Spinning

2024-02-29

Turnkey system assembly accelerates production start-up

A first BCF customer in the USA has taken advantage of Oerlikon Neumag's 'complete assembly' service – and was thus able to start its yarn production considerably faster than usual. The service had already proven itself during the Corona period when installing meltblown systems.

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Retail & Brands

2024-02-29

HUGO introduces its brand world for summer 2024

For Summer 2024, HUGO is excited to launch the global campaign for its two brand lines, the HUGO main line and new arrival HUGO BLUE. As announced in May 2023, HUGO BLUE will make its debut this season with a relaxed offering – with denim at the core, along with streetwear and a variety of gender-neutral styles – while the main line will continue to focus on elevated casual wear and contemporary tailoring.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2024-02-29

Economic and geopolitical headwinds influence industrial nonwovens growth to 2029

The global consumption of industrial nonwovens in 2024 is 5.3 million tonnes or 83.4 billion square metres (m2), valued at $21.2 billion, according to The Future of Industrial Nonwovens to 2029 from Smithers. Growth rates for 2019-24 were 6.9% (tonnes), 6.9% (m2) and 6.7% ($). This reflects a recovery in some markets from Covid-19 as well as an adjustment to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022 and its repercussions (inflation, energy supply/price, global economic growth reductions).

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Associations

2024-02-29

Alliances for innovation - Addtex

On January 30 and 31, 2024, the ADDTEX project partners met in Athens to inform themselves about the results of the individual partners of the EU Erasmus+ project and to discuss further activities. After the meetings in Terrassa, Spain, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal and Limerick, Ireland, the 4th transnational meeting took place in the heart of Athens at the invitation of the Greek Addtex partner Cre.Thi.Dev. As the largest textile trade association in Germany, IVGT e.V. is one of the 12 ADDTEX partners and was once again present in Athens.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-02-29

PERFORMANCE DAYS: Renowned experts & new special areas

Just a few weeks left until PERFORMANCE DAYS kicks off on an expanded area in Halls C1 and C2 on March 20th and 21st, 2024, at the Messe München grounds. Even in the spring, the fair will prove its pioneering role as the most important industry platform specifically for functional textiles for sports and workwear, and since winter 2023, for footwear as well.

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Composites

2024-02-29

7 days to go: Come meet the industry!

JEC World 2024 will take place in Paris from March 5 to 7 2024. Key players from the four corners of the world return to this unmissable event, and with all application sectors seeking sustainable technologies, JEC World is going to be the biggest event ever, welcoming the entire community in a spirit of innovation, business and networking.

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Sustainability

2024-02-29

Sustainable Apparel Coalition rebrands as Cascale

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) enters a new phase of positive impact, rebranding as Cascale , a global nonprofit alliance that empowers collaboration to drive equitable and restorative business practices in the consumer goods industry. Spanning over 300 retailers, brands, manufacturers, governments, academics, industry associations, and NGOs/nonprofits around the globe, Cascale’s members are united by a singular vision: to catalyze impact at scale and give back more than they take to the planet and its people.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2024-02-29

The VF Foundation is bridging the gender gap in garment sector automation

Garment workers globally face potential widespread displacement due to the increase in automation. According to the International Labour Organization, sewing automation alone could displace 65 million workers globally.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-02-29

ANDRITZ reports record results for 2023

In 2023, international technology group ANDRITZ again achieved the best results in its history. Revenue increased to 8.7 billion EUR (up 15% from 2022), net income rose to 504 MEUR (+25%), and the operating result (EBITA) reached 742 MEUR (+14%). The comparable EBITA margin increased from 8.5% to 8.7%. Subject to the approval by the Annual General Meeting, shareholders will benefit from this excellent performance through a dividend increase to 2.50 EUR (2022: 2.10 EUR) per share.

