A Message of Thanks

The PCIAW® would like to offer our sincere thanks and gratitude for the overwhelming show of support from our members, non-members and friends.  During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have received an overwhelming amount of responses from the businesses and individuals within the professional clothing industry. We would like to commend and celebrate the incredible and…

PCIAW® Ltd Has Been Included in an Early Release Clothing Manufacturing Industry Crisis Report

From www.plimsoll.uk. The British Chamber of Commerce has warned that 6 out of 10 Clothing Manufacturing companies will run out of cash within the next 3 months. However, a new report from Plimsoll has named Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide Limited among 196 Strong companies with the strongest balance sheets that are in the best…

Johnson Service Raises Cash for Prolonged Lockdown Scenario

From Shares Magazine. Shares in textile services and workwear rental firm Johnson Service Group (JSG:AIM) dropped 10% to 128p after it announced plans to raise £85m in new financing through a non-pre-emptive share issue, in order to give it enough liquidity to see out a ‘prolonged lockdown period’ and give it options to grow once the pandemic eases. The placing…

GORE-TEX Stretch Safety Footwear: Safety Shoes that Don’t Feel Like Safety Shoes

Optimized instep fit — Maximum comfort all day long Safety boots upgraded. GORE-TEX Safety Footwear with Stretch Technology offers new instep comfort with the same durably waterproof and breathable protection. The patent-pending construction combines elastic GORE-TEX laminates with elastic lining textiles by a flexible connection seam. Best-in-class footwear that is durably waterproof, highly breathable, and optimized for…

Quickly Distribute and Spread Heat

From Outlast.com. The Xelerate product line by Outlast® is designed for any product with an advanced demand for temperature and moisture regulation – from bedding to outdoor apparel. Similar to a “distribution booster”, Xelerate fabrics combine phase change material with an additional heat-spreader technology to dissipate excess heat much faster and make the PCM process more…

Five Dutch Textile & Clothing Companies Develop Sustainable Solution for Medical Gown Shortage

(Photo credit: sustainable medical gowns by Van Popering) From Tencate Fabrics. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear news about the supply and quality of personal protective equipment for our healthcare staff. While many of TenCate Protective Fabrics’ products have been used for healthcare workwear for years, COVID-19 has created a great need,…