Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

VIEW Premium Selection no longer possible, planning the second edition of FABRIC DAYS for Spring.Summer 22

Following the successful staging of FABRIC DAYS at the beginning of September 2020 as the first physical trade fair after the lockdown, the organisers of MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH have started planning the next round of trade fairs for the Spring.Summer 22 season. The aim was to realise VIEW Premium Selection as a Preview Textile Fair to compliment the main trade fair which would follow 6 weeks later in Munich. However, over the past few days the situation has changed drastically and with it the starting position.

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Denim

2020-10-29

Cone Denim introduces Ionic+™ sustainable antimicrobial protection for denim

Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is excited to launch the newest in denim innovation – the Self-Clean Jean. In partnership with Noble Biomaterials, the global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, Cone Denim has developed its newest denim fabric using Noble’s Ionic+™ technology, which harnesses the power of positive ions embedded in yarn fibers to inhibit the growth of bacteria and microbes on the surface of fabric.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

Industry leaders are touting the importance of participating in this year’s Virtual Hygienix™ conference Nov. 17-19 to gain critical insights and connections offering valuable business opportunities in the “new normal” pandemic market.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

In the coming year, ISPO Munich will take place February 1-5, completely online. In close cooperation with the branch and with consideration for the current development of the coronavirus, Messe München has decided to conduct the event completely digitally. By doing so, the world’s leading sports business platform will be beneficial for all participants, regardless of international travel restrictions.

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Denim

2020-10-29

Levi Strauss & Co. announces senior leadership changes to elevate the Levi’s® brand

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) today announced a series of leadership changes, effective November 30, 2020, designed to position the company for the future. As shared in the company’s most recent quarterly financial announcement, LS&Co. is elevating the Levi’s® brand, continuing to diversify with an increased focus on direct-to-consumer (DTC) and prioritizing the digitization of its business to deliver value and help the company emerge stronger and more profitable.

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Sustainability

2020-10-29

A new era begins: The renewable materials conference, Cologne and online, 18–20 May 2021

Featuring a unique concept to present all sustainable and renewable material solutions at one event: bio-based, CO2-based and recycled http://www.renewable-materials.eu 

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Europe

2020-10-29

Coronavirus resurgence: Commission steps up action to reinforce preparedness and response measures across the EU

Today, the European Commission is launching an additional set of actions to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, save lives and strengthen the internal market's resilience.

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Europe

2020-10-29

Advancing the EU social market economy: adequate minimum wages for workers across Member States

The Commission today proposes an EU Directive to ensure that the workers in the Union are protected by adequate minimum wages allowing for a decent living wherever they work. When set at adequate levels, minimum wages do not only have a positive social impact but also bring wider economic benefits as they reduce wage inequality, help sustain domestic demand and strengthen incentives to work.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

Schoeller highlights for summer 2022: Knitted fabric collection

Knitted textiles from Schoeller Textil AG make a convincing impact in terms of function and unique looks. Developed in Switzerland by the leading textile company in the woven and knit fabrics categories and produced under eco-friendly conditions on high-tech machinery, the collection also features long-lasting thermal insulation and highly abrasion-resistant protection options. Additional highlights include full-surface reflective prints and new dyeable polyester knit fabrics with a distinctly positive ecobalance.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-29

Toyobo Co., Ltd. has agreed to set up a joint venture firm to produce yarns for automobile airbags with Bangkok-based Indorama Polyester Industries PCL (IPI), which is under the umbrella of the world’s largest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer, Indorama Ventures PCL (SET ticker: IVL). The joint company plans to build a new plant on the IPI factory site in Rayong Province, Thailand, and start operations in 1st Quarter of 2022.

