Recycling

2024-07-18

Millions of PUMA football jerseys made with recycled textile waste

Global sports company PUMA has scaled up its textile-to-textile recycling innovation RE:FIBRE, creating millions of replica football jerseys with a minimum of 75% recycled textile waste and other waste material. For the first time, from the start of the 24/25 season, PUMA football replica jerseys* (featuring 35 Clubs), including those for the Euro and Copa América tournaments, are made from RE:FIBRE.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-07-18

Geogreen inaugurates a new photovoltaic plant: over 5,000 solar panels to produce 5.5 million kWh/year of clean energy

Geogreen and RadiciGroup are speeding up their photovoltaic development with the inauguration of a new solar plant in the Municipality of Isola Dovarese in the Province of Cremona. Participating at the official ribbon cutting were the Geogreen shareholders including President Angelo Radici, the mayor of the Municipality of Isola Dovarese and other local officials.

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Spinning

2024-07-18

Rieter announces strong growth in order intake in the first half of 2024

In the first half of 2024, the Rieter Group posted an order intake of CHF 403.4 million (first half of 2023: CHF 325.0 million), which represents a significant increase of 24% compared with the same period of the previous year. Sales were CHF 421.0 million (first half of 2023: CHF 758.2 million). As expected, this was 44% lower than the previous year.

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Recycling

2024-07-18

New trade fair brings innovation to the textile recycling industry: Textiles Recycling Expo 2025 in Brussels

The textile recycling industry is set for a groundbreaking transformation with the launch of the Textiles Recycling Expo, a new exhibition dedicated to addressing the pressing issue of textile waste. This innovative expo is the first of its kind, focusing exclusively on the recycling of fabrics, clothing, footwear, fibers, and non-wovens. The event will be held from June 4-5, 2025, in Brussels, Belgium, and is free to attend.

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Europe

2024-07-18

Building Prosperity: Unlocking the potential of a nature-positive, circular economy for Europe Business and nature to reap rewards from circular urban spaces

The report, ‘Building Prosperity: Unlocking the potential of a nature-positive, circular economy for Europe’, calls for the adoption of six circular strategies to transform Europe’s built environment. This will boost economic activity, increase climate resilience, and make cities more vibrant places to live and work.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2024-07-18

Alchemie Technology launches new Taiwan office and expands executive team

Alchemie Technology, a leading clean-tech digital textile dyeing company headquartered in the UK, has today announced the opening of a new Taiwan office. This strategic expansion allows Alchemie to better serve its customer base in Taiwan by providing local support for servicing and commissioning. Taiwan is a major textile hub in the Asia-Pacific region, with its industry placing a strong emphasis on R&D to foster innovation in new materials and textile technologies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-07-18

DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award 2024

For the eighth time since 2017, the Discover Natural Fibre Initiative is inviting entries for the ‘DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award’. The purpose of the DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award is to raise awareness of exciting work involving natural fibres, and to help raise the profiles of leading researchers so as to enhance opportunities for commercial application of such work.

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Raw Materials

2024-07-18

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories completes phase one of its spider silk production facility expansion

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (“the Company” or “Kraig Labs”), announces today the completion of phase one construction for its production facility expansion. This project was completed on budget and on schedule. This facility is now ready to support the Company’s third production wave, which will begin this month.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-07-17

It may be fresh or timeless, but luxury remains luxury and you can see it all in Oerlikon Riri’s AW 25/26 collection.

When it comes to Oerlikon Luxury, we could perhaps speak of ‘polyluxury’: this business sector dedicated to high-end fashion accessories in fact contains within itself the expressive, material and technological multitudes that its brands Oerlikon Riri and Oerlikon Fineparts know how to share and expand for each collection. A heritage of innovative elegance that translates in Oerlikon Riri’s zippers and buttons collection created for the Autumn-Winter 25/26, designed to appeal to diverse generational tastes yet meeting the same high standards.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-07-17

The summer edition of Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris welcomed nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 26 countries

This season event was characterised by a number of new features and the dynamics remained satisfactory. Next event: February 10, 2025, in a partially renovated Paris-Le-Bourget exhibition centre for a session rich in initiatives.

