Associations

2017-06-21

Hygienix Innovation Award™ opens for nominations

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, is accepting nominations for the prestigious Hygienix Innovation Award™. The Award recognizes a new product or technology innovation in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industries that uses nonwoven fabrics in novel, technically sophisticated, uniquely creative and expansive ways.

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Associations

2017-06-21

Mr. Kai Hughes has been selected by the Members of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) to serve as its 7th Executive Director since 1949.

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Associations

2017-06-20

At the upcoming edition of CAITME, to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from September 13 to September 15, 2017, 16 Italian textile machinery manufacturers will exhibit in the common area set up by the Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT.

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Associations

2017-06-06

The report analyses the 2016 EU external trade for the textile and clothing sector as well as the main EU suppliers and customers, evaluates the weight of regions and sectors in total EU trade and includes detailed tables and graphs for the 33 main EU trade partners.

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Associations

2017-06-01

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, today announced its new Board of Governors for 2017 - 2018.

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Associations

2017-05-31

Top young talents for high-tech industry

The Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the VDMA Textile Machinery honoured five junior engineers at the trade fair Techtextil, which took place at the beginning of May in Frankfurt. Two promotion prizes for the best dissertation and master thesis as well as three creativity awards for clever bachelor and seminar papers were awarded. Peter D. Dornier, chairman of the Foundation and chairman of the Lindauer DORNIER Board of Management, honoured the young engineers.

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Associations

2017-05-09

Italien textile machinery: 2017 kicks off with growing orders

2017 has started off on a positive note for Italian textile machinery manufacturers. For the first quarter, orders have increased both in Italy and abroad. ACIMIT president Raffaella Carabelli: "Orders for the start of 2017 confirm a positive trend in major foreign markets, and a climate of trust for Italy’s textile industry that is on the upswing."

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Associations

2017-05-08

OUTLOOK™ 2017 keynote speakers announced by EDANA

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, today announced the keynote speakers and opening of registrations for OUTLOOK™ 2017. The innovative conference will offer participants expert insights into the latest sector trends, as well as valuable networking opportunities.

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Associations

2017-04-13

Egyptian textile industry’s resurgence is overdue

Switzerland’s textile machinery suppliers, organised by the national association Swissmem, held a two-day symposium in early April in Cairo. The objective was to strengthen the already well-established industrial ties between Egypt and Switzerland and to initiate a major step towards the revival of the Egyptian textile manufacturing sector.

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Associations

2017-04-05

German technology to meet US and Mexican textiles

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association will host B2B Forums and Technology Conferences on November 6, 2017 in Charlotte (NC), USA, and on November 8 - 9, 2017 in Mexico City. Industry experts from well-known VDMA member companies will present practice-oriented technology topics to decision-makers from the local textile industries, such as fiber & yarn, apparel, home textile & carpet, technical textiles, nonwovens & composite industry.

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Associations

2017-04-03

China refines its cotton policy

The Chinese government announced a new target price for cotton grown in Xinjiang last month of 18,600 yuan per ton (approximately U.S. 122 cts/lb using current exchange rates), unchanged from 2016, and will be in effect through the 2019 planting season. In order to maintain a stable supply of cotton, the subsidy will also only apply to output less than 85% of the average annual production grown from 2012-2014 (around 7 million tons). The level of subsidy for extra-long staple cotton will remain unchanged at 1.3 times the price of upland cotton.

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Associations

2017-03-28

French Machinery is a strategic partner at Techtextil

Once again, at Techtextil Frankfurt, next May 2017, French machinery will emphasize on their strategic partnerships with technical textiles manufacturers.

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Associations

2017-03-06

Italian textile machinery take center stage at Techtextil, the international textiles fair

Around 70 Italian machinery manufacturers are slated to take part in the upcoming edition of Techtextil Frankfurt, the world’s largest industry event for technical textiles; a number that has grown over the years, and a testament to the interest Italy’s textile machinery sector places in the technical and innovative textiles market.

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