Recycling

2024-04-18

Eastman collaborates with Debrand to recycle apparel waste from top brands

Eastman, a specialty materials company and producer of Naia™ cellulosic fibers, has formed a strategic collaboration with Debrand, a prominent, next-life logistics company specializing in finding sustainable solutions to apparel waste for some of the world’s top apparel and footwear brands.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

BRÜCKNER comes to Techtextil to show 75 years of tradition and innovation

This year, the German family-run company is celebrating its 75th birthday. Today, more than 6000 BRÜCKNER lines around the globe produce textile products of all kinds. The product range of the textile machinery manufacturer is at least as diverse as the end products manufactured on it. BRÜCKNER's customers include manufacturers of industrial textiles, nonwovens, textile floor coverings, artificial turf, glass fabrics and, of course, classic apparel textiles.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

Reliable weaving in challenging times: DORNIER presents solutions for future-proof fabric production at Techtextil

To enable fabric manufacturers to maintain reliable and flexible production even in times of diverse challenges, Lindauer DORNIER will be presenting numerous new and advanced technological developments for its rapier and air-jet weaving machines at Techtextil (23 - 26 April in Frankfurt am Main, stand D 93, hall 12.0). Also in the spotlight: networked fabric production.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

Covestro showcases raw material solutions for a more sustainable, more productive textile industry

Covestro, a leading polymer manufacturer, is exhibiting a wide range of innovative material solutions for the textile industry at Techtextil 2024 in Frankfurt. Four different teams of experts are attending the show, with each presenting a selection of highlights from Covestro’s portfolio that can help textile manufacturers improve the productivity and sustainability of their operations and products.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-18

Metsä Group collaborates with ANDRITZ on textile fiber mill pre-study

Metsä Group has entered into an extensive cooperation with international technology group ANDRITZ to conduct a pre-study for the first possible commercial mill producing the Kuura textile fiber.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2024-04-18

72" working width – seamless knitwear rolling off the production line

STOLL launches the CMS 703 knit and wear for efficient completed production of articles with a wide size range for the volume market

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Denim

2024-04-18

Cone Denim to introduce COLOURizd™ sustainable color technology at Kingpins Amsterdam

Cone Denim® will debut COLOURizdTM sustainable alternative technology for denim at Kingpins Show Amsterdam, April 24-25. This technology, developed by COLOURizd LLC, allows for a wide range of colors and textures while minimizing processing steps, resulting in a more sustainable and efficient approach to textile coloration.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2024-04-18

More working width, more design flexibility even for larger formats

STOLL launches the new CMS 503 ki L, 50" for the volume market

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-18

Ahlstrom introduces a new dual-layer filtration technology for longer lifetime and reduced size of air intake filters

The quality of air intake is a substantial factor in the overall performance of today’s engines. An efficient air intake filtration supports optimal operation, preventing particulate contaminants from entering the engine while optimizing fuel consumption and reducing engine wear. In this context, a longer filter lifetime is a key benefit as it ensures continuous removal of contaminants while extending service intervals and minimizing environmental impact.

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Retail & Brands

2024-04-18

adidas delivers better-than-expected performance in the first quarter and increases its full-year guidance

adidas today announced preliminary results for the first quarter of 2024. In Q1, currency-neutral revenues increased 8% versus the prior year level. In euro terms, the company’s revenues grew 4% to € 5.458 billion (2023: € 5.274 billion). The company’s gross margin improved 6.4 percentage points to 51.2% during the quarter (2023: 44.8%). Operating profit reached € 336 million in Q1 (2023: € 60 million).

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Industry 4.0

2024-04-18

Digitalization brings movement to the sports, fitness and wellbeing sector

As a wearables specialist, KARL MAYER is a partner of the DiMo - DigitalMotion project

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2024-04-18

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics takes huge leap with digital finishing

Graniteville Specialty Fabrics has set new standards by challenging the traditional pad finishing process. With Baldwin Technology’s cost-efficient and highly sustainable spray finishing technology, Graniteville Specialty Fabrics has been able to increase production efficiency, and minimize chemical and water waste.

