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Oerlikon Setting Trends and Changing Markets at ITMA 2015: From Melt to Yarn, Fibers and Nonwovens.

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Remscheid, Germany – For the fourth time since 1959, the ITMA Europe returns to Milan. The proud city in northern Italy, its residents and, above all, the well in excess of 1,600 international exhibitors will give it their all to ensure that the trade fair on more than 100,000 m² exhibition area fulfills every expectation […]

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Stoll Enters into a Partnership with Shang Gong Group.

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Enewsletter, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Germany / China – The well-known German flat knitting company Stoll has announced a partnership with Shanghai based Shang Gong Group (SGG) which is focusing on sewing and textile welding. Together the two renowned companies strive to develop innovative solutions along the textile value chain. Both companies share the vision of Industry 4.0 in the […]

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JEC Asia Innovation Awards 2015: Celebrating the Use of Innovation in Composite Materials.

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Singapore – JEC Group reveals the results of the JEC Asia Innovation Awards competition that highlights  innovative companies and processes among all stakeholders. This year, during the 8th annual JEC Asia – Composites Show and Conferences (October 20-22, 2015), 12 companies and their partners will receive an award for their composites innovations in a ceremony […]

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French Textile Machinery Association’s President Interview 2015.

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Courbevoie, France – UCMTF groups 30 specialty textile machinery manufacturers, often world leaders on their specific markets. Their total annual consolidated turnover of 1 billion Euros (1.1 billion US dollars) makes France the sixth textile machinery exporter. They are particularly strong in long fibre spinning, yarn twisting,

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Jimmy Choo Deliver Strong Performance in Challenging Environment with Net Revenue Growth of 6.5% for H1 2015.

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London, United Kingdom – Jimmy Choo PLC, the luxury accessories company with shoes at its core announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2015. Pierre Denis, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are pleased with our performance in H1,

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Hermès Solid Growth in Sales with Consolidated Turnover Increasing by 21% in H1 2015.

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Paris, France – The group’s consolidated turnover for the first semester reached €2 299 million, an increase of 21% at current exchange rates. Excluding consideration of the positive currency impact, the growth amounts to 9%. The operating income, up 20%,

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Perry Ellis International to Assume Direct Control of the Perry Ellis Men’s Bottoms and Accessories Businesses in Canada.

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Florida, United States – Perry Ellis International, Inc.announced that it is assuming direct control of the Perry Ellis men’s bottom’s and accessories businesses in Canada. PEI will begin shipping products to its retail customers starting with spring 2016 deliveries in January 2016.

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Shaw to Expand South Carolina Carpet Fiber Plant.

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South Carolina, United States – Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has announced it is investing at least $45 million in its Lexington County, S.C. carpet fiber plant for additional capacity for both nylon and polyester production. The investment will create more than 50 new jobs.“We’re excited to congratulate Shaw Industries on the decision to expand its […]

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NTPT Upgrades Marine Prepreg Product Range.

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Dziedzice, Poland – North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) continues to build on its strong marine heritage through the launch an upgraded product range based on the successful ThinPreg™ 80EP product. Through the introduction of this enhanced product range, NTPT demonstrates that the company is fully ready to serve the marine market in a professional and […]

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SGS Expands Southeast Asia Network to Support the Growing Apparel Industry.

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Geneva, Switzerland – Southeast Asia is one of the most important sourcing areas for the apparel industry. Growth in apparel exports were observed between 2012 and 2014, especially in the rising star countries such as Cambodia and Myanmar. Strongest export growth has been seen in Cambodia where there was a 20% growth in the period

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