Industry 4.0

2017-10-19

Adidas launches AM4 project in landmark moment for Speedfactory facility

adidas has announced the first major project to be created at its SPEEDFACTORY facility in Ansbach, Germany. The launch of the AM4 series heralds a significant moment for the brand in terms of the future of manufacturing, with SPEEDFACTORY being a facility that will allow adidas to explore, test and co-create with consumers, as well as constantly invent and reinvent design and define the future of how the brand creates.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-10-19

Kurskhimvolokno starts up new Trützschler extrusion lines for industrial yarn

Within the frame of a strategic company modernization program, Kurskhimvolokno, a major Russian player in the polyamide industrial yarn industry, recently increased its capacity by more than 30%.

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Denim

2017-10-18

Bangladesh Denim Expo and Pacific Jeans Group get together to highlight the country’s capabilities and best sustainable practices in innovative design and denim experiences, a potential also well shown by the country’s growth numbers. A special event that further enhances the next Bangladesh Denim Expo (8 November – Dhaka)

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Composites

2017-10-18

Kordsa, a global player in the reinforcement technologies which has recently transferred its 44-year tire reinforcement experience into construction reinforcement and composite technologies, participated in Turk Kompozit 2017, organized by the Turkish Composite Manufacturers Association between 5-7 October in İstanbul.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2017-10-18

Morajee Textiles Ltd. has been established as early as 1871 under the name of Morarjee Goculdas Spinning and Weaving Co. Ltd. and is one of the first five companies listed on the Indian stock exchange. After an unparalleled growth and extension Morarjee Textiles is now part of the Ashok Piramal Group, a diversified and leading business group in India.  

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Sustainability

2017-10-18

How can the industry protect wool's environmental credentials? From on-farm practices to consumer empowerment programmes, the International Wool Textile Organisation looks at how wool can supply solutions to retail's responsibility needs.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2017-10-17

Industry’s leading sourcing platform delivers strong business results once again

Three days of order placing, relationship building and trend-spotting concluded last Friday as another successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics wrapped up. Once again the global industry truly came together in Shanghai for the industry’s leading trade fair, with 4,538 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions (2016: 4,553, 29 countries and regions) presenting their latest collections and innovations across 11 halls, with the gross area of the fair increasing 6% compared to 2016.

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Weaving

2017-10-16

Itema Group launches ItemaCampus Lahore

Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, opened the doors of its brand-new, state-of-the-art training center - ItemaCampus - in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 4, 2017.

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Weaving

2017-10-16

An in-house show will be held to mark KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary in Changzhou

The global market leader and trendsetter in the production of warp knitting and warp preparation machines, KARL MAYER, is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2017, and is marking this milestone by holding a series of special events with in-house shows held at its different subsidiaries. An event in this demonstration of progress to mark the company’s anniversary is an in-house show to be held at KARL MAYER (China) in Changzhou from 23 to 25 November.

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Research & Development

2017-10-16

Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH wins f-cell award 2017

The Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH (ITA Augsburg) is honored with the f-cell award 2017 in the category research and development with it’s contribution “textile carbon fibre electrodes for microbial fuel cells (T exKoMBZ)”.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2017-10-13

Foss Floors orders Dilo Line

Dilo has received an order from Foss Floors, with headquarters in Rome (GA) – USA, to supply a complete DILO needlepunch line. This order demonstrates once more the strong partnership between Foss and Dilo.

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Software

2017-10-12

Human Solutions at the 3D Body.Tech conference in Montréal

What can 3D body scanning achieve? Human Solutions has been the world leader in 3D body scanning for almost 20 years now. At the 3D Body.Tech conference, the company will show what happens with a completed scan – and why the right software is crucial for the meaningful use of scans.

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Software

2017-10-12

Gerber’s AutoMatch™ for apparel reduces labor by 50% and increases throughput

Consumers are becoming more aware about the quality of their clothing purchases – holding brands and manufacturers to quality standards all while demanding new styles with every new trend. “We have taken our research and learning from our AutoMatch for furniture and applied it to the apparel market,” said Tom Gordan, director, product management, Gerber Technology.

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Raw Materials

2017-10-12

Over 36 major brands pledge to achieve sustainable cotton by 2025

23 more of the world's most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Kathmandu and Timberland today pledged to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025 . 36 major brands and retailers have now signed up to the 100% by 2025 pledge, including four of Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s ten largest global apparel brands , and three of the top 10 UK clothing retailers.

