Value Vinyls Inc. promotes Marc Shellshear to president

June 6, 2024  |  Company News, News, People

Value Vinyls Inc., a specialty textiles and fabrics provider based in Grand Prairie, Texas, announced the promotion of Marc Shellshear to president. Shellshear brings over 30 years of extensive experience in operations, sales and marketing across multiple industries including specialty textiles, fab…
EURATEX, industriAll Europe announce project to promote partnerships in European textiles industry

June 4, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

EURATEX, a European textile member association based in Brussels, Belgium, and industriAll Europe, a trade union representing workers in the mining, chemical, energy and textile industries, announced the launch of a joint project supported by the European Commission called Stitch Together. It is a t…
UNIFI announces 2024 REPREVE Champions Of Sustainability Award winners

June 3, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

UNIFI Inc., a producer of recycled and synthetic yarns headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., announced the 2024 REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Award recipients. These annual awards celebrate the industry members who have recycled over 40 billion plastic bottles into new products through REPREVE.…
INDA announces 2024 WOW Innovation Award finalists

May 30, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced the three finalists for the World of Wipes Innovation Award® (WOW). The WOW Innovation Award will be presented at the annual WOW International Conference, June 17–20, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, Minn. The winne…
Renegade Plastics closes pre-seed investment led by SRH

May 29, 2024  |  Company News, News

Renegade Plastics®, a sustainable coated fabrics manufacturer based in Green Bay, Wis., announced the closing of a pre-seed investment led by Schneider Resources Holding (SRH). The investment will help expand Renegade’s team into new markets that are seeking a non-toxic and more sustaina…
Milliken & Company Included on 2024 Forbes Best Employers for Diversity List

May 28, 2024  |  Company News, News

Milliken & Company, a global manufacturer based in Spartanburg, S.C., announced that it has been included on the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2024. The annual listing, comprised of 500 U.S.-based companies, recognizes employers across 27 industries who are prioritizing diversity-r…
Precision Textiles appoints Bill Learn to director of quality control

May 23, 2024  |  Company News, News

Precision Textiles, a nonwovens and laminate solutions provider for the bedding, home furnishings, health care and automotive industries based in Fairfield, N.J., announced it has appointed Bill Learn as director of quality control. Learn is a former director of quality control at the Global Textile…
Orbus Visual Communications announces acquisition of CRĒO Industrial Arts

May 22, 2024  |  Company News, News

Orbus Visual Communications®, based in Woodridge, Ill., announced its acquisition of CRĒO Industrial Arts in Seattle, Wash. Orbus Visual Communications is a group of brands in North America that specializes in the manufacture of visual communications solutions for exhibits/live events, retail and …