Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-26

Digital trade fair by Truetzschler Nonwovens and Truetzschler Card Clothing

COVID-19 has presented many companies with a major challenge this year. Trade fairs were cancelled or postponed and the exchange with the customer did not take place as usual. At the same time there is the opportunity to pursue new, digital ways.

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Associations

2020-11-26

Italian textile machinery: Opening of technology training center in Pakistan

The inauguration ceremony for the Italy-Pakistan Textile Technology Center (IPTTC) was held this past November 16th in Faisalabad, Pakistan at the National Textile University (NTU). The training center, which is the first of its kind for Italian textile machinery technology in Pakistan, was inaugurated by the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan, Andreas Ferrarese, and by Rizwan Shafi, CEO of Crescent Bahuman Limited.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-26

INDA’s Virtual Hygienix™ 2020 event connects global hygiene and personal care industry professionals!

Over 240 professionals from 18 countries throughout the supply chain participated in the sixth edition of INDA’s Hygienix™, the premier event for absorbent hygiene & personal care markets, on Nov. 17-19 in a virtual format to comply with pandemic guidelines.

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Weaving

2020-11-26

Challenges in life are inevitable, but they can often be used to one’s advantage. This was the perspective that the Portuguese company ADA Fios took when it was hit by a fire that completely destroyed its spinning section and most of its weaving machines at the end of June. ADA Fios faced the challenge by confidently looking to the future and it made immediate plans for an even more modern weaving mill than it had before.

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Recycling

2020-11-26

Leading global fashion retailer H&M is first to market with its new Conscious Exclusive autumn/winter 2020 collection made with Eastman Naia™ Renew cellulosic fiber. Naia™ Renew is a cellulosic yarn made from 60% certified wood fibers and 40% recycled waste plastics such as carpet fibers and plastic packaging.* This is the first time H&M has used Naia Renew™ in a collection. The Conscious Exclusive A/W20 will be available at hm.com December 1.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-11-26

USD 3.6 Billion worldwide textile coatings industry to 2027 - Impact of COVID-19 on the market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The "Textile Coatings - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Research & Development

2020-11-26

Signing of memorandum of understandung between KIAT and RWTH Aachen University

The Memorandum of Understanding between KIAT (Korean Institute for Advancement of Technology) and RWTH Aachen University was signed in a ceremony on November 19th, 2020. The signing took place during the International Conference of Middle Market Enterprise Innovation (MMI) 2020. The signing ceremony was attended by the Rectorate Commissioner for Korea, Professor Dr Martin, and representatives of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Professor Dr Thomas Gries. On the Korean side, the President of KIAT, Dr Suhk, signed.

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Recycling

2020-11-26

Going beyond cotton – New project harnesses collaboration & cutting-edge technology to create circular fashion

Twelve pioneering players in the fashion and textile industries are breaking new ground by demonstrating an entirely circular model for commercial garment production. This is a world first in the fashion industry. The consortium of brands, manufacturers, suppliers, innovators and research institutes participating in the European Union-funded “New Cotton Project”, will prove that circular, sustainable fashion is not only an ambition, but can be achieved today. The project also aims to act as an inspiration and steppingstone for further, even bigger circular initiatives in the industry going forward.

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Smart Textiles

2020-11-26

SMARTX Europe launches final call for funding

SmartX Europe, short for the European Smart Textiles Accelerator, has launched its third and final call for funding. The call will remain open until February 15, 2021.

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Software

2020-11-26

Gerber redefines advanced manufacturing and automation at first-ever virtual ideation

The industry’s trusted advisor and innovation leader, Gerber, announces major product and services launches to help companies succeed in the new, digital era.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-26

HeiQ Viroblock wins prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020

HeiQ Viroblock has bagged the coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020! The leading technology prize in Switzerland, Swiss Technology Award, yesterday announced the 2020 prizes, and among all the notable finalist innovations of the year, HeiQ was bestowed the highest honor as First Prize Winner for its breakthrough antiviral textile technology HeiQ Viroblock. This is the most notable recognition for the young company’s innovative spirit and technologies as well as its contribution to stemming the spread of the global pandemic.

