Weaving

2021-05-14

Itemalab evolves: the excellence of textile machinery innovation now available to all the industrial sectors

Itema, the leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, announced the new structure of Itemalab®, the innovation incubator opened in 2014 at Kilometro Rosso innovation district in Bergamo. Born with the goal to design the platform for the “loom of the future” and breakthrough solutions for the textile industry, Itemalab® becomes now an independent company and widens its field of action, providing customers and partners with system engineering and business process re-engineering skills.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-12

Experience Groz-Beckert in person and virtually at ITMA Asia

At the 7th ITMA Asia + CITME, Groz-Beckert presents the new products from all six product areas. The products are presented both physically as exhibits and in extended form via augmented reality. Groz-Beckert welcomes guests on-site at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Hall 4, Booth C31. In addition to the face-to-face event, the company is inviting industry visitors to its virtual booth.

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Sustainability

2021-05-12

Ascend Performance Materials today published its latest sustainability report highlighting the company’s performance and initiatives across three pillars: Empowering People, Innovating Solutions and Operating Without Compromise.

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Weaving

2021-05-12

Only introduced to the market in 2019 and already worth exhibiting: The well-known "TextielMuseum" in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has acquired a P2 rapier weaving machine from Lindauer DORNIER for its textile laboratory. According to its director “a long-cherished dream" came true with the purchase of the weaving machine from the Lindau-based machine and plant manufacturer.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-05-12

Global Textile Machinery Market Trajectory & Analytics report 2021: Hit by reduced spending, textile industry nose-dives

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

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-05-12

Global Regenerated Fibers Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trajectory & Analytics

The "Regenerated Fibers - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Raw Materials

2021-05-12

Unprecedented demand for cotton made in Africa’s cotton

In 2020, Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) was able to improve on the previous year’s gains, resulting in a record turnover of 276 million textiles bearing the red CmiA label. This benefits over one million small-scale farmers in Africa who are growing cotton in accordance with CmiA’s sustainability criteria.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-05-12

Textile in the tension between technology, environment, and fashion

For the first time, the Textile Finishing Day of the "Association of German Textile Finishing Professionals" will take place completely as a livestream, in which you can participate via PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone or smart TV. Participation is free of charge.

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Recycling

2021-05-12

OSOMTEX® awarded honorable mention in Best World Changing Idea category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

The winners of Fast Company’s 2021 World-Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-12

Optimization of the flor quality and increase of energy efficiency

The study of optimizing pneumatic fiber flow from the individual processes within opening & blending to reduce operating costs (energy) and improve the nonwovens quality of the plant. This is the approach of Maximilian Speiser‘s Master‘s Thesis, supervised by Prof. Dr. Volker Jehle (Reutlingen University), in cooperation with AUTEFA Solutions Germany GmbH, which was awarded the VDMA Prize of the Walter Reiners Foundation at the end of 2020.

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Sustainability

2021-05-12

Families come in many forms. The United Nations created International Day of Families nearly 30 years ago to promote awareness of issues affecting families. On May 15 and every day, we celebrate all families by helping them make safer, more sustainable choices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-12

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced an exclusive partnership with seven Premium Manufacturing Partners (PMPs) to help expand its Dyneema® fabric offerings.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-12

While trade fairs, events and catwalk shows are all on hold, digital formats are continuing to keep us up to date. The ongoing health risks and the latest decisions made by the German government regarding COVID-19 unfortunately make it impossible to hold the physical debut of Frankfurt Fashion Week from 5 to 9 July 2021. And so it’s now official: there will be no face-to-face event for the Neonyt community this summer. In the meantime, the new FFW Studio will become the digital meeting place for all fashion professionals.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-12

Esquel is proud to announce that Esquel Vietnam won accolades at the Vietnam National Quality Awards 2020. These awards recognize enterprises that promote the standing of Vietnamese products in both domestic and foreign markets through outstanding performance, with noteworthy quality and competitiveness of their products and services.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-12

Dominic Köfner (46) will take over as head of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs at Lenzing AG at the beginning of May. As Vice President, he will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Stefan Doboczky.

