Industry 4.0

2017-08-17

Big order for Softwear Automation' s fully automated sewing workline

Softwear Automation announced their premier customer partnership with TianYuan Garments Company of Suzhou to produce T-shirts in the USA using their fully automated Sewbot workline. China Daily USA reported that both companies signed an agreement to develop the fully automated T-shirt production line at Tianyuan's newly acquired plant in Little Rock, Arkansas, on July 19.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-08-17

Kelheim Fibres scores high points with Flushable Moist Toilet Tissue and Integrated Product Policy

Kelheim Fibres was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2017-08-17

The fashion industry in South China is alive and well if the results of last month’s Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen are any indication. Located in China’s ladieswear hub, the fair underscored not only the energy in the local market, but also a number of trends in both the domestic and international apparel fabrics and accessories industries.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-08-17

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DuraFiber Technologies México Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (DFT), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally.

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Composites

2017-08-17

SGL Group delivered good results for the first half of 2017. Sales and profitability have improved substantially. Sales from continuing operations amounted to 435.3 (prior year period: 379.4) million euros, up by nearly 15 percent year-on-year. Market segments energy, digitization and industrial applications were the main growth drivers. Both business units Composites – Fibers & Materials (CFM) and Graphite Materials & Systems (GMS) contributed double-digit growth rates.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-08-17

Professor Radermacher, of Ulm University (DE), Head of the Forschungsinstitut für anwendungsorientierte Wissensverarbeitung (Research Institute for Application-oriented Knowledge Processing), Member of the Club of Rome, will address the subject of “Globalisation, Sustainability, Future – is there still hope for us?“

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Sustainability

2017-08-17

Regional finalists chosen for inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize

The United Nations Environment Programme has announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize, a global competition sponsored by Covestro that aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30 who have big ideas to protect or restore the environment.

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Raw Materials

2017-08-17

Best laboratory practices for HVI testing

ICA Bremen’s Axel Drieling recently visited the Brazilian Association of Producers of Cotton (ABRAPA) and its central laboratory (Centro Brasileiro de Referência em Análise de Algodão CBRA) in Brasilia for consulting on Brazil’s Standard HVI Program (SBRHVI).

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Sustainability

2017-08-17

PVH Corp. honored with Sustainability Award

PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced that the Company was honored with the Sustainability Award at the Accessories Council 21st Annual ACE Awards. The Award is a testament to the Company’s sustainability accomplishments and ongoing commitment to making positive impacts for people, the environment and communities. The award was presented to PVH Corp. Chairman & CEO, Emanuel Chirico, by actress and fashion icon, Brooke Shields.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-08-17

Suominen joins FIBS

Suominen, the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes, has joined FIBS, the leading non-profit corporate responsibility network in Finland. Established in 2000, FIBS has extensive experience in bringing together companies, NGOs, researchers, public sector organizations and other players to exchange information and experiences on best sustainability practices, as well as to learn from both each other and various stakeholders in order to generate shared value. FIBS currently has nearly 300 members, most of them large companies.

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Home Textiles

2017-08-17

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles opens next Wednesday

The time has come again when global industry players assemble in Shanghai, trying to capture the sought-after opportunities in the Chinese and Asian home textiles markets. Following the success of the spring edition in March this year, the autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will open for business on 23rd August.

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Spinning

2017-08-16

Highest precision for high-viscosity media

Whether for bonding, for casting or for insulating, for sealing or for foaming – at this year’s Bondexpo, the international trade fair for bonding technology, Oerlikon Barmag will be showcasing its gear metering pump program specifically designed for the joining/binding work steps. Between October 09 and 12, the company will be presenting in hall 6 – among other things – components for silicone processing and hot-melt adhesive applications, but also for processing resins and polyurethanes and other higher-viscosity liquids (booth 6422).

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Textile chemistry

2017-08-16

HuntsmanClariant deal continues to move forward

Clariant AG is pleased to announce progress towards satisfying the regulatory approval condition to closing its merger of equals with Huntsman Corporation.

