Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

ANDRITZ presents the world’s first nonwovens pilot line for wipes with integrated wetlaid pulp process

International technology group ANDRITZ has established a new inline Wetlace™ CP pilot line with an original design at its center of competence in Montbonnot, France. From now on, ANDRITZ partners will be able to conduct trials and test all options available for wipes production – from carded staple fibers to pulp and various combinations thereof – thanks to the new inline Wetlace™ CP line.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH started a cooperation with the Italian textile machinery manufacturer Texnology S.r.l. in the field of needle-punching technology. With immediate effect, the companies will offer complete production lines for needle-punched nonwovens under the name of T-SUPREMA.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-06-30

More than 400 international exhibitors will meet from 4 to 6 July at the Parc des Expositions Paris-Le-Bourget for a new edition of the Texworld Evolution Paris sourcing event. This year's exhibition marks the return of the major sourcing countries - including China - to Paris.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-06-30

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, today announced that a group of financial institutions, comprising Lindeman Asia, Lindeman Partners Asset Management, Tor Investment Management, and China Everbright Limited (“New Shareholders”), have gained full equity control of the Company.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-06-30

“Sustainable fashion makes a difference. We make a difference!” – these were two of the most important messages that the Neonyt Lab community took away after three colourful days of events under the motto “New Patterns” in the Union Halle in Frankfurt am Main. The premiere of the direct-to-consumer format as a great success: Neonyt Lab counts designers, activists, consumers and content creators as well as representatives from the fashion industry from 22 countries amongst its visitors.

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Retail & Brands

2022-07-01

C&A bolsters online offering with Amazon Fashion

As of today, European fashion retailer C&A offers selected items on Amazon’s German website Amazon.de, with the Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish websites following soon. The C&A assortment available on Amazon Fashion will include essential collections for women, men and kids as well as selected fashion items.

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Recycling

2022-06-30

Carbios appoints two new board members and reports on the annual ordinary and extraordinary general meeting

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a pioneer in the development of enzymatic solutions dedicated to the end-of-life of plastic and textile polymers, announces the appointment of two new Board members and presents the minutes of the Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting held on June 22, 2022, at Hall 32, 32 rue du Clos Four, 63100 Clermont-Ferrand.

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Recycling

2022-06-30

CIRCULOSE® to be the first official partner to Copenhagen Fashion Week’s Talent Support Scheme, CPHFW NEWTALENT

Copenhagen Fashion Week has officially partnered with Circulose®, a new recycled material for fashion. The partnership, rooted in shared values of innovation and circularity, brings together two Nordic fashion industry leaders to accelerate the shift to a global circular economy for fashion. The partnership reinforces Copenhagen Fashion Week’s mission to create a global platform for responsible fashion, and Circulose®’s vision to change the fabric of fashion from the inside.

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Spinning

2022-06-30

An exciting Loepfe and Almer Technologies partnership comes into view

Loepfe is discovering new innovations with the Swiss start-up firm Almer Technologies. Almer is rethinking communication and introducing augmented reality remote assistance to businesses.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

Noise protection times three: sound-insulating technologies for electric drives

Catering to the acoustic requirements of electric vehicles, Autoneum has extended its proven concepts for noise-reducing engine encapsulations to new applications related to electric drives. Hybrid-Acoustics PET and the foam-based alternatives Hybrid-Acoustics FLEX and Fit FLEX ensure optimum noise protection in e-cars and thus significantly improve driving comfort. All three technologies are characterized by a high acoustic performance tailored to specific customer needs and zero waste production.

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Europe

2022-06-30

2022 Strategic Foresight Report: twinning the green and digital transitions in the new geopolitical context

The Commission has today adopted the 2022 Strategic Foresight Report – “Twinning the green and digital transitions in the new geopolitical context”. As we prepare to accelerate both transitions, the report identifies ten key areas of action with the objective of maximising synergies and consistency between our climate and digital ambitions. By doing so, the EU will strengthen its cross-sector resilience and open strategic autonomy, and be better prepared to face new global challenges between now and 2050.

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Raw Materials

2022-06-30

Why fabric choice matters in combating microplastic pollution in the oceans and waters

From research journals and news headlines to social posts, there is increasing attention to microplastics in our environment. People are listening and seeking ways to help with change. Forty percent of respondents say they are aware of the concerns that microfibers from clothing are polluting our oceans and waters, according to Cotton Incorporated’s Lifestyle MonitorTM Survey in February 2022, up from 35% in 2021.

