Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-02

Increased productivity with dur sock needles

As original equipment in sock machines from leading manufacturers, Gros-Beckert products are known in the market for their reliability and quality. To ensure that all product requirements are met and all aspects are taken into account, development and further development not only take place in consultation with machine builders, but also in dialog with end users who know their requirements best. The result is top class knitting tools that stand for efficiency and perfect product appearance. This is the only way to achieve uninterrupted production in light of the complex work steps involved in producing socks.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-02

Captivating, high-quality velours

The global automobile markets are very competitive. For manufacturers and brands, every detail is crucial in order to rise above the competition. For the buyer, both the design and interior of the car are important factors when making a decision to purchase or not.

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Raw Materials

2020-04-02

Early impacts of Covid-19 are crippling the cotton supply chain

We don’t yet know what the ultimate impact of Covid-19 will be on the cotton industry, but the fast-moving pandemic has injected a tremendous amount of uncertainty into every link of the global supply chain. Millions of people are self-isolating and the cotton and textile business is at a virtual standstill.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-02

Gowns, caps and shoe covers to protect doctors, nurses and healthcare workers battling day in and day out against the coronavirus. The RadiciGroup business area specializing in the production of high-performance nonwovens has brought to life a project that demonstrates the flexibility of the people in the Province of Bergamo and their capability to stand up to complex challenges.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-02

A leading Asian large-scale manufacturer of manmade fibers and polymers has invested in a new Oerlikon Nonwoven meltblown system. The recently-signed contract comprises a 2-beam system for manufacturing filtration nonwovens – predominantly for medical products such as face masks – with a nominal capacity of up to 1,200 tons of nonwovens a year. The commercial production launch has been scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Research & Development

2020-04-02

Production of complex curved pipe structures using the multi-filament winding process

The cost-effective and productive manufacture of fibre-reinforced pipe components (pipeline) represents a major challenge for many applications. The multi-filament winding process enables the processing of a large number of fibre rovings simultaneously, which significantly increases productivity in the manufacture of rotationally symmetric components.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-02

2019 EDANA nonwoven statistics released

Despitelow growth in last two years, Greater European Nonwovens Production reaches 4.4% annual average growth over the last decade.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-04-02

PRODYE installation begins in China

The KARL MAYER success story has now reached China, thanks to the PRODYE indigo dyeing machine. The efficient warp preparation equipment for denim production is already a worldwide commercial success, and spring 2020 will see the commissioning of the first machine in China.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-01

KARL MAYER continuously develops not only its machines, but also well thought-out solutions to make operating them simpler and more efficient. In addition, the manufacturer continues to expand its WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS step by step.

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Sustainability

2020-04-01

Due to the positive experience with its first online conference in March, nova-Institute will also host the established “International Conference on Bio-based Materials”, 12–13 May, 2020 ONLINE. The winners of the innovation award will be elected online by the conference participants.

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Associations

2020-04-01

COVID-19 outbreak may cause a 50% drop in sales and production for the European textile and clothing sector

Recent Eurostat data show that the European textile and clothing manufacturing went through a difficult year in 2019, despite good retail sales and export performances. This trend will worsen in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. An ongoing EURATEX poll with its members shows that 80% of companies are already laying off workers; more than half of them expect a drop in sales and production by over 50%, creating serious financial constraints.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-01

Suominen receives the first Fine to Flush certification granted to a nonwovens substrate manufacturer

Suominen is the first nonwoven substrate manufacturer to receive the Fine to Flush Manufacturer’s Generic Certificate from Water UK. The certification was granted for HYDRASPUN® Royal, which is a dispersible nonwoven material especially designed for moist toilet tissues that are flushed after use.

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Associations

2020-04-01

Cematex elects permanent Secretary General

A new Secretary General has been chosen by Cematex, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers. Cornelia Buchwalder has served on an interim basis since June 2019, following the retirement of Maria Avery, and was elected to the permanent position by the Cematex Board on March 12.

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Older News

Knitting & Hosiery

2020-03-30

SHIMA SEIKI releases data for another knitted mask

In light of the continuing worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the increased spread of the COVID­19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for another version of knitted mask to be produced on its computerized knitting machines. This is in addition to mask data released on two previous occasions on 19th and 25th March.

