Ceylon Leather Products Invests Rs306 Million in Sri Lanka Textile Mill

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Leather Products said it was investing 306.4 million rupees in South Asia Textile Industries Pvt Ltd, a fabric maker, reports Lanka Business Online. It will buy 3.06 million shares in a rights issues raising its stake to 80 percent, the firm said in a stock exchange filing. Ceylon [...]

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Keep up to Date with the Latest Chinese Home Textile Market Trends with Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

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Shanghai, China - China’s leading home textiles fair, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition, is not just the ideal location to find the latest textile and accessory products. It is also the leading event in the region to discover the current and future home textile trends in China, and to learn about the latest market [...]

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Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey: The Customer is Always Right and the Customer Wants Cotton

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New York, United States – According to the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey, which has monitored consumer shopping habits and preferences for two decades, 62% of consumers agree that cotton clothing tends to be of better quality than apparel made from manmade fibers.

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GIZ and EU Complete Four Years of Collaboration in Bangladesh for Improving Labour Standards in RMG Sector

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - GIZ, the German Development Cooperation, and the European Union marked and celebrated four years of their collaboration in improving labour standards in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh at the Brac Centre Inn Dhaka on Sunday, reports Dhaka Tribune. State Minister for Labour and

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China: Xinjiang Textile Fund of 20 Billion Yuan to Promote Textile and Clothing Industry

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Beijing, China – China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has planned a fund of 20 billion yuan (about 3.2 billion U.S. dollars) to support the textile and clothing industry, officials said quotes People Daily. The fund will be part of a package to increase employment and incomes and maintain social stability, Yan Qin, deputy secretary-general of [...]

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Mongolia: Italian Textile Machinery Sector to Develop Cashmere Processing

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Mongolia / Italy - At the recent trade industry mission organized by ACIMIT and the ICE- Italian Trade Agency in Mongolia, meetings with the local authorities have confirmed the need for modernizing existing technology for the processing of cashmere. ACIMIT President Raffaella Carabelli states

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Vietnam Textile and Apparel Exports Continue to Surge and Trans-Pacific Partnership Terms More Critical than Ever

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By   6 days ago

Washington D.C, United States - According to new U.S. government data, Vietnam’s textile and apparel exports to the U.S. have continued to surge in 2014. Vietnam’s apparel sector is also positioned to gain additional advantages under a proposed new free trade agreement that will bolster their ability to penetrate the U.S. market. In a

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Clothing Retail in U.K. Performs Better in June with Drive in Demand for Summer Clothing

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By   7 days ago

London, United Kingdom – UK retail sales were down 0.8% on a like-for-like basis from June 2013, when they had increased 1.4% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 0.6%, against a 2.9% rise in June 2013. Excluding Easter distortions, this is the lowest total growth recorded since May 2011. However, [...]

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Archroma Entices with Inspiring Colors and Ecology and Economy Focus at Major Brazilian Textile Industry Tradeshow

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Reinach, Switzerland - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, will share its passion for sustainability with Brazil’s vibrant textile industry at Febratex 2014 at Sector 1, Street 1, from August 12-15, 2014 in Santa Catarina. With the motto: “We touch and color people’s lives, every day, everywhere”, [...]

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CB&I and Clariant’s Polypropylene Catalyst Partnership off to a Successful Start

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Muttenz, Switzerland – CB&I and Clariant announced its new Ziegler-Natta polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015. The plant is part of a long-term strategic partnership between Clariant’s Catalysts business unit and CB&I’s Lummus Novolen Technology business. Based at Clariant’s largest US production hub, the state

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AATCC Seeks to Revise Dry Cleaning Test Methods

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North Carolina, United States – AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, seeks participation in the revision of AATCC test methods related to dry cleaning. The current perchloroethylene solvent used in several AATCC test methods has been identified as potentially dangerous and is being phased out of use in some regions. AATCC research [...]

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New Innovation Centre in Pune Inaugurated by Tata Chemicals

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Pune, India - Mr Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, Tata Chemicals, inaugurated its state-of-the-art Innovation Centre in Pune. The Centre will be Tata Chemicals’ Technology and Innovation hub to incubate and support the company’s growth vectors in wellness foods, agri and chemistry solutions, and also provide technology support to other Tata group companies. Along with Mr Mistry, the [...]

