Textile chemistry

2016-07-28

DyStar building new Global Innovation Center in Nanjing

DyStar is setting up a new Global Innovation Center at its production site of DyStar Nanjing Colours Co., Ltd. It will incorporate state-of-the-art laboratories for Research & Development, Process Technology Development and up-scale labs for synthesis and finish of dyes and chemicals for its textile and industrial segments. A scale-up unit for small production will also be housed in the new facility.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2016-07-26

First warp preparation machine for direct and sectional warping

A targeted look at different technologies with similar objectives often reveals synergistic effects that can be used to great advantage – as the example of the DS Opto-EC developed by KARL MAYER shows. This innovative warp preparation machine combines sectional warping in weaving preparation with direct warping in warp knitting preparation on the basis of a universal hybrid principle. The result of this clever combination is maximum flexibility and economic viability when producing warp beams for warp knitting.

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Associations

2016-07-26

In the forthcoming trade show Irantex 25 Italian companies will be hosted in the Italian Pavilion. The attendance to Irantex is a further step to enhance the strong relationship between the local textile industry and the Italian textile machinery sector.

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Digital Printing

2016-07-26

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced its results for the second quarter of 2016.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-07-22

Chomarat, one of the world’s leading producers of engineered textiles and composite reinforcements, is expanding its Coatings & Films business. The Company is investing in a new varnishing and finishing line for automotive coated materials, an addition that reinforces the industrial equipment already installed at the Chomarat France site.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2016-07-22

“The 17th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Textile Machinery” was successfully concluded on 16 June, 2016 at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang, PR China. The 3-day show accommodated some 160 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions to showcase 555 professional textile machineries, and attracted 9,380 local and international trade visitors from 36 countries and regions.

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Research & Development

2016-07-22

"Anti-dust mite textiles" can also relieve neurodermatitis symptoms

For some time now, people who are allergic to house dust have had the pleasure of knowing when the textiles around them offer proven and effective protection against dust mites. In future, patients suffering from neurodermatitis may also be pleased to find goods that are labelled in this way in the shops: it has been discovered that dust mites can also trigger neurodermatitis.

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Spinning

2016-07-22

Rieter half year 2016 results: sales down and order intake up

Rieter’s order intake increased by 32% to CHF 510.7 million in the first half of 2016 (CHF 388.3 million in the first half of 2015), thanks in particular to stronger demand in the machinery business. As expected, order intake was thus significantly higher than sales of CHF 436.9 million (CHF 553.9 million in the first half of 2015). Rieter achieved EBITDA of CHF 34.4 million or 7.9% of sales (CHF 66.0 million or 11.9% of sales in the first half of 2015) due to good results of the Components and After Sales business groups.

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Associations

2016-07-22

VDMA members successfully met textile manufacturers and students in Vietnam

About 600 decision-makers and experts from the textile and textile machinery industry attended two VDMA conferences themed “German Technology meets Vietnamese Textiles” on 5th July 2016 in Hanoi and on 7th July 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City. In addition, a VDMA training seminar to 200 students took place on 8th July 2016 at the HCM City University of Technology. The participants came from various countries, such as Vietnam, Germany, France, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Turkey.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-07-22

European Zone at Cinte Techtextil China: new exhibitors widen sourcing options for buyers

Following the successful conclusion in May of the North American edition, the next Techtextil series fair will take place in Shanghai from 12 – 14 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Cinte Techtextil China’s strong reputation in the Asian technical textiles and nonwovens industry will see over 500 exhibitors from 23 countries & regions taking part this year, including many new exhibitors from Europe who will feature in the European Zone.

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Yarn & Fiber

2016-07-22

TENCEL® - enabling ‘circular economy’ in the textile world & next-generation ecological fiber

Lenzing is launching a new TENCEL® fiber made from cotton waste fabrics to drive ‘circular economy’ solutions in the textile industry. The new generation of lyocell fibers will be the most ecological wood-based fiber on the planet – combining cotton waste recycling with Lenzing’s pioneering closed-loop TENCEL® production on a commercial scale.

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Software

2016-07-20

Laziale Interni Auto harnesses the power of the digital cutting value chain with a second Versalis®

Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that Laziale Interni Auto, a leading Italian supplier of leather cut parts to tier-1 and tier-2 automotive component manufacturers, has chosen Lectra’s Versalis® for its next-generation digital cutting room.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2016-07-19

KARL MAYER’s warp preparation machines generate good business in Italy

Italy represents elegance and exclusivity in fashion like no other country, and this southern European country still heads the top price bracket. Premium Italian fabrics enjoy an excellent reputation, and are finding new customers in the emerging economies, where great importance is attached to high-end brands.

