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…
Loomia Technologies to develop heated handwear

July 25, 2022  |  In the Industry

Loomia Technologies, Culver City, Calif., is partnering with Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) to develop highly tactile heated handwear that could be applicable in commercial recreational markets and for military customers.        
Techtextil, Texprocess held in Frankfurt 

June 27, 2022  |  In the Industry

With 117 participating nations, the re-launch of the international textile fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition center was achieved. Across all three events—Techtextil, Texprocess and the one-time Heimtextil Summer Special—Italy, France, Turkey, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Polan…
Covation Biomaterials launch is announced

June 9, 2022  |  In the Industry

Covation Biomaterials, a global company offering bio-based solutions, launched today as an independent business, following the acquisition of DuPont Biomaterials by the Huafon Group. The company says it is creating the sustainable building blocks for customers to make innovative and high-performan…
IARPA launches SMART ePANTS program

May 23, 2022  |  In the Industry

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) recently held the SMART ePANTS Proposers’ Day in Arlington, Va., and virtually. Its purpose was to introduce the SMART ePANTS program to potential proposers and to provide information on technical requirements and program objectives. 
IFAI selects a new name

May 23, 2022  |  In the Industry

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has chosen a new name; as of June 1, the organization will be called the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA). The name change was approved in April with 85.6 percent of association members casting their votes to do so.
Glass fiber textiles market analysis released

May 9, 2022  |  In the Industry

A new report looks at trends, opportunities and forecasts in the glass fiber textile market to 2026. The study includes trends and forecasts for the global glass fiber textile market by application (transportation, marine, wind energy, aerospace & defense, pipe and tank, construction, electrical…
Smart textiles market growth expected to continue

April 25, 2022  |  In the Industry

The smart textiles market is expected to grow from USD 2.3 billion in 2021 to USD 6.6 billion by 2026; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.2 percent during the forecast period, says a report by Marketsandmarkets.  The major driving factors for the growth of the smart textiles market include imp…