Expanded Verve for Design Zone at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics to Feature More Original Pattern Designs

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Shanghai, China - As Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this October, it continues to offer relevant features that meet the current needs of the industry. The fair as a whole will play host to an expected 3,500-plus exhibitors from over

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to be Held from Oct. 16 -18 in China

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Switzerland / China – The China National Textile and Apparel Council  has invited the members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation to the traditional ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to China which will be held from October 16-18 in Beijing. CNTAC is very much looking forward to hosting this grand event for the representatives of the [...]

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Biggest Ever Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Opens this Week with Increased Number of Halls, New Design Events and Wider Product Scope

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Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition 2014 opens this week in what is also a celebration of its 20th anniversary. A record 13 halls and 150,400 sqm will be in use, with around 1,350 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions taking part. The three-day fair, held at the Shanghai New International [...]

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Sri Lanka Textile and Garments Exports Grow by 25% to US $ 446.2 Million in June

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – The ongoing export push by all sectors has supported the country’s external sector to continue narrowing its trade deficit, and in the month of June, the deficit contracted by as much as 35.3 percent to US $ 454 million but slowed from the previous month. In May, the trade deficit narrowed

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More New Exhibitors to Offer Even Larger Selection of Prestigious Fabrics at Interstoff

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Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 is set to return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 – 27 September. “As a well-known sourcing platform for the latest fashionable, functional and eco fabrics and garment accessories in the region, the fair has received many compliments on its product range [...]

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Techtextil 2015 Heading for New Exhibitor and Exhibition-Space Records with 10% More Registrations to Date

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By   8 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With around eight months still to go before Techtextil 2015 opens its doors, 80 percent of the exhibition space occupied in 2013 has already been booked. Thus, the International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (4 to 7 May 2015) is once again heading for new exhibitor and exhibition-space records.

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ITMA 2015 to Feature Digital Technology that Drives Textile Printing Industry

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By   8 days ago

Milan, Italy – The emergence of innovations and growing adoption of digital technological solutions aimed at improving print speed, design and efficiency are driving the next growth wave in the printing sector. According to a report released by Global Industry Analyst Inc., the global production of printed textiles is forecast to reach 27.8 billion square [...]

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New Nanosorbent Produced by Researchers in Iran Helps Elimination of Colorants from Textile Wastewater

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Tehran, Iran – A nanosorbent with high sorption capability was produced by the Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology which can be recovered in alkaline environment. In addition, it can be used in continuous systems due to its high speed in process. Results of the research have applications in textile, foodstuff,

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The Monforts Technology Behind Some Beautiful Curves

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Mönchengladbach, Germany – After 25 years of faithful service, the first-ever Monforts stenter for knitted goods to be installed in the UK has been replaced with a brand new one. Simplex, based in Chilwell, a small town between the Midlands cities of Derby and Nottingham has just installed a state-of-the-art Montex 8000 range as part [...]

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Researchers in Iran Use Nanotechnology that Helps in Production of Super Adsorbent Polymers

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By   8 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used nanotechnology and succeeded in the production of super adsorbent polymers. The polymers are produced through an economic and cost-effective method. The polymers can be used in various industries, including medical and hygienic, agriculture and advanced textile technologies. Polyamide is one of

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Lenzing Uses Dye 2 Process that Combines Dyeing Process and Enzyme Treatment in One Process Step

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By   8 days ago

Lenzing, Austria - With the dye 2 process, Lenzing combines the dyeing process and the enzyme treatment in one process step and thus allow for a simpler finishing possibility even with the TENCEL® standard fiber. In in-house test runs with Novozyme and studies conducted by international partners, it has been seen that the blend of

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   8 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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Alexium Adds Key Business Development and Sales Leadership Role

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By   8 days ago

Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced that Jon Heard, longtime consultant to Alexium, Inc. has joined the company fulltime as Head of Business Development and Sales. Jon brings to Alexium 30+ years of experience in the textile andchemical industry as well as experience in launching, growing, and ultimately selling his own [...]

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Kornit Digital to Showcase at GTE Bangalore 2014 Live Demonstration of its Revolutionizing DTG Technology

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By   10 days ago

Bangalore, India - Kornit Digital, the leader in direct-to-garment (DTG) and digital roll-to-roll textile printing solutions, is joining hands with its distributor Dhaval Color ChemPvt Ltd. (DCC) to exhibit at the Garment Technology Expo Bangalore which will takeplace on 22-24 August 2014 at Dr. Prabhakar Kore Convention Centre, Bangalore. At stall no. BC-28,

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Stork Posts Rise of 2.9% in Revenue to €602.9 Million in Industrial Services Segment

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Utrecht, Netherlands – Stork, provider of asset integrity services for the Oil & Gas, Chemical and Power sectors, published its HY 2014 results. Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014 Healthy order book at €1,280 million (HY 2013: €1,130 million). Major long term maintenance contracts and plant modification projects in the global Oil [...]

