Associations

2016-06-29

EU trade surge in technical textiles and clothing goods

Exports of man-made fibres outside of the EU have regained their rate of growth these past years and rose by +4.5% in value during 2015. There were some changes in the ranking of the EU-28’s main customers, although the USA remained the EU leading customer. Despite the downward trend in the production volume of thread and yarn, in 2015, the volume of exports outside the EU was unchanged. The value increment noticed (+4.8%) stemmed above all from the price of the raw material imports which became more expensive with a weak Euro.

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Research & Development

2016-06-29

Pollen on clothing – how to reduce your allergen load

In a joint pilot study, scientists from the William Küster Institute at the Hohenstein Institute and CHT R. Beitlich GmbH in Tübingen have established some important basic principles for pollen management on textile surfaces. With the help of a pollen test bed, it will now be possible accurately to assess the pollen allergy risk posed by textile surfaces, so as to bring relief for allergy sufferers who react to pollen.

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Software

2016-06-29

Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce the launch of Lectra Fashion PLM V5, the newest version of its product lifecycle management solution. This new release boosts overall production efficiency by extending its process coverage to pre-production stages.

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Spinning

2016-06-24

Oerlikon announced on 16th July that it has joined America Makes, the US National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. America Makes opens up significant opportunities for Oerlikon to partner with industry leaders and experts, and to be at the forefront of materials testing and research in the areas of additive manufacturing (AM) and 3-D printing (3DP).

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Digital Printing

2016-06-24

Epson Group (TSE: 6724, "Epson") company Epson Italia S.p.A. has agreed with the Robustelli family to acquire 100% of the capital of Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l. ("Robustelli"), a leader in the textile printing industry. The agreement aims to drive synergies and further increase customer value by expanding the scope of the two companies' longstanding collaboration in digital inkjet textile printing.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2016-06-24

The textile industry consumes huge amounts of energy and resources in all the textile manufacturing stages. For example the shrinkage finishing process particularly requires large volumes of moist chemical apply and thermal energy - but a significant part of these resources is wasted.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-06-24

Registration now open for OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America

Registration for the second OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America Conference, March 7-9, 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil is now open, event organisers EDANA and INDA have announced.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2016-06-24

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at 79th Pitti Filati

SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., will exhibit at the 79th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy. It will participate in the Fashion At Work section of the exhibition aimed at appealing to the technical and creative interests of visitors by providing hardware and software solutions for design, manufacturing and processing of knitted goods.

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India ITME 2016

2016-06-24

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

A must visit exhibition for best of textile engineering, innovation, customised solutions, green technology, fibre and yarn, agents and distributors, new customers, new business opportunities- India ITME 2016 is the most awaited business event of the year for textile industry in India.

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Yarn & Fiber

2016-06-24

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

Radici Yarn SpA - a RadiciGroup company and leading European manufacturer of a vast range of nylon yarn and staple fibre for apparel, technical and industrial applications – is among the 33 companies in the fashion textiles sector that have received an award for being certified to Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 for 20 years. The award ceremony was held yesterday, 21 June, at MUDEC in Milan.

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Software

2016-06-24

Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet to its Executive Committee

Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce the appointment of Céline Choussy Bedouet, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer to the Executive Committee, starting on July 1, 2016.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-06-24

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

High Tenacity UV-resistant fibres from Beaulieu Fibres International (B.F.I.), the leading European polypropylene (PP) staple fibre supplier, are the secret strength behind Manifattura Fontana’s state-of-the-art geotextiles helping to waterproof and protect the new Panama Canal extensions.

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Sustainability

2016-06-24

Textile Exchange announces release of Responsible Wool Standard

Textile Exchange announces the release of the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). The RWS is an independent, voluntary standard. On farms, the certification ensures that sheep are treated with respect to their five freedoms and ensures best practices in the management and protection of the land. Through the processing stages, certification ensures that wool from certified farms is properly identified and tracked.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2016-06-23

5th Bangladesh Denim Expo is going to double the size

On the backdrop of huge response from the exhibitors and visitors, the organizers of Bangladesh Denim Expo are going to double the size of the expo in its 5th edition. The 5th edition of the expo will be held on 8th and 9th November 2016 at International Convention City, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-06-23

Conference on Nonwovens: final call for papers

The organizer of NHPA 2017 is offering the opportunity for anyone with exciting and relevant ideas relating to high-performance applications for nonwovens, especially those that are commercial or near-commercial, to present to a high-level international audience at the next NHPA2017 in Prague in March 2017. Please note that the deadline for receipt of Abstracts is 30 June 2016.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2016-06-23

UK design studios make first appearance at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen

Held from 7 – 9 July, the 2016 edition of Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen is entering its final preparation stages. Approximately 700 exhibitors from China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the UK will cover a wide range of sourcing options across 30,000 sqm exhibition space in halls 6, 7 and 9 of the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2016-06-20

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

Reimotec Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH is expanding its range of PET strapping tape lines by including the VACUREMA system from recycling specialist EREMA in its supply range. Reimotec is the Reifenhäuser Group's specialist in strapping tape production lines and one of the most experienced suppliers in this market segment, with more than 100 lines delivered for this application since 1977.

