Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-02-18

Revolutionary machine returns to Monforts after more than a century

A 36-roller raising machine manufactured in the year 1918 has recently been delivered to its final retirement home – as a historic showpiece at the Monforts Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

10 years Apparel Coalition

To celebrate ten years of bold progress, the Apparel Coalition is proud to release #SACDecadeinReview. This report highlights SAC accomplishments from the past decade, illustrates the impact of the Higg Index tools, and lays out the framework for our new, ambitious goals.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-02-18

Global corn starch market (2020 to 2027) - by type, application, form and region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Corn Starch Market by Type, Application and Form: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Recycling

2021-02-18

Reflaunt raises $2.7 million from luxury industry leaders, led by MadaLuxe Group

Reflaunt, a disruptive Resale-as-a-Service (RaaS) technology company empowering global fashion brands to embrace circularity, today announced that it has secured $2.7 million in pre-Series A funding, led by the investment arm of MadaLuxe Group, a leading worldwide distributor of luxury fashion. Participating investors include former Jimmy Choo CEO and Coty Senior Advisor Pierre Denis, Ganni founder and former CEO Nicolaj Reffstrup, Textile Innovation Fund, Piquadro, Bluebell Group and sustainable fashion accelerator Fashion For Good.

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Composites

2021-02-18

When building or designing products there are a number of factors to consider such as strength, tactility, compressibility and load bearing capacity. Identifying the right material to meet all of these specifications is critical to achieve the vision of the designer, and the intended purpose of the product.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-02-18

With Texworld Evolution Paris - Le Showroom, Messe Frankfurt France confirms the success of its innovative formula for textile and clothing discovery. In one week, under exceptional circumstances, buyers exchanged 3,235 requests for collection projects or orders.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

Lydall President & CEO Sara Greenstein commends Biden Administration and ASTM International for new face covering standards

ASTM International has introduced new certification standards for General Barrier Face Coverings, giving the general public greater awareness and control over the level of protection provided by cloth face masks. ASTM Level 1 Face Coverings block at least 20% of particles 0.3 micron and larger (including bacteria and many viruses), while ASTM Level 2 Face Coverings block at least 50% of these particles.

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Textile chemistry

2021-02-18

Building with CO2 technology becomes possible

More sustainable, CO2 -based materials for the construction sector - in the future, this could become reality. Since 2016, Covestro has been working with research and development partners as part of the "DreamResource" joint project (FKZ 033RC002) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to research new, more environmentally friendly polyols with the potential to be used, for example, in the form of rigid polyurethane foam in insulation for the construction sector.

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

Eastman ranked 27th on Barron’s list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Eastman (NYSE:EMN) ranks No. 27 on Barron's 2021 list of the Most Sustainable Companies in the United States. To arrive at its list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Barron's analyzed performance by the 1,000 largest U.S. publicly traded companies on a wide range of indicators related to sustainability and environment, social and corporate governance (ESG).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

INDA adds additional webinar date to explain new ASTM standard on facemasks

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced an additional webinar date of Tuesday, March 2, 11 am EST to discuss the new ASTM F3502-21 Standard Specification for Barrier Face Coverings launched by ASTM on February 15.

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Composites

2021-02-18

Teijin to build GF-SMC molding in Czech Republic

Teijin Limited announced today that it will install a composite compression molding line at Benet Automotive s.r.o, the company’s automotive composites business in Milovice, Czech Republic. Teijin will invest some EUR 10 million in the new glass fiber sheet molding compound (GF-SMC) line, which will begin operating in autumn 2022 to help meet strong demand for Teijin’s industry-leading composite formulations in Europe.

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Sustainability

2021-02-18

VF Corporation allocates green bond net proceeds to advance ambitious science based targets

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

Functional materials innovation leader HeiQ partners with Girbau to use HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 in the laundry process to add antiviral and antimicrobial effects to clothes and textiles.