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-30

Global textile business back in Frankfurt: Techtextil, Texprocess and Heimtextil Summer Special close with strong international presence and high visitor satisfaction

With a total of 117 participating nations, around 63,000 visitors and 2300 exhibitors, a brilliant re-launch of the international textile fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition center was achieved. Across all three events - Techtextil, Texprocess and the one-time Heimtextil Summer Special - Italy, France, Turkey, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Pakistan and the USA formed the top visitor nations.

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Carpets

2022-06-30

DOMOTEX 2023 launches with a host of new features

With a host of new features, DOMOTEX will launch from January 12 to 15, 2023 at the Hannover Exhibition Center. It is already becoming 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. Deutsche Messe has used the time of the pandemic hiatus to adapt the world's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings to changing market needs and to further strategic developments.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-30

HYDRASPUN® Reserve nonwoven offers exceptional dispersibility without the heavy weight

Suominen launches HYDRASPUN® Reserve to its industry leading moist toilet tissue nonwoven portfolio. HYDRASPUN® Reserve successfully delivers exceptional dispersibility with a lower basis weight nonwoven, passing the standards of International Water Services Flushability Group (IWSFG) and INDA/EDANA (GD4).

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-30

Inspiring solutions and strong partnerships

Visitors to the Swiss Textile Machinery Association Pavilion at Techtextil Frankfurt were definitely in the right place to find technology partners for their future projects. They could also see inspiring textile machinery solutions, as association members always make the most of such events as a platform for real innovation and strong partnerships. The Swiss companies have the engineering know-how and process expertise to foster genuine application development.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2022

2022-06-30

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022 online visitor registration opens

Online visitor registration for ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022, Asia’s leading business platform for textile machinery, is now open. Visitors who pre-register online on the combined show websites (itmaasia.com and citme.com) before 19 November will enjoy special badge rates at a 40% discount. The early-bird rates are RMB 60 (US$9) for a five-day badge and RMB 30 (US$5) for a one-day badge. Standard onsite rates are RMB 100 for a five-day badge and RMB 50 for a one-day badge.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-30

DyStar, a leading specialty chemical company with a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation is proud to celebrate its legacy of hard work and notable achievements for Indigo Excellence in the past 125 years.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-06-30

One of the key challenges for the textile industry has been finding innovative ways to improve sustainability, while simultaneously maintaining and exceeding expected standards of quality. At Yarn Expo Autumn, set to take place from 29 – 31 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, fairgoers will be able to source quality fibres and yarns that align with consumers’ eco-friendly expectations.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2022-06-30

Albstadt-based Mayer & Cie. has been named a Top 100 award-winner for the third time as one of Germany’s most innovative small and mid-range businesses. The jury made special mention of the circular knitting and braiding machine manufacturer’s innovative processes. At the centre of the family firm’s further digital development is on the aim to boost its customers’ productivity.

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-30

Filidea Technical Yarns, the Filidea section specialised in the development and production of technological, performant yarns in blends of natural and man-made fibres, presents at Techtextil the projects on which its R&D department has been working for the last three years.

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-30

Sustainability and comfort main focus of conversations at Techtextil

Global textile manufacturer Carrington Textiles reported a great interest for the company’s sustainable and stretch ranges during their presence at the trade fair in Frankfurt last week, showing the industry trend for products that are kinder to the environment yet comfortable to wear.

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Textile chemistry

2022-06-30

BOREALIS introduces Borvida™, a portfolio of circular base chemicals, to feed a future that is circular in both plastic and in carbon

Borealis is strengthening its EverMinds™ circular product offering with Borvida™, a range of sustainable base chemicals. The Borvida portfolio will offer base chemicals or cracker products (such as ethylene, propylene, butene and phenol) with ISCC Plus-certified sustainable content from Borealis sites in Finland, Sweden and Belgium. The move is part of Borealis’ broader commitment to a Future-Positive Revolution, in which the unrivalled benefits of base chemicals and polymers can be enjoyed at minimal impact to the planet.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-06-30

ECOSENSOR™ by Asahi Kasei Advance SS 2023

The Japanese textile manufacturer ECOSENSOR™ by Asahi Kasei Advance presents its SS 2023 collection, made of high-tech fabrics implementing new-generation values, with the aim of keeping nature, body and mind in harmony.

