Apparel Exports of India Register Growth of 17.6% in April- September 2014

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New Delhi, India – The 22nd edition of India Market Days was inaugurated at Apparel House, Gurgaon, by Mr. Shri Sudhir Sekhri, Chairman Export Promotion, AEPC, along with, EC member and Shri Puneet Kumar, Secretary General, Apparel Export Promotion Council, in the presence of international buyers, participants and

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TU Interview: Benninger Discusses High Washing Effect with Low Water Consumption and the Leading Global Knitwear Washing Technology “Trikoflex”

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Uzwil, Switzerland - The Swiss company Benninger has been the textile industry’s leading partner across the globe for more than one hundred and fifty years with global branches and service representatives. Benninger develops and manufactures textile finishing and

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First Company in India, Century Rayon to Receive the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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Switzerland / India – The fabric and yarn manufacturer Century Rayon, Shahad, a division of Century Textiles & Industries Limited, the flagship company of B. K. Birla Group of companies, has become the first textile company in India to be awarded with the STeP by OEKO-TEX®

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Gerber Technology Introduces Integrated 3D with AccuMark 10 Launch

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By   6 days ago

Connecticut,  United States – Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announced the introduction of AccuMark 10, featuring a fully integrated 3D solution for garment development and pattern making. AccuMark 10 will be available in the spring of 2015, with the 3D solution as an optional module. The [...]

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AAFA and CCCT Forge Partnership at Washington, DC Seminar

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By   7 days ago

China / United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textiles and Apparel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The U.S./China trade relationship will grow in importance in the coming years, with manufactured and design fashion product flowing in both directions,” remarked Rick [...]

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2014 U.S. Cotton Crop Slightly Lower in October

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Washington D.C., United States – According to USDA’s October Crop Production report, the 2014 U.S. cotton crop  is estimated at nearly 16.3 million bales, down slightly from last month’s forecast but 3.3 million bales (26 percent) above the 2013 production. With harvested area unchanged in October and the national average yield lower, the U.S. production [...]

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Ethiopia: Bangladesh Company to Build Textile Factory in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia / Bangladesh – BDL Group, a Bangladesh-based company, is going to build a textile and garment factory in Mekele town of Ethiopia with over 765 million Birr, reports AllAfrica. The Group has signed agreement with the town administration and received 68 hectares of land for the construction of the factory. Company Chairperson, Abdul Wahed, [...]

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A Fairness Alliance – Launch of the Textiles Alliance in the German Development Ministry

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Berlin, Germany – German Development Minister Gerd Müller was joined by representatives from the private sector, trade unions and civil society as he presided over the launch today of the Textiles Alliance. The aim of the Alliance, launched one-and-a-half years after Rana Plaza, is to achieve concrete improvements in social and environmental standards in the [...]

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Archroma Demonstrates Commitment to the Textile Industry by Sponsoring Prestigious Future Materials Awards

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Reinach, Switzerland - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has announced that the company is to sponsor the ITMA Future Materials Awards 2014. World Textile Information Network, publisher of international technical textiles magazine Future Materials, launched the Awards to recognize success in textile innovation and celebrate the essential work of the many businesses [...]

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TU Interview: Benninger Discusses High Washing Effect with Low Water Consumption and the Leading Global Knitwear Washing Technology “Trikoflex”

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Uzwil, Switzerland - The Swiss company Benninger has been the textile industry’s leading partner across the globe for more than one hundred and fifty years with global branches and service representatives. Benninger develops and manufactures textile finishing and

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PolyOne Achieves 20th Consecutive Quarter of Strong Double-Digit Growth

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Ohio, United States – PolyOne Corporation reported its third quarter results. As previously announced, the Company exited certain unprofitable products associated with the Spartech acquisition and operations in Brazil. These actions, coupled with recent weakness in Europe, resulted in revenues of $958 million for the third quarter of 2014

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FESPA Announces Fifth Digital Textile Conference Alongside FESPA Eurasia

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Istanbul, Turkey - FESPA will host its fifth Digital Textile Conference on 5 December 2014 alongside FESPA Eurasia 2014 Istanbul. The conference will take place at the WOW Hotel, located opposite the exhibition venue. The one-day conference will provide delegates with an international line-up of digital textile printing experts all ready to share a wealth of [...]

