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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Employer-Employee Cooperation Vital for RMG Sector Development

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - The need to promote dialogue and build trust between workers and employers to ensure sustainable growth of the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector was stressed by high-level speakers at an event on workplace cooperation held in Dhaka. Md. Mujibul Haque Chunnu, Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Labour and Employment said, “To ensure sustainability [...]

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Archroma to Acquire BASF Textile Chemicals Business

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Reinach, Switzerland - Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals for the textile, paper and emulsions sectors and a portfolio company of US-based private investment firm SK Capital Partners, announced that they have entered an agreement to acquire the global textile chemicals business of BASF. The business being acquired delivers products and technologies across the entire [...]

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Meeting Between the CEO of H&M and the Government of Bangladesh

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Sweden / Bangladesh – Karl-Johan Persson, CEO at H&M, visited Bangladesh on October 14 to meet with the Minister of Commerce in Bangladesh, Tofail Ahmed. At this meeting, Karl-Johan Persson presented H&M’s request for effective systems that regulate costs and prices in Bangladesh. He also highlighted the need for continued wage

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Record Breaking 20th Anniversary Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 with Over 3,800 Exhibitors from 30 Countries to take Place Next Week

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

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Hong Kong Garment Firm Invests $5.5 Million in Myanmar

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Naypyidaw, Myanmar – Hong Kong-based Prosperity Knitwear Myanmar Ltd has invested US$5.5 million in setting up a garment factory at the former Thilawa industrial zone area this month, and it plans to up the investment to up to $45 million in 2015, reports Eleven Myanmar News. The firm has investments in China, Hong Kong and [...]

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TU Interview: Mr. Hermann Selker Shares Truetzchler Group Technology Details for the Spinning Industry

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Mönchengladbach, Germany – The Truetzschler Group is a specialist in fiber preparation for the yarn spinning and nonwovens industries. Truetzschler produces excellent products at 10 locations in six countries around the world, and is a market leader in spinning preparation in the cotton and man-made fiber sector. Mr. Hermann Selker, Marketing Head of Trützschler discussed aspects of [...]

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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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Cytec Industrial Materials Sales Increases by 16% to $80 Million

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New Jersey, United States – Cytec Industries Inc. announced net earnings attributable to Cytec for the third quarter of 2014 of $53.6 million or $0.73 per diluted share.  Net sales from continuing operations were $507 million.  Earnings from continuing operations were $53.8 million or $0.73 per diluted share.  Loss from discontinued operations was $0.2 million [...]

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Clariant Presents New Sustainable Solutions for Home and Personal Care at SEPAWA 2014

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Muttenz, Switzerland -  Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is presenting innovative, sustainable and trend-based solutions to support the changing needs of the home, fabric and personal care markets at the 61st SEPAWA, taking place in Fulda, Germany, from October 15-17, 2014. The SEPAWA Congress and European Detergents Conference is Europe’s largest home and personal [...]

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Iranian Researchers Produce New Nanocomposites that Help in Elimination of Toxic Dyes

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Tehran, Iran - Iranian researchers from Tabriz University in association with researchers from Ataturk University in Turkey produced a composite nanocatalyst in a research project. Results of the research have applications in various industries, including textile and pharmaceutical industries in the purification of industrial wastewater. According to Dr. Alireza

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Registration Open for “AATCC Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop” to be Held in December

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North Carolina, United States - If you are responsible for product evaluation, specifications, and quality control for apparel and textile materials, this workshop is a must for you. Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop is to be held December 3-4 at the AATCC headquarters in Research Triangle Park,

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Konica Minolta Obtains Verga in Italy

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Japan / Italy – Konica Minolta, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Verga IT S.r.l., an Italian inkjet textile printer sales company, under which Konica Minolta acquires Verga. Through the acquisition, Konica Minolta has established Konica Minolta IJ Textile Europe S.r.l., its first overseas sales subsidiary for industrial inkjet business, [...]

