A Beating Textile Heart in Frankfurt: Heimtextil 2017 Ends With Increased Visitor and Exhibitor Numbers

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Frankfurt, Germany – Inspiring, touch-focused and close to the industry: Heimtextil finishes after four successful trade fair days in Frankfurt am Main. In spite of the snow, ice and storms, particularly on the first and last days of the trade fair, almost 70,000 trade visitors (2016: 68,277) from across the world attended the leading trade […]

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EBIZ 4.0 Kicks Off, the New Step to Digitalize the European Fashion Supply Chain

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Brussels, Belgium – eBIZ 4.0 is launched to digitally integrate at least 100 European companies in their business network across Europe by combining the benefits of the eBIZ digital language with RFID and NFC technologies.

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Techtextil 2017: More Registrations Than Expected

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With nine months still to go before the doors open, 85 percent of exhibition space at Techtextil 2017 has already been booked, which means the next edition of the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens (9 to 12 May 2017) will grow in comparison to the previous fair.

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Euratex Position Paper on the Commission’s Proposal To Change Anti-Dumping & Anti-Subsidy Legislation

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Brussels, Belgium – Euratex welcomes the reflection process carried out by the Commission over the last months to address the needs of the European industry and to tackle unfair trade practices.

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Techtextil Innovation Award 2017: Enter Now!

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Messe Frankfurt will present the Techtextil Innovation Award for outstanding new developments and advances for the 14th time on the occasion of Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (9 to 12 May 2017). Entries are now possible and will be accepted at www.techtextil-award.com until the deadline, 20 February 2017. […]

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Heimtextil to Enjoy Promising Start: Europe a Major Contributor to Growth

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Frankfurt, Germany – Frankfurt am Main plays host to textile interior design: from 10-13 January 2017, the international home textile industry will present its wares at Heimtextil, the world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles. With 2,963 companies from 67 countries, Heimtextil once again exhibits clear growth (99 exhibitors more than last year) and […]

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New Euratex President Klaus Huneke Presents His Ambitious Programme

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Brussels, Belgium – EURATEX welcomes Mr. Klaus Huneke as its President taking the office in January 2017 for a two-year term. Mr. Huneke, succeeding Sege Piolat who headed EURATEX during the last two years, pointed out: “Serge Piolat achieved impressive results in strengthening the voice of the European textile and clothing industry.

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Ethiopia Opens Up to Italian Textile Machinery

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Milan, Italy – An Italian textile machinery delegation will be on hand at the upcoming multi-industry Addis Chamber International Trade Fair (ACITF), to be held in Addis Ababa from 23 February to 1 March 2017.

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TENCEL® Sets High Standards in the Hotel Trade

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Lenzing, Austria – The TENCEL® fiber is demonstrating its worth in the hotel business in bed linens. TENCEL® fiber has no problem meeting the highest standards in bed linens. Years of product developments with international partners in industrial linens and bed linens manufacturers have led to success. The results were presented at Heimtextil 2017 in […]

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USTERIZED® – The Symbol of Excellence in Spinning

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Uster, Switzerland – The USTERIZED® brand creates a global circle of excellence for spinning mills, certifying the top-level standards of quality management. Started in 1967 and expanded 10 years ago, the program requires spinners to meet stringent technical specifications and implement efficient processes for quality yarn production.

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Vietnam is the Latest Global Expansion for Unifi’s REPREVE®

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North Carolina, United States – Unifi, Inc. continues to expand its global footprint of REPREVE® recycled fiber by entering into Vietnam with support from Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation, now a licensed manufacturer of REPREVE.  Century Corporation will manufacture, sell and distribute REPREVE filament yarn within Vietnam, and Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (UTSC) – Unifi’s subsidiary […]

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Yarn Expo Spring 2017 Expected to Grow by 20% in Scale

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By   2 weeks ago

Shanghai, China – Yarn Expo has increased in stature in the global yarn and fibre market over recent years, and as such, is expected to feature more exhibitors at its next edition. The 2017 spring edition of Yarn Expo will be held from 15 – 17 March in hall 5.1 of the National Exhibition and […]

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Oerlikon Barmag: Increased Demand for Industrial Yarns Systems

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By   2 weeks ago

Remscheid, Germany – Last year, the Remscheid-based systems manufacturer Oerlikon Barmag secured an above-average number of industrial yarns projects. The general trend was once again confirmed within the context of the ITMA Asia + CITME in October 2016.

