Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-23

Expansion of prototyping facilities for NIRI with investment in airlaid technology

The Nonwoven Innovation and Research Centre (NIRI) has made further investment in their extensive prototyping facilities – used by worldwide consultancy clients and industrial partners – with a new Dan-Web airlaid machine capable of prototyping pilot-scale samples.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-01-23

Overview Winter 2021/22 – Focus on Cosmopolitan

While most people who take careful consideration toward their workwear style do the same for their sportswear style, many are continuing to bring performance sportswear looks into their daily lives.  A general shift toward urban outdoor style with sustainable performance elements is the norm, along with unique fabric function stories that are authentic and clear in their design language. 

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Research & Development

2020-01-23

Hohenstein to test for new international GMO protocol

Hohenstein has earned accreditation to test cotton for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) according to a new protocolthatforms the basis of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Version 6.0, set for release in March 2020. Hohenstein is one of only a few institutes worldwide to qualify.

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Textile chemistry

2020-01-23

With effect from 1 January 2020, Follmann has acquired the Russian adhesive manufacturer Chemical Alliance based in Moscow with about 20 employees. After the acquisition of the British adhesive manufacturer Sealock (PSA hot melts, hot melts and dispersions) and the take-over of the majority shares of the Russian adhesive manufacturer ZAO Intermelt (hot melt adhesives for the packaging industry) in 2018, Follmann is expanding its adhesive production in the Russian Federation with polyurethane hot melt products with this acquisition.

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Digital Printing

2020-01-23

New Epson SureColor F3070 Provides Low TCO and High-Production Reliability Allowing Print Shops to Produce Hundreds of Custom Shirts Per Day

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-01-23

Ultra-light landing gear made of carbon fiber composites for air taxis

SGL Carbon will begin serial production of landing gear made from braided carbon fiber material early this year. The landing skids will be installed in around 500 air taxis worldwide over the next two years.

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Spinning

2020-01-23

Loepfe at ITME Africa 2020

ITME Africa will take place for the very first time in Ethiopia on February 2020. Loepfe will be part of the Swiss Pavilion.

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Digital Printing

2020-01-23

Durst restructures textile printing segment

Dr. Stefan Kappaun, Durst Group’s new Textile Printing Segment Manager, who has responsibility for the strategic direction in home textiles, clothing and accessories

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-01-23

All the glamour of fur meets the technology of responsible ISKO™ denim, for a first-of-its-kind concept that provides fashionable and conscious alternatives to furs and other synthetic imitations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-23

The Oerlikon Nonwoven experts will be presenting efficient solutions and comprehensive technology know-how for challenging filtration tasks to an international trade audience at the FiltXPO 2020 in Chicago, USA (Stand # 420), taking place between February 26 and 28..

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-01-23

Südwolle Group expands its sustainability commitment through the collaboration with RENU fibres by ITOCHU Corporation

Südwolle Group, well-known spinner of pure wool and wool blend worsted yarns, expands its offering through the strategic cooperation with RENU project by ITOCHU Corporation Ltd. The partnership comprises a strategic co-development and marketing of yarns and fabrics constructed with Itochu’s RENU recycled polyester fibre blended with wool targeted for the worsted yarn industry.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-01-23

Stoll at Spinexpo

STOLL will present a selection of samples in the Spinexplore area; the trend area curated by Spinexpo is where the latest trend forecasts, key yarns and stitch developments are shown. The presented samples are a combination of historical stitches and newest developments, such as ADF technology from STOLL`s pattern archive.

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Composites

2020-01-23

JEC World 2020: Inspiring experts and exceptional keynote speeches!

From leaders to entrepreneurs and high-performance athletes – JEC World 2020 is thrilled to welcome an exclusive lineup of special guests! As part of our top-of-the-line conferences, they will share their expertise, vision, and perspective in front of all the players in the composites industry. You won't want to miss all the action in the Agora stage (Hall 5), the heart and soul of the three- day JEC World 2020 show.

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Older News

Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-01-22

Successful machine extension with heat-recovery system at HANNO in Laatzen

HANNO stands for foam impregnation and noise protection. 200 employees work south of the Expo site in Hanover to solve customer problems using state-of-the-art technology. Quality, economic efficiency and customer orientation are the company’s main targets. The focus is on impregnated foamed material for industrial applications: sound absorption, acoustics, anti-drumming as well as joint sealing in building construction.

