Vinatex Announces Investment of VND4.8 Trillion in Three Projects

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Hanoi, Vietnam – Viet Nam National Textile Garment Group (Vinatex) will invest VND4.8 trillion (US$228.5 million) in three projects in the central province of Quang Binh, reports Vietnam News. According to information published on Vinatex’s website, the projects that were granted licences were a fibre plant and a garment factory in Quang Phuc Ward, Ba

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Gerber Technology Releases “AccuNest Multi-Core Automated Nesting Software”

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Connecticut, United States – Gerber Technology announced the release of AccuNest™ Multi-Core (MC) software for automated marker making. AccuNest MC software employs multiple computer processors to automatically nest markers that deliver up to 2 percent better material utilization than single-core nesting systems. It enables more

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Connect with the French Textile Machinery at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

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France / China - ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014 will take place in Shanghai next June 16-20. It will be another opportunity to connect with the French Textile Machinery manufacturers. The French offer is very large as France is the 6th textile machinery exporter worldwide with an annual turnover of more than 1 billion Euros (USD 1.3 billion). [...]

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Adidas Group Achieves Milestone in Product Sustainability – Saves 50 Million Litres of Water, Over Achieves in Better Cotton Usage

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – The adidas Group published its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report, an annual overview of achievements and challenges as well as a progress update on its 2015 sustainability targets. As part of the report, the adidas Group announced that all adidas Sport Performance footwear

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Indonesia Anticipates Textile Exports to Grow at a Faster Pace this Year

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Jakarta, Indonesia - Indonesia is expecting its textile exports to grow at a faster pace this year, driven by increasing overseas orders particularly from the United States and European Union (EU) member states, reports Jakarta Post. Domestic textile manufacturers target textile exports to top US$13.3 billion this year, up around 5

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Archroma Presents Colorful Opportunities for Reducing Water Consumption at Indo Intertex 2014

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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, celebrates its new beginning in Indonesia at Indo Intertex 2014 with eco-advanced innovations to support the country’s transforming textile and garment industry. With the motto: “We touch and color people’s lives, every day, everywhere,” Archroma’s [...]

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ITMF-ICCTM: Aqualab Recognized

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Zürich, Switzerland – The ITMF International Committee on Cotton Testing Methods  gave full recognition to AQUALAB, a fiber-testing instrument produced by Mesdan Spa, Italy. The ICCTM met in Bremen/Germany on March 18, 2014 at the start of the 32nd International Bremen Cotton Conference. Mesdan Aqualab is an instrument to measure the moisture content and moisture [...]

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Vietnam Garment Sector Eyes Localisation of Inputs

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Vietnamese garment industry is seeking the localization of inputs in the garment sector, reports Vietnam News. The domestic garment and textile industry aims to reach a localisation rate of 60 per cent by 2015 to increase profits and competitiveness, and reduce the need for the imports of raw materials, [...]

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GUL AHMED Expands Production with BRÜCKNER Pad-Dry-Thermosol Range

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Karachi, Pakistan – Global player GUL AHMED is a fully integrated textile mill which produces home textiles from yarn to finished fabric for the local market as well as for exports – a large portion of its total is for the European market. Besides being a supplier of well-known brands like for instance IKEA, GUL [...]

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PolyOne Announces Plans for New Innovation Center in Asia

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Shanghai, China – PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, is establishing a new Innovation Center in Shanghai, China. The new facility will facilitate collaboration, accelerate application development and increase speed-to-market for customers in the Asia Pacific region. The state-of-the-art facility will be strategically located in a new hi-tech industrial [...]

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Patagonia Invests in Efficient Textile Processing Company CO2Nexus Through $20 Million & Change Fund

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California, United States – Patagonia announced a strategic investment in CO2Nexus, Inc., a company that has developed a sustainable method of processing (cleaning, disinfecting and coating) textiles and garments using liquid carbon dioxide – using zero water, consuming less energy and generating very little waste. Cutting-edge startup provides enhanced cleaning platform

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Zimmer and ICEsonic to Unveil DRY ICE +, the NEW Attachment for ICEsonic Machine at Techtextil

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South Carolina, United States - Zimmer America Corporation is a technology and machinery solutions provider for state-of-the-art textile and carpet machinery, including digital printing equipment. ICEsonic will be exhibiting with Zimmer America at booth 2221 at the TechTextil in Atlanta, debuting their new technology, DRY ICE + abrasive blasting attachment. The IS 77S is a popular

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Monforts Presents Special Range of Machinery for the Nonwovens Sector at INDEX’14

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Germany / Switzerland - With its market leading machines and technologies, Monforts offers environment-friendly and energy and resource-efficient solutions which consume less energy and permit an even more responsible use of chemicals and other finishing agents. The Germany based textile and technical textile finishing machinery producer A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co.