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Recycling

2021-02-18

The Circular Fashion Partnership provides an efficient platform for Lenzing to contribute to a long-term, scalable transition to circular fashion. The cross-sectorial project has been initiated by Global Fashion Agenda, the leading forum for industry collaboration and public-private cooperation on fashion sustainability.

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Recycling

2021-02-18

Recognizing both the role they have played and the responsibility they have to turn things around, H&M constantly challenge themselves to rethink the industry’s fabric, down to the very last thread. Learn how H&M Group’s latest recycling innovations, Looop and Green Machine, help reduce fashion’s waste problem on a global scale.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-18

ASTM Level 3 surgical masks manufactured by Freudenberg Performance Materials recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The surgical masks are intended for use by healthcare personnel to protect both the patient and themselves from transfer of microorganisms, body fluids and particulate material. The face masks are intended for use in infection control practices to reduce the potential exposure to blood and body fluids.

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Spinning

2021-02-18

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers kicks off the new year with a series of webinars on the topic of home textiles. Traditionally, the company’s event calendar begins with the DOMOTEX trade fair and the supplementary BCF Symposium. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world market leader for BCF yarn systems has an alternative event for its customers this year. Those interested can register to take part in the webinars via the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Division corporate Website.

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Spinning

2021-02-18

It starts with a handshake, or a signature on a sales contract. That’s when the USTER After-Sales Service team springs into action to support the customer. Its expert staff will make sure every piece of equipment is installed perfectly and running smoothly. But that’s only the beginning of a relationship that lasts the full lifespan of the new equipment, guaranteeing rapid technical backup whenever and wherever it’s needed – even in the remotest of market regions.

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Carpets

2021-02-17

Oerlikon Neumag has found the right approach for its customers with the efficient BCF S8 carpet yarn system in Monocolor and Tricolor versions. Their solution is once again in the spotlight at this year's DOMOTEX asia / CHINAFLOOR from March 24 – 26, 2021 in Shanghai. Their audience of professionals can see the advantages for themselves at Oerlikon Neumag exhibition stand W3 D26.

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Software

2021-02-17

Online retail continues to grow, especially in pandemic times, and with it the volume of returns, which represent a considerable environmental burden. The companies Avalution (Kaiserslautern) and Assyst (Munich), together with partners, have developed a solution as part of a research project that aims to significantly reduce the proportion of returns by recommending the right fit.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-02-18

adidas starts divestiture process for Reebok

As part of the development of its new five-year strategy, adidas has concluded its assessment of strategic alternatives for Reebok. As a result of this review, the company has now decided to begin a formal process aimed at divesting Reebok. Going forward, the company intends to focus its efforts on further strengthening the leading position of the adidas brand in the global sporting goods market.

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Weaving

2021-02-18

Weavers of carbon fabrics

People's concerns about adverse effects from pollution on our living environment is growing. Industries are being forced to reduce their impact on the environment. Transportation accounts for up to one third of all CO2 emissions and cars generate a major share of the pollution. The need to reduce the weight of a car in order to cut its emissions or to increase its range is clear. Steel is getting replaced by carbon fiber based composites and car interiors are being provided with luster by using carbon fabric inlays. The quality of the carbon fabric is crucial for reaching the expected performance.

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Europe

2021-02-18

Commission sets course for an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy

The European Commission has today set out its trade strategy for the coming years. Reflecting the concept of open strategic autonomy, it builds on the EU's openness to contribute to the economic recovery through support for the green and digital transformations, as well as a renewed focus on strengthening multilateralism and reforming global trade rules to ensure that they are fair and sustainable. Where necessary, the EU will take a more assertive stance in defending its interests and values, including through new tools.

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Raw Materials

2021-02-18

The latest issue of ICAC's Cotton Update is now available.

Cotton This Month is published at the beginning of the month with the Cotton Update published mid-month.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-02-17

Baldwin presents free webinar on automated cleaning of high-graphics presses

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. is inviting corrugated printers to a free webinar hosted in German on February 25 at 11 a.m. Central European Time. The live educational session—which will be recorded for later viewing—will present corrugated cleaning trends, challenges, needs and solutions. An English version of the webinar is available on-demand as well.

