Digital Printing

2023-01-26

Epson and designer Yuima Nakazato show a glimpse of a more sustainable future for fashion

Epson has partnered with renowned Japanese fashion designer Yuima Nakazato and his eponymous YUIMA NAKAZATO brand at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Spring - Summer 2023 to unveil creations that are both stunning and sustainable. In addition to utilizing Epson's digital textile printing to reproduce his unique and creative worldview, YUIMA NAKAZATO realized some of its creations with the help of a new, more sustainable and potentially industry-transforming textile production process.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Accelerating circularity catalyzes connections for textile-to-textile recycling

Accelerating Circularity is an action-oriented nonprofit focused on scaling textile-to-textile recycling through a collaborative approach. The mission is to create new supply chains and business models to turn spent textiles into mainstream raw materials in order to divert tons of textile waste from landfills and incineration. As part of that mission, Accelerating Circularity is releasing a comprehensive directory of international recyclers available today to catalyze connections between recyclers and the rest of the textile value chain including collectors, mills, brands, and retailers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-26

6 nominations for the Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2023

Six award nominees will present promising sustainable solutions for the industry in the field of cellulose fibres value chains. See their full potential displayed to a wide audience in Cologne (Germany), and online.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2023-01-26

Swimwear market to hit USD 30.5 billion by 2028

The global swimwear market was worth USD 21.43 billion in 2021. SkyQuest anticipates the market to hit USD 30.5 billion by 2028, growing at a steady CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period (2022-2028).

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Retail & Brands

2023-01-26

BOSS Spring/Summer 2023 campaign showcases how a BOSS is made

On the heels of an incredibly momentous year and a highly successful brand refresh, the Spring/Summer 2023 campaign from BOSS provides a celebrity-filled exploration of what it takes to become a BOSS. The new season takes a closer look at the building blocks behind the empowering motto “Be your own BOSS,” while inspiring others to embrace their full potential and live life on their own terms – with confidence, style and a forward-looking vision.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Carbios strengthens Executive Committee in pivotal year for industrial and commercial development

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a pioneer in the development and industrialization of biological technologies for reinventing the life cycle of plastics and textiles, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Martine BRISSET as Senior Vice President from 1 January 2023.

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Retail & Brands

2023-01-26

Ermenegildo Zegna Group ends FY 2022 with strong revenue(1) growth in line with strategic plan

Ermenegildo Zegna N.V. (NYSE:ZGN) (“Zegna Group,” “the Group,” or “the Company”), owner of the Zegna and Thom Browne brands, today announced preliminary and unaudited revenues of €1,493 million for the full year 2022, an increase of 15.5% year-over-year. Revenues for the fourth quarter of the year were €407 million, down 0.5% year-over-year. Revenues at constant currency (“cFX”)4 grew 11.0% and declined 2.9% in FY 2022 and 4Q 2022, respectively.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

From 13 - 17 February 2023, the OECD Forum will bring together representatives of governments, companies, trade unions, academia and civil society to discuss corporate due diligence in the garment and footwear sector. During this time, the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector will take place in Paris. Virtual participation is also possible.

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Raw Materials

2023-01-26

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol (“Trust Protocol”) is pleased to announce the membership of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (“AEO”). AEO is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products through its American Eagle, Aerie, OFFL/NE by Aerie, Todd Snyder and Unsubscribed brands.

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Raw Materials

2023-01-26

Better Cotton has published a management response to a recently-published independent study carried out by Wageningen University and Research (WUR). The study, ‘Towards more sustainable cotton farming in India’, explores how cotton farmers who implemented Better Cotton recommended agricultural practices achieved improvements in profitability, reduced synthetic input use, and overall sustainability in farming.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2023-01-26

Nothing ventured, nothing gained - especially now. The international fabric trade show MUNICH FABRIC START (24 to 26 January 2023), the international denim trade show BLUEZONE and KEYHOUSE (24 and 25 January 2023) got off to a successful start with around 900 selected international producers. The first hours since the opening have already been promising – the flow of buyers, product managers, designers and decision-makers from the industry was great and the mood was excellent in the icy Munich winter weather.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Both production & waste cotton content increased in ReVisco®

Using pulp containing waste textiles as raw material, Sanyou Chemical Fiber developed TangCell®ReVisco® to recycle waste cotton textiles in the textile industry and promote the sustainable development of the fashion industry.TangCell ®ReVisco® has been certified RCS (Recycling Claim Standard) and TUV Soil Biodegradable.

