Heimtextil Takes a New Approach: ‘Theme Park’ and Trend Prognosis for 2015/2016 Presented

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By   19 hours ago

Frankfurt, Germany – A new trend concept, new themes and a new kind of presentation: the Heimtextil management team introduced the new Heimtextil ‘Theme Park’ in two discussions broadcast around the world live on 1 September 2014. On behalf of the Heimtextil Trendtable, which is made up

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The New COTTON USA Debuts at Intertextile Home Shanghai

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By   19 hours ago

United States / China –  If their cotton could talk, it would describe the extra ordinary people behind its growth and cultivation. Their farmers are passionate: about their work, their crops and their communities. They are devoted to transforming an element from the earth into a fiber of our lives.They see a singular vision of [...]

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Expanded Verve for Design Zone at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics to Feature More Original Pattern Designs

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By   4 days ago

Shanghai, China - As Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this October, it continues to offer relevant features that meet the current needs of the industry. The fair as a whole will play host to an expected 3,500-plus exhibitors from over

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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By   4 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to be Held from Oct. 16 -18 in China

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By   7 days ago

Switzerland / China – The China National Textile and Apparel Council  has invited the members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation to the traditional ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to China which will be held from October 16-18 in Beijing. CNTAC is very much looking forward to hosting this grand event for the representatives of the [...]

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Biggest Ever Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Opens this Week with Increased Number of Halls, New Design Events and Wider Product Scope

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By   8 days ago

Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition 2014 opens this week in what is also a celebration of its 20th anniversary. A record 13 halls and 150,400 sqm will be in use, with around 1,350 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions taking part. The three-day fair, held at the Shanghai New International [...]

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Sri Lanka Textile and Garments Exports Grow by 25% to US $ 446.2 Million in June

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By   10 days ago

Colombo, Sri Lanka – The ongoing export push by all sectors has supported the country’s external sector to continue narrowing its trade deficit, and in the month of June, the deficit contracted by as much as 35.3 percent to US $ 454 million but slowed from the previous month. In May, the trade deficit narrowed

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More New Exhibitors to Offer Even Larger Selection of Prestigious Fabrics at Interstoff

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By   11 days ago

Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 is set to return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 – 27 September. “As a well-known sourcing platform for the latest fashionable, functional and eco fabrics and garment accessories in the region, the fair has received many compliments on its product range [...]

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Stahl Completes Evo Pu Coating Range to Support Brands to Use More Sustainable Coated Fabrics

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By   2 days ago

Waalwijk, Netherlands – Lowering the environmental impact of their products is a priority for brands in the fashion, interior design and automotive industry. To support these brands, Stahl now offers a complete EVO range, the next generation polyurethane coatings for

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U.S. Automotive Interiors Group Acquires Alexium Fire Retardant Chemistry for Production Run

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By   2 days ago

Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced that a major US Automotive Interiors group has agreed to purchase Alexium Fire Retardant (FR) chemistry in order to conduct a commercial production run at their facilities. This is a full width customer-led validation of Alexium chemistry in the United States. It is also consistent [...]

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Improved Polyurethane Roll Cover from Voith Ensures Higher Void Volume

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By   2 days ago

Heidenheim, Germany – Voith’s new InForce polyurethane roll cover features high stability providing additional void volume with particularly deep and wide grooves for highly loaded positions. This additional benefit will not compromise the wear and abrasion resistance resulting into consistent dewatering during its complete operating cycle. The strong material used in InForce means that the [...]

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New Nanosorbent Produced by Researchers in Iran Helps Elimination of Colorants from Textile Wastewater

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By   6 days ago

Tehran, Iran – A nanosorbent with high sorption capability was produced by the Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology which can be recovered in alkaline environment. In addition, it can be used in continuous systems due to its high speed in process. Results of the research have applications in textile, foodstuff,

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The Monforts Technology Behind Some Beautiful Curves

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By   7 days ago

Mönchengladbach, Germany – After 25 years of faithful service, the first-ever Monforts stenter for knitted goods to be installed in the UK has been replaced with a brand new one. Simplex, based in Chilwell, a small town between the Midlands cities of Derby and Nottingham has just installed a state-of-the-art Montex 8000 range as part [...]

