13th Techtextil Innovation Award 2015 Honours Eight Outstanding Developments

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Frankfurt, Germany – The winners of the 13th Techtextil Innovation Award 2015 have been chosen and were honoured for outstanding achievements and new developments in six categories during the official opening ceremony of Techtextil, Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, in Frankfurt am Main. An international jury of experts selected eight projects [...]

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Techtextil and Texprocess 2015: Frankfurt as Centre for Wearables and Smart Textiles

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Frankfurt, Germany – Techtextil and Texprocess, the sector’s leading international trade fairs will open in a few days with positive figures. From 4 to 7 May 2015 the Frankfurt am Main trade fair site will be home to a total of 1,662 exhibitors from 54 countries (2013: 1,660 exhibitors from 56 countries*).

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VDMA Textile Machinery Conference in Iran with Record Participation

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Germany / Iran – More than 1,100 decision-makers of the Iranian textile und carpet industry as well as 36 leading German textile machinery and accessories manufacturers participated in the VDMA textile machinery conference from 21st to 22nd April in Tehran.

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World Bank: India’s Economy has Turned the Corner, Wider Reforms are Needed to Boost Economic Growth

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United States / India – India’s Government has announced an ambitious development agenda supported by a three-pronged strategy – promoting fast and durable economic growth, especially in manufacturing,

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Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Revamps and Expands Trend Programme for 2015

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Shanghai, China – In a continuation of the increased focus on design and trends at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles in recent years, the 2015 fair features a new and expanded trend programme named InterDesign. Trend forecasting, conceptual designs, product demonstrations and forums, designed and led by industry experts,

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Rieter: Worldwide Most Advanced Application and Research Centre in China

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Winterthur, Switzerland – China is one of the most important markets for the textile industry. In the context of the expansion in Asia, on 28 April 2015 Rieter officially inaugurates the first Application & Research Centre for Spinning Technology in China. It is the most advanced in the world and is a key element in [...]

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World Cotton Production 1% Lower in 2014/15

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Washington DC, United States - Global 2014/15 cotton production is projected at 119.2 million bales, 1 percent below last season. China and India account for half of the world crop, each contributing an estimated 30 million bales of cotton production in 2014/15. As world prices have fallen, global production has followed

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Global Cotton Stocks a Record in 2014/15

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Washington DC, United States - The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2014/15 indicate that world ending stocks are forecast to reach a record 110 million bales, 8 percent (8.3 million bales) above 2013/14. Cotton stocks have risen significantly during the last several seasons as relatively high cotton prices encouraged global production while [...]

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Huntsman Introduces ZELAN® R3 Renewably Sourced, Non-Fluorinated Highly Durable Water Repellent Finish

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Singapore – Continuing their efforts to promote a more sustainable global textile sector, Huntsman Textile Effects and The Chemours Company FC, LLC, a subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc., have introduced ZELAN® R3 renewably sourced, non-fluorinated durable water-repellent finish,

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AATCC and SDC Announce Developments of the Colour Index

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United States / United Kingdom – AATCC and the (SDC) announced further developments to the Colour Index. This follows a number of new benefits and improvements which were announced early in 2015. The Colour Index is well established as the world’s most authoritative method of dye and pigment classification,

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Indigo Returns to Innocence: ORTA VEGAN Denim Calls Everyone to Salute Natural Dyeing in Denim World

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Istanbul, Turkey – ORTA introduced VEGAN Denim, the first collection of denim fabrics ever to be produced exclusively with vegetable and natural dyestuff at an industrial scale. Many years of dedicated work finally pays off as innovative denim mill ORTA launches the product

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Bayer MaterialScience Names BioAmber as Supplier for New Product Line

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Minnesota, United States – BioAmber Inc. has been chosen by Bayer MaterialScience as the supplier of bio-succinic acid used to produce a new range of innovative, bio-based polyurethanes for textile applications that Bayer MaterialScience has begun commercializing.   

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J-Teck3 Launches J-Lux at FESPA 2015

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Como, Italy – J-Teck3 announced the launch of a new series of dye-sub inks – J-Lux – on occasion of FESPA 2015, which will be held in Cologne from May 18th to 22nd, 2015. J-Lux is a water based digital ink for polyester fabrics and substrates featuring superior light fastness for applications such as fashion [...]

