What I think about Expo this year – and every year

November 12th, 2018

Every Expo is different. But I’ve attended nine of them now, and every year I see something new, meet someone I didn’t know previously, get a better understanding of new technology and products, make crucial connections for future articles in Advanced Textiles Source—and have a good time. I get to know my writers as people, […]

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Biodegradable synthetic insulation introduced

November 12th, 2018

PrimaLoft Inc. announces that it has introduced PrimaLoft Bio, a synthetic insulation made from 100 percent recycled, biodegradable fibers. The idea was born in 2014 when a PrimaLoft product manager said during a weekly research and development meeting, “Why can’t we just make a jacket insulation that we can bury in the backyard?” PrimaLoft then […]

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BGF Industries relocates to Virginia

November 6th, 2018

Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries Inc. has announced its planned investment of $7 million to relocate its headquarters and research and development activities from Greensboro, North Carolina, to the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, Virginia.  In early 2019, the company will construct a facility measuring 2,320 square meters at Cyber Park, owned by the […]

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Superior comfort for adventure skiers

November 2nd, 2018

As part of its FW 2018 collection, Black Crows introduces the women’s Ventus Hybrid Alpha Jacket. Made from Polartec® Alpha® breathable insulation that introduced the concept of active insulation, Black Crows brings a touch of style to this hi-tech and ultra-functional apparel. Originally developed for U.S. Special Forces to create a superior insulation system for […]

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