Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-08-13

ANEX-SINCE 2021 to be held in Shanghai in 2021

Asia Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference (ANEX) is one of the most important exhibitions for nonwovens in the whole world. It is held every three years.

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Recycling

2020-08-13

Levi's most sustainable jean ever – a collaboration with re:newcell

On July 21st, Levi’s® launches its most sustainable jean ever, a garment made with organic cotton and Circulose®, a breakthrough material made from worn-out jeans. Available as part of the Levi’s® Wellthread™ line in the 502 for men and High Loose for women, this jean represents more than five years of research in circular denim design.

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Research & Development

2020-08-13

A wound dressing that kills bacteria

In order to combat bacterial wound infections, Empa researchers have developed cellulose membranes equipped with antimicrobial peptides. Initial results show: The skin-friendly membranes made of plant-based materials kill bacteria very efficiently.

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Industry 4.0

2020-08-13

In the period from July to September 2020, a total of 40 new trainees and students will start their professional careers with automation expert Lenze throughout Europe.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-13

As expected, the second quarter of SGL Carbon was impacted by the Corona pandemic, but not to the extent predicted in May when the quarterly statement for the period ended March 31, 2020 was published. Sales in the three months as per end of June decreased approximately 23 percent year-on-year, whereas Group recurring EBIT was at around 2 million euros and thus higher than anticipated. In total, SGL Carbon reached Group sales of 457 million euros in the first half year.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-13

MAS+ and HeiQ partner to create functional PPEs to fight COVID-19

MAS+ and HeiQ announce a partnership in producing functional personal protective equipment (PPE) integrating HeiQ’s latest antiviral textile technology.

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Composites

2020-08-13

Teijin’s carbon fiber and resin used in world’s first laptop-sized automated people mover

Teijin Limited announced today that thermoplastic materials made with its Tenax® carbon fiber and Panlite® polycarbonate alloy resin have been adopted for use in the world’s first laptop-sized automated people mover (APM), the WALKCAR®, developed by cocoa motors. Inc.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-08-13

Change at the top of the adidas Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of adidas AG has appointed Thomas Rabe (55), Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann, as Chairman of the company’s Supervisory Board. He will succeed Igor Landau (76) whose Supervisory Board mandate expired after 16 successful years at the end of the Annual General Meeting on August 11, 2020.

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Spinning

2020-08-13

How densely and accurately a yarn is wound up when manufacturing dye packages is crucial to the color quality and the productivity of the dyeing process.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-08-13

ECLIPSE, part of the Hunter Douglas group of companies in the UK and the largest window blind company in the world, has over 45 years of experience of delivering high quality service and products to the window blind industry. Primarily supplying to the UK, ECLIPSE is proud that more than 60 % of their fabric manufacturing is completely made in the UK. ECLIPSE has built up a large portfolio of products that include blackouts, reflective coatings, flame retardant fabric, soft foam systems and high definition weaves.

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Digital Printing

2020-08-13

Kornit Digital acquires Custom Gateway

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced today the acquisition of Custom Gateway, an innovative technology provider of cloud-based software workflow solutions for on-demand production business models.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-08-13

Suominen increases its capacity in Europe by upgrading and restarting one of its existing production lines in Italy

Suominen increases its spunlace capacity in Europe by upgrading and restarting one of its existing production lines in Cressa, Italy.

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Composites

2020-08-13

Kordsa studies a new model to improve cooling process of the monofilament

As a company that creates value through R&D and innovation Kordsa gives great importance to its R&D center, which focuses on developing new products, improving the existing ones, and researching on new materials. A recent study at Kordsa’s R&D Center suggests a new model to determine a convective heat transfer coefficient on quenching monofilament, which might in the long term shorten the product development time, reduce the cost and optimize the use of equipment in the textile industry.

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Software

2020-08-13

Dancing Leopard selects Coats Digital VisionPLM to support rapid growth

Fast-growing womenswear brand, Dancing Leopard, looks to the future with Coats Digital’s Product Lifecycle Management solution, VisionPLM, to optimise, accelerate and connect their collection management, product development, and sourcing processes, increasing visibility, coordination and control.

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Spinning

2020-08-13

Rieter wins patent dispute in China

Rieter protects its innovations and products with patents and registered designs. The company takes consistent action against patent and design infringements. In mid-July 2020, in a legal dispute, the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court of the People’s Republic of China ruled in favor of Rieter Ingolstadt GmbH (Germany).

