HSBC: West to be Dhaka’s Top Export Destination to 2030

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Ready-made garments make up around 80 per cent of total merchandise exports from Bangladesh with the value of exports in this sub-sector being greater than exports from India, the HSBC has said, quotes The Financial Express. In its latest trade forecast, the bank said

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Picanol Inaugurates New Training Center and Test Area in Ieper, in the Presence of Minister-President Geert Bourgeois

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Ypres, Belgium – Picanol inaugurated its new training center and new test and shipping area in Ieper. The official inauguration took place in the presence of Mr. Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders. Since improving the competitiveness through further productivity and quality improvements and targeted investments is a top

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Texworld & Apparelsourcing Paris Saw Visitors Number up 5.16% !

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By   4 days ago

Paris, France – Texworld and Apparelsourcing Paris closed their doors on Thursday evening after four vibrant days in which the highlights were the launch of the new “Shawls&Scarves” feature; the exploration of rich creative “Impulsion”, the Texworld winter trends 2015/16; designer catwalk shows and the Sustainability Days, with the noteworthy talk on the responsibility of [...]

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Cotton Made in Africa Initiative Publishes First Annual Report

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Hamburg, Germany - The Aid by Trade Foundation has published its first Cotton made in Africa Annual Report wherein the foundation reports about its work in the African project areas and on the global sales markets in 2013. Sustainable Cotton Initiative Reaches 440,000 African Smallholder Farmers in 2013 and Records License Revenues of More Than One [...]

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Heimtextil 2015: Large Number of Registrations Received Including Renowned New Exhibitors and Returning Brands

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By   5 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany - Heimtextil, the world’s biggest trade fair for home and contract textiles, opens its doors in Frankfurt am Main from 14 to 17 January 2015. In addition to an unrivalled range of products for the window, upholstery, floors, walls and sun-protection segments, as well as bathroom, bedroom

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Is Energy Efficiency Challenging or Profitable? Solutions for the European Textile & Clothing Industry

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Brussels, Belgium - Energy efficiency continues to gain importance in most industries and economic sectors. The energy cost has always been a crucial element for the competitiveness of the European clothing and particularly the textile industry. The International Energy Agency underlines in its latest report: “Industrial energy efficiency measures deliver substantial benefits in addition to energy [...]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Follows Industry Demand with Enlarged All About Sustainability Zone

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By   5 days ago

Shanghai, China - With only one month to go until Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014, over 3,500 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions have already confirmed to take part in the fair’s 20th anniversary edition. The fair has become internationally well known for not just showcasing the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from [...]

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Clariant Doubles Capacity for Pigments and Pigment Preparations in Roha, India

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Muttenz, Switzerland - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced the inauguration of an important new extension to its production facility in Roha, south-east of Mumbai, India. The expansion doubles its capacity at the facility for pigments and pigment preparations. This higher output will enable the company to increase its market coverage in India and [...]

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When Should You OPT for Direct to Garment?

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London, United Kingdom - FESPA continues its look at direct to garment printing, with Gavin Drake, Director at Garment Printing, and Nick Brunton-Reed, Managing Director of Adlogo. With numerous textile and garment printing techniques available today, buyers and designers are spoilt for choice. However, both Drake and Brunton-Reed explain that selecting the best technique to use is a [...]

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Arkema Strengthens its Position in Specialty Chemicals

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Colombes, France – With sales of €1.53 billion, a global presence in over 40 countries and 4,900 employees, Bostik is the number 3 worldwide in adhesives. The group holds leading positions in most of its markets, has internationally recognized brands and technologies, and fosters close partnerships with its customers. Bostik develops high performance and high [...]

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Hawkins Named Dow Chief Sustainability Officer

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Michigan, United States – The Dow Chemical Company announced that Dr. Neil C. Hawkins has been named Corporate Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, effective October 1. In this global role, Hawkins has global responsibility for the Company’s Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Sustainability strategy and initiatives.  In conjunction with Dow’s

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Commitment of H.B. Fuller to Growth

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By   5 days ago

United Kingdom / China – China is a major global manufacturing hub, and a strong presence in China provides a great opportunity for H.B. Fuller to support customers, especially in the hygiene, packaging and durable assembly markets, that produce for the domestic market as well as for the world. H.B. Fuller has invested heavily in [...]

