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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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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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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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from BCNonwovens, Spain, to supply a neXline spunlace line as a turnkey project to meet growing needs from customers globally.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

Suominen’s vision is to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability. As a concrete step towards the frontrunner position in sustainability, we are continuously developing new sustainable products. In addition, we are calculating the carbon footprint of our nonwovens. This information helps customers make sustainability-related decisions that are based on facts.

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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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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-03-26

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

Washington Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) joined the Association of Washington Cities and INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, in applauding Governor Inslee’s signing of HB 2565, a law intended to address the labeling of certain disposable wipes.

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Spinning

2020-03-26

Less wear and superior fiber quality

Technological changes to Oerlikon Neumag’s Baltic crimper thrust pad contacting device have resulted in considerably reduced friction in the crimper rolls and hence less wear and fewer metal particles contaminating the crimped staple fibers.

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Textile chemistry

2020-03-26

Textile innovator and specialty chemical producer Devan answers questions regarding anti-viral textile finish solutions following the growing spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Raw Materials

2020-03-26

For more than a year and a half, the trade war between China and the USA has injected uncertainty into the global cotton trade, so the announcement of a Phase I agreement between the countries was very welcome news — and you can read all about it for free.

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Raw Materials

2020-03-26

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

The decision to postpone the 2020 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference was not taken lightly, but the BCI Leadership Team agreed it is the most responsible approach given the current situation regarding Coronavirus COVID-19 and its global impact on health and travel.

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Digital Printing

2020-03-26

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

In response to the rising demand for screen and digital printing equipment, Messe Frankfurt’s new DS Printech China fair, to be held from 28 – 30 October 2020, will offer industry practitioners an invaluable opportunity to explore this market further. Furthermore, the fair will be relocated to a brand-new exhibition venue in Shenzhen, where a digital printing hub is located in nearby cities.

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Digital Printing

2020-03-26

Fespa 2020 events to return to Madrid in October 2020

FESPA has announced that its flagship event, Global Print Expo, will return to IFEMA – Feria de Madrid from 6 – 8 October 2020, along with its co-located events, European Sign Expo and Sportswear Pro. The three exhibitions, which were originally scheduled to take place from 24 – 27 March, had to be postponed due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak in mainland Europe.

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Older News

Denim

2020-03-26

The "Denim Window Spritz"

As we all sadly know, all the denim events on April have been cancelled due to Covid 19 worldwide pandemia, and The Denim Window, due to the Ministerial Decreed, had to close its doors too.

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Sustainability

2020-03-26

RadiciGroup and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

RadiciGroup and Atalanta take it to the pitch, but this time it is a match for solidarity. The two Bergamo-based companies have decided to support the temporary field hospital that the Associazione Nazionale Alpini (National Association of Italian Alpine Soldiers) is building in the premises of Bergamo trade fair, with the aim of responding to the Coronavirus emergency.

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Recycling

2020-03-25

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

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global company listed in Thailand has recycled 50 billion PET bottles since 2011. The equivalent of over 200,000 elephants in weight. This major global recycling milestone saved three million barrels of crude oil and eliminated 1.65 million tons of carbon. The company has committed US$ 1.5 billion to deliver more recycling infrastructure globally.

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Software

2020-03-25

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

Based on its successful initiative in China, Gerber Technology today announced the creation of the Gerber PPE Task Force and Resource Team to support their global customers and partners as they work to increase their production or transition to manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE). In a global context where COVID-19 inexorably continues to spread, the global shortage of masks and other personal protective equipment needed to keep healthcare workers safe is a concern of everyone.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-03-25

From the Aztecs to Macintosh and beyond...

Monforts Head of Technical Textiles Jürgen Hanel outlines the development of the textile coating industry and the fundamental principles behind today’s advanced coating processes.

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Digital Printing

2020-03-25

Double launch for Roland DG

Roland DG announces two new products. The new VersaUV LEF2-300D has been introduced to enhance print possibilities, while the latest version of Roland’s renowned RIP software – Ergosoft Roland Edition 3 – enhances the user-experience for Texart customers.

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News Archive
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

2020-02-27

RadiciGroup, business as usual

2020-02-27

Hexcel’s leading position in aerospace and automotive makes Hexcel a trusted partner for urban air mobility

2020-02-27

Archoma joins ‘The Denim Window’ to support inspired, sustainable denim creation

2020-02-26

JEC WORLD 2020 postponed

2020-02-20

ITA shows a novel multi-fibre coating system live at the JEC

2020-02-20

A bralette full of promise

2020-02-20

A raschel machine from and for China

2020-02-20

Freudenberg presents the world’s first nonwoven crimping material at Lineapelle 2020

2020-02-20

HANNOVER MESSE 2020: How change becomes growth

2020-02-20

Additive manufacturing: Individual, climate-friendly production

2020-02-20

Fluorescent cotton, magnetic cotton, cotton as a perfect functional textile at ICC Bremen

2020-02-20

DyStar resigns from ETAD and joined TEGEWA

2020-02-20

Industry leaders to move toward a future with cleaner air and water at FiltXPO

2020-02-20

Toray and MIDORI ANZEN launching Japan’s first uniforms certified by MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®

2020-02-20

Hexcel’s complete composite solutions for marine at JEC World 2020

2020-02-20

No FESPA cancellation despite Corona virus