A New Twist: Illustrator Agostino Iacurci Designs Proposte 2020 Poster
Proposte 2020 will be held April 27-29CERNOBBIO, Italy -- Proposte organizers usually collaborate with designers to come up with their annual poster/image, but for 2020 chose illustrator Agostino Iacurci to do it. Iacurci is a multidisciplinary Italian artist who lives in Berlin. The… Read more.
December 18, 2019
American and Indian Textile Partnership Hits Stride at Showtime: Epingles and Velvets Hot
American Silk Mills Launches New Brand and New Collections to Record AttendanceHIGH POINT, N.C. -- American Silk Mills, one of the oldest American textile brands founded in 1896, has turned a critical corner after being bought by Sutlej Textiles & Industries Ltd. in India. ASM officials say the working partnership came… Read more.
December 16, 2019
Valley Forge Fabric's Diana Dobin Moderates Sustainability Panel During BDNY 2019FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- President & Chief Sustainability Officer Diana Dobin of Valley Forge Fabric Inc., a supplier for the hospitality industry, will moderate a panel at BDNY in New York City on Nov. 10: Eco-Friendly Design: Making A Sustainable… Read more.
October 29, 2019
Ecuador’s Adriana Hoyos, an Upholstery Buyer of $1 Million, Likes Shopping at ProposteQUITO, Ecuador—Adriana Hoyos Home Furnishings, an upper-end lifestyle line of furniture and home accessories founded in 1994, is now a $1 million consumer of upholstery fabrics purchased directly from mills. Hoyos is the designer and owner… Read more.
October 17, 2019
Turkey's Aydin Tekstil Opens New High Point ShowroomHIGH POINT, N.C. -- Turkey's Aydin Tekstil will be opening a new showroom in the Market Square Tower on the 4th floor, located at 305 W.High Ave., to accommodate all product groups for the USA market. Turkey's Aydin Tekstil will be opening… Read more.
October 16, 2019
China's Hangzhou Hightex Opens New Factory And Goes Vertical
Low-end market not affected by U.S. tariffsSHANGHAI -- Hangzhou Hightex Co. Ltd, a manufacturer of upholstery fabrics and finished products, will open a new factory in Hangzhou. Wenlong Lu, president and founder of the company, says the 50,000-square-meter [538,000-square-foot] facility,… Read more.
October 14, 2019
Economist Predicts Optimistic Forecast for Next 12 Months: No U.S. Recession
Some 400 Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) 2019 attendees hear about a moderate U.S. economic growth
Wells Fargo Securities Economist Michael Pugliese predicts moderate U.S. economic growth.