Movers and Shakers – October 2020: WPT Nonwovens to host job fair to fill 60 available positions at its facility in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

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Attendees look forward to new virtual format, same great content, at Hygienix 2020

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With all-virtual conference program in 2020, RISE continues its quest for the leading edge in material science for engineered fabrics

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading worldwide, International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to the textile fiber industry. Facemasks, personal protective equipment, medical supplies and wipes are among the fiber-intensive technologies particularly relevant to the COVID-19 response effort. And as manufacturers of these technologies and others struggle to meet global demand in the face of the …

IFJ Movers & Shakers - Textile Fiber Industry Updates

In the dynamic and global textile fiber industry with its various manufacturing processes and end-uses, news and information is breaking on a daily basis. International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to our industry from manmade to natural to bio-based fibers, innovations in nonwoven, woven, braided and technical textiles, technologies for additives, bonding, coatings and polymers, …


Huntsman Textile Effects’ LANASOL CE dyes provide the industry with a sustainable alternative to after-chrome dyes for wool. The use of Chrome VI, including Dichromate, is banned by the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL). LANASOL CE dyes offer a consistent, safe and reliable dyeing process that can effectively replace chrome dyes for wool. …


WEKO, a provider of on-contact application systems for product optimization and surface finishing with different types of fluids and powdery substances, will now offer the option to apply Polygiene ViralOff as a spray of microdroplets. Polygiene’s ViralOff is a textile treatment that reduces the SARS-CoV-2 virus by over 99% over two hours. Spraying ViralOff with …

ExxonMobil high-loft, ultra-soft nonwoven

ExxonMobil has introduced a new solution to produce nonwoven fabrics with lofty thickness, ultra-cushiony cotton-like softness, and a silk-like smooth touch. Also offering low lint and uniformity, the solution provides a tailored balance of properties for nonwovens used in premium diapers, pant-type diapers, feminine care and adult incontinence products. “Working collaboratively with Reifenhäuser Reicofil has …