Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

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

As the world has become ever-more eco-conscious in recent years, the textile industry has been no exception. There has been a significant focus and push for sustainable production processes, products and technologies across the entire supply chain. And the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even more so, the need for sustainability within the textile sector. Whilst manufacturing and travel paused for a moment, skies became clearer and water was cleaner in lockdown cities as the environmental impact of pre-COVID-19 lifestyles was exposed to consumers, who now expect change following the pandemic.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

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

Navigating the challenges of the first half of 2020 has led many businesses to adapt their way of working, but for the TENCEL™ brand, it has strengthened the commitment to driving sustainability for an eco-friendly future. As part of Lenzing' s dedication to protecting our planet, they are always excited to partner with like-minded fabric suppliers or supply chain partners who share the same vision and want to make a difference for the better. The recent collaboration with Design Knit, weavers of eco-responsible fabric, is another great example of an inspiring brand who want to create consciously.

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Textile chemistry

2020-07-09

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

To address the community spread of COVID-19 across the globe, UAE company ViroMasks has brought together a team of leading experts around the world to research, design and manufacture a higher quality product that provides a safer alternative to disposable and fabric masks. With anti-viral protection built-in, the competitively priced ViroMasks offer superior infection prevention for everyday use and can be reused for up to 1 year, maintaining anti-bacterial effectiveness for up to 40 washes and anti-viral effectiveness for up to 20 washes.

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Sustainability

2020-07-09

During the virtual “Neonyt On Air” taking place in the week from 13-17 July 2020, fashion and digital experts will be discussing innovative topics related to business, lifestyle and knowledge in panel talks and live interviews. Plus: the initiators of Frankfurt Fashion Week – Messe Frankfurt and the Premium Group – will be letting us in on what summer 2021 has in store.

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Recycling

2020-07-09

Södra received its certification (1) according to the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) on 24 June. The aim of RCS is to increase the use of recycled materials. “This certification enables Södra to produce and sell RCS-certified OnceMore™ pulp. It means that customers receive a promise that recycled cotton has been added to the mixture and that the cotton is derived from collected textiles that would otherwise have been treated as waste,” said Eva Gustafsson, Sustainability Coordinator at Södra.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-07-09

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

Synthetic leather products are being adopted in a wide range of applications such as footwear, interior designing, furnishing, automotive interiors, and luxury goods. The cost-effectiveness and environmentally sustainability are compelling propositions for their uptake. Around the world, animal cruelty concerns in traditional leather industry have come under the scanner, spurring manufacturing advances in synthetic leather market. These advances have enabled producers to unveil synthetic leather whose properties are comparable to traditional ones.

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Recycling

2020-07-09

ECOTEK 360 joins forces with Fiber Conversion

Global Fiber Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: GFTX) wholly owned subsidiary ECOTEK 360, Inc., has signed a collaboration agreement with Fiber Conversion Inc., of Broadalbin, NY., to further the commercial viability of ECOTEK 360’s “rejuvenation technology”.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-07-09

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

The "Functional Textile Finishing Agents - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Sustainability

2020-07-09

The non-profit H&M Foundation is initiating a long-term project to support women garment workers in Bangladesh, starting with their urgent needs connected to COVID-19. As a first step, 12 million SEK (1.3 million USD) is donated to WaterAid, CARE and Save the Children to provide around 76,000 young women, their families and community members in around Dhaka with emergency relief, also reaching 1 million people with messages on COVID-19 and hygiene practices. The H&M Foundation also calls for others to show their support.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-09

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

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Industry 4.0

2020-07-09

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

Phong Phu International (PPJ), one of the leading textile producers, garment manufacturers and exporters in Vietnam, is optimising spare capacity with the help of FastReactPlan, Coats Digital’s world class fashion production planning and control software application. Harnessing the power of online communication and collaboration platforms to effectively deliver software and training, Coats Digital and PPJ have collaborated to deliver an initiative that is critical for the industry.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-07-09

Worldwide industry for digital textile printing inks to 2027

The "Digital Textile Printing Inks Market by Ink Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2019-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Smart Textiles

2020-07-09

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

Liquid Wire Inc. (http://liquidwire.com) announced today that it has successfully closed a $10 million Series A financing round to expand its stretchable electronics technologies into the medical wearables market. The financing was led by Deerfield Management Company.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-09

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

Julius Group, a leading innovative manufacturer that combines the latest technologies with heritage craftsmanship to produce gloves and fashion accessories, and Noble Biomaterials, the global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft-surface applications, today announced the launch of a strategic partnership to produce reusable antiviral/antibacterial gloves and masks for consumer use. Amid the global pandemic, the companies are partnering to allow Julius Group to manufacture PPE using Noble Biomaterials’ powerful Ionic+™ antimicrobial technology.

