AAFA and CCCT Forge Partnership at Washington, DC Seminar

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

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2014 U.S. Cotton Crop Slightly Lower in October

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

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Ethiopia: Bangladesh Company to Build Textile Factory in Ethiopia

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

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

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

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

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

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ITMA 2015 Expands to an Eleventh Hall Due to Heavy Demand for Space

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Milan, Italy - Due to strong industry response, ITMA will be expanding to an additional hall in  Fiera Milano Rho in November 2015, with all the current halls fully booked more than one year before  the event. Mr Charles Beauduin, President of CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery  Manufacturers, which owns ITMA, explained: “The demand [...]

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USDA: Falling Cotton Prices Herald Return of Support Policies

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Washington D.C., United States – For the past 3 years, China’s cotton support program has been the dominant government policy  supporting global cotton prices. However, China’s shift from a price support to an income support policy  has caused an abrupt fall in world prices. The A-index dipped below 70 cents in early October, a level [...]

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Heimtextil 2015: Large Number of Registrations Received Including Renowned New Exhibitors and Returning Brands

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Frankfurt, Germany – The first major event of the year for the international furnishing sector: Heimtextil, the world’s biggest trade fair for home and contract textiles, will open its doors in Frankfurt am Main from 14 to 17 January 2015. In addition to an unrivalled range of products for the window, upholstery, floors, walls and [...]

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Arkema Finalizes Acrylic Assets Acquisition in China

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Colombes, France – Arkema has finalized the first stage of its acrylics assets acquisition project in Taixing, China, and now has access to a modern and competitive 160,000 t/year acrylic acid production capacity in Asia for the sum of US$ 240 million. This investment will enable the Group to serve its customers in China and [...]

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Exhibitors Increase Commitment, Making FESPA China 2014 Larger than the First 2013 Event

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Guangzhou, China - FESPA China & CSGIA 2014 (19-21 November 2014, Guangzhou, China) has expanded its floor space by an entire hall compared with the inaugural FESPAChina 2013, due to exhibitors’ demand for larger stands following the success of their 2013 participation. The 2014 event will see domestic and international exhibitors spread across three halls

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Solvay Chief Executive to Lead European Chemical Industry Group

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Paris, France – Solvay CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu was elected President of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council. Mr Clamadieu will take over the leadership today from BASF Chairman Kurt Bock, who completed his successful two-year term. In his first address as Cefic President, Mr Clamadieu outlined his goals for the next two years during the [...]

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Inca Expands Cambridge Facilities to Meet Global Demand

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London, United Kingdom – Inca Digital has responded to increased interest in its wide-format flatbed digital inkjet printers with a major expansion at its Cambridge UK HQ. Further investment in the Inca’s dedicated Training and Validation Centre will improve the company support to customers and distributors, plus offers an expanded business development resource within

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Weaving New Business Opportunities Through Textile Printing

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London, United Kingdom – Digital textile printing provides a fast route from idea to created products, but what’s driving the growth, how big will the market become and is it right for you? Designers are always looking for processes to help them push the boundaries of creativity.  In turn that can be galvanised by advancements [...]

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FESPA UK Celebrates Successful Future-Looking Conference

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London, United Kingdom – Two day event, supported by FESPA, enjoys plaudits as screen-printing’s relevance is confirmed. Made possible through FESPA’s profit for purpose programme, FESPA UK ran Screenprinting Now, a conference providing world-class insights into two key applications of the printing technique. Split across two days,

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Clariant Inaugurates Regional Innovation Center in India

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Muttenz, Switzerland - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has inaugurated its first Regional Innovation Center in India (RIC India). Located in Navi Mumbai, the new facility will host approximately 100 technical employees in Chemical Research and Application Development in the near future. Research efforts will focus on the areas of Surfactants, Specialty Polymers and [...]

