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Heimtextil 2018: The World’s Most Important Platform for Furnishing and Upholstery Fabrics.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – The product range for furnishing and upholstery fabrics will be significantly expanded once again at Heimtextil 2018. The world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles has seen a strong increase in the number of high-quality suppliers of furnishing and upholstery fabrics in recent years.

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Cotton Stocks Outside China Are Projected to Grow in 2017/18.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C, United States – World cotton production is projected to increase by 10% during 2017/18 reaching 25.4 million tons. Higher cotton prices during 2016/17 and better cotton price ratios to other competing crops during 2017 planting campaign resulted in expansion of cotton area by an estimated 3 million hectares to over 32 million hectares. During 2017/18 […]

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Accuracy of Yarn Count Measurement Put to the Test.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Uster, Switzerland – Total transparency and accuracy in yarn count is regarded as one of the most crucial quality parameter for yarn trading and yarn processing. Even the slightest variations in yarn count can cause serious fabric defects such as striping, ruining the finished product.

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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Brings the Global Industry Together This Week.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Fabric  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – It’s that time of the year again when Shanghai becomes a point of intersection between East and West for the global apparel fabrics and accessories industry. When the industry’s leading players display their autumn / winter collections and latest innovations. When the apparel world’s order-writers all come together.

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Mayer & Cie.’s Relanit Celebrates Anniversary.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Albstadt, Germany – Relanit’s anniversary year starts on 13 October 2017. Relanit is one of Mayer & Cie.’s (MCT) most important and most successful machine types. Relanit uses relative technology, the circular knitting machine manufacturer’s proprietary development, launched at ITMA in 1987, when the trade fair opened on 13 October in Paris. In its current version the Relanit […]

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Largest Yarn Expo Autumn Ever Opened this week with More Quality Products on Offer.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Shanghai, China – The long-awaited Yarn Expo Autumn will be held again in Shanghai from 11 – 13 October, welcoming thousands of industry players who are looking for quality yarn and fibre products from China, Asia and elsewhere. As an effective and highly praised platform for reflecting the latest industry trends and attracting worldwide buyers, Yarn […]

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Huntsman Textile Effects Unveils TERATOP® XKS HL Inks for Color-Fast Technical Textiles.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Utah, United States – Huntsman Textile Effects has introduced a new range of reactive inks that deliver outstanding light- and weather-fastness for digital printing of polyester fibers. TERATOP® XKS HL inks are designed to help mills produce technical textiles with the highest color-fastness performance for the automotive, outdoor furnishings and home textiles industries.

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Lenzing Launches TENCEL™ Luxe.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Lenzing, Austria – The new lyocell filament heralds a new era of sustainable cellulose fabrics for the premium luxury market. Basic engineering for bigger scale industrial line started

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Organic Cotton? Verification is Better!.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Bonnigheim, Germany – The issue of sustainability has also extended into the fashion industry. Organic cotton is trendy. This is ultimately reflected in sector turnover, which decreases by approximately 2% each year for conventional fashion, whilst increasing by 5% for sustainable clothing.

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Sustainable in Many Different Ways: Recycling at Trevira.

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Augsburg, Germany – On the 4th October 2017 a new brand was introduced at Trevira: Trevira SINFINECO®. This label may be carried by all textiles that contain sustainable Trevira products. Sustainable, innovative, high-value and responsible – these are the values the new brand stands for.

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