How the Polyester Yarn Supply Chain is Impacted by the U.S. trade war with China

On September 17th the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Office announced additional tariffs of 10 percent on 5,745 items with an approximate value of $200 billion USD. As most of the world is aware, the Trump Administration and China are in a heated economic battle.

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Yarn and Thread Creel Design Tips Part II: Choosing the Right Tension Control Device

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Want to reduce yarn and thread waste and minimize backwinds and reprocessing?  We already discussed why creel design is important, and the importance of a solid frame.  The next design step is evaluating and choosing the right tension control methods.

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Will Yarn Prices Stay This Way?

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Good news! Fiber prices have stabilized, and the future is looking bright.

What a ride we have experienced since yarn and fiber prices started their upward trend in the fall of 2010. (Is there anyone out there who didn’t feel the burn?) After reaching peak prices in the third quarter of 2011, there is finally some good news.

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How the Polyester Yarn Supply Chain is Impacted by the U.S. trade war with China

On September 17th the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Office announced additional tariffs of 10 percent on 5,745 items with an approximate value of $200 billion USD. As most of the world is aware, the Trump Administration and China are in a heated economic battle.

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Lead Blog Post Image

Want to reduce yarn and thread waste and minimize backwinds and reprocessing?  We already discussed why creel design is important, and the importance of a solid frame.  The next design step is evaluating and choosing the right tension control methods.

Read more
Lead Blog Post Image

Good news! Fiber prices have stabilized, and the future is looking bright.

What a ride we have experienced since yarn and fiber prices started their upward trend in the fall of 2010. (Is there anyone out there who didn’t feel the burn?) After reaching peak prices in the third quarter of 2011, there is finally some good news.

Read more
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