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Denim

2020-10-29

The LYCRA Company will debut its newest denim innovation, LYCRA® Anti-Slip Fiber, this month during the Kingpins24-Amsterdam online event. Each day of the virtual expo will explore a different theme impacting the global denim industry – Inspiration (Oct. 27), Innovation (Oct. 28), Fibers and Raw Materials (Oct. 29) and People and Social (Oct. 30) – via live-streamed and on-demand panels, seminars and interviews. Kingpins is transitioning its denim tradeshow for the third time to an online format amid COVID-19 concerns. Previous events in April and September drew more than 4,000 live stream viewers and more than 38,000 on-demand content views.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-29

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has developed Mushon® 4X, a textile that quells the sources of odors. The company applied proprietary nanotechnology in combining several functional processing techniques to deliver odor prevention and elimination, antibacterial, and antioxidant performance.

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Denim

2020-10-29

The collaboration between Tonello and denim designer Piero Turk gave birth to a sustainable denim collection, result of a combination of the latest responsible technologies, and created with the most eco-friendly fabrics selected by The Kingpins Show.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-29

The textile industry, one of the major industrial sectors worldwide, is going through a significant revolution, with changes taking place in various sections of textile processing. Biotechnology and biomimicry, for example, are continuously playing an important role in redefining the influence of the textile industry on society, and so is progress made in auxiliary chemistry, with advances investigated and then applied in almost every section of textile processing. The outcome is amazingly promising.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

Beginning from 2021, Cinte Techtextil China will be held annually rather than biennially. Following on from a successful 14th edition in September this year, Asia’s leading event for the entire technical textiles and nonwovens industry will run from 13 – 15 June 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. This will be the first instance that Cinte Techtextil will take place at this fairground. The recently completed 2020 edition attracted 409 exhibitors and 15,326 visits at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

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Spinning

2020-10-29

A typical manmade fiber system produces well over 600 tons of yarn a day. This equals in around 700 winders in filament yarn production or 3 systems in staple fiber production. These figures show just how important smooth production processes are.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-29

Mesdan’s AIR TRONIC is one of the most popular Air Permeability tester on the market. Following the COVID-19 crisis and market demand for medical face mask testing, Mesdan developed a "Medical mask testing kit” according to EN 14683:2019 (Annex C) and ASTM F2100:2019 (point 9.2), for what refers to the differential pressure only, measuring the pressure difference above and below the specimen, used mainly for surgical masks.

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Composites

2020-10-29

Teijin and Safran sign master contract for the purchasing of high-performance composite materials

Teijin Limited announced today that a long term master agreement has been signed by Teijin and Safran S.A., an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense market.

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Industry 4.0

2020-10-29

Teijin raises equity stake in Floadia to enhance business capabilities with AI know-how

Teijin Limited announced today that it has raised its equity stake in Floadia Corporation, a Tokyo-based start-up company that develops, consults, licenses and sells non-volatile memory. This type of memory is indispensable in the rapid processing of big data by artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities thanks to its suitability for deployment in edge computing environments and its ability to process information without access to the cloud.

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Textile processing

2020-10-29

Gerber Technology redefines mass production with launch of revolutionary, next-generation cutting room

Gerber Technology is revolutionizing the flexible materials processing industry with the launch of their end-to-end solution for mass production, which will be unveiled at their annual technology conference, ideation, on November 4-6. The connected platform features the new Atria digital cutting solution and the October 2020 release of AccuMark® 2D and 3D, AccuNest™ and AccuPlan™.

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Industry 4.0

2020-10-29

Blockchain-based ‘Follow Our Fibre’ refreshed

Asia Pacific Rayon’s (APR) Follow Our Fibre is a blockchain-based tool that allows users access to information in real-time on the source of the raw materials in their garments and the origination of the fibre. Launched in May 2019, the platform is now refreshed to include information of its suppliers’ conservation and biodiversity efforts, taking information transparency and richness to a new level.

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Sustainability

2020-10-29

RGE releases progress report on investment commitment in next-generation fibre innovation and technology

RGE has released a 2019-2020 progress report on its commitment to invest USD200 million in next-generation textile fibre innovation and technology over a ten-year period. The inaugural report is released a week ahead of the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference where RGE announced its commitment a year ago.