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Software

2017-08-15

Gerber launches apparel matching solution and product updates to make it easy to “Embrace Your Digital Reality”

Industry 4.0, smart factories, digitization, sustainability and corporate social responsibility – these terms are in the headlines of industry publications every day. Digitization is a reality, and that’s good news for the fashion industry. Cutting-edge digital design tools that integrate seamlessly with smart machines will help garment manufacturers cut costs by millions of dollars, increase throughput, reduce waste and – most importantly – stay competitive.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2017-08-14

Machine operation gets close to ‘child’s play’

The latest Qualitex 800 control system from Monforts is available on line to make operation of the company’s finishing machines ‘childs play’. Access to the internet is turning everyone into an instant handyman and when a job around the house needs doing, YouTube is the place to go to for demonstrations and instructions from experts, just as Wikipedia has become the default source for information. Previous obstacles to knowledge such as language and access to specialist manuals are fast disappearing as a result.

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Associations

2017-08-14

Strong German participation at Irantex

26 VDMA member companies will participate in the official German presentation at Irantex, taking place beginning of September in Tehran. The German Pavilion, initiated by the VDMA Textile Machinery, will cover 300 square meters of exhibition space. It is the first time that the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), is supporting a German group participation at Irantex.

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News Archive
2017-08-11

Excellent forecasts for the construction industry

2017-08-11

Pressing all the right buttons when producing spacer textiles

2017-08-11

Consumer protection from the first day of life

2017-08-10

Awards entry deadline extended

2017-08-10

Realise now! MICROFACTORY 4 Fashion at the MUNICH FABRIC START

2017-08-10

Tapping into new market potential: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

2017-08-09

A September packed with trade fairs

2017-08-09

Parents rely on MADE IN GREEN

2017-08-09

DiloGroup at Techtextil India

2017-08-09

Customer Service: the inside story

2017-08-09

Substantial upswing in orders and sales in Oerlikon' s Manmade Fibers Segment

2017-08-09

Rusvata celebrates its new state-of-the-art Truetzschler spunlacing line

2017-08-09

PRODYE-R – A large project paves the way for success

2017-08-08

Jeanologia guides the Indonesian textile industry in its transformation

2017-08-08

Three finalists compete for RISE Innovation Award!

2017-08-08

Messe Frankfurt India announces acquisition of Screen Print India

2017-08-08

Oerlikon Barmag at PU CHINA 2017

2017-08-08

VDMA: Successful Textile Machinery Symposium in Colombia

2017-08-07

SGL Group presents integrated solutions at COMPOSITES EUROPE

2017-08-07

Non-slip function, comfort compression and exciting structures

2017-08-07

Digital Printing Micro Factory at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

2017-08-04

Rapid acceptance for the versatile Eco Applicator

2017-08-04

Soaring prospects: The aerospace industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

2017-08-03

Berry Global, Inc. announces hygiene and healthcare investment

2017-08-03

NCTO CEO testifies at USTR NAFTA Hearing, outlines U.S. Textile Renegotiation Objectives

2017-08-03

Quality and innovation as a driving force for 125 years

2017-08-02

First Freudenberg Shirt Technology Center in China opens

2017-08-02

DORNBIRN-MFC as a generator of ideas and networking agent

2017-08-02

ANDRITZ to supply a complete needlepunch line to Autoneum, Mexico

2017-08-02

Sandler once again among „Bavaria’s Best 50“

2017-08-02

Cotton prices uncertain in 2017/18

2017-08-02

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to release additional capacity in Turin

2017-08-02

Gerber’s partner Danit Peleg launches first commercially available 3D garment

2017-08-02

Lectra appoints Rodrigo Siza, Regional Director of Spain and Portugal

2017-08-01

VAUDE launches footwear range containing Biosuccinium®

2017-08-01

2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards celebrate excellence

2017-07-31

‘Future Knitwear’ by Shima Seiki makes first appearance at Intertextile Shanghai

2017-07-28

Textile machinery: growth in orders continues for second quarter

2017-07-28

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017: Lightweight automotive construction propels use of fibre-reinforced plastics

2017-07-28

Do textiles remain skin-friendly and odourless when confronted with sweat?

