Spinning

2022-01-20

Graf Card Clothing – Recycle and regain value

Fashion made from recycled clothing are in huge demand, but the quality has been the challenge. Graf now offers three dedicated innovative card clothing packages which are specially designed for processing recycled fibers. These sets enable spinning mills to transform recycled cotton, cotton blends and man-made clothing into high-value yarn up to Ne 20, opening a lucrative new market.

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Spinning

2022-01-20

Spinnova invests in Rieter System

Rieter is helping Finland’s sustainable materials company Spinnova pioneer a wood-based textile fiber that requires zero chemicals, uses virtually no water, and hardly emits any carbon. Spinnova will spin the fiber into yarn on a Rieter system. The fully circular Spinnova yarn represents a breakthrough for sustainable fashion.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-01-20

Pitti Immagine Uomo 101 beyond all expectations

From the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, together with Pitti Immagine Bimbo 94, a positive signal has been sent to the country and a message of trust for the fashion system. "We are happy with the way things went at the Fortezza da Basso - says Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine - but this time, I would prefer the professionals to comment on this Pitti Uomo. Firstly, I want to thank the exhibitors who believed in our work and our ability to organize the fair in safety without compromising our consolidated standards of selection and quality. Together with the new collections, they brought great energy and passion.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-01-20

In 2020 and 2021 much of the focus of the nonwovens industry has understandably been on single-use applications for PPE, sanitizing, healthcare and hygiene.

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Retail & Brands

2022-01-20

HUGO BOSS records strongest quarterly sales in its history as momentum further accelerates in Q4

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Retail & Brands

2022-01-20

adidas Originals and Prada announce a first-of-its-kind open-metaverse & user-generated NFT project

adidas Originals and Prada, two international brands renowned for their relentlessly progressive approach to innovation and originality, are bringing their third collaboration — the adidas for Prada Re-Nylon collection — boldly into the metaverse.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation obtains international NGO registration in China

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has obtained official registration as an international NGO in China, the second largest economy in the world and a long term proponent of the circular economy.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

Businesses send powerful signal to UN on need for legally binding plastic pollution treaty

Today more than 70 leading businesses and financial institutions have called for a legally binding UN treaty on plastic pollution in a pre-UNEA statement.

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Raw Materials

2022-01-20

LPP Partners with Cotton made in Africa – Cotton Initiative wins first polish partner

LPP, a Polish fashion company, has partnered with Cotton made in Africa (CmiA), launching yet another year of growth for the internationally respected standard for sustainable cotton. By joining CmiA, LPP – whose brands include Reserved, Cropp. House, Mohito and Sinsay – is making a clear commitment to sustainable cotton cultivation and people in cotton-growing countries. Its first CmiA-labelled products will come to market before the end of 2022.

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Spinning

2022-01-20

Trützschler China is now an active sponsor and supporter of a Corporate Social Responsibility project from the German soccer club Borussia Mönchengladbach.* With the motto “Soccer is for everyone”, the project aims to provide regular soccer sessions for children of primary school age, while also building a sustainable soccer base in Shanghai where professional coaches help youngsters make their sporting dreams come true.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

Breakthrough for HMDA, widely-used ingredient, paves the way for more sustainable coatings, apparel, adhesives and plastics

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Knitting & Hosiery

2022-01-20

Leading textile technology provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the opening of its new “SHIMA eStore” online shopping site for purchasing subscriptions to its APEXFizTM design software. Users can access the SHIMA eStore to purchase and download entry-level APEXFizTM Design Jr. subscription software, or sign up for a free 30-day trial.

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Retail & Brands

2022-01-20

Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to announce Lalaland and UZURI K&Y as winners of the third Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge, a dedicated global program designed to find and support ideas that lead to a more inclusive fashion landscape. The program’s final virtual event took place on January 12th-13th, where the six finalists pitched their concepts to a prestigious jury panel.

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Home Textiles

2022-01-20

Parachute, the premium multi-category lifestyle brand that makes you feel at home, today announced its commitments to people and the planet in order to further the company’s ongoing approach to conscious consumption and making products that consumers can feel good about. The company has shared a list of measurable goals for the next several years, and all of the commitments fall under one of four key pillars: Climate + Earth, Responsible Materials, Ethical Manufacturing, and Diversity, Equity + Inclusion.

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Raw Materials

2022-01-20

Nearly 100 mill participants in four countries have learned how using superior quality U.S. cotton optimizes their spinning mills, after completing the COTTON USA Mill Mastery® course. CCI’s in-depth COTTON USA Mill Mastery® course is an informative course of study designed to take global mills’ spinning skills to the next level. It’s led by the COTTON USA SOLUTIONS® Technical Team, with a combined experience of over 200 years. Illustrating its success, 97% of the participants have rated the courses as helpful for their day-to-day operations.

