Euratex Position Paper on Textile & Clothing Rules of Origin in TTIP

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Brussels, Belgium – According to Euratex latest estimates, 173.000 EU Textile & Clothing companies reached in 2014 a turnover of €165 billion and generated a value added of nearly €44 billion, employing 1.63 million workers. The European industry backbone is composed of a large number of SMEs, though some big brands and bigger size companies [...]

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Results of Latest Composites Market Survey of First Half of 2015

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Berlin, Germany – Fibre-reinforced plastics/composites are considered to be materials with enormous potential, including considerable potential for development in a wide variety of applications. They can be used, for instance, in the automotive industry, construction, aviation and electronics. Many sectors of industry and areas of application

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Global Cotton Mill Use Rising; Shifting Among Countries

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Washington D.C, United States – The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections indicate that global cotton mill use is expected to expand for the fourth consecutive season. World 2015/16 cotton consumption is forecast at 114.4 million bales, 3 percent (3.6 million bales) above a year ago.

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Global Cotton Production Projected Lower in 2015/16

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Washington D.C, United States – World 2015/16 cotton production is forecast at 111.5 million bales, 6 percent (7.5 million bales) below 2014/15 and the smallest global crop since 2009/10. For 2015/16, production declines are noted for most cotton producers as relative prices favor alternative crop plantings. Global cotton harvested area in 2015/16 is forecast at [...]

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U.S. 2015 Cotton Crop Projection Unchanged in July

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Washington D.C, United States – The 2015 U.S. cotton crop is projected at 14.5 million bales, unchanged since May and 11 percent below the 2014 crop. Despite a decrease in planted area reported in the June Acreage report, expectations for a lower abandonment and a higher yield offset reduced plantings.

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Disastrous Impact of Counterfeiting on EU Textile & Clothing – Call for Actions

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Brussels, Belgium – A new report of the OHMI on the economic cost of IPR infringement in the clothing, footwear and accessory sector reveals that annually the industry loses more than €26 billion of revenue which leads to approximately 500.000 jobs lost. For many years now, the textile and clothing industry represented by EURATEX, the [...]

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Ambiente India & Heimtextil India Conclude with Excellent Industry Reviews and Increase in Business Visitors

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New Delhi, India – India’s finest home fashion business platform Ambiente India & Heimtextil India, held from 25 – 27 June at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, successfully recorded an increase in the turnout of business visitors in its second edition with 7,233 professionals

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EURATEX Convention 2015: Sustainable Innovation to Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges

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Belgium / Italy – EURATEX and its Italian member federation Sistema Moda Italia together with TexClubTec invite representatives of business, industry associations, policy makers and media to join the 2015 edition of the annual Euratex Convention devoted to the sustainable innovation in the textile and clothing industry.

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Epson’s Dye-Sublimation Printing on a Range of Substrates

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Shropshire, England – Epson unveils two new dye-sublimation printers to help users reliably and cost-effectively produce superior-quality textiles and promotional goods. Part of a complete Epson package, the SC-F7200 and SC-F6200 printers are backed up with warranty and service support, allowing textile producers, photographic studios and promotional product companies to benefit from Epson’s high-quality output [...]

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Eastman Reports Sales Revenue for Q2 2015 of $2.5 billion, an Increase of 3%

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Tennessee, United States – Eastman Chemical Company announced earnings, excluding non-core items, of $2.01 per diluted share for second quarter 2015 versus $1.92 per diluted share for second quarter 2014. Reported earnings were $1.98 per diluted share for second quarter 2015 versus $1.92 per diluted share for second quarter 2014.

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Clariant Highlights Cutting-Edge and Sustainable Color Solutions for the Coatings Industry

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Switzerland  / India – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals highlighted its specialized range of innovative and sustainable pigments and pigment preparations, at the biennial conference of the Indian Paint & Coating Association (IPCA). At the conference held in June 2015,

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BASF to Set Up New Global Business Unit Combining All Pigments Activities

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China / Germany – BASF will form a global business unit (GBU) combining all of its pigments activities effective January 2016. In the second half of 2016, BASF intends to carve out its pigments business and establish separate legal entities. With sales of about €1 billion in 2014 and 2,500 employees globally,

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Toxic Chemical Banned in EU Textile Imports

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – A huge victory for Detox supporters came out of Europe this week as all EU member states voted to ban the toxic chemical NPE from textile imports. This decision closes a trade loophole that allowed clothing containing dangerous levels of NPE to enter the EU even though the substance is banned [...]

