03-24-2017 (2) Carmichael Report

We have reported on a number of Asian investments in the US textile industry and the following link is from the Forrest City Arkansas local paper:  Read the press release here.   AKC Note: It is not clear from the article how much manufacturing is going to be...

03-24-2017 Carmichael Report

A press release has been issued by Custom Synthetic Fibers announcing a sales partnership with FiberQuest, LLC: Read the press release here.   AKC Note:  Custom Synthetic Fibers announced the opening of their 40 million lb rPET based Polyester staple plant in...

03-02-2017 Carmichael Report

The Invista web site is carrying the following: Read the press release here…   AKC Note: There has been a knowledge that discussions over a potential sale of the Invista apparel business have been ongoing for some months, but this is the first time that the...

02-26-2017 Carmichael Report

A press article from Charleston indicates that DuPont is closing its most recent Kevlar production plant:  Read the press release here.   AKC Note: Very disappointing and surprising news from DuPont that they are closing the Kevlar plant just outside Charleston....

02-08-2017 Carmichael Report

Newsdog is carrying an article about a new textile filament plant in Honduras: Read the press release here.   AKC Note:  Not being familiar with Newsdog I took some time to check out this report before distributing it. Every indication is that this is accurate...

01-24-2017 Carmichael Report

Eastman is announcing on its web site a new cellulosic fiber launch:  Read the press release here…   AKC Note: It is interesting to see that Eastman is launching new products into the fiber industry. We reported last year on their new microfiber product for...