Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-06-10

"Go" for MUNICH FABRIC START and BLUEZONE

In accordance with the decree from the Bavarian Ministry of State, the organisers are focusing all of their energy on the upcoming MUNICH FABRIC START from 31 August - 2 September 2021 as well as BLUEZONE from 31 August to 1 September 2021. The organisers' aim is to once again present the established international premium portfolio in Munich...

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Raw Materials

2021-06-10

ICAC announces the two winners of the 2021 Cotton Researcher of the Year Award

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) is pleased to announce that there will be two winners of the ICAC Cotton Researcher of the Year Award in 2021: Professors Bruce Tabashnik and Jonathan F. Wendel.

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Textile chemistry

2021-06-10

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the launch of its new Color Atlas by Archroma® Polyester Library, with 1’440 colors for sportswear, athleisure, swimwear, children's clothing, shoes, fashion and home textiles.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-06-10

Itema, the global leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, participates at ITMA Asia 2021 (Hall 3 – D32) in Shanghai showcasing dedicated weaving machines for denim and technical fabrics and, for the first time, in a unique booth for all the Group’s companies.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-06-10

We aRe Spin Dye signs collaboration agreement with Stokke As

We aRe Spin Dye (WRSD) AB (publ) (“WRSD”) has today entered into a collaboration agreement with the Norwegian brand Stokke®. Stokke is an International brand well known among parents of young children, since their mission is to manufacture products that strengthen the bond between parent and child.

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Sustainability

2021-06-10

Lenzing welcomes clear positioning of the EU Commission in the fight against plastic waste

The Lenzing Group, the globally leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, welcomes the issuance of the guidelines for the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive (EU) 2019/904, which took effect on June 05, 2019[1]. In these guidelines, the EU Commission specifies which products fall within the scope of the directive, thus providing clarity in the joint fight of the EU member states against environmental pollution from plastic waste. Lenzing’s wood-based, biodegradable cellulosic fibers such as those of the VEOCEL™ brand comprise a sustainable and innovative solution to this man-made problem.

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Sustainability

2021-06-10

ANDRITZ presents comprehensive “We Care” sustainability program

International technology group ANDRITZ has now combined the activities, measures, goals and plans it has been pursuing for many years in the sustainability sector under its ESG/sustainability program “We Care”.

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Industry 4.0

2021-06-10

Joachim Hensch Consulting unveils program to enable Smart Factory applications

The next industrial revolution will leave its mark as well on apparel creation, manufacturing and sourcing. Though lagging a bit compared to other industries, the fashion industry is on the verge of a huge digital technology revolution. Today, everyone in the apparel arena – from major players to small start-up labels – is talking about Industry 4.0 creating what has been called a Smart factory.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-06-10

Global Digital Textile Printing Market Report 2021-2027: Technological Advancements Encourage Traditional Textile Manufacturers to Adopt Digital Textile Printing

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

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-06-10

2021 Non Woven Fabrics Global Market - Comprehensive individual analysis on the Top 340 Companies

The "Non Woven Fabrics (Global) - Industry Report" has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Recycling

2021-06-10

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in sustainable solutions for stretch and performance technologies in the apparel and personal care industries, announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at advancing discussions around circularity in textiles. The print and online advertising campaign, “Keep in the loop with LYCRA,” is an invitation for customers and industry experts to join The LYCRA Company in using resilient, sustainable materials that ultimately can be recycled at end of life, thus reducing textile waste and “closing the loop” in the value chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-06-10

Aegle (“the Company”), a high-quality American-made PPE manufacturer and health-tech company, has launched the first N95 and NIOSH certified mask that uses authentication and traceability technology, it announced today. Every box case and lot has an embedded NFC chip to prevent counterfeiting and ensure that every mask sold is trusted, transparent and authentic.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-06-10

The pollution of textile and clothing industry has existed for a long time, and the green transformation is imminent. According to the United Nations, the total carbon emissions of the fashion industry exceed those of all international flights and shipping combined, accounting for 10% of global carbon emissions, making it the second most polluting industry after the oil industry. Regarding how to reduce pollution in the fashion industry, Xtep, a Chinese sporting goods brand, is providing its own solution.

