French Textile Machinery Association’s President Interview 2015

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Courbevoie, France – UCMTF groups 30 specialty textile machinery manufacturers, often world leaders on their specific markets. Their total annual consolidated turnover of 1 billion Euros (1.1 billion US dollars) makes France the sixth textile machinery exporter. They are particularly strong in long fibre spinning, yarn twisting,

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SGS Expands Southeast Asia Network to Support the Growing Apparel Industry

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Geneva, Switzerland – Southeast Asia is one of the most important sourcing areas for the apparel industry. Growth in apparel exports were observed between 2012 and 2014, especially in the rising star countries such as Cambodia and Myanmar. Strongest export growth has been seen in Cambodia where there was a 20% growth in the period

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Most Profitable Manufacturers On Apparel Magazine’s Top 50 List Use Gerber Technology’s Solutions

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Connecticut, United States – The apparel companies that make it to the coveted Apparel Top 50 list must, as the magazine says, be “feverishly pursuing better, faster and more personalized customer engagement.” A majority of those at the top of that list ranked by profit margin have partnered with Gerber Technology, the world leader in [...]

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Turkey Named World’s Sixth Largest Textile Exporter

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Istanbul, Turkey – Hurriyet Daily News‎ reports that Turkey was named the sixth largest textile and confection exporter of the world by making around 4 percent of such exports globally in 2014, according to a note released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) on Aug. 25. China topped the list with 41 percent, followed by [...]

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Heimtextil 2016: New location for the ‘Theme Park’: Hall 6.0 the New Centre for Trends and Inspiration

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Frankfurt, Germany – A new location with superb creative opportunities: the Heimtextil ‘Theme Park’ moves to a new area in Hall 6.0 at the coming trade fair for home and contract textiles (12 to 15 January 2016). The hall offers additional creative options that have been welcomed

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Cotton Growers Retract in Brazil and Prices Keep Increasing

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Sao Paulo, Brazil – Cotton prices kept increasing in the Brazilian market in the first fortnight of August, pushed up by the low domestic supply even in full harvesting. Sellers were retracted, holding good quality batches. They were favored by the high export parity due to dollar valuation against the Real. Some purchasers increased bid [...]

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Largest Ever Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Opened This Week

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Shanghai, China – The 21st Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition (26 – 28 August 2015) opens on Wednesday with a record number of companies confirmed to take part. Asia’s premier trade fair for home textiles and accessories will feature over 1,400 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions, and is held for the first [...]

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Global Cotton Production Lowest in 6 Years; Below Consumption

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Washington D.C, United States – World cotton production in 2015/16 is forecast at 109.0 million bales, 2.5 million bales below last month’s projection and 10 million bales below 2014/15. The decrease is largely the result of declines for the United States, China, and India. Global cotton area in 2015/16 is forecast at 31.3 million hectares,

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Velvet Jet to Introduce Disruptive Ink Technology for Direct to Garment Printing at ITMA Milan

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California, United States – Velvet Jet, a company devoted to developing and manufacturing high quality inks, will introduce a new solution for digital textile printing.Velvet Jet made a strategic commitment to broaden its solution options, and to offer new solutions  for the fashion, home decor and soft signage industries.

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erty Advanced Chemical Processing Pilot Facility

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Georgia, United States – The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center (Herty), an applied research center of Georgia Southern University launched a new Advanced Chemical Processing (ACP) pilot facility. This new pilot facility allows Herty to expand its research programs and client services to those companies seeking to develop and test new advanced materials required

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Santex Exhibits Santasynpact at ITMA 2015

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Tobel, Switzerland  – Santex Textile Division is showing with Santasynpact their newest addition to the Santex family of knits finishing machines. The main goal is to provide the highest performance and best fabric quality with minimum production costs. Santasynpact is a combination of rubber belt shrinkage and felt belt compacting unit in one line with [...]

