NILIT® Unveils New Yarns at Intertextile Shanghai

NILIT® Fibers will present the new NILIT® Air Textured Soft nylon yarns and Spring/Summer 2018 trends in Hall 5.2 Booth C 95 at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition in the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center from October 11-13.

Young Designer Features NILIT® Yarns

Parsons School of Design MFA student, Anna Marie Gruber, chose two NILIT® nylon yarns for her   “Master’s Collection” which debuted at New York Fashion Week in September. Gruber’s beautiful designs featured NILIT® Bodyfresh with antimicrobial protection and NILIT® Eversheer, specially developed for legwear, intimates, and bodywear.      

Antimicrobial Testing Goes on the Road

IAC Launches New Mobile Training Center The International Antimicrobial Council (IAC) is going mobile, literally. The IAC is taking it to the streets with its new Mobile Training Center. First stop is the IFAI Expo in Charlotte, NC, October 19-21, where the new Mobile Training Center will be part of the IFAI Expo Testing Program…

Hohenstein Discusses Product Claim Validation Strategies at IFAI

Tuesday, October 18 at 4:45 PM, IFAI Expo Advanced Textiles Conference, Charlotte, NC Product performance claims help educate consumers and differentiate brands at retail. However, sometimes the marketing team wants to push those claims a little farther than the legal team believes is advisable. Science based, independent testing can often bridge the gap, providing the…

Lenzing defines the modern denim experience

Lenzing’s 4S garment collection is an attempt to encapsulate the key elements that define a modern denim jean – adding the elements of Science and Sustainability to Softness and Stretch. Register for a webinar on Thursday, September 22, at 12 Noon EDT to learn about new essentials that infuse both fashion and sustainability throughout the…

Nike Veteran, John Frazier, Joins Hohenstein

Hohenstein is pleased to announce that John Frazier has signed on with Hohenstein Institute America as Senior Technical Director. He will be located in Oregon but will support footwear and apparel clients across North America in the implementation of green chemistry, textile and materials research, and innovation. Prior to joining Hohenstein, Frazier served as the…

Dow Launches INTELLIFRESH

Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has introduced a global branding and co-marketing program that will signal to hygiene-conscious consumers that the products they purchase feature built in  odor protection and longer lasting freshness.

OEKO-TEX® Joins AAFA Sustainability Panel at MAGIC

OEKO-TEX® Expert Tapped for AAFA Sustainability Panel at MAGIC Ben Mead, who represents the OEKO-TEX® Association in North America, will sit on an expert panel at MAGIC. Sponsored by the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) and entitled “Greening the Supply Chain”, the event will be held on Tuesday, August 16 from 1:30 – 2:30PM…