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Research & Development

2020-07-09

Clotech Conference 2020 goes digital

The 13th joint International Conference Clotech 2020 „Innovative Technologies for Development and Assembling of Functional Textile Products“ & Doctoral School for Innovative Clothing Technology will be held online from September 7th to 11th 2020 organized by the Chair of Assembly Technology for Textile Products at ITM, TU Dresden, Germany.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

Save the date: 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2–3 February 2021, Cologne (Germany)

The first conference already hit the mark, the second will go one step further! The focus will be on strategies, markets, technologies and sustainability – particularly on alternative cellulose feedstocks in order to reduce the demand for virgin cellulose, even as demand for cellulose fibre will in total further increase. 300 participants and 30 exhibitors are expected.

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Recycling

2020-07-09

Covestro CEO leads European plastics association

Covestro CEO Dr. Markus Steilemann is the new President of PlasticsEurope, the association of plastics manufacturers in Europe. The 50-year-old manager was appointed to the position on Wednesday for three years. He succeeds Javier Constante of Dow Chemical, who oversaw a fundamental reorganization of PlasticsEurope. Mr. Steilemann wants to focus the work of the association even more on driving sustainability and in particular the circular economy.

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Digital Printing

2020-07-09

New dates announced for the maiden New Delhi edition of Screen Print India

With an aim to help businesses re-connect and strengthen their supply chains as they gradually re-open, Messe Frankfurt India has announced new dates for the 2020 edition of Screen Print India. The exhibition, which will mark its launch in New Delhi this year, will join the premier trade fair for the textile industry, Gartex Texprocess India, from 17 – 19 December 2020 at India Expo Mart, Delhi-NCR. Given the current global situation, the platform will play a key role in analysing market demand and where sectors like screen printing, textile printing, digital and sublimation are heading.

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Textile chemistry

2020-07-09

Breathable water-based synthetics

Under the name AQUAIR® Trans-Textil GmbH is providing highly breathable coated textiles based on purely aqueous and solvent-free formula components from Covestro. In a joint and exclusive development, both partners have laid the foundation for this functional product line, which also focuses on ecological aspects.

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New BRÜCKNER Agency in Brazil

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Sellpy launches in Germany

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2020-07-02

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2020-07-02

adidas and Parley for the Oceans celebrate the 5th anniversary of their partnership

2020-07-02

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PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

2020-07-02

Personal hygiene product makers commit to programme to strengthen consumer confidence

2020-07-02

Fespa Global Print Expo 2020 moves to Amsterdam in March 2021

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Spoonflower and Kornit mobilize

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SPGPrints appoints Quantia Solutions S.L. as the new Spanish agent for its textile business

2020-07-02

Monforts denim mills move hemp into the mainstream

2020-07-02

The European textile and clothing industry presents its strategy for the future

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Antiviral properties of selected Sanitized® products on hard, non-porous surfaces are confirmed

2020-07-01

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2020-07-01

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2020-07-01

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2020-07-01

Sateri joins Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

2020-07-01

Denim Show announces new dates for New Delhi and Mumbai editions

2020-06-29

BASF working toward circularity in recycling of mattresses

2020-06-26

ISKO partners with Bluesign

2020-06-25

Solvay starts up new Hydrogen Peroxide dilution and packing plant in Vietnam

2020-06-25

Hypertex system installed in Eberbach – Test your own yarn materials

2020-06-25

DyStar commits to the collective effort of driving the textile and leather industry towards sustainable production

2020-06-25

CHARM Project develops IOT solutions for harsh industrial environments

2020-06-25

The Lycra Company to showcase collaborative innovations during kingpins24 online event

2020-06-25

Beyond MRSL conformance: Hohenstein and Scivera collaborate on pathway to verified, greener chemical formulations

2020-06-25

Gore presents a sustainability framework for its fabrics division

2020-06-25

Birla Cellulose launches Liva with added protection of Antimicrobialfibres, making care fashionable

2020-06-25

Returning in September: Intertextile Apparel set to support industry recovery

2020-06-25

Eastman partners with IMCD Group to expand its distribution network for specialty plastics in EMEA

