Knitting & Hosiery

2022-09-29

High-quality presentation at CAITME: Uzbek Mayer & Cie. representative Textile Technologies & Services LLC receives award

The textile machinery trade fair CAITME was a success for Textile Technologies & Services LLC – in an unexpected discipline: The long-standing Mayer & Cie. representation under the direction of Anna Tsoy received an award for best stand design. Timo Schramm, Sales Manager of the circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie., is delighted with the award. After all, an appealing booth is also a magnet for visitors. However, their influx was lower than expected. The reason for this was a parallel fabric fair in Moscow, which many local textile entrepreneurs used to present themselves to their customers.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

The ICE won’t melt overnight…

Nonwovens have expanded rapidly in the automotive industry over the past two decades, as automakers and their component suppliers have looked to decrease costs by reducing the weight of vehicles.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Fibre traceability becomes bio-degradable with IFG Bio and integriTEX

IFG Asota and Tailorlux are planning to expand the current portfolio of tracer fibres that make cotton and cashmere traceable. The Polylactic Acid (PLA) is a bio-based solution that is the next level carrier of the optical fingerprint solution, a patented technology of Tailorlux.

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Spinning

2022-09-29

The winter semester 2022 is ready to start at universities across Germany – and so is a new funding period for the “Deutschlandstipendium” initiative from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. At its headquarters in Mönchengladbach, Trützschler has been one of the sponsors for seven years.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kimberly-Clark announced the appointment of Andrea Zahumensky to the role of President, Personal Care for its North America consumer business effective October 13, 2022.

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Recycling

2022-09-29

Recover™ has been pioneering sustainable materials since 1947. The recycling process uses an innovative technology to turn textile waste into high-quality recycled fibers that can be used again to create new garments, closing the loop on fashion.

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Denim

2022-09-29

Wrangler®, one of America’s most recognized denim labels, has announced the continuation of the brand’s collaboration with “Mr. Wrangler,” Grammy award-winning recording artist, Leon Bridges. In celebration of Wrangler’s 75th anniversary, the Leon Bridges x Wrangler Collection is a nod to silhouettes from the brand’s iconic archives and Bridges’ personal soulful style.

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Sustainability

2022-09-29

CovationBio, Primient Covation LLC announce partnership to support sustainable agriculture

CovationBio, a global leader in innovative bio-based material solutions, and Primient Covation LLC, the largest global producer of 100% plant-based 1,3-propanediol (Bio-PDO®), today announced their participation in Primient’s Sustainable Agriculture Program and partnership with Truterra, LLC, the sustainable agriculture business of Land O’Lakes and program delivery partner.

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Retail & Brands

2022-09-29

BOSS reveals fall/winter 2022 collection at star-studded show in Milan

BOSS delves deeper into the meaning of the brand’s Be Your Own BOSS core motto with a Fall/Winter 2022 collection deconstructing the idea of power dressing with references to BOSS’s rich sporting heritage.

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Research & Development

2022-09-29

Making the most of sustainable biomass – certification schemes and labels developed in new EU research projects

nova-Institut GmbH announces its participation in two new HORIZON Europe projects – STAR4BBS and BIORECER – which both focus on the development of innovative certification schemes and labels for bio-based feedstock.

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Software

2022-09-29

Turkish Powerhouse, Gürmen Giyim, adopts GSDCost

GSDCost was chosen by the Group’s ready-to-wear company, Gürmen Giyim, to increase productivity by 5% and improve costs by 3% in the initial phase of the GSDCost roll out.Gürmen Giyim, adopts GSDCost to advance fashion costing and capacity planning in pursuit of ambitious sustainability targets.

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Associations

2022-09-29

INDA mourns loss of industry leader and former executive committee appointee Walter G. Jones

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, is mourning the loss of Walter “Walt” G. Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Precision Fabrics Group, Inc., of Greensboro, NC, who passed away Sept. 22.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-29

Cotton Council International celebrates its third Cotton Day in Mumbai

Cotton Council International (CCI), along with the leadership of the U.S. cotton industry, held its annual Cotton Day in Mumbai, India, educating over 120 attendees on how U.S. cotton adds value for its partners in the Indian textile industry. This year’s event, held both virtual and in-person, featured the theme “Your Partner for Prosperity”, bringing a fresh perspective from leading industry experts on how U.S. cotton connects the textile community and is a trusted partner in the textile supply chain.