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Exhibitor Double Space for FESPA Eurasia 2015

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Istanbul, Turkey – FESPA Eurasia 2015, taking place at CNR Expo, Istanbul from 10 – 13 December 2015 will provide visitors with the latest technology and product innovations from international and local manufacturers, many of whom have increased their space to show even more solutions. Following the success of FESPA Eurasia 2014, 52% of exhibitors [...]

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ChemSec Launch the Textile Guide – A New Tool to Tackle Chemicals in Textiles

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Goteborg, Sweden – Up until now brand owners and other companies in the textile sector had to invest a lot of money in chemical expertise in order to produce toxic free products, an investment that can be hard to motivate, especially for SMEs and start-ups. Now non-profit ChemSec has created the Textile Guide – an [...]

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Cleaning of Textiles in Water Instead of Solvent – Hohenstein Approves “Gravity-Free Balance Wet Cleaning System” of Happy Co.

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Bonnigheim, Germany – Happy Co. Ltd. has developed a wet cleaning system for outerwear, which cleans customers’ textiles professionally without having to process them conventionally, using organic solvents (dry-cleaning).

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Additional Orders From Major Bedding Customer for Alexiflam™ FR Treated Products

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Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced two additional purchase orders from its major bedding customer of Alexium FR finish after successful full-scale production runs. This is a continuation on the progress detailed in the press release from June 16, 2015, and is in preparation for expected imminent full commercial ramp-up.

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Huntsman Textile Effects Launches 210 New Color Formulations with Pantone

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Singapore / United States – Huntsman Textile Effects introduced 210 new dye formulations for textiles with color development from Pantone LLC. The collaboration between the global leader in textile dyes and the worldwide authority on color aims to help the textile industry efficiently produce eco-friendly fashion, home furnishings and interior design products.

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Oerlikon Setting Trends and Changing Markets at ITMA 2015: From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens

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Remscheid, Germany – For the fourth time since 1959, the ITMA Europe returns to Milan. The proud city in northern Italy, its residents and, above all, the well in excess of 1,600 international exhibitors will give it their all to ensure that the trade fair on more than 100,000 m² exhibition area fulfills every expectation [...]

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Shaw to Expand South Carolina Carpet Fiber Plant

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South Carolina, United States – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has announced it is investing at least $45 million in its Lexington County, S.C. carpet fiber plant for additional capacity for both nylon and polyester production. The investment will create more than 50 new jobs.“We’re excited to congratulate Shaw Industries on the decision to expand its [...]

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DAK Americas Announces 230 Million lbs/yr Increase in Fiber Capacity

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North Carolina, United States – DAK Americas LLC announced an increase in its Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) capacity of 230 million lbs/yr to meet growing demand in the Americas. The new fiber capacity will be installed at DAK’s Pearl River Site in Bay St. Louis, MS with project start- up in the second half of [...]

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First Birthday Marks Year of Success for Carbon Nexus

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Victoria, Australia – In just its first year of operation, Deakin University’s unique Carbon Nexus research centre has attracted industrial partners from nine countries, produced 75 batches of carbon fibre for research trials, and received nine local and national research excellence awards.

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Merino Wool Highlighted as a Premium Product at TexWorld USA

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Sydney, Australia – Add a little luxury to your day by choosing premium, natural fibres such as Merino wool. TexWorld USA visitors experienced the innate versatility and luxury of Merino wool and the natural benefits it brings. The power of premium products was a key topic of discussion at the 19th edition of TexWorld USA, [...]

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Lenzing Group: Successful First Half of 2015 with Consolidated Revenue Rising by 6.2%

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Lenzing, Austria – The Lenzing Group clearly improved upon all relevant performance and balance sheet indicators compared to the first half of 2014. Significant increase for all earnings indicators Strong tailwind from currency effects Improved cost position thanks to excelLENZ program Positive market development at the end of the second quarter

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Compared to Q1 of 2015, Kordsa Global Increased Profit by 153% and Grew by 11.4% in Q2 of 2015

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Istanbul, Turkey – Kordsa Global, the leading industrial yarn and cord fabric producer of the world, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2015 covering April-May-June. With an 11.4% increase in total sales compared to the previous quarter, Kordsa Global’s total revenues amounted to TRY 869 million at the end of the first [...]

