Associations

2021-12-02

Antwerp Convention shows: European Textiles and Apparel sector alive and kicking !

EURATEX 9th Convention was successfully conducted on 9 and 10 November in Antwerp, back-to-back with the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention. The event brought together, under Belgian ‘Covid Safe’ conditions, well over 250 apparel and textile industry professionals, from across Europe and beyond.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-02

Nice-Pak unveils flushable wet wipes that break apart 5X faster than toilet paper

Nice-Pak Products, a pioneer and global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of pre-moistened wipes, today unveiled its new Nice ’N CLEAN® SecureFLUSH™ Technology Flushable Wipes, a breakthrough flushable* wet wipe that is strong and durable yet breaks apart five times faster than the leading brand of two-ply toilet paper. Now available on Amazon, Nicencleanwipes.com and in many major retailers starting in the beginning of 2022, Nice ’N CLEAN® SecureFLUSH™ Technology Flushable Wipes are designed to provide an advanced level of security to help eliminate the fear of clogged plumbing.

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Recycling

2021-12-02

Recover™ wins the Disruptor Award at the Drapers Award 2021 in its efforts to close the loop on fashion

Recover™, a recycled cotton fiber producer that has been pioneering sustainable materials and recycling since 1947, was presented with the Disruptor Award at the Drapers Award 2021. The company was recognized thanks to its disruptive business model, which aims to scale its recycled cotton fiber production to help more brands meet their sustainable goals and achieve circular fashion for all.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-12-02

The 2021 edition of the Campaign for Wool Capsule Collection at Canadian retailer Holt Renfrew featured exciting new pieces by local designers LINE, SMYTHE and ça va de soi. The Campaign for Wool was launched by HRH The Prince of Wales, as part of his global effort to promote the natural, sustainable benefits of wool. International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) puts the spotlight on one of the collection’s featured designs for 2021: SMYTHE’s 100 Mile Jacket.

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Denim

2021-12-02

Earlier this month, Kontoor Brands unveiled its first, freestanding Wrangler® retail location in China. Located in the Nanjing Deji Plaza, a top retail destination, the store brings to life the adventurous optimism of Wrangler’s cowboy spirit, leveraging the brand’s rich heritage. The launch will deliver engaging and innovative experiences to Wrangler’s growing Chinese consumer base.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-12-02

The global bamboo market is projected to reach $82.90 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 5.7%

The "Bamboo Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Application (Industrial Products, Shoots, Furniture, Raw Materials), by Region (North America, Europe, APAC, CSA, MEA), and Segment Forecasts, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-12-02

The worldwide denim jeans industry is expected to reach $87.4 Billion by 2027

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

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Recycling

2021-12-02

Recover™ joins the American Apparel & Footwear Association

"The American Apparel & Footwear Association represent more than 1 000 world famous name brands, retailers, and manufacturers. AAFA is the trusted public policy and political voice of the U.S. apparel and footwear industry and helps its members navigate the complex regulatory environment offering opportunities for networking and collaboration.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-12-02

Pontetorto chooses Sensil® Biocare for new biopile line

Pontetorto and NILIT are proud to present the first collection made entirely with SENSIL® BioCare, the premium Nylon 6.6 enhanced with a technology proven to accelerate biodegradation in saltwater and soil. Pontetorto will present this innovative collection at Performance Days in December.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-12-02

Pure white CELLIANT® launches with Aeon

CELLIANT® in pure white gives brands the ability to create CELLIANT-powered products in brilliant whites, delicate pastel colors and, really, virtually any color imaginable. The first products featuring pure white CELLIANT are now available to consumers in Asia with Aeon’s TOPVALU SELECT CELLIANT recovery wear collection.

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Weaving

2021-12-02

An exhibition by Otobong Nkanga at the Kunsthaus Bregenz shows: On weaving machines made by Lindauer DORNIER GmbH, not only functional fabrics and fashionable clothing, but also impressive works of art can be produced.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-12-02

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has de-veloped Qticle™, a polyester filament fabric that combines the structure of hair and wool with a smooth and supple texture and functionality.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-02

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, today announced that Anthony “Tony” Fragnito has joined the company as chief operating officer reporting to INDA president, Dave Rousse. Fragnito will take a lead role in updating INDA’s technology platform, financial operations and implementing INDA’s new Strategic Plan.

