Heimtextil: The Most Important Platform for Textile Design

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Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil once again presents itself as the most important platform for textile design: in the “Design live” area in hall 4.2, renowned design studios and talented young designers will showcase their creative designs for house and home textiles from 10-13 January 2017.

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“Made in Germany” Finishing Lines Capture the Surat Market in India

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Leonberg, Germany – Surat / India based textile manufacturer, Laxmipati Sarees, Siddhi Vinayak Knots & Prints Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading manufacturer in polyester saree and women dress material in India.

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The 5th EURATEX Convention Devoted to “Europe at the Service of the Creative Industries” was a Great Success

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By   3 days ago

Brussels, Belgium – EURATEX, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, held its 5th Convention on 25 November in Lyon in conjunction with the “Marché des Soies”. This year event was organized together with EURATEX’ French members’ federations: the Union des Industries Textiles (UIT) and Union Française des industries de Mode et Habillement (UFIMH). The Convention […]

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India Currency Crisis to have Limited Impact on Global Cotton Markets

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By   3 days ago

Washington D.C., United States – Despite weak global demand for cotton and higher production in 2016/17, international cotton prices have remained elevated, with the Cotlook A Index averaging 79 cents/lb during the first four months of the season.

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Mission to Mars: Techtextil and Texprocess in the Age of Space Travel

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt,Germany – Under the heading ‘Living in Space’ and in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – DLR), Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, and Texprocess, Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials (both 9 to 12 […]

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Heimtextil: Première of the “Digital Textile Micro Factory”

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By   1 week ago

Frankfurt, Germany – At the upcoming Heimtextil, Messe Frankfurt will present the “Digital Textile Micro Factory” in the “digital print technology” segment for the first time in hall 6.0.

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World Bank: With Reforms and Investments, Bangladesh can Become an Export Powerhouse

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By   2 weeks ago

Bangladesh / United States – How can Bangladesh take advantage of its growing demographic, increasing education levels and help its firms compete in the global market?

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China Paring Down Its Excess Cotton Stocks

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By   3 weeks ago

Washington D.C., United States – World ending stocks increased by 140% from 2009/10 to 2014/15, when they reached a world record of 22.2 million tons.

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Exporting Yarn to China: Total Control and Price-Competitiveness

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By   3 days ago

Uster, Switzerland – Exporting yarn to China is both a massive opportunity and a tremendous challenge. The market is huge and diverse, the rewards can be worthwhile – but the risks are great, and increasing.

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Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering to Deliver a Polycondensation System to Well-Known Chinese Filament Yarn Manufacturer

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By   1 week ago

Germany / China – Despite the continuing market slowdown in China, the new Manmade Fibers segment joint venture Oerlikon Barmag Huitong Engineering recently signed an order for a 60,000 tons-per-day polycondensation system.

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ROTORCRAFT – Swiss Spinning Solutions

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By   1 week ago

Altstatten, Switzerland – For the first time in India, a revolutionary ring spinning frame will be introduced: Next Generation Spinning (NGS®).

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Bräcker at ITME 2016 in Mumbai

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By   2 weeks ago

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – Bräcker the specialist for key components in ring spinning machines will present a variety of new products at ITME 2016 in Mumbai.

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Suessen at ITME 2016 in Mumbai

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By   2 weeks ago

Süssen, Germany – At ITME Mumbai, Suessen will exhibit various new components for ring and rotor spinning machines. All innovations are aiming for optimal yarn quality and high productivity, while costs are reduced at the same time.

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Oerlikon Barmag: Airbag Yarns on the Rise

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By   2 weeks ago

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – According to estimates from Business Wire, the demand for airbags will increase by 5 percent annually over the next five years.

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Mac3000: The Ultimate Technology for Compact Yarn Production

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By   2 weeks ago

Palazzolo sull’Oglio, Italy – Despite the high quality of modern ring spun yarns a further increase in yarn quality can be obtained through compact spinning technology.

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Graf at ITME 2016 in Mumbai

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By   3 weeks ago

Zurich, Switzerland – The company Graf, located in Rapperswil near Zurich, is the leading manufacturer of clothings for flat cards, roller cards and combs for combing machines.

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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 days 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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Autocoro 9, A Motor Powering the Indian Denim Boom

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By   3 days ago

Ubach-Palenberg, Germany – The Indian denim market is booming. In the last five years, turnover has risen by 15 % to a volume of USD 4.5 billion. Experts anticipate that the USD 8 billion mark will be reached by 2023.[1] The development of denim yarn production in India has been correspondingly dynamic, with the Autocoro 9 being […]

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Do You Care About Fabric Appearance?

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By   1 week ago

Wetzikon, Switzerland – The fabric appearance is the ultimate reference, if all the production processes before were under control.

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The Latest Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition Attracted Over 73,000 Trade Buyers

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By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – With a new visitor record and participants’ strong affirmation of the fair’s increasing quality, the 2016 Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics completed another page of success last month. Increasing by 10% compared to last year, 73,927 [1] buyers from over 90 countries and regions (2015: 66,257, 97 countries and regions) […]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Reinforces Status as Leading Global Trade Fair With 10% Increase in Buyers

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By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2016 wrapped up last week with participants praising the quality and internationality of the fair’s 22nd edition.

