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Teijin to Display High-performance Polyesters at Bangkok Fashion Fair.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Tokyo, Japan – The Teijin Group has announced that its three polyester fiber and textile subsidiaries, Teijin Fibers Limited, Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited and Thai Namsiri Intertex Co., Ltd., will participate in the Bangkok International Fashion Fair & Bangkok International Leather Fair 2011 (BIFF & BIL 2012). Thailand’s largest fashion trade show will take place […]

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Owens Corning Sustainability Report: Landfill use, Air Quality Numbers Improve Significantly.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Year-over-year intensity reductions realized on all environmental goals Toledo, USA – Owens Corning released its sixth-annual Sustainability Report, highlighted by year-over-year intensity reductions in all environmental goals set and an impressive list of innovation-driven achievements. Among the key accomplishments highlighted in the report is a reduction in waste-to-landfill intensity by 22 percent in 2011. That represents […]

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Ingeo Products Sold in Germany are First to Receive Dual, Complementary Third-Party Sustainability Certifications.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

The two certifications in unison ensure sustainable biopolymer feedstock sourcing and provide key supporting validation for brand owners Minnetonka, USA – NatureWorks announced that packaging made from Ingeo™ biopolymer and sold in Germany by Danone is the first to achieve certification from both the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) Association and the Institute for […]

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Record Participation of USA Mills in Texworld USA.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Ten U.S. mills will showcase their products and innovations at North America’s largest apparel fabrics show New York, USA – As retailers and brands seek a diversified sourcing portfolio with quick response, many well-known U.S. mills, companies and industries continue to produce innovative textile materials sourced closer to market. Their products are targeted at the […]

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Parliament Backs New EU Trade Preferences for Countries in Need.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – The EU’s trade preference scheme for developing countries as of 1 January 2014 was voted into law by MEPs on Wednesday. Parliament backed plans to take high and upper- middle income countries out of the scheme, so that more can be done for poorer ones. MEPs also secured parliamentary oversight of decisions […]

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Avery Dennison Joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Dedicated to Reducing the Industry’s Environmental and Social Impact.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Framingham, USA – Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) division, a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, has become the first solution provider to join the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, a newly formed organization committed to addressing the apparel and footwear industry’s sustainability challenges. Composed of leading brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-government associations, […]

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Dreams of Fashion Design, Tomorrow..

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

  San Francisco, USA – When it comes to fashion design, a lot of people’s opinions about the industry are shaped by popular culture and the media – what they see on shows like Project Runway or the snarky comments made about celebrities’ red carpet choices. Sure, that can be fun stuff, but it’s a […]

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Project Ethos Back for Summer Event.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Los Angeles USA – As part of its quarterly schedule for 2012, Project Ethos will kick off the summer with a line-up featuring the best of Project Runway Alumni alongside emerging fashion, music and art talent. Hosted on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at the Avalon Hollywood (1735 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90028), with Jin&Quinn, […]

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Joe’s Jeans Announces New International Distribution Agreement.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Los Angeles, USA – Joe’s Jeans Inc. has announced that the Company has entered into a new multi-year international distribution arrangement with Advanced Retail for France. This international distribution agreement will supplement the Company’s existing distributors in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Russia. In connection with this multi-year agreement, Advanced Retail will continue to […]

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Marika Tek Raises The Bar With Great Looking Year-round, Super Functional Dry-Wik – Finish Activewear Basics: Moisture Management Comfort For Every Activity and Any Climate.

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

New York, USD – “Our new Marika® Tek line,” says Marika’s Executive VP/General Manager, Carrie Henley, “gives active women what they’ve been telling us they want: the most advanced, effective moisture-wicking performance, in stylish dedicated athletic wear that features tried and tested shapes built for the ultimate in fit, form and function.” Whether it’s for […]

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