Spinning

2020-05-21

Home textiles made from bulky Polyester filament yarn

Home textiles directly influence the feel-good factor of our personal surroundings. Being pleasant to the touch, soft and extremely aesthetic, highly-bulky upholstery fabrics for furniture, decorative fabrics and wall textiles, drapes and pleated curtains and even carpets can support and express our lifestyles and personalities. High-quality textiles for our beds, bathrooms and tables are frequently matter-of-fact for many of us. And high-end yarns are also used in the automobile industry – for seat upholstery, interior cladding and floor covering in cars. Often, they have to withstand heavy demands. For this reason, the yarn quality of the high-titer yarns must be correspondingly high.

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Raw Materials

2020-05-20

ITMF’s Cotton Contamination Survey 2019

Contamination Level up and Stickiness Level down compared to 2016

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-05-20

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces the addition of a “virtual” registration option for its World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference August 24-27 in Minneapolis, MN. WOW will enable those not able to be there in person to experience the full educational program of this important industry event.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-05-20

Outstanding Outdoor is the seal of quality for the most outstanding products in the outdoor industry. It serves retailers, consumers and media representatives likewise as an effective orientation aid in the market. This year's round of applications for the product award has already been successfully launched and will be running until May 29, 2020. In line with the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus crisis, the evaluation and awarding will largely be carried out digitally. The winners will also receive a comprehensive year-round communication package.

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Associations

2020-05-20

Cotton and textile sectors call for collaborative action

BCI, CICCA, ICA, ICAC and ITMF are unified in promoting a common set of values and shared commitment to safe trading and contract sanctity across the global cotton community. "Our joint challenge today is to ensure that fair and equitable trade practices govern the commercial relationships throughout the cotton and textile supply chains. We believe that these principles have never been more important than they are now", the association stated in a press release.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

DSM Protective Materials and FibrXL sign global premium distribution partnership

DSM Protective Materials has appointed FibrXL, as its global premium distribution partner for Dyneema® products. The initial focus will be on Europe and North America, starting 1 May 2020. DSM Protective Materials will continue to service its strategic customers directly as well as develop both innovative and cost-efficient solutions.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-05-20

Texcare International will be postponed and will take place in Frankfurt am Main from 27 November to 1 December 2021. Due to the economic situation caused by the Corona pandemic and the travel restrictions which are to be expected, Messe Frankfurt has decided this jointly with the German Textile Cleaning Association and the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

Lenzing is delighted to have been named winner in the “Global PR Breakthrough” category at this year’s PRWeek Global Awards on May 19, with the TENCEL™ “Feels So Right” movement.

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Software

2020-05-20

Adrian Jules digitizes their end-to-end workflow with Gerber Technology

Adrian Jules Ltd, an established bespoke design house and tailoring outfit based in Rochester, NY, has transformed their 55-year-old business offering the finest hand-made garments in America through a deep and personal partnership with Gerber Technology, the industry leader in the apparel and textile technology space, by digitizing their entire process -- from design to cutting -- by integrating Gerber Technology’s AccuMark® 3D & 2D CAD software, Gerber’s AccuNest™, and the GERBERcutter® Z1 for production-ready, made-to-measure garments.

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Spinning

2020-05-20

New R&D lead appointments at Loepfe

Loepfe announced today the appointment of Thomas Schlegel and Roger Hilzinger to jointly head the Loepfe R&D team with effect from May 18, 2020.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

Federal Chancellor Kurz visits production plant of Hygiene Austria

The company “Hygiene Austria LP GmbH”, recently founded by the two tradition-steeped companies Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG, has once again called attention to itself. Following the successful launch of the production of mouth-nose protective masks in Austria, Hygiene Austria commenced manufacturing FFP2 masks and mouth-nose protective masks for children.

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Sustainability

2020-05-20

H&M Group signs UN Global Compact initiative for a better future

H&M Group, together with other leading companies, joins the Uniting Business and Governments to Recover Better statement, the latest initiative of the UN Global Compact.

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Composites

2020-05-20

TTI machine technology enables curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for iconic Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Thomas Technik & Innovation (TTI), the leading pultrusion specialist, has collaborated with Shape Corp, the US based Tier 1 supplier of metallic body structure components, plastic parts and bumper systems, on the development of a curved carbon fibre rear bumper beam for the latest Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sportscar. TTI’s Radius Pultrusion technology is the only composites solution that can produce the curved profiles and satisfy a demanding set of safety, performance, production rate and costs requirements.

