Indorama and Huvis to Form Joint Venture In the US

January 20th, 2018

Indorama and Huvis to Form Joint Venture In the US Indorama Ventures and Huvis have announced a joint venture to build a polyester staple plant in the US that will produce 60,000 tons per year for production of low melt fiber. *Image Credit: Plastics In Sight This plant will strengthen both Huvis’s and Indorama Ventures’ […]

Scientists Develop Stretchable Fabric Battery

January 5th, 2018

Scientists Develop Stretchable Fabric Battery Scientists led by staff from Bingham University, the State University of New York, have developed a stretchable battery made of fabric. This battery is a textile-based, bacteria-powered battery that hopefully one day will be integrated into wearable technology. This research project was led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor […]

Nordic Nations To Promote Recycled Textile Drive

December 23rd, 2017

Nordic Nations To Promote Recycled Textile Drive The Nordic Nations, also known as the Nordic Council of Ministers have published two new reports that promote the recycled textile drive. These reports reveal the experience of Scandinavian brands on the active lifetime of textile products. The proposed initiative suggests that designing through the ease of recycling […]

Frankl & Thomas Holiday Schedule

December 1st, 2017

Holiday Schedule In observance of Christmas and New Year’s Frankl & Thomas will be closed December 26th-27th and January 1st-2nd. We will be open Wednesday-Friday during those 2 holiday weeks. Image Credit: If you would ever like to give us feedback or have any questions or concerns please contact us. Email: Frankl & Thomas

Berry Global To Acquire Clopay Plastic Products

November 17th, 2017

Berry Global Group, Inc. To Acquire the Clopay Plastic Products Company Berry Global Group, has announced their plans to acquire the Clopay Plastics Products Company, Inc. (“Clopay”). Clopay is a subsidiary of Griffon Corporation worth $475 million in cash on a debt-free, cash-free basis. Clopay is an innovator in the development of elastics, as well […]