INDA invites nonwoven professionals to present at IDEA25

March 27, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) announced a call for presentation abstracts for its IDEA®25 show, set for April 29 through May 1, 2025, at Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Fla. The theme for IDEA25 is “Nonwovens for a Healthier Planet” highlighting nonwoven ad…
Dietz-motoren joins ITMF as corporate member

March 26, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Dietz-motoren GmbH, based in Dettingen unter Teck, Germany, has joined the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) as a corporate member. “ITMF welcomes Dietz-motoren as a new corporate member of ITMF. This shows that ITMF is not only an informative platform for fiber, textile, appar…
AAFA announces board of directors leadership for 2024–2025

March 25, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) announced the renewal of its board of directors’ leadership and the addition of 15 new and re-elected board members. The following individuals were confirmed as AAFA’s Board of Directors leadership for the 2024–2025 term: The following ind…
H&M Group and Vargas Holding launch new venture to scale textile-to-textile recycled polyester

March 22, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

H&M Group and Vargas Holding, both based in Stockholm, Sweden, announced the founding of Syre, a new venture to scale textile-to-textile recycled polyester (rPET). The co-founded venture, also backed by TPG Rise Climate, aims to rapidly scale textile-to-textile recycling of polyester, and contri…
Active Apparel Group announces seventh anniversary with FUZE Technologies

March 14, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Active Apparel Group (AAG), a manufacturer of performance apparel for the leisure/lifestyle and active market headquartered in Hamilton, Queensland, Australia, announced the seventh anniversary of its partnership with the sustainable textile finishing brand FUZE Technologies. AAG is the first appare…
Texas Tech University lab director elected to National Academy of Inventors

March 13, 2024  |  Industry News, News, People

Seshadri Ramkumar, Ph.D., director of the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at Texas Tech University (TTU) in Lubbock, Texas, was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Inventors’ 2024 class of senior members. The U.S. National Academy of Inventors is a global network of academic in…
Una Terra invests $2 million in Another Tomorrow 

March 12, 2024  |  Company News, Industry News, News

Una Terra, a Zurich, Switzerland-based early growth impact investment manager, announced that it is investing $2 million in Another Tomorrow, a B-Corp-certified sustainable luxury ready-to-wear collection and platform, as part of their Series A financing round. Una Terra, also a B-Corp, is comm…
Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole launches

March 11, 2024  |  Industry News, News

The Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole launched March 6, representing thousands of voices, from the families of victims of fentanyl fatalities and nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations to labor unions, domestic law enforcement associations, domestic manufacturers and business associations.…