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Recycling

2021-02-17

Polyester-based tricot fabric with elasticity – a new development from KARL MAYER

If, for example, discreet comfort stretch for the clothing sector is required, KARL MAYER’s new fabric offers an ecological alternative.

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Older News

Digital Printing

2021-02-17

Warp knitted terry fabric with digital prints for even more bathing fun

The textile was produced on a TM 4-TS EL with double-sided fabric to ensure that the finished product is not only a must-have bathing accessory, but also a real eye-catcher.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2021-02-17

Seamless chic swimsuit demonstrates the performance of the new RASCHELTRONIC®

KARL MAYER is continually adapting its RASCHELTRONIC® range to the needs of the market. With adjusted performance profiles, the efficient raschel machines are intended to give customers the edge in their usually dynamic business fields.

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Raw Materials

2021-02-11

Technical advancement secures the future – cotton processing procedures

In just a few weeks, the International Cotton Conference Bremen will be launched worldwide. This time the organisers, the Bremen Cotton Exchange and the Fibre Institute Bremen, are presenting a future-oriented conference platform in digital format. It is available to professionals from science and practice anywhere in the world. In addition to subjects such as production, sustainability in the cotton sector, and exciting new products made from cotton, several sessions will focus on the heart of the Bremen conference: the technical lectures.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-11

Albany International reported operating results for its fourth quarter of 2020

"Albany International finished 2020 with another strong quarter, particularly in light of the challenging business conditions in some of our end markets,” said Albany International President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Higgins.

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Recycling

2021-02-11

Knowledge Hub v3 Launched

Circle Economy is delighted to announce the launch of v3 of the Knowledge Hub: the open-collaborative library for case studies about the circular economy. People around the world can now contribute and edit circular economy case studies in an online, open-collaborative library.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-02-11

Global smart fabrics market (2021 to 2026) - Growth, trends, COVID-19 impact, and forecasts

The global smart fabrics market witnessed 4.4 million units shipments in 2020, and it is expected to reach a shipment value of 9.47 million units by 2026, registering a CAGR of 14.1% over the forecast period (2021 - 2026). The "Smart Fabrics Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-02-11

New report for the worldwide textile chemicals industry to 2026

The global textile chemicals market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 3.6% over the forecast period. This is a result of the "Textile Chemicals Market 2020-2026" report which has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-02-11

Ahlstrom- Munksjö's new product portfolio offers a full suite of fabrics for face masks, including biodegradable and compostable materials

The TenderGuard™ product portfolio consists of remarkably soft, comfortable, and protective fabrics. TenderGuard™ BioBased and BioFilter fabrics are designed for civil use and source control for infectious disease. They are biodegradable and compostable under controlled conditions according to European Norm EN13432. TenderGuard™ Natural and Smooth fabrics are designed for medical face masks.  They are protective, hypoallergenic, and environmentally friendly.

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Raw Materials

2021-02-11

Organic textile sector reaches a significant milestone in testing for genetically modified (GMO) cotton

In 2019, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), the Organic Cotton Accelerator (OCA) and Textile Exchange partnered to develop the ISO IWA 32:2019 protocol to create a common language among laboratories worldwide to screen for the potential presence of genetically modified (GM) cotton along the organic cotton value chain.

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News Archive
2021-02-11

IAF and ITMF, in collaboration with the ITC, unveil SCI at OECD forum

2021-02-11

Global suppliers band together to improve purchasing practices

2021-02-11

World’s largest sports trade fair sets new benchmarks also as a virtual show

2021-02-11

Joining leading fashion players to capture and reuse textile waste in Bangladesh

2021-02-11

Biancalani draws first interim conclusion on the new AIRBOX

2021-02-11

Benninger Group is starting a process to identify potential suppliers

2021-02-11

Collection of Tomorrow closes the loop (again) with circular anorak

2021-02-11

Digital career guidance - Lindauer DORNIER offers virtual tours and informs about training professions

