Yarn & Fiber

2019-03-25

Yarn Expo Spring offers access to new markets, with a 9% increase in visitor numbers

This year at Yarn Expo Spring, 468 exhibitors from 12 countries & regions (2018: 435 exhibitors, 10 countries & regions) welcomed 28,302 visitors from 87 countries & regions (2018: 25,966 trade buyers, 88 countries & regions), representing a 9% increase. The fair covered 26,000 sqm at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai), with new exhibiting countries including Egypt and France.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-03-22

Successful start of the anniversary year: Sandler AG again reports increase in sales

Schwarzenbach, Germany based Sandler AG again reports an increase in sales to now 322 million Euros. At the company headquarters in Schwarzenbach, 850 staff members continues to advance nonwoven solutions for construction, filtration, home textiles, hygiene, technical applications, transportation and wipes.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-03-21

Lenzing Group achieves fourth best full-year results in its history

The Lenzing Group’s business developed well in the 2018 financial year. A significantly more challenging market environment led to a decline in revenue as well as earnings compared with the record results of the previous year. This was primarily caused by lower selling prices for standard viscose, exchange rate effects as well as higher raw material and energy costs.

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Industry 4.0

2019-03-21

Due to their great versatility, fiber-based materials make up an estimated 10 percent of all materials currently on the market. But turning fiber-based materials into technical textiles is subject to high quality standards and strong cost pressures. Help is provided in the form of sensors, digital assistance systems and connected production. The ITA Academy from Aachen, Germany, demonstrates the current state-of-the-art at HANNOVER MESSE.

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Composites

2019-03-21

JEC WORLD 2019 closed successfully on Thursday, March 14, after three intense days of innovation, networking and knowledge sharing. "With more than 112 participating countries and 27 national pavilions, JEC World – the place where the world of Composites meets – gathered the key players of the industry and their representatives, as illustrated by the premiere meeting of the global and European industry associations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-03-21

Hygienix Conference 2019 calls for presentations

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, is seeking presentations for the fifth edition of Hygienix™, the premier event for industry professionals across the supply chain in the absorbent hygiene and personal care markets, November 11-14, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Houston Hotel, Houston, TX. The event will feature three days of program content devoted to the latest in sustainable technologies, emerging markets, converting challenges, and market trends in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-03-21

The LYCRA Company introduces T859 LYCRA HyFit fiber

The LYCRA Company announced today that it will be exhibiting at IDEA19, where it will unveil T859 LYCRA HyFit [®] fiber, its latest spandex/elastane innovation for the global personal care industry.

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Sustainability

2019-03-21

Sustainability throughout the entire product cycle: Impranil® DLN-SD

To assess the sustainability of a textile coating, the entire product cycle must be considered: the source of the raw materials, the production process and the application. Just as important, however, is what happens at the end of its useful life. It is a major advantage when substances are broken down biologically by microorganisms. Covestro offers Impranil® DLN-SD, a water-based polyurethane (PU) dispersion, which can be used to manufacture biodegradable textile coatings (1).

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Raw Materials

2019-03-21

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’ tackles policy, tariffs, innovation and zimbabwe’s cotton sector

The March 2019 ‘Cotton: Review of the World Situation’ addresses four areas of significant interest to the global cotton community, including an analysis of the 2018 US Farm Bill on cotton support, the impact of global tariffs on cotton trade, the latest innovations in cotton and textiles, and an overview of Zimbabwe’s cotton sector.

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Composites

2019-03-21

Kordsa marked its name at the world's biggest composite technology show, JEC World 2019

Kordsa shared its expanding product portfolio and new technologies with the visitors at JEC World 2019. The reinforcement leader made an appearance with its new light weighting technology in heavy duty vehicle chassis system including structural health monitoring systems, developed together with Ford Otosan.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-03-20

The combination of new technologies, such as 3D printing, and the traditional textile sector opens up many opportunities for product development. To explore these possibilities is the aim of the workshop called „Additive manufacturing for the textile industry“. The event took place for the first time in January 2018, it was extremely successful and will now be repeated at KARL MAYER, on 13. 05. 2019 in Obertshausen.

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Denim

2019-03-20

The two-day event gathered together key industry players, brands and designers at ISKO headquarters, in Turkey. An exclusive experience right in the heart of innovation to provide a unique insight into ISKO know-how and knowledge.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2019-03-20

Another 15% increase in visitors at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

Back-to-back visitor increases of 15% have solidified Intertextile Apparel’s status as a global apparel textile flagship. 94,661 visitors[1] from over 110 countries & regions attended the fair (2018: 82,314, 104 countries & regions). Aisles in six exhibition halls saw a sea of visitors, as the quality, variety and innovation of the textile options on offer impressed trade buyers from all over the world. Reports of strong onsite order levels belied concerns of a slower economy and trade disputes – suggesting that, at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, there is always potential to be found.

