Raw Materials

2021-04-08

The U.S. Cotton trust protocol joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announces membership in the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the leading alliance for sustainable production in the apparel, footwear and textile industries. The Trust Protocol joins over 250 global organizations from multiple sectors who have committed to furthering sustainability and transparency throughout value chain.

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Recycling

2021-04-08

PrimaLoft introduces fully recycled ethical down alternative, PrimaLoft® Insulation ThermoPlume®

PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, has launched a new version of his best-selling down alternative, PrimaLoft® Insulation ThermoPlume®. This synthetic fill is now made entirely out of post-consumer recycled materials. Four years after the introduction of the first blowable synthetic insulation, the technology has built a strong reputation in the outdoor apparel & fashion markets, with more than 70 brands using the loose-fill microfiber insulation in their product lines for the Fall/Winter ‘21/’22 season.

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Spinning

2021-04-08

In 2019, Truetzschler expanded its service range with its own online shop. Thanks to the “My Shop” online platform, customers can now order spare parts for spinning preparation systems as well as card clothings for their machines – around the clock and 365 days a year.

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Software

2021-04-08

It has now been over a decade since the fashion industry began adopting 3D technology. For those of us who have been in fashion, we know that the adoption of any technology has always been slow. With that being said, we are starting to see a willingness by fashion companies to embrace many new technologies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

The LYCRA Company announces leadership changes

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the textile, apparel, and personal care industries, announces the appointment of Yafu Qiu, chairman of The LYCRA Company, and Julien Born, chief commercial officer of The LYCRA Company, as co-chief executive officers, effective April 1, 2021, following the retirement of David Trerotola.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-04-08

International Sourcing Show | ONLINE attracts 23,000 buyers

The HKTDC International Sourcing Show is the first online-and-offline trade exhibition organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). The online section of the show, the HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE, which opened on 17 March, featured more than 1,400 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions, attracting some 23,000 buyers from 131 countries and regions. The show drew buyers from Hong Kong and around the world, including India, Indonesia, Japan, Mainland China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.

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Sustainability

2021-04-08

Fashion for Good’s new exhibit ‘GROW’ shows the future of fashion's materials

Fruit skin fabric, mushroom ‘leather’, spider-silk, dye made by bacteria and algae; GROW, the new exhibition from the Fashion for Good Museum in Amsterdam explores the biomaterials and cutting-edge innovations that are shaping the sustainable future of fashion. What exactly are biomaterials? How sustainable are they and what makes them different from traditional fibres like cotton and hemp?

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Spinning

2021-04-08

Boost your profits with the BD 480 Plus

The BD 480 rotor-spinning machine has been upgraded to the BD 480 Plus: as a company with a long history, Saurer has continued to lead innovation in the industry, and has always been supporting customers in improving their profitability and optimising their competitiveness. The classic semi-automatic rotor- spinning machine BD 480 has been optimised and upgraded to the BD 480 Plus, which will bring more benefits to customers.

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Raw Materials

2021-04-08

Applied DNA CEO discusses relevance of DNA-based cotton traceability as enabler of ethical and responsible textile manufacturing on BBC Business Daily

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA or the “Company”), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing, announced an interview with President and CEO Dr. James A. Hayward conducted by the BBC’s Business Daily as part of an episode titled ‘Tracing cotton’s DNA’.

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Associations

2021-04-08

International Textile Industry Statistics n°62/2019

ITMF (International Textile Manufacturer Federation (www.itmf.org) has published its report on International Textile Industry Statistics (ITIS) on productive capacity and raw materials consumption in the short-staple organized (spinning mill-) sector in virtually all textile-producing countries in the world.

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Industry 4.0

2021-04-08

Lenze has achieved the hattrick and once again received the seal of approval "Best Place to Learn" for training companies. Niels Köstring, Managing Director at the certifier AUBI-Plus, presented the seal during a virtual ceremony and praised the very good performance of the automation specialist from Hamelin. In a comprehensive 360° survey, both current and former trainees and students had previously awarded top marks.