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Bluestar Silicones Achieves Certification Under the Responsible Care® Management System

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South Carolina, United States - Bluestar Silicones, a global integrated silicones supplier, has achieved certification under the Responsible Care® Management System (RCMS) at its U.S. manufacturing facility located in York, S.C. The facility, which opened in 2012, underwent three independent audits as part of a year-long program to align with the

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AATCC Launches Resource Center for Industry White Papers and Case Studies

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Washington D.C., United States – In the rapidly-evolving textile industry, technical information is a valuable resource that can make the difference between staying ahead of trends and innovations or falling behind. Case studies and white papers can be especially helpful in keeping industry professionals in touch with the industry’s latest developments, discoveries, and inventions. In [...]

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AATCC J.W. Weaver Paper of the Year Award Given to Three Chinese Experts

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North Carolina, United States – Jing Jin, Wei Dong, and Yong Liang, who co-authored a paper on “Determination of Acrylamide in Textiles by GC-MS using 13C3-labeled Acrylamide as Internal Standard” published in the January/February 2013 issue of AATCC Review, have been selected as the writers of the best peer-reviewed paper published in AATCC Review in [...]

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Unifi Reports Sales Growth of 5.1% to $176.9 Million for the March 2014 Quarter

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North Carolina, United States - Unifi, Inc. released preliminary operating results for the third quarter ended March 30, 2014 of its 2014 fiscal year.  Net income for the March 2014 quarter was $4.7 million, or $0.25 per basic share, compared to net income of $1.4 million, or $0.07 per basic share, for the prior year quarter, reflecting improved operating results in the Company’s domestic business [...]

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Retech to Showcase Godet Rolls and Win-OLT Yarn Tension Monitoring System at ITMA Asia + CITME

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Switzerland / China - Retech will present various innovations and enhancements in the field of godet rolls for heating and drawing synthetic fibres, the well known and globally installed Win-OLT yarn tension monitoring system operating in DTY production including the new and enlarged statistic software, the enlarged product range of  their Air Bearing

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Tex Tech Purchases CarbonX

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Maine, United States – Tex Tech Industries, a leading global developer and manufacturer of engineered, high-performance materials announced the acquisition of Chapman Innovations and its flagship brand CarbonX®. Tex Tech Industries Acquires Chapman Innovations/CarbonX Chapman Innovations was founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1998. The company develops, produces, and markets thermal fabric solutions under [...]

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Spartanburg Fiber Division Plant Expansion of Martex Fiber Completed

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South Carolina, United States – Martex Fiber recently completed installation of a fiber reclamation line to produce additional value-added fibers for use in the automotive, upholstery and yarn sectors. Jamie Jarrett, General Manager of the Fiber Division commented, “the expansion increased Spartanburg’s plant capacity by over 20%, further expanding our ability to create valuable outlets [...]

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University of Stuttgart Researches on Natural Fibre Reinforced Plastic Blades Wind Turbine

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Bangladesh / Germany - Composites Evolution‟s Biotex Flax has been used to manufacture natural fibre reinforced blades for a rooftop wind turbine at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. The blades were conceived, designed and manufactured by the SWE (Endowed Chair of Wind Energy) found that Biotex Flax reinforcement‟s twistless technology

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Savio at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

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Pordenone, Italy – Savio will introduce for the first time in an international exhibition the new winder POLAR/E PREMIUM, after its road show in China and in Turkey in late 2013. This new fully automatic  machine is addressed to any spinning mills no matter the type of ring spinning frames, with or without automatic doffing. The [...]

