ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to be Held from Oct. 16 -18 in China

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Switzerland / China – The China National Textile and Apparel Council  has invited the members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation to the traditional ITMF Annual Conference 2014 to China which will be held from October 16-18 in Beijing. CNTAC is very much looking forward to hosting this grand event for the representatives of the [...]

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Biggest Ever Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Opens this Week with Increased Number of Halls, New Design Events and Wider Product Scope

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Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition 2014 opens this week in what is also a celebration of its 20th anniversary. A record 13 halls and 150,400 sqm will be in use, with around 1,350 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions taking part. The three-day fair, held at the Shanghai New International [...]

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Sri Lanka Textile and Garments Exports Grow by 25% to US $ 446.2 Million in June

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – The ongoing export push by all sectors has supported the country’s external sector to continue narrowing its trade deficit, and in the month of June, the deficit contracted by as much as 35.3 percent to US $ 454 million but slowed from the previous month. In May, the trade deficit narrowed

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More New Exhibitors to Offer Even Larger Selection of Prestigious Fabrics at Interstoff

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Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 is set to return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 – 27 September. “As a well-known sourcing platform for the latest fashionable, functional and eco fabrics and garment accessories in the region, the fair has received many compliments on its product range [...]

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Techtextil 2015 Heading for New Exhibitor and Exhibition-Space Records with 10% More Registrations to Date

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By   6 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With around eight months still to go before Techtextil 2015 opens its doors, 80 percent of the exhibition space occupied in 2013 has already been booked. Thus, the International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (4 to 7 May 2015) is once again heading for new exhibitor and exhibition-space records.

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ITMA 2015 to Feature Digital Technology that Drives Textile Printing Industry

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By   6 days ago

Milan, Italy – The emergence of innovations and growing adoption of digital technological solutions aimed at improving print speed, design and efficiency are driving the next growth wave in the printing sector. According to a report released by Global Industry Analyst Inc., the global production of printed textiles is forecast to reach 27.8 billion square [...]

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USDA: Global Cotton Production Forecast to be Lower at 117.6 Million Bales in 2014/15 but Above Consumption

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Washington D.C., United States – World cotton production in 2014/15 is forecast at 117.6 million bales, 1.2 million bales above last month’s projection but slightly below 2013/14. Higher production forecasts in August for the United States and India—resulting from increased

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India Ranks Third in Retail Marketing Amid BRIC Nations, Apparel Among the Growing Categories

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New Delhi, India –  India has third fastest share in retail marketing adding over 7 million internet users, growing at an annual rate of 15% among the BRIC nations, according to an ASSOCHAM-comScore joint study. In a joint study undertaken by ASSOCHAM and comScore a study titled ‘State of

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New Nanosorbent Produced by Researchers in Iran Helps Elimination of Colorants from Textile Wastewater

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Tehran, Iran – A nanosorbent with high sorption capability was produced by the Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology which can be recovered in alkaline environment. In addition, it can be used in continuous systems due to its high speed in process. Results of the research have applications in textile, foodstuff,

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The Monforts Technology Behind Some Beautiful Curves

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Mönchengladbach, Germany – After 25 years of faithful service, the first-ever Monforts stenter for knitted goods to be installed in the UK has been replaced with a brand new one. Simplex, based in Chilwell, a small town between the Midlands cities of Derby and Nottingham has just installed a state-of-the-art Montex 8000 range as part [...]

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Researchers in Iran Use Nanotechnology that Helps in Production of Super Adsorbent Polymers

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Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used nanotechnology and succeeded in the production of super adsorbent polymers. The polymers are produced through an economic and cost-effective method. The polymers can be used in various industries, including medical and hygienic, agriculture and advanced textile technologies. Polyamide is one of

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Lenzing Uses Dye 2 Process that Combines Dyeing Process and Enzyme Treatment in One Process Step

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By   5 days ago

Lenzing, Austria - With the dye 2 process, Lenzing combines the dyeing process and the enzyme treatment in one process step and thus allow for a simpler finishing possibility even with the TENCEL® standard fiber. In in-house test runs with Novozyme and studies conducted by international partners, it has been seen that the blend of

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   5 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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Alexium Adds Key Business Development and Sales Leadership Role

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Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced that Jon Heard, longtime consultant to Alexium, Inc. has joined the company fulltime as Head of Business Development and Sales. Jon brings to Alexium 30+ years of experience in the textile andchemical industry as well as experience in launching, growing, and ultimately selling his own [...]