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Carpets

2021-05-12

An international jury of design and carpet industry experts has selected the most compelling submissions to the Carpet Design Awards 2021.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-05-12

adidas introduced its new strategy ‘Own the Game’ at a virtual Investor & Media Day. Main strategic focus of ‘Own the Game’ is to strengthen the credibility of the adidas brand, to create a unique consumer experience and to continue to expand the company's activities in the area of sustainability.

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Composites

2021-05-12

JEC Innovation Awards celebrate the fruitful cooperation between players of the composite community. Started in 1996, the JEC Innovation Awards have, over the past 24 years, brought in 1,900 companies worldwide. 198 companies and 475 partners have been rewarded for the excellence of their composite innovations. The JEC Innovation Awards reward composites champions, based on criteria such as partner involvement in the value chain, technicality, or commercial applications of innovations.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-12

Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands its glass fiber tissue business through a major investment in North America

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest EUR 58 million in a new glass fiber tissue production line in the U.S. to support the flooring industry in North America. The investment will further strengthen the company’s position as a leading global supplier of high performance materials. The new line will produce a full range of glass fiber tissue nonwovens with a main focus on Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Vinyl sheet materials. Customer deliveries from the new line are expected to start in mid-2023.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-12

Sateri to acquire Funing Aoyang’s viscose fibre business

Sateri has entered into agreement with Funing Aoyang Technology Co., Ltd. (Funing Aoyang) to acquire its viscose fibre business today. The acquisition is part of Sateri’s growth strategy which will bring Sateri’s total number of viscose mills in China to six and total annual production capacity to more than 1.8 million tonnes.

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Associations

2021-05-12

Winners announcement: 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition

AATCC is happy to announce the winners of the 2021 AATCC Concept 2 Consumers® Student Design Competition!

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-12

Indorama Ventures advances sustainability strategy by placing Thailand’s first green deposit with HSBC

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical company, continued its commitment to sustainability by being the first Thailand-based company to invest in HSBC’s recently introduced Green Deposit to support Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) projects that benefit the environment.

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Europe

2021-05-12

Porto Social Summit: all partners commit to 2030 social targets

Partners have signed up to the three 2030 headline targets set in the Commission's European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan in a joint Porto Social Commitment.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-05-12

AMSilk raises EUR 29 M to accelerate commercialization of its high-performance bio-based silk polymers

AMSilk GmbH (“AMSilk”), the world’s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, today announces the successful closing of a EUR 29 million Series C fundraise. The financing was led by Novo Growth, the growth equity arm of Novo Holdings, with participation from new investors Cargill and E.R. Capital Holdings as well as existing investors MIG Verwaltungs AG and ATHOS KG.

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Older News

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-12

Sustainable, flexible and adaptive: Freudenberg will be showcasing new, innovative materials in the sports and outdoor sector at the digital Performance Days

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel (Freudenberg) will be showcasing not one, but two new solutions in the sports and outdoor sector at the digital Performance Days from May 17 to 21, 2021 being staged online: Freudenberg is now offering customers the Freudenberg Active Range of sustainable, highly elastic and breathable interlinings and tapes for all types of sportswear, and is also expanding its product portfolio with the comfortemp® FLEXX innovative padding, the first adaptive thermal insulation featuring elastic reinforcement elements.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-12

Erhardt+Leimer shows new products at ITMA Asia

At last – having been rescheduled from 2020, the 7th edition of the combined ITMA ASIA and CITMA exhibition will take place from 12 – 16 June 2021. Some 1,650 exhibitors will be at the venue in Shanghai, among them Erhardt+Leimer with several products from their broad portfolio for automation and quality assurance in the textile industry.

