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newsreleases White House Adds Costa Rica to DR-CAFTA
 12/21/2009
   NAM confers 2009 Leadership Award on Paul O'Day
 03/20/20009
   FTC Approves Triexta As Fiber Generic Name
 01/21/20009
   U.S. Signs Free-Trade Agreement with Peru
 12/24/2008
   White House Adds Costa Rica to DR-CAFTA
 12/19/2008
   United States Files WTO Case Against China Over Illegal Support for Chinese “Famous Brands”
 09/25/2008
   American Fibers & Yarns Files Bankruptcy
 08/25/2008
   China Chemical Fiber Sector Slows-More Than 24% of Chinese Chemical Fiber Producers Suffer Losses
 08/13/2008
   Canadian Textiles Institute to Close
 07/30/2008
   China Raises Export Tax Rebate for Fibers, Textiles & Apparel
 07/01/2008
   Solutia Explores Strategic Alternatives for Its Nylon Business
 06/03/2008
   U.S. Loses Cotton Subsidy Appeal at WTO
 05/13/2008
   UK Rules On Use of Sustainability in Cotton Ads
 04/22/2008
   Textile Technology Center to Hold Spun Yarn Seminars
 03/11/2008
   Performance Fibers Buys INVISTA Plants
 03/01/2008
   WSJ: Polyester is the New Name in Paris Fashion
 02/07/2008
   2008 PCI North American Polyester Conference
 01/18/2008
   EATP Polypropylene Fibers & Textile Conference: Vienna, May 19-20
 12/26/2007
   14th China Man-Made Fiber Conference: June 12-13
 12/11/2007
   Broad Coalition Calls For Positive Andean Trade Outcomes
 12/07/2007
   Dept. of Commerce Launches New Berry Amendment Website
 12/03/2007
   Performance Fibers Acquires INVISTA Tire Cord, Polyester Industrial Filament Operations
 11/29/2007
   China to End Subsidies Challenged by U.S. in WTO Dispute
 10/30/2007
   Fiber Surface Group 2008 Conference: February 12 - 13, 2008
 10/09/2007
   Michael Apperson Elected AFMA Chairman
 10/03/2007
   Cargill, Teijin Form Joint Venture for NatureWorks
 09/27/2007
   William L. Jasper Elected CEO of Unifi
 09/04/2007
   Nylstar Emerges From Chapter 11
 08/20/2007
   India Imposes Antidumping Duty on Chinese Polyester Imports
 07/30/2007
   Wellman Sells European Fibers Business
 07/05/2007
   2007 PCI Fibres & Raw Materials Conference: Nov 1 & 2
 06/20/2007
   Japan to Extend Antidumping Fiber Duties by 5 Years
 06/02/2007
   U.S. Sets Polyester Staple Anti-dumping Duty Levels on China
 05/25/2007
   KORUS FTA Text Available on USTR Website
 05/25/2007
   Korea Publicizes Full KORUS Text
 05/23/2007
   KORUS Hearing Rescheduled for June 20
 05/23/2007
   KORUS Text May be Released May 25
 05/18/2007
   ITC Unanimously Finds Chinese Polyester Staple Fiber Imports Injure Domestic Industry
 04/14/2007
   Commerce Department Reaffirms Chinese Polyester Staple Fiber Dumping
 04/12/2007
   Commerce Department Announces Final Antidumping Margins on Chinese Polyester Fiberfill
 04/03/2007
   David MacMahon Retires from Formed Fiber Technologies, Mark Bennett New President & CEO
 04/02/2007
   United States and Korea Conclude Trade Agreement
 02/22/2007
   Synthetic Caps to Improve Major League Baseball Performance
 02/16/2007
   ITC Revises Schedule for Chinese Polyester Staple Investigation
 02/09/2007
   Final Determination on Chinese Polyester Staple Dumping Postponed Until April 10th
 01/17/2007
   ITC Schedules Injury Hearing on Chinese Polyester Staple Dumping
 01/16/2007
   The 9th PCI Group North American Polyester Industry Conference, February 14 - 15, Houston
