Knitting materials

Ascend Performance Materials receives quality award from General Motors

HOUSTON – June 30, 2021 – Ascend Performance Materials received the General Motors 2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award for its polyamide 6.6 plant in Pensacola, Florida. The award recognizes GM suppliers who meet or exceed rigorous company quality performance criteria and support multiple functions within GM’s organization. Ascend, the largest …

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Ex-judge on track to lead review of materials seized by Giuliani

Federal prosecutors and attorneys for Rudolph W. Giuliani have recommended that Barbara S. Jones, a former Manhattan judge, be appointed to review documents seized by the FBI during recent searches of Mr. Giuliani’s home and office, according to a government court filed late. Thusday. The proposal, which has yet to …

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Heimtextil launches digital material library

FRANKFURT, Germany – June 1, 2021 – Progressive hardware innovations presented digitally: Following the cancellation of this year’s show due to the corona pandemic, Heimtextil is expanding its range of digital services and launching a new online materials library titled ” Future Materials Library ”. 24 materials of the future …

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TeXtreme materials go to Mars

TeXtreme tow carbon fabrics and UD tapes were used extensively in the construction of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, which on April 30e made its fourth flight to Mars and saw its mission extended by a month. Ingenuity achieved all of the major mission goals in its first three flights and on …

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JanSport Launches A Line Of Backpacks Made 100% With Surplus Materials

The JanSport Surplus Ski n ‘Hike collection is made from 100% excess material. DENVER – April 12, 2021 – JanSport today introduced Surplus Ski n ‘Hike, the brand’s first collection of backpacks made with surplus factory materials that might otherwise have ended up in landfills. The launch marks another milestone …

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This biodegradable shoe is made from garbage and 3D knitting!

The sneaker culture encouraged creativity but also added a lot of waste as it is part of fast fashion. Traditional sneakers have a short lifespan and with the increase in “drops” people tend to buy and throw much faster. The complicated construction and the use of different materials (rubber, textile, …

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Santoni opens a new Materials Experience Center in Shanghai

© Santoni. The leader of circular knitting machines Santoni, in collaboration with designers Eva x Carola, officially inaugurated its new Materials Experience Center (MEC) at Santoni’s facilities in Shanghai. The new space is a center for contemporary research and inspiration for leading textile industry professionals to meet clients, research ideas …

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