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Researchers in Iran Use Nanotechnology that Helps in Production of Super Adsorbent Polymers

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By   10 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used nanotechnology and succeeded in the production of super adsorbent polymers. The polymers are produced through an economic and cost-effective method. The polymers can be used in various industries, including medical and hygienic, agriculture and advanced textile technologies. Polyamide is one of

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Lenzing Uses Dye 2 Process that Combines Dyeing Process and Enzyme Treatment in One Process Step

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By   10 days ago

Lenzing, Austria - With the dye 2 process, Lenzing combines the dyeing process and the enzyme treatment in one process step and thus allow for a simpler finishing possibility even with the TENCEL® standard fiber. In in-house test runs with Novozyme and studies conducted by international partners, it has been seen that the blend of

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   10 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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A Cool Combination – TENCEL® and Merino Wool

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By   21 hours ago

Austria / New Zealand - The New Zealand merino pioneer, Icebreaker, is setting new standards with its spring/summer collection 2015 in terms of fabric innovations, design and functionality. Icebreaker combines two natural fibers thereby creating highly functional clothing which keeps sportsmen cool and dry even in the heat of summer. The new Icebreaker GT Cool-lite™, the [...]

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The Woolmark Company Showcases Trends, Innovations and Campaigns at SPINEXPO Shanghai

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By   21 hours ago

Australia / China - The Woolmark Company will present its latest Washable Wool campaign and will showcase a selection of Merino wool trends, industry services and innovations at SPINEXPO Shanghai from September 2 to 4. The Woolmark Company can be found at stand C03 and on September 3 will be hosting Wool Day in SPINEXPO’S VIP Room at 11am, providing [...]

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TFP Announces JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan and Singapore

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By   4 days ago

China / Singapore – Technical Fibre Products announced the appointment of the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of their Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore. JianYe and BluDot Group Co., Ltd is a Guangzou based import export company which was founded in 1993 and operates

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SSM GIUDICI Concludes Large Order of 23 Machines (3’000 Spindles)

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By   4 days ago

Horgen, Switzerland - The fast growing synthetic fibre market requires reliable high quality processing machines. One of the worlds most recognized manufacturer of high quality polyamide yarns has read the signs and is investing in new machines to increase their capacity. SSM GIUDICI will deliver a total of twenty TG30-A automatic false-twist texturing machines, one TG30-AE [...]

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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By   4 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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A.T.E. Brings the Best Compact Spinning Systems to India

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By   4 days ago

Mumbai, India – Compact yarn is one of the growing high-value yarn segments that spinners are increasingly vying for, so as to succeed in a competitive yarn market.  Realising the huge potential for compact yarn, A.T.E. has tied-up with Ningbo Dechang Precision Textile Machinery Co. Ltd., China, to bring a range of high quality compact [...]

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AMSilk Receives the DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

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By   6 days ago

Martinsried, Germany - AMSilk has developed a unique process for producing biopolymers such as spider silk on an industrial scale. AMSilk GmbH has been given ISO 9001: 2008 certification by TÜV Süd.  With the successful certification AMSilk can demonstrate that the high quality requirements can be permanently filled with customers and business partners.

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Envoy Textiles to Set up Spinning Unit with Annual Production Capacity of 17,500 ton

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By   6 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh - On 20 August 2014 a loan agreement signing ceremony was held at the corporate office of Envoy Textiles Limited with HSBC and BRAC Bank Ltd for setting up spinning unit having annual production capacity of 17,500 ton, a total of USD 20 Million under offshore financing arrangement, subject to final approval from relevant

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A Cool Combination – TENCEL® and Merino Wool

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By   21 hours ago

Austria / New Zealand - The New Zealand merino pioneer, Icebreaker, is setting new standards with its spring/summer collection 2015 in terms of fabric innovations, design and functionality. Icebreaker combines two natural fibers thereby creating highly functional clothing which keeps sportsmen cool and dry even in the heat of summer. The new Icebreaker GT Cool-lite™, the [...]

