Nanobionic announces partnership with La-Z-Boy and Culp Inc.

December 12, 2022  |  In the Industry

New York-based tech company Nanobionic has announced a global partnership with residential furniture manufacturer La-Z-Boy Inc. and Culp Inc., a global marketer of upholstery fabrics. The company’s wellness and recovery technology will be used in Culp upholstery fabric that will be exclusively off…
Smart Fabrics Summit calls for proposals

November 28, 2022  |  In the Industry

The 2023 Smart Fabrics Summit is set to take place April 11–12, 2023, at North Carolina State University (NC State), Raleigh, N.C. The two-day event, sponsored by the Advanced Textiles Association and the Wilson College of Textiles, NC State, will feature educational sessions, product showcases, t…
Pvilion honored with recent awards

November 14, 2022  |  In the Industry

Pvilion Technologies, Brooklyn, N.Y., receive this year’s Award of Excellence, Freestanding Structures, 2022. The IFAI International Achievement Awards recognize outstanding and innovative projects representing the latest accomplishments in design and manufacture incorporating specialty fabrics.
Building a Flex Factory for textiles

October 24, 2022  |  In the Industry

“Designing is the easy bit, manufacturing is the hard bit,” offered Dr Andre West at the beginning of his presentation at IFAI Expo 2022 titled, “Flex Factory, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability for the Future.” West is director of the Zeis Textiles Extension at Wilson College o…
Advanced Textiles Conference begins Oct. 11 

September 26, 2022  |  In the Industry

Presented by the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), the Advanced Textiles (AT) Conference opens Oct. 11 with a full afternoon dedicated to advanced textiles education, including a welcome lunch with plenary session at 11:30 a.m., with Dr. Andrew Dent, EVP of Materials Research, Material ConneXion,…
Advanced Textiles Source announces name change

September 26, 2022  |  In the Industry

As IFAI has evolved and become Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), and the Advanced Textiles Products division, too, changed its name to Emerging Technologies Division (ETD), the name for this publication will also change to Textile Technology Source. A decision was made following discussion among…
Supreme Corp. recognized as a top ten provider in wearables

August 22, 2022  |  In the Industry

Conductive yarn and smart textiles developer Supreme Corp., Hickory, N.C., has been named a 2022 Top 10 Wearable Technology Solutions Provider by Applied Technology Review. Additionally, the company and CEO Matt Kolmes are featured as the cover story of the July 2022 issue of the publication,…
Advanced Textiles Products announces name change

August 9, 2022  |  In the Industry

The Advanced Textiles Products, a division of the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), formerly known as the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), announces that it has changed its name to Emerging Technologies Division (ETD). The name change coincides with ATA’s rebrand in recent m…