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Toray to Exhibit at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Under Theme of “TECHNOLOGY IS ECOLOGY”

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Tokyo, Japan – Toray Industries, Inc. and Toray Sakai Weaving & Dyeing (Nantong) Co., Ltd. announced that the companies would be participating in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, the world’s largest apparel exhibition, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from October 20, 2014

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DSM Dyneema Appoints JS Gloves First Premium Manufacturing Partner for Gloves in Europe

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Urmond, The Netherlands - DSM Dyneema, the producer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber branded as Dyneema®, has appointed JS Gloves as its first Premium Manufacturing Partner for cut-resistant gloves in Europe. “As part of our commitment to create the world’s safest hands, we partner only with market leaders of whom we are confident

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Saurer Group Strengthens Management and Appoints Dr. Martin Folini as New CEO of the Business Unit Schlafhorst Zinser

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Wattwil, Switzerland - Saurer Group announced the strengthening of the management team of its largest business unit. From 1st of November 2014, Dr. Martin Folini will take over the responsibility as CEO of Schlafhorst and Zinser. These two brands are the market and innovation leaders for Roving and Ring Spinning

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3.3% Growth in Sales of Unifi Recorded for September 2014 Quarter with Improvements in Nylon and Polyester Segments

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North Carolina, United States - Unifi, Inc. released preliminary operating results for the first quarter ended September 28, 2014.  Net sales increased $5.5 million, or 3.3%, to $174.2 million for the September 2014 quarter compared to net sales of $168.7 million for the prior

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BWMB: Final Wool Sale Report – BW71 on 21 October 2014

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London, United Kingdom - The seventh sale of the selling season was held by British Wool Marketing Board, a strong sale from the outset saw prices advance with an overall clearance of 94%. results summary avg. price (p per kg) 154 indicator (greasy) 164 indicator (clean) 237 percentage clearance 94% latest prices Following the last sale [...]

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The Unique USTER® Jossi Fire Shield, An Essential Safeguard for Every Spinning Mill – with Special Benefits for Synthetic Yarn Producers

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Uster, Switzerland – How much is your spinning mill worth? Whatever the actual figure, it’s obvious that this is an investment you would be anxious to protect against a serious fire, which might have a catastrophic impact on your business. A single stray spark could

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Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Expands Premium Value-Added Product Offerings with SORBTEK® Staple

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Suzhou, China – Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. continues to evolve its array of premium value-added (PVA) product offerings with the Company’s latest development, SORBTEK® staple fiber, which provides permanent moisture management through a proprietary Catch, Move, Release™ technology. Polyester moisture-management staple

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

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

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NILIT to Purchase INVISTA’s Americana, Brazil, Nylon Plant

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Americana, Brazil – NILIT®, a manufacturer of nylon 6.6 for thermoplastics and apparel applications, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire INVISTA’s Americana, Brazil, manufacturing site with intent to continue the site’s nylon 6.6 operations. The parties anticipate the transaction will close in the fourth quarter of 2014 pending receipt of necessary

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Rhodia Showcases Emana® Denim at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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

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

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

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Milano Unica Presents Roberto Bolle and Friends at Shanghai Grand Theatre

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

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Outdoor Fabric of Herculite, Made with Special Coating

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

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Portuguese Companies Present New Proposals for Autumn-Winter 2015/16 in Shanghai

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Portugal / China – Six Portuguese companies are in Shanghai to present the new proposals for autumn-winter 2015/2016, with an offer marked by the European quality, the international trends and innovation, where are included shirting fabrics, velvets and flannels thermo bonded with gold and diamond films. A Têxtil de Serzedelo/Texser, Gierlings Velpor, Lemar, Riopele, Somelos [...]

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Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 Concludes with More than 6,000 Visitors from 41 Countries

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Hong Kong, China - Held from 25 – 27 September, Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 concluded with more than 6,000 visitors from 41 countries and regions attending. This edition also marked the end of an era, with the organisers deciding to cease holding the fair from next year. “Interstoff has facilitated the expansion of the [...]

