Associations

2020-09-17

EURATEX stands for a clear and predictable GSP regulation

EURATEX issued a position paper on the revision of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). EURATEX believes that the scheme should be simple to apply, predictable and encourage exports diversification.

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Associations

2020-09-10

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the three finalists that will present their innovative material science solutions as they compete for the prestigious RISE® Innovation Award during the tenth edition of the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference, (RISE®) to be held completely virtually Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2020.

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Associations

2020-09-10

AATCC has won yet another Tabbie award for an in-depth feature article, published in the March/April 2019 issue of AATCC Review, written by feature writer Fiona Forrest.

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Associations

2020-09-10

Despite a gloomy global economic outlook owing to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, textile machinery makers remain confident about the long-term prospects of the textile industry in Asia, especially China. Shrugging off the effects of the economic slowdown, they have given ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020 a vote of confidence by snapping up space in the seventh combined show.

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Associations

2020-09-03

The next international VDMA webtalk on 9 September 2020 (2 pm - 4 pm CEST) will focus on "Waste water reduction and treatment in textile dyeing and finishing".

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Associations

2020-09-16

Commission President State of the Union - From promise to practice: how will the European Commission deliver on its ambitious promises ?

EURATEX, on behalf of its 160,000 textile and clothing companies, has followed President von der Leyen’s state of the union, presented today in the European Parliament. The Commission President has touched upon a vast range of topics and shown great ambition for a forward-looking Europe. The question remains how to ensure effective implementation of those plans; EURATEX calls for a strong public-private partnership to build a competitive and sustainable future.

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Associations

2020-08-27

EURATEX welcomes the modernisation of the PEM convention

The “PanEuroMed” (covering 24 partner countries in the EU’s neighbourhood region) is an important region for the EU, as trade with these countries accounted for €677 billion in 2019. For the EU textile and clothing sector, the region represents 29% of its exports. EURATEX therefore welcomes the Commission proposal to modernise the PEM Convention and its rules of origin, but calls for an ambitious information campaign, to ensure companies will fully benefit from it.

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Associations

2020-08-20

Energy efficiency in textile dyeing and finishing - VDMA continues technology webtalks

Energy efficiency will be the topic of VDMA’s next edition of Textile Machinery Webtalks on 27 August 2020 (2 pm - 4 pm CEST).

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Associations

2020-08-06

AATCC announces new 2020 sustainability special issue of AATCC journal of research

The AATCC Journal of Research (AJOR), AATCC’s flagship peer-reviewed textile science journal, is now in its seventh year of publication. In addition to AJOR’s regular bimonthly issues, available to members and subscribers, AATCC publishes occasional AJOR Special Issues on topics of importance to the textile industry. These Special Issues are free access and available to all.

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Associations

2020-08-05

New INDA report provides outlook for medical facemask/respirator meltblown demand resulting from COVID-19

With respirators and medical facemasks at the forefront of efforts to fight COVID-19, a new report from INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, examines the market and outlook for the stand-alone meltblown process used to produce those products.

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Associations

2020-07-30

Demonstrations for AATCC test methods now available in online training

Whether you and your team need to brush up on the basics of textile testing or get detailed instruction on specific methods, AATCC’s new Online Test Method Training modules are a valuable resource. Presentations will review best practices, apparatus, and tools for performing common AATCC test methods and procedures. All four modules will be available for viewing September 23, but registration is open now!

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Associations

2020-07-23

Mask production: Nothing runs without textile machinery

Protective masks, everyday masks, disinfecting wipes and surgical gowns are goods in demand in times of corona. In their manufacture, textile machines are at the beginning of the production chain.

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Associations

2020-07-20

Unity is strength

When an organization reaches its 80th anniversary, there is a strong chance that it has survived several crises over those years. In the case of Swiss Textile Machinery, the association was actually born out of a crisis situation. Looking back over its history today inspires optimism that current and future challenges will be met with equal success. Past experience provides hope for the future...

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