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LyondellBasell Posts Record Q3 2014 Results, O&P Segment Achieves EBITDA of More than $1.1 Billion

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United States / United Kingdom – LyondellBasell Industries announced earnings from continuing operations for the third quarter 2014 of $1.3 billion, or $2.46 diluted earnings per share.  Third quarter 2014 EBITDA was $2.0 billion. Third-Quarter 2014 Highlights Second consecutive quarter of record

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BASF Opens Designfabrik® in Tokyo

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Germany / Japan – BASF launched the first designfabrik® outside Europe in Tokyo, Japan. The second designfabrik world wide will strengthen BASF’s capabilities as a provider for comprehensive solutions supporting customers from various industries not only with innovative materials but also with assistance at a very early stage of product development.

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Changes in the Board of Executive Directors of BASF

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Ludwigshafen, Germany – The Supervisory Board of BASF SE appointed Sanjeev Gandhi (47) to the Board of Executive Directors effective December 1, 2014. He has been head of BASF’s Intermediates division since 2010. Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer to retire Sanjeev Gandhi appointed to Board Redistribution of responsibilities effective May 1, 2015 After 12 successful years

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“Strong and Diversified” Solutions Drive Novozymes’ Sales Growth of 9%

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Bagsvaerd, Denmark – Novozymes announced 9% growth within Q3. The robust sales in spite of an uncertain economic climate are driven by relevant innovations that target a variety of markets and industries. Biotech is all about diversity – the diversity of nature, the diversity of life, and the diversity of solutions that can change the [...]

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Inauguration of Ahlstrom’s New Service Center in Vilnius, Lithuania

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Helsinki, Finland - Ahlstrom, a high performance fiber-based materials company, celebrated the inauguration of its Service Center in Vilnius, Lithuania. The new Service Center will manage most of Ahlstrom’s finance, accounting and customer service operations in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. According to President & CEO Marco Levi of Ahlstrom, the company selected [...]

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The Woolmark Company Releases Wool Care Guide App, Spreading the Message that Caring for Wool is Easy

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Sydney, Australia - The Woolmark Company announced its rollout of a Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at the tip of your fingers. Available for all Apple and android devices, the Wool Care Guide app can be downloaded free-of-charge via the Apple App Store or Google Play stores. The Wool Care Guide app [...]

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Rieter Sets Priorities in the Implementation of its Strategy

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Winterthur, Switzerland - Following on the 2012/2013 investment program and the resulting enhancement of its global presence, Rieter is setting new priorities in the implementation of its strategy. The strategic objective of being the world’s leading supplier of short staple spinning systems offering the full range of machines, components and parts

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Grasim Reports Financial Results for Q2 FY 2014-15, VSF Business Achieves Record Sales Volume of 100,927 Tonnes, up by 8%

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New Delhi, India – Grasim Industries Limited, an Aditya Birla Group company, announced its results for the second quarter of FY2014-15. Investment for growth yielding results – robust volume growth across Businesses Rs. in crore Consolidated net revenue 7,945 16% PBIDT 1,277 12% Consolidated financial performance    PBIDT for the quarter

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Low & Bonar Decides to Relocate Bonar Yarns Production

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London, United Kingdom – As part of the ongoing actions being taken to improve the performance of the Bonar Yarns business unit, Low & Bonar announced its intention to relocate part of the Bonar Yarns production from Dundee to Abu Dhabi. This has resulted in the commencement of a formal consultation process with employee representatives [...]

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Toho Tenax Develops High-efficiency Thermoset CFRP Production Technology

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Tokyo, Japan – Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. , the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers and composites business, announced that it has developed a new technology, TENAX Part via Preform (PvP), for highly efficient production of thermoset carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). The technology is based on a one-step “carbon fiber bobbin to

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European Textile Company Increases Production by 18% with the Autocoro 8

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Uebach-Palenberg, Germany - Tirotex, Europe’s biggest textile company, has succeeded in overturning the practical limit on rotor spinning of 150,000 rpm that has been insurmountable for over 20 years. On its Autocoro 8 rotor spinning machines from Schlafhorst,Tirotex is spinning high-quality weaving yarns for its own weaving mill at a rotor speed of 160,000 rpm. This has been made [...]