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Speakers from RadiciGroup Participate at Technology Day, a One-Day Workshop on Sustainable Polymers

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Milan, Italy – Polymers and sustainability, innovation, recycling, natural sources, and energy. These were the topics discussed at the Technology Day workshop organized by AIM [Italian Macromolecular Science and Technology Association], Federchimica [Italian Chemical Industry Federation]

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Campaign for Wool: Success for Campaign for Wool Designer Education Roadshow

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom – Designers attending the Campaign for Wool’s Education Roadshow gave a positive endorsement to the ‘Understanding Wool Fiber’ course, “Very informative, full of acts and it was appreciated.” Joy Norenberg, a Minneapolis designer commented. Delivered by the wool experts from the Campaign for Wool, it presented the

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Coville to Feature Fabrics and Apparel Manufacturing Services at Texprocess Americas

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North Carolina, United States – Coville, Inc., a vertically-integrated domestic provider of innovative knits and apparel, will feature its complete range of apparel component and supply chain services at the Texprocess Americas trade show on May 13-15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coville exhibit will be located within the Supply Chain USA Pavilion at Booth

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Regine IQtrim Ltd. to Participate with Latest Innovations at Performance Days

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Albstadt, Germany – Taking a new step in its global outreach, Regine GmbH and IQtrim, the solution partners, announce the complete merge of the two companies under the name Regine IQtrim Ltd. As part of a strategy to expand its international presence, German high-tech trimming specialist Regine GmbH has, since the turn of the century, [...]

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Texworld: Winners of the 21st Dinard International Festival of Young Fashion Designers Announced

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Paris, France - “We are developing a portfolio at Texworld with services dedicated to designers and young labels. They are a driving force, stimulating fashion with all their energy and inspiring innovations by weavers, knitters and embroiderers!” This statement from Michael Scherpe, president of Messe Frankfurt France, sums up the overall

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Boldness and Experimentation to be Presented in Milano Unica F/W 2015-16 Directions

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Milan, Italy –  Milano Unica is to present the F/W 2015-16 Directions characterized by boldness and experimentation. Like the last three editions, the presentation was held in the presence of exhibitors, specialized press, designers and product experts from the foremost fashion houses and style studios on both the domestic and

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Good Quality Buyers Satisfied With Increase in the Latest Products on Offer at Interstoff Asia Essential – Spring 2014

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Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Spring 2014, which was held in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19 to 21 March, attracted 7,027 visitors from 41 countries and regions. The top ten were Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, the US, Macau, India, Australia and the UK. “While the visitor number [...]

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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Obtains NSF/ANSI 336 Third-Party Certification for Sunbrella® Contract Fabrics

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North Carolina, United States – Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has reinforced its NSF/ANSI 336 Sustainability Assessment with third-party certification by UL Environment, a company providing independent validation of green marketing claims. More than 50 patterns

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Change in the Trade Fair Schedule for Munich Fabric Start 2015 and Milano Unica

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Germany / Italy – With the Paris fabric trade fairs taking place a week earlier than usual in February 2015, the schedules of MUNICH FABRIC START and MILANO UNICA overlap. The aim is to resolve this situation in the best possible way for everyone involved and ensure that exhibitors as well as the visitors, can [...]

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500 Companies from 22 Countries to Partake at Sai Gon Tex, the Viet Nam Sai Gon Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo 2014

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Vietnam News reports 500 companies from 22 countries are to partake at Sai Gon Tex More than 500 companies from 22 countries will take part in Sai Gon Tex, the Viet Nam Sai Gon Fabric and Garment Accessories Expo 2014, in HCM City next week. The four-day event will

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Hexcel Records Revenue of $461.7 Million, 10.9% Higher in Q1, 2014

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Connecticut, United States – Hexcel Corporation reported results for the first quarter of 2014. Net sales during the quarter were $461.7 million, 10.9% higher than the $416.5 million reported for the first quarter of 2013. Operating income for the period was $74.6 million, compared to $63.0 million last year. Net income for the first quarter of 2014 was $50.1 million, or $0.50 per diluted [...]

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LANXESS Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites Reduces Weight by 50% than Steel Counterpart

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Cologne, Germany – Hybrid technology based on continuous fiber-reinforced polyamide composites dramatically reduces weight in lightweight automotive construction, as demonstrated by an infotainment mount developed for production vehicles by AUDI AG, LANXESS, KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH and Christian Karl Siebenwurst GmbH & Co. KG Modellbau und Formenbau. “The prototype weighs

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Tex Tech Purchases CarbonX

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Maine, United States – Tex Tech Industries, a leading global developer and manufacturer of engineered, high-performance materials announced the acquisition of Chapman Innovations and its flagship brand CarbonX®. Tex Tech Industries Acquires Chapman Innovations/CarbonX Chapman Innovations was founded in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1998. The company develops, produces, and markets thermal fabric solutions under [...]

