Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Releases Spring / Summer 2018 Trends

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By   3 days ago

Shanghai, China – Next month will see the global industry converge on Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition.

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BGMEA Seeks Duty Waiver in US, Brazil for RMG Products Made from their Cotton

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By   3 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that Bangladeshi RMG products currently do not have duty-free access to these markets, even though the two countries enjoy duty-free access for the cotton they export to Bangladesh. 

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Italian Textile Machinery: 2016 Closes with Growth in New Orders

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By   1 week ago

Milan, Italy – The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period from October to December 2016 rose by 5% compared to the same period for the previous year. The value of the index thus came in at 94.2 points (basis: 2010=100).

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275 Plus Domestic Exhibitors Confirmed to Feature at Yarn Expo Spring 2017

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By   1 week ago

Shanghai, China – China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry in recent years, not only as a strong buyer but also a high-quality supplier that is looking to export abroad. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo […]

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Heimtextil 2017: More Textiles for the Home – Quality of Life Lies in Furnishings

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By   2 weeks ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Textiles are experiencing a comeback: whether furnishing fabrics, piles of cushions or curtains – the trend towards more materiality within our own four walls continues in 2017. With what felt like a veritable firework display of new products, 2963 international exhibitors at Heimtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main highlighted the increasing importance […]

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ICAC Forecasts that World Production Will Grow by 2% in 2017/18

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By   2 weeks ago

Washington D.C, United States – In its first estimate of the 2017/18 crop, the Secretariat predicts that world cotton output will rise by 2% to 23.4 million tons. The expansion is the result of an increase in planted area, which is expected to grow by 5% to 30.6 million hectares after two seasons of contraction.

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Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition Returns in March Amid Finished Products Peak Sourcing Period in China

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By   3 weeks ago

Shanghai, China – With around 200 exhibitors already confirmed to participate, the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is set to return to the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from 15 – 17 March. The fair stands out as the leading trading event for finished products in China as it is held […]

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Bangladesh to Grow 10 Percent of Cotton Needs by 2025

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By   3 weeks ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh aims to produce 1 million bales of cotton by the end of 2025, as the largest cotton importing country meets its total requirement from imports at present.Currently, Bangladesh grows about 180,000 bales of cotton a year, which is just 1 percent of total demand in a […]

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Official Verification: All Standard Lenzing Fibers are Derived 100 Percent from Nature

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By   3 days ago

Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing Viscose® and Lenzing Modal® fibers including all their product families were awarded the Biobased Product Label granted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The prestigious certification is further proof that all standard types of fibers produced by Lenzing are fully derived from the natural and renewable raw material wood.

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275 Plus Domestic Exhibitors Confirmed to Feature at Yarn Expo Spring 2017

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By   1 week ago

Shanghai, China – China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry in recent years, not only as a strong buyer but also a high-quality supplier that is looking to export abroad. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo […]

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The Young Leaders Driving China’s Textile Industry

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By   1 week ago

Uster, Switzerland – Progress in China’s textile industry is increasingly being driven by a young and dynamic generation of professionals – and USTER is proud to play a role in fostering the development of these talented individuals. The company’s close links with Chinese universities started 10 years ago, and in that period USTER has developed a […]

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Refibra™ – Lenzing’s Initiative to Drive Circular Economy in the Textile World

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By   2 weeks ago

Lenzing, Austria – The need for clothing will have doubled by the year 2025. This amount of clothing signals a major burden for our environment. 80% of the clothing we throw away ends up in landfills. An estimated 50 million tons of clothing are thrown away every year.

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A New Technology From Trützschler Switzerland AG And EREMA For Production of BCF Yarn From Recycled PET (R-PET)

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By   2 weeks ago

Monchengladbach, Germany – All of us use plastic bottles almost every day. Especially life without bottled water is not conceivable in developing and developed countries.

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Jos Berry Highlights New Cellulosic Yarn Brand, Naia™ From Eastman

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By   2 weeks ago

Tennessee, United States – Jos Berry, global trendsetter, founder and CEO of Concepts Paris and the creative force of trend for the intimate apparel fair Interfilière General Forum, will host Whisperings, a walk-through experience and trends project for the Interfilière Paris fair held January 21–23.

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Kelheim Fibres with a Mixture of New and Well-Established Products at Index17

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By   2 weeks ago

Kelheim, Germany – Viscose specialty fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibers presents a mixture of new and well-established – and further enhanced – products at index17 in Geneva.

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Rieter – Orders Received and Sales 2016 – Order Intake Up 13%

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By   3 weeks ago

Winterthur, Switzerland – The Rieter Group achieved an order intake of CHF 905.2 million in the 2016 financial year. This represents an increase of 13% compared to the previous year (CHF +103.6 million). Sales amounted to CHF 945.0 million (2015: CHF 1 036.8 million) and as expected were 9% down on the previous year.

