OFPANZ announces name change

February 21, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) announced that the association’s name will gradually change to Advanced Textiles Association New Zealand (ATA NZ) over the next year. The executive board finalized the name change this month after it was initially approved by OFPANZ m…
Fiberpartner ApS and Stein Fibers LLC announce partnership

February 16, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Fiberpartner ApS, a global supplier of fiber solutions in Vejle, Denmark, announced that it is entering a partnership with Stein Fibers LLC, a distributor of fibers and materials in Charlotte, N.C. The partnership is designed to make new and innovative fiber solutions widely available and accessible…
APNA announces retirement of president and COO, welcomes successor

February 15, 2024  |  Company News, News

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America (APNA) announced that Todd Glogovsky, president and COO, will retire on April 1, 2024. Glogovsky will continue to provide guidance and support to ensure a smooth transition for the organization until March 31, 2025. Phani Nagaraj, vice president of commercial sales…
Recover welcomes Hans Ploos van Amstel to its board of directors

February 14, 2024  |  Company News, News

Recover™, a materials science company and producer of sustainable, recycled cotton fiber and cotton fiber blends, announced the appointment of Hans Ploos van Amstel to the Recover board of directors. Amstel brings to Recover his global financial expertise and a track record of driving transformati…
RNWBL and Durability Engineers win U.S. Department of Energy award

February 9, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

RNWBL® and Durability Engineers (DE) announced their collaboration and award for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize. The award aims to address the environmental impact of wind turbine materials, specifically focusing on recycling solutions for fiber-reinforced …
Anthropologie collaborates with Cotton Inc. denim recycling program

February 5, 2024  |  Company News, News

Anthropologie, the global lifestyle brand, announced today their collaboration with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program: an initiative at the forefront of denim recycling. Beginning today, Anthropologie customers can bring in their pre-loved denim to any of the brand’s 200+ U.S.…
Solesis to open new site in Costa Rica

February 2, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Solesis, a custom designer, developer and manufacturer of textile- and polymer-based health care solutions for the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries, has announced plans to build a new manufacturing site in Costa Rica. This is the first site dedicated to producing implantable textile c…
Herculite launches health care fabric e-commerce website

February 1, 2024  |  ATA News, Company News, Industry News, News

Herculite® Products Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance and custom fabrics, announced the launch of a new e-commerce website offering a full selection of its Sure-Chek® antimicrobial health care fabrics. Features of the platform: Visit www.surechek.com to register for an account or more infor…