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INVISTA Pavilion Debuts in Intertextile Shanghai’s Beyond Denim

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By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – China is now the second largest jeans market in the world, valued at $12 billion in 2015, while consumers’ affinity[1] for denim jumped from 39% to 63% from 2003 to 2016, Cotton Council International (CCI) and Cotton Incorporated’s 2016 Global Lifestyle Monitor Survey shows.

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Apparel Sourcing Paris – Avantex Paris – Shawls & Scarves Paris the Accessories Showcase – Texworld Paris

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By   2 months ago

Paris, France – The Paris fashion shows organised by Messe Frankfurt France in a turbulent economic and political environment that gives little prominence to stakeholders sent out reassuring signals: business was good. Exhibitors who managed to create lines with new articles and innovative products even sensed a certain buoyancy in the market.

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Functional Lab Returns to Intertextile Shanghai with Some of the World’s Most Advanced Fabrics and Textile Technologies

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By   3 months ago

Shanghai, China – Driven by the international health and fitness trends, performance apparel is now one of the fastest growing sectors of the global textile industry.

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Mission to Mars: Techtextil and Texprocess in the Age of Space Travel

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt,Germany – Under the heading ‘Living in Space’ and in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt – DLR), Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, and Texprocess, Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials (both 9 to 12 […]

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Making More Room – For Promoting Innovation and Business Development

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By   3 days ago

Obertshausen, Germany – Textiles for technical applications are usually customized to suit the requirements of their intended application right from the production stage, and innovative technical solutions and specific know-how are needed to produce them. And KARL MAYER Technische Textilien GmbH can offer both of these things.

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Techtextil 2017: Young Ideas for Building with Textiles Wanted

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By   1 week ago

Frankfurt, Germany – A part of many elements, from membrane roofs and smart façades to lightweight constructions, fibre-based materials are a component part of architecture and building.

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Oerlikon Barmag: Airbag Yarns on the Rise

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By   2 weeks ago

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – According to estimates from Business Wire, the demand for airbags will increase by 5 percent annually over the next five years.

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BRÜCKNER Supplies Line for the Coating of Nonwovens for Automobiles

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By   3 weeks ago

Leonberg, Germany – A modern automobile contains between 20 up to 30 kg of fibers from the tyres to the sky. These fibers are used – visibly and invisibly – in many textile products for example as tyre cord, adhesive tape of the seat cover, claddings, sound proofing or insulating material but also for floor […]

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Truetzschler and Zhejiang Wang Jin Nonwoven Co. Ltd, Sign Agreement for the Supply of 2 State-Of-The-Art Spunlace Lines

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By   1 month ago

Egelsbach, Germany – Truetzschler and Zhejiang Wang Jin signed an agreement to supply 2 spunlace lines. One line is a high speed carding line including the well-known random roller technology.

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Making all Wet Wipes ‘Do not Flush’ isn’t the Answer

By   1 month ago

Auderghem, Belgium – More than 90% of the wipes available in supermarkets and stores across the UK should be disposed of in the rubbish bin, and the biggest thing consumers can do to protect the sewer network is to stop flushing things that weren’t designed to be flushed. … but baby, cleaning and cosmetic wipes […]

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Cinte Techtextil China Sets New Records as Future Looks Bright in Asian Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Market

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Shanghai, China – Reflecting the general optimism surrounding the technical textiles and nonwovens market in Asia, Cinte Techtextil China ended on a high last month with steady increases in the size of the fair and its internationalism. 480 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions (2014: 460, 22 countries and regions) took part, with new representation […]

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India ITME 2016 – Groz-Beckert Presents Transparent Product Variety

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By   1 week 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   2 weeks 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 weeks 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   1 month 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   1 month 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   2 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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Santex Rimar Group ITMA Asia

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By   2 months ago

Vicenza, Italy – Santex Rimar Group’s Weaving division will be present in Shanghai with a Terry Jaquard loom under SMIT brand for first rate terry towels productions. 

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Itema Exhibits Latest Innovations in Airjet and Rapier Weaving Technology at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016

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By   2 months ago

Italy / China – 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 ITMA ASIA+CITME 2016 in Shanghai on October 21-25, 2016.

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Lenzing Number One in the World for Sustainable Wood Sourcing

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By   1 week ago

Lenzing, Austria – The Lenzing Group was rated number one globally with respect to the procurement of wood, the key raw material in cellulose fiber production.

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VF Corporation Cuts Global Emissions by 12 Percent During 5-Year Period; Exceeds Carbon Reduction Goal

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By   2 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – VF Corporation announced a reduction in global carbon emissions by 12 percent from 2011 to 2015, exceeding the 5 percent goal originally set for that 5-year period.