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Kornit Digital to Showcase at GTE Bangalore 2014 Live Demonstration of its Revolutionizing DTG Technology

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Bangalore, India - Kornit Digital, the leader in direct-to-garment (DTG) and digital roll-to-roll textile printing solutions, is joining hands with its distributor Dhaval Color ChemPvt Ltd. (DCC) to exhibit at the Garment Technology Expo Bangalore which will takeplace on 22-24 August 2014 at Dr. Prabhakar Kore Convention Centre, Bangalore. At stall no. BC-28,

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Stork Posts Rise of 2.9% in Revenue to €602.9 Million in Industrial Services Segment

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Utrecht, Netherlands – Stork, provider of asset integrity services for the Oil & Gas, Chemical and Power sectors, published its HY 2014 results. Performance first half year confirms recovery Summary HY 2014 Healthy order book at €1,280 million (HY 2013: €1,130 million). Major long term maintenance contracts and plant modification projects in the global Oil [...]

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AMSilk Receives the DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

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Martinsried, Germany - AMSilk has developed a unique process for producing biopolymers such as spider silk on an industrial scale. AMSilk GmbH has been given ISO 9001: 2008 certification by TÜV Süd.  With the successful certification AMSilk can demonstrate that the high quality requirements can be permanently filled with customers and business partners.

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Envoy Textiles to Set up Spinning Unit with Annual Production Capacity of 17,500 ton

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - On 20 August 2014 a loan agreement signing ceremony was held at the corporate office of Envoy Textiles Limited with HSBC and BRAC Bank Ltd for setting up spinning unit having annual production capacity of 17,500 ton, a total of USD 20 Million under offshore financing arrangement, subject to final approval from relevant

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GKN Hybrid Power to Supply 500 Gyrodrive Systems Made of Carbon Fiber to Go-Ahead

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By   22 hours ago

Worcestershire, United Kingdom – GKN plc and The Go-Ahead Group have agreed a deal that will help reduce emissions in cities with the supply of electric flywheel systems to 500 buses over the next two years. The innovative GKN system is based on Formula One race technology developed in the UK. It will help increase [...]

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Team Members from Cytec Carbon Fibers LLC with NJIT to Evaluate Low Cost Carbon Fibers from Biomass

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Alabama, United States – The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass.  The DOE award will fund development of a

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Valmiera Glass to Establish its First U.S. Based Headquarters in Laurens County

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Ireland / United States – Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Valmiera Glass, a Latvia-based manufacturer of fiberglass products, will locate to Dublin, creating 150 jobs and investing $20 million within five years into its first U.S.-based headquarters and manufacturing facility. Valmiera Glass to establish its first U.S.-based headquarters in Laurens

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Bangladesh and China Sign MoUs for Modernizing Jute Mills

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Jute mills in Bangladesh are expected to get modernized as the country has signed three memorandum of understandings (MoUs) to receive technical assistance from China, quotes bdreports24. As per the MoUs, all the 26 old jute mills under the Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will be surveyed with the grant to be [...]

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Lenzing Uses Dye 2 Process that Combines Dyeing Process and Enzyme Treatment in One Process Step

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By   5 days ago

Lenzing, Austria - With the dye 2 process, Lenzing combines the dyeing process and the enzyme treatment in one process step and thus allow for a simpler finishing possibility even with the TENCEL® standard fiber. In in-house test runs with Novozyme and studies conducted by international partners, it has been seen that the blend of

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Garmatex Launches Revolutionary Cooling Fiber Technology, “IceSkin™”

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By   5 days ago

Vancouver, Canada – Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an industry disrupting inventor and supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics and apparel technologies, has announced the launched of IceSkin™ technology at the PGA Fashion and Demo Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. IceSkin™ is an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   22 hours ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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37th Munich Fabric Start to be Held from 2 to 4 September with 950 International Exhibitors and New Edition of Designer’s Walk