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Arkema Exhibits Synthetic Additives and Intermediates at the CPhI 2014 Trade Fair

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By   5 days ago

 Paris, France - The intermediate products of Arkema are used in many processes in the chemical industry: solvents, diluents, thickeners, reagents, synthesis intermediates, acid scavengers, neutralizing agents and reaction initiators. Its range of hydrazine derivatives, amines, oxygenated solvents and other synthetic intermediates based

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Clariant Doubles Capacity for Pigments and Pigment Preparations in Roha, India

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By   5 days ago

Muttenz, Switzerland - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced the inauguration of an important new extension to its production facility in Roha, south-east of Mumbai, India. The expansion doubles its capacity at the facility for pigments and pigment preparations. This higher output will enable the company to increase its market coverage in India and [...]

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FESPA Broadens Education Content for Digital Textile Conference Programme

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By   6 days ago

Milan, Italy – FESPA has announced further speakers for its Digital Textile Conference (2 October 2014, Grand Hotel Villa Torretta, Milan), to encourage printers interested in digital textile printing to explore new trends and techniques, as well as market growth areas for new business opportunities. New speakers provide in-depth knowledge and expertise on digital textile

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Oxide Armour Offers Kevlar Better Stab Resistance

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By   6 days ago

United States / United Kingdom – Scientists in the US have synthesised an ultrathin inorganic bilayer coating for Kevlar that could improve its stab resistance by 30% and prove invaluable for military and first-responders requiring multi-threat protection clothes. Developed in 1965 by Stephanie Kwolek at DuPont, poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) (PPTA), or Kevlar, is a

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Innovative Trawls Made from Dyneema® Help to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Pelagic Fishing

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Bergen, Netherlands – Fishing Company Cornelis Vrolijk, based in IJmuiden, The Netherlands, and its subsidiary Jaczon, based in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, are specialized in pelagic fishing. The fishing trawls on board of their trawlers, which are used for catching pelagic (schooling) species, are traditionally made of nylon. Cornelis Vrolijk and Jaczon are

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Australian Wool Market Appears Unchanged

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Sydney, Australia – The Australian wool market operated this week on a very similar basis to what has been in play for a few weeks  now. On the surface, the Merino fleece sector appeared to be unchanged, but a quick analysis shows a continuation of the diverging prices between the best on offer to the [...]

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BWMB Heads to Markets to Engage with Wool Producers

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London, United Kingdom - BWMB chairman Malcolm Corbett said with auction markets and the BWMB fulfilling similar roles for the farming industry the BWMB’s attendance at autumn sheep sales is a natural way to meet wool producers. “Both the auction markets and the BWMB are focussed on

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Two SSM Machines to be Presented at OTM in Gazianztep, Turkey

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Switzerland / Turkey - SSM announced their participation to the forthcoming OTM in Gaziantep, Turkey, from October 16th to 19th. The Middle East region is very important and SSM will support the local textile industry at its origin. SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG, the inventor of the electronic yarn traverse system, will continue their tradition of [...]

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World’s Largest TENCEL® Factory Opens its Doors

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By   5 days ago

Lenzing, Austria – The new TENCEL® factory is the hot topic at the Parisian trade shows. With the construction of the world’s largest production facility for Lyocell fibers, Lenzing demonstrates its innovative strength on an industrial scale. The most modern fiber plant in the world went into operation after just 24 months of construction work. [...]

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PrimaLoft, Inc. Renews OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification for Its High Performance Insulations and Yarns

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By   5 days ago

North Carolina, United States - PrimaLoft, Inc., the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high performance insulations, yarns, and fabrics, has renewed its OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification for its PrimaLoft® Insulations, Yarns, and Performance Down Blends. The certification ensures that PrimaLoft’s

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TENCEL® Fibers Guarantee Cooling and Perfect Moisture Management in the ROCK’N'WOOL Collection of Ortovex

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Lenzing, Austria - The mountain shirts from Ortovox’s ROCK’N’WOOL COOL collection introduce fresh colors to the mountains and give wearers the cooling down that they need. Ultra-fine merino fibers woven with high-performance TENCEL® fibers guarantee cooling and

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75th Anniversary Celebrated for Nylon Plant Manufacturing Fiber for INVISTA’s CORDURA® Brand Fabrics

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By   6 days ago

Kansas, United States – When the world’s first nylon manufacturing plant started production in Seaford in 1939, there were only a few applications for the new “miracle fiber.” As the site celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, nylon-based products—from fabric for military uniforms and other clothing, to engineered polymers for automotive applications, to fibers in [...]

