Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-09

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Karweb Nonwovens to supply a complete neXline spunlace line for its plant located in Gaziantep, Turkey.

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Composites

2020-04-09

JEC World 2020 cancelled

The coronavirus pandemic is currently affecting the whole world. The health crisis is developing unpredictably every day, leading to longer lockdowns throughout Europe and reinforced travel restrictions all over the world. Unfortunately, this uncertain context makes it impossible to hold JEC World as planned, from May 12 to 14, 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-09

Berry to invest in meltblown capacity serving face mask demand in the EMEIA region

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) has advanced its investment in an additional specialty meltblown asset to produce high-efficiency filtration media serving the EMEIA markets. Current projections are for commercial production to start in the June quarter of 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-09

ANDRITZ Diatec, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has developed a fully automatic, high-speed face mask converting line for the production of disposable face masks.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-04-09

COVID-19 pandemic is straining health systems worldwide. In order to solve the shortage of mask, industry experts have developed different types of masks for the mass. The ShanghaiTex textile machinery exhibition stands with Industry against COVID-19 and has rounded some innovations.

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Associations

2020-04-09

ITMF-Survey about the impact of the Corona-pandemic on the global textile industry

Between March 13-25, 2020, ITMF has conducted a survey among ITMF Members about the impact the Corona-pandemic had on the global textile value chain, especially on current orders and expected turnover in 2020. In total 34 companies from around the world participated in addition to two national textile associations with several hundred participants. Furthermore, between March 28-April 6, 2020, ITMF has conducted a second survey especially on current orders and expected turnover in 2020.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-04-09

AATCC offers zero-cost licenses for online education during COVID-19 crises

To assist AATCC members during the COVID-19 pandemic, the association has authorized its copyright manager, the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), to issue zero-cost licenses to academic institutions and educators to use copyrighted AATCC materials to continue online education during the crisis.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-04-09

3M and the Trump administration announce plan to import 166.5 million additional respirators into the United States over the next three months

Today 3M and the Trump Administration are announcing a plan to import 166.5 million respirators over the next three months to support healthcare workers in the United States. 3M and the Administration worked together to ensure that this plan does not create further humanitarian implications for countries currently fighting the COVID-19 outbreak, and committed to further collaborate to fight price gouging and counterfeiting.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-04-09

The March event of CHIC Shanghai will take place in Shenzhen in July. Due to the global corona epidemic, Asia’s leading fashion and lifestyle fair CHIC Shanghai could not be held as planned from March 11th to 13th, 2020 in Shanghai.

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Digital Printing

2020-04-09

Society has become increasingly aware that certain chemicals are extremely damaging to human health and the environment. SPGPrints has always taken responsibility to find the most sustainable printing solutions and has been working to meet all common sustainability standards with their digital printing products meant for textiles. In that light, SPGPrints has opted to comply to one of the youngest and most progressive sustainability initiatives: the ZDHC Foundation Roadmap to Zero Program.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-04-09

Ahlstrom-Munksjö fights the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding the production of face mask materials to its Turin plant in Italy and Tampere plant in Finland

Ahlstrom-Munksjö increases capacity across its entire protective medical fabrics product portfolio to support the healthcare industry. The exponential spread of the COVID-19 virus around the world has caused an exceptional situation, creating strong demand for healthcare goods in general, and specifically for protective medical products that are made from the company’s fabrics. It is also expanding manufacturing of fabrics production lines normally used for producing other fiber-based materials and providing support with its in-dept knowledge of fiber-based solutions.

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Software

2020-04-09

Gerber Technology brings together industry suppliers to increase production and availability of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Gerber’s PPE Task Force has brought more than 600 companies and leading associations together to fight COVID-19.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-04-09

Award finalists announced for 2020 World of Wipes® (WOW) international conference

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the three World of Wipes Innovation Award® Finalists who will present their innovations at the 14th edition of the World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference 2020, June 22-25, Minneapolis, MN.

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Spinning

2020-04-09

New Head of Textile Technology at USTER

Uster Technologies is pleased to announce that Oswald Baldischwieler starts his new position as Head of the Textile Technology Department and member of the Executive Committee in April.

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Spinning

2020-04-09

POY process now even more energy-efficient

Following several years of development with partner Siemens, Oerlikon Barmag kicked off serial production of its new drive unit for POY systems at the beginning of the year. The new component makes stands out above all with regards to energy efficiency.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-04-08

Beyond world class – DAVID NIEPER partners with BRÜCKNER Textile Technologies

DAVID NIEPER a British fashion house designing and manufacturing luxury women’s clothing, knitwear and nightwear in Derbyshire/ UK for almost 60 years has installed a state of the art dyehouse with the latest BRÜCKNER finishing technology. DAVID NIEPER Ltd. is a family owned fashion house founded in 1961. The company designs and manufacturers its entire women’s fashion collections in Alfreton, Derbyshire/ UK, including both knitting and sewing operations, as well as catalogue printing for its mail-order operations throughout Europe.

