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Lectra Helps Freedman Seating Meet Growing Demand for Seating Products.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

United States / France – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that Chicago-based Freedman Seating, a vehicle seat manufacturer, has chosen Lectra to expand its production capacity so as to meet the growing demand for upholstered seating products.

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China’s Economy Had a Good Start in the First Quarter of 2016.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Beijing, China – Since the beginning of 2016, in face with complicated international situation and mounting downward pressure of economic development, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council,

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Hundreds of New Products Land on Walmart.com During ‘Made in the USA’ Open Call.

By   /  July 5, 2016  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Arkansas, United States – For the third year in a row, Walmart is opening its doors to more than 450 entrepreneurs during the company’s “Made in the USA” Open Call event for products made, assembled or grown in the U.S.

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Emerging Dynamics in Cotton: Enhancing Sustainability in the Cotton Value Chain.

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Cotton News, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

United States / Pakistan – Registration for the 75th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee since 1939 is underway. The event will be held at the Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 30th to November 4th.

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NCTO Lauds Congressional Actions Encouraging DoD to Buy U.S.- Made Textiles, Clothing, & Footwear.

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Featured News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) lauded recent congressional actions to preserve critical requirements for the Department of Defense (DOD) to buy U.S.-made textiles, clothing, and footwear.

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SGS Relocates and Expands Textile and Apparel Testing Laboratory in Mexico City.

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Mexico / Switzerland – In Mexico City, SGS has relocated its textile testing laboratory to larger premises at the Industrial Park Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico, an area that is at the heart of Mexico’s textile sourcing and manufacturing hub.

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US Retail Sales Up 0.2 Percent in May.

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Washington D.C., United States – While not as strong as April’s surge, retail sales in May saw an uptick and were up 3.2 percent year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said.

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SGS Acquires IPS Testing, USA.

By   /  June 15, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

United States  / Switzerland – Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, IPS Testing is an independent testing laboratory offering physical and analytical testing for paper, pulp, nonwoven fabrics, medical supplies and packaging in both the consumer and supplier environments.

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Bureau Veritas launches Environmental Emission Tool for Textile Industry.

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Paris, France – Bureau Veritas has announced that it has launched an IT platform, BVE3, to support its Chemical Discharge Monitoring business. BVE3, Bureau Veritas’ Environmental Emission Evaluator, is a supplementary tool to support supply chain partners in reducing the environmental impacts

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Outdoor Industry Association and Sustainable Apparel Coalition Partner to Ensure Broad Adoption of Higg Index.

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Colorado, United States – Outdoor Industry Association®(OIA) and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) have signed a new memorandum of understanding,

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