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Lenzing Reduces Stake in EQUI-Fibres

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Lenzing, Austria –  Lenzing – The Lenzing Group has reduced its equity stake in EQUI-Fibres Beteiligungs-gesellschaft mbH, Kelheim from 45 to 20 percent. EQUI-Fibres is the sole parent company of Kelheim Fibres GmbH, which manufactures viscose fibers at its plant in Kelheim, Germany. EQUI-Fibres reported total revenue of EUR 162 mn in 2015.

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New Indigo-Like Synthetic Fiber Collaborated With Japanese Textile Mills

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By   3 weeks ago

Tokyo, Japan – Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber products converting company, announced that it has developed an indigo-like synthetic fiber, named INDI5, in collaboration with DAIICHI GOUSEN and MITSUKE SENKOU, Japanese long-established textile mills of heavy-weight fabrics and dyeing.

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Biosteel® Fibers from AMSilk Receive Certification for Product Safety and Confirmation of Biological Degradability

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Munich, Germany – AMSilk GmbH has reached a further important milestone in its business segment Industrial Applications & Textiles: The high standards of the production and product development process at AMSilk as well as the biological degradability of the AMSilk Biosteel® fibers were confirmed by two renowned institutes: the Hohenstein Institute and the SGS Institute […]

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TEXWORLD Paris 6-9/2/2017, Paris, Le Bourget

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Paris, France – The 40th TEXWORLD Paris show aspires as ever to offer a venue for international weavers and 730 exhibitors have been chosen by the selection committee on the strength of the quality and benefits of their products. There is an increase in the number of previous exhibitors now returning after missing several of […]

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Extra Hall Added to 2017 Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

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Shanghai, China – The apparel fabric and accessory industry’s most comprehensive trade fair for the spring / summer season returns this March, when over 3,000 exhibitors are expected in Shanghai from 15 – 17 March for the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics. Reflecting the fair’s leading status in the industry as well as […]

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AVANTEX PARIS 6-9/2/2017 Le Bourget, Paris Highlights in High-Tech Fashion

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Paris, France – “Since AVANTEX PARIS was launched in September 2015, Messe Frankfurt France has taken steps so that heads of collections and designers are offered solutions that are at the forefront of innovation for clothing and fashion accessories.

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TEXWORLD Paris 6-9/2/2017, Paris, Le Bourget Growing Interest in the International Trade Show for Fashion: Fabrics, Trimmings & Accessories

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Paris, France – Organised by Messe Frankfurt France, the 40th Texworld Paris show promises to be as dynamic as ever and 80% of registrations have already been received.

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Autocoro 9, A Motor Powering the Indian Denim Boom

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

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Do You Care About Fabric Appearance?

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By   2 months ago

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

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

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By   3 months ago

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

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

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

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Techtextil 2017: More Registrations Than Expected

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – With nine months still to go before the doors open, 85 percent of exhibition space at Techtextil 2017 has already been booked, which means the next edition of the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens (9 to 12 May 2017) will grow in comparison to the previous fair.

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Techtextil 2017 on a Growth Curve

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Frankfurt, Germany – More exhibitors and a journey to Mars: visitors and exhibitors can look forward to an even bigger event and a completely new trade-fair experience at the coming Techtextil from 9 to 12 May 2017. With around four months still to go before the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens […]

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SGL Group Concentrates Carbon Fiber Production at Two Major Sites

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Wiesbaden, Germany – SGL Group focuses its carbon fiber production at two major sites in Moses Lake (joint venture site with BMW Group in Washington, USA) and Muir of Ord (Scotland, UK) in order to further enhance the efficiency of its production network. The production lines in Muir of Ord have been upgraded over the […]

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INDA Consolidates Nonwovens Training Courses Under New Professional Development Center

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North Carolina, United States – Professionals in nonwovens/engineered fabrics can take training courses to advance their careers through the Professional Development Center, a newly designed hub for training excellence launched by INDA and including content from North Carolina State University’s The Nonwovens Institute (NWI).

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Techtextil Innovation Award 2017: Enter Now!