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Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology Integral to Personal Protection Solution Chosen by FBI

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Urmond, The Netherlands - DSM Dyneema announced that protective vests based on the company’s Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology recently were selected for an exclusive United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) contract for protecting Bureau personnel. The contract, awarded to a partnership of Point Blank Enterprises and Tactical & Survival

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Fisher Textiles Unveils a New Blockout and a New Tent and Awning Fabric at the SGIA Expo

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North Carolina, United States – Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabrics for digital printing presented two new fabrics for Dye Sublimation and UV-curable printing, GF 8880 Opaque White (FR) and GF 5355 Cascade (FR). These fabrics were unveiled for the first time to the digital  printing industry at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, [...]

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BASF Opens Designfabrik® in Tokyo

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Germany / Japan – BASF launched the first designfabrik® outside Europe in Tokyo, Japan. The second designfabrik world wide will strengthen BASF’s capabilities as a provider for comprehensive solutions supporting customers from various industries not only with innovative materials but also with assistance at a very early stage of product development.

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Textiles Get Off to a Flying Start at Karl Mayer

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Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER’s high-speed tricot machines are the fastest machines of their kind in the world. At the same time, they are the perfect machines for turning the ideas of tricot fabric developers into reality. This was shown once again by the machines being exhibited by this well-known manufacturer at ITMA ASIA + [...]

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Again More Exhibitors, More Trends, More Service at PERFORMANCE DAYS

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Ismaning, Germany – Completely sold out, with more exhibitors and an even more informative PERFORANCE FORUM – the next PERFORMANCE DAYS has already outperformed all of its previous superlatives. November 4-5, 2014 – for Winter 2016/17, no other event presents the latest innovative fabric trends in sports and work clothing as early as this unique [...]

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Rhodia Showcases Emana® Denim at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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Brazil / China – Rhodia, a member of Solvay Group, showcases Emana® Denim at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, one of the largest textile business showrooms in the world. This event is taking place from October 20 to 23 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2014 Kicks Off Reaching a New Record of Over 3,800 Exhibitors

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Shanghai, China – Breaking last year’s record exhibitor figure of 3,751, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 kicks off reaching a new record with over 3,800 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions taking part in what also doubles as the fair’s 20th anniversary edition.

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Milano Unica Presents Roberto Bolle and Friends at Shanghai Grand Theatre

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China / Italy – Milano Unica, the unique Italian Textiles/Accessories Trade Show, will present an exclusive evening in the heart of Shanghai featuring Roberto Bolle, one of the foremost ballet stars in the  world. An exceptional event dedicated to Italian excellence in China Celebrating its VI edition in China, Milano Unica will once again bridge [...]

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Outdoor Fabric of Herculite, Made with Special Coating

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Pennsylvania, United States – When we think of fabrics, we miss the fact that there are several types that are good for outdoor applications. Not every fabric can withstand the rugged outdoors or even just your backyard. Outdoor fabrics are made to be stronger, coated with chemicals to help resist stain and mildew. When considering [...]

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Toho Tenax Develops High-efficiency Thermoset CFRP Production Technology

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Tokyo, Japan – Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. , the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers and composites business, announced that it has developed a new technology, TENAX Part via Preform (PvP), for highly efficient production of thermoset carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). The technology is based on a one-step “carbon fiber bobbin to

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Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology Integral to Personal Protection Solution Chosen by FBI

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By   2 days ago

Urmond, The Netherlands - DSM Dyneema announced that protective vests based on the company’s Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology recently were selected for an exclusive United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) contract for protecting Bureau personnel. The contract, awarded to a partnership of Point Blank Enterprises and Tactical & Survival

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Cytec to Exhibit at Composites Engineering, Birmingham, 11-12 November 2014

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New Jersey, United States – Cytec Industries Inc., will be exhibiting at the upcoming Composites Engineering Show, 11-12 November 2014, Birmingham, UK, Stand D182. At the show, Cytec will promote its unmatched product portfolio specifically developed for the Motorsport market, from lightweight structural

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Kimberly-Clark Reports Organic Sales Rise of 4%, Including a 10% Increase in K-C International

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Texas, United States – Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported third quarter 2014 results, updated its guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share to take into account the pending spin-off of its health care business and initiated an organization restructuring. Executive Summary Third quarter 2014 net sales of $5.4 billion increased 3 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic [...]

