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2022-01-27

Increased dialogue between the automation and textile industries

In December TMAS was invited to a meeting in Västerås by the project Micro Factories and Automation Region in Västerås. The aim of the visit was to start the conversation between the automation and textile industry in Sweden

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2022-01-17

Latest trade data (January-September 2021) show a dramatic drop of imports and exports of textile goods between the EU and UK, with significant losses for companies on both sides. The situation is likely to get worse, as the full customs regime between UK and EU has entered into force on 1 January 2022. EURATEX calls on the European Union and the United Kingdom to effectively cooperate to remove the issues in the EU-UK Trade agreement that prevent smooth trade flows.

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2022-01-13

For the textile machinery industry 2022 opens with the resumption of physical trade shows. It will be the next Colombiatex de las Américas, the main Colombian textile trade event, which will take place in Medellin from January 25 to 27, to open the new year. And Italian textile machinery sector will once again play a leading role in Colombia with a large presence. 19 Italian textile machinery manufacturer will be exhibiting in the exhibition area organized by Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Textile Machinery.

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Associations

2021-12-16

AATCC presents several prestigious awards each year, along with thousands of dollars in honoraria. Some awards were established to recognize outstanding achievers in the textile sciences, whose discoveries influence the world. Others recognize AATCC members for service to the Association that has strengthened and promoted its purpose and mission to the world.

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Associations

2021-12-16

For most textiles, finishing processes are not actually the last stage. Products often need an extra touch of expertise to make them perfectly ready for the customer. At this point in the value chain, that usually means manual tasks – but now there are technical solutions and intelligent systems which can handle complex operations better, while adding extra value and assured quality.

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2022-01-20

ITMF Awards 2022 extension of deadline until April 30th, 2022

Due to uncertain and unpredictable international travel and event restrictions related by the new Covid-19 variant “Omicron”, the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 was postponed from April to September 2022.

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Associations

2022-01-10

Former Chairman Reinhardt Veit deceased

It is with great sadness that VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies says farewell to Reinhardt Veit, who died on December 30 at the age of 96. Reinhardt Veit founded the company Veit GmbH in 1956 and became known worldwide as a pioneer of professional ironing technology. In 1990, he handed over the management to Günter Veit. Since 2019, his son Christopher Veit, the grandson of the company founder, has been the group's main managing director.

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2022-01-06

ITMF Annual Conference 2022 in Davos, Switzerland postponed to September 18-20, 2022

Due to the uncertain and unpredictable outlook with regard to travel and event restrictions caused by the new Covid-19 variant “Omicron”, the ITMF Board together with the two co-hosts – Swiss Textiles and Swiss Textile Machinery – have decided to postpone the ITMF Annual Conference in Davos, Switzerland from April 10-12, 2022 to September 18-20, 2022.

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2022-01-06

ARISE Integrated Industrial Platform (IIP) joins ITMF

In January 2022, the textile division of ARISE Integrated Industrial Platform (IIP), based in the UAE, has joined ITMF as a new Corporate Member.

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2022-01-06

2022 International Manual of Test Methods and Procedures

AATCC standards are developed, specified, and performed around the world. Volume 97 of The AATCC International Manual of Test Methods and Procedures will be available beginning January 2022. USB editions and PDF versions of individual standards will be available on January 4, 2022.

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2021-12-22

ITC Partnership with IAF to boost exports of garment manufacturers

The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the International Apparel Federation (IAF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support associations of garment manufacturers as well as garment apparel manufacturing companies in addressing emerging challenges related to competitiveness.

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Associations

2021-12-22

Deadline for prestigious IDEA® Achievement Awards has been extended

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and Nonwovens Industry Magazine have extended the due date for nominations for the prestigious IDEA® Achievement Awards. IDEA® is the preeminent event for the nonwovens and engineered fabrics conference and exposition and will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida USA, March 28-31, 2022.

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Associations

2021-12-22

Call for Presentations for 2022 Textile Discovery Summit

AATCC is soliciting presentations and posters for its 2022 Textile Discovery Summit. The event will be held October 4-6, 2022, at the Hilton University Place in Charlotte, NC, USA. As well as educational presentations, this event also includes networking receptions, tabletop exhibits, and more. Presentations are being solicited for the following topics.

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