Friedrichshafen, Germany – Ms. Regina Brückner, Managing Associate of Brückner Trockentechnik, is the new chairperson of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association. The businesswoman from Leonberg was elected at the members’ meeting of the Association in Berlin.The new executive board is completed with Ms. Verena Thies, Thies Textilmaschinen, and Mr. Fritz P. Mayer, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik, who […]Read More →
Switzerland/United States – Clariant and Huntsman Corporation jointly announced that they have mutually terminated their proposed merger of equals. The decision was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of Clariant and Huntsman.Read More →
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2017 – The Pivotal Marketplace to Meet the Industry’s Order-Writers.
Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai concluded its 2017 Autumn Edition on 13 October as the strong business results and praise from the worldwide participants once again affirmed its reputation as the world’s most effective apparel fabrics and accessories trade event in terms of boosting sales and product sourcing.Read More →
Dhaka, Bangladesh – The Government of Bangladesh has agreed that the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (the Accord) will continue to operate in Bangladesh until a set of rigorous readiness conditions are met by local regulatory bodies.Read More →
Strong Expansion in the Chinese Growth Market – Autoneum Opens the First of Four New Chinese Plants in Yantai.
Zürich, Switzerland – With four additional plants, Autoneum is significantly expanding its production capacities in China. Thanks to the use of virtual reality applications, customers benefit from optimum production planning and highly-efficient production processes. With this capacity extension, Autoneum is laying the foundation for further profitable growth despite challenging regional markets, as the results of […]Read More →
Winterthur, Switzerland – The amount of orders received by the Rieter Group in the first nine months of 2017 was higher than for the same period of the previous year. Cumulative order intake amounted to CHF 765.0 million and was thus up by 6% on the said prior year period. Order intake in the third quarter was CHF 269.7 million.Read More →
Michigan, United States – Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Incorporation, the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, announced that Company management has recently returned from a series of highly productive meetings with high level provincial and central government officials in Vietnam. During these meetings the Company received the support and verbal approval to import the Company’s hybrid […]Read More →
Texas, United States – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers.Read More →
AAFA Applauds Launch of GSP Footwear Bill, Urges Congress to Renew Overall GSP Program As Soon As Possible.
Washington DC, United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed Senate introduction of a bill to designate certain footwear as eligible for the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. Under the proposal, certain footwear that is not produced domestically would be eligible to be added to GSP for the first time since the […]Read More →
Pordenone, Italy – Since 1911, Savio is specialized in the yarn-finishing segment, being the leading supplier of winding, twisting and rotor spinning machines, with manufacturing plants spanning over Italy, China, India and Czech Republic.Read More →