Software

2020-10-01

Coats Digital launches GSDCostV5 with fair wage tool and digital feedback loop

Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has launched GSDCostV5, the latest, highly intuitive, browser-based version of the only globally recognised, time-cost manufacturing standard for apparel brands and manufacturers.

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Recycling

2020-10-01

QUALIFORM first to adopt Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester made with innovative molecular recycling technology

France-based QUALIFORM, one of the world’s top producers of luxury cosmetics packaging, is first to market with its prestige line of bottles made from Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester. Cristal Renew delivers high levels of certified* recycled content without compromising the performance, color and quality that have made Cristal the standard for cosmetics packaging.

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Sustainability

2020-10-01

Forward-looking approach in support of biodiversity has been recognized by Act4Nature International alongside 30 other companies.

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Recycling

2020-10-01

Material innovation company Spinnova’s collaboration with iconic design house Marimekko was recognized as a finalist in the Sustainability category in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards. The collaboration also received an honorable mention in the Experimental category.

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Associations

2020-10-01

5th ITMF Corona-Survey: Vertical integration improves resilience

Between September 5th and 25th, 2020, ITMF has conducted its 5th ITMF Corona-Survey among ITMF members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic has on the global textile value chain. In total, 216 companies from around the world participated. When looking at the different segments of the textile value chain (Graph 1), it is interesting to observe that the segment of finishers/printers is expecting in 2020 a significantly stronger reduction of turnover (-30%) than the other segments.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-01

LAPF Studio conducts a week long Buyer Seller Meet at Tiruppur

Liva has successfully concluded yet another buyer seller meet at its LAPF Studioin Tiruppur in association with Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA).

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-01

How does collaboration work in the fashion industry and particularly in times of social distancing? When tried-and-tested solutions and established yearly plans no longer fit the bill, it’s time to start setting new priorities. And the winter edition of Neonyt from 19-21 January 2021 in Berlin will be demonstrating what this can look like.

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Research & Development

2020-10-01

The current COVID-19 pandemic has hit the sports industry hard, threatening the future and livelihood of clubs, teams, players and stadiums alike. Despite the economic uncertainty and the probability of having to play matches without supporters in the stands, the resilience of this industry is shining through as preparations for the new league season are in full swing.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-01

Ulrich Scherbel new Chief Operating Officer of AMSilk

AMSilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, has appointed Ulrich Scherbel as its new COO as of October 1, 2020. In the newly created position, he will support the expansion of the company’s value chain from the production of the fibers to distribution to internationalbrands.

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Europe

2020-10-01

A new European research area: Commission sets new plan to support green and digital transition and EU recovery

Today, the European Commission adopted a Communication on a new European Research Area for Research and Innovation. Based on excellence, competitive, open and talent-driven, the new European Research Area will improve Europe's research and innovation landscape, accelerate the EU's transition towards climate neutrality and digital leadership, support its recovery from the societal and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, and strengthen its resilience against future crises.

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Software

2020-10-01

Gerber Technology launches fashion transformation initiative

Today, Gerber Technology announced a new Transformation Initiative that makes a worldwide network of fashion experts available to help manufacturers, designers and retailers adapt and digitalize for success in the post-COVID world.

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Associations

2020-10-01

EURATEX – AAFA Joint Statement

EURATEX and AAFA note the recent progress in eliminating and reducing customs duties on several American and European products. It is a very positive sign that we would like to highlight in a particularly difficult context for the textile and clothing industry at European, American and even global levels.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-01

Suominen launches BIOLACE® Combo – an innovative sustainable solution for absorbent hygiene articles

Suominen, a global frontrunner in nonwoven innovations and sustainability, introduces a new nonwoven BIOLACE® Combo. Based on a 2-in-1 concept, it combines all the features of a top sheet and an acquisition and distribution layer (ADL) into one nonwoven. BIOLACE® Combo is designed for use in absorbent hygiene products, such as feminine hygiene liners and pads, and can be used directly on top of the absorbent core or as the only nonwoven of an ultrathin liner.

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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

2020-09-30

Impact of foreign subsidies on EU Internal Market

EURATEX responded to the EU consultation on the impact of foreign subsidies on the EU Internal Market. It welcomes the initiative and calls for a comprehensive instrument which guarantees level playing field, but it is not protectionist and does not discourage foreign investment.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-09-30

Customers invited to learn about Baldwin’s finishing systems at virtual textile events

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. will be offering two virtual opportunities for customers to learn more about the company’s innovative non-contact spray finishing systems. These technologies will be showcased in October during an in-depth webinar event, as well as during the Innovate Textile and Apparel Virtual Trade Show.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-09-30

National brands presented current trends in the Chinese fashion market at CHIC Shanghai

As the first fashion event after the outbreak of the pandemic, CHIC Shanghai welcomed a total number of 43,986 visitors from September 23 to 25, 2020 at the National Exhibition & Convention Center in Shanghai.

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2020-09-28

Hugues Schellenberg new UCMTF President

2020-09-28

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2020-09-24

COTTON USA introduces new partner consultancy program, COTTON USA SOLUTIONS™

2020-09-24

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

2020-09-24

Italian textile machinery: a digital certification project

2020-09-24

Recycling becomes a focus

2020-09-24

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2020-09-24

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

2020-09-24

DOMOTEX adjusts trade show date to 18 to 20 May 2020

2020-09-24

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

2020-09-24

Heimtextil 2021 to be held in May

2020-09-24

The LYCRA company to showcase latest technologies at Intertextile Shanghai

2020-09-24

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

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