TAPPI meeting showcases innovation and collaboration

May 22nd, 2017

The Technical Association of the Paper and Pulp Industry (TAPPI) hosted the PaperCon International Conference in April with about 1600 attendees and 75 exhibitors gathered in the Minneapolis Convention Center. The unique feature of this event has been the co-location of the nonwovens conference of TAPPI, referred to as NET Inc. TAPPI has been gaining […]

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Cotton Inc. partners with PurThread for anti-odor fabrics

March 9th, 2017

Cotton incorporated has developed a range of cotton-rich fabrics featuring a permanent anti-odor solution from antimicrobial textile technology provider PurThread. It forms part of a project to create cotton-based fabrics that maintain their natural qualities, such as feel and uniform color, while also adding performance characteristics, such as odor resistance. PurThread’s antimicrobial technology incorporates recycled […]

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Brigham Young U. researcher wins cotton biotech award

January 30th, 2015

Josh Udall of Brigham Young University (BYU) has been awarded the 2014 Cotton Biotechnology Award for his work developing bioinformatics tools (methods and software) to help understand the cotton genome. The award was presented by Cotton Inc., which funds Udall’s research, at the International Cotton Genome Initiative (ICGI) workshop held at the recent Plant and […]

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