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Releases Spring / Summer 2018 Trends

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By   3 days ago

Shanghai, China – Next month will see the global industry converge on Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition.

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Milano Unica Pavilion Returns to Intertextile Shanghai Following 20% Increase in Buyers Last October

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By   1 week ago

Shanghai, China – Amongst the many high-quality offerings in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ premium SalonEurope area is the Milano Unica Pavilion, which will feature again at the 2017 Spring Edition in March following a highly successful showing last October. The pavilion, which is by invitation only, recorded a 20% increase in buyers compared to the […]

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HeiQ Tackles the Potential Risk of Mosquito Borne Diseases with Its New Textile Technology “HeiQ Bug Guard”

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By   2 weeks ago

Schlieren, Switzerland – The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ launches HeiQ Bug Guard at this year’s ISPO Munich. HeiQ Bug Guard is a reliable and highly effective technology for durable mosquito and insect protection. Wearing apparel empowered by HeiQ Bug Guard reduces the risk of mosquito and bug bites and consequently decreases the likelihood of […]

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Strong Growth in China Attracts Exhibitors to Intertextile Shanghai’s Premium Wool Zone

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By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – Across Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ wide range of product categories, many of the industry’s biggest names are returning to the 2017 Spring Edition following strong results at last year’s two fairs and reports of continued strong demand in China.

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TEXWORLD Paris 6-9/2/2017, Paris, Le Bourget

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By   2 months ago

Paris, France – The 40th TEXWORLD Paris show aspires as ever to offer a venue for international weavers and 730 exhibitors have been chosen by the selection committee on the strength of the quality and benefits of their products. There is an increase in the number of previous exhibitors now returning after missing several of […]

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Extra Hall Added to 2017 Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

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By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – The apparel fabric and accessory industry’s most comprehensive trade fair for the spring / summer season returns this March, when over 3,000 exhibitors are expected in Shanghai from 15 – 17 March for the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics. Reflecting the fair’s leading status in the industry as well as […]

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AVANTEX PARIS 6-9/2/2017 Le Bourget, Paris Highlights in High-Tech Fashion

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By   2 months ago

Paris, France – “Since AVANTEX PARIS was launched in September 2015, Messe Frankfurt France has taken steps so that heads of collections and designers are offered solutions that are at the forefront of innovation for clothing and fashion accessories.

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TEXWORLD Paris 6-9/2/2017, Paris, Le Bourget Growing Interest in the International Trade Show for Fashion: Fabrics, Trimmings & Accessories

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By   3 months ago

Paris, France – Organised by Messe Frankfurt France, the 40th Texworld Paris show promises to be as dynamic as ever and 80% of registrations have already been received.

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Oerlikon Neumag Offers Customers Process Solutions for an Efficient Nonwovens Production

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By   3 days ago

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – At this year’s Index – taking place in Geneva between April 4 and 7 – Oerlikon Neumag will be showcasing a broad technology portfolio targeted at the efficient manufacturing of nonwovens.

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Circuitex® Conductive Technology Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel

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By   1 week ago

Pennsylvania, United States – Noble Biomaterials, Inc., a global leader in conductive solutions for smart textiles applications, has collaborated with Bemis Associates to develop a seamless, conductive advanced material that allows for simple and durable integration of electronics into apparel.

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IACMI Teams with Industry to Unveil Unique Combination of Technologies in Nine-Meter Wind Turbine Blade

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By   2 weeks ago

Tennessee, United States – The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), a Manufacturing USA institute driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S.

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Wet Wipes Industry Announce New Disposal Labeling Code of Practice

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By   2 weeks ago

Auderghem, Belgium – EDANA announces an updated Code of Practice on communicating correct disposal for personal care and cleaning wipes in order to protect wastewater systems.

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Techtextil 2017: More Registrations Than Expected

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By   1 month ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With nine months still to go before the doors open, 85 percent of exhibition space at Techtextil 2017 has already been booked, which means the next edition of the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens (9 to 12 May 2017) will grow in comparison to the previous fair.

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Techtextil 2017 on a Growth Curve

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Frankfurt, Germany – More exhibitors and a journey to Mars: visitors and exhibitors can look forward to an even bigger event and a completely new trade-fair experience at the coming Techtextil from 9 to 12 May 2017. With around four months still to go before the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens […]

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SGL Group Concentrates Carbon Fiber Production at Two Major Sites

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Wiesbaden, Germany – SGL Group focuses its carbon fiber production at two major sites in Moses Lake (joint venture site with BMW Group in Washington, USA) and Muir of Ord (Scotland, UK) in order to further enhance the efficiency of its production network. The production lines in Muir of Ord have been upgraded over the […]

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INDA Consolidates Nonwovens Training Courses Under New Professional Development Center

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North Carolina, United States – Professionals in nonwovens/engineered fabrics can take training courses to advance their careers through the Professional Development Center, a newly designed hub for training excellence launched by INDA and including content from North Carolina State University’s The Nonwovens Institute (NWI).