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Sustainability

2022-09-29

Levi Strauss & Co. releases 2021 Sustainability Report and new slate of sustainability goals

Levi Strauss & Co. has released a new slate of sustainability goals as part of its newly published 2021 Sustainability report, demonstrating its commitment to a holistic definition of sustainability and progress across its key pillars of climate, consumption and community. The 16 goals cover focus areas including greenhouse gas emissions, water stewardship, circular economy and new business models, worker well-being in the supply chain, diversity, equity and inclusion and social issue advocacy.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Kolon Industries targets the global tire cord market by Vietnam plant expansion

Kolon Industries Inc. (KRX: 120110), top chemical materials and textile maker in South Korea, announced it has completed the expansion of its tire cord production plant in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, and is speeding up to boost its global competitiveness.

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Composites

2022-09-29

10 years of the Ort im Innkreis site – SGL Carbon's Austrian plant celebrates anniversary

With around 170 employees, fiber composite components for the automotive industry are produced in large series at SGL's Austrian site in Ort im Innkreis. Apart from structural vehicle components, the focus here is on composite leaf springs and battery box components. The customers are well-known: Leaf springs made of fiberglass-based composite material are produced at the site for car manufacturers such as Ford and Volvo.

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Digital Printing

2022-09-29

Mimaki, has announced their third Global Innovation Days (19th – 21st October 2022), following the success of previous events. This collaborative virtual experience unites Mimaki’s regional offices to discuss trends across the different markets and the American, Asian, and European regions operated in by Mimaki, through a series of live and pre-recorded demonstrations, webinars, and round-table discussions. The programme of events will be led by experts from Mimaki Europe, Japan, USA and Australia.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Nylon has evolved into the core material of the hydrogen energy industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Qore® to enable the world’s first large-scale commercial production of bio-derived spandex using QIRA®, the next generation 1,4-butanediol (BDO), as one of its main ingredients. This will result in 70% of the LYCRA® fiber content being derived from annually renewable feedstock.

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Smart Textiles

2022-09-29

This week, the CISUTAC consortium met in-person in Ghent, Belgium, for the kick-off meeting of the project. An opportunity to discuss the different aspects of CISUTAC.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Teijin Introduces LCA for Carbon Fiber Intermediate Materials

Teijin Limited announced today that it has adopted lifecycle assessment (LCA) to calculate the environmental footprint of its carbon fiber intermediate materials. By calculating the environmental impacts of its production processes, Teijin expects to devise ways to reduce emissions in each production process as well as to expedite collaboration with partner companies throughout its supply chain, from manufacturing to disposal, and to implement LCA initiatives for the entire lifecycles of Teijin carbon fiber products.

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Carpets

2022-09-29

THE GREEN COLLECTION creates space for sustainable products

THE GREEN COLLECTION is the centerpiece of DOMOTEX 2023. This special show is the central area in which the topic of sustainability is played out. Exhibitors have the opportunity to help shape the GREEN COLLECTION area by showcasing their own product or production process, and thus draw the attention of attendees.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Lenzing named sustainability champion for the second time

Lenzing Group, a world-leading provider of sustainably produced specialty fibers, has been awarded platinum status in the CSR rating from EcoVadis. This comprehensive assessment covers the four key practices of corporate social responsibility: the environment, fair working conditions and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

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Textile chemistry

2022-09-29

HeiQ launches HeiQ Allergen* Tech making home textiles sanitation easier and lasting

HeiQ announces the launch of a 100% biobased, proprietary textile technology, HeiQ Allergen Tech, which aims to improve the lives of all the ones who suffer from allergies. This technology reduces inanimate allergens, like house dust mite matter, and pet allergens, and can be easily added in the finishing stage of the manufacturing process of textiles for bedding and furniture purposes.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

Freudenberg showcases filtration media innovations at the 13th World Filtration Congress in San Diego

Freudenberg Performance Materials is showcasing its high-performance filtration media solutions for the first time at the 13th World Filtration Congress taking place in San Diego from October 6 - 8. Experts from the company will be available at Booth 319 to explain the benefits of different media and technology and answer visitors’ questions.

