Connect with the French Textile Machinery at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

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France / China - ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014 will take place in Shanghai next June 16-20. It will be another opportunity to connect with the French Textile Machinery manufacturers. The French offer is very large as France is the 6th textile machinery exporter worldwide with an annual turnover of more than 1 billion Euros (USD 1.3 billion). [...]

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Adidas Group Achieves Milestone in Product Sustainability – Saves 50 Million Litres of Water, Over Achieves in Better Cotton Usage

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – The adidas Group published its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report, an annual overview of achievements and challenges as well as a progress update on its 2015 sustainability targets. As part of the report, the adidas Group announced that all adidas Sport Performance footwear

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Indonesia Anticipates Textile Exports to Grow at a Faster Pace this Year

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Jakarta, Indonesia - Indonesia is expecting its textile exports to grow at a faster pace this year, driven by increasing overseas orders particularly from the United States and European Union (EU) member states, reports Jakarta Post. Domestic textile manufacturers target textile exports to top US$13.3 billion this year, up around 5

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Archroma Presents Colorful Opportunities for Reducing Water Consumption at Indo Intertex 2014

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Reinach, Switzerland –  Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, celebrates its new beginning in Indonesia at Indo Intertex 2014 with eco-advanced innovations to support the country’s transforming textile and garment industry. With the motto: “We touch and color people’s lives, every day, everywhere,” Archroma’s [...]

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ITMF-ICCTM: Aqualab Recognized

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Zürich, Switzerland – The ITMF International Committee on Cotton Testing Methods  gave full recognition to AQUALAB, a fiber-testing instrument produced by Mesdan Spa, Italy. The ICCTM met in Bremen/Germany on March 18, 2014 at the start of the 32nd International Bremen Cotton Conference. Mesdan Aqualab is an instrument to measure the moisture content and moisture [...]

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Vietnam Garment Sector Eyes Localisation of Inputs

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Vietnamese garment industry is seeking the localization of inputs in the garment sector, reports Vietnam News. The domestic garment and textile industry aims to reach a localisation rate of 60 per cent by 2015 to increase profits and competitiveness, and reduce the need for the imports of raw materials, [...]

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Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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Weinheim, Germany – With their joining the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company, a subsidiary of Freudenberg Nonwovens, has reached another milestone on their way to higher social and ecological responsibility. Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company will continue to place a high emphasize on sustainability and

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USDA: Abundant Chinese Cotton Stocks Mask Global Picture

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Washington D.C., United States - Despite record high global stocks, those held outside of China are projected at a 4-year low. Major exporters hold more than half of those stocks. In fact, U.S. stocks are forecast to fall to their lowest level since 1990/91. Driving this paradox is China’s support policy. Until recently, it was based [...]

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AATCC Launches Resource Center for Industry White Papers and Case Studies

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Washington D.C., United States – In the rapidly-evolving textile industry, technical information is a valuable resource that can make the difference between staying ahead of trends and innovations or falling behind. Case studies and white papers can be especially helpful in keeping industry professionals in touch with the industry’s latest developments, discoveries, and inventions. In [...]

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AATCC J.W. Weaver Paper of the Year Award Given to Three Chinese Experts

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North Carolina, United States – Jing Jin, Wei Dong, and Yong Liang, who co-authored a paper on “Determination of Acrylamide in Textiles by GC-MS using 13C3-labeled Acrylamide as Internal Standard” published in the January/February 2013 issue of AATCC Review, have been selected as the writers of the best peer-reviewed paper published in AATCC Review in [...]

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Alexium Receives Initial iTextiles Sales Revenues from First Chemical Shipment

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Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced the finalization of the sales and distribution agreement with iTextiles®, a regional distributor of premium textile products and brand chemicals in Pakistan. In accordance with terms already agreed to in January, the parties have now finalized the formal agreement.

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DyStar to Showcase Jettex at 2014 FESPA

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Singapore / Germany - DyStar will showcase its extensive offer of high quality, high performance Jettex digital printing inks, ranging from reactive, acid to disperse inks for all textile fabrics commonly used in the textile industry at FESPA Munich 2014 on 20 -23 May, 2014 at Booth A1-125. Being a leading provider of dyes, chemicals, effects and services for the textile industry, DyStar [...]

