Following Market Optimism in Spring, Yarn Expo Autumn Set to Return in October

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Shanghai, China – The spring edition of Yarn Expo concluded in March with a record-breaking exhibitor number as the industry’s attention now shifts to Yarn Expo Autumn to be held from 11 – 13 October. The success of this fair prompted both overseas and domestic exhibitors to express their optimism

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Bangladesh can create Millions of jobs in RMG Sector: WB Study

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By   2 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that according to a new study by the World Bank (WB), Bangladesh can create millions of jobs for garment workers through improving the productivity and social and  environmental compliance.

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Despite being the Largest Employment Generator Textile Sector not given Required Impetus: Chairman, TEXPROCIL

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By   2 days ago

Mumbai, India – In a statement issued on April 29, 2016, Mr. R. K. Dalmia, Chairman TEXPROCIL (The Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council) stated that even though the textile sector was at the forefront of creating employment in the country, “the cotton textiles business

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Heimtextil 2017: Designers have Trend Developments in Their Sights

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By   2 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Even though it is still ten months before the next trade fair, the Heimtextil Trends team 2017/2018 has already met. Across two days, creatives from France, Japan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and the USA discussed current trends in the fields of textiles, art, fashion and architecture.

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The Woolmark Company Opens New Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong

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By   2 days ago

Australia / China – Continuing The Woolmark Company’s mission to inspire, connect and educate global brands and the textile and apparel industries, the global authority on wool opened a Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong.

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ADB Loan to Bangladesh Bank to Support Garment Industry Safeguards

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By   2 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed the loan agreement with BRAC Bank under the $30 million loan facility approved by ADB’s Board, which will be used to finance the construction and upgrade of ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh that have taken steps to

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Americhem China Invests In Laboratory, Creates New Concept Center to Benefit Customers

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Ohio, United States – Americhem Inc., a global provider of color and additive solutions for plastics and synthetic fibers, unveils its new Suzhou, China, customer concept center and renovated laboratory.

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Rewarding Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition Wrapped Up Last Month

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By   9 days ago

Shanghai, China – Recommencing last month, the 2016 Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles concluded with wide praise from both exhibitors and buyers. Taking place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the three-day fair attracted over 12,000 visitors to source

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Americhem China Invests In Laboratory, Creates New Concept Center to Benefit Customers

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By   2 days ago

Ohio, United States – Americhem Inc., a global provider of color and additive solutions for plastics and synthetic fibers, unveils its new Suzhou, China, customer concept center and renovated laboratory.

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Archroma Introduce “Roadmap to Rational Denim” Collaborative Project in Amsterdam

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By   17 days ago

Netherlands / Switzerland – Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals,  introduced the “Roadmap to Rational Denim” collaborative project and prototype collection, to be presented at The Kingpins Show in Amsterdam on 13-14 April, 2016.

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Mimaki Introduces High-Speed 1.8 m Wide-Format Direct Textile Printer “MM700-1800B”

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By   17 days ago

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd., a global industry leader and manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutting plotters, announced today that it will launch the MM700-1800B, a high-speed 1.8 m wide roll-to-roll direct-to-textile inkjet printer, in May 2016.

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AAFA Releases 17th Edition of Restricted Substances List

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By   17 days ago

Virginia, United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association released the 17th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the industry’s chemical management resource for banned or restricted chemicals and substances in finished home textile, apparel, and footwear products around the world.

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Gerber Launches OMEGA 6.0: Faster, Easier and More Powerful

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By   24 days ago

Connecticut, United States – Gerber Technology, a worldwide leader in sign making and specialty graphics systems, is proud to introduce Gerber OMEGA™ 6.0: an upgrade which builds on the work- and time-saving design and output applications of earlier OMEGA software releases. Gerber OMEGA software is a complete suite of layout, design,

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DyStar® Launching CadiraTM Concept at Interdye Shanghai

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By   24 days ago

Singapore  – Cadira is a new module in DyStar’s Resource Efficiency program. The Cadira concepts considerably reduce water, waste and energy consumption. Cadira will help Brands & Retailers and their production partners to save valuable resources and to reduce the carbon footprint of their textile goods.