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Saks Fifth Avenue and The Woolmark Company Announce Fabric No.1 Winners

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Australia / United States - In partnership with The Woolmark Company, Saks Fifth Avenue announced Vitale Barberis Canonico and Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti as the winners of the third annual Fabric No. 1 award. This prestigious prize commends the season’s finest Merino wool fabrics for Made-to-Measure suits and sport coats from the world’s premiere textile mills. “We’re [...]

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The Woolmark Company Presents Innovations in Wool at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

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Australia / China - The Woolmark Company will be exhibiting at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics trade fair October 20 to 23, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woolmark brand as well as showcasing the latest innovations in wool and The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2015/16. Also on exhibit will be all the entrant and winning fabrics of [...]

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DAK Americas Announces Capacity Increase in Polyester Staple Fiber Production

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North Carolina, United States – DAK Americas LLC announced a project to increase the Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) production capacity at its Cooper River Site near Charleston, SC. The project will increase the capacity of the Cooper River facility by 55 Million lbs/yr across the company’s current product line of Textile and Nonwoven PSF offerings. [...]

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Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 to Commence Next Week from Monday

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Shanghai, China - Yarn Expo Autumn 2014, attended by nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers, will open its doors on Monday. This fair, which is held concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2014 and PH Value, will be located in hall N4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre once again, occupying an exhibition area of [...]

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Rieter Award 2014 – Seven Prize Winners Honoured

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Winterthur, Switzerland - For the 26th time the Rieter headquarters in Winterthur (Switzerland) were the scene of the Rieter Award week. The seven Rieter Award winners 2014 travelled from three continents to participate in the Award week. Alongside the official appraisal of their student research projects, a trip through Switzerland with numerous highlights awaited the winners. [...]

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INVISTA Announces New LYCRA® Brand Campaign “LYCRA® MOVES YOU™”

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Kansas, United States - INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® fiber brand and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of fibers and polymers, launched its new consumer Campaign. This visually exciting initiative and associated co-branding and merchandising opportunities are now available to trade partners at a new business-to-business website—www.connect.lycra.com.

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TU Interview: Mr. Hermann Selker Shares Truetzchler Group Technology Details for the Spinning Industry

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Mönchengladbach, Germany – The Truetzschler Group is a specialist in fiber preparation for the yarn spinning and nonwovens industries. Truetzschler produces excellent products at 10 locations in six countries around the world, and is a market leader in spinning preparation in the cotton and man-made fiber sector. Mr. Hermann Selker, Marketing Head of Trützschler discussed aspects of [...]

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VERDOL to Present New Equipment for BCF Yarn Machinery at OTM 2014

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France / Turkey - OTM will be the major event this year in Turkey. The VERDOL SAS Company will be present on the Show and will offer on its booth one of the most complete ranges of Technologies & Machinery for the Processing of Filament Yarns. VERDOL staff will welcome visitors during the OTM Show, being [...]

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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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New Plant to Help Owens Corning Meet Demand for Bio-based Products

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Florida, United States – Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is building a new advanced technology facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, that will help meet demand for bio-based products.  The new, state-of-the-art equipment will add manufacturing flexibility to produce different widths of the company’s new Sustaina

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Saks Fifth Avenue and The Woolmark Company Announce Fabric No.1 Winners

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Australia / United States - In partnership with The Woolmark Company, Saks Fifth Avenue announced Vitale Barberis Canonico and Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti as the winners of the third annual Fabric No. 1 award. This prestigious prize commends the season’s finest Merino wool fabrics for Made-to-Measure suits and sport coats from the world’s premiere textile mills. “We’re [...]

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Record Breaking 20th Anniversary Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2014 with Over 3,800 Exhibitors from 30 Countries to take Place Next Week

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

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Gerber Technology Demonstrates Textile Design, Plotting and Cutting Systems at IFAI

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Connecticut, United States – Visitors to the Gerber Technology display at the Industrial Fabrics Association International Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo are witnessing the latest in pattern design and cutting platforms, and a sneak peak at the company’s newest product, the GERBERplotter™ MP Series.