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FreshPer4mance Coating from Johnson Controls Makes Automotive Seat Covers Stain-Resistant and Antimicrobial

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Michigan, United States - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has developed a coating for fabrics that keeps automotive seats clean and hygienic. The coating repels dirt and liquid, and protects passengers from microbes and static. “Seat covers are

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Archroma Presents Colorful Opportunities for Reducing Water Consumption at Indo Intertex 2014

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By   3 days ago

Reinach, Switzerland –  Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, celebrates its new beginning in Indonesia at Indo Intertex 2014 with eco-advanced innovations to support the country’s transforming textile and garment industry. With the motto: “We touch and color people’s lives, every day, everywhere,” Archroma’s [...]

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GyroWash – Washing and Dry Cleaning Colour Fastness Tester by James Heal Offers Complete Flexibility of Test Methods

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London, United Kingdom - GyroWash, from James Heal, is used to determine colour fastness to washing, dry cleaning and chlorinated water of textile and leather samples and as the test vessels are interchangeable, testing can be carried out to both European and American standards. It is also equipped with a UniController™, a smart and

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Bayer Redefines Development of Coated Textiles

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Shanghai, China – Bayer MaterialScience, a world leader in high-tech polymer solutions, has inaugurated its state-of-the-art textile coating pilot line at its Polymer Research & Development Center in Shanghai, China, as well as newly installed lab facilities and a new lab coater in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Savio @ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

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Pordenone, Italy – Savio will introduce for the first time in an international exhibition the new winder POLAR/E PREMIUM, after its road show in China and in Turkey in late 2013. This new fully automatic  machine is addressed to any spinning mills no matter the type of ring spinning frames, with or without automatic doffing. The [...]

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Speakers from RadiciGroup Participate at Technology Day, a One-Day Workshop on Sustainable Polymers

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Milan, Italy – Polymers and sustainability, innovation, recycling, natural sources, and energy. These were the topics discussed at the Technology Day workshop organized by AIM [Italian Macromolecular Science and Technology Association], Federchimica [Italian Chemical Industry Federation]

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Campaign for Wool: Success for Campaign for Wool Designer Education Roadshow

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom – Designers attending the Campaign for Wool’s Education Roadshow gave a positive endorsement to the ‘Understanding Wool Fiber’ course, “Very informative, full of acts and it was appreciated.” Joy Norenberg, a Minneapolis designer commented. Delivered by the wool experts from the Campaign for Wool, it presented the

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AWI: Week Ending 17 April 2014 Wool Market Review

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Sydney, Australia – The extraordinary behaviour of the Australian wool market auctions continued again this week with prices appreciating substantially across all wool types and descriptions. Light new business followed last week’s surge of interest from the overseas customers. The fragile nature of the supply versus demand equation has now kicked-in heavily in the favour [...]

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Pahartali Textile Opens Blend Yarn Unit in Chittagong

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Chittagong, Bangladesh –  Paharti Textile & Hosiery Mills are to start up commercial production at their new blend yarn unit, reports The Financial Times. Pahartali Textile & Hosiery Mills, a spinning unit of MM Ispahani Limited, successfully started commercial production at its new blend yarn unit located at Ispahani Complex of Pahartali in Chittagong recently. [...]

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Nantong Teijin Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Tokyo, Japan – Teijin Group announced that China-based Nantong Teijin Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s polyester textile manufacturing and processing company handling the weaving and dyeing of recyclable polyester textiles and the manufacture and processing of polyester textiles in China, celebrates its 20th anniversary on April 18. Nantong Teijin was established in March 1994 to [...]

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Teijin to Establish R&D Company in China to Meet Local Demand Rapidly

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Japan / China – Teijin Group announced that its new Teijin Product Development China Co., Ltd will begin developing yarns and textile products, including environmentally friendly products, for automotive, electronics and materials industries and etc., in Nantong, Jiangsu Province on April 18. Teijin Product Development China Co., Ltd will enable Teijin to meet local demand [...]

