Global Smart Textiles Market Revenue to Exceed USD 1,500 Million by 2020

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California, United States - The global market for smart textiles is expected to exceed USD 1,500 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of smart textiles across numerous end-use industries is expected to be the key driving force for the market. Grand View Research also observes that growing [...]

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3rd EURATEX CONVENTION: Outlook 2015 Fashion and Textiles in Europe

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Brussels, Belgium - With the support of the Belgian textile and fashion associations Fedustria and Creamoda, EURATEX Convention attracted about 120 participants representing industry, associations, local agencies and academics. This annual high-level meeting brought together European experts to exchange views on the future of clothing and textiles in Europe.

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TU Interview: Mr. Sivakumar Narayanan, Head of Product Management Uster Technologies Discusses Solutions for Contamination for Spinners

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Uster, Switzerland  - Uster Technologies is a global market leader in textile quality control, from ‘fiber to fabric’. USTER® systems and services help to ensure optimum quality and competitive products. With more than 60 years’ expertise in testing and monitoring solutions

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Low World Cotton Prices Incite Government Intervention

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By   6 days ago

Washington DC, United States - In 2013/14, the Cotlook A Index averaged 91 cents/lb. well above the long-term average of around 70 cents/lb. However, prices have since plummeted, and the Secretariat forecasts the world average price to be around 74 cents/ lb. this season. Given low prices and high production costs, many governments of large cotton-producing countries are taking [...]

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‘Teppich & Du’ at Heimtextil Again in 2015

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Frankfurt, Germany - The wholesalers’ association, Copa, will be represented at Heimtextil from 14 to 17 January 2015 in Frankfurt am Main with its ‘Teppich & Du’(Carpets & You) initiative. In conjunction with the brands CRO, Nordpfeil, Tisca Tiara and Vorwerk, Copa is taking advantage of the world’s largest trade fair for home and contract textiles to [...]

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First Compact Cotton Yarn Plant to be Set Up in Bangladesh

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By   7 days ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Daily Star reports that Bangladesh based, Far East Spinning Industries Ltd, will be the first company that will completely manufacture compact yarn. A compact cotton yarn manufacturing company will be set up on 40 bighas of land in Habiganj in the next one and a half years at an approximate investment of [...]

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Lectra Announces Optiplan® V3R4

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By   9 days ago

Paris, France -  Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials announced the latest release of Optiplan®, its cutting-room optimization solution for apparel manufacturing. Manufacturers today operate in an environment that makes it increasingly difficult to remain both profitable and competitive, and an optimized [...]

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Successful Start for Texworld Istanbul – 5,248 Designers, Buyers & Retailers Attend the First Apparel Fabrics and Accessories Show in Turkey

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By   10 days ago

Istanbul, Turkey – The first edition of Texworld Istanbul made a successful debut in Turkey with a fully booked show floor and 5,248 qualified visitors. The event featured 115 exhibitors from 10 different countries. China, Taiwan, Turkey, Pakistan and India were among

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Wacker Opens Airbag Competence Center in Japan

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Germany / Japan – Wacker Asahikasei Silicone, a Japanese joint venture of Wacker Chemie AG, opened a new development laboratory for airbag applications. The competence center will spearhead the development of silicone coatings for airbags and technical textiles in the region. Investment

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AATCC to Conduct “Wet Processing of Textiles with Spandex: Best Practices Symposium”

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North Carolina, United States - AATCC will conduct a symposium titled Wet Processing of Textiles with Spandex: Best Practices on February 11-12, 2015 at the Textile Technology Center on the Kimbrell Campus of Gaston College located at 7220 Wilkinson Blvd. in Belmont, NC. The program

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Mutoh America Wins Product of the Year Award at 2013 SGIA Expo

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Florida, United States – Mutoh America, Inc., an industry leader in wide-format printers, was recently honored with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Product of the Year award for the ValueJet 1638 – 64 inch wide-format printer in the Test Print Shoot Out Poster Size, Solvent or Latex Ink category, for the second year in [...]

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‘Open Your Eyes to Print’ with FESPA’s Print Inspiration Rally

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London, United Kingdom - To continue its engagement with potential buyers of print, FESPA is launching Print Inspiration Rally, an initiative to connect interior designers, architects and creative professionals with innovative examples of wide format print to inspire them to see print as a creative and effective solution to many briefs. Print Inspiration Rally will take the form of [...]