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With Phoenix TC, Mount Vernon FR Offers Solution to the Market – Maximum Comfort and Durability in Denim

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Georgia, United States – Mount Vernon FR continues to expand its selection and variety of flame resistant (FR) denim fabrics with the introduction of Phoenix TC denim.  Phoenix TC denim is a new Tencel® and cotton blend, developed to enhance the softness and comfort of FR jeans without a tradeoff in durability. Bulwark, a leading manufacturer [...]

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37th Munich Fabric Start Confirms Increasing International Importance

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Munich, Germany – An excellent range of exhibitors“, “an efficient business platform” and “a personal atmosphere” – a lot of positive feedback was expressed by the international textile and fashion industry for the latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START running from 2nd to 4th September 2014 who used the fair as the season’s kick-off in [...]

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Fashion-Inspired Sunbrella® Fabrics Collection by Joe Ruggiero for High Point Highlights Soft, Sophisticated Colors

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North Carolina, United States – Leading home décor authority Joe Ruggiero celebrates the connection between interiors and fashion with new Sunbrella® fabric designs during Fall High Point Market. Paying homage to fashion as it inspires home décor, the collection features soft, sophisticated colors

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Texworld & Apparelsourcing Paris Saw Visitors Number up 5.16% !

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By   4 days ago

Paris, France – Texworld and Apparelsourcing Paris closed their doors on Thursday evening after four vibrant days in which the highlights were the launch of the new “Shawls&Scarves” feature; the exploration of rich creative “Impulsion”, the Texworld winter trends 2015/16; designer catwalk shows and the Sustainability Days, with the noteworthy talk on the responsibility of [...]

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New Vestagen Patient Garments Aim to Minimize Pathogen Transmission Inside Hospitals

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By   4 days ago

Florida, United States – Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. announced a new standard in the patient experience at hospitals. The myComfort™ line of patient apparel is protected by Vestex®, Vestagen’s active barrier fabric that is fluid repellant, breathable and in studies done in a hospital environment, shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the

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AEC Narrow Fabrics Appoints Charles R. Adams as President

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Georgia, United States - AEC, a worldwide supplier of narrow fabrics to major apparel, medical, home furnishings and industrial markets, announced the appointment of Charles R. Adams as the company’s President.  In his new role, Adams will focus on strategically positioning the Company for growth in existing markets and opportunities in new markets. He will be [...]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Follows Industry Demand with Enlarged All About Sustainability Zone

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By   5 days ago

Shanghai, China - With only one month to go until Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014, over 3,500 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions have already confirmed to take part in the fair’s 20th anniversary edition. The fair has become internationally well known for not just showcasing the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from [...]

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PrimaLoft, Inc. Renews OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification for Its High Performance Insulations and Yarns

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By   5 days ago

North Carolina, United States - PrimaLoft, Inc., the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high performance insulations, yarns, and fabrics, has renewed its OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification for its PrimaLoft® Insulations, Yarns, and Performance Down Blends. The certification ensures that PrimaLoft’s

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INDA and North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute Team-Up for Nonwovens Course Series

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North Carolina, United States – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry and North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute announced a new jointly organized series of nonwovens short courses named “The Professional Development Series”. The new portfolio of six courses will

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With Phoenix TC, Mount Vernon FR Offers Solution to the Market – Maximum Comfort and Durability in Denim

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By   8 hours ago

Georgia, United States – Mount Vernon FR continues to expand its selection and variety of flame resistant (FR) denim fabrics with the introduction of Phoenix TC denim.  Phoenix TC denim is a new Tencel® and cotton blend, developed to enhance the softness and comfort of FR jeans without a tradeoff in durability. Bulwark, a leading manufacturer [...]

