Automotive textiles market worth $31.75 billion by 2024

July 11th, 2016

The global automotive textiles market is expected to reach $31.75 billion by 2024, according to a new report by San Francisco-based Grand View Research Inc. Increasing automobile production, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, and a favorable regulatory scenario is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. The textiles are used in auto […]

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Vicar announces new distribution partnership

August 4th, 2015

SEM Products, a leading manufacturer of interior paints and refinishing products for leather, vinyl, plastic, and carpets is expanding its distribution by forming a strategic partnership with Vicar International. Vicar will be stocking three lines to the automotive, upholstery, marine, RV and golf cart industries for indoor and outdoor applications. The initial lines that will […]

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Designtex debuts Loop to Loop upholstery fabric made from already recycled textile waste

October 31st, 2013

When the wood industry formalized the process called “chain of custody” to shepherd sustainable practices through its supply chain, it illuminated the path from forest to lumber yard to finished product. Now, four companies within the textile supply chain have pioneered a polyester trail that stretches from resin to fiber to yarn, on to fabric […]

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