Weaving

2020-09-17

Picanol introduces the Terryplus-i, the new benchmark in terry weaving

The new TerryPlus-i is an airjet machine that is based on the OmniPlus-i which was introduced at ITMA Barcelona in 2019. Therefore, it has all the benefits of this state-of-the-art airjet weaving machine. This TerryPlus-i airjet machine was developed with our four design principles in mind: smart performance, sustainability inside, driven by data, and intuitive control. This means that it guarantees the highest level of fabric quality in combination with a higher performance.

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Denim

2020-09-17

Cone Denim first denim mill to offer forensic verification of cotton traceability

Cone Denim, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation for more than 128 years and part of the Elevate Textiles portfolio of brands, is excited to partner with Oritain, the product and supply chain traceability specialist, to become the first denim mill to adopt the highest level of end-to-end traceability possible.

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Sustainability

2020-09-17

Inditex is set to donate 750,000 garments from its various brands to the Spanish Committee of the Agency of the United Nations High Commision for Refugees (UNHCR) for distribution at seven refugee camps in Rwanda. These camps are sheltering around 149,000 displaced individuals, mainly from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burundi.

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Retail

2020-09-17

Inditex Group sales continued to recover during the first half of 2020 (between 1 February and 31 July) to reach €8 billion: the decline for the half was -37%, helped by an improved second quarter (from 1 May to 31 July) when the fall in sales slowed to -31%, from a decline of -44% in the first quarter.

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Recycling

2020-09-17

Renewcell selected for the Full Circle Textiles Project - A new frontier in chemical recycling

The Fashion for Good initiated "Full Circle Textiles Project: Scaling Innovations in Cellulosic Recycling" – a first-of-its-kind consortium project, launches today. As much as 73% of clothing produced is sent to landfill or is incinerated and of all new clothing made, less than 1% of material used comes from recycled sources. Focusing on cellulosic fibres, this Project aims to validate and eventually scale promising technologies in chemical recycling from a select group of innovators to tackle these issues.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-17

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FortiCell® LAB, a new product portfolio specifically designed for the Lead Acid Battery Industry

Ahlstrom-Munksjö advances further into the energy storage market and launches Ahlstrom-Munksjö Forticell® LAB, its new portfolio of fiber-based solutions for Lead Acid Battery applications.

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Composites

2020-09-17

A Solvay partnership in the UK is paving the way for the industrialisation of the production of composite material parts for vehicles, making for quicker and easier manufacturing as well as lightweighting that reduces CO2 emissions. New delivery vans for British supermarket chain Asda are the first to benefit, but the aerospace industry is paying close attention…

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Weaving

2020-09-17

The WeftMaster® brand carries with it a long heritage of international success and reputation for Swiss engineering quality. The WeftMaster SFB weft thread brake has now been upgraded with new electronics to control up to four brakes. It is the first of several of planned launches featuring latest technology products aimed at maximizing productivity in weaving mills.

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Europe

2020-09-17

NextGenerationEU: Commission presents next steps for €672.5 billion recovery and resilience facility in 2021 annual sustainable growth strategy

The European Commission has set out strategic guidance for the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility in its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy (ASGS). The Facility is the key recovery instrument at the heart of NextGenerationEU which will help the EU emerge stronger and more resilient from the current crisis. The Facility will provide an unprecedented €672.5 billion of loans and grants in frontloaded financial support for the crucial first years of the recovery.

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Retail

2020-09-17

The H&M group’s sales development and preliminary results in the third quarter 2020

In the third quarter 2020, i.e. in the period 1 June 2020 to 31 August 2020, the H&M group’s net sales decreased by 16 percent in local currencies compared with the corresponding period last year. Converted to SEK net sales decreased by 19 percent to SEK 50,870 m (62,572).

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Software

2020-09-17

Gerber MCT cutter empowers colorwave graphics to transform during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 cancelled in-person events, sign & graphics companies were forced to develop new revenue streams in order to stay afloat. Colorwave Graphics was able to expand their business through a quick and seamless transition to producing personal protective equipment (PPE) by leveraging the Gerber MCT Cutter.

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Spinning

2020-09-17

"Trade fairs in 2021 will probably have a more national character"

The trade fair calendar for the textile machinery industry is already well filled for the coming year. Almost all trade fairs, events, conferences and meetings that could not be held online in 2020 have been moved to 2021. Now they are one date after the other. But in times of the corona pandemic this has its advantages.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-09-17

Acafintex looks to a bright future with new Monforts technology

At a total length of over 71 metres, the Montex finishing line that has just been installed by Monforts for Acafintex at its plant in Puebla, Mexico, is one of the highest capacity stenters the German technology leader has delivered to date.