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Natural Pigments and Useful Raw Materials from Autumn Leaves for Industry

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By   3 weeks ago

Espoo, Finland – Autumn leaves contain a range of interesting substances such as pigments, carbohydrates, proteins and compounds that inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.

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Making all Wet Wipes ‘Do not Flush’ isn’t the Answer

By   1 month ago

Auderghem, Belgium – More than 90% of the wipes available in supermarkets and stores across the UK should be disposed of in the rubbish bin, and the biggest thing consumers can do to protect the sewer network is to stop flushing things that weren’t designed to be flushed. … but baby, cleaning and cosmetic wipes […]

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OEKO-TEX® Brand: Expanding and Refreshing

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By   1 month ago

Zurich, Switzerland – Textile manufacturers, sourcers, brands, and retailers around the world know that every January there will be an update to the OEKO-TEX® test methods and limit values for harmful substances.

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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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IFC’s PaCT and VF Corporation Partner to Reduce Water, Energy and Chemical Use in Textile Factories in Bangladesh

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By   2 months ago

North Carolina, United States – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, are working together to enhance the long-term competitiveness and sustainability of the textile wet processing sector in Bangladesh by reducing excessive groundwater extraction and surface water pollution, energy and chemical use. 

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One of Each Please – Healthy and Sustainable Children’s Clothing is a Hit with Mothers

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By   2 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – Chic, trendy and affordable – these are the requirements for children’s clothes. And, of course, they must also be practical, hard-wearing and comfortable to ensure that they are accepted by the little ones.

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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 days 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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APPAREL SOURCING Paris 6-9/2/2017 Le Bourget, Paris – The No. 1 Trade Show in Europe for Global Sourcing of Clothing

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France, Paris – On the agenda for the 12th APPAREL SOURCING Paris show, and ever more relevant, is a range of solutions for clothing production and accessories that is without parallel in Europe.

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Adidas Unveils World’s First Performance Shoe Made From Biosteel® Fiber

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – adidas has unveiled the world’s first performance shoe made using Biosteel® fiber – a replication of natural silk – at the Biofabricate Conference in New York.

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Over a Billion Garments Digitally Connected as Retail Industry Gets Smart

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By   2 weeks ago

London, United Kingdom – Retail software specialist, Detego, announces that it has reached the milestone of having now digitally connected over a billion items of clothing, in a bid to help several European retailers gain actionable insights into product ranges and customer behaviour.

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VF Corporation Cuts Global Emissions by 12 Percent During 5-Year Period; Exceeds Carbon Reduction Goal

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By   2 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – VF Corporation announced a reduction in global carbon emissions by 12 percent from 2011 to 2015, exceeding the 5 percent goal originally set for that 5-year period.

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Lectra Equips Ruyi Group with Smart Technology to Upgrade and Optimize its Cutting Rooms

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By   2 weeks ago

China / France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, brings state-of-the-art digital and automated cutting technology to support Ruyi Group’s intelligent cutting line and the company’s alignment with the country’s ‘Made in China 2025’ initiative.

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Bangladesh Can Become No. 1 Apparel Exporter in a Decade

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By   2 months ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh could become the world’s top exporter of garments in a decade as China is gradually moving away from its long-held supremacy over the manufacture of low-end apparel, analysts said.

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One of Each Please – Healthy and Sustainable Children’s Clothing is a Hit with Mothers

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By   2 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – Chic, trendy and affordable – these are the requirements for children’s clothes. And, of course, they must also be practical, hard-wearing and comfortable to ensure that they are accepted by the little ones.

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Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA and CITME 2016

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By   1 month 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   1 month 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   1 month 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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New James Heal Touchscreen Technology Lights Up ITMA Asia

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By   2 months ago

Halifax United Kingdom – James Heal, a leading manufacturer of premium quality Textile Testing Instruments and Consumables worldwide, is set to showcase for the first time its innovative new touchscreen-based user interface at the ITMA Asia Exhibition in Shanghai (21st-25th October 2016).

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Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2016

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By   2 months ago

Mengerskirchen, Germany – Sedo Treepoint GmbH will present its latest technologies and systems at the forthcoming ITMA ASIA.

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Heimtextil “Theme Park” Sparks the Spirit of Research

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By   3 months ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil 2017 invites us on a journey into the unknown, full of curiosities and fascination. With “Explorations”, the “Theme Park” will provide exactly the right theme for Heimtextil from 10-13 January 2017. A first glimpse of the new furnishing trends for 2017/18 was presented by those responsible for organizing the trade fair […]

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18th International Trade Fair for Home Textiles, Floor Coverings and Interior Furnishings Heimtextil Russia 2016 Will Last for Four Days

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By   3 months ago

Moscow, Russia – The International Trade Fair for Home Textiles, Floor Coverings and Interior Furnishings Heimtextil Russia will gather textile industry professionals from all over the world for the 18th time.

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US Cotton Exporters Look to Double Trade with Bangladesh

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By   4 months ago

United States / Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that the US wants to double its cotton exports to Bangladesh over the next five years, said senior officials of the Cotton Council International or CCI.

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