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Bauer Supreme Totalone Mx3 Reinforced by Textreme®

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Borås, Sweden – Bauer Hockey has launched the newest edition of the BAUER SUPREME stick, SUPREME TOTALONE MX3 reinforced by TeXtreme®. TeXtreme® Spread Tow carbon fabrics gives the stick a light weight and makes it feel dynamic and balanced, giving the players control and increased shooting accuracy

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Fibertex Nonwovens Acquires U.S. Company, Non Woven Solutions

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Aalborg, Denmark – By acquiring US company Non Woven Solutions, Danish company Fibertex Nonwovens gains an attractive point of entry to the North American market. The acquisition is a natural next step in the strategic development of Fibertex Nonwovens. The company has experienced growing demand from outside Europe in recent years. Fibertex Nonwovens, a company [...]

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MarkForged Receives Prestigious Award for Composites Excellence

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Massachusetts, United States – The American Composites Manufacturers Association has awarded MarkForged with an Award for Composites Excellence in the Manufacturing category at the 2014 Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in Orlando, Fla. MarkForged received the Material

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Profitability Improves with Strong Sales Growth in Three Business Areas at Ahlstrom

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Helsinki, Finland  - Ahlstrom reported on the interim report January-September 2014, a summary of the January-September 2014 interim report. Continuing operations July-September 2014 compared with July-September 2013 Net sales EUR 252.0 million (EUR 251.1 million). Operating profit excluding non-recurring items EUR 9.7 million (EUR 1.5 million). Operating margin excluding

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Itema Strengthens Itema Asia Regional Hub; Relocates APAC Regional Head of Sales to Hong Kong

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Italy / China – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services,  announces plans to boost its Regional Hub of Itema Asia based in Hong Kong, in line with the  Company’s strategy to build up a stronger presence in important weaving markets throughout [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Hold Private Exhibition in London

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United Kingdom / Japan -  Leading flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan together with its U.K. subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI EUROPE LTD. will hold a private exhibition in London next month, on Wednesday, 12th November ~ Friday, 14th November 2014. On display will be the newest version of SHIMA SEIKI’s 3D design [...]

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Itema Meets Flagship Airjet Customer ALPERTEKS at KTM – Celebrate Winning Partnership

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Italy / Turkey - Itema S.p.A, the largest privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, received a welcome visit from flagship Customer Alperteks Mensucat A.Ş.(Alperteks) during KTM trade exhibition held in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Alperteks’ senior management,

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Picanol Takes Its Place at ITM 2016 Exhibition

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Belgium / Turkey - Picanol, attaching high importance to Turkish market, takes its place at ITM 2016 exhibition. Picanol will take its place with 300 sqm at Hall 3 , which is the weaving hall, and display its latest technologies.   Giving high importance to Turkey as being one of their first customers of weaving machinery, Picanol already confirmed its [...]

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Textiles Get Off to a Flying Start at Karl Mayer

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By   6 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER’s high-speed tricot machines are the fastest machines of their kind in the world. At the same time, they are the perfect machines for turning the ideas of tricot fabric developers into reality. This was shown once again by the machines being exhibited by this well-known manufacturer at ITMA ASIA + [...]

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Itema Exhibits at IGATEX 2014 with a Strong Portfolio of Weaving Machines

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Italy / Pakistan - Itema S.p.A, the largest privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, is at IGATEX 2014, in Lahore, Pakistan. Itema is strongly committed to investing in the Pakistan market, providing high technological products perfect to satisfy the growing

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SHIMA SEIKI to Hold Private Show in Los Angeles

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Japan / United States – SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. INC., the U.S. subsidiary of leading Japanese flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., will hold a private exhibition at the LA Mart creative show space in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. in November on Monday, 3rd November ~ Friday, 7th November 2014. On display will be the cutting [...]

