Spinning

2020-09-30

Savio at ITA Virtual Trade Show: solutions-oriented portfolio to maximize machinery return on investment

Having this year a gap in the exhibition schedule due to the Covid-19 pandemic, going digital is the only way to have a platform to showcase products and services. Savio is making its debut at online trade shows, wanting to take up this new opportunity for exploring new ways to connect with buyers.

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Associations

2020-09-28

Hugues Schellenberg new UCMTF President

The French Textile Equipment manufacturers’ Association, well known as UCMTF, as elected a new President following the retirement of Bruno Ameline who has chaired the association since 2004.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-28

With over 150 delegates from across the nonwovens and related industries in ‘attendance’, OUTLOOK™ 2020 again confirmed the event as a key industry occasion for the sector, showcasing EDANA’s mission to support the growth and promote the sustainable development of the industry.

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Raw Materials

2020-09-24

Cotton Council International (CCI), a non-profit trade association that promotes U.S. cotton fibers and manufactured cotton products around the globe, just introduced COTTON USA SOLUTIONS™, the industry’s first-of-its-kind technical consultancy program that helps mills and manufacturers achieve greater productivity, process efficiency and ultimately profit for their businesses. The program will officially launch on October 1, 2020.

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Composites

2020-09-28

Kordsa’s podcast channel ‘Reinforcing Sounds” is on air

Operating with “Inspired to reinforce life” vision, Kordsa is now broadcasting on Spotify, iTunes, and other podcast platforms with its Reinforcing Sounds channel, covering topics on reinforcement technologies, trends in the industry and technological developments.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-09-24

Eastman Naia™ and DuPont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable fabric collection

To meet a growing demand for sustainable fashion options, Eastman and DuPont Biomaterials today announced the launch of a fabric collection made with sustainable, biobased materials. The collaboration blends Naia™ from Eastman and DuPont™ Sorona® fibers to create garments with exceptional stretch and recovery, luxurious drape and a smooth, soft hand feel.

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Industry 4.0

2020-09-24

Regarding the digitization of production processes, ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has launched a project aimed at defining a form of digital certification, which can be used by Italian manufacturers to certify the ease of integration of their machinery into the production systems of their textile customers.

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Recycling

2020-09-24

Mountains of waste, plastic-infested oceans, negative CO2 footprints – the need for more sustainable ways of living has never been more urgent. Consequently, it is logical that recycling solutions are becoming increasingly important within the textile industry. This was also tapped into at the first virtual Global Fiber Congress in Dornbirn with a session that focused specifically on the topic. In front of around 400 participants, Markus Reichwein, Head of Product Management at Oerlikon Barmag, also spoke about solutions currently on the market.

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Denim

2020-09-24

Two ISKO I-SKOOL™ 7 looks make their debut at the Graduate Fashion Foundation

Following an unprecedented academic year, GFF, part of London Fashion Week, a springboard for new talent striving to bridge the gap between education and industry, celebrates how the Class of 2020 have adapted and overcome adversity to complete their degrees across 26 fashion specialisms, from design and knitwear to comms, marketing and business.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-24

Thermoplastic prepregs made from non-woven polymer and multiaxial non crimp fabrics

Developments in lightweight construction are being driven by the automotive industry in particular, but are also becoming increasingly important in the transport sector: after all, every gram that can be saved in a truck leads to significant energy and cost savings. If the unladen weight is lower, more freight can be transported, trips can be reduced and fuel consumption is lower.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-09-24

Focused functionality over lace fashion

Warp knitted textiles combine the stability of woven fabrics with the elasticity of knitwear. Different thread systems can also be combined with warp knitting technology to produce fabrics with a wide variety of properties. Functional yarns in particular can result in exceptional performance profiles. KARL MAYER has already carried out extensive development work in this field, in which electrically conductive and high tenacity materials were processed on multibar raschel machines.

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Older News

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-09-24

Plane Talking Products Limited, launches innovative end to end solution to help create the confidence for passengers to fly again

Plane Talking Products, based in Hampshire is launching a unique ”viroblocked” ecosystem that will help airlines make a clear and distinctive offer to travellers based on a coronavirus-compliant management system which touches every point of the passengers’ journey, so giving travellers the confidence to fly. Plane Talking Products have signed a worldwide exclusive deal with HeiQ for HeiQ Viroblock in the aviation sector. Swiss-developed HeiQ Viroblock is 99.99% effective against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes Covid-19)*.

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Carpets

2020-09-24

DOMOTEX adjusts trade show date to 18 to 20 May 2020

Responding to market requests, the date of the world's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings in May has been brought forward by two days. Following the postponement of DOMOTEX from January to May 2021, exhibitors from the D-A-CH region have expressed reservations about holding the event including the beginning of the Whitsun weekend.

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Europe

2020-09-24

Capital Markets Union: Commission to boost Europe's capital markets

The European Commission has today published a new, ambitious Action Plan to boost the European Union's Capital Markets Union (CMU) over the coming years. The EU's top priority today is to ensure that Europe recovers from the unprecedented economic crisis caused by coronavirus. Developing the EU's capital markets, and ensuring access to market financing, will be essential in this task.

