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Korea-Myanmar Venture to Build 500-Acre Garment Zone.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

South Korea / Myanmar  – Myanmar Times reports that Myanmar-based Olympus Asia Group and Korea’s Panko Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding on August 20 and are looking for land in Yangon, Bago or Ayeywarwady regions.

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Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Kicked Off this Wednesday.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – Asia’s leading trade event for the home textiles industry, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition, is just around the corner. Due to strong feedback last year from exhibitors and buyers the show, which commences this Wednesday, will run for four days instead of three until 27 August.

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Freudenberg Performance Materials Launches Open Innovation Competition.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Weinheim, Germany – Freudenberg Performance Materials, the world’s leading manufacturer of technical textiles, has launched an open innovation competition under the name “Next-Generation Nonwovens”.

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Spinit 3.0 E: Market Launch in China.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Albstadt, Germany – The ITMA Asia + CITME international textile machinery fair, to be held from 21 to 25 October 2016 in Shanghai, will be the market launch venue of the Spinit 3.0 E in China and neighbouring countries. In one machine the Spinit spinning and knitting machine combines three operations: spinning, cleaning and knitting.

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New Coating Line for Monforts Advanced Technology Centre.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Monchengladbach, Germany – A new complete coating line has been commissioned by Monforts in its Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) at the company’s headquarters in Monchengladbach, Germany; allowing customer’s in-house opportunities to undertake trials with Monforts complete range of coating heads under fully confidential, real production conditions.

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Lenzing Group: Substantial Revenue and Earnings Increase in First Half-Year 2016.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Lenzing, Austria –  The Lenzing Group significantly improved earnings in the first half-year 2016 compared to the first half-year 2015.

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Crystal Group Came in 17th Place on Fortune’s “Change the World” List.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong – Crystal Group came in 17th out of 50 on business magazine Fortune’s “Change the World” list released on 18 August 2016, being the only Hong Kong company that the ranking honors.

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Messe Frankfurt Announces the Launch of Boulevard Prêt-à-Sale.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

New York, United States – Leading international trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt has joined forces with fashion industry veterans Arnold and Bruce Zimberg to launch Boulevard Prêt-à-Sale, a first-of-its-kind trade show, which will offer global retailers the opportunity to meet with brand-name apparel, accessory, and footwear companies all at once.

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Picanol Group Realizes the Strongest Half Year in its History.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Ieper, Belgium – The Picanol Group is an international, customer-oriented group specialized in the development, production and sale of weaving machines, engineered casting solutions and custom made controllers.

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World Cotton Production Rebounds; Consumption Grows Slightly.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – Global cotton production in 2016/17 is forecast at 101.6 million bales, 1 million bales below last month’s projection but 4.7 million bales above 2015/16.

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