Swissmem: Egyptian Textile Industry’s Resurgence is Overdue

By   1 week ago

Switzerland / Egypt – Switzerland’s textile machinery suppliers, organised by the national association Swissmem, held a two-day symposium in early April in Cairo. The objective was to strengthen the already well-established industrial ties between Egypt and Switzerland and to initiate a major step towards the revival of the Egyptian textile manufacturing sector.

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German Technology to Meet US and Mexican Textiles

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Frankfurt, Germany – The VDMA Textile Machinery Association will host B2B Forums and Technology Conferences on November 6, 2017 in Charlotte (NC), USA, and on November 8 – 9, 2017 in Mexico City. Industry experts from well-known VDMA member companies will present practice-oriented technology topics to decision-makers from the local textile industries, such as fiber […]

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French Machinery Strategic Partner at Techtextil

By   3 weeks ago

Paris, France – Once again, at Techtextil Frankfurt, next May 2017, French machinery will emphasize on their strategic partnerships with technical textiles manufacturers. Exhibitors, about 1000, need to open new markets and design new products. In order to be successful, they need close relationships with their customers but also with strategic suppliers/partners.

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Innovative Apparel Show 2017 Becomes More International

By   3 weeks ago

Frankfurt, Germany – It was a highlight of the last Techtextil and Texprocess, and in 2017 it will become much more internationally-oriented: the “Innovative Apparel Show”. During Techtextil and Texprocess (9-12 May 2017), the international leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, the “Innovative Apparel […]

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NCTO: 2017 State of the U.S. Textile Industry

By   3 weeks ago

North Carolina, United States – Outgoing 2016 National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) Chairman Robert “Rob” H. Chapman, III delivered the trade association’s 2017 State of the U.S. Textile Industry overview at NCTO’s 14th Annual Meeting on March 23 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC.

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Exhibitors Line up Novel Products and Innovative Design Solutions at Leatherworld Middle East 2017

By   3 weeks ago

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Middle East luxury retailers, traders, manufacturers or designers looking for novel products to boost their businesses will be treated to a buffet of unique offerings when the region’s leading leather industry trade fair opens next month in Dubai.

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Industry 4.0: Texprocess Presents ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ for the First Time

By   1 month ago

Frankfurt, Germany – On the way to Industry 4.0: at the upcoming Texprocess trade fair, a ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ will present a live demonstration of an integrated production chain for apparel. In collaboration with the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research in Denkendorf and a number of well-known companies in the textile sector, […]

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Record-Setting 3,341 Exhibitors Praise Another Successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – After three days of steady business, new discoveries and networking amongst the global industry, the world’s largest apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair for the spring / summer season closed its doors with another exhibitor record set. 3,341 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions made the most of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabric’s […]

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Rieter Opens Service Branch in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

By   1 week ago

Winterthur, Switzerland – On April 6, 2017, Rieter opened a service branch in Kahramanmaraş, to support its customers in the south east of Turkey, together with the long-standing sales agent Erbel A.S., based in Istanbul and Adana, Turkey, with an even faster and better service.

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Fast and Accurate: Quality Assured for Filament Yarns

By   1 week ago

Uster, Switzerland – The amazing diversity of technical textiles applications is matched by the wide variety of quality characteristics needed in the raw material used – so filament yarn producers know they must work to the most stringent specifications and standards. Quality failings, especially in the critical parameter of yarn evenness, can be expensive, but […]

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Allma Technocorder TC2 With Even More Flexibility at Techtextil 2017

By   3 weeks ago

Wattwil, Switzerland – Techtextil is the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and will again attract many expert visitors to Frankfurt from 9 to 12 May 2017. Allma is delighted to welcome customers and visitors to its stand D02 in hall 3.0 and inform them about the latest developments in twisting technology […]

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Quality Management on the Comber

By   1 month ago

Egelsbach, Germany – On cards and draw frames, sliver levelling and sliver quality monitoring are standard. Why not on the comber? We asked ourselves the same question and carried out corresponding developments.

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New Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment Service Station Focuses on Innovation and Sustainability

By   1 month ago

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – Georg Stausberg, CEO of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment, recently inaugurated the company’s new service station in Vadodara, India.

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Lenzing Generates Substantial Revenue and Earnings Growth in 2016

By   1 month ago

Lenzing, Austria – The Lenzing Group showed an excellent development in the 2016 financial year, with substantial improvement of all economic and balance sheet indicators. The decisive factors underlying the company’s success were the higher selling prices Lenzing obtained for all its fiber products, a better product mix as well as the slight rise in revenue.

