Knitting & Hosiery

2018-11-13

STOLL in Ethiopia

Garment- and leather shoe-manufacturing, along with cultivation of agricultural products (mainly coffee), are the main industries in Ethiopia. These industries are mainly driven by foreign investment. Local companies are not yet in the position to play a bigger role in this game.

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Associations

2018-11-14

Textile machinery: Third quarter orders remain stable

The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period ranging from July to September 2018, has proven stable compared to the same period for 2017. Indeed, the value of the index stood at 108.3 basis points (2015 basis =100).

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Composites

2018-11-12

Kordsa at Composites Europe with its composites technologies

Kordsa participated in Composites Europe 2018, the world’s foremost trade fair and international business platform for the composites industry, in Stuttgart, Germany on 6-8 November. Kordsa showcased the products for the commercial aviation industry produced by its newly acquired companies Fabric Development Inc, Textile Products Inc., and Advanced Honeycomb Technologies as well as its technologies for the automotive industry.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2018-11-12

Alicia Ferreira de Sousa from L’École de la Maille de Paris was announced the winner of the inaugural adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge, presented at a special event during Outdoor Retailer, Denver, Colorado. The Woolmark Performance Challenge is a new annual competition for tertiary students aimed at pushing the limits of product innovation and is set to kick-start the career of Alicia.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-11

Certiquality has recently issued a Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Statement of Compliance to Tessiture Pietro Radici for its Radigreen® MFL PE, a yarn ideal for the manufacture of synthetic turf. In line with the RadiciGroup sustainability strategy (the first Group PEF certification dates back to 2013), Tessiture Pietro Radici, a Group company engaged in the production of artificial grass yarn, decided to pursue the approach of voluntary environmental impact measurement of its products.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-11-08

ITMA ASIA + CITME enjoys another successful presentation

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018, the region’s leading textile machinery exhibition, ended successfully after five days of exciting product demonstrations and business networking.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-11-08

Success for STOLL at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

Once again STOLL has inspired many visitors with the latest innovations and developments presented at the fair. The booth was entirely dedicated to knitelligence®, STOLL's new software solution and a highlight from the ever-growing field of STOLL Software Solutions. STOLL's knitelligence® is a modular system that combines all of STOLL's software solutions under one platform that covers the entire value chain of flat-knit production.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2018-11-08

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Expotextil Peru 2018

Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2018 show in Lima, Peru.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-11-08

The future of warp knitting – digital, sustainable and technically innovative

The five-day-long ITMA ASIA + CITME trade fair ended on 19. October, and for many exhibitors it was a good opportunity to present their companies and their innovations to a broad specialist audience, and this was also valid for KARL MAYER.

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Techtextil 2019

2018-11-08

Techtextil and Texprocess 2019: almost fully booked up

With half year still to go before the doors open, the international trade-fair duo of Techtextil and Texprocess is almost fully booked up and companies wanting to exhibit should hurry. Proposals for the new Techtextil Forum can still be submitted.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-11-08

Suominen extends its BIOLACE® product line with new nonwovens for hygiene products

Suominen, a globally leading nonwovens company, announces the launch of two new nonwoven products, BIOLACE® Move and BIOLACE® Cozy. As members of the long-lived BIOLACE® product line, both are spunlace products but made of renewable raw materials, such as polylactic acid (PLA) and cotton.

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Research & Development

2018-11-08

The burner flame approaches the tissue. But instead of suddenly flaring up, the textile sample only hesitantly begins to melt. First the tissue only contracts, then dark polymer drops fall off only later. "What we see here in the combustion chamber is the result of a new type of flame retardant for polyamide textiles," explains Dr. Georgios Mourgas. As a scientific staff member at the DITF Denkendorf, he is in charge of a project aimed at incorporating flame retardant compounds into polymer compounds in an entirely new way.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-11-08

CHOMARAT has specialized in scrim reinforcements for construction materials for more than 50 years. Now, it has invested in a new pilot production line to develop its next genera-tion of reinforcements. Unique in the market and designed entirely by CHOMARAT’s teams, this technological innovation was born by the Group’s body of technological know-how.

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Sustainability

2018-11-08

Textile Exchange releases 2018 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report

Textile Exchange, the global non-profit that promotes the adoption of preferred fiber and materials, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks, today officially released its 2018 collection of textile market reports, which measure and rank the production and usage of fiber and materials with improved social and environmental impacts.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-08

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields

Versalis (Eni), RadiciGroup and Safitex have joined forces to make synthetic grass for sports fields recyclable in line with the principles of the circular economy. The project was presented today at Ecomondo and is the result of collaboration between Versalis, which supplies the raw material (polyethylene), RadiciGroup, a manufacturer of fibres for sport applications, and Safitex, a manufacturer of synthetic grass turf.