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Trützschler SPINNING at ITMA 2015

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Monchengladbach, Germany – Trützschler SPINNING will exhibit an advanced card with increased productivity and energy efficiency. The draw frame product range has been further expanded. Here, the focus is on increased efficiency and reduced personnel requirements. Development in the field of combing has also not stood still. The Superlap requires less personnel and the Toyota-Trützschler [...]

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150 Garment and Fabric Producer Participates in 5th Edition of Fashion SVP

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London, United Kingdom – Next month over 150 garment and fabric producers from across the UK, Europe and the Mediterranean – who produce for brands such as Phase Eight, ASOS, Inditex, Otto Group, Ted Baker, Karen Millen, Coast, French Connection and Massimo Dutti – will be participating in the 5th edition of Fashion SVP. Fashion [...]

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39th Munich Fabric Start Opens the International Textile Season with a Strong Portfolio for AW 16/17

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Munich, Germany – With a stronger than ever profile MUNICH FABRIC START will be kicking off the Autumn.Winter 16/17 season. From 1 to 3 September 2015, for the first time now, nearly 1,000 suppliers from 36 countries will be presenting an extended range of fabrics

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Concept III Partners with Coolcore

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New Jersey, United States – Concept III  announced partnership with Coolcore, the only company globally to receive the Innovation Technology award for “Cooling Power” from the esteemed Hohenstein Institute. Concept III will introduce Coolcore to their network of iconic global brands who value chemical-free wicking, cooling and drying performance.

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iFabric Corp. Reaches 4 Year Deal With The North Face

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Ontario, Canada – iFabric Corp. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc has entered into a four year license agreement with The North Face®, a division of VF Corporation. The agreement provides The North Face® with a license to use PROTX2 in outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment products manufactured and [...]

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Iconic Dickies Work Shirt Redesigned with Advanced Milliken Fabric to Create a New Level in Performance Workwear

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South Carolina, United States – Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., the world’s leading provider of performance workwear, and Milliken & Company, a global innovation company with custom-engineered textile capabilities, have collaborated under Williamson

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Heimtextil 2016: Biggest Platform for Furniture and Decorative Fabrics

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Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil, the world’s biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, is currently experiencing a great demand in the field of decorative and furniture fabrics. Thus, the ‘window’ and ‘upholstery’ segments will be expanded significantly at the next Heimtextil from 12 to 15 January 2016 and occupy a large area in [...]

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Texworld USA Continues to Attract New Mills from Across the Globe

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New York, United States – The nineteenth edition of Texworld USA will offer upwards of 500 exhibitors from 13 countries during the summer edition located in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. While familiar faces will be present, buzz is generating around the first time exhibitors that bring fresh products and functions to the show [...]

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Strong Buyer Profile Confirms Intertextile Shenzhen as the Industry’s Leading Fair in Southern China

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Shenzhen, China – Southern China’s leading apparel fabrics and accessories fair, Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen, successfully concluded earlier this month. A total of 667 exhibitors from eight countries and regions (2014: 674) took part in the fair

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Oerlikon Setting Trends and Changing Markets at ITMA 2015: From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens

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Remscheid, Germany – For the fourth time since 1959, the ITMA Europe returns to Milan. The proud city in northern Italy, its residents and, above all, the well in excess of 1,600 international exhibitors will give it their all to ensure that the trade fair on more than 100,000 m² exhibition area fulfills every expectation [...]

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JEC Asia Innovation Awards 2015: Celebrating the Use of Innovation in Composite Materials

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Singapore – JEC Group reveals the results of the JEC Asia Innovation Awards competition that highlights  innovative companies and processes among all stakeholders. This year, during the 8th annual JEC Asia – Composites Show and Conferences (October 20-22, 2015), 12 companies and their partners will receive an award for their composites innovations in a ceremony [...]