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Recycling

2021-12-02

Woodspin, the joint venture of the sustainable textile material company Spinnova and its strategic partner, pulp company Suzano, is proceeding with its factory project in Central Finland according to the original schedule. The production spaces are expected to be ready for technology installations at the end of next summer, and for the factory to be completed by end of 2022.

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Digital Printing

2021-12-02

Mimaki Eurasia will show that they have the most comprehensive solutions for digital printing with their 624 m2 booth consisting of four islands at FESPA Eurasia, on December, 2-5.

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Retail & Brands

2021-12-02

adidas announced today that it has completed its second share buyback program this year. Between October 18, 2021, and November 25, 2021, the company bought back 1,619,683 shares for a total amount of € 450 million, corresponding to an average purchase price per share of € 277.83. Taking into consideration the first share buyback conducted during the third quarter, adidas bought back 3,471,205 shares for a total amount of € 1 billion in 2021. Including the dividend payment of € 585 million in May, the company returned nearly € 1.6 billion to its shareholders this year. 

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-12-02

The Board of Directors of Inditex, at the initiative of its Executive Chairman Pablo Isla and its founder Amancio Ortega, and following the proposal of the Nomination Committee, has approved the appointment of Marta Ortega Pérez as Chairwoman of the Group, as a proprietary director, effective as from 1 April 2022. Óscar García Maceiras, up to now General Counsel and Secretary of the Board, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Inditex, effective immediately.

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Retail & Brands

2021-12-02

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories, today announced the appointment of Nina Flood to the newly created position of President, Global Packs – Eastpak®, JanSport® and Kipling®. Flood will be based at the headquarters of VF International, in Stabio, Switzerland. She will report to Martino Scabbia Guerrini, Executive Vice President and President EMEA.

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Recycling

2021-12-02

SABIC creates the first certified circular polymers from advanced recycling of recovered ocean-bound plastic

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, and Malaysia-based plastic recycling company HHI, have announced a pioneering new collaboration to create the first certified circular polymers produced through the advanced recycling of recovered mixed and used ocean-bound plastic. The certified circular polyolefins from ocean-bound plastic, from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio of circular solutions,will be used by SABIC’s customers to announce new products over the coming months.

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Recycling

2021-12-02

Carbios receives support from the European Commission through the LIFE program

Carbios announced that it has received alongside two significant partners T.EN Zimmer GmbH and Deloitte € 3.3 million – including € 3 million for Carbios – in the form of a European grant. T.EN Zimmer GmbH, will provide its expertise on monomer repolymerization in 100% recycled PET, and Deloitte on the environmental performance analysis (mainly through the Life Cycle Analysis) of the process for plastic and textile waste.

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Europe

2021-12-02

Global Gateway: up to €300 billion for the European Union's strategy to boost sustainable links around the world

Today, the European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy launch the Global Gateway, the new European Strategy to boost smart, clean and secure links in digital, energy and transport and strengthen health, education and research systems across the world.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-12-02

INVISTA Victoria achieves recognition for environmental stewardship

INVISTA demonstrated its ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification at its site in Victoria, Texas.

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Sustainability

2021-12-02

RGE gives sustainable fashion a boost with new partnerships in Singapore

RGE has formalised two new partnerships in Singapore to advance sustainable fashion. The first is a three-year strategic partnership with the Textile & Fashion Federation (TaFF) to advocate sustainable industry practices within Singapore and the region, through programme implementation, research, and education. The second is a five-year research collaboration with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) on innovation in textile recycling technology.

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Textile processing

2021-12-02

Gartex Texprocess India 2021 to bring crucial business and networking opportunities for garment and textile manufacturing in the post-pandemic market

Industry’s leading B2B exhibition for garment and textile manufacturing makes a comeback with its first hybrid edition in the post-pandemic market. Gartex Texprocess India will cater to the requirements of businesses engaged in the garment and textile manufacturing business, alongside Screen Print India from 3 – 5 December 2021 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

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Older News

Spinning

2021-12-02

Change in the Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG

This E. Schneider has informed the Board of Directors that, after 13 years of membership, he will not stand for re-election as a member of the Board of Directors and Vice Chairman of Rieter Holding AG at the next Annual General Meeting on April 7, 2022.

