 2021

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the membership election of seven industry leaders to serve on its board of directors for a three-year term. The professionals represent a cross-section of INDA membership and bring a high level of expertise and insight to the management of the association. Richard Altice, president and CEO, […]

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