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DuPont Protection Technologies Addresses Emerging and Future Market Needs and Trends for Life Protection with DuPont™ Kevlar®

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – DuPont Protection Technologies, inventor of the world famous DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber, is addressing the emerging and future market needs of life protectors, by showcasing its latest innovations and full spectrum of differentiated solutions at Defense Services Asia (DSA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 14-17, 2014. or

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Texworld: Winners of the 21st Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers Announced

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Paris, France - “We are developing a portfolio at Texworld with services dedicated to designers and young labels. They are a driving force, stimulating fashion with all their energy and inspiring innovations by weavers, knitters and embroiderers!” This statement from Michael Scherpe, president of Messe Frankfurt France, sums up the overall

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Boldness and Experimentation to be Presented in Milano Unica F/W 2015-16 Directions

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Milan, Italy –  Milano Unica is to present the F/W 2015-16 Directions characterized by boldness and experimentation. Like the last three editions, the presentation was held in the presence of exhibitors, specialized press, designers and product experts from the foremost fashion houses and style studios on both the domestic and

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Good Quality Buyers Satisfied With Increase in the Latest Products on Offer at Interstoff Asia Essential – Spring 2014

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Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Spring 2014, which was held in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19 to 21 March, attracted 7,027 visitors from 41 countries and regions. The top ten were Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, the US, Macau, India, Australia and the UK. “While the visitor number [...]

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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Obtains NSF/ANSI 336 Third-Party Certification for Sunbrella® Contract Fabrics

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North Carolina, United States – Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has reinforced its NSF/ANSI 336 Sustainability Assessment with third-party certification by UL Environment, a company providing independent validation of green marketing claims. More than 50 patterns

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Change in the Trade Fair Schedule for Munich Fabric Start 2015 and Milano Unica

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By   11 days ago

Germany / Italy – With the Paris fabric trade fairs taking place a week earlier than usual in February 2015, the schedules of MUNICH FABRIC START and MILANO UNICA overlap. The aim is to resolve this situation in the best possible way for everyone involved and ensure that exhibitors as well as the visitors, can [...]

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500 Companies from 22 Countries to Partake at Sai Gon Tex, the Viet Nam Sai Gon Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo 2014

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Vietnam News reports 500 companies from 22 countries are to partake at Sai Gon Tex More than 500 companies from 22 countries will take part in Sai Gon Tex, the Viet Nam Sai Gon Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo 2014, in HCM City next week. The four-day event will

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OMNOVA Solutions Earns Net Income of $1.2 Million, Global Coated Fabrics Sales Reported at $23.3 Million

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By   12 days ago

Ohio, United States - OMNOVA Solutions Inc. announced net income of $1.2 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the first quarter ending February 28, 2014, compared to a loss of $0.2 million, or breakeven per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2013. Adjusted Income From Continuing Operations was $2.3 million, or $0.05 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2014,

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Production of Linen With Nanoparticles in Uzbekistan

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan – Textile manufacturers are gaining experience with nanotechnology. Mass production of bactericidal textiles for everyday use to start in Uzbekistan, reports UZ 24. For the first time in Uzbekistan starts production of linen from natural cotton fiber having healing properties. The range includes socks, underwear and bedsclothes, silver crafted using

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Member of Executive Board and Member of Supervisory Board Appointed at TenCate

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Alemlo, the Netherlands - During the general meeting of shareholders of Royal Ten Cate in Almelo on Thursday, 17 April 2014, Mr E.J.F. Bos was appointed member of the Executive Board, with the title of Chief Financial Officer, for a period of four years. Ms M.J. Oudeman was appointed member of the Supervisory Board of TenCate, [...]

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Scientists Develop New Absorber Systems for the Laser Welding of Textiles in the Infrared Spectrum

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Bönnigheim, Germany – As part of the research project (AiF No. 17031 N) “Absorber systems for the laser welding of textiles”, scientists at the Hohenstein Institute (Bönnigheim) and the DWI Leibnitz Institute for Interactive Materials (Aachen) have developed new absorber systems for laser welding technical textiles in the infrared spectrum. The

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Successful INDEX 14 for the DiloGroup

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Germany / Switzerland - From April 8 to 11 INDEX took place in Geneva as a forum for the nonwovens industry. Nonwovens producers, raw material suppliers and machine manufacturers came together to present and see latest developments and trends. The DiloGroup – DiloTemafa, DiloSpinnbau and DiloMachines – provided widespread information about numerous applications of nonwovens showing [...]

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Alexium Receives Initial iTextiles Sales Revenues from First Chemical Shipment

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Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced the finalization of the sales and distribution agreement with iTextiles®, a regional distributor of premium textile products and brand chemicals in Pakistan. In accordance with terms already agreed to in January, the parties have now finalized the formal agreement.

