Industry 4.0

2021-10-14

Momentum for Growth: 4th AMTC to explore the industrialization of additive manufacturing for a new tomorrow

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is changing the world. This disruptive, next-generation technology is helping to put more advanced rockets into space, revolutionizing design thinking for sustainability solutions and shaping jobs of the future. More than 60 speakers, including from Boeing, Siemens, McKinsey, Audi, RWTH and TUM are confirmed for this year’s leading global industry event, the AMTC, to share their views on the journey of additive manufacturing.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-10-14

Taking automated finishing to the next level at Knopf’s Sohn

The Montex machinery range is constantly being upgraded to meet evolving customer needs for greater automation, ease of operation and energy optimisation. The latest ten chamber line at Knopf’s Sohn, with a working width of up to 2.0 metres, was engineered to specific requirements in order to accelerate the company’s move to fully automatic control of its production, and high scaffolding was required for its installation.

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Recycling

2021-10-14

A.D.I.VALOR, Healix, and Tama have taken a decisive step together in their long-term plan to reduce the environmental impact of baling. Healix and A.D.I.VALOR are signing a multi year contract during the Pollutec for the supply of baler twine waste, where Healix also introduces its recycled polypropelene under the Healix® brand name. Tama, world’s largest producer of baler twines, at the same time launches a new circular polymer range of baler twine based on Healix’ products called Tama Cycle Twine.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-10-14

Designed for the everyday lives of people who want to connect with nature while wearing sustainable and multi-use clothing, Spirit Outdoor has garments with a unique design that sends several messages about protecting the environment. In the 2021-2022 autumn-winter collection Ternua has included garments made with sustainable and highly innovative materials, including new textiles and fillings.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-10-14

Chargeurs appoints Gianluca Tanzi as CEO

The Chargeurs Group, the global leader in temporary surface protection, garment interlinings, technical textiles and Nativa™ brand Merino wool, announced that it has appointed Gianluca Tanzi as CEO of Chargeurs’ textiles division, comprising Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies and Chargeurs Luxury Materials. Tanzi brings more than two decades of global operations, manufacturing and supply chain experience spanning fashion, textiles, eyewear, footwear and accessories from his time at Luxottica, United Colors of Benetton, Geox and other companies. The appointment is effective October 11, 2021, and Tanzi will report to Chargeurs Chairman and CEO Michaël Fribourg and Chargeurs Director of Group Performance Gustave Gauquelin.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-10-14

Global synthetic fibers market report 2021-2028

The "Global Synthetic Fibers Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylics), by Application (Clothing, Home Furnishing), by Region (APAC, North America), and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Digital Printing

2021-10-14

GoCustom clothing adopts Kornit Avalanche HD6, KornitX Workflow Platform for digitized production efficiency on demand 

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in sustainable, on-demand, digital textile production technologies, announced today that United Kingdom-based GoCustom Clothing has installed the Kornit Avalanche HD6 system for on-demand, direct-to-garment (DTG) digtal production. This installment coincides with GoCustom Clothing’s implementation of the KornitX platform, which provides a streamlined end-to-end workflow between the brand’s online customer stores and their production floor.

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Raw Materials

2021-10-14

Cotton Council International (CCI) joined the global cotton community in celebrating World Cotton Day on Oct. 7. Recently announced as an official day on the United Nation’s permanent calendar, World Cotton Day brings together stakeholders from across the industry to celebrate the global importance of cotton. To celebrate, CCI hosted a global, virtual event highlighting this year’s theme: “Cotton For Good.”

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Weaving

2021-10-14

Picanol is proud to be “Driven by data”, and as such it has set itself the goal of tackling the next industrial revolution for its customers with the launch of PicConnect. With PicConnect, a new fully digital platform, Picanol is offering a wide range of features, from industrial IoT to service-related applications. PicConnect is a web-based application that can be accessed through a web browser on any device and it functions as the gateway to all Picanol’s digital services. The platform is cloud-based and it allows connecting the Picanol weaving machines to the platform in order to leverage its full extent of possibilities.