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Rieter – Financial Year 2016 – Order Intake Grows by 13%

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Winterthur, Switzerland – The 2016 financial year was characterized by a significantly higher order intake, especially in the first half year, and lower sales compared to the previous year. Despite the decline in sales, Rieter achieved an EBIT margin of 6%. Against the background of the solid financial and earnings position, the Board of Directors proposes […]

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Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Completes Planting of 2,000 Mulberry Trees at its New Texas Location to Support Spider Silk Production

By   1 month ago

Michigan, United States – Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Incorporation, the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, announced it has completed the planting of the first 2,000 mulberry trees at its Texas location.  This facility and these trees will be used to supply the Company’s US recombinant spider silk operations with fresh mulberry leaves.  The Company […]

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Record-Setting 3,341 Exhibitors Praise Another Successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – After three days of steady business, new discoveries and networking amongst the global industry, the world’s largest apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair for the spring / summer season closed its doors with another exhibitor record set. 3,341 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions made the most of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabric’s […]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition Opened on Wednesday with over 3,300 Exhibitors

By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – The global apparel fabrics and accessories industry is gathering in Shanghai this week for the opening of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2017. The world’s largest trade event for the spring / summer season will play host to over 3,300 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions in seven halls of […]

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Innotex Space to Feature New Zones at this Month’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – With Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition now just two weeks away, over 3,300 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions are gearing up to present their latest collections to the industry at Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center. Amongst these offerings will be a number of innovative products in the Innotex […]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Releases Spring / Summer 2018 Trends

By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – Next month will see the global industry converge on Shanghai to source the latest apparel fabrics and accessories from some 3,000 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition.

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Milano Unica Pavilion Returns to Intertextile Shanghai Following 20% Increase in Buyers Last October

By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – Amongst the many high-quality offerings in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ premium SalonEurope area is the Milano Unica Pavilion, which will feature again at the 2017 Spring Edition in March following a highly successful showing last October. The pavilion, which is by invitation only, recorded a 20% increase in buyers compared to the […]

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HeiQ Tackles the Potential Risk of Mosquito Borne Diseases with Its New Textile Technology “HeiQ Bug Guard”

By   2 months ago

Schlieren, Switzerland – The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ launches HeiQ Bug Guard at this year’s ISPO Munich. HeiQ Bug Guard is a reliable and highly effective technology for durable mosquito and insect protection. Wearing apparel empowered by HeiQ Bug Guard reduces the risk of mosquito and bug bites and consequently decreases the likelihood of […]

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Strong Growth in China Attracts Exhibitors to Intertextile Shanghai’s Premium Wool Zone

By   3 months ago

Shanghai, China – Across Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ wide range of product categories, many of the industry’s biggest names are returning to the 2017 Spring Edition following strong results at last year’s two fairs and reports of continued strong demand in China.

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

By   3 months ago

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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Americhem Europe Redesigns Manufacturing Plant to Benefit Nonwovens Customers

By   2 days ago

Ohio, United States – Americhem Europe Limited, a global provider of colour and additive solutions for synthetic fibres, is completing a plant-wide renovation and redesign of the factory’s workflow. This endeavor represents an investment in the company’s customers and the industry, and the renovations are designed to give the plant a lean, first-class workflow that […]

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Techtextil Addresses Architects, Construction Engineers and Planners

By   1 week ago

Frankfurt, Germany – From textile-based fascia panels over the Bosporus to the German Future Prize 2016 for carbon concrete and the highest glass-fibre membrane project in the world. The forthcoming Techtextil trade fair (9 to 12 May 2017) brings together all these threads featuring the latest innovations in construction.

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Techtextil: Every Fibre in Our Body

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Frankfurt, Germany – Ever since the invention of sticking plaster, plaster casts and operating-theatre apparel, if not before, the textile industry has made an important contribution to the healthcare business. From the dialogue that has gone on between the two sectors, we can, in future, expect high-tech ‘replacement parts’, rehabilitation technology suitably adapted to the needs […]

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Fast and Accurate: Quality Assured for Filament Yarns

By   1 week ago

Uster, Switzerland – The amazing diversity of technical textiles applications is matched by the wide variety of quality characteristics needed in the raw material used – so filament yarn producers know they must work to the most stringent specifications and standards. Quality failings, especially in the critical parameter of yarn evenness, can be expensive, but […]

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Oerlikon Enters into a Strategic Partnership in the High-Growth Market for Disposable Nonwovens

By   1 week ago

Switzerland / Italy – The Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group is entering into a strategic partnership with the Italian company Teknoweb Materials s.r.l. aimed at extending the nonwovens production systems portfolio to include the high-growth market for disposable nonwovens.