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DiloGroup to Present Range of Equipment and Sevices for the Nonwovens Industry at ITMA Asia+ CITME 2014

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Germany / China - The ITMA Asia + CITME 2014 held in Shanghai from June 16 – 20, 2014 is an excellent opportunity for the DiloGroup to present its portfolio of equipment and services to the nonwovens industry. DiloGroup will provide extensive information about production lines made in Germany and recent machine concepts from the

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Zimmer and ICEsonic to Unveil DRY ICE +, the NEW Attachment for ICEsonic Machine at Techtextil

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South Carolina, United States - Zimmer America Corporation is a technology and machinery solutions provider for state-of-the-art textile and carpet machinery, including digital printing equipment. ICEsonic will be exhibiting with Zimmer America at booth 2221 at the TechTextil in Atlanta, debuting their new technology, DRY ICE + abrasive blasting attachment. The IS 77S is a popular

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INDEX’ 14 Declared a Success by Exhibitors and Visitors Alike

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Belgium / Switzerland  - Celebrating its 30th anniversary in Geneva, INDEX™, the ‘meeting point’ for the industry, closed its doors on Friday 11th April on one of the most successful ever global nonwovens exhibitions: more than 12 500 visitors coming from 41 countries, 586 exhibitors in more than 22,000 m² of stand space! On Friday [...]

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Ultra-Strong and Lightweight Pedestrian Bridge Construction Engineered by Composites Consulting Group

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Sweden / Australia – When Gosnell Council in Western Australia commissioned a new pedestrian bridge to span the Canning River, the solution was a lightweight composite structure engineered by the DIAB company Composites Consulting Group (CCG). Located in the Centennial Pioneer Park, an idyllic nature reserve, the bridge is

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Monforts Presents Special Range of Machinery for the Nonwovens Sector at INDEX’14

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Germany / Switzerland - With its market leading machines and technologies, Monforts offers environment-friendly and energy and resource-efficient solutions which consume less energy and permit an even more responsible use of chemicals and other finishing agents. The Germany based textile and technical textile finishing machinery producer A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co.

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Picanol to Exhibit with Focus on New Weaving Machines at Indo-Intertex

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 Belgium / Indonesia - In 2014, Picanol will participate in a number of international trade fairs, where it will profile itself as the technological market leader in rapier and airjet weaving machines. On these occasions, Picanol will focus mainly on its new weaving machines – the OMNIplus Summum and positive rapier OptiMax – as well as [...]

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Coville to Feature Fabrics and Apparel Manufacturing Services at Texprocess Americas

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North Carolina, United States – Coville, Inc., a vertically-integrated domestic provider of innovative knits and apparel, will feature its complete range of apparel component and supply chain services at the Texprocess Americas trade show on May 13-15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coville exhibit will be located within the Supply Chain USA Pavilion at Booth

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Shima Seiki to Unveil Latest Lineup of Machinery and Technology Under “Breakthrough Technology” theme at ITMA Asia + CITME

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Japan / China – Leading Japanese flat knitting technologist SHIMA SEIKI will show its latest lineup in Shanghai this June at the ITMA Asia + CITME 2014 exhibition. Through its exhibition theme “Breakthrough Technology” it will propose solutions for current needs of the knitting industries in China and Asia and beyond, while emphasizing the importance [...]

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Thanh Cong Group Reports on Financial Performance Achieves Growth in Revenue of 103%

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Thanh Cong is a renowned global textile manufacture offers a fully integrated Vertical Production System service. Performance of the group in march was very impressive, The revenue achieved and its accumulated was about $ 11,800,000 revenue grew 103%; Achieved net

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Course in Spanish and Training for Students – Two New Features of the KARL MAYER Academy Programme

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Obertshausen, Germany – In January, the KARL MAYER Academy was able to look back on a successful year. The courses held in the company’s own training centre have been extremely well attended and the trainees were delighted with their learning experience. New courses are now available in India and Germany. Spotlight on the KARL MAYER [...]

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Award-Winning Warp Knitting Training Courses of Karl Mayer

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China / Germany – The KARL MAYER Academy China does not just do good work, it does excellent work, as the latest tribute paid to the company’s training centre in Changzhou City shows: on 22 November last year, the academy was awarded the prize, “Great Contribution to China’s Warp Knitting Industry 2013″, by the Chinese [...]

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KARL MAYER Launches a New Multibar Raschel Machine onto The Textronic® Market

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Obertshausen, Germany - With the new MT 51/1/32, KARL MAYER is giving new impetus to the Textronic® lace market, both economically and technically. This machine offers an exceptionally high level of performance for a low investment outlay, thus enabling lace, with its characteristic relief-like designs, to be produced competitively. In this case, the MT 51/1/32 scores highly both [...]