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Sustainability

2020-11-26

It is the great pleasure ESQUEL Group to announce that Integral, it's "Sustainable Development Garden" in Guilin, China, has received the Merit Award outside Hong Kong (Industrial/ Transport/ Utility Building Category) at the HKIA Annual Awards 2019/20. Additionally, Integral was selected as a finalist for the Special Architectural Award (Architectural Sustainability Category).

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-26

Teijin Aramid, a leading manufacturer of premium aramids and part of the Teijin Group, has announced the results of a sustainability-focused pilot program. Since 2018, the company has been working with its partners to develop high-performance aramid fibers from renewable, bio-based materials.

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Sustainability

2020-11-26

Borealis announces that the upgraded wastewater treatment system at its integrated production location in Schwechat, Austria, is now fully operational. Successful tests of the sophisticated new multi-step system, which was installed in November 2019, show that the facility is now even more effective than before in reducing the risk of unintentional plastics spillage or loss. Borealis invested around EUR 6 million in the custom-built filtration system, which is the result of extensive and productive collaboration with Austrian universities and technology providers.

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Recycling

2020-11-26

Monki is first in the world to recycle blend textiles at scale.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-26

INVISTA has completed a 40,000-ton/year nylon 6,6 polymer capacity expansion at its polymer plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). This addition brings the plant’s capacity to 190,000-ton/year.

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Spinning

2020-11-26

Finer adjustment of the yarn suction force, lower compressed air consumption for the same yarn tension, smooth, ergonomic compressed-air valve – all promises fulfilled by the modernized AS H 32 and AS H 38 yarn suction devices.

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Digital Printing

2020-11-25

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, continues to expand its market reach through Grup Transilvae partnership.

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Composites

2020-11-25

The global player, in the tire, construction reinforcement and composite technologies markets Kordsa has become the Gold sponsor of the Global Concrete Summit, which will be held virtually this year between 30th of November and 10th of December.

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Digital Printing

2020-11-26

Registration for Digital Textile Printing 2020 is now open

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), in partnership with the Printing United Alliance,  today announced that registration is now open for Digital Textile Printing 2020, being held virtually this year on December 9 and 10. Registration is available online https://www.aatcc.org/aatcc-events/digital-printing/.

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Associations

2020-11-26

AATCC announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

AATCC held its Annual Meeting remotely on November 11, 2020. The results of ballots for 2021-2022 AATCC Board of Directors members were announced by Executive Vice President Diana Wyman.

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Industry 4.0

2020-11-26

Commission proposes measures to boost data sharing and support European data spaces

To better exploit the potential of ever-growing data in a trustworthy European framework, the Commission today proposes new rules on data governance. The Regulation will facilitate data sharing across the EU and between sectors to create wealth for society, increase control and trust of both citizens and companies regarding their data, and offer an alternative European model to data handling practice of major tech platforms.

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Europe

2020-11-26

Gender Action Plan – putting women and girls' rights at the heart of the global recovery for a gender-equal world

Today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy put forward ambitious plans to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through all external action of the European Union.

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Recycling

2020-11-26

New blue loan to help Indorama Ventures recycle 50 billion PET bottles a year by 2025

The first-ever blue loan to a global plastic resin manufacturer will lead to the recycling of 50 billion PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles globally a year by 2025 including four countries in Asia and one in Latin America, diverting plastic waste from landfills and oceans.

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Sustainability

2020-11-26

RadiciGroup releases its Sustainability Report 2019: Creating shared value in a long-term perspective

In 2019, RadiciGroup continued to pursue the creation of value for its stakeholders: production chain, environment, employees, and local communities and territories. The Group’s Sustainability Report, based on the data supplied by 22 industrial sites located all over the world and the parent company, highlights the Group’s actions and achievements.