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Retail & Brands

2023-01-26

First-of-its-kind Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold Cashmere Sweater

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) introduces The Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Certified® Gold Cashmere Sweater, an iconic product made to be worn, loved and live on responsibly for generations to come. Available in Men’s Purple Label and Women’s Collection brands, the first-of-its-kind luxury sweater is the first of five iconic Ralph Lauren products (“icons”) that the Company has committed to have C2C Certified® by 2025.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

Extension of the transition period for meeting the production requirements

In order to give companies more time for production planning and, if necessary, conversion, the scheme owner has decided to extend the transition period for compliance with the production requirements according to den Green Button 2.0 by one year to 31st July 2024.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

Sustainable Apparel Coalition partners with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an independent and impact-creating organization that brings together around half of the apparel industry to enable positive social and environmental impact at scale, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) for its fourth edition of the Sustainable Apparel Forum. The event aims to bring together stakeholders to discuss and exchange ideas on how to advance sustainability within the textile and apparel industry.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2023-01-26

Renaming of HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week

In response to the industry trends and to better convey the positioning of the fair, the HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week has been renamed as Fashion InStyle.

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Sustainability

2023-01-26

The Fashionsustain Conference brings thought leaders to the Neonyt talk stage

The trend-setting Fashionsustain Conference by Messe Frankfurt will accompany the Neonyt in Düsseldorf for three days – parallel to the order situation – with attractive content on the focus of fashion & retail. The interviews, talks and workshops will be held from 28 to 30 January 2023 at the Areal Böhler as part of Neonyt in Düsseldorf, organised by Igedo Exhibitions, and will be aimed directly at the fashion trade and provide insights into how it can position itself more sustainably.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Blue Globe award celebrates the builders of hope and a more sustainable future. Infinited Fiber Company is very proud that its co-founders Ali Harlin and Petri Alava have been recognized for their work in developing textile fiber product Infinna™.

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Retail & Brands

2023-01-26

Inditex to significantly increase the number of employees with disabilities worldwide within two years. The Group’s commitment to boosting the inclusion of people with differing abilities across its stores, logistics platforms, warehouses and offices worldwide will imply hiring over 1,500 professionals, doubling the number of employees with some form of disability.

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Research & Development

2023-01-26

From April 2023, OEKO-TEX® will officially launch its new ORGANIC COTTON label. Two initial pilot customers have already been successfully certified by the testing service provider Hohenstein: the Indian textile supplier Milan Group and the Turkish cotton producer Akasya.

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Composites

2023-01-26

Production volumes in the automotive industry increased significantly in fiscal year 2022 for the first time since 2020, but did not quite reach the level of 2019. Autoneum’s revenue in local currencies increased by 8.5%. In Swiss francs, Group revenue increased by 6.1% year-on-year to CHF 1 804.5 million. A slight decline was recorded in production volumes. The increase in revenue resulted from inflation-related compensation.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Study sees innovations in fibre-to-fibre recycling as key to keeping textile fibres in the loop

A new life-cycle assessment (LCA) commissioned by the European textile reuse and recycling industry has confirmed the significant CO2 and water savings of reusing textiles compared to producing new clothing. The environmental impact of reusing textiles is 70 times lower, even when accounting for global exports for reuse including transport emissions.

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Composites

2023-01-26

Toray becomes joint winner in Japan’s Sixth Infrastructure Maintenance Awards

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it was one of three joint recipients of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award in the Electricity category of the Sixth Infrastructure Maintenance Awards. This is in recognition of the development of a carbon fiber-reinforced plastics (CFRP) technique employing in-situ vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VaRTM) technology. Toray, Tokyo Electric Power Grid, Inc., and Yasuda Seisakusho Co., Ltd. deployed that technique to repair steel pipe corrosion on transmission towers.

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Recycling

2023-01-26

Toray develops recycled Nylon 66 recovered from silicone-coated airbags

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has developed recycled nylon 66 recovered from silicone-coated airbag fabric scrap cuttings. This material achieves the same flowability and mechanical properties as injection molding grades from virgin nylon 66.

