Partnerships eyed as innovation spur

June 5th, 2015

As funding is more difficult to obtain and lending is tighter, companies are looking into collaborating with suppliers to lower financial risk, speed up the pace of innovation and open new markets, according to a survey conducted by Sweden-based Trelleborg AB. The survey by Trelleborg’s engineered fabrics operation found that 50 percent of manufacturers say […]

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Partnership to provide fire-retardant denim

February 6th, 2015

Westex by Milliken of Oak Brook, Ill., and Greensboro, N.C.–based Cone Denim have announced a partnership to provide flame-resistant denim apparel fabrics featuring the same comfort and style of everyday denim clothing, including reduced shrinkage and a soft hand. Partnering with Cone Denim, the expanded fabric offering from Westex by Milliken will provide end users […]

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Australians join forces in new facility

November 28th, 2013

Australian fabric-structure specialists Atkins Fabrication and Structureflex have joined forces to build a fabrication facility in the Philippines. Featuring more than 5,000 square meters (16,000-plus square feet) of space, Glarfab (Global Architectural Fabrications Subic Inc.) offers decades of experience at competitive Asian prices. Glarfab exclusively supplies premium fabric architecture products and services to specialist trade, […]

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