More Eco Products Featured at Yarn Expo Autumn 2014

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Shanghai, China – Returning from 20 – 22 October this year, Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 will be held in hall N4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre once again. With an exhibition area standing at 5,000 sqm, nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in this edition, while many of them say they will showcase their [...]

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Vision Projects Indian Textile and Apparel Exports to Touch US$ 300 Billion by the Year 2024-25

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By   2 days ago

New Delhi, India – Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Textiles (I/C) received the draft Vision, Strategy & Action Plan for Indian Textiles & Apparels presented by Shri Ajay Shankar, Chairman, Expert Committee & Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC). 

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First Textile Company in Romania to be Awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® Certification.

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By   2 days ago

Switzerland / Romania -  The textile finisher SC Ready Garment Technology SRL Romania, a subsidiary company of the German Dr. Dietrich Bock & Partner Group, has become the first textile company in Romania to be awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification.

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Composites Europe 2014 with New Themes and Special Areas

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By   3 days ago

Dusseldorf, Germany - Composite materials are a key technology in lightweight construction. The growing market for lightweight materials reflects the COMPOSITES EUROPE resist. From 7th to 9th October, the exhibition shows in Dusseldorf the full range of fiber-reinforced plastics. In forums and new special areas such as the “Bio-based Pavilion” and “Industry meets Science” overlooks the fair also [...]

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U.S. Cotton Production Projection Sharply Higher for 2014

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By   3 days ago

Washington DC, United States - The U.S. cotton crop forecast for 2014 was raised sharply in July to 16.5 million bales and is projected nearly 3.6 million bales above 2013.Along with an increase in planted area reported in the June Acreage report (see table 10), the cotton crop forecast was also supported by improved crop conditions.

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India: Ministry of Textiles Fixes Export Target of US$45 Billion for Textile Products

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By   4 days ago

New Delhi, India - The Ministry of Textiles has fixed an export target of USD 45 billion for textile products for the year 2014-15, in consultation with the Industry. The target has not been revised. Exports of textile products are supported through different schemes under Foreign Trade Policy e.g. Focus

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Global Polypropylene Market Capacity to See 5.8% CAGR to 2018

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By   4 days ago

Texas, United States – “Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene – End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth” 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty [...]

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Sri Lanka to Achieve Apparel Export Target of US$10 Billion by 2016

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By   7 days ago

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka is heading towards achieving the apparel export target of US$ 10 billion by 2016, set by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said. Speaking at an event at the Sri Lanka Institute of Textile and Apparel (SLITA) in Ratmalana, the Minister said the country’s apparel sector

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Toyota Tsusho Launches PFC-Free Waterproof Breathable Membranes in Outdoor Clothing Based on DSM Technology

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By   2 days ago

Japan / Netherlands – Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company, announces the introduction by Toyota Tsusho of a new generation of high performance membranes for clothing made from its Arnitel® VT, a very flexible

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BASF Expands Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai

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Germany / China – BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, broke ground on the second phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China. The €90 million expansion consists of an additional regional research and development (R&D) building and auxiliary facilities and it will be completed by the end of [...]

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Xennia Enables High Performance Digital Polyester Fabric Printing with Advanced Sublimation Inks

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By   3 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Xennia Technology launches a full range of sublimation digital textile printing inks for proofing and production-scale decoration of polyester fabrics. Xennia Corundum™ offers unsurpassed colour vibrancy and industrial reliability.

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LyondellBasell Reports Solid Results in All Segments

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By   4 days ago

United States / United Kingdom – LyondellBasell Industries announced earnings from continuing operations for the second quarter 2014 of $2.22 diluted earnings per share, or $1.17 billion.  Second quarter 2014 EBITDA was $1.94 billion.  The increase from the first quarter 2014 was primarily due to Olefins and Polyolefins – Americas segment results. Second-Quarter 2014 High lights

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20 Years of Business for Ube Industries, Ltd. in Spain

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Tokyo, Japan – Ube Industries, Ltd. recently commemorated 20 years of business operations in Spain.*1 The milestone was celebrated with a reception and concert featuring the world-renowned Kodo drum troupe of Japan, on July 11, 2014 at the Auditorium of Castellon City in Valencia, Spain. The guests included Valencia Region President, Alberto Fabra, the mayor of [...]