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Swedish Steelworkers to Soon Wear Safer and Cooler Underwear to Work Made with High-Tech Fabric

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Frascati, Italy – Thanks to ESA and a high-tech fabric used in spacesuits, Swedish steelworkers will soon be wearing safer and cooler underwear to work. Cathrin Persson has worked in Sweden’s steel industry since 1998. Every morning as she dresses for work, the welder faces the same problem:

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University of Arizona Reveals 99.99% Antimicrobial Efficacy of Fiber Embedded with Silver of PurThread at IDWeek™ 2014

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North Carolina, United States – The University of Arizona revealed the findings from a recent study commissioned by PurThread Technologies, Inc., on the antimicrobial capabilities of novel fabrics embedded with silver at IDWeekTM on Oct. 11 in

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Hexcel Reports Record 2014 Third Quarter Results with 9.6% Higher Sales

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Connecticut, United States – Hexcel Corporation reported results for the third quarter of 2014. Net sales during the quarter were $451.9 million, 9.6% higher than the $412.3 million reported for the third quarter of 2013. Operating income for the period was $79.0 million, compared to $69.0 million last year. Net income for the third quarter of 2014 was$55.8 million, or $0.57 per diluted [...]

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TenCate Signs Significant Contract for Delivery of “TenCate Defender(TM) M”

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Almelo, The Netherlands - TenCate Protective Fabrics USA has signed a significant contract with a new customer outside the US for the delivery of TenCate Defender(TM) M inherently flame-resistant fabric regarding personal protective uniforms for national armed forces. Neither the name nor nationality of this customer can be disclosed, for military reasons. Initial deliveries

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JEC Asia 2014 – AUTOMOTIVE DAY with Alain PROST

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Singapore – JEC Group, the world’s leading professional organization for the composites sector, has announced another exceptional JEC Asia this year for its 7th session, with a day focused on automotive on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Wednesday November 19: a day dedicated to automotive, with distinguished guest Alain ProstComposite materials are used extensively in extreme [...]

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Formaplex Composites Division Increases Capacity with New 5-Axis Machines

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Hampshire , United Kingdom - Company’s Composites Division has significantly increased its pattern machining capacity with a £500,000 investment in two new CMS Antares 5-axis machines. The purchase of two new machining centres is a major investment in the future of the Composites Division

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Positive Momentum Continues in Insulation and Composites at Owens Corning

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Ohio, United States - Owens Corning reported consolidated net sales of $1.38 billion in the third quarter of 2014, compared with $1.32 billion during the same period last year. Third-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings were $74 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, compared with $66 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, during the same period one year

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EDANA General Manager Presents Global Nonwovens Industry’s Successes, Challenges, and Perspectives to Indian Industry Leaders

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Brussels, Belgium – Speaking in Mumbai at the 2014 Techtextil Symposium held on October 16th and 17th, Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA, reminded the Indian industry leaders and supply chain representatives for both technical textiles and nonwovens attending the event that the global growth rate of the

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Gurit’s 9-Month Sales up 21.9% to CHF 250.7 Million

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Zürich, Switzerland – Gurit reports a 21.9% sales increase to CHF 250.7 million for the first nine months of 2014 compared with the 205.7 million reported for the same period of last year. Group sales increased both for Gurit Composite Materials (+8.3%) and for Gurit Systems and Engineering (+16.4%) in the third quarter of 2014 compared [...]

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New Perspectives with Zero Waste Production at Karl Mayer

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Obertshausen, Germany - The market for technical textiles calls quality products from a filamentous material which offers a special performance, but is usually expensive. A complete processing of high-performance yarns makes thus reducing production costs possible. A role here KARL MAYER, LIBA with the newly developed portal shot machine. The highly productive and flexible warp knitting machine with weft [...]

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

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

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SHIMA SEIKI to Hold Private Show in Los Angeles

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

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

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

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“Cotton Lace and Extraordinary Powernet Fabrics”, KARL MAYER’s Latest Developments Worked on the ML 46

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Obertshausen, Germany - The ML 46 is one of the most versatile lace raschel machines in the product range of the leading warp knitting machine manufacturer, KARL MAYER. This Multibar Lace machine can be used for producing ethnic clothing, such as saris, as well as for manufacturing lace curtains and delicate lace fabrics for the lingerie [...]