2021-02-11

Mimaki launches two advanced print solutions for digital textile production

2021-02-11

VF Corporation partners with Pattrn® to launch pew “Sustainable Solutions” digital media series

2021-02-11

Teijin commits to science based targets within two years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

2021-02-11

Southern Neighbourhood: EU proposes new Agenda for the Mediterranean

2021-02-11

Winter 2021 Economic Forecast: A challenging winter, but light at the end of the tunnel

2021-02-11

Thomas Gangl appointed new Borealis CEO as of 1 April 2021

2021-02-11

Esquel’s DETERMINANT brand launches new concept store in Foshan

2021-02-11

A clean start: AATCC announces improved version of 1993 Standard Reference Detergent powder

2021-02-11

EURATEX for a comprehensive EU Textile Strategy

2021-02-11

Kornit expands digital textile production-on-demand capabilities in Turkey with Matset partnership

2021-02-11

Webtalk on technologies for fine gauge fabrics in the circular knitting industry

2021-02-11

Successful start-up of Papel Aralar’s PM 5 for sustainable wet wipes

2021-02-10

Mumbai editions of Gartex Texprocess India and Screen Print India pushed ahead due to venue inaccessibility in March

2021-02-08

Dyeing industry first for 7H with imogo

2021-02-08

Lectra enters into a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire Gerber Technology

2021-02-08

ISKO teams up with HIGH to create two unique, classic pieces.

2021-02-08

Italian textile machinery: Orders intake still on downturn in fourth quarter 2020

2021-02-08

DSM partners with Sympatex Technologies to launch mass-balanced bio-based Arnitel® specialty materials

2021-02-05

Kornit wins 2020 EDP Award for its NeoPigment™ Robusto Softener

2021-02-04

Successful ITMA 2023 virtual launch whets great appetite for next show in Milan

2021-02-04

Panel discussion: Circular Economy – The Future

2021-02-04

Hexcel’s HexPly® M9 Prepreg receives type approval certification from DNV G

2021-02-04

Webtalk on material efficiency and recycling for the manmade fiber industry

2021-02-04

Brexit: EU-UK nonwovens trade facilitated with specific rules of origin

2021-02-04

Global Home Furnishings and Floor Coverings Market Report 2021

2021-02-04

Medico Healthcare Linen delivers reusable isolation gowns to Customers using state-of-the-art process developed with Positek RFID

2021-02-04

Latin America and the Caribbean Circular Economy Coalition launches

2021-02-04

Launch of new National Center of Competence in Research

2021-02-04

NEW 5+ CLUB MEMBER

2021-02-04

Brazilian customer Döhler’s experience on the new TerryPlus-i

2021-02-04

Sustainability remains front of mind as BCI welcomes new members through 2020

2021-02-04

New dates and new event cycle for Techtextil and Texprocess

2021-02-04

ANDRITZ to supply a Wetlace™ CP line to Lotus Teknik, Turkey

2021-02-04

Collection of Tomorrow wins Scandinavian Outdoor Award

2021-02-04

Eastman and Governor Lee announce world-scale plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facility to be built in Kingsport, Tenn.

2021-02-04

INDA webinar series to address global nonwovens issues: upcoming facemask standards, single use plastics legislation, and impacts of recent capacity announcement

2021-02-04

INDA, industry, and union coalition outlines policy recommendations in letters to president biden, congressional leaders

2021-02-04

Filson successfully adapts to new normal thanks to Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM

2021-02-04

Stora Enso from Sweden wins the innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” with new cellulose foam for packaging

2021-02-04

IAF’S Priority Issues 2021

2021-02-04

Setting new quality standards with preciforce™

2021-02-04

Inditex joins MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium

2021-02-04

Borealis delivers solid financial result for 2020 in a volatile market environment

2021-02-04

ITM presents itself as research partner in the field of virtual product development at ISPO Munich