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Older News

Sustainability

2020-11-25

Patagonia strengthens commitment to saving our home planet with the hire of Beth Thoren as Environmental Action & Initiatives Director

Patagonia was created to explore wild places, and today, in the face of an impending climate crisis, the company’s mission statement: ‘We’re in business to save our home planet’ has never been more critical.

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Composites

2020-11-25

COBRA provides high-quality mass production for ARE Tahiti’s new composite canoes

Cobra International, Chonburi, Thailand: COBRA International, one of the world’s largest OEM manufacturers of composite goods for Water Sports, Automotive, Marine and Civil Engineering, is pleased to confirm the shipment of its first 36 composite canoes to ARE Tahiti.

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Associations

2020-11-23

The European Textiles Industry makes a final call to reach an agreement on EU-UK negotiations – nearly 130,000 jobs are at stake.

A new study, commissioned by EURATEX with the University of Leuven[1], reveals that a “no deal” Brexit would have a detrimental impact on the textile and clothing industry (T&C) with job losses over 100,000 for the EU27 and over 27,000 for the UK. Output losses for the UK would be 41.8% of its value added in T&C production, while the EU-27 as a whole would lose about 9.7%.

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Denim

2020-11-23

Tonello presents THE Laser, the new innovative, revolutionary laser line

The big turning point that the denim world has been waiting for has finally arrived: after a long period of research, refinement, and fine tuning, Tonello is launching THE Laser on the market, the range that is destined to represent the new benchmark for the entire sector.

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Textile chemistry

2020-11-23

Archroma tops Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

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Recycling

2020-11-19

Gruppo Maip, Eastman partner on sustainable automotive materials

Eastman and Gruppo Maip, a leading international plastics formulator and compound producer based in Turin, Italy, have announced a partnership to formulate new sustainable polymer solutions for automotive interior applications. It will enable an exclusive portfolio of formulations based on Eastman’s Advanced Circular Recycling technology, offering a range of both biobased and molecular-recycled content solutions with Eastman Tritan™ Renew copolyester and Treva™ Renew engineering bioplastic.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-11-19

Global bioplastic market is estimated to account for US$ 215 Bn by the end Of 2027, says Coherent Market Insights (CMI)

A bioplastic material is a biological product made out of non-biological biomass sources, such as cellulose from wood. Unlike traditional plastics, bioplastic materials are made over many different processes. Some biodegradable bio-plastic may degrade within a 180 day period, provided the right environment exists. Other bioplastics degrade over a much longer period, however, and they require special processes to make them more eco-friendly.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-11-19

Home textile retail market to grow by $ 44.07 bn during 2020-2024

Technavio has been monitoring the home textile retail market and it is poised to grow by USD 44.07 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Weaving

2020-11-19

Itema signs the contract with the Egyptian Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company C.T.I.H.

Itema, the global leading provider of best-in-class weaving solutions including weaving machines, OEM spare parts and integrated services, has been chosen as the weaving partner for the colossal modernization program of the public sector of the Egyptian textile industry.

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News Archive
2020-11-19

SGL Carbon and Koller Kunststofftechnik manufacture composite windshield for BMW Group

2020-11-19

Creating sustainable value, from plantation to fashion

2020-11-19

Leading fiber producer sets bold 2030 sustainability targets for a positive impact on climate, nature and people

2020-11-19

Birla Cellulose now maps 100% forest sources on Traceability platform GreenTrack™

2020-11-19

Light experiences light as paper

2020-11-19

Carbios produces first clear plastic bottles from enzymatically recycled textile waste

2020-11-19

2020 integral conversation "Transform and Thrive": Exploring the roadmap for a greener economy

2020-11-19

ASCENT+ access programme launches a new phase to become the powerhouse of researchers and innovators in nanoelectronics in Europe

2020-11-19

Relive-1: High-quality tufted carpets made of recycled PET

2020-11-19

Indorama Ventures included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year

