China signals it will buy U.S. cotton

April 26, 2019  |  In the Industry

by Seshadri Ramkumar China has started showing interest in buying cotton from the U.S., which is a positive signal. This is in anticipation of a positive trade deal between China and the United States. Cotton industry stakeholders who met recently at Lubbock, Texas-based Plains Cotton Growers’ (PC…
Nonwoven innovations to be featured at NETInc

April 22, 2019  |  In the Industry

by Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D NETInc, a nonwovens technical conference, was developed by engineers and technologists and has nonwovens professionals from around the world attending each year. This year the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) division of TAPPI will be showcasing new developments…
Printed Electronics World event in November

April 16, 2019  |  In the Industry

On Nov. 20 and 21, 2019, end users and suppliers from around the globe will gather for a Printed Electronics World event to explore the technology capability and opportunities of printed, flexible and hybrid electronics. The event will focus on end-user case studies, needs and opportunities; the lat…
Smart textiles market growth is predicted

April 12, 2019  |  In the Industry

The global smart textile market size is expected to reach $5.55 billion by 2025, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.4 percent over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. Key findings from the report include the prediction that the defense and m…
IFAI’s Smart Fabrics Virtual Summit is May 14-15

April 8, 2019  |  In the Industry

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) hosts the Smart Fabrics Virtual Summit May 14-15. This online event will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders in technology, apparel and textiles to highlight recent developments in the smart fabrics industry, identify opportun…
Growth predicted for thermal insulation market

April 5, 2019  |  In the Industry, Industry News, News

A new report from Transparency Market Research (TMR) tracks and predicts the thermal insulation market growth from 2017 to 2025. According to TMR, the global thermal insulation market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4 percent to attain a value of about $78 billion]…