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Toray to Participate in Milano Unica 2015 A/W with Various Types of Fabric Presentations

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By   2 days ago

Italy / Japan – Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it would participate in Milano Unica 2015 Autumn/Winter, one of the world’s leading textile tradeshows, to be held from September 9 (Tuesday) to 11 (Thursday), 2014 in Milan, Italy. Toray plans to display more than 100 types of materials based on Toray’s special yarns such as [...]

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Expanded Verve for Design Zone at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics to Feature More Original Pattern Designs

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By   4 days ago

Shanghai, China - As Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this October, it continues to offer relevant features that meet the current needs of the industry. The fair as a whole will play host to an expected 3,500-plus exhibitors from over

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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By   4 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   6 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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37th Munich Fabric Start to be Held from 2 to 4 September with 950 International Exhibitors and New Edition of Designer’s Walk

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By   7 days ago

Munich, Germany – From 2 to 4 September 2014, the textile and clothing industry meets in Munich for MUNICH FABRIC START askick-off event for the Autumn.Winter 15/16 season. For three full days, everything revolves around the

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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By   7 days ago

China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   10 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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Topics to Include Future of Filtration, Nano Particles, Air Delivery Methods at INDA’s Filtration 2014

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By   21 hours ago

Maryland, United States - INDA’s Filtration 2014 International Conference & Exposition, will take place on November 18-20, 2014, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland. The theme for Filtration 2014 is “Pure Opportunity” which is quite apropos considering that the market for nonwoven media products to produce purer air and liquid is valued at $6 billion in sales [...]

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U.S. Automotive Interiors Group Acquires Alexium Fire Retardant Chemistry for Production Run

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By   2 days ago

Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced that a major US Automotive Interiors group has agreed to purchase Alexium Fire Retardant (FR) chemistry in order to conduct a commercial production run at their facilities. This is a full width customer-led validation of Alexium chemistry in the United States. It is also consistent [...]

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PEGAS NONWOVENS SA Increased EBITDA by 15 % in the First Half of the Year Due to Increased Production Capacity

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By   2 days ago

Czech / Luxembourg – Based on unaudited results PEGAS NONWOVENS SA a leading European producer of nonwovens textiles, recorded EBITDA of EUR 22.1 million in the first half of 2014. In the first half of 2014, consolidated revenues reached EUR 111.4 million

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Hexagon Composites Posts Growth of 22% in Operating Income

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By   2 days ago

Ålesund, Norway – Hexagon Composites ASA achieved operating income in the second quarter of 2014 of NOK 394.2 (322.0) million, a growth of 22% compared with second quarter 2013, and had an operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 80.5 (66.9) million. The operating profit (EBIT) was NOK 62.8 (52.0) million and profit before tax [...]

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World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference 2015 Seeks Abstracts

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By   4 days ago

North Carolina, United States – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has issued a call for papers for the ninth annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference to be held June 16-19, 2015, at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia USA. WOW2015 is the only conference devoted solely to the entire wipes [...]