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Composites

2020-09-17

True Temper Sports partners with Hexcel on latest line of high-performance golf shafts

True Temper Sports, leading designers and manufacturers of golf shafts, has chosen to partner with Hexcel on its latest product line, the HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX. The HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX is the first golf shaft to use Hexcel’s new HexTow® HM54 carbon fiber, which is ideal for recreational applications.

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Digital Printing

2020-09-17

Ricoh next generation Direct to Garment technology offers productivity breakthrough

Ricoh is responding to the needs of the modern garment decorator for heightened productivity, best-in-class operation and ease of use with the launch of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer. The next generation system supports the production of promotional and personalised goods locally.

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Associations

2020-09-17

EURATEX stands for a clear and predictable GSP regulation

EURATEX issued a position paper on the revision of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). EURATEX believes that the scheme should be simple to apply, predictable and encourage exports diversification.

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Textile chemistry

2020-09-16

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

Belgian textile innovator Devan Chemicals was lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology, known under its trade name as BI-OME®. The non-leaching attributes of the technology coupled with its ability to reduce microbial mutation make it a potential candidate for textiles where durability and safe human contact are highly valued.

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News Archive
2020-09-16

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Pure – a 100% plant-based product with superior cleaning power

2020-09-16

21st century knitwear to benefit from smartphone made-to-measure technology for the very first-time

2020-09-16

Commission President State of the Union - From promise to practice: how will the European Commission deliver on its ambitious promises ?

2020-09-16

RadiciGroup bets on research and innovation: sets up Radici InNova consortium

2020-09-11

Mimaki customer, TOMDOM, declares digital technology the fabric of a successful textile print uusiness

2020-09-10

ITA: High-performance warp knitting machine "BIAXTRONIC CO" from Karl Mayer facilitates production of innovative semi-finished fibre products

2020-09-10

Ahlstrom-Munksjö enhances its high protection medical fabric portfolio with the addition of TrustShield™ Biological

2020-09-10

The INDEX™20 Innovation Awards Go Live!

2020-09-10

Pandemic & nonwovens industry response: challenges turned into opportunities - a resilient and recession-proof industry?

2020-09-10

Lydall invests in new fine fiber meltblown production line in France to support EU face mask and air filter production for the fight against COVID-19

2020-09-10

Bioeconomy worth 2.4 trillion EUR to the European economy as bio-based industries mark sizeable jump in turnover

2020-09-10

INDA announces the 2020 RISE® Innovation Award finalists: Changing the future with ingenious solutions in engineered materials

2020-09-10

Well frequented fabric days set a positive sign for the industry

2020-09-10

Jiatong Energy to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for its dual PTA Lines

2020-09-10

VDL and DSM form joint venture to manufacture and commercialize medical facemasks and PPE filter materials

2020-09-10

H&M Group lays the foundation for its biodiversity work

2020-09-10

Pioneering digital watermarks for smart packaging recycling in the EU – AIM, the European Brands Association, launches cross-value chain initiative to drive circular economy goals

2020-09-10

First direct complete train with Austrian TENCEL™ fibers arrives in China after 16 days

2020-09-10

Commission unveils its first Strategic Foresight Report: charting the course towards a more resilient Europe

2020-09-10

2020 Tabbie Award presented to AATCC

2020-09-10

VF Corporation and its Timberland® Brand collaborate with Redress to support the next generation of sustainable fashion designers

2020-09-10

Carbios appoints Kader Hidra as Chief Financial Officer

2020-09-10

Factsheet: Progress on Creating Lasting Change Now

2020-09-10

Collaboration between DuPont™ Sorona® and Sateri’s EcoCosy® results in innovative fabrics for fashion and athleisure

2020-09-10

ITMA ASIA + CITME gears up for strong showcase in June 2021 despite current economic challenges

2020-09-10

Innovative industrial solutions for a better world

2020-09-10

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software

2020-09-09

Cinte Techtextil China concludes successful in-person and virtual 2020 edition; fair to become annual event from 2021

2020-09-09

Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses after intense washing

2020-09-03

HUNTSMAN Textile Effects introduces high iq® lasting black eco program

2020-09-03

Design variety in the car interior of the future

2020-09-03

SHIMA SEIKI announces opening of digital yarn sourcing website

2020-09-03

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2020 international conference delivered industry connections and key insights – virtually

2020-09-03

Indorama Ventures works with HSBC to turn post-consumer PET into PPE suits for medical personnel in Thailand

2020-09-03

Freudenberg starts up new production line in Taiwan with focus on technology and sustainability

2020-09-03

Lenzing creates unprecedented level of traceability

2020-09-03

Commission announces actions to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

2020-09-03

Esquel Group establishes US$500,000 endowment at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa

