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“NO FIBER LEFT BEHIND™” – Martex Fiber celebrates Earth Day and its commitment to the environment through new expansion.
Published on May 6, 2016

          SPARTANBURG, SC – April 22, 2016 Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (Martex) – Expanding on its campaign of ZERO Landfill and “No Fiber Left Behind™” Martex is pleased to announce an expansion at their Brownsville, Texas facility with a new fiber reclamation line. The new line in Brownsville is part of […]


Martex Fiber Becomes Member of AAPN
Published on July 1, 2014

Charlotte, NC- Martex Fiber Southern Corporation and its yarn division, Jimtex Yarns, recently announced that they have joined the Americas Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPN). “AAPN is very excited to announce the team at Martex Fiber,” said Mike Todaro, managing director of AAPN. “It is an extremely innovative company pioneering in the market for textile waste management.” […]


Martex Fiber Completes Fiber Division Plant Expansion
Published on April 22, 2014

Spartanburg, SC—Martex Fiber recently completed installation of a fiber reclamation line to produce additional value-added fibers for use in the automotive, upholstery and yarn sectors. Jamie Jarrett, General Manager of the Fiber Division commented, “the expansion increased Spartanburg’s plant capacity by over 20%, further expanding our ability to create valuable outlets for the over 160 […]


Martex Fiber Acquires Bollag International’s Global Textile Waste Services Business
Published on November 13, 2013 in General

Charlotte, NC – Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (Martex Fiber) has acquired the Charlotte based Waste Services Division of Bollag International (Bollag).  Bollag collects and markets textile wastes including natural and synthetic waste, cuttings, rags and fabric remnants.  The acquisition of Bollag is part of a larger global expansion strategy Martex Fiber is pursuing, which includes […]


Martex Fiber Southern Corp. Congratulates Winning Dragonboat Team
Published on October 15, 2013 in General

Newtown, PA — The Newtown office of Martex Fiber Southern Corp. recently sponsored the A Love for Life team for the Philadelphia International Dragonboat Festival, which went on to win first place in its division. Marc Williamson, the Chief Operating Officer of Martex Fiber said, “We want to congratulate everyone on the team members for their […]


Martex Fiber Southern Corp. Acquires JBM Fibers Business
Published on June 24, 2013 in General

Acquisition to strengthen Martex Fiber’s position in textile recycling by diversifying into post-consumer shoddy (recycled fiber) manufacturing, broadening its product offerings and enhancing its access to recyclable raw materials. Spartanburg, SC – Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (www.martexfiber.com) completed an add-on acquisition of JBM Fibers, a shoddy (recycled fiber) manufacturing business in Brownsville, Texas. JBM is a […]


Milestone Partners and Management Recapitalize Martex Fiber Southern Corp.
Published on May 8, 2012 in General

Radnor, PA – Milestone Partners is pleased to announce that on April 30, 2012, it completed a recapitalization of Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (“Martex” or the “Company”). Milestone and Martex President Jimmy Jarrett provided equity capital for the transaction, while Sovereign Bank, N.A. provided senior debt facilities and THL Credit, Inc. provided subordinated debt. Based in […]


No Fiber Left Behind
Published on June 30, 2011 in General

A strong mantra for domestic textile recycling and Martex Fiber’s expansion plans June 30, 2011 Martex Fiber Southern Corp. (MFSC), Spartanburg, SC, unveiled its new campaign to stress the importance of ZERO Landfill and support the idea that waste reinvention is possible in the USA. Dr Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy sums up Martex’s […]


Martex Fiber can help lower material costs significantly
Published on March 5, 2011 in General

Fiber 2 Fashion Recently, prices for cotton have reached record heights, underscoring the value proposition of recycled fiber and yarn. In this volatile market, Martex Fiber’s offerings can help producers lower their costs, while further supporting their sustainability efforts. To date, many companies have been reluctant to do the product development required in order to […]


Go Green for the Good of Your Business
Published on June 1, 2010 in General

Recycling and re-purposing fabric will bring the satisfaction of doing what’s right— and boost your bottom line. By Jan Brenny Being ‘green’ is becoming a necessary part of doing business today. Operations of all sizes and across all industries are adopting business models that embrace sustainability and eco-friendliness. In the fabrics industry, corporate responsibility and […]


Martex Awarded Fruit of the Loom Contract
Published on January 15, 2010 in General

Fruit of the Loom Commits Waste to Product Solutions, as part of on-going ecological commitment Fruit of the Loom®, one of the world’s most trusted brands, shows exceptional understanding of its environmental impact. As a vertical producer of apparel and a 150 year old American company, Fruit of the Loom is committed to ensuring that […]


Martex Fiber Southern Corp. and Bollag International Corp. Form Strategic Alliance
Published on July 1, 2009 in General

Martex Fiber Southern Corp. and Bollag International Corp., Pioneers of Textile Recycling, Form Strategic Alliance to Meet Intensifying Demands for a Greener World Two innovative leaders in collecting and processing new textile waste combine their market experience to create strong economies of scale and solve evolving demands for recycling in the dynamic eco-conscious marketplace. These […]


Recycled Textiles – Short Cuts to Fashion
Published on February 1, 2009 in General

EcoTextile News A recycled garment collection is not just about garments made with recycled yarns. Here, Karla Magruder finds out how some U.S. firms make clothes from the traditional second-hand route. The first thing that pops into most U.S. buyers’ heads with the mention of recycled textiles is Wellman’s EcoSpun yarn, first developed in 1993. […]