Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to pivot to new event cycle after 2022

Co-located events Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will change their event cycle and shift permanently to odd years after the 2022 editions.

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Recycling

2021-05-06

Textile Exchange and Fashion Industry charter for climate action launch the 2025 recycled polyester challenge

Textile and apparel brands are invited to take climate action by joining the 85 brands and suppliers committed to replace their use of virgin polyester with recycled polyester to ultimately shift global volume from an average of 14% to 45% by 2025. Textile Exchange and the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, convened by UN Climate Change, have launched a joint initiative to spur further a shift in the market towards the uptake of recycled polyester (rPET) and the associated reduction in greenhouse gases (GHGs).

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Spinning

2021-05-06

“We delivered a robust Group performance in the first quarter, which was driven by our structural cost-out actions and the recovery in the global automotive and tooling markets,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group. “Assuming markets continue to pick up, and there are no further significant disruptions from COVID-19, we confirm our guidance for 2021.”

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Contact restrictions, home office and altered daily lives – our lives in 2020 were radically changed. This was also the case for various sectors of the economy, including the textile and clothing industry. The pandemic did and continues to demonstrate to us daily how fragile and vulnerable human life remains. And: how irreplaceable physical closeness to others is, and the great inner desire for perceptible physical experiences. However, with crisis come opportunities and stimuli for change.

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Digital Printing

2021-05-06

HP introduces new edition stitch S1000 printer for soft signage and interior décor

Today HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) announced the latest addition to its HP Stitch portfolio to help print service providers (PSPs) diversify their soft signage and interior décor offerings, as well as meet more challenging customer needs. The updated 126-inch HP Stitch S1000 is designed to offer high quality with greater versatility and smooth operation.

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Research & Development

2021-05-06

A new size survey project – “SizeWorld China”

China is one of the largest growth markets in the world, but with 1.4 billion inhabitants the diversity of its population is huge. China is made up of 56 ethnic groups, so, if your products need to “fit” your consumer – if you are in fashion or vehicle design, or if you produce uniforms or physical training equipment - you are going to need information about the height, weight and size of China’s population.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Confluent Medical announces strategic investment in the electrospinning company

Confluent Medical Technologies Inc. (Confluent) announced a strategic investment in The Electrospinning Company Ltd. (Electrospinning). Electrospinning, a UK-based company, has developed a proprietary electrospinning process which will expand the design options utilized in the structural heart market and fully automate the process of attaching biomedical textiles to heart valve frames.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-05-06

Global Bicomponent Fiber Markets, 2015-2020 & 2021-2026 by Material Type, Structure Type, End-Use Industry Type, and Region

The "Bicomponent Fiber Market by Material Type, by Structure Type, by End-Use Industry Type, and by Region, Size, Share, Trend, Forecast, & Industry Analysis: 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

INDA announces World of Wipes Innovation Award® finalists

Nonwoven-based wipe products for sanitizing, cleaning and beauty applications from Kimberly-Clark Professional, Lenzing and SharkNinja are the finalists vying for this year’s prestigious World of Wipes Innovation Award® that will be selected at the 15th edition of the 2021 World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference, July 12-15, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Raw Materials

2021-05-06

Campaign for Wool at the 90th IWTO Congress

The Campaign for Wool celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2020 with a host of initiatives across the UK. At the same time, the Campaign for Wool in Canada, along with its parent body the Canadian Wool Council, took some bold steps toward transforming the Canadian wool landscape.

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Raw Materials

2021-05-06

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a new science-based sustainability program that collects robust farm-level data against six key sustainability metrics, is pleased to announce that it is further enhancing the value of its program by delivering unparalleled supply chain transparency through its Protocol Credit Management System (PCMS). Recognizing the growing importance of increased supply chain visibility to brand and retail members, the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol is joining the TextileGenesis™ platform as the world’s first sustainable cotton fiber to offer full transparency across the supply chain on the platform.