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Home Textiles

2019-03-20

Dynamic market demand creates momentum for August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition

Despite the fact that China’s economic development has been stabilising in recent years, the ongoing ‘consumption upgrade’ and diversified market demand are still driving growth in the home textiles industry. In response to the ever-changing market environment, this Autumn’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, held from 28 – 31 August, continues to enrich its show offerings, presenting more quality suppliers, contract business exhibitors and finished products for visitors.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-03-20

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at INDO INTERTEX 2019

Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will participate at the 17th edition of the INDO INTERTEX exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia later this month together with its Indonesian representative BROTHERSINDO MACHINERY at the representative’s booth.

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Software

2019-03-20

Lectra's Innovation Lab brings breakthrough innovation to life

Lectra announces the opening of its Innovation Lab, created by Philippe Ribera, Vice PresidentInnovation, Lectra. The Innovation Lab is located in the heart ofthe company's technological campus in Bordeaux-Cestas.

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Software

2019-03-20

Gerber empowers speed & connectivity with YuniquePLM’s new UI and expanded digital integrations

Speed and personalization have become the new normal in the fashion industry as consumer trends and expectations shift quickly. Brands, retailers and manufacturers are racing to keep pace as they strive to win the hearts, minds and loyalty of their consumers in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-03-20

Innovative nonwovens from recycled wastes

Laroche is a specialty manufacturer of textile recycling, airlay web forming and bast fiber processing equipment. Robert Laroche, the CEO, is both an engineer and a frequent traveler. His associates have a strong commitment to the company which allows to go well beyond purely “commercial” relationships. Know-how from over 100 years in the same business, dedication to innovations and long-term service and customer relationships are the DNA of the company.

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News Archive
2019-03-20

Groz-Beckert felting and carding specialists at the IDEA Miami

2019-03-15

Don’t just stick with what you know - think outside the box

2019-03-14

Devan Chemicals joins Consortium addressing the recycling of coated and painted textile and plastic materials

2019-03-14

Premiere Vision Paris has been a high-performing edition

2019-03-13

TenCate Advanced Composites changes its name to Toray Advanced Composites

2019-03-13

Eastman offers innovative recycling technology for polyesters

2019-03-13

Ahlstrom-Munksjö's new HighFlow fabric enables the marine industry to deliver faster and more effective manufacturing

2019-03-13

INDA welcomes seven new members to board of directors

2019-03-13

Next STeP: OEKO-TEX expands sustainable textile production

2019-03-12

Teijin supports recommendations of task force on climate-related financial disclosures

2019-03-12

New managing director for Monforts

2019-03-12

Techtextil North America 2019 experiences record growth

2019-03-12

The program of the new Techtextil Forum is available

2019-03-11

Garmon introduces the greenofchange Days to strengthen the debate about sustainability

2019-03-11

Mayer & Cie. wants to make itself less dependent on the textile market

2019-03-11

JEC GROUP unveils the winners of the JEC innovation awards at JEC WORLD 2019

2019-03-11

Water-based, waterproof and water-vapor permeable

2019-03-11

Seductive velour for the skin

2019-03-11

The MULTI-MATIC® is quite fashionable in Portugal

2019-03-11

More variety, higher quality: leading exhibitors ready to open Yarn Expo Spring tomorrow

2019-03-11

XORELLA is ready for Industry 4.0

2019-03-08

A global textile flagship: Intertextile Apparel ready to welcome the industry next week

2019-03-08

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition opens next week with 30% more exhibitors

2019-03-08

Teijin develops highly heat- and impact- resistant prepreg as carbon fiber intermediate material for aerospace applications

2019-03-07

Record level of Better Cotton uptake sends clear signal to the market

2019-03-07

JEC World 2019 to organise an inspiring program for aerospace professionals

2019-03-07

Kordsa will introduce its new light weighting technology at JEC World 2019

2019-03-07

Application-specific systems for manufacturing semi-finished products

2019-03-07

Global consumption growth projected to slow to 0.04% in 2018/19

2019-03-07

Oerlikon 2018 full-year results

2019-03-07

Teijin to participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

2019-03-07

Teijin to exhibit at JEC World 2019

2019-03-07

Teijin develops extra-light automotive side-door module made of advanced multi-material composites

2019-03-07

DyStar opens Texanlab in Bangladesh on 14 February 2019

2019-03-07

Pioneering initiative proving new technology to trace organic cotton in textiles

2019-03-07

SGL Carbon presents smart solutions at JEC World 2019 with a focus on the automotive industry

2019-03-07

INVISTA and the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park sign memorandum of cooperation for China ADN plant

2019-03-07

Hohenstein Academy 2019

2019-03-07

Intertextile Apparel shapes the next decade of fashion with Spring / Summer 2020 trends

2019-03-07

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR to kick off soon

2019-03-06

Sinterama Asia’s advice on how to build a strong brand and become sustainable in the yarn industry