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Sustainability

2016-07-19

Inditex CEO Pablo Isla made up the balance of the Environmental Strategy Plan

During his presentation, Inditex's chairman emphasised the progress made over the past four years through the Group's 2011-2015 Environmental Strategy Plan.

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Retail

2016-07-19

Inditex will enable in store mobile payment

During his presentation at Inditex's shareholders meeting, Pablo Isla, the Group's chairman and chief executive, announced the launch of mobile payment in all of the Group's stores in Spain from September.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-07-19

Monforts presents solutions for the preparation of filter materials at Filtech

German A. Monforts Textilmaschinen will be presenting its latest stenter for technical and filtration textiles at Filtech on Hall 11.1, Booth C7 in Cologne, October 11 – 13. The Montex 8500TT stenter is ideal for the preparation of filter materials offering a stenter frame for drying and finishing of woven and non-woven materials, high stretching devices in length and weft direction up to 10 000N and with high operating temperature up to 320°C.

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Digital Printing

2016-07-18

FESPA to host Digital Textile Conference in Milan

The return of the educational event, which has been held since 2008, follows a surge of interest in digital textile printing. FESPA will hold its next Digital Textile Conference on 30 September 2016, at the NHow hotel in Milan, Italy.

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News Archive
2016-07-18

Reifenhäuser Group makes a clear statement at the K fair

2016-07-18

Oerlikon Neumag exhibits at FloorTek Expo

2016-07-18

Grand opening of Sandler’s new production building

2016-07-15

Bremen Cotton Exchange elects a new President

2016-07-14

Teijin develops extra-functional nylon fabrics for expanding athleisure business

2016-07-14

Specifying ethically manufactured threads becomes easy with integration of YuniquePLM and A&E

2016-07-14

Stäubli showcasing solutions for optimized workflow in weaving mills at FEBRATEX

2016-07-13

OEKO-TEX® examines supply chain transparency at Texworld USA

2016-07-12

MAROC IN MODE will show the overall performance of the Moroccan fashion industry

2016-07-12

Dr. Rüdiger Fox is new Sympatex CEO and management spokesman

2016-07-12

New Vision & Mission launch from PHP Fibers majority shareholder

2016-07-12

New production lines in operation at THRACE PLASTICS

2016-07-12

Sioen clothes French firefighters

2016-07-12

Leading brands fail toxic-free fashion ranking

2016-07-12

Top brands failing on cotton sustainability

2016-07-12

Sandler with successful trade fair participations in the US

2016-07-12

Inditex tops the Detox Catwalk 2016 ranking

2016-07-11

Interest for inkjet pushes new market players to join TheIJC 2016

2016-07-11

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Première Vision New York

2016-07-11

Lectra announces the opening of its subsidiary in Vietnam

2016-07-11

EURATEX: China's share in Eu imports declined in 2015 to the benefit of South Asian countries

2016-07-11

New Portugal Pavilion joins six others at next month’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

2016-07-07

RadiciGroup results: 2015 sales revenue EUR 1,011 million

2016-07-06

New baler yarn winder permits profitability increases of up to 50 percent

2016-07-06

ITMF report: Global yarn output up, fabric output down in Q1/2016.

2016-07-06

2nd International Composites Congress (ICC) – programme available now!

2016-07-06

Kimberly-Clark Corporation concludes 5-Year sustainability program, unveils new strategy and goals

2016-07-06

Filtration industry growth to be celebrated at INDA’s 25th Annual Filtration International Conference & Exposition

2016-07-06

Johns Manville enhances glass fiber nonwoven line at its Wertheim facility

2016-07-06

Better yields to boost cotton production in 2016/17

2016-07-06

YiwuTex 2016 successfully concluded

2016-07-06

BASF presents new Ultramid® copolyamide for film and monofilament applications

2016-07-06

T-MOVE - The completely different can changer

2016-07-06

Soorty Denim and Monforts – a winning partnership

2016-07-04

Exhibition premiere with machinery show

2016-07-04

Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2016 commences this Thursday

2016-07-04

Italian textile machinery increasingly green thanks to innovation

2016-07-01

LE Textile develops the first stretch warp-knitted textile from Tencel® yarn

2016-07-01

A global textile show with 49.700 visitors: ITM 2016

2016-07-01

INDA annual report benchmarks North American nonwoven capacity, production and trade

