Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-01-16

ISPO Award jury honors sporting goods highlights of 2020

The winners of the ISPO Awards 2020, the gold standard of the sporting goods industry, have been selected. A jury of highly respected experts picked the highlights from a group of more than 430 submissions. Nearly 100 products will receive the honor of Product of the Year, Gold Winner or Winner this year.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-16

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the initial analysis and design phase of its ongoing project to strengthen manufacturing platform for high performance filtration and energy storage applications. In response to growing customer demand, the company has now decided to proceed with the second phase of the project, which consists of a significant expansion of its micro glass capacity and a further growth in industrial filtration capacity.

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Associations

2020-01-16

NCTO statement on signing of Phase One Deal on 301 tariffs

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber though finished sewn products, released the following statement on the Phase One Deal on 301 tariffs signed today by the U.S. and China.

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Composites

2020-01-16

JEC World, the international composites trade show (March 3 to 5, Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition center) is presenting the JEC Composites Industry Programs, a range of conferences and discussion groups bringing together the decision-makers of the end-users industries from around the world. This year, the sessions will focus on the on the automotive, aerospace, and sports & health industries, and cover all issues relating to composites in these strategic sectors.

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Textile chemistry

2020-01-16

Covestro has recently been granted the Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions Label for two projects, which have been proven as economically profitable as well as environmentally protective solutions: solar-powered greenhouses for drying food to preserve it, and a waterborne technology called INSQIN® for sustainable textile coating. This Label from the Solar Impulse Foundation serves as a new and credible symbol and as a guarantee of quality to those looking to implement clean solutions.

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Associations

2020-01-16

Retailers welcome phase one trade deal with China but say remaining tariffs must end

The National Retail Federation today welcomed the signing of a “phase one” trade agreement between the United States and China but said work remains to be done to end the trade war between the two countries.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-01-16

Two STOLL seminars at Pitti Immagine Filati

SHOW YOUR FLAGS AT PITTI is the theme of upcoming Pitti Imagine Filati which will be held from 22-24 January, 2020 in Florence. STOLL will not only show its flag at booth F/3 but also in the occasion of two seminars on January 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm (in English) and at 3:30 pm (in Italian) in the AREA MONUMENTALE, 1st floor, meeting room.

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Spinning

2020-01-16

BCF S8 with new CPC-T convinces carpet industry

Market leader Oerlikon Neumag has its finger firmly on the pulse of their customers with the new Color Pop Compacting unit (CPC-T) for the BCF S8 carpet yarn plant, which is now available for the Polyamide 6 process. The new solution, which was on show from 10-13 January 2020 at the Domotex 2020 in Hannover, attracted great interest from many trade visitors.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-01-15

Effective December 31, 2019, Freudenberg, the global technology group acquired 100 percent of Filc shares. The purchase agreement was signed in November. The relevant Austrian antitrust authorities approved the acquisition at the end of December. Filc produces needle punch nonwoven textiles and laminated materials primarily for the automotive and construction industries.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-01-15

BenQ Materials is pleased to announce the launch of Xpore, a ground-breaking new technology for waterproof and breathable textiles. Xpore is the first genuine innovation in waterproof and breathable technology for many years, providing not only comfort – with an unprecedented “beyond dry” experience – but also environmentally-friendly safety.

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Embroidery

2020-01-16

Coloreel in the USA

Coloreel will together with Hirsch Solutions display its instant thread coloring unit at the show Impressions Expo Long Beach

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-01-15

Regeneration and craftsmanship highlighted for Spring / Summer 2021 apparel fabric trends

The Intertextile Directions Trend Committee has set the theme of REGENERATION for Spring / Summer 2021 apparel fabric trends. As global climate activism looks to regenerate the fashion industry and demand rises for high tech features and cultural craftsmanship, four key trends will represent the theme: Sobriety, Preservations, Spontaneity and Diversity. On-trend fabric samples from exhibitors will be displayed onsite at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2020, from 11 – 13 March.