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Visitors Congregate Today in Guangzhou for Largest Ever FESPA China & CSGIA Event

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Guangzhou, China –  FESPA CHINA 2014 (Guangzhou Pazhou Poly World Trade Centre, Guangzhou, China, 19-21 November 2014) opens today, the second event to bring the global FESPA event brand to China in partnership with CSGIA. With 505 exhibitors across the screen, digital and textile printing markets, this year’s event is 30% bigger

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PolyOne Protects Polymer Textiles from the Sun, Letting Colors and Performance Shine Through

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By   5 days ago

Shanghai, China -  PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has announced the launch of OnCap™ UV technology for fiber and textile applications. Manufacturers of geotextiles and house wraps require fabrics and fibers to stand up to the sun without falling apart.

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Massive Energy Savings Make Resilio Re-Order a No-Brainer

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By   5 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Savings of 60,000 Euros per year in energy costs have convinced a leading knitgoods producer that Richard Hough’s patented Resilio rolls are a must-have component of its fabric washing processes. Inplet Pletiva, located in Slovenia, has been using the Hough Resilio rolls for four years to provide the squeezing power to [...]

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FESPA Eurasia to Deliver More Solutions

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United Kingdom / Turkey - FESPA Eurasia 2014, taking place 4-7 December in Istanbul, will be 20% larger than the first event held last year, with last-minute confirmations still coming in. The increased event size has been achieved through growing trust and recognition of the FESPA brand across Turkey and the region through a strong sales [...]

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Invista and Lenzing Announce Latest Collaboration: COOLMAX® Fabric with TENCEL® Fibre

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By   2 days ago

Barcelona, Spain – INVISTA, owner of the COOLMAX® brand, and LENZING, owner of the TENCEL® brand, announced a second innovative collaboration in denim – COOLMAX® fabric blended with TENCEL® fibre. The two companies will give a joint presentation on this new

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TEXPROCIL Welcomes Revised Duty Drawback Rates for 2014-15

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By   2 days ago

Mumbai, India - The Government has announced the new All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback for 2014-15 .  The rates are effective from November 22, 2014 . “The new Drawback rates are positive & growth oriented . Overall the rates for Cotton textiles & the Drawback caps have been increased”, said Shri R.K.Dalmia , Chairman , [...]

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MITSA Produces Bedding Containing smartcel™ sensitive for Children

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Rudolstadt, Germany - MITSA produces bedding containing smartcel™ sensitive for children, called “B-Sensible Baby & Kids”. smartcel™ sensitive has several advantages in the use of bedding for babies and children because of the zinc oxide integrated into its fiber. The zinc oxide in the fiber provides for a cosmetic effect on the skin, while possessing regenerating and [...]

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UMASAN Relies on Using SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive in Products

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Berlin, Germany - UMASAN is a vegan high fashion label that satisfies the needs of the new Healthstyle generation. In order to do this, UMASAN relies on using SeaCell™ and smartcel™ sensitive in its products. As a Vegan Holistic high-end label, UMASAN breaks new grounds and takes holistic responsibility. The label takes great importance in the [...]

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Cooperation Key to Wool Industry Future

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom - A joined up approach from everyone in the wool supply chain, from farmers to traders and through to manufacturers is key to the future of the wool sector delegates at last week’s British Wool Marketing Board conference were told.

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Scientists Develop Wash-Resistant Antimicrobial Treatment for Protein Fibres for Improved Hygiene Protection for Wool and Other Textiles Containing Wool

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Bönnigheim, Germany  - As part of an IGF research project (AiF No. 17150N), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim and the Leibnitz Institute for Interactive Materials (DWI) in Aachen have developed an antimicrobial

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Indorama: World’s Biggest Manufacturer of PES Fibres Swears by Zinser

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Uebach-Palenberg, Germany - The Indonesian company Indorama Synthetics produces 280,000 tonnes of polyester per year in the form of fibres, yarn and chips. It is considered the world’s biggest producer of PES fibres. With spinning plants in Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey it is also in the top ten of the most successful spinning mills in the world. [...]

