Milan, Italy – The positive trend in textile machinery orders continues through to the third quarter of 2017. ACIMIT president Alessandro Zucchi states, “Growth for the Italian market is progressing, albeit following a more contained rhythm. The extended measures for Industry 4.0 will serve to keep this thrust going towards the digitization of the entire Italian […]Read More →
Washington D.C., United States – The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce announced an agreement to work together in developing a common approach on implementing new EU data protection regulations.Read More →
Apparel Impact Institute Launches to Accelerate Environmental Impacts in Apparel and Footwear Industry.
California, United States – In an effort to galvanize around collective action in the apparel and footwear industry, a group of industry leaders launched the Apparel Impact Institute (AII), which is designed to work with brands and manufacturers to select, fund, and scale projects that dramatically improve the sustainability impact of the apparel and footwear […]Read More →
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and its partners have launched a specialized training program for entrepreneurs and startups in the textile, apparel and accessories (TA&A) sector in Africa.Read More →
Zurich, Switzerland – The OEKO-TEX® Association, in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, commissioned a global research study to assess consumer attitudes about textile sustainability. The results of this one-of-a-kind research project are being released this week. Entitled “The Key to Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability—Attitudes, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks”, the massive study of more than 11,000 clothing […]Read More →
The Satisfaction of Exhibitors and the High Quality of Clients Confirm the Success of Milano Unica Shanghai 12th Edition.
Milano, Italy – Last day of Milano Unica Shanghai 12th edition. The exhibitors’ satisfaction is the criterion that confirms Milan Unica as the strategic supporter of high end Italian mills in the Chinese market.Read More →
United Kingdom / United States – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, is pleased to announce a partnership with Fashion Enter/FashionCapital, London, by supporting both their commercial factory and training academy.Read More →
Inditex and the ILO Reinforce Their Joint Projects to Spread Best Labor Practices In the Garment Industry.
Spain / Switzerland – The Chairman and CEO of Inditex, Pablo Isla, met with the Director-General of the International Labor Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, with the goal of reinforcing the projects on which the two entities are collaborating with the aim of enhancing labor conditions at all levels of the garment sector value chain.Read More →
Albstadt, Germany – Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has received an award from Baden-Württemberg for the energy-related renovation of its building services. Franz Untersteller, Minister for the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector, named Mayer & Cie. one of the state’s 100 Resource Efficient Companies.Read More →
Switzerland / Netherlands – Stahl recently achieved the bluesign® system partner status. This formalization underlines the market leaders’ commitment to produce textile products in the most sustainable way by working together with partners. The system unites players throughout the supply chain to jointly reduce their impact on people and the environment.Read More →