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Stahl Completes Evo Pu Coating Range to Support Brands to Use More Sustainable Coated Fabrics.

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Waalwijk, Netherlands – Lowering the environmental impact of their products is a priority for brands in the fashion, interior design and automotive industry. To support these brands, Stahl now offers a complete EVO range, the next generation polyurethane coatings for

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Toray to Participate in Milano Unica 2015 A/W with Various Types of Fabric Presentations.

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric  /  No Comments

Italy / Japan – Toray Industries, Inc. announced that it would participate in Milano Unica 2015 Autumn/Winter, one of the world’s leading textile tradeshows, to be held from September 9 (Tuesday) to 11 (Thursday), 2014 in Milan, Italy. Toray plans to display more than 100 types of materials based on Toray’s special yarns such as […]

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U.S. Automotive Interiors Group Acquires Alexium Fire Retardant Chemistry for Production Run.

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Australia / United States – Alexium International Group Limited announced that a major US Automotive Interiors group has agreed to purchase Alexium Fire Retardant (FR) chemistry in order to conduct a commercial production run at their facilities. This is a full width customer-led validation of Alexium chemistry in the United States. It is also consistent […]

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Improved Polyurethane Roll Cover from Voith Ensures Higher Void Volume.

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Heidenheim, Germany – Voith’s new InForce polyurethane roll cover features high stability providing additional void volume with particularly deep and wide grooves for highly loaded positions. This additional benefit will not compromise the wear and abrasion resistance resulting into consistent dewatering during its complete operating cycle. The strong material used in InForce means that the […]

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PEGAS NONWOVENS SA Increased EBITDA by 15 % in the First Half of the Year Due to Increased Production Capacity.

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Czech / Luxembourg – Based on unaudited results PEGAS NONWOVENS SA a leading European producer of nonwovens textiles, recorded EBITDA of EUR 22.1 million in the first half of 2014. In the first half of 2014, consolidated revenues reached EUR 111.4 million

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Etam Group Sales Rise by 0.3% in H1 2014.

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

Paris, France – The Etam Group generated net sales of €598.4 million during the first half of 2014, including a negative currency effect of €6.5 million relating mainly to the depreciation of the yuan against the euro. This represents an increase of 0.3% relative to the first half of 2013 or 1.6% like-for-like and at constant exchange […]

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Hermes Posts Strong Sales and Earnings Growth in H1 2014, 11% Rise in Silk & Textiles Segment.

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

Paris, France – In the first half of 2014, the group’s consolidated  revenue totalled €1,907 million, a 8% rise (+12%  at constant exchange rates). Operating income amounted to €621 million (32.6% of sales) and net income rose by 8%, same as sales. Activity as at end of June by geographical zone

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Emerging Economies Expand the Global Underwear Market.

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

New York, United States – The yStats.com publication finds that expansion in the global underwear market in the near future will come primarily from emerging markets where consumers with growing incomes increase their spending on this category. Growth is expected also from product segments with untapped potential in the advanced markets, such as

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Hexagon Composites Posts Growth of 22% in Operating Income.

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Ålesund, Norway – Hexagon Composites ASA achieved operating income in the second quarter of 2014 of NOK 394.2 (322.0) million, a growth of 22% compared with second quarter 2013, and had an operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 80.5 (66.9) million. The operating profit (EBIT) was NOK 62.8 (52.0) million and profit before tax […]

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Pacific Sunwear Announces Increase in Earnings to $211.7 Million for Q2 Fiscal 2014.

By   /  August 29, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

California, United States – Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., announced that net sales from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended August 2, 2014, were $211.7 million versus net sales from continuing operations of $210.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 ended August 3, 2013. Comparable store sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 were […]

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