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TFP Announces JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan and Singapore

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China / Singapore – Technical Fibre Products announced the appointment of the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of their Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore. JianYe and BluDot Group Co., Ltd is a Guangzou based import export company which was founded in 1993 and operates

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SSM GIUDICI Concludes Large Order of 23 Machines (3’000 Spindles)

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Horgen, Switzerland - The fast growing synthetic fibre market requires reliable high quality processing machines. One of the worlds most recognized manufacturer of high quality polyamide yarns has read the signs and is investing in new machines to increase their capacity. SSM GIUDICI will deliver a total of twenty TG30-A automatic false-twist texturing machines, one TG30-AE [...]

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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A.T.E. Brings the Best Compact Spinning Systems to India

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Mumbai, India – Compact yarn is one of the growing high-value yarn segments that spinners are increasingly vying for, so as to succeed in a competitive yarn market.  Realising the huge potential for compact yarn, A.T.E. has tied-up with Ningbo Dechang Precision Textile Machinery Co. Ltd., China, to bring a range of high quality compact [...]

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AMSilk Receives the DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

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Martinsried, Germany - AMSilk has developed a unique process for producing biopolymers such as spider silk on an industrial scale. AMSilk GmbH has been given ISO 9001: 2008 certification by TÜV Süd.  With the successful certification AMSilk can demonstrate that the high quality requirements can be permanently filled with customers and business partners.

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Envoy Textiles to Set up Spinning Unit with Annual Production Capacity of 17,500 ton

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - On 20 August 2014 a loan agreement signing ceremony was held at the corporate office of Envoy Textiles Limited with HSBC and BRAC Bank Ltd for setting up spinning unit having annual production capacity of 17,500 ton, a total of USD 20 Million under offshore financing arrangement, subject to final approval from relevant

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GKN Hybrid Power to Supply 500 Gyrodrive Systems Made of Carbon Fiber to Go-Ahead

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom – GKN plc and The Go-Ahead Group have agreed a deal that will help reduce emissions in cities with the supply of electric flywheel systems to 500 buses over the next two years. The innovative GKN system is based on Formula One race technology developed in the UK. It will help increase [...]

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Team Members from Cytec Carbon Fibers LLC with NJIT to Evaluate Low Cost Carbon Fibers from Biomass

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Alabama, United States – The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass.  The DOE award will fund development of a

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Expanded Verve for Design Zone at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics to Feature More Original Pattern Designs

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Shanghai, China - As Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary this October, it continues to offer relevant features that meet the current needs of the industry. The fair as a whole will play host to an expected 3,500-plus exhibitors from over

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Uster Technologies Ltd: Reading Fabric Appearance: the Yarn Tells the Story

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By   2 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – Total customer satisfaction is every spinner’s goal and reputations depend on it. Every critical yarn parameter must to be tested to ensure that the resultant fabric meets expectations, whatever level of the market is being supplied. All the evidence confirms it, from the world’s most successful yarn producers, and from detailed practical [...]

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   3 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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37th Munich Fabric Start to be Held from 2 to 4 September with 950 International Exhibitors and New Edition of Designer’s Walk

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Munich, Germany – From 2 to 4 September 2014, the textile and clothing industry meets in Munich for MUNICH FABRIC START askick-off event for the Autumn.Winter 15/16 season. For three full days, everything revolves around the

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   8 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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iFabric Corp Announces Best Quarter in Company History

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By   8 days ago

Markham, Canada – Fabric Corp, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended 30th June 2014. iFabric has a 30th September year end. Third Quarter Highlights: record revenue of $3,881,993 an increase of 42% over corresponding quarter in 2013, record income from operations of $566,224 an increase of 53% over corresponding quarter of 2013. [...]

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Garmatex Launches Revolutionary Cooling Fiber Technology, “IceSkin™”

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Vancouver, Canada – Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an industry disrupting inventor and supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics and apparel technologies, has announced the launched of IceSkin™ technology at the PGA Fashion and Demo Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. IceSkin™ is an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by

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World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference 2015 Seeks Abstracts

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North Carolina, United States – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has issued a call for papers for the ninth annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference to be held June 16-19, 2015, at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia USA. WOW2015 is the only conference devoted solely to the entire wipes [...]

