Yarn Expo Autumn 2015 Returns in October to a New Venue

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Shanghai, China – Yarn Expo Autumn 2015 will take place for the first time in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), a bigger venue that is closer to China’s textile manufacturing hubs in surrounding provinces, from 13 – 15 October. The three-day event will be held in hall 4.1 of the venue where the [...]

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Four Events Combine to Deliver the Biggest FESPA Show Ever

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Cologne, Germany – This week, from Monday 18 to Friday 22 May 2015, 1000s of international visitors will descend on the city of Cologne, Germany, to see a plethora of technology from over 700 exhibitors across screen, digital and textile wide format print and signage.

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Brazil Cotton Price Increase in the First Four Months of the Year by 30%

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Sao Paulo, Brazil – Cotton prices weakened in the Brazilian market in late April, pressured down by purchase retraction and the adjustment process regarding international market. Still, prices in April (monthly average) increased for the fifth consecutive month compared to the previous month. Considering

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Turkish Denim Makers Link Up with Retailers in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Denimco Textile, a Turkish denim maker, will open an office in Dhaka soon to sell the fabric to Bangladeshi exporters directly, as Bangladesh is a major exporter of denim products to Europe and US markets. “Everything is ready and we will open the office within one and a half months,” said Oguz [...]

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Malhas Sonix S.A. is the OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month for April 2015

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Zurich, Switzerland – The Portuguese textile industry is currently experiencing a revival – however, rather than cheap mass-market products, it is high-quality and niche products that are in demand. Northern Portugal has traditionally always been influenced by the textile and clothing industry and can boast many experienced textile companies that have become established as a [...]

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USDA Reports World Production, Consumption, and Prices 2010/11 through 2015/16 Projection

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Washington DC, United States – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) first 2015/16 world cotton projections anticipate that consumption will exceed production for the first time in six years, but that global ending stocks will remain excessive.

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Scientists Develops Graphene; Holds Key to Unlocking Creation of Wearable Electronic Devices

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Devon, United Kingdom – An international team of scientists, including Professor Monica Craciun from the University of Exeter, have pioneered a new technique to embed transparent, flexible graphene electrodes into fibres commonly associated with the textile industry. Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world’s first truly electronic textile,

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Uzbek Laboratory Passes the Quality Test and Becomes 3rd Laboratory Certified by ICA Bremen

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Germany / Uzbekistan – Wakefield Inspection Services (Tashkent) Ltd joins Konstantinos V. Markou S.A. and Cotton South Africa to become the third laboratory certified under the ICA Bremen ‘International Laboratory Certification Scheme’. Designed to raise the bar in the quality testing arena, the aim of the scheme

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Focusing in on Narrow-Format Printing at FESPA 2015

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Cologne, Germany – Although plenty has been said about the growth of wide-format print, companies in the narrow-format sector have also experienced an upturn in fortunes. There is no doubting that wide- and large-format print are sectors driving the industry at present,

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Going Green with Automation – Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery & Textile Chemicals Zone at ShanghaiTex 2015

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Shanghai, China – The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center (Pudong, Shanghai, China) on 15th-18th June 2015. There will be seven theme zones accounting for nine exhibition halls, with over 100,000 square meters of exhibition area.

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Fujifilm Displays Widest Range of Inkjet Solutions at FESPA 2015

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Japan / Germany – Fujifilm displayed an extensive array of its mid-range and high-end printing platforms at FESPA 2015 (Cologne, May 18th – 22nd). On its stand (S9 – Hall 6), Fujifilm was demonstrating the latest advancements in its wide format portfolio and showcasing how print service providers can more easily gain access to scaleable, [...]

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Datacolor Increased Consolidated Net Sales by 2% in Q1 2015

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New Jersey, United States – In the first half of 2014/15, Datacolor AG increased consolidated net sales by 2% (in local currency terms 6%) to USD 34.4 million (H1 2013/14: USD 33.7 million). Operating earnings (EBIT) declined to USD 2.2 million (USD 2.5 million) mainly due to currency effects. Net profit for the period was [...]

