HISTORY MAN: Gerald Stead, (far left) of Lindley, centenary president of the Huddersfield Textile Society and honorary life member, who has amassed a wealth of information about the society; Frederick Eastwood (left) president of the society on its re-emergence in 1903 and (above) society president Lloyd Dudley (right) talks to models at a fashion show presented on behalf of the society in 1960 to promote a crease-resistant material called Acrilan
El articulo de Marisol Perez Lizaur y Scarlett Zamora Wasserman muestra que el tejido de cobijas de lana y sueteres de acrilan
dio paso a una actividad mucho mas lucrativa y expansiva: la confeccion, a menor costo que en las ciudades, de prendas de vestir que facilmente pueden trasladarse a diferentes y alejados mercados.
lt;/p><p>Previously Holt was employed as senior vice president at PPG Industries and vice president of Performance Films for Solutia and she also held a number of roles at Monsanto Company including vice president of Acrilan
This is eloquently articulated in The Hill Boys, a floor piece composed of knit skullcaps and Acrilan
fabric, which resembles the undulating contours of the area commonly known as the West Bank, Judea and Samaria, or the Occupied Territories, depending on one's affiliations.
TIME was when spring was heralded not by the sound of the first cuckoo, but by the appearance of 200 lemon acrilan
cardigans hanging in Marks & Spencer.
Acrylic fibers were developed in the 1950s, and Monsanto (today's Solutia) introduced Acrilan
in 1952 , where it took over the market, displacing wool as the dominant face fiber for a time.
En los tiempos que corren, el alto costo del acrilan
--fibra con que se teje la mayoria de los sarapes saltillenses--, y la consiguiente caida de las ventas amenazan acabar con la antigua artesania.
She began her career with Monsanto in 1979 selling commodity and specialty chemicals and rose to become vice president and general manager of Acrilan
, a global acrylic fiber business that is part of Solutia, the chemicals business spun off by Monsanto in 1997.