Recycling

2020-06-29

BASF working toward circularity in recycling of mattresses

BASF has developed a chemical recycling process for used mattresses and is starting pilot tests at the Schwarzheide site in Brandenburg, Germany. The materials from old mattresses are to be recycled in such a way that they can be used for the production of new mattresses. “The target is to recover the raw materials with a quality comparable to that of non-recycled/virgin raw materials”, says Shankara Keelapandal, Business Management Isocyanates Europe.

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Denim

2020-06-26

ISKO partners with Bluesign

ISKO and Bluesign announce their partnership for the creation of a cleaner, safer, and transparent world of denim. ISKO just released its landmark Sustainability Report, setting the target of achieving bluesign® APPROVED accreditation by the end of 2020.

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Textile chemistry

2020-06-25

Solvay starts up new Hydrogen Peroxide dilution and packing plant in Vietnam

Solvay Peroxides Vietnam started production at its new Hydrogen Peroxide dilution and packing plant at Phuc Long Industrial Zone in Long An Province, Vietnam. This facility is designed to reach 24k ton capacity per year to meet growing local demand for international standard quality Hydrogen Peroxide for the textile industry and other applications.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-06-25

The production of multilayered reinforced felts can be tested in the DILO technological centre in Eberbach with the scrim fabric machine “Turbotex” by ONTEC in combination with a DILO Hyperpunch needleloom. The spacing of the weft yarns is infinitely variable allowing the creation of meshs with apertures of up to 20 x 20 mm.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

As a strong advocate of sustainable production, DyStar is pleased to join the ZDHC Foundation, which manages the Roadmap to Zero Programme with the aim of phasing out hazardous chemicals in the textile, apparel, footwear and leather value chain by promoting safer chemistry and driving innovation.

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Industry 4.0

2020-06-25

CHARM Project develops IOT solutions for harsh industrial environments

The CHARM ECSEL JU project aims to develop industrial IoT solutions with an improved tolerance towards harsh industrial surroundings. Digitalisation of the European manufacturing industries is the key to their continuous renewal and competitiveness. Harsh environmental conditions in manufacturing processes and end user environment may slow down the opportunities brought by IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence). The CHARM project is set to solve this challenge.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

The Lycra Company to showcase collaborative innovations during kingpins24 online event

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will participate in the Kingpins24 digital event for the Fall 21 Denim season, taking place June 23-24.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

Beyond MRSL conformance: Hohenstein and Scivera collaborate on pathway to verified, greener chemical formulations

Hohenstein and Scivera have streamlined the process for chemical suppliers to assess and validate preferred chemicals and to proactively improve formulations to ZDHC MRSL conformance level 3 and beyond for apparel, footwear and home textiles.

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Sustainability

2020-06-25

Today, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced a new sustainability framework for its Gore Fabrics Division which reflects its long-term commitment to protecting people and the planet while prolonging product life and the well-being of people.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-06-25

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition will return from 23 – 25 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. After the fair celebrated its 25th anniversary last autumn – welcoming more than 4,400 exhibitors and over 89,000 buyers – this year Intertextile will continue to support the industry with a diverse product offering from China, Asia and around the world, and a platform that reconnects the industry, encourages interaction, inspires innovation and stimulates market recovery.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

Birla Cellulose launches Liva with added protection of Antimicrobialfibres, making care fashionable

Mumbai: Liva, the fashion ingredient brand from Birla Cellulose, part of Grasim Industries Ltd, flagship company of US $48.3-billion Aditya Birla Group, has launched Antimicrobial fibres, a breakthrough innovation that not only kills viruses and bacteria, but also inhibits their growth, keeping the fabric fresh and hygienic in the long run.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

Eastman partners with IMCD Group to expand its distribution network for specialty plastics in EMEA

Eastman Chemical B.V. has announced that, beginning 1 August 2020, it is expanding and reinforcing its strategic partnership with IMCD Group for the distribution of its specialty plastics.

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Recycling

2020-06-25

Eastman introduces Tritan™ Renew for sustainability without compromise

Global specialty plastics provider Eastman introduces Tritan™ Renew copolyester. Tritan Renew offers sustainability without compromise, providing the same durability, performance and safety of original Tritan but now with up to 50% recycled content derived from waste plastic. Eastman will produce Tritan Renew with its innovative Advanced Circular Recycling technologies that use recycled plastic as a raw material, reduce consumption of fossil fuel and have lower greenhouse gas footprints.