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Picanol to Show 4 Airjets and 3 Rapiers at ITMA-Asia + CITME 2014

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Ypres,  Belgium - As one of the world’s leading weaving machine manufacturers, Picanol has always had a very close relationship with the Chinese textile industry. This relationship is not a matter of chance or coincidental developments: on the contrary, it is the result of long-term, strategic planning by the Picanol management. In this firm belief, Picanol [...]

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Taking the Long Term View at The Sustainability Consortium

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Arizona, United States – How we tackle opportunities to drive a new generation of sustainable products is hugely challenging but no longer insurmountable. Over the past four and a half years, The Sustainability Consortium has, like many entrepreneurial and fast-growing initiatives, changed course more than once. However, their overall goal of creating tools that drive [...]

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Speakers from RadiciGroup Participate at Technology Day, a One-Day Workshop on Sustainable Polymers

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Milan, Italy – Polymers and sustainability, innovation, recycling, natural sources, and energy. These were the topics discussed at the Technology Day workshop organized by AIM [Italian Macromolecular Science and Technology Association], Federchimica [Italian Chemical Industry Federation]

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Role of the EU Industry to Lead the Green Economy

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Hanover, Germany – According to EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik, recycled materials represent the fastest growing of Europe’s ‘eco-industries’with growth since 2008 of 18% per year. Speech: Role of the EU Industry to lead the green economy: When I was approached to give my patronage to the Industrial GreenTec Fair, I was of course honoured [...]

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CRUK Conference 2014 to Discuss Carpet as a Resource in the Circular Economy Session

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London, United Kingdom – With the theme of  ’Carpets – Resources for the circular economy’, the 2014 CRUK Conference in Birmingham will report on and celebrate new developments in a sector now embedded across the carpet waste supply chain. For the first time an awards ceremony at the one-day event will recognise those individuals and [...]

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Adidas Group Achieves Milestone in Product Sustainability – Saves 50 Million Litres of Water, Over Achieves in Better Cotton Usage

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Herzogenaurach, Germany – The adidas Group published its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report, an annual overview of achievements and challenges as well as a progress update on its 2015 sustainability targets. As part of the report, the adidas Group announced that all adidas Sport Performance footwear

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BCI: Year 2014 to See Close to 50 Better Cotton Projects Across 5 Countries

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Geneva, Switzerland – The investors of the Better Cotton Fast Track Program (BCFTP) recently met in Delhi, India and approved 50 Better Cotton projects across India, Pakistan, China, Mozambique and Mali. The committee consist of frontrunner retailers and brands IKEA, H&M, Marks & Spencers, Levis Strauss & Co, VF Corp, adidas group, Tesco, Nike, Walmart [...]

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“Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles”, a 4 Day Series of Events by FIT in June

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New York, United States – Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles is a four-day series of lectures, discussions, site visits, and hands-on workshops focusing on sustainability and technology in fashion and textiles. Designed for industry professionals as well as academics wishing to broaden their understanding of sustainability and how to support its integration into the industry, this [...]

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Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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Weinheim, Germany – With their joining the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company, a subsidiary of Freudenberg Nonwovens, has reached another milestone on their way to higher social and ecological responsibility. Freudenberg Far Eastern Spunweb Company will continue to place a high emphasize on sustainability and

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Alvanon President to Speak on Lowering Costs and Shotening Lead Times at Texprocess Americas

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New York, United States - The Second edition of Texprocess Americas, formerly SPESA EXPO, is the largest North American trade show displaying Equipment and Technology for the Development, Sourcing and Production of Sewn Products. Texprocess Americas provides a platform for leading international manufacturers to present

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Etam Group Reports €326.7 Million in Revenue for Q1, 2014

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Paris, France - With a network of about 4,300 sales outlets in more than 40 countries and regions, the Etam Group is an international player in the women’s fashion market (ready-to-wear, lingerie and accessories). It designs and retails fashion products through three complementary brands – Etam, 1.2.3 and Undiz – covering most of the market in [...]