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TFP Announces JianYe and BluDot Group as Exclusive Distributor in China, Taiwan and Singapore

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China / Singapore – Technical Fibre Products announced the appointment of the JianYe and BluDot Group as the exclusive distributor of their Optiveil®, Optimat® and Tecnofire® nonwovens in China, Taiwan and Singapore. JianYe and BluDot Group Co., Ltd is a Guangzou based import export company which was founded in 1993 and operates

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   3 days ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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Smith & Nephew Expands the DURAFIBER Range

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London, United Kingdom – Smith & Nephew announced the expansion of the DURAFIBER range with the addition of DURAFIBER Ag to the high performance gelling fibre family. DURAFIBER Ag is available on Drug Tariff. DURAFIBER is a highly absorbent, non-woven gelling fibre dressing for the management of medium to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds.  DURAFIBER Ag [...]

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Largest Ever Cinte Techtextil China to Take Place Next Month

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Shanghai, China - From 24 to 26 September, Cinte Techtextil China will play host to nearly 500 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. This three day event is Asia’s leading biennial technical textiles trade fair, and has expanded this year to a total of three halls and 35,000 sqm [...]

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Ahlstrom Announces Price Increases for Advanced Filtration Materials

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Helsinki, Finland - Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announced price increases on its Air and Liquid filter media produced by the Advanced Filtration business area. The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high level of raw material costs, utilities-related inflation and regional currency impacts. The price increases will affect [...]

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Europlasma to Exhibit at Cinte Techtextil

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Oudenaarde, Belgium - Europlasma designs, builds and sells turnkey vacuum plasma treatment equipment. Together with its customers Europlasma develops and optimizes the plasma processes required to solve their  material problems. Europlasma’s ultimate goal is to help its customers to make better and/or cheaper products in an environmentally friendly process. From 24th to 26th september, Europlasma will [...]

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DiloGroup to Participate at CINTE Techtextil China with Variety of Technologies in Technical Textiles

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Shanghai, China - This year Shanghai appeared as a platform for the international textile industry and the nonwovens industry. First the combined ITMA Asia and CITME show took place in June and then shortly afterwards in September the CINTE Techtextil China fair will open its gates. While ITMA Asia and CITME focused on

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Itema Records a Remarkably Positive First Half 2014

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Colzate, Italy - Itema, the leading global provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, announced financial results for the first half of 2014 (H1 2014) exceeding expectations and registering a further growth to the already spectacular results of 2013. Despite the severe decline in global weaving machine

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Picanol Group Turnover in line with Company Expectations

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Ypres, Belgium – The Picanol Group  realized a consolidated turnover of 219.9 million euros in the first half of 2014, which represented a decrease of 28% compared with the exceptionally strong first half of 2013. However, as announced previously, it is in line with the turnover of the first half of 2012. RESULTS OF FIRST [...]

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Splendid Activities Address Hot Market Issues at ZHEJIANGTEX 2014, to be Launched in Coming November!

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Zhejiang, China - “The 15th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Knitting & Hosiery Machinery”, “The 4th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Sewing & Automatic Garment Machinery” & “2014 China Yiwu International Exhibition on Dyeing, Finishing & Digital Printing Machinery” will be held on November 19-22, 2014 at Yiwu International Expo

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SHIMA SEIKI to Participate at SPIN EXPO with Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3” 3D Design System

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Japan / China - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Hong Kong subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI (HONG KONG) LTD., will participate in the 24th Session of SPIN EXPO in Shanghai, China at booth no. J14, during 2nd to 4th September. On display will be the latest version of [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3″ 3D Design System at Preview in SEOUL

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Japan / South Korea - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Korean subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI KOREA, INC., will participate in the Preview in SEOUL exhibition in Seoul, Korea  at Booth No. E27, during 3rd to 5th September. On display will be the latest

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Shima Seiki Showcases 18 Different Types of Knitting Machines at Open House in Carpi Under the Slogan “Enjoy the Knit”

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By   23 days ago

Carpi, Italy – Enjoy the Knit was the slogan of the event in Shima Seiki’s Open House at Carpi. During their Open House company exposed 18 different types of knitting machines. Among the samples exhibited they found a lot of interest for the samples created by their Shima Seiki Italia technicians. Most customers liked shoes [...]

