Knitting & Hosiery

2019-12-13

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

KARL MAYER is expanding its WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS platform in order to support its clients in their day-to-day operations even more effectively. With a number of new functions, this online ordering platform is now even more useful. This manufacturer is “beating the publicity drum” even harder – to disseminate more information about it. A new film was being premiered at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona, showing the webshop, together with its functions and advantages.

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Textile chemistry

2019-12-12

AATCC Foundation offers new scholarships for textile students

Thanks to two brand new scholarships, AATCC Foundation Inc. will provide more funding than ever to students in textile and related fields. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the AATCC Foundation will award more than 35 scholarships and fellowships, worth nearly $150,000. Students can find and apply for scholarships through one easy online application.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-12-12

Realisation of IVL investment package at Trevira site Guben

In May 2018, Trevira GmbH’s parent company Indorama Ventures (IVL) approved a major investment package for Trevira’s Guben site, and this week sees the launch of a key new component – a spinning machine capable of producing raw white POY (partially oriented yarn) for further processing at the texturising stage. A further three new spinning machines are planned. The new machinery will offer efficiency savings in both manufacturing and energy use at the Guben site, which specialises in flat and texturised filament yarns for automotive interiors, technical textiles, apparel and home textiles.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-12-12

A close partnership between the Austrian Fibers Institute and KOFOTI as well as DYETEC from Korea enables to arrange the 1st Dornbirn-GFC congress for the Asian market. Around 300 till 400 participants from the whole textile chain will be expected to join this special event. An agreement on this cooperation has been signed by October 21st, 2019 in Porto/Portugal.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will return to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia May 12-14, 2020. With the all-new, tiered pricing structure, those who register prior to February 18, 2020 will have the opportunity for substantial cost savings on the exhibit hall, symposium, and special event purchases.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

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

Techtextil India attracts high-profile visitors from across the dynamic fields of technical textiles industry. The first-ever Hackathon on technical textiles brainstorms over various challenges and opportunities existing in the industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-12

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

Toray’s ROMEMBRA™ RO and TORAYFIL™ UF membrane technologies (toraywater.com) have been selected for a new seawater desalination facility in Brazil, which is set to become the largest in the country.

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Research & Development

2019-12-12

Toray opens R&D Innovation Center for the Future

Toray Industries, Inc., today held an opening ceremony at the R&D Innovation Center for the Future on the premises of the Shiga Plant, where the company started out in 1926. The approximately 70 attendees included academic and local government representatives. The new facility will spearhead Toray’s global research as its functional materials headquarters in pursuing research and developing technologies through collaboration between its domestic and overseas production and sales units so it can expand in growth fields and regions.

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Recycling

2019-12-12

Welcoming Mr. Calleja Crespo, Director General of the European Commission DG Environment at the Board of Directors meeting today, EURATEX is pleased to anticipate preliminary proposals for a new Circular Economy Action Plan for the Textile value chains to ensure sustainable resource use and tackle urgent environment, social and economic challenges.

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Denim

2019-12-12

On 14th and 15th November 2019, KARL MAYER ROTAL expanded its denim centre of excellence with an in-house show for its customers and celebrated at the same time the 50th anniversary of its birth.

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Raw Materials

2019-12-12

Tanzania rejoins the ICAC

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has announced that Tanzania rejoined the organisation, becoming its 29th Member and 11th Member in Africa.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-12-12

Body mapping re-thought

At KARL MAYER a sportswear collection made from highly innovative warp-knitted textiles was produced punctually for ITMA since, as Gabriela Schellner, Head of the Textile Product Development at the well-known global player, says, “The sportswear sector wants to know what is happening in the machine building sector because this will determine textile developments for the next five to ten years.”

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-12-11

Freudenberg sells South American hygiene business to Fitesa

Freudenberg, the global technology group, sells its South American Hygiene nonwoven business to Fitesa, the Brazilian nonwoven specialist. Freudenberg sees the sale of the hygiene business as the best opportunity to successfully develop this business. Fitesa is one of the main suppliers of nonwovens to the global hygiene market. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction is subject to approval by competent antitrust authorities.

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Associations

2019-12-11

Top young talent for a technologically strong industry

At the end of November, the chairman of the Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association, Peter D. Dornier presented awards to six successful young engineers in Dresden. The award ceremony took place as part of the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-12-11

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

From 25 to 28 November 2019, KARL MAYER welcomed around 400 guests from more than 220 textile companies at its location in Changzhou. Most of the visitors came from China, but some also came from Turkey, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Despite the current difficult economic policy conditions, the mood during the event was good. "Our customers are used to cyclical crises.