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Recycling

2021-06-10

While the circular economy is gaining importance and more efficient recycling technologies are being developed, there has been a lack of methods to optimize the use of recycled materials in terms of aesthetics and function. That's why materials manufacturer Covestro is joining forces with the Colour & Imaging Institute, Art & Science Research Center at the renowned Tsinghua University in Beijing to develop a study on sustainable materials from the perspective of color, material and finish (CMF). The two partners made the announcement at the start of the Design Shanghai 2021 exhibition, June 3-6.

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Composites

2021-06-10

Recognition for innovative and more sustainable composite solutions

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-06-10

Fashion for Good launches the Renewable Carbon Textiles Project today, bringing together a pioneering consortium to accelerate the development of Polyhydroxyalkanoates or PHA polymer fibres; a promising biosynthetic alternative to fossil based fibres with the potential to reduce carbon emissions in the fashion supply chain.

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Industry 4.0

2021-06-10

ONIQ's mission is to significantly improve OEE, time-to-market and on-time delivery through process mining and AI-based analytics in manufacturing, and to reduce disruptions and quality defects.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-06-10

Birla Cellulose’s Grasim Cellulosic Division, Vilayat, India has successfully commissioned the Carbon-disulphide Adsorption Plant (CAP) and has achieved the stringent level of sulphur-to- air emission norms stipulated in the EU BAT references (EU Best Available Technologies BREFs) for the viscose manufacturing process.

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Sustainability

2021-06-10

PVH Corp. releases 13th annual Corporate Responsibility report

PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] published today its 2020 Corporate Responsibility (CR) report, noting progress toward key targets in the company’s Forward Fashion CR strategy to advance inclusion and diversity, environmental sustainability, and human rights, and fight climate change.

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Associations

2021-06-10

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery decreased in 2020

In 2020, global shipments of spinning, texturing, weaving, knitting, and finishing machines decreased on average compared to 2019. Deliveries of new short-staple spindles, open-end rotors, and long-staple spindles dropped by -48%, -27%, and -46%, respectively. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles declined by -30% and deliveries of shuttle-less looms shrunk by -16%. Shipments of flat knitting machines contracted by -53%, while shipped large circular machines marked the exception with a 13% growth. The sum of all deliveries in the finishing segment also dropped by -17% on average.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-06-10

KARMAN partners with HeiQ to launch a Type IIR disposable mask powered by HeiQ Viroblock

KARMAN, a French supplier of healthcare and hygiene products, has joined forces with HeiQ, to launch the KARMAN ACTIV’PROTECT mask. This disposable Type IIR mask uses HeiQ’s patented HeiQ Viroblock textile technology. This technology gives the textiles of the KARMAN ACTIV’ PROTECT masks safe and permanent antimicrobial and antiviral properties, especially against SARS-CoV-2. 

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-06-10

Virtual trip to Asia by VDMA

Although affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, ITMA ASIA + CITME, which takes place mid-June in Shanghai, will see a convincing participation of VDMA member companies. 56 exhibitors from Germany will exhibit at this year’s edition of Asia’s major fair for textile machinery. Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, this is much less than in 2018, when 99 exhibitors from Germany were present. The booked space of German companies has almost halved compared to 2018. Nevertheless, Germany is still the second largest exhibitor nation after China.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-06-10

BRÜCKNER – at home in Shanghai!

BRÜCKNER’s experts are locally available for customers in China not only during ITMA ASIA 2021. The new branch office in Shanghai ensures even greater proximity to customers.

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Recycling

2021-06-10

Carbios strengthens its position in polymer biodegradation technologies

Under the terms of the shareholders pact[1], Carbios acquisition of the SPI Fund’s stake in Carbiolice took place on June 3rd, 2021, for €17.9 million, closing five years of collaboration with the SPI Fund operated by Bpifrance Investissement

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Older News

Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-06-10

Inditex sales grow 50% in 1Q21, with May sales above 2019 levels

Inditex Group reported sales growth of 50% in the first quarter of 2021 (1 February to 30 April) (56% in local currencies) to €4.9 billion. Online sales in local currencies grew by 67%

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Associations

2021-06-10

Winners Announcement: 2021 “Fashion for All” Student Design Competition

AATCC and the Runway of Dreams Foundation are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Fashion for All Student Design Competition!