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Spinning

2024-07-17

Rieter wins major follow-up order from DIW

On July 16, 2024, Rieter and Shanghai Digital Intelligence World Industrial Technology Group Co., Ltd. (DIW) have signed a purchase contract for more than 700 of the company's winding machines Autoconer X6. This represents the largest order in the history of Rieter China. The agreement also strengthens the strategic partnership between the two companies that aims to develop state-of-the-art spinning operations and achieve unprecedented levels of quality, productivity and efficiency.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2024-07-17

Monforts and Uniferro join forces at Febratex 2024

Having recently secured significant major orders in Central and South America, finishing machinery specialist Monforts will exhibit at the upcoming Febratex textile machinery exhibition taking place in Blumenau, Brazil, from August 20-23, along with Uniferro, its new regional partner.

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Denim

2024-07-17

ISKO to showcase exclusive FW25-26 collection at Kingpins NYC for the very first time

ISKO, the global leader in denim innovation, is taking part in the Kingpins Show in New York City. At the event taking place on 17 and 18 July at Pier 36, Basketball City, ISKO presents a carefully curated selection from its diverse collections.

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Home Textiles

2024-07-17

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles unveils Trends 2025 alongside diverse fringe programme

In sync with the fair’s 30th anniversary, the comprehensive sourcing platform will host around 12 fringe events for fairgoers to stay ahead of the curve, under the following segments: Design Inspiration, Business O2O, Textiles & Technologies, and Industry Empowerment. As one of the foremost spotlights, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles has joined forces with Danish trend agency SPOTT trends & business to present the design theme for 2025 – ‘Healing Home’ – together with eight major trend directions set to captivate the home textiles market.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-07-17

SOURCE FASHION continues its evolution fuelling the creation of responsible fashion

Source Fashion, Europe’s newest responsible sourcing show, closed its doors following an unquestionably successful show that offered UK brands and retailers a diverse and safe space to source from audited manufacturers and artisans from over 20 countries enabling them to fuel the creation of responsibly made products.

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Research & Development

2024-07-17

NIRI strengthens fibre, filament and fabric extrusion capabilities with the appointment of Dr. Javier Vera Sorroche

Dr. Javier Vera Sorroche will lead NIRI’s extrusion research and development capability. His extensive background in polymer extrusion, sustainable textile innovation, and business development will be pivotal in helping NIRI to deliver their customers’ next-generation products.

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Raw Materials

2024-07-17

Marketing Cotton: Challenges and opportunities

All farmers in the world share a concern for demand at the product level. About 80% of all cotton is used in apparel, 10-15% in household textiles, and the balance in non-woven or technical applications. In his presentation during the International Cotton Conference Bremen in March 2024 Mark Messura, Senior Vice President in der Global Supply Chain Marketing Division von Cotton Incorprated, focused on the demand side of cotton and how to support marketing of the natural fibre to get used in specific products.

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Associations

2024-07-17

EURATEX welcomes the EU Customs Reform package and calls for swift action on the de minimis exemption

The European Textile and Clothing industry (EURATEX) welcomes the proposed reforms to the EU's customs system, emphasizing the need for a modernized framework that addresses the challenges of the digital age and fosters a level playing field.

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Associations

2024-07-12

Launch of the TCLF skillbridge project

EURATEX together with COTANCE and CEC hosted the TCLF SkillBridge Stakeholder Event, an important step towards forming regional skills partnerships by bringing together various stakeholders from industry, education, and public sectors.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-07-11

Europe’s largest garment manufacturing show opens on Sunday

Source Fashion, Europe’s leading responsible sourcing show, opens on Sunday 14th July at Olympia London, welcoming hundreds of fashion manufacturers, suppliers, artisans and industry leading experts from around the world. Thousands of brands and retailers have registered to attend including teams from M&S, Lipsy, Sophia Webster, REISS, Paul Smith, Harrods, Jaded, ERDEM, Next, John Lewis & many more.

