Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2015 Confirmed for August

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Shanghai, China – After a successful 2014 edition where new exhibitor, visitor and exhibition space records were set, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition returns in 2015 from 26 – 28 August. The fair will take place for the first time at a brand-new venue, the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai),

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IMF: Global Growth Forecast for 2015 Revised Down by 0.3%

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Washington D.C, United States - Even with the sharp oil price decline—a net positive for global growth—the world economic outlook is still subdued, weighed down by underlying weakness elsewhere, says the IMF’s latest WEO Update. Global growth forecast at 3.5 percent for 2015, revised down by 0.3 percent Net benefit of plunge in oil prices more than [...]

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GSP Review of Bangladesh Recognizes Progress, Urges that More be Done on Worker Safety and Rights

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United States / Bangladesh – A USTR-led interagency review has concluded that while Bangladesh has made progress over the last year to address fire and building safety issues in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector, further progress is needed,

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High Stocks Might Hinder Remunerating Prices’ Perspective at Brazilian Cotton Market.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil - The cotton production in Brazil might be reduced again in the 2014/15 crop, but would still be close to the average registered over the last 11 seasons (from 2003/04 to 2013/14). In worldwide terms, a supply decrease is expected for the third time in a row. In spite of that, ending stocks [...]

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Commerzbank: Technical Textiles Conquering New Application Areas

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Frankfurt, Germany – In the period from 2007 to 2013, the European manufacturers of technical textiles saw stronger growth than the European economy as a whole. In the crisis years 2008 and, in particular, 2009, above-average slumps were visible, however. The sub-segment non-woven fabrics,

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Heimtextil 2015 Final Report: More Exhibitors and Visitors Contribute to Successful Heimtextil

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Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil 2015 in Frankfurt am Main closed its doors today after recording an increase of around three percent in the number of visitors over the previous year. More than 68,000 trade visitors (2014*: 66,265) were delighted with the high quality of the products and their designs,

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12th International & 70th All India Textile Conference to project Vidarbha as Future Textile and Garment Hub

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Nagpur, India - The Textile Association (India) – Vidarbha Unit is organizing 12th International & 70th All India Textile Conference again after its enormous success in 1979 & 2006 on 17th & 18th January 2015 at Dr. Vasantrao Deshpande Auditorium, Nagpur. The theme of the conference is “COTTON, TEXTILE & APPAREL VALUE & SUPPLY CHAIN: GLOBAL [...]

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Number of Registrations for Techtextil Exceeding Expectations

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Frankfurt, Germany - Exhibitors and visitors can look forward to the biggest Techtextil ever from 4 to 7 May 2015. With around four months still to go before the Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens opens its doors, the area booked is already ten percent greater than the total space occupied in 2013. In addition [...]

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Ratti S.p.A. has Chosen Brueckner as a Partner

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Italy / Germany – Italian Ratti S.p.A. is a leading company in the creation and production of printed fabrics, plain and yarn-dyed, for clothing, neckwear, shirts, bathing clothes, underwear and furniture, as well as in the creation and worldwide distribution of male and female accessories for the most important international fashion companies.

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AATCC Selecting a Textile Testing Lab: The Importance of Calibration

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North Carolina, United States – Choosing a textile testing lab is like choosing a doctor. You want to be sure the lab is well trained in the areas that matter to you. You want to have clear and open lines of communication. And you want to know that the instruments are up to date and [...]

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Americhem Still Sets the Solution Dyeing Standard

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Ohio, United States - Solution dyed synthetic fibers offer many advantages over post dyed fibers and Americhem—the leader in masterbatches for solution dyeing technology since 1986—offers a truly differentiated product. From carpets and upholstery to apparel and outdoor applications, Americhem continues to set the solution dyeing standard after nearly 30 years.

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FESPA Print Inspiration Rally, Next Destination: ‘imm’, Cologne

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Cologne Germany – From 19 – 25 January 2015, the FESPA Print Inspiration Rally, is at imm exhibition in Cologne Germany. Taking the form of an American school bus, featuring a fully printed interior, Print Inspiration Rally is an initiative to connect interior designers, architects and creative professionals with innovative examples of wide format print and to inspire them [...]