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ITMA and EDANA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

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Geneva, Switzerland – The International Association for the Nonwovens and Related Industries and MP Expositions, the organiser of ITMA 2015, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), intended to support the organisation of a conference on nonwovens during ITMA 2015. Mr Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA, said: “For more than 40 years, EDANA has [...]

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FreshPer4mance Coating from Johnson Controls Makes Automotive Seat Covers Stain-Resistant and Antimicrobial

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Michigan, United States - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has developed a coating for fabrics that keeps automotive seats clean and hygienic. The coating repels dirt and liquid, and protects passengers from microbes and static. “Seat covers are

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Strong Start for Gurit into 2014 with Q1 2014 Sales Up by 15.7% in Composite Materials Business

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Zürich, Switzerland - Gurit had a good start in 2014 with Q1 2014 sales increasing by 29.6% over Q1 2013, and sequentially by 4.5% over the last quarter of 2013 to CHF 78.8 million. This increase confirms Gurit’s recovery started during the second half of 2013. Gurit Composite Materials increased sales by 15.7% to CHF 61.2 million [...]

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Eastman Cyphrex™ Microfibers Wins the EDANA INDEX14 Award

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Tennessee, United States – Eastman Chemical Company received the EDANA INDEX14 Innovation in Raw Material Award for its Eastman Cyphrex™ microfibers. EDANA, the international association for the nonwovens and related industries, presented the award on April 8, the opening day of INDEX14 in Geneva, Switzerland. INDEX, billed as the world’s

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Thanh Cong Group Reports on Financial Performance Achives Growth in Revenue of 103%

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Thanh Cong is a renowned global textile manufacture offers a fully integrated Vertical Production System service. Performance of the group in march was very impressive, The revenue achieved and its accumulated was about $ 11,800,000 revenue grew 103%; Achieved net

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Course in Spanish and Training for Students – Two New Features of the KARL MAYER Academy Programme

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Obertshausen, Germany – In January, the KARL MAYER Academy was able to look back on a successful year. The courses held in the company’s own training centre have been extremely well attended and the trainees were delighted with their learning experience. New courses are now available in India and Germany. Spotlight on the KARL MAYER [...]

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Award-Winning Warp Knitting Training Courses of Karl Mayer

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China / Germany – The KARL MAYER Academy China does not just do good work, it does excellent work, as the latest tribute paid to the company’s training centre in Changzhou City shows: on 22 November last year, the academy was awarded the prize, “Great Contribution to China’s Warp Knitting Industry 2013″, by the Chinese [...]

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KARL MAYER Launches a New Multibar Raschel Machine onto The Textronic® Market

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Obertshausen, Germany - With the new MT 51/1/32, KARL MAYER is giving new impetus to the Textronic® lace market, both economically and technically. This machine offers an exceptionally high level of performance for a low investment outlay, thus enabling lace, with its characteristic relief-like designs, to be produced competitively. In this case, the MT 51/1/32 scores highly both [...]

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Picanol to Show 4 Airjets and 3 Rapiers at ITMA-Asia + CITME 2014

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Ypres,  Belgium - As one of the world’s leading weaving machine manufacturers, Picanol has always had a very close relationship with the Chinese textile industry. This relationship is not a matter of chance or coincidental developments: on the contrary, it is the result of long-term, strategic planning by the Picanol management. In this firm belief, Picanol [...]

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Textured Jersey Knits Closer Partnership with University of Moratuwa

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Textured Jersey PLC, Sri Lanka’s largest and most innovative manufacturer of knitted fabric, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Moratuwa to create the framework for a long-term collaborative relationship. The milestone agreement paves the way for a close interaction between the two organisations for the development [...]

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BMS Vision to Showcase Monitoring Systems for Weaving Mills at ITMA Asia 2014

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Wevelgem, Belgium - BMSvision, established in 2007 as a carve-out from the Barco group, is a leading supplier of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for discrete manufacturing, with focus on the textiles, plastics and pharmaceutical industry. The company is going to partake at ITMA Asia on 16 – 20 June 2014, Booth: Hall E1 Booth F12.

