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Problem Solvers Present at RISE®: Three Finalists Compete for RISE Innovation Award.

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States – Three finalists will present innovative solutions for the prestigious RISE™ Innovation Award during the seventh edition of Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference (RISE®) Sept. 12-14, 2017 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, in Raleigh, NC. 

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Heimtextil 2018: New Event Format for Interior Design: Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Textile solutions for interior design, architecture and hotel furnishing convince above all in terms of their flexibility, functionality and sustainability. With the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo, there is now a new exhibition format dedicated to this issue.

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Italian Textile Machinery: Growth in Orders Continues For Second Quarter.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Milan, Italy – According to data compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, the order index for textile machinery during the period from April to June rose by 26% compared to the same period in 2016. The value of the index stood at 117.3 points (basis: 2010=100).

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August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Provides Opportunities in the Rejuvenated Chinese Home Textiles Market.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – With less than a month to go before Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles takes place, the domestic market is showing strong signs of rejuvenation. China’s economy has stabilized recently, with 2016 GDP recording a 6.7% increase and reaching USD 10.7 trillion, while the National Bureau of Statistics also stated that the total sales […]

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NCC Encouraged by Appropriations Process’ Inclusion of Cottonseed Policy.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Tennessee, United States – The FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee includes a number of key provisions from the industry’s cottonseed proposal to help provide economic relief to cotton producers until a new farm bill is in place.

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‘Future Knitwear’ by Shima Seiki Makes First Appearance at Intertextile Shanghai.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – With the pace of change in the textile industry seeming to increase at an ever faster rate, it’s becoming more and more important to stay ahead of the curve. Buyers looking for the latest innovations and technology will be well provided for this October, as Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics plays host to […]

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Do Textiles Remain Skin-Friendly and Odourless when Confronted with Sweat During the Heat of Summer?.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – As the temperature rises, human beings produce more sweat. Heat puts the body under great strain, which can reach dangerous levels – especially for the elderly. That is why the Hohenstein Institute has put together consumer guidelines with behavior and protection measures, as well as recommendations for clothing that also take physiological […]

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Mayer & Cie. Addresses Shoe Upper Growth Market.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Albstadt, Germany – Circular knitted fabric is growing increasingly popular as an upper material for leisure and sport shoes. The high level of productivity makes circular knitting especially interesting for the manufacture of “fabric” shoe uppers.

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AAFA Applauds Removal of Border Adjustment Tax from Tax Reform Discussions.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) welcomed today’s joint statement by Congressional and Administration leadership that drops the border adjustment tax from tax reform discussions. “The border adjustment tax was a bad idea looking for a place to happen. Luckily it will not happen in the United States of […]

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Huntsman Clariant Merger on Track.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Switzerland/United States – Clariant and Huntsman Corporation presented a first update on the planned merger of equals to keep their shareholders informed. The preparations to create Huntsman Clariant, a leading global specialty chemicals company, are showing continued strong progress and are proceeding as planned with an unchanged closing targeted for December 2017 / January 2018.

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