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NBA Team Debuts Hats Made With REPREVE®

NEW ERA CAP, PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS AND REPREVE® COLLABORATE TO LAUNCH FIRST OFFICIALLY LICENSED NBA HAT MADE WITH PLASTIC BOTTLES PORTLAND, OR/GREENSBORO, NC/BUFFALO, NY (April 4, 2017) – New Era Cap announces the debut of its first-ever official National Basketball...

Ascend Performance Materials Names Phil McDivitt CEO

HOUSTON — April 3, 2017 — Ascend Performance Materials announced today that company president and chief operating officer Phil McDivitt has assumed the title of president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Ascend’s former CEO Frederic M....

Nilit America Fibers Announces Management Team Changes

GREENSBORO, N.C. — March 24, 2017 — Nilit is pleased to announce Robert Ferree’s promotion to the position of president, Nilit America Fibers. Ferree assumes responsibilities from Basil B. “Sonny” Walker who announced his retirement in January after eight years as...

DuPont Celebrates 50 Years of Nomex

Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 23, 2017 DuPont Protection Solutions today announced that it is kicking off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Nomex®, an inherently heat- and flame-resistant fiber used to help provide protection to millions of...

Lenzing to Expand Capacity in Heiligenkreuz

Capacity Expansion in Heiligenkreuz starts with Ground-Breaking Ceremony Tuesday, 21 March 2017 Expansion of capacities for premium specialty fibers by 25,000 tons Investments of about EUR 70 mn over the next twelve months Project highlights strategic importance of...