Translational research to market success

August 9th, 2022

Carbon fiber is a relative newcomer to the textile industry. Desirable for its strength and light weight, it has found its way into a broad range of products and applications. Unexpected demand, raw material price volatility, market fluctuations and other factors have created a stressful scenario for the commodity textiles sector. In countries like India, […]

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Milliken at Circular Economy Forum

March 4th, 2020

Milliken & Company joined Waste Management and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in sponsoring the National Geographic Circular Economy Forum. The forum was designed to foster engagement and collaboration in pursuit of closing the loop of the world’s economy, defining waste as an opportunity to create valuable renewable resources, stated a recent news release.  Attendees participated in rethinking […]

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AATCC conference focus is sustainability

January 23rd, 2020

Going Green in Greenville is the theme of the AATCC’s 2020 International Conference being held March 10–12 in Greenville, S.C. The conference includes presentations and speakers addressing topics from five areas: sustainability, technology, e-textiles, comfort and wellness, and protective textiles/flammability. Elizabeth McCormick, former Black Hawk pilot and disabled veteran, will provide the keynote presentation, “YOU. In the Pilot’s […]

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Insights into the year ahead

January 13th, 2020

Industry experts point to market need, collaboration and sustainability to drive textile markets this year.  by Marie O’Mahony The start of a new year is a time to consider what might lie ahead and what might be the trends, technologies and global events that could offer opportunity for the industry or conversely create a barrier […]

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