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Raw Materials

2018-11-08

Global consumption forecast at 27.5 million tonnes for 2018/19

According to the November 2018 Cotton This Month report, the industry is likely to see declining numbers in many major categories next season. Due to uncertainties in the world economy and trading market, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) Secretariat has revised its global consumption forecast for 2018/19 downward to 27.5 million tonnes.

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Composites

2018-11-01

ITA at the Composites Europe 2018

At the Composites Europe in Stuttgart, the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University, short ITA, will be showing products, components and machines along the fibre composite process chain. The ITA will present itself at the booth of the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Construction (AZL) in hall 9, booth E70. Various demonstrators will be used to present selected innovative processes and products over the individual steps.

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Textile chemistry

2018-11-01

Revolutionary clean dye Recycrom on fast track to scaling

In 2016, the Italian textile chemical company Officina+39 invented Recycrom – color powders made from 100% textile waste. Almost immediately, Recycrom was being rated as one of the biggest innovations in dyestuffs in the last 50 years. In 2017, the clean dye won the Keyhouse Hightex Award at Munich Fabric Start 2017, and was applied to the first of two capsule collections by Italian high-street retailer OVS. As interest in this start-up technology increases exponentially, Recycrom is now set for truly mass volumes.

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Sustainability

2018-11-01

BOREALIS supports global commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at the source

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has signed The New Plastics Economy’s ‘A Line in the Sand’ – Global commitment to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source.

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News Archive
2018-11-01

TERNUA reaches the milestone of eliminating PFCs from its clothes

2018-11-01

SHIMA SEIKI to hold digital yarn exhibition in London

2018-11-01

Sleep smarter, live healthier: Heimtextil presents the “Future of Sleep”

2018-11-01

AATCC and SGIA announce digital textile printing conference 3.0

2018-11-01

SGL Carbon to build a central logistics center

2018-11-01

Two industry awards for Durst at SGIA Expo 2018

2018-11-01

Award-winning educational partnership celebrates 20 years

2018-11-01

Toray to expand air filter business in Republic of Korea

2018-11-01

First biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings

2018-11-01

The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector

2018-11-01

Strong growth momentum continued in all businesses

2018-11-01

Yarn Expo Autumn wraps up with 501 exhibitors and over 19,000 visitors

2018-11-01

Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries invests USD 7 million in Virginia (USA)

2018-11-01

Industry 4.0 Award to Kordsa at Platin Global 100 Awards

2018-11-01

KARL MAYER’s WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS has some new features

2018-11-01

As the world shifts, so does lace – but where are they going to?

2018-10-25

Fire at Kelheim Fibres’ viscose fibre production plant

2018-10-25

Neonyt: We are water

2018-10-25

Moroccan textile industry with specialists for fast fashion and denimwear at MAROC IN MODE

2018-10-25

Heimtextil presents 40 textiles editeurs in a new area

2018-10-25

DEVAN presents further findings on MOOV&COOL

2018-10-25

Interim injunctions against design patent infringements at ITMA ASIA successfully enforced

2018-10-25

HUB 1922 presents new sustainable technologies

2018-10-25

Oerlikon to cooperate with Shaoyang Textile Machinery

2018-10-25

Recognized research work in texturing at the Suzhou site

2018-10-25

Softwear Automation introduces next generation LOWRY SEWBOT

2018-10-25

Kordsa introduced its products for the aerospace and aviation industries at CAMX 2018

2018-10-25

Garmon presents the new OVD dyes collection

2018-10-25

Trevira expands its joint fair booth for Heimtextil 2019

2018-10-25

12 Composites Innovators to receive a JEC Innovation Award in Seoul

2018-10-25

OUTLOOK™ 2018 closes as most successful edition ever

2018-10-25

PrimaLoft debuts the first synthetic insulation made from 100% recycled, biodegradable fibers

2018-10-25

GRS certification for RadiciGroup recycled polyester

2018-10-25

SABIC to introduce new ultra-high melt flow PP

2018-10-18

The challenge of digitalization

2018-10-18

Automation solutions made by Oerlikon

2018-10-18

Godet coating as customer service

2018-10-18

Denim goes greener through the whole chain. Prosperity Textile acting as a pioneer and choosing the first sustainable innovation in the weaving industry: the brand-new iSAVERTM by Itema

2018-10-18

CEMATEX underscores ITMA 2019 theme with innovation lab feature

2018-10-18

Oerlikon to cooperate with Shaoyang Textile Machinery

2018-10-18

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Creating the digital yarn factory

2018-10-17

ANDRITZ successfully closes its acquisition of Xerium Technologies, Inc.