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Composites

2021-12-02

Hexcel partners with METYX for high performance carbon pultrusion technology

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) today announced that it is collaborating with METYX to manufacture high-performance carbon pultruded profiles made from polyurethane (PU) resin and unidirectional carbon fiber for the wind energy market.

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Textile chemistry

2021-12-01

Huntsman Textile Effects showcases end-to-end systems for sportswear sustainability and performance for every wear

Huntsman Textile Effects, global leader in innovative solutions and environmentally sustainable products, is bringing its complete end-to-end suite of high-performance solutions for sports apparel to Performance Days Digital Fair this week.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-12-01

Koketa begins sampling garments made with Acteev® antimicrobial technology

Koketa, a brand of premium womenswear based in Peru, has begun sampling leggings, undergarments and workout wear featuring Acteev® Protect fabric. Produced by U.S. manufacturer Ascend Performance Materials, Acteev incorporates the odor-fighting and mildew-destroying antimicrobial benefits of zinc ions embedded into the matrix of superior nylon yarns and fabrics.

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Composites

2021-11-29

Hexcel and Fairmat announce partnership to recycle carbon fiber prepreg composites

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) and Fairmat, a deep technology startup based in France, have announced an agreement to build the capability to recycle carbon fiber prepreg from Hexcel European operations for reuse in composite panels sold into commercial markets. As a result, it is intended that most of the carbon fiber prepreg cutoffs generated at Hexcel plants in Europe will be repurposed by the end of 2022.

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Textile chemistry

2021-11-29

Huntsman’s AVITERA® SE Rose gives textile mills a competitive advantage

Huntsman Textile Effects has released the latest addition to the third generation of its revolutionary AVITERA® SE polyreactive dye range with the introduction of AVITERA® ROSE SE for brilliant bluish-red shades. The innovative new dye significantly outperforms the best available dyeing technologies for cellulosic fibers and blends, delivering substantial water and energy savings, exceptional overall fastness, and reduced costs.

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Recycling

2021-11-25

ISKO™ champions circularity and biodiversity at the Circular Fashion Summit 2021.

ISKO continues to reaffirm its commitment towards circularity by participating as an Innovation Partner in the Circular Fashion Summit 2021 by lablaco. The summit will bring together leaders of change across design, technology and sustainability to share knowledge and take action towards creating a circular future for fashion. The event will be held in a VR version of the Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris and will take place on 9-12 December.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-11-25

PERFORMANCE DAYS fair cancelled in Munich on December 1-2, 2021 - Focus now on digital fair platform

The PERFORMANCE DAYS team deeply regrets having to cancel at short notice the physical edition of PERFORMANCE DAYS which was scheduled to take place on December 1-2, 2021 at the Messe München exhibition center. Right up until today, the event organizers of PERFORMANCE DAYS were in the final stages of preparations for the fair.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-11-25

Indorama Germany GmbH donates €33,500 for the victims of the flood disaster in Germany

Financial support for projects in Bad Münstereifel, Jünkerath, and Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

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News Archive
2021-11-25

Cancellation of VIEW Premium Selection from 30/11 - 01/12/2021

2021-11-25

FibreCoat GmbH closes first financing round

2021-11-25

The new and smart way of weft-straightening | PLEVA SL smart

2021-11-25

Exclusive German Pavilion to bring technologies from top German manufacturers at Techtextil India 2021

2021-11-25

Discovering and realising new opportunities in Asia Webinar promotes HK’s role as business partner and hub for UK

2021-11-25

Global Smart Textiles Market Report 2021-2027 - Miniaturization of electronics and rapidly expanding fashion & entertainment industry driving growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-11-25

Worldwide digital textile printing industry to 2026 - Featuring Kornit Digital, Aeoon Technologies and HP Among others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-11-25

$8.53 billion antiviral & antimicrobial coatings market - Global forecast to 2028