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EDANA Launches OULOOK™ Asia Awards

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Brussels, Belgium – EDANA announced the launch of a new award for the nonwovens industry, specifically aimed at the Asia Pacific region. Nominations are open for nonwoven products or services developed or sold in the Asia Pacific Markets. Companies can nominate either a nonwoven product a product containing nonwoven elements or a service for personal [...]

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Shima Seiki to Participate in Advanced Textiles Expo with Latest Technologies for the Technical Textile Industry

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its U.S. subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. INC., will participate in the Advanced Textiles Expo

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Largest Cinte Techtextil China Opens this Week in Shanghai

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Shanghai, China – Asia’s leading technical textiles and nonwovens trade fairs opens this week and covers three halls totalling 35,000 sqm, making it the largest event in its history. Around 460 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions will take part at Cinte Techtextil China which runs from 24 – 26 September at the Shanghai New International Expo [...]

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New Vestagen Patient Garments Aim to Minimize Pathogen Transmission Inside Hospitals

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By   4 days ago

Florida, United States – Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. announced a new standard in the patient experience at hospitals. The myComfort™ line of patient apparel is protected by Vestex®, Vestagen’s active barrier fabric that is fluid repellant, breathable and in studies done in a hospital environment, shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria on the

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Bonar Celebrates Foundation Ceremony of the New Plant to be Constructed in Changzhou

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Changzhou, China – Low & Bonar’s division Bonar, specialized in high performance technical textiles, celebrated its Foundation Ceremony to start the construction of the new factory that will be built in Changzhou. Almost 60 million m2 Colback production capacity Brett Simpson, CEO of Low & Bonar: “Our decision to invest in a new factory in China to support the [...]

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Consortium of TenCate, Norma and Others Receives €1.5 Million from Province of Overijssel for Smart Production in the Factory of the Future

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Almelo, Netherlands – The Province of Overijssel has granted a €1.5 million development subsidy to a consortium headed by TenCate for the innovation centre The Factory of the Future. The size of the project amounts to

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Groz-Beckert Hosts First International Confernece for Large Diamenter Circular Knitting Machine Builders in Albstadt

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Albstadt, Germany – On 16 and 17 September 2014 Groz-Beckert invited to the first international conference for large diameter circular knitting machine builders. On both days, 70 visitors from all over the world gathered in Albstadt to get and exchange information about recent developments and coming trends

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Picanol Inaugurates New Training Center and Test Area in Ieper, in the Presence of Minister-President Geert Bourgeois

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Ypres, Belgium – Picanol inaugurated its new training center and new test and shipping area in Ieper. The official inauguration took place in the presence of Mr. Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders. Since improving the competitiveness through further productivity and quality improvements and targeted investments is a top

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Stimulating Creative Energies and Galvanising International Visitors at SPINEXPO

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Shanghai, China – SPINEXPO Shanghai, held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center of Pudong, Shanghai, September 2/3/4, 2014 took place in a climate of stimulating creative energies and galvanising international visitors, asserting its international leadership in the field of fibres, yarns, knitwear and knitted fabrics. With a stable and

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TENCEL® Fibers for Knitwear

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By   11 days ago

Lenzing, Austria - TENCEL® is perfect for knitted fabrics. The creations range from jersey and flat knitwear of 100% TENCEL® through to blends with natural or synthetic fibers. Two special types of TENCEL® are available for knitted fabrics. Type A100 is used for synthetic blends and wool. Type LF is applied in cotton blends. These two [...]

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Lonati and Santoni Confide in Needles from Groz-Beckert

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By   12 days ago

Germany / Italy - With an eye-catching recommendation on products and in print and online media, the two Italian machine builders advert to knitting machine needles made by Groz-Beckert. A statement that Groz-Beckert proudly attributes to the high quality of its products. While the Lonati S.p.A. is leader in the field of circular knitting machines for [...]