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Global Polypropylene Market Capacity to See 5.8% CAGR to 2018

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By   4 days ago

Texas, United States – “Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene – End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth” 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty [...]

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New Textile Inks Launched by DST on DyeSub.Ink

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By   6 days ago

Mississauga, Canada – Digital Sign Technologies is launching new dye sublimation inks on their new domain www.DyeSub.ink to simplify ordering textile inks online. The new dye sublimation inks display extended color gamut and extra-deep black, and have been tested to show no color bleeding, migration and overspray defects commonly associated with textile inks. To add, [...]

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Olin Announces Earnings of $570.4 Million in Q2 2014

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Missouri, United States – Olin Corporation announced that its second quarter 2014 income from continuing operations was$36.6 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, which compares to $43.7 million, or $0.54 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2013.  Sales in the second quarter of 2014 were $570.4 million compared to $652.2 million in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter 2014 results included [...]

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Kraig Implements Innovative Protocol for Advanced Fiber Quality Control

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By   13 hours ago

Michigan, United States -  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., the leading developer of advanced spider silk based fibers, announces that research scientists who are working as consultants for the Company have recently implemented a new materials analysis protocol to further improve the quality of the Company’s genetically engineered spider silk based fibers.

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More Eco Products Featured at Yarn Expo Autumn 2014

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By   13 hours ago

Shanghai, China – Returning from 20 – 22 October this year, Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 will be held in hall N4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre once again. With an exhibition area standing at 5,000 sqm, nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in this edition, while many of them say they will showcase their [...]

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Instron Introduces Pneumatic Cord and Yarn Grips

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By   2 days ago

Massachusetts, United States - Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment designed to evaluate the mechanical properties of materials and components, offers an easy solution designed specifically to overcome the problem of premature failure for industrial textile fibers – including Aramid and UHMwPE. Instron Pneumatic Cord and Yarn Grips (2714-04x), which test up to 2 kN, [...]

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SPINEXPO New York Welcomed 1403 Visitors from all over the World

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New York, United States – A significant range of brand designers and sourcing managers came to meet an ever-growing number of internationally acclaimed spinners and knitwear manufacturers presenting their Autumn/Winter 2015/16 collections

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Bangladesh Jute Goods Export from Khulna-Jessore Industrial Belt Marks Sharp Fall

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By   4 days ago

Jessore, Bangladesh - Jute goods export from state-owned jute mills of Khulna-Jessore industrial belt has registered a sharp fall of 38.65 percent in the just concluded fiscal compared to its preceding fiscal, reports The Daily Star. Industry insiders put the blame on lack of

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Net Income of $28.8 Million Rise of 73.49% at Unifi for 52 Fiscal Weeks Ended

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By   7 days ago

North Carolina, United States - Unifi, Inc. has released preliminary operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 29, 2014.  Net income for the 2014 fiscal year, which consisted of 52 fiscal weeks, was $28.8 million, or $1.52 per basic share, compared to net income of $16.6 million, or $0.84 per basic share, for the prior fiscal year, which consisted [...]

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Wool Celebrated as the Fibre of Australian Football

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By   7 days ago

Sydney, Australia - Shearers, woolgrowers, agents and studmasters are uniting to celebrate the rich heritage connecting the wool industry and Australian Football. The idea for the native game came to Tom Wills while on his pastoralist father’s sheep station “Lexington” near Moyston in Victoria in the mid 19th century and since that time the wool industry and [...]

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British Wool Education Will Start Young with New Website

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By   7 days ago

London, United Kingdom - A new British Wool Educational website has been launched by the British Wool Marketing Board aimed at giving school age children an opportunity to learn more about wool, where it comes from and why it is good. Developed with a well-known educational website company, the

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High Stretch Fabrics with eVent® ePTFE Membrane Technology Come to Market

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By   13 hours ago

United States / Italy – Stretch fabrics made with the patented eVent® membrane technology is coming to the active sportswear market, thanks to a collaboration between Italian textile house ITTTAI-Bel Punto S.r.l. and the team at eVent fabrics.