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Spinning

2020-10-29

Truetzschler sheds light on the recycling jungle

Upcycling, downcycling, recycling and better use of raw materials are only a few terms for different sustainability efforts in the textile industry. The subject is complex and can have many different characteristics.

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Denim

2020-10-26

Kingpins24 Amsterdam starts tomorrow

Panels and conversations for the four-day event revolve around the themes of Inspiration, Innovation, Fiber and Raw Materials and People and Social Responsibility. Expanding beyond education, for the first time during a Kingpins24 event, attendees will be able to review collections from denim mills.

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Raw Materials

2020-10-22

Fashion and textiles industry keen to go green despite covid-19 pandemic

New research reveals the extent of the global fashion industry’s commitment to sustainability, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with sustainability ranked as the second most important strategic objective for businesses in the sector[i].

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-22

SABIC announces the latest developments of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco

This is in reference to the announcement made on Tadawul by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) on November 26, 2017, regarding the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) to study the feasibility of developing an industrial complex to convert crude oil to chemicals (COTC).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-22

Milliken donates more than 23,000 reusable gowns to local school districts

Milliken & Company, a diversified international manufacturer headquartered in South Carolina, teamed up with local schools to provide Milliken Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) reusable fabric gowns to teachers and faculty. These gowns, donated as part of the company’s initiative to support the communities where its associates live and work, will outfit teachers with a reusable gown to help alleviate health concerns and financial burdens of educating students in-person.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-22

For the first time the innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year” will be granted at the “2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres”

The innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year” will be granted to the innovative cellulose fibre industry for the development of new technologies and applications. All producers and inventors along the entire value chain from feedstock to the final product are invited to join the competition. The award is given by nova-Institute. Deadline for submission is 30 November 2020.

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Research & Development

2020-10-22

Compact solution with great effect

Modern sound absorbers optimize the sound experience. They provide valuable services in recording studios and concert halls, but can also be used in everyday life wherever the background noise is disturbing. Until now, these absorbers have been bulky and not very suitable for small rooms. Together with Kaiser Möbelwerkstätten GmbH, the DITF have developed a sound absorber with an effective technology that fits into the smallest of spaces. It absorbs not only high and medium, but also low frequencies. The research project was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-22

TANATEX Chemicals unites with other leading chemical companies to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries.

TANATEX Chemicals has joined with six other world leading chemical companies to launch Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI). With a commitment to collaboration, innovation and transformational change, the new alliance aims to lead the textile and leather industries towards a more sustainable future.

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Europe

2020-10-22

2021 Commission work programme – from strategy to delivery

Today, the Commission adopted its 2021 work programme, designed to make Europe healthier, fairer and more prosperous, while accelerating its long-term transformation into a greener economy, fit for the digital age. It contains new legislative initiatives across all six headline ambitions of President von der Leyen's Political Guidelines and follows her first State of the Union Speech. While delivering on the priorities set out in this work programme, the Commission will continue to put all its efforts into managing the crisis, and into making Europe's economies and societies more resilient.

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Sustainability

2020-10-22

Hyosung provides financial support for disabled artists for 3 years

Jamsil Creation Studio, which receives financial support from Hyosung, is holding an exhibition “The Value Linked Together” at the Seoul History Museum at Seosomun Historical Park from Oct. 16 until Nov. 4. The said event will display the works created by artists working at Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture and as part of a mentoring program for disabled children.

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News Archive
2020-10-22

EURATEX contributes to the EPR policy debate by highlighting the positive and negative aspects of this system.

2020-10-22

Teijin joins AZL partner network for lightweight production technology

2020-10-22

Technology webtalk on production and packaging technologies for respiratory protection masks

2020-10-22

Teijin to donate oil adsorbents to support recovery from Mauritius oil spill

2020-10-22

Lenzing wins State Prize for Innovation with sustainable nonwovens technology

2020-10-22

Renewcell and Tangshan Sanyou sign landmark deal to produce Circulose® textile-to-textile recycled fibers.