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Europe

2024-02-29

Commission presents new initiatives boosting European industrial leadership in advanced materials

Today, the Commission has proposed an encompassing strategy to move towards EU industrial leadership in advanced materials, a key enabling technology highly relevant for the twin green and digital transition. The Communication on Advanced Materials for Industrial Leadership puts forward concrete steps enabling to align research and innovation priorities and investments in the EU, ensuring European leadership in this key technology. This initiative, eagerly anticipated by the Member States and industry, is the first step towards a common European approach for advanced materials, laying the groundwork for further action.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-02-29

Freudenberg launches fully synthetic wetlaid nonwovens

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) is unveiling a new 100 percent synthetic wetlaid nonwoven product line made in Germany. The new materials can be manufactured from various types of polymer-based fibers, including ultra-fine micro-fibers. These unique wetlaid materials from Freudenberg are designed for use in filtration applications as well as other industrial applications. This product line rounds off the wide range of wetlaid nonwoven capabilities from the leading manufacturer of high-performance materials.

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Digital Printing

2024-02-29

Kyocera "FOREARTH" prints fabric for Paris Fashion Week

Kyocera has announced that a collaboration work designed and created by Mr. Kunihiko Morinaga, a designer and founder of the Japanese fashion brand "ANREALAGE," using the fabric printed by Kyocera’s inkjet textile printer "FOREARTH", has been announced at the 2024-25 Fall/Winter womenswear collection in Paris Fashion Week. This collection was held in Paris, France from Monday, February 26 to Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The collaboration work with Kyocera was announced on Tuesday, February 27.

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Research & Development

2024-02-29

Spinning sustainable and functional fiber materials

The DITF have modernized and significantly expanded their melt spinning pilot plant. The new facility enables research into new spinning processes, fiber functionalization and sustainable fibers made from biodegradable and bio-based polymers.

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Composites

2024-02-29

DORNIER presents new developments of its machines and systems for composite series production at JEC World 2024

The fact that fibre composite components improve sustainability due to their low weight has already been proven in many applications, from cars to aircraft. As increasing demand brings scalable composite production more into focus, the German family-owned company from Lindau on Lake Constance will be presenting new developments for the economical series production of fibre composite components at JEC World 2024 (5 to 7 March in Paris, Hall 6, Stand C 73).

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Composites

2024-02-29

More ecology and economy thanks to natural fibre composites and knit to shape products

KARL MAYER GROUP focuses on sustainability and cost-effectiveness at JEC World 2024, 05 - 07 March 2024, Hall 5 K 32. The KARL MAYER GROUP is an innovative player in the composites industry and has been an exhibitor at JEC World for many years.

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Raw Materials

2024-02-29

Focus on cotton quality – the DNA

The 37th International Cotton Conference takes place in Bremen 20-22 March 2024. For the approximately 400 people attending, an exciting blend of scientific and practical topics from the international cotton supply chain awaits both in Bremen and online.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

SGL Carbon evaluates strategic options for the carbon fibers and appoints Dr. Denis Hinz as new head of the business unit

SGL Carbon SE is currently evaluating various strategic options for the Business Unit Carbon Fibers (CF). These include a possible partial or complete divestment of the Business Unit. In a first step, potential interested parties shall be approached promptly with the general data of the Business Unit to determine their interest in an acquisition. If there is sufficient interest, a structured transaction process will be carried out in a second step.

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Carpets

2024-02-29

The Big Four at DOMOTEX Middle East

DOMOTEX Middle East, the international event for carpets and floor coverings in the Middle East, will be held in Dubai from 23 to 25 April. Major international brand manufacturers have already announced their participation in the upcoming event, underlining the global importance of the DOMOTEX brand.

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Recycling

2024-02-29

CARBIOS and Landbell Group join forces to increase circularity of PET waste at first biorecycling plant

CARBIOS (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a pioneer in the development and industrialization of biological technologies to reinvent the life cycle of plastic and textiles, and Landbell Group, a global operator of more than 40 producer responsibility organizations (PROs) and a leading provider of closed-loop recycling solutions, announce the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding for the sourcing, preparation and recycling of post-consumer PET waste using CARBIOS’ biorecycling technology at its first commercial plant in Longlaville from 2026.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-02-29

Pleva will showcase advanced technology for energy-efficiency and sophisticated processes at Techtextil 2024

Making processes more cost-effective, sustainable, transparent, and above all more efficient, is exactly the aim of using sensors and controls at textile processes. By this, textile producers are enabled to save large amounts of energy, improve product quality and make even complex processes more traceable and reproducible. Pleva is looking forward to discuss those important aspects is the Techtextil 2024 in Frankfurt.