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Sustainability

2017-10-12

Textile Exchange rPET Challenge Fact Sheet

More than 45 renowned textile, apparel and retail companies—including major brands such as adidas, Dibella, Eileen Fisher, Gap Inc., H&M, IKEA, Lindex, MetaWear, Target and Timberland—have committed or are supporting an increase in their use of Recycled Polyester (rPET) by at least 25% by 2020, it was announced today at Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference, where more than 500 textile and apparel leaders have come together to discuss the most important sustainability issues facing the industry.

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Raw Materials

2017-10-12

Bremen Cotton Exchange defies criticism against cotton

Cotton is not only a fibre for the textile industry. Its sphere of influence goes much further: it is an essential economic factor for many farmers and workers in developing countries. Lately, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), Washington, presented the results of a recent assessment of the number of people employed in the cotton sector. In its estimates for employment in cotton growing in the 2015/16 season, the ICAC assumes around 200 million people.

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News Archive
2017-10-12

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at A+A 2017

2017-10-12

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Viscom Italia

2017-10-12

Kornit Digital to showcase neon inks and web-to-print solution at SGIA

2017-10-12

Lenzing launches TENCEL™ Luxe

2017-10-12

Organic cotton? Verification is better!

2017-10-12

ITM left its mark on Iran and Uzbekistan

2017-10-11

Mayer & Cie.’s Relanit celebrates anniversary

2017-10-11

Largest Yarn Expo Autumn ever opens this week with more quality products on offer

2017-10-11

Sandler Nonwoven Corporation formally inaugurated

2017-10-11

Huntsman Textile Effects unveils TERATOP® XKS HL inks for color-fast technical textiles

2017-10-11

New staff members help WEKO grow further

2017-10-11

Speed up production of TongDe Knitting

2017-10-11

Accuracy of yarn count measurement put to the test

2017-10-10

SINCE 2017, Autefa Solutions focuses on customers’ requirements

2017-10-08

Stäubli will present latest innovations at ITMACH, India

2017-10-08

Teijin to participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

2017-10-06

RadiciGroup releases its 2016 Sustainability Report

2017-10-06

Lihan Wei to serve as 9th Statistican

2017-10-05

U.S. Fashion Industry Association joins with Egyptian Ministry of Trade on educational webinar about QIZs

2017-10-05

120 organisations gathered in India to drive the cotton sector towards sustainability

2017-10-05

BCI retailer and brand members lead the way in sustainable cotton ranking 2017

2017-10-05

Breathair® is now part of PHP Fibers business in Europe and America

2017-10-05

Durst's new reactive ink system Alpha Ink R HD fulfills strict GOTS 5.0 guidelines

2017-10-05

ITMA 2019 garment sector zooms in on automation to help manufacturers

2017-10-05

ANDRITZ Nonwoven highlights its cutting-edge technologies for the Asian markets at SINCE 2017

2017-10-05

INDA rebrands “Nonwovens” to “Engineered Material Solutions”

2017-10-05

Schoeller receives Keyhouse Hightex Award

2017-10-05

Capacity increase for Teijin’s Technora aramid fiber

2017-10-05

Sustainable in many different ways: recycling at Trevira

2017-10-05

CHOMARAT signs a new distribution agreement

2017-10-05

International conference on composites for automotive technology

2017-10-05

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Intertextile

2017-10-04

Smithers Pira forecasts nonwovens as fastest growth area for fluff pulp

2017-10-04

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

2017-10-04

DuPont, Hyosung, INVISTA and Lenzing host Group Pavilions at this month’s Intertextile Shanghai

2017-10-04

OUTLOOK ™ 2017 closes as most successful edition ever

2017-10-04

A program of tailor-made conferences for the Asian composites industry

2017-10-04

Stocks outside China are projected to grow in 2017/18

2017-10-04

Archroma has registered about 200 substances under REACH

2017-10-04

SSM impressed visitors at September shows

2017-09-29

SHIMA SEIKI to participate in Private Show in Turkey

2017-09-29

15 years of Human Solutions

2017-09-29

Teijin Materials and Technologies to support World Solar Challenge

2017-09-29

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2017 - A smashing international success

