Associations

2020-07-02

Personal hygiene product makers commit to programme to strengthen consumer confidence

European manufacturers of diapers, adult incontinence, and feminine hygiene products are committing to a new programme to give consumers further assurances about the safety of their products.

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Associations

2020-07-02

The European textile and clothing industry is ready to transform the crisis into an opportunity, and become more digital, sustainable and agile. Endorsed by the last General Assembly, the renewal will be driven by the “strategy for recovery from the COVID-19 era” together with five flagship initiatives in critical areas. To guide the sector towards its renaissance, the GA re-elected Alberto Paccanelli as President.

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Associations

2020-06-25

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced that registration is now open for the 10th edition of Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE®) Conference on the RISE® website. RISE® will be held at Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Sept. 29-30, and co-organized with The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) and North Carolina State University.

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Associations

2020-06-25

Ernesto Maurer has been appointed as the new President of Cematex, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers. His four-year term of office will cover three major events in the pivotal ITMA series of textile technology exhibitions scheduled for Europe and Asia.

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Associations

2020-06-18

This week, the European Commission and New Zealand are holding another round of negotiations to reach the Free Trade Agreement. At EURATEX we welcome the commitment of the European Commission in pursuing a comprehensive trade agenda, especially in these turbulent times, in which trade is more important than ever. It will help the European economy recovering and stimulate production.

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Associations

2020-07-02

INDA’s World of Wipes® and RISE® 2020 conferences transition to all virtual format matching corporate travel policies

INDA is transitioning two conference events scheduled for August and September to an all-virtual format for 2020 in deference to corporate travel policies and individual concerns about travel. Registration is open for the virtual World of Wipes® International Conference, aligned with the WIPES Academy training course, and the RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Conference.

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Associations

2020-07-02

IAF launches CO2 improve initiative

IAF is launching its ‘CO2 improve’ initiative today, aiming to help the worldwide fashion & lifestyle community to do better when it comes to CO2 emissions through fashion logistics. Han Bekke, IAF chairman explains: ‘Fashion supply chains cover the globe so the logistical operations in the fashion industry almost by definition add up to a very high level of pollution.

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Associations

2020-06-25

INDA reschedules FiltXPO™ to co-locate with IDEA® 2022

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces a new FiltXPO™ venue and date for its second edition. FiltXPO™ is North America’s only exhibition and technical conference dedicated to filtration and separation and will now co-locate with IDEA®, the triennial global nonwovens and engineered materials exposition, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, in Florida. IDEA®, March 28-31, 2022, and FiltXPO™, March 29-31, 2022, will be held as two distinct events in the same building, at the same time.

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Associations

2020-06-18

4th ITMF-Survey about the Impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

Between May 20th and June 8th, 2020, ITMF has conducted its 4th ITMF Corona-Survey among ITMF members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic had on the global textile value chain. In total around 600 companies from around the world participated.

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Associations

2020-06-18

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery decreased in 2019

In 2019, global shipments of spinning, texturing, weaving, knitting, and finishing machines decreased on average compared to 2018. Deliveries of new short-staple spindles, open-end rotors, and long-staple spindles dropped by -20%, -20%, and -66%, respectively. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles declined by -4.5% and deliveries of shuttle-less looms shrunk by -0.5%. Shipments of large circular machines contracted by -1.2%, while shipped flat knitting machines fell by -40%. The sum of deliveries in the finishing segment also dropped by -2% on average.

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Associations

2020-06-18

NCTO elects South Carolina yarn manufacturing CEO as chairman – Council chairs & board members elected

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), representing the full spectrum of U.S. textiles from fiber through finished sewn products, held its officer elections for fiscal year 2020 today.

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Associations

2020-06-18

AATCC PPE Testing Webinar Series continues

AATCC is pleased to announce the PPE Testing Webinar Series will continue July 9 at 11:00AM (EDT) with a third webinar focusing on an overview of surgical mask and respirator requirements.

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Associations

2020-06-18

VDMA starts technology webtalks for the textile industry

On June 22, the VDMA starts a series of Textile Machinery Webtalks. In the first edition experts from the companies Oerlikon Manmade Fibers, Mahlo and Nanoval will present technologies for the production of melt-blown nonwovens for respiratory protection masks (FFP masks and surgical masks).

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