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Groz-Beckert at the ITMA Asia + CITME 2014 – Great Visitor Interest, Especially in the Glass and Metal Exhibits

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Germany / China- From June 16 to 20, the international textile industry met at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 in Shanghai. Groz-Beckert was undoubtedly one of the main crowd-pullers: around 7,000 people visited the company’s booth which, with the presentation of the TexCar and a circular

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Itema Showcases Best-In-Class Weaving Technology with Staubli at Japan Open House on DAIKI Co. Premises

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Italy / Japan - ITEMA, the leading global provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, will hold an Open House in Japan on September 11th-12th on the premises of DAIKI Co., Ltd, one of Itema’s Customers and a leading weaver of automotive

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Itema Exhibits Range of Rapier and Airjet Weaving Machinery at CAITME 2014 from September 10th – 12th

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Italy / Uzbekistan – Itema S.p.A, the Italian privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, is at CAITME 2014, the largest textile machinery exhibition in Central Asia held in the capital of Uzbekistan. Itema is strongly committed

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World’s Largest Product Sustainability Initiatives Join Forces for First Time in Combined Summit Meeting in Berlin

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Berlin, Germany – The Sustainability Consortium® (TSC®) and the Product Environmental Footprint World Forum are joining forces for the first time for a combined summit meeting, providing members and attendees from corporations, NGOs, governments and civil society organizations a unique

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Hawkins Named Dow Chief Sustainability Officer

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Michigan, United States – The Dow Chemical Company announced that Dr. Neil C. Hawkins has been named Corporate Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, effective October 1. In this global role, Hawkins has global responsibility for the Company’s Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Sustainability strategy and initiatives.  In conjunction with Dow’s

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SGS Named as Sector Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices

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Geneva, Switzerland – SGS has been named Sector Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe. Based on the 2013 assessment, the Group received a score of 73/100 compared with an average score of 46/100 in the sector of commercial and professional services companies evaluated by RobeccoSAM

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PrimaLoft, Inc. Renews OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification for Its High Performance Insulations and Yarns

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By   5 days ago

North Carolina, United States - PrimaLoft, Inc., the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high performance insulations, yarns, and fabrics, has renewed its OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification for its PrimaLoft® Insulations, Yarns, and Performance Down Blends. The certification ensures that PrimaLoft’s

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H&M Conscious Denim Endorsed by EIM Software of Jeanologia

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Spain / Sweden - In 1993, Jeanologia was founded by Jose Vidal & his nephew Enrique Silla in Valencia (Spain). By that time, they foresaw a company where industry innovation, human values and teamwork were to become the primary columns. They united their dream with professionals with over 30 years of experience in laser technology, and [...]

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Textile Firms in China Get Ready for Sustainable Development

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Beijing, China – Apparel industry makes significant advances in clean, green campaigns in China, reports China Daily. Many labor-intensive manufacturing industries in China have declined with the country’s economic slowdown. But China’s textile and apparel industry is determined to resist the trend by becoming more efficient, innovative and environmentally friendly, according to the industry’s

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Go Green, Wear Blue with Conscious Denim at H&M

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By   7 days ago

Stockholm, Sweden – On October 2, H&M will introduce Conscious Denim, a collection with clean styling and contemporary fits, that not only uses more sustainable materials, but also more conscious processes. In a first for H&M, the washes used on its denim have been graded to assess their environmental impact, including energy and water use. [...]

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Gildan Activewear Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the Second Consecutive Year

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By   8 days ago

Montreal, Canada – Gildan Activewear Inc., announced that the company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a second consecutive year, effective as of September 22, 2014. Gildan is the only North American company in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry group to be included in the DJSI

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AAFA Welcomes Introduction of U.S. Outdoor Act in 113th Congress

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Virginia, United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed the introduction of the U.S. Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation Act of 2014 (U.S. OUTDOOR Act).  Introduced by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) in the Senate and David Reichert (R-WA) and

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Burlington Stores, Inc. Announces Additions to Board of Directors

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New Jersey, United States – Burlington Stores, Inc., a nationally recognized off-price retailer of high-quality, branded apparel at everyday low prices, announced appointments to its Board of Directors. Frank Cooper III, Chief Marketing Officer, Global Consumer Engagement for PepsiCo’s Global Beverages Group and

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UNIQLO Announces Fellowship for Japanese Students at the GSD

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Japan / United States – UNIQLO has announced that it has established fellowships for Japanese students who have been accepted into the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Business School. The UNIQLO GSD Fellowship is for Japanese students who have been accepted into the GSD and who have not been sponsored by another [...]