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Textile chemistry

2020-05-20

Garmon, under the Kemin Textile Auxiliaries Business Unit, introduces its “Safe Wear” line of products

The Safe Wear range of solutions offers protection from viruses and bacteria for the textile industry and consumers.

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Denim

2020-05-20

DW relies on ISKO™ premium denim to forge its quality-driven path to excellence.

The two brands have beenworking together to develop unique conceptsfor FW2019 and SS2020 collection, starting from premium ISKO™ denim.Each garment is sartorially and carefully thought outto result in abeautiful product that isrespectful ofpeople and the planet.

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Recycling

2020-05-20

Kordsa is among the partners of the EU-funded efficient plastic recycling project “PolynSPIRE”

Kordsa, operating in tire and construction reinforcement and composite technologies markets, joined the EU funded PolynSPIRE project within Horizon 2020 program aiming to demonstrate a set of innovative, and sustainable solutions for efficient plastic recycling

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Raw Materials

2020-05-20

Cotton This Month and Cotton Update are free to all for May, June and July

Free download of the magazines is part of the ICAC's Covid-19 communications strategy. The latest issue of ICAC's Cotton Update is now available. Please feel free to contact the author, Ms. Lihan Wei, with questions.

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News Archive
2020-05-20

Starlinger rounds off portfolio with new circular loom RX 8.1

2020-05-20

Major order for BRÜCKNER for several glass fibre finishing lines from Belarus

2020-05-18

My Mill - The all-in-one platform for mill management

2020-05-18

Magnetic attraction of the Montex®Coat from Monforts

2020-05-15

Picanol realizes production milestone with 100,000th rapier weaving machine in Ieper

2020-05-14

Technologies for garment disinfecting

2020-05-14

Hygiene Austria’s production of mouth-nose protective masks gets off to a flying start

2020-05-14

Borealis supports Austrian face mask initiatives through production of meltblown fabrics on its unique pilot line in Linz

2020-05-14

H&M Group brands to launch new online markets

2020-05-14

Suominen is offering a wide range of sustainable nonwovens

2020-05-14

Sustainable, protective masks from Forster Rohner with Schoeller fabrics

2020-05-14

Technical committee on Research Service Award presented

2020-05-14

AATCC hosts PPE testing webinar series

2020-05-14

BMSvision partners with SEITech Solutions

2020-05-14

INDA launches “Allies against COVID-19” website connecting industry resources with needs

2020-05-14

Teijin joins COVID-19 intellectual property declaration

2020-05-14

Gerber technology partners with PCIAW to increase production of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the U.K.

2020-05-14

Berry announces new meltblown capacity in response to rising demand

2020-05-14

Cooksongold AM in partnership with ITA, EOS and AMPS set to revolutionise the Glass Fibre Industry

2020-05-14

Highlighting excellence at the JEC Composites Innovation Awards ceremony

2020-05-14

OUTLOOK™, the world’s premier nonwovens personal care & hygiene products conference reinvents itself!

2020-05-14

Protective masks for Europe

2020-05-13

Low & Bonar PLC is now part of the Freudenberg Group

2020-05-13

Index™20 Exhibition rescheduled to 7 – 10 September 2021

2020-05-11

Non-nuclear measurement for spunlaced nonwovens

2020-05-11

ACG’s new PPE plant – from idea to reality in less than a month

2020-05-11

Yarn Expo Autumn returns in September 2020 to support industry rebound and growth

2020-05-08

Cellulose chitin fibers - new materials for medical technology

2020-05-08

Avatars -the new top models!

2020-05-08

Dr. Rolf Frischknecht honoured with EDANA LCA Life Time Achievement Award

2020-05-07

Bits and Bytes replace the Munich exhibition hall

2020-05-07

VF Corporation Brands donate nearly USD 55,000 to Outdoor Industry Association

2020-05-07

Durst is back in business – Phase II

2020-05-07

Heimtextil 2021: More than 95 per cent of space booked

2020-05-07

The H&M group gives a brief financial update on the ongoing Covid-19 situation

2020-05-07

Prime Minister Mrs Malu Dreyer visits PFAFF

2020-05-07

Solid performance in first quarter of 2020 despite looming impact of COVID-19 and falling oil prices

2020-05-07

Ten textile initiatives with around 2,000 members call on governments and companies to act

2020-05-07

Lenzing’s performance impacted by historically difficult market environment

2020-05-07

Future Leaders Award presented at International Conference

2020-05-07

Getzner Textil is taking innovative measures to protect its employees from coronavirus