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ANDRITZ Highlights Top-Notch Technologies for Technical Nonwovens and Textiles at Techtextil 2017

By   3 weeks ago

Austria / Germany – ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, is targeting processes for technical nonwovens and textiles at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany (May 9-12, hall 3, booth B15). In response to market demands, ANDRITZ Nonwoven has yet again raised the bar for leading turnkey and individual solutions in air-through bonding, needlepunch, spunlace, spunjet, […]

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Techtextil Presents Hightech Textiles for Medical Applications

By   3 weeks ago

Frankfurt, Germany – Ever since the invention of sticking plaster, plaster casts and operating-theatre apparel, if not before, the textile industry has made an important contribution to the healthcare business. From the dialogue that has gone on between the two sectors, we can, in future, expect high-tech ‘replacement parts’, rehabilitation technology suitably adapted to the […]

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Monforts Technology a Hit with Filter Media Manufacturer

By   3 weeks ago

Monchengladbach, Germany – Major filter media manufacturer, BWF Envirotec, with headquarters in Germany has invested in the latest Monforts Montex 8500TT stenter and related equipment.

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Building for the Future with KARL MAYER

By   1 month ago

Obertshausen, Germany  – Textile-reinforced concrete – the theme of KARL MAYER’s presentation at TECHTEXTIL, to be held in Frankfurt from 9.-12.5.2017, stand 3.0/E 18

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Picanol Group Reports Seventh Consecutive Year of Strong Results: 119 Million Euro Profit in 2016, Best Result Ever

By   1 month ago

Ieper, Belgium – In line with the previously announced forecast, the Picanol Group realized a consolidated turnover of 639.78 million euros over the full 2016 financial year, which represented an increase in turnover of 20.8% compared to the 529.34 million euros recorded in 2015. This means that the Picanol Group outperformed its previous record year […]

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Mayer & Cie. Continues its Series of Successes in 2016

By   2 months ago

Albstadt, Germany  – The Albstadt-based circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) can once again look back on an extraordinarily successful financial year. Mayer & Cie. has been able to record a substantial increase in sales of around ten percent for 2016.

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80 Years of KARL MAYER

By   3 months ago

Obertshausen, Germany – KARL MAYER, the market leader in the fields of warp knitting, warp preparation and machinery for technical textiles, will celebrate its 80-year anniversary this year. “We will organize various in-house shows for our business partners, giving them an insight into the future of textile development and production technology. Almost two years after […]

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India ITME 2016 – Groz-Beckert Presents Transparent Product Variety

By   5 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)

By   5 months ago

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

By   5 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

By   6 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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LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®: First Certificates Issued

By   3 weeks ago

Zurich, Switzerland – In time for its 25-year anniversary, the OEKO-TEX® Association has expanded its product portfolio to cater for the leather sector with the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®. The first certifications are being carried out with the sheepskin producers G.L. Bowron and Gerberei Hofbrucker, as well as with the retail chain LIDL.

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China’s First Wastewater Plant Using Radiation Opens

By   1 month ago

China / Austria – China inaugurated its first facility that uses electron beams to treat industrial wastewater, ushering in a new era for radiation technology in the world’s leading textile producer.

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GOTS Latest Version 5.0

By   1 month ago

Stuttgart, Germany – The new version is a result of a comprehensive stakeholder input process in which various organizations with expertise in organic production, textile processing and social criteria participated.

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Green Initiatives Calls on Shanghai to End Textile Waste, Launches RE:FORM to Activate Eco-Responsible Fashion

By   2 months ago

Shanghai, China – Green Initiatives has just launched RE:FORM—an all encompassing new program designed to educate consumers on the impact of today’s clothing consumption habits and how the public can help tackle it.

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Primark Partnership with Cottonconnect and the Self-Employed Women’s Association Announces Third Year Program Results

By   2 months ago

Republic of Ireland / United Kingdom – Primark has released new numbers revealing the impact of its Sustainable Cotton Program on women smallholders in India.

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Jos Berry Highlights New Cellulosic Yarn Brand, Naia™ From Eastman

By   2 months ago

Tennessee, United States – Jos Berry, global trendsetter, founder and CEO of Concepts Paris and the creative force of trend for the intimate apparel fair Interfilière General Forum, will host Whisperings, a walk-through experience and trends project for the Interfilière Paris fair held January 21–23.