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TFP Announces JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan and Singapore

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By   4 days ago

China / Singapore – Technical Fibre Products announced the appointment of the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of their Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore. JianYe and BluDot Group Co., Ltd is a Guangzou based import export company which was founded in 1993 and operates

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   6 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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Smith & Nephew Expands the DURAFIBER Range

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By   6 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Smith & Nephew announced the expansion of the DURAFIBER range with the addition of DURAFIBER Ag to the high performance gelling fibre family. DURAFIBER Ag is available on Drug Tariff. DURAFIBER is a highly absorbent, non-woven gelling fibre dressing for the management of medium to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds.  DURAFIBER Ag [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Première Vision Paris Once Again in “Knitwear Solutions” Category for the Flatbed Knit Sector

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By   21 hours ago

Japan / France - SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will exhibit at the Première Vision show in Paris at booth no. 6KW149, from Tuesday, 16th September – Thursday, 18th September 2014. It will once again participate in the “Knitwear Solutions” category for the flatbed knit sector as sole machine technologist, following its successful

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Itema Records a Remarkably Positive First Half 2014

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By   4 days ago

Colzate, Italy - Itema, the leading global provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, announced financial results for the first half of 2014 (H1 2014) exceeding expectations and registering a further growth to the already spectacular results of 2013. Despite the severe decline in global weaving machine

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Picanol Group Turnover in line with Company Expectations

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By   6 days ago

Ypres, Belgium – The Picanol Group  realized a consolidated turnover of 219.9 million euros in the first half of 2014, which represented a decrease of 28% compared with the exceptionally strong first half of 2013. However, as announced previously, it is in line with the turnover of the first half of 2012. RESULTS OF FIRST [...]

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Splendid Activities Address Hot Market Issues at ZHEJIANGTEX 2014, to be Launched in Coming November!

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By   8 days ago

Zhejiang, China - “The 15th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Knitting & Hosiery Machinery”, “The 4th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Sewing & Automatic Garment Machinery” & “2014 China Yiwu International Exhibition on Dyeing, Finishing & Digital Printing Machinery” will be held on November 19-22, 2014 at Yiwu International Expo

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SHIMA SEIKI to Participate at SPIN EXPO with Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3” 3D Design System

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By   10 days ago

Japan / China - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Hong Kong subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI (HONG KONG) LTD., will participate in the 24th Session of SPIN EXPO in Shanghai, China at booth no. J14, during 2nd to 4th September. On display will be the latest version of [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3″ 3D Design System at Preview in SEOUL

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By   12 days ago

Japan / South Korea - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Korean subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI KOREA, INC., will participate in the Preview in SEOUL exhibition in Seoul, Korea  at Booth No. E27, during 3rd to 5th September. On display will be the latest

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Shima Seiki Showcases 18 Different Types of Knitting Machines at Open House in Carpi Under the Slogan “Enjoy the Knit”

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By   25 days ago

Carpi, Italy – Enjoy the Knit was the slogan of the event in Shima Seiki’s Open House at Carpi. During their Open House company exposed 18 different types of knitting machines. Among the samples exhibited they found a lot of interest for the samples created by their Shima Seiki Italia technicians. Most customers liked shoes [...]

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Toyota Industries Reports 7% Increase in Revenue, Textile Machinery Segment Totaled 17.4 Billion Yen, Increase of 3.8 Billion Yen

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By   25 days ago

Kariya, Japan - During the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (the three months from April 1 to June 30, 2014), total consolidated net sales of Toyota Industries amounted to 521.1 billion yen, an increase of 34.4 billion yen, or 7%, from the same period of the previous fiscal year. The following is a review of operations for the [...]

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‘Eco Airplane Interior’ Includes E-Leather Upholstery to Save Weight by 635 Pounds

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By   21 hours ago

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom - Southwest Airlines has recently launched a new initiative to upcycle its old leather seat covers following a large-scale interior redesign programme on all of its Boeing 737-700 and a portion of its 737-300 aircraft fleet. New materials have been carefully selected to create an ‘eco airplane interior’ including E-Leather upholstery which will [...]

