Spinning

2020-07-02

Virtual communication platforms as alternatives to real trade fairs?

The coronavirus pandemic is also presenting the global textile machine industry with new communication challenges. Leading technology and conti-nental trade fairs such as the ITMA Asia, the ITM, the INDEX and the ITME, along with important sector events such as the Global Fiber Congress (GFC) in Dornbirn, will not be taking place as normal in 2020 and have had to be postponed until next year. However, what alternatives are now available for intensively maintaining networks and continuing to communicate with partners and customers – and for attractively presenting new products and services in the process?

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-02

INDA’s World of Wipes® and RISE® 2020 conferences transition to all virtual format matching corporate travel policies

INDA is transitioning two conference events scheduled for August and September to an all-virtual format for 2020 in deference to corporate travel policies and individual concerns about travel. Registration is open for the virtual World of Wipes® International Conference, aligned with the WIPES Academy training course, and the RISE® (Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics) Conference.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-07-02

MUNICH FABRIC START cancellation & announcement of FABRIC DAYS

Two weeks ago, MUNICH FABRIC START from 1 - 3 September 2020 as the first trade fair for the textile industry after the Covid-19 lockdown was confirmed – taking into account the applicable safety and hygiene measures. With the move to the large interim location of Messe München-Riem and the exhibitor registrations of 650 suppliers received at the beginning of June, it was possible to implement this challenging plan despite the short time available.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-07-02

As of July 1st, 2020 the German textile machinery and technology supplier BRÜCKNER will be represented in Brazil by a new agency.

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Textile chemistry

2020-07-02

HeiQ’s antiviral textile technology, HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 has been certified as safe and sustainable as all its ingredients are cosmetic grade, bio-based and recycled.

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Associations

2020-07-02

IAF launches CO2 improve initiative

IAF is launching its ‘CO2 improve’ initiative today, aiming to help the worldwide fashion & lifestyle community to do better when it comes to CO2 emissions through fashion logistics. Han Bekke, IAF chairman explains: ‘Fashion supply chains cover the globe so the logistical operations in the fashion industry almost by definition add up to a very high level of pollution.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-07-02

ISPO Re.Start Days: Live digital conference connects and inspires the world of sports

The ISPO Re.Start Days served as a virtual summit for the sports and outdoor industries on June 30 and July 1. The live digital conference brought together top speakers and industry representatives – they took part in more than 60 interactive sessions and discussed future opportunities, new approaches and motivation factors in the process. People from about 50 countries logged into the conference and took advantage of the opportunity to network during the industry’s biggest event of the summer.

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Recycling

2020-07-02

Carbios begins construction on industrial demonstration plant in final step to commercializing its PET recycling technology

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB) a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, announced the launch of the construction of its industrial demonstration plant for the enzymatic recycling of PET plastic. The demonstration plant is located near Lyon, in France’s Chemistry Valley, the French hub of innovation and industrial production in the chemical, environmental and cleantech sector. Carbios is supported and advised by TechnipFMC for the engineering and construction of this demonstration plant[1].

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Home Textiles

2020-07-02

To ensure that its events can resume safely, Messe Frankfurt has developed a concept that incorporates detailed hygienic, medical and organisational measures. Hygiene, social distancing and a supply of fresh air are important factors in the concept, which has been approved by the relevant authorities in the state of Hesse. It will be implemented at the first events in the autumn and also at the spring fairs in Frankfurt am Main, including the upcoming Heimtextil (12-15 January 2021).

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Sustainability

2020-07-02

Sellpy has united second-hand lovers in Sweden since 2014. Now they are launching in Germany, making it possible for more customers to shop from a wide range of second-hand pieces or resell their pre-loved styles.

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Recycling

2020-07-02

Teijin Aramid’s wants to “close the chain”

Teijin Aramid has today published its 2019 Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Report. The report outlines Teijin Aramid’s recent progress as it strives for a sustainable and fully circular aramid value chain. Teijin Aramid takes responsibility for improving the entire value chain across different industries, including aviation, automotive, and construction.

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Recycling

2020-07-02

Teijin Frontier’s new high-stretch SOLOTEX®ECO-hybrid fiber made with plant-derivedand recycled materials

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today its new SOLOTEX®ECO-Hybrid high-stretchside-by-side (S/S) conjugated fiber an eco-friendly plant-derived polymer with a chemically recycled polyester polymer, each featuring different heat-shrinkage characteristics to enable the formation of coiled crimpyarn.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

Teijin increases capacity of carbon short fiber

Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH, the Teijin Group's carbon fiberbusiness in Europe, has increased the production capacity of its German produced chopped carbon fiber type Tenax®-E HT C604 6mm by 40%. The companyis thus responding to the growing demand byEuropean electronics manufacturers in recent years, as well as to currently increasing needs for compounds for medical devices.