2020-05-07

New CEO appointed at Loepfe

2020-05-07

Coats Digital launches PPE fast start

2020-05-06

Teijin win 2020 automotive news pace award for carbon fiber pickup box

2020-05-06

INDA reschedules World of Wipes® International Conference to August 24-27

2020-05-06

Fit for the working world of tomorrow with online remote trainings

2020-05-06

DITF produce nonwovens for certified FFP 2 protective masks

2020-05-06

Kordsa’s new R&D Platform: “Thin Films and Flexible Electronics”

2020-05-06

Oerlikon publishes first-quarter 2020 results and implements comprehensive actions to navigate current COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-05-06

CHIC went digital for its first time

2020-05-06

Italian textile machinery: Strong decline in the 2020 first quarter

2020-05-06

ICAC makes ‘Cotton This Month’ free to all for three months due to pandemic

2020-04-30

HeiQ calls for textile industry’s united effort by offering proprietary “Viroblock” to CHT, JINTEX and Piedmont

2020-04-30

Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands the production of filtration media for 500 million surgical face masks in 2020 at its Turin plant in Italy

2020-04-30

Postponement of India ITME 2020 to Dec 2021

2020-04-30

DuPont launches #TyvekTogether increasing protective garment supply

2020-04-30

Wisconsin converting manufacturers run full-out to supply healthcare needs during fight against COVID 19 pandemic

2020-04-30

On the pulse of time: Lenze launches new live webcasts on trending topics in mechanical engineering

2020-04-30

ARKET to launch in China this autumn

2020-04-30

Suominen’s HYDRASPUN® family of dispersible products

2020-04-30

Indorama Ventures aids communities in 8 countries battling COVID-19

2020-04-30

View Premium Selection in July 2020 is cancelled

2020-04-30

Cotton Incorporated releases new lectures on fast-paced wipes market

2020-04-30

Durst produces “community masks” at Brixen headquarters

2020-04-30

Winners Announcement - 2020 “Fashion for All Student Design Competition"

2020-04-30

Gerber Technology announces personal protective equipment (PPE) retooling package

2020-04-30

Materials for in excess of one million protective masks

2020-04-30

The JEC composites innovation awards winners to be announced online on may 13 at noon (paris time)

2020-04-30

stay
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2020-04-30

Expanding global textile and polymer business with new partnership

2020-04-30

3rd ITMF-Survey about the impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

2020-04-29

Energiapura – a trailblazer in reusable, customised protective masks that are also fashion accessories

2020-04-29

Kingpins24 – the denim industry at its inventive best

2020-04-29

ISKO I-SKOOL™ presented the 7th edition’s finalists and its exclusive partners line-up

2020-04-29

Huntsman Textile Effects and PPJ partner to tap growth potential in Vietnam

2020-04-27

KARL MAYER enables the automated production of textile face masks in Germany

2020-04-24

AIRTRONIC – Medical mask testing kit

2020-04-24

Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG found Hygiene Austria LP GmbH

2020-04-24

New TC 19i delivers outstanding results

2020-04-23

The LYCRA company to showcase sustainable solutions at KINGPINS 24 livestream event

2020-04-23

NatureWorks partners with Nonwovens Institute to support production of 10 million N95 masks

2020-04-23

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs a 100 million face mask material contract

2020-04-23

European Industry trade and supply chain needs to respond to Covid-19

2020-04-23

H&M Group leads the Fashion Transparency Index 2020

2020-04-23

A new dimension in yarn creation - fancy intermingling option

2020-04-23

Employers, workers and major brands join with ILO on a call for action to support the garment industry

2020-04-23

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment looking positively towards the future even during the coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-23

Yarn Expo launches Shenzhen edition, targeting South China’s apparel industry

2020-04-23

Industrial-scale testing for new PPE finishes

2020-04-22

Warp knitted power jersey for innerwear

2020-04-22

Plaster grid warp knitted fabric for the billion-Euro market in China

2020-04-22

How we will live in future: Heimtextil Trend Council sets down guiding principles for 2021/22

2020-04-22

Mahlo with new advisory board member

2020-04-22

‘Made in China’: a label redesigned in Shenzhen

2020-04-22

Flight Design selects Hexcel’s HexPly® M79 carbon fiber prepregs for ultralight aircraft

2020-04-22

SHIMA SEIKI releases additional data for WHOLEGARMENT® Masks

2020-04-22

The “13th International Conference on Bio-based Materials” will be held ONLINE this year on 12–14 May 2020

2020-04-20

European Commission grants approval under the EU Merger Regulation

2020-04-20

BASF and Security Matters collaborate to accelerate progress towards a circular economy for plastics

2020-04-17

Optimizing protective clothing – the crisis is the hour of data