2021-11-25

Recover™ wins the Ryan Young Climate+ Award at the Textile Sustainability Conference 2021 affirming its mission to achieve circular fashion for all

2021-11-25

Circular business models in the fashion industry - new study identifies USD 700 billion opportunity

2021-11-25

HUGO BOSS secures syndicated loan with sustainability component for the first time

2021-11-25

ANDRITZ at Techtextil India 2021

2021-11-25

Frontier Yarns - leading the world in sustainable cotton yarn manufacturing

2021-11-25

Cap Yarns, LLC - delivering unsurpassed quality and innovation since 1944

2021-11-25

Livinguard launches first-of-its-kind medical scrubs with EPA registered textile that kills 99.99% of bacteria

2021-11-25

Going beyond circular limitations

2021-11-25

GOTS appoints Protection Officer North America

2021-11-25

Hygienix™ draws nearly 400 participants to Arizona for premier absorbent hygiene & personal care event

2021-11-25

Fashion for Good Asia builds momentum with new partner, consortium and innovations

2021-11-25

Nusaned Investment™ enters deal for new plastic recycling plant in Rabigh to help boost local content and sustainability

2021-11-25

Spinnova enters composite markets with premium alpine skis

2021-11-25

Unifi reaches key sustainability milestone ahead of schedule

2021-11-25

Environmentally-friendly reforestation: Biodegradable tree covers made from renewable raw materials

2021-11-25

Toray develops Hollow Fiber Membrane Module that can slash CO2 emissions in food and beverage and biotechnology processes

2021-11-25

Loepfe interview with Steve Maggard President CONE DENIM LLC, USA

2021-11-25

SGL Carbon receives SPE Innovation Award for glass fiber leaf spring

2021-11-25

Birla Cellulose retains the top ranking in the CANOPY HOT BUTTON REPORT 2021

2021-11-25

Safe re-start: Heimtextil starts in a few weeks with high international participation

2021-11-25

Visitor registration open now: Comprehensive hygiene and safety concept is making January 2022 edition of Neonyt possible

2021-11-25

DOMOTEX cancelled in January 2022

2021-11-25

Textiles Committee Secretary Shri Ajit Chavan inaugurates Techtextil India in Mumbai

2021-11-25

Textile ETP presented EU funding opportunites at EURATEX Convention

2021-11-25

Teijin’s environmental commitments validated as science based targets

2021-11-25

Asset performance services

2021-11-25

2021 Integral Conversation held successfully, Esquel makes net zero pledge

2021-11-25

AATCC announces the TCR Service Award Recipient

2021-11-25

Indorama Ventures launches the industry's first report on contributions to UN Sustainable Development Goals

2021-11-25

Capital Markets Union: Commission proposes new measures to boost Europe's capital markets

2021-11-25

Monki partners up with BDD Foundation

2021-11-24

The sustainability our mountains deserve: RadiciGroup and DKB introduce the first “circular” ski suit

2021-11-24

Marchi & Fildi Group presents the selection of metalloplastic yarns with GRS certification of its Gleaming line, coming from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester

2021-11-24

Fashion for Good launches the sorting for circularity india project: New consortium project aims to build a new textile waste value chain in India

2021-11-24

NKK and LENZING AG celebrate 25 years of separator paper production with LENZING™ Lyocell fibers

2021-11-22

Successful Take Off of "CARL II" student rocket

2021-11-18

Kontoor Brands launches immersive shopping experience with virtual stores for Wrangler® and Lee®

2021-11-18

BOSS becomes the official partner of the Hahnenkamm Races

2021-11-18

New date for Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair and Hong Kong Fashion Week

2021-11-18

Textile Exchange announces the winners of inaugural Ryan Young Climate+ Awards for sustainable textile industry leaders

2021-11-18

Global fibre impact explorer

2021-11-18

Early bird registration has opened for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2022

2021-11-18

Han Bekke receives IAF Golden Pin

2021-11-18

COTTON USA meetings in Turkey result in U.S. cotton sales

2021-11-18

COTTON USA SOLUTIONS improves profitability for Pakistani mill

2021-11-18

Mono wire healds from Groz-Beckert: Optimized for application and environment

2021-11-18

Intermix and Cotton Incorporated launch "You’ve Been Upgraded: The cotton collection"