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OEKO-TEX® Announces Partnership with ZDHC

By   3 months ago

United Kingdom  / Switzerland – OEKO-TEX® announced that it is joining the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program. OEKO-TEX® has long supported the vision of globally implementing sustainable/green chemistry and best practices in the textile, apparel, and footwear industries in order to protect consumers, workers, and the environment.

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New OEKO-TEX® Regulations 2017

By   3 months ago

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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Americhem Europe Redesigns Manufacturing Plant to Benefit Nonwovens Customers

By   2 days ago

Ohio, United States – Americhem Europe Limited, a global provider of colour and additive solutions for synthetic fibres, is completing a plant-wide renovation and redesign of the factory’s workflow. This endeavor represents an investment in the company’s customers and the industry, and the renovations are designed to give the plant a lean, first-class workflow that […]

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Texprocess Forum: Program Now Online

By   1 week ago

Frankfurt, Germany – For the fourth time, the Texprocess Forum will be held during the Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt am Main from 9 to 12 May 2017. At this international conference, experts from science and industry will present the latest textile-processing trends and knowledge in around 40 lectures and panel discussions spread over all […]

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Focus International Selects Visual Next Apparel Software Solutions

By   3 weeks ago

Canada / United Kingdom – Visual Next UK is pleased to announce that Focus International has appointed Visual Next to implement a new suite of software products, to replace their current systems and enable smoother processes across the business, from the sample stage through to dispatch.

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Innovative Apparel Show 2017 Becomes More International

By   3 weeks ago

Frankfurt, Germany – It was a highlight of the last Techtextil and Texprocess, and in 2017 it will become much more internationally-oriented: the “Innovative Apparel Show”. During Techtextil and Texprocess (9-12 May 2017), the international leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, the “Innovative Apparel […]

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Industry 4.0: Texprocess Presents ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ for the First Time

By   1 month ago

Frankfurt, Germany – On the way to Industry 4.0: at the upcoming Texprocess trade fair, a ‘Digital Textile Micro Factory’ will present a live demonstration of an integrated production chain for apparel. In collaboration with the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research in Denkendorf and a number of well-known companies in the textile sector, […]

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Record-Setting 3,341 Exhibitors Praise Another Successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – After three days of steady business, new discoveries and networking amongst the global industry, the world’s largest apparel fabrics and accessories trade fair for the spring / summer season closed its doors with another exhibitor record set. 3,341 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions made the most of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabric’s […]

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition Opened on Wednesday with over 3,300 Exhibitors

By   1 month ago

Shanghai, China – The global apparel fabrics and accessories industry is gathering in Shanghai this week for the opening of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2017. The world’s largest trade event for the spring / summer season will play host to over 3,300 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions in seven halls of […]

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Manufacturers Value Lectra’s Fabric Cutting Room: 3000 Vector® Sold in 10 Years

By   1 month ago

Paris, France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, announces the recent sale of its 3000th Vector in 10 years The Vector range has revolutionized the automatic cutting room for fabric, enjoying immediate success with fashion, automotive and furniture manufacturers. Today, Vector is the […]

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Using Digital Technology to Accelerate Business Growth: Assocham-Deloitte Study

By   3 weeks ago

New Delhi, India – In India, adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27%, increase in employment by up to 84% and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65% for small and medium business (SMBs), according to ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study.

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Zünd at Texprocess 2017

By   1 month ago

Switzerland / Germany – In clothing and in home textiles, consumer demand for more customization and personalization is growing steadily. This trend is shining a spotlight on the need for efficient, cost-effective short-run or even one-off production, which is causing a major shift in the textile industry. Manufacturers are looking to convert more and more […]

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Heimtextil 2017: OEKO-TEX® Successfully Presents Product Portfolio

By   3 months ago

Zurich, Switzerland – From the 10th to the 13th of January, the International OEKO-TEX® Association successfully presented products at Heimtextil Frankfurt, the popular leading trade fair for home and contract textiles. The fair highlighted the following: For suppliers in the furnishings market, too, it is more important than ever to focus on consumer confidence in addition […]

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Despite Living a Digital Life, 98 Percent of Generation Z Still Shop in-Store

By   3 months ago

New York, United States – Despite expectations that the first “digitally native” generation would want to shop online, a new study released by IBM and the National Retail Federation found that almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores.

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

By   4 months ago

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

By   4 months 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

By   4 months 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

By   5 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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