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Bordeaux Exhibits Wide Range of Inks at FESPA 2015

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Bordeaux, France – Bordeaux will have two stands this year; one in FESPA and for the first time a second one in FESPA Fabric with Velvetjet, solutions for digital textile printing. Bordeaux, an industry leader in developing and manufacturing high quality inks and coatings for wide format, has announced that it will be exhibiting its [...]

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Kiian Digital Unveils New Digistar Ink Ranges at FESPA 2015

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Como, Italy - Kiian Digital announced the launch of its new Digistar range of water based inks at FESPA 2015 and confirms Platinum Sponsorship. Kiian Digital, a world leader in the manufacturer of digital inks for the textile industry, has announced that it will use FESPA 2015 as the platform for the international unveiling of its new Digistar range

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SPGPrints Reveals New ‘Archer’ Projects

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AB Boxmeer, The Netherlands - Building on feedback from last December’s customer event, which gave a ‘sneak preview’ of its PIKE single-pass digital textile printer, SPGPrints said it has already begun engineering work for an extra-wide version to be launched in the second half of 2016. The PIKE, scheduled for launch at ITMA 2015 in November, uses [...]

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Uster Key Quality Parameters: A Practical Challenge

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Uster, Switzerland – Ambitious yarn spinners quickly learn that Key Performance Indicators are closely linked with quality – especially at the higher levels of the market, as an example from China shows. Achieving consistent quality, reducing waste and avoiding the risk of packages ruined by outliers are critical objectives, attainable only by implementing systematic quality [...]

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Oerlikon Sustains Strong Profitability in Q1 2015

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Pfäffikon, Switzerland – In the first quarter of 2015, Oerlikon continued to deliver a solid performance in a challenging market environment. Order intake went up by 17.0 % to CHF 793 million and sales increased by 10.1 % to CHF 782 million.

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Safil Exhibits Range of Performing Yarns for Functional Fabrics with a Twist on Fashion

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Gaglianico, Italy – Safil, the Italian spinning company based in Biella, expands its wide offer with a range of performing yarns for functional garments, made of innovative blends of natural and technical fibres and of some exclusive blends. Performance Days is the appointment to highlight Safil yarn focus,

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Rieter: Worldwide Most Advanced Application and Research Centre in China

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Winterthur, Switzerland – China is one of the most important markets for the textile industry. In the context of the expansion in Asia, on 28 April 2015 Rieter officially inaugurates the first Application & Research Centre for Spinning Technology in China. It is the most advanced in the world and is a key element in [...]

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Mitsui Enters into Joint Development Agreement Concerning Mass Production of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

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Tokyo, Japan – Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into a cooperation agreement and an equipment lease agreement with the Innovative Composite Materials Research and Development Center (“ICC”) of the Kanazawa Institute of Technology (“KIT”) on April 21, 2015,

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Unifi Announces Net Income of $10.0 Million in Q3 2015

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California, United States – Unifi, Inc. released preliminary operating results for the third quarter ended March 29, 2015.  Net income for the March 2015 quarter was $10.0 million, or $0.55 per basic share, compared to net income of $4.7 million, or $0.25 per basic share, for the prior year quarter. The Company is reporting $0.49 of Adjusted EPS for the current quarter, which management believes better [...]

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Savio at Shanghaitex 2015 Exhibits Polar Automatic Winder with New Features

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Pordenone, Italy - Extremely popular all over the markets, Savio Polar round magazine model has been recently developed to max 80 positions and gathers all the innovative solutions for the high quality demand, for both yarn and package output with any downstream process.

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Scientific Study Paves the Way for Better Reporting of Wool’s Environmental Performance

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Brussels, Belgium – A recently published scientific study paves the way for better reporting of wool’s environmental performance, proposing a new set of methods for use in life cycle assessments of wool where wool is produced alongside meat or milk. Known as dual or co-production systems, many sheep farms produce both meat and wool.