2017-09-29

20 Years Com4® – quality yarns that guarantee reliability

2017-09-29

AMSilk CEO Jens Klein to speak at Synthetic Biology conference SynBioBeta 2017

2017-09-29

Fashion design shaped by the choice of materials

2017-09-29

EDANA publishes new guidelines for testing femcare products

2017-09-29

New processes for cleaning high-visibility clothing

2017-09-29

MYR welcomes Adriano Goldschmied to join the revolutionary “look customizer” dedicated to denim

2017-09-28

Valuable source of inspiration for the Indian clothing market

2017-09-27

SPGPrints’ new Experience Center provides global digital textile industry innovation hub

2017-09-27

INVISTA to showcase ‘Innovative Attitude’ at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

2017-09-27

Lectra and Faurecia renew their partnership agreement

2017-09-26

Iran exhibition sees Swiss textile machinery firms build on symposium success

2017-09-26

Santex Rimar Group retraces the Silk Road in Iran

2017-09-25

Are Lewis acids the antimicrobial solution for textiles?

2017-09-25

EDANA and South African Department of environmental affairs co-host stakeholder meeting on waste

2017-09-25

Digital is now! Human Solutions at the CISMA in Shanghai

2017-09-22

Eco friendly denim finishing from Monforts at ShanghaiTex

2017-09-21

Groz-Beckert at CISMA 2017 – Experience service

2017-09-21

MAROC IN MODE and MAROC SOURCING feature Germany

2017-09-21

Future of athleisure and sustainable fast fashion to be debated at next month’s Intertextile Shanghai

2017-09-21

CHIC Autumn Shanghai offers new forms and new experiences

2017-09-21

Clerici Tessuto takes the 100% bio-based Evo fibre by Fulgar to the luxury market

2017-09-21

Fashion brands and textile retailers back Cotton made in Africa

2017-09-21

Lenzing supports eco-responsible fashion retailers and brands with EcoVero

2017-09-21

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at CISMA 2017

2017-09-20

Reifenhäuser Digital established

2017-09-20

Reifenhäuser Holding reconfigures its Management Board.

2017-09-20

Baldwin acquires PC Industries to expand capabilities in Print Inspection Solutions

2017-09-20

Lectra appoints Olivier du Chesnay as Chief Financial Officer

2017-09-19

IDF - The success story

2017-09-18

Ethiopia: Italian textile machinery at African Sourcing & Fashion Week

2017-09-18

Super-heavy terry fabric produced on a TM 4 TS EL

2017-09-18

KARL MAYER is expanding its service operations in Vietnam, Bangladesh and India

2017-09-18

EDANA announce winners of 2017 nonwovens R&D student grant

2017-09-15

Technological breakthrough: successful method found for recycling blend textiles into new fibres

2017-09-15

Jeanologia presents system that easily identifies fabrics suitable for treatment with sustainable technologies

2017-09-14

Lectra awarded "Showcase for the industry of the future" label

2017-09-14

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles attracted more trade buyers this year resulting in strong business outcomes

2017-09-14

SGL Group presents integrated solutions at COMPOSITES EUROPE

2017-09-13

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics goes green next month

2017-09-13

JEC Group is the first French company to organize an industrial trade fair in Seoul

2017-09-13

Hexcel launches £7.4m project to create new carbon fibre fabrics

2017-09-13

Hand in Hand – 125 years Thies textile dyeing machines

2017-09-13

RadiciGroup at the 56th Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress: Focus on products for industrial applications

2017-09-13

ARCHROMA to highlight Color Atlas library and sustainability-driven innovations in its Première Vision debut

2017-09-13

Dyestuff for textile fibers market 2022 overview and growth

2017-09-13

EDANA opens registration for Middle East & North Africa Nonwovens Symposium 2018

2017-09-13

Sustainability in the textile industry - Properly assess the global supply chain with OEKO-TEX®

2017-09-13

A specific solution for each quality need

2017-09-12

Itema exhibits best-in-class weaving innovations for technical fabrics at Techtextil India

2017-09-11

BeoCare & Fra Production enter into Strategic Alliance

2017-09-11

New IQ4I report on BioTextiles - Global Market estimated to be worth $7,390.4 million by 2023

2017-09-11

ITA at COMPOSITES EUROPE

2017-09-11

Smart Textronics Centre of KITECH and SKKU (both South Korea) und ITA (Germany) opens in South Korea

2017-09-11

EFI reports second quarter 2017 results

2017-09-11

ARCHROMA powers ‘DESIGN SEEDS’ with accurate, achievable color

2017-09-08

Baldwin to acquire Ahlbrandt System