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Textile chemistry

2020-06-25

HeiQ and Intexso biochem celebrate seven years of partnership in the fast-growing and innovative market of India

Swiss textile innovator HeiQ is proud to be a long-time partner with Intexso biochem private limited to distribute HeiQ products throughout India.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-06-25

INDA reschedules FiltXPO™ to co-locate with IDEA® 2022

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces a new FiltXPO™ venue and date for its second edition. FiltXPO™ is North America’s only exhibition and technical conference dedicated to filtration and separation and will now co-locate with IDEA®, the triennial global nonwovens and engineered materials exposition, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, in Florida. IDEA®, March 28-31, 2022, and FiltXPO™, March 29-31, 2022, will be held as two distinct events in the same building, at the same time.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-06-25

RISE® conference presents “What’s next” in sustainability

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced that registration is now open for the 10th edition of Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE®) Conference on the RISE® website. RISE® will be held at Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Sept. 29-30, and co-organized with The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) and North Carolina State University.

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Spinning

2020-06-25

New projects in China and Taiwan for Loepfe' s Weftmaster FALCON-I

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are used to mechanically support and electrically connect electronic components using conductive pathways, tracks or signal traces etched from copper sheets laminated onto a non-conductive substrate. Used in quantities of millions, in 2018 the Global Single Sided Printed Circuit Board Market Analysis Report estimated that the PCB market would reach USD 79 billion by 2024.

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Research & Development

2020-06-25

BIOTEXFUTURE opening event

The official opening event took place digitally on 17 June 2020 - the innovation space BIOTEXFUTURE was presented to the public. The event was primarily aimed at interested experts. With 311 registered participants, 230 of whom continuously followed the event, the expectations were far exceeded and show the great interest in the textile bio-economy.

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Associations

2020-06-25

New President of Cematex

Ernesto Maurer has been appointed as the new President of Cematex, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers. His four-year term of office will cover three major events in the pivotal ITMA series of textile technology exhibitions scheduled for Europe and Asia.

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News Archive
2020-06-25

Gartex Texprocess India announces new dates for Delhi & Mumbai editions

2020-06-25

Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung awards ITA graduate and a project at ITA with sponsorship prizes

2020-06-25

Industry digital inkjet leader Scott Schinlever returns to EFI as inkjet Chief Operating Officer

2020-06-25

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’: Falling consumption, rising stocks and price correlations

2020-06-25

Finally: the fast-acting, all-in-one, highly durable antibacterial and antiviral solution for textiles: RUCO®-BAC AGP.

2020-06-25

European producers set for 20-fold increase in nonwoven face mask output by November

2020-06-25

Huge special issue of the ICAC recorder focusses exclusively on COVID-19 pandemic

2020-06-25

Kordsa expands its competencies in thermoplastic prepregs

2020-06-25

Oerlikon Barmag systems convince with product diversity

2020-06-18

4th ITMF-Survey about the Impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

2020-06-18

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery decreased in 2019

2020-06-18

World textile machinery market analysis and forecasts 2020-2027 - Spinning machines segment poised for strong growth

2020-06-18

NCTO elects South Carolina yarn manufacturing CEO as chairman – Council chairs & board members elected

2020-06-18

Datacolor enriches SpectraVision solution with new vertical model for expanded applications

2020-06-18

Green Science Alliance developed textile, fiber, yarn, film made of cellulose based biodegradable resin

2020-06-18

Messe Frankfurt France forgoes the September edition of Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls&Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris

2020-06-18

Hans-Christian Früh appointed new Project Manager of Composites for Europe

2020-06-18

Unifi achieves Milestone of 20 billion bottles transformed

2020-06-18

Commissioning of polycondensation system rounds off total industrial yarn solution

2020-06-18

INVISTA holds groundbreaking ceremony for 400,000-ton/year ADN plant in Shanghai

2020-06-18

New webshop for spare parts and components

2020-06-18

EURATEX welcomes talks for the EU-New Zealand FTA

2020-06-18

MUNICH FABRIC START & Bluezone will take place from 1 – 3 September 2020 in Interim Location

2020-06-18

AATCC PPE Testing Webinar Series continues

2020-06-18

Strategic transformation underway at Loepfe

2020-06-18

First keynote confirmed for OUTLOOK™ 2020!

2020-06-18

Cradle to cradle products innovation institute awards material health certificate to Freudenberg

2020-06-18

DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

2020-06-18

Oerlikon Neumag celebrates topping-out ceremony for the new technology center

2020-06-18

Bremen Cotton Exchange: Board elects Stephanie Silber president

2020-06-18

VDMA starts technology webtalks for the textile industry

2020-06-18

Esprit selects EarthColors® by Archroma for its newest ‘I AM SUSTAINABLE’ capsule collection

2020-06-18

Baldwin’s Ahlbrandt launches its particle-free CleanSpec™ Corona electrode

2020-06-17

Archroma joins hands with Liberty Textile Mills Limited to produce life-saving PPE in Pakistan

2020-06-17

Kordsa tests process-induced residual stresses in manufacturing thermosetting polymers

2020-06-17

Mimaki live event series launched

2020-06-17

Suominen introduces novel material FIBRELLA® Shield for face mask applications

2020-06-13

H&M Group supports the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to accelerate circular economy to build back better

2020-06-11

59th Dornbirn-GFC 2020 has been canceled

2020-06-11

Innovative textiles for face masks can directly inactivate SARS-CoV-2

2020-06-11

Ensuring the quality of respiratory masks and medical protective clothing

2020-06-11

"Even closer to our customers"

2020-06-11

Oerlikon Barmag celebrates topping-out ceremony for the new pump production building

2020-06-11

ISKO’s first Sustainability Impact Report is out.