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Monforts Speakers at ‘German Technology Meets Iranian Textile and Carpet’ Conference

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Monchengladbach, Germany – Monforts speakers at ‘German technology meets Iranian textile and carpet’ conference and described as a “landmark event for the Iranian textile and carpet related industries”, the ‘German technology meets Iranian textile and carpet’ conference proved highly successful with more than 250 delegates

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APJeT Partners with VF Corporation to Explore Uses for Innovative Fabric Finishing Technology in Apparel and Footwear

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North Carolina, United States – APJeT, Inc. announced it will work with VF Corporation, a leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, to explore potential uses for its textile finishing technology.

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Madeira Adds 28 New Colors to Frosted Matt Embroidery Thread

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New Hampshire, United States – With an eye towards increasing an already healthy customer base for its matte finish, Frosted Matt embroidery thread, Madeira recently added 28 new colors to the line, bringing the total number of colors available to 189. Frosted Matt is a 40 weight embroidery thread with no reflection, and a very [...]

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NatureWorks Launches New Initiative to Support the Growing 3D Printing Market

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Minnesota, United States – NatureWorks announced a broad new initiative to support the growth of the additive manufacturing market. The company’s move to support the 3D market comprehensively is based on a three pronged approach. It includes the introduction of an entirely new series of Ingeo™ grades designed specifically for PLA filament for the 3D [...]

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Yarn Expo Autumn 2015 Returns in October to a New Venue

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Shanghai, China – Yarn Expo Autumn 2015 will take place for the first time in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), a bigger venue that is closer to China’s textile manufacturing hubs in surrounding provinces, from 13 – 15 October. The three-day event will be held in hall 4.1 of the venue where the [...]

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The Innovation Philosophy of Schlafhorst E³ – Triple Added Value for Textile Companies

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Ubach-Palenberg, Germany – E³ is the name of the new brand for Saurer’s aggressive innovation philosophy. It was unveiled for the first time at ITMA ASIA 2014 and offers textile manufacturers triple added value. E³ stands for Energy, Economy and Ergonomics and outlines a clear goal: the innovative products of Saurer increase the production and [...]

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Lenzing Group: Clear Earnings Improvement in Q1 of 2015

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Lenzing, Austria – The first quarter of 2015 for the Lenzing Group was characterized by satisfactory volume demand against the backdrop of still unsatisfactory selling prices. In spite of the ongoing difficult market environment, the upgraded product mix, slightly higher fiber sales volumes and the improved cost situation enabled Lenzing to achieve a clear improvement [...]

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DuPont and Reebok Collaborate on New Reebok CrossFit® Collection

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Delaware, United States – DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont) and Reebok International (Reebok) announced the signing of a multi-year trademark license agreement for the use

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INVISTA Promotes Technology Licensing and Intellectual Property Protection in China

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United States / China – INVISTA’s commitment to licensing world-scale technologies in China while pursuing stronger protections for our intellectual property (IP) rights was a core theme of INVISTA’s sponsorship of the 3rd China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair. Raymond Geoffroy, INVISTA’s vice president and general counsel, stressed that, “INVISTA believes innovation should create real value

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Strong Demand for British Wool Continues with Positive Price Outlook for 2015

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom – British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Chief Executive Officer Ian Hartley told a press briefing in Exeter the upcoming wool season will see overall payments to producers at similar levels to the 2014 season, with slight increases within specific types and breeds.

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Fraunhofer Researchers Develops New Laser Process to Custom Shape Optical Fibers

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Munich, Germany – Modern medicine relies on optical fibers to cauterize unhealthy veins in a minimally invasive way. Now, Fraunhofer researchers have developed a laser processing method that facilitates automated series manufacture of these fibers at a much finer quality than ever before.

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Acquisition of Bangkok Polyester Completed Synergistic Move Across the PTA & PET Value Chain and Attractive Japanese Market

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Bangkok, Thailand – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a world-leading producer of intermediate petrochemicals announced that is has successfully concluded the acquisition of Bangkok Polyester PCL in Rayong, Thailand.