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Spinning

2020-04-08

Oerlikon shareholders approved all resolutions via the Independent Proxy

A total of 71.95% of share capital were represented at the 47. Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) via the authority that was granted by shareholders to the Independent Proxy, Proxy Voting Services GmbH. Shareholders did not attend the AGM in person in line with the ordinance from the Federal Council of Switzerland in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-08

STOLL oronasal masks are ready for download

The protection of health is the current, top priority worldwide. STOLL also strives to provide you with the best possible know-how in these times.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-04-08

Meltblown nonwovens from the Reifenhäuser R & D Center are now only supplied to manufacturers of masks for medical facilities and care services in the German market.

Reifenhäuser Reicofil has found customers in Germany for the nonwoven fabric currently produced in the R & D center and urgently needed for the production of face masks. The material is also supplied to public or charitable initiatives that manually produce face masks for medical practices, hospitals and care services. Reifenhäuser announced the availability of the material in a press release two weeks ago after no customers in Germany or Europe could be found at the beginning of the nonwoven production despite great efforts.

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News Archive
2020-04-08

Messe Frankfurt announces changes to its postponed Intertextile Shanghai and Yarn Expo fairs

2020-04-08

Merino wool does not release microplastics into oceans, new study finds

2020-04-08

Reifenhäuser Reicofil supplies meltblown line for the production of filter material for FFP respirators to Berry Global Group.

2020-04-07

Steven – tradition meets precision

2020-04-06

Western Rise debuts the most versatile shirt imaginable with the Limitless Merino Wool Shirt

2020-04-06

Suominen and Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthen their co-operation

2020-04-06

Gerber Technology using China experience to help global customers and increase production of personal protective equipment (PPE)

2020-04-05

Resilence down to smallest detail

2020-04-02

Increased productivity with dur sock needles

2020-04-02

Captivating, high-quality velours

2020-04-02

Early impacts of Covid-19 are crippling the cotton supply chain

2020-04-02

RadiciGroup to deliver personal protective equipment for doctors and healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

2020-04-02

Oerlikon Nonwoven large-scale meltblown sold to Asia

2020-04-02

Production of complex curved pipe structures using the multi-filament winding process

2020-04-02

2019 EDANA nonwoven statistics released

2020-04-02

PRODYE installation begins in China

2020-04-01

Making day-to-day warp knitting easier

2020-04-01

Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2020”

2020-04-01

COVID-19 outbreak may cause a 50% drop in sales and production for the European textile and clothing sector

2020-04-01

Suominen receives the first Fine to Flush certification granted to a nonwovens substrate manufacturer

2020-04-01

Cematex elects permanent Secretary General

2020-03-30

SHIMA SEIKI releases data for another knitted mask

2020-03-26

New Circular Economy Action Plan shows the way to a climate-neutral, competitive economy of empowered consumers

2020-03-26

Postponed: Texcare International will take place from 24 to 28 October 2020

2020-03-26

Lenzing suspends 2020 guidance due to COVID-19 crisis

2020-03-26

Dr. Torsten Derr to become new Chief Executive Officer of SGL Carbon SE

2020-03-26

Toray selects 2020 Ultrasuede® x labelhood innovation award winner

2020-03-26

Coronavirus: harmonised standards for medical devices to respond to urgent needs

2020-03-26

Washington lawmaker, cities, and wipes industry applaud Governor Inslee’s

2020-03-26

ANDRITZ to supply a turnkey spunlace line to BCNonwovens, Spain

2020-03-26

Suominen’s carbon footprint information help customers make informed decisions

2020-03-26

Less wear and superior fiber quality

2020-03-26

Devan offers antiviral solutions for textiles to support and protect professional workers

2020-03-26

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’

2020-03-26

Global cotton sustainability conference moves to 2 – 4 march 2021*

2020-03-26

DS Printech China debuts in Shenzhen to unlock business potential in South China

2020-03-26

Fespa 2020 events to return to Madrid in October 2020

2020-03-26

The "Denim Window Spritz"

2020-03-26

RadiciGroup and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

2020-03-25

Indorama Ventures aims to recycle 50 billion bottles per year by 2025

2020-03-25

Gerber Technology using China experience to increase production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

2020-03-25

From the Aztecs to Macintosh and beyond...

2020-03-25

Double launch for Roland DG

2020-03-25

Mimaki expands portfolio with large-scale 3D printer - offering total 2D and 3D printing solution for sign market

2020-03-24

Reifenhäuser Reicofil supplies material for up to one million face masks daily.