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DyStar® Participating in Fourth Bluesign® Conference

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Singapore – DyStar recently participated in the fourth bluesign conference to proudly support the introduction of blueXpert, the new, revolutionary tool for higher resource productivity. With blueXpert, bluesign® technologies offers a solution for one of the biggest challenges for the textile industry – to dramatically reduce water

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Efficient Heat Recovery Modules

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Monchengladbach, Germany – The finishing and coating of fabrics is among the most energy-intensive steps in the production of textiles stated Hans-Peter Prinzen, Head of R & D,  A.Monforts Textilmaschinen, in a recent VDMA presentation. Energy costs account for a considerable portion of the production costs as significant heating energy is required for drying, finishing [...]

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The Hohenstein Institute Develops Labels for Washing/Care Instructions in Commercial Laundries

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By   14 days ago

Bonnigheim, Germany – Workwear is not only used for many hours, but is also often in washing machines, dryers, or finishers. However, it should still always be clean, retain its form and colour for a long time, and above all maintain its varied functions long term – even after frequent wear and the many washes [...]

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Dressed for Success: Rodd & Gunn Joins Woolmark Program

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Sydney, Australia – No other fibre has a quality assurance scheme on par with that of the Woolmark brand. In the 50 years since the iconic logo was created, it has been applied to more than 5 billion products worldwide, showcasing the extraordinary versatility and innate luxury of wool. Backed up by technical specifications and [...]

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Welsh Wool Industry Opens Up to Chinese Delegation

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom – Representative from the Chinese wool industry last week enjoyed a visit to Wales during which they visited a Welsh hill farm to see Welsh sheep in their natural environment and also visited the Wool Testing Authority Europe Ltd laboratory at Caernarfon.

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SIKI IM and Tanya Taylor Win the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize USA Regional Final

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Sydney, Australia – SIKI IM and Tanya Taylor were today announced as the menswear and womenswear winners, respectively, of the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize USA regional final, at an awards event held at Milk Studios in New York. A judging panel comprising Ariel Foxman, Editor-in-Chief, InStyle ; Colleen Sherin, Vice President, Senior Fashion Director, Saks [...]

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SP Nano Receives BIRD Foundation Grant for Graphene Enhanced Carbon Fiber Sizing

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Yavne, Israel – SP Nano Ltd, a world leader in innovative nanotechnology for enhanced textiles and composite materials, announced that it has received US$850,000 in grant funding from the US-Israel Bi-national Industrial Research & Development (BIRD) Foundation to develop a system for graphene enhanced carbon fiber sizing with its USA based partner,

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Wool for Future Generations: The 85th Annual IWTO Congress in Australia

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Sydney, Australia – Australia, the world’s largest wool producer and exporter, brings the IWTO Congress to the heart of Sydney in 2106. Co-hosted by the Federation of Australian Wool Organisations (FAWO), the Congress will be held in the historic The Rocks precinct at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.

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Radici Novacips SpA Measures and Discloses the Environmental Impact of HERAMID® Products

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Bergamo, Italy – Radici Novacips SpA, head company of the RadiciGroup Plastics Business Area, has chalked up another important achievement in sustainability: the company has developed and published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its HERAMID® postindustrial PA6 and PA6.6 engineering plastics

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The TENCEL® 24: Day into Night collection will debut at Kingpins in New York

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Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing, a worldwide leader in the production of cellulose fibers, will introduce a TENCEL® fiber indigo chambray collection called TENCEL® 24: Day into Night. The new ladies wear collection is a platform to showcase the breadth and beauty of “the” most recognizable type of fabrics made out of TENCEL®.