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Haniel Acquires Bekaert Textiles from Gamma Holding

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Duisburg, Germany – Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH (Haniel) acquires Bekaert Textiles Holding II B.V. (Bekaert Textiles) from Gamma Holding, a holding Company owned by Gilde Buy Out Partners and Parcom Capital Management (Parcom). The company specializes in the production of mattress fabrics and generated

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Sunbrella® Fabrics and Architizer™ Announce Winners of Global “Future of Shade” Competition

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North Carolina, United States – Sunbrella® fabrics, in partnership with Architizer™, announced the winners of the 2015 Future of Shade competition, an exploration of the possibilities of what fabric architecture can be. Winning Projects Created Solutions for Humanitarian, Wellness Garden

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Turkish Denim Makers Link Up with Retailers in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – Denimco Textile, a Turkish denim maker, will open an office in Dhaka soon to sell the fabric to Bangladeshi exporters directly, as Bangladesh is a major exporter of denim products to Europe and US markets. “Everything is ready and we will open the office within one and a half months,” said Oguz [...]

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Madeira Adds 28 New Colors to Frosted Matt Embroidery Thread

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New Hampshire, United States – With an eye towards increasing an already healthy customer base for its matte finish, Frosted Matt embroidery thread, Madeira recently added 28 new colors to the line, bringing the total number of colors available to 189. Frosted Matt is a 40 weight embroidery thread with no reflection, and a very [...]

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DSM Dyneema Acquires Cubic Tech And Extends Dyneema® Brand Into High-Performance Fabrics

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Netherlands / United States – DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber, branded as Dyneema®,  finalized the acquisition of Cubic Tech Corporation. This privately owned company, based in Mesa (Arizona, USA), has specialized for more than 23 years in the custom design,

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Herculite Products Inc. Acquires Strataglass, LLC

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Flordia, United States – Herculite Products Inc., the leading innovator in high performance Awning and Marine fabrics, with recognized brands such as Regatta® and Riviera® Coastline Plus®, Patio 500®, Natura®, Excel M Series® and Vanguard® announced the acquisition of Strataglass LLC. Based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Strataglass LLC has been the industry leader in coated [...]

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Milliken Unveils New Reinforcement Fabric for Longer-Lasting Commercial Roofing Membranes at Techtextil 2015

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South Carolina, United States – Milliken & Company announced the launch of a new coated weft inserted warp knit product offering a 100% improvement to the tear resistance of polymeric single ply roofing membranes. This durability step-change to increase the longevity of commercial roofing systems

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EVS’ iBar Installations Achieve Milestone: Acceptance at Major Customers

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Caesarea, Israel – Elbit Vision Systems Ltd. , a global provider of vision technology for automatic surface inspection and in-line quality monitoring systems, announced that two major European manufacturers and a leading US textile manufacturer have given formal acceptance on EVS’ new product, iBar.

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Researchers Demonstrates New Metal Composite that will Literally Float Your Boat

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New York, United States – Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such lightweight composites will not sink despite damage to its structure. The new material also promises to improve automotive fuel economy because it combines light weight with heat [...]

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Malaysia’s Technical Textile Sector Urged To Tap Opportunities In Developed Markets

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Germany / Malaysia – Bernama reports that Malaysia’s texile and apparel industry may be facing fierce competition from low-cost suppliers in Asia and elsewhere, the country’s technical textile industry could tap the export opportunities inherent in developed countries.

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Groz-Beckert and Bekaert Reach Agreement on the Acquisition of Bekaert’s Carding Solutions Activities

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Germany / Belgium – On February 26, Groz-Beckert and Bekaert signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of Bekaert’s Carding Solutions activities by Groz-Beckert. The division has around 350 employees. Owing to the acquisition Groz-Beckert expands his existing service program for card clothing by a corresponding product portfolio.