2016-07-01

Savio customer days across Asia

2016-07-01

Power and intelligence: now Total Testing is a reality

2016-07-01

BASF's competence in plastic additives helps polymer products withstand harsh weather conditions

2016-07-01

Global innovators to feature in Intertextile Shanghai’s Functional Lab

2016-07-01

Honoured junior engineers: VDMA Textile Machinery prizes awarded

2016-07-01

YuniquePLM® propels creativity and efficiency for retail giant carrefour

2016-07-01

New air permeability tester from F.O.S. for quality testing of textiles

2016-07-01

AATCC calls for papers for 2017 IC

2016-06-29

Pollen on clothing – how to reduce your allergen load

2016-06-29

Lectra unveils Lectra Fashion PLM V5

2016-06-29

EU trade surge in technical textiles and clothing goods

2016-06-27

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 online visitor registration opens with early bird rates

2016-06-24

Oerlikon joins America Makes

2016-06-24

Epson to acquire Robustelli

2016-06-24

Resource-optimised shrinkage technology for basic and sensitive denim fabrics

2016-06-24

Registration now open for OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America

2016-06-24

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at 79th Pitti Filati

2016-06-24

"Technology & Tradition" at its best in India ITME 2016

2016-06-24

Radici Yarn SpA awarded for 20 years of Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certification

2016-06-24

Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet to its Executive Committee

2016-06-24

B.F.I. delivers watertight support for Panama Canal geotextiles

2016-06-24

Textile Exchange announces release of Responsible Wool Standard

2016-06-23

5th Bangladesh Denim Expo is going to double the size

2016-06-23

Conference on Nonwovens: final call for papers

2016-06-23

UK design studios make first appearance at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen

2016-06-20

Reimotec is expanding its range of PET strapping tape lines by including the VACUREMA system

2016-06-20

EFI acquires Optitex to extend its leadership in the digital transformation

2016-06-20

No cause for alarm - KARL MAYER looks back with some satisfaction at the ITM fair

2016-06-20

Emerging dynamics in cotton: enhancing sustainability in the cotton value chain

2016-06-20

SPGPrints reports successful ITM 2016 with sales of JAVELIN® printer and bestLEN laser engraver

2016-06-20

Spectacular growth for Fashion SVP as show doubles in size over past two years

2016-06-17

Wipes manufacturers helping consumers properly dispose of used products

2016-06-16

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2016 Conference Delivers Strong WOW Factor

2016-06-16

Teijin Aramid launches smartphone app for waste reduction

2016-06-16

INVISTA recognized by national organizations for safety excellence

2016-06-16

EFI Reggiani unveiled eco-friendly and efficient printing technologies at ITM

2016-06-16

Radigreen® yarn on exhibit at I Maestri del Paesaggio: event presentation in Milan

2016-06-16

The Woolmark Company unveils The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2017/18 at Pitti Uomo

2016-06-16

Washable microcapsules that protect against insects and infecti

2016-06-16

Lale Mefrusat is setting the trend on the net curtain market with Bourdon cord lace produced on the JL 65/1 B FASHION

2016-06-16

Klaus Huneke nominated as the next EURATEX President

2016-06-16

High interest for SSM XENO at ITM

2016-06-16

The Inditex Group's first-quarter net sales rose by 12%

2016-06-16

Kordsa Global is one of the "Best Employer Brands of Brazil"

2016-06-16

YiwuTex 2016 grandly opened

2016-06-12

Textiles is a strategic sector in Europe

2016-06-10

Tenter frame upgrade at Vlisco

2016-06-10

Certified raw materials are finding their way into nonwovens

2016-06-10

New ACIMIT video on Italian sustainable technology now on-line

2016-06-10

AATCC announces Flammability Symposium

2016-06-10

Overall shipments of new textile machinery slightly down in 2015

2016-06-10

Loepfe MillMaster TOP goes live

2016-06-10

ICAC announces Researcher of the Year for 2016

2016-06-10

New platform for fashion business in China

2016-06-09

INDA seeks nominations for New Hygienix Innovation Award

2016-06-09

Teijin develops high-visibility aramid fabric

2016-06-06

New solutions for home textiles highlighted in Monforts World of Home Textiles magazine

2016-06-02

Accolades for Mimaki UJV55-320, Mimaki UJF-7151 plus and Mimaki TX300P-1800

2016-06-02

EDANA’S International Nonwovens Symposium takes place in “the right place, at the right time”

2016-06-01

YiwuTex 2016 Opens in June