Software

2018-12-13

Digitalization as a way out of the returns trap

If you shop online, you often order several sizes or articles to choose from – and returns are guaranteed. The transport to and from the customer and the processing – or even partial destruction – of the garments pollute the environment. Avalution, Assyst GmbH and the DITF Denkendorf are currently developing a solution based on the world’s largest database of human body scans. The joint research project will significantly improve sizing & fitting predictions in online shopping. The goal? Reduced return rates!

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Spinning

2018-12-13

USTER® STATISTICS 2018 app delivers wide-ranging benefits

Uster Technologies, the global market leader in textile quality control, from ‘fiber to fabric’ offering systems and services help to ensure optimum quality, has launched the 2018 edition of USTER® STATISTICS in a mobile app format. The app delivers a new user experience, with simple, intuitive handling. Extended datasets and analyses, based on testing of many thousands of samples, cover a wider range of yarn types and applications than ever before. Iris Biermann, USTER’s Head of Textile Technologies, gives answers to questions about features and benefits.

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Weaving

2018-12-13

Picanol to participate in DTG

The 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibitionwill takes place from January 9-12, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Picanol will be present at the booth of their agent, Spintex Technology (Booth 7-126). Bangladesh has been a very important market for Picanol over the last decade.

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Digital Printing

2018-12-13

Mimaki Eurasia started a campaign at FESPA Eurasia 2018 in order to support the Turkish printing industry and became the central point of the show with their printing solutions. Mimaki Eurasia exhibited their advertising/graphic and textile printing applications in two separate booths, revealing their commitment and faith in the printing industry.

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Textile chemistry

2018-12-13

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that its Pakistan affiliate has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP), for the third time in a row.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-12-13

Focus on innovation at INDEX™20

INDEX™20, taking place from 31st March - 3rd April 2020 at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland, will focus on some of the latest developments in nonwovens. A new hall will be opened to host the 'INDEX Innovation Lab', a special focal area focused on the new developments and remarkable properties of nonwovens.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-12-13

Emilia Peltola appointed Vice President at Suominen Corporation

Ms. Emilia Peltola (M.Sc. Agriculture and Forestry) has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Communications & IR at Suominen Corporation as of 11 February 2019. She will be located in Helsinki, Finland and will report to the President & CEO (interim). She will succeed Anu Heinonen, who assumed a new position outside Suominen in October.

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Sustainability

2018-12-12

Jeanologia joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Jeanologia, the Spanish company leader in development of sustainable and efficient technology, joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-12-12

Nonwovens industry pledges uptake in use of recycled PET

EDANA, on behalf of the nonwoven producers amongst its membership, issued a pledge to significantly increase the use of recycled PET in nonwoven fabrics.

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Raw Materials

2018-12-07

ICAC adopts final statement and announces dates for 2019

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) officially closed its 77th Plenary Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2018-12-07

KARL MAYER will be an ambassador for warp knitting at ISPO Munich

The textile machinery manufacturer, KARL MAYER, is participating more and more in shows concentrating on applications and end-uses. “We want to pick up customers at key textile areas and introduce them to something new by offering innovative textiles and concepts,” says Oliver Mathews, the Sales Manager of the Business Unit Warp Knitting, when speaking about the aims behind this decision. The next important date in KARL MAYER’s diary of events is ISPO Munich.

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Denim

2018-12-06

Paolo Gnutti is back with its new amazing project dedicated to the most authentic denim. A whole new approach, and an astounding collection showcased for Denim Première Vision London. On the stage of the first Denim Première Vision in London the whole new PG DENIM project will fully unveil its many novelties. Led by the visionary mind of Paolo Gnutti, a true R&D denim head and a real explorer of the many faces of indigo fabric, the company will showcase its brand new collection during the prestigious event, landing for the first time in the capital of the UK.

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Weaving

2018-12-06

The Customer Portal Weaving opens up the Groz-Beckert weaving digital service world. Groz-Beckert customers not only benefit from a wealth of additional services for their weaving business, but also have access to a wide range of product information, as well as the products they are looking for.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2018-12-06

Nonwoven innovation recognised with major healthcare and medical engineering award

Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) has led a consortium of medical specialists to win the prestigious Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) Award for their ground-breaking Sanguis universal plasma project.

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Spinning

2018-12-06

Rico Randegger takes over as Head of the Rieter Business Group After Sales

The Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG has appointed Rico Randegger to the Group Management of the Rieter Group with effect from June 1, 2019. He will be responsible for the Business Group After Sales.