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ContiTech Shows Automotive Surface Material Dynactiv at Techtextil 2015

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Frankfurt, Germany – Benecke-Kaliko has greatly diversified its product portfolio outside of the automotive industry under the brand name Dynactiv Surfaces, offering a full range of innovative surface materials for a large number of consumer and contract industry sectors. The ContiTech business unit is exhibiting its new product and service offering at Booth D32 in [...]

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WACKER Presents New Silicone Adhesive Gel with Enhanced Tack for Wound Care

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Munich, Germany – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be showing a new high-tack silicone adhesive gel developed expressly for medical applications at the 25th Conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA)

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150 Delegates from 25 Countries Attend Successful Second Asia Pacific Nonwovens Symposium in Shanghai

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United States / China – The second Asia Pacific Nonwovens Symposium concluded in Shanghai with delegates and organizers alike proclaiming it a success. The one and a half-day event attracted 150 attendees from 25 countries to hear presentations revealing trends affecting markets for nonwoven fabrics going into hygiene applications in China.

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New Valmet-Delivered Tissue Line Started Up at PT Suparma Tbk’s Mill in Indonesia

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Espoo, Finland – PT Suparma Tbk’s new tissue line came on stream in Surabaya, Indonesia two days ahead of the schedule, on April 8. The Advantage DCT 100 tissue machine, supplied by Valmet, increases the company’s production of bathroom tissue, towel and diaper tissue for the Indonesian market,

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Scientists from the Hohenstein Institute Gathering Up-to-Date Data for Making Gloves that Fit

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Bonnigheim, Germany – Gloves are an essential element of protective equipment (PPE) in many different fields of work. For gloves to fit perfectly and provide maximum safety in the workplace, their length and circumference measurements have to match those of the wearer’s hands as closely as possible.

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“Mayer Single China” Stays on Course for Success

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Albstadt, Germany – The MSC 3.2 II, successor to the “Mayer Single China” (MSC for short), launched in 2012 and made by circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. CN (Mayer China), enjoys undiminished popularity in its target markets. On the market since late 2014, sales of the MSC 3.2 II,

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Mayer & Cie. Ships 70,000th Knitting Machine

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Albstadt, Germany – Knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) of Albstadt, Germany, delivered in the last week of April the 70,000th circular knitting machine in the company’s 110-year history. It was an FV 2.0 double jersey machine and the customer was knitwear manufacturer Speidel GmbH. Speidel is using the machine at its knitting factory [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Participate in Techtextil North America

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its U.S. subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI U.S.A. INC., will participate in the Techtextil North America exhibition in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. this June. On display will be the company’s latest technological

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SHIMA SEIKI to Hold Private Show in Korea

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., together with its Korean subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI KOREA INC., will hold a private exhibition in its office in Seoul, Korea later this month. SHIMA SEIKI will provide guests with the opportunity

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Private Show in Italy

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Wakayama, Japan – SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., will hold a private exhibition at its office in Segrate, Milano later this month. The exhibition will be a showcase for the company’s latest selection

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Dornier Exhibits at Techtextil

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Lindau, Germany – Lindauer DORNIER will presents at this year‘s Techtextil machines for upmarket high-tech textiles for the protection of people and the environment such as functional textiles for solid matter, wet and air filtration as well as shading. Under the slogan “The Green Machine“ DORNIER broaches the issue of sustainable machine development for the [...]

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Mayer & Cie on Course for Growth

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Albstadt, Germany – The long-established knitting machinery manufacturer from Albstadt, Germany, Mayer & Cie. is planning considerable investments in technology, facilities and personnel for the years 2015 and 2016. The largest individual share will go to the expansion and modernisation of MCT’s headquarters in Germany. Planned are investments of altogether about four million Euros

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STOLL Exhibits CMS ADF 32 W at Techtextil Show 2015 in Frankfurt

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Reutlingen, Germany - Stoll inspires and at the same time stands for quality and flexibility in the world of flat knitting. Stoll has achieved a legendary reputation appearing through many facets. Over 140 years the image of a consequently solution orientated manufacturer of flat knitting machines has been maintained and further developed. Stoll stands for sophisticated [...]