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Itema Exhibits the No.1 Best-Selling Rapier Weaving Machine R9500 at OTM and KTM Trade Fairs in Turkey

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Colzate, Italy – Itema S.p.A, the largest privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, will display its technological

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Guangdong Esquel Textiles Co., Ltd. – the First Company in China to be Awarded with the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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China / Switzerland – Guangdong Esquel, the largest production campus of Esquel Group, has become the first production facility in China to be awarded with STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its sustainable textile production. “The topic of sustainability is certainly not new

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VF Releases Sustainability & Responsibility Report Highlights Progress in Scaling Sustainability Platform Across its Brands Globally

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North Carolina, United States – VF Corporation, a leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, released its first comprehensive global Sustainability & Responsibility report. The report highlights achievements of VF and its brands –

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Kering Partners with the London College of Fashion’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion to Engage Young Talent in Sustainable Fashion

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Paris, France – The Centre for Sustainable Fashion, at London College of Fashion, and Kering, the world leader in apparel and accessories, will present on Wednesday October 29th a five-year partnership to support sustainable practices and innovation in the fashion

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First Company in India, Century Rayon to Receive the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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Switzerland / India – The fabric and yarn manufacturer Century Rayon, Shahad, a division of Century Textiles & Industries Limited, the flagship company of B. K. Birla Group of companies, has become the first textile company in India to be awarded with the STeP by OEKO-TEX®

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Julie Hill Appointed New Chair of WRAP

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London, United Kingdom – WRAP announced that Julie Hill will be appointed as Chair of the WRAP Board of Trustees at the next WRAP Board meeting on 19 November. She succeeds Peter Stone, who will retire at the WRAP Board Meeting in November. Julie Hill is a former Director, and is now an Associate, of [...]

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H&M, Eddie Bauer, the North Face, Marmot and Other Leading International Brands Commit to More Responsible Down

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Texas, United States – Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit dedicated to sustainability in the apparel and textile industry, announced that H&M, Eddie Bauer, The North Face, Marmot, Mammut, Helly Hansen,

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GOTS Forum at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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Germany / China – This year, for the first time, a special GOTS forum is totake place on the morning of 22 October. The forum is designed to illustrate and give examples of achievable improvements producers who can make along their supply chains to enhance sustainability level. The forum will feature speakers from the leading [...]

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EcoPlanet Bamboo Signs Ancient Forest Friendly Policy with Canopy and Commits to Develop Eco-Appropriate Fabrics

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Vancouver, Canada – Canopy announced that innovative leader EcoPlanet Bamboo has committed to a sourcing policy designed to offer a more sustainable option for clothing brands seeking alternatives to ancient and endangered forest fibres. This marks a shift for Canopy, whose traditional focus has been on users and producers of

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1,300 Booths of Fashion Products go on Display at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fair

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Hong Kong, China – The latest trends in fashion will be displayed at 1,300 booths by suppliers from Greater China and Asia as Global Sources‘ China Sourcing Fair opens at AsiaWorld-Expo near Hong Kong International Airport. Tens of thousands of international buyers are expected to attend the four-day event which runs through Oct. 30 where they

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Ralph Lauren Reports Net Revenues Rise of 4% to $2.0 Billion for Q2 Fiscal 2015, Led by Retail Segment Expansion, Including Double-Digit International Growth

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New York, United States – Ralph Lauren Corporation reported net income of$201 million, or $2.25 per diluted share, for the second quarter of Fiscal 2015, compared to net income of $205 million, or $2.23 per diluted share, for the second quarter of Fiscal 2014. Second

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NEXT Posts 2.4% Growth in Retail Sales for Q3 2014

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New York, United States – On 30 September NEXT advised that they would reduce their sales and profit expectations if colder weather did not materialise during October. In the event October remained unseasonably warm and sales for the third quarter were up 5.4%, which compares to their original expectation of +10%. The graph below shows [...]