 12/29/2006
   EU Levies Provisional Anti-Dumping Duties on Polyester Staple from Malaysia and Taiwan
 12/19/2006
   Commerce Preliminarily Finds Dumping of Polyester Staple Fiber from China
 12/05/2006
   U.S. ITC Postpones Preliminary Determination in Polyester Staple Antidumping Case Against China
 11/27/2006
   13th International Man-Made Fiber Conference.: Sept. 12-14, 2007
 10/27/2006
   Unifi Acquires Dillon Yarn
 10/27/2006
   Zach Zacharias Elected AFMA Chairman
 10/13/2006
   Antidumping Duty Lowered on Far Eastern Textile Ltd. Polyester Imports
 10/12/2006
   DuPont Partners with Zhangjiagang Glory to Produce Sorona Polymer in Asia
 10/11/2006
   EU Lifts Duties on Polyester Fiber
 08/11/2006
   U.S. ITC Allows Polyester Staple Antidumping Case Against China to Proceed
 07/10/2006
   MEGATEX: Textile Week in Atlanta October 31 - November 3
 07/07/2006
   Fiber Finish & Surface Modifier Workshop - Oct. 2 & 3, Greensboro
 06/27/2006
   U.S. Antidumping Action filed on China Polyester Fiberfill
 03/21/2006
   Peter Hemken to Lead DuPont Bio-Based Materials
 03/17/2006
   2006 International Man-Made Fibres Congress - Sept 20-22, Dornbirn
 02/23/2006
   EATP Polypropylene Fibers and Textile Conference in Berlin: May 15 - 16
 11/18/2005
   Asahi Kasei Purchases Dorlastan
 11/02/2005
   Honeywell Completes Sale of U.S. Nylon Carpet Fibers Business to Shaw Industries
 10/25/2005
   TextileTrends Conference in Berlin: February 14 - 17
 10/12/2005
   William Ghitis of INVISTA Elected AFMA Chairman
 10/05/2005
   Propex Fabrics Announces New CEO
 10/04/2005
   Liberty Fibers Files for Chapter 11 Protection
 09/28/2005
   ALPEK and INVISTA Restructure the Ownership of their Joint Venture
 09/01/2005
   Honeywell to Sell Nylon Carpet Fiber Unit to Shaw
 08/22/2005
   American Fibers & Yarns Acquires Culp Polypropylene Operation
 08/18/2005
   Performance Fibers Acquires North American Business of Diolen Industrial Fibers
 08/01/2005
   Online Registration Now Open For IFAI Expo 2005
 07/25/2005
   2005 International Man-Made Fibres Congress - Sept 21-23, Dornbirn
 02/03/2005
   EATP 2005 Executive Seminar - May 23-24, Rome
 07/26/2004
   New Polyester Devices Seal Holes in Heart
 05/05/2004
   Lenzing Acquires Tencel
 05/01/2004
   Koch Subsidiaries Buy Fibers Unit from DuPont
 03/31/2004
   ITC Opens PET Trade Case
 03/22/2004
   McCracken: New CEO of Owens-Illinois
 03/21/2004
   Activewear Market Demands More Polyester
 02/08/2004
   F.I.T. to Make Ingeo Fiber
 02/05/2004
   Additional INVISTA Leaders Announced
 01/23/2004
   DuPont Prepares for INVISTA Separation
 12/24/2003
   FiberSource 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination
 12/17/2003
   Solutia Files Chapter 11; Will Continue Business As Normal
 12/01/2003
   FFT buys Martin Color-Fi
 11/24/2003
   Lenzing Sells Remaing Shares in Lenzing Fibers
 11/21/2003
   INVISTA Directors, Key Leaders Announced
 11/17/2003
   DuPont and Koch Subsidiaries Agree on Sale of INVISTA Fibers Unit
 11/05/2003
   Wellman Continues Cost Cutting
 10/22/2003
   Intercontinental Polymers Inc. Files For Chapter 11
 10/21/2003
   Kevlar Inventor Joins Women's Hall of Fame
 10/09/2003
   Walter W. Hubbard of Honeywell Nylon Inc. Elected AFMA Chairman
 09/04/2003
   DuPont Textiles & Interiors Becomes "INVISTA"
 08/21/2003
