Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Former DuPont Textiles Research Director joins Kraig Biocraft
Former DuPont Textiles Research Director joins Kraig Biocraft
25
Jan '11
Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc announced that Dr. Joe Cunning, a leading figure in the textile industry and member of the Textile Institute's governing board, with 45 years of experience in the fibers, textile and apparel industry, has joined the Company's Board of Advisors.

For the last 20 years Dr. Cunning has been the President of Cunning & Associates, Ltd., a leading textile industry consulting firm. He also completed a highly successful 28 year career at DuPont, where he headed the pioneering research laboratory in Wilmington, and was in charge of worldwide research on all fiber types. His manufacturing experience included worldwide responsibility for non-woven products, as well as polyester filament and staple fibers.

Dr. Cunning was awarded the Textile Institute's Medal for outstanding contribution to the industry in 2000 and in 2010 he was presented with the Textile Institute's Companion Membership award, as one of fifty living persons who have made a significant impact on the textile industry.

In addition to his work on various corporate boards, Dr. Cunning served on the governing boards of the Fiber Society, vice-president of the Textile Institute, the Technical Advisory Committee, and on the board of governors of the Iowa State University Foundation. In 1992, Cunning was named the National Textile Center's (a research consortium of eight universities) first Executive Director, a post he held for 12 years.

"Dr Cunning brings a wealth of knowledge and textile industry expertise, which is exactly what we need as we move to commercialize our laboratory discoveries," said Kraig Biocraft Laboratories founder and CEO, Kim K. Thompson. "He is highly respected by the industry leaders, which I believe will be instrumental as we seek new opportunities and partnerships."

"Joe's Textile Institute Companion Membership induction is a testament to his remarkable textile industry accomplishments and his innovative leadership record. We are fortunate to attract someone with his level of expertise, and talent, for his new role with the Company."

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories is a fully reporting biotechnology company that recently achieved a series of scientific breakthroughs, with implications for the global textile industry.

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Bangladesh Bank

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd May 2018

Bangladesh Bank enhances EDF loan limit to $25 million

Bangladesh Bank has enhanced the loan limit under Export Development...

Sri Lanka's textile imports up 32.5% in February 2018

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Sri Lanka's textile imports up 32.5% in February 2018

In what might be an indication of higher exports in the coming...

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

Textiles | On 22nd May 2018

Provide power at Rs 8/kWh to textile units: APTMA

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has asked the...

Interviews View All

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Kaizad Hansotia
GetNatty

Competition is the best thing that can happen to a startup

Nitin Bhatia
Trend Arrest

Setting up a brand for online selling is easy, but running the brand is not

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search