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ceraspace™: Only Diamonds are Harder, A New Protection Fabric Technology from Schoeller

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Sevelen, Switzerland – ceraspace™ is a new protection fabric technology from Schoeller opening a new dimension in abrasion proofing and heat resistance. Withstands highest temperatures When standard textiles are exposed to high temperatures, they become damaged. The ceraspace™ technology, when added to textiles,

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Disney Research Develops Layered Fabric 3D Printer for Soft Interactive Objects

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California, United States – Disney Research presented a new type of 3D printer that can form precise, but soft and deformable 3D objects from layers of off-the-shelf fabric. Our printer employs an approach where a sheet of fabric forms each layer of a 3D object. The printer cuts this sheet along the 2D contour of [...]

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Safil Exhibits Range of Performing Yarns for Functional Fabrics with a Twist on Fashion

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Gaglianico, Italy – Safil, the Italian spinning company based in Biella, expands its wide offer with a range of performing yarns for functional garments, made of innovative blends of natural and technical fibres and of some exclusive blends. Performance Days is the appointment to highlight Safil yarn focus,

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Indigo Returns to Innocence: ORTA VEGAN Denim Calls Everyone to Salute Natural Dyeing in Denim World

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Istanbul, Turkey – ORTA introduced VEGAN Denim, the first collection of denim fabrics ever to be produced exclusively with vegetable and natural dyestuff at an industrial scale. Many years of dedicated work finally pays off as innovative denim mill ORTA launches the product

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Crypton Brings a Re-Launched Nanotex® to China INTERDYE 2015

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North Carolina, United States – Crypton Fabrics, the leading provider of performance fabrics in both apparel and home furnishing industry, is bringing a new Nanotex® to China INTERDYE 2015. The pioneering product, which was among the first to market nanotechnology solutions for textiles when it was founded in 1998,

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CORDURA® Brand to Showcase Durable Fabric Innovations at Techtextil 2015

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Georgia, United States – CORDURA® brand will showcase durable fabric innovations at the Techtextil Show, May 4 – 7 in Frankfurt at the INVISTA Booth, Hall 4.1 stand G25. Recent innovations include a new range of CORDURA® brand qualifying fibers designed primarily for the development of durable hi-vis knitted and woven fabrics. The high tenacity [...]

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eVent® Fabrics: Membrane Technology for Professional Market Expands on Success in Sporting Goods

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Kansas, United States - Membrane specialist eVent® fabrics will feature its numerous technologies and fabrics used in footwear, apparel and accessories at Techtextil. While the U.S.-based manufacturer is best known for its pioneering air permeable and waterproof ePTFE membranes used by over 75 sports apparel and footwear brands,

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PERFORMANCE DAYS Now Presents Two Trade Fair Awards: Environment and Top Innovations

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Ismaning, Germany - The latest trends from the world of functional fabrics and accessories are on display each season at PERFORMANCE DAYS with awards going to the best innovations. This fact is doubly true for the next edition of the fair when, in addition to the coveted PERFORMANCE AWARD for the best innovation, the brand new [...]

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Oerlikon Barmag and Oerlikon Neumag at the Techtextil 2015 Presents Car of the Future will be Wearing More Textiles

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Remscheid, Germany – Even today, the average car has around 30 kilograms of textiles, according to the German Textil research board of trustees. And this is a growing trend, as high-performance and intelligent fibers, yarns and compound materials are assuming an ever greater number of comfort,

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13th Techtextil Innovation Award 2015 Honours Eight Outstanding Developments

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Frankfurt, Germany – The winners of the 13th Techtextil Innovation Award 2015 have been chosen and were honoured for outstanding achievements and new developments in six categories during the official opening ceremony of Techtextil, Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, in Frankfurt am Main. An international jury of experts selected eight projects [...]

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SGL Group Expands Product Range in the Field of Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastics with Organic Sheets

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Wiesbaden, Germany – SGL Group – The Carbon Company – presented its carbon fiber optimized for thermoplastic applications SIGRAFIL® C T50-4.0/240-T140 for the first time back at the JEC 2014, the leading trade fair for the composite industry. The company is now expanding its portfolio in this field

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Chomarat at Techtextil 2015: A Unique Range of Textile Know-How

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Le Cheylard , France – Chomarat will present all of its activities for the first time at the TechTextil 2015 trade show: coated fabrics and technical films, grids and reinforcements for composites, in a range of sectors that includes construction, luggage, luxury, telephony and design.