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Rieter Reports Significant Increase in Sales by 6% to 553.9 Million CHF in First Half of Year 2015

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Winterthur, Switzerland – Rieter achieved a significant increase in sales and profitability in the first half of 2015. Sales rose by 6% to 553.9 million CHF. As a result, the EBITDA margin amounted to 11.9% and the EBIT margin to 8.3% of sales (compared to 9.3% and 5.5%, respectively, in the first half of 2014).

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Beyond Denim at Intertextile Shanghai Expands to Cover Entire Denim Supply Chain

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Shanghai, China – For the very first time at an Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics fair, the entire supply chain for a product category will be on display in the same area. The Beyond Denim hall will house denim yarns, fabrics, garments, accessories and machinery to become a true one-stop global platform, and has been re-designed [...]

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A Paris Rendez-Vous for New Sensations Cupro & ROICA™ Innovation at Premiere Vision

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Tokyo, Japan – Asahi Kasei reveals world-first, sensational Cupro and ROICA™ fabrics for fashion and sport, at the Premiere Vision autumn salon in Paris. Come to their booth in Hall 5R 91 and see, touch and feel newness in the Cupro and ROICA™ designed for The Modern Wardrobe where everything can now work perfectly, beautifully [...]

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Denim Industry Encouraged by Millennials

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New York, United States – Millennials (ages 18-34), who represent the largest dollar segment of jeans sales at 28 percent, are showing renewed interest in the U.S. denim market according to global information company, The NPD Group.  In the 12 months ending May 2015, overall dollar sales of jeans declined 5 percent, but increased 2 [...]

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View Premium Selection Kicks Off the Autumn.Winter 16/17 Season with Over 300 International Collections

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Munich, Germany – Munich fabric start’s pre-view textile fair presents the latest fabrics & additionals innovations as a seasonal kick-off. The initial colours and materials for the coming season, plus the latest innovations and findings developments, will be in focus at the pre-view trade fair VIEW Premium Selection.

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INVISTA Focuses on LYCRA® BEAUTY Brand Shaping Denim and New Options for Boyfriend Jean at NY Kingpins Denim Show

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New York, United States – INVISTA, co-sponsor of the Kingpins denim show in New York City, will be showcasing the latest LYCRA® BEAUTY branded shaping fabrics from around the world at Kingpins on July 21 and 22. In addition, the company will feature the latest performance offerings

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Cone Denim Returns to Roots with Natural Indigo Selvage Denim

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North Carolina, United States – Cone Denim returns to its roots with the unveiling of Natural Indigo Selvage Denim, produced exclusively at its historic White Oak® mill in Greensboro, NC. The Natural Indigo Collection is “Crafted with Care in the USA” and created in celebration of White Oak’s 110 year anniversary. The collection will debut [...]

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Global Coated Fabrics Market to Reach US$ 21.6 Bn by 2020: FMI Projects

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London, United Kingdom – Future Market Insights (FMI), in its latest report titled, “Global Coated Fabrics Market Analysis and Opportunities Assessment, 2014-2020”, revealed that the global coated fabrics market accounted for US$ 17.3 Bn in 2014. The market is estimated to reach US$ 21.6 Bn by 2020, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.7% during the forecast [...]

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Outdoor Apparel and Fabrics – Function First

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Friedrichshafen, Germany – Apparel is by far the largest segment in the outdoor industry. Functional textiles are extremely popular. So popular that workwear and fashion designers also photograph their collections outdoors in natural settings. However, outdoor clothing has one thing that sets it apart – functionality. And the outdoor industry continues to push boundaries in [...]

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Arkema Expands Bostik Adhesives Production Capacities in India

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Colombes, France – In line with its ambition to expand in high growth regions, Bostik, subsidiary of Arkema, extends its production capacities in Bangalore (India). This new hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSA) production units will enhance the global adhesives specialist ability to serve customers in the Disposable Hygiene market.

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Orbital ATK and Airbus Finalize Agreement on A350-1000 Variant

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Virginia, United States – Orbital ATK, Inc. , a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies announced that it has finalized an agreement with Airbus to expand its current contract to include the manufacture of composite stringers and frames on the –1000 variant of the A350 program, adding to the work already being performed on [...]