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Recycling

2021-05-06

Material innovation company Spinnova and one of the most globally renown Finnish interior architects, Yrjö Kukkapuro, have today introduced a circular demo chair they have created together. The Everyday Chair 2021 is a prominent entry to the interior textiles market that holds a lot of potential for Spinnova.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

HeiQ MetalliQ doesn’t only look metallic. The mask with a patented design actually contains an ultra-thin pure copper coating applied via a high-tech vapor deposition process, called HeiQ MetalliX, which converts a minute amount of copper into vapour, allowing it to be deposited evenly to surround each fibre. HeiQ MetalliX is a patent-pending technology, created by HeiQ’s innovation partner, Australian materials technology company, Xefco.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-06

Zara is unveiling its new cosmetics line, which will go under the generic name of Zara Beauty, worldwide today. It will be featured in the brand's stores as a new section, so joining the Zara Woman, Man and Kids sections, and will be available to purchase online from 12 May in all of Europe, the US, Canada, China, South Korea, Japan, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, for gradual subsequent rollout everywhere else. In addition, customers can discover the entire collection by means of an immersive experience, complete with personalised beauty tips, which will be available in 22 stores (see Annex I).

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Carpets

2021-05-06

With eight months to go until DOMOTEX 2022, it is already apparent that the 33rd edition of the world's most important trade show for carpets and floor coverings will be a strong and innovative event. DOMOTEX will feature several innovations from January 13 to 16.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-06

The Lenzing Group had a clearly positive revenue and earnings development in the first quarter of 2021. Growing optimism in the textile and apparel industry as a result of the vaccination progress and the continuing recovery in retail led to a significant increase in demand and higher prices in the global fiber market.

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Sustainability

2021-05-06

The Lenzing Group, the leading global supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, will invest more than EUR 200 mn in its production sites in Purwakarta (Indonesia) and Nanjing (China) to convert existing standard viscose capacity into environmentally responsible specialty fibers.

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Denim

2021-05-06

With the launch of the progressive BLUEZONE Living Page, the team offers a completely new experience through an interactive and dynamic approach featuring exclusive denim insights...

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Home Textiles

2021-05-06

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reactivates strategic review of its Decor business

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is exploring strategic options for its Decor business, including the possibility of divesting the business. The review process, first announced on September 17, 2019, has been impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Recycling

2021-05-06

Renewcell hires Chief Technology Officer

Today, Renewcell signed an employment contract with Kristina Elg Christoffersson. Elg Christoffersson will join the company as Chief Technology Officer with overall responsibility for process and product development.

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Sustainability

2021-05-06

Strategic programmes: Circular economy and biobased fibres exploration phase ended

58 organisations and more than 210 professionals participated in the 6-month exploration phase of the two programmes. This first phase ended and we are now assessing the feedback received from the participants, which particularly appreciated the state-of-the-art presentatations.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-06

VF Corporation advances global partnership with Better Work

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories, today announced that it is advancing its engagement with Better Work by strengthening its partnership status to Global Partner. This action is part of VF’s ongoing commitment to human rights and improving worker well-being throughout its global supply chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-06

Suominen expands offering of sustainable nonwovens

Global environmental concerns – such as diminishing resources, climate change and marine plastic pollution – are creating new market expectations and demand for sustainable products, including nonwovens. To meet this market demand, Suominen is continuously developing innovative products that combine sustainability, quality and performance.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-06

Hygienic, sustainable, smart and future-proof: Texcare International revolves around the sector’s top themes

The coronavirus pandemic has shown without doubt that a professional textile service is of crucial significance to the health-care sector. Thanks to their certified hygienic processes, textile-care companies can guarantee safety and reliably ensure supplies in their region. Accordingly, hygiene is one of the top themes at Texcare International in November 2021. Other focal points include sustainability with regard to the circular economy, smart solutions using artificial intelligence and digital customer contacts. At the end of the year, Texcare is being held at the right time to discuss future-oriented business models.

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Digital Printing

2021-05-06

Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. partner with Kornit Digital for sustainable on-demand textile production

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, today announced that global online fashion retailer ASOS and its supplier Fashion-Enter Ltd. are implementing Kornit Presto to explore the future opportunities presented by on-demand manufacturing.

