Graham Round Finds New Home With Tuvatextil, Spanish Indoor/Outdoor Fabric ProducerTARRAGONA, Spain — Graham Round joined Tuvatextil as export manager in early 2019, after a 28-year career at Rafael Catala in a similar post. Tuvatextil, with an office and showroom in Barcelona and a mill in Tarragona, produces indoor/outdoor… Read more.
September 27, 2019
Chinese Tariffs Boost Sales of North American Coated FabricsMIAMI BEACH, Fla.—North American manufacturers of PVC and polyurethane fabrics are beginning to see a boost in their business with RV, marine, and furniture manufacturers. “We’ve seen a boost in our business since the U.S. tariffs against… Read more.
September 25, 2019
Ultrafabrics Launches its First Bio-Based Product: Ultraleather | Volar BioNEW YORK – Ultrafabrics, the Japanese manufacturer of high-end animal-free leather, is launching today (Sept. 24) its first bio-based performance fabric called Ultraleather Volar Bio. Company officials spent four years producing the new… Read more.
September 24, 2019
Tiffany Exhibit Features Rubelli Fabric; Donghia USA ReorganizesSHANGHAI— The Vision & Virtuosity exhibit opened at Shanghai’s Fosun Foundation, a non-profit arts center located in the city’s bustling Bund waterfront district, heralding Tiffany’s 180th Anniversary. Andrea Favoretto Rubelli was on… Read more.
September 21, 2019
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2019SHANGHAI -- Last week at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles [Aug. 28-31}, many exhibitors were discussing the U.S. - China trade war, even if they would not comment about any decline in American exports because of the tariffs. A handful commented about the lack of Americans attending this year. Read more.
September 6, 2019
MoOD+Indigo Out, Evolution Amsterdam In
Textile-designer fair Evolution Amsterdam meets Sept. 4-5, 2019 and May 27-29, 2020AMSTERDAM – Evolution Amsterdam, a trade show where textile designers can sell to converters, wholesalers, and mills, will fill the void left with the sudden closing this year of MoOD+Indigo. Evolution Amsterdam meets Sept. 4-5, 2019, and… Read more.
August 23, 2019
Exhibition: Kravet Archive Spotlights Historical Textiles at New York School of Interior Design
Textile archive includes Egyptian Coptic textile fragment from 2,200 years agoNEW YORK -- Kravet Inc. will showcase its comprehensive textile archive at a curated exhibition, Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive, from Sept. 5 to Nov. 27, at the New York School of Interior Design. “We hope these incredible… Read more.
August 20, 2019
US Suspends Some Chinese Textile Tariffs
Concerns About Holiday Shopping SeasonWASHINGTON -- The Trump administration suspended its additional 10% tariff to take effect Sept. 1, which will now hit on Dec. 15, on about $200 billion in goods from China. Now, there is a 25% tariff on some Chinese imports, including textiles. Textile… Read more.