2021-11-18

Evonik partners with The Vita Group for pioneering efficient polyurethane mattress recycling process

2021-11-18

Tefron targets seamless digital transformation with support from FastReactPlan

2021-11-18

Fibertex Nonwovens announces price increases

2021-11-18

Techtextil and Texprocess 2022: discover innovations live once again

2021-11-18

OEKO-TEX® invests in brand protection and partners with SENTRYC

2021-11-18

Condenser wires for roller cards

2021-11-18

Circle Economy is thrilled to see its partners, the Dutch and Nordic Circular Hotspots, join forces

2021-11-18

Toray receives top MSCI ESG rating

2021-11-18

Toray to boost large-tow carbon fiber production

2021-11-18

SGL Carbon – Q3 2021 also confirms the encouraging upward trend

2021-11-18

Textile impulses for the future: Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference 2021

2021-11-18

The fashion industry is going green – 150 labels have already signed up to exhibit at Neonyt in January 2022

2021-11-18

Realignment: ISPO Munich and OutDoor by ISPO permanently shift to new dates

2021-11-18

VF Corporation releases third annual profile on inclusion, diversity, equity and action (IDEA)

2021-11-18

AATCC Announces Future Leaders Award Recipients

2021-11-18

EU invests over €1 billion in innovative projects to decarbonise the economy

2021-11-18

European Green Deal: Commission adopts new proposals to stop deforestation, innovate sustainable waste management and make soils healthy for people, nature and climate

2021-11-18

H&M Group committed to taking action on climate beyond COP26

2021-11-18

H&M Group launches circular design tool “Circulator”

2021-11-18

Flexi-Loft: versatile sustainability champion with high acoustic performance

2021-11-18

The LYCRA Company reconfirmed partnership with MarediModa show

2021-11-18

Indorama Ventures included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the fifth consecutive year

2021-11-18

IST Safety Ltd’s protective clothing comes to life with Durak Tekstil aramid sewing threads

2021-11-18

ITA PhD student Kai-Chieh Kuo was awarded Best Master’s Thesis Award of Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation)

2021-11-18

FESPA Eurasia 2021 will witness an unforgettable Mimaki show once again

2021-11-18

Management succession planning at Uster Technologies AG

2021-11-17

Berto travels km zero to support B2C brands

2021-11-17

RGE provides second annual update on USD 200 Million commitment in next-generation textile fibre innovation and technology

2021-11-17

Mahlo: Two heads of subsidiaries celebrate anniversaries 25 and 40 years with the world market leader

2021-11-17

WIRKsam - Shaping economic change in the Rhenish textile and coal region with AI

2021-11-17

Unlocking the Trillion-Dollar fashion decarbonisation opportunity

2021-11-17

Gina Tricot and We aRe SpinDye in a resource-efficient collaboration.

2021-11-15

Kelheim Fibres once again finishes high in Canopy's Hot Button Ranking

2021-11-12

Italian textile machinery: Third quarter 2021 remains positive for new orders

2021-11-11

Textile Commissioner marks her presence at “Textile Philately” Presented by India ITME Society & India Post

2021-11-11

Eco Award and Performance Award for innovative winter fabrics 23/24

2021-11-11

Innovations in the spirit of the circular economy

2021-11-11

Ralph Lauren Corporation applauds selection of U.S. regenerative cotton fund as an AIM for Climate Innovation Sprint Partner at COP26

2021-11-11

Canada Goose achieves Responsible Down Certification

2021-11-11

Fashion industry trade policy request | COP26

2021-11-11

Action for a Climate-Positive World: The Business Community’s Imperative

2021-11-11

Paimio circular economy plant for end-of-life textiles opened on a high note of celebration on 2 November 2021

2021-11-11

VEOCEL™ brand launches industry’s first Fiber Identification System to address growing demand for supply chain transparency in beauty industry

2021-11-11

Livinguard technology proven to kill >99% of COVID Delta variant

2021-11-11

ANDRITZ to supply a high-speed spunlace line to Welspun, India