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Raw Materials

2024-07-11

Alliance of European Flax-Linen & Hemp announces positive outlook for 2024 flax harvest

The Alliance of European Flax-Linen & Hemp is pleased to announce a positive outlook for the 2024 flax harvest. As the flax pulling period commences, the industry is optimistic due to favorable weather conditions that provide an ideal context for the upcoming harvest.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2024-07-11

Successful Textiles Innovation Conference by KARL MAYER North America

The 2nd Textiles Innovation Conference held by KARL MAYER North America proved to be a complete success. The trade event took place from June 25 to 27, 2024 at the headquarters of the KARL MAYER GROUP subsidiary in Greensboro, North Carolina. The conference boasted an impressive turnout with over 200 attendees, exhibitors, and keynote speakers. While the majority hailed from many states across the USA, the event also attracted a global audience, including participants from Italy, Canada, Mexico, and other countries.

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Research & Development

2024-07-11

South Korea and Germany cooperate in the field of industrial digitalisation and renewable energies

Dongshin University from Naju in South Korea and Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University will cooperate in the field of industrial digitalisation and renewable energies in the future. A cooperation agreement was signed on 9 July by Professor Dr Chun-Shik kim and Professor Dr Thomas Gries. Professor Dr Chun-Shik Kim is an expert on German-Korean economic cooperation, ADEKO board member and former advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister, Professor Dr Thomas Gries is ITA Director and Rectorate Representative of RWTH Aachen University for Korea.

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Spinning

2024-07-11

The perfect polo shirt with air-spinning

The ideal solution for the production of classic polo shirts is Belairo air-spun yarn, produced on the Autoairo 11 air-spinning machine. It fulfils all customer requirements in terms of durability and environmental compatibility and significantly reduces the costs of spinning mills.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-07-11

Carrington Textiles invests millions to enhance environmental performance

Global workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington Textiles, has announced the release of its first sustainability report, highlighting some of the company's significant achievements in environmentally responsible activities. The report, presented by RTS Textiles Group, Carrington Textiles’ parent company, outlines various aspects, including the organisation’s structure, sustainability approach, social performance and future targets.

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News Archive
2024-07-11

Revolutionizing textile production: Thomas Höpfl discusses Mahlo's cutting-edge Orthopac RXVMC-20

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Fully recyclable trunk side trim made of 100 percent polyester

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Aachen researchers develop BioTurf

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Huntsman secures bluesign® APPROVED status for IROGRAN® TPU products

2024-07-04

The 7th Avantex Fashion Pitch competition prize goes to Materra

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FULGAR presents unique yarn that combines its bio-based origin with exceptional comfort and durability

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Naia from Eastman partners with ESDI for sustainable fashion educational project

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TC 30i and IDF 3: Dream Team for direct spinning

2024-07-04

Program announced for 2024 AATCC Textile Discovery Summit

2024-07-04

Comprehensive and high-level program for ITMF & IAF Convention 2024 takes shape

2024-07-04

Indorama Ventures announces new leadership for combined PET segment

2024-07-04

IVGT with the ETT Club at HANNOVER MESSE 2025

2024-07-01

Filidea and Marchi & Fildi present Fall/Winter 2025-26 knitwear yarn collection

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IPF at DESY: Investigations of structure formation in polymers

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Better Cotton announces 2024 Member Award winners

2024-06-27

Aid by Trade Foundation expands to India through Regenerative Cotton Standard

2024-06-27

Sandler deals with the energy crisis

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CARBIOS and Zhink Group enter official discussions for long-term partnership to build PET biorecycling industrial capacities in China

2024-06-27

Oerlikon focuses on complete solutions for the Central Asian textile industry

2024-06-27

Heimtextil 2025: Carpets & Rugs is booming

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On track to save energy

2024-06-27

Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Avantex open next week

2024-06-27

Jean-Paul Haessig stays President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange

2024-06-27

The KARL MAYER GROUP wins patent dispute in China

2024-06-27

Fruitful discussions and an attention-grabbing innovation showcase

2024-06-27

Lenzing appoints Kit Ping Au-Yeung as Executive Vice President of Commercial Textiles

2024-06-27

Circ launches Circ-Ready Community to scale adoption of circ materials

2024-06-27

HSNR students show their own collections at Neo.Fashion Berlin

2024-06-27

ANDRITZ to supply needlepunch line for heavy fabrics to Sioen, Belgium

2024-06-27

Textile Exchange enhances MIE Tool with forest and air pollution risk categories

2024-06-27

CHT unveils Spring/Summer 2025 color trends

2024-06-27

Ahlstrom introduces a new range of filtration materials

2024-06-27

The business situation continues to stagnate, casting a shadow on year-end expectations

