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Visitor and Exhibitor Records at Techtextil and Texprocess 2017.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – “Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around […]

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VDMA: German Technology to Meet United States and Mexican Textiles.

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Frankfurt, Germany – The VDMA Textile Machinery Association will host B2B Forums and Technology Conferences on November 6, 2017 in Charlotte (NC), USA, and on November 8 – 9, 2017 in Mexico City.

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United States Cotton Production Projected to Increase in 2017.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Featured News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – According to USDA’s initial projection for the 2017 crop, U.S. cotton production is forecast at 19.2 million bales, nearly 12 percent above the final 2016 estimate.

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The EU Grants Enhanced Market Access for Sri Lanka as a Reform Incentive.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – The European Union will remove a significant part of the remaining import duties on Sri Lankan products entering the EU market in exchange for the country’s commitment to ratify and effectively implement 27 international conventions on human rights, labor conditions, protection of the environment, and good governance.

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Fast Forward to a Million….

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Uster, Switzerland – The world-leading USTER® QUANTUM 3 generation of yarn clearers is set to reach a notable milestone in the autumn months, when the one millionth unit will be produced at USTER headquarters in Switzerland.

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Successful First Session by IAF at Texprocess Forum on Industry 4.0.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Zeist, Netherlands – The first sub session featured Karsten Newbury of Gerber Technology, Philippe Ribera of Lectra and Dave Gardner of Spesa. Industry 4.0 and the digitization of the apparel industry in particular, is a powerful way to enable new and better business models. Company’s strategies must include digitization, the speakers said. It is not […]

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Hohenstein Group Establishes the Hohenstein Health Center.

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Bonnigheim, Germany – With effect from 1 May 2017, the Hohenstein Institute has set up a new center for textile public health as part of its group of companies in Boennigheim. The Hohenstein Health Center will concentrate specifically on medical textiles, i.e. clothing, textile products or processes which affect human health. Prof. Dirk Höfer is […]

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Julia Gross-Müller wins the Innovative Apparel Public Award.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Julia Gross-Müller of Hochschule Trier won the first prize of the Innovative Apparel Public Award. Entitled ‘World Folklore’, her model was chosen as the visitors’ favorite at the Innovative Apparel Show during Techtextil and Texprocess 2017.

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AAFA Releases Industry Testing Guidelines for Legwear, Hosiery and Socks.

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Maryland, United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association, in collaboration with the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC), released industry guidelines establishing testing standards for legwear, hosiery, and socks. Covering a range of issues – including product safety, labeling, and physical attributes such as color, fastness, and fit – this resource provides useful, product-specific testing […]

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Lenzing Group Achieves Best Quarterly Results in its History.

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Lenzing, Austria – The Lenzing Group got off to a very good start in the year 2017. It succeeded in significantly improving first-quarter revenue and earnings and thus achieved the best quarterly results in the company’s history. The corporate strategy sCore TEN will continue to be implemented in a disciplined manner in order to further enhance […]

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