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Textile chemistry

2021-10-14

As part of its program aimed at realizing the circular economy, Covestro is continuing to forge ahead with the expansion of its product portfolio based on alternative resources. As such, the company's product range in Europe is to be expanded to include mass-balanced thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) from as early as the beginning of 2022, and in Asia at a later date.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2021-10-14

A Mayer & Cie. circular knitting machine turns around swiftly and incessantly. For ten years the factory in Vsetín, Czechia, has helped to ensure that is and continues to be the case. On the occasion of its first double-digit anniversary Mayer & Cie. Czechia, or MCZ for short, sent out invitations to a festival that Benjamin Mayer, Managing Director of Mayer & Cie., described as a “family event”.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-10-14

Following its new growth strategy of boosting brands and targeting younger customer groups, HUGO BOSS celebrated the launch of its second BOSS X Russell Athletic capsule collection with an action-packed phygital experience. The physical collection presentation in a baseball stadium in Milan only set the stage for the extensive activation on social media. The event was designed to be a “postable” moment at every twist and turn. With a global streaming across the BOSS channels, all customers were given a digital front row seat.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-10-14

Advances in absorbent hygiene and personal care products that are smarter and more sustainable for a healthier future will be presented by industry-leading experts presenting live at Hygienix™ 2021.

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Recycling

2021-10-14

The sustainable textile material company Spinnova and VF brand Icebreaker® proudly announce they are developing circular midlayer products with next-generation blends of merino wool and the highly sustainable SPINNOVA® fibre that can be recycled again and again.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-14

International Conference on Cellulose Fibres 2022, 2-3 February in Cologne, Germany and online – Call for Innovations – Six nominees will get the chance to present their unique products

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Raw Materials

2021-10-14

Question time: Organic cotton – Robust demand

In the wake of increased sustainability efforts in the textile and clothing industry, brands and retailers are increasingly focusing on the procurement of organic cotton. The organic cotton market is currently very dynamic. The Bremen Cotton Report editorial team spoke to Maximilian Daebel, Vice President of Bremen cotton merchants Otto Stadtlander, about the current supply and demand situation.

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Raw Materials

2021-10-14

Transformers foundation report looks at cotton myths and misinformation

A new report published by Transformers Foundation investigates the use – and misuse – of data on the sustainability of the cotton sector, and aims to equip brands, journalists, NGOs, consumers, suppliers and others with the skills and understanding to use data accurately and transparently.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-10-14

Aegle launches pre-sales of N95s with Ascend’s Acteev® antimicrobial technology

Aegle, a high-quality American-made PPE manufacturer and health-tech company, said on Tuesday it had launched pre-sales of its first NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)-certified N95 respirator made with Acteev Protect™, the patented antimicrobial material made by Ascend Performance Materials. Award-winning Acteev is embedded with active zinc ions that quickly and safely destroy bacteria and microbes that cause degradation, mildew and odor in masks and other articles.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

PrimaLoft® P.U.R.E.™ sets new standard for renewable manufacturing technology

For decades, insulation manufacturing methods have relied on fossil fuels like coal and natural gas. These industrial processes, widely used by manufacturers across the globe, are leading contributors of greenhouse gas emissions. In response, many brands have focused on material solutions and certifications to counter the rapid rise of CO2 emissions.

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Innovate 2021

2021-10-14

Be prepared for innovation

Innovate 2021, organised by World Textile Information Network (WTiN), is now open for a visitor preview ahead of the launch of Textile Innovation Week on 25-29 October.

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Recycling

2021-10-14

ExxonMobil to build its first large- scale plastic waste advanced recycling facility

ExxonMobil plans to build its first, large-scale plastic waste advanced recycling facility in Baytown, Texas, and is expected to start operations by year-end 2022.