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ZhejiangTex to be Unveiled in November as Top Event for Textile Industry

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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” and “2014 China Yiwu International Exhibition on Dyeing, Finishing & Digital Printing Machinery” (collectively known as “ZhejiangTex”) will be unveiled in Yiwu International Expo Centre from November 19 to 22, [...]

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TU Interview: Staubli Shares Insights to the Well Accepted SAFIR S30, the Automatic Drawing-in System Used in Filament Weaving Mills

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Pfäffikon, Switzerland - Since 1892, Stäubli has been one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-speed textile machinery. A passion for quality, inherited from long industrial experience, is the fundamental driving force of their development. Their clients are first of all partners. Their requirements and demands define the products of the company. Textiles Update discussed about their [...]

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Picanol Organizes an Open House in Korea to Demonstrate the Benefits of its Rapier Technology

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Ypres, Belgium - Picanol, technological market leader in both airjet and rapier weaving machines, will be organizing an Open House in Daegu (Korea) from Monday 6 October until Wednesday 8 October 2014. This event, which is aimed at Korean weavers, will see Picanol demonstrating its latest rapier technology and offerings for technical textiles

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Starlinger Launches the New Series of FX 6.0 Circular Looms

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Vienna, Austria - Starlinger is a Vienna-based engineering company with production sites in Weissenbach and St. Martin, Austria, as well as Taicang, China. As the world’s leading supplier of machinery and complete lines for woven plastic bag production and PET recycling and refinement, Starlinger & Co. Ges.m.b.H. is a synonym for leadership in quality and technology [...]

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

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

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GOTS Forum at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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

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

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

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Novozymes Recognized by CDP as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

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Bagsværd, Denmark - As a result of its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change, Novozymes has been awarded with a position on the A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014 by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies. Novozymes is one of the 187 companies that has been [...]

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H&M is a World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change

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Stockholm, Sweden - H&M is recognized for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change. The company is awarded an A grade for its climate performance at The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. According to CDP, H&M earns its position thanks to a superior approach to climate change mitigation. [...]

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Kering Awarded by Carbon Disclosure Project and Recognised as Industry Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Paris, France - Kering has been included on ‘The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014’, for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change. Kering was thereby presented with an award from the Carbon

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DyStar Releases Sustainability Report for 2013, Manages to Reduce Emissions Intensity in Both Dyestuff and Chemical Manufacture

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Singapore – DyStar® has released its fourth annual Sustainability Report following the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative GRI3.1. In this report DyStar updates its stakeholders on the progress towards achieving its sustainability goals set in 2010 towards reducing the environmental impacts of its operations. DyStar published its first

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Solvay Commits to Reinforced ICCA Responsible Care Global Charter

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Brussels, Belgium - Solvay has ascribed to the new International Council of Chemical Associations Responsible Care Global Charter, which reinforces the commitment of multinational chemical companies to continuously improve their health, safety and environmental (HSE) performance worldwide. Solvay has been a signatory of the ICCA charter since its inception in 2007. The charter clarifies the role [...]

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Milano Unica Leaves China with Encouraging Results for the Future of Textile-Accessories Export

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Shanghai, China -  If opening numbers of Milano Unica China VI are important, than so are the closing figures, which reveal the dynamic reality of the Chinese market, in continuous economic evolution. The 13.1% decline in Italian export to China, registered during the first few months of 2014, made one expect an interesting yet not [...]

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Q4 Shows Stronger Comparable Store Sales at RNB

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Stockholm, Sweden – RNB has reached a milestone in the turnaround work and post a positive operating income for the financial year 2013/2014. The fourth quarter showed stronger sales in comparable stores than the market and also a positive result. With this, combined with strong collections, company is now looking forward to further increase profitability [...]

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Debenhams Plc Makes Progress on Strategic Priorities

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London, United States – Debenhams plc, the leading international, multi-channel brand, announced full year results for the 52 weeks to 30 August 2014. Financial headlines Gross transaction value up 1.7% to £2,823.9m Group like-for-like sales up 1.0% Group gross margin down 60bps: H1 down 100bps, H2 up 10bps Operating profit down 17.2%: H1 down 22.9%, H2 up [...]