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Market Leaders Team Up to Deliver a DNVGL-Qualified Deepwater Lowering System

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Urmond, The Netherlands - Cooperation between three companies developing innovative solutions for deepwater installation has led to the introduction of a new system capable of handling heavy loads at depths of well over three kilometers. The companies involved are Deep Tek, which provides a wide range of services to the oil and gas, salvage, scientific research and [...]

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Invista and Lenzing Announce Latest Collaboration: COOLMAX® Fabric with TENCEL® Fibre

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By   2 days ago

Barcelona, Spain – INVISTA, owner of the COOLMAX® brand, and LENZING, owner of the TENCEL® brand, announced a second innovative collaboration in denim – COOLMAX® fabric blended with TENCEL® fibre. The two companies will give a joint presentation on this new

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Industrial Fabrics Foundation Announces Student Scholarship Winners

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Minnesota, United States - The Industrial Fabrics Foundation student scholarship award winners for 2014 were recently announced at Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo in Minneapolis, Minn. The scholarship awards provide tuition expenses at an accredited college, university or technical school for students interested in a career in the specialty fabrics or advanced textiles industries. [...]

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PolyOne Protects Polymer Textiles from the Sun, Letting Colors and Performance Shine Through

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By   5 days ago

Shanghai, China -  PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has announced the launch of OnCap™ UV technology for fiber and textile applications. Manufacturers of geotextiles and house wraps require fabrics and fibers to stand up to the sun without falling apart.

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New Method for Production of Stable Antibacterial Fabrics without Color Change

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Tehran, Iran - Iranian researchers presented a new method for the production of highly stable antibacterial fabrics without any change in their color. Antibacterial fabrics are usually produced by using silver nanoparticles. This method changes the color of the fabrics by creating brownish yellow shade in their structure.

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Massive Energy Savings Make Resilio Re-Order a No-Brainer

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By   5 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Savings of 60,000 Euros per year in energy costs have convinced a leading knitgoods producer that Richard Hough’s patented Resilio rolls are a must-have component of its fabric washing processes. Inplet Pletiva, located in Slovenia, has been using the Hough Resilio rolls for four years to provide the squeezing power to [...]

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Bangladeshi RMG Units Increasingly Sourcing Fabrics from Aboard

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Financial Express reports that More than 30 percent production capacity of local textile mills has remained unutilised for long as garment manufacturers are increasingly sourcing their raw materials from abroad. The latter are ‘capitalising’ on the liberalised rules of origin by the European Union (EU).

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Industrial Fabrics Foundation Announces Innovation Award Recipient

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By   9 days ago

Minnesota, United States - The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) recently announced the recipient of the 2014 IFF Innovation Award. Foundation representatives announced the innovation award during Specialty Fabrics Expo 2014 and  Advanced Textiles Expo

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Successful Start for Texworld Istanbul – 5,248 Designers, Buyers & Retailers Attend the First Apparel Fabrics and Accessories Show in Turkey

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By   10 days ago

Istanbul, Turkey – The first edition of Texworld Istanbul made a successful debut in Turkey with a fully booked show floor and 5,248 qualified visitors. The event featured 115 exhibitors from 10 different countries. China, Taiwan, Turkey, Pakistan and India were among

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New EDANA Infographic Highlights the Advantages of Automotive Nonwovens

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Brussels, Belgium - “By studying the impact nonwovens have in all types of vehicles, we’re able to see a slice of life that hadn’t previously been studied, which has shown some amazing facts about the value of nonwovens.” EDANA launched the next in its series of infographics, this time focused on automotive nonwovens, and their lightweight fabric [...]

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200 Experts from the Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment Sector Gather for the 3rd PPE Lead Market Conference in Brussels

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Brussels, Belgium –  The 3rd European Lead Market conference on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) took place on 18-19 November in Brussels. It provided a broad range of information on major aspects driving innovation in the PPE sector in Europe, from evolving workplace health and safety policies

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Polymer Group Inc. Unveils Everist High Efficiency Filtration Media

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North Carolina, United States - Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI) unveiled Everist™ brand filtration media, the next answer in high efficiency filtration, at the INDA Filtration2014 International Conference & Exposition in Baltimore. This nanofiber-based technology offers enhanced mechanical efficiency, low pressure drops and excellent dirt holding capacity, making it the ideal solution

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Wacker Opens Airbag Competence Center in Japan