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Americhem Invests in Nonwovens Industry to Further Global Strategy

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By   31 days ago

Ohio, United States – Americhem Inc., a global provider of Color and additive solutions for synthetic fibers, has added several key staff members to their worldwide nonwovens team, increasing access to Americhem products and solutions for the nonwovens industry. “We’re happy to add these new positions to our global team,

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Roland DGA Announces the Launch of the VG-640 and VG-540 – the First Eco-Solvent Printer/Cutters from its New TrueVIS™ Series

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By   31 days ago

California, United States – Leading wide-format inkjet manufacturer Roland DGA Corporation announced today the launch of the TrueVIS VG series 64” and 54” printer/cutters,

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Rieter Delivers C 70 Card No. 3333

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Winterthur, Switzerland – The C 70 card is one of Rieter’s most successful products. On April 28, 2016, Rieter presented a crystal cube of the C 70 card No. 3333 to the Chinese customer Kashi Xinyue Textile Co. Ltd. Rieter launched the C 70 card in 2010. Since then, the company has successfully delivered 3 [...]

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Graf at ITM 2016 in Istanbul

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Winterthur, Switzerland – The company Graf, located in Rapperswil near Zurich, is the leading manufacturer of clothings for flat cards and roller cards. Graf will introduce several innovative solutions at ITM in Istanbul. Innovations in Clothings, Combs & Service machines Flexible flat clothings are one of the key components in a carding machine. To ensure [...]

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Following Market Optimism in Spring, Yarn Expo Autumn Set to Return in October

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By   2 days ago

Shanghai, China – The spring edition of Yarn Expo concluded in March with a record-breaking exhibitor number as the industry’s attention now shifts to Yarn Expo Autumn to be held from 11 – 13 October. The success of this fair prompted both overseas and domestic exhibitors to express their optimism

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The Woolmark Company Opens New Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong

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By   2 days ago

Australia / China – Continuing The Woolmark Company’s mission to inspire, connect and educate global brands and the textile and apparel industries, the global authority on wool opened a Wool Resource Centre in Hong Kong.

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Bräcker Introduces New STARLETplus Traveller at ITM 2016

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By   9 days ago

Winterthur, Switzerland – Bräcker is the specialist for key components for ring spinning machines. The company will introduce several innovative solutions at ITM in Istanbul. Traveller for Challenging Spinning Conditions One of Bräcker’s important innovations is the STARLETplus traveller.

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Renewal of the Com4®ring and Com4®rotor Licence at MARTEKS Textile

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By   9 days ago

Turkey / Switzerland – In February 2016, the Turkish company MARTEKS Textile celebrated two highlights – the renewal of the Com4® yarn licenses and the World Textile Award for the highest productivity on the compact spinning machine. With the renewal of the licenses, MARTEKS gained the right to continue selling its high-quality yarns under the [...]

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Indonesia’s Spinners to Meet the Perfect Match for Quality

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By   9 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – The vibrant spinning industry of Indonesia is the perfect match for the USTER®TESTER 6. The world’s most advanced quality measuring system is the gateway to Total Testing, while the integrated Assistant Q support feature guides mills to the best quality and profitability choices for targeting high-end textile applications.

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Lenzing Launched “4S Denim Capsule Collection” in Amsterdam

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By   9 days ago

Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing, a worldwide leader in wood-based cellulose fibers, launched the “4S Denim Capsule Collection” at Kingpins show in Amsterdam. Produced in partnership with Jeanologia, and featuring fabrics from several mill partners, the collection showcases original denim silhouettes for both womenswear and menswear.

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Lenzing Launched “4S Denim Capsule Collection” in Amsterdam

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By   9 days ago

Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing, a worldwide leader in wood-based cellulose fibers, launched the “4S Denim Capsule Collection” at Kingpins show in Amsterdam. Produced in partnership with Jeanologia, and featuring fabrics from several mill partners, the collection showcases original denim silhouettes for both womenswear and menswear.

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Intertextile Shanghai Sets New Exhibitor and Buyer Records

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By   24 days ago

Shanghai, China – The latest edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics concluded last month with new exhibitor and buyer records set, orders continuing to be placed in spite of economic uncertainty, and general optimism about the global textile industry being the prevailing sentiment. “This edition has further reinforced the fair’s status as the foremost platform [...]