2020-11-19

H&M Group and Renewcell expand partnership in industry first

2020-11-19

IDF DIRECT SPINNING – Process shortening with technological advantages

2020-11-19

New series of DIN standards enables comparability of spacer fabrics

2020-11-19

Tackling coronavirus with meltblown and spunbond technologies

2020-11-19

Ilay puts a premium on energy with new Monforts installation

2020-11-19

Customized polyester thanks to viscosity build-up in the VacuFil vacuum filter

2020-11-18

Mayer & Cie. extends top dog status in Turkey

2020-11-18

Ascend introduces HiDura™ long-chain polyamides

2020-11-18

ISKO proudly supports the virtual Textile Exchange Sustainability conference towards renewed efforts for momentum and best practice.

2020-11-18

Kelheim Fibres partner of ETP in „Bio-Based Fibres“ and “Circular Economy” programs

2020-11-18

EURATEX unveils a joint initiative

2020-11-18

Suominen increases its capabilities in the Americas

2020-11-16

CARL: First successful flight of a full composite rocket "made in Aachen" at EuRoC 2020

2020-11-16

TMAS member imogo develops new sustainable spray application technologies

2020-11-12

Sewing technologies & 3-D printing coming up in November for Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas Virtual Symposium

2020-11-12

Shiny and fancy effects

2020-11-12

High-Tech Fashion – art and science for the clothes of tomorrow

2020-11-12

INVISTA China ADN project receives final construction permit

2020-11-12

Mr. Ruizhe Sun (China) was elected as new ITMF President

2020-11-12

HKTDC initiatives enhance digital experience for SMEs

2020-11-12

2020 insights into antiviral agents for surface treatment - emerging antiviral agents in the market

2020-11-12

CLO virtual fashion welcomes Substance by Adobe, Jeanologia, and ColorDigital Integrations to CLO 6.0

2020-11-12

Taiwan’s functional textiles thrive on innovation to define new epidemic prevention lifestyles

2020-11-12

Ahlstrom-Munksjö introduces FibRoc®, a new product platform of high performance solutions for durable applications

2020-11-12

Black Friday review and forecast - What business strategy will fashion brands adopt?

2020-11-12

Denim première vision launches the DIGITAL DENIM WEEK next 30 November to 4 December 2020

2020-11-12

On its way into hygiene products

2020-11-12

Calvi achieves efficient, eco-conscious production on demand with Kornit Digital

2020-11-12

Spinnova, Bergans and Halley Stevensons introduce apparel as next step of Collection of Tomorrow

2020-11-12

SABIC hosts high-level forum on Circular Carbon Economy

2020-11-12

DORNIER initiates mask development with the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research (DITF)

2020-11-12

VF Corporation announces definitive agreement to acquire iconic, global streetwear leader Supreme®

2020-11-12

Coronavirus: Commission approves contract with BioNTech-Pfizer alliance to ensure access to a potential vaccine

2020-11-12

Canopy ranking: Lenzing for the first time achieves highest Hot Button category

2020-11-12

New level of transparency in the textile industry: Lenzing introduces blockchain-enabled traceability platform

2020-11-12

H&M now has over 100 million members

2020-11-12

H&M HOME to collaborate with Diane von Furstenberg

2020-11-12

U.S. Cotton trust protocol joins the cotton 2040’s platform and sustainability guide

2020-11-12

H&M Group names Leyla Ertur as new Head of Sustainability

2020-11-12

Inspiring Everyday: Learning new skills means growing with the company

2020-11-12

Utenos trikotažas implements antimicrobial technology in textile manufacturing

2020-11-12

adidas records strong recovery in third quarter

2020-11-12

Teijin launches website to showcase smart safety technologies and products

2020-11-12

The new Weftmaster SFB

2020-11-12

Texon’s Dongguan site secures SATRA & GRS status

2020-11-12

Robust pumps for sophisticated special fibers

2020-11-11

Moncler launches Grenoble collection with Dyneema® Composite Fabric

2020-11-11

Automated solutions for quality satisfaction

2020-11-05

"Good Vibes" virtual show

2020-11-05

Elevate Textiles releases 2020 Sustainability Report

2020-11-05

CHT Group publishes Sustainability Report 2019

2020-11-05

Circularise and Porsche collaborate with Borealis, Covestro and Domo Chemicals to enable the traceability of plastics in the automotive sector