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Europe

2021-06-10

EU budget 2022: Speeding up Europe's recovery and progressing towards a green, digital and resilient future

The Commission has today proposed an annual EU budget of €167.8 billion for 2022, to be complemented by an estimated €143.5 billion in grants under NextGenerationEU. Their combined firepower will mobilise significant investments to boost the economic recovery, safeguard sustainability, and create jobs. It will prioritise green and digital spending in order to make Europe more resilient and fit for the future.

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Recycling

2021-06-10

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Lenzing, a leading global supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, and Södra, a world-class producer of pulp, signed a cooperation agreement today, June 02, 2021, with the clear objective of making a decisive contribution to addressing the enormous textile waste challenges of the industry and the society.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-06-10

Avgol names replacement as CEO moves to expanded role with parent company Indorama Ventures

Avgol, a subsidiary of global petrochemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), appointed Mr. Tommi Bjornman as its new CEO, replacing Mr. Shachar Rachim who will focus on his broader role as CEO of IVL’s Hygiene vertical in its Fibers segment.

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Recycling

2021-06-10

Borealis commits to major expansion of Project STOP in Indonesia

Borealis is pleased to announce today on World Ocean Day a significant financial commitment to expand Project STOP, an initiative it co-founded with SYSTEMIQ in 2017 to prevent plastic waste from entering the world’s oceans. With this expansion, Project STOP will extend effective circular waste management to two million people in Indonesia, with the goal of properly managing 25,000 tonnes of plastic each year once at full scale by 2025. The ultimate objective is to enhance the circular economy for plastics in the region.

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Sustainability

2021-06-10

H&M Foundation launches virtual collection designed to make the planet last

‘The Billion Dollar Collection’, launched today by non-profit H&M Foundation, presents 10 innovative sustainable start-ups that could change the face of the fashion industry. Showcased as garments in a virtual fashion collection, each start-up features a price tag reflecting the estimated support each company believes they need to achieve scale for their disruptive innovations.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-06-10

H&M Group joins EU Green Consumption Pledge Initiative

H&M Group is proud to join the EU Commission’s Green Consumption Pledge Initiative and thereby strengthen its commitment to lead the change towards a sustainable fashion future. H&M says they are on a mission to become climate positive by 2040 – an ambitious goal that can only be reached by collaborating with others.

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Spinning

2021-06-10

Acquisition of INglass S.p.A. successfully closed

Oerlikon announced today that it has successfully closed the acquisition of the Italian company INglass S.p.A. and its innovative hot runner systems technology operating under its market-leading HRSflow business.

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News Archive
2021-06-10

AUTEFA presents innovative solutions for the textile industry

2021-06-10

Axiom Materials introduces new narrow tow prepregs targeted at electric, CNG and hydrogen powered vehicles

2021-06-10

Jeanologia walks with Chinese textile industry accompanying it to achieve the total revolution of the manufacturing process

2021-06-10

A sustainable vest for Maratona dles Dolomites cyclists

2021-06-10

EURATEX calls for an effective EU Industrial strategy to counterbalance the effects of the pandemic

2021-06-10

ISKO’s 2022 Collection Vol. 2 unveils new technologies and fabrics that will continue to shape the sustainable future of denim.

2021-06-09

Jean Marie Canan joins Lectra's Board of Directors

2021-06-05

For which plastic products is biodegradation a viable end-of-life option?

