Indian Textile Manufacturers Prepare for Heimtextil: Create Materials for a New Circular EconomyBy Ray Parker BENGALURU, INDIA – Textile trend experts say manufacturers here need to gear up for the new global “circular economy,” specifically by using more reusable materials, such as polyester, and by creating more muted color palettes. “Though… Read more.
November 30, 2022
Spectro Coating, Last American Flock Supplier Closes Its DoorsLEOMINSTER, MA—One of the last surviving flock manufacturers in the world Will close its doors forever in February 2023 due to a severe shortage of labor and materials. Hemendra Shah, the owner of Spectro for the past 34years and being in… Read more.
November 18, 2022
Nanobionic® Creates Global Partnership with La-Z-Boy, CulpNEW YORK—Nanobionic® has created a global partnership with La-Z-Boy Inc. a major producer of residential furniture, and Culp, Inc., a global marketer of upholstery fabrics for residential and commercial furniture. Culp is also a major manufacturer… Read more.
November 10, 2022
Goncalves Opens Consulting BusinessSao Paulo, BR—Claudia Gonçalves, previously export manager for J. Serrano Mills for 27 years, opened a textile consulting company in 2022. She is a specialist in the Brazilian and international markets in the furniture textile sector. She… Read more.
October 18, 2022
Calcutta Home Fashion Group Acquires ‘House of Novalin’GHENT, BE-- Calcutta Home Fashion Group acquired ‘House of Novalin’ wallcoverings based in The Netherlands on October 4. With this acquisition, Calcutta adds a high-end 100% linen wallcovering line as an individual business unit. House of… Read more.
October 4, 2022
Nassimi Expects to Climb Equivalent of Mount EverestNEW YORK—"Three weeks from today I’ll be climbing Mount Everest. Well, sort of,” says Iwan Nassimi, Vice President of Nassimi, the coated fabrics distributor and marketer of ’Supreen.' "On October 21 - 23, I’ll be participating in… Read more.
October 4, 2022
LETTER FROM TURKIE - Russian War Push Turkish Mills Towards US Market
Rapidly Rising Costs Create Havoc for Turkish MillsISTANBUL—"Due to the Russian-Ukrainian war, the Turkish mill business with Europe has almost halved,” according to Baris Coskun, principal of BSAB Sourcing, a well-known agent for Turkish mills. “Therefore, Turkish mills are more and more… Read more.