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Techtextil / Texprocess 2024

2024-04-18

Bio-based insulation textiles instead of synthetic insulation materials are set to revolutionise the construction world

Using bio-based and bio-degradable, recyclable insulation textiles to sustainably insulate heat and reduce energy consumption and the carbon footprint - the Aachen-based start-up SA-Dynamics has developed a solution for this dream of many building owners together with industrial partners. SA-Dynamics won the second Innovation Award in the "New Technologies on Sustainability & Recycling" category at the leading textile trade fairs Techtextil and Texprocess for this development.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

BASF at Techtextil 2024: Shaping the future of the textile industry with sustainable solutions

BASF presents numerous solutions for the textile industry at the trade fair for textiles from April 23 to 26, 2024 in Frankfurt // Focus on reducing the CO2 footprint and on recycling and blockchain technologies //Sustainable solutions for customers and partners in the textile industry are in demand

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HEBERLEIN PolyJet TG-3 - Techtextil Hall 12.0 Booth B01

Chemical industry

2024-04-18

Devan Chemicals presents “Devan Stain Release”, a PFC-free release technology for water and oil based stains

Devan Chemicals, a global leader in innovative textile solutions, proudly announces the launch of its latest breakthrough in textile finishing technology “Devan Stain Release”. With a focus on sustainability and performance, the company is proud to launch a release technology that ensures that both water and oil based stains can easily be washed off.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

Groz-Beckert showcases refined precision at Techtextil 2024

Explore the intricate world of Groz-Beckert as they unveil their product highlights at Techtextil in Frankfurt from April 23 to 26, 2024. Rooted in their DNA, the pursuit of precision is a cornerstone of Groz-Beckert's philosophy. They believe that it's the small details that unveil fascinating insights when one sharpens their eye for them. Visitors are cordially invited to explore their exhibition stand.

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Raw Materials

2024-04-18

Archroma and Cotton Incorporated reaffirm commitment to innovation for cotton circularity

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals focused on sustainable solutions, and Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for cotton, have renewed their eight-year collaboration to help accelerate the shift to more sustainable circular economy.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

Techtextil & Texprocess Innovation Awards: Changing the world with textile innovations

The winners of this year's Innovation Awards given by the leading international trade fairs, Techtextil and Texprocess, have been chosen. A total of 15 winners in eight categories receive the coveted awards for their pioneering research, new products, processes or technologies. The award-winning innovations show clearly that textile solutions are vital driving forces for future developments in numerous branches of industry, such as aviation, automotive, medicine and construction.

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Techtextil 2024

2024-04-18

VANDEWIELE showcases many innovations in the individual textile segments of its large portfolio

Vandewiele will showcase its expertise in weaving, presenting a wide range of solutions and accessories designed to inspire visitors. One of the highlights of Vandewiele's presentation will be its demonstrations of realizations in woven technical textiles, including spacer fabrics and multilayer constructions. With today's machinery capable of manufacturing complex 3D geometries and composites for hybrid lightweight construction, Vandewiele aims to showcase the vast array of possibilities available in the industry.

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Recycling

2024-04-18

Europe’s textiles sorting industry in crisis; urgent EU action needed

EuRIC: The industry responsible for sorting discarded textiles for reuse and recycling is on the brink of collapse across Eu­rope, with urgent alarms ringing from the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK. Without immediate intervention, this crisis will escalate, causing irreversible economic and environmental damage.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-18

Berry and Glatfelter announce regulatory milestone in proposed transaction for spin-off and merger of Berry’s Health, Hygiene and Specialties Global Nonwovens and Films Business with Glatfelter

Berry Global Group, Inc. and Glatfelter Corporation announced today the achievement of a regulatory milestone in the proposed transaction involving the combination of a majority of Berry’s Health, Hygiene and Specialties segment to include its Global Nonwovens and Films business (“HHNF”) with Glatfelter, with the expiration of the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-18

NILIT announces strategic expansions, including a joint venture with Shenma in China

NILIT, the global leader in high-performance Nylon 6.6 fibers for the apparel industry and leader in sustainability, that owns the broadest line of sustainable Nylon 6.6 products, is announcing a new joint venture with Shenma Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Shenma), a subsidiary of China Pingmei Shenma Group, a global leader in the industrial Nylon 6.6 market and a leading supplier to the automotive industry around the world.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2024-04-18

INDA conducts Washington D.C. Fly-In and Advocacy Summit

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, held an Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. in partnership with ISSA’s, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, 2024 Clean Advocacy Summit. Over the course of two days, INDA members took to the nation’s capital to convene, connect, and advocate for issues important to the nonwovens industry, meeting with the staff and elected officials in over a dozen congressional offices.

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Composites

2024-04-18

JEC announces new business meetings event for the composites industry in Central Europe

JEC and Targi w Krakowie Ltd. (Trade Fairs in Krakow), are thrilled to announce the launch of a new event, JEC Forum Central Europe, dedicated to bringing together suppliers and buyers from the region. The inaugural event will take place in Krakow, Poland, on September 17-18, 2025.