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Europe

2023-01-26

Commission sets out concrete actions for greater involvement of social partners at national and EU level

Today, the Commission presents an initiative to further strengthen and promote social dialogue with concrete actions at national and EU level. It renews our strong commitment to social dialogue as a cornerstone of the EU social market economy and its competitiveness. The initiative empowers social dialogue to adapt to the changing world of work and new trends on the labour market, against the backdrop of the transitions to a digital and climate neutral economy and the emergence of new forms of employment.

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Retail & Brands

2023-01-26

H&M Group signs the Pakistan Accord on Health and Safety

H&M Group is committed to continue the work towards raising the safety standards in the textile and garment industry, in the markets where they produce. Therefore, as part of the International Accord Steering Committee, H&M Group has signed a new agreement between global brands and trade unions with the aim to further protect the health and safety of garment workers in Pakistan.

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Textile chemistry

2023-01-26

Archroma starts the FiberColors* revolution

With the Earth population reaching 8 billion in November 2022, the need to address the issue of textile waste becomes more critical.

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Older News

Spinning

2023-01-25

New CEO for Rieter

Norbert Klapper, who has led Rieter as CEO for nine years, has informed the Board of Directors that he wishes to take on new professional challenges. The Board of Directors of Rieter Holding Ltd. has taken note of Norbert Klapper’s resignation, expressing its gratitude for his service to Rieter. The Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Oetterli as his successor as CEO of Rieter.

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Spinning

2023-01-25

With a significant increase in sales, Rieter expects a positive EBIT margin in 2022

In a very challenging economic environment, Rieter succeeded in significantly increasing sales and expects a positive EBIT margin for the 2022 financial year.

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Software

2023-01-25

New photo-realistic virtual models enable end-to-end digital workflow on DMIx

There has never been more momentum behind the call for sustainability in the fashion industry, and digitalization is one of the key facilitators in this transformation.

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INDIA ITME 2022

2023-01-19

Trade show success in growth market

The KARL MAYER GROUP looks back on a successful participation in the INDIA ITME in December 2022. The global player went to the leading trade fair in one of its most important market regions with great expectations, and was not disappointed. Almost 1,100 discussions with existing customers and new interested parties were logged.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2023-01-19

Pincroft takes a step forward in sustainable textile finishing

British textile dyer, printer and finisher, Pincroft, has adopted a new environmentally friendly technology for the finishing of fabrics for a wide number of sectors and applications.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2023-01-19

PREMIÈRE VISION PARIS - a renewed offer from 1,200 exhibitors

This February 7, 8 and 9, the international creative fashion industry will come together at Première Vision Paris to find inspiration, exchange ideas and build their collections of ready-to-wear, accessories (fashion jewelry, leather goods) and footwear for the Spring-Summer 24 season. An edition promising a wealth of news and new products in everything from its offer and inspirational content, to its services and program.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2023-01-19

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Pitti Filati 92

SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerized knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., will exhibit at the 92nd edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy. Products exhibited will include the new SWG-XR®154 and N.SVR®183 computerized flat knitting machines as well as APEXFiz® design software.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-19

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

The renowned viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres welcomes the preliminary political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains, which was adopted at the end of 2022. The new rules are intended to prevent goods that cause forest degradation or deforestation from being placed on the EU market.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2023-01-19

Bioplastics market to worth USD 15,552.3 Million by 2028

The global bioplastics market size is growing tremendously due to shifting trends toward biodegradable substances, as stated in a report titled, “Bioplastics Market Size, Share and Global Analysis, 2021-2028.”As per the report, the market size stood at USD 7,043.9 Million in 2020. It is projected to grow from USD 7,616 Million in 2021 to USD 15,552.3 Million by 2028 at a CAGR of 10.7% during the forecast period.