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Textile processing

2024-02-29

Mumbai edition of Gartex Texprocess India demonstrated innovation and growth in textile and garment industry

The 3rd Mumbai edition of Gartex Texprocess India which concluded on 3 February, turned out to be one of the most recognised ‘one-stop’ platforms for selling and sourcing exciting and innovative products in the garment and textile manufacturing sector.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-02-29

ERWO Holding AG and Hoftex Group AG appoint Manuela Spörl to succeed Klaus Steger as CEO effective March 2024

ERWO Holding AG (“ERWO Holding”), holding company of Südwolle Group, a leading manufacturer of worsted yarns, and Hoftex Group AG (“Hoftex Group“), a group of medium-sized companies in the textile industry, today announced the appointment of Manuela Spörl (51) as new CEO effective March 1, 2024. In this function, she will succeed Klaus Steger, who – as announced last year – will retire from the Management Board of both companies as planned after reaching the age of 65 in accordance with internal policies of the family and the companies regarding the retirement age.

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Raw Materials

2024-02-29

Digitalising farming: Better Cotton Pakistan project aims to standardise field data collection

As the 2024 cotton season begins in Pakistan, Better Cotton is kicking off a new project to digitalise field data collection in the country.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2024-02-29

Textile recycling market shows promising growth

The "Global Textile Recycling Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-02-29

INDA appoints Dan Noonan as new Director of Memberships and Business Development

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has named experienced sales and business development professional, Dan Noonan, as its new Director of Memberships and Business Development. Noonan brings 20 years of experience leading sales teams across the U.S. at Localedge/Hearst Media Services.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

UNIFI®, makers of REPREVE®, commits to transforming the equivalent of 1.5 billion t-shirts worth of textile and yarn waste by FY2030

UNIFI, makers of REPREVE and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released its Sustainability Snapshot for FY2023. The Snapshot shares impactful updates on UNIFI’s innovative sustainability mission, waste reduction achievements, and future goals.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

Kelheim to increase viscose fibre prices from 1. April 2024

Kelheim Fibres GmbH, leading manufacturer of specialty viscose fibres, has announced to increase its prices by 12% to 15% for specialty viscose fibres starting April 1, 2024.

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Recycling

2024-02-26

Re:NewCell decides to file for bankruptcy

The Board of Directors of Re:NewCell AB has today decided to file for bankruptcy of Re:NewCell AB (publ). The bankruptcy application will be filed at the Stockholm District Court.

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Spinning

2024-02-22

Oerlikon reports robust figures and evaluates options for separation of Polymer Processing Solutions business unit

“Today, we announce our final strategic step to become a pure-play leader in the broad surface solutions markets with attractive organic and inorganic growth opportunities. We will further leverage our technology leadership to drive growth and profitability by expanding regionally and into new applications and end markets,” said Michael Suess, Executive Chairman, Oerlikon. “The board and management will evaluate options for the separation of Polymer Processing Solutions with the aim of optimizing value for all stakeholders.”

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2024-02-22

Shadow Environment Minister calls on textile industry to act on the environment

During his visit to Alchemie Technology, the Shadow Environment Minister has urged the textile industry to engage in 'meaningful action' towards environmental protection.

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Digital Printing

2024-02-22

Mimaki to celebrate 20 years of innovation at FESPA with latest technologies for a sustainable future

To mark 20 years of Mimaki Europe, the company’s extensive portfolio of technologies, including new solutions, will be demonstrated both on the FESPA stand and at Mimaki’s impressive Experience Centre, just 10 minutes from the show.