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-12

Huntsman Textile Effects presents range of high-performance solutions for performance apparel at Performance Days Digital Fair Week

Huntsman Textile Effects, global leader in innovative solutions and environmentally sustainable products, will highlight its extensive end-to-end suite of protection effects and high-performance solutions for performance apparel at the Performance Days Digital Fair Week this May. Huntsman will also deliver a presentation on sustainability, showcasing the top megatrends impacting the textile industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-05-12

Investment in the latest meltblown technology: NIRI expand facilities for client product development, sustainability and manufacturing innovation

Nonwoven Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) has recently completed an upgrade to their existing meltblown system, installing new equipment and expanding their extensive facilities to further help clients across a whole host of applications. The state-of-the-art meltblown system will be of particular relevance for R&D; pilot projects; sampling and prototyping; proof of concept testing, as well as designing cost-effective products.

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Spinning

2021-05-12

A breakthrough for break drafts

Modern draw frame machines offer a fantastic range of settings that can be adjusted to meet each spinners’ unique needs. But adjusting the break draft is still difficult, unpredictable and very slow. The AUTO DRAFT function from Truetzschler, which is part of our successful autoleveller draw frame TD 10, uses an innovative measuring method to automatically optimize the break draft during production conditions. And it takes less than two minutes.

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Textile chemistry

2021-05-12

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support circularity programmes

Textile innovator Devan Chemicals recently added two more products to its range of bio-based textile finishes. One being a softener, the other one a quick-dry finish. Both are derived from vegetable oils and are in line with the company’s latest innovations on bio-based chemistry.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-12

Stäubli presents wide range of solutions that offer new and expanded benefits to textile mills at ITMA Asia 2021

At ITMA Asia 2020 Stäubli will present its wide range of machinery equipped with state-of-the-art, high-end technologies and software solutions that offer new and expanded benefits to textile mills. The trade fair will be taking place from June 12 to 16 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai. Visitors to the Stäubli booth at C21 in Hall 3 will learn how Stäubli solutions can boost weaving or sock-knitting performance and their overall mill efficiency.

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Raw Materials

2021-05-11

ICAC Secretariat releases 2021 reports on world cotton statistics, cotton trade and textile demand

Every year, the cotton and textile industries eagerly await the release of three major annual publications from the Secretariat of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC):

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2020

2021-05-10

Major innovations ready to go live at ITMA Asia

The Uster 2021 product launch season is well under way: the new Quantum 4.0 yarn clearer introduced in March, followed in April by the Q-Bar 2. Alongside these innovations came new Quality Expert software, with the latest Mill Dashboard feature. Now, these major developments are ready to go live for the first time at ITMA Asia + CITME 2021 in Shanghai.

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News Archive
2021-05-06

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to pivot to new event cycle after 2022

2021-05-06

Textile Exchange and Fashion Industry charter for climate action launch the 2025 recycled polyester challenge

2021-05-06

Oerlikon announces robust first-quarter performance - INglass acquisition positions Polymer Processing Solutions for growth

2021-05-06

PERFORMANCE DAYS will devote the next fair to its Focus Topic: Still Physical – Your Success Story of 2020

2021-05-06

HP introduces new edition stitch S1000 printer for soft signage and interior décor

2021-05-06

A new size survey project – “SizeWorld China”

2021-05-06

Confluent Medical announces strategic investment in the electrospinning company

2021-05-06

Global Bicomponent Fiber Markets, 2015-2020 & 2021-2026 by Material Type, Structure Type, End-Use Industry Type, and Region

2021-05-06

INDA announces World of Wipes Innovation Award® finalists

2021-05-06

Campaign for Wool at the 90th IWTO Congress

2021-05-06

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and TextileGenesis™ announce collaboration

2021-05-06

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reactivates strategic review of its Decor business

2021-05-06

Renewcell hires Chief Technology Officer

2021-05-06

Spinnova introduces the Everyplace Chair 2021 by Yrjö Kukkapuro

2021-05-06

Strategic programmes: Circular economy and biobased fibres exploration phase ended

