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INVISTA finds the Designers of Tomorrow: LYCRA® Future Designers Award at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2014.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom –  INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres and owner of the LYCRA® brand, is searching for the designers of the future. For the third year, the LYCRA® Future Designers Award will be presented at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards in November to the student or graduate

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Textile Industry of Zimbabwe Continues to Shrink.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s textile industry has shrunk to below 10% capacity, in line with the general decline in economic activity across the country, reports RW Radio Africa. At its peak the textile industry employed more than 20,000 people and was one of the key employers in the country country’s second largest city of Bulawayo. […]

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“Preview in Seoul 2014” to Come with a New Transformation.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Seoul, South Korea – The preparation for “Preview in Seoul 2014 (PIS)” exhibition, which will be held from September 3rd (Wed) to September 5th (Fri) at the COEX A Hall by Korea Federation of Textile Industries (Chairman Ro Hee Chan), has fully begun. Leading Global Material Company, Outdoor Brand Section, Global Apparel Sourcing Section As the “Preview […]

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Chico’s FAS, Inc. Appoints Todd E. Vogensen to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Florida, United States – Chico’s FAS, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointedTodd E. Vogensen as the Company’s new Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, replacing Pamela Knous, who has left the organization to pursue other interests. Prior to his appointment as CFO, Mr. Vogensen had been the Company’s Senior Vice President, Finance.  Mr. Vogensen […]

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International Finance Corporation Invests $28 Million in MAS to Support Apparel Industry of Sri Lanka.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Colombo, Sri Lanka – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is lending $28 million to Sri Lankan apparel manufacturer MAS Capital Private Ltd and its subsidiaries to support the group’s expansion and innovation plans. IFC’s long-term loan will provide additional capital for MAS to expand its

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Government of Pakistan Launches Textile Skill Development Plan for Youth.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Karachi, Pakistan – Textile Minister Abbas Khan Afridi said on that his ministry is launching a skill development programme for youth in the textile policy to be announced next month, quotes Dawn. He said the main objective of training programme is to provide skilled

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RISD, Brown and Erfurt Team Unveils One-of-a-Kind Fabric Solar House at 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Fabric  /  No Comments

Rhode Island, United States – Students from Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany have been hard at work for nearly two years designing and building their one-of-a-kind entry for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe – and the time

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FIBER-LINE Offers Expanded Line of SYNTHETICWire™.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Pennsylvania, United States – FIBER-LINE develops, produces and markets a full line of high performance strength members. The products are used as central strength members or as components in larger ropes and cords to create more stable cables that last longer. The expanded line called SYNTHETICWire™ offers the following benefits: Excellent fatigue life under cyclic […]

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Largest Ever Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles to take place in August.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – The addition of an extra hall this year ensures the 2014 Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – August Edition will be the largest ever held. In total an expected 1,400-plus exhibitors from nearly 30 countries and regions will showcase their latest products in 13 halls covering 150,400 sqm. Running from 27 to 29 August, the […]

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Professional Audience from all over the World Captivated by KARL MAYER’s Machinery.

By   /  June 30, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Germany / China – High expectations accompanied the KARL MAYER team to this year’s trade fair for textile machines ITMA ASIA + CITME in Shanghai – and all these expectations have even been exceeded. The experts of this German textile machinery manufacturer received a huge rush of visitors from a lot of countries around the world. […]

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