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Inkjet Forum India Launches Practical Training Workshops for the Digital Textile Industry

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By   6 days ago

Mumbai, India - Digital Textile printing has been present in India for the past 12 years however the high print quality and superior color accuracy being produced in other countries has not been achieved to the same extent in India. One reason for this is the lack of precise understanding and poor implementation of digital color matching & profiling standards.

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Arkema Signs the New Responsible Care® Charter of the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA)

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By   6 days ago

Colombes, France - In 2006, the first Responsible Care® Charter was signed in France by the French Union des Industries Chimiques and its member companies, including Arkema. By signing this latest charter, Arkema renews its commitment to sustainable growth while continuously working towards improvements in safety and the protection

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Bayer MaterialScience at the European Coatings Show 2015 in Nuremberg

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Dusseldorf, Germany - At the European Coatings Show 2015 from April 21-23 in Nuremberg, the industry’s largest event worldwide, Bayer MaterialScience will be introducing new milestones in polyurethanes, underscoring its global leadership in polyurethane raw materials for high-performance and environmentally compatible

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FESPA Launches New Printeriors Event For Printed Interior Decoration

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Cologne, Germany - FESPA will be launching Printeriors, a new showcase event celebrating the potential of print for interior decoration. The first Printeriors will take place alongside FESPA 2015 from 18-22 May 2015 at Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany. This new application-focused event will target the interior design community, highlighting the creative possibilities when using print to realise interior [...]

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UniFi Announces Financial Results for Q2 2015, with Net Sales Increase of 1.6%

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North Carolina, United States – Unifi, Inc. released preliminary operating results for the second quarter ended December 28, 2014.  Net income for the December 2014 quarter was $9.4 million, or $0.52 per basic share, compared to net income of $6.4 million, or $0.34 per basic share, for the prior year quarter.  Improved results for the Company’s global operations and a lower effective tax rate [...]

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Enhanced Filter Performance Thanks to Viscose Speciality Fibres from Kelheim

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Kelheim, Germany - At the world’s biggest filtration event, the FILTECH conference and exhibition, Dr. Philipp Wimmer from the R&D team of the German viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres will present a paper on how beer can be filtered in an environmentally friendly

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Polartec Launches Power Wool with Partner Brands

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Massachusetts, United States - Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, announced the launch of Polartec® Power Wool™, the new fabric collection that optimizes the natural performance of wool with synthetic fibers in patented, plated bi-component knit constructions for superior comfort that only Polartec can deliver. The Polartec Power Wool launch partners include 66º North, [...]

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INVISTA Sponsors New York City Kingpins Show and Launches LYCRA® BEAUTY Branded Fabrics for Denim

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New York, United States – INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® fiber brand and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of fibers and polymers, is co-sponsoring the upcoming Kingpins Show in New York where it will showcase

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Surfaces 2015 Las Vegas Campaign for Wool

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom - ’Stronger…Smarter…Safer’ is the central theme launched by The Campaign for Wool at Surfaces this year. The Campaign for Wool’s popular Green Sheep promotion places the core benefits of real wool at the heart of its 2015 activity and adds the impressive assets of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ initiative [...]

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Oerlikon Neumag Highlights The Future of BCF Technology at Domotex 2015: The Road to Energy-Efficient BCF Production

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Neumunster, Germany – With the introduction of the rotating tangle unit RoTac³ at the Domotex 2015 from 17 to 20 January in Hanover, the Oerlikon Segment Manmade Fibers wants to pave the innovative way to the future of BCF technology. Oerlikon Neumag’s (hall 5, stand A31) exhibition highlight

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Lorica International Awarded Fourth Patent for DYSP Manufacturing Process

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California, United States – Lorica International, a developer of innovative materials and manufacturing methods in technical textiles and yarns, has been granted U.S. patent 8,850,794 for its Direct Yarn Spinning Process (DYSP), a disruptive technology that enables the production of 100% Oxidized Polyacrylonitrile Fiber (OPF) yarn.

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Woolmark Standards Evolve as New Products Use the Natural Fibre

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Sydney, Australia - The Woolmark and Woolmark Blend logos will be seen on a more diverse range of products after a review The Woolmark Company’s Licensing Program and specifications. More sport, outdoor, casual, denim and wool-filled products are an example of where wool has been used in new products in recent years and The Woolmark Company [...]