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Teijin’s Advanced Carbon Fiber Technology Featured in Car Built by Kogakuin U. for World Solar Challenge

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Tokyo, Japan – The Teijin Group announced that Toho Tenax Co., Ltd. , the core company of the group’s carbon fibers and composites business, and GH Craft Ltd., also a member of the Teijin Group, are supporting Kogakuin University in developing an advanced solar-powered car made with carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). The vehicle will be entered [...]

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Results of Latest Composites Market Survey of First Half of 2015

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Berlin, Germany – Fibre-reinforced plastics/composites are considered to be materials with enormous potential, including considerable potential for development in a wide variety of applications. They can be used, for instance, in the automotive industry, construction, aviation and electronics. Many sectors of industry and areas of application

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$2 Million Federal Grant Awarded for Port Angeles Composite Recycling Technology Center

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Washington United States – The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration today announced a $2 million grant to the Port of Port Angeles to retrofit a building that will house the industrial and workforce training facilities for the Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC). The project will create an estimated 111 jobs.

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SCA Hygiene Spain Installs Refurbished Rewinder with New A.Celli Paper Equipment

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Italy / Spain – Rebuild project for A.Celli Paper at SCA facilities in Allo (Spain), where the leading global hygiene and forest products company required an updated service on moving rewinder assets and major upgrade on the drive side and slitting unit. Thus, A.Celli Paper dismantled on-site the previous

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48-Million-Euro Investment: Sandler AG Expands Schwarzenbach Location

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Germany / Switzerland – All signs point to growth: By the end of this year, Sandler AG is scheduled to complete the construction of a new production building. The nonwovens manufacturer is investing 17 million Euros in its “Plant 5“ building which encompasses an area 22,750 sqm. Next, a new nonwovens production line for hygiene [...]

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Evonik Hosts Class on Fabric Filter Technology at APC/PCUG

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Essen, Germany – The 22nd annual APC/PCUG Conference organized by Reinhold Environmental was held Atlanta from 13th -14th of July. The main topics of this conference and exhibition are ESP and fabric filter technology, desulphurization and mercury control. Attending now for many years Evonik Fibres had the honor to host the technical training class for [...]

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Millennials Influence Hosiery Sales Growth

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New York, United States – The total U.S. hosiery market, which includes sheer hosiery, tights, and socks, grew 3 percent to $7.3 billion in the 12 months ending May 2015; the age group experiencing the most growth, Millennials (ages 18-34), saw sales increase by 12 percent over the same time period, according to global information [...]

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KARL MAYER Highlights Leading Position at ShanghaiTex 2015

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Obertshausen, Germany – The plan of most of the visitors specializing in warp knitting and warp preparation at this year’s ShanghaiTex was to go and see what KARL MAYER was exhibiting first. The stand of this renowned manufacturer in the Knitting & Hosiery Machinery Zone in hall W1 was eye-catching, even from some distance away. [...]

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Karl Mayer Unveil Seven New Warp Knitting Machines at ITMA 2015

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Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER holds the title of being the market and technology leader and will be travelling, as always, to ITMA, which is scheduled to take place from 12.-19.11.2015 in Milan, after having made the best preparations ever. There are still a few months to go until ITMA 2015 but the textile industry [...]

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Valdese Weavers Celebrates 100 Years

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North Carolina, United States – Valdese Weavers celebrates 100 years of remarkable people, products and innovation this year. It’s a landmark anniversary most companies never achieve, but not only does Valdese Weavers remain a player, it’s also at the top of its game as the leader in decorative jacquards for residential and commercial markets. “All [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Bangladesh Apparel & Safety Exposition

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Japan / Bangladesh – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan will be exhibiting at the Bangladesh Apparel & Safety Exposition in Chittagong, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates Ltd.

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Selecting the Right Needle for Processing Knitted and Woven Fabrics

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Albstadt, Germany – Seams on clothing have to remain intact. That held true when clothing was primarily protective in its function, and still applies today in an era where fashion trends and functionality play a far greater role. As a result, seams have been given new tasks: They not only have to satisfy additional aesthetic [...]

