Mixed Bag: Some Chinese Fabrics Hit With 10% Tariff Increase Sept. 1, Others Delayed Until Dec. 15WASHINGTON – U.S. federal officials have listed the Chinese imports, including textiles, subject to an additional 10% tariff on Sept. 1, and those delayed until Dec. 15. Earlier this week, the Trump administration suspended its additional… Read more.
August 16, 2019
Rockland Industries Exits Several Textile Trade Shows. Are Trade Fairs Obsolete?
MoOD+Indigo Closes, Proposte Changes Dates and NADFD Pivots FormatBy RAY PARKER BALTIMORE -- Rockland Industries President Darren Fradin says he started questioning attending textile fairs during this year’s Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany, then had serious doubts during the HD Expo in Las Vegas. Fradin,… Read more.
August 13, 2019
Dominion Sample Expands North Carolina and Mexico Manufacturing Warehouses
The U.S. Largest Trading Partners Are Now Mexico and Canada so far this year, Edging Out ChinaPARK CITY, Utah -- Dominion Sample recently opened manufacturing warehouses in Charlotte, North Carolina, and in Tijuana, Mexico. Officials say this move shelves any worries about the latest tariffs on goods from China by President Trump’s… Read more.
August 7, 2019
Proposte 2020 Meets April 27-29; Follows Salone Del Mobile AgainCERNOBBIO, Italy -- Proposte organizers will continue following Salone del Mobile in 2020. Proposte will be held April 27-29 after Salon Del Mobile (The Milan Furniture Fair) ends on April 26. In 2019, Proposte started a month earlier on April… Read more.
August 2, 2019
NADFD Pivots Annual Meetings, Piggybacks With BDNY 2020By RAY PARKER PARK CITY, Utah — NADFD members will change their annual meeting in 2020, gathering immediately after BDNY. Founded 51 years ago, the organization faces declining membership, along with industry shifts, requiring the new… Read more.
July 30, 2019
TSG Finishing Adds Nonwovens With DEFENDDevon, Pa. — TSG Finishing has expanded its DEFEND finishing products to its wide-width nonwovens coating and converting business. This includes residential and contract upholstery. “The brilliance of DEFEND is our ability to bolt-on additional… Read more.
July 18, 2019
Decosit Returns After MoOD+Indigo Cancels
At Brussels ExpoBRUSSELS —Decosit will reopen here September 10-11, 2019, after a ten-year hiatus. The exhibition location has been changed to Brussels Expo/ Heysel, building 10. The information about the renewal of Decosit was given to F&FI by Karl… Read more.