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Quarterly Consolidated Revenue of $ 17.9 Billion, Up 7.2% at Reliance Industries

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Mumbai, India – Reliance Industries Limited reported its financial performance for the quarter ended 30th June, 2014. Highlights of the un-audited financial results as compared to the previous year are: QUARTERLY CONSOLIDATED REVENUE OF `

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Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market to Grow at 7% CAGR till 2019

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Growing global demand for readymade garments, specialty finishing chemicals and dark textile shades to driving textile chemicals consumption in Bangladesh According to a recently published report by TechSci Research a research based global management consulting firm, “Bangladesh Textile Chemicals Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”, the

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INEOS Group Holdings Reports €447 Million in Revenue for Q2 2014

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Switzerland / United States – INEOS Group Holdings S.A. announced its trading performance for the second quarter of 2014. Based on unaudited management information INEOS reports that EBITDA for the second quarter of 2014 was €447 million, compared to €365 million for Q2, 2013 and €401 million for Q1, 2014. North American markets have continued [...]

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Award Winning Biopolishing Solutions from Novozymes, Claims to be Industry’s Key for Longer Lasting Clothes

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Bagsvaerd, Denmark - Novozymes’ award winning biopolishing solutions claims to be the industry’s key for longer lasting, better quality cotton garments. But can consumers tell the difference – and are they willing to pay more Smooth, neat surfaces are a clear quality indicator Novozymes engaged an independent research company to take

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Order Intake at a Healthy Level, High Order Backlog Provides Solid Basis for Further Sales Growth at Rieter

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Winterthur, Switzerland - The market environment in which Rieter operates was consistently favorable in the first half of 2014. Rieter received 655.5 million CHF of new orders in the first six months of 2014, which is lower than last year’s very good figure (711.4 million CHF), but substantially higher than in the second

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INVISTA Debuts New LYCRA® Brand Initiative at Kingpins Denim Show

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New York, United States – As part of an initiative to reinforce the value of the LYCRA® brand to consumers, INVISTA will unveil to the denim industry its new LYCRA® brand positioning at the Kingpins Denim Shows in New York (July 22-23) and Los Angeles (July 29- 30).  The new positioning is being articulated

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Indorama Ventures Ltd., Back on the Growth Path in 2014

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Bangkok, Thailand - IVL is back on the growth path in 2014 and has proposed several interesting organic and inorganic growth plans going forward. A new PET plant next door to their AlphaPet site on Finley Island Road, at Decatur in Alabama that will be capable of producing approximately 500,000 tons of resin per year and [...]

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Global Fashion Technologies Group, Inc Announces New Joint Venture with Pure System International Ltd

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New Jersey, United States – Global Fashion Group, Inc., announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Pure System International Limited joining forces to produce and market internationally branded PuraVida performance enhanced sustainable textile fiber. The Joint Venture will leverage Pure System’s patented process to produce high quality textile fiber by the utilization of collected

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Quarterly Consolidated Revenue of $ 17.9 Billion, Up 7.2% at Reliance Industries

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Mumbai, India – Reliance Industries Limited reported its financial performance for the quarter ended 30th June, 2014. Highlights of the un-audited financial results as compared to the previous year are: QUARTERLY CONSOLIDATED REVENUE OF `

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“Total Contamination Control” Concept of Uster Presented for the First Time at ITMA Asia + CITME 2014

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Switzerland / Germany - Cleaner cotton makes quality yarns – but how can spinners be sure of removing unwanted contaminants without wasting good fiber or hampering mill productivity? The acquisition of Jossi Systems AG by Uster Technologies has created the ‘Total Contamination Control’ concept. This combination of USTER®JOSSI VISION SHIELD and USTER®QUANTUM 3 offers spinners the highest level of foreign [...]

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2014/15 International Woolmark Prize Global Finalists Announced

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Sydney, Australia - The Woolmark Company announced the nine global finalists who will compete for the 2014/15 International Woolmark Prize. The nominees for the menswear category, to compete at London Collections: Men in January, are: Sise (Asia) STRATEAS.CARLUCCI (Australia) Asger Juel Larsen (Europe) The Emperor 1688 (India & Middle East) PUBLIC SCHOOL

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World Fiber Production Volume in the Textile Industry Rose by 2.8% to 92.3 Million Tonnes in 2013

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Wuppertal, Germany - The production volume in the world textile industry in 2013 rose by 2.8% to 92.3 million tonnes. This includes increases in manmade fiber segments while natural fibers were down by 3.0% to 32.0 million tonnes. Manmade fibers went up by 6.1% to 60.3 million tonnes.

