Milan, Italy – According to data compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, the order index for textile machinery during the period from April to June rose by 26% compared to the same period in 2016. The value of the index stood at 117.3 points (basis: 2010=100).Read More →
August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles Provides Opportunities in the Rejuvenated Chinese Home Textiles Market.
Shanghai, China – With less than a month to go before Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles takes place, the domestic market is showing strong signs of rejuvenation. China’s economy has stabilized recently, with 2016 GDP recording a 6.7% increase and reaching USD 10.7 trillion, while the National Bureau of Statistics also stated that the total sales […]Read More →
Tennessee, United States – The FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee includes a number of key provisions from the industry’s cottonseed proposal to help provide economic relief to cotton producers until a new farm bill is in place.Read More →
Shanghai, China – With the pace of change in the textile industry seeming to increase at an ever faster rate, it’s becoming more and more important to stay ahead of the curve. Buyers looking for the latest innovations and technology will be well provided for this October, as Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics plays host to […]Read More →
Do Textiles Remain Skin-Friendly and Odourless when Confronted with Sweat During the Heat of Summer?.
Bonnigheim, Germany – As the temperature rises, human beings produce more sweat. Heat puts the body under great strain, which can reach dangerous levels – especially for the elderly. That is why the Hohenstein Institute has put together consumer guidelines with behavior and protection measures, as well as recommendations for clothing that also take physiological […]Read More →
Albstadt, Germany – Circular knitted fabric is growing increasingly popular as an upper material for leisure and sport shoes. The high level of productivity makes circular knitting especially interesting for the manufacture of “fabric” shoe uppers.Read More →
Washington D.C., United States – The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) welcomed today’s joint statement by Congressional and Administration leadership that drops the border adjustment tax from tax reform discussions. “The border adjustment tax was a bad idea looking for a place to happen. Luckily it will not happen in the United States of […]Read More →
Switzerland/United States – Clariant and Huntsman Corporation presented a first update on the planned merger of equals to keep their shareholders informed. The preparations to create Huntsman Clariant, a leading global specialty chemicals company, are showing continued strong progress and are proceeding as planned with an unchanged closing targeted for December 2017 / January 2018.Read More →
Milan, Italy – “Today’s press conference was called to mark a special and pleasant occurrence. The textiles and accessories industry has risen to the challenge launched by Milano Unica and Milano Unica thought it important to underscore it through this event.Read More →
Shanghai, China – Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is the gateway to Asia’s home living market, ensuring suppliers from around the world are eager to take part to capture the huge business potential in the region. Among the over 1,200 exhibitors, seven country and region pavilions as well as four domestic regional pavilions are formed to […]Read More →