   Solutia Reports Settlement of Alabama PCB Litigation
 08/12/2003
   DTI & Foss in New Strategic Alliance
 08/11/2003
   DuPont Confirms Negotiations With Koch
 07/23/2003
   INDIA: Synthetic Fiber Industry May Be Brought Under TUFS
 07/03/2003
   ATMI Study: 630,000 U.S. Jobs At Risk
 05/27/2003
   Carpet and Rug Institute Distributing Video to Physicians Nationwide
 05/02/2003
   DuPont Names DTI Board
 05/02/2003
   Honeywell and BASF Complete Fiber & Engineering Plastics Transaction
 04/30/2003
   Cargill Dow & Toray Team Up on Ingeo
 04/03/2003
   New Indonesia Polyester Staple Dumping Petition Filed
 02/20/2003
   DuPont Develops Process to Create Polymer from Renewable Resources
 02/10/2003
   China Anti-Dumping Measures on Korean Fiber
 01/30/2003
   FTC Establishes Subclass Name "Lastol"
 01/14/2003
   BASF to Sell Fibers Unit to Honeywell, Buy Plastics
 01/02/2003
   ATMI Action Plan For Textile Growth in 2003
 12/16/2002
   INDA/AATCC Sponsoring Joint Symposium
 11/27/2002
   FTC Approves "Elasterell-P" as Polyester Alternative
 11/18/2002
   EU: New Developments on Indian Polyester Fiber Imports
 10/22/2002
   China Takes Anti-Dumping Action On Korean Polyester Staple
 10/15/2002
   2003 World Directory of Manufactured Fiber Producers Released October 15, 2002
 10/11/2002
   Geoff Schofield of Drake Extrusion Elected New AFMA Chairman
 9/24/2002
   IFAI Expo 2002 Approaches Record Numbers
 9/05/2002
   AFMA & FEB Move To New Offices
 8/23/2002
   China Polyester Production Up 26% in 2002
 8/20/2002
   2002 World Fibres & Feedstocks Conference Announcement
 8/04/2002
   India Imposes Anti Dumping Duties on Polyester Staple
 7/24/2002
   Bobbin World Scheduled for Spring 2004 in Miami
 7/19/2002
   Japan: Anti Dumping Levies on Polyester from Taiwan, S. Korea
 7/12/2002
   China International Man-Made Fiber Conference Announcement
 6/20/2002
   Nomex® Scientist Earns Lavoisier Medal
 6/18/2002
   BASF Sells Basofil Fibers Business
 5/23/2002
   Wellman to Sell Polyester Filament Business
 5/14/2002
   ENKA to Close Down Ede Plant
 5/01/2002
   National Sizing Survey Begins
 4/17/2002
   Customs Launches New Security Program
 4/11/2002
   Bobbin Show Postponed to 2004
 4/10/2002
   CITA approves Short Supply Petition for Cuprammonium Rayon
 2/12/2002
   Difficult Year for the U.S. Manufactured Fiber Industry
 2/11/2002
   DuPont Forms New Subsidiary "DuPont Textiles & Interiors"
 2/11/2002
   Eastman Shelves Plan for Voridian Spin Off
 2/11/2002
   U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Tariff Agreement Phase-Out Schedule Issued
 2/8/2002
   USTR Picks Textile Negotiator
 2/8/2002
   Co-location Announced by North American Textile Shows  
 2/6/2002
   India Decontrols MMF Staple and Other Textile Products
 2/5/2002
   American Fibers and Yarns to Relocate to Chapel Hill, NC
 2/4/2002
   FTC Approves PLA As New Generic Fiber 
 1/15/2002
   ATMI Downsizes
 1/7/2002
   Lenzing Sells U.S. Rayon Operation
11/26/2001
   Asia Fiber Industry Cutting Output
11/26/2001
   Price Fixing Fines for 12 Korean Fiber Firms
11/20/2001
   Eastman's Voridian Spin-off Delayed
11/19/2001
   International Nonwovens Technical Conference
11/05/2001
   Global production of synthetic fibers shows another growth year in 2000
10/26/2001
   Bradley Hill of Solutia Elected New AFMA Chairman
10/24/2001
   Huvis to Take Over Saehan?