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Four Asian Country and Region Pavilions Return to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014

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Hong Kong, China - Returning once again to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014, the four well-received Country and Region Pavilions will feature renowned exhibitors from China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. During the three-day show, which is to be held from 25 – 27 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, buyers will get a chance to source [...]

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iFabric Corp Announces the Appointment of New President and CEO of Intelligent Textiles Division

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Markham, Canada – The Board of Directors of iFabric Corp, announced the appointment of Mr. Giancarlo Beevis as President and CEO of its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc. “This appointment was made in recognition of the vital role Giancarlo has played in securing a number of important customer and supplier relationships [...]

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Garmatex Signs Five-Year Licensing Deal with Innovative Sleepwear and Bedding Manufacturer

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Vancouver, Canada – Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an industry disrupting inventor and supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics and apparel technologies, announced the start of a five year licensing deal with San Diego-based Cool-jams, maker of temperature regulating women’s and men’s sleepwear and bedding. Sleepwear alone is a $7+ billion dollar market, world-wide. Founder and CEO

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Innovation in Weather Protection from Jack Wolfskin with TEXAPORE SOFTSHELL and AIR Technology

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Idstein, Germany – For the 2015 summer collection, Jack Wolfskin has continued to develop its proprietary weather protection fabric, TEXAPORE. TEXAPORE SOFTSHELL has been combined with the well-known AIR Technology to achieve even more air permeability while maintaining its waterproof standard. The application of various TEXAPORE fabrics creates a

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CORDURA® brand of INVISTA Shocases Latest Generation CORDURA® Fabrics at OutDoor 2014

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Kansas, United States - The latest durable fabric innovations from INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand including CORDURA® Naturalle™, CORDURA® Lite Plus, CORDURA® AFT, and the new CORDURA® Wool fabric collection were on display by authorized mills Chia Her at stand A4-304A, Dong Jin at stand B5-218 and Tiong Liong at stand A4-212 at the 2014 Outdoor Show July [...]

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Bayer MaterialScience Announces “INSQIN™”- New Generation of Polymer-Coated Fabrics

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Leverkusen, Germany – Bayer MaterialScience, one of the world’s leading polymer producers, announced the launch of INSQIN®, a novel turnkey solution for a new generation of polyurethane (PU) coated fabrics. The launch marks a new chapter in the footwear and apparel sector, in which Bayer offers brand owners an integrated

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MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions Come Again With a Strong International Line-Up, All Shows Fully Booked

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Munich, Germany - MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions announced that both upcoming trade fairs MUNICH FABRIC START (2-4 September) and BLUEZONE (2/3 September) are again fully booked. For this reason, the management is highly confident to kick-off the new

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Technical Absorbents to Launch “K-Sorb” at Emergency Services Show

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom - The Emergency Services Show will get underway in a couple of months at the NEC.  With over 400 exhibitors and over 5,500 visitors attending the event last year, it is one of the key exhibitions for anyone involved in emergency planning, response or recovery – both in the UK and abroad. UK-based [...]

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ANDRITZ to Present Full Range of Technologies for Nonwovens and Technical Textiles at CINTE 2014

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Austria / China – ANDRITZ (Wuxi) Nonwoven, China, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, will present its state-of-the-art technologies and services for nonwovens and technical textiles at CINTE Techtextil 2014 in Shanghai from September 24 to 26, at hall E07, booth C02. Assembly facilities, a service center with roll repair

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Kimberly-Clark Posts Sales of $5.3 Billion, Personal Care Revenue Rise of 2%, 1% Rise in Tissue Segment

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Texas, United States – Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported second quarter 2014 results and narrowed its guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share. Executive Summary Second quarter 2014 net sales of $5.3 billion increased 1 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 5 percent, including a 10 percent increase in K-C International. Organic sales exclude the impact [...]

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CONWED Promotes Netting Solutions at IDSA 2014

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Minnesota, United States – Conwed, the leading plastic netting manufacturer in the world, will be promoting its netting portfolio among industrial design professionals and engineers at the 2014 International Conference & Education Symposium in Austin, TX (August 13-16, 2014). With its roots reaching back to 1938 and founded in 1965, the Industrial

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Suominen Sets Focus on Nonwovens; Operating Profit Improves by 27%

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Helsinki, Finland - Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominen’s nonwovens are wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance, bring added value to the daily life of consumers worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes. [...]