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Systematic Success – Groz-Beckert Offers Weaving Accessories and Their Interaction

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Albstadt, Germany – With its expertise along the entire value chain, Groz-Beckert provides you with a comprehensive overall offer that includes not only weaving preparation and service but also diverse and high-quality accessories for the weaving sector. With Groz-Beckert you have the entire process under control!

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New Sinker Generation – Groz-Beckert Sets the Standard

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Albstadt, Germany – More than 160 years ago the first Groz-Beckert needle came into the market. Ever since, the name has stood for high quality industrial needles. Still today Groz-Beckert is the benchmark but not only for needles. As a supplier of systems the company is dedicated to the production of top quality products with [...]

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Conference “Innovating for Sustainability in European Textiles and Clothing” in October 2015

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Brussels, Belgium – Textile and fashion products made in Europe are renowned for their creativity, innovation, quality and increasingly the environmental and social responsibility with which they are produced. Constant improvement in materials, production processes and supply chain management can further optimize the sustainability performance

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$2 Million Federal Grant Awarded for Port Angeles Composite Recycling Technology Center

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Washington United States – The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration today announced a $2 million grant to the Port of Port Angeles to retrofit a building that will house the industrial and workforce training facilities for the Composite Recycling Technology Center (CRTC). The project will create an estimated 111 jobs.

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Schoeller Textil Announces Collaboration with the Lost Explorer Founder David de Rothschild

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Sevelen, Switzerland – The Lost Explorer and its founder David de Rothschild has agreed on a long-term partnership with Schoeller Textil AG that will include much collaboration. Both companies are highly involved in research for sustainable, durable products with outstanding longevity.

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Radici Novacips SpA Measures and Discloses the Environmental Impact of HERAMID® Products

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Bergamo, Italy – Radici Novacips SpA, head company of the RadiciGroup Plastics Business Area, has chalked up another important achievement in sustainability: the company has developed and published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its HERAMID® postindustrial PA6 and PA6.6 engineering plastics

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Toxic Chemical Banned in EU Textile Imports

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – A huge victory for Detox supporters came out of Europe this week as all EU member states voted to ban the toxic chemical NPE from textile imports. This decision closes a trade loophole that allowed clothing containing dangerous levels of NPE to enter the EU even though the substance is banned [...]

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Levi Strauss & Co. Expands Clothing Recycling Initiative to All U.S.

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California, United States -  Levi Strauss & Co. announced the expansion of its clothing recycling initiative to all Levi’s® mainline and outlet stores in the United States. The company is making it easier for consumers to recycle clothing and shoes, underscoring its commitment to sustainability by reducing the volume of waste sent to landfills and [...]

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J+J Flooring Certified as Zero Waste to Landfill

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Georgia, United States – J+J Flooring certified as a Zero Waste to Landfill manufacturer by GreenCircle Certified, LLC., a prominent third-party certifier of environmental claims.  J+J Flooring are the first commercial flooring manufacturer in the United States to achieve this landfill free status and the first company in the industry to have its waste diversion [...]

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Cone Denim Becomes BCI Member

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North Carolina, United States – Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and innovation, has been named a member of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). BCI is a not-for-profit organization that promotes responsible global standards for Better Cotton, bringing together the complex cotton supply chain from farmers to retailers. “We are pleased to join [...]

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Puma Announces Consolidated Sales Up by 7.6% to € 772.7 Million in Q2 2015

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – Bjørn Gulden, Chief Executive Officer of PUMA SE: “We saw a continued positive development of our sales in Q2. This was again driven by a strong growth in Footwear. We have said that growth in footwear is key for us to turn the company around and feel that the investment in new [...]

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25 Budding Sri Lankan Entrepreneurs Chosen for MIT Global Startup Lab 2015

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Twenty five aspiring Sri Lankan entrepreneurs, chosen from 100 candidates with ideas for potentially game-changing technology startups, have embarked on the 2015 MIT Global Startup Lab (GSL) programme in Sri Lanka conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in partnership

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Wolford AG: Turnaround in 2014/15 Financial Year

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Vienna, Austria – Wolford AG, which is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, closed the 2014/15 financial year (May 2014 to April 2015), as expected, with positive results. Revenues recorded by the Wolford Group rose by roughly 1% to € 157.35 million, recently also supported by positive foreign exchange effects. In addition, the company recorded [...]