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Older News

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-10-14

Clearlake capital-backed Unifrax completes acquisition of Lydall

Unifrax, a leading global provider of high-performance specialty materials focused on thermal management, specialty filtration, battery materials, emission control and fire protection applications backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”), today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Lydall, Inc. (NYSE: LDL, “Lydall” or the “Company”), a leader in the design and production of specialty filtration materials and advanced material solutions. The combined company will be led by John Dandolph as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

Unifi champions sustainability at Fall Furniture Market

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, is helping to make the home furnishings industry become more sustainable. Company leaders are hosting and taking part in three panel discussions (described below) during this year’s High Point Fall Furniture Market as part of the “Sustainability Stories” series by the High Point Market Authority (HPMA).

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Denim

2021-10-14

Denim Première Vision signals the recovery with a hybrid event focused on reunion

A in-person show in milan and an online digital denim week

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-10-14

Ahlstrom-Munksjö develops new testing capabilities, helping to accelerate its leading position in markets of Electric Vehicles and Industrial Filtration

As part of the company strategy to invest and grow in the Electric Vehicle and Industrial Filtration markets, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has developed new capabilities to test gas adsorption performance at its Pont-Evêque R&D center in France.

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Textile chemistry

2021-10-14

DyStar releases 2020 – 2021 Integrated Sustainability Report

DyStar is pleased to announce the release of its eleventh annual Sustainability Performance Report. The report is written in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option, while using the Integrated Reporting framework to communicate how DyStar drives value creation across multiple stakeholder groups in six capital categories, namely financial, manufactured, intellectual, natural, human capital and social capital.

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Sustainability

2021-10-14

SABIC moves low-carbon-emitting technologies initiative to next level

SABIC has entered an agreement with the World Economic Forum and other global chemical sector companies targeted at formalizing the Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies (LCET) initiative into a stand-alone entity by 2023. In collaboration, LCET members will share early-stage risks and co-invest in developing and upscaling low-carbon-emitting technologies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-14

The LYCRA Company showcases innovative products, sustainability initiative and new digital platform at Intertextile Shanghai

Following a Visionary “Co-Create the Future Today” theme, the pavilion hosts a record number of co-exhibitors

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Associations

2021-10-14

Joint statement on enforcement of EU Chemical Legislation ahead of the 2nd meeting of the High-Level Roundtable

Enforcement of EU chemicals safety and environmental legislation will play a central role in implementing the European Green Deal agenda and the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. No matter how ambitious the legislation is on paper, it will never fulfil the level of protection of consumers and workers it has set out to offer, if not properly enforced.

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Europe

2021-10-14

Energy prices: Commission presents a toolbox of measures to tackle exceptional situation and its impacts*

The Commission adopted today a Communication on Energy Prices, to tackle the exceptional rise in global energy prices, which is projected to last through the winter, and help Europe's people and businesses. The Communication includes a “toolbox” that the EU and its Member States can use to address the immediate impact of current prices increases, and further strengthen resilience against future shocks.

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News Archive
2021-10-14

Beaulieu Fibres International showcasing its ‘fibres that build futures’ at INDEX™20

2021-10-14

Gold status for Kelheim Fibres in EcoVadis CSR rating

2021-10-13

Face mask production line for 50,000 units per day

2021-10-13

Market growth and technical progress...AUTEFA SOLUTIONS to focus on productivity, quality and energy savings at INDEX

2021-10-13

Merging for a brighter future – ALUMO to become wholly-owned subsidiary of AG Cilander

2021-10-13

Bettina Bär appointed Show Director of Neonyt and Val:ue in Messe Frankfurt’s textile division

2021-10-13

Messe Frankfurt restructures its Textile Business Unit with personnel changes for the Texpertise Network

2021-10-13

Ivonne Seifert the new marketing director in the textile division of Messe Frankfurt

2021-10-13

ISKO™ introduces R-TWO™50+, engineered for nature.