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Sturdy and Beautiful Shoes – with Perfect Needles and Awls from Groz-Beckert

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By   11 days ago

Albstadt, Germany - Shoes have accompanied us through life for thousands of years. Whether moccasins, sports shoes, boots, sandals, safety shoes or elegant men’s loafers – good wearability, durability and a perfect appearance are the top priorities where footwear is concerned.  Sewing and shoe-machine needles from Groz-Beckert create shoes that meet precisely those needs. Not only [...]

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Speakers from RadiciGroup Participate at Technology Day, a One-Day Workshop on Sustainable Polymers

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Milan, Italy – Polymers and sustainability, innovation, recycling, natural sources, and energy. These were the topics discussed at the Technology Day workshop organized by AIM [Italian Macromolecular Science and Technology Association], Federchimica [Italian Chemical Industry Federation]

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Role of the EU Industry to Lead the Green Economy

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Hanover, Germany – According to EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik, recycled materials represent the fastest growing of Europe’s ‘eco-industries’with growth since 2008 of 18% per year. Speech: Role of the EU Industry to lead the green economy: When I was approached to give my patronage to the Industrial GreenTec Fair, I was of course honoured [...]

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CRUK Conference 2014 to Discuss Carpet as a Resource in the Circular Economy Session

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London, United Kingdom – With the theme of  ’Carpets – Resources for the circular economy’, the 2014 CRUK Conference in Birmingham will report on and celebrate new developments in a sector now embedded across the carpet waste supply chain. For the first time an awards ceremony at the one-day event will recognise those individuals and [...]

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Adidas Group Achieves Milestone in Product Sustainability – Saves 50 Million Litres of Water, Over Achieves in Better Cotton Usage

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – The adidas Group published its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report, an annual overview of achievements and challenges as well as a progress update on its 2015 sustainability targets. As part of the report, the adidas Group announced that all adidas Sport Performance footwear

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BCI: Year 2014 to See Close to 50 Better Cotton Projects Across 5 Countries

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Geneva, Switzerland – The investors of the Better Cotton Fast Track Program (BCFTP) recently met in Delhi, India and approved 50 Better Cotton projects across India, Pakistan, China, Mozambique and Mali. The committee consist of frontrunner retailers and brands IKEA, H&M, Marks & Spencers, Levis Strauss & Co, VF Corp, adidas group, Tesco, Nike, Walmart [...]

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“Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles”, a 4 Day Series of Events by FIT in June

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New York, United States – Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this [...]

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Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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Weinheim, Germany – With their joining the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company, a subsidiary of Freudenberg Nonwovens, has reached another milestone on their way to higher social and ecological responsibility. Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company will continue to place a high emphasize on sustainability and

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Timberland Incorporates Recycled, Organic and Renewable Materials in 70% of Footwear in 2013

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New Hampshire, United States – Timberland released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility performance data. The brand first started reporting annual CSR data in 2001. Timberland’s persistent commitment to reduce its impact on the environment, while at the same time creating positive impact within its supply chain and in communities worldwide, yielded many notable strides

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H&M Insist on Higher Wages and are Committed to Sourcing from Bangladesh

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Stockholm, Sweden – On April 14, 2014 German newspaper Welt am Sonntag published an interview with H&M’s CEO Karl-Johan Persson. The headline in the article was “We insist on higher wages – H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson explains why the Swedish retailer still produces in Bangladesh and how low prices can raise profits”. The key message [...]

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Ruyi Group and Lectra Build Strategic Alliance

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Paris, France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—announced a strategic partnership with Chinese textile and apparel manufacturing giant, Ruyi Group. Lectra will support Ruyi in expanding operations at their Taian plant in order to supply a growing number of international [...]

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Bangladesh Apparel Makers Want to Open Outlets in United Kingdom

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Leaders of the newly formed UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry Ltd demanded that the government allow the transfer of money to invest in opening showrooms for clothing items in the UK, reports The Daily Star. “The government should allow garment exporters to invest 5-10 percent of their export value on [...]

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Mongolia Keen to Cooperate on Garment Sector with Vietnam

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Hanoi, Vietnam – Mongolian Views reports that Mongolia is to cooperate on garment sector with Vietnam. Mongolia is keen on cooperation in the garment and textile sector with Vietnam, especially with the Ho Chi Minh City, Regzenda Sandag, Vice Director of Department of Light Industry Policy Implementation and Coordination, under the Ministry of Food, Agriculture [...]

