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Published January 23, 2014
The TJ Beall Company has launched a new website at www.tjbeall.com. The new site offers an enhanced visual layout and easy navigation for users. The site is broken into two distinct segments. The first is dedicated to natural fibers for nonwovens cov… Read More »
Published January 23, 2014
Barnhardt Manufacturing Company has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its HyDri Cotton. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels se… Read More »
USDA Research Enables Total Quat Release From Cotton Nonwoven Disinfecting Wipes
By Dr. Brian Condon, research leader, cotton chemistry and utilization, USDA Agricultural Research Service & Keith Osteen, principal, Smith, Johnson & Associates
Published January 6, 2014
New technology could broaden cotton wipes’ role in surface care applications. Read More »
By Tim Wright
Published December 2, 2013
Invista has expanded its Xpure portfolio of polyester products made with a next generation catalyst system. Recent additions to this portfolio include the Xpure 7001 and 701K polyester copolymers. Xpure 7001 polyester is an amorphous resin while Xpu… Read More »
Published November 20, 2013
Universal Fibers and DuPont Industrial Biosciences will collaborate to produce and market carpet fiber using DuPont Sorona renewably sourced polymer. The scope of the collaboration includes sales into the commercial, residential and automotive market… Read More »
Published November 13, 2013
Martex Fiber Southern Corp. has acquired the Charlotte, NC-based waste services division of Bollag International. Bollag collects and markets textile wastes including natural and synthetic waste, cuttings, rags and fabric remnants. The acquisition of… Read More »
Published November 7, 2013
Biotech firm BRAIN AG along with the Hohenstein Institute, Kelheim Fibres and rökona, have formed a new research alliance for the biotechnical production and modification of specialty alginates. The aim of the alliance is to establish a sustaina… Read More »
Published November 4, 2013
PurThread Technologies has closed an equity round totaling just over $7 million. The investment was led by PurThread board chair Richard Bodman with a select group of investors. Funding will be put toward the growth, research and development of PurTh… Read More »
Published November 1, 2013
Cotton Leads program designed to assist growers with sustainability goals. Read More »
Published October 31, 2013
Wellman International Ltd., a subsidiary of Thailand-based Indorama Ventures PLC, recently announced a €5 million installation as the first phase of its proposed investment plans for new technologies over the next 3-4 years, supported by the Dep… Read More »
Published October 15, 2013
In support of its newly created Business Development Group and market diversification strategy, Universal Fibers, Inc. has purchased the continuous filament bi-component production assets of Fiber Innovation Technology, Inc. Fiber Innovation Technol… Read More »
Published October 15, 2013
Recognizes the top private companies in clean technology. Read More »
Published October 9, 2013
Lenzing will be on hand at SINCE in Shanghai from Oct. 23-25 to present innovative botanic fiber solutions. Tencel and Lenzing Viscose combine ecological responsibility with functionality. The increasing interest in sustainable fibers for nonwoven ap… Read More »
Published October 8, 2013
Universal Fiber Systems, LLC has created a Business Development Group in support of its market diversification strategy for Universal Fibers, Inc. Based in its world headquarters and manufacturing facility in Bristol, VA, this group will be led by Do… Read More »
Published October 1, 2013
Invista, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, and Ingenza, an industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology company, have formed a collaboration for the development of new technologies to enable bio-derived p… Read More »