2021-10-13

Sustainable Denim: Itema brings its iSAVER® to the Denim Premiere Vision

2021-10-12

EFI Reggiani TERRA Silver makes debut at Fespa Global Print Expo 2021 for a short, smart and green process

2021-10-12

DSM to showcase high-performing, lightweight ballistic armor solutions made with Dyneema® at Milipol Paris 2021

2021-10-11

Oerlikon Nonwoven and A.Celli Nonwovens set up technological partnership

2021-10-11

EURATEX releases its latest economic survey: European Textiles and Clothing industry coming out of the Covid19-crisis, but facing new challenges ahead.

2021-10-07

Ruwanthi Pavithra Gajadeera is the winner of the First Prize of 2021 Taiwan Fashion Design Award

2021-10-07

Sustainability labels must be accurate and complete if they are to drive green goals

2021-10-07

Better Cotton launches revision of the Better Cotton Standard

2021-10-07

Seventh October is now World Cotton Day

2021-10-07

World Cotton Day: Study shows positive influence of CmiA training and verification on the lives of small-scale farmers

2021-10-07

Global sustainable clothing market outlook: Rapidly increasing textile waste to drive the market through 2026

2021-10-07

Recover™ and Polopiqué create a new partnership to accelerate circular fashion

2021-10-07

Worldwide industrial hemp industry to 2028 - Featuring ecofibre, hemp oil Canada and Dun Agro hemp among others

2021-10-07

Visit COTTON USA at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles and Yarn Expo

2021-10-07

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Sri Lankan Origin Global Apparel manufacturer Hela Clothing as a new member

2021-10-07

Alchemie Technology recognised as Sustainability Leader in the Textile Industry

2021-10-07

Covestro and Interseroh to jointly establish value-adding cycles

2021-10-07

Virtual rise conference highlights next-gen technologies for nonwovens/engineered materials

2021-10-07

Mahlo at the virtual Innovative Textile and Apparel Show

2021-10-07

Global dyes & pigments market report 2021-2028 - Product demand in Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the fastest rate

2021-10-07

Global nonwoven fabrics market (2021 to 2026) - Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecasts

2021-10-07

Pre-Cleaner CL-X demonstrates excellent performance after launch

2021-10-07

Mayer & Cie. at IHK Reutlingen (I)IoT event: Creating digital added value for analogue products

2021-10-07

Innovatec invests in non-contact fluid application system

2021-10-07

Announcing new sustainable NHL team jerseys

2021-10-07

Teijin to exhibit carbon fiber and aramid solutions at CAMX

2021-10-07

BRÜCKNER in the final of the competition "Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021"

2021-10-07

Toray receives reverse osmosis membrane order for Rabigh 3 desalination plant

2021-10-07

Solvay introduces a new flagship epoxy prepreg for the Aerospace Market

2021-10-07

European bioeconomy robust as bio-based industry turnover jumps to 780 billion EUR

2021-10-07

Dutch PPE Solutions reduces climate impact of meltblown fibres production by using Borealis Bornewables™

2021-10-07

E-textiles: So hot right now!

2021-10-07

Time capsule celebrates local and global textiles

2021-10-07

Lenzing rated “sustainability champion” by MSCI ESG

2021-10-07

Indorama Ventures partners with Kasetsart University's Office of Computer Services to continue the KU Green Office Initiative for the second year

2021-10-07

Large scale study from H&M Group and IKEA shows potential to transform the way we use recycled textiles

2021-10-07

Sustainable Apparel Barometer 2021 - New research report calls for more collaboration and greater transparency in the apparel sector 

2021-10-07

Resurgent world inkjet printed textile market to grow from €3.82 billion to €6.95 billion in 2026, latest Smithers data show

2021-10-07

Welspun India, Dupont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable functional home textile collection

2021-10-07

Higher production, vigorous trade are expected in the 2021/22 season

2021-10-07

Archroma celebrates 8 years of creating positive impact

2021-10-07

ISKO launches an innovative technology, focusing on lifestyle and personal wellbeing products.