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Munich, Germany – From 2 to 4 September 2014, the textile and clothing industry meets in Munich for MUNICH FABRIC START askick-off event for the Autumn.Winter 15/16 season. For three full days, everything revolves around the

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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Decorative Ideas Made of “Haftfabric”, the Self-Adhesive Textile

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By   5 days ago

Lueneburg, Germany - Promotional media made of textiles have many benefits. They are light, can be printed in brilliant colours and backlit, are flexible in use and suitable even for large formats. That is exactly why they can be used in so many different ways, as hanging signs, rollups or display systems for the visual communication [...]

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iFabric Corp Announces Best Quarter in Company History

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Markham, Canada – Fabric Corp, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended 30th June 2014. iFabric has a 30th September year end. Third Quarter Highlights: record revenue of $3,881,993 an increase of 42% over corresponding quarter in 2013, record income from operations of $566,224 an increase of 53% over corresponding quarter of 2013. [...]

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Garmatex Launches Revolutionary Cooling Fiber Technology, “IceSkin™”

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By   5 days ago

Vancouver, Canada – Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an industry disrupting inventor and supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics and apparel technologies, has announced the launched of IceSkin™ technology at the PGA Fashion and Demo Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. IceSkin™ is an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by

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More New Exhibitors to Offer Even Larger Selection of Prestigious Fabrics at Interstoff

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By   6 days ago

Hong Kong, China - Interstoff Asia Essential – Autumn 2014 is set to return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 25 – 27 September. “As a well-known sourcing platform for the latest fashionable, functional and eco fabrics and garment accessories in the region, the fair has received many compliments on its product range [...]

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Divisions of IFAI to Host Educational Sessions at Expo Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo

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By   10 days ago

California, United States – Divisions of IFAI will host education sessions at 2014 Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo that are of interest to fabricators in specific market areas. On Oct. 16, Advanced Textile Products will present “Advancements in Industrial Textiles: How to Incorporate New Materials into your Business and Enter New Market Segments” [...]

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Researchers Replace Silver with Copper Nanoparticles to Produce Antibacterial Fabrics

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By   22 hours ago

Tehran, Iran – Iranian researchers from Amirkabir University of Technology used copper nanoparticles to produce new antibacterial fabric that can be applied in medical, clothing and home textile industries. The product has very high washing stability and can be produced through a simple and economic method. Usually when the subject is antibacterial fibers, nanosilver is [...]

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Smith & Nephew Expands the DURAFIBER Range

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London, United Kingdom – Smith & Nephew announced the expansion of the DURAFIBER range with the addition of DURAFIBER Ag to the high performance gelling fibre family. DURAFIBER Ag is available on Drug Tariff. DURAFIBER is a highly absorbent, non-woven gelling fibre dressing for the management of medium to heavily exuding chronic and acute wounds.  DURAFIBER Ag [...]

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Largest Ever Cinte Techtextil China to Take Place Next Month

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Shanghai, China - From 24 to 26 September, Cinte Techtextil China will play host to nearly 500 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. This three day event is Asia’s leading biennial technical textiles trade fair, and has expanded this year to a total of three halls and 35,000 sqm [...]

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Ahlstrom Announces Price Increases for Advanced Filtration Materials

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Helsinki, Finland - Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, announced price increases on its Air and Liquid filter media produced by the Advanced Filtration business area. The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high level of raw material costs, utilities-related inflation and regional currency impacts. The price increases will affect [...]

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Europlasma to Exhibit at Cinte Techtextil

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Oudenaarde, Belgium - Europlasma designs, builds and sells turnkey vacuum plasma treatment equipment. Together with its customers Europlasma develops and optimizes the plasma processes required to solve their  material problems. Europlasma’s ultimate goal is to help its customers to make better and/or cheaper products in an environmentally friendly process. From 24th to 26th september, Europlasma will [...]