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U.S. Department of Commerce and the IFAI to Host First-Ever Smart Fabrics Summit

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By   31 days ago

Washington D.C., United States – The U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will partner with the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) to host the first-ever Smart Fabrics Summit on April 11, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

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CORDURA® Brand Teams Up with ESMOD Students to Reimagine Work Clothing

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By   31 days ago

Kansas, United States – INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand fabric, known for durability, comfort and performance, has joined forces with students at ESMOD Paristo bring a new perspective to workwear: How to integrate the rules of fashion into protective work clothing.Using inspiration from a range of CORDURA® fabrics,

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Positive Industry Sentiment Emerges from Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics as Number of Visitors Increases

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By   38 days ago

Shanghai, China – The economy was on everyone’s minds last week as the latest Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition took place against a backdrop of uncertainty in the global textile industry. And while some in the industry are feeling the impact of China’s slowdown,

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The Ninth Edition of Milano Unica in Shanghai

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By   52 days ago

Shanghai, China – The ninth edition of Milano Unica Shanghai, the third appointment of the new Milano Unica World calendar, is about to open. Following edition two of MU New York and after the success of the 23rd edition of Milano Unica, the textile and accessory exhibition opens in China targeting the same great success [...]

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New ASTM Standard Will Help Test Thermal Properties

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By   53 days ago

Pennsylvania, United States – A new ASTM International standard will help clothing makers test the thermal properties of their fabrics, keeping consumers comfortable in their products. The new standard will soon be published as D7984,

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Teijin to Participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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By   53 days ago

Tokyo, Japan – Teijin Group announced that Nantong Teijin Co., Ltd. , the group’s textile manufacturing and sales company based in Nantong, China, would exhibit a range of high-performance fabrics and environmentally friendly solutions during Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2016 .

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KARL MAYER is Participating in a Project to Promote Concrete Reinforced with Carbon-Fibre Textiles

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By   9 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – ridge made from fibre-reinforced concrete was erected in 2005 in Oschatz. Textiles made from carbon-fibre rovings are particularly suitable for reinforcing concrete, since carbon fibres weighing approximately 1.8 g/cm3 are four times lighter and, with a load-bearing capacity of 3,000 N/mm2, are six times more efficient than conventional

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Oerlikon Acquires Truetzschler’s Staple Fiber Technology Portfolio and Becomes Leader in Staple Fibers Market

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By   17 days ago

Germany / Switzerland – Oerlikon announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire staple fibers technology portfolio of Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH, Egelsbach, Germany.

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Truetzschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers Withdraws from Staple Fiber Business

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By   17 days ago

Germany / Switzerland – Truetzschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers GmbH in Egelsbach sells its staple fiber technology to the Manmade Fibers Segment of Oerlikon Group. Business with spinning plants for carpet yarns (BCF) and industrial yarns (IDY) is not affected by this change.

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Methods Used to Create Textiles also could Help Manufacture Human Tissues

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By   17 days ago

Missouri, United States – Tissue engineering is a process that uses novel biomaterials seeded with stem cells to grow and replace missing tissues. When certain types of materials are used, the “scaffolds” that are created to hold stem cells eventually degrade, leaving natural tissue in its place.

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Texprocess Launches Own Pavilion at Techtextil India

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By   24 days ago

Germany / India – Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, launches a Texprocess Pavilion at Techtextil India in Mumbai, from 13 to 15 September 2017. For the first time, international exhibitors of garment-manufacturing and textile processing technologies will have the opportunity

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Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: The Registration Process has Begun

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By   31 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Functional fibres in Frankfurt am Main: the 17th Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, and the 4th Texprocess, Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials, will show just how flexibly textiles can be used and processed from 9 to 12 May 2017.

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INDA Ready to Welcome Largest Number of Exhibitors and Attendees in 45-Year History to Boston

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By   31 days ago

North Carolina, United States – With the biggest nonwovens event this year just a month away, INDA is gearing up for the largest-ever IDEA – The World’s Preeminent Event for Nonwovens & Engineered Fabrics in its 45-year history. The event organizers expect more than 7,000 attendees to attend IDEA16,

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HMT Becomes First Airbag Manufacturer Worldwide to Implement Lectra’s Focusquantum® OPW Laser Technology

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By   31 days ago

China / France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, announced the signing of an agreement with HMT,

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PICANOL to Present Rapier & Airjet Innovations at ITM Istanbul

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By   2 days ago

Ieper, Belgium – The ITM 2016 fair will be held at the TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center in Istanbul from 1 – 4 June 2016. Picanol will be exhibiting in Hall 2, Booth 218, and will be displaying one Airjet and two rapier weaving machines. The OptiMax-i and the TerryMax-i machines will be presented [...]

