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2023-02-02

Natural cellulose composite wins innovation award

Alternatives to plastic-based materials are urgently needed if the world is to make a shift to sustainability. The annual Innovation in Natural Fibres Award, presented by the Discover Natural Fibres Initiative (DNFI), was given this year to researchers from the German institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering (Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung, DITF) for their work on PureCell, a single-variety composite material made of cellulose.

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2023-01-19

The European Apparel and Textile Association EURATEX , which represents the interests of the European textile and clothing industry at the level of the EU institutions, has issued a joint statement on the EU due diligence framework together with other associations and organisations from Europe.

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2022-12-21

At the end of the year, ITMF announced the admission of two new members: ColorDigital from Germany and dimpora from Switzerland. Both companies had presented themselves in the "Start-up Sessions" at the ITMA Annual Conference 2022 in Davos.

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2022-12-21

On Monday, the European energy ministers reached an agreement on a price cap for natural gas wholesale prices.

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2022-12-15

The European textiles and clothing sector is set for a major transformation which will affect both industry and workers. The EU’s strategy for sustainable and circular textiles aims to ensure that by 2030, textile products placed on the EU market are long-lived and recyclable with the industry moving from a linear to a circular business model. This strategy is accompanied with the EU’s transition pathway for a more resilient, sustainable, and digital textiles ecosystem linking the green transition with the digital transition while stressing the need for the sector to remain competitive.

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2023-02-02

FiltXPO™ will connect global companies with key decision makers at international filtration and separation exhibition

Global leading companies from more than 15 countries in the filtration and separation industry will connect with some 1,500 industry professionals and launch their innovations at FiltXPO™ 2023, Oct. 10-12, at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.

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2023-02-02

ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey n°16/2022 reveals decreasing levels of contamination and stickiness

“ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey 2022 shows that the level of contamination of raw cotton by foreign matters and stickiness have decreased compared to 2019. At the same time the appearance of seed-coat fragments remained the same. The survey also reveals significant differences between cotton varieties.” These are the main conclusions from the “Cotton Contamination Survey n°16/2022” which has just been released by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (www.itmf.org). This edition covers 104 spinning mills located in 21 countries which evaluated 78 different cotton growths.

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2023-02-02

IAF at OECD Forum

IAF and its partners in its global projects Sustainable Terms of Trade Initiative (STTI) and SCI (Standards Convergence Initiative) are active participants in the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector that will happen online February 13 – 15 and in hybrid form in Paris on February 16 and 17.

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2023-01-05

A fresh spin on standard laundry detergent

Many people have a favorite detergent based on performance, scent, or even price. For textile testing, other considerations are more important. Whether you are developing a new fabric, integrating electronics, or just checking a production run, standard laundry detergent is a necessity.

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2023-01-05

Paramount Textiles (Bangladesh) joins ITMF as corporate member

Paramount Textile – a part of Paramount Group of companies in Bangladesh – was established in 2006. The company manufactures a diversified range of dyed yarns and dyed, finished, and printed woven fabrics. In 2021, the company exported more than USD 60 million worth of merchandise worldwide.

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2022-12-21

The EU Textiles industry is highly concerned about the potential loss of competitiveness, caused by the EU’s inaction of the energy crisis, and Chinese and US subsidies to domestic industry

Following yesterday’s European Council summit and its conclusions on the measures to tackle the energy crisis, the European textiles industry is extremely concerned about the fast loss of competitiveness of Europe and demands urgent action to save the industry.

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2022-12-15

Dimpora (Switzerland) joins ITMF as Corporate Member

As a start-up, dimpora was selected to present in one of the two “Start-up Sessions” at the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 in Davos, Switzerland. In this context, they were offered a two- year complimentary Corporate Membership.

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2022-12-08

Trident Ltd. (India) joins ITMF as Corporate Member

The group began with a solitary unit making high-quality yarn. However, in due course, the group catapulted itself to become the largest manufacturer of terry towels and one of the largest integrated home textile manufacturers in the world. From Punjab the company is supplying to the homes of millions of customers across 100 countries.

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