Milliken & Co. acquires Springfield LLC

September 18th, 2015

Spartanburg, S.C.-based Milliken & Company has acquired Springfield LLC, manufacturer of technical, performance and flame-resistant (FR) fabrics for the safety apparel, fire service, military and occupational markets. The acquisition is the latest initiative in Milliken’s expanding presence in the global industrial workwear and military fabrics markets. Springfield’s portfolio of FR and non-FR fabrics provides Milliken […]

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Convention eyes wearable tech advances

August 19th, 2015

The rapidly growing market for wearable technology will be the focus of Sourcing at Magic, a trade show and conference slated Aug. 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The value of the global wearable-technology market is predicted to reach $20 billion this year and $70 billion by 2025, according to the conference presenters. Wearable […]

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New production for T837 LYCRA HyFit™ fiber

September 10th, 2013

INVISTA, an integrated producer of polymers and fibers, announces the start-up of a new production line in Shanghai, China, designed to produce T837 LYCRA HyFit™ fiber that will serve the growing global demand for hygiene products. In addition, INVISTA is planning two projects at its Paulina, Brazil, facility to add capacity and introduce regional production of T837 […]

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