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The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Annual Report.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – One year ago, a group of leading North American apparel companies, retailers and brands came together in a demonstration of unity to form the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. Established in the aftermath of the 2012 and 2013 factory tragedies, including the Rana Plaza building collapse, our five-year initiative has one core mission: to […]

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High Stretch Fabrics with eVent® ePTFE Membrane Technology Come to Market.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Fabric  /  No Comments

United States / Italy – Stretch fabrics made with the patented eVent® membrane technology is coming to the active sportswear market, thanks to a collaboration between Italian textile house ITTTAI-Bel Punto S.r.l. and the team at eVent fabrics.

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ADVANSA Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition: Expanded to Include Home Textiles.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Hamm, Germany – ADVANSA, a European leader in sustainable high-tech polyester fibre announced that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) which has recently been expanded to include the Home textiles soft goods industry. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is an industry-wide trade organisation with over 100 members of leading apparel, footwear and home textile brands, […]

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Darn Tough Vermont Drives Innovation in the Outdoor Performance Sock Category.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Vermont, United States – Darn Tough Vermont, American manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of performance socks in the USA, remains a top innovator in the outdoor hosiery industry with its Spring 2015 line up, which will debut at the 2014 Summer Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City from August 6th to the 9th (Booth BR419).

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Optitex Launches Version 12.3: Introducing Expanded 2D and 3D Capabilities and Production Enhancements.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

New York, United States –  Optitex, the leading provider of 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping software solutions for sewn products, announced the release of Version 12.3 of its market-leading software. This latest version includes several major developments: a new tool within Optitex PDS that significantly improves the design and development workflow for garments

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Kraig Implements Innovative Protocol for Advanced Fiber Quality Control.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Michigan, United States –  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., the leading developer of advanced spider silk based fibers, announces that research scientists who are working as consultants for the Company have recently implemented a new materials analysis protocol to further improve the quality of the Company’s genetically engineered spider silk based fibers.

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More Eco Products Featured at Yarn Expo Autumn 2014.

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – Returning from 20 – 22 October this year, Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 will be held in hall N4 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre once again. With an exhibition area standing at 5,000 sqm, nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in this edition, while many of them say they will showcase their […]

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Iconix Brand Group Reports Record Revenue Increased by 3%.

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

New York, United States – Iconix Brand Group, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Q2 2014 Results for Iconix Brand Group, Inc. : Total revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was approximately $118.9 million, a 3% increase as compared to approximately $115.1 million in the second quarter of 2013. 

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TexTrace Woven RFID Brand Label Summer Travels.

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

Frick, Switzerland – TexTrace recently received certification for applied tag performance for its TexTrace® Woven RFID Brand Label by the European EPC Competence Center (EECC), with excellent results. The Tex-Trace solution is now showcased in supply chain specialist Li & Fung’s showrooms in Hong Kong and London, as well as in Tyco’s Retail Experience Centers in Spain. […]

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The Accord Provides Explanation of Projected Finances in Light of Misreporting.

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

Dhaka, Bangladesh – In its first Annual Report for the year ending 31st December, the Accord detailed not only its costs incurred in the early stages of operations but also set out the income and expenditure forecast for the current financial year ending 31st December 2014.

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