2021-05-06

HeiQ launches high-tech mask featuring ground-breaking copper technology shown to deactivate the COVID-19 virus in five minutes

2021-05-06

Zara launches its own cosmetics line

2021-05-06

Fresh-up for DOMOTEX 2022

2021-05-06

VF Corporation advances global partnership with Better Work

2021-05-06

Lenzing Group with an excellent start into 2021

2021-05-06

Lenzing pushes forward group-wide climate neutrality by investing EUR 200 mn in Asia

2021-05-06

New interactive BLUEZONE living page is now live.

2021-05-06

Suominen expands offering of sustainable nonwovens

2021-05-06

Hygienic, sustainable, smart and future-proof: Texcare International revolves around the sector’s top themes

2021-05-06

Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. partner with Kornit Digital for sustainable on-demand textile production

2021-05-06

More than 1,000 companies from all the composites value chain to exhibit online at JEC Composites Connect

2021-05-06

The textile library circular symposium

2021-05-06

DiloGroup machines for a wide range of applications at ITMA Asia

2021-05-06

Textile machinery: Orders once more on the rise for first quarter 2021

2021-05-06

EURATEX welcomes revamped EU Industry Strategy, but calls for consistency across EU policies.

2021-05-06

Mimaki announces global Innovation Days event designed to inspire and invigorate the printing industry

2021-05-05

Sedo Treepoint at ITMA ASIA 2021 – solutions for improving sustainability and digitalization.

2021-05-05

"Textech Galaxy” will organize a series of presentations at ShanghaiTex 21

2021-05-05

Céline Abecassis-Moedas joins Lectra’s Board of Directors

2021-05-04

Working more flexibly with wider machines

2021-05-04

Prices might be influenced by more than traditional market fundamentals

2021-05-03

Macron and RadiciGroup collaborating for sustainability

2021-04-29

U.S. Cotton trust protocol and TextileGenesis™ announce collaboration

2021-04-29

2021 Taiwan fashion Design Award inviting new talents to the stage of Taipei Fashion Week

2021-04-29

The environmental footprint of Cotton Made in Africa’s cotton

2021-04-29

Asahi Kasei renews membership in business call to action led by United Nations development programme

2021-04-29

New Sensil® BioCare improves textile effects on ecosystems

2021-04-29

Global Smart Textile (Active Smart, Passive Smart, and Ultra Smart) Market Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis Report 2021

2021-04-29

Global Lyocell fiber market (2021 to 2026) - Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecasts

2021-04-29

Kontoor Brands and Panda Biotech team up to accelerate the commercialization of U.S. grown and processed hemp

2021-04-29

Carbios announces the signing of an expression of intent agreement with a major PET producer

2021-04-29

Three advanced recycling technologies, a CO2-based cleaner, plant leather and a hemp chair are nominated for the innovation award "Renewable Material of the Year 2021"

2021-04-29

INDA releases 2020 Nonwovens Supply Report

2021-04-29

Call for expressions of interest for projects on circular plastic packaging and textiles in developing countries

2021-04-29

Fibertex Nonwovens announces further DKK 300m investment in high-tech plant expansions in Europe

2021-04-29

"Together for Tomorrow" by Milliken & Company

2021-04-29

Lydall announces first quarter 2021 results; strong demand across the business drives healthy margin expansion

2021-04-29

ITMF Annual Conference in Davos, Switzerland postponed to April 10-12, 2022

2021-04-29

Durst P5 TEX iSUB - a milestone for sublimation printing

2021-04-29

Birla Cellulose wins innovative & sustainable supply chain award by UN Global Compact Network India

2021-04-29

Carbios and Michelin take a major step towards developing 100% sustainable tires

2021-04-29

Esquel signs the Women’s Empowerment Principles

2021-04-29

Better Regulation: Joining forces to make better EU laws and to prepare for the future