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Toyota Industries Reports 7% Increase in Revenue, Textile Machinery Segment Totaled 17.4 Billion Yen, Increase of 3.8 Billion Yen

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Kariya, Japan - During the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (the three months from April 1 to June 30, 2014), total consolidated net sales of Toyota Industries amounted to 521.1 billion yen, an increase of 34.4 billion yen, or 7%, from the same period of the previous fiscal year. The following is a review of operations for the [...]

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Terrot to Present “UCC572 Open Width Frame” at Brazilian Textile Industry Fair, Febratex

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Germany / Brazil - From 12 to 15 August, the Febratex – Brazilian Textile Industry fair will present a show with the latest releases in textile materials and their processing as well as machinery and equipment for textile industry. In August 2012, the 13th edition of Febratex met the very latest in technology and innovations in [...]

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The Sustainability Consortium Taps CSR Superstar for CEO Role

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Arizona, United States – The Sustainability Consortium® announced the appointment of Sheila Bonini to the position of chief executive officer, effective September 8. Bonini brings a wealth of sustainability expertise well-suited to TSC’s mission. Her work in Europe, South America and the United States gives her the breadth of experience needed to secure TSC’s place [...]

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TRSA Finds that Reusable Textile Products (Cloth) Have Less Environmental Impact when Compared with Disposables

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Virginia, United States – An independent study commissioned by TRSA indicates that reusable textile products (cloth) have less environmental impact when substituted for disposable counterparts (paper/synthetic) in three common commercial scenarios. Independent analysis finds lower environmental impact vs. disposables The scenarios include:

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Allied Feather & Down Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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California, United States – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a trade organization comprised of brands, retailers, manufacturers, government, non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear market. The Coalition is working to reduce the environmental and social

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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OEKO-TEX® Introduces MySTeP for Sustainably Managed Textile Supply Chains

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North Carolina, United States - The International OEKO-TEX® Association, a global leader in textile product and facility certifications, announced at TexWorld USA the introduction of MySTeP, a robust, secure database application that houses a textile product manufacturer’s information related to its sustainable operations. MySTeP complements the

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Suominen Receives Three New FSC and PEFC Certifications at European Plants

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Helsinki, Finland – Suominen, as part of its commitment to sustainability throughout the supply chain announced that three of its European manufacturing plants have now achieved FSC and PEFC certifications. The certification initiative has been strongly driven by increased customer demand for nonwovens manufactured from

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Original BMW i Accessories – Sustainable, Versatile, Simply Clever

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Munich, Germany – Multifunctional, eco-friendly and surprisingly light, the 11-piece Accessories collection from BMW i embodies the brand’s commitment to extending its philosophy into the smallest details. Developed to meet the requirements of flexible and emission-free mobility and tailored to the pure-electric BMW i3, Original BMW i Accessories are distinguished by sustainability throughout the value [...]

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Crystal Group Publishes Sustainability Report 2014

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Hong Kong, China - The vision of Crystal Group is to be an enterprise that focuses on stakeholders’ interests, social responsibility and environmental stewardship. Crystal Group is a company run by people for the people. The “people” company works for  not just their customers or shareholders, but more importantly, their employees and the community. Their employees are far more than workers. [...]

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Pacific Sunwear Announces Increase in Earnings to $211.7 Million for Q2 Fiscal 2014

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California, United States – Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., announced that net sales from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended August 2, 2014, were $211.7 million versus net sales from continuing operations of $210.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended August 3, 2013. Comparable store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 were [...]

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Tilly’s, Inc. Announces Q2 Net Sales of $123.1 Million

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California, United States – Tilly’s, Inc., announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended August 2, 2014. Introduces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Outlook Second Quarter Net Sales of $123.1 million; Comp Store Sales Decreased 7.1% Second Quarter EPS of $0.05 “Our second quarter financial results were in line with our expectations, reflecting the continuation of [...]

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. Reports Sales Growth of 3.3% in Q2 Fiscal 2014 with 98 Net New Stores

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Florida, United States – Chico’s FAS, Inc., announced its financial results for the fiscal 2014 second quarter and twenty-six weeks ended August 2, 2014. For the thirteen weeks ended August 2, 2014 (the second quarter), the Company reported net income of $30.1 million compared to net income of$43.6 million for the thirteen weeks ended August 3, 2013, and second quarter

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Guess?, Reports Net Earnings of $22.0 Million for Q2 Fiscal 2015

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California, United States – Guess?, Inc., reported financial results for its second quarter ended August 2, 2014. Q2 Fiscal 2015 EPS of $0.26, Compared to Adjusted EPS of $0.52 and GAAP EPS of $0.47 in Q2 Fiscal 2014 Q2 Fiscal 2015 Revenues Decreased 5% to $609 Million; Decreased 6% in Constant Currency Provides Q3 Fiscal 2015 [...]