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Digital Printing

2022-06-30

Kardem Tekstil manufactures with Mimaki TS55-1800 for fashion giants

Kardem Tekstil, producing garments for world-famous brands, achieves its digital printing advantages with Mimaki's price/performance-oriented TS55-1800 sublimation transfer printer. TS55-1800, making an (r)evolution in textile production, turns into an ideal solution for Kardem Tekstil thanks to its high performance.

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Raw Materials

2022-06-30

Bremen Cotton Exchange: Stephanie Silber Re-elected President in the Anniversary Year

The 148th Annual General Assembly of the Bremen Cotton Exchange took place on 30 June 2022, in the 150th year of the association. The Board of Directors re-elected Stephanie Silber (42), Managing Director of Otto Stadtlander GmbH, Bremen, as President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange.

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Retail & Brands

2022-06-29

H&M decides to buy back own shares for SEK 3 billion

The board of directors of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB has decided to utilise the authorisation granted by the 2022 annual general meeting to acquire the company’s own B shares in order to transfer capital to the shareholders and adjust the company’s capital structure.

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-23

Two VDMA sustainability awards of the German textile machinery industry 2022 presented to young engineers from ITM

The awarding of the 2022 promotional prizes of the Walter Reiners Foundation of the VDMA, Textile Machinery Association, to students and young engineers from German universities for outstanding achievements in their studies took place on 22 June 2022 during Techtextil 2022 in Frankfurt/Main. The nationwide promotional awards were presented by Mr. Peter D. Dornier, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Walter Reiners Foundation, at the VDMA exhibition stand. For the first time, the focus of the selection of the submitted works was on sustainability.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-23

Nominations are open for prestigious RISE® Innovation Award

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced the nomination process is now open for the annual RISE® Innovation Award. The prestigious award will be presented at the RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Conference – September 27-28, 2022, at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. RISE® 2022 is a two-day conference presenting insightful research and science that propels product development.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-06-23

Quality, sustainable blend of domestic and international exhibitors confirmed for Yarn Expo Autumn

One of the key challenges for the textile industry has been finding innovative ways to improve sustainability, while simultaneously maintaining and exceeding expected standards of quality. At Yarn Expo Autumn, set to take place from 29 – 31 August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, fairgoers will be able to source quality fibres and yarns that align with consumers’ eco-friendly expectations.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-06-23

Frankfurt Agreement: 25 European fashion institutions creating the “European Fashion Alliance”.

A powerful new network of fashion organisations aiming to unite and change the European fashion landscape.

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Recycling

2022-06-23

Spinnova partners with imogo to apply resource-efficient dyeing with sustainable SPINNOVA® fabrics

The partnership between the two textile companies is a promising shift towards responsible textile value chains and proves that sustainability and durability can go hand in hand. The first products made from SPINNOVA® and dyed with imogo’s resource-efficient technology are planned to be launched later this year.

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Techtextil 2022

2022-06-23

Nilit presents first-ever biomass balance nylon 6.6 for technical fabrics at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Hall 9.1 Booth D64

Made with New Renewable Feedstock to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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Recycling

2022-06-23

When talking about recycled materials, origin matters

Campaigns advertising textile products made of recycled materials are becoming more frequent. But do we have a clear idea of where these recycled materials come from? Do consumers assume recycled cotton or recycled polyester come from used clothes? Because, in most cases, they do not.

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Sustainability

2022-06-23

Copenhagen Fashion Summit: STTI calls for responsible purchasing practices and global standardisation on due diligence

STTI spokesperson and Vice President BGMEA Miran Ali called for a globally standardised approach to due diligence at the prestigious Global Fashion Summit last week.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-06-23

Freudenberg endorses further products with ECO-CHECK label

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) is endorsing further particularly sustainable products with its ECO-CHECK label introduced last year. These products comply with various environmental criteria. With immediate effect, five more solutions bear the label making the company’s commitment to sustainability visible.

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News Archive
2022-06-23

Lenzing expands carbon neutral fiber portfolio for workwear and protective wear segments

2022-06-23

HeiQ and Renewcell partner-up to replace polyester and nylon with HeiQ AeoniQ yarn manufactured from Circulose® pulp

2022-06-23

BIOLACE® Bamboo gives the perfect natural softness

2022-06-23

World first: Lectra announces the launch of its Automotive Cutting Room 4.0 offer

2022-06-23

ReHubs 2022 circulating textile waste into value

2022-06-23

Itema exhibits the Itematech weaving solutions at Techtextil

2022-06-23

RUDOLF celebrates its 100th birthday at TECHTEXTIL with performance and sustainability

2022-06-23

Devan lives up to its sustainability legacy and expands cooling technology range

2022-06-23

Junior engineers with focus on sustainability

2022-06-23

C&S acquires Texo S.R.L. and strengthens the company’s position in the luxury segment.