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Mayer & Cie. Continues its Series of Successes in 2016

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Albstadt, Germany  – The Albstadt-based circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) can once again look back on an extraordinarily successful financial year. Mayer & Cie. has been able to record a substantial increase in sales of around ten percent for 2016.

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80 Years of KARL MAYER

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By   3 weeks ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER, the market leader in the fields of warp knitting, warp preparation and machinery for technical textiles, will celebrate its 80-year anniversary this year. “We will organize various in-house shows for our business partners, giving them an insight into the future of textile development and production technology. Almost two years after […]

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India ITME 2016 – Groz-Beckert Presents Transparent Product Variety

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By   3 months ago

Albstadt, Germany – The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITME) takes place in Mumbai, India from December 3 to 8, 2016. For the 10th time, the trade fair will be presenting international trends in the textile industry. Groz-Beckert will be among the exhibitors as well, with products and solutions in the areas of Knitting, Weaving, […]

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ITEMA Exhibits Latest Innovations in Airjet and Rapier Weaving Technology at India ITME 2016 (Hall 6 Booth B1)

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By   3 months ago

Italy / India – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, has prepared an impressive product line-up for India ITME 2016 in Mumbai on December 3-8, 2016.

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SHIMA SEIKI Opens Subsidiary in Vietnam

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By   3 months ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading Japanese flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam this month.

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Innovative Warp Knitting and Warp Preparation Technology for the Indian Clothing Sector

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By   4 months ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER travels with an extensive exhibition program to INDIA ITME, 03. – 08.12.2016 in Mumbai. The renowned producer will be showing at INDIA ITME 2016 innovations from warp knitting, warp preparation and technical textiles in Hall 6, Stand B 3, on an area of 504 m².

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Made-to-Measure Mayer & Cie. Portfolio at the ITME

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By   4 months ago

Germany / India – A highly productive interlock machine, a mattress cover specialist and a spinning and knitting machine that can produce patterns. That is, in a nutshell, the product portfolio Mayer & Cie. will be presenting in Mumbai from 3 to 8 December 2016. At the Indian Mayer representative Batliboi stand H5 B19 visitors […]

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SHIMA SEIKI at ITMA Asia + CITME 2016: Open Your Future

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By   4 months ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading flat knitting innovator SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan, will show its latest technology in Shanghai this October at the International Textile Machinery (ITMA Asia + CITME 2016) exhibition.

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Primark Partnership with Cottonconnect and the Self-Employed Women’s Association Announces Third Year Program Results

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By   1 week ago

Republic of Ireland / United Kingdom – Primark has released new numbers revealing the impact of its Sustainable Cotton Program on women smallholders in India.

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Jos Berry Highlights New Cellulosic Yarn Brand, Naia™ From Eastman

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By   2 weeks ago

Tennessee, United States – Jos Berry, global trendsetter, founder and CEO of Concepts Paris and the creative force of trend for the intimate apparel fair Interfilière General Forum, will host Whisperings, a walk-through experience and trends project for the Interfilière Paris fair held January 21–23.

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OEKO-TEX® Announces Partnership with ZDHC

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By   1 month ago

United Kingdom  / Switzerland – OEKO-TEX® announced that it is joining the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program. OEKO-TEX® has long supported the vision of globally implementing sustainable/green chemistry and best practices in the textile, apparel, and footwear industries in order to protect consumers, workers, and the environment.

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New OEKO-TEX® Regulations 2017

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By   2 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – OEKO-TEX® will be 25 years old in 2017 and also in this year, OEKO-TEX® has reviewed the requirements of its products and has published the new regulations at the beginning of the year. An overview of some of the changes:

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DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®

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By   2 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – How can textile production facilities successfully communicate whether, and to what extent, they meet the targets outlined by the Detox campaign which excludes process chemicals that are harmful to the environment?

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Fifty Companies Certified to GOTS in the U.S.

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By   2 months ago

United States / Germany – The Global Organic Textile Standard, is pleased to announce that there are now fifty companies in the United States certified to GOTS.

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Wrangler® Celebrates Saving Three Billion Liters of Water at Its Production Facilities in Ten Years

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By   2 months ago

North Carolina, United States – As Wrangler® celebrates a milestone of three billion liters of water saved since 2007, the global leader in jeanswear and casual apparel announces a goal to reduce water usage at its facilities by 20 percent by the year 2020.

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OEKO-TEX® Discusses Sustainability and Millennials at Heimtextil

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By   2 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – Millennials, or young adults born between 1981 and 1997, are the largest generation in history, outnumbering Baby Boomers and representing a consumer segment no manufacturer or retailer should ignore.