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Recycling

2020-03-26

New Circular Economy Action Plan shows the way to a climate-neutral, competitive economy of empowered consumers

The European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's new agenda for sustainable growth. With measures along the entire life cycle of products, the new Action Plan aims to make our economy fit for a green future, strengthen our competitiveness while protecting the environment and give new rights to consumers. Building on the work done since 2015, the new Plan focuses on the design and production for a circular economy, with the aim to ensure that the resources used are kept in the EU economy for as long as possible.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-03-26

Postponed: Texcare International will take place from 24 to 28 October 2020

Since the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in Europe, Messe Frankfurt has decided to postpone Texcare International. The leading international trade fair for textile care will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 24 to 28 October 2020. Industry and stakeholders are welcoming this decision.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-26

Lenzing suspends 2020 guidance due to COVID-19 crisis

As a result of the global COVID-19 crisis, the Lenzing Group expects based on recent developments a negative impact on its textile sales volume.

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Composites

2020-03-26

Dr. Torsten Derr to become new Chief Executive Officer of SGL Carbon SE

The Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE today appointed Dr. Torsten Derr as Chief Executive Officer of SGL Carbon SE for the duration of five years effective July 1, 2020. With this appointment, Dr. Derr is succeeding Dr. Jürgen Köhler, who resigned from his mandate as Chief Executive Officer of SGL Carbon SE effective August 31, 2019.  

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Textile chemistry

2020-03-26

Toray selects 2020 Ultrasuede® x labelhood innovation award winner

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has chosen partner designers Shimo Zhou and Une Yea from Shanghai-based international menswear brand STAFFONLY as the joint winners of the 2020 Ultrasuede® x Labelhood Innovation Award.

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News Archive
2020-03-26

Coronavirus: harmonised standards for medical devices to respond to urgent needs

2020-03-26

Washington lawmaker, cities, and wipes industry applaud Governor Inslee’s

2020-03-26

ANDRITZ to supply a turnkey spunlace line to BCNonwovens, Spain

2020-03-26

Suominen’s carbon footprint information help customers make informed decisions

2020-03-26

Less wear and superior fiber quality

2020-03-26

Devan offers antiviral solutions for textiles to support and protect professional workers

2020-03-26

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’

2020-03-26

Global cotton sustainability conference moves to 2 – 4 march 2021*

2020-03-26

DS Printech China debuts in Shenzhen to unlock business potential in South China

2020-03-26

Fespa 2020 events to return to Madrid in October 2020

2020-03-26

The "Denim Window Spritz"

2020-03-26

RadiciGroup and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

2020-03-25

Indorama Ventures aims to recycle 50 billion bottles per year by 2025

2020-03-25

Gerber Technology using China experience to increase production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

2020-03-25

From the Aztecs to Macintosh and beyond...

2020-03-25

Double launch for Roland DG

2020-03-25

Mimaki expands portfolio with large-scale 3D printer - offering total 2D and 3D printing solution for sign market

2020-03-24

Reifenhäuser Reicofil supplies material for up to one million face masks daily.

2020-03-23

Kornit Digital introduces NeoPigment™ Robusto softener solution for fashion on demand

2020-03-20

Reifenhäuser Reicofil shortens delivery time for the supply of meltblown lines.

2020-03-20

New internet presence for Mahlo

2020-03-19

Sustainably successful – Sandler Group reports positive result for 2019

2020-03-19

Berry Global produces materials critical for Coronavirus defense; expands wipes capacity

2020-03-19

EURATEX is contributing to a coordinated response to the COVID19 pandemic

2020-03-19

European Industries welcome an important industry focus from the European Commission

2020-03-19

RoTac³ tangling unit with comprehensive modifications

2020-03-19

SHIMA SEIKI releases knitting data for WHOLEGARMENT® masks

2020-03-18

ITM and HIGHTEX 2020 exhibitions will be held between 14-18 July 2020

2020-03-18

Gartex Texprocess India’s Mumbai launch postponed due to escalating Covid-19 concerns

2020-03-18

Premiere of CHIC SHENZHEN from July 15th to 17th, 2020

2020-03-18

STOLL and The Woolmark Company

2020-03-18

Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America postponed

2020-03-18

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

2020-03-16

Long-term project business in China remains stable

2020-03-16

African promise meets Swiss innovation

2020-03-13

DOMO Chemicals to invest €12 million in new nylon plant in China

2020-03-13

Mimaki announces innovative virtual event to inspire, inform and engage with customers and prospects

2020-03-12

The Fibersort machine is ready to start valorizing global textile waste

2020-03-12

Sinopec puts its first meltblown nonwoven fabric line into production

2020-03-12

Sage Automotive Interiors to acquire Adient’s automotive fabrics business

2020-03-12

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

2020-03-12

Kelheim Fibres achieves low risk in first CanopyStyle Audit

2020-03-12

DSM announces partnership with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to create bio-based Dyneema®

2020-03-12

perPETual and Polygenta manufacture rPET FDY using Oerlikon Barmag’s WINGS

2020-03-12

ISKO shared R-TWOTM at Drapers Sustainable Fashion Forum

2020-03-12

Ternua presents the "Latxa Artile" circular economy project

2020-03-11

EU Circular Economy Action Plan: “EURATEX stands ready with concrete and realistic proposals to move it forward.”

