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FTC reviews textile rules and regulations
Thursday, Nov. 17    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission systematically reviews all its rules and guides to ensure that they continue to achieve their intended purpose without unduly burdening commerce. As part of this systematic review, the commission requests public comment on the overall costs, benefits, necessity, and regulatory and economic impact of the FTC's rules and regulations pursuant to the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act. More



Stab-resistant body armor standard workshop
Thursday, Nov. 17    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The National Institute of Justice and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are jointly hosting a workshop focused on the NIJ Stab-resistant Body Armor Standard, and the discussion is directed toward manufacturers, certification bodies and test laboratories. The workshop will be held Wednesday, Nov. 30 at NIST in Gaithersburg, Md. More

Department of Commerce to give webinar on Mexican customs procedures
Thursday, Nov. 17    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
On Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. EST, the U.S. Commercial Service in Mexico City, in conjunction with Mexico's tax authorities, the Servicio de Administracion Tributaria, will host a webinar on exporting and customs compliance procedures for the Mexican textiles/apparel market. There is no charge to participate in the webinar, but advance registration will be required. More

Jonathan Stevens appointed president and CEO at ATHM
Wednesday, Nov. 16    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The American Textile History Museum has announced that Jonathan Stevens has been appointed to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. His appointment follows the departure of James Coleman, who stepped down. More

Cotton/nylon/spandex raschel knit open work crepe fabric short supply request filed
Wednesday, Nov. 16    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements is considering a Commercial Availability Request for certain cotton/nylon/spandex raschel knit open work crepe fabric. If an interested entity wishes to submit a response with an offer to supply or provide a rebuttal to a response, please note the following: Responses are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Nov. 28. Rebuttals are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 2. More

US producer of circular woven tube needed
Wednesday, Nov. 16    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The National Textile Association has been contacted by an American company looking for a U.S. company to manufacture a circular woven tube for an application similar to the woven uncoated portion of a fire hose. More
   

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