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Releases Spring / Summer 2018 Trends

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By   3 days ago

Shanghai, China – Next month will see the global industry converge on Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition.

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BGMEA Seeks Duty Waiver in US, Brazil for RMG Products Made from their Cotton

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By   3 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Dhaka Tribune reports that Bangladeshi RMG products currently do not have duty-free access to these markets, even though the two countries enjoy duty-free access for the cotton they export to Bangladesh. 

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Texprocess Americas Wins Award Two Editions in a Row

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Frankfurt, Germany – Trade Show Executive Magazine has awarded Texprocess Americas two awards for the Fastest 50. Each year winners are selected based on the highest percentage of growth in each of the following categories; net square feet of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and number of attendees.

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Cleanest Indigo Dye on the Market in Lindex Better Denim

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By   3 days ago

Gothenburg, Sweden – Today almost 90 percent of Lindex denim assortment is dyed with the cleanest indigo dye on the market which is better for the environment and the people working with it. Cleaner denim production is part of Lindex denim journey and our goal that 80 percent of all processes will be more sustainable by […]

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Historic French Furrier Selects Gerber’s YuniquePLM® In The Cloud Solution to Ensure High Quality and Reduce Labor Costs

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Connecticut, United States – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, today announced that Hotel Particulier is the first in France to implement YuniquePLM In The Cloud for improved quality and quicker time to market.  

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Milano Unica Pavilion Returns to Intertextile Shanghai Following 20% Increase in Buyers Last October

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By   1 week ago

Shanghai, China – Amongst the many high-quality offerings in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ premium SalonEurope area is the Milano Unica Pavilion, which will feature again at the 2017 Spring Edition in March following a highly successful showing last October. The pavilion, which is by invitation only, recorded a 20% increase in buyers compared to the […]

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Gerber Announces Latest Company to Choose Yuniqueplm® In the Cloud to Accelerate Development Processes

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Connecticut, United States – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announced that CC Filson chose to implement YuniquePLM In The Cloud allowing them to further both internal and external collaboration.

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Huntsman Develops DALTOPED® Lite ENERGY and DALTOPED® X-Lite to Support Future Footwear Megatrends

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By   1 week ago

Utah, United States – Polyurethane experts from Huntsman have developed two brand new soling solutions for the footwear industry, which will be officially launched at SIMAC in Milan at the end of February.

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Heimtextil 2017: OEKO-TEX® Successfully Presents Product Portfolio

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By   3 weeks ago

Zurich, Switzerland – From the 10th to the 13th of January, the International OEKO-TEX® Association successfully presented products at Heimtextil Frankfurt, the popular leading trade fair for home and contract textiles. The fair highlighted the following: For suppliers in the furnishings market, too, it is more important than ever to focus on consumer confidence in addition […]

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Despite Living a Digital Life, 98 Percent of Generation Z Still Shop in-Store

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By   1 month ago

New York, United States – Despite expectations that the first “digitally native” generation would want to shop online, a new study released by IBM and the National Retail Federation found that almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores.

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New Generation of Bluesign® Bluefinder(pat.) is Online

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By   2 months ago

St. Gallen, Switzerland – Peter Waeber, CEO of bluesign technologies says „2020 is now – you can use the ‘bluesign® approved’ products for your chemical change management to detox the supply chain. With the comprehensive range in the bluesign® bluefinder(pat.) all possible colors and common finishes are possible! Including more than 60 alternatives to PFCs! […]

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Dr. K.R. Kranthi Named Head of the Technical Information Section of ICAC

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By   2 months ago

Washington D.C., United States – The ICAC Standing Committee has approved the appointment of Dr. K.R. Kranthi as the next Head of the organization’s Technical Information Section. Dr. Keshav Raj Kranthi is currently the Director of the Central Institute of Cotton Research in Nagpur, India.

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TÜV SÜD and Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia Sign MOU

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By   2 months ago

Munich, Germany – TÜV SÜD, one of the world‘s leading services provider in testing, inspection, audit and certification will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC).

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Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA and CITME 2016

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By   4 months ago

Germany / China – Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025 are governmental initiatives that will transform the industry dramatically. As tomorrow starts now, textile workshops soon need to adopt. Sedo Treepoint will show its latest smart solutions to start integrated manufacturing already.

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Smart Factory Solutions from Sedo Treepoint at INDIA ITME 2016

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By   4 months ago

Mengerskirchen, Germany – Experience the latest technologies and systems from Sedo Treepoint GmbH at INDIA ITME 2016.

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Commonwealth Bank, Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton Pioneer Landmark Blockchain Trade Transaction

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By   4 months ago

Sydney, Australia – Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Commonwealth Bank), Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton have undertaken the first global trade transaction between two independent banks combining the emerging disruptive technologies of blockchain, smart contracts and Internet of Things.

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