Towels and Textiles

Toddy Gear to Debut New Items at PPAI Expo
January 8, 2016 at 4:33 pm

Toddy Gear, Chicago, announced it will show the following new items for the first time at the PPAI EXPO: The Smart Charge 2-in-1 Power Bank is a wall charger and portable power bank that recharges devices while it charges itself—no USB wall-outlet adapter needed. A user plugs the USB cable into the power bank to…

College Football Bowl Game Giveaways
December 9, 2015 at 7:18 pm

The college football bowl games have been announced, and players and coaches are preparing for what will be, for many, the last game of the season. If that wasn't enough for the players to look forward to, the giveaways they'll receive from sponsors are impressive as well. Bleacher Report ranked some of its favorites, but here are what…

Malaysian Textile Firms to Benefit from TPP
December 8, 2015 at 3:42 pm

The yarn-forward rule of origin under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which requires TPP countries to use yarn produced from a TPP country in textiles to qualify for duty-free access, is expected to increase the export competitiveness of Malaysia's textile industry. Higher demand for yarn produced in TPP countries also is expected to spur textile…

Terry Town Hires Marketing Coordinator
December 7, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Terry Town, San Diego, a supplier of towels, blankets and robes, recently hired Esmeralda Anaya to head its marketing expansion as marketing coordinator. Anaya, a recent graduate of San Diego State University, has achieved accolades for her work with medium-to-large sized companies in southern…

Towel Specialties Promotes Eva Brannon
November 23, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Towel Specialties, Baltimore, announced that Eva Brannon has been promoted to the position of Western regional sales director within the inside sales department. Prior to the promotion, Brannon served 10 years in the customer service department. “Eva will closely be assisting our outside sales reps and focusing on inside sales in the Western region of…

Cintas Tackles Textile Waste through Partnership with Cincinnati Non-Profit
May 21, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that about 21 billion pounds of post-consumer textile waste ends up in landfills each year. In an effort to mitigate this issue, Cintas Corporation has partnered with Know Hope, a Cincinnati-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals living in poverty in third-world countries. Cintas will provide Know Hope with leftover material from its uniform production process, which will be used to line reusable burlap bags sold by the charity. Funds from the bags will be used to purchase products and provide services to families in Mexico, Africa, Haiti and Guatemala.

Pro Towels Releases New Item
April 21, 2014

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, has released its newest item—the Frigitowel. The 100 percent cotton cooling towel features a one-time cooling sensation that lasts for hours.

U.S. Textile and Apparel Exports Grow 3.99 Percent in January 2014
March 26, 2014

The exports of textile and apparel from the United States increased by 3.99 percent to $1.861 billion in January 2014, compared to exports of $1.79 billion made during the corresponding period of last year, data from the U.S. Department of Commerce showed. Category-wise, apparel exports rose marginally by 1.91 percent year-on-year to $437.174 million, while textile mill products jumped 4.65 percent year-on-year to $1.424 billion during the first month of the current year.

Pro Towels Hires Three Multi-line Reps
February 21, 2014

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, and Superior Decorating, Camarillo, Calif., has added three multi-line reps to its team. Those additions are Brad Langton of Langton Promotional Sales, and Jon Henrickson and Jonathan Bave of Henrickson Associates.