2020-09-03

adidas successfully places two bonds in an amount of € 1 billion

2020-09-03

Kornit Digital establishes United Kingdom operation

2020-09-03

DOMOTEX 2021 postponed from January to May

2020-09-03

USTER launches automated quality monitoring for nonwovens producers

2020-09-03

“Nothing New, Everything New”: Heimtextil presents the 2021/2022 trends

2020-09-03

Mimaki Europe announces appointment of new Managing Director

2020-09-03

Hybrid customer service is currently the present and future

2020-09-03

Chemical industry on the pathway to renewable carbon

2020-09-03

New production line formally inaugurated

2020-09-03

Technology webtalk on waste water reduction and treatment

2020-09-03

KARL MAYER presents one-stop-shop for the business success of its customers

2020-09-01

Cinte Techtextil China opens this week; new online sourcing platform allows worldwide connection

2020-09-01

Picanol NV at CINTE TECHTEXTIL

2020-09-01

Change in the Sales Management at BRÜCKNER

2020-08-28

Itematech will showcase the most comprehensive weaving solutions to weave technical fabrics at Cinte TechTextil 2020

2020-08-27

INDA’s Hygienix™ event goes “virtual” to address impacts of the Pandemic on Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Markets

2020-08-27

MillMaster LabTrend offers new functions and more benefits

2020-08-27

Nylstar introduces yarn made from INVISTA recycled nylon 6.6 polymer with Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification

2020-08-27

Leading textile tech innovators unite to create garment fully powered by HEIQ VIROBLOCK

2020-08-27

The Turkish textile sector will crown its success in ITM 2021

2020-08-27

Isabelle Damen appointed CFO Teijin Aramid

2020-08-27

10,460 kilometers: First direct complete train with Austrian TENCEL™ branded fibers from Vienna to China

2020-08-27

H&M Group appoints new Chief Technology Officer

2020-08-27

EURATEX welcomes the modernisation of the PEM convention

2020-08-27

First Swiss “Community Mask” with TESTEX label on the market

2020-08-27

Three staple fiber bicomponent systems successfully commissioned in Asia

2020-08-27

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2020 concluded successfully: online and offline platforms met sourcing demands

2020-08-27

DSM enables ground-breaking protective cycling jersey with Dyneema® fabric for Tour de France

2020-08-27

UL508A panel shop – consulting and contract manufacturing for North America

2020-08-24

Hexcel launches new HexPEKK® EM electromagnetic shielding and radar absorptive technology

2020-08-24

Trevira will not be participating in Heimtextil 2021 with its Trevira CS joint booth

2020-08-21

Autefa Solutions, well prepared with highly competitive solutions for CINTE Techtextil 2020

2020-08-21

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2020 opens next Monday: new digital tools complement in-person meetings

2020-08-20

Energy efficiency in textile dyeing and finishing - VDMA continues technology webtalks

2020-08-20

Exciting mix of current topics focusing on digitalization, the circular economy and personal protective equipment (PPE)

2020-08-19

New Monfortex line part of a long-term vision for Kettelhack

2020-08-19

Retech invests in continuous innovation

2020-08-19

RadiciGroup and Atalanta still a team

2020-08-19

Kordsa gives hints for a seamless digital transformation with practical examples from Kordsa Brazil

2020-08-19

Rieter places bond for a total of CHF 75 Million

2020-08-19

Name extension for KARL MAYER companies after the merger with STOLL

2020-08-17

New USTER® STATISTICS data offers competitive gains

2020-08-17

Next month’s Cinte Techtextil China attracts more suppliers of pandemic-related products

2020-08-13

ANEX-SINCE 2021 to be held in Shanghai in 2021

2020-08-13

Levi's most sustainable jean ever – a collaboration with re:newcell

2020-08-13

A wound dressing that kills bacteria

2020-08-13

The future is digital: Training 4.0

2020-08-13

As expected, SGL Carbon’s second quarter impacted by Corona pandemic

2020-08-13

MAS+ and HeiQ partner to create functional PPEs to fight COVID-19

2020-08-13

Teijin’s carbon fiber and resin used in world’s first laptop-sized automated people mover

2020-08-13

Change at the top of the adidas Supervisory Board

2020-08-13

Precision increases production

2020-08-13

ECLIPSE, UK – part of the HUNTER DOUGLAS Group keeps growing successfully with BRÜCKNER

2020-08-13

Kornit Digital acquires Custom Gateway

2020-08-13

Suominen increases its capacity in Europe by upgrading and restarting one of its existing production lines in Italy

2020-08-13

Kordsa studies a new model to improve cooling process of the monofilament

2020-08-13

Dancing Leopard selects Coats Digital VisionPLM to support rapid growth

2020-08-13

Rieter wins patent dispute in China

2020-08-13

Cationic-dyeable yarns have established themselves in the market

2020-08-13

One bodysuit for every occasion

2020-08-12

BASF redefines the future of the footwear industry with its first global Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan

2020-08-12

Two more Sateri mills confirmed EU-BAT compliant