Frankfurt, Germany – Creativity meets high-tech – a few words that perfectly sum up the atmosphere at this year’s Texprocess from 9 to 12 May. 312 exhibitors from 35 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries ) presented their latest developments for processing textile and flexible materials to 13,718 visitors from 109 nations (2015: 13,335 from […]Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – 2016 has been a good year for the European textile & clothing (T&C) industry with a turnover of €171 billion and more than €4 billion of investment. Thanks to a revival in EU activity, the 177.700 T&C companies still employ more than 1.7 million workers.Read More →
World’s Largest Cushion representing the ‘Fabrics & Embroideries of India’ to Be Showcased at Heimtextil India.
Mumbai, India – With an aim to draw attention to India’s dominant position in textiles and home furnishings, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India is set to create the world’s largest cushion at Heimtextil India this year. At 20 feet tall, this textile masterpiece, representing the ‘Fabrics and Embroideries of India’ is expected to create a […]Read More →
Auderghem, Belgium – The first EurAsian Geotextiles Symposium (EAGS) was held in Beijing, 7 – 8 June, attracting over 200 participants from 14 countries. Co-organised by the China Industrial Textiles Industry Association (CNITA) and EDANA, the Symposium was also supported by several other key international organizations including the International Textile Manufacturers Association (ITMF), the International […]Read More →
Bonnigheim, Germany – In recent years there has been a steady increase in the demands made on the properties of function, sports and workwear textiles. In order to achieve a cooling effect, special textile constructions are developed, which increase the sweat evaporation and thus the cooling of the body.Read More →
Hanoi, Vietman – Vietman Net reports that The Ministry of Trade and Industry revealed that the country imported 3.3 million USD worth of fabrics in the first four months of 2017, up 6.75 percent from the same period last year, largely because Vietnamese-made fabrics are still below the standards of foreign markets.Read More →
Lenzing, Austria – The Lenzing group, leading in the production of botanic cellulose fibers, set up its first independent sales and marketing office in Istanbul on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Greater proximity to customers and being present in one of the most important textile markets in the world played a key role in this decision.Read More →
Bonnigheim, Germany – Whether for sports or outdoor wear, personal protective clothing or for bed linen: PCM textiles are becoming increasingly popular. But the greater the number of applications, the greater the demands made on textiles containing PCM.Read More →
New Delhi, India – CITI Chairman, Shri J. Thulasidharan welcomed the announcement made by the Hon’ble Union Finance Minister to keep the GST rates for all natural fibers including cotton, cotton yarn, fabrics and ready made garments valued below Rs.1000/- at 5 per cent. Shri Thulasidharan complimented the government for keeping the rates at low […]Read More →
U.S. Textile Industry Files Public Comments on NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives; Eager to Work with President Trump to Improve Deal.
North Carolina, United States – The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) filed public comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) outlining the U.S. textile industry’s priorities in the forthcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).Read More →