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Manhattan Portage Debuts CORDURA® Lite Fabric Collection

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By   2 days ago

Kansas, United States - INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand fabric is featured in Manhattan Portage’s new CORDURA® Lite fabric collection. The 13 bags, including technical packs, daypacks and luggage, provide lightweight durability for a variety of end uses. Highlights of the collection include the Europa bag, the Morningside Backpack, the Big Apple Backpack, the DJ bag and the [...]

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Xennia Enables High Performance Digital Polyester Fabric Printing with Advanced Sublimation Inks

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By   3 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Xennia Technology launches a full range of sublimation digital textile printing inks for proofing and production-scale decoration of polyester fabrics. Xennia Corundum™ offers unsurpassed colour vibrancy and industrial reliability.

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IFAI Announces Programming for Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo

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By   6 days ago

California, United States – The Industrial Fabrics Association International announced a host of dynamic education offerings and events for its leading international trade event, Specialty Fabrics Expo and the expanded Advanced Textiles Expo, held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 14-16, 2014. The event is the largest specialty fabrics and technical textiles [...]

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Meryl® Bodywear Presents the Top 10 Trends for Spring Summer 2016

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By   7 days ago

Girona, Spain - Spring Summer 2016 is all about touch: Softness, tactility, performance. Design plays with simple forms used for new purposes. Reinvented jeans, lingerie inspired bustiers and hot-pants suitable to go to the beach or as part of the most sophisticated night outfit. For lighter weight qualities, super-fine gauges are developed with glossy and sheeny [...]

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View Premium Selection Off to an Outstanding Start at New Venue with 83% Rise in Visitors

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By   8 days ago

Munich, Germany – With a kick-off event that was a success across the board and so far the biggest of its kind, VIEW Premium Selection opened the season Autumn.Winter 15/16 for fabrics, denim and sportswear plus accessories at Munich’s Transport Museum on 15 – 16 July. In addition to an extremely positive response to the [...]

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Four Asian Country and Region Pavilions Return to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014

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By   9 days ago

Hong Kong, China - Returning once again to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014, the four well-received Country and Region Pavilions will feature renowned exhibitors from China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. During the three-day show, which is to be held from 25 – 27 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, buyers will get a chance to source [...]

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iFabric Corp Announces the Appointment of New President and CEO of Intelligent Textiles Division

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By   11 days ago

Markham, Canada – The Board of Directors of iFabric Corp, announced the appointment of Mr. Giancarlo Beevis as President and CEO of its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc. “This appointment was made in recognition of the vital role Giancarlo has played in securing a number of important customer and supplier relationships [...]

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Autoneum Operating Result Hits New Record High of 6.8% – European Business on Track

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By   3 days ago

Winterthur, Switzerland - The consistent strategic focus on profitable growth is showing results, with Autoneum significantly increasing its profitability and earnings in the first half of 2014. This was due to operational improvements in Europe, higher global customer volumes in Asia,

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Composites Europe 2014 with New Themes and Special Areas

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By   3 days ago

Dusseldorf, Germany - Composite materials are a key technology in lightweight construction. The growing market for lightweight materials reflects the COMPOSITES EUROPE resist. From 7th to 9th October, the exhibition shows in Dusseldorf the full range of fiber-reinforced plastics. In forums and new special areas such as the “Bio-based Pavilion” and “Industry meets Science” overlooks the fair also [...]

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AOC’s R058 Designed for Carbon Reinforced Composites

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Tennessee, United States - Global resin supplier AOC has developed a line of resins to meet the increased demand for high-performance composites in aerospace, automotive, wind energy, military, marine and other markets. The R058 series of epoxy vinyl ester resins is specifically designed for carbon fiber reinforcements

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135th Anniversary, New Sales Record and an International Award for Sandler AG

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By   7 days ago

 Schwarzenbach an der Saale, Germany - The 135th company anniversary, a new sales record, an international award, new team members—for Sandler, 2014 holds many reasons to celebrate. The Sandler Staff Party on July 12th presented a timely opportunity to do so. Members of staff, apprentices to be, colleagues on

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SCA and Vinda to Integrate Hygiene Business in China

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Stockholm, Sweden - SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, and the majority shareholder in China’s third-largest tissue company, Vinda International Holdings Limited is strengthening the cooperation with Vinda. SCA to transfer its hygiene business in China (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau) to Vinda. As part of the transaction, SCA and Vinda have signed an [...]