2020-10-22

FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

2020-10-22

Highly successful Monforts webinar for India

2020-10-22

Moti Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd. moves to digital production with Mimaki Tiger-1800B MkII printers for faster, high-quality textile printing

2020-10-22

The fruit of the collaboration between Ian Berry and Tonello lands in San Francisco.

2020-10-22

First class wipes with Phantom technology

2020-10-22

arena Icons meets ISKO for a timeless lifestyle outfit.

2020-10-22

Mesdan cotton stickiness testing method recognition

2020-10-22

Kordsa has been awarded the “Gold” rating for sustainability

2020-10-22

Chemical companies unite to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries

2020-10-22

Transparency saves cost and provides security

2020-10-22

New website about new technology: Friction Inserts

2020-10-21

The TC19i: A new benchmark for man-made fiber processing

2020-10-15

Italian textile machines on show at "INNOVATE TEXTILE & APPAREL VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW"

2020-10-15

Report launch: Fashion innovation landscape in India

2020-10-15

Columbia sportswear launches omni-heat black dot, an industry-first warming technology

2020-10-15

Wall Street Journal names Eastman one of world’s most sustainably managed companies

2020-10-15

Digital Pre-Convention Event to the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention

2020-10-15

VF Corporation named one of America’s most JUST companies by Forbes and JUST capital

2020-10-15

VF Corporation announces changes to brand leadership and management structure around core and emerging brands Portfolio

2020-10-15

5th ITMF Corona-Survey: 69% of participants have reduced their production capacity during the Corona-pandemic

2020-10-15

Gerber Technology empowers AFM distribution to expand workwear business

2020-10-15

Tenax® Carbon Fiber reinforced thermoplastics qualified by Collins Aerospace

2020-10-15

Teijin Frontier unveils new extra-absorbent, fast-drying fabric with diatomaceous earth-like surface

2020-10-15

H&M Group at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

2020-10-15

Tonello and the laundry (R)Evolution go live at the second edition of denimsandjeans virtual show.

2020-10-15

Fulgar and the Rhodia-Solvay Group collaborates for AMNI® VIRUS-BAC OFF technology

2020-10-15

First edition of Nonwovens Circular Forum closes to great aclaim

2020-10-15

Italian textile machinery: ACIMIT general meeting confirms industry downturn

2020-10-15

Oerlikon Experts share their know-how online

2020-10-15

James Heal launch online test materials shop for UK market

2020-10-15

New, high-volume EFI POWER and COLORS printers create profit opportunities in soft signage

2020-10-15

Control costs today, ready for future profits…

2020-10-15

Textile technology leaders heading for new markets for their investments await ITM 2021

2020-10-15

Kemin Textile Auxiliaries announces rebranded creative laboratory and launches new website for Garmon Chemicals brand

2020-10-15

ISKO Vital + Premium face covers are now sold through 1400 stores in the VARNER fashion brand portfolio.

2020-10-15

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Bamboo for wipes

2020-10-15

Free, fair and sustainable trade is an essential component of EURATEX strategy

2020-10-15

Innovate Textile & Apparel virtual trade show now live

2020-10-09

Kornit Digital joins the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel virtual trade show

2020-10-08

Eurofins launches Europe’s first validated test method to evaluate filtration capacity of masks for SARS-CoV-2

2020-10-08

Bolt Threads partners with adidas, Kering, lululemon and Stella McCartney to introduce Mylo™

2020-10-08

COTTON USA celebrates World Cotton Day with virtual events focused on a greener world

2020-10-08

World Cotton Day on 7 October highlights the importance of cotton for development policy

2020-10-08

Ecurie Aix unveils race cars for the new season

2020-10-08

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches WallStar® Digital into North America

2020-10-08

RISE® conference delivers on new technologies for nonwovens/engineered materials—virtually

2020-10-08

Berry Global’s Biesheim, France, facility achieves ISCC Plus Certification for the production of sustainable nonwovens for hygiene and medical applications

