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EU Trade in Textile & Clothing Goods Went Up in 2015.

By   /  February 24, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – According to CITH, the Textile and Clothing Information Centre, the EU textile and clothing exporters succeeded in gaining further market shares in Third countries (+3.6%). On the imports side, the EU imports picked up by +9.6% in value terms, due to sharp increases from Asian countries.

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Trützschler JUMBO CANS – The New Economic Efficiency.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Monchengladbach, Germany – Can changers for JUMBO CANS were introduced for cards, draw frames and combers. JUMBO CANS refer to cans with 1,200mm diameter. Compared to a can with 1,000 mm diameter, a JUMBO CAN holds 43% more sliver. This means a 30% reduction of downtime during the can change. This also has a positive […]

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VEIT Group Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Landsberg, Germany –  Pioneering developments in ironing technology triggered the rapid growth of the Landsberg-based machine manufacturer in the 1960s and 70s. Today, the medium-sized company is a global player in industrial garment finishing, with business activities in more than 100 countries.

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High Global Stocks and Decreases in Export Parity Pushed Down BR Prices.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Brasília, Brazil – Cotton prices weakened in the first fortnight of February mainly because sellers were watchful to international pressures (from data pointing increasing global ending stocks and decreasing demand) and dollar fluctuation against Real

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A Living, Breathing Textile Aims to Enhance Athletic Performance.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Massachusetts, United States – Textile production has historically been a bellwether for innovations in manufacturing — from technological improvements such as the spinney jenny and the flying shuttle at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution to recent developments

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Vietnam’s Garment Industry has Smooth Start; Eyes $30 Billion of Exports this Year.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Hanoi, Vietnam – Thanh Nien News reports that Many Vietnamese textile and garment companies have received enough orders to stay busy for at least the first half of the year and they are positive about the industry’s export target of US$30 billion this year.

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Coats Launches Corrosion Resistant Zip.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

United Kingdom / Italy – Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, is launching Opti LUX Shield, the most advanced range of corrosion resistant zips.  Opti LUX Shield is being showcased at Lineapelle, the international trade fair for the leather goods sector, held in Milan, Italy, 23-25 February. Metal zips used […]

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DiloGroup at IDEA 2016.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Germany / United States – Dilo is the leading equipment supplier of complete lines for staple fibre nonwoven fabric production. The most recent machine concepts from DiloGroup companies DiloTemafa, DiloSpinnbau and DiloMachines will be promoted with the emphasis on new equipment components which improve product quality and increase line capacity.

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The End-User at the Center of JEC World with 4 New “Planets”.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Paris, France – The JEC World exhibition that reaches in 2016 the unequalled surface of 62,000 sqm will introduce, for the first time, four new display areas totaling more than 1,800 sqm. The so-called Planets will feature innovative and iconic parts, final products, and some of the 2016 JEC Innovation Awards recipients.

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New Domestic Trend Forum added to Three others at Intertextile Shanghai.

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric, Featured News  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – This month’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition will feature a total of four S/S 17 trend forums, with a new forum on domestic fashion trends joining two others as well as the renowned Intertextile Directions Trend Forum. Located in the International Hall (hall 7.2),

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