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Sales of $1.36 Billion for Q2 2014, Improvement in Insulation and Composites Seen at Owens Corning

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By   8 days ago

Ohio, United States –  Owens Cornining reported consolidated net sales of $1.36 billion in the second quarter of 2014, up slightly from $1.35 billion in 2013. Second-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings were $45 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, down from the adjusted earnings of $68 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, in 2013. Net earnings in the second

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TenCate Records 22% Organic Growth in EBITA in Q2 2014

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By   8 days ago

Almelo, Netherlands -TenCate is a multinational company that combines textile technology, with chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics with the mission of ‘Protecting People’. Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: personal protection

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Groz-Beckert to Present New Products and Service Highlights at CINTE Techtextil China 2014

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By   8 days ago

Germany / China  - CINTE Techtextil China is due to be held in Shanghai (China) from 24 to 26 September 2014. CINTE is considered as Asia’s leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and covers the full range of potential uses of modern textile technologies. As a provider of machine needles and systems for the [...]

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Darn Tough Vermont Drives Innovation in the Outdoor Performance Sock Category

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By   13 hours ago

Vermont, United States - Darn Tough Vermont, American manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of performance socks in the USA, remains a top innovator in the outdoor hosiery industry with its Spring 2015 line up, which will debut at the 2014 Summer Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City from August 6th to the 9th (Booth BR419).

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The JL 65/1 B Fashion, from Karl Mayer Strikes a New Chord on the Market for Jacquardtronic® Lace

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By   3 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – The lace shown below is full of surprises. At first glance, it appears opulent and hand-made but, on closer inspection, it has a filigree look, especially in the filled-in pattern areas. The style of this baroque design is reminiscent of Flanders lace. A feature of this construction, which is also known as [...]

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Picanol of America Appoints Tom Johnston as New Sales Manager

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Ypres, Belgium - Picanol of America has appointed Tom Johnston as new Sales Manager with immediate effect. In his new function Tom Johnston, who has wide international experience in the textile sector, will be responsible for the sales of Picanol weaving machines in the United States. Tom graduated from Clemson University in 1987 and worked at the Milliken [...]

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Karl Mayer Strikes a Blow for Speed Once Again with HKS 2-M, with an Optimised Cost:Benefit Ratio

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By   8 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – Two-bar, high-speed tricot machines can now produce plain warp-knitted textiles even more efficiently. KARL MAYER launched the HKS 2-M onto the market at this year’s ITMA ASIA + CITME fair in June, thus presenting a machine that is roughly 20% faster than its predecessor. At a working width of 180″, the HKS [...]

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Groz-Beckert to Present New Products and Service Highlights at CINTE Techtextil China 2014

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By   8 days ago

Germany / China  - CINTE Techtextil China is due to be held in Shanghai (China) from 24 to 26 September 2014. CINTE is considered as Asia’s leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and covers the full range of potential uses of modern textile technologies. As a provider of machine needles and systems for the [...]

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Shima Seiki to Showcase Diverse Line-Up of Latest Computerised Flat Knitting Machiners at FEBRATEX 2014

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By   8 days ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will exhibit at the Brazilian Textile Industry Fair (FEBRATEX 2014) next month. On display will be the cutting edge in computerised flat knitting technology, represented by the latest WHOLEGARMENT machines and design

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Reusable Clip Strings by Karl Mayer Set the Tone in String Bar Production

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By   10 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER’s lace raschel machines are extremely productive yet flexible, and unleash their full potential thanks to their clever special features, which are being improved and optimised all the time. The latest developments include the introduction of a flexible patternguide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the patternguide fingers [...]