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DiloGroup to Participate at CINTE Techtextil China with Variety of Technologies in Technical Textiles

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Shanghai, China - This year Shanghai appeared as a platform for the international textile industry and the nonwovens industry. First the combined ITMA Asia and CITME show took place in June and then shortly afterwards in September the CINTE Techtextil China fair will open its gates. While ITMA Asia and CITME focused on

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Techtextil 2015 Heading for New Exhibitor and Exhibition-Space Records with 10% More Registrations to Date

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By   6 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With around eight months still to go before Techtextil 2015 opens its doors, 80 percent of the exhibition space occupied in 2013 has already been booked. Thus, the International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (4 to 7 May 2015) is once again heading for new exhibitor and exhibition-space records.

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Industry-Changing Moisture Control Patent Awarded to POINT 3 Basketball

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Georgia, United States -  POINT 3 Basketball has announced that the company has been granted U.S. Patent 8,769,716 on its invention of DRYV® Moisture Control Technology.  DRYV is designed to provide an absorbent layer in moisture wicking performance garments, allowing wearers to keep their hands, face and other extremities dry

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Picanol Group Turnover in line with Company Expectations

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Ypres, Belgium – The Picanol Group  realized a consolidated turnover of 219.9 million euros in the first half of 2014, which represented a decrease of 28% compared with the exceptionally strong first half of 2013. However, as announced previously, it is in line with the turnover of the first half of 2012. RESULTS OF FIRST [...]

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Splendid Activities Address Hot Market Issues at ZHEJIANGTEX 2014, to be Launched in Coming November!

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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” & “2014 China Yiwu International Exhibition on Dyeing, Finishing & Digital Printing Machinery” will be held on November 19-22, 2014 at Yiwu International Expo

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SHIMA SEIKI to Participate at SPIN EXPO with Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3” 3D Design System

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Japan / China - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Hong Kong subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI (HONG KONG) LTD., will participate in the 24th Session of SPIN EXPO in Shanghai, China at booth no. J14, during 2nd to 4th September. On display will be the latest version of [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit Latest Version of “SDS-ONE APEX3″ 3D Design System at Preview in SEOUL

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Japan / South Korea - Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Korean subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI KOREA, INC., will participate in the Preview in SEOUL exhibition in Seoul, Korea  at Booth No. E27, during 3rd to 5th September. On display will be the latest

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Shima Seiki Showcases 18 Different Types of Knitting Machines at Open House in Carpi Under the Slogan “Enjoy the Knit”

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Carpi, Italy – Enjoy the Knit was the slogan of the event in Shima Seiki’s Open House at Carpi. During their Open House company exposed 18 different types of knitting machines. Among the samples exhibited they found a lot of interest for the samples created by their Shima Seiki Italia technicians. Most customers liked shoes [...]

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Toyota Industries Reports 7% Increase in Revenue, Textile Machinery Segment Totaled 17.4 Billion Yen, Increase of 3.8 Billion Yen

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Kariya, Japan - During the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (the three months from April 1 to June 30, 2014), total consolidated net sales of Toyota Industries amounted to 521.1 billion yen, an increase of 34.4 billion yen, or 7%, from the same period of the previous fiscal year. The following is a review of operations for the [...]

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Terrot to Present “UCC572 Open Width Frame” at Brazilian Textile Industry Fair, Febratex

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By   21 days ago

Germany / Brazil - From 12 to 15 August, the Febratex – Brazilian Textile Industry fair will present a show with the latest releases in textile materials and their processing as well as machinery and equipment for textile industry. In August 2012, the 13th edition of Febratex met the very latest in technology and innovations in [...]

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Darn Tough Vermont Drives Innovation in the Outdoor Performance Sock Category

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By   28 days ago

Vermont, United States - Darn Tough Vermont, American manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of performance socks in the USA, remains a top innovator in the outdoor hosiery industry with its Spring 2015 line up, which will debut at the 2014 Summer Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City from August 6th to the 9th (Booth BR419).

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The Sustainability Consortium Taps CSR Superstar for CEO Role

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Arizona, United States – The Sustainability Consortium® announced the appointment of Sheila Bonini to the position of chief executive officer, effective September 8. Bonini brings a wealth of sustainability expertise well-suited to TSC’s mission. Her work in Europe, South America and the United States gives her the breadth of experience needed to secure TSC’s place [...]