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Composites

2021-05-06

More than 1,000 companies from all the composites value chain to exhibit online at JEC Composites Connect

On June 1-2, 2021, JEC Composites Connect, the first round-the-clock digital event of the composites industry, will host significant industry players, enabling participants to discover their latest innovations. Three competitions, the JEC Composites Challenge, the JEC Composites Startup Booster, and the famous JEC Composites Innovation Awards, will also put the spotlight on the most innovative solutions and products released this year.

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Sustainability

2021-05-06

The textile library circular symposium

How to recognize truly sustainable fashion? How can responsible recycling of garments and fabrics - as well as new formulas for circular economy - make a difference in fighting the climate emergency? These are just some of the topics addressed during THE TEXTILE LIBRARY CIRCULAR SYMPOSIUM, the open-ended program of virtual meetings with some of the most influential fashion and sustainability experts organized by the Museo del Tessuto di Prato in collaboration with C.L.A.S.S. ecohub.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-06

DiloGroup machines for a wide range of applications at ITMA Asia

As a machine manufacturer DiloSystems provides production lines for any nonwoven process and all types of staple fibre products. Looking back on a difficult year 2020, positive developments and a recovery in many industry sectors are now underway. DiloGroup with DiloSpinnbau, DiloTemafa, DiloMachines and DiloSystems as the general contractor delivers the complete range of machinery needed to produce needled nonwovens, and together with partners, thermobonded and hydroentangled nonwovens.

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Associations

2021-05-06

Textile machinery: Orders once more on the rise for first quarter 2021

The index of orders intake for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers during the period January-March 2021 was up by 66% compared to the same period for 2020. The value of the index was confirmed at 129.3 points (basis: 2015 = 100).

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Associations

2021-05-06

EURATEX welcomes revamped EU Industry Strategy, but calls for consistency across EU policies.

Europe’s industry is going through turbulent times as a result of the corona-pandemic; turnover in textiles and clothing sector dropped between 10 and 20%. However, even bigger challenges lie ahead: serious disruptions in supply chains, soaring energy prices and protective tendencies are threatening the competitiveness of our industry.

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Digital Printing

2021-05-06

Mimaki announces global Innovation Days event designed to inspire and invigorate the printing industry

Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, unveils Innovation Days (2-4 June 2021), a collaborative virtual event, bringing together Mimaki’s regional offices to encourage and nurture innovation in the printing sector. The programme of events, led by experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, will focus on addressing the needs of customers and prospects in their local markets, as well as demands across sectors (sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D) to overcome today’s challenges and drive success within the industry.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-05

Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2021 – solutions for improving sustainability and digitalization.

The focus is on the Sedomat 6007/8000 controller seriesand its latest member – Sedomat 6007. This new development is a cost-effective solution for high degree automation which of-fers many flexible internal I/O options.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-05

"Textech Galaxy” will organize a series of presentations at ShanghaiTex 21

The 20th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2021) will be grandly held on 23-26 November 2021 at Shanghai (Pudong) New International Expo Centre. It is expected to gather a number of global leading textile and fashion suppliers to showcase a range of intelligent textile technology, innovative health and green technology, inspiring the future for the textile and fashion industry.

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News Archive
2021-05-05

Céline Abecassis-Moedas joins Lectra’s Board of Directors

2021-05-04

Working more flexibly with wider machines

2021-05-04

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2021-05-03

Macron and RadiciGroup collaborating for sustainability

2021-04-29

U.S. Cotton trust protocol and TextileGenesis™ announce collaboration

2021-04-29

2021 Taiwan fashion Design Award inviting new talents to the stage of Taipei Fashion Week

2021-04-29

The environmental footprint of Cotton Made in Africa’s cotton

2021-04-29

Asahi Kasei renews membership in business call to action led by United Nations development programme

2021-04-29

New Sensil® BioCare improves textile effects on ecosystems

2021-04-29

Global Smart Textile (Active Smart, Passive Smart, and Ultra Smart) Market Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis Report 2021

