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Novibra Introduces New Spindles and Clamping Crowns at ITM.

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Czech Republic / Turkey – Novibra, located in Boskovice, Czech Republic, is the leading company in spindle technology and the biggest exporter of spindles worldwide. Novibra will introduce innovative solutions for spinning mills at the ITM in Istanbul.

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Italian Textile Machinery: Domestic Orders on the Rise for the First Quarter of 2016.

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Milan, Italy – For Italian textile machinery manufacturers, the first quarter of 2016 has opened with a recovery in orders on the domestic side. In foreign markets, orders have instead dropped off slightly. Raffaella Carabelli, President of ACIMIT: “The recovery on the domestic market compared to the minimum recorded

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Heimtextil 2017: Almost Fully Booked Eight Months Before the Start.

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Heimtextil, the industry’s most important global event for interior textiles, interior design and interior trends, is already completely fully booked on many hall levels around eight months before it is due to begin. The number of stand registrations for the upcoming event (10-13 January 2017)

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World Cotton Consumption to Exceed Production in 2016/17.

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cotton projections for 2016/17 indicate that global cotton consumption will expand slightly and surpass production for the second consecutive season (fig. 1). World cotton mill use is projected to rebound in 2016/17 to 110.8 million bales

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NCTO Praises Senate Passage of American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act.

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North Carolina, United States – The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 4923, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, by unanimous consent.  Because the House of Representatives passed an identical bill by a vote of 415-2 on April 27, H.R. 4923 will be sent to President Obama for his expected signature into law.

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Sri Lanka to Establish 150 Mini Garment Factories to Empower Rural Women.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – Colombo Page reports that the Sri Lankan government has received the cabinet nod to establish mini garment factories in under developed provinces as a measure to empower the women in rural areas. According to proposal made by the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen,

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Trend Enlightenment Reaches a New Level at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles.

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Shanghai, China – Following the success of the revamped design and trend program last August, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition’s InterDesign will feature again this year. With a combination of trend forecasting, conceptual designs, product demonstrations and seminars,

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BCI Appoints Chief Operating Officer.

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Geneva, Switzerland – BCI announced the appointment of Lena Staafgard, formerly Program Director-Global Supply, as Chief Operating Officer reporting to Alan McClay, CEO. In her new role, Lena will oversee the global operational effectiveness of the organisation, including the supply programme.

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The Trans Pacific Partnership would Increase Indonesia’s Exports by $2.9 Billion.

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Jakarta, Indonesia – The Trans Pacific Partnership ( TPP ) could increase Indonesian exports by at least US$2.9 billion an economic observer has claimed, as reported by the Jakarta Post. Indonesia might see swollen imports too, especially for capital goods like

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ITMF: Overall Shipments of New Textile Machinery Slightly Down in 2015.

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Zurich Switzerland – Shipments in some of the textile machinery segments experienced declines in 2015. Deliveries of new short-staple spindles fell by nearly 8% from 2014 to 2015. Shipped long-staple spindles and open-end rotors decreased by 61% and 6%, respectively.

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