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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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GOCarbonFibre Brought Together Key Players from the CFRP Market

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Cologne, Germany – Over 100 composites experts assembled in Cologne for a very successful 2 day conference, preceded by an exclusive site visit to ITA at Aachen University, which was attended by nearly 50 conference delegates. The programme took a different slant this year, with more focus on investment, and new opportunities in carbon fibre, [...]

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Sigmatex Selects South Carolina for Fifth Manufacturing Facility Initial $12 Million Investment to Establish Operation

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South Carolina, United States – Sigmatex, a world leader in the manufacturing of carbon fiber textiles has selected Matthews Industrial Park in Orangeburg County as the location for its next facility in their global company. The company will invest $12 million initially and create 50 jobs over the next five years. Sigmatex’s investment in Orangeburg [...]

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Researchers at MIT Developing Shape-Shifting Carbon Composites that Could Save Fuel

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Massachusetts, United States – Airbus and researchers at MIT are developing shape-shifting materials that could make aircraft simpler and lighter, potentially saving fuel. Made of carbon fiber composites, the materials shift between two or more shapes in response to changes in heat, air pressure, or other environmental factors. They can be integrated into aircraft easily, [...]

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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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New Plant to Help Owens Corning Meet Demand for Bio-based Products

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Florida, United States – Owens Corning, a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is building a new advanced technology facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, that will help meet demand for bio-based products.  The new, state-of-the-art equipment will add manufacturing flexibility to produce different widths of the company’s new Sustaina

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TenCate: Synthetic Turf is Safe for Sports

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Alemelo, Netherlands - Publications have appeared in the media which refer to experiences and research relating to rubber granulate as infill for synthetic turf football pitches. The question was posed whether rubber granulate could perhaps be connected to possible effects on the health of footballers, and more particularly of goalkeepers. TenCate would like to stress in [...]

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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 prowess at the two trade shows held in the south of Turkey, OTM in Gaziantep and KTM in

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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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SHIMA SEIKI to Present SHIMA SEIKI’s SSR112 Series Workhorse Knitting Machine and Design System at Expotextil Peru

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Japan / Peru - Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2014 show during Thursday, 23rd October ~ Sunday, 26th October 2014 in Lima, Peru. On display will be SHIMA SEIKI’s SSR112 series workhorse knitting machine that inherits the know-how and

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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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P&G Expands Sustainability Goals to Conserve Resources, Protect Environment

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Ohio, United States – The Procter & Gamble Company expanded its sustainability goals to continue creating value with consumer-preferred brands and products while conserving resources, protecting the environment, and improving social conditions for those who need it most. “We continue to improve the environmental sustainability

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The MADE-BY Wet Processing Benchmark, Provides Data and Drives Change

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Amsterdam, Netherlands – MADE-BY announced the release of their latest tool the MADE-BY Wet Processing Benchmark, which supports brands in understanding and reducing the environmental impact of their supply chains. The MADE-BY Wet Processing Benchmark uses actual data from factories around the world to bring transparency and

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Destination Maternity Corporation Expands International Reach with Israel Franchise

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Pennsylvania, United States – Destination Maternity Corporation, the world’s leading maternity apparel retailer, announced it will expand into Israel through an international franchise agreement with H&O Fashion Ltd., one of Israel’s largest and dominant fashion-retail chains.  Through this relationship, Destination Maternity will

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LVMH Posts 4% Increase in Revenue for the First Nine Months of 2014

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Paris, France – LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury products group, recorded a 4% increase in revenue to reach €21.4 billion for the first nine months of 2014. Organic revenue also grew by 4% compared to the same period in 2013. All business groups grew except Wines & Spirits which continues to [...]

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UKFT Seminar: “Financing Your Business” to take place on 12th November

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London, United Kingdom - Most fashion businesses need finance at some stage, whether it be an injection of  funds for a diffusion line, new production, research into product development, going into retail,  or trademark registration. Designed specifically for fast-growing enterprises in our sector, the seminar speakers will examine how to prepare your business for raising finance, [...]

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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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Abercrombie & Fitch Names Fran Horowitz Brand President of Hollister Co.