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British Breakthrough in World’s Darkest Material

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London, United Kingdom - Sensitive electro-optical imaging and target-acquisition systems will achieve new levels of  range and sensitivity performance thanks to a UK company’s breakthrough in developing a ‘super black’ material to be launched at the Farnborough International Air Show. Surrey NanoSystems’ Vantablack® is revolutionary in its ability to be applied to light-weight, temperature-sensitive structures such as [...]

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Dow Breakthrough Water Filtration Technology Wins 2014 R&D 100 Award

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 Minnesota, United States - Less than a year after its global launch, R&D Magazine, one of the most respected publications in the R&D industry, recognized the TEQUATIC™ PLUS Fine Particle Filter as a groundbreaking solution for treating difficult, high-solids water. The unique filtration device from Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS) helps

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Dr. Schlichter, CEO of AUTEFA Solutions, New Spokesman of Composite Technology Forum

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Friedberg, Germany - Since April 2012 Frank Peters, Executive Vice President Sales of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH represents the VDMA Forum Composite Technology as its speaker. On 1 August 2014 a change in this function will take place. In its meeting on 19 May 2014 the steering committee elected Dr. Stefan Schlichter, Managing Director (CEO) of AUTEFA [...]

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SACTWU Settles Wage Disputes in the Non-Woven Textiles Sector

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Durban, South Africa – The COSATU-affiliated Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union has settled its 2014 wage negotiations in the non-woven textiles sector, after a dispute.  The settlement package is 7.75% covering wages and an improvement on annual bonus. Approximately 1000 workers in 15

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Reusable Clip Strings by Karl Mayer Set the Tone in String Bar Production

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Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER’s lace raschel machines are extremely productive yet flexible, and unleash their full potential thanks to their clever special features, which are being improved and optimised all the time. The latest developments include the introduction of a flexible patternguide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the patternguide fingers [...]

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47th International Congress of International Federation of Knitting Technologists to take place in September

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Izmir, Turkey - Ege University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Textile Engineering has announced that 47th International Congress of International Federation of Knitting Technologists will be held in İzmir on September 25-26, 2014. IFKT becomes the center of interest for researchers from different knitting areas where they

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Itema Appoints Lorenzo Minelli as New Director of Itema Lab

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Colzate, Italy - Itema has announced organizational changes in the management of ItemaLab with the retirement of the incumbent Research & Innovation (R&I) Director, Giuseppe Casarotto, and the appointment of Lorenzo Minelli as the new Director. Giuseppe Casarotto started working in Itema in 1983 and has been leading advanced research and development

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Itema Strengthens North America Sales Team; Hires Steve Brown as Sales Manager

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Italy / United States – Itema announced a new senior appointment at their wholly owned subsidiary Itema America Inc., with the addition of Mr. Steve Brown, formerly of Picanol of America, as Sales Manager. Steve joins the existing sales organization with the task to penetrate new markets and customer opportunities to increase the global weaving [...]

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Mayer & Cie: The Smartline Shines in Indonesia

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Albstadt, Germany – For Mayer & Cie. Indonesia has for years been one of the most important and strongest markets. In particular, the relative technology enjoys great popularity there. With this technology, “Made by Mayer” can also process coarser or low quality yarns in a better way than the usual horizontal platinum technology – which exactly is the [...]

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MDS 1 Training Course at Mayer & Cie

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Albstadt, Germany – The software program MDS 1 (Mayer Design System) finds its application in the field of pattern data generation for programming circular knitting machine with electronic individual needle selection. The software solution MDS 1, the user has almost unlimited pattern possibilities. Customers participating and technicians from France, Poland, Mexico and Germany were taught the [...]

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India, an Important Market and Now Also a Production Location for KARL MAYER

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India / Germany – India is an important market for KARL MAYER. This traditional textile country is currently the second most important sales region for its Warp Preparation Business Unit. In some sectors, such as direct beaming and sizing machines, KARL MAYER has a market share of more than 90%. KARL MAYER opened its first [...]

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Grade Knitting System from Stoll Showcased at this Year’s ITMA Asia + CITME 2014

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Germany / China - With the M1plus® Stoll already boasts a tried-and-tested system for creating knitting designs and knitting patterns. With the GKS, a tool has now been developed for the production and grading of cutting templates that is user-friendly and easy to learn. The GKS integrates originals that are already fully dimensioned and functioning, for [...]