2020-03-11

Discontinuation of assembly at the Rieter Winterthur location confirmed

2020-03-11

Borealis producing certified renewable Polypropylene at own facilities in Belgium

2020-03-11

“The new EU Industrial Strategy: how do we get from principles to practice?”

2020-03-11

Coming Soon – STOLL`s new Trend Collection “FASTER: From (CONCEPT) – To (STORE)”

2020-03-11

Huntsman textile effects introduces TERASIL® BLUE W dye

2020-03-11

Intertextile Shenzhen 2020 rebrands and expands with new venue plus concurrent fairs

2020-03-11

Monforts ATC adventures in aquaculture

2020-03-11

Baldwin to introduce TexCoat G4 fabric finishing system to US textile industry at Techtextil North America

2020-03-11

Mahlo at open house in Bangladesh

2020-03-09

Postponement of the 35th international Cotton Conference Bremen

2020-03-06

Itema Group announces appointment of Ugo Ghilardi as new CEO and moves towards a new stage of development and consolidation

2020-03-05

ITM exhibitions addresses to a textile geography with a capacity of 60 million spindle shipments

2020-03-05

ITM 2020 will break new records with its occupancy rate approaching to 100 Percent

2020-03-05

A first in the ITM 2020: Denim technologies special section

2020-03-05

TESCA announces the acquisition of Willy SCHMITZ

2020-03-05

Trevira at BCFA Open Berlin

2020-03-05

TENCEL™ raising the bar at Munich Fabric Start to promote eco-fashion

2020-03-05

Teijin Frontier launches eco-minded adhesive for rubber reinforcing fiber

2020-03-05

The Digital Capability Center (DCC) welcomes Microsoft as a new partner at the DCC Network

2020-03-05

FiltXPO™ draws over 1,300 attendees to Chicago in first edition

2020-03-05

INDEX™20 exhibition postponed

2020-03-05

Global stocks expected to drop by 1% in 2019/20 season

2020-03-05

Oerlikon announced resilient 2019 results in challenging market environment and initiation of comprehensive productivity program

2020-03-05

Egypt’s Prime Minister to inaugurate WCRC-7

2020-03-05

First wiping robot successfully commissioned in India

2020-03-05

ANDRITZ GROUP satisfied with business year 2019 results

2020-03-05

FESPA 2020 events postponed

2020-03-05

Jeanologia starts in fabric finishing

2020-03-04

A close eye on quality with the Eye Compact II

2020-03-04

Simian chooses Kornit Atlas for scaling of direct-to-garment apparel decoration 

2020-03-02

Picanol at Afro Stitch & Tex in Egypt

2020-03-02

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at FIMEC 2020

2020-02-28

Gerber revolutionizes 3D workflow with new February 2020 release of AccuMark®

2020-02-28

KARL MAYER buys STOLL – a new strong brand in the KARL MAYER Group

2020-02-28

BRÜCKNER technology enables H&C Whitehead from UK to offer highest quality end products

2020-02-27

INVISTA makes advancements and remains confident in China ADN project

2020-02-27

Milliken & Company earns recognition as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th year

2020-02-27

INDEX™ Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-02-27

Gerber’s innovation center empowers the digitization of the furniture industry

2020-02-27

Durst presents the successful P5 350 hybrid printing system at FESPA

2020-02-27

Focus on nonwoven products: the perfect manufacturing process for every application

2020-02-27

SUSTAIN 2020 in the Run-Up to the International Cotton Conference

2020-02-27

ITME AFRICA 2020 Exhibition – “Prosperity through Technology” opens to a great response in Addis Ababa

2020-02-27

Beaulieu Fibres International prioritizes collaborative product development & sustainable long-term partnerships at INDEX™20

2020-02-27

Major order for BRÜCKNER from Turkey

2020-02-27

A new, sure-fire success is in the starting blocks

2020-02-27

Constant control of yarn tension

2020-02-27

Reloved, the latest result of ISKO’s partnership with haikure, hits Milan Fashion Week with its responsible story.

2020-02-27

Technology transfer that is creating waves

2020-02-27

Fashion enter closes UK's skills gap with EFI Optitex 3D

2020-02-27

Archroma Tianjin named ‘Green Factory’ by Tianjin authorities

2020-02-27

Tonello launches “THE LAUNDRY (R)EVOLUTION“ web series

2020-02-27

Suominen has published the Annual Report 2019 and the Remuneration Policy