Research & Development

2017-02-23

The problems and challenges of cup sizes

Over 35 million women and girls in Germany wear a bra every day. This huge market volume alone shows why it is especially important for the manufacturers of foundation garments and cup-based clothing to design products that fit reliably. However, national and international studies suggest that over 50% of women wear a badly fitting bra and that many women have major problems finding the right bra size for them.

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Digital Printing

2017-02-23

EFI demonstrates the MAGIC of a complete fast fashion workflow at fashion event

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is developing advanced digital textile ecosystem designed to enable a streamlined fast fashion production workflows. EFI™ is showing its unique, end-to-end workflow for design-to-finished-garment process at the MAGIC Marketplace event, Feb. 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Digital Printing

2017-02-23

TPF2017 (Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Fair), a leading international trade fair for digital textile printing in Shanghai will be held from April, 19 to 21, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). The focus will be on latest industry trends, Chinese and international print technology developments, inks and other consumables.

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Composites

2017-02-23

KARL MAYER Technische Textilien GmbH Technical Textiles is an expert and highly committed partner to the composites sector, and will be demonstrating this once again at the next JEC World show, to be held from 14 to 16 March 2017 in Paris.

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Sustainability

2017-02-23

Textile Exchange, the global nonprofit organization that works to make the textile industry more sustainable, is calling for papers for the 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference which will take place in Washington, D.C. from 9th to 13th October. This year' s conference motto is ‘United in Action: Catalyzing the Sustainable Development Goals in Textiles’.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-02-23

Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® fibers including all their product families were awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The prestigious certification is further proof that all standard types of fibers produced by Lenzing are fully derived from the natural and renewable raw material wood.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-02-23

DSM Dyneema wins significant patent case in Israel

DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber, has prevailed after a long-lasting challenge in Israel of one of its key patents. An Israeli firm — the publicly held FMS Enterprises Migun Ltd. of Tel Aviv — had been trying to prevent the issuance of this patent through a series of opposition proceedings and appeals.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2017-02-22

Absolute quality finishing assured for polyester warp knits with Monforts Montex 6500

New German company GtA is running 24 hours a day to meet digital printing demand with purpose-ordered Monforts Montex 6500 stenter.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2017-02-22

Textilwerke Todtnau Bernauer invests in leading stenter technology

The well-established textile company plans with a tailor-made Brückner line for technical textiles, brand name BERATEX ®, far into the future.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2017-02-22

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics releases Spring / Summer 2018 trends

Next month will see the global industry converge on Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition. There will be much more than sourcing taking place at the fair though, with both international and domestic trend forums revealing the Spring / Summer 2018 trends.

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Textile chemistry

2017-02-22

BASF to increase prices for propionic acid and formic acid in Europe

The major application of propionic acid is feed grain preservation. It is also widely used in the production of pharmaceuticals, crop protection agents, solvents, food preservatives and plastics.

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Raw Materials

2017-02-22

ICAC executive director resigns

The International Cotton Advisory Committee has accepted the resignation of its Executive Director, Mr José Sette, who is leaving to pursue other professional challenges.

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Index 2017

2017-02-21

Oerlikon Neumag presents innovations at the Index 2017

At this year’s Index Oerlikon Neumag will be showcasing a broad technology portfolio targeted at the efficient manufacturing of nonwovens. At its trade fair stand 2314 the Oerlikon Neumag experts will be showcasing process solutions for industrial applications such as filtration, roofing, geotextiles and automotive as well as medical and hygiene applications.

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Textile chemistry

2017-02-20

Archroma adds to color atlas with new portable 2-volume set

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals who pioneered custom color engineering in textile and fashion, today launched a portable version of its popular Color Atlas system at the ‘Sourcing at MAGIC’ fashion industry shows in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Raw Materials

2017-02-20

Applications invited for ICAC Researcher of the Year 2017

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) is inviting applications for the “ICAC Researcher of the Year 2017." As in the past, the closing date for receipt of applications is March 31, 2017. The ICAC recognition of a researcher at the international level has become a prestigious award since its introduction in 2009.