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Textile chemistry

2019-12-11

Archroma announces CEO transition

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced its transition plan for the function of Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors of Archroma has appointed Heike van de Kerkhof to succeed current CEO Alexander Wessels effective January 6, 2020. Mr. Wessels has held the CEO position at Archroma since the Company was established in October 2013 and will be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. He will also take on a Senior Advisory role within SK Capital working across its portfolio of investments, which includes Archroma.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2019-12-11

Intertextile Apparel returns after back-to-back visitor growth

2019 saw the two editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics reaching new heights with growing visitor numbers – 15% increase for both fairs – and strong feedback on product variety, show quality and innovation. Following the successful 25th anniversary celebrations of the Autumn Edition last September, the next Spring Edition will be held from 11 – 13 March 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, where worldwide textile suppliers and buyers can once again anticipate new potential and opportunities at the industry’s most prominent sourcing platform.

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Carpets

2019-12-11

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

Domotex, the world's largest trade fair for floor coverings, will take place in Hanover from 10 to 13 January 2020. Saurer Twisting Solutions is looking forward to welcoming customers and visitors at their Booth B35 in Hall 11.

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Spinning

2019-12-11

Ring spinning… as good as it can be

Even in the best ring spinning mills, there is always room for improvements, among a complex range of options management and operatives need to consider for optimized productivity and profit. USTER® SENTINEL provides a fact-based overview of spinning machine performance, pinpointing real opportunities for excellence in the use of technology, components and manpower.

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News Archive
2019-12-10

Comfort, support and stylish lace in a single piece

2019-12-09

World Café showcases ICAC’s innovative technologies for the cotton supply chain

2019-12-09

Protection against gunslingers

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KARL MAYER successfully participated in Techtextil India

2019-12-05

Participants in the “New & Next university competition” for textile design come from across the globe

2019-12-05

DOMOTEX 2020 showcases integrated flooring, wall and ceiling design

2019-12-05

INDA announces FiltXPO™ technical conference speaker lineup

2019-12-05

Print industry executive Geoff Loftus joins EFI for new customer advocacy and service initiative

2019-12-05

Indorama Ventures acquires Californian PET recycler Green Fiber International

2019-12-05

PG DENIM ends the year 2019 on the upside

2019-12-05

SGL Carbon and Solvay collaborate

2019-12-05

Lenzing is first wood-based fiber producer with approved science-based targets

2019-12-05

Lenzing unveils REFIBRA™ breakthrough technology strengthening their commitment to the circular economy in textiles

2019-12-05

Teijin Frontier launches light, soft and tear-resistant fabric for sports and outdoor wear

2019-12-05

The key to a sustainable fashion industry? At Intertextile, it’s communication and collaboration

2019-12-05

Elleti Group takes center stage at Denim PV to present a special project realized in partnership with MYR

2019-12-05

TMAS welcomes two technology groundbreakers

2019-12-05

SHIMA SEIKI releases SDS­ONE APEX4

2019-12-05

Groz-Beckert at SINCE

2019-12-05

Scavone orders DILO Line

2019-12-04

Using KARL MAYER’s machines for processing recycled yarn with no limitations

2019-12-04

Gerber partners with fellow technology platform pioneer to help reinvent the supply chain

2019-12-04

Second edition of the EurAsian Geosynthetics Symposium meets aim of building bridges across Europe and Asia

2019-12-04

Production of beachwear lace – made easy

2019-12-02

Latest figures from China’s textile industry reported at Intertextile Apparel round table

2019-12-02

Traceability is a critical need, but plotting the path forward remains a challenge

2019-12-02

Lumat, Dominion Fiber Technologies and EuroFibers merge into FibrXL

2019-11-28

KARL MAYER successfully presents Smart Shirt at IDTechEx Show!

2019-11-28

TexSpace: innovations and project requests at the push of a button

2019-11-28

European industries unite to call for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

2019-11-28

Lenzing lays the foundation stone for world’s largest lyocell fibers plant

2019-11-28

Waste, plants, CO2 – the resources of the future

2019-11-28

Messe Frankfurt Texpertise Network together with Conscious Fashion Campaign and United Nations Office for Partnerships announce global collaboration for the Sustainable Development Goals

2019-11-28

Heimtextil creates a sustainability strategy for the Trend Space

2019-11-28

Trevira wins Brandenburg Innovation Award

2019-11-28

Luwa announces major new industrial climate control innovation

2019-11-28

Indorama ventures completes acquisition of Europe’s leading supplier of polyester automotive interiors

2019-11-27

600 participants at Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference

2019-11-27

More floor space for design: news from DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2020

2019-11-27

Italian textile machinery will be present at IRANTEX 2019

2019-11-27

EFI Reggiani green processes and sustainable solutions at ShanghaiTex

2019-11-27

Oerlikon showed world premieres in China

2019-11-27

Freudenberg acquires Filc

2019-11-26

ShanghaiTex 2019 grandly opened

2019-11-22

KARL MAYER’s PRODYE-R rope dyeing unit is setting new standards in everyday production