2018-10-17

SANTEX RIMAR GROUP at ITMA ASIA 2018

2018-10-17

EFI Reggiani COLORS printer and new TERRA pigment ink solution drive new capabilities for customers at ITMA Asia

2018-10-17

Suominen introduces FIBRELLA® Cozy, a topsheet material with superior softness and customizable patterns

2018-10-17

Quality all the way with extended USTER product range: from fiber to fabric

2018-10-16

Gerber Adds Reciprocating Pivex® to GERBERcutter® Z1 to Improve Cutting Accuracy and Efficiency

2018-10-16

CHOMARAT reinforcements, 3 examples offered in live demos at CAMX 2018 EXPO

2018-10-16

Wiping robot – more intelligence, less work

2018-10-16

Switzerland: the cradle of innovation

2018-10-16

Staple FORCE S 1100 at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-10-15

James Heal has revealed a new Light Fastness Tester with Weathering at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-10-15

En-route to becoming a digital trendsetter

2018-10-15

Italian textile machinery sector set to show off its latest technology developments at ITMA ASIA+CITME in shanghai

2018-10-15

The global language of quality gets appy

2018-10-15

Original technology makes the difference

2018-10-15

Conquering the digital world – with KM.ON

2018-10-15

Sixth ITMA ASIA + CITME combined show focuses on taking the industry forward. Exhibition opens in Shanghai with extensive showcase of latest technology

2018-10-12

A high speed boost for Spunlace lines- Autefa Solutions Injection Card and Crosslapper CL 4006 SL

2018-10-11

Noseda srl (Italy) presents latest and new technology

2018-10-11

Thermobonding ovens for light web nonwovens

2018-10-11

Cormatex at ITMA Asia 2018

2018-10-11

PENTEK introduces the latest version of DreamAIR

2018-10-11

BMSvision will be focusing on Industry 4.0 and smart textile manufacturing

2018-10-11

Gerber launches fashiontech platform 1.0

2018-10-11

Gerber Technology partners with ExactFlat

2018-10-11

HUNTSMAN and the CHEMOURS Company expand long-standing alliance

2018-10-11

Jeanologia presents technological innovations for the Chinese textile industry

2018-10-11

Quality, innovation and sustainability major topics at CHIC Shanghai

2018-10-11

Kordsa takes part in a new EU-funded project

2018-10-10

European Textile Machinery Roadshow in Mexico

2018-10-09

JEC announces appointment of CEO and event Director

2018-10-09

Yarn Expo Autumn to open on Monday with record-breaking 500-plus exhibitors

2018-10-08

Mahlo at ITMA Asia with smart solutions for textile finishing

2018-10-08

Experience digitalization at the PI Apparel in Milan

2018-10-08

First at the finishing line for 150 years

2018-10-04

IRG CosiMo & ITA-Augsburg open platform for thermoplastic composites research

2018-10-04

TMAS members set to showcase the latest innovations in Swedish machinery at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-10-04

Accelerating the use of thermoplastics in composites with Van de Wiele

2018-10-04

Transparent sustainability by RadiciGroup

2018-10-04

En route to the digital yarn factory

2018-10-04

STC Spinnzwirn is a new company of the Starlinger Group

2018-10-04

Maroc in Mode & Maroc Sourcing start next week in Marrakech

2018-10-04

Kornit Digital globally launches new Storm HD6

2018-10-04

Successful product launch of the world’s first instant thread coloring unit

2018-10-04

Porcher Industries and U.S. subsidiary BGF Industries to exhibit at CAMX 2018

2018-10-04

Project I & STOLL launch apparel manufacturing of the future

2018-10-04

Gerber acquires MCT Digital integrating two histories of innovation in automated cutting & finishing

2018-10-04

SHIMA SEIKI will show solutions for future needs of the Chinese and Asian markets at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-09-27

ITEMA exhibiting two brand-new weaving machines and breakthrough weaving innovations

2018-09-27

Tomsic presents simplest tester on the market

2018-09-27

Clear ink added to the GREENGUARD Gold certified LUS-170 UV-LED curable inks

2018-09-27

SAURER shows how to innovate the value chain of spinning

2018-09-27

Composite materials at the heart of mobility innovations presented at MONDIAL.TECH

2018-09-27

Mimaki Inprintura & KREAtive Factory: An experience for all the senses

2018-09-27

Kordsa reinforces the future in Indonesia

2018-09-27

Trevira presents high-end contract textiles for healthcare environments at Building Healthcare in Dubai

2018-09-26

VDMA Textile Machinery awards five young engineers with a total of 17,500 EURO

2018-09-26

Reiners + Fürst presents latest TURBO rings and enhanced travellers at ITMA Asia 2018

2018-09-26

Gerber Technology & partner IIGM 
host high-carat technology conferences