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Q3 Sales Increase by 3.6% to $72.7 Million at Rocky Brands, Inc.

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Ohio, United States – Rocky Brands, Inc., announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter 2014 Sales and Income Third quarter net sales increased 3.6% to $72.7 million versus net sales of $70.2 million in the third quarter of 2013. The Company reported third quarter net income of $3.1 million, [...]

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Clothing and Footwear Revenues Rise at Under Armour with Q3 Net Revenues Growth of 30%

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Maryland, United States – Under Armour, Inc., announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Net revenues increased 30% in the third quarter of 2014 to $938 million compared with net revenues of $723 million in the prior year’s period. Net income increased 22% in the third quarter of 2014 to $89 [...]

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Palladin Nabs Majority Stake in Harrys of London

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London, United Kingdom – The Boston-based private equity firm signed an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Harrys of London, marking Palladin’s second major footwear deal in the past few months. The company, led by CEO Mark Schwartz, snapped up Aerosoles in June. Palladin Consumer Retail Partners LLC is rapidly growing its presence in [...]

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Carter’s, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results, Revenue in Retail Segment Increases by 12.1%

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Georgia, United States – Carter’s, Inc., the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, reported its third quarter fiscal 2014 results. Net Sales $799 Million, Up 5% Total U.S. Direct-to-Consumer

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AAFA and CCCT Forge Partnership at Washington, DC Seminar

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

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ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia Releases Third Transparency Report, Demonstrates Improvements in Working Conditions

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The International Labour Organization’s Better Factories Cambodia programme released its 3rd online Transparency Report covering the period from July to September 2014. The report presents working conditions for 248 of Cambodia’s

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Trading Corporation of Pakistan to Start Cotton Buying in November

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Islamabad, Pakistan – The Trading Corporation of Pakistan will start buying one million bales of cotton from farmers in the first week of November and achieve the goal in one and a half month, reports The Express Tribune News. “Purchase centres in Sindh and Punjab will be fully functional and will buy cotton at Rs3,000 [...]

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Cotton Prices Move Steadily Amid Active Buying by Mills in Pakistan

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Karachi, Pakistan – Rates moved cautiously amid mills and exporters buying on the cotton market on Tuesday, dealers said, quotes Business Recorder. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 5,200, they added. In the ready session, around, 20,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 5200 and Rs 5300, they said. In Sindh, rates [...]

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Aalfs Uno, S.A. Adopts NGC’s Shop Floor Control Software to Manage Apparel Manufacturing

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Florida, United States – NGC announced that Aalfs Uno, S.A. has chosen NGC’s Shop Floor Control platform for its denim and twill manufacturing plant in Nicaragua. Established in 1892 in Sioux City, Iowa, Aalfs is a family-owned business that is known for its high quality standards, fast turnaround and strong partnerships with leading brands. The company

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Ethiopia: Bangladesh Company to Build Textile Factory in Ethiopia

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

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Portuguese Textiles Invest in Peru

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Portugal / Peru – The 2014 edition of Expotextil Perú, will take place from 23 – 26 October at the Jockey Exhibition Centre, in Lima. This edition will be attended by nine Portuguese companies – AMR|Portugal Home – Finera – Giestal Home Textiles – Globalfios – Inkeri – Lady Suzy – Lumatex – Ribera – [...]

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Cutting Tools Explored for Different Materials and Various Effects

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London, United Kingdom – If you need to shape an edge, slice through rigid board, or speed up your finishing, you’ll need a cutting tool – but where should you start? It stands to reason that if you want to cut shapes out of rigid boards then you are going to need some kind of [...]

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3M Posts Record Q3 Sales Growth of 2.8%, Advanced Materials One of the Growth Drivers

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Minnesota, United States – 3M reported third-quarter earnings of $1.98 per share, an increase of 11.2 percent versus the third quarter of 2013. Sales grew 2.8 percent year-on-year to $8.1 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.9 percent, acquisitions added 0.1 percent to sales and currency impacts

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