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Spinning

2020-01-15

Saurer to present spinning and embroidery technologies at ITME Africa

As a member of the Swiss Textile Machinery Association, Saurer will give visitors the opportunity to learn about the company and to gain an overview of its spinning and embroidery offerings at ITME Africa from 14 to 16 February 2020. The group invites customers and other interested parties to find out more at the Swiss Pavilion at Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-01-15

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Pitti Filati 86

SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., will exhibit at the 86th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy. It will partici­ pate in the Fashion At Work section of the exhibition aimed at appealing to the technical and creative interests of visi­ tors by providing hardware and software solutions for design, manufacturing and processing of knitted goods. Machines exhibited will include the MACH2XS WHOLEGARMENT® machine as well as the SFG20 glove knitting machine.

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Home Textiles

2020-01-15

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will be held from 24 – 26 August 2020

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition will return from 24 – 26 August 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Faced with an uncertain economic landscape, both domestically and internationally, the 2019 fair still saw a positive result. Stepping into its 26th edition, the trade fair will provide exhibitors the perfect opportunity to introduce new products and expand their distribution networks, as well as serving as a source of information and inspiration for professionals in every aspect of the industry.

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Spinning

2020-01-15

Esquel benefits from integrated data analysis with USTER® QUALITY EXPERT

It takes a special kind of focus for a company to achieve the status of a recognized ‘industry leader’. Maintaining that position is even more challenging, with a constant drive for maximum efficiency, optimized quality and total customer satisfaction. The Chinese company Esquel has exactly those attributes. Its commitment to innovative processes and business methods makes it an ideal partner for Uster Technologies, which helps Esquel deliver great quality and productivity through world-class data analysis and transparency.

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Composites

2020-01-15

Kordsa leaders came together in Istanbul

Executives from Kordsa's production facilities around the world came together at the annual Global Leadership Summit. In addition to reviewing 2019 and sharing 2020 goals, world-renowned speakers Peter Marsh, the author of The New Industrial Revolution, and Chris Barez-Brown, founder of Upping Your Elvis, were also present at the summit.

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Digital Printing

2020-01-15

Kornit Digital to highlight complete portfolio of Retail-Quality Direct-to-Garment product offerings at Impressions Expo Long Beach

Exhibit to showcase new Vulcan Plus and Storm HD6 Lite systems, successful DTG partnerships, diverse applications for apparel, digital capabilities for imprinting polyester sportswear and athleisure garments, sustainable technologies

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Software

2020-01-15

Houdini enables sustainability and agility with Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM®

The cloud-based PLM software allows for more transparency and traceability within the supply chain.

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News Archive
2020-01-15

Lenzing joint venture to build dissolving pulp plant in Brazil

2020-01-15

Lenzing leads Canopy ranking for sustainable wood procurement

2020-01-13

Quality over quantity: anniversary edition of Heimtextil sets the themes for the new furnishing season

2020-01-13

KARL MAYER belongs to the starters of INNOVATIVE CO-WORKING, the new Brainstorming Space at Interfilière

2020-01-13

RadiciGroup: concrete investments in sustainability.

2020-01-13

Kelheim Fibres a frontrunner in CanopyStyle “Hot-Button“ ranking

2020-01-13

Hexcel provides HiTape® dry carbon tapes for Madshus Skis

2020-01-13

Suominen’s revised sustainability agenda for 2020-2025

2020-01-13

ICAC elects new standing committee officers during plenary meeting in Brisbane

2020-01-09

Trevira at the 2020 Heimtextil trade fair

2020-01-09

Trevira looks back on an eventful year 2019

2020-01-09

HRC/ACTC and ITA sign scientific framework contract

2020-01-09

Looking back at the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference 2019 in Dresden

2020-01-09

Freudenberg at Domotex 2020 in Hannover

2020-01-09

The world's first conference on cellulose fibres will take place in Cologne

2020-01-09

Dyntex introduces world’s first ultralight biosynthetic functional fabrics

2020-01-09

GEAR for Sports, a Hanesbrands Inc. Company, expands direct-to-garment print capabilities with Kornit NeoPoly Technology

