COVID-19 Update: INDA publishes Meltblown Nonwoven Markets: COVID-19 Impact Analysis

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Movers & Shakers – August 2020: STOLL breaks ground on new customer center in Germany

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Student Spotlight: Turning textile waste into thermal and acoustic insulation

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Web Industries Inc.’s Personal & Home Care business unit has announced a new functional ink printing capability for communicating changes in a garment’s or material’s condition. It enables two- or three-part ink chemistries to be printed on nonwovens, paper, tissue, films or textiles to signal a change in material condition. It is designed for personal …


Huntsman Textile Effects has announced TERASIL BLUE W, the latest addition to the TERASIL W/WW range of wash fast disperse dyes.  It is designed to meet all requirements for high-performance sportswear and athleisure wear and works with polyester fiber. The TERASIL BLUE W dye provides a shade that has high build-up for deep blues that …

Impedance tube for measuring acoustic insulation

Shafiq Islam developed a strong interest in textiles pursuing his undergraduate and master’s degrees in textile engineering in Bangladesh, while also working in the textile research and development sector.  As an undergraduate, Shafiq’s main interest was technical textiles, nonwovens, and composites, and this is also the focus of his Ph.D. research at the University of …


Sateri, a producer of viscose, announced a  commercial-scale viscose fiber made from regenerated textile waste.  The new fiber uses a mix of dissolving pulp made from recycled post-consumer textile waste by Swedish company Södra, and other PEFC-certified wood pulp. Using two technologies for testing, Siro compact and Vortex, the fiber is compatible with existing spinning …

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, …