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Successful First Half with Revenue Growth of 29.5% at Zalando

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Berlin, Germany - Zalando had a very successful first half of 2014. Group revenues grew by 29.5 per cent to EUR 1,047 million in the first six months (HY/2013: EUR 809 million), while revenues in the DACH region increased by 21.2 per cent to EUR 594 million (HY/2013: EUR 490 million). EBIT improved significantly, with a [...]

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Posts Positive Direct-to-Customer Comparable Sales

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Ohio, United States – Abercrombie & Fitch Co., reported unaudited financial results that reflected GAAP net income of $12.9 million and net income per diluted share of $0.17 for the thirteen weeks ended August 2, 2014, compared to GAAP net income of $11.4 million and net income per diluted share of $0.14 for the thirteen [...]

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LSU AgCenter Builds Body Scanner that Takes Quick, Accurate Fashion Measurements

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Louisiana, United States – Casey Stannard stepped behind a curtain into a device that at first glance looks like a mix between an airport body scanner and a voting booth. Stannard, an assistant professor in the LSU College of Agriculture’s Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising Department, volunteered to have her measurements taken in the new [...]

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Billabong International Limited Posts Recovery in Turnaround

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Gold Coast, Australia – Billabong International Limited announced its full-year financial results to 30 June 2014. All figures quoted are in Australian dollars unless otherwise stated. Overview Including significant items and discontinued businesses, Net Loss after Tax for full-year to 30 June 2014 of $233.7 million compared to a loss of

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New Textile Policy of Pakistan Set to be Announced

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Islamabad, Pakistan – The Ministry of Textile Industry of Pakistan will announce a new policy in the first week of next month, reports The Express Tribune. The new textile policy will include the future strategy for the industry and also comprise a plan to facilitate smaller units for the economic development of the country. While [...]

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U.K: Pace of Growth on High Street Picks Up – CBI Survey

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London, United Kingdom – Retail sales grew strongly in the year to August with the pace of growth expected to accelerate again in the month ahead, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. Retailers at their most optimistic since 2002 The survey of 142 firms also showed that sales were broadly average for [...]

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ASSOCHAM-China SMEs Sign MoUs to Explore Greater Business Ties

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New Delhi, India - ASSOCHAM and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of China have inked five MoUs in different sectors to promote and help the SMEs to exchange technologies and enter joint ventures (JVs). The MoU was signed between the two organisations by Wu Xiaochun, Director General, SME Bureau China and D.S. Rawat, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM [...]

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Olam’s Jagdish Parihar to Speak at ‘Dubai 2014’

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Liverpool, United Kingdom - Mr Jagdish Parihar, Managing Director, Risk and Compliance at Olam International Limited, will present at the International Cotton Association’s ‘Dubai 2014’ trade event, which takes place this October. Speaking ahead of his presentation titled “Risk Management – Challenges and Solutions in the Textile Value Chain”, Mr Parihar said: “The complexity of the [...]

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The James Heal Impulse Conforms to the New Standard – ISO 12945-3

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London, United Kingdom - The new Impulse from James Heal is one of several instruments within their range for evaluating pilling and is a two-chamber instrument designed and built to meet American standard ASTM D3512, SANS 6116, the Japanese JIS L1076 standard, French NFG07-121 plus more recent ISO Standard 12945-3, when used with the appropriate liner [...]

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Pakistan: New Drawback Rates on Textile Export

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Islamabad, Pakistan – The Federal Board of Revenue has notified new rates of duty drawback on export of textile and allied products, reports Dawn. A notification (SRO754 of 2014) issued said that the new rates will be effective from Aug 21 on export of these products. The FBR has issued another notification to allow new [...]

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ILO and Pakistan Textile Exporters Association Agree to Jointly Promote ‘International Labour Standards in Textile Industries in Pakistan’

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Switzerland / Pakistan – The Pakistan Textiles Exporters Association has partnered with International Labour Organization for technical assistance in helping the association and its members in designing, developing and enforcing a

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Thanh Cong Plans to Build New Mekong Delta Factory

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Vĩnh Long, Vietnam – The Thanh Cong Textile Garment Investment Trading Joint Stock Company is planning to build a new factory in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long next month, reports Viet Nam News. The investment capital for the first phase of the garment and textile plant is US$8 million, and the project is [...]

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