10/18/2001
   Honeywell Expands Gel-Spun SPECTRA Fiber Manufacturing
10/18/2001
   EU blocks CVC buy of Lenzing fibres
10/09/2001
   Zimmer to Build Polyester Plant in Thailand
10/03/2001
   Taiwan Government to Support Polyester Producers?
10/03/2001
   South Korea's KOHAP to Restructure
9/27/2001
   2002 World Directory of Manufactured Fiber Producers Released 9/28/01
9/25/2001
   KoSa Announces Shareholder Acquisition
9/21/2001
   2002 Publication Announcement
9/12/2001
   Record Decline in U.S. Manufactured Fiber Shipments
8/30/2001
   Mexico's Cydsa Selling Assets to Avoid Default on $200 Mln Bond
8/23/2001
   Korea Plans $1.6 billion Industrial Textiles Subsidy
8/07/2001
   New Name For Eastman PET & Acetate Fibers Company
7/16/2001
   Sterling Chemicals, Inc. Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition
6/20/2001
   Eastman Releases Further Details for Restructuring Fine Chemicals Business
6/14/2001
   Teijin to Expand EU Aramid Fiber Plant
6/14/2001
   DuPont to Sell Selected U.S. Polyester Businesses to Alpek S.A. de C.V.
6/11/2001
   Unifi and Cargill Dow Provide Update on NatureWorks(TM) PLA Developments
5/22/2001
   Unifi Adds Air Jet Texturing Operations from Glen Raven
5/18/2001
   Michael W. Apperson new President/CEO of American Fibers and Yarns Company
5/17/2001
   New ITC Inquiry on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India and Taiwan
5/01/2001
   DuPont Makes Key Polymer Ingredient from Corn Instead of Petroleum
4/24/2001
   Acordis to increase production capacity for airbag yarns
4/20/2001
   Honeywell Files Patent Suits Against Hyosung
4/05/2001
   U.S. Department of Commerce invites you to Chat on “Exporting Textiles and Apparel”
4/04/2001
   Acordis to Close Rayon Plant
4/02/2001
   DuPont Plans Targeted Reductions to Improve Competitiveness
4/02/2001
   Radici Completes Globe Purchase
3/15/2001
   Unifi Announces Cost Reduction Measures; Company to Balance Resources With Projected Market Demand
3/12/2001
   Martin Color-Fi CEO Explains Layoffs
3/06/2001
   Unifi Launches Fyberserv
2/26/2001
   Honeywell Performance Fibers Expands Spectra(R) Fiber Manufacturing
2/21/2001
   Sterling Exits Textile Commodity Fibers
2/15/2001
   Closure of viscose staple plant, Grimsby
2/15/2001
   Acordis transfers activities to new fibres company
2/07/2001
   Study Finds Cost of CPSC's Draft Flammability Standard Underestimated by $2 Billion — Benefits Overestimated
2/05/2001
   Eastman to Become 2 Independent Companies to Enhance Shareholder Value
1/31/2001
   American Fibers and Yarns Company to Sell Polyphenylene Sulfide Fiber Business
1/30/2001
   Seat Belts Made With Securus Fiber Now Meet Both European and U.S. Safety Standards
1/22/2001
   Globe Manufacturing Signs Purchase and Sale Agreement
1/22/2001
   Kohap to quit fibers in South Korea . . .
1/17/2001
   KoSa Names New Chairman of the Board
1/9/2001
   DuPont and Sabanci Holding Finalize Expanded Industrial Nylon Global Joint Venture Agreement
1/5/2001
   New 11.35% Anti-dumping Levy Imposed on Huvis Fiberfill
1/3/2001
   National Textile Center Receives $9.75 Million Federal Grant
1/3/2001
   EU approves DuPont/Sabanci venture
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