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Texworld Paris: 630 Exhibitors, Including 70 Newcomers

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Paris, France – More than 630 international exhibitors will unveil their new spring and summer 2016 collections at the next Texworld trade fair, from 9 to 12 February 2015. The year-on-year number of exhibitors remains stable. The calendar has done Asian exhibitors a favour. The trade fair is taking place ten days after the Chinese New Year celebrations.

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Reebok and the Makers of GORE-TEX® Fabric have Reinvented the Hot Weather Boot

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Missouri, United States - Warson Brands, manufacturers of quality military and tactical footwear and exclusive licensee for Reebok military and tactical boots, and W. L. Gore & Associates, inventor of GORE-TEX® fabric, recently announced a new line of waterproof military 

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Strong Surge in the Knits Sector

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Frankfurt, Germany – This segment has experienced the strongest growth, with 13 new producers making fabric indispensable to mixed, children’s and infants’ ready-to-wear ranges. Collections from South Korea, appreciated by buyers for its cutting-edge technology, are leading the way in creativity and innovation, and deserve special mention,

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Polartec Launches Power Wool with Partner Brands

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By   4 days ago

Massachusetts, United States - Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, announced the launch of Polartec® Power Wool™, the new fabric collection that optimizes the natural performance of wool with synthetic fibers in patented, plated bi-component knit constructions for superior comfort that only Polartec can deliver. The Polartec Power Wool launch partners include 66º North, [...]

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INVISTA Sponsors New York City Kingpins Show and Launches LYCRA® BEAUTY Branded Fabrics for Denim

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New York, United States – INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® fiber brand and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of fibers and polymers, is co-sponsoring the upcoming Kingpins Show in New York where it will showcase

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CORDURA® Brand to Showcase Fabulous Lifestyle Fabrics at Winter Outdoor Retailer

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Kansas, United States - INVISTA’s CORDURA® Brand, the go-to fabric for companies looking to create durable, high performance gear and apparel, will debut fabulous fabrics for today’s active lifestyles at the Winter Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 21-14.  New Chambray and CORDURA® Denim fabrics from Black Peony and Advanced Denim, CORDURA® Combat [...]

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Textiles & Tents: Garmatex Heads to the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

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British Columbia, Canada - It’s a massive room filled with neon ropes and carabiners, cheeky branding and technicolor gear. The bar is brimming with electrolyte-pumping drinks and protein energy bars. You wander around, making yourself comfortable in high-tech sleeping bags and eyeing fully-stuffed backpacks.No, you’re not in an indoor-loving, danger-averse, self-proclaimed nerd’s worst nightmare. It’s the [...]

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Five Asian Country and Region Pavilions to Feature at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2015

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Shanghai, China – With many overseas exhibitors looking to take advantage of the burgeoning regional textiles market at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2015, a number of country and region pavilions from Asia feature at the fair.

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Morgan Advanced Materials Unveils New Lightweight, High-Protection ERGOTEC 4025 Explosive Ordinance Disposal Suit

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Cornwall, United Kingdom - Morgan Advanced Materials’ Composites and Defense Systems business announces the debut of its new lightweight ERGOTEC™ 4025 explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) suit. Integrating new technology, leading edge materials and world class garment engineering, the ERGOTEC™ 4025 combines the highest levels of protection with the user mobility required for successful EOD missions.

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TRESU Introduces Customised Printing Unit for Integration into Converting Machines for Sanitary Products

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Kolding, Denmark - Danish flexo technology provider TRESU Group has introduced a flexo printing solution to be integrated inline with converting machines for disposable sanitary napkins.  The unit, custom-developed following long-term collaboration with leading global sanitary napkin

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TissueGen Expands Core Team and Advances Spinal Cord Injury Repair and Regenerative Medicine Applications in 2014

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Texas, United States – TissueGen® Inc., developer of ELUTE® fiber, a groundbreaking biodegradable fiber format for advanced drug delivery, closed out 2014 with the establishment of a senior scientist position to manage the company’s spinal cord injury (SCI) repair program.

