U.S. and European Textile Industry Pitches In During Coronavirus With Masks and Other EssentialsMIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Major textile manufacturers have geared up production of masks and other essentials during the coronavirus pandemic, including Belgium’s Bru Textiles, and in the U.S., Kravet Inc., Wearbest Weavers, Culp, Fabricut, and… Read more.
April 3, 2020
Fil Doux Textiles Introduces Pro-Tech Plus, Extra Protection for Hospitality, Cruise, and Contract IndustriesNEW YORK — Fil Doux Textiles, a Brooklyn-based textile company producing mill-direct upholstery, is launching Pro-Tech Plus, a bleach cleanable, water-based ink and denim protectant, which is now available for its Otratex collections. Otratex… Read more.
April 2, 2020
Panaz’s Shield Plus Tests Effective Against CoronavirusBURNLEY, U.K. – Panaz Ltd., a contract-hospitality-specialist wholesaler and converter, reports its Shield Plus Anti-Microbial Technology tests effective against the coronavirus (COVID-19). The tests were conducted by an independent laboratory.… Read more.
March 27, 2020
Need Material for Masks and Gowns? Rockland Mills Has It
U.S. Mill Has InventoryBALTIMORE — Rockland Mills President Darren Fradin says the company has the fabric to make masks, gowns and other items due to the coronavirus. “(Rockland is) searching to see if any companies can use our help in making masks right now,”… Read more.
March 24, 2020
Fiama Textiles Is Developing Fabric With Copper Twisted Yarns, Said to Repel BacteriaNEW YORK—Fiama Textiles Inc. is developing a line of residential fabrics woven with copper twisted yarns that will reportedly repel and kill bacteria once it touches the fabric. The copper twisted yarn is being spun in combination with linen,… Read more.
March 21, 2020
Crypton Says New 99.9% Fluorine-Free Formula Certified Disinfectable
New eco-friendly formula retains disinfectant propertiesBLOOMFIELD, Mich. – Crypton, a leading provider of performance fabric for contract and residential, announces the refinement of their process for its core product, Crypton Fabric with moisture barrier, possesses 0.1% or less total fluorine… Read more.
March 9, 2020
Coronavirus Hits 150 Italians in Lombardy, But Impact on Proposte 2020 Not Yet KnownMIAMI BEACH, Fla. —More than 150 cases of coronavirus or covid19 has been discovered in the Lombardy region of Italy, especially in and around Milan, including one case in Como, with a little more than two months to go before the opening of… Read more.
February 24, 2020
Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak Affects Upholstery and Decorative Fabric Supply Chain, Along With Sales
Hit to Global Economy Worse Than SARSMIAMI BEACH, Fla. --Major airlines and auto manufacturers have suspended activities in China due to the rapid growth of the coronavirus in that country. The epidemic could also interrupt supply lines for other industries, including the fabric… Read more.