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Pandemic aftershocks overwhelm global supply lines

Pandemic aftershocks overwhelm global supply lines

One year after the coronavirus pandemic first disrupted global supply chains by closing Chinese factories, fresh shipping headaches are delaying U.S. farm exports, crimping domestic manufacturing and threatening higher prices for American consumers. The cost of...

Cordura boosts speed with digital fabric finder

Cordura boosts speed with digital fabric finder

Invista‘s high-performance Cordura fibre model has launched a digital cloth library to assist clients choose from an assortment of greater than 500 Cordura licensed materials. The Cordura Fabric Finder contains pictures of all cloth angles, and close-up particulars in...

Hohenstein Marks The Company’s 75th Anniversary

Hohenstein Marks The Company’s 75th Anniversary

Textile testing and research partner Hohenstein has reason to celebrate: this year marks the company’s 75th anniversary. Now in its third generation of family ownership, the company will spend this landmark year expanding its foundation for the future. Owner Prof. Dr....

Reshoring of Manufacturing Increases in 2020

Reshoring of Manufacturing Increases in 2020

The United States gradually lost manufacturing jobs from the peak of 19.5 million in 1979 to 17.3 million by early 2000. However, after China was granted Most Favored Nation status that year, the loss of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. accelerated dramatically as...