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Associations

2021-04-08

On the occasion of the Pact For Skills Roundtable, EURATEX would like to introduce to you ongoing projects carried out by their partners throughout Europe. These are examples of best practices based on the Skills Committee contribution from their members. They all aim at improving knowledge and needs of the industry matched by education.

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Sustainability

2021-04-08

Over the past four weeks, Lenzing AG has worked intensively together with Palmers Textil AG to address the allegations concerning Hygiene Austria LP GmbH. Lenzing concluded that measures had to be taken immediately in light of the state of its public image.

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Raw Materials

2021-04-08

Although several recent developments are providing hope for a post-pandemic recovery, other factors add uncertainty to those expectations. On the positive side, mill use is expected to increase by 8% in the 2020/21 season and vaccines have slowly been making their way around the globe.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

A collaboration between RadiciGroup and CSP International results in the first Oroblù-branded tights made in Italy from recycled plastic bottles.

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Digital Printing

2021-04-07

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces that it will exhibit its broad portfolio of cutting-edge digital print technologies at first ever virtual drupa (20-23 April 2021). The company’s brand-new “100 series” will take centre stage on its interactive virtual booth alongside brand-new additions to its powerful product portfolio, unveiled at the event. In addition to that, Mimaki will launch a special promotion at virtual drupa for selected products, making its product portfolio even more appealing to those companies looking to diversify their business during these challenging times.

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Software

2021-04-01

Hans-Peter Hiemer is the new Managing Director of Assyst GmbH. In the course of a general reorganization of the Human Solutions Group, Dr. Andreas Seidl, the Group’s CEO, is withdrawing from the operational business, but he will continue to be available to Assyst in an advisory capacity.

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Sustainability

2021-04-01

The Sustainable Leather Foundation CIC and the OEKO-TEX® Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the two parties will work collaboratively across a number of areas which will benefit the global leather industry.

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Associations

2021-04-08

Companies see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel

Between January 25th and March 10th, 2021, ITMF has conducted the 7th ITMF Corona- Survey among ITMF members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic has on the global textile value chain. In total, 196 companies from around the world participated. The 1st ITMF Corona-Survey was conducted in March 2020 when the first lockdowns were announced in Europe.

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Associations

2021-04-08

Producer association initiative agrees to focus on commercial compliance to improve purchasing practices

The Manufacturers Payment and Delivery Terms Initiative has taken an important step yesterday, concluding its phase 1 during its second Global Working Group Meeting. This initiative has been started by the STAR Network- which is supported by GIZ FABRIC- and by the International Apparel Federation (IAF). It is supported by the Better Buying Institute and the OECD and a range of experts.

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Recycling

2021-04-08

Cabrios publishes roadmap for industrial production and reviews successful year 2020

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), the company pioneering new enzymatic solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, announces today plan to build a first of a kind 100% PET recycling production unit exploiting its technology (the “Unit”).

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-04-08

VF to begin operations at new state-of-the-art UK fulfilment centre

VF Corporation, through its local subsidiary VF Northern Europe Limited, today announced it has begun operations at its new multimillion pound fulfilment centre in Bardon, Leicestershire, employing approximately 250 people during peak periods.

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Europe

2021-04-08

Coronavirus: Commission mobilises €123 million for research and innovation to combat the threat of variants

The Commission is mobilising €123 million from Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme, for urgent research into coronavirus variants. This first emergency funding under Horizon Europe adds to a range of EU-funded research and innovation actions to fight the coronavirus and contributes to the Commission's overall action to prevent, mitigate and respond to the impact of coronavirus variants, in line with the new European bio-defence preparedness plan HERA Incubator.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

ROICA™ V550 by Asahi Kasei premium sustainable stretch fiber got prestigious Senken Shimbun “Synthetic Fiber Prize”

The acceleration towards an increasingly smart and sustainable world is happening and it is real. Consumers are more and more looking for something that satisfy their responsible values and they are driven by a conscious choice. ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei is the premium stretch ingredient that identifies itself as the answer to the needs of the current consumers: innovative, responsible and at the same time contemporary.