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Santex Rimar Group Firmly Moves In the Weaving Sector

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By   9 days ago

Vicenza, Italy – SANTEX RIMAR GROUP has firmly moved in the weaving machine sector for the textile industry with the official entrance among its companies of SMIT, one of the world leading manufacturer of weaving machines.“SMIT technological know-how and committed human capital struggled

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ITEMA Group Announces Full Year 2015 Results; Third Year in a Row Beating Expectations

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By   17 days ago

Milan, Italy – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, announced results for the full year (FY2015) ended December 31st, 2015,

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Techtextil North America

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By   17 days ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its U.S. subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. INC., will participate in the Techtextil North America exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. in May. On display will be the company’s latest technological contributions to the field of technical textiles.

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Mayer & Cie.’s New Trade Fair Year Kicks Off with the DTG Dhaka in Bangladesh

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By   31 days ago

Germany / Bangladesh – Mayer & Cie.’s first venture in the new trade fair year took it to Bangladesh, where jointly with local representative Brady the company presented its products on an approx. 50 square meter stand at the DTG Dhaka. The largest textile machinery fair in Bangladesh, the Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at SIMATEX 2016

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By   31 days ago

Japan / Argentina – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will participate in the SIMATEX exhibition in Buenos Aires, Argentina this April.

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“YiwuTex 2016″ Brings About Innovative and Intelligent Production for Textile & Apparel industry

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By   31 days ago

Zhejiang , China – The 17th YiwuTex, a specialized annual event of knitting and apparel industry in China will be held from 14-16 June 2016 at Yiwu International Expo Center, Zhejiang Province, PR China. With the mission of “Enabling Design

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Products for the Warp Knitting Industry – Needles, System Parts and Modules from Groz-Beckert

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By   31 days ago

Albstadt, Germany – For decades now, Groz-Beckert has been renowned for warp knitting machine equipment. The product portfolio includes over 800 active and powerful needles and system parts for manufacturing warp-knitted fabrics. New additions to the range are modules for use in tricot machines. Find out here about all the benefits provided by Groz-Beckert knitting [...]

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Covestro aims to Halve CO2 Emissions by 2025

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By   2 days ago

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro has set ambitious sustainability targets for itself. Today on Earth Day, the company has announced that it intends to reduce its specific CO2 emissions per ton of product by 50 percent based on a base line of 2005. It joins global governments, civil society and forward-looking private sector businesses in supporting [...]

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A&E Releases 2015-2016 Sustainability Report

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By   2 days ago

North Carolina, United States – American & Efird (A&E), one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, announced it is releasing its 2015-2016 Sustainability Report in conjunction with the global celebration of Earth Day.

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H&M Releases the Sustainability Report for 2015

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By   17 days ago

Stockholm, Sweden – The H&M Conscious Actions Sustainability Report 2015 has been published. The report shows a steady increase of sustainable sourced materials and great progress when it comes to the use of renewable electricity. Yet another highlight is the signing of the Global Framework Agreement with IndustriALL Global Union and IF Metall.

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OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Test Criteria – New Regulations for 2016 Came Definitely into Force on 1 April

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By   30 days ago

Zurich, Switzerland – After the expiry of the usual three-month transition period, the test criteria and limit values for OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 that were published at the start of the year came definitely into force on 1 April 2016.

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Aquafil Partners with Levi Strauss & Co. to Produce Sustainable Jeans

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By   31 days ago

United States / Italy – Aquafil announces a new partnership between its ECONYL® brand and Levi Strauss & Co., one of the world’s largest apparel companies and a global leader in jeans, to create a new men’s collection made from regenerated nylon from waste materials such as fishing nets and spent carpets.

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HanesBrands has five additional manufacturing plants achieve U.S. EPA Recognition for Energy Efficiency Gains

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By   31 days ago

North Carolina, United States – HanesBrands announced that five additional company manufacturing plants have earned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Challenge for Industry awards

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WWF and H&M Lead the Way for More Sustainable Fashion

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By   31 days ago

Stockholm, Sweden - Today on World Water Day, conservation organization WWF and fashion retailer H&M are proud to announce a five year global partnership. The new agreement expands the successful partnership from 2013, focusing on water stewardship, to also include climate action and a strategic dialogue related

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Especially Committed Bangladeshi Companies Receive the STeP by OEKO-TEX® Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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By   38 days ago

Bangladesh / Germany – Textiles and clothing are the leading industry of Bangladesh. For Bangladeshi companies, sustainability is often key to position themselves

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Bangladesh can create Millions of jobs in RMG Sector: WB Study

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By   2 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that according to a new study by the World Bank (WB), Bangladesh can create millions of jobs for garment workers through improving the productivity and social and  environmental compliance.