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Recycling

2022-01-20

This morning, French President Emmanuel Macron and Eastman (NYSE:EMN) Board Chair and CEO Mark Costa will jointly announce Eastman's plan to invest up to $1 billion in a material-to-material molecular recycling facility in France. This facility would use Eastman's polyester renewal technology to recycle up to 160,000 metric tonnes annually of hard-to-recycle plastic waste that is currently being incinerated.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

Carbon is the main element in numerous materials used in industrial processes and in our daily lives. It is currently mostly provided from fossil sources. But what if carbon could be used directly from CO2 emissions?

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Associations

2022-01-20

ITMF Awards 2022 extension of deadline until April 30th, 2022

Due to uncertain and unpredictable international travel and event restrictions related by the new Covid-19 variant “Omicron”, the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 was postponed from April to September 2022.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-01-20

Ralph Lauren debuts “Intelligent Insulation” Technology, a pioneering apparel innovation developed for Team USA’s opening ceremony parade uniform

Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) today unveiled a groundbreaking apparel and textile innovation with Intelligent Insulation – a first-to-market, sustainably-minded temperature responsive fabric that adapts to cooler temperatures by expanding and creating a layer of insulation – that will be used to outfit Team USA for the Winter Games Opening Ceremonies.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

Revised GOTS standard revision procedure

Keeping in mind the continuous evolution of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Global Standard gGmbH has decided, in consultation with and under direction from the GOTS Advisory Council, to revise its Standard revision procedure and make it even more inclusive to all stakeholders.

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Digital Printing

2022-01-20

Durst grows and expands

Durst, the industrial printer manufacturer based in Brixen, is again growing strongly and expanding its production.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

Fashionsustain in Frankfurt delivers insights and inspiration for the industry transformation

With its Frankfurt City Edition 2022, Neonyt’s Fashionsustain conference took place in hybrid form on 19 January: whether live from Frankfurt with limited participant numbers and in line with strict hygiene and safety regulations, or following the live stream, guests enjoyed inspiring insights, panel discussions and fashion deep dives on the status quo of the fashion and textiles sector. Participants included the Green Button, Fond Of, the German Design Council and Tchibo.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-01-20

The new ISPO Award publishes a first preview of the best sports products for 2022

One of the most renowned awards in the sports industry has selected the first winners. At the beginning of the year, most of the ISPO Award winners are brands that have consistently developed existing products further in the direction of more sustainability, lightness and functionality. The ISPO Award itself is also breaking new ground with a modernised concept: from now on, the popular sports industry award will be presented all year round—by a jury of sports enthusiasts from the ISPO Collaborators Club and independent sports and outdoor editors. More award winners will be selected and announced throughout the year.

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Recycling

2022-01-20

Carbios accelerates its industrial development

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, today announced it will accelerate the industrial development of its revolutionary enzymatic recycling process (C-ZYME™) with the construction of its reference unit in Europe.

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Sustainability

2022-01-20

The LYCRA Company’s Foshan, China facility earns high Higg FEM Score

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, announced today that its largest manufacturing site located in Foshan, China has earned a score in the upper quartile for its third-party audited Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM).

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

NatureWorks to open new headquarters and advanced biopolymers research and development facility

In response to rapid growth in the market for sustainable biomaterials, NatureWorks today announced their intent to open a new headquarters and advanced biopolymer research facility in Plymouth, MN. Expanded laboratory capabilities will support research into the full circular lifecyle of Ingeo™? biopolymers from next generation fermentation technology to new applications, to increased functionality.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

INVISTA signs strategic cooperation agreements with China Pingmei Shenma Group

Another chapter begins in this long-term strategic collaboration, driving environmental upgrades in the nylon 6,6 value chain and enhancing local raw material supply

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Retail & Brands

2022-01-20

Expanding boundaries and shaping the future with VF Venture Foundry

For over 120 years, VF has been at the forefront of shaping the industry, powering movements of sustainable, active lifestyles for the betterment of people and the planet. With this ongoing effort comes a commitment to innovation: a creative and strategic focus on development, disruption and scalability.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-01-20

Premiere on Main River: Neonyt installation is a huge success

At its fashion installation on Tuesday, 18 January 2022, Neonyt brought the fashion industry together at Frankfurt Fashion Week in the Main metropolis for the first time. The guests became part of an exclusive presentation of carefully curated multi-brand looks – always with a focus on sustainability.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

Indorama Ventures’ Group CEO recognized among Top 40 Power Players

The Group CEO of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical company, has been ranked 12th in the Top 40 Power Players 2022 list announced by the leading chemical market information provider, Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS). The ranking consists of global CEOs and senior executives who are making the greatest positive impact on their companies and the chemical industry.