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Dow Microbial Control Officially Joins the bluesign® System

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Pennsylvania, United States – Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company , has officially joined the bluesign® system, a network of leading companies serving textile and apparel markets around the world. Chemical manufacturers who are partners in the bluesign system,

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Going Green with Automation – Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery & Textile Chemicals Zone at ShanghaiTex 2015

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Shanghai, China – The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center (Pudong, Shanghai, China) on 15th-18th June 2015. There will be seven theme zones accounting for nine exhibition halls, with over 100,000 square meters of exhibition area.

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Global Organic Textile Standard Facilities Increase 18% in 2014

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Mumbai, India – The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) grew by more than 18% last year, from 3085 facilities in 2013 to 3663 facilities in 2014. GOTS is recognized worldwide as the leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers. GOTS certified facilities are now located in 64 [...]

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Malhas Sonix S.A. is the OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month for April 2015

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Zurich, Switzerland – The Portuguese textile industry is currently experiencing a revival – however, rather than cheap mass-market products, it is high-quality and niche products that are in demand. Northern Portugal has traditionally always been influenced by the textile and clothing industry and can boast many experienced textile companies that have become established as a [...]

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APJeT Partners with VF Corporation to Explore Uses for Innovative Fabric Finishing Technology in Apparel and Footwear

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North Carolina, United States – APJeT, Inc. announced it will work with VF Corporation, a leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, to explore potential uses for its textile finishing technology.

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World Textile Summit 2015 to Explore the Business Benefits of an Effective Sustainability Strategy

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Shanghai, China – The second World Textile Summit (WTS) will explore sustainability strategies that create business value in the textile manufacturing value chain. In line with the key themes of ITMA 2015, WTS 2015 will seek to answer sustainability questions that matter to the industry’s strategic decision-makers:

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Euratex at Texprocess on Sustainable Production

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Belgium / Germany – On 4-7 May 2015, EURATEX joined the Techtextil / Texprocess fair in Frankfurt to presented its major initiatives, meet companies and learn about the latest developments. The sustainable use of resources is among EURATEX’ key priorities for the years to come, therefore special focus was given to the Energy Made-to-Measure (EM2M) [...]

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BCI CEO on Choosing a Sustainability Initiative

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Geneva, Switzerland – “What is your opinion of XYZ sustainability initiative?” is a question I do not enjoy hearing.   If I criticize the initiative, I’m at risk of being viewed as arrogant; yet if I praise the initiative unjustly, I lend credibility to what may be a seriously flawed program. Clearly, a framework and a [...]

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Ever-Glory Reports Total Gross Profit for Q1 2015 Increased by 18.7% to $30.6 Million

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Nanjing, China – Ever-Glory International Group, Inc., a retailer of branded fashion apparel and a leading global apparel supply chain solution provider based in China, reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Total sales for the quarter were $97.9 million, a decrease of 7.7% compared to $106.0 million in the [...]

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Tom Tailor Group off to a Good Start in Fiscal Year 2015 with Sales Growth of 3.4%

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Hamburg, Germany – TOM TAILOR GROUP has had a promising start to the fiscal year 2015. In a challenging market environment, the Group grew sales by 3.4% between January and March to EUR 215.7 million (previous year: EUR 208.7 million). The strong growth of the BONITA brand particularly contributed to this increase.

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Brandix Achieves Pinnacle with PVH ‘Global Supplier of the Year’ Award

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – One of the world’s largest apparel companies has adjudged the Brandix Group its Global Supplier of the Year across all product categories represented by its global vendor base, presenting Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter with the pinnacle award at the company’s Global Supply Chain Summit. PVH Corp., owner of the [...]