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NTPT Upgrades Marine Prepreg Product Range

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Dziedzice, Poland – North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) continues to build on its strong marine heritage through the launch an upgraded product range based on the successful ThinPreg™ 80EP product. Through the introduction of this enhanced product range, NTPT demonstrates that the company is fully ready to serve the marine market in a professional and [...]

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EDANA Launches Programme for the Nonwovens Innovation Academy and Opens Registrations

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Brussels, Belgium – EDANA, the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens and related industries launched the draft programme for the Nonwovens Innovation Academy, to be hosted from the 5th to 6th November, 2015 by the University of Leeds (UK), one of Europe’s largest universities.

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TeXtreme® Key to the New COBRA PUMA GOLF Driver

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Boras, Sweden – COBRA PUMA GOLF has taken the Golf industry to a new level.  Through a relationship with CASIS (Center for Advancement of Science in Space), they’re continuing to push the boundaries in golf by presenting their new driver reinforced by TeXtreme®, Cobra King Ltd.

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HeiQ Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

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Zurich, Switzerland – HeiQ is celebrating 10 years of bringing unique technologies to the textile world. Marking the tenth anniversary, HeiQ has earned a place in the McKinsey ETH Venture Top 10 Hall of Fame for Swiss start-ups. It all began on a hike… During a weeklong hike with friends in the Swiss Alps, Carlo [...]

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Techtextil India 2015 to Feature a Host of New Technical Textile Innovations Across Key Application Areas

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Mumbai, India – Techtextil India – The premier business event for the Technical Textile and Nonwovens industry players in India will return to Mumbai this September with a host of new innovations and latest market insight of the technical textiles and nonwovens.   

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TRB Lightweight Structures Release Aerospace-Grade Lightweight Composite Panel

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom – TRB lightweight Structures announced the release of an aerospace-grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for aerospace interior applications.

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Stoll Enters into a Partnership with Shang Gong Group

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Germany / China – The well-known German flat knitting company Stoll has announced a partnership with Shanghai based Shang Gong Group (SGG) which is focusing on sewing and textile welding. Together the two renowned companies strive to develop innovative solutions along the textile value chain. Both companies share the vision of Industry 4.0 in the [...]

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Picanol Group Realizes an Increase in Turnover for the First Half of 2015 in Line with Expectations

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Ypres, Belgium – The Picanol Group realized a consolidated turnover of 259.8 million euros in the first half of 2015, as announced previously between the turnover recorded during the first half of 2014 (219.9 mio euros) and the turnover of the first half of 2013 (304.1 mio euros). In the first half of 2015, the [...]

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Santex Exhibits Santasynpact at ITMA 2015

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Tobel, Switzerland  – Santex Textile Division is showing with Santasynpact their newest addition to the Santex family of knits finishing machines. The main goal is to provide the highest performance and best fabric quality with minimum production costs. Santasynpact is a combination of rubber belt shrinkage and felt belt compacting unit in one line with [...]

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YiwuTex 2015, A Must-Attend Gathering in Knitting and Apparel Industry!

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Zhejiang, China – The 16th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Textile Machinery, an international annual event of knitting and apparel industry in China, will be held from 30th November to 3rd December at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang, China.With the theme of “Advocating for a Green and Sustainable Production Mode,

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SHIMA SEIKI Exhibits “SDS-ONE APEX3″ 3D Design System at SPIN EXPO

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD together with its Hong Kong subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI (HONG KONG) LTD., will participate in the 26th Session of SPIN EXPO

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SHIMA SEIKI Exhibits “SDS-ONE APEX3″ 3D Design System at Preview in SEOUL

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. together with its Korean subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI KOREA INC., will participate in the Preview in SEOUL exhibition in Seoul, Korea this September.

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Textured Jersey Lanka 2015/16 Q1 Profits Up 26% YoY; Continues Growth Trajectory via Acquisitions

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Avissawella, Sri Lanka – Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) reported a net profit of Rs. 206mn for the quarter ended 30th June 2015 (1Q FY 2015/16), a commendable overall profit growth of 26% year on year. According to Mr. Bill Lam, Chairman of TJL, the company achieved two key strategic milestones during the year; announcing [...]

