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Lenzing Falls as Cotton Declines to 31-Month Low.

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Cotton News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Lenzing AG (LNZ) an Austrian maker of cellulose fibers, dropped to an almost five-month low as cotton futures slumped to the weakest in more than 31 months on concern that a global economic slowdown may cut demand. Lenzing, whose fibers compete with cotton, fell 5.5 percent to 65.61 euros at the 5:30 p.m. close of […]

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INTERFILIÈRE PARIS COSMETIC TEXTILE FOCUS.

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

While aiming to reflect the international market in the textile industry, Interfilière Paris has always worked hard to support innovation by encouraging the development of new technologies. Initiated by pioneering exhibitors a dozen or so years ago, cosmetic textiles made a discrete entrance at Interfilière Paris through microencapsulation technology. They have since been developed and […]

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NILIT® presents the BodyFashion and Activewear Trends for Fall-Winter 2013-2014.

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

NILIT® today announced its new trend concepts for bodywear and active-sports wear for Fall-Winter 2013-2014 which will be presented in the NILIT® BODYFASHION TRENDBOOK. For Fall-Winter 2013-2014, the worlds of bodywear and activewear declare fashion freedom and look forward to celebrating the spirit of individuality. Creative combination of mismatching genres interact as lingerie eclectically meets […]

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West Texas cotton crop expected to increase 40 percent.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Cotton output in West Texas, the top producing U.S. region, will jump at least 40 percent this year and may double if precipitation increases, said Darren Hudson, director of Texas Tech University’s Cotton Economics Research Institute. “We’re looking at a crop between 2.8 million and 3.2 million bales,” Hudson said Monday. “If we get good […]

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Cotton Falls to 31-Month Low as Supplies Outpace Demand.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Cotton futures tumbled to a 31-month low on signs that a slowing world economy will expand a surplus of the fiber, reducing costs for clothing retailers including J. Crew Group Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) China, the world’s biggest cotton buyer, reported yesterday that non-manufacturing industries grew in May at the slowest pace […]

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KARL MAYER at ITMA Asia + CITME, 12.-16.06.2012 in Shanghai.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Once again, KARL MAYER will be exhibiting at ITMA Asia + CITME as a technical pioneers and the economically most important manufacturer in the field of warp knitting machines and warp preparation machines. The visitors to this innovative company’s large stand, B 10 in hall E 5, will be treated to a first-class machine show. […]

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Cotton producers optimistic despite low price.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

This time last year cotton producers were almost calling it quits.  The soil was too dry, it was a desperate plea for some moisture. Finally, this year, cotton crops across the South Plains received some much needed rain. The cotton crop is shaping up. Director, of Texas Tech’s Cotton Economic Research Institute Darren Hudson said, “Things are looking different this […]

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Eco-textile labelling guide goes online.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

MCL Global has launched an online version of the industry leading Ecotextile Labelling Guide, the essential tool for manufacturers, retailers and brands looking to produce, source and sell environmentally friendly clothing and textiles. First launched in 2008, followed by a second edition in 2010, the Ecotextile Labelling Guide is a comprehensive easy-to-read handbook designed for […]

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Value-added textile sector seeks to set up buffer stock of 4mn cotton bales.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

KARACHI: The value-added textile sector wants the government to establish buffer stock of over four million of cotton bales to avoid yarn crisis in the country, as it apprehending at least $1.25 billion decline in export during the current fiscal year. The fiscal budget 2012-13 left manufacturers and exporters of value-added textile sector disappointed as […]

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Hanesbrand Finalizes worldwide Imagewear Strategy.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

HanesBrands, a leading marketer of branded everyday apparel, today announced that it will narrow the focus of its worldwide imagewear business by restructuring to exit noncore segments and reduce risk. Imagewear, which sells basic apparel to wholesalers in the screen-print market, accounts for 8 percent of the company’s sales before the actions. The company is […]

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