Barcelona, Spain – Three of FESPA’s national associations are to host a Southern European Congress from 10-11 March, 2015, at the Confortel Barcelona, Spain, with the support of FESPA. FESPA France Association, FESPA España Association (Spain) and SIOTEC Association (Italy) will deliver two days of educational content, networking and knowledge sharing. Funded through FESPA’s Profit for […]Read More →
Frankfurt, Germany – Textile research and manufacturers of special textile fibers and textile-based primary products are actively involved in the regeneration of organs, tissues and bones. Health protection as an economic mega trend opens the floodgates for high-tech material textiles and their use in medicine and health. It was already within the surroundings of the […]Read More →
Sydney, Australia – The Australian cotton industry’s story of continuous improvement has been shared on a global scale this year, with a number of international events aimed at engaging with brands, retailers and manufacturers in the textile supply chain. Goondiwindi cotton grower and Cotton Australia Deputy Chair, Simon Corish, recentlyRead More →
Sustainable and Groundbreaking – Certificate for Biological Degradability of Textiles Awarded to Freudenberg Interlining.
Bonnigheim, Germany – Freudenberg Interlining has become the first company in Germany to gain certification for the biological degradability of a textile product. Freudenberg is marketing the first ever polyester lining to be made from 100% biodegradable fibres.Read More →
Sydney, Australia – Wool auction sales in Australia showed a surprising resilience to volume pressure this week, as prices mostly held their ground around current levels. The week was initially met with some trepidation by buyers and exporters faced with the prospect of up to 60,000 bales having to be financed as the Chinese headed into […]Read More →
New Jersey, United States – Honeywell announced the launch of Spectra® HT high tenacity fiber, the newest generation of high-strength Spectra fiber and the world’s strongest fishing-line material of its size. Shimano’s PowerPro® brand is first to use Spectra® HT fiber in new Maxcuatro™ product Honeywell also announced that Shimano, makers of the popular PowerPro® brand of fishing-line products,Read More →
Porto-Novo, Benin – Medafrica Times reports that West African Development Bank (BOAD) has announced the disbursement of 115 billion FCFA to finance the cotton campaign of 2014-2015 in Benin. The Convention was signed in Benin’s economic capital by Christian Adovelande, president of BOAD and the General Director of the National Office of farm incomes and leaders of local banks […]Read More →
Geofabrics Launches Geosynthetic Centre of Excellence to Support Tailored Outcomes for Engineers and Designers.
Perth, Australia – Geosynthetics will continue to be used in new and innovative ways. Understanding their performance in site specific applications can be complex yet important journey for engineers to take. With rapid development in the geosynthetic industry the need for research, testing and improvement of products has become ever more important. In 2009,Read More →
South Carolina, United States – Delta Apparel, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, To The Game, LLC, previously entered into a letter of intent to sell its The Game branded collegiate headwear and apparel business to David Peyser Sportswear, Inc., the owner of MV Sport, Inc. MV Sport was founded in 1948 and has grown to become a leading supplier of […]Read More →
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Improving the consumer experience and enabling a new era of merchandise visibility: those are SMARTRAC’s showcases to retailers, brand owners and consumers visiting its booth hall 9B14 at EuroCIS 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 24-26 February. During the event, labeled as “The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology”, the RFID technology […]Read More →