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Perry Ellis International Announces Children’s License Agreement for Perry Ellis and Original Penguin Brands

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Florida, United States – Perry Ellis International announced that it has entered into license agreements with Parigi Group Ltd. for boy’s and girl’s casual sportswear, activewear and swim for sizes newborn to 20 in the U.S. and Canada under the Perry Ellis and Original Penguin trademarks. The company will continue to partner with

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Cherokee Inc. Reports Q4 Revenue Increase of 6.2% to $6.4 Million

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California, United States - Cherokee Inc., a global marketer of style-focused lifestyle brands, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended February 1, 2014. For Fiscal Year 2014, net revenues totaled $28.6 million, an increase of 7.7% from $26.6 million in the prior-year period. SG&A expenses totaled $18.6 million, up from $15.5 millionin 2013. SG&A expenses during Fiscal 2014 [...]

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China Xiniya Fashion Limited Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results

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Xiamen, China – China Xiniya Fashion Limited, a leading provider of men’s business casual apparel in China, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and for the full year 2013. The financial statements and other financial information included in this press release have been prepared in conformity with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). The Company publishes [...]

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Texworld: Winners of the 21st Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers Announced

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Paris, France - “We are developing a portfolio at Texworld with services dedicated to designers and young labels. They are a driving force, stimulating fashion with all their energy and inspiring innovations by weavers, knitters and embroiderers!” This statement from Michael Scherpe, president of Messe Frankfurt France, sums up the overall

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USDA: World Cotton Trade Contracts in 2013/14; Stocks Move Higher

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Washington D.C., United States – World cotton trade is forecast at 39.6 million bales for 2013/14, 15 percent below the previous season. Over the last 2 years, imports by China have driven the trade as China imported more than 20 million bales in both the 2011 and 2012 marketing years. However, China is forecast to [...]

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Victoria Group Anticipates Profits Ahead of Expectation

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom – The Board announced that the Group’s profits before tax and exceptional items are likely to be ahead of market expectations for the full year to 29 March 2014, as a result of continued improvements in like-for-like group profitability and including the impact of the acquisition of the Globesign group. Company also [...]

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Successful Free Trade Agreement between Malaysia and Turkey to Benefit in Textile Sector

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysia and Turkey successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Ankara, Turkey, that would serve as the catalyst to boost bilateral trade to US$5.0 billion in 2018, reports Bernama. Malaysia was represented by International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed while Turkey was represented by its

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HKTDC: More than 6,700 Exhibitors Expected for Four April Fairs

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Hong Kong, China – More than 6,700 exhibitors from around the world are expected to take part in four international trade fairs later this month. The HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishings Fair open 20 April and continue through 23 April at the

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SDL Atlas Offers Expanded Language Interfaces for the Global Textile Industry

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Pickering, Canada – Responding to the needs of the global textile industry, SDL Atlas is to offer an expansion in the choice of user language interfaces on its most popular instruments. Spanish and Turkish have been added to the current English and Chinese Mandarin options on the Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester, Rotawash Colorfastness Tester, [...]

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Messe Frankfurt France Appoints Jean-François Limantour as a Strategic and Operations Consultant

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 Paris, France - As part of the strategy for development of its exhibitions, Texworld and Apparelsourcing Paris, Messe Frankfurt France has engaged the services of Jean-François Limantour as a strategic and operations consultant. An expert in strategies for international development in the textile sectors and fashion industry Texaas Consulting), Jean-François Limantour is also president of the Euro-Mediterranean

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SEAMS to Host Largest Ever Supply Chain USA Pavilion & Reception at Texprocess Americas

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South Carolina, United States – SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry, will present its largest-ever Supply Chain USA Pavilion at the Texprocess Americas trade show on May 13-15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2014 edition of Supply Chain USA will comprise more than 35 individual company exhibits featuring full package

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Carpet and Rug Institute Welcomes Endorsement by Danish Trade Association for Seal of Approval Program

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Denmark / United States – The Carpet and Rug Institute has welcomed a new international adopter of its rigorous Seal of Approval (SOA) testing and certification program for carpet cleaning products and equipment. Dansk Fashion and Textile of Denmark will be the first international trade organization to adopt SOA standards for that country’s carpet cleaning [...]

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