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Denim

2018-12-06

Absolute Denim to become first denim manufacturer to convert 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo solution

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that Thailand-based Absolute Denim will be the first denim manufacturer to switch 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo dyeing.

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Raw Materials

2018-12-06

ICAC’s World Café on organic cotton draws record-high attendance

Organic cotton is always one of the industry’s most debated topics, and that was certainly the case in Abidjan, capital of Côte d’Ivoire. Although the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), which is holding its 77th Plenary Meeting here from 2-6 December, anticipated strong attendance and put out additional seating for its seventh annual World Café on ‘Organic Cotton: Challenges and Policy Perspectives’, the turnout far exceeded expectations.

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Composites

2018-12-06

CHOMARAT obtains certification for environmental & energy management with ISO 14001 and ISO 50001

CHOMARAT, the specialist in composite & construction reinforcements and coated fabrics, has demonstrated the Group’s determination to pursue a sustainable process by earning environmental management (ISO 14001) and energy management (ISO 50001) certification for its French sites. “By obtaining both ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification, CHOMARAT now has a tested and standardized framework for developing an effective, sustainable environmental and energy management strategy,” says CHOMARAT Environment and Energy Manager Laurent VÉRITÉ.

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Home Textiles

2018-12-06

Textile trends and know-how for architects, interior designers and hotel experts

‘Interior.Architecture.Hospitality’ at Heimtextil (8-11 January 2019) is the unifying force behind the unique offer for interior designers, hospitality experts and designers. Hall 4.2 serves as the focal point for these highlights. In addition to the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo, trade visitors can also look forward to a range of high-calibre lectures and expert guided tours.

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News Archive
2018-12-06

Teijin invests in Dutch venture Elitac to expand total safety solutions

2018-12-06

Hohenstein: Lab opening in India

2018-12-06

Lenzing applies for 25 patents for LENZING™ Web Technology

2018-12-05

High-tech help is on the way for small-scale farmers

2018-12-05

Indonesian textile factory buys the 6th 
BRÜCKNER stenter

2018-12-05

Lectra makes history with ‘Fashion On Demand’

2018-12-05

World premiere of CON-TEXTURES sculpture at the ADD-ITC - art meets science

2018-12-03

SPGPrints presents digital and rotary screen solutions at Heimtextil 2019

2018-12-03

Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles returns in March 2019

2018-12-03

New curtains and sustainable terry articles

2018-11-29

ISKO is back at Performance Days with ISKO Arquas 5.0

2018-11-29

Gütermann presents its extensive range of premium sewing threads

2018-11-29

INVISTA to launch new LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology

2018-11-29

Lauffenmühle – Textile innovation from thread to cloth

2018-11-29

Little King presents new sustainable fabrics

2018-11-29

PrimaLoft shows next step in sustainable materials

2018-11-29

Trans-Textil fashion style with innovative textile technologies

2018-11-29

Royal opening for McLaren Automotive’s new £50m carbon fibre innovation and production centre

2018-11-29

BCI drives measurable improvements in cotton production

2018-11-29

Better tools for digital engineering

2018-11-29

Westex by Milliken and Teijin Aramid join forces in Asia Pacific to revolutionize aramid FR fabric market

2018-11-29

Switching to carbon infrared emitters halves the drying time for screen-printed t-shirts

2018-11-29

Neonyt Fashionsustain announces topics and first speakers

2018-11-29

Polartec introduces first fabric technology engineered to reduce fiber shedding: Polartec® Power Air

2018-11-29

Brugnoli® at PERFOMANCE DAYS with explosive technology

2018-11-29

Weber & Leucht and Inside Climate begin cooperation

2018-11-28

Roland Heroes judges announced ahead of big winner reveal

2018-11-28

Pekka Ojanpää, upcoming President & CEO of Suominen, dies in aviation accident

2018-11-28

Südwolle Group and Santoni collaborate towards a new footwear concept

2018-11-28

RadiciGroup attends for the first time at Performance Days

2018-11-26

Traditional textile company in India is very satisfied with BRÜCKNER sanforizing range

2018-11-22

PERFORMANCE DAYS opens next week at the new location Messe München

2018-11-22

ANDRITZ to supply spunlace plant to Sheng Hung, Taiwan

2018-11-22

Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for new PTA line

2018-11-22

INDA calls for abstracts for World of Wipes international conference

2018-11-22

Minimizing water consumption: Sympatex to introduce spun-dyed functional textiles at the 2018 Performance Days

2018-11-22

Toray to introduce an environmentally friendly non-woven material with a suede texture