2020-06-11

FRANKFURT FASHION WEEK

2020-06-11

HeiQ Viroblock tested successfully against virus that causes COVID-19

2020-06-11

Arvind announces launch of revolutionary anti-viral fabrics under its Intellifabrix brand

2020-06-11

Borealis and paper republic unite in sustainable face mask initiative

2020-06-11

Guidance for Making a Better Face Covering

2020-06-11

Inditex 1Q20 sales drop limited to 44% despite up to 88% of stores closed

2020-06-11

New recycled fibre Finex in stores

2020-06-11

“Autoneum Pure.”: new sustainability label for products

2020-06-11

Hengli Petrochemical announces successful performance demonstration on its 4th PTA line utilising INVISTA’s P8 PTA Technology

2020-06-11

ISPO Re.Start Days: Orientation for the sports and outdoor industry

2020-06-11

New Hohenstein Quality Label for tested community masks

2020-06-05

Oerlikon Nonwoven supplies the meltblown technology for Innovatec GmbH

2020-06-04

Oerlikon commissions new logistics center in Neumünster

2020-06-04

ViruShield - Your textiles for the fight against Covid-19

2020-06-04

2020 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

2020-06-04

2020 AATCC concept 2 consumer® student design competition

2020-06-04

INDA supplements WIPES Academy training course with new virtual option: Experience wipes training online

2020-06-04

The SmartX Accelerator Programme completes first funding call

2020-06-04

Spinnova and Kemira to develop disruptively sustainable inherent dyeing

2020-06-04

Ready for the digital challenge: Lenze realigns its Global Account Management

2020-06-04

IFC and IDB invest co-lead a USD 1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose

2020-06-04

Murata and Teijin Frontier jointly innovate fabric with antimicrobial performance

2020-06-04

FET's expertise in meltblown technology and processing much in demand

2020-06-04

New Medical and Protective Zone at Cinte Techtextil China in September

2020-06-04

MTEX NS and SPGPrints announce a strategic partnership

2020-06-04

re:newcell hires CFO and Project Director

2020-06-03

Stocks to reach highest level in five years as consumption and trade suffer during pandemic

2020-06-03

SHIMA SEIKI releases more options for knitted masks

2020-06-03

New location & production facilities for SSM Switzerland, from July 1st, 2020

2020-06-03

EDANA shares draft programme for online OUTLOOK™ 2020

2020-05-29

VDMA TFL supports postponement of Texcare International by one year to 2021

2020-05-29

Indorama Ventures PCL sets up special fund to support local projects

2020-05-28

ITMF demands brands and retailers to act responsibly and sustainably

2020-05-28

H&M Group number one in organic cotton and certified down

2020-05-28

Q-SKIN® by Fulgar bacteriostatic yarn has been chosen by Pompea for its new KIT protective masks

2020-05-28

Borealis appoints Erik van Praet as Vice President Innovation & Technology

2020-05-28

Ahlstrom-Munksjö further increases face mask supply in Finland

2020-05-28

Cover New Ground! - New Keynote Theme for DOMOTEX 2021

2020-05-28

Fighting corona: DORNIER supports its customers in the change of production to face masks and protective clothing

2020-05-28

Mondi to produce melt blown nonwoven fabric and one million surgical face masks a day with new production lines in Germany

2020-05-28

Towards closed-loop manufacturing – Sateri enters China’s Lyocell fibre market

2020-05-28

Berry announces new meltblown capacity in South America

2020-05-28

Teijin carbon fiber used for world’s first railway bridge fully suspended on CFRP hangers

2020-05-28

W+D/BICMA develops 3 ply face mask line with a lower cost mask design

2020-05-28

Gerber empowers nine line to produce thousands of medical-grade masks per day

2020-05-28

Business situation against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-05-28

Up-to-date with secured remote services

2020-05-28

Cinte Techtextil China 2020: growth rebound and opportunities for the technical textiles and nonwovens sector expected

2020-05-28

INDA’s annual nonwovens supply report benchmarks North American capacity, production and operating rates

2020-05-28

Customer proximity despite social distancing

2020-05-27

Huntsman textile effects and bao minh textile collaborate to produce fabric for medical gowns

2020-05-27

Non-stop innovation in quality management

2020-05-27

SHIMA SEIKI produces knitted masks for schoolchildren

2020-05-21

Home textiles made from bulky Polyester filament yarn

2020-05-20

ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey 2019

2020-05-20

Cotton and textile sectors call for collaborative action