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By   3 days ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Messe Frankfurt will present the Techtextil Innovation Award for outstanding new developments and advances for the 14th time on the occasion of Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (9 to 12 May 2017). Entries are now possible and will be accepted at www.techtextil-award.com until the deadline, 20 February 2017. […]

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INDA Expands its Services to Enhance Member College Recruiting Efforts

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By   2 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced today that it is responding to the needs of its members to help up-and-coming professionals positively view the dynamic, professional career opportunities in the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry.

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World of Wipes Innovation Award

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By   3 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – Wipes for unique applications from cleaning string musical instruments to providing pain relief from insect bites and removing makeup are in the running for this year’s World of Wipes Innovation Award®.

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NEW INDA Report Forecasts Excellent Global Growth for Wipes Industry

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By   4 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – A new report published by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, forecasts excellent growth in the global and regional nonwovens wipes markets through the next four years.

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India ITME 2016 – Groz-Beckert Presents Transparent Product Variety

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By   2 months ago

Albstadt, Germany – The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITME) takes place in Mumbai, India from December 3 to 8, 2016. For the 10th time, the trade fair will be presenting international trends in the textile industry. Groz-Beckert will be among the exhibitors as well, with products and solutions in the areas of Knitting, Weaving, […]

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ITEMA Exhibits Latest Innovations in Airjet and Rapier Weaving Technology at India ITME 2016 (Hall 6 Booth B1)

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Italy / India – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, has prepared an impressive product line-up for India ITME 2016 in Mumbai on December 3-8, 2016.

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SHIMA SEIKI Opens Subsidiary in Vietnam

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By   2 months ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading Japanese flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam this month.

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Innovative Warp Knitting and Warp Preparation Technology for the Indian Clothing Sector

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By   3 months ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER travels with an extensive exhibition program to INDIA ITME, 03. – 08.12.2016 in Mumbai. The renowned producer will be showing at INDIA ITME 2016 innovations from warp knitting, warp preparation and technical textiles in Hall 6, Stand B 3, on an area of 504 m².

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Made-to-Measure Mayer & Cie. Portfolio at the ITME

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By   3 months ago

Germany / India – A highly productive interlock machine, a mattress cover specialist and a spinning and knitting machine that can produce patterns. That is, in a nutshell, the product portfolio Mayer & Cie. will be presenting in Mumbai from 3 to 8 December 2016. At the Indian Mayer representative Batliboi stand H5 B19 visitors […]

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SHIMA SEIKI at ITMA Asia + CITME 2016: Open Your Future

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By   3 months ago

Wakayama, Japan – Leading flat knitting innovator SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan, will show its latest technology in Shanghai this October at the International Textile Machinery (ITMA Asia + CITME 2016) exhibition.

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Santex Rimar Group ITMA Asia

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

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

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Italy / China – Itema, the world’s largest privately held provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, has prepared an impressive product line-up for ITMA ASIA+CITME 2016 in Shanghai on October 21-25, 2016.

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New OEKO-TEX® Regulations 2017

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Zurich, Switzerland – OEKO-TEX® will be 25 years old in 2017 and also in this year, OEKO-TEX® has reviewed the requirements of its products and has published the new regulations at the beginning of the year. An overview of some of the changes:

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DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®

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Zurich, Switzerland – How can textile production facilities successfully communicate whether, and to what extent, they meet the targets outlined by the Detox campaign which excludes process chemicals that are harmful to the environment?

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Fifty Companies Certified to GOTS in the U.S.

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By   3 weeks ago

United States / Germany – The Global Organic Textile Standard, is pleased to announce that there are now fifty companies in the United States certified to GOTS.

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Wrangler® Celebrates Saving Three Billion Liters of Water at Its Production Facilities in Ten Years

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By   4 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – As Wrangler® celebrates a milestone of three billion liters of water saved since 2007, the global leader in jeanswear and casual apparel announces a goal to reduce water usage at its facilities by 20 percent by the year 2020.

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OEKO-TEX® Discusses Sustainability and Millennials at Heimtextil

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Zurich, Switzerland – Millennials, or young adults born between 1981 and 1997, are the largest generation in history, outnumbering Baby Boomers and representing a consumer segment no manufacturer or retailer should ignore.

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Archroma Receives Eco-Innovation Award for Sustainability Initiatives from WWF Pakistan

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Reinach, Switzerland- Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, received the Award for Eco-innovation from WWF Pakistan at the organization’s Annual Green Office Network Meeting in Karachi.