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News Archive
2023-01-19

HUGO BOSS exceeds full-year 2022 targets as strong momentum continues in Q4

2023-01-19

Sustainable Apparel Coalition to host Planet Textiles at ITMA 2023

2023-01-19

Carbon Revolution wheels on 2024 Corvette E-Ray

2023-01-19

Assyst and Style3D join forces

2023-01-19

A memorable collaboration between The Woolmark Company and the Nissan Formula E Team

2023-01-19

Biancalani Textile Machinery and Petrocom BV, founded by Jean Comhaire, work closely together for the Belgian textile industry

2023-01-19

OEKO-TEX® accepted as an ISEAL Community Member

2023-01-19

The Foundation will collaborate with WRAP and WEF to tackle plastic pollution

2023-01-19

STADLER shares its vision of the recycling industry and strategic priorities

2023-01-19

Recover prepared for France's new eco-labelling law

2023-01-19

Fujitsu and Teijin start joint trials with V Frames and Advanced Bikes to enhance environmental value of recycled carbon fiber

2023-01-19

Cutting material consumption by one-third is key to tackling climate change: study

2023-01-19

Covestro and Lanxess cooperate to produce more sustainable raw materials with reduced CO2 footprint

2023-01-19

Probiotic cleaning as new technology in the Robert Koch Institute guidelines for hospital hygiene

2023-01-19

HeiQ AeoniQ™ turns into a piece of garment for the first time by HUGO BOSS

2023-01-19

ISPO Munich 2022: The leading international platform for sports convinces with a new concept

2023-01-19

Outstanding start in January: Heimtextil 2023 ends with great internationality and sets the course for sustainable transformation

2023-01-19

Inditex renews its support for Caritas’ clothing reuse and workplace inclusion drive in Spain, pledging €8.5 million

2023-01-19

SABIC reaffirms commitment to the circular carbon economy with a target of one million metric tons of TRUCIRCLE™ solutions annually by 2030

2023-01-19

Ahlstrom launches new FibRoc® performance solutions

2023-01-19

Full speed ahead to MUNICH FABRIC START

2023-01-19

Tex­tile ETP Annual Con­fer­ence 2023 and iTechStyle Summit: Call for abstracts open

2023-01-19

2nd Joint International Conference Clothing-Body Interaction March 27-28, 2023

2023-01-19

Portable medicines on the rise at Trelleborg

2023-01-19

These are the Winners of the Carpet Design Awards 2023

2023-01-19

DOMOTEX celebrates successful Comeback

2023-01-19

New brand for filter media: Filtura

2023-01-19

Harnessing talent in Europe: a new boost for EU Regions

2023-01-19

Joint Business Statement on the due diligence proposal

2023-01-19

Suominen leads the way in sustainable nonwovens and hosts a Sustainability & New Fiber Seminar

2023-01-18

Effective measures for reducing energy consumption and purifying exhaust air on textile finishing machines

2023-01-18

Iluna Group returns to Interfilière focusing on circular economy

2023-01-18

Ib Jensen takes over from Jan Secher as new CEO of Perstorp Group

2023-01-18

VORN, Zalando and Unity together with Kornit Digital build "Alliance of the Willing" at Berlin Fashion Week

2023-01-18

Data-controlled production

2023-01-18

Insights into a key market - Kevin Socha, Managing Director of KARL MAYER (H.K.) Ltd. talking about the Indian market

2023-01-12

Eltex of Sweden presents new G3s yarn break sensor at Domotex

2023-01-12

DMIx ecosystem now offers the latest trend information for color and material development

2023-01-12

WickView Grading System turns moisture management on its head

2023-01-12

Carbios and Novozymes strengthen collaboration with long-term exclusive strategic partnership to secure worldwide leadership in biorecycling of PET

2023-01-12

Stäubli presents latest solutions for future oriented carpet weavers at DOMOTEX

2023-01-12

A creative vision for 2024 fashion

2023-01-12

Textilchemie Dr. Petry takes over Industrie-Chemie Stein

2023-01-12

Suominen initiates consultation procedure concerning a plan to permanently close manufacturing at its Mozzate plant in Italy

2023-01-12

Trevira with a look back at 2022 and an outlook on the latest solutions and developments to be presented at Heimtextil

2023-01-12

Submit your innovative product now: The Innovation Award “Renewable Material of the Year 2023”

2023-01-12

HeiQ acquires key regulatory asset Tarn-Pure

2023-01-12

DyStar announces leadership changes

2023-01-12

Strong start to the year by Heimtextil 2023 with 2400 exhibitors and a focus on sustainability

