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TU Interview: Staubli Talks about Continuous Innovations and New Horizons for Jacquard Weavers.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Featured News, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Pfäffikon, Switzerland – Since 1892, Stäubli has been one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-speed textile machinery. A passion for quality, inherited from long industrial experience, is the fundamental driving force of their development. Their clients are first of all

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FESPA China Helps Printers Transform their Businesses with Educational Feature Programme.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Guangzhou, China – Visitors to FESPA China 2014 (Poly World Trade Expo Center Pazhou, Guangzhou, China), will find an international line-up of speakers at its Global Forum conference from 19 – 20 November 2014. Conference reinforces event’s specialist focus towards textile and industrial print applications Global Forum will bring

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Finish Line Reports Rise in Revenue of 7.1% for Q2 of Fiscal Year 2015.

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

Indiana, United States – The Finish Line, Inc., reported results for the thirteen weeks ended August 30, 2014. For the thirteen weeks ended August 30, 2014: Consolidated net sales were $466.9 million, an increase of 7.1% over the prior year period. Finish Line comparable store sales increased 1.5%. Diluted earnings per share were $0.54 in the current and prior year. “Our second […]

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NatureWorks Teams up with PE INTERNATIONAL to Revise Ingeo™Biopolymer Eco Profile.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Minnesota, United States – NatureWorks has released the first findings of its updated eco profile for its naturally advanced family of Ingeo™biopolymers. The revised profile, which is based on the latest version of PE INTERNATIONAL’s GaBi LCA software and database, follows the ISO 14040/44

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Cotton Made in Africa Initiative and COMPACI Stakeholder Conference Held in Cologne.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Cologne, Germany – Making African cotton competitive and providing a sustainable basis for people and nature are the goals of Cotton made in Africa and Competitive African Cotton Initiative. Over 150 experts across the textile value chain from nearly 20 countries attended this year’s Stakeholder Conference from September 24–26th in

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Thailand to be Developed as World Leader in Fashion, Textile Design by 2030.

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Bangkok, Thailand – The Thailand Textile Institute is hoping to develop Thailand as a global leader in fashion and textile design by 2030, quotes BERNAMA. This was announced by Vice Minister for Industry Pramote Withayasuk on Monday at THTI’s textile and fashion annual conference in Bangkok during which an expo on award-winning entries from the […]

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Vietnam, India Step up Garment Cooperation.

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India / Vietnam – Close to 160 garment and textile enterprises from Vietnam and India gathered at a recent seminar in the northern province of Nam Dinh to share information and seek partnership opportunities, reports Vietnam Plus. Speaking at the event, Do Huu Huy, Deputy Head of the Africa, West Africa and South Asia Markets […]

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IT’s Importance for the Clothing Sector: Driving Innovation, Optimising Procedures, Gaining Competitive Advantage.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – More and more companies from the textile and apparel industry are switching on to the advantages of IT solutions in their sector. Modern software optimises and accelerates broad areas of sourcing, manufacture and sales, as well as financial reporting and customer relationship management.

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Columbia Sportswear Encourages PED Use.

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

Oregon, United States – Global outdoor leader Columbia Sportswear introduced TurboDown to the public, opening the door for everyone to embrace PED, Performance Enhanced Down. TurboDown is a patent-pending insulation construction that creates such outsized results it’s like a “down jacket on steroids.” New TurboDown ‘Performance Enhanced Down’ Boosts Nature with Science Columbia’s President and Chief […]

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Keeping it Clean – Natick’s Self-Cleaning Fabric Technology Goes Commercial.

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Enewsletter, Fabric  /  No Comments

Massachusetts, United States – Quoc Truong, a physical scientist at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, is making sure that it all comes out before the wash. Truong provided technical guidance and direction to NSRDEC’s industry partner, Luna Innovations, Inc., to successfully

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