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Lenzing Number One in the World for Sustainable Wood Sourcing

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By   2 months ago

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

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

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

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EBIZ 4.0 Kicks Off, the New Step to Digitalize the European Fashion Supply Chain

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By   3 days ago

Brussels, Belgium – eBIZ 4.0 is launched to digitally integrate at least 100 European companies in their business network across Europe by combining the benefits of the eBIZ digital language with RFID and NFC technologies.

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AVANTEX PARIS 6-9/2/2017 Le Bourget, Paris

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Paris, France – AVANTEX PARIS represents the point of reference and place to discover current innovations in technology to help create tomorrow’s fashions.

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APPAREL SOURCING Paris 6-9/2/2017 Le Bourget, Paris

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Paris, France – On the occasion of its 12th show, APPAREL SOURCING Paris is offering a huge variety of solutions for clothing and accessories production with registrations from almost 300 exhibitors already (+30% compared with 2016) The no. 1 trade show in Europe for global sourcing of clothing

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Improve Chemical Management in the Apparel Industry: Apply the 4C Model

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By   2 weeks ago

Geneva, Switzerland – One useful tool for implementing an effective chemical management program is the 4C model.

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Higg Design & Development Module

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California, United States – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), a global industry coalition that is standardizing social and environmental sustainability performance measurement, launched the Higg Index Design and Development Module (DDM). The Higg DDM empowers product designers and developers to make sustainable choices at the earliest stage of apparel, footwear and textile prototype design.

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Centric Signs Twentieth Chinese Customer In Two Years

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United States / China – Manzi, the luxury Chinese pantyhose company, has selected Centric Software to provide its PLM solution. Centric is the leading product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer goods companies.

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Launch of the ART CHERIE Project to Exploit the Fashion Cultural Heritage for the Improvement of EU Fashion Designers

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By   4 weeks ago

Brussels, Belgium – On December 15th, 2016, five project partners will be hosted by EURATEX in Brussels, Belgium, to launch the newly ERASMUS+ KA2 project ART CHERIE (Achieving and Retrieving Creativity through European Fashion Cultural Heritage Inspiration).

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Bangladesh Business and Disability Network to Help Boost Disability Inclusion

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By   4 weeks ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – A new business network is set to support the practical needs of employers who are employing people with disabilities or are willing to make their workplaces more disability inclusive.   

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New Generation of Bluesign® Bluefinder(pat.) is Online

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St. Gallen, Switzerland – Peter Waeber, CEO of bluesign technologies says „2020 is now – you can use the ‘bluesign® approved’ products for your chemical change management to detox the supply chain. With the comprehensive range in the bluesign® bluefinder(pat.) all possible colors and common finishes are possible! Including more than 60 alternatives to PFCs! […]

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Dr. K.R. Kranthi Named Head of the Technical Information Section of ICAC

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By   4 weeks ago

Washington D.C., United States – The ICAC Standing Committee has approved the appointment of Dr. K.R. Kranthi as the next Head of the organization’s Technical Information Section. Dr. Keshav Raj Kranthi is currently the Director of the Central Institute of Cotton Research in Nagpur, India.

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TÜV SÜD and Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia Sign MOU

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By   1 month ago

Munich, Germany – TÜV SÜD, one of the world‘s leading services provider in testing, inspection, audit and certification will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC).

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Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA and CITME 2016

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By   2 months ago

Germany / China – Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025 are governmental initiatives that will transform the industry dramatically. As tomorrow starts now, textile workshops soon need to adopt. Sedo Treepoint will show its latest smart solutions to start integrated manufacturing already.

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Smart Factory Solutions from Sedo Treepoint at INDIA ITME 2016

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By   2 months ago

Mengerskirchen, Germany – Experience the latest technologies and systems from Sedo Treepoint GmbH at INDIA ITME 2016.

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Commonwealth Bank, Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton Pioneer Landmark Blockchain Trade Transaction

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By   3 months ago

Sydney, Australia – Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Commonwealth Bank), Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton have undertaken the first global trade transaction between two independent banks combining the emerging disruptive technologies of blockchain, smart contracts and Internet of Things.

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New James Heal Touchscreen Technology Lights Up ITMA Asia

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By   3 months ago

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

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Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2016

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By   3 months ago

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

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