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Waterproof Breathable Textiles Market Worth $1.73 Billion By 2020.

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California, United States – The global waterproof breathable textiles market is expected to reach USD 1.73 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing preference towards high-performance as well as comfortable apparel is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period. Additionally, rising consumer disposable income and growing fitness awareness are […]

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HKRITA US Visit: an Exchange on R&D.

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Hong Kong, China – According to the figures from the US government, its textile industry employs more than 230,000 workers, representing 2 percent of the US manufacturing workforce. The industry is technologically advanced with investments upward of $1.2 billion annually in total capital expenditures. US based companies have been looking for solutions for effective production and […]

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Michael Kors to Open Flagship Store in Japan’s Ginza.

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New York, United States – Michael Kors announced that it will open its largest Japanese flagship store this fall, on Chuo Street in Tokyo’s renowned Ginza district. The store will be the first in the world to carry every category offered by the global luxury lifestyle brand. “This is a very exciting opening,” says Michael […]

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Brückner & Fi-Tech: Expansion in Cooperation.

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Leonberg, Germany – Brückner Textile Technologies GmbH & Co. KG, of Leonberg, Germany has named Fi-Tech Inc. of Richmond, Virginia its representative for sales, parts and service in the United States and Canada for their textile machinery product range. Fi-Tech has represented Brückner since 2011 in the field of nonwovens machinery and products.In 2013, the coating […]

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US-Bahrain FTA Lifeline for Textile Industry.

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United States / Bahrain – Gulf News Daily reports that Bahrain’s textile industry which exports $200 million worth of goods to the US has got a temporary respite with the extension of a key clause under the 10-year-old US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Garment firm MRS Fashions’ executive director Harinder Lamba told the GDN that […]

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INDA Announces Full Program for RISE® 2015 & N3M Conference, Feb. 9-12, Miami.

By   /  January 29, 2015  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Florida, United States – Leading-edge speakers will look at “what’s next” in engineered materials – from graphene and nanofibers to intelligent fabrics and wearable electronics – at INDA’s Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference (RISE®) and Nanofibers for the Third Millennium (N3M), Feb. 9-12, in Miami, Fla. Graphene, Intelligent Fabrics, Nanofibers Among Event […]

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Hexcel Reports Net Sales Increased by 10.5% in Q4 2014, and Record Full Year Results.

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Connecticut, United States –  Hexcel Corporation, reported results for the fourth quarter of 2014. Net sales during the quarter were $471.8 million, 10.5% higher than the $426.8 million reported for the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating income for the period was $77.1 million, compared to $67.0 million last year.  Net income for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $52.9 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, […]

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Westex By Milliken and Cone Denim Join to Provide Flame Resistant Denim Fabrics to the Workwear Industry.

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South Carolina, United States – Westex by Milliken and Cone Denim announced an exclusive partnership to provide innovative flame resistant denim apparel fabrics. Both leaders within their respective industries, Cone Denim and Westex by Milliken will merge fashion with protective,

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H&M Posts Full-Year 2014 Sales Increase of 14%.

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Stockholm, Sweden – 2014 has been a very good year for H&M. Over the full year we increased our sales by 14 percent in local currencies and by 18 percent in Swedish kronor, to SEK 176.6 billion including VAT. Profit for the year after tax, before the allocation to HIP, increased by 18 percent to […]

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Micam Shanghai Announces New Dates and Positioning.

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Shanghai, China – theMICAMshanghai footwear show returns in March with new dates and a new positioning, with a partnership between  Assocalzaturifici, Fiera Milano and its Chinese company HMFS – Hannover Milano Fair Shanghai, SMI – Sistema Moda Italy and EMI – Ente Moda Italy, in collaboration with ICE – Italian Trade Promotion Agency. In the […]

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