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Europe

2022-09-29

Minimum income: more effective support needed to fight poverty and promote employment

Today, the Commission calls on Member States to modernise their minimum income schemes as part of the ongoing pledge to reduce poverty and social exclusion in Europe. The proposed Council Recommendation on adequate minimum income ensuring active inclusion sets out how Member States can modernise their minimum income schemes to make them more effective, lifting people out of poverty, while promoting the labour market integration of those who can work.

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Older News

Europe

2022-09-29

New liability rules on products and AI to protect consumers and foster innovation

Today, the Commission adopted two proposals to adapt liability rules to the digital age, circular economy and the impact of global value chains. Firstly, it proposes to modernise the existing rules on the strict liability of manufacturers for defective products (from smart technology to pharmaceuticals). The revised rules will give businesses legal certainty so they can invest in new and innovative products and will ensure that victims can get fair compensation when defective products, including digital and refurbished products, cause harm.

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Retail & Brands

2022-09-29

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB nine-month report

“The autumn collections have been well received and sales in September are up on the previous year, providing important proof that the H&M group is growing even when customers’ purchasing power is decreasing,” says Helena Helmersson, CEO.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-29

New FIBRELLA® Strata delivers three layers of exceptional strength and softness

Suominen has harnessed its process know-how to create a premium nonwoven, FIBRELLA® Strata. FIBRELLA® Strata has a high-definition pattern and it delivers an exceptional combination of strength and softness.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-09-29

Sitip at Functional Fabric Fair in Portland and PERFORMANCE DAYS in Munich

Functional Fabric Fair - powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS®, leading showcase in the United States that brings together companies, designers and the most current innovations in high-performance functional fabrics in its fall edition in Portland and Performance Days Munich, the premier trade show on the latest trends in fabric development for the functional textile industry, will feature the novelties of outdoor and active apparel and innovative fabrics for F/W 2024, making, as always, sustainability as one of the priority and characterizing topics.

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Recycling

2022-09-28

Half a million tons textile waste readily available for fibre-to-fibre recycling in six European countries

Today Fashion for Good concludes the Sorting for Circularity Europe project, and in collaboration with Circle Economy, releases a report detailing the findings of the 16-month analysis. The analysis indicates that 74%, a total of 494,000 tonnes, of low-value, post-consumer textiles is readily available for fibre-to-fibre recycling in six European countries. This represents the potential to generate an additional €74 million per year in value by reintroducing sorted and recycled textiles back into the value chain.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-28

Cinte Techtextil China returns this December

Following its deferral earlier this year, organisers announced that Cinte Techtextil China 2022 will now take place from 7 – 9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. The coming edition will address the latest trends, technologies and applications that are shaping the industry and market in the region.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-28

Cotton decoded - 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The time has come: the 36th International Cotton Conference Bremen is about to begin. One of the best-known international conferences on cotton and one of the most important global scientific cotton conferences is starting. Participation in the conference is possible both on-site in Bremen and online. On 29 and 30 September and already days before, several hundred experts and interested people from almost 40 countries will be guests in Bremen. At the beginning of the week, the CmiA Stakeholder Conference has already attracted numerous participants from mainly African producer countries to Bremen.

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Recycling

2022-09-28

EURATEX and partners launch the new Horizon Europe innovation project on circular & sustainable textiles

Launched today, the new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. Launched today, the new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition.

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ITMA Asia + CITME 2022

2022-09-26

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022 rescheduled to November 2023

Show owners CEMATEX and Chinese partners, the Sub-Council of the Textile Industry, CCPIT (CCPIT-Tex), China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) and China Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC) advised that the new show dates will be announced shortly.