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Digital Printing

2016-06-20

EFI acquires Optitex to extend its leadership in the digital transformation

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) announced on 17th June the acquisition of Optitex, an emerging, fast growing global leader in integrated 3D design software that enables the textile industry’s digital transformation and accelerates the adoption of fast fashion. Privately held Optitex will be integrated into EFI’s Productivity Software business unit.

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News Archive
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

2016-06-01

Wilfried Kampe launches own business

2016-06-01

World Cotton Consumption Drops

2016-06-01

Oerlikon Barmag makes the mother yarn process profitable // Efficient monofilament production

2016-06-01

KARL MAYER acquires warp knitting technology of SANTONI

2016-06-01

When the mill manager is happy in his work…

2016-05-31

OEKO-TEX® presents its new brand strategy

2016-05-31

Oerlikon Neumag supplies nonwovens plant to Western Europe

2016-05-30

OUTLOOK™ Madrid 2016 programme launched

2016-05-30

EDANA supports the global Menstrual Hygiene Day

2016-05-27

EFI Reggiani with "green printers" at ITM 2016

2016-05-26

Sandler presents lightweight nonwovens

2016-05-26

5,000-plus exhibitors predicted for Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2016

2016-05-25

Honduras wants to become the leader of the textile industry in the Americas

2016-05-25

Lenzing Group with substantial earnings increase

2016-05-25

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2016 shows high quality of attendance

2016-05-25

Teijin develops new masterbatch for textile manufacturing

2016-05-25

Trützschler supports customers with mobile app

2016-05-25

New Japan zone to capture opportunities in the increasingly important Southern China market

2016-05-25

New location for SSM Zhongshan

2016-05-25

Textechno receives the DIN innovation award 2016 at Hannover Messe

2016-05-24

Registrations for ICAC 75th Plenary Meeting are open

2016-05-24

Conference on Nonwovens 2017 calls for papers

2016-05-24

Latest trends in denim fabrics highlighted in new Monforts World of Denim magazine

2016-05-24

SCA supports a new international incontinence research center

2016-05-24

SHIMA SEIKI to participate in ITM Texpo Eurasia 2016

2016-05-24

Farotex launches their new range of 24-karat luxury fabrics

2016-05-24

Hexcel celebrates opening of new Innovation Centre

2016-05-24

Freudenberg Performance Materials inaugurates Hänsel production

2016-05-19

OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America returns to Brazil in March 2017

2016-05-19

Analysis of more gentle textiles for high skin compatibility

2016-05-19

Kornit Digital appoints Sabur Ink Systems Ltd as new UK distributor

2016-05-19

New company awarded contract to organise ITMA 2019

2016-05-19

New SSM XENO-FW/BW winding machine generated great attention at spring exhibitions

2016-05-19

Web-based commissioning and operation of web guiding systems

2016-05-18

Itema with two premier launches in Turkey at ITM

2016-05-18

Textile machinery: domestic orders on the rise for the first quarter of 2016

2016-05-18

Trend enlightenment reaches a new level at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

2016-05-18

Swiss technology to play a key role in Iran’s new start

2016-05-18

“The future of denim and fashion? We need decisive action now. It’s time to run”.

2016-05-18

ARCHROMA to present the “Science of Sustainability, Color and Denim” at Denim Premiere Vision

2016-05-18

Leading voices from the fashion industry gathered in Copenhagen to promote sustainability

2016-05-18

SHIMA SEIKI to participate in Meet the Manufacturer 2015

2016-05-18

SPGPrints debuts JAVELIN® digital printer and presents optimised rotary screen solutions at ITM 2016

2016-05-16

Lectra helps Freedman Seating meet growing demand for seating products

2016-05-12

IDEA16 resounding success with largest turnout in its 45-year history

2016-05-12

Lectra’s automotive leather conference ushers in a new paradigm

2016-05-12

Order entry reaches record level at Mayer & Cie.

2016-05-12

KARL MAYER North America could draw track record from its US In-House Exhibition

2016-05-12

Outlast presents innovations in heat managing PCM at OTWorld

2016-05-12

Back to school with USTER® QUALITY UNIVERSITY

2016-05-12

Cestrian Imaging drives growth with EFI Reggiani PRO 340 digital textile inkjet printer

2016-05-12

JEC Group strongly showcased end users markets during Atlanta event and announces the opening of new offices in Atlanta

2016-05-12

IWTO welcomes new Secretary General

2016-05-12

Groz-Beckert will show many highlights at ITM

2016-05-10

SANTEX RIMAR GROUP and SMIT foster their strong commitment in Turkey

2016-05-10

SANTEX RIMAR GROUP is focused on market needs

2016-05-09

Energy savings of up to 35% with new Eco Booster HRC

2016-05-09

75th Plenary Meeting of the ICAC

2016-05-06

Italian Textile Machinery roadshow in Iran

2016-05-05

Kordsa Global continues to reinforce Asia Pacific

2016-05-05

The Woolmark Company opens new Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong

2016-05-05

Sports brand Australian takes Merino wool’s natural performance to centre court at ATP Masters Series

2016-05-05

OEKO-TEX® to Address Supply Chain Transparency at Planet Textiles 2016

2016-05-05

Added value for nonwovens thanks to Lenzing Fibers

2016-05-05

PURCELL – a renewable composite material made of pure cellulose

2016-05-05

ITM - highlights from Saurer Schlafhorst and Saurer Zinser

2016-05-05

Following market optimism in spring, Yarn Expo Autumn set to return in October