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47th International Congress of International Federation of Knitting Technologists to take place in September

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By   16 days ago

Izmir, Turkey - Ege University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Textile Engineering has announced that 47th International Congress of International Federation of Knitting Technologists will be held in İzmir on September 25-26, 2014. IFKT becomes the center of interest for researchers from different knitting areas where they

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ADVANSA Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition: Expanded to Include Home Textiles

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Hamm, Germany - ADVANSA, a European leader in sustainable high-tech polyester fibre announced that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) which has recently been expanded to include the Home textiles soft goods industry. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is an industry-wide trade organisation with over 100 members of leading apparel, footwear and home textile brands, [...]

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More Eco Products Featured at Yarn Expo Autumn 2014

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By   13 hours ago

Shanghai, China – Returning from 20 – 22 October this year, Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 will be held in hall N4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre once again. With an exhibition area standing at 5,000 sqm, nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in this edition, while many of them say they will showcase their [...]

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Two More Brandix Factories Awarded Plan A ‘Eco Factory Attribute’ by Marks & Spencer

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By   2 days ago

Colombo, Sri Lanka  - Two manufacturing facilities of Brandix Apparel Solutions Limited – Lingerie Cluster in Nittambuwa have been awarded Eco Factory Attributes by the global retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) in recognition of achievements in reducing their environmental footprint.

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SCS Global Services Releases Updated Recycled Content Certification Standard

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California, United States – SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, announced the release of its updated (Version 7.0) Recycled Content Certification Standard.

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Toyota Tsusho Launches PFC-Free Waterproof Breathable Membranes in Outdoor Clothing Based on DSM Technology

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Japan / Netherlands – Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company, announces the introduction by Toyota Tsusho of a new generation of high performance membranes for clothing made from its Arnitel® VT, a very flexible

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WRAP Publishes Annual Report 2013/2014

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England, United Kingdom - WRAP published its Annual Report and Accounts for the year to end March 2014. In her opening statement, WRAP Chief Executive Dr Liz Goodwin said it had been a year of strong achievement, there had been good progress towards more efficient use of resources in the UK, however there was still much [...]

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First Textile Company in Romania to be Awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® Certification.

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Switzerland / Romania -  The textile finisher SC Ready Garment Technology SRL Romania, a subsidiary company of the German Dr. Dietrich Bock & Partner Group, has become the first textile company in Romania to be awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification.

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“Wear 2”, Thriving Textile Recycling Program of Crown Uniform & Linen Service

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By   8 days ago

Massachusetts, United States - Crown Uniform & Linen Service announced that their textile recycling program “Wear 2” is thriving. Crown is making sure that retired new and gently used garments are not wasting away in landfills, but instead are making their way back into service in homeless shelters, soup kitchens, warm coat programs, disaster relief efforts, [...]

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The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Annual Report

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By   13 hours ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh - One year ago, a group of leading North American apparel companies, retailers and brands came together in a demonstration of unity to form the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. Established in the aftermath of the 2012 and 2013 factory tragedies, including the Rana Plaza building collapse, our five-year initiative has one core mission: to [...]

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Optitex Launches Version 12.3: Introducing Expanded 2D and 3D Capabilities and Production Enhancements

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New York, United States –  Optitex, the leading provider of 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping software solutions for sewn products, announced the release of Version 12.3 of its market-leading software. This latest version includes several major developments: a new tool within Optitex PDS that significantly improves the design and development workflow for garments

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Iconix Brand Group Reports Record Revenue Increased by 3%

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By   2 days ago

New York, United States – Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Q2 2014 Results for Iconix Brand Group, Inc. : Total revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was approximately $118.9 million, a 3% increase as compared to approximately $115.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. 

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Two More Brandix Factories Awarded Plan A ‘Eco Factory Attribute’ by Marks & Spencer

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By   2 days ago

Colombo, Sri Lanka  - Two manufacturing facilities of Brandix Apparel Solutions Limited – Lingerie Cluster in Nittambuwa have been awarded Eco Factory Attributes by the global retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) in recognition of achievements in reducing their environmental footprint.

