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98 Percent: Almost Fully Booked Heimtextil 2018.

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

Frankfurt, Germany – A clear indication of a strong Heimtextil: numerous top players have already announced their intention to participate in the world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles from 9-12 January 2018. ‘Currently, 98 per cent of the space we had at the recent event is already booked.

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VDMA: Top Young Talents for High-Tech Industry.

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

Frankfurt, Germany – The Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the VDMA Textile Machinery honored five junior engineers at the trade fair Techtextil, which took place at the beginning of May in Frankfurt. Two promotion prizes for the best dissertation and master thesis as well as three creativity awards for clever bachelor and seminar papers were awarded. […]

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IACMI Team Working with Michelman Fiber Sizings to Develop Improved Carbon Fiber Composites.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Ohio, United States – The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), in partnership with Michelman and other key IACMI consortium members, has announced a project focused on the optimization of vinyl ester resins and fiber sizings for the fabrication of carbon fiber composites. The effort will identify styrene-free prep reg formulations with longer room […]

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Clariant and Huntsman to Combine in Merger of Equals.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Switzerland / United States – Clariant and Huntsman Corporation  announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction. The merged company will be named Huntsman Clariant. On a pro forma 2016 basis, the combination of both companies will create a leading global […]

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BGMEA Urges Government for Support in Next Budget.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Garment manufacturers called upon the government for support to the apparel industry in the upcoming budget, saying that otherwise it would be difficult for the sector to remain competitive in the global markets.

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The Future of the New Textile Industry: A Dialogue between Xinjiang, China and Europe.

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

Urumqi, China – Santex Rimar Group, Leading Group Office for Development of Employment-Centered Textile and Apparel Industry in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and China Textile Information Centre, jointly organized FUTURE TEXTILE ROAD – The future of the new textile industry: a dialogue between Xinjiang, China and Europe, a Forum which retraces the Silk Road to […]

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From Bottles to Fibers: Offering the Technical Sportswear World both High Performance and Sustainability.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Gandino, Italy – Beautiful, colorful and high performance: these words describe the uniforms worn by the professional cyclists in the Giro d’Italia, while they criss-cross the Italian landscape during May, pedaling to win the multi-stage race.

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A Better Sustainable Sanitary Pad.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Utah, United States – Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year, and it takes centuries for them to biodegrade inside plastic bags, according to a 2016 Harvard Business School report.

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Success for Cotton Class.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter  /  No Comments

Bremen, Germany – The eight day program took place in Bremen, Germany from 9 – 16 May and was delivered by industry experts from ICA Bremen, and the Bremen Fibre Institute (FIBRE). The training concentrated purely on quality issues in raw cotton.

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China and India to Lead Asia’s Big Petrochemicals Shift.

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

China / India – While a good amount of buzz at the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) in Sapporo, Japan, was on the coming wave of US capacity, Asia itself is undergoing major structural shifts with China and India leading the way.

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