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Pendleton Woolen Mills Installs New Jacquard Looms

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Oregon, United States – Pendleton Woolen Mills headquartered in Portland, Oregon, a globally celebrated American lifestyle brand, has added new jacquard looms to operations at the company’s original mill in Pendleton, Oregon. These Italian looms from Itema and Swiss jacquard machines from Staubli are equipped with the latest technology and provide high-speed performance.

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What Does Sustainability Mean to a Garment Technologist?

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London, United Kingdom - The Ethical Fashion Source Intelligence launched a new series looking at what sustainability means to different job roles within the fashion industry. In this first instalment, they speak with three garment technologists, from niche to high street brands about what they do.

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H&M Conscious Foundation Gives €1 Million Grant to Pioneering Ideas Closing the Loop for Fashion

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Stockholm, Sweden – On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launched the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalyzing green, truly ground-breaking

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First ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award Finalists Revealed

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Milan, Italy - CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, is pleased to announce that six finalists have been shortlisted from some 30 entries for its first ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award. Three of the finalists are vying for the ITMA Industry Excellence Award while the remaining three are competing for the ITMA Research & Innovation [...]

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Primark’s Commitment to Zero Discharge

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Dublin, Ireland – Primark is committed to eliminating certain chemicals from its supply chain by 2020, and as part of that commitment has become a member of the ZDHC Group. In line with the Joint Roadmap, Primark wants to help bring about systemic change across the industry, and achieve the goal of zero discharge via [...]

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New Denim Styles at H&M Help Close the Loop for More Sustainable Fashion

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Stockholm, Sweden – H&M will introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. The pieces for men, women and kids, are the latest steps toward H&M’s goal towards creating a closed loop for fashion, and will be available in all stores worldwide, as [...]

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Cleaning of Textiles in Water Instead of Solvent – Hohenstein Approves “Gravity-Free Balance Wet Cleaning System” of Happy Co.

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Bonnigheim, Germany – Happy Co. Ltd. has developed a wet cleaning system for outerwear, which cleans customers’ textiles professionally without having to process them conventionally, using organic solvents (dry-cleaning).

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IFC Backs Pakistan’s Nishat Textile to Cut Energy, Water Use

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United States / Pakistan – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping Pakistan’s leading textile producer, Nishat Mills, reduce its environmental footprint and improve competitiveness by identifying opportunities for energy and water savings. Pakistan’s textile industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the country, employing more than 30 percent

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INVISTA Foshan Recognized for Environmental Excellence

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United States / China – INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers, received the “Environmental Excellence Enterprise” award in Foshan, China, for its outstanding achievements in clean production, energy efficiency and resource utilization. The award, which is organized by the Foshan Media Group, Inc., Foshan Environmental Protection Bureau

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Jimmy Choo Deliver Strong Performance in Challenging Environment with Net Revenue Growth of 6.5% for H1 2015

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London, United Kingdom – Jimmy Choo PLC, the luxury accessories company with shoes at its core announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. Pierre Denis, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are pleased with our performance in H1,

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Hermès Solid Growth in Sales with Consolidated Turnover Increasing by 21% in H1 2015

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Paris, France – The group’s consolidated turnover for the first semester reached €2 299 million, an increase of 21% at current exchange rates. Excluding consideration of the positive currency impact, the growth amounts to 9%. The operating income, up 20%,

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Perry Ellis International to Assume Direct Control of the Perry Ellis Men’s Bottoms and Accessories Businesses in Canada

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Florida, United States – Perry Ellis International, Inc.announced that it is assuming direct control of the Perry Ellis men’s bottom’s and accessories businesses in Canada. PEI will begin shipping products to its retail customers starting with spring 2016 deliveries in January 2016.