2021-02-04

New cooperation between E+L and Evoconvert

2021-02-04

Fairly produced, multifunctional and uncompromisingly sustainable

2021-02-04

H&M makes profit despite the pandemic crisis

2021-02-04

Weekday launches jeans collection made with reborn textile waste

2021-02-04

Green Button: Hohenstein is an authorised certification body

2021-02-04

Progress update: INVISTA Victoria ADN technology upgrade

2021-02-04

Wolf PVG trusts in meltblown technology from Oerlikon Nonwoven

2021-02-04

Leading technology for high-level research

2021-02-04

New TM 3, 290", promotes economic recovery of warp knitting in China

2021-02-03

Pandemic recovery and production decreases are expected to boost trade in 2020/21

2021-02-03

Archroma and CleanKore join forces to promote sustainable, cost-effective indigo dyeing process

2021-02-01

Suominen announces record year in both net sales and profitability

2021-02-01

Competence centre for e-warp knitted fabrics in North America

2021-01-28

Functional Textiles Shanghai by PERFORMANCE DAYS celebrates its Chinese premiere

2021-01-28

Hyosung TNC to supply eco-friendly fiber (Regen Jeju) to the North Face

2021-01-28

Demand for cellulosic fibres, Lyocell in particular, is set for healthy growth

2021-01-28

$ 3.35 billion growth in global industrial hemp market during 2020-2024

2021-01-28

Outlook on the non-woven tape global market to 2025 - growing demand for medical and hygienic purposes

2021-01-28

BEAR FIBER - First US farm-to-fiber hemp socks

2021-01-28

Circular economy strategies can cut global emissions by 39%

2021-01-28

Ascend Performance Materials’ Acteev technology takes prize at Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards

2021-01-28

Fashion for Good consortium pilots resource efficient cotton farming

2021-01-28

The key takeaways from Cotton Days

2021-01-28

Spinnova contributes to Vuokko Nurmesniemi design pieces in Baltic Sea benefit

2021-01-28

TD 10 – Powerful performance in India

2021-01-28

Lidl backs Cotton made in Africa

2021-01-28

ANDRITZ to supply spunlace line for Minet, Romania

2021-01-28

IVL remains on track to deliver its 2021-2023 strategy that will double EBITDA and deliver double digit ROCE by 2023

2021-01-28

For the first time: Growth rate for bio-based polymers with 8 % CAGR far above overall polymer market growth

2021-01-28

Unifi announces significantly improved second quarter fiscal 2021 results

2021-01-28

HeiQ and Nylstar launch HeiQ Viroblock permanent on Meryl Zero microfiber pollution high performance fabric

2021-01-28

VF reports third quarter fiscal 2021 results; raises full year fiscal 2021 outlook

2021-01-28

Renewcell selects Valmet as main equipment supplier for Sundsvall textile recycling plant

2021-01-28

More than 70 of the most outstanding new products in the sporting goods industry receive the seal of quality

2021-01-28

Gerber Technology experiencing tremendous revenue growth in China through innovation and digital transformation initiatives

2021-01-28

Order-driven enhancement of SGL Carbon’s operations in Arkadelphia progresses

2021-01-28

World Economic Forum’s plastic pollution platform announces new civil society, business partners at Davos Agenda

2021-01-28

An overview of the world’s leading sports trade fair

2021-01-28

AATCC announces call for award and leadership nominations

2021-01-28

“Neonyt on Air”: The future of fashion is transparent and authentic – also in a digital context

2021-01-28

High-frequency technology entirely in glass

2021-01-28

Coronavirus: Commission proposes update to coordinated approach on free movement restrictions

2021-01-28

EURATEX signs a joint letter for immediate suspension of retaliatory tariffs

2021-01-28

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel plans competence centers in Europe

2021-01-28

Freudenberg will be showcasing two new innovative solutions in the sports and outdoor apparel sector at the digital ISPO Munich 2021

2021-01-28

Responsibility Update: Summary of Gore Fabrics’ division sustainability initiatives and goals in 2020

2021-01-28

Dr Keshav Kranthi named ‘Chief Scientist’ after ICAC takes new path

2021-01-28

Rieter announces first information on the financial year 2020