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Industry 4.0

2020-01-22

Automation progresses along the laundry sector

The productivity of a laundry depends on unbroken process flows and transparent commodity streams. Thanks to increasing digitalisation and consistent integration of data, the through-put of textiles in laundries is being continually improved. The solutions required for automation in the sector are therefore a high priority at Texcare International, from 20 to 24 June in Frankfurt am Main.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-22

Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020: Freudenberg Performance Materials named among the finalists

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) has been shortlisted for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020, in the category “Building and Construction Product of the Year” for the project “The virtuous lifecycle of a PET bottle”. Every year, these prestigious awards aim to recognize important achievements and developments in the use of recycled materials, product design and innovative manufacturing within the European plastics recycling industry. The initiative is jointly organized by Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE) and Crain Communications, which organizes the Plastics Recycling Show Europe.

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Textile chemistry

2020-01-22

DOMO Chemicals appoints Yves Bonte as CEO and Chairman of the Board

DOMO Chemicals, a global leading player in engineering nylon materials towards sustainable solutions, today announced its transition plan for the function of Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors of DOMO has appointed Yves Bonte to succeed current CEO Alex Segers during February, 2020.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-01-22

Functional yarns add value to textile products at Yarn Expo Spring 2020

Returning exhibitors and newcomers, including suppliers from Belarus, are set to show off their latest innovations to meet the specific sourcing needs of buyers with a diverse range of unique functional yarns at Yarn Expo Spring. The fair will be held from 11 – 13 March 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-01-22

Mahlo cooperates with universities in Bangladesh

Lecture hall instead of machine hall: As guest speakers at lectures at the Bangladesh University of Textiles (BUTEX) and the Northern University Bangladesh, representatives of the German mechanical engineering company Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG introduced the students to the requirements and solutions of modern textile production. In the future, the connection to one of the most important textile markets in the world is to be further strengthened.

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News Archive
2020-01-20

Wood-based alternative: Feminine hygiene fibres from Kelheim

2020-01-20

ISKO joins the Berlin Fashion Week with a 360 degree approach.

2020-01-20

Huntsman textile effects to feature comprehensive suite of high performance products at outdoor retailer snow show

2020-01-20

Half a century of excellence in home textiles

2020-01-20

My Wires – The smart way to manage card clothings

2020-01-17

ITME Africa 2020: Great expectations for the Italian textile machinery

2020-01-17

World’s first registration for BASF insecticide Broflanilide in Australia

2020-01-17

SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at ISPO Munich 2020

2020-01-16

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications

2020-01-16

ISPO Award jury honors sporting goods highlights of 2020

2020-01-16

NCTO statement on signing of Phase One Deal on 301 tariffs

2020-01-16

Retailers welcome phase one trade deal with China but say remaining tariffs must end

2020-01-16

JEC world 2020 unveils “The JEC composites industry programs”

2020-01-16

Solar Impulse Foundation supports clean and profitable developments

2020-01-16

Two STOLL seminars at Pitti Immagine Filati

2020-01-16

BCF S8 with new CPC-T convinces carpet industry

2020-01-16

Coloreel in the USA

2020-01-15

Transaction finalized: Filc is part of Freudenberg Group

2020-01-15

New environmentally-friendly solution for waterproof, breathable textiles

2020-01-15

Regeneration and craftsmanship highlighted for Spring / Summer 2021 apparel fabric trends

2020-01-15

Saurer to present spinning and embroidery technologies at ITME Africa

2020-01-15

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Pitti Filati 86

2020-01-15

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will be held from 24 – 26 August 2020

2020-01-15

Esquel benefits from integrated data analysis with USTER® QUALITY EXPERT

2020-01-15

Kordsa leaders came together in Istanbul

2020-01-15

Kornit Digital to highlight complete portfolio of Retail-Quality Direct-to-Garment product offerings at Impressions Expo Long Beach

2020-01-15

Houdini enables sustainability and agility with Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM®

2020-01-15

Lenzing joint venture to build dissolving pulp plant in Brazil

2020-01-15

Lenzing leads Canopy ranking for sustainable wood procurement

2020-01-13

Quality over quantity: anniversary edition of Heimtextil sets the themes for the new furnishing season

2020-01-13

KARL MAYER belongs to the starters of INNOVATIVE CO-WORKING, the new Brainstorming Space at Interfilière

2020-01-13

RadiciGroup: concrete investments in sustainability.