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Europe

2022-01-20

Commission calls for environmental sustainability to be at the core of EU education and training systems

The Commission published today a proposal for a Council Recommendation on learning for environmental sustainability. The aim of the proposal is to support Member States, schools, higher education institutions, non-governmental organisations and all education providers in equipping learners with understanding and skills on sustainability, climate change and the environment.

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Raw Materials

2022-01-20

‘Review’ articles ask: What in the world is going on with global logistics in cotton?

No sector of the cotton & textile supply chain went through more chaos over the past two years than shipping and logistics, which continue to be plagued by a host of issues including the following.

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News Archive
2022-01-20

EFI Connect Conference highlights new digital print innovations driving analogue-to-digital transformation

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Kemin Industries names Valter Dompè President of Garmon Chemicals

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Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles returns in August 2022 to fulfil global sourcing demands

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MonforClean brings big savings for Albarrie

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2022-01-17

New zero-twist towel from KARL MAYER pushes the range for the premium segment

2022-01-17

Heimtextil Summer Special: One-time summer edition takes place in June 2022

2022-01-17

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2022-01-17

Archroma and Jeanologia launch eco-conscious denim cleaning

2022-01-13

Cellulose fibres strengthen networks: The industry meets again in Cologne, Germany, and online

2022-01-13

New innovation hub for sectional warping in India

2022-01-13

The Green Revolution: How microfactories can change the face of fashion

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Annual production of 1,000 drying cylinders

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Climate Protection: Textilchemie Dr. Petry is GLOBALLY climate-neutral

2022-01-13

Hohenstein joins Texbase Connect

2022-01-13

Blur uses Kornit Digital for scalability, operational versatility, 24-hour production

2022-01-13

Institute welcomes new members to standards steering committee

2022-01-13

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2022

2022-01-13

ANDRITZ to supply a high-capacity spunlace line to Biosphere, Ukraine

2022-01-13

Change in the Board of Directors of the Trützschler Group SE

2022-01-13

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol recognized and published in ITC Standards Map

2022-01-13

Itema exhibited weaving innovations at SITEX Surat International Textile Expo 2022 January 8th – 10th, 2022 Booth 243

2022-01-13

Solvay to collaborate with Trillium on bio-based acrylonitrile for carbon fiber applications

2022-01-13

Milliken & Company presents fourth-annual Milliken Honors

2022-01-13

Ahlstrom-Munksjö extends its dye sublimation portfolio by launching EcoJet™ Transfer S Series

2022-01-13

European cooperation for the production of oxide ceramic fibers

2022-01-13

Sustainable but make it fashion – Neonyt is showing how it’s done

2022-01-13

Fashionsustain is inviting guests to a new format: Frankfurt City Edition

2022-01-13

Borealis and Reclay Group establish a unique strategic partnership to tackle the challenge of plastic packaging waste and its recycling

2022-01-13

Esquel Group's Waterless Dyeing Technology is recognized by Ministry of Science and Technology of the PRC

2022-01-13

€47 million fund to protect intellectual property of EU SMEs in their COVID-19 recovery and green and digital transitions

2022-01-13

The LYCRA Company launches its legwear trend forecast for autumn/winter 2022-2023

2022-01-13

HeiQ launches world’s first dual action textile cooling technology

2022-01-13

adidas starts its multi-year share buyback program and plans to repurchase shares for up to € 1 billion in Q1 2022

2022-01-13

Indorama Ventures wins “Best Sustainability-Linked Transaction & Best ESG-Linked Financing Deal of the Year” by Alpha Southeast Asia

2022-01-13

Colombiatex: The first 2022 trade show for Italian textile machines

2022-01-13

KF publishes Sustainability Report

2022-01-12

Manage centrally, act locally

2022-01-10

Former Chairman Reinhardt Veit deceased

2022-01-10

Texon marks Veganuary with Vegan Society certification for Vogue material

2022-01-07

Postponement of Chic Spring Shanghai

2022-01-06

Gartex Texprocess India 2021 concludes on a high note with positive business sentiments

2022-01-06

SORONA® introduces global preferred mill network

2022-01-06

Global textile market (2021 to 2027) - by raw material, product, application and region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2022-01-06

Global clothing B2C e-commerce market 2021: Top global Fashion industry players, such as H&M and Inditex, plan to shut some physical stores to focus more on online strategies

2022-01-06

Global Cellulose Fiber Markets Report 2021-2025 - Growing demand from textile industry and environment-friendly properties of cellulose fibers

2022-01-06

Zegna Group & Investindustrial Acquisition Corp. complete business combination to list world-renowned global luxury group on New York Stock Exchange

2022-01-06

36th International Cotton Conference Bremen postponed!

