Associations

2021-02-25

ITMA 2023 stand space application opens 3 March

Stand space application for ITMA 2023 will open on 3 March. The world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA will be held at Fiera Milano Rho, Milan, from 8 to 14 June 2023.

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Associations

2021-02-24

The textile and clothing industry was hardly hit by the pandemic in 2020. It is time for the European Commission and Member States to set the conditions for future competitiveness and resilience.

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Associations

2021-02-19

"For the second time running EDANA will host OUTLOOK™ online, with a promise to ensure participants a fully interactive and practical experience featuring all that which makes OUTLOOK™ an enduring success: expert insights, knowledge sharing, and networking” said Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA.

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Associations

2021-02-11

EURATEX responded with clear ideas to the roadmap for a European Textile Strategy. The EC initiative should push the textile and clothing industry to be more competitiveness, innovative and sustainable.

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Associations

2021-02-11

The next VDMA technology webtalk is scheduled for 17 February (2-4 pm CET) and will focus on "Technologies for fine gauge fabrics in the circular knitting industry".

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Associations

2021-02-11

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

During a side session organized by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) and the International Apparel Federation (IAF) at the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector held online from February 1stto February 5th,the two organizations unveiled their joint initiative, the SCI or Standards Convergence Initiative. The SCI will serve as a global industry wide platform to discuss and develop a strategy as well as the tools to accelerate the reduction of audit and standard fatigue in the clothing and textile industries.

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Associations

2021-02-11

Global suppliers band together to improve purchasing practices

Industry Associations from Turkey, Indonesia and Morocco join Asian Associations in IAF and STAR Network Initiative on ‘Manufacturers Payment and Delivery Terms’

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Associations

2021-02-11

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

The AATCC 1993 Standard Reference Detergents is improved! It still provides the same consistent formulation labs across the globe rely on.

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Associations

2021-02-08

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

The index of orders intake for Italian textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period from October-December 2020 was down by 5% compared to the same period in 2019. The index value remained at 90.0 points (2015 basis = 100).

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Associations

2021-02-04

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

On January 28, the international textile industry and with it the textile machinery industry got a virtual foretaste of the textile event of the coming years: ITMA 2023 in Milan. About one month before registration for exhibitors opens on March 3, 2021, the owner and the organizer of ITMA, CEMATEX and ITMA Services, celebrated a virtual launch with invited guests.

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Associations

2021-02-04

Webtalk on material efficiency and recycling for the manmade fiber industry

The next VDMA technology webtalk is scheduled for 9th February 2021 (2-4 pm CET). The focus will be on "Material efficiency & recycling technologies for the manmade fiber industry".

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Associations

2021-02-04

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

INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, is taking the lead to inform the nonwovens/engineered materials industry with three one-hour webinars on the toughest issues facing the North American Nonwovens Industry. These critical issues include: facemask performance standards, single use plastics (SUP) legislative policy issues, and industry impacts from recent capacity announcements in Spunbond/Spunmelt/”Spunlace” caused by COVID-19 demand for wipes, medical gowns, and facemask materials.

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Associations

2021-02-04

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

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, with a broad coalition of industry organizations and labor unions, representing a broad spectrum of manufacturers and workers who stepped up to make essential PPE and other products throughout COVID-19, sent a letter today to President Biden and congressional leaders outlining recommendations on specific policy initiatives that must be adopted to re-establish a permanent PPE industry in the United States.

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