2020-06-25

Eastman introduces Tritan™ Renew for sustainability without compromise

2020-06-25

HeiQ and Intexso biochem celebrate seven years of partnership in the fast-growing and innovative market of India

2020-06-25

INDA reschedules FiltXPO™ to co-locate with IDEA® 2022

2020-06-25

RISE® conference presents “What’s next” in sustainability

2020-06-25

New projects in China and Taiwan for Loepfe' s Weftmaster FALCON-I

2020-06-25

BIOTEXFUTURE opening event

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New President of Cematex

2020-06-25

Gartex Texprocess India announces new dates for Delhi & Mumbai editions

2020-06-25

Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung awards ITA graduate and a project at ITA with sponsorship prizes

2020-06-25

Industry digital inkjet leader Scott Schinlever returns to EFI as inkjet Chief Operating Officer

2020-06-25

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’: Falling consumption, rising stocks and price correlations

2020-06-25

Finally: the fast-acting, all-in-one, highly durable antibacterial and antiviral solution for textiles: RUCO®-BAC AGP.

2020-06-25

European producers set for 20-fold increase in nonwoven face mask output by November

2020-06-25

Huge special issue of the ICAC recorder focusses exclusively on COVID-19 pandemic

2020-06-25

Kordsa expands its competencies in thermoplastic prepregs

2020-06-25

Oerlikon Barmag systems convince with product diversity

2020-06-18

4th ITMF-Survey about the Impact of the Corona-Pandemic on the Global Textile Industry

2020-06-18

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery decreased in 2019

2020-06-18

World textile machinery market analysis and forecasts 2020-2027 - Spinning machines segment poised for strong growth

2020-06-18

NCTO elects South Carolina yarn manufacturing CEO as chairman – Council chairs & board members elected

2020-06-18

Datacolor enriches SpectraVision solution with new vertical model for expanded applications

2020-06-18

Green Science Alliance developed textile, fiber, yarn, film made of cellulose based biodegradable resin

2020-06-18

Messe Frankfurt France forgoes the September edition of Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls&Scarves, Texworld and Texworld Denim Paris

2020-06-18

Hans-Christian Früh appointed new Project Manager of Composites for Europe

2020-06-18

Unifi achieves Milestone of 20 billion bottles transformed

2020-06-18

Commissioning of polycondensation system rounds off total industrial yarn solution

2020-06-18

INVISTA holds groundbreaking ceremony for 400,000-ton/year ADN plant in Shanghai

2020-06-18

New webshop for spare parts and components

2020-06-18

EURATEX welcomes talks for the EU-New Zealand FTA

2020-06-18

MUNICH FABRIC START & Bluezone will take place from 1 – 3 September 2020 in Interim Location

2020-06-18

AATCC PPE Testing Webinar Series continues

2020-06-18

Strategic transformation underway at Loepfe

2020-06-18

First keynote confirmed for OUTLOOK™ 2020!

2020-06-18

Cradle to cradle products innovation institute awards material health certificate to Freudenberg

2020-06-18

DOMO to stop and close BOPA production at Leuna plant

2020-06-18

Oerlikon Neumag celebrates topping-out ceremony for the new technology center

2020-06-18

Bremen Cotton Exchange: Board elects Stephanie Silber president

2020-06-18

VDMA starts technology webtalks for the textile industry

2020-06-18

Esprit selects EarthColors® by Archroma for its newest ‘I AM SUSTAINABLE’ capsule collection

2020-06-18

Baldwin’s Ahlbrandt launches its particle-free CleanSpec™ Corona electrode

2020-06-17

Archroma joins hands with Liberty Textile Mills Limited to produce life-saving PPE in Pakistan

2020-06-17

Kordsa tests process-induced residual stresses in manufacturing thermosetting polymers

2020-06-17

Mimaki live event series launched

2020-06-17

Suominen introduces novel material FIBRELLA® Shield for face mask applications

2020-06-13

H&M Group supports the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to accelerate circular economy to build back better

2020-06-11

59th Dornbirn-GFC 2020 has been canceled

2020-06-11

Innovative textiles for face masks can directly inactivate SARS-CoV-2

2020-06-11

Ensuring the quality of respiratory masks and medical protective clothing

2020-06-11

"Even closer to our customers"

2020-06-11

Oerlikon Barmag celebrates topping-out ceremony for the new pump production building