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Germany / Japan – Wacker Asahikasei Silicone, a Japanese joint venture of Wacker Chemie AG, opened a new development laboratory for airbag applications. The competence center will spearhead the development of silicone coatings for airbags and technical textiles in the region. Investment

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CCS and Partners Develop a New Method to Create High-Performance Composite Structures with Thermoplastic Tapes

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Singapore – Composite Cluster Singapore (CCS) has developed a concept that aims at manufacturing high-performance composite structures in shorter time and with significantly reduced cost. The groundbreaking concept builds on market proven thermoplastic tape placement technology and integrates it with advanced robotics

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Global Smart Textiles Market Revenue to Exceed USD 1,500 Million by 2020

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By   3 days ago

California, United States - The global market for smart textiles is expected to exceed USD 1,500 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of smart textiles across numerous end-use industries is expected to be the key driving force for the market. Grand View Research also observes that growing [...]

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Haydale Acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd to Advance Graphene Commercialisation Capabilities

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England, United Kingdom - Haydale, the company focused on the commercialisation of graphenes and other nanomaterials, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire EPL Composite Solutions (EPL), a specialist in the design

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Scientists Develop Wash-Resistant Antimicrobial Treatment for Protein Fibres for Improved Hygiene Protection for Wool and Other Textiles Containing Wool

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By   3 days ago

Bönnigheim, Germany  - As part of an IGF research project (AiF No. 17150N), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim and the Leibnitz Institute for Interactive Materials (DWI) in Aachen have developed an antimicrobial

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YiwuTex 2014 Unveiled Today! Exploring Textile Technology, Leading Trends and Industry Transformation

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Hong Kong, China - “The 15th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Knitting & Hosiery Machinery”, “The 4th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Sewing & Automatic Garment Machinery” and “2014 China Yiwu International Exhibition on Dyeing, Finishing & Digital Printing Machinery” (known as “YiwuTex 2014″)

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500th Embroidery Machine of Saurer Embroidery’s Epoca 6 Generation

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Wattwil, Switzerland - Ever since Saurer has become part of the Chinese Industrial Group Jinsheng, the embroidery business in Arbon has gathered momentum. The latest embroidery generation named Epoca 6 is a big hit. Today, the five-hundredth machine of this type has been loaded and will shortly be installed at the customer’s premises in India. The [...]

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Massive Energy Savings Make Resilio Re-Order a No-Brainer

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By   5 days ago

London, United Kingdom – Savings of 60,000 Euros per year in energy costs have convinced a leading knitgoods producer that Richard Hough’s patented Resilio rolls are a must-have component of its fabric washing processes. Inplet Pletiva, located in Slovenia, has been using the Hough Resilio rolls for four years to provide the squeezing power to [...]

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Stoll Fashion & Technology – the Interface Between Fashion and Technique

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Reutlingen, Germany - Stoll Fashion & Technology is an important department of H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG, a leading international manufacturer of flat knitting machinery. This department is where fashion and technique combine to create many different trend-setting applications for both fashion designers and patterning technicians. The ideas will be developed in response to fashion and market trends and [...]

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Third Montex Stenter Installed for Indonesia’s Knitwear Specialist P.T. Pelinitra Gunawan

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Germany / Indonesia – A third Montex stenter from Monforts has been installed at Indonesian knitwear specialist P.T. Pelinitra Gunawan’s, a sister company of PT. Pulau Intan Lestari, to meet increased export production demand. A third Montex stenter from A.Monforts Textilmachinen has been installed at the headquarters and factory of knitwear specialist P.T. Pelinitra Gunawan [...]

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Textured Jersey Marks Emphatic Recovery with 72% Growth in Second Quarter Profits

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By   18 days ago

Avissawella, Sri Lanka - Textured Jersey Lanka PLC (TJL) has reported a top line of Rs. 3.5bn and net profit of Rs. 282mn for the quarter ended 30th September 2014 (2Q FY2014/15). According to Mr. Bill Lam, Chairman of TJL, this marked an emphatic recovery from the temporary setback suffered in the previous quarter, with sales [...]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Hold Private Exhibition in Casablanca from Nov 25 – 27

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By   18 days ago

Japan / Morocco - Leading flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will participate in a private exhibition to be held by its second-tier subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI MOROCCO SLU at its showroom in Casablanca, Morocco on Tuesday, 25th November ~ Thursday, 27th November 2014. On display will be the latest in computerized flat knitting [...]