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Spinning

2020-08-13

Cationic-dyeable yarns have established themselves in the market

The to date largest system for cationic dyeable yarns has been manufacturing in China with great success for over a year now. The installation, with a capacity of 600 tons of POY filament yarn a day, instantly catapults the system operator into the vanguard of cutting-edge producers: with its high-quality products, the well-known Chinese yarn manufacturer has secured itself a 30-percent market share in China.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-13

One bodysuit for every occasion

As can be seen with the strapless eye-catcher on this page, KARL MAYER has developed a garment that can be worn universally and is also extremely efficient to produce. Half bodysuit, half swimsuit, the chic one-piece cuts a good figure both when sunbathing and when strolling around town. The fabric for this street & beachwear is produced on an ML 41 in E 28.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-12

BASF redefines the future of the footwear industry with its first global Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan

BASF today opened the doors of its first-ever global Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan, a key footwear manufacturing hub in Asia. Located within the footwear manufacturing site of its strategic partner Longterm Concept (LTC) in Changhua, Taiwan, the BASF Footwear Innovation Center will bring footwear professionals, manufacturers, and designers together to co-create new-generation footwear.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-12

Two more Sateri mills confirmed EU-BAT compliant

Two more Sateri mills in China, Sateri Jiujiang and Sateri Jiangxi, have received verification of compliance to the emissions limits set out in the European Union Best Available Techniques Reference Document (EU-BAT BREF) on Polymers. This brings the total number of EU-BAT compliant mills to three of five, accounting for over 60 per cent of Sateri’s overall fibre production capacity. In April this year, Sateri Fujian was the company’s first mill to be verified as being EU-BAT compliant.

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News Archive
2020-08-12

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2020: extensive fringe programme & online business matching platform

2020-08-11

International exhibitors out in full force at next month’s Cinte Techtextil China

2020-08-10

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2020-08-10

Mahlo at the CINTE 2020

2020-08-06

Unifi announces fourth quarter and fiscal 2020 results

2020-08-06

Borealis delivers positive second quarter financial result despite Covid-19 and a low oil price environment

2020-08-06

Inditex and IndustriALL to cooperate on garment industry recovery plan

2020-08-06

AATCC announces new 2020 sustainability special issue of AATCC journal of research

2020-08-06

SpaceX space capsule lands safely in the Gulf of Mexico

2020-08-06

COVID-19 impacts revenue and earnings of the Lenzing Group in the first half of 2020

2020-08-06

adidas nearly doubles e-com sales in challenging second quarter

2020-08-06

Cotton innovates for the digital future

2020-08-06

Indorama Ventures continues its commitment to PET recycling with new acquisition in Poland

2020-08-06

Hengli Petrochemical announces start-up of its 5th PTA line utilising INVISTA’s P8 PTA technology

2020-08-06

Gerber Technology celebrates 30 years of innovation in Portugal

2020-08-06

ANDRITZ launches D-TECH face mask for the production of respiratory masks

2020-08-05

New EFI Engage Conference in 2021 to deliver world-class print and packaging education program

2020-08-05

BASF South East Asia joins ZDHC Foundation to scale up sustainability in the leather, textile, and footwear industry

2020-08-05

Tradition meets innovation

2020-08-05

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment effectively navigated the challenges

2020-08-05

Teijin Aramid announces its premium para-aramid is on the way to Mars in NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover

2020-08-05

Teijin Frontier develops next-generation heat insulating structure

2020-08-05

Teijin and Kinoshita Fishing Net develop world's first fishing net made with UHMWPE film

2020-08-05

VF Corporation appoints Winnie Ma as President, Greater China

2020-08-05

New INDA report provides outlook for medical facemask/respirator meltblown demand resulting from COVID-19

2020-08-05

From old jeans to new t-shirt

2020-08-05

COVID-19 pandemic expected to weigh on cotton prices into 2020/21 season

2020-08-05

Opening of the second construction section

2020-08-05

Italian creativity merges with Chinese technological innovation to create a new capsule collection: Advance Denim by Paolo Gnutti

2020-08-05

Dr. Marina Crnoja-Cosic Head of New Business Development at Kelheim Fibres

2020-08-03

KARL MAYER’s PROWARP® and MULTI-MATIC® 32 impress the market

2020-08-03

Development work on JERSEY EVOLUTION continues

2020-07-30

Global industrial starch market is expected to reach $170.14 million by 2027

2020-07-30

Duvaltex launches highly innovative protective face mask

2020-07-30

Polyester staple fiber (PSF) markets to 2025 - Unfavourable conditions arising due to COVID-19 outbreak

2020-07-30

Lucrative automation for sewing thread producers

2020-07-30

Textile recycling groups urge Kenyan officials to quickly finalize secondhand clothing importation guidelines

2020-07-30

Longratex renews partnership with Gerber to enable dual workflows - customization and mass production

2020-07-30

Clotech Conference 2020 & Doctoral School for Innovative Clothing Technology from September 7th to 11th 2020

2020-07-30

SGL Carbon SE presents an outlook for 2020 again based on the preliminary results for the second quarter 2020

2020-07-30

Toray’s Advanced High-Surface-Area Ultrafiltration (UF) Membrane Modules Selected at Large-Scale Water Treatment Facilities Worldwide