2021-04-29

VF Corporation enters into definitive agreement to sell the occupational portion of its work segment

2021-04-29

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs marketing license for fiber-based separator for lithium-ion batteries

2021-04-29

‘Circular Innovation Challenge’ Competition Launched International Organizations Partner with Indorama Ventures to build Circular

2021-04-29

Munich Fabric Start and BLUEZONE dates and locations for summer 2021 are set

2021-04-29

Lowe’s purchases STAINMASTER® brand from INVISTA

2021-04-29

Win-win: India ITME Society & SITA-ITC partnership connects the Textile Sectors of East Africa and India virtually

2021-04-29

Visco+ – innovative vacuum filter for IV setting

2021-04-29

AFFIX Labs and leading seat manufacturer Franz Kiel strike deal to use Si-Quat, an anti-microbial coating

2021-04-29

Rieter presents solutions for ensuring competitiveness through technology at ITMA Asia 2020

2021-04-29

DSM and MKU Ltd cooperate to provide high-performance, lightweight ballistic protection in Brazil to protect those that protect us

2021-04-29

Post-pandemic emotions: Riri’s SS 2022 collection explores the mind of the future.

2021-04-29

Oerlikon signs agreement to acquire INglass to accelerate expansion strategy in polymer processing market

2021-04-29

Kornit Digital announces MAX Technology, the next generation solution for on-demand, sustainable fashion and apparel Production

2021-04-29

Online edition of OUTLOOK™ closes to great acclaim

2021-04-29

A radical leap in fabric inspection

2021-04-29

ISKO launches bluesign® APPROVED fabrics, the latest in performance and activewear sustainability.

2021-04-29

New platform for the ISOWARP in India

2021-04-22

Hamilton International returns to polyester industrial yarn segment

2021-04-22

Origin materials and PrimaLoft form strategic alliance to develop carbon-negative insulating fiber for outdoor gear, bedding, and apparel

2021-04-22

Solesis announces investment from Altaris Capital Partners

2021-04-22

Comfort and confidence take many forms & cotton is the common thread in new campaign

2021-04-22

Epson expands its 76-inch dye-sublimation printer rang

2021-04-22

For which plastic products is biodegradation a viable end- of-life option?

2021-04-22

A small but powerful nonwovens line for the Hof University in Bavaria

2021-04-22

Covestro is setting the right course for the future

2021-04-22

ANDRITZ receives order for an elliptical cylinder pre-needler from Amarande, France

2021-04-22

Cotton made in Africa cooperates with the African Cotton Foundation

2021-04-22

Cellulose fibers against climate change

2021-04-22

Teijin, JGC and Itochu Conclude joint agreement on the license business of Polyester chemical recycling technology

2021-04-22

OutDoor by ISPO 2021 online and on-site

2021-04-22

Ingeo 3D700 provides significant reduction in warping and minimizes print failures

2021-04-22

Indorama Ventures expands its Deja™ Sustainable Brand Platform with introduction of Deja™ Carbon Neutral PET

2021-04-22

No more excuses: EU Commissioner Frans Timmermans stresses that effective recycling of high-tech plastics is possible

2021-04-22

Infinited Fiber Company plans to build EUR 220 mln flagship factory in Finland

2021-04-22

VF Corporation appoints Matt Puckett as Chief Financial Officer

2021-04-22

Europe fit for the Digital Age: Commission proposes new rules and actions for excellence and trust in Artificial Intelligence

2021-04-22

Sustainable Finance and EU Taxonomy: Commission takes further steps to channel money towards sustainable activities

2021-04-22

The Lenzing Group publishes its Sustainability Report 2020

2021-04-22

Leading exhibitions in India postponed due to new lockdown guidelines

2021-04-22

Safely does it: textiles and processes

2021-04-22

At virtual.drupa, EFI’s advanced platforms drive real growth opportunities in digital print

2021-04-22

Per Olofsson new Managing Director of SSM