2020-01-09

Due to the high demand for ITM 2020, efforts to additional new halls continue

2020-01-09

Heimtextil and Colombiatex the first events of 2020 for Italian textile machines

2020-01-09

Former Xaar CEO Doug Edwards joins EFI as Chief Technology Officer

2020-01-09

Tanatex reflects the time approach for polyester dyeing

2020-01-09

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2020

2020-01-08

EFI Connect 2020 Keynotes are not to be missed

2020-01-08

Heimtextil celebrates its anniversary: the 50th edition of the world-leading trade fair with a major focus on sustainability

2020-01-08

Toray completes acquisition of Alva Sweden AB

2020-01-08

Labs in CSITC Round Trials show steady improvement, set all-time record in 2019

2020-01-08

Devan underlines its sustainability track record with 2 additional bio-based product launches

2020-01-08

Suominen’s new strategy and financial targets 2020–2025

2019-12-19

Together for more sustainability in the textile industry

2019-12-19

DOMOTEX USA in February 2020 in Atlanta

2019-12-19

RICOH's Digital Micro Factory: Sustainable innovation in the apparel industry

2019-12-19

Hohenstein India welcomes new Managing Director

2019-12-19

AMSilk at 2019 Biofabricate Summit

2019-12-19

TenCate protective fabrics fire service offering now certified to standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®

2019-12-19

NCTO comments on the administration’s announced phase one deal on 301 tariffs

2019-12-19

Outlier introduces technical jacket with aerobrane

2019-12-19

ISPO Munich 2020: Start of ISPO anniversary year

2019-12-19

Erhardt+Leimer at DOMOTEX 2020

2019-12-19

SGL Carbon and Solvay collaborate

2019-12-19

VDMA "Turn of the year 2019 / 2020" report: industry, topics and perspectives

2019-12-19

Successful trade fair appearance at the SINCE in Shanghai

2019-12-19

Mayer & Cie. China showed first in-house development at Shanghaitex

2019-12-19

How Tung Ho Textiles add value with fish scale waste

2019-12-19

ISKO becomes the first Turkish mill awarded with the prestigious OEKO-TEX® STeP certification.

2019-12-19

Stäubli shows newest carpet samples at DOMOTEX 2020

2019-12-18

Kordsa honored as the Company of the Year in Brazil

2019-12-18

Devan promotes body positivity with upgraded health & wellness range, including new additions to their Hemp CBD range

2019-12-18

Major changes at CHIC Shanghai in March

2019-12-16

Vandewiele present at DOMOTEX Hannover 2020

2019-12-16

Huge interest in a “breath of nothing”

2019-12-15

Electrifying sportswear

2019-12-13

Picanol shows brand new OmniPlus-i at ITMACH India

2019-12-13

Monforts ‘Denimized’ customers take the lead in London

2019-12-13

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

2019-12-13

Establishing and maintaining contacts

2019-12-12

AATCC Foundation offers new scholarships for textile students

2019-12-12

Realisation of IVL investment package at Trevira site Guben

2019-12-12

DORNBIRN-GFC comes to ASIA

2019-12-12

Early bird registration has opened for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2020

2019-12-12

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

2019-12-12

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

2019-12-12

Toray opens R&D Innovation Center for the Future

2019-12-12

EURATEX preliminary proposals for a new circular economy action plan for textiles

2019-12-12

KARL MAYER has opened a new R&D centre for denim in Italy

2019-12-12

Tanzania rejoins the ICAC

2019-12-12

Body mapping re-thought

2019-12-11

Freudenberg sells South American hygiene business to Fitesa

2019-12-11

Top young talent for a technologically strong industry

2019-12-11

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

2019-12-11

Archroma announces CEO transition

2019-12-11

Intertextile Apparel returns after back-to-back visitor growth

2019-12-11

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

2019-12-11

Ring spinning… as good as it can be

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

2019-12-05

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