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Recycling

2020-07-02

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

On the day that marks the fifth anniversary of their partnership, adidas and Parley for the Oceans are renewing their commitment to their mutual mission of helping to end the global plastic crisis, bringing eco-innovation and change to the industry, and driving the Material Revolution to replace plastic altogether.

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Raw Materials

2020-07-02

Brazil sees huge jump in share of China’s import market but most countries will see ranging from 7% to 73%

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the cotton world upside down, but not everything has changed in the past six months. China and the United States, for example, have suffered from the virus like every other country recently — and continued to batter each other with tariffs, as well — but they will remain the world’s largest cotton importer and exporter, respectively.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

PrimaLoft, the leader in advanced material technology, announced a new partnership agreement with Fiberpartner, a global supplier of stapled fibers, technical yarns and plastics. This new licensing agreement allows for Fiberpartner to develop the use of Primaloft’s groundbreaking PrimaLoft® Bio™ technology in multiple new industries.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-02

Personal hygiene product makers commit to programme to strengthen consumer confidence

European manufacturers of diapers, adult incontinence, and feminine hygiene products are committing to a new programme to give consumers further assurances about the safety of their products.

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Digital Printing

2020-07-02

Fespa Global Print Expo 2020 moves to Amsterdam in March 2021

FESPA Global Print Expo will no longer take place in Madrid in October 2020, due to the continued public health risks and business disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Digital Printing

2020-07-02

Spoonflower and Kornit mobilize

Being able to procure and install new systems within weeks demonstrates how strong a partnership Spoonflower and Kornit have.

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News Archive
2020-07-02

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

2020-07-01

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

2020-07-01

Ascend files first FDA 510(k) submission based on Acteev™ technology

2020-07-01

Digitak services always in fashion with Mimaki sublimation and direct printing

2020-07-01

Transaction completed - STOLL was transferred to KARL MAYER on 01.07.2020

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

2020-06-25

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

2020-06-11

ISKO’s first Sustainability Impact Report is out.

2020-06-11

FRANKFURT FASHION WEEK

2020-06-11

HeiQ Viroblock tested successfully against virus that causes COVID-19

2020-06-11

Arvind announces launch of revolutionary anti-viral fabrics under its Intellifabrix brand

2020-06-11

Borealis and paper republic unite in sustainable face mask initiative

2020-06-11

Guidance for Making a Better Face Covering

2020-06-11

Inditex 1Q20 sales drop limited to 44% despite up to 88% of stores closed

2020-06-11

New recycled fibre Finex in stores

2020-06-11

“Autoneum Pure.”: new sustainability label for products

2020-06-11

Hengli Petrochemical announces successful performance demonstration on its 4th PTA line utilising INVISTA’s P8 PTA Technology

2020-06-11

ISPO Re.Start Days: Orientation for the sports and outdoor industry

2020-06-11

New Hohenstein Quality Label for tested community masks

2020-06-05

Oerlikon Nonwoven supplies the meltblown technology for Innovatec GmbH

2020-06-04

Oerlikon commissions new logistics center in Neumünster

2020-06-04

ViruShield - Your textiles for the fight against Covid-19

2020-06-04

2020 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition

2020-06-04

2020 AATCC concept 2 consumer® student design competition

2020-06-04

INDA supplements WIPES Academy training course with new virtual option: Experience wipes training online

2020-06-04

The SmartX Accelerator Programme completes first funding call

2020-06-04

Spinnova and Kemira to develop disruptively sustainable inherent dyeing

2020-06-04

Ready for the digital challenge: Lenze realigns its Global Account Management

2020-06-04

IFC and IDB invest co-lead a USD 1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose

2020-06-04

Murata and Teijin Frontier jointly innovate fabric with antimicrobial performance

2020-06-04

FET's expertise in meltblown technology and processing much in demand

2020-06-04

New Medical and Protective Zone at Cinte Techtextil China in September

2020-06-04

MTEX NS and SPGPrints announce a strategic partnership

2020-06-04

re:newcell hires CFO and Project Director

2020-06-03

Stocks to reach highest level in five years as consumption and trade suffer during pandemic

2020-06-03

SHIMA SEIKI releases more options for knitted masks