Associations

2020-05-20

INDA supplements World of Wipes® conference with new virtual option

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces the addition of a “virtual” registration option for its World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference August 24-27 in Minneapolis, MN. WOW will enable those not able to be there in person to experience the full educational program of this important industry event.

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Associations

2020-05-14

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced a new portal on the inda.org website: Allies Against COVID-19. The new site connects suppliers with buyers and increases awareness of actions by nonwoven & engineered fabric producers in the fight against COVID-19. The website details such actions from 71 INDA member companies that span the entire supply chain.

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Associations

2020-05-07

In a joint statement, ten initiatives and organizations working to improve working conditions in the textile industry call on governments and textile companies to act urgently in the Corona crisis. The initiatives presented a common vision for social security and responsible entrepreneurship in this crisis on Tuesday (April 21, 2020).

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Associations

2020-05-07

The AATCC Future Leaders Award was presented to Ashley Handley, Heather Johnson, Katelyn Lee, Bryan Ormond, Tyler Pickett, and Morgan Schanski on March 12, 2020 at the International Conference held in Greenville, SC, USA.

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Associations

2020-05-06

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has rescheduled the 14th edition of the World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference to August 24-27 in response to updated guidance on phased reopenings in various states, consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a view of airline scheduling changes over the summer in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Associations

2020-05-20

ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey 2019

Contamination Level up and Stickiness Level down compared to 2016

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Associations

2020-05-20

Cotton and textile sectors call for collaborative action

BCI, CICCA, ICA, ICAC and ITMF are unified in promoting a common set of values and shared commitment to safe trading and contract sanctity across the global cotton community. "Our joint challenge today is to ensure that fair and equitable trade practices govern the commercial relationships throughout the cotton and textile supply chains. We believe that these principles have never been more important than they are now", the association stated in a press release.

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Associations

2020-05-14

Technical committee on Research Service Award presented

The AATCC Technical Committee on Research (TCR) Service Award for 2020 was presented to R. Stephen (Steve) Simonson during the AATCC International Conference Awards Luncheon held in March 2020 in Greenville, SC, USA. Simonson is being recognized for his long-time leadership of RA106 UV Protective Textiles Test Methods Committee, including assisting with revising AATCC Test Method 183 in coordination with related ASTM standards, publication of a compilation document, and development of a verification fabric.

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Associations

2020-05-14

AATCC hosts PPE testing webinar series

As companies pivot to producing and testing personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, there are lots of questions. AATCC created a series of webinars to answer questions about AATCC test methods commonly used to evaluate PPE.

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Associations

2020-05-06

Italian textile machinery: Strong decline in the 2020 first quarter

In the first quarter of 2020, the orders intake of Italian textile machinery registered a sharp drop. The Covid-19 pandemic impacts heavily on the sector. The consequences on the orders will be more negative in the second quarter.

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2020-04-30

Postponement of India ITME 2020 to Dec 2021

'Covid 19' has brought disruption and distress for the general life, industry and economy, especially for the textile and textile engineering industry all over the world. Under the circumstances, India ITME Society proposes to postpone India ITME 2020 by one year to December 2021. The new dates for the event: 8th – 13th December 2021.

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Associations

2020-04-30

Wisconsin converting manufacturers run full-out to supply healthcare needs during fight against COVID 19 pandemic

Wisconsin’s Converting industry, with its wide-ranging capabilities, is committed to production at full capacity to meet COVID-19 challenges. These typically quiet small-to-midsize companies are often under contract to large buying entities ranging from medical distribution suppliers to retail brand partners. With the current pandemic, commitment and collaboration characterize the industry.

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Associations

2020-04-30

3rd ITMF-Survey about the impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

Between April 16-28, 2020, ITMF has conducted a third survey among ITMF Members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic on the global textile value chain, especially on current orders and expected turnover in 2020. In total 600 companies from around the world participated.

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