2020-01-13

Kelheim Fibres a frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“ ranking

2020-01-13

Hexcel provides HiTape® dry carbon tapes for Madshus Skis

2020-01-13

Suominen’s revised sustainability agenda for 2020-2025

2020-01-13

ICAC elects new standing committee officers during plenary meeting in Brisbane

2020-01-09

Trevira at the 2020 Heimtextil trade fair

2020-01-09

Trevira looks back on an eventful year 2019

2020-01-09

HRC/ACTC and ITA sign scientific framework contract

2020-01-09

Looking back at the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference 2019 in Dresden

2020-01-09

Freudenberg at Domotex 2020 in Hannover

2020-01-09

The world's first conference on cellulose fibres will take place in Cologne

2020-01-09

Dyntex introduces world’s first ultralight biosynthetic functional fabrics

2020-01-09

GEAR for Sports, a Hanesbrands Inc. Company, expands direct-to-garment print capabilities with Kornit NeoPoly Technology

2020-01-09

Due to the high demand for ITM 2020, efforts to additional new halls continue

2020-01-09

Heimtextil and Colombiatex the first events of 2020 for Italian textile machines

2020-01-09

Former Xaar CEO Doug Edwards joins EFI as Chief Technology Officer

2020-01-09

Tanatex reflects the time approach for polyester dyeing

2020-01-09

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2020

2020-01-08

EFI Connect 2020 Keynotes are not to be missed

2020-01-08

Heimtextil celebrates its anniversary: the 50th edition of the world-leading trade fair with a major focus on sustainability

2020-01-08

Toray completes acquisition of Alva Sweden AB

2020-01-08

Labs in CSITC Round Trials show steady improvement, set all-time record in 2019

2020-01-08

Devan underlines its sustainability track record with 2 additional bio-based product launches

2020-01-08

Suominen’s new strategy and financial targets 2020–2025

2019-12-19

Together for more sustainability in the textile industry

2019-12-19

DOMOTEX USA in February 2020 in Atlanta

2019-12-19

RICOH's Digital Micro Factory: Sustainable innovation in the apparel industry

2019-12-19

Hohenstein India welcomes new Managing Director

2019-12-19

AMSilk at 2019 Biofabricate Summit

2019-12-19

TenCate protective fabrics fire service offering now certified to standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®

2019-12-19

NCTO comments on the administration’s announced phase one deal on 301 tariffs

2019-12-19

Outlier introduces technical jacket with aerobrane

2019-12-19

ISPO Munich 2020: Start of ISPO anniversary year

2019-12-19

Erhardt+Leimer at DOMOTEX 2020

2019-12-19

SGL Carbon and Solvay collaborate

2019-12-19

VDMA "Turn of the year 2019 / 2020" report: industry, topics and perspectives

2019-12-19

Successful trade fair appearance at the SINCE in Shanghai

2019-12-19

Mayer & Cie. China showed first in-house development at Shanghaitex

2019-12-19

How Tung Ho Textiles add value with fish scale waste

2019-12-19

ISKO becomes the first Turkish mill awarded with the prestigious OEKO-TEX® STeP certification.

2019-12-19

Stäubli shows newest carpet samples at DOMOTEX 2020

2019-12-18

Kordsa honored as the Company of the Year in Brazil

2019-12-18

Devan promotes body positivity with upgraded health & wellness range, including new additions to their Hemp CBD range

2019-12-18

Major changes at CHIC Shanghai in March

2019-12-16

Vandewiele present at DOMOTEX Hannover 2020

2019-12-16

Huge interest in a “breath of nothing”

2019-12-15

Electrifying sportswear

2019-12-13

Picanol shows brand new OmniPlus-i at ITMACH India

2019-12-13

Monforts ‘Denimized’ customers take the lead in London

2019-12-13

Rapid ordering of spare parts – it’s in your hands!

2019-12-13

Establishing and maintaining contacts

2019-12-12

AATCC Foundation offers new scholarships for textile students

2019-12-12

Realisation of IVL investment package at Trevira site Guben

2019-12-12

DORNBIRN-GFC comes to ASIA

2019-12-12

Early bird registration has opened for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2020

2019-12-12

Techtextil India accentuates sustainable solutions while promoting the growth of technical textiles

2019-12-12

Toray to supply RO and UF membranes to Brazil’s largest SWRO plant

2019-12-12

Toray opens R&D Innovation Center for the Future

2019-12-12

EURATEX preliminary proposals for a new circular economy action plan for textiles

2019-12-12

KARL MAYER has opened a new R&D centre for denim in Italy

2019-12-12

Tanzania rejoins the ICAC

2019-12-12

Body mapping re-thought

2019-12-11

Freudenberg sells South American hygiene business to Fitesa

2019-12-11

Top young talent for a technologically strong industry

2019-12-11

KARL MAYER looks back on a successful in-house show parallel to Shanghaitex

2019-12-11

Archroma announces CEO transition

2019-12-11

Intertextile Apparel returns after back-to-back visitor growth

2019-12-11

Automation – a key theme for Saurer Twisting Solutions at Domotex 2020

2019-12-11

Ring spinning… as good as it can be