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Beaulieu Technical Textiles at Domotex 2015

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Kruishoutem, Belgium - Beaulieu Technical Textiles is an established leader and driving force in the global market of technical textiles. BTT combines a pioneering spirit with hands-on expertise. Its dedicated line-up of benchmark products is engineered to provide a tailored and high-tech responds to present and future trends and demands.

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Textiles & Tents: Garmatex Heads to the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

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British Columbia, Canada - It’s a massive room filled with neon ropes and carabiners, cheeky branding and technicolor gear. The bar is brimming with electrolyte-pumping drinks and protein energy bars. You wander around, making yourself comfortable in high-tech sleeping bags and eyeing fully-stuffed backpacks.No, you’re not in an indoor-loving, danger-averse, self-proclaimed nerd’s worst nightmare. It’s the [...]

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Suominen Introduces FIBRELLA™ Lite Spunlace for Hygiene Markets

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Helsinki, Finland - Suominen, a leading global supplier of nonwovens, announced the launch of its new lightweight product FIBRELLA™ Lite Spunlace to its nonwoven offering, particularly targeted to the global hygiene market. Fibrella™ Lite nonwovens meet the exacting requirements

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Europlasma Launches Nanofics® Technology for Functional Coating of Technical Textiles at Intersec 2015 in Dubai

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Oudenaarde, Belgium – Europlasma, a world leader in low pressure plasma technology, presented during Intersec 2015 its family of innovative nanocoatings for the textile and filtration industry under the Nanofics® brand name. Nanofics® refers to nanoscaled functionalization into the core of complex shaped materials and products.

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Commerzbank: Technical Textiles Conquering New Application Areas

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By   6 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – In the period from 2007 to 2013, the European manufacturers of technical textiles saw stronger growth than the European economy as a whole. In the crisis years 2008 and, in particular, 2009, above-average slumps were visible, however. The sub-segment non-woven fabrics,

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Change within the Management of H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG

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Reutlingen, Germany - Heinz-Peter Stoll being a standing managing partner of H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG will retire from the operational management of the company for reasons of age on January 31st, 2014 and will  then represent the family in the advisory board from February 1st, 2014 on. Taking into consideration his planned retirement Heinz-Peter [...]

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Inauguration of the New Groz-Beckert Sales Affiliate in Turkey

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Germany / Turkey – On 1st January 2015 the newly founded sales affiliate of the Groz-Beckert Group started business in Istanbul, Turkey. Since the beginning of the year, Groz-Beckert Turkey offers its products and services for the sectors of Knitting, Felting, Tufting and Sewing not only to the Turkish market but also to the markets [...]

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YiwuTex 2014 Successfully Concluded:The Most Professional Business Platform for Knitting Machinery and Release of the Latest Fashion Trend

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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,

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Strong Surge in the Knits Sector

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By   4 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – This segment has experienced the strongest growth, with 13 new producers making fabric indispensable to mixed, children’s and infants’ ready-to-wear ranges. Collections from South Korea, appreciated by buyers for its cutting-edge technology, are leading the way in creativity and innovation, and deserve special mention,

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ITEMA at the Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show (GTTES) in Mumbai

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Italy / India - Itema S.p.A, the largest privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, is exhibiting at the 1stGTTES – Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show – from January 20th to 22nd at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. 

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Shima Seiki to Exhibit Technologies and Design System at DTG2015

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Japan/ Bangladesh - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan will be exhibiting at the 12th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2015) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates Ltd. from Wednesday, 4th ~ Saturday, 7th February 2015 at Hall 6 Booth 602+603. 

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Steiger Textil: Flat Knitting Machine, the 3rd Dimension

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Vionnaz, Switzerland - For many years, composite fibre has appeared in applications requiring low weight for large areas. Composite fibre was first used in the aeronautics and space industry due to its mechanical properties. Currently, it is used in many competition sports such as Formula 1 and sailing boats, where every gram counts. All these applications [...]

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Itema S.p.A Exhibits at SIMA Texfair 2015

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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, is exhibiting at Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) TEXFAIR from 9th to 12th January in Coimbatore. Itema is the only manufacturer in the world to provide the top three shuttleless weft insertion technologies: rapier, [...]

