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Tamil Nadu govt, SVPITM to train textile entrepreneurs

9th May 2018

The department of handlooms and textiles of the Tamil Nadu government in association with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPITM) will organise a series of workshops, seminars and conferences in technical textiles for the young and budding entrepreneurs. The workshops beginning from May 17 includes three phases.

Courtesy: Shaw Industries
Shaw Industries takes over Sanquhar Tile Services

19th Feb 2018

Scotland-based carpet tile manufacturer Sanquhar Tile Services (STS) is now part of Shaw Industries, the largest carpet tile manufacturer in North America which supplies carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile, stone and laminate flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets. STS’ acquisition expands Shaw’s carpet tile footprint.

Davy Group acquired by the Barnet Group
Davy Group acquired by the Barnet Group

23rd Oct 2017

The Davy Group, which deals with technical textile fibres and yarns, has become part of the Barnet Group. The assets of the Davy Group have been acquired by Barnet Europe, headquartered in Aachen, Germany. Barnet Group of companies has a presence either processing or buying and selling of fibres, yarns and polymers in over 70 countries worldwide.

Big Indonesian firms enter specialty textile market
Big Indonesian firms enter specialty textile market

12th Oct 2017

Indonesia’s dependence on imports for specialty textiles for special purposes has led several big domestic firms to either start or boost production of such materials, according to the Indonesian Association of Synthetic Fiber Producers (APSyFI), which feels the government should lower gas prices and other costs as such textiles need higher investment.

AmeriPride appoints Jeff Wright as BoD member
AmeriPride appoints Jeff Wright as BoD member

23rd Jun 2017

AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company providing linen and towels, uniforms, and cleaning products, has announced the election of Jeff Wright to the Board of Directors at its quarterly meeting held on June 14, 2017. Wright was appointed to the board’s corporate governance and nominating committee and compensation committee.

Fogni fibre filling uses Polygiene odour control technology
Fogni fibre filling uses Polygiene odour control technology

28th Sep 2016

Sweden based odour control technology supplier Polygiene has signed a partnership with Fogni, a South Korean manufacturer of fibre filling for applications in home textiles, furniture and mattresses for use at home, hospitals and hotels. This agreement will enable Fogni to supply safe, antibacterial and odour free fibre filling to its clients.

Courtesy- Alexium International
Alexium expands FR/PCM technology to apparel industry

7th Jun 2016

Alexium, a leading speciality chemicals company headquartered in Perth, has expanded its innovative flame retardant phase change material (FR/PCM) technology to apparel industry with the sale of flame retardant, cooling phase change material to a new client that serves the sleeping product industry. “Alexium is now in production or full-scale trials...

Alexium’s deal breaks new ground in PCM bedding market
Alexium’s deal breaks new ground in PCM bedding market

26th May 2016

Alexium International Group has signed a sales agreement with one of the largest global producers of mattress ticking to be the exclusive supplier of flame retardant (FR), cooling phase change material (PCM). “This is a breakthrough sales agreement in the phase change materials (PCM) sector and opens up the higher volume mid-priced bedding market as...

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Crypton announces new executive leadership changes

6th Feb 2016

The Crypton Companies and Nanotex, leading providers of performance fabrics in contract, home furnishing, and apparel, has announced the appointment

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