2021-10-07

Wider reach for second edition of Circular Nonwovens Forum

2021-09-30

Hexcel and HP Composites collaborate to develop class a body panels

2021-09-30

Innovate together: WTiN to host live Innovate Summit

2021-09-30

HUGO BOSS takes Social-First approach at Milan Fashion Week

2021-09-30

Applied DNA receives purchase orders totaling USD 1.6 million to tag textile fibers

2021-09-30

Recover™ recognized in Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards for its mission to achieve circular fashion for all

2021-09-30

Gap Inc. releases 2020 Global Sustainability Report

2021-09-30

Merrow Manufacturing & Precision Fabrics Group create new U.S.-Made, reusable PPE

2021-09-30

A jacket from a jacket from a jacket ...

2021-09-30

Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Higg welcome Tommy Hilfiger as the newest brand partner to launch Sustainability Profiles

2021-09-30

Ahlstrom-Munksjö enhances FiltEV[®] portfolio for electric vehicles

2021-09-30

The answer to your hunt for renewable materials: The Renewable Materials Conference

2021-09-30

Carbios launches industrial demonstration plant for its unique enzymatic recycling technology

2021-09-30

Culp adds three new independent directors

2021-09-30

Zalando invests in Infinited Fiber Company

2021-09-30

SGL Carbon installs photovoltaic system at its site in Ort im Innkreis, Austria

2021-09-30

Solvay announces groundbreaking solution for recycling PVDC

2021-09-30

Teijin Cordley develops antibacterial and antiviral artificial leather

2021-09-30

The VF Foundation announces $5.5 Million in community investments

2021-09-30

Commission launches EU missions to tackle major challenges

2021-09-30

Celebrating 50 years of ADN technology innovation

2021-09-30

Suominen shifting to fossil-free electricity in Europe

2021-09-30

Livinguard optimizes its own, self-disinfecting technology and develops first permanent, biocide-free technology platform

2021-09-30

Design, e-commerce and sustainable development highlights of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fringe programme

2021-09-30

United Nations designates 7 October ‘World Cotton Day’ on its permanent calendar

2021-09-30

Unique spunbond technology to be showcased at INDEX 2020

2021-09-30

Decarbonising the fashion industry: melt-spinning trials at NIRI and their potential for the wider nonwoven industry

2021-09-30

Christo's last work of art: a connection between Germany and France

2021-09-30

Yarn Expo Autumn gathers around 430 exhibitors to welcome onsite and online visitors next week

2021-09-30

Producing apparel from waste oil: a challenge taken on by RadiciGroup through the Ulysses research project

2021-09-29

CHIC insights

2021-09-29

Archroma announces a general price increase across its portfolio

2021-09-29

Lenzing presents its unique environmentally- friendly processes, highlighting top-class TENCEL™ fibers.

2021-09-29

Suominen’s new product, HYDRASPUN® Aquaflo, sets a new standard for moist toilet tissue

2021-09-29

INDA and EDANA jointly publish the global nonwoven markets report, a comprehensive survey and outlook assessing growth post-pandemic

2021-09-29

The Freudenberg House of Sustainability: Sustainability concept with more than 500 sustainable and innovative solutions

2021-09-29

Layering quickly and flexibly for the mid-range segment

2021-09-24

European textiles and clothing industry calls for immediate support to tackle the energy supplies crisis.

2021-09-23

3D BioFibR Inc. raises new capital to scale up manufacturing in an oversubscribed round

2021-09-23

Unifi, teams up with the University of Notre Dame

2021-09-23

Global Textile Industry (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts

2021-09-23

Better Cotton joins industry leaders and experts to drive impact on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Board of Directors

2021-09-23

Absorbent hygiene and personal care markets revved up for in-person return of Hygienix™

2021-09-23

Content Claim Standard 3.0 launched

2021-09-23

With MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, Evolon® receives certification for sustainable production and safe products

2021-09-23

Leadership changes announced at Circle Economy

2021-09-23

The widely celebrated Collection of Tomorrow by Bergans and Spinnova now includes the 0.5B Anorak in a new color — “Wake Up Orange”.

2021-09-23

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches “PureBarrier™”, an innovative compostable oxygen barrier mono-material

2021-09-23

Fast Company award for Wrangler® jeans made with Infinna™