2021-06-03

Production, consumption and trade - are all expected to make gains in 2021/22

2021-06-03

Cinte Techtextil China’s first annual and second hybrid edition on schedule for 22 – 24 June

2021-06-03

EFI Reggiani celebrates 75 Years of innovative solutions for the textile world

2021-06-03

Datacolor expands high-efficiency benchtop spectrophotometer series with Spectro 1000X/700V

2021-06-03

Digitisation at SMEs: Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. a best practice example of PLM strategy

2021-06-03

DIGITAL FAIR WEEK convinces branch across the board

2021-06-03

Recycling of polycarbonate composites

2021-06-03

Eltex of Sweden AB sets focus of its presented products on the sewing industry.

2021-06-03

AMITH, Morocco’s textile and apparel industry association, joins ITMF

2021-06-03

Successful digital and hybrid solutions return for Intertextile Apparel’s Autumn Edition

2021-06-03

World of Wipes® International Conference to deliver latest insights on sustainability, COVID-19 consumer wipes buying trends and more

2021-06-03

DWI collaborates with Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences on research into eco-friendly functional clothing

2021-06-03

Impact of Brexit on the Textile and Clothing Industries in the EU and the UK

2021-06-03

Highly breathable model of LIVMOA™ disposable personal protective clothing proven to reduce heat stress

2021-06-03

Teijin’s Tenax carbon fiber prepreg adopted for next-generation aircraft engine Nacelle

2021-06-03

Zara, Zara Home and Stradivarius to feature their latest store concepts in Madrid's newly renovated Plaza de España

2021-06-03

Autoneum and Free Field Technologies: collaboration in vehicle acoustic design

2021-06-03

2021 Cotton Biotechnology Award recipient – Dr. Shuangxia Jin

2021-06-03

Sellpy expands into 20 new markets and collaborates with H&M Group’s global supply chain

2021-06-03

European Semester Spring Package: Paving the way for a strong and sustainable recovery

2021-06-03

Loepfe will present YarnMaster® PRISMA in Shanghai

2021-06-03

Heimtextil launches digital materials library

2021-06-03

Combix named exclusive distributor of HeiQ Medica Products to pharmacies in Spain

2021-06-03

Fact Sheet: Progress on creating lasting change now

2021-06-03

Registration to IAF’s and Euratex’s unique double convention is now open

2021-06-03

NatureWorks announces key milestones for global manufacturing expansion with new 75kTa facility for producing Ingeo biopolymer in Thailand

2021-06-03

Art meets Science: Prototyping Lab for textile electronics

2021-06-03

Garbage cleanup

2021-06-03

High-performance meltblown system with ecuTEC+ commissioned

2021-06-02

New liquid Hombitan® products simplify whitening of recycled pet fibres for textile industry

2021-06-02

DiloGroup has received a repeat order from Zhejiang Huajiang Science and Technology Co.

2021-06-02

SHIMA SEIKI will present its vision of the future at ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-06-02

Lectra completes the acquisition of Gerber Technology

2021-06-02

EFI implementing price increases for inkjet inks, supplies and parts

2021-06-02

European TCLF sectors: Social Partners demand dedicated EU action to safeguard the industries and their workers

2021-05-27

Italian textile machinery: Italian companies return to exhibit at Itma Asia + Citme Shanghai

2021-05-27

Trützschler at ITMA ASIA 2021

2021-05-27

ITMA Asia 2021: Saurer to showcase automation innovations

2021-05-27

Livinguard masks now available to government customers via partnership with GMP, a SDVOSB contracting firm

2021-05-27

iTHiB: Turkish textile industry seeks global partnerships in post-Covid era

2021-05-27

Promoting better cotton farming practices in Maharashtra: Case study

2021-05-27

Proven results with innovative comber machines from Trützschler

2021-05-27

More sustainable products of proven high quality

2021-05-27

Eastman expands capacity to produce Naia™ cellulosic yarn

2021-05-27

ITA spin-off Raina Industries wins prestigious founder’s award National Award 2021 in India with resource-saving technology

2021-05-27

Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Higg launch new program for publicly sharing data on a product’s environmental impact: Amazon, H&M, and Norrona among first to participate.