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Sympatex Exhibits at MFS 2015: Fashion with Focus on Function & Sustainability

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Munich, Germany – During the Munich Fabric Start 2015 (2nd - 4th February 2015), Sympatex Technologies will prove that fashion and function work together perfectly. At the booth (hall 3 booth E17), the ecological alternative among functional textile specialists will present newly developed laminates with a look and functionality that focus on the fashion and leisure sectors.

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DSM: Niaga® Enters Next Phase in Sustainable Carpet Technology

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Zwolle, Netherlands -  Niaga® is taking its promise to close the materials loop in the carpet industry to the next level, following successful tests on industrial scale with leading partners in 2014 in the now fully operational Tech Center in Zwolle, the Netherlands. The joint venture offers a new perspective on the use of materials, enabling [...]

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Arkema Signs the New Responsible Care® Charter of the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA)

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By   6 days ago

Colombes, France - In 2006, the first Responsible Care® Charter was signed in France by the French Union des Industries Chimiques and its member companies, including Arkema. By signing this latest charter, Arkema renews its commitment to sustainable growth while continuously working towards improvements in safety and the protection

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Bayer MaterialScience at the European Coatings Show 2015 in Nuremberg

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By   6 days ago

Dusseldorf, Germany - At the European Coatings Show 2015 from April 21-23 in Nuremberg, the industry’s largest event worldwide, Bayer MaterialScience will be introducing new milestones in polyurethanes, underscoring its global leadership in polyurethane raw materials for high-performance and environmentally compatible

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Environmental Product Declaration for Radifloor®

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Bergamo, Italy - From now on, Radifloor® will also stand for reliable, verifiable and comparable data on the product environmental footprint, which will mean that customers can make a choice with total knowledge of the environmental impact. Indeed, Radici Fil SpA - a RadiciGroup company with over 50 years of experience in the field - has published an Environmental [...]

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Eco-Fashion Hotspot: Greenshowroom Presents Green High Fashion for Next Winter

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Berlin, Germany – Eco-fashion goes op art – that is the trend statement at Greenshowroom. With graphic patterns, innovative textures, draping and matching accessories, Greenshowroom is presenting the trends for the Autumn/Winter 2015/16 season. This is the eleventh time that the trade fair for high fashion

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Heimtextil Honours Young Designers from Tallinn, Darmstadt and Essen

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Frankfurt, Germany - Upcycling products are becoming more and more popular – in both the fashion and interior sectors. With the 3rd ‘Young Creations Award: Upcycling’, Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main has once again presented an award devoted to the principle of sustainability. New this year was the opening of the competition to young designers from all [...]

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From Basement Company to Global Player – W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is the OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month for January 2015

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Germany / United States - The US family business W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. has made a significant name for itself in the textile sector, primarily through its textile laminates based on the patented membrane technology GORE-TEX®.

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YuniquePLM™ Accelerates Lafodex’s Product Development Process

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New York, United States - French apparel manufacturer Lafodex SA® has implemented YuniquePLM™ to accelerate their workflow and reduce errors. Lafodex chose to standardize the design and manufacturing processes throughout their operations by incorporating YuniquePLM along with a fully integrated ERP system.

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Burberry Announces Strong Quarter with Retail Sales Up 15%

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London, United Kingdom –  Burberry announced strong quarter, with retail sales up 15% underlying and double-digit comp growth in Americas and EMEIA . Highlights for the three months to 31 December 2014 Retail revenue £604m, up 15% underlying Comparable sales up 8% – Double-digit % growth in Americas and EMEIA

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Latest SVHC Screen Lite Program for Textile and Footwear Products

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By   2 days ago

Geneva, Switzerland - With the addition of 6 new SVHCs onto the Candidate List on 17 December 2014, the number of SVHCs has been expanded to total 161 substances. In light of this rapid change, SGS has updated the SVHC SCREEN LITE program to help our clients easily identify and detect the presence of any high risk SVHC found [...]