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News Archive
2022-09-26

Circular economy in the automotive industry: Tool supports the development of recyclable components

2022-09-23

Social Partners from the European textiles industry call for stronger action to manage the energy crisis: companies and jobs are at stake

2022-09-23

Texon launches its first insole made with 100% recycled content

2022-09-22

Dutch soldiers to wear camouflage fabric developed in the UK

2022-09-22

Green Button: The government-led textile certification label celebrates its third anniversary and presents new standard version

2022-09-22

Sustainability scorecard for sheep farming

2022-09-22

Lee® and Wrangler® Jeans to open a joint denim store in Berlin, with more European flagship stores to follow

2022-09-22

Music and denim collided during New York Fashion Week with the launch of Wrangler® and Leon Bridges Collab

2022-09-22

TenCate Grass launches first-of-its kind synthetic turf recycling program in the U.S.

2022-09-22

Incentivising smallholder farmers for implementing climate-smart agricultural practices

2022-09-22

A year full of milestones for the Trützschler Foundation

2022-09-22

Global businesses & NGOs endorse a common vision for an ambitious global plastics treaty

2022-09-22

From an iron foundry to a globally leading technology Group: ANDRITZ AG celebrates its 170th anniversary

2022-09-22

EU textile and clothing imports Trends Report 2022

2022-09-22

Macy’s, Inc. announces sustainable initiatives to drive a more circular future

2022-09-22

Recover™ receives the ITMF Award for its sustainable and innovative achievements

2022-09-22

Global synthetic fiber market report 2022: Rising adoption of polyester fiber & expansion of the textile industry drive growth

2022-09-22

Milliken & Company achieves EcoVadis Gold Rating

2022-09-22

Textile ETP at the International Smart Textiles Conference 2022

2022-09-22

Freudenberg hosts German National Hydrogen Council meeting

2022-09-22

Zambia rejoins the ICAC, becomes 11th member government in Africa

2022-09-22

Toray to increase prices of automotive airbag yarn and fabrics

2022-09-22

Far Eastern New Century won the "Sustainability & Innovation Award" from ITMF Awards 2022 with FENC® TOPGREEN® Bio3

2022-09-22

Berry builds recycling ecosystem to provide nonwovens customers with recycled content

2022-09-22

TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology won 2022 ITMF Award for Sustainability and Innovation

2022-09-22

Lenzing suspends 2022 guidance due to limited market visibility and high volatility of energy and raw material markets

2022-09-22

Mimaki appoints Heliozid Océ Emirates to market and service Mimaki printers in the UAE

2022-09-22

Durst Group expands management of Durst Austria GmbH in Lienz

2022-09-22

Crisis-proofing the Single Market: equipping Europe with a robust toolbox to preserve free movement and availability of relevant goods and services

2022-09-22

Cozmo and Kornit Digital present “Sustainable Choice” with stunning printed designs for sofa jackets by raw-edges with on-demand textile production

2022-09-22

ICAC recorder highlights organic cotton during the southern and eastern African Cotton Forum

2022-09-21

The new ICAC Data Portal: The difference between text and context

2022-09-21

India - Kenya building new opportunities for growth in textile and machinery

2022-09-21

Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo to merge with spring 2023 fairs

2022-09-21

Rieter expands service footprint in Kahramanmaras, Türkiye

2022-09-21

Unique waxed cotton finishing with new Monforts line

2022-09-21

ISKO opens its second product development centre, based in Germany – CREATIVE ROOM GERMANY

2022-09-16

Organic Content Standard policy update

2022-09-16

The European textiles industry statement on the energy package: more and more incisive actions need to be taken with no further delay

2022-09-15

IGM 2022, hosting thousands of investors from Turkey and abroad, satisfied the participating companies above their expectations

2022-09-15

CottonConnect partners with The International Cotton Advisory Committee

2022-09-15

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol awarded USDA grant for U.S. Cotton Smart Commodity Program

2022-09-15

Lectra launches Connected PIM by Lectra

2022-09-15

Recover™ fiber showcases at the REVOLVE Gallery 2022

2022-09-15

C&A unveils new brand strategy

2022-09-15

ANDRITZ to complete basic engineering for textile recycling processes to Infinited Fiber Company in Finland

2022-09-15

The portal bale opener BO-P – the first step to optimum yarn quality

2022-09-15

Global smart fabrics for transportation market (2022 to 2026) - Featuring kolon industries, Schoeller Textil and Sefar among others