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Talon Announces Exclusive Agreement with PVH Corp. to Incorporate TekFit® Technology into Men’s Dress Shirts

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California, United States – Talon International, Inc., a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and stretch technology products, announced a definitive agreement with PVH Corp. to incorporate the Tekfit® proprietary stretch technology

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Knyttan Puts Design in Consumer’s Hands

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Sydney, Australia – London-based fashion design/manufacturing company Knyttan is revolutionizing the way apparel is made, one stitch at a time. Knyttan offers the chance to customise a jumper or scarf design via a web app, and have it produced to order at the company’s factory and shop in London. Using a standard industrial knitting machine, the [...]

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Ralph Lauren Posts Q4 Net Revenues of $1.9 Billion; Increase of 7%

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New York, United States – Ralph Lauren Corporation reported net income of $124 million, or $1.41 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of Fiscal 2015. Excluding foreign currency impacts, EPS was $1.69 in the fourth quarter. This compared to net income of $153 million, or $1.68 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of [...]

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Macy’s Full-Year 2015 Guidance, Increases Dividend by 15% and Raises Share Repurchase Authorization by $1.5 Billion

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Ohio, United States – Macy’s, Inc. reported earnings of 56 cents per diluted share for the first quarter of 2015, the 13-week period ended May 2, 2015,

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Delta Galil Reports Sales Increased to $252.8 Million in Q1 2015; Increase of 13%

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Tel Aviv, Israel – Delta Galil Industries, Ltd , the global manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label apparel products for men, women and children, as well as leisurewear and activewear, reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Sales Increase 13% in Original Currency Operating Income Rises 3% Compared [...]

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Decreasing Stocks Increase Cotton Prices in Pakistan

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Karachi, Pakistan – Business Recorder reports that with only about 200,000 bales of unsold cotton left from the outgoing season (August 2014 / July 2015), Pakistan cotton prices remain firm in the domestic market. Besides this free floating stock in the market, exporters and certain textile mills are also reported to be selling their cottons. [...]

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Epicor Announces Spinoff of Epicor Retail Solutions Business

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Texas, United States – Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, announced a spinoff of the Retail Solutions Business into a separate privately-held company under common ownership by funds advised by Apax Partners.

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Rue La La and Cotton Incorporated Partner to Celebrate “Cotton. It’s Your Favorite For A Reason.(SM)”

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Massachusetts, United States – Rue La La, a leading online lifestyle shopping destination, announced the first of four programs dedicated to cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives®.  The retailer joins Cotton Incorporated to support its recently launched “Cotton. It’s Your Favorite for a Reason.(SM)” campaign.

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NRF: Imports Settling Down After Surge to Clear Backlog

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Washington, United States – Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is returning to normal levels as officials prepare to count votes on ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement that ended months of uncertainty, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and [...]

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Grasim Reports Net Revenue for the Q4 2015 up by 5%

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Mumbai, India – Grasim Industries Limited, an Aditya Birla Group Company announced its results for the 4th quarter and the year ended 31 March 2015 Grasim has successfully implemented the following growth plans:  Expansion projects commissioned : Viscose staple fibre: 120K TPA

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Checkpoint Systems Reports Highest Q1 Gross Profit Margin of 44% in 21 Years

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New Jersey, United States – Checkpoint Systems, Inc. reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended March 29, 2015. Company Reports Highest First Quarter Gross Profit Margin in 21 Years Organic Merchandise Visibility™ Revenue Growth of 41% Company Reaffirms 2015 Guidance First Quarter GAAP Results

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ITMA Future Materials Awards Launches for Milan

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Leeds, United Kingdom – The ITMA Future Materials Awards is returning for 2015 and expects to welcome a bumper number of participants following the hugely successful inaugural event last year, in Dresden. For 2015, the already renowned event will take place at the heart of the international textiles industry, with winners being announced at a [...]

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Indonesia Textile Sector to Get Rp 3 Trillion Investment this Year

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Jakarta, Indonesia – The Jakarta Post reports that Indonesia expects to receive Rp 3 trillion (US$230.15 million) in investment that will go to the textile and garment industry this year despite rising challenges by way of new electricity prices and increase in labor costs.

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