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Weaving

2017-02-17

Itema exhibits the brand-new rapier weaving machine R9500denim at DTG

Itema (Hall 6 Booth 609), the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at DTG - the 14th Dhaka Int'l Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-02-16

Key speakers announced and registration open for EDANA and CNITA first EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium in Beijing, June 2017.

Registration for the first EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium, June 7-8, 2017 in Beijing, China, is now open, event organizers EDANA and CNITA have announced.

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News Archive
2017-02-16

Registration now open for INDEX™17

2017-02-16

From the emergency room to the home

2017-02-16

Modaris® 3D galvanizes the development of collections for Cache Cache

2017-02-16

Supreme People’s Court rejects Colva’s Request for Retrial

2017-02-16

JEC Group puts entrepreneurship on the front scene with "Startup Booster!"

2017-02-16

Mayer & Cie. continues its series of successes in 2016

2017-02-16

2016 closes with growth in new orders for textile machinery from Italy

2017-02-15

275-plus domestic exhibitors confirmed to feature at Yarn Expo Spring 2017

2017-02-15

Kelheim Fibres breaks new ground in innovation management – viscose fibre expert practices open innovation

2017-02-15

Hexcel exhibits at Aero India 2017

2017-02-14

The trend towards PA6 specialties continues

2017-02-13

Milano Unica Pavilion returns to Intertextile Shanghai following 20% increase in buyers last October

2017-02-13

The young leaders driving China’s textile industry

2017-02-10

100 Years Peter Dornier – “From human flight to flying threads”

2017-02-10

Size NorthAmerica is on the road!

2017-02-09

iNTERSPARE presents technical advances of its machinery at KNIT-TECH

2017-02-09

A new technology from Trützschler Switzerland AG and EREMA for production of BCF yarn from recycled PET (R-PET)

2017-02-09

Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

2017-02-09

OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America 2017 announces final programme

2017-02-09

Noyfil SA, another important milestone for Corporate Sustainability

2017-02-09

ELG Carbon Fibre and Adesso Advanced Materials cooperate on recycled carbon fibre for automotive applications

2017-02-09

From fibre preparation to finished needlefelt: DiloGroup at INDEX

2017-02-09

Brückner shows at INDEX why belt dryers are on the rise

2017-02-08

Cotton production: efficient irrigation methods reduce water consumption

2017-02-08

Kelheim Fibres with a mixture of new and well-established products at index17

2017-02-08

Clear the stage for nonwoven innovations: Sandler at INDEX 2017

2017-02-08

Nonwoven Solutions from Autefa Solutions, at INDEX 2017 in Geneva

2017-02-08

Solutions for an efficient nonwoven production

2017-02-08

Refibra™ – Lenzing’s initiative to drive circular economy in the textile world

2017-02-08

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Yarmarka Fair

2017-02-07

Oerlikon expands additive manufacturing R&D and production capacity in the US

2017-02-07

Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Texprocess are facing their premières in Addis Abeba

2017-02-04

Kornit Digital launches Avalanche R-Series with ink recirculation system

2017-02-03

Mark von Laer appointed as new ANDRITZ CFO

2017-02-03

Human Solutions Group expands Executive Board

2017-02-02

iNTERSPARE Lubricants presents simple ways to increase productivity at KNIT-TECH

2017-02-02

ICAC forecasts that World production will grow by 2% in 2017/18

2017-02-02

SGL Group has sold facility in Evanston (USA) to Mitsubishi Rayon

2017-02-02

Lectra appoints Jérôme Viala Executive Vice President for the Group

2017-02-02

New technology for mass-production of complex molded composite components

2017-02-02

Milliken launches first-ever fluorine free eco-based performance fabric available in natural or recycled fiber

2017-02-02

LaForte project conquers Silkomo

2017-02-02

Xerox and EFI partner to give customers best in class digital front ends

2017-02-02

Reifenhäuser sells Reimotec to Dietze+Schell

2017-02-01

Heimtextil 2017: OEKO-TEX® successfully presents product portfolio

2017-02-01

Dust mite allergy - biofunctional fabrics without permethrin

2017-02-01

ZinserRing 71 delights Xianyang Textiles Group

2017-02-01

BRÜCKNER finishing line for pigment dyeing of home textiles in Moldova

2017-02-01

Rieter Group with increased order intake and lower sales figures in 2016

2017-02-01

80 years KARL MAYER. Series of in-house innovation shows for business partners.