2022-06-23

Data-based success for fabric manufacturers

2022-06-22

Techtextil Innovation Award 2022 goes to ITM for novel textile heart valve prostheses developed

2022-06-22

Automotive, Medicine & Apparel: Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Awards transmit textile innovations and buying motivation to numerous branches of the industry

2022-06-22

Discover bio circular Fibre shaping sustainable living with Beaulieu Fibres International at Techtextil 22

2022-06-22

RadiciGroup at Techtextil with innovative textile solutions

2022-06-22

Archroma to introduce new PFC-free* Smartrepel® technology for durable water-based soil repellence

2022-06-22

Texprocess 2022: Solutions for future textile processing

2022-06-21

Record sales at ITM 2022 Exhibition bringing textile technology leaders together

2022-06-21

Bluesign announces partnership with SCTI to create the first comprehensive sustainable chemistry index for the textile industry

2022-06-21

Beaulieu Technical Textiles: go green with some of the most sustainable geotextiles in the industry

2022-06-21

Opening the door to Bio-based Nonwovens in Reusable Textiles - Kelheim Fibres wins Techtextil Innovation Award

2022-06-21

Avgol® wins prestigious Innovation Award for biotransformation technology for nonwovens

2022-06-21

Trützschler presents T-SUPREMA - modern solutions for needle-punched nonwovens

2022-06-21

Re-start with around 2,300 exhibitors from 63 countries

2022-06-21

Covestro at Techtextil 2022

2022-06-21

Alberto Paccanelli re-elected as President of EURATEX

2022-06-21

SPGPrints launches new digital textile inks, three new printers and reveals its new global brand ambition.

2022-06-21

Sales success of a solution for more efficiency in warp preparation

2022-06-20

Lectra joins Euronext Tech Leaders, the new stock market index for European technology securities

2022-06-20

Suominen invests in strengthening its capabilities in sustainable products in Nakkila, Finland

2022-06-20

Replacement of the P1 rapier weaving machine, expanded virtual offer and more service in pandemic times: Powerful demonstration of Lindauer DORNIER at Techtextil

2022-06-20

Major savings with the Monforts modular upgrade programme

2022-06-16

Leaders demonstrate circular transformation at Institute’s summit in Amsterdam - Circular Shift 2022

2022-06-16

First R 70 in Turkey at Nipas Tekstil

2022-06-16

Trützschler Man-Made Fibers presents OPTIMA systems for industrial yarns

2022-06-16

Supima partners with TextileGenesis to setnew industry benchmark on traceability

2022-06-16

Suzano launches venture capital initiative with US$70 million to invest in startups

2022-06-16

Partnership for sustainable textiles recognizes U.S. Cotton Trust protocol as a standard for sustainable cotton

2022-06-16

Industrial printer shipments show modest decrease in Q1 2022, according to IDC

2022-06-16

ITA at Techtextil 2022

2022-06-16

Birla Cellulose's LIVA unveils latest LAPF Studio in Surat Fluid Fashion enters the textile hub of the nation

2022-06-16

Texworld Evolution Paris 2022

2022-06-16

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality with textile innovations and ‘Room Scenarios’ at the Heimtextil Summer Special

2022-06-16

Ahlstrom-Munksjö accelerates the pace of strategy execution to become the preferred sustainable specialty materials company

2022-06-16

Lotustex Textile invests in KARL MAYER's first LINK-MATIC® system for automatic batch change on PRODYE®-S slasher indigo dye range

2022-06-16

Environmental pioneer relies on GREENDYE

2022-06-16

PFAFF & KSL at Texprocess in Frankfurt

2022-06-16

Emotions, innovations, business: OutDoor by ISPO, the right concept for a new era!

