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Clariant Heads to a More Sustainable Future in China.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Switzerland / China – Clariant, a world leader in Specialty Chemicals announced it had been awarded the Responsible Care® Chairman Award for the second consecutive year by the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) on June 9. Clariant Greater China awarded second consecutive Responsible Care® Chairman Award Clariant’s sustainability label- EcoTain®

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SSM Shows Two Applications at Shanghitex 2015.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Horgen, Switzerland – SSM attended the SHANGHAITEX exhibition in Shanghai, China from 15 – 18 June 2015. Two applications were shown. SSM was very pleased by the response of the visitors. The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (SHANGHAITEX 2015) has established its position as an important market place.

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Pentland Reports Strong Growth and Continued Investment in Major Brands.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom – Pentland Group plc, the global brand management and retail group announced results for the year ended 31 December 2014. The full year results reflect the quality and continued international development of Pentland’s portfolio of brands in sports, outdoor and fashion, and another strong performance from the core fascias of JD Sports […]

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Accord Steering Committee Meetings in Bangladesh Focuses on Accelerating Remediation and Strengthening Efforts to Make RMG Factories Safe.

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Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Steering Committee of the Accord held meetings in Dhaka from 22nd to 24th June to discuss progress and ways forward amongst signatory representatives and key Bangladeshi constituents. The Steering Committee reconfirms

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COMPOSITES EUROPE 2015 Brings Again Special Areas “Product Demonstration Area” and “Industry Meets Science”.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Stuttgart, Germany – COMPOSITES EUROPE 2015 will once again bring leading companies and research institutes to its two special areas, the “Product Demonstration Area” and “Industry meets Science”. Just like the composites trade fair itself, the Product Demonstration Area is celebrating an anniversary this year: for the tenth time already,

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INVISTA Innovates Commuter Wear Adding Function and Fashion to Workplace Attire.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Geneva, Switzerland – As activewear becomes more common in the workplace, fibre-maker INVISTA has unveiled a showcase collection from emerging designers eager to explore the fashion potential of outdoor wear.  Using the latest consumer insights, and with help from fashion tech startup Manufacture New York (MNY), INVISTA’s showcase collection combines new designs

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Innventia Research Project to Make Lignin Carbon Fibre Possible.

By   /  June 30, 2015  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Stockholm, Sweden – Together with Södra and seven other organisations – has been awarded an EU research project that aims to increase investments in development for manufacturing carbon fibre-reinforced plastic composites from kraft lignin. This initiative is of great significance in terms of access to

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Interview: TWD Fibres After Change of Ownership Well on Target.

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Deggendorf, Germany – 4K Invest International, Munich, took over TWD Fibres by majority beginning 2015. The Daun Group still remains minority shareholder. 4K Invest International, a privately owned holding with various investments, analyzes and optimizes key processes in companies that have been taken over, relying on an experienced in-house restructuring team.

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JEC Asia 2015 to Present Overview and Business Opportunities of an Asian Composites Market Worth US$ 31.8 Billion.

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

Singapore – The premier event for Asia composites industry will hold its 8th annual session at the SUNTEC Center in Singapore next October 20-22, 2015. Its main thematic will be Business Opportunities in Asia.

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Bangladesh Cotton Trousers Prices Down by 41% in US Market, Says US Professor.

By   /  June 29, 2015  /  Apparel & Fashion, Cotton News, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – A study on ‘Prices and Development in the Global Apparel Industry: Bangladesh in Comparative Perspective’ was presented at BGMEA Conference Room by Dr. Mark Anner, Associate Professor of Pen State University and Jennifer Blair, Associate Professor of University of Colorado, USA, on 25 June, Thursday.

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