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Wolf Lingerie chooses Centric Product Lifecycle Management

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By   2 days ago

France / United States -  Wolf Lingerie Group, French lingerie market leaders with flagship brands such as Sans Complexe, Rosy and Billet Doux, chose Centric 8 PLM to boost its product development process.

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Adidas Group Increases 2016 Financial Outlook

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By   2 days ago

Herzogenaurach, Germany – Group revenues increased 22% on a currency-neutral basis and 17% in euro terms to € 4.8 billion. As a result of a higher gross margin as well as operating expense leverage, Group operating profit increased 35% to € 490 million in the first quarter of 2016 (2015: € 363 million excluding goodwill [...]

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ADB Loan to Bangladesh Bank to Support Garment Industry Safeguards

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By   2 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed the loan agreement with BRAC Bank under the $30 million loan facility approved by ADB’s Board, which will be used to finance the construction and upgrade of ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh that have taken steps to

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LVMH: 4% Revenue Growth in 2016 First Quarter

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By   17 days ago

Paris, France – LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading high quality products group, recorded revenue of 8.6 billion Euros for the first quarter 2016, an increase of 4%. Organic revenue growth was 3% compared to the same period in 2015. The US market is strong and Europe remains well oriented except for France [...]

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AAFA Releases 17th Edition of Restricted Substances List

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By   17 days ago

Virginia, United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association released the 17th edition of the Restricted Substance List (RSL), the industry’s chemical management resource for banned or restricted chemicals and substances in finished home textile, apparel, and footwear products around the world.

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BGMEA for Reintroduction of 10 Percent Special Corporate Tax

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Dhaka, Bangladesh -  The Financial Express reports in Bangladesh that  leaders of the country’s apparel apex body — BGMEA – has proposed for reintroduction of 10 per cent special corporate  tax rate and reduction of tax at source to 0.30 per cent from existing 0.60 per cent  in the next fiscal year for attracting investment [...]

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Vivienne Westwood Brand Authentication by TexTrace

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By   31 days ago

Frick, Switzerland – The great Vivienne Westwood rebelled against the standard fashions and brought modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. Now, Vivienne Westwood is leading the fashion industry in brand authentication with woven RFID brand labels from TexTrace. 

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Rewarding Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition Wrapped Up Last Month

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By   9 days ago

Shanghai, China – Recommencing last month, the 2016 Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles concluded with wide praise from both exhibitors and buyers. Taking place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the three-day fair attracted over 12,000 visitors to source

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New Heimtextil Director

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By   9 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil, the world’s most important meeting place for home and contract textiles, is laying the foundation for continued success in the future. Starting in May 2016, Sabine Scharrer will succeed Ulrike Wechsung as director responsible for the home-textiles section. The household-textiles section remains the responsibility of director Meike Kern. Thus, Heimtextil will [...]

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Avante Textil Selects Centric Product Lifecycle Management

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By   17 days ago

Mexico / United States – Avante Textil, the textile leader in Mexico, has selected Centric 8 PLM (product lifecycle management) to strengthen its leadership position by delivering products to market faster while maintaining competitive prices. Founded in 1989,

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India: New CII President Announces 6-Pronged Strategy for “Building National Competitiveness”

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By   24 days ago

New Delhi, India – Delineating emerging growth drivers Dr Naushad Forbes, President, CII, pegged India’s GDP growth rate for 2016-17 at 7.75 – 8.25 per cent. “Strong macroeconomic fundamentals, favorable business sentiments,

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Texprocess Launches Own Pavilion at Techtextil India

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By   24 days ago

Germany / India – Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, launches a Texprocess Pavilion at Techtextil India in Mumbai, from 13 to 15 September 2017. For the first time, international exhibitors of garment-manufacturing and textile processing technologies will have the opportunity

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Intertek Develops Activewear Testing Solutions for Apparel and Footwear Industry

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By   24 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions to industries worldwide, has developed Activewear Testing Solutions, offering comprehensive performance tests for manufacturers looking to meet the growing demand of consumer expectations for fitness apparel

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National Council of Textile Organizations Welcomes RFT-MII Announcement

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By   24 days ago

North Carolina, United States – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) was selected to lead the Revolutionary Fibers & Textiles Manufacturing Innovation Institute (RFT-MII). The RFT-MII is a collaborative effort between government and the private sector to accelerate the development of the next generation of highly [...]

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces Appointees to Inaugural Digital Economy Board of Advisors

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By   31 days ago

Washington D.C., United States – U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the appointment of 17 distinguished leaders with a wide range of expertise on digital policy and economic issues to serve on the U.S.

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