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Published May 12, 2014
Milliken & Company acquired Westex, Inc., strengthening its position in the flame-resistant (FR) fabrics industry. Recognizing the need for improved workplace safety, industrial employers and regulatory agencies are elevating the importance for w… Read More »
Published November 15, 2013
Alexium International has introduced a halogen-free flame retardant treatment for nylon-cotton blends under the Nycolon product series. This achievement is born from Alexium’s proprietary Nycolon technology and further extends the application r… Read More »
Published October 1, 2013
DuPont has introduced Nomex MHP fabrics, the latest breakthrough in flame resistant innovations. Nomex MHP offers inherent, multi-hazard protection that can help keep wearers safe from a variety of thermal hazards, including heat and flame, arc flas… Read More »
Published September 30, 2013
Mount Vernon FR has introduced its newest innovation in the flame resistant fabric industry, Amtex TC,  a collection of cotton and Tencel blends created to address the challenge of maximizing both comfort and durability in protective workwear fa… Read More »
By Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs & Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Published September 12, 2012
Media renews interest in chemicals reform and furniture flammability; CBP to establish virtual port for textiles/apparel. Read More »
Published May 15, 2012
Investment will help expand capabilities. Read More »
Published April 11, 2012
Site features multimedia demonstrations to illustrate the science behind Gore’s fabric technology. Read More »
Published April 10, 2012
Products manufactured consist of geotextiles, fabrics, fibers and the trademarked BlaZbarrier, a flame retardant barrier fabric. Read More »
Flame Retardants: Bedding and Beyond
By Karen McIntyre, Editor
Published March 6, 2012
as the industry waits for extensions on antiflammability regulations in the bedding and furniture industries, new products roll out to make nonwovens Read More »
Published November 16, 2011
Media withstand temps up to 500°F Read More »
Published September 13, 2011
The company will partner with Chinamex to make products for defense, police and emergency response applications. Read More »
Coming Home
Published March 16, 2011
Impending flammability rules for upholstered furniture and top of bed may fire up opportunities for nonwovens suppliers. Read More »
By John McCormack
Published March 10, 2011
Residential fires involving upholstered furniture, mattresses and bedding continue to be a leading cause of fire death, injuries and property loss in the U.S. and may be caused by smoking materials, open flame or other ignition sources. Numerous st… Read More »
By Sandra Levy, Associate Editor
Published March 18, 2010
Will impending flammability rules for upholstered furniture and "top of bed" ignite or snuff out opportunities for nonwovens suppliers? Read More »
Protecting America's Bravest
By Michael Ciampo, Lieutenant
Published April 12, 2007
nonwovens technology used in bunker gear and personal protection equipment for firefighters Read More »