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SGS Expands Southeast Asia Network to Support the Growing Apparel Industry

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Geneva, Switzerland – Southeast Asia is one of the most important sourcing areas for the apparel industry. Growth in apparel exports were observed between 2012 and 2014, especially in the rising star countries such as Cambodia and Myanmar. Strongest export growth has been seen in Cambodia where there was a 20% growth in the period

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bebe stores Announces Entry into Greater China

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United States / China – bebe stores, inc. announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Longgoal LLC, a leading Shanghai-based agency of international high-end brands. The agreement includes a five-year exclusive license to open between 60 and 150 retail and wholesale bebe points of distribution in Greater China, Hong Kong, Macau and [...]

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PVH Corp. Reports 2015 Q2 Results Above Guidance and Raises Full Year EPS Guidance

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New York, United States – PVH Corp. reported 2015 second quarter results. Second Quarter EPS on a Non-GAAP Basis of $1.37 Exceeded Previous Guidance of $1.25 to $1.30; GAAP EPS Was $1.22 Company Raises Full Year 2015 EPS Guidance to $6.90 to $7.00 

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Guess? Recorded Net Earnings of $18.3 Million in Q2 2015

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California, United States – Guess?, Inc. reported financial results for its second quarter ended August 1, 2015. Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Highlights Americas Retail revenues decreased 5%; retail comp sales including e-commerce decreased 3% in U.S. dollars and was flat in constant currency

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What Does Sustainability Mean to a Garment Technologist?

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London, United Kingdom - The Ethical Fashion Source Intelligence launched a new series looking at what sustainability means to different job roles within the fashion industry. In this first instalment, they speak with three garment technologists, from niche to high street brands about what they do.

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Shaw to Expand South Carolina Carpet Fiber Plant

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South Carolina, United States – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has announced it is investing at least $45 million in its Lexington County, S.C. carpet fiber plant for additional capacity for both nylon and polyester production. The investment will create more than 50 new jobs.“We’re excited to congratulate Shaw Industries on the decision to expand its [...]

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Ancient Wisdom Inspires Brandix’s Approach to Community Empowerment

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – The ancient Sri Lankan concept of village life revolving around the tank, the temple and the school has inspired Brandix to adopt a ‘model village’ approach to empowering communities in areas where the Group has a manufacturing presence. A programme to identify and address water-related issues facing people resident within a [...]

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Thai Firms Eye Vietnam Textiles

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Thailand / Bangladesh -  Vietnam News reports that delegation of more than 400 Thai garment, textile and footwear firms are visiting VietNam to check out the domestic market. The businesses have already spoken to hundreds of local firms in HCM City. Malinee Harnboonsong, director of the Thai Trade Centre in the city, said Thai businesses [...]

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USDA Leads Review of Cotton Productivity Enhancement Program in Pakistan

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United States / Pakistan – Two top scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service are in Islamabad this week to lead the annual review of the U.S. -Pakistan Cotton Productivity Enhancement Program. The primary goal of the program is to study the Cotton Leaf Curl Virus

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Hot Money to Flow to Vietnam in TPP Period, with Textile and Garment Exports to US Likely to Increase Sharply

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Hanoi, Vietnam – VietnamNet Bridge reports that Vietnam economy is expected to see major changes after it signs the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes member countries that make up 40 percent of the world’s trade.

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Swedish Market Presents Opportunties for Zimbabwe

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Harare, Zimbabwe – The Herald reports that Swedish Embassy in Zimbabwe and Open Trade Gate Sweden (OTGS) together with Zim Trade to host a one day seminar on September 2 in Harare to raise awareness on the rules and requirements for exporting from Zimbabwe to Sweden as well as to the European Union.

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Outdoor Retailer Announces the Show will Stay in Salt Lake City Through 2018

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California, United States – Show organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest summer and winter outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced that they will be extending their contracts with Salt Lake through Summer 2018. Both Winter and Summer Market shows have been in Salt Lake City since 1996.

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Bangladesh Textile Mills’ Machinery Imports Rise 54%

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that capital machinery imports by the primary textile sector in Bangladesh increased about 54 percent year-on-year in fiscal 2014-15 on the back of higher demand for raw materials from garment exporters.

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