INDA and NWI announce collaboration to foster continuing education of the nonwovens industry

July 19th, 2024

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) and the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) announced a collaboration agreement to provide continuing education to the nonwovens industry. This agreement expands upon the ongoing partnership between INDA and NWI, whereby the two organizations have presented training programs. Under terms of the agreement, INDA and NWI will develop and […]

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Coloreel Group AB announces bankruptcy

July 18th, 2024

Coloreel Group AB, a Swedish technology company, announced that it has filed for bankruptcy. The decision comes after the company's inability to develop its business volume quickly enough and, related to this, secure the necessary financing. Coloreel Group AB has over 90 customers in the global market and over 120 granted patents across 45 markets. […]

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FabricLink Network announces launch of The Textile Gateway

July 17th, 2024

The FabricLink Network announced the launch of The Textile Gateway, an online platform that connects the textile industry to students of all ages, including elementary school and undergraduate students. “The mission of The Textile Gateway is to educate and inspire students at all levels about textiles, promote career paths in the industry and serve as […]

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Trelleborg announces investment in Rutherford County, N.C.

July 16th, 2024

Trelleborg, an engineering group focused on polymer technology, with headquarters in Trelleborg, Sweden, has announced a development for its engineered coated fabrics operations in Gateway West Commerce Park in Rutherford County, N.C. The site is part of Rutherford County’s development vision for advanced manufacturing, and will be Trelleborg’s second major facility in the area. In […]

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TrusTrace launches upgraded forced labor prevention solution

July 15th, 2024

Vera Bradley is one of 15 brands currently using TrusTrace for product traceability and supply chain compliance. Image: TrusTrace TrusTrace, a global SaaS platform for product traceability and supply chain compliance in fashion and retail headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, announced the launch of its upgraded artificial intelligence (AI)-powered forced labor prevention (FLP) solution. It enables […]

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Textiles Recycling Expo set for 2025 in Belgium

July 11th, 2024

A new event was announced, the Textiles Recycling Expo, and it is set for June 4–5 2025 in Brussels, Belgium. It is supported by EuRIC, Fedustria, ReHubs, the Textiles Recycling Association and Plastics Recycling World, and organizd by AMI. AMI is also organizing the Plastics Recycling World Expos in Europe, the U.S. and India, scheduled […]

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Indorama Ventures secures loan to drive sustainability program

July 9th, 2024

Indorama Ventures, a chemical producer based in Bangkok, Thailand, announced it secured a seven-year loan totaling $200 million from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help fund the continued growth of the company’s strategic sustainability programs in India, Thailand and Indonesia, and promote a circular economy as the world’s leading PET recycler. The loan from […]

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Paradise Textiles and Nanollose announce R&D deal

July 8th, 2024

Paradise Textiles, the material science hub of Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based Alpine Group, announced it has signed a deal with biotechnology company, Nanollose for the exclusive supply of its Nullarbor™ fibers. Under the non-binding term sheet for the joint venture agreement, Paradise will work closely with Nanollose, undertaking research and development to manufacture yarns and […]

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Better Cotton announces 2024 Member Award winners

July 3rd, 2024

Better Cotton™, a worldwide cotton sustainability initiative launched in 2023, announced the recipients of its 2024 Member Awards.  The 2024 Member Awards were presented by Alan McClay, CEO of Better Cotton, and Eva Benavidez Clayton, senior director of membership and supply chain, and honored members who have significantly contributed to the cotton industry.  In the […]

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ACSA announces partnership with global competitors to increase cotton value

July 1st, 2024

The American Cotton Shippers Association (ACSA) announced it has joined the Brazilian Cotton Shippers Association and the Australian Cotton Shippers Association by signing a landmark Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement focuses on addressing matters of efficiency in the global supply chain, collaborating to enhance security within the cotton trade and recognizing cotton’s comparative sustainability to […]

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