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Vietnam Exports Textile and Garment Worth of US$4.5 Billion, 21.9% Growth in Q1, 2014

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Hanoi, Vietnam – A 21.9% growth seen in the exports of Vietnamese textile and garments in first quarter of this year, reports Nhan Dan Online. A positive forecast for the garment and textile industry has become a reality. In the first three months of this year, the industry recorded impressive growth in terms of

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Gerber Technology Releases “AccuNest Multi-Core Automated Nesting Software”

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Connecticut, United States – Gerber Technology announced the release of AccuNest™ Multi-Core (MC) software for automated marker making. AccuNest MC software employs multiple computer processors to automatically nest markers that deliver up to 2 percent better material utilization than single-core nesting systems. It enables more

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Ennis, Inc. Reports Rise of 1.7% in Total Sales, Apparel Sales Increased by $3.7 Million

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Texas, United States - Ennis, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the global production and sale of printed business products and apparel. The two main segments, printing and apparel, can be distinctively broken up; although, the segments together help deem Ennis as one of the largest wholesale manufacturers of these products in the world. Ennis, [...]

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RNB Retail and Brands Records SEK 502 Million for the Interim; Dec 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2014

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Stockholm, Sweden - RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS owns, operates and develops fashion, clothing, accessories, jewelry and cosmetics stores that focus on providing excellent service and a world-class shopping experience. Sales are mainly conducted through the  store concepts Brothers & Sisters and Polarn O. Pyret, as well as through shops in the

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Superior Uniform Group Makes Fabric & Style Evolution in Scrubs

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Florida, United States – As fabrics and styles continue to evolve, they have a direct impact on the apparel and uniforms used in the healthcare industry. In today’s ever changing healthcare environment, it is necessary for scrub manufacturers to constantly research, develop and introduce new innovative fabrics and styles for laundries and healthcare facilities. These new concepts [...]

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Coville to Feature Fabrics and Apparel Manufacturing Services at Texprocess Americas

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North Carolina, United States – Coville, Inc., a vertically-integrated domestic provider of innovative knits and apparel, will feature its complete range of apparel component and supply chain services at the Texprocess Americas trade show on May 13-15 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coville exhibit will be located within the Supply Chain USA Pavilion at Booth

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More than 50% of Factory Inspections Complete in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Members of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Board of Directors met in Dhaka to review progress on key milestones. In meetings with government, business, trade unions, international donors and civil society, the Alliance confirmed that factory inspections have been completed in more than 50%of the nearly 700 factories from which its [...]

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Seasalt Cornwall Picks Visual 2000 PLM Solution

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Montreal, Canada – Visual 2000 International announced that the leading womenswear multi-channel brand Seasalt are to implement Visual 2000 new PLM S V8 release. Seasalt recently won the prestigious Drapers 2014 award for ‘womenswear brand of the year’ and are the first ever fashion company to win the Queens Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2013. Adam Cotgreave, Seasalt Project [...]

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Vietnam Exports Textile and Garment Worth of US$4.5 Billion, 21.9% Growth in Q1, 2014

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Hanoi, Vietnam – A 21.9% growth seen in the exports of Vietnamese textile and garments in first quarter of this year, reports Nhan Dan Online. A positive forecast for the garment and textile industry has become a reality. In the first three months of this year, the industry recorded impressive growth in terms of

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Vinatex Announces Investment of VND4.8 Trillion in Three Projects

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Hanoi, Vietnam – Viet Nam National Textile Garment Group (Vinatex) will invest VND4.8 trillion (US$228.5 million) in three projects in the central province of Quang Binh, reports Vietnam News. According to information published on Vinatex’s website, the projects that were granted licences were a fibre plant and a garment factory in Quang Phuc Ward, Ba

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Maldives: 15% Tariff on Imports to be Reintroduced for Articles of Apparel, Woven Fabrics and Fibre

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Malé, Maldives – Parliament in Maldives has approved amendments to the Import-Export Act to raise import duties on a range of goods as part of the current administration’s revenue raising measures, reports MINIVAN News. The amendment bill submitted on behalf of the government by MP Mohamed Rafeeq

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HKRITA Experiences a Rewarding Exchange Experience in Australia

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Australia / China – Apart from cotton and linen, it is believed that wool is the next most popular natural fibre in the fashion industry. World wool production totals approximately 2.8 billion pounds per year. Australia is the leading wool producer with about a 25 percent market share, with New Zealand second and China third. [...]

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Pakistan Hopes to Increase Textile Exports to Japan

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Lahore, Pakistan – Pakistan hopes to increase value added exports of textile products to Japan, reports The News International. Textiles can penetrate the Japanese market and capture huge business consignments if they comply with the quality, design and other pre-requisites, said Yoshiaki Kamiyama. Senior Researcher Japan Textile Import Association was addressing a workshop

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International Labour Organization to Mark One-Year Commemoration of Rana Plaza

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - Gilbert Houngbou, ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday 22 April, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse. He is due to meet with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Government ministers, employers’ and workers’ organizations, ambassadors

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