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TRSA Finds that Reusable Textile Products (Cloth) Have Less Environmental Impact when Compared with Disposables

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Virginia, United States – An independent study commissioned by TRSA indicates that reusable textile products (cloth) have less environmental impact when substituted for disposable counterparts (paper/synthetic) in three common commercial scenarios. Independent analysis finds lower environmental impact vs. disposables The scenarios include:

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Allied Feather & Down Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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California, United States – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is a trade organization comprised of brands, retailers, manufacturers, government, non-governmental organizations and academic experts, representing more than a third of the global apparel and footwear market. The Coalition is working to reduce the environmental and social

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Shenghong Group New Fiber Fabric Workshop Receives the STeP Certificate for Sustainable Textile Production

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China / Switzerland – The New Fiber Fabric Workshop textile division of the Shenghong Group has become one of the first companies in China to be awarded STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification for its environmentally friendly and socially responsible production conditions. “In China, the

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OEKO-TEX® Introduces MySTeP for Sustainably Managed Textile Supply Chains

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North Carolina, United States - The International OEKO-TEX® Association, a global leader in textile product and facility certifications, announced at TexWorld USA the introduction of MySTeP, a robust, secure database application that houses a textile product manufacturer’s information related to its sustainable operations. MySTeP complements the

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Suominen Receives Three New FSC and PEFC Certifications at European Plants

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Helsinki, Finland – Suominen, as part of its commitment to sustainability throughout the supply chain announced that three of its European manufacturing plants have now achieved FSC and PEFC certifications. The certification initiative has been strongly driven by increased customer demand for nonwovens manufactured from

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Original BMW i Accessories – Sustainable, Versatile, Simply Clever

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Munich, Germany – Multifunctional, eco-friendly and surprisingly light, the 11-piece Accessories collection from BMW i embodies the brand’s commitment to extending its philosophy into the smallest details. Developed to meet the requirements of flexible and emission-free mobility and tailored to the pure-electric BMW i3, Original BMW i Accessories are distinguished by sustainability throughout the value [...]

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Crystal Group Publishes Sustainability Report 2014

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Hong Kong, China - The vision of Crystal Group is to be an enterprise that focuses on stakeholders’ interests, social responsibility and environmental stewardship. Crystal Group is a company run by people for the people. The “people” company works for  not just their customers or shareholders, but more importantly, their employees and the community. Their employees are far more than workers. [...]

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Sales up by 3.8% to $1,322.1 Million, Workwear and Underwear Sales Rise at Pacific Brands

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Victoria, Australia - Reported sales were up 3.8% in a difficult trading environment, due mainly to growth in Bonds and Sheridan, underpinned by continued investment and success in retail and online (now 19%2 and 4%2 of total sales respectively), and the acquisition of IncorporateWear (UK) in Workwear. These factors more than offset lower wholesale sales driven [...]

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Nordstrom Concludes Acquisition of Trunk Club

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Washington D.C., United States – Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced the closing on August 22, 2014 of its acquisition of Trunk Club, a leading personalized clothing service for men. The Company previously announced its proposed acquisition of Trunk Club by press release on July 31, 2014. The Company believes this acquisition represents a natural extension of its core business, aligns with its strategic [...]

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New York & Company Posts Positive Comparable Store Sales and Breakeven Operating Results for Q2 Fiscal Year 2014

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New York, United States – New York & Company, Inc., a specialty apparel chain with 509 retail stores, announced results for the second quarter ended August 2, 2014. For the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, net sales were $226.1 million, as compared to$223.1 million for the

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DSW Inc. Reports 1.9% Sales Increase in H1 2014

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Ohio, United States – DSW Inc., a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced financial results for the thirteen week period ended August 2, 2014, which compare to the thirteen week period ended August 3, 2013. Second quarter Reported sales increase 4.5% to $587 million Second quarter Adjusted sales increase 5.2% to $587 million; comparable sales increase [...]