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Evonik Opens New Application Technology Center for Superabsorbent Polymers

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Krefeld, Germany – Evonik has inaugurated a new application technology center for superabsorbent polymers in Krefeld, Germany. The company invested €1 million. The new facility strengthens the position of Evonik as an innovative solutions provider for superabsorbent polymers. “Our customers will directly benefit

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Freudenberg: Sound Strategic Development Leads to Profitable Growth in Financial Year 2014

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Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg, the global family-owned company, continues to be successful. In the 2014 financial year, the technology group reported record sales for the fifth year in succession on the basis of pro-rata consolidation of joint ventures, at €7,039.1 million (previous year: €6,662.5 million),

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Dornier Exhibits at Techtextil

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Lindau, Germany – Lindauer DORNIER will presents at this year‘s Techtextil machines for upmarket high-tech textiles for the protection of people and the environment such as functional textiles for solid matter, wet and air filtration as well as shading. Under the slogan “The Green Machine“ DORNIER broaches the issue of sustainable machine development for the [...]

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Techtextil North America is Set to Surpass Expectations

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Texas, United States – Techtextil North America 2015 has exceeded pre-show expectations bringing over 150 exhibitors from 16+ countries representing 100+ product categories to Houston, Texas during the premier three day technical textile event in the United States. Visitors can expect to see leading technical textile and nonwoven companies from around the world

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Dornier Exhibits at Techtextil

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Lindau, Germany – Lindauer DORNIER will presents at this year‘s Techtextil machines for upmarket high-tech textiles for the protection of people and the environment such as functional textiles for solid matter, wet and air filtration as well as shading. Under the slogan “The Green Machine“ DORNIER broaches the issue of sustainable machine development for the [...]

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Mayer & Cie on Course for Growth

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Albstadt, Germany – The long-established knitting machinery manufacturer from Albstadt, Germany, Mayer & Cie. is planning considerable investments in technology, facilities and personnel for the years 2015 and 2016. The largest individual share will go to the expansion and modernisation of MCT’s headquarters in Germany. Planned are investments of altogether about four million Euros

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STOLL Exhibits CMS ADF 32 W at Techtextil Show 2015 in Frankfurt

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Reutlingen, Germany - Stoll inspires and at the same time stands for quality and flexibility in the world of flat knitting. Stoll has achieved a legendary reputation appearing through many facets. Over 140 years the image of a consequently solution orientated manufacturer of flat knitting machines has been maintained and further developed. Stoll stands for sophisticated [...]

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KARL MAYER Presents Three New Machines at ShanghaiTex

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Obertshausen, Germany - KARK MAYER can be found at ShanghaiTex 2015 in hall W1 on stand C01 – and there is no danger of missing the stand. Three of the company’s newest machines will be demonstrating their features and performance on a modern stand covering an area of 600 m2. These are the TM 4 TS EL, [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Techtextil

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Italian subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., will participate in the Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt am Main, Germany this May. On display will be the company’s latest technological contributions to the field of technical textiles. SRY123LP is SHIMA [...]

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Loepfe Brothers to Exhibit New Yarn Machines at SHANGHAITEX 2015

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Wetzikon, Switzerland - Loepfe Brothers Ltd. started business 60 years ago in 1955. Solutions for weaving mills significantly increased the efficiency of the production systems in the 1960s. WeftMaster provides components for weaving machines such as weft stop motions,

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Annual General Meeting Picanol NV 2014

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Ypres, Belgium - The general meeting of Picanol NV for the financial year 2014 was held today. Out of a total of 17,700,000 shares, 15,755,704 (89.02%) were present or represented at the meeting. The general meeting approved the annual accounts, the annual report and the proposed appropriation of the result. The general meeting also granted discharge to the members [...]