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Stahl Completes Evo Pu Coating Range to Support Brands to Use More Sustainable Coated Fabrics

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By   2 days ago

Waalwijk, Netherlands – Lowering the environmental impact of their products is a priority for brands in the fashion, interior design and automotive industry. To support these brands, Stahl now offers a complete EVO range, the next generation polyurethane coatings for

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The Sustainability Consortium Taps CSR Superstar for CEO Role

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By   6 days ago

Arizona, United States – The Sustainability Consortium® announced the appointment of Sheila Bonini to the position of chief executive officer, effective September 8. Bonini brings a wealth of sustainability expertise well-suited to TSC’s mission. Her work in Europe, South America and the United States gives her the breadth of experience needed to secure TSC’s place [...]

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TRSA Finds that Reusable Textile Products (Cloth) Have Less Environmental Impact when Compared with Disposables

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By   6 days ago

Virginia, United States – An independent study commissioned by TRSA indicates that reusable textile products (cloth) have less environmental impact when substituted for disposable counterparts (paper/synthetic) in three common commercial scenarios. Independent analysis finds lower environmental impact vs. disposables The scenarios include:

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Allied Feather & Down Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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By   7 days ago

California, United States – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a trade organization comprised of brands, retailers, manufacturers, government, non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear market. The Coalition is working to reduce the environmental and social

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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By   7 days ago

China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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OEKO-TEX® Introduces MySTeP for Sustainably Managed Textile Supply Chains

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By   12 days ago

North Carolina, United States - The International OEKO-TEX® Association, a global leader in textile product and facility certifications, announced at TexWorld USA the introduction of MySTeP, a robust, secure database application that houses a textile product manufacturer’s information related to its sustainable operations. MySTeP complements the

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Suominen Receives Three New FSC and PEFC Certifications at European Plants

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By   12 days ago

Helsinki, Finland – Suominen, as part of its commitment to sustainability throughout the supply chain announced that three of its European manufacturing plants have now achieved FSC and PEFC certifications. The certification initiative has been strongly driven by increased customer demand for nonwovens manufactured from

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Nigerian Fashion Designers Seek N150 Million to Build Production Hub, Retail Store

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Abuja, Nigeria – The Fashion Designers’ Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, said that they needed about N150 million to build a production hub in Lagos, quotes The Guardian Nigeria. Mr Kolawole Kuddus, the State Coordinator of the association, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that the production [...]

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UKFT Japan Market Round Table

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By   21 hours ago

London, United Kingdom - On July 15th 2014 UKFT organised, for the first time, an informal round table on the Japanese market. Well attended by both smaller and larger companies, there were presentations by Richard Craig (Margaret Howell) Dermott Rowan (Orla Kiely) and a representative of Marubeni Trading Company Japan. Also present was Barbara Wilson, fashion sector specialist at UK Trade [...]

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Etam Group Sales Rise by 0.3% in H1 2014

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By   2 days ago

Paris, France - The Etam Group generated net sales of €598.4 million during the first half of 2014, including a negative currency effect of €6.5 million relating mainly to the depreciation of the yuan against the euro. This represents an increase of 0.3% relative to the first half of 2013 or 1.6% like-for-like and at constant exchange [...]

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Hermes Posts Strong Sales and Earnings Growth in H1 2014, 11% Rise in Silk & Textiles Segment

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Paris, France – In the first half of 2014, the group’s consolidated  revenue totalled €1,907 million, a 8% rise (+12%  at constant exchange rates). Operating income amounted to €621 million (32.6% of sales) and net income rose by 8%, same as sales. Activity as at end of June by geographical zone

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Emerging Economies Expand the Global Underwear Market

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By   2 days ago

New York, United States – The yStats.com publication finds that expansion in the global underwear market in the near future will come primarily from emerging markets where consumers with growing incomes increase their spending on this category. Growth is expected also from product segments with untapped potential in the advanced markets, such as

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Pacific Sunwear Announces Increase in Earnings to $211.7 Million for Q2 Fiscal 2014

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By   4 days ago

California, United States – Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., announced that net sales from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended August 2, 2014, were $211.7 million versus net sales from continuing operations of $210.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended August 3, 2013. Comparable store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 were [...]

