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2012-11-16 08:24:39

SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linen Napkin announced it has launched a line of handmade linens that combines classic craftsmanship with modern style. The online retailer allows United States and Canadian customers to shop over a dozen unique styles and patterns from The Signature Collection. Inspired by traditional artisan techniques and the cultures of the world, The Linen Napkin was established to embody modern design elements from the finest fabrics around the globe. Each...

2012-11-14 08:31:18

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PurThread Technologies announced today its clinically tested fiber with antimicrobial properties is now available to manufacturers of products for sports enthusiasts, industrial workers, and emergency first responders through its partners Beal Manufacturing and Pharr Yarns. The new brand, called Sabiya(®) by PurThread Technologies, is a high performance fiber and yarn that uses proprietary integration technology and fiber formulations that...

2012-10-13 04:01:10

Innovation and Convenience Literally Puts the Opportunity For Textile Recycling Right at Your Door for Residents in Newtown Township and Newtown Borough Newtown Borough and Newtown Township, PA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 You are Cordially Invited to Attend the Inaugural Pick up of the Very First Curbside Textile Recycling Program in the US! Who: Community Recycling and George Leck and Son, along with community leaders including Mayor Dennis O'Brien of Newtown Borough and Mick Petrucci,...

2012-09-27 06:22:12

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company, a global leader in cellulose fiber technology and sustainable forestry, today announced the launch of a proprietary, patent-pending form of thermoplastic composite that uses sustainably sourced cellulose fiber as a reinforcement additive. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/AQ34535LOGO) Called THRIVE(TM) composites, the product will initially be used in household goods and automotive parts. In addition,...

2012-09-27 06:20:40

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's investigation into the use of tree fibers called cellulose in plastic composites has shown using the fiber in automotive applications could significantly reduce CO(2) emissions and weight, while speeding processing time by as much as 40 percent Ford has worked with Weyerhaeuser - one of the largest forest products companies in the world - to prove out a more sustainable plastic composite material for future Ford vehicle components...

2012-09-20 02:30:51

SHANGHAI, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the approval of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Union of Chambers & Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), China Dyestuff Industry Association, China Dyeing and Printing Association and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-Council will jointly organize the 2012 Asia International Dye Industry, Pigments and Textile Chemicals Exhibition (Interdye Asia) at Turkey's Istanbul Expo...

2012-07-12 23:03:45

DyStar and its owner, the Zhejiang Longsheng Group, celebrate 115 years of technical Indigo synthesis at Ludwigshafen, Germany, where the first commercially feasible manufacturing process was launched. Singapore (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 The history of synthetic Indigo goes all the way back to 1897, with the introduction of, “pure indigo” from BASF. Demand for synthetic Indigo dyes was so huge that by 1913, natural indigo had been almost entirely replaced. To date, more than 260,000...

2012-05-28 23:00:56

Lucintel´s Estimates High Growth for Global Glass Fiber Textiles Industry During 2012-17 Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 The global glass fiber textile industry experienced significant growth in 2011 and is expected to continue that trend, reaching approximately $4 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 7% over the next five years. Economic recession and the downturn in the key market segments in 2009 caused the market to decline in 2009 compared to 2008; in 2010, however, the market witnessed...

2012-04-05 14:21:11

DODGEVILLE, Wis., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End brings men a new take on Old World quality with the launch of its new Irish Linen collection. Since the days of the Pharoahs, Irish Linen has been prized for its softness, elegance, strength and durability. The Lands' End collection features jackets, pants, shirts and ties created from fabric crafted by Baird McNutt, Ireland's premier linen experts. Shoppers can save 25 percent on the Irish Linen collection and other men's styles...

2012-02-24 17:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the competitive field of textile manufacturing and importing, there's no lack of selection. This highly competitive market, in constant shift due to changes in technology, has many companies that can claim they serve your needs. But only one textile importer in Los Angeles can claim to have the passion and dedication of Ramtex. They got into this business because they care strongly about textiles, and over the years that has led them to change...