2022-06-16

AATCC Calls for research proposals

2022-06-16

Borealis Strategy 2030: Re-inventing essentials for sustainable living

2022-06-16

Lenzing partners with TfS to build global sustainable supply chains

2022-06-16

Autoneum updates its outlook for 2022 as a result of the Ukraine war

2022-06-16

The H&M group’s sales development in the second quarter 2022

2022-06-16

Patagonia & HeiQ launch jointly developed next generation mint-based textile odor control technology

2022-06-16

EU and Egypt step up cooperation on climate, energy and the green transition

2022-06-16

Commission launches infringement proceedings against the UK for breaking international law and provides further details on possible solutions to facilitate the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2022-06-16

Interview Michael Jänecke

2022-06-16

Swiss ecosystem makes textile fibers circular

2022-06-16

Feeling ‘ALIVE’: Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles unveils three trend themes for 2023

2022-06-16

Bemberg™ at Pitti Uomo 102: formal elegance meets responsible T-shirt innovation in partnership with MagnoLab

2022-06-16

Bringing textile technology leaders together, ITM 2022 is getting ready to open its doors

2022-06-16

36th International Cotton Conference Bremen 29 and 30 September

2022-06-16

Carrington Textiles' Hawksbill and Orca recognised as first workwear fabrics with a polyester that biodegrades

2022-06-16

ISKO™ purchased new state-of-the-art weaving machines.

2022-06-16

Stäubli at ITM 2022 – Unveil of world premiere for sustainable Jacquard weaving

2022-06-16

The TCO 21: Boost your high-speed combing

2022-06-16

Warp feeding: creative as always

2022-06-16

ITM 2022, eagerly awaited by the textile sector, has opened its doors with a record number of exhibitors and visitors

2022-06-16

Archroma and Baldwin to collaborate for optimized performance and resource saving in textile finishing

2022-06-16

EFI Reggiani is leading innovation in green with new ecoTERRA Solution at ITM 2022

2022-06-15

Sitip at TECHTEXTIL

2022-06-15

Archroma at Techtextil 2022 with enhanced sustainability, colors, performance and protection

2022-06-15

Marzoli demonstrates “Textile Engineering” at ITM

2022-06-15

Kornit Digital presents the future of on-demand, sustainable textile production at ITM 2022

2022-06-10

LATEST ISSUE OF TEXDATA MAGAZINE textile.4U

2022-06-09

Mahlo will present solutions for current challenges at ITM

2022-06-09

Groz-Beckert at Techtextil 2022 in Frankfurt

2022-06-09

Italian textile machinery: drop in orders for first quarter 2022

2022-06-09

Australia releases new national flushability standard that draws on test methods and criteria established by INDA and EDANA

2022-06-09

Messe Frankfurt explains its activities to promote textile sustainability in New York

2022-06-09

Award for sustainability: Michael Spitzbarth from Bleed is Designer of the Year 2022

2022-06-09

Recover™ accelerates growth with $100 million minority equity investment

2022-06-09

Unifi, Inc., makers of REPREVE®, demonstrates traceability and transparency at the next level

2022-06-09

GANNI introduces styles made with Circulose® in main collection

2022-06-09

Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. presents itself at trade fair in Frankfurt

2022-06-09

Inditex reports first-quarter revenue growth of 36%

2022-06-09

Teijin Automotive Technologies to produce pickup box for next generation Toyota Tundra

2022-06-09

25 years of success: Lenzing celebrates two significant anniversaries at its Heiligenkreuz site

2022-06-09

EU budget 2023: Empowering Europe to continue shaping a changing world

2022-06-09

Leaders discuss how to tackle the Earth’s planetary crisis in the UN’s Stockholm+50

2022-06-09

Gartex Texprocess India makes a spectacular debut in Mumbai

2022-06-09

EFI advances growth strategy in high-value digital imaging with Inèdit software acquisition

2022-06-09

Top Textiles (China) selects Coats Digital’s FastReactPlan as the cornerstone solution of its digital transformation programme

2022-06-09

Baldwin’s AMS Spectral UV to spotlight spectacular finishing effects achievable with LED-UV at inaugural Amplify

2022-06-09

NIRI Accelerator - agile collaboration for rapid product development

2022-06-09

TEXTECHNO will present award winner FIMATEST at Techtextil

2022-06-09

KARL MAYER presented sustainable solutions at JEC World

2022-06-02

Launch of Covation Biomaterials: delivering innovative, high-performance, bio-based materials at scale

2022-06-02

Levi Strauss & Co. introduces plan to accelerate growth, profitability and capital returns to shareholders

2022-06-02

Tracing production costs in the primary textile industry