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2024-02-22

Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame 2023 inductees honored

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Indorama Ventures and partners spearhead sustainable fashion revolution with RECO Collective

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Saurer TechnoCorder TC2 with brilliant innovations at Techtextil 2024

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STFI presents lightweight construction innovations at JEC World in Paris

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Source Fashion demonstrates the value and selling power of transparency

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Aerospace sector's commitment to decarbonization highlighted at JEC World

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Italian textile machinery: 2023 fourth quarter orders remain stationary

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Mahlo will showcase solutions for an efficient and sustainable production at Exintex in Mexico

2024-02-22

Archroma and Pointcarre collaborate to bring more color to the textile industry’s digital workflow

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ITM 2024 gets ready to bring textile technology leaders together with global buyers

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Focus on innovative nonwovens technology and sustainability: AUTEFA Solutions at Techtextil Frankfurt 2024

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Carrington Textiles and The LYCRA Company partner to showcase stretch military fabric in Germany

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Well thought out: generating own energy with solar panels

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Coating with polyhydroxyalkanoates: Biopolymers from bacteria protect technical textiles

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Recycled fibres: the machinery and services

2024-02-22

Julien Born appointed CEO of HEIQ AEONIQ Holding to lead global expansion

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RISE® 2024: Call for presentations and award nominations

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2023 CSITC Round Trials continue multi-year trend of positive results

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Alchemie Technology unveils Discovery lab system for assessment of clean-tech production digital dyeing technology

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The Microfibre Consortium launches new online course to help manufacturers tackle fibre fragmentation in wastewater

2024-02-16

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces new spider silk production facility in Vietnam's silk capital

2024-02-16

Berry Global and Glatfelter want to create a global specialty materials leader

2024-02-16

Toray presents innovations with 5 subsidiaries at JEC World 2024 in France

2024-02-16

Avon and Cotton made in Africa announce partnership

2024-02-16

Sustainable Apparel Coalition to host Manufacturer Forum in Bangladesh

2024-02-15

Belairo – The perfect yarn for towels

2024-02-15

INDA elevates sustainability as top priority for 2024

2024-02-15

€6.9 billion of State aid by seven Member States

2024-02-15

Lenzing raises the bar significantly in the fight against the climate crisis

2024-02-15

Borealis and Axpo sign two new long-term wind PPAs

2024-02-15

Ambercycle's Circular Polyester on par with virgin materials, sets new standard for recycled textiles

2024-02-15

Germany showcases strong presence at JEC World 2024

2024-02-15

Objective sports bra testing fills a gap in the market

2024-02-15

JEC World 2024: Composites at the heart of sports innovation

2024-02-15

End-to-end solutions for economic and environmental sustainability in textile manufacturing

2024-02-15

DITF honored with JEC Composites Innovation Award

2024-02-15

Cobra International will present watersports composites at JEC World 2024

2024-02-15

Innovative textile technology enhances thermal signature management for military protection

2024-02-15

Texcare 2024 on course for success: around 250 exhibitors already registered

2024-02-15

Comprehensive sourcing experience awaits buyers at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles this March

2024-02-15

Focus on road safety and health protection - Oerlikon presents sustainable technologies at Techtextil 2024

2024-02-15

European Business calls for deepening the Eu single market and renewing the dynamic of European Integration

2024-02-15

Construction fabric market valuation set to total US$ 18.0 billion by 2034 amid rising demand for sustainable building materials, analyses Future Market Insights

2024-02-15

CARBIOS and De Smet Engineers & Contractors enter engineering partnership for construction of world’s first PET biorecycling plant

2024-02-15

Kornit Digital reports fourth quarter and full year 2023 results

2024-02-15

Aptean expands apparel industry leadership through acquisition of Momentis

2024-02-15

Haelixa and Trudel Silk to bring full traceability and transparency

2024-02-15

The Foundation joins NGOs urging Biden Administration to accelerate action on plastic pollution

