27th Oct 2023
Milliken & Company has made an investment in Orak, a Paris-based company specialising in carpet maintenance and flooring reuse. This partnership is focused on creating sustainable floor covering solutions and advancing the circular economy in the industry. It offers Milliken customers access to upcycled carpet tile that meets their sustainability...
13th Oct 2023
The IEA reports that cooling systems consume 15 per cent of global electricity and produce 10 per cent of GHG emissions. Increasing demand for air conditioning necessitates energy-efficient solutions. Textile facades, like rohotex-Spectracool, offer a game-changing approach. These technical fabrics can cool buildings without using external energy...
31st Aug 2023
Matic will display its latest innovations at the Advanced Textiles Expo from November 1 to 3 in Orlando. Matic's cutting-edge machinery and technologies for sun protection textiles, including cutting, welding, sewing, and packaging solutions, will be showcased. The expo will offer attendees the chance to experience these innovations firsthand.
28th Aug 2023
Fabric company Herculite has partnered with Renegade Plastics to introduce eco-friendly barn curtains for livestock protection. These curtains utilise Renegade's recyclable polypropylene-based coated fabric, free from harmful chemicals and heavy metals. The fabric offers UV stability, thermal insulation, and reduced microplastic pollution.
14th Jul 2023
Milliken & Company has appointed Patrick Keese as the executive VP and president of its Floor Covering Business. Keese, with extensive international business leadership experience, will oversee Milliken's global floor covering operations. His track record in product launches and operational excellence initiatives will contribute to their floor...
11th May 2023
Tempur Sealy is set to acquire Mattress Firm in a cash and stock transaction. The transaction is likely to be financed with nearly $2.7 bn in cash and $1.3 bn in stock consideration. This stock consideration involves issuing 34.2 mn shares of common stock. The value of the stock consideration is determined based on the closing share price on May 8.
24th Apr 2023
India's National Technical Textiles Mission held a brainstorming session on growth opportunities in hometech and clothtech during the Saurashtra Tamil Sangamam in Rajkot, Gujarat. The event was attended by ministers Piyush Goyal and Darshana Vikram Jardosh along with industry leaders. The session focused on investment and export opportunities in the...
20th Apr 2023
Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg), a leading global provider of technical textiles, has unveiled its next generation range of sustainable carpet backing products for the flooring industry. The new range, named Colback ECO and Lutradur ECO, is designed to support customers in their transition towards producing more sustainable carpets.
21st Mar 2023
Sandler will be exhibiting at BAU 2023, which is a trade fair for architecture, materials, and systems. The firm’s focus will be on its new brand, Bluefiber, which offers efficient sound insulation for various acoustics applications. Bluefiber combines a range of acoustically efficient materials, which are polyester-based and made in Germany.