2022-09-15

The LYCRA Company promotes recent innovations at Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

2022-09-15

South Asia textile and apparel trade and production trends Report 2022 with focus on Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

2022-09-15

Spinnova wins Engineer Invention of the Year

2022-09-15

Guidelines to strengthen current certification schemes for bio-based feedstock

2022-09-15

Evonik and LIKAT discover new type of hydroformylation

2022-09-15

Results of the 15th ITMF Corona-Survey

2022-09-15

Gadoon Textile Mills Ltd. (Pakistan) joins ITMF as corporate member

2022-09-15

Toray expanding Airlite™ automotive interior sound acoustic insulation business in Europe

2022-09-15

INDA appoints Matt O’Sickey as new Director of Education & Technical Affairs

2022-09-15

A greener future: VF Corporation’s tax equity investment on renewable energy projects

2022-09-15

Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Metsä Fibre and 3M continue collaboration in responsible wood sourcing

2022-09-15

Durst Group launches "Durst Kraftwerk" in Brixen

2022-09-15

Inditex interim half year 2022 results

2022-09-15

AATCC announces new nylon sleeve

2022-09-15

Reconnections and committees

2022-09-15

Teijin Frontier develops world’s first tire cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

2022-09-15

Cotton Industry collaborates to receive USDA Grant for U.S. Cotton Smart Commodity Program

2022-09-15

Digital concept meets real fabric: A new material collaboration between Cotton Incorporated and Adobe Substance 3D

2022-09-15

DyStar releases 2021 – 2022 Integrated Sustainability Report

2022-09-15

On presents the first ever shoe made from carbon emissions in partnership with LanzaTech, Borealis and Technip Energies

2022-09-15

Lenzing also switches to green electricity at its Chinese site

2022-09-15

Energy prices: Commission proposes emergency market intervention to reduce bills for Europeans

2022-09-15

Commission moves to ban products made with forced labour on the EU market

2022-09-15

Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2022 winners revealed

2022-09-15

Pincroft to provide innovative non-skin contact vector protection for military fabrics

2022-09-15

Microban launches Refresh™: a patent-pending odor capture technology that is completely metal free

2022-09-15

FILTREX™ Berlin 2022 to focus on health and mobility

2022-09-15

At FILO fair Bemberg™ launches a new t-shirt collection made from revolutionary staple fibre

2022-09-15

Michael Jänecke is retiring - Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess strongly positioned for the future with a new management team

2022-09-14

HEATHCOAT FABRICS – the journey continues

2022-09-12

At the Filo fair, C.L.A.S.S. weaves new sustainable paths against green washing and to activate change

2022-09-12

Challenges of traceability and raw material quality

2022-09-12

BASF at Simac - Go!Create your shoes with BASF materials

2022-09-09

Seeing beyond the patterns with Shelton Vision

2022-09-08

IFG announces strategic partnership with Omya

2022-09-08

Sustainability concerns driving industry to innovate with more fibre-based nonwovens, latest Smithers study finds

2022-09-08

DMIx partners with e.dye Waterless & Clean Color System

2022-09-08

Focus on machines for high-performance at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022

2022-09-08

Coloreel appoints Elin Wengström as the new VP of Marketing

2022-09-08

Start delivering certified CO2 reduced nonwovens solutions for more sustainable consumer products

2022-09-08

Optimizing draw frame performance

2022-09-08

Eight new apprentices start at Mahlo

2022-09-08

JSRTEX adopts Alchemie's dyeing solution

2022-09-08

Success with SUPERTIP

2022-09-08

Avient completes acquisition of DSM protective materials (Dyneema®)

2022-09-08

New perspectives on sports

2022-09-08

Recypur successfully starts up a complete airlay line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in L’Alcúdia, Spain

2022-09-08

adidas introduces latest FW22 Made with Nature Capsule Collection

2022-09-08

First 10 speakers from leading and emerging companies confirmed for Advanced Recycling Conference

2022-09-08

GOTS first Canadian roundtable takes participants behind the scenes

2022-09-08

Sirial TIS NATUR for very soft leathers

2022-09-08

The MUNICH FABRIC has delivered