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2014-07-11 00:21:28

Consumer Response Supports Luxury Linens Maker's Mission to Restore Balance to the Textiles Category CHATHAM, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boll & Branch, makers of socially conscious ultra-premium home textiles, announced today the release of their 2014 First Half Impact Report - a compendium of the business opportunity and good will resulting from the company's first six months in business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126201 Since January, Boll & Branch has...

2014-07-08 16:26:38

New company offers precision-engineered, nonwoven polyester materials for applications in filtration, manufacturing, and retail CONOVER, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polyester Fibers LLC, a leading North American manufacturer of nonwoven polyester materials, today announced that it has completed a management-led buyout from its parent company, Empire Investment Holdings. The buyout was funded by Polyester Fibers' management team and financing was provided by JPMorgan Chase, a...

2014-07-03 12:27:03

ALBANY, New York, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Polyester Fiber (Solid and Hollow) Market for Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global market for polyester fiber was valued at USD 62.46 billion in 2012 and is estimated to be USD 110.86 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.6% from 2013...

2014-06-10 23:02:59

Textile Exchange's newest publication, its inaugural Preferred Fibers Market Report, highlights the top users of recycled polyester. Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Textile Exchange (TE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Preferred Fibers Market Report; the newest release in its lineup of respected publications. TE collected data for this report in the same way that it collects data for the ever-popular Organic Cotton Market Report, by surveying the industry on its use of the...

2014-06-03 08:35:52

PORTLAND, OR, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Georgia-Pacific has exercised its option to extend its Material Supply Agreement with CRAiLAR. The extension provides Georgia-Pacific with exclusivity to use CRAiLAR fibers in non-woven products through December 2021. "We are very humbled by this vote of confidence, and we look...

Scientists Spin Cellulose Fibers That Are Stronger Than Steel
2014-06-02 12:24:56

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY A Swedish-German research team has successfully tested a new method for the production of ultra-strong cellulose fibers at DESY's research light source PETRA III. The novel procedure spins extremely tough filaments from tiny cellulose fibrils by aligning them all in parallel during the production process. The new method is reported in the scientific journal Nature Communications. "Our filaments are stronger than both aluminium and steel per...

2014-05-02 16:21:35

DUBLIN, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2qx42h/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DB Polyester Filament Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DB Polyester Filament Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DB polyester filament industry with a focus on the Chinese...

2014-04-14 12:33:20

DUBLIN, Apr. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9wn2kq/global_fiber ) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Fiber market to grow at a CAGR of 4 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in population. The Global Fiber market has...

2014-04-08 12:33:21

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sqmvk4/technical_textile) has announced the addition of the "Technical Textile Market in India" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sqmvk4/technical_textile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Indian Technical Textile market to grow at a CAGR of 21.36 percent over the...

2014-03-28 08:29:46

Chicago-based linen rental company BBJ launches Atelier by BBJ, a retail site providing unique home décor and custom linen products for homeowners. CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BBJ, a Chicago-based linen rental company, recently launched Atelier by BBJ: www.atelierbbj.com, a retail website focused on offering linen and home goods to homeowners. As a leader in the event linen rental industry since 1983, BBJ carries over their table décor and design expertise to...


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  • A spider.
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