2021-04-29

Global Lyocell fiber market (2021 to 2026) - Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecasts

2021-04-29

Kontoor Brands and Panda Biotech team up to accelerate the commercialization of U.S. grown and processed hemp

2021-04-29

Carbios announces the signing of an expression of intent agreement with a major PET producer

2021-04-29

Three advanced recycling technologies, a CO2-based cleaner, plant leather and a hemp chair are nominated for the innovation award "Renewable Material of the Year 2021"

2021-04-29

INDA releases 2020 Nonwovens Supply Report

2021-04-29

Call for expressions of interest for projects on circular plastic packaging and textiles in developing countries

2021-04-29

Fibertex Nonwovens announces further DKK 300m investment in high-tech plant expansions in Europe

2021-04-29

"Together for Tomorrow" by Milliken & Company

2021-04-29

Lydall announces first quarter 2021 results; strong demand across the business drives healthy margin expansion

2021-04-29

ITMF Annual Conference in Davos, Switzerland postponed to April 10-12, 2022

2021-04-29

Durst P5 TEX iSUB - a milestone for sublimation printing

2021-04-29

Birla Cellulose wins innovative & sustainable supply chain award by UN Global Compact Network India

2021-04-29

Carbios and Michelin take a major step towards developing 100% sustainable tires

2021-04-29

Esquel signs the Women’s Empowerment Principles

2021-04-29

Better Regulation: Joining forces to make better EU laws and to prepare for the future

2021-04-29

VF Corporation enters into definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its work segment

2021-04-29

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs marketing license for fiber-based separator for lithium-ion batteries

2021-04-29

‘Circular Innovation Challenge’ Competition Launched International Organizations Partner with Indorama Ventures to build Circular

2021-04-29

Munich Fabric Start and BLUEZONE dates and locations for summer 2021 are set

2021-04-29

Lowe’s purchases STAINMASTER® brand from INVISTA

2021-04-29

Win-win: India ITME Society & SITA-ITC partnership connects the Textile Sectors of East Africa and India virtually

2021-04-29

Visco+ – innovative vacuum filter for IV setting

2021-04-29

AFFIX Labs and leading seat manufacturer Franz Kiel strike deal to use Si-Quat, an anti-microbial coating

2021-04-29

Rieter presents solutions for ensuring competitiveness through technology at ITMA Asia 2020

2021-04-29

DSM and MKU Ltd cooperate to provide high-performance, lightweight ballistic protection in Brazil to protect those that protect us

2021-04-29

Post-pandemic emotions: Riri’s SS 2022 collection explores the mind of the future.

2021-04-29

Oerlikon signs agreement to acquire INglass to accelerate expansion strategy in polymer processing market

2021-04-29

Kornit Digital announces MAX Technology, the next generation solution for on-demand, sustainable fashion and apparel Production

2021-04-29

Online edition of OUTLOOK™ closes to great acclaim

2021-04-29

A radical leap in fabric inspection

2021-04-29

ISKO launches bluesign® APPROVED fabrics, the latest in performance and activewear sustainability.

2021-04-29

New platform for the ISOWARP in India

2021-04-22

Hamilton International returns to polyester industrial yarn segment

2021-04-22

Origin materials and PrimaLoft form strategic alliance to develop carbon-negative insulating fiber for outdoor gear, bedding, and apparel

2021-04-22

Solesis announces investment from Altaris Capital Partners

2021-04-22

Comfort and confidence take many forms & cotton is the common thread in new campaign

2021-04-22

Epson expands its 76-inch dye-sublimation printer rang

2021-04-22

For which plastic products is biodegradation a viable end- of-life option?