2017-01-30

Groz-Beckert has taken over Aachen producer of sewing machine needles Schmetz

2017-01-26

VEIT Group is setting new standards at Texprocess 2017

2017-01-26

Composites Germany – Results of the 8th Composites market survey are now available

2017-01-26

iMaster mini: first time right in sampling = first time right in production

2017-01-26

Trevira CS Club 2017 - Fabric Creativity Competition No. 5: Safe fabrics for a mobile world

2017-01-26

Fresh wind in the sails of the global floor coverings industry

2017-01-26

Allma with innovative cabling technology at the Tire Technology Expo 2017 in Hanover

2017-01-26

Lectra equips Kolon Industries with three FocusQuantum® to ramp up capacity in global airbag market

2017-01-26

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition returns in March amid finished products peak sourcing period in China

2017-01-26

EFI reports record fourth quarter and full year 2016 results

2017-01-26

Stäubli at DTG Textile & Garment in Dhaka, Bangladesh

2017-01-25

Bold hues rule

2017-01-25

BRÜCKNER Power-Frame stenter for Nan Yang Textile Group, Thailand

2017-01-25

Strong growth in China attracts exhibitors to Intertextile Shanghai’s Premium Wool Zone

2017-01-25

Stretch warp knits made from TENCEL® yarn are making their way onto the market

2017-01-24

A summer dress made from a fabric produced on the HKS 4-M EL

2017-01-23

Highly-automated smart production lines exclusive at "YiwuTex 2017"

2017-01-23

Three new Monforts units set to double bed linen output for India’s Himatsingka Linens

2017-01-23

Santex Rimar Group and Has Group: further growth in textile machinery business

2017-01-20

An innovative high-performance material: biofibers made from green lacewing silk

2017-01-20

Asia’s largest fashion trade show attracts the international world of fashion

2017-01-20

OEKO-TEX® announces partnership with ZDHC

2017-01-20

Change of management at Lindauer DORNIER

2017-01-19

Smart textiles: fashion and cars have several things in common

2017-01-19

Trevira & Trevira CS: business, activities, projects

2017-01-19

JEC Group celebrates composite innovation at JEC World 2017 and hands out JEC Innovation Awards to 13 "Composite Champions"

2017-01-19

KARL MAYER takes part in the Open Hybrid LabFactory initiative by supplying a modified multiaxial warp knitting machine

2017-01-19

Stylish shoes for the world

2017-01-19

Competence Centre strengthens the "Composites" Unit

2017-01-19

Lectra’s latest fashion PLM solution reaps highest score in industry expert evaluation

2017-01-19

SPGPrints promotes digital textile printing at Colombiatex 2017

2017-01-19

3rd International Composites Congress (ICC) - Call for presentations

2017-01-18

Global EFI customers jumpstart their business opportunities in 2017 at sold-out Connect conference

2017-01-18

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Pitti Filati 80

2017-01-16

eBIZ 4.0 kicks off, the new step to digitalize the European fashion supply chain

2017-01-16

Record participation in green trade fair duo

2017-01-16

Gerber’s AccuMark® family gives new dimension to retail and design

2017-01-16

Techtextil Innovation Award 2017: enter now!

2017-01-16

Texprocess Innovation Award 2017: Messe Frankfurt to honour innovations in the apparel and textile industry

2017-01-16

A beating textile heart in Frankfurt - Heimtextil 2017

2017-01-16

SETEX makes Industrie 4.0 accessible in textile production at DTG 2017

2017-01-16

Embrace new era for Bangladeshi Textile & Garment Industry at DTG 2017

2017-01-13

DOMOTEX 2017: Innovations, trends and inspiration for floors

2017-01-13

RadiciGroup's innovation results in high aesthetic value and quality yarns for carpets and textile flooring

2017-01-13

The Dyneema® Project develops a revolutionary alpine jacket

2017-01-12

Texprocess records highest number of registrations in its history

2017-01-12

Techtextil on a growth curve

2017-01-12

FLYERALARM extends its fabric range

2017-01-11

Ethiopia opens up to Italian textile machinery

2017-01-11

TENCEL® sets high standards in the hotel trade