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Ohio, United States – Abercrombie & Fitch Co., announced that Fran Horowitz will be appointed to the position of President of its Hollister brand. Ms. Horowitz, 51, will report to A&F Chief Executive Officer Mike Jeffries and will have overall responsibility for all product and customer-facing activities for the Hollister brand, and for its financial performance. [...]

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Infor CloudSuite™ Available for the Fashion Industry

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New York, United States - Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 73,000 customers, announced Infor CloudSuiteTM Fashion, offering fashion customers access to applications within the cloud environment. Infor CloudSuite Fashion builds upon Infor’s offerings available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), combining beautiful software with rich product

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Darn Tough Vermont Celebrates 11 Years of Business

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Vermont, United States – Darn Tough Vermont, American manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of outdoor performance socks, celebrates their 11th year of business. With outstanding year-over-year growth since the company’s inception, the Vermont hosiery manufacture was too darn busy to celebrate the traditional ten-year milestone. American Sock Company Celebrates 11 Years of Business

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SEAMS Conference to Highlight Fast-Growing Opportunities of “Made in USA”

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South Carolina, United States – SEAMS, the National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry, will highlight the growing opportunities for US-based textiles, apparel, and other softgoods manufacturers, brands, retailers and suppliers at its Fall 2014 Networking Conference on October 23-25 at the

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CCAC in Pakistan Sets Over 13.53 Million Bales Target for 2014-15

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Karachi, Pakistan – The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee in Pakistan has set a target of 13.5395 million cotton bales for the crop season 2014-15. The CCAC took the decision at its first meeting, which held here with Secretary Textile Industry Ms Rukhsana Shah in the chair, quotes Business Recorder. The meeting was attended by representatives [...]

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Pakistan: Textile Policy Still Awaits Government Approval

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Islamabad, Pakistan – Despite a lapse of three months, the federal finance ministry is yet to approve the new textile policy which carries measures to increase country’s textile exports to $26 billion by the year 2019, reports Dawn. The policy was sent to the ministry in June for an approval by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, [...]

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Brandix i3 Opens New ‘Innovation Center’ in Rochester, Minnesota, USA

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Sri Lanka / United States – Brandix i3 further expanded operations in the US by opening its new “Innovation Center” at the Minnesota Bio Business Center in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. The opening drew the participation of key representatives from the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, local community leaders, members, clinicians from

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OTM 2014 Middle East Textile Machinery Exhibition Opened Doors With 560 Companies

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Gaziantep, Turkey - OTM 2014 Middle East Textile Machinery Exhibition, organized in Gaziantep Middle East Exhibition Center between 16-19 October 2014, has been welcomed with great interest since the moment it was opened. 560 companies from 30 countries exhibit at the exhibition, which is witnessing a flow of visitors. Gaziantep, the center of East and Southeast [...]

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Lectra Wins EY’s 2014 International Company of the Year Award

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Paris, France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials announced that it has won the 2014 International Company of the Year Award for France after receiving the same distinction on September 24 for the country’s southwest region. EY awarded this prestigious [...]

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Cotton Trading Seen at Six-Week High in Pakistan

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Karachi, Pakistan – Trade turnover of cotton surged to a six-week high of 23,600 bales, as concerns over supply of the commodity emerged after rains in Punjab, a dealer said quotes The News International. “If it continues to rain, the price of cotton may go further up. The uncertainty convinced textile mill-owners to bought big [...]

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Cytec Industrial Materials Sales Increases by 16% to $80 Million

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New Jersey, United States – Cytec Industries Inc. announced net earnings attributable to Cytec for the third quarter of 2014 of $53.6 million or $0.73 per diluted share.  Net sales from continuing operations were $507 million.  Earnings from continuing operations were $53.8 million or $0.73 per diluted share.  Loss from discontinued operations was $0.2 million [...]

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CGS Reveals Successful New BlueCherry® Customer Acquisition and Expansion Efforts for 2014

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New York, United States - CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced a strong sales momentum for its BlueCherry suite of solutions in Q1 through Q3 2014, with an average of one new customer acquisition per week YTD. Over a dozen of these new clients have adopted the BlueCherry full-suite ERP solution, and a strong percentage [...]

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