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Crown Implements Green Practices, Expands Sustainability Practices at New Brockton Facility

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Massachusetts, United States – Crown will be implementing even more “green” business practices at their new Brockton Facility. The new facility is slated to be fully operational in the fall of 2014, and will feature many new energy efficient technologies. Plant equipment was chosen not only for working efficiency, but for its ability to minimize [...]

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Radici Novacips and Tessiture Pietro Radici Awarded Certiquality Certificates of Excellence for Quality, Environmental and Safety Management Systems

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Bergamo, Italy – Radici Novacips SpA, head company of the RadiciGroup Plastics Business Area, a leader in the production of nylon engineering plastics and Tessiture Pietro Radici SpA,  an ancestral RadiciGroup company

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Composites UK Visits Factory of ELG Carbon Fibre, Gives Introduction on Recycling of Composite Materials

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom - Composites UK, visited a factory of ELG Carbon Fibre, as part of their series of events for the composites industry, on July 7, 2014. This was a half-day event designed to give the delegate an introduction into the recycling of composite materials. Composites UK gave a short technical presentation

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PACT Apparel Releases Organic Cotton Fair Trade Certified™ Line

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Colorado, United States – PACT, an ethical and organic apparel basics brand, announced that it is releasing one of the largest organic cotton Fair Trade Certified™ lines by a US apparel brand. The line features 78 different items across 19 product styles including the first ever Fair Trade Certified™ baby clothes. Line Includes First Ever Fair [...]

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Shaw Industries Achieves a Big Milestone of Recycling More than 700 Million Pounds of Carpet in 2013

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Georgia, United States – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has  released its sixth annual sustainability report. Report Highlights Commitment To Associates, Communities And The Circular Economy “We committed to significant investment in business expansion and continued to advance our sustainable business strategy in 2013,” says Shaw Chairman and CEO Vance Bell. “Sustainability at

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10th Anniversary Edition of Greenshowroom 2014, Attracts Huge Crowd with 400 Visitors

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Berlin, Germany - Distinguished by a fantastic Salonshow, the 10th anniversary edition of the Greenshowroom at Hotel Adlon Kempinski was a sensational success. The event highlight of the three-day trade fair attracted a huge crowd with over 400 visitors – many of them renowned representatives of the fashion

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Archroma Launches Formulation List of “ZDHC MRSL-Compliant” Products

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Reinach, Switzerland – Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals, announced the publication of its first formulation list of “ZDHC MRSL – compliant” colorants and chemicals for textile and apparel. The ZDHC Group released its first Manufacturers Restricted Substance List (MRSL) on June 5, 2014, setting concentration limits for the chemical groups banned under the ZDHC Joint Roadmap. Archroma [...]

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Ethical Fashion Show Berlin Concludes on a Successful Note with 91 International Eco Brands and a Fully Booked Up Fair

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Berlin, Germany – A successful conclusion to the sixth Ethical Fashion Show Berlin: 91 international eco brands presented their collections for the summer of 2015 at the fully booked-up fair. Additionally, the Ethical Fashion Show underscored its significance as an information and networking platform for the subject of sustainability in the textile pivotal industry with [...]

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Four Asian Country and Region Pavilions Return to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014

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Hong Kong, China - Returning once again to Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014, the four well-received Country and Region Pavilions will feature renowned exhibitors from China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. During the three-day show, which is to be held from 25 – 27 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, buyers will get a chance to source [...]

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Crocs, Inc. Posts 3.6% Rise in Revenue, Announces Strategic Plan for Driving Business Improvement

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Colorado, United States – Crocs, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, and announced strategic plans for long-term improvement and growth of the business. These plans comprise four key initiatives, including: (1) streamlining the global product and marketing portfolio, (2)

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Innovation, Style & Versatility Drive Swimwear Growth in United States

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New York, United States – Summer is in full swing, and in preparation for beach vacations and sun-drenched days by the pool, total swimwear* sales in the U.S. reached $4.4 billion in the 12 months ending May 2014 (June ’13 – May ’14), a 6 percent increase over the prior year, reports global information company The [...]