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UK Online Sales Growth of 24% in Q1 2015 at Mothercare

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Watford, United Kingdom – Mothercare plc, the leading global retailer for parents and young children issued the following trading update, which covers the 15 week period to 11 July 2015. Overall trading is in line with expectations with the UK making a good start to the year and International seeing some macro volatility as anticipated. [...]

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Under Armour Reports Q2 2015 Net Revenues Growth of 29%; Raises Full Year Outlook

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Maryland, United States – Under Armour, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Net revenues increased 29% in the second quarter of 2015 to $784 million compared with net revenues of $610 million in the prior year’s period.

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Intertek Expands Southeast Asia Footprint into Myanmar with Garment Inspection Services

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Hong Kong, China – Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions to industries worldwide, has expanded its Southeast Asia presence into Myanmar with the launch of its Garment Inspection Services in the country. Intertek’s expansion into Myanmar supplements its textile

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Alliance Membership Elects New Board of Directors and Board of Advisors Members

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – At its second annual Members’ Meeting, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety (Alliance) elected Tapan Chowdhury, founder of Square Textiles Limited and former president of the Dhaka Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Simone Sultana,

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Vietnam’s Textile and Garment Exports to TPP Market Up 70%

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Hanoi, Vietnam – Vietnam News reports that Vietnam’s garment and textile export turnover to countries taking part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations increased by 69.66 per cent in the first five months compared with the same period last year, according to the latest report from the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas).

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Record-Breaking Number of New Exhibitors to Participate in Summer 2015 NY NOW

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New York, United States – Record-breaking interest from new and returning companies is fueling momentum for a blockbuster summer 2015 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, to be held August 15-19, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The summer market also will feature the largest to date [...]

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Most Vietnamese Wage Earners are Young, Dynamic and Mobile

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Switzerland / Vietnam – Young and dynamic women and men make up the biggest group among Viet Nam’s wage workers, who are willing to migrate within the country to find work, shows a new policy brief issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Wage workers are those who hold an employment contract and often have [...]

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Coats Develops First Metallized Antenna for Revolutionary RFID Tag

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom – Coats Group plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, has developed a metallized thread antenna specifically for use with a revolutionary radio frequency identification (RFID) tag.  Convergence Systems Limited (CSL), a global provider of RFID products and active real time location system (RTLS) equipment,

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Welspun India Records Best Ever Financial Quarter; Revenue Up18%

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Mumbai, India  – Welspun India Ltd., (WIL), part of the US$ 3 billion Welspun Group announced Q1 FY16 results today, showing strong growth in revenue, operating EBITDA and profit after tax in comparison to the corresponding quarter last year.

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Pakistan Textile Sector Incentives to Boost Exports to $26 Billion by 2019

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Islamabad, Pakistan – Daily Times reports that Pakistan incentive of Rs 64.15 billion cash subsidy to the textile and clothing sector under the textile policy would boost the exports to $ 26 billion by 2019. Official sources said that the package announced under the policy (2015-19),

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National Retail Federation Revises Annual Economic Forecast for 2015

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Washington D.C, United States – The National Retail Federation lowered its retail sales forecast for 2015 because of unexpected slow growth recorded during the first half of the year, similar to the industry’s experience in 2014. However, NRF expects sales will steadily increase through the remainder of the year.

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SMARTRAC Extends Portfolio with New RFID Inlays Based on Monza R6 Chip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands – SMARTRAC has broadened its range of RFID inlays and tags based on the high-performance Impinj Monza R6 chip. By launched its new DogBone and ShortDipole inlays and tags, the RFID industry pacesetter can offer even more compelling solutions for applications such as apparel, brand protection,

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Vietnam, US Look to Early Conclusion of TPP Negotiations

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Vietnam / United States – Vietnam Investment Review reports that Vietnam Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and US Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed a desire to accelerate an early conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations at a July 6 meeting as part of Trong’s ongoing trip to the US at the invitation of the US [...]

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