Textile industry leaders call for policy changes to support U.S. production of PPE

November 13th, 2020

The U.S. textile industry has stepped up to meet the demand for face masks, medical gowns, wipes and other products necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but it needs policy changes from Washington so that the U.S. is not caught off-guard again in a future crisis, according to association leaders speaking at Industrial Fabrics Association […]

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Today’s nonwoven sector: an overview

June 26th, 2017

Versatility in fiber content can lead to expanding applications. Nonwoven fabrics have become a mainstay in the textiles sector. Compared to commodity textiles, nonwovens, industrial textiles, smart and wearable textiles are relatively new entrants into the industry. But the nonwovens sector is an organized one and has been established for five decades. This sector has […]

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Plant-based nonwoven wins 2015 INDA RISE® award

March 20th, 2015

INDA has awarded the 2015 RISE® Durable Product Award to Fitesa Simpsonville Inc., a global nonwoven supplier for the hygiene, medical and industrial markets, for a new nonwoven material made from plant-based materials. Fitesa 100 Percent Biobased Spunbond was based on votes from attendees and other INDA members at INDA’s Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered […]

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INDA acquires INSIGHT and reschedules events

July 9th, 2014

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has announced a new date and location for its Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference (RISE® Conference). It will now be held Feb. 9, 2015, in Miami, Fla. It was to be held September 8-11, 2014, in Atlanta but is rescheduled as a result of […]

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