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Mexico Implements Import Licensing Requirement for Footwear

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Mexico City, Mexico - As previously reported, the Mexican government issued a decree on August 29, 2014, announced a new set of measures aimed at preventing the undervaluation of imported footwear and enhancing the productivity and competitiveness of domestic footwear manufacturers.Among other things, the decree authorizes the Ministry of Economy (Secretaría de Economía)

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C&A Europe and C&A Foundation Partner with Women on Wings

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Brussels, Belgium – C&A Europe and C&A Foundation announced their partnership with the Dutch social enterprise Women on Wings. The partnership will comprise volunteer activities by C&A employees for companies that mainly employ women in rural India with the aim of mentoring and coaching entrepreneurs

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GSP Review of Bangladesh Recognizes Progress, Urges that More be Done on Worker Safety and Rights

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United States / Bangladesh – A USTR-led interagency review has concluded that while Bangladesh has made progress over the last year to address fire and building safety issues in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector, further progress is needed,

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HOM Joins Huber Group

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Marseille, France - After 28 years with the Triumph Group, the brand HOM joined HUBER Group. This move is born out of Triumph International’s ambition to refocus its brand portfolio on its biggest global brands, and out of HUBER Group’s intentions to expand its activity in the premium men’s underwear category. HUBER Group will capitalize upon [...]

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Global Brands Announces Licensing Agreement with Kate Spade, LLC for Kate Spade New York Brand

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China / United States –  Global Brands Group Holding Limited , one of the world’s leading branded apparel, footwear, fashion accessories and lifestyle product companies, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary GBG Accessories Group, LLC has entered into a licensing agreement with Kate Spade, LLC.

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INDIA ITME 2016 Mega Event for Innovative Textile Technology Launched

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Mumbai, India – “Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better”. 35 years of striving by India ITME Society has culminated

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The Road to Milan: The Heat is on for ITMA 2015

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London, United Kingdom - Last month, Hough MD Anthony Ashton outlined the role of ITMA in the progress of squeeze roll technology. Our ITMA preview coverage continues here with a look at the big success stories from the Barcelona show in 2011 – and their subsequent uptake by influential textile manufacturers. At the start of autumn [...]

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Latest SVHC Screen Lite Program for Textile and Footwear Products

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By   2 days ago

Geneva, Switzerland - With the addition of 6 new SVHCs onto the Candidate List on 17 December 2014, the number of SVHCs has been expanded to total 161 substances. In light of this rapid change, SGS has updated the SVHC SCREEN LITE program to help our clients easily identify and detect the presence of any high risk SVHC found [...]

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rue21 Selects EmpowerWFM from Empower Software Solutions for Improved Workforce Management

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Florida, United States - rue21, inc. a leading specialty apparel retailer, has chosen EmpowerWFM from Empower Software Solutions as the workforce management technology to be deployed in over 1100 retail locations throughout the US. The powerful labor forecasting and scheduling capabilities

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Nigeria: FG Okays Soft Loan for Cotton, Textile Manufacturers

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Abuja, Nigeria - allAfrica reports that federal government has approved a new funding mechanism that will ensure that Cotton, Textile and Garment companies access long-term, low interest loans to finance their operations. This is part of the new National Cotton, Textile and Garment Policy aimed at revitalising and boosting the growth and development of the cotton, [...]

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Global Economy to Improve Marginally, but Mounting Uncertainties and Risks Could Undermine Economic Growth, Says UN

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New York, United States – Global economic growth is forecast to increase marginally over the next two years, according to the United Nations

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Tempur-Pedic Delivers a Whole New Feel with New TEMPUR-Flex(R) Collection

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Las Vegas, United States – Continuing the tradition of delivering proprietary, innovative products designed to deliver a transformative night’s sleep, Tempur-Pedic announced the introduction of the TEMPUR-Flex Collection. The TEMPUR-Flex Collection delivers all the famous benefits of TEMPUR® material – adaptive support, pressure relief and motion dispersal – in a whole new feel that research shows [...]

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DSM: Niaga® Enters Next Phase in Sustainable Carpet Technology

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By   6 days ago

Zwolle, Netherlands -  Niaga® is taking its promise to close the materials loop in the carpet industry to the next level, following successful tests on industrial scale with leading partners in 2014 in the now fully operational Tech Center in Zwolle, the Netherlands. The joint venture offers a new perspective on the use of materials, enabling [...]

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