2020-10-08

ISPO Munich 2021: The global meeting place for the industry will take place. New hybrid concept to reach the largest-possible international audience

2020-10-08

Reuben Selby showcases Infinited Fiber in Paris fashion week debut

2020-10-08

Toray develops antiviral textile offering exceptional washability and comfort

2020-10-08

AATCC Launches “Sustainability in Textiles” Series

2020-10-08

Teijin signs UNGC statement from business leaders for new international cooperation

2020-10-08

Commission assesses and sets out reform priorities for the countries aiming to join the EU

2020-10-08

PFAFF 4520 - Full-automatic mask production unit

2020-10-08

Navis TubeTex announces large wave of new orders

2020-10-08

DyStar releases integrated Sustainability Report 2019 – 2020

2020-10-08

Indorama Ventures joins the World Economic Forum’s global plastic action partnership

2020-10-08

Recycling system ’Looop’ helps H&M transform unwanted garments into new fashion favourites

2020-10-08

Second independent audit of Lenzing’s raw material sourcing reaffirms ‘low-risk’ status

2020-10-08

EFI Reggiani to participate in innovate textile & apparel virtual trade show

2020-10-08

Enjoy time travel from the home office

2020-10-08

EDANA announces winners of the INDEX™20 Innovation Award

2020-10-07

Joining forces to produce high-quality face masks with verifiable authenticity

2020-10-07

Mimaki Europe to present line-up of cutting-edge digital textile solutions at Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-07

Quality assurance from Mahlo – in the service of health

2020-10-05

Thies presents "Be the Change" machines at virtual trade show

2020-10-05

Freudenberg expands meltblown nonwovens capacity at Kaiserslautern site

2020-10-05

Monforts at Innovate Textile & Apparel (ITA) 2020

2020-10-02

Latest economic data are a wakeup call to build an ambitious industrial strategy

2020-10-02

Flattering the skin

2020-10-01

World’s first nonwovens with certified circular polypropylen

2020-10-01

ITOCHU, Borealis and Borouge announce collaboration to enable uptake of renewable polypropylene in the Japanese market

2020-10-01

Plastics Circularity Multiplier online conference

2020-10-01

ExxonMobil introduces new groundbreaking high-loft, ultra-soft nonwoven solutions for hygiene products

2020-10-01

Stepping up the game

2020-10-01

QUALIFORM first to adopt Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester made with innovative molecular recycling technology

2020-10-01

Coats Digital launches GSDCostV5 with fair wage tool and digital feedback loop

2020-10-01

5th ITMF Corona-Survey: Vertical integration improves resilience

2020-10-01

LAPF Studio conducts a week long Buyer Seller Meet at Tiruppur

2020-10-01

Solvay receives recognition on biodiversity commitments

2020-10-01

Spinnova-Marimekko collaboration on groundbreaking, sustainable fabrics recognized in the Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards

2020-10-01

Let’s work together: Connected globally, socially distanced locally – Neonyt is showing how it’s done!

2020-10-01

HeiQ and Hockey Club Ambrì-Piotta Sharks protect fans with branded, antiviral face masks

2020-10-01

Carbios to move facilities to a Michelin site in Clermont-Ferrand, France

2020-10-01

Ulrich Scherbel new Chief Operating Officer of AMSilk

2020-10-01

A new European research area: Commission sets new plan to support green and digital transition and EU recovery

2020-10-01

Top global fashion brands say “Yes!” to Infinited Fiber Company’s textile recycling technology

2020-10-01

ISPO Brandnew offers opportunities for newcomers: the application period is nearing its end

2020-10-01

Lenzing is founding partner of the Renewable Carbon Initiative

2020-10-01

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB Nine-month report

2020-10-01

H&M Group brands expand online to Russia

2020-10-01

Gerber Technology launches fashion transformation initiative

2020-10-01

adidas successfully places its first sustainability bond

2020-10-01

Teijin to showcase mobility technologies and products via interactive site in response to new normal lifestyle