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Home Textiles

2020-09-24

Heimtextil 2021 to be held in May

The next Heimtextil has been postponed from January and will now be held concurrently with Techtextil and Texprocess 2021 in Frankfurt from 4 to 7 May 2021. This will result in exciting synergistic effects for the sector.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

The LYCRA company to showcase latest technologies at Intertextile Shanghai

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will exhibit its latest products designed to meet consumer needs at Intertextile Shanghai, which takes place on September 23-25. Themed “RENEW, REDEFINE, REINFORCE”, the presence at the show will allow visitors to learn about the new LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber technology. Other well-received technologies such as LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber and COOLMAX® freshFX® technology will also be showcased.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

NatureWorks announces additional lactide monomer purification technology to expand the availability of Ingeo biopolymer from Blair facility

NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon PLA biomaterials, today announced a slate of manufacturing technology projects, including lactide monomer purification efficiency, that will increase the availability of the full Ingeo™ (PLA) biomaterials portfolio by 10 percent. Installation is currently underway at NatureWorks’ facility in Blair, Nebraska, the world’s first and largest commercial-scale PLA manufacturing plant. The projects will be completed by the end of 2021.

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News Archive
2020-09-24

Hohenstein launches Digital Fitting Lab

2020-09-24

Borealis receives European Investment Bank loan for development of circular economy solutions for plastics

2020-09-24

Where there’s a will, there’s a way – an innovative nonwoven for face masks developed in record time

2020-09-24

Lenzing Group further improves its sustainability rating

2020-09-24

Lenzing turns commitment into action and launches carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to kick-start the decarbonization of the textile industry

2020-09-24

FINEX™ reaches new milestones; launches officially at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

2020-09-24

Techtextil and Texprocess 2021: hybrid event, sharper profile and change in exhibition halls

2020-09-24

Teijin aramid relocates head office to further enable an inspiring and sustainable workplace

2020-09-24

MillMaster Labtrend Simple control of wear and tear

2020-09-24

INDA announces three Hygienix Innovation Award™ finalists to include: Male leak protection, active lifestyle adhesives, and durable fabrics

2020-09-24

Gerber Technology’s commitment to innovation celebrated by U.S Mint

2020-09-23

New production line for FOSS Floors

2020-09-23

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the Sustainability Heroes Award

2020-09-23

DiloGroup' s HyperLayer in focus at CINTE Techtextil

2020-09-23

OESH® shoes 3d prints 100% recyclable soles using Huntsman TPU elastomers

2020-09-23

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists

2020-09-23

Baldwin installs six precision spray systems in 60 days for textile manufacturers

2020-09-23

Huntsman’s ERIOPON® E3-SAVE advances sustainable polyester production

2020-09-23

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

2020-09-21

Coating expertise brings sustainable comfort and convenience to the face mask

2020-09-17

Picanol introduces the Terryplus-i, the new benchmark in terry weaving

2020-09-17

Cone Denim first denim mill to offer forensic verification of cotton traceability

2020-09-17

Inditex donates 750,000 garments to refugees through UNHCR

2020-09-17

Inditex returns to profitability and generates €734 million net cash in the second quarter

2020-09-17

Renewcell selected for the Full Circle Textiles Project - A new frontier in chemical recycling

2020-09-17

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FortiCell® LAB, a new product portfolio specifically designed for the Lead Acid Battery Industry

2020-09-17

Airplanes to delivery vans: composites gain ground

2020-09-17

NextGenerationEU: Commission presents next steps for €672.5 billion recovery and resilience facility in 2021 annual sustainable growth strategy

2020-09-17

The H&M group’s sales development and preliminary results in the third quarter 2020

2020-09-17

Gerber MCT cutter empowers colorwave graphics to transform during COVID-19 pandemic

2020-09-17

Loepfe Brothers Ltd. launches new WeftMaster SFB

2020-09-17

"Trade fairs in 2021 will probably have a more national character"

2020-09-17

Acafintex looks to a bright future with new Monforts technology

2020-09-17

True Temper Sports partners with Hexcel on latest line of high-performance golf shafts

2020-09-17

Ricoh next generation Direct to Garment technology offers productivity breakthrough

2020-09-17

EURATEX stands for a clear and predictable GSP regulation

2020-09-16

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry

2020-09-16

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Pure – a 100% plant-based product with superior cleaning power

2020-09-16

21st century knitwear to benefit from smartphone made-to-measure technology for the very first-time

2020-09-16

Commission President State of the Union - From promise to practice: how will the European Commission deliver on its ambitious promises ?

2020-09-16

RadiciGroup bets on research and innovation: sets up Radici InNova consortium

2020-09-11

Mimaki customer, TOMDOM, declares digital technology the fabric of a successful textile print uusiness

2020-09-10

ITA: High-performance warp knitting machine "BIAXTRONIC CO" from Karl Mayer facilitates production of innovative semi-finished fibre products

2020-09-10

Ahlstrom-Munksjö enhances its high protection medical fabric portfolio with the addition of TrustShield™ Biological

2020-09-10

The INDEX™20 Innovation Awards Go Live!