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CHIC and EuroShop Close Cooperation on the occasion of C-Star 2015

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Shanghai,China – Excellent news from China: Asia’s largest fashion fair CHIC (China International Fashion Fair) and EuroShop have sealed an intensive cooperation on the occasion of the launch of C-Star 2015 in Shanghai. The annual CHIC founded in 1993 presents around 1,000 international exhibitors, more than 90,000 vistors, covering a surface of 100,000 sqm is [...]

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Delta Galil Q2 Operating Income Rises 11% from Prior Year

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Tel Aviv, Israel - Delta Galil Industries, Ltd., the global manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label apparel products for men, women and children, reported its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. The Company reported sales of $249.2 million for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of [...]

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The Gallery Dusseldorf Looks Back on Postive Results

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Dusseldorf, Germany – The Igedo Company, the organiser of THE GALLERY DÜSSELDORF, looks back on positive results after the CPD order weekend now drawing to a closed. To the tune of 5,000 trade visitors attended the three trade show destinations – ›Botschaft‹, ›Hammer Hallen‹ and ›Rheinlandsaal‹. Renowned department stores and specialist retailers such as KaDeWe, [...]

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Vision Projects Indian Textile and Apparel Exports to Touch US$ 300 Billion by the Year 2024-25

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By   2 days ago

New Delhi, India – Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Textiles (I/C) received the draft Vision, Strategy & Action Plan for Indian Textiles & Apparels presented by Shri Ajay Shankar, Chairman, Expert Committee & Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC). 

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TexTrace Woven RFID Brand Label Summer Travels

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Frick, Switzerland - TexTrace recently received certification for applied tag performance for its TexTrace® Woven RFID Brand Label by the European EPC Competence Center (EECC), with excellent results. The Tex-Trace solution is now showcased in supply chain specialist Li & Fung’s showrooms in Hong Kong and London, as well as in Tyco’s Retail Experience Centers in Spain. [...]

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The Accord Provides Explanation of Projected Finances in Light of Misreporting

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - In its first Annual Report for the year ending 31st December, the Accord detailed not only its costs incurred in the early stages of operations but also set out the income and expenditure forecast for the current financial year ending 31st December 2014.

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Vision Projects Indian Textile and Apparel Exports to Touch US$ 300 Billion by the Year 2024-25

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New Delhi, India – Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Textiles (I/C) received the draft Vision, Strategy & Action Plan for Indian Textiles & Apparels presented by Shri Ajay Shankar, Chairman, Expert Committee & Member Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC). 

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James Heal Reveal New Martindale at ITMA Asia

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United Kingdom / China – ITMA Asia is an important and valuable show within the James Heal exhibition calendar and the recent 2014 exhibition confirmed that importance with a very encouraging high number of quality visitors to their stand, on which James Heal were supported by representatives from Introtech their exclusive authorized dealer in China [...]

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Messe Frankfurt to have own Subsidiary in South Africa in Future

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Germany  / South Africa – Messe Frankfurt, one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, will have a permanent presence in Africa in future. The Group is acquiring a 56 percent majority stake in South African trade fair organiser South African Show Services (SASS), based in Johannesburg.

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Southern African Region and the EU Complete Negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement

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Brussels, Belgium - In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, and by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloş, the chief negotiators of the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group

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Hammerer Planen GmbH Invests in Zünd for Quality, Flexibility and Customer Proximity

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Switzerland / Austria - Hammerer Planen GmbH is an Austrian family business with 18 employees across two locations. The company specialises in producing and delivering premium customised tarpaulin solutions, which include vehicle covers, leisure and circus tents, pool covers, crash protection for ski slopes, technical hose covers and bespoke membrane constructions for architects.

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Ghana and China Join Hands to Fight Piracy of Ghanaian Textiles

Clothing-Trade

By   4 days ago

Accra, Ghana – Ghana is expected to work closely with the Chinese government as part of a new strategy to combat the importation of pirated Ghanaian textiles from China, reports Cififmonline. This comes after several calls on government to tackle the widespread pirating of Ghanaian textile designs in China at a bilateral level. According to [...]

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