2021-04-22

A small but powerful nonwovens line for the Hof University in Bavaria

2021-04-22

Covestro is setting the right course for the future

2021-04-22

ANDRITZ receives order for an elliptical cylinder pre-needler from Amarande, France

2021-04-22

Cotton made in Africa cooperates with the African Cotton Foundation

2021-04-22

Cellulose fibers against climate change

2021-04-22

Teijin, JGC and Itochu Conclude joint agreement on the license business of Polyester chemical recycling technology

2021-04-22

OutDoor by ISPO 2021 online and on-site

2021-04-22

Ingeo 3D700 provides significant reduction in warping and minimizes print failures

2021-04-22

Indorama Ventures expands its Deja™ Sustainable Brand Platform with introduction of Deja™ Carbon Neutral PET

2021-04-22

No more excuses: EU Commissioner Frans Timmermans stresses that effective recycling of high-tech plastics is possible

2021-04-22

Infinited Fiber Company plans to build EUR 220 mln flagship factory in Finland

2021-04-22

VF Corporation appoints Matt Puckett as Chief Financial Officer

2021-04-22

Europe fit for the Digital Age: Commission proposes new rules and actions for excellence and trust in Artificial Intelligence

2021-04-22

Sustainable Finance and EU Taxonomy: Commission takes further steps to channel money towards sustainable activities

2021-04-22

The Lenzing Group publishes its Sustainability Report 2020

2021-04-22

Leading exhibitions in India postponed due to new lockdown guidelines

2021-04-22

Safely does it: textiles and processes

2021-04-22

At virtual.drupa, EFI’s advanced platforms drive real growth opportunities in digital print

2021-04-22

Per Olofsson new Managing Director of SSM

2021-04-22

New platform for the ISOWARP in India

2021-04-22

Mimaki Europe launches innovative solution for premium leather printing market

2021-04-22

High profile experts to feature at JEC COMPOSITES CONNECT

2021-04-22

Monforts says goodbye to Klaus Heinrichs

2021-04-22

yarnbank Spring/Summer 2022 feature page opens

2021-04-22

The family company Thies is exhibiting at ITMA ASIA + CITME in June 2021.

2021-04-22

Bunzl Distribution brings American antiviral technology to Mexico retailers

2021-04-16

VDMA textile machinery webtalks and news

2021-04-15

ZDHC welcomes new Contributors and Friends

2021-04-15

3D-printed TPU insoles

2021-04-15

Fashion industry experts reveal post-pandemic moves

2021-04-15

Levi Strauss & Co. joins Fashion for Good

2021-04-15

Fashion for Good South Asia breaks new territory with third batch of innovators

2021-04-15

Global technical textiles market trajectory & analytics report 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-04-15

Ralph Lauren debuts team USA’s closing ceremony parade uniform and apparel collection, featuring first-to-market innovations in sustainability

2021-04-15

Smartwool pledges 100% circularity by 2030

2021-04-15

Teijin to mass produce nanofiber filament made from recycled polyester

2021-04-15

Asia Pacific Rayon raises US$300m from national and international affiliated banks to expand production capacity

2021-04-15

Spinnova appoints seasoned corporate finance expert Harri Sundvik as Board Member

2021-04-15

Milestone for Sundsvall project – Environmental permit application proceeds to public consultation

2021-04-15

DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAYS 2021 will not take place

2021-04-15

Speakers announced for AATCC’s natural dyes for textiles!

2021-04-15

Gold’s Gym SoCal becomes first US fitness to protect its gyms with HeiQ V-Block Ecosystem

2021-04-15

Gerber Technology empowers cost reduction as global prices continue to rise

2021-04-15

NextGenerationEU: Commission gets ready to raise up to €800 billion to fund the recovery

2021-04-15

Resolutions adopted by the virtual Annual General Meeting of Lenzing AG

2021-04-15

Borealis drives collaborative project in Sweden to increase supply of chemically recycled feedstock

2021-04-15

Securing fair jobs when fashion goes circular

2021-04-15

Lenze's new web-based solution for machine visualization combines user and OEM requirements

2021-04-15

Springboard for artificial intelligence: Evonik becomes a member of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab to accelerate innovation with AI

2021-04-15

Hyosung Advanced Materials’ carpet lights up Gwangju, the City of Lights

2021-04-15

Erhardt+Leimer to take part in Virtual Drupa 2021

2021-04-15

Naveena Denim Mills and The LYCRA Company collaborate on WRAPTECH 2.0 Fabric