2020-09-10

Pandemic & nonwovens industry response: challenges turned into opportunities - a resilient and recession-proof industry?

2020-09-10

Lydall invests in new fine fiber meltblown production line in France to support EU face mask and air filter production for the fight against COVID-19

2020-09-10

Bioeconomy worth 2.4 trillion EUR to the European economy as bio-based industries mark sizeable jump in turnover

2020-09-10

INDA announces the 2020 RISE® Innovation Award finalists: Changing the future with ingenious solutions in engineered materials

2020-09-10

Well frequented fabric days set a positive sign for the industry

2020-09-10

Jiatong Energy to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for its dual PTA Lines

2020-09-10

VDL and DSM form joint venture to manufacture and commercialize medical facemasks and PPE filter materials

2020-09-10

H&M Group lays the foundation for its biodiversity work

2020-09-10

Pioneering digital watermarks for smart packaging recycling in the EU – AIM, the European Brands Association, launches cross-value chain initiative to drive circular economy goals

2020-09-10

First direct complete train with Austrian TENCEL™ fibers arrives in China after 16 days

2020-09-10

Commission unveils its first Strategic Foresight Report: charting the course towards a more resilient Europe

2020-09-10

2020 Tabbie Award presented to AATCC

2020-09-10

VF Corporation and its Timberland® Brand collaborate with Redress to support the next generation of sustainable fashion designers

2020-09-10

Carbios appoints Kader Hidra as Chief Financial Officer

2020-09-10

Factsheet: Progress on Creating Lasting Change Now

2020-09-10

Collaboration between DuPont™ Sorona® and Sateri’s EcoCosy® results in innovative fabrics for fashion and athleisure

2020-09-10

ITMA ASIA + CITME gears up for strong showcase in June 2021 despite current economic challenges

2020-09-10

Innovative industrial solutions for a better world

2020-09-10

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software

2020-09-09

Cinte Techtextil China concludes successful in-person and virtual 2020 edition; fair to become annual event from 2021

2020-09-09

Devan shows high activity of BI-OME against SARS-COV-2 and other viruses after intense washing

2020-09-03

HUNTSMAN Textile Effects introduces high iq® lasting black eco program

2020-09-03

Design variety in the car interior of the future

2020-09-03

SHIMA SEIKI announces opening of digital yarn sourcing website

2020-09-03

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2020 international conference delivered industry connections and key insights – virtually

2020-09-03

Indorama Ventures works with HSBC to turn post-consumer PET into PPE suits for medical personnel in Thailand

2020-09-03

Freudenberg starts up new production line in Taiwan with focus on technology and sustainability

2020-09-03

Lenzing creates unprecedented level of traceability

2020-09-03

Commission announces actions to make Europe's raw materials supply more secure and sustainable

2020-09-03

Esquel Group establishes US$500,000 endowment at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa

2020-09-03

adidas successfully places two bonds in an amount of € 1 billion

2020-09-03

Kornit Digital establishes United Kingdom operation

2020-09-03

DOMOTEX 2021 postponed from January to May

2020-09-03

USTER launches automated quality monitoring for nonwovens producers

2020-09-03

“Nothing New, Everything New”: Heimtextil presents the 2021/2022 trends

2020-09-03

Mimaki Europe announces appointment of new Managing Director

2020-09-03

Hybrid customer service is currently the present and future

2020-09-03

Chemical industry on the pathway to renewable carbon

2020-09-03

New production line formally inaugurated

2020-09-03

Technology webtalk on waste water reduction and treatment

2020-09-03

KARL MAYER presents one-stop-shop for the business success of its customers

2020-09-01

Cinte Techtextil China opens this week; new online sourcing platform allows worldwide connection

2020-09-01

Picanol NV at CINTE TECHTEXTIL

2020-09-01

Change in the Sales Management at BRÜCKNER

2020-08-28

Itematech will showcase the most comprehensive weaving solutions to weave technical fabrics at Cinte TechTextil 2020

2020-08-27

INDA’s Hygienix™ event goes “virtual” to address impacts of the Pandemic on Absorbent Hygiene and Personal Care Markets

2020-08-27

MillMaster LabTrend offers new functions and more benefits

2020-08-27

Nylstar introduces yarn made from INVISTA recycled nylon 6.6 polymer with Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification

2020-08-27

Leading textile tech innovators unite to create garment fully powered by HEIQ VIROBLOCK

2020-08-27

The Turkish textile sector will crown its success in ITM 2021

2020-08-27

Isabelle Damen appointed CFO Teijin Aramid

2020-08-27

10,460 kilometers: First direct complete train with Austrian TENCEL™ branded fibers from Vienna to China

2020-08-27

H&M Group appoints new Chief Technology Officer

2020-08-27

EURATEX welcomes the modernisation of the PEM convention

2020-08-27

First Swiss “Community Mask” with TESTEX label on the market