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Older News

Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

End of the transition period towards adopting ZDHC MRSL V2.0

This week marks the end of the transition period to phase out ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) V1.1 since the release of ZDHC MRSL V2.0 in November 2019. During this period the latest version of the ZDHC MRSL was adopted.

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Spinning

2021-04-01

A family excursion: The MO40 system at Domotex Asia

Truetzschler Man-Made Fibers introduced the new member of the “Optima” carpet yarn machine platform family at the trade fair in Shanghai; the MO40-E for fine filaments. Now customers can choose between the compact MO40-C extrusion system for standard yarn and the flexible “E” variant for standard and specialty Bulked Contiunous Filament (BCF) yarn production.

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Recycling

2021-04-01

The LYCRA Company and ITOCHU Corporation introduce COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fibers made from 100% textile waste

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in fiber and textile solutions for the apparel industry, is pleased to announce the launch of its first performance offerings made from 100% textile waste. COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fibers made from textile waste are the result of a strategic collaboration between The LYCRA Company and ITOCHU Corporation, a general trading company with strength in consumer-related sectors, including the textile business.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-04-01

Worldwide non-woven fabric industry to 2026 - Increasing applications in the healthcare market is driving growth

The "Non-woven Fabric Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Weaving

2021-04-01

Cliché-free towards the future

Girls' Day 2021 will take place digitally on 22 April under the slogan "Career Orientation 4.0". Lindauer DORNIER GmbH offers girls from the 6th grade the chance to experience technical apprenticeships virtually.

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Textile chemistry

2021-04-01

2021 Ultrasuede® x Labelhoood Innovation Award Winner chosen

Toray Industries, Inc., and Labelhood today announced the selection of Jacques Wei as the winner of the 2021 Ultrasuede® x Labelhood Innovation Award. He is the founder of his namesake women’s fashion brand. The award was in recognition of the highly accomplished and forward-thinking approach in Mr. Wei’s design, which combines classic elements with simple, contemporary silhouettes. His ethos is in keeping with Toray’s commitment to the ongoing evolution of the Ultrasuede brand.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-01

INDA launches “On-Demand” nonwoven training and key issue webinars

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, provides a wide-range of On-Demand training courses and issue-awareness webinars for nonwoven and engineered fabric professionals, available anytime, anywhere in the world.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-04-01

Lydall performance materials announces price increase for filtration and specialty insulation products

Lydall, Inc. (NYSE: LDL) announced today that its Performance Materials business segment is increasing prices for its Filtration and Specialty Insulation products supplied globally. The price adjustment is driven by significant and ongoing increases in key raw material and freight costs.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-04-01

VF Corporation announces new appointments to EMEA leadership team

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories today announced several new appointments to its EMEA leadership team.   

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News Archive
2021-04-01

Spinning corespun yarns with SSM Dual Core

2021-04-01

Heimtextil 2022: Trends remain the inspirational heart of the fair

2021-04-01

SURE: Commission proposes additional €3.7 billion to six Member States to protect jobs and incomes

2021-04-01

Thomas Gangl assumes role of new Borealis CEO

2021-04-01

In the fight against ocean plastic, project STOP shows positive 2020 impact in circular waste management in Indonesia

2021-04-01

H&M Group Sustainability Performance Report 2020

2021-04-01

Autoneum shareholders waive dividend and expand board of directors

2021-04-01

Schoeller trusts in solar energy

2021-04-01

Indorama Ventures wins best regional loan for the first-ever US$300 million Blue Loan

2021-04-01

Recycled polyester becomes a production standard: a new step in Riri Group’s green path.

