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  • 14th January 2013

    Leigh Fibers mourns Chairman Philip Lehner

    Philip Lehner, long-time chairman and CEO of Leigh Fibers, passed away on 5th January at his home in Hingham, Massachusetts. He was 89....

  • 14th January 2013

    Milliken introduces Consequence 2.0 and Yarn Storm

    Milliken has announced the launch of Consequence 2.0 and Yarn Storm, two new collections from the global floor covering division. The introductions aim to provide designers with innovative floor covering solutions - to create unique interior aesthetics through...

  • 11th January 2013

    EURATEX chief highlights importance of Techtextil and Texprocess

    At a recent International Press Conference for the Texprocess and Techtextil fairs to be held in Frankfurt in June, Francesco Marchi, Director General of EURATEX, highlighted the importance of the textile and clothing industry, its coming challenges and the ro...

  • 10th January 2013

    Technical products need technical sewing threads

    To learn about how different types of sewing thread can help in the manufacture of specialist technical textile products, as well as with more conventional textiles, readers should visit Texprocess 2013, from 10-13 June and Techtextil 2013, from 11-13 June. Th...

  • 27th December 2012

    Clariant offloads Textile Chemicals business

    Clariant has signed an agreement to sell its Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses to SK Capital. The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately CHF 502 million, out of which approximately 460 million in cash, equivalent t...

  • 20th December 2012

    Further potential for Alexium with military

    Alexium International Group (Alexium) announced it has received its second progress payment on a US Air Force contract this month, with additional progress payments on the contract expected over the next five months. Alexium’s says its financial position is ...

  • 19th December 2012

    Huntsman launches AEEA-free silicone softeners

    Huntsman Textile Effects has launched two AEEA-free (amino-ethyl-ethanol-amine) alternatives for two of its key silicone softeners used in the manufacture of apparel and home textiles. ...

  • 18th December 2012

    Fibre squeeze roll with full chemical resistance

    Dewatering breakthrough from RHL means textile finishers can finally say goodbye to conventional rubber squeezing...

  • 13th December 2012

    Lenzing Celebrates 20 Years of Tencel

    Lenzing’s lyocell cellulosic fibre Tencel turned 20 this week. Lenzing celebrated the anniversary by holding a commemorative ceremony and a customer symposium and here we look at the brand’s past, present and future....

  • 10th December 2012

    Cutting the twist and crimp

    The presence of Boeing and Citroen at the latest confrence held by CELC – the European Confederation of Flax and Hemp – illustrates how seriously the potential of flax and other bast fibre fabrics to replace glass in composites is now being taken....

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Sustainable features news on sustainability in technical textiles supply chains, from new technologies and materials to the new standards and regulations that are shaping the industry.