2018-11-22

FilSpec offers a series of workshops at PERFORMANCE DAYS

2018-11-22

Teijin Frontier to exhibit at Performance Days

2018-11-21

Two DEVAN technologies selected by Performance Days jury

2018-11-21

Heimtextil honours four academies

2018-11-21

Radifloor® Solid: polyamide in 112 colour shades for carpet tiles and fitted carpet

2018-11-21

Totes Isotoner Corp. upgrades to Gerber’s YuniquePLM® for improved collaboration

2018-11-21

Beaulieu International Group announces global price increases

2018-11-21

Kordsa Brazil is among top 150 Best Employers

2018-11-21

Lectra boosts iSi Automotive’s airbag manufacturing capacity

2018-11-16

Monforts technology behind denim innovations in London

2018-11-15

EFI introduces next-generation single-pass Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer

2018-11-15

Toray to revise price of nylon 66 yarn and fabrics for automotive airbags

2018-11-15

ROICA ramps up for premium stretch warp knit innovations with new investment.

2018-11-15

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL: Saurer’s new generation of compact spinning machines attracts customers

2018-11-15

When the auditor’s visit is actually welcome…

2018-11-15

Kordsa is listed in BIST Sustainability Index for the third consecutive year with improved rankings

2018-11-14

HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an eco-friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather

2018-11-14

Successful Hygienix 2018 reveals new technologies in absorbent hygiene & personal care

2018-11-14

Third quarter orders remain stable

2018-11-14

"Datacenter in a box" is the new powerful, flexible and secure IT infrastructure solution

2018-11-13

Teijin develops highly modified cross-section crimped yarn: SOLOTEX® OCTA®

2018-11-13

Coloreel wins the largest innovation award in Sweden

2018-11-13

STOLL in Ethiopia

2018-11-12

Kordsa at Composites Europe with its composites technologies

2018-11-12

Inaugural adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge winner announced

2018-11-11

PEF compliance for Radigreen® synthetic turf yarn study

2018-11-10

Groz-Beckert welcomes over 4,000 visitors to ITMA Asia

2018-11-09

Final report: COMPOSITES EUROPE 2018 - the lightweight path to success

2018-11-08

ITMA ASIA + CITME enjoys another successful presentation

2018-11-08

Success for STOLL at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

2018-11-08

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Expotextil Peru 2018

2018-11-08

The future of warp knitting – digital, sustainable and technically innovative

2018-11-08

Techtextil and Texprocess 2019: almost fully booked up

2018-11-08

Suominen extends its BIOLACE® product line with new nonwovens for hygiene products

2018-11-08

Textile Exchange releases 2018 Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report

2018-11-08

Textiles made from flame retardant polyamide

2018-11-08

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields

2018-11-08

CHOMARAT invests in a new laid scrim manufacturing technology

2018-11-08

Global consumption forecast at 27.5 million tonnes for 2018/19

2018-11-01

ITA at the Composites Europe 2018

2018-11-01

Revolutionary clean dye Recycrom on fast track to scaling

2018-11-01

BOREALIS supports global commitment to eliminate plastic pollution at the source

2018-11-01

TERNUA reaches the milestone of eliminating PFCs from its clothes

2018-11-01

SHIMA SEIKI to hold digital yarn exhibition in London

2018-11-01

Sleep smarter, live healthier: Heimtextil presents the “Future of Sleep”

2018-11-01

AATCC and SGIA announce digital textile printing conference 3.0

2018-11-01

SGL Carbon to build a central logistics center

2018-11-01

Two industry awards for Durst at SGIA Expo 2018

2018-11-01

Award-winning educational partnership celebrates 20 years

2018-11-01

Toray to expand air filter business in Republic of Korea

2018-11-01

First biobased coating hardener for lightfast polyurethane coatings

2018-11-01

The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector

2018-11-01

Strong growth momentum continued in all businesses

2018-11-01

Yarn Expo Autumn wraps up with 501 exhibitors and over 19,000 visitors

2018-11-01

Porcher Industries’ subsidiary BGF Industries invests USD 7 million in Virginia (USA)

2018-11-01

Industry 4.0 Award to Kordsa at Platin Global 100 Awards

2018-11-01

KARL MAYER’s WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS has some new features

2018-11-01

As the world shifts, so does lace – but where are they going to?

2018-10-25

Fire at Kelheim Fibres’ viscose fibre production plant

2018-10-25

Neonyt: We are water

2018-10-25

Moroccan textile industry with specialists for fast fashion and denimwear at MAROC IN MODE

2018-10-25

Heimtextil presents 40 textiles editeurs in a new area

2018-10-25

DEVAN presents further findings on MOOV&COOL