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Positive Industry Sentiment Emerges from Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics as Number of Visitors Increases.

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Shanghai, China – The economy was on everyone’s minds last week as the latest Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition took place against a backdrop of uncertainty in the global textile industry. And while some in the industry are feeling the impact of China’s slowdown,

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SUESSEN at Igatex 2016 Lahore.

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Pakistan / Germany – SUESSEN has been of great value for the spinning industry, providing an immeasurable number of innovations and developments with lasting effect and influence on the history of spinning. We from SUESSEN promote our products under the slogan “… market oriented solutions…”, demonstrating the competence in handling

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VDMA: German Technology Major Player at Indo Intertex and Techtextil North America.

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Frankfurt, Germany – The upcoming editions of Indo Intertex, to be held in Jakarta end of April and Techtextil North America beginning of May in Atlanta will see significant contingents of machinery manufacturers organized in VDMA (German Engineering Federation).

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No More Washing: Nano-Enhanced Textiles Clean Themselves with Light.

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Victoria, Australia – Researchers have developed a cheap and efficient new way to grow special nanostructures – which can degrade organic matter when exposed to light – directly onto textiles.A spot of sunshine is all it could take to get your washing done,

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Levi Strauss & Co. Open Sources Water Innovation Techniques to Public.

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California, United States – In recognition of World Water Day, Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) announced it is making its innovative Water<Less™ finishing techniques available to the public in an effort to encourage water conservation and create impactful change across the apparel industry.

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U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Reach Record in 2015.

By   /  March 29, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States  – U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports in creased for a third consecutive calendar year in 2015 to their highest on record, reaching 15.7 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds, compared with 14.5 billion pounds in 2014. Total fiber product imports reached 19.4 billion pounds in 2015

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Global 2015/16 Cotton Production Reduced Further in March.

By   /  March 29, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington, D.C. United States – However, cotton yarn imports by China have supplanted much of the domestic spinning declines; in 2015/16, China could import about 10 million bale-equivalents of raw fiber in the form of cotton yarn, triple the level imported 5 years ago.

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Make in India: An Alternative Production Base with a Huge Local Market.

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China / India – In recent years, the sustained rise in production costs on the Chinese mainland has eroded the profit margins of many Hong Kong companies with labor-intensive factories located on the Chinese mainland, prompting them to seek alternative production bases elsewhere. While Southeast Asian countries offer many choices,

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Americhem Group Acquires Engineered Compounds Producer VI-Chem Corporation.

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Ohio, United States – Americhem Group, a global provider of color and additive and engineered compound solutions for the polymer industry, has announced the acquisition of Vi-Chem Corporation, a supplier of specialty engineered compounds used in injection molding,

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Inaugural Function of DICE Textile Innovation Event at National Textile University.

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Faisalabad, Pakistan – Business Recorder reports in Pakistan that Textile is the mainstay of national economy and on the specific directive of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Ministry of Textile is working on a comprehensive strategy based on value addition to invigorate the entire cotton chain in order to double the textile exports,

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