2023-01-12

H&M Move brings together Jane, Zlatan, JaQuel and Nadia – empowering movers in the new year

2023-01-12

Autoneum takes over the automotive business of Borgers Group

2023-01-12

Technical packaging textiles with 35% less CO2 emissions

2023-01-12

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2023

2023-01-11

Doubled production speed at VETEX with new BRÜCKNER line

2023-01-11

New Managing Director for Monforts

2023-01-09

Beyond Big Data and tailored for textiles

2023-01-05

Five wool trends for 2023

2023-01-05

Sustainable Apparel Coalition launches Higg Facility Environmental Module 4.0 Technical Paper

2023-01-05

Better Cotton launches programme in Uzbekistan after several years of piloting

2023-01-05

"Keeping an eye on processes"

2023-01-05

ZDHC releases updates to the ZDHC man-made cellulosic Fibres Guidelines Version 2.0, and its supporting document

2023-01-05

Understanding the pitfalls of unintentional greenwashing.

2023-01-05

A fresh spin on standard laundry detergent

2023-01-05

Paramount Textiles (Bangladesh) joins ITMF as corporate member

2023-01-05

TANATEX Chemicals enters strategic alliance with WERKEN

2023-01-05

Now Made in USA: SENSIL® EcoCare recycled premium Nylon 6.6

2023-01-05

Softmatter announces new technology platforms to transform the future of wearable technology through textile integration at CES

2023-01-05

Saurer presents comprehensive solutions for the latest flooring applications at Domotex 2023

2023-01-05

Renewcell starts deliveries of Circulose® pulp from Renewcell 1 to customers

2023-01-05

New subsidiary for Flagship factory

2023-01-05

Launch of a new Masterclass pilot on Textile Digitalisation

2023-01-05

Euro and Schengen: Croatia joins the Euro and Schengen areas

2023-01-05

European Single Market is turning 30

2023-01-05

ICAC Business Development Manager Caroline Taco named Executive Director ad interim

2023-01-04

Devan launches Purissimo® NTL, a full biobased, biodegradable allergen control technology

2023-01-03

VANDEWIELE offers innovative products, expertise and solutions able to satisfy customer needs at DOMOTEX 2023

2023-01-02

Stäubli at SITEX

2023-01-02

Trio of textile fairs rescheduled by three weeks to end of March

2022-12-21

Fashion’s addiction to fossil fuel fibres is filling wardrobes with oil

2022-12-21

First ITME since 2018 ends “satisfactorily” for Mayer & Cie.

2022-12-21

Renewcell applies new textile fiber preparation system using ANDRITZ ADuro green technology

2022-12-21

ColorDigital and Dimpora join ITMF as Corporate Member

2022-12-21

JIAM 2022 OSAKA concludes successfully; new technological and business dominate agenda

2022-12-21

New 3D printing process enables sustainable fiber composite components modeled on nature's example

2022-12-21

ITA group & APS GmbH, Germany sign a MOU with DKTE for robotics & automation training courses

2022-12-21

Recover™ and Tillys launch collection with RSQ brand

2022-12-21

‘Go Ahead’: Intertextile Apparel reveals its Directions trends for Spring / Summer 2024

2022-12-21

SusTec-ification

2022-12-21

HeiQ Allergen* Tech powers new Trident Group bed linens

2022-12-21

Inditex and WWF partner to restore threatened ecosystems in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America

2022-12-21

Hyosung Advanced Materials acquires ‘Gold Medal’ from EcoVadis for 2 consecutive years.

2022-12-21

Hot topic for electric vehicles: optimized thermal management thanks to new cold chamber

2022-12-21

OEKO-TEX® RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS certification

2022-12-21

INVISTA polypropylene earns silver EcoVadis sustainability rating

2022-12-21

Lenzing adjusts earnings forecast

2022-12-21

COP15: historic global deal for nature and people

2022-12-21

Empowering textiles - India ITME 2022 set new benchmark for exhibitions in India

2022-12-21

Archroma awarded EcoVadis Platinum rating for 2nd consecutive year, consolidating its position amongst Top 1% best rated companies

2022-12-21

Production to outpace consumption despite extreme weather events and pest infestations

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