2021-04-01

We aRe SpinDye signs collaboration agreement with Superdry

2021-04-01

Reifenhäuser Reicofil with new management

2021-04-01

Drawing fibers to perfection

2021-04-01

Flocus, the trademark for kapok fibers

2021-04-01

Devan and Jeanologia join forces to reduce water usage for antimicrobial and skincare finishes for post garment treatments

2021-04-01

PG Denim launches DOCG COLLECTION

2021-04-01

ISKO™ Selvedge: contemporary denim heritage

2021-04-01

CHIC Shanghai has been a successful face-to-face meeting of the industry

2021-04-01

SHIMA SEIKI releases new design software

2021-04-01

We aRe SpinDye welcomes increased focus on color and dyeing in new collaboration

2021-04-01

European nonwoven production grows by over 7% to exceed 3 million tonnes in 2020

2021-03-29

Hexcel joins ASCEND project to accelerate development of lightweight advanced composites

2021-03-25

Advance Denim joins Trust Protocol

2021-03-25

Ralph Lauren revolutionizes how the fashion industry dyes cotton

2021-03-25

Global Textile Printing Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2021: As fashion sector slips on COVID-19 Ramp, more challenges ahead for textiles printing industry

2021-03-25

Sleep products innovator and inventor Tracy Miller collaborates with Eastman on sustainable bedding line

2021-03-25

“Best CO2 Utilisation 2021”: The three winners of the innovation award are turning CO2 into methanol, cleaners, plastic packaging or surfactants

2021-03-25

DSM and industry partners launch coalition to close the loop on Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™

2021-03-25

SDI adds Acteev Protect™ masks to portfolio of PPE as-a-service

2021-03-25

ANDRITZ receives order for needlepunch production lines from Chongqing Double Elephant, China

2021-03-25

Closing the loop for polyurethane mattresses

2021-03-25

Intertextile Apparel’s hybrid platform showcased the latest in post-pandemic innovation & sustainability last week

2021-03-25

Toray’s MAKSPEC® V antiviral textile proves effective in combating COVID-19

2021-03-25

EcoVadis Gold status renewed: Teijin Aramid remains in top 2% of sustainable manufacturers of man-made fibers

2021-03-25

Teijin Frontier enhances global network with new firm in India

2021-03-25

Evonik aims to generate additional sales of at least €350 million by 2030 with solutions for circular plastics

2021-03-25

Hyosung carries out social contribution program to help self-reliance of Vietnamese single mothers

2021-03-25

European Green Deal: Commission presents actions to boost organic production

2021-03-25

Which skills companies need from their workforce

2021-03-25

Berry Global expands its capabilities with investment in European nonwovens capacity

2021-03-25

Durst provides the agility key to unlock VGL growth opportunity

2021-03-25

Freudenberg Performance Materials launches online shop for interlinings and paddings for the apparel industry

2021-03-25

H&M Foundation commits SEK 300 million to help solve global challenges

2021-03-25

INVISTA completes technology upgrade in Victoria, Texas

2021-03-25

World's leading textile enterprises gather in ZhejiangTex 2021 trans-boundary innovation, intelligent textiles & healthy future

2021-03-25

RadiciGroup joins Bocconi SDA “Monitor for Circular Fashion”

2021-03-25

INDEX™20 moved to October and expanded to include hybrid format

2021-03-25

Durak Tekstil is steadily growing in global market

2021-03-25

Sandler continues to grow despite the pandemic

2021-03-25

The Cradle to Cradle certified product Standard Version 4.0 is here

2021-03-25

Xeikon launches new Colour Services: a total colour insurance policy

2021-03-25

Last week’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles revealed strong promise in the domestic market

2021-03-25

Optimism in the air, as antibacterial and sustainable products sought after at last week’s Yarn Expo Spring