2020-11-05

SAC will retire Higg MSI aggregated single score

2020-11-05

Bemberg Fibers empower “Tattva”, Hemang Agrawal’s new Crafttech Collection

2020-11-05

Sateri launches sustainability vision for 2030; pledges to be world’s leading net-positive fibre producer

2020-11-05

Technology webtalk on sustainable denim production

2020-11-05

Strategic partnership between Rieter and WW Systems

2020-11-05

Renewcell and Beyond Retro partner on textile-to-textile recycling

2020-11-05

New market and technology report: Chemical recycling – Status, trends, and challenges – technologies, sustainability, policy and key players

2020-11-05

Solvay has received a binding offer from Composites One

2020-11-05

Albany International reports third-quarter 2020 results

2020-11-05

Neonyt is going back “on air” – No physical winter edition in January 2021

2020-11-05

VF Corporation appoints Lauren Guthrie as Vice President, Global Inclusion & Diversity

2020-11-05

Autumn 2020 economic forecast: Rebound interrupted as resurgence of pandemic deepens uncertainty

2020-11-05

DyStar exhibits at China Interdye 2020

2020-11-05

Indorama Ventures awarded "2020 DX CEO" by IDC Thailand

2020-11-05

New compression standard for sports and leisure garments

2020-11-05

Hengli Petrochemical to utilize INVISTA’s P8 technology for two PTA lines at Huizhou

2020-11-05

Lenzing reports improved results in the third quarter and remains strategically on course

2020-11-05

JEC world announces new dates

2020-11-05

Strong results for Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Division in Q3

2020-11-04

The cotton supply chain continues to suffer from COVID, trade tensions and a sluggish global economy

2020-11-04

Unmatched digital productivity: The EFI Reggiani BOLT textile printer receives the InterTech Technology Award

2020-11-04

GOTS detects evidence of Organic Cotton Fraud in India

2020-11-04

Textile machinery: Another drop in orders for third quarter 2020

2020-11-04

Kelheim Fibres scores a leading position in Canopy’s 2020 Hot Button Report

2020-11-04

Messe Frankfurt India & MEX Exhibitions announce first hybrid event for Gartex Texprocess India & Screen Print India

2020-10-29

VIEW Premium Selection no longer possible, planning the second edition of FABRIC DAYS for Spring.Summer 22

2020-10-29

Cone Denim introduces Ionic+™ sustainable antimicrobial protection for denim

2020-10-29

Levi Strauss & Co. announces senior leadership changes to elevate the Levi’s® brand

2020-10-29

Excitement mounts as Virtual Hygienix™ Conference approaches

2020-10-29

A new era begins: The renewable materials conference, Cologne and online, 18–20 May 2021

2020-10-29

Coronavirus resurgence: Commission steps up action to reinforce preparedness and response measures across the EU

2020-10-29

Advancing the EU social market economy: adequate minimum wages for workers across Member States

2020-10-29

ISPO Munich 2021: Due to coronavirus, trade show will take place virtually

2020-10-29

Schoeller highlights for summer 2022: Knitted fabric collection

2020-10-29

Toyobo to establish joint venture with Indorama Ventures to build new plant for automobile airbag yarns

2020-10-29

LYCRA® anti-slip fiber takes center stage at Kingpins24-Amsterdam

2020-10-29

Teijin and Safran sign master contract for the purchasing of high-performance composite materials

2020-10-29

Teijin raises equity stake in Floadia to enhance business capabilities with AI know-how