Associations

2022-05-25

Technical textiles: the mark of quality and sustainability

Technical textiles, machines and components developed in Switzerland drive the highest quality standards. Satisfaction is guaranteed for woven and nonwovens manufacturers and their end-users. And Swiss solutions are committed to technology that is both innovative and sustainable, leaving the smallest possible environmental footprint.

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Associations

2022-05-25

ACG Nyström, a member of TMAS, the Swedish textile machinery association, will demonstrate the benefits of the automated Talon 75 multi-ply cutter at the forthcoming Texprocess exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21-24.

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Associations

2022-05-18

Svegea, a member of TMAS, the Swedish textile machine association, is marking a company milestone this year at Texprocess in Frankfurt from June 21-24 – the 70th anniversary of its automatic collarette cutter.

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Associations

2022-05-16

EURATEX has just released its Spring report, offering a detailed insight into trade figures for the European textile and apparel industry in 2021. The numbers are encouraging: comparing with the dramatic corona-year 2020, EU exports of textile and clothing articles increased by +10.6%, while imports dipped by -7.5%. As a result, the EU trade deficit improved, even it remains significant (- €48 billion). Furthermore, import prices went slightly down in clothing and dropped in textiles, following a strong decrease of Chinese import prices of face masks and protective medical supplies.

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Associations

2022-05-13

The orders index for textile machinery for the first quarter of 2022, processed by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, shows a slight decrease (-4%) compared to the same period from January to March 2021. In absolute value, the index stood at 117 points (basis: 2015 = 100).

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Associations

2022-05-25

INDA releases 2022 Nonwovens Supply Report

INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, announces publication of the ninth edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report for its members.

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Associations

2022-05-25

Unlocking the potential of social standards to converge

IAF and ITMF have developed the Standards Convergence Initiative (SCI) to help identify the full potential of convergence across social standards and to reduce audit fatigue.

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Associations

2022-05-25

AATCC announces the 2022 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition winners

Every year, students from all over the world participate in AATCC’s Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design competition. This competition is a poster competition that allows students the opportunity to showcase their creative design and problem-solving skills in textile/apparel design. Each year there is a different theme, this year’s theme asked students to design a sustainable travel wear line that incorporated recycled materials, sustainable manufacturing, and antibacterial and/or odor-control properties.

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Associations

2022-05-19

13th ITMF Corona-Survey

In the 2nd half of March 2022, the ITMF conducted the 13th ITMF Corona-Survey amongst more than 220 companies around the world in all segments along the textile value chain. For the sixth time since May 2021, companies were asked the same set of questions about their 1) business situation, 2) business expectation, 3) order intake, 4) order backlog, and 5) capacity utilization rate. In addition, they were asked about their main concerns and whether and to what extent they can pass on recent costs increases.

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Associations

2022-05-12

INDA announces three finalists for the World of Wipes Innovation Award®

Sustainable products that solve problems are the themes for this year’s finalists for the World of Wipes Innovation Award® that will be presented at the 16th annual World of Wipes® International Conference, June 27-30, at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago, Illinois.

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Associations

2022-05-12

ACIMIT renews its corporate identity with a new logo and website

ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has presented its renewed corporate identity, the result of a collaborative effort involving the association itself and the communications agency Take, which handled the logo’s restyling, new brandbook design, and the development of the new website.

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Associations

2022-05-09

EURATEX is reaching out to the Ukrainian Textile industry

Today, EURATEX has launched its EU-Ukraine Textile Initiative (EUTI), which aims at facilitating cooperation between European and Ukrainian textile and apparel companies. EUTI offers a single contact point for Ukrainian companies who seek support and cooperation with EU counterparts, and vice versa. That connection will be helpful to match supply and demand (e.g. there are many requests for supplies of fabrics), engage in public procurement, offer company-to-company support.

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Associations

2022-05-02

Next stop Techtextil

In the run-up to Techtextil, taking place end of June in Frankfurt, nine exhibiting VDMA member companies presented their highlights for the technical textiles market at a virtual VDMA kick-off event themed “Sustainable technologies for technical textiles”. A series of VDMA technology Webtalks are planned up to the fair as well Spotlight Talks during the show.

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