2021-03-25

Hans-Peter Hiemer is the new Managing Director of Assyst

2021-03-25

Archroma celebrates 3 years of working with aniline-free(1) indigo heroes

2021-03-25

Decisions taken by Suominen’s Annual General Meeting and the Board of Directors

2021-03-25

SE-DA invests in Kornit Presto S for on-demand production flexibility, cost-efficiency

2021-03-22

Outdoor pants made of old tires

2021-03-20

Suominen has sold its minority share in Amerplast

2021-03-20

Bremen is Cotton

2021-03-18

HIGHTEX fair postponed to 2022

2021-03-18

Printful executes major global expansion of on-demand apparel and fashion production with Kornit Digital

2021-03-18

A critical product for the aerospace industry by Fabric Development Inc and Textile Products Inc

2021-03-18

Swiss weaving machinery manufacturers are in the forefront of novel application development

2021-03-18

High-tech solutions for the textile industry in Asia

2021-03-18

Global machines for preparing, weaving and knitting textiles market to 2025

2021-03-18

Global USD231.9 billion sports & fitness clothing market to 2027

2021-03-18

European synthetic fibers market (2020 to 2026)

2021-03-18

ANDRITZ receives order for a needlepunch line from Pureko, Poland

2021-03-18

Ettore Paolini: New Vice President of Service at ANDRITZ Nonwoven and General Manager of ANDRITZ Diatec

2021-03-18

Digital fair as part of the PERFORMANCE DAYS LOOP sourcing platform

2021-03-18

Indian company Sagar shares their secret to success in the spinning industry

2021-03-18

Picanol Group acquires minority stake in Rieter Holding AG

2021-03-18

World of Wipes® International Conference 2021 returns as in-person event goes live in Atlanta this July

2021-03-18

STADLER and TOMRA deliver the world’s first fully automated textile sorting plant in Malmö, Sweden

2021-03-18

Advances in plastics recycling processes towards the creation of a circular economy

2021-03-18

Unifi announces fourth annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards

2021-03-18

Leading innovator Borealis files record number of patent applications in 2020

2021-03-18

Hyosung advanced materials supplies airbags to Amazon’s self-driving cars

2021-03-18

New DKK 300m investment in fast-growing North American market

2021-03-18

HeiQ launches Advanced Filtration Media and franchisee program

2021-03-18

DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAYS 2021 - Preparations are in full swing!

2021-03-18

Commission launches European Innovation Council to help turn scientific ideas into breakthrough innovations

2021-03-18

Interview with Dr. K.V.Srinivasan - CEO Premier Group India

2021-03-18

The LYCRA Company completes Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM) at six manufacturing sites

2021-03-18

The H&M group’s sales development in the first quarter and early March 2021

2021-03-18

H&M Group and IndustriALL support the global garment industry

2021-03-18

Bolshoi Theatre of Russia installs EFI Pro 32r+ LED roll-to-roll printer for premium quality

2021-03-18

The future of fashion making: Kornit fashion week Tel Aviv’s international showcase for sustainable fashion

2021-03-18

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition opens tomorrow

2021-03-18

GreenPoxy® Resins chosen for the FLOKI 6.5

2021-03-18

Change in the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG

2021-03-18

Gerber sets up fashion industry for success with key software solutions

2021-03-18

35th International Cotton Conference Bremen on 17 and 18 March 2021

2021-03-18

AUTEFA Solutions conducted successful spunlace trials in the Nonwovens Competence Center in Linz, Austria together with Lenzing and their team behind the VEOCEL™ brand

2021-03-18

Clariant strengthens position in China with inauguration of One Clariant Campus

2021-03-18

Messe Frankfurt India reunites industry players with back-to-back physical conferences this March

2021-03-18

In Memoriam Johannes Zimmer, September 20, 1930 – February 20, 2021

2021-03-17

ITM postponed to 2022

2021-03-17

JEKA Studio upgrades Kornit Digital DTG capabilities