2024-02-13

Oerlikon Barmag WINGS FDY Technology for a sustainable polyester yarn production at Garden Silk Mills in India

2024-02-08

Sedo Treepoint again recertified for quality and environmental management efforts

2024-02-08

Lenzing once again on CDP’s prestigious Triple A List, confirming sustainability leadership

2024-02-08

Hohenstein becomes part of the AI hotspot IPAI

2024-02-08

Spinnova featured at Beckmans Fashion Collaboration spring show 2024 in Stockholm

2024-02-08

Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Social & Labor Convergence Program elevate collaborative work to transform global supply chains

2024-02-08

RPI researchers engineer bacteria that eat plastic, make multipurpose spider silk

2024-02-08

Leadership workshop in India brings together female field staff to promote gender inclusion

2024-02-08

STADLER and Krones close the plastics circular economy loop at the Las Vegas Polymer Center – the first of its kind in North America

2024-02-08

Major win for Rieter in patent dispute in China

2024-02-08

Global cotton yarn players to connect amid strong demand at Yarn Expo Spring 2024

2024-02-08

Oerlikon Riri's SS25 collection

2024-02-08

Focus on the International Cotton Industry

2024-02-08

MIC SPA and Shima Seiki Italia signed a new partnership and presented the new Nature Reborn

2024-02-08

Sustainable textile innovations at PERFORMANCE DAYS Functional Fabric Fair

2024-02-08

Shaping a future without PFAS

2024-02-08

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces creation of production ready spider silk hybrid: BAM 1

2024-02-08

The World of Wipes® International Conference 2024 opens registration

2024-02-08

Navigating a renewable carbon future with the program of the CO?-Based Fuels and Chemicals Conference 2024

2024-02-08

ITMF Awards 2024 application process started

2024-02-08

Results of the 24th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey

2024-02-08

VF Corporation reports third quarter fiscal 2024 results and announces strategic portfolio review

2024-02-08

Commission presents recommendation for 2040 emissions reduction target to set the path to climate neutrality in 2050

2024-02-08

Suominen increases EBITDA in a difficult environment

2024-02-08

New “Head Of Sales” of the Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen in Kaiserslautern/Germany

2024-02-08

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol now represents almost quarter of U.S. cotton acreage and reports continued improvements across all six sustainability metrics

2024-02-08

Closing the loop: Touchpoint launches new workwear fabric ReTouch

2024-02-07

“From Earth to Earth”: RadiciGroup’s roadmap to a sustainable future

2024-02-07

Eastman Naia™ showcased at Première Vision Paris

2024-02-07

Discover the full program of JEC World 2024

2024-02-07

Browzwear extends its library of colors to empower 3D fashion workflows with Color Atlas by Archroma®

2024-02-01

Denim Technologies Special Section, which is in high demand opens in 11a, the bigger hall

2024-02-01

KARL MAYER TURKEY appoints General Manager

2024-02-01

New 2024 training dates

2024-02-01

Aid by Trade Foundation announces annual cotton conference in Mumbai: A sustainable future for cotton

2024-02-01

Saurer - Innovative solutions for processing fine yarn filaments

2024-02-01

Acquisition strengthening Rieter’s After Sales Business

2024-02-01

Solesis to open first manufacturing site in Costa Rica dedicated to custom polymer and textile healthcare solutions

2024-02-01

Four weeks left to submit innovations to the ”Renewable Material of the Year 2024“

2024-02-01

Highlights of DOMOTEX 2024

2024-02-01

adidas full-year results exceed latest expectations

2024-02-01

Lenzing teams up with Recyc Leather and GANNI to unveil new footwear materials

2024-02-01

A good start with many confirmations and an ambitious project on the launch pad SAGLIA ENKA® by Brunello

2024-02-01

Borealis appoints Mirjam Mayer as Vice President Circular Economy Solutions

2024-02-01

Freudenberg to showcase innovative surface veils, flow media and spacers at JEC World 2024 in Paris

2024-02-01

SHIMA SEIKI showcases latest technology in Bangladesh