2019-11-22

Fresh looks created by the fourth dimension

2019-11-21

Jacquard patterning 4.0

2019-11-21

JEC World affirms global leadership in composites innovation, business and networking

2019-11-21

JEC ASIA 2019 reflected the dynamism of the composites industry in Asia Pacific

2019-11-21

Yarn Expo Spring 2020 to stimulate industry growth with attractive diversity in products and trade participants

2019-11-21

Evonik expands RESOMER® portfolio to enhance the quality and performance of textile-based implantable devices

2019-11-21

DSM showcases latest innovations for protective ballistic sollutions made with Dyneema® at Milipol 2019

2019-11-21

Burkhard Balz appointed Senior Vice President Automation Systems at Lenze

2019-11-21

Effective shoe manufacturing with 3D printing

2019-11-21

Toray creates world’s first porous carbon fiber with continuous pore structure

2019-11-21

Heimtextil key topic “Sleep”: exciting products and concentrated know-how

2019-11-21

Better orientation: Heimtextil introduces new icon for weavers

2019-11-21

ITALIAN TEXTILE MACHINERY: Falling orders for third quarter 2019

2019-11-21

Cotton Review: the 2018/19 season featured rollercoaster prices, with decreasing production, area and yields

2019-11-21

TEXON joins sustainable apparel coalition

2019-11-21

With 10,000 years of history, see why spinners are choosing hemp again

2019-11-21

ISKO goes fully responsible with new R-TWO™ program.

2019-11-21

Levi Strauss & Co. and Hohenstein collaborate

2019-11-21

USTER® in-process inspection for tightly-spaced production lines

2019-11-21

Groz-Beckert at ShanghaiTex

2019-11-21

Successful Hygienix™ 2019 addresses sustainability in absorbent hygiene & personal care

2019-11-21

India’s biggest ever technical textiles fair Techtextil India opened with 23% surge in exhibitors

2019-11-19

STOLL successful at China International Import Expo with knitelligence

2019-11-14

ISPO Munich 2020: Start of ISPO anniversary year

2019-11-14

Textile Exchange reports global production of organic cotton increases 56 percent

2019-11-14

Teijin Aramid strengthens its market leader position with capacity increase

2019-11-14

Schoeller Textil gives wear2wear update

2019-11-14

DyStar Exhibits Innovations at Performance Days

2019-11-14

IVL delivered recycling knowledge for reducing global environmental problems

2019-11-14

INVISTA continues strong tradition of environmental excellence with multi-million-dollar Victoria wetland renovation

2019-11-14

Truetzschler TD 10 – The quality filter in the spinning mill

2019-11-14

Tommy Hilfiger commits to 3D Design to realize ambitious digitalization journey

2019-11-14

JEC ASIA 2019 : Winners of The JEC Innovation Awards Revealed

2019-11-14

85 years of Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH University, short ITA

2019-11-14

Italian textile machinery: Mission to Kenya and Tanzania

2019-11-14

ISKO is back at Performance Days to showcase Arquas 6.0

2019-11-14

Nonwoven Solutions from Autefa Solutions at Techtextil INDIA

2019-11-14

Hybrid-Acoustics PET sets new standards for sustainable noise protection

2019-11-14

Chomarat provides Arcona Yachts with C-PLYTM carbon reinforcement

2019-11-14

ISKO takes part in CEO Roundtable to explore the value of authenticity in the digital era.

2019-11-14

New upgrade transforms the ACW into WINGS

2019-11-14

KARL MAYER’s products for the sports sector at ISPO

2019-11-14

India ITME Society – Acknowledging the hardworking Associations & Women Leadership

2019-11-14

Archroma at ChromaTexChem India 2019 with innovations and solution systems for sustainable colors and performance

2019-11-14

Groz-Beckert at Techtextil India

2019-11-07

The great importance of the HIGG Index for sustainable action in the textile value chain

2019-11-07

Eastman to recycle discarded carpet into new materials

2019-11-07

W.L. Gore & Associates presents new versatile GORE-TEX 3-Layer products

2019-11-07

BENNINGER shows innovations at Shanghaitex

2019-11-07

Toray endorsed the contractual agreement with JICA on Japanese technology of personal protective clothing

2019-11-07

Intensifying talks with the plastics sector

2019-11-07

Teijin frontier to exhibit at performance days functional fabric fair

2019-11-07

Mahlo shows latest developments in straightening and controlling at Shanghaitex

2019-11-07

Hydrophilic foam from Freudenberg: more effective wound cleansing and optimal patient comfort

2019-11-07

JEC ASIA 2019: The annual composite materials must-attend show to open in 6 days