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KARL MAYER Develops New Open Tulle Products Produced on the HKS 3-M

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Obertshausen, Germany - According to the “Moods Spring.Summer 2015″ cards published by the Deutsches-Mode Institut, DMI (German Fashion Institute), ultra-lightweight textiles are the latest trend in both the sportswear and haute couture sectors. They flow beautifully, are light as a feather, and gently envelop the body in fabrics that are as fine as a spider’s web. They [...]

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Dry Like a Duck – Schoeller ecorepel® Technology on Track for Continued Success

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Sevelen, Switzerland - Inspired by duck feathers, Schoeller ecorepel® technology continues its success in the marketplace. Many apparel brands rely on the PFC-free textile technology. Furthermore, the trend of ecological textile technologies continues to grow, and sustainable business practices contribute to success for companies within the textile industry.

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Huntsman Introduces ZELAN® R3 Renewably Sourced, Non-Fluorinated Highly Durable Water Repellent Finish

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Singapore – Continuing their efforts to promote a more sustainable global textile sector, Huntsman Textile Effects and The Chemours Company FC, LLC, a subsidiary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc., have introduced ZELAN® R3 renewably sourced, non-fluorinated durable water-repellent finish,

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Safil Becomes First bluesign® System Partner in Italy

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Gaglianico Biella, Italy - Safil informed its customers that is the first spinner to become bluesign® system partner in Italy. The Swiss company bluesign® technologies, has approved that the organization of Safil meets all the parameters of the bluesign® system.

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Indigo Returns to Innocence: ORTA VEGAN Denim Calls Everyone to Salute Natural Dyeing in Denim World

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Istanbul, Turkey – ORTA introduced VEGAN Denim, the first collection of denim fabrics ever to be produced exclusively with vegetable and natural dyestuff at an industrial scale. Many years of dedicated work finally pays off as innovative denim mill ORTA launches the product

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BCI 2014 Annual Report Released

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Geneva, Switzerland – Better Cotton Initiative announced the publication of the BCI 2014 Annual Report. This is the first of two reporting stages in 2014, in which you will find the latest updates on global numbers, membership and partnership activities, reviews of our organizational progress, and our financial statements. Highlights include: The total number of [...]

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GFK Reports: Three Quarters of Consumers Say Brands Have to be Environmentally Responsible

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Nuernberg, Germany – With the 45th World Earth Day happening this week, GfK has published survey findings showing how important environmental values are to people internationally. Close to two thirds feel guilty when they do something that is not environmentally friendly.

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Lindex Publishes Sustainability Report 2014

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Stockholm, Sweden – Lindex Published its tenth sustainability report. During the past year, 900 million liters of water was saved by Lindex suppliers through cleaner production projects in India and Bangladesh. Lindex also became a partner to WaterAid as an extension of their water related sustainability work. Lindex suppliers´ production operations throughout the supply chain [...]

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ICAC: Report on Measurement of Sustainability in Cotton

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Washington DC, United States - The ICAC Expert Panel on Social, Environmental and Economic Performance of Cotton Production (SEEP), constituted by 14 experts from all over the world, has released its final report on “Measuring Sustainability in Cotton Farming Systems: Towards a Guidance Framework”. The document provides an overview of sustainability themes and recommends

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[TC]2 Announces Availability of Most Advanced 3D/4D Body Scanner

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North Carolina, United States -  [TC]², the innovation leader for the fashion industry and 3D body scanning technology, announced general availability of the TC2-19, the most advanced 3D/4D body scanning and measurement technology available on the market.

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VF Reports Q1 2015 Revenues Up 2%

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North Carolina, United States – VF Corporation reported financial results for its first quarter ended April 4, 2015. First quarter revenues up 2 percent (up 8 percent currency neutral) Outdoor & Action Sports revenues up 2 percent (up 10 percent currency neutral)

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Textured Jersey Rleases Impressive Results Yet Again; 46% Bottom Line Growth in FY 2014/2015

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Avissawella, Sril Lanka – Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) recorded its highest ever annual net profit of Rs. 1.3bn for the year ended 31st March 2015, an increase of 16% year-on-year. This result was achieved on the back of a Rs. 512mn net profit for the quarter ended 31st March 2015, representing an impressive 46% [...]