2022-01-06

BOSS announces long-term partnership and capsule collection with tennis superstar Matteo Berrettini

2022-01-06

CHT commits to TCLF Pact for Skills

2022-01-06

COTTON USA SOLUTIONS™ seminar in India shares fiber selection insights

2022-01-06

IOAS withdraws GOTS accreditation from Onecert

2022-01-06

Teijin Aramid and Clariter develop a carbon neutral solution for recycling of Endumax®

2022-01-06

ITMF Annual Conference 2022 in Davos, Switzerland postponed to September 18-20, 2022

2022-01-06

ARISE Integrated Industrial Platform (IIP) joins ITMF

2022-01-06

Successful industrial scale viscose filament yarn production from 100 percent Circulose®

2022-01-06

Hyosung Advanced Materials acquires Gold Medal from EcoVadis

2022-01-06

INVISTA licenses nylon 6,6 polymerization technology to China Resources Yantai Nylon

2022-01-06

INVISTA acquires propylene business from Flint Hills Resources

2022-01-06

HeiQ wins CFI.co Best Materials Innovation Experts Global Award 2021

2022-01-06

The Commission proposes the next generation of EU own resources

2022-01-06

2022 International Manual of Test Methods and Procedures

2022-01-06

New April dates for Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo

2022-01-06

HKS 3-M ON with maximum operating convenience thanks to intelligent solutions

2022-01-06

AMSilk partners with Mercedes-Benz to present a sustainable bio-based product

2022-01-06

Spotlight on Econtrol® at VDMA Webtalk

2022-01-05

EFI focuses technology investment strategy to capitalize on high-value digital imaging segments

2021-12-22

Neonyt and Val:ue from 18 to 20 January 2022 are cancelled

2021-12-22

ITC Partnership with IAF to boost exports of garment manufacturers

2021-12-22

Brodelec creates new business channels, provides consistent and high-quality custom textiles with Kornit Digital

2021-12-22

The ICAC releases its 2021 Annual Report

2021-12-22

Textile producers see the latest, advanced innovations in digital textile at EFI Reggiani open house

2021-12-22

AWI and Everledger pioneer wool blockchain

2021-12-22

Launch of Resource Efficiency Module

2021-12-22

Delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission has no impact on GOTS supply chain

2021-12-22

Global Cellulose Fiber Market forecasts from 2021 to 2026: Lenzing, Birla Cellulose and Kelheim Fibres dominate

2021-12-22

Deadline for prestigious IDEA® Achievement Awards has been extended

2021-12-22

Fibertex Personal Care announces ISCC Plus certification – now also for the Malaysian nonwoven and print facility

2021-12-22

Respin completes leather waste textile fibre pilot production line

2021-12-22

Renewcell signs deals with European sorters to recycle thousands of tonnes of textiles annually

2021-12-22

SABIC’s polymer solutions enable first-ever local production of N95 Masks

2021-12-22

SABIC receives EcoVadis Platinum Medal for sustainable practices

2021-12-22

The EIB, with the support of the European Commission, is financing a €30 million loan for Carbios’ enzymatic recycling technology to support the Circular Economy

2021-12-22

A new 170,000m2 building to house the Zara sales and design teams within Inditex’s complex in Arteixo

2021-12-22

HKMA Hong Kong Sustainability Award 2021

2021-12-22

Call for Presentations for 2022 Textile Discovery Summit

2021-12-22

MUNICH FABRIC START from 25 - 27 January 2022 is cancelled and BLUEZONE & KEYHOUSE skip January edition

2021-12-22

The Commission proposes the next generation of EU own resources

2021-12-22

Fair Taxation: Commission proposes to end the misuse of shell entities for tax purposes within the EU

2021-12-22

Fair Taxation: Commission proposes swift transposition of the international agreement on minimum taxation of multinationals

2021-12-22

DMC joins Riri Group

2021-12-22

Saurer appoints Uwe Rondé as new CEO

2021-12-21

AATCC Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Award

2021-12-16

Biomimicry Institute Partnership awarded multi-million Dollar grant to pilot decomposition of textile waste

2021-12-16

The Ocean Foundation, Conservation X Labs and partners announce 12 finalists for $650,000 Microfiber Innovation Challenge prize fund

2021-12-16

Recover™ is nominated for the Green Products Award

2021-12-16

VEOCEL™ Insights: A mission to prevent marine pollution

2021-12-16

VEOCEL™ brand awarded “Fine to Flush” certification from Water UK