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Sustainability

2024-04-18

YKK adopts low-carbon aluminum for use in zippers

YKK Corporation is pleased to report that it will begin purchasing alloy wires that utilize low-carbon aluminum, with the aim of making a staged transition from conventional aluminum alloy zippers to eco-friendly zippers which use low-carbon aluminum.

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Sustainability

2024-04-18

Textile Exchange releases "The Future of Synthetics" report

In a new report released by Textile Exchange, titled "The Future of Synthetics," the fashion, apparel, and textile industry are called upon to swiftly transition away from new fossil fuel extraction for synthetic materials. The report provides essential guidance for brands seeking to make this critical shift.

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News Archive
2024-04-18

Beaulieu Fibres International launches its Sustainable Fibres Program at Techtextil 2024 to drive ‘fibres that build futures’

2024-04-18

Multi-directional sewing at Texprocess 2024

2024-04-11

Two strong partners: innovating for decades

2024-04-11

Alchemie Technology unveils its first in-market digital textile dyeing production and demonstration hub in Taiwan

2024-04-11

LYCRA® introducesT903C Fiber to revolutionize comfort and performance in medical textiles

2024-04-11

In 2023, European Nonwovens Production Decreased by 5.7%

2024-04-11

ITM showcases cutting-edge innovations at Techtextil and Texprocess 2024

2024-04-11

Successful collaboration: Groz-Beckert and Santoni develop innovative INNOTAS knitting system

2024-04-11

With Jan Karnath, Reifenhäuser is bringing the fourth generation and new skills into the family business

2024-04-11

Exciting prospects for composites

2024-04-11

ITA/BIOTEXFUTURE/ITA Augsburg at Techtextil

2024-04-11

VEIT Group presents product highlights and innovations at Texprocess 2024

2024-04-11

On the trail of the zeitgeist

2024-04-11

REV Technologies for electric vehicles debuts at Tire Technology Expo

2024-04-11

Extending the success of business meetings events to Bangkok

2024-04-11

VDMA members at Techtextil: Focus on automation and digitalisation

2024-04-11

Kornit Digital set to demonstrate the unmatched power of single-step digital fabric printing at Texprocess 2024

2024-04-11

The DITF will be present in Frankfurt with a booth and five presentations

2024-04-11

Companies in Japan initiate demonstration to expand the automotive recycling process

2024-04-11

INVISTA intends to explore strategic alternatives for its nylon fibers business

2024-04-11

ANDRITZ collaborates with Microsoft to drive innovation in the manufacturing industry

2024-04-11

ANDRITZ will focus on textile recycling and durable nonwoven production technologies

2024-04-08

AI plus 3D/2D at Texprocess 2024

2024-04-08

PFAFF INDUSTRIAL & KSL will showcase a wide range of innovations at Texprocess

2024-04-04

Eva Baumann becomes the new CEO of the CHT Group

2024-04-04

Airy cellulose from a 3D printer

2024-04-04

Panda Biotech announces commercial operations have begun at its flagship Panda Hemp Gin

2024-04-04

Eastman selected by U.S. Department of Energy to receive up to $375 million investment for its second U.S. molecular recycling project

2024-04-04

What’s clogging the pipes? The largest sewage collection study has the answers

2024-04-04

3rd Dresden International Colloquium on Tailored Carbon Fibres

2024-04-04

These are the industry's game changers: Techtextil and Texprocess impress with a strong knowledge programme

2024-04-04

GMG and VF Corporation extend partnership to expand footprint across MENA and SEA

2024-04-04

D-house laboratorio urbano collaborating with Kornit Digital

2024-04-04

Initial 2024/25 forecast shows gains in area, production, consumption and trade

2024-04-04

Monforts to debut the coaTTex at Techtextil 2024

2024-04-04

37. International Cotton Conference Bremen - Successful conference attracts around 400 guests

2024-04-04

High precision in coating and laminating // Cavitec introduces new technology achieving unmatched performance of activewear fabrics

2024-04-04

EURATEX launches another initiative to promote upskilling and reskilling in the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industry

2024-04-04

Crealet presents its innovative warp tension solutions at Techtextil 2024

2024-04-04

Driving Change: New EDANA Forums at the Heart of Innovation and Sustainability in the Nonwovens Industry

2024-04-04

Eagerly awaited ITMA ASIA + CITME exhibition in Singapore gears up for opening of space application

2024-04-04

BTMA’s advanced fibre focus