2024-06-27

New research: Synthetic clothing generates plastic pollution equivalent to the weight of 820 Eiffel Towers annually

2024-06-27

H&M Group reports robust Q2 and six-month performance

2024-06-27

New meta-study highlights that hydrolysis prevents the formation of persistent PLA microplastics in the environment

2024-06-27

AMSilk to showcase its biofabricated yarns at Première Vision Paris

2024-06-27

Rehubs elects Board Of Directors and pre-launches Coleo’s new recycling sorting facility

2024-06-20

CARBIOS and TOMRA Textiles join forces to scale circularity of polyester textiles

2024-06-20

Lenzing and DVF join forces to bring responsible fashion into the mainstream

2024-06-20

The Carpets & Rugs Edition: Four days of efficient business

2024-06-20

Intertextile Apparel to ‘capture opportunities of digital revolution’ with launch of Digital Solutions Zone

2024-06-20

The Renewable Materials Conference hits the mark again

2024-06-20

BD 8 at Hengbang Zhifang for profitable recycled yarns

2024-06-20

ANDRITZ to supply new needlepunch line to Siteks, Türkiye

2024-06-20

Cotton made in Africa joins WTO and FIFA in supporting African Cotton through football

2024-06-20

MUNICH FABRIC START, THE SOURCE, BLUEZONE & KEYHOUSE show the power of intuition

2024-06-20

Sedo Treepoint publishes comprehensive 11-point plan to enhance textile factory performance

2024-06-20

Mario Jorge Machado elected President of EURATEX

2024-06-20

Yarn Expo Autumn 2024 to sate industry’s sustainability demands in August

2024-06-20

JEC Forum Southeast Asia successfully connects over 200 industry leaders

2024-06-20

Mayer & Cie. summarizes ITM participation as a reflection of the difficult market situation

2024-06-20

Jeanologia receives the ‘Cristobal Balenciaga’ award from the Spanish Fashion Academy

2024-06-20

Rieter to install world’s first complete air-jet spinning system with J 70 technology

2024-06-20

New cost-benefit champion in glass processing

2024-06-20

Registration and tabletop reservations for Hygienix™ 2024 are open

2024-06-20

Cotton Council International unites industry leaders to weave India-U.S. cotton trade relations

2024-06-20

AMSilk’s fibers have a significantly lower environmental footprint compared to Silk

2024-06-20

INVISTA Victoria site earns ISCC PLUS certification

2024-06-20

From lab to label: bluesign and SCTI donate SCI to ZDHC

2024-06-19

CEMATEX appoints Alex Zucchi as new president

2024-06-18

Dilo Temafa successfully sells line extension to Eco-Technilin

2024-06-13

Unveiling China’s Circular Transformation – a global showcase at WCEF 2024

2024-06-13

T-SUPREMA: Live Demonstration of versatility

2024-06-13

World Economic Forum selects Evrnu as 2024 Technology Pioneer

2024-06-13

OutDoor by ISPO 2024 shows sustainability is driving the industry

2024-06-13

Textile ETP at the European Commission's event on the Textiles Ecosystem Transition Pathway

2024-06-13

Lenzing welcomes new core shareholder Suzano S/A

2024-06-13

Synthetic leather made from recyclable and bio-based PBS

2024-06-13

From old tires to new car parts: Neste, Borealis and Covestro aim at closing the loop for automotive industry

2024-06-13

Leadership transition at Loepfe

2024-06-13

Innovation Forum draws to a close with key message: Innovation remains essential to ensure nonwovens are future fit

2024-06-13

ITM 2024 exhibitors breaks record with 66,200 visitors

2024-06-13

Early Bird tickets still available until June 15, 2024 for 63nd Dornbirn GFC

2024-06-13

Schneider Group launches Authentico®

2024-06-13

North Africa's flourishing textile care market in focus

2024-06-13

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) powers its Belgian Cushion Vinyl production plant with green energy

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BLUEDYE - for a world in which sustainability is just as stylish as a pair of jeans

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Clever energy-saving solution at no extra cost

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Selenis makes high-quality rPET from Circ’s recovered terephthalic acid

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Cascale to center sustainability at Manufacturer Forum: Shanghai

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Inditex reports strong Q1 2024 performance