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Free trade agreements to help open markets and enhance competitiveness for US textiles and apparel — but will they?
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The last year has been busy with regard to free trade agreement approvals and other efforts to widen trade avenues for U.S. goods and services. In October 2011, President Barack Obama signed legislation to authorize agreements with Korea, Colombia and Panama, and the Korean and Colombian pacts now are in force. U.S. trade officials are engaged in ongoing negotiations to establish a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement with a growing group of countries around the Pacific Rim in order to facilitate trade relations in that region. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use

Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more
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Lenzing ramps up pulp cooperation With Sappi
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Austria-based man-made cellulose fiber producer Lenzing AG and South Africa-based global pulp producer Sappi Ltd. have signed a multi-year pulp delivery contract that intensifies a long-time cooperation between the two companies. The contract is tied to Sappi's expansion of dissolving pulp capacity to enable it to supply additional chemical cellulose for fiber production. More

Freudenberg Group enters American wind-energy market
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The Freudenberg Group has developed a broad range of technically challenging product solutions and services for the fast-growing wind-energy market in North America. Various operating companies of the Freudenberg Group are dedicating considerable effort to the development of renewable energy resources. More

Study: Geosynthetics industry poised to grow as Gulf Coast restoration ramps up
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What are geosynthetics, and why are they central to the creation of jobs and expansion of coastal restoration projects? A July 26 press release from the Environmental Defense Fund describes a new Duke University study, "Geosynthetics: Coastal Management Applications in the Gulf of Mexico." More

Johns Manville consolidates nonwovens brands under 'Evalith'
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Johns Manville has consolidated brands within its nonwovens business segment to a new single brand name: Evalith. The name comes from the Latin word evalidus, which means very strong. The company chose Evalith to represent the strength of its products with respect to quality, product characteristics and their versatile application fields — from glass fiber reinforced roofing membranes to air filtration. More


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It's a seamless revolution: Adidas follows Nike Flyknit with Primeknit
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Nike Inc. in February won praise from sneakerheads and analysts for the development of Flyknit, a lightweight running shoe knit together without seams. It was hailed as a revolutionary advancement in manufacturing techniques, a prime example of developing sustainable products and something Nike hopes becomes the building block for a new generation of technical footwear products. More

Regulating fiber makes for comfortable play
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Pablo Larrazabal, a young European Tour professional golfer from Spain, chose the 2012 ThermoCool range of knitted shirts from well known Scottish golf wear brand Lyle & Scott for the Open Championship which was held at Royal Lytham & St. Anne's. According to Advansa, ThermoCool's manufacturer, Pablo chose the range not only for its fashionable looks but also for its outstanding "duo regulation" functional properties which assist in maximising comfort and performance on the course. More

Sustainable tech to show 40 years of thermal innovation
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Thermore celebrates 40 years of innovation emphasizing its claim: Set Yourself Free! Founded in 1972 in Milan, Italy, Thermore soon became a worldwide leader in the research, production and marketing of thermal insulation for apparel in both sportswear and fashion. The global presence of the Thermore Group in Europe, Asia and North America — together with production facilities in Thailand and offices in Hong Kong — make it possible for international clients to benefit from Thermore's market leading experience at a convenient and cost effective price point. More

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