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Glen Raven to expand custom fabrics operations in NC, US; invest $82mn

22nd Jul 2021

Glen Raven, a leading provider of innovative performance textiles with widely recognised brands including Sunbrella and Dickson, will invest up to $82 million and create 205 new jobs as it expands Custom Fabrics operations in Warren County, NC, US. A performance-based grant of $1 million from the One North Carolina Fund will help facilitate the...

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Taiwan’s GS develops green alternative for marine upholstery

9th Jul 2021

General Silicones (GS) has developed Compo-SiL technology as a green alternative to toxic leather and leatherette materials used in marine upholstery. Marine environment requires upholstery companies to rely on faux leather products based on expanded vinyl. These products comprise vinyl plastic and a high percentage of PVC, a plastic with toxicity.

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Welspun launches ₹1100-cr manufacturing unit in Telangana

28th Jul 2020

Welspun Group's fully integrated vertical Welspun Flooring Ltd recently launched a manufacturing facility in Hyderabad with a potential annual capacity of 40 million square metres (sq m). Set up with an investment of ₹1,100 crore, the facility is spread across 200 acres, employing close to 1,600 members. Its initial annual capacity is 10 million sq m.

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Designtex, Hologenix unveil Celliant upholstery

17th Mar 2020

Designtex and Hologenix, inventor of Celliant, have unveiled Designtex Celliant upholstery. Celliant is a mix of naturally occurring, thermo-reactive minerals which capture and convert body heat into infrared energy. This improves local circulation, cellular oxygenation, and helps regulate temperature, causing more energy, endurance, comfort and...

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Trade of Tarpaulins, Awnings and Sunblinds rises

5th Mar 2020

In recent years, the global trade of tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds has been moving up with high growth rate. The total trade increased by 22.11 per cent from 2016 to 2018, according to the data from TexPro. The global trade of tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds was $3,249.69 million in 2016, which increased to $3,968.12 million in 2018.

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Bamco to showcase bamboo charcoal flooring in US

8th Nov 2019

Bamco will showcase its BamcoFlor Bamboo Charcoal Flooring in New Orleans, US at the 'Leaping Forward Together to USA' to be held from November 12 to 14, 2019. The flooring has been awarded at the Brands For Good 2019 under 'Environment - Sustainable Resource Use' category. The patent-pending flooring is highly resilient and 100 per cent recyclable.

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Ikea, adidas join hands to connect home and sport

26th Jun 2019

Ikea and adidas have joined hands to explore the connections between living spaces and sport, and how both can adapt to help create healthy habits. The partnership will bring together designers from both companies to exchange knowledge, insights and ideas to imagine ways to make working out at home easier. The focus of the exercise will be young women.

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Sound Seal introduces Sound Quality PAB and Theater Board

4th May 2019

Sound Seal, a leading manufacturer of noise control products serving the industrial, architectural, commercial and construction industries, has announced the introduction of Sound Quality Polyester Acoustical Board (PAB) and Theater Board. The two new acoustical wall panel products are now available as part of Sound Seal’s Sound Quality portfolio.

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New Therapedic brrr° bed sheets offer better sleep

29th Mar 2019

US-based mattresses and sleep products firm Therapedic International recently introduced a new line of cooling sheet sets with technology by Atlanta-based brrr° that keeps people cooler for a better night’s sleep. The sheets use technology that combines the power of natural cooling minerals, active wicking and rapid drying to create a ‘triple chill...

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