2020-07-30

Demonstrations for AATCC test methods now available in online training

2020-07-30

Teijin Carbon Europe and the UK’s National Composites Centre strengthen innovation partnership in carbon fiber composite materials

2020-07-30

Hygiene Austria launches online shop for protective masks

2020-07-30

Corona-related slump in revenue – bottom point overcome

2020-07-30

Elastic, functional and uncompromisingly sustainable

2020-07-30

CHEMLOGIS and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Mexico

2020-07-30

ecuTEC+ improves filter performance significantly

2020-07-30

Itema Group announces the closing of the acquisition of PTMT (ex Panter)

2020-07-30

Avery Dennison enters strategic partnership with Lampe Textiles

2020-07-30

Freudenberg partners with North Carolina State University to supply face masks to universities and hospitals

2020-07-29

RadiciGroup closes the year 2019 with positive results: Sales EUR 1,092 million and EBITDA EUR 165 million

2020-07-29

Mahlo's Patcontrol PCS-20

2020-07-29

BASF calculates CO2 footprint of all sales products

2020-07-27

Sustainable leadership for GtA with new Monforts Montex wide width lines

2020-07-23

A unique, “phygital”event to celebrate creativity: ISKO I-SKOOL™ 7 Final Award Ceremony was a roaring success.

2020-07-23

First physical CHIC since the outbreak of the corona pandemic celebrated a successful start

2020-07-23

Innovative Partnership: more revenue and customer satisfaction for Menderes Tekstil with SPGPrints’ OrtaScreen™

2020-07-23

The industry is relying on Heimtextil 2021: Initial impetus for the restart of business

2020-07-23

At the heart of it all despite the distance

2020-07-23

Eliminating EtO issues with Low Shrink SAF Fabrics

2020-07-23

Debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen concludes as Messe Frankfurt resumes its textile fairs

2020-07-23

Largest single industrial yarn order

2020-07-23

Mask production: Nothing runs without textile machinery

2020-07-23

Soorty selects Archroma technologies for a new denim collection combining eco-advanced colors with hygiene & protection

2020-07-23

ITM 2021 will accelerate the textile sector that has become stationary due to pandemic

2020-07-20

Unity is strength

2020-07-20

Mumbai edition of Screen Print India to re-open doors alongside Gartex Texprocess India in March 2021

2020-07-20

AFFIX Labs launches world’s first long-lasting surface treatment to kill the coronavirus

2020-07-16

DORNIER presents itself with holistic approaches to thermoplastic composites and three-dimensional preforms

2020-07-16

First Yarn Expo Shenzhen set to welcome 115 exhibitors this Wednesday

2020-07-16

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas 2020 postponed until next editions

2020-07-16

Surgical mask in development with Acteev™ technology shows efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 plus Level III filtration properties

2020-07-16

ISPO Shanghai: successful restart of business

2020-07-16

Sonia Wedell-Castellano answers key questions on DOMOTEX 2021

2020-07-16

Indorama ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

2020-07-16

Revised AATCC test methods and procedures available

2020-07-16

Halocline is a new partner

2020-07-16

Toray to supply carbon fiber composite materials for Lilium's all-electric air vehicle

2020-07-16

Cotton Incorporated survey says shoppers plan to spend 12% more on clothing

2020-07-16

Suominen has signed a credit facility agreement linked to sustainability targets

2020-07-16

Indorama Ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD Supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

2020-07-16

First half of 2020 severely impacted by COVID-19

2020-07-16

With U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, brands and retailers can now source US cotton with more confidence

2020-07-16

Gama Recycle goes even greener with Oerlikon Neumag

2020-07-16

UTT prepares for the future - together with MENZEL and BRÜCKNER

2020-07-14

Pablo Isla highlights how Inditex is set to continue into the future with its “flexible, integrated and sustainable manner”

2020-07-09

Yarn Expo Autumn exhibitors cater for a new wave of demand for sustainable products

2020-07-09

TENCEL™ collaborates with Design Knit, weaving innovation and sustainability into the fabric of fashion

2020-07-09

UAE company ViroMasks developed probably the world’s safest reusable anti-viral mask

2020-07-09

Neonyt On Air: One week of online talks about business, lifestyle and knowledge

2020-07-09

Valuation of synthetic leather market to climb to ~US$ 157.3 bn by 2027

2020-07-09

ECOTEK 360 joins forces with Fiber Conversion

2020-07-09

Global functional textile finishing agents industry (2019 to 2027) - market trajectory & analytics

2020-07-09

Coats Digital and Phong Phu International collaborate to win a digital-led recovery

2020-07-09

Worldwide industry for digital textile printing inks to 2027

2020-07-09

Liquid Wire closes $10 Million Series A to bring stretchable electronics technologies to the medical wearables industry

2020-07-09

Julius Group and Noble Biomaterials announce new strategic partnership to launch high-quality antiviral PPE for consumers

2020-07-09

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMore™ pulp

2020-07-09

Clotech Conference 2020 goes digital