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Next Reports Sales Increased by 3.2% in Q1 2015

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London, United Kingdom – Full Price Sales for the first thirteen weeks of the financial year were up +3.2% of which +1.9% came from the opening of new space.  This is slightly ahead of the guidance we gave in March for the first half of the year, which was 0% to +3%. However, sales in [...]

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Carter’s Reports Net Sales of $685 Million, Up 5% in Q1 Fiscal 2015

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Georgia, United States - Carter’s, Inc., the largest branded marketer in the United States and Canada of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, reported its first quarter fiscal 2015 results. Net Sales $685 Million, Up 5% U.S. Direct-to-Consumer Sales: Carter’s Up 12%, OshKosh Up 15% EPS $0.94, Up 49%; Adjusted EPS $0.97, Up 33% “We’re off to a good start this year with a very [...]

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Iconix Brand Group Posts Q1 2015 Licensing Revenue of $95.4 Million

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New York, United States – Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Q1 licensing revenue of $95.4 million, flat to prior year quarter excluding 2014 ABC deal Continued to execute acquisition strategy with Strawberry Shortcake and PONY Expanded global footprint- acquired full ownership and control of China JV

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China Xiniya Fashion Reports Revenue of RMB201.6 Million in Q4 2015

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Fujian, China – China Xiniya Fashion Limited, a leading provider of men’s business casual apparel in China,reported financial results for the fourth quarter and for the full year 2014. The financial statements and other financial information included in this press release have been prepared in conformity with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). The Company publishes [...]

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Wolverine Worldwide Posts Revenue Growth of 3.4% in Q1 2015; Reaffirms Full-Year Revenue and Adjusted EPS Guidance

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Michigan, United States – Wolverine Worldwide reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 28, 2015.  Adjusted financial results exclude restructuring and acquisition-related integration costs. “Our first-quarter results reflect the continued strength of our brand portfolio and a global business model that is built on 15 brands, targeting multiple consumer groups,

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Coats Launches New Reflective Thread

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom – Coats Group plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, launched Coats Signal thread, an innovative reflective thread.  The specially developed premium thread has a high level of retro-reflectance when illuminated in dark or low visibility conditions. 

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VDMA Textile Machinery Conference in Iran with Record Participation

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Germany / Iran – More than 1,100 decision-makers of the Iranian textile und carpet industry as well as 36 leading German textile machinery and accessories manufacturers participated in the VDMA textile machinery conference from 21st to 22nd April in Tehran.

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Cotton Australia Industry Showcased with Leading Fashion Industry Figures, Retailers & Designers

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Sydney, Australia – The cotton fields of Narrabri played host to an exclusive group of leading Australian fashion industry figures, retailers and designers at a tour held on Tuesday 28 April, 2015.

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World Bank: India’s Economy has Turned the Corner, Wider Reforms are Needed to Boost Economic Growth

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United States / India – India’s Government has announced an ambitious development agenda supported by a three-pronged strategy – promoting fast and durable economic growth, especially in manufacturing,

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Intertek Launches Highly Specialized Leather and Footwear Testing Laboratory in Chennai

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United Kingdom / India – Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to industries around the world, has inaugurated a comprehensive leather and footwear testing facility in Chennai, India, to support the country’s leather, footwear and leathergoods industries.

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SSM Announces New Area Sales Manager Far East

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Winterthur, Switzerland – Changes in Sales for SSM’s Far Eastern Region. Since 1st of April Mr. Peter Spiller has taken over the sales area from Mr. Horst Lüchinger, which is going to be retired. For more than sixteen years, Mr. Horst Lüchinger earned large merits

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BRÜCKNER Exhibits at Textile Machinery Symposium in Iran

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Germany / Iran – On 21 / 22 April 2015 a textile machinery symposium took place in the Iranian capital Teheran, organized by the German VDMA. This was the first German event of this type on Iranian soil in the last ten years. With about 600 guests each day, the symposium was very well attended [...]

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World Bank: China Growth Moderated to 7.4% in 2014

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United States / China – China growth moderated to 7.4 percent in 2014 reflecting policy steps to put economic growth on a more sustainable footing. Weak domestic demand, capital outflows, structural adjustments in sluggish real estate sector, and deflationary pressures have added additional pressures to economic activity.

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