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Belle International Holdings Limited Reports YoY Rise in Revenue During Six Months Period

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Hong, Kong, China – The board of directors of Belle International Holdings Limited announced the unaudited consolidated interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries for  the six months ended 31 August 2014,  together with comparative figures for the six months ended 31 August 2013, as follows: General information Belle

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Apparel Exports of India Register Growth of 17.6% in April- September 2014

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New Delhi, India – The 22nd edition of India Market Days was inaugurated at Apparel House, Gurgaon, by Mr. Shri Sudhir Sekhri, Chairman Export Promotion, AEPC, along with, EC member and Shri Puneet Kumar, Secretary General, Apparel Export Promotion Council, in the presence of international buyers, participants and

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UniFirst Posts Growth of 7.4% in Revenue and Income from Operations in Q4

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Massachusetts, United States – UniFirst Corporation announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended August 30, 2014. Fourth quarter revenues were $352.0 million, down 0.3% from $352.9 million in the year ago period. Net income for the quarter was $28.9 million ($1.43 per diluted share), down 5.5% from $30.6

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Coach Reports Rise in International Sales of 4% to $381 Million

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New York, United States - Coach, Inc. , a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, reported sales of $1.04 billion for its first fiscal quarter ended September 27, 2014, compared with $1.15 billion reported in the same period of the prior year, a decrease of 10%. On a constant currency basis sales declined 9% for the [...]

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TSG Consumer Partners Names Paula Sutter As CEO of TSG Fashion

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California, United States - TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, announced the appointment of Paula Sutter as CEO of TSG Fashion. Paula’s experience spans more than 25 years in the fashion industry. As president of Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) for 14 years, Paula transformed the nameplate label into a [...]

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East Africa: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA to be Launched in Mid-December 2014

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Mauritius / Egypt – The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area would be launched during the Tripartite Summit of Heads of State and Government in mid-December 2014, in Egypt, taking into account the fact that the majority of the Tripartite Member/Partner States have made ambitious tariff offers and were agreed on Rules of Origin to be [...]

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1,300 Booths of Fashion Products go on Display at Global Sources’ China Sourcing Fair

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Hong Kong, China – The latest trends in fashion will be displayed at 1,300 booths by suppliers from Greater China and Asia as Global Sources‘ China Sourcing Fair opens at AsiaWorld-Expo near Hong Kong International Airport. Tens of thousands of international buyers are expected to attend the four-day event which runs through Oct. 30 where they

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Textile Ministry of Pakistan to Put Textile Policy Before Economic Coordination Committee

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Islamabad, Pakistan – Textile policy would be presented in the next Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet meeting besides restructuring of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee was also on cards, reports Daily Times. Secretary Ministry of Textile Industry (MINTEX) on Monday informed first

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Intel Introduces Technology to Help Bridge Retail Security Gap, Drive Adoption of the Internet of Things

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California, United States – Intel Corporation introduced Intel® Data Protection Technology for Transactions, the industry’s first solution to provide end-to-end encryption of consumer and financial data that is built into the point of sale (POS) platforms. Developed in collaboration with NCR*, a leader in

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Johnson Controls Presents Suppliers with Awards for Outstanding Achievement

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Neuss, Germany – Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive interiors, presented its annual European Supplier Awards. A total of 14 suppliers to the Interiors business were recognized for outstanding achievement at the Classic Remise in Dusseldorf with a Performance Award and/or Leadership Award. 14 suppliers honored with European Supplier Awards in 2014 “We are [...]

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SPESA to Return with Fresh Perspectives on the Sewn Products Industry

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Washington, United States - Building on its successful 2013 Executive Conference in Washington, SPESA will return to Washington on November 5-6 at the Westin Georgetown Hotel to continue its new focus on both suppliers and manufacturers with a two-day agenda. The SPESA 2014 Executive Conference is the perfect place for sewn products industry executives to learn from and [...]

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NCSU College of Textiles Enrollment Hits Five-Year High, Adds Major

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North Carolina, United States - North Carolina’s textile industry is on the upswing, and N.C. State University’s College of Textile enrollment has been on the rise for the last five years. This year, 1,204 students enrolled in the college, including those enrolled for bachelor degrees, masters and PhDs. The college has 1,001 students pursuing bachelor degrees, [...]

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Value-Added Textile Exports Rise by 10% in Pakistan During July-September

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Karachi, Pakistan – Exports of value-added segment in the textile sector grew by 10pc to $2.3bn in the first quarter (July-September) of this fiscal year compared with $2.1bn a year ago, reports Dawn. However, spinning-based exports (non-value added) declined by 15pc to $1.2bn from $1.4bn.

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