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IAF Commissioned Study by Technopak ‘New Challenges in the Fashion System’ made for Delegates to IAF’s 30th World Fashion Convention

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Colombia / Netherlands - The IAF has commissioned a short global study of major developments in the apparel industry. The study has been carried out by one of the IAF’s associate members, major Indian apparel consultancy firm Technopak. The study will be given to all

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Alvanon to Take Part at World Retail Expo 2014 During 30th September to 1st October

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By   8 hours ago

Paris, France - Founded in 2001, the Alvanon Group of companies is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. In addition to its head office in New York, R&D centre in Hong Kong, manufacturing facilities in Donguan and Shenzen in China and regional offices in London and Germany, it [...]

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HSBC: West to be Dhaka’s Top Export Destination to 2030

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Ready-made garments make up around 80 per cent of total merchandise exports from Bangladesh with the value of exports in this sub-sector being greater than exports from India, the HSBC has said, quotes The Financial Express. In its latest trade forecast, the bank said

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Brands Say they will Pay More for Clothes made in Cambodia

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Switzerland / Cambodia – In an unprecedented move, eight major fashion retailers have said they are prepared to pay more for clothes made in Cambodia. It follows a global day of action by unions in support of garment workers’ demands for a higher wage. The brands, which include one of

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Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and NFPA in Agreement to Strengthen Safety in Bangladesh Garment Factories

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Washington D.C., United States – The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced an important partnership with the National Fire Protection Association, a recognized international leader in fire safety. The collaboration, formalized in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by both organizations, will empower Alliance Members, factories,

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Zünd Opens Web Shop, Offering Customers Online Access to Consumables

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By   8 hours ago

Altstätten, Switzerland – Zünd has opened a new web shop at shop.zund.com, offering customers the option to order consumables directly from Zünd, 24 hours a day, for 48-hour delivery anywhere in the EU. The Zünd web shop offers an intuitive, well-organised storefront. Numerous search functions and an interactive tool

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Outdoor Industry Association Applauds Introduction of the U.S. OUTDOOR Act of 2014

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By   8 hours ago

Colorado, United States – Outdoor Industry Association®  applauded the introduction of the U.S. OUTDOOR Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Dave Reichert (R-WA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and in the U.S. Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH).  Developed in close consultation with the outdoor

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ISA TanTec, Named as One of the Best Tanneries in the World

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – The Vietnamese production site of the German leather manufacturer ISA TanTec has been named as one of the best tanneries in the world. The renowned trade magazine “World Leather” has nominated the plant near Saigon as a finalist in the category “Asia excludingChina” in the “Tannery of the Year [...]

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OTM 2014 Middle East Textile Machinery Exhibition Opens its Doors

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Gaziantep, Turkey – The center of Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia, Gaziantep is getting prepared to host the textile and garment sector of the World. Tuyap and Teknik Exhibition Organizations have joined forces once more for OTM Middle East Textile Machinery Exhibition after the World brand ITM International Textile Machinery Exhibition. OTM 2014 Exhibition will bring [...]

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Hohenstein Institute Sets New Standards with its Realistic Test for Mattress and Pillow Encasings

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Boennigheim, Germany – In Germany, unfortunately one person in ten suffers from an allergy to dust mites. It is the excrement from the dust mites that has an allergenic effect on people. Unfortunately for allergy-sufferers, dust mites particularly like living in mattresses and beds. That’s why it is common for the people affected to experience [...]

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BCI 2013 Harvest Report Released

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Geneva, Switzerland - BCI has announced the publication of the BCI 2013 Harvest Report. This report details in their harvest data at global and field level, and completes the second of two reporting stages for 2013 – the first being their Annual Report. Some highlights include: Almost 680,000 farmers met the standard to earn a licence to grow [...]

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Etam Group Expands Scope of Marketing Activities with the Help of the Latest Version of Infor’s Marketing Management Solutions

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New York, United States – Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, announced that Etam Group, leader in the women’s clothing distribution sector, has demonstrated renewed confidence by expanding the scope of Infor’s

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Cotton Made in Africa Initiative Publishes First Annual Report

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Hamburg, Germany - The Aid by Trade Foundation has published its first Cotton made in Africa Annual Report wherein the foundation reports about its work in the African project areas and on the global sales markets in 2013. Sustainable Cotton Initiative Reaches 440,000 African Smallholder Farmers in 2013 and Records License Revenues of More Than One [...]

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