2019-03-06

Freudenberg Performance Materials starts new production line in China

2019-03-06

How Novetex finds opportunities in China

2019-03-06

Buyers get easier access to flexible order services at Intertextile Apparel

2019-03-04

CHOMARAT carbon reinforcements at JEC WORLD 2019

2019-03-04

Solvay and Lenzing come together in the name of sustainability

2019-03-04

Hexcel’s composite innovations for aerospace, automotive, energy and marine applications at JEC World 2019

2019-02-28

Fibertex Nonwovens acquires newly built spunlacing production site in the US

2019-02-28

Suominen presents naturally intelligent nonwovens at IDEA19

2019-02-28

Beaulieu Fibres International: global “one stop shop for innovative and value added staple fibers” at IDEA®19 Miami

2019-02-28

RENOLIT taking off in automotive interior applications

2019-02-28

IDEA® ready to welcome 7,000 nonwovens & engineered fabrics professionals

2019-02-28

CHT Germany provides its textile customers with the right equipment for the future

2019-02-28

Gerber continues its drive toward digitalization, Ketty Pillet joins as vice president of global marketing

2019-02-28

JEC World 2019 to organise an inspiring program for automotive professionals

2019-02-28

NAGNATA launches Merino wool activewear for conscious-minded women, in partnership with The Woolmark Company

2019-02-28

Composite material solutions from a single source

2019-02-28

Teijin to acquire renegade and expand carbon fiber intermediate material business for aerospace applications

2019-02-28

Messe Frankfurt India and MEX Exhibitions enter into a strategic alliance

2019-02-28

Oerlikon presents its expanded nonwovens product portfolio at the IDEA 2019 in Miami

2019-02-28

New sustainable and functional fabric options on offer at Intertextile Apparel

2019-02-28

EU nations adopt INDA/EDANA flushability guidelines

2019-02-28

Major update of "VR-knit.com" App

2019-02-28

Südwolle Group presents new weaving yarn qualities for fall / winter season 2020/21

2019-02-28

Kordsa shows new eco-friendly dip technology at Tire Technology Expo 2019

2019-02-27

75% more Fancy Yarn Zone exhibitors at Yarn Expo Spring 2019

2019-02-27

Process sustainability and product quality

2019-02-27

1,453 brands show textiles and fashion at CHIC Shanghai in March

2019-02-22

Itema showcases comprehensive weaving solutions to weave technical fabrics at Techtextil North America 2019

2019-02-21

ITA shows its newly constructed induction heated glass fibre production line among other exhibits live at JEC World 2019

2019-02-21

Porcher Industries announce new Global Head of R&D and new technology plans

2019-02-21

Textile Exchange releases first annual 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge Report

2019-02-21

NatureWorks announces 100 Percent third-party certified sustainable feedstock by 2020

2019-02-21

Gore fabrics outlines sustainability efforts made in 2018

2019-02-21

SGL Carbon and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences award students for a joint simulation game

2019-02-21

Innovation through sustainability

2019-02-21

Four Hong Kong designers debut at London Fashion Week

2019-02-21

Kordsa to expand its global footprint in aerospace industry with a new US investment

2019-02-21

KARL MAYER successfully makes its exhibition debut at ISPO Munich

2019-02-21

New Loepfe development increases clearing efficiency

2019-02-21

New CFO and Head of Sales for SSM

2019-02-18

Itema exhibits best-in-class weaving innovations at IGATEX Pakistan

2019-02-15

Automated fabric inspection with the USTER brand

2019-02-15

HUNTSMAN launches five new footwear technologies ahead of SIMAC 2019

2019-02-15

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at GTE 2019

2019-02-14

BASF pioneers fashion revolution with Seven Crash and San Fang at New York Fashion Week

2019-02-14

Hexcel’s new carbon prepreg patch technology 
selected as finalist in JEC Innovation Awards 2019

2019-02-14

ANDRITZ at IDEA 2019

2019-02-14

OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America highlights keynote speakers

2019-02-14

Success of the first edition of Outlook™ India 2019

2019-02-13

TENCEL™ fibers for more comfort through Micro technology

2019-02-13

HUNTSMAN with new equipment investments

2019-02-12

Gerber innovates to meet personalization and the need for speed challenges with AccuMark® version 12 launch

2019-02-11

Kornit Digital expands partnership with Delta Apparel

2019-02-11

Carlin x Archroma collaboration at Premiere Vision Paris

2019-02-11

Sandler AG at IDEA Show Miami – Sustainability and performance

2019-02-08

Lectra appoints Gianluca Croci managing director of Lectra France

2019-02-08

Heimtextil 2019: A lively start to the new furnishing season gives hope for a good business year ahead

2019-02-08

Navis TubeTex announces new executive hire

2019-02-07

Textile sustainability firmly in sight