2017-07-28

MA Textiles expands into digital production

2017-07-27

Bangladesh Denim Expo unveils the first details on the forthcoming 7th edition

2017-07-27

Renowned fashion icon Tim Gunn returns as guest speaker for ideation 2017

2017-07-27

Wind power industry at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017

2017-07-27

HuntsmanClariant merger on track

2017-07-27

RISE® 2017 announces expanded program

2017-07-27

Saint-Gobain acquires Kirson

2017-07-26

Allegorithmic’s Substance Designer will support AXF

2017-07-26

SPGPrints’ new Experience Center to provide a digital textile printing resource

2017-07-26

4th edition of Heimtextil India & Ambiente India show strong trade potential

2017-07-26

Intertextile Shanghai: where the global industry gathers to do business

2017-07-26

Seven country and region pavilions line up at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

2017-07-25

On its way to supersonic speed with carbon fibers

2017-07-25

Metallic sheen, sporty elegance and concealed function

2017-07-25

CORDURA® brand launches fabric technologies and brand collaborations inspired by its new live Durable™ campaign

2017-07-25

Mayer & Cie. addresses Shoe Upper growth market

2017-07-25

Programs published and online registration is open for "German Technology meets US and Mexican Textile"

2017-07-24

ITA researches climate-friendly materials

2017-07-24

SPGPrints expands inkjet ink production capacity as part of digital textile printing leadership strategy

2017-07-20

Second WATson increases testing capacity for the textile industry

2017-07-20

STOLL knitelligence® – Combined expertise for the Flat-Knitting Industry of the Future

2017-07-20

Rieter HY report: demand picks up in the first half of 2017

2017-07-20

DMAI honors Huntsman Textile Effects

2017-07-19

Bullish nonwovens market in China emerges as key takeaway from June’s China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum

2017-07-19

Algerian textile producer has installed new coating and laminating line

2017-07-19

Techtextil North America shows continued growth with 2017 edition

2017-07-19

Frost & Sullivan confers Lectra's Versalis® with Product Leadership Award

2017-07-18

Kordsa reinforces the future with the youth

2017-07-18

Joint Statement on the EU and Japan political agreement on EPA

2017-07-18

New procedures for Cotton Organizations in the EU

2017-07-18

Significant participation of Italian manufacturers at Irantex 2017

2017-07-18

Machinery and textiles for a better future

2017-07-17

Noble Biomaterials rolls out a range of sustainable, anti-odor fabrics

2017-07-17

Monforts ensure sustainability demands met by leading denim producers

2017-07-17

World of Wipes® International Conference 2018 calls for presentations

2017-07-17

SozioTex at the future conference "Bringing technology to humans"

2017-07-15

EFI emphasizing Digital Textile Ecosystem benefits at Avanprint exhibition

2017-07-15

Teijin invests in its Twaron capacity in Dutch production facility

2017-07-14

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer highlighted big trends

2017-07-14

MAROC IN MODE - MAROC SOURCING

2017-07-14

Com4® Yarn Seminar 2017: compact yarn know-how

2017-07-13

EURATEX released the bulletin no. 02/2017

2017-07-13

Reducing allergens in bedding

2017-07-13

RadiciGroup reports 2016 sales revenue of EUR 946 million

2017-07-13

In-house show of superlatives to mark KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary

2017-07-12

Interfiliere Paris: a hard-working, optimistic session turned on tomorrow!

2017-07-12

Groz-Beckert at Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: System solutions and process optimization

2017-07-12

Huge opportunities for the composites industry presented by JEC Group in Seoul

2017-07-12

Gerber’s Sam Simpson retires after nearly 50 years of leadership

2017-07-12

Mintmoda and Archroma partner to advance the heighten impact of color in fashion

2017-07-12

Lectra and Armani nurture young pattern-making talent

2017-07-08

NILIT takes Nylon 6.6 for apparel to new levels with Sensil®

2017-07-06

EDANA call for papers for nonwovens symposium in Dubai

2017-07-06

Lectra, ESTIA, the Today Tomorrow Textiles Foundation and JPS Conseil launch the ‘Biarritz Active Lifestyle Integral’ Chair

2017-07-06

Trützschler T-BLEND means guaranteed blending accuracy

2017-07-06

Sales success in Turkey

2017-07-06

Global cotton production continues to recover

2017-07-06

The common language of textile quality

2017-07-05

Rieter acquires the SSM textile machinery division from Schweiter

2017-07-05

Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2017 opens tomorrow