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Enhanced Product Mix Drives 27.4% Revenue Growth In Footwear Products to RMB1.33 Billion at Xtep

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Hong Kong, China – Leading PRC-based fashion sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Satisfactory Net Profit Reached RMB284.2 million Key Strategies Enhance Product Portfolio: Increased higher margin and competitive footwear

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The Children’s Place Opens 10 Stores and Closed 3 During Q2, Makes Siginificant Strides in International Franchise Business

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New Jersey, United States – The Children’s Place, Inc., the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, announced financial results for the thirteen weeks ended August 2, 2014. Management Updates Fiscal 2014 Earnings Guidance

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Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association Opposes Japanese Investment in RMG

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - Local garment manufacturers of Bangladesh have vehemently opposed any Japanese investment in producing basic garment products, claiming domestic entrepreneurs are capable of doing it, reports Dhaka Tribune. The Japanese investment in RMG and textiles sector

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The Children’s Place Partners with Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited to Expand into India

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New Jersey, United States – The Children’s Place, Inc., the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, announced that it entered into a franchise agreement with Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited to open stores in India, with the potential to open 50 stores over time beginning in the Fall of 2015. Jane Elfers, President

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Thwing-Albert Instrument Company Releases a New Tensile Testing Machine Design

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By   22 hours ago

New Jersey, United States – Thwing-Albert Instrument Company has released a new Tensile Testing Machine Design, the VantageNX.  This revamps the popular EJA Vantage Series to introduce a new ergonomic frame.  The new VantageNX is available in capacities of 1kN and 2kN, and will replace the previous frame for those capacities. Three travel distances from 24” to [...]

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Japan to Get Exclusive Economic Zone in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh / Japan – With Japanese investors going for new investment destinations, Bangladesh has decided to set up an economic zone exclusively for the entrepreneurs of the world’s third largest economic power, reports The Daily Star. “We have a plan to set up eight new economic zones across the country. We may allow the zone [...]

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Weiqiao Textile Meets the Changing Market Conditions, Optimizes Products Mix

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By   22 hours ago

Hong Kong, China – Weiqiao Textile Company Limited and its subsidiaries, the largest cotton textile producer in China, announced its unaudited interim results for the six months  ended June 30, 2014. Met the changing market conditions, optimized products mix Continued leadership in industry

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Nigerian Government Set to Revive Moribund Textile Mills

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Abuja, Nigeria – Committed to revive moribund textile mills and industries depending on cotton outputs for production, the federal government of NIgeria has sealed an agreement with Germany and Pakistan on pragmatic development of cotton and its entire value chain through the supervision and coordination of Arewa Cotton, reports Business Day. According to Arewa

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Share of Textile Exports of Pakistan Increased to 64% in July but Textile Exports Registered a Decline

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Lahore, Pakistan – The share of textiles in total exports of Pakistan increased to 64 percent in July; although textile exports registered a drop of 2.37 percent mainly due to weakening spinning and weaving sectors, textile trade body said, quotes The News International. Exports fell by 7.8 percent in the first month of

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Tendence 2014: Preview of Trade-Fair Trends for Autumn and Winter

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Frankfurt, Germany – Whilst outside, summer temperatures still prevail to a greater or lesser extent, the first heralds are already trumpeting the arrival of the trends for autumn and winter 2014/15. The latest products for the home, furnishings and gift sector can be seen at Tendence 2014. From 30 August to 2 September, exhibitors from [...]

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Swissmem Posts Rise in Sales of 4.4% in H1 of 2014 with Growth of 10.9% in New Orders

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Zürich, Switzerland – The Swiss mechanical and electrical engineering industries (MEM industries) recorded a satisfactory business performance overall in the first half of 2014. Sales rose by 4.4% in the first six months of the year and new orders grew by 10.9%. However, the most recent developments

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As Clock Winds Down, Back-to-School Shoppers Still Wrapping up Shopping Lists in U.S.

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Washington D.C., United States – Recognizing that a number of the best deals of the summer are still to come, some families have only scratched the surface of their back-to-school shopping lists as of mid-August. According to NRF’s latest Back-to-School/College Surveys, the average family with children in grades K-12 completed just half

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