2021-05-27

IDEA® the triennial event for nonwovens & engineered fabrics spotlights post-pandemic global trends and market intelligence for 2022 conference program

2021-05-27

INDA launches updated nonwoven material sampler & guide with 124 materials to feel

2021-05-27

GOTS has released Annual Report 2020

2021-05-27

Santex Rimar shows fabric manufacturers’ favorites at ITMA Asia + CITME 2021

2021-05-27

Cem Altan to be new President International Apparel Federation (IAF)

2021-05-27

Alchemie Technology and HeiQ create sustainable textile finishing partnership

2021-05-27

Esquel opens new showroom in Turkey for Middle Eastern and European market expansion

2021-05-27

VF Corporation launches new innovation pillar to support its brand portfolio strategy, called venture platforms

2021-05-27

Winners announcement: 2021 AATCC Outstanding College Graduate Award

2021-05-27

Lenzing reaches a new milestone on the path to climate-neutral production

2021-05-27

Coterie introduces most sustainable baby wipes to US market

2021-05-27

Indorama Ventures increases capacity in India with strategic investment in its Nagpur manufacturing plant

2021-05-27

LEED certification: Freudenberg focuses on energy and water efficiency, green materials and good air quality

2021-05-27

Singular Society moves beyond successful soft launch phase and opens for all

2021-05-27

An installation made of Suominen’s nonwoven is on display at Glasshouse Helsinki

2021-05-27

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles’ hybrid exhibitor options allow overseas suppliers to benefit from fast-recovering Chinese market

2021-05-27

World Cotton Research Conference has been delayed until October 2022

2021-05-27

Picanol to exhibit at Itma Asia + CITME

2021-05-27

Supporting talent and creativity: ISKO donates premium denim fabrics to Savannah College of Art and Design students.

2021-05-27

Techtextil India: First hybrid edition moves to November 2021

2021-05-25

Özak Tekstil leapfrogs towards supply chain digitalization with Glengo and Gerber Technology

2021-05-25

EASY MASK

2021-05-25

Mastering the challenges of our time with digital solutions

2021-05-22

Spinnova and ECCO leather partner KT Trading create new circular textile made from leather waste

2021-05-21

Mimaki appoints Mark Sollman as Product Manager EMEA

2021-05-20

China Textile Market Report 2020-2026: Materials (Cotton, Jute, Silk, Synthetic, Wool), & Application (Fashion and Clothing, Industrial/Technical, and Household)

2021-05-20

Worldwide Cellulose Fiber Industry to 2025 - Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

2021-05-20

Twine Solutions raises $28 Million in investment round

2021-05-20

Towards a better sustainable future - Solar Energy

2021-05-20

NCTO President & CEO Kim Glas testifies on the medical supply chain and pandemic response gaps at Senate Homeland Security hearing

2021-05-20

Antimicrobial Coatings Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026: Emergence of new technologies

2021-05-20

FiltXPO™ presents unique panel debates on filtration’s role in addressing today’s top societal challenges

2021-05-20

Sorting for circularity; Fashion for Good launches new project to drive textile recycling

2021-05-20

Berry Global announces its first virtual power purchase agreement for alternative energy source in Spain

2021-05-20

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens filtration business by completing investment at its Binzhou plant in China

2021-05-20

Spinnova and Suzano announce Woodspin scaling ambition to 1 million tonnes of annual capacity by 2031

2021-05-20

Rieter updates outlook for first half year 2021

2021-05-20

ANDRITZ receives an additional order for a high-speed spunlace line from Zhejiang Kingsafe, China

2021-05-20

Toray creates carbon fiber composite material with excellent heat dissipation that enables flexible thermal management design

2021-05-20

Teijin Carbon produces new thermoplastic PPS-Tape

2021-05-20

HeiQ strengthens its antimicrobial technology platform with the acquisition of German materials innovator RAS AG

2021-05-20

Winners Announcement: 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

2021-05-20

Future-proof taxation – Commission proposes new, ambitious business tax agenda

2021-05-20

ARKET to open its first physical store in Russia

2021-05-20

Suominen joins an EU-level network to ensure the availability of personal protection equipments in potential future crisis situations

2021-05-20

Two strong partners join forces for more product variety and safety: Long-term partnership between Livinguard and zwissTEX