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Tilly’s, Inc. Announces Q2 Net Sales of $123.1 Million

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By   4 days ago

California, United States – Tilly’s, Inc., announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended August 2, 2014. Introduces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Outlook Second Quarter Net Sales of $123.1 million; Comp Store Sales Decreased 7.1% Second Quarter EPS of $0.05 “Our second quarter financial results were in line with our expectations, reflecting the continuation of [...]

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. Reports Sales Growth of 3.3% in Q2 Fiscal 2014 with 98 Net New Stores

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By   4 days ago

Florida, United States – Chico’s FAS, Inc., announced its financial results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter and twenty-six weeks ended August 2, 2014. For the thirteen weeks ended August 2, 2014 (the second quarter), the Company reported net income of $30.1 million compared to net income of$43.6 million for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2013, and second quarter

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Director of Special Projects at UKFT Invited to Advise the FTC on the Future of the Rules in Care Labels

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By   21 hours ago

London, United Kingdom - Could we be seeing progress towards harmonising care labels in the USA and Europe? The US Federal Trade Commission has been reviewing its care labeling regulation. Under the current rules, a care label has to have either the ASTM symbols, or care instructions, written in English. The ASTM symbols are tantalisingly close to

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UKFT Japan Market Round Table

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By   21 hours ago

London, United Kingdom - On July 15th 2014 UKFT organised, for the first time, an informal round table on the Japanese market. Well attended by both smaller and larger companies, there were presentations by Richard Craig (Margaret Howell) Dermott Rowan (Orla Kiely) and a representative of Marubeni Trading Company Japan. Also present was Barbara Wilson, fashion sector specialist at UK Trade [...]

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Improved Polyurethane Roll Cover from Voith Ensures Higher Void Volume

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By   2 days ago

Heidenheim, Germany – Voith’s new InForce polyurethane roll cover features high stability providing additional void volume with particularly deep and wide grooves for highly loaded positions. This additional benefit will not compromise the wear and abrasion resistance resulting into consistent dewatering during its complete operating cycle. The strong material used in InForce means that the [...]

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New Textile Policy of Pakistan Set to be Announced

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By   4 days ago

Islamabad, Pakistan – The Ministry of Textile Industry of Pakistan will announce a new policy in the first week of next month, reports The Express Tribune. The new textile policy will include the future strategy for the industry and also comprise a plan to facilitate smaller units for the economic development of the country. While [...]

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U.K: Pace of Growth on High Street Picks Up – CBI Survey

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London, United Kingdom – Retail sales grew strongly in the year to August with the pace of growth expected to accelerate again in the month ahead, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. Retailers at their most optimistic since 2002 The survey of 142 firms also showed that sales were broadly average for [...]

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ASSOCHAM-China SMEs Sign MoUs to Explore Greater Business Ties

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New Delhi, India - ASSOCHAM and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of China have inked five MoUs in different sectors to promote and help the SMEs to exchange technologies and enter joint ventures (JVs). The MoU was signed between the two organisations by Wu Xiaochun, Director General, SME Bureau China and D.S. Rawat, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM [...]

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Olam’s Jagdish Parihar to Speak at ‘Dubai 2014’

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Liverpool, United Kingdom - Mr Jagdish Parihar, Managing Director, Risk and Compliance at Olam International Limited, will present at the International Cotton Association’s ‘Dubai 2014’ trade event, which takes place this October. Speaking ahead of his presentation titled “Risk Management – Challenges and Solutions in the Textile Value Chain”, Mr Parihar said: “The complexity of the [...]

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The James Heal Impulse Conforms to the New Standard – ISO 12945-3

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London, United Kingdom - The new Impulse from James Heal is one of several instruments within their range for evaluating pilling and is a two-chamber instrument designed and built to meet American standard ASTM D3512, SANS 6116, the Japanese JIS L1076 standard, French NFG07-121 plus more recent ISO Standard 12945-3, when used with the appropriate liner [...]

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