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Scientists Gain More Textile Potential from Silkworms

September 22nd, 2017

Scientists Gain More Textile Potential from Silkworms Researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered that silkworms along with spiders spin silk by pulling, instead of pushing it out of their bodies. The researchers believe this technique could be adapted to the textile sector to manufacture a range of synthetic fibres in a more sustainable […]

Insulation Manufacturer Increases use of Recycled Polyester

September 8th, 2017

Insulation Manufacturer Increases use of Recycled Polyester PrimaLoft, an outdoor clothing insulation manufacturer has decided to increase their use of recycled polyester. This will tie in with their five-year process in which their ultimate goal is to have 90 percent of their apparel insulation range made of a minimum 50 percent post-consumer recycled polyester. Their […]

Intertextile Shanghai – Over 4500 Exhibitors Expected

August 25th, 2017

Intertextile Shanghai – Over 4500 Exhibitors Expected In October more than 4,500 exhibitors from around the world are expected to attend the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Show. This show is China’s international trade fair for apparel fabrics and accessories and is the industry’s leading trade fair for the autumn/winter season. *Pictured Above – Japan Pavilion […]

Frankl & Thomas is Hiring

August 8th, 2017

Assistant Warehouse/Inventory Manager Pull, verify, and package orders efficiently. – Attention to detail is a must and required to do well in this position. Reliable: Must come in every day and be on time Carefully count and put away shipments that arrive in the warehouse Take daily, weekly, and monthly counts of inventory Be physically […]

Unifi Announces Executive Team Additions And Promotions

August 4th, 2017

Unifi Has Announced Executive Team Additions And Promotions Unifi, a global leader in innovative and sustainable textile fiber solutions, has announced Executive Team Additions And Promotions. Richard E. Gerstein has been appointed as the executive vice president of global branded Premium Value Added (PVA) products and chief marketing officer. John Vegas has been appointed as […]