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Disney and Kohl’s Get D-Signed in Time for Back to School

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California, United States – Disney Consumer Products and Kohl’s announced they’re bringing the newest iteration of the tween lifestyle brand “D-Signed” exclusively to Kohl’s. Offering a “mix & match” assortment of apparel that gives girls the opportunity to create their own styles, the “D-Signed” brand continues to be inspired by the fun fashions featured on [...]

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Robert Graham Signs Men’s Underwear and Loungewear License with Majestic International

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New York, United States - Robert Graham announced that it has licensed Majestic International for men’s underwear and loungewear. The collection, which will launch in the Fall of 2015, marks its entrance to the underwear and loungewear category to supplement the men’s product range of Robert Graham including; sportswear, premium denim, accessories, outerwear,

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EdgeAX Suite Released for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

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New Jersey, United States – EdgeAX, a unit of Visionet Systems, Inc. and the partner of choice for leading global enterprises in the Apparel and Retail industries, has announced compatibility of its EdgeAX Apparel and Retail industry solution with the latest release of AX 2012 R3. EdgeAX solution provides extensive Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), [...]

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Global Fashion Technologies Group, Inc Announces New Joint Venture with Pure System International Ltd

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New Jersey, United States – Global Fashion Group, Inc., announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with Pure System International Limited joining forces to produce and market internationally branded PuraVida performance enhanced sustainable textile fiber. The Joint Venture will leverage Pure System’s patented process to produce high quality textile fiber by the utilization of collected

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Ross Stores Opens 30 New Locations

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California, United States – Ross Stores announced the June and July openings of 23 Ross Dress for Less® and seven dd’s DISCOUNTS® stores across 17 different states. These new locations are part of the off-price retailer’s plans to add a total of approximately 75 Ross and 20 dd’s DISCOUNTS stores during 2014. dd’s DISCOUNTS Enters Three [...]

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Opportunities for Italian Textile Machinery at Industry Trade Fair in Uzbekistan

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Milan, Italy - At the upcoming CAITME-Central Asian International Textile Machinery Exhibition, to be held in Tashkent from 10 to 12 of September, Italian textile machinery manufacturers will be seeking out new business opportunities in a textile market of great interest over the medium term. ACIMIT,

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Ceylon Leather Products Invests Rs306 Million in Sri Lanka Textile Mill

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Leather Products said it was investing 306.4 million rupees in South Asia Textile Industries Pvt Ltd, a fabric maker, reports Lanka Business Online. It will buy 3.06 million shares in a rights issues raising its stake to 80 percent, the firm said in a stock exchange filing. Ceylon [...]

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Turkmenistan Plans to Procure 1.5 Million Tons of Raw Cotton from 545,000 Hectares of Land

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan plans to procure 1.5 million tons of raw cotton from 545,000 hectares of land, according to the report of the Ministry of Agriculture of Turkmenistan, quotes Trend News Agency. The report noted that Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed the said

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Trelleborg Reports on Rise in Sales of 2%

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Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg continued to improve earnings. Both operating profit and the operating margin are the highest levels ever for the Group for a single quarter. The Group also reported a stable cash flow. Record profit despite timid growth” “Net sales rose 2 percent while organic sales declined 1 percent. Sales performance was favorable [...]

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Berkshire Blanket to Implement CBX PLM System for Product Development

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New York, United States – Core Solutions, a leading provider of global sourcing and extended supply chain automation solutions for the retail industry, announced that it has signed an agreement with Berkshire Blanket Inc. to implement CORE’s CBX software as the common platform to support the company’s product development.

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Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey: The Customer is Always Right and the Customer Wants Cotton

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New York, United States – According to the Cotton Incorporated Lifestyle Monitor™ Survey, which has monitored consumer shopping habits and preferences for two decades, 62% of consumers agree that cotton clothing tends to be of better quality than apparel made from manmade fibers.

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U.K.: Decline in Footfall of Shopping Centers

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London, United Kingdom – Footfall in June was 0.7% down on a year ago, down on the 0.2% fall in May and below the three-month average of a 0.3% decline. Footfall on the high street was 1.7% down on the previous year for June, down on May’s fall of 0.9% Out-of-Town reported the only rise, [...]

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ILO: Workshop on Labour Rights Awareness in the Leather Sector Held on July 21

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - Speakers at a day long workshop on Designing Education Programmes for Workers in Leather Sector stressed on the need for creating wider awareness on Occupational Safety and Health among the workers and employers of the leather industry in Bangladesh. They also stress on ensuring better working conditions at

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