2020-03-23

Kornit Digital introduces NeoPigment™ Robusto softener solution for fashion on demand

2020-03-20

Reifenhäuser Reicofil shortens delivery time for the supply of meltblown lines.

2020-03-20

New internet presence for Mahlo

2020-03-19

Sustainably successful – Sandler Group reports positive result for 2019

2020-03-19

Berry Global produces materials critical for Coronavirus defense; expands wipes capacity

2020-03-19

EURATEX is contributing to a coordinated response to the COVID19 pandemic

2020-03-19

European Industries welcome an important industry focus from the European Commission

2020-03-19

RoTac³ tangling unit with comprehensive modifications

2020-03-19

SHIMA SEIKI releases knitting data for WHOLEGARMENT® masks

2020-03-18

ITM and HIGHTEX 2020 exhibitions will be held between 14-18 July 2020

2020-03-18

Gartex Texprocess India’s Mumbai launch postponed due to escalating Covid-19 concerns

2020-03-18

Premiere of CHIC SHENZHEN from July 15th to 17th, 2020

2020-03-18

STOLL and The Woolmark Company

2020-03-18

Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America postponed

2020-03-18

Cinte Techtextil China 2020: growth rebound and opportunities for the technical textiles and nonwovens sector expected

2020-03-16

Long-term project business in China remains stable

2020-03-16

African promise meets Swiss innovation

2020-03-13

DOMO Chemicals to invest €12 million in new nylon plant in China

2020-03-13

Mimaki announces innovative virtual event to inspire, inform and engage with customers and prospects

2020-03-12

The Fibersort machine is ready to start valorizing global textile waste

2020-03-12

Sinopec puts its first meltblown nonwoven fabric line into production

2020-03-12

Sage Automotive Interiors to acquire Adient’s automotive fabrics business

2020-03-12

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance

2020-03-12

Kelheim Fibres achieves low risk in first CanopyStyle Audit

2020-03-12

DSM announces partnership with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to create bio-based Dyneema®

2020-03-12

perPETual and Polygenta manufacture rPET FDY using Oerlikon Barmag’s WINGS

2020-03-12

ISKO shared R-TWOTM at Drapers Sustainable Fashion Forum

2020-03-12

Ternua presents the "Latxa Artile" circular economy project

2020-03-11

EU Circular Economy Action Plan: “EURATEX stands ready with concrete and realistic proposals to move it forward.”

2020-03-11

Discontinuation of assembly at the Rieter Winterthur location confirmed

2020-03-11

Borealis producing certified renewable Polypropylene at own facilities in Belgium

2020-03-11

“The new EU Industrial Strategy: how do we get from principles to practice?”

2020-03-11

Coming Soon – STOLL`s new Trend Collection “FASTER: From (CONCEPT) – To (STORE)”

2020-03-11

Huntsman textile effects introduces TERASIL® BLUE W dye

2020-03-11

Intertextile Shenzhen 2020 rebrands and expands with new venue plus concurrent fairs

2020-03-11

Monforts ATC adventures in aquaculture

2020-03-11

Baldwin to introduce TexCoat G4 fabric finishing system to US textile industry at Techtextil North America

2020-03-11

Mahlo at open house in Bangladesh

2020-03-09

Postponement of the 35th international Cotton Conference Bremen

2020-03-06

Itema Group announces appointment of Ugo Ghilardi as new CEO and moves towards a new stage of development and consolidation

2020-03-05

ITM exhibitions addresses to a textile geography with a capacity of 60 million spindle shipments

2020-03-05

ITM 2020 will break new records with its occupancy rate approaching to 100 Percent

2020-03-05

A first in the ITM 2020: Denim technologies special section

2020-03-05

TESCA announces the acquisition of Willy SCHMITZ

2020-03-05

Trevira at BCFA Open Berlin

2020-03-05

TENCEL™ raising the bar at Munich Fabric Start to promote eco-fashion

2020-03-05

Teijin Frontier launches eco-minded adhesive for rubber reinforcing fiber

2020-03-05

The Digital Capability Center (DCC) welcomes Microsoft as a new partner at the DCC Network

2020-03-05

FiltXPO™ draws over 1,300 attendees to Chicago in first edition

2020-03-05

INDEX™20 exhibition postponed

2020-03-05

Global stocks expected to drop by 1% in 2019/20 season

2020-03-05

Oerlikon announced resilient 2019 results in challenging market environment and initiation of comprehensive productivity program

2020-03-05

Egypt’s Prime Minister to inaugurate WCRC-7

2020-03-05

First wiping robot successfully commissioned in India

2020-03-05

ANDRITZ GROUP satisfied with business year 2019 results