Movers & Shakers – May 2022: RadiciGroup closes 2021 with positive results

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Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas gearing up for event in Atlanta

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Production technologies for textile-reinforced concrete – today and tomorrow

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PolyQuest bottle flake and resins

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, …


TMC Ltd., the owner of Nuyarn spinning technology and a proven innovator in the performance fiber and apparel space, has introduced Herculan, the world’s first product that offers improved performance benefits of wool coupled with unmatched durability and sustainability for the apparel sector. A result of more than three years of R&D, Herculan is a …

IDEA22 expects to draw more than 6,500 senior level delegates and more than 500 exhibitors to the show, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach.

INDA, the Association for the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will convene the nonwovens industry at its triennial IDEA conference and exhibition, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. IDEA22 expects to attract 6,500+ senior-level delegates and 500+ exhibitors from myriad industry sectors, including absorbent hygiene, wipes, filtration, medical/surgical products, including personal protective equipment, home & office …

Ski underwear is an important part of the equipment. It can protect against dangerous cuts. Photo: Oleksandr Pyrohov on Pixabay/DITF

Most people associate skiing accidents in alpine competitions with leg and ligament injuries. However, cut injuries from razor sharp ski edges can be as dangerous and in some cases life threatening. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) now carries out cutting tests on materials for textile manufacturers and the International Ski …


Sumo and Kelheim Fibers have partnered to produce the Sumo Diapers, a washable fitted cloth diaper that consists of a waterproof cover and absorbent inserts that uses no fossil fuels and is made of sustainable materials. Needle-punched/thermobonded nonwovens with a blend of viscose and polyactic acid (PLA) biocomponent fibers were chosen for washability. PLA is …