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Picanol at IGATEX 2014

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Belgium / Pakistan - From 21 – 24 October 2014, Picanol participated in the 8th edition of IGATEX, the garment & textile machinery exhibition staged in Lahore, Pakistan. The Picanol booth was organized by Mr. Jamil Ghauri, Managing Director of Ghauri Enterprises, who represents Picanol in Northern Pakistan (Punjab & KPK). And the team working on [...]

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Puma Leads Sportswear Sector to Detox – Greenpeace

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Berlin, Germany – German sports brand Puma today announced an important step towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain. In response to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign, the brand has laid out a credible action plan for the elimination of per-and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) and set key milestones to achieve full supply [...]

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New Report Tracks the Australian Cotton Industry’s Sustainability

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Sydney, Australia – The Australian cotton industry has launched its first Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report – tracking the industry’s social, economic and environmental footprint.

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NCC Launches Project to Develop the Natural Capital Protocol on Apparel

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Singapore - The Natural Capital Coalition has launched a project to develop the Natural Capital Protocol, Sector Guides on Apparel and Food, and a business-engagement and pilot-testing programme that will investigate if the Protocol and its Sector Guides are fit for purpose.The current target date for the publication of the Protocol is in March 2016.

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Fjällräven Launches Down Promise

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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden - After several years of work Fjällräven can proudly present one of the outdoor industry’s most controlled and transparent down production process. With this achievement, Fjällräven now launches their Down Promise: Only ethically produced down of the highest quality is used in Fjällräven’s products. Goose down has an unbeatable ability to insulate against the [...]

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Beyond Compliance Towards Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Supply Chains

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Brussels, Belgium – The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), the leading business-driven initiative for improving working conditions in factories and farms worldwide, held its Annual Conference in Brussels. Headlined by Prof. John Ruggie, former UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Business and Human Rights, the event united more than 300 companies and influential stakeholders to share [...]

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SMART Supports Launch of New York Textile Recycling Program

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Maryland, United States - ”Clothes the Loop” is the theme of the first-ever statewide campaign to promote clothing and textile recycling. The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) joins

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Nature-Inspired Clothing Colors with Full Traceability from Archroma

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Reinach, Switzerland - A dyestuffs company with a new name but a long history wants to help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers. Archroma, a global leader [...]

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RadiciGroup at the General Assembly of Green Economy 2014

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Bergamo, Italy - At the General Assembly of the Green Economy 2014 held in Rimini on 5 and 6 November, RadiciGroup reported on its experience using the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method, set forth in the 2013 European Commission Recommendations on measuring and communicating the life cycle environmental performance of products and organizations. On 5 and 6 November, [...]

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Ross Stores Announces Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Sales Result Increased by 8%

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California, United States – Ross Stores, Inc. reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended November 1, 2014 of $.93, up 16% from $.80 for the 13 weeks ended November 2, 2013.  Net earnings for the third quarter ended November 1, 2014 were $193 million, up from $172 millionfor the third quarter ended November 2, 2013.  Fiscal 2014 third quarter sales increased 8% to $2.599 billion, [...]

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Stein Mart Reports Q3 2014 Total Sale Results Increased by 4.5%

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Florida, United States – Stein Mart, Inc. announced financial results for the third quarter ended November 1, 2014. Total sales increased 4.5 percent and comparable store sales, 3.1 percent. Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.02 improved from last year’s adjusted $0.01 diluted loss per share. 2015 store opening plans include at least ten new stores.

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Foot Locker Company Gross Margin Rate Increased to 33.2% in Q3 2014

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New York, United States – Foot Locker, Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, reported financial results for its third quarter ended November 1, 2014. Net Income of $120 Million, or $0.82 Per Share Non-GAAP EPS of $0.83, a 22 Percent Increase Comparable-Store Sales Increased 6.9 Percent

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Buckle Net Income for the Fiscal Quarter Ended Nov 1, 2014 was $40.6 Million

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Nebraska, United States - The Buckle, Inc. announced that net income for the fiscal quarter ended November 1, 2014 was $40.6 million, or $0.85 per share ($0.84 per share on a diluted basis). Net sales for the 13-week fiscal quarter ended November 1, 2014 increased 1.9 percent to $292.2 million from net sales of $286.8 million [...]

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Adidas Group Celebrates 25 Years of Sourcing in Indonesia

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Herzogenaurach, Germany - It all started towards the end of the 18th century in the United Kingdom, when textile manufacturing became a key element of the Industrial Revolution. Until then, people would manufacture or repair their own clothes on their premises. The introduction of newly invented cotton-spinning machinery contributed to bringing the garment industry to mass [...]

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Cato Reports 3Q EPS Up 18%

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North Carolina, United States – The Cato Corporation reported net income of $5.7 million for the third quarter ended November 1, 2014, compared to net income of $4.9 million for the third quarter ended November 2, 2013, an increase of 16%.  Earnings per diluted share for the third quarter were $0.20, compared to $0.17 last year, an increase of 18%. 

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Destination XL Group Reports Q3 Fiscal 2014 Results; Total Comparable Sales Increased 5.5%

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Massachusetts, United States - Destination XL Group, Inc., the largest multi-channel specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel, reported operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Third-Quarter Fiscal 2014 Highlights Total comparable sales increased 5.5%. 73 DXL stores, opened at least 13 months,

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NCC Launches Project to Develop the Natural Capital Protocol on Apparel

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Singapore - The Natural Capital Coalition has launched a project to develop the Natural Capital Protocol, Sector Guides on Apparel and Food, and a business-engagement and pilot-testing programme that will investigate if the Protocol and its Sector Guides are fit for purpose.The current target date for the publication of the Protocol is in March 2016.

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Indian Textiles Minister Reviews Cotton Stock Situation

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New Delhi, India – To take stock of the current cotton situation and Minimum Support Price (MSP) operations, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Textiles Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Conducted a meeting. During the meeting, the Minister directed Cotton Corporation of India to ensure: 

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TEXPROCIL Welcomes Revised Duty Drawback Rates for 2014-15

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By   2 days ago

Mumbai, India - The Government has announced the new All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback for 2014-15 .  The rates are effective from November 22, 2014 . “The new Drawback rates are positive & growth oriented . Overall the rates for Cotton textiles & the Drawback caps have been increased”, said Shri R.K.Dalmia , Chairman , [...]

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Big Industrial Centre of Textiles TAYAL Coming up in Algeria

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Algeria / Turkey – The Algeria Press Service reports that project to build a big industrial centre of textiles TAYAL, the result of an Algerian-Turkish partnership, will cost DZD155 billion and generate about 25,000 jobs, CEO of State-owned Group Confection et Habillement (CH) Ahmed Benayad told .

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Miroglio Textile with H-Farm for “H-Ack Fashion”

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Milan, Italy - One year after the first edition, H-FARM is back with H-ACK FASHION, the 24-hour non-stop marathon on 22 and 23 November entirely dedicated to the development of digital ideas and projects for the fashion industry.

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MITSA Produces Bedding Containing smartcel™ sensitive for Children

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Rudolstadt, Germany - MITSA produces bedding containing smartcel™ sensitive for children, called “B-Sensible Baby & Kids”. smartcel™ sensitive has several advantages in the use of bedding for babies and children because of the zinc oxide integrated into its fiber. The zinc oxide in the fiber provides for a cosmetic effect on the skin, while possessing regenerating and [...]

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UK: Clothing, Textiles and Leather Output Prices Increase by 3% – 12 Months to October

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London, United Kingdom - The Producer Price Index (PPI) is a monthly survey that measures the price changes of goods bought and sold by UK manufacturers and provides a key measure of inflation, alongside other indicators such as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) 

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Global Smart Textiles Market Revenue to Exceed USD 1,500 Million by 2020

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By   3 days ago

California, United States - The global market for smart textiles is expected to exceed USD 1,500 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of smart textiles across numerous end-use industries is expected to be the key driving force for the market. Grand View Research also observes that growing [...]

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Broad Variety of Topics and High-Profile Speakers at Innovations@DOMOTEX Talks 2015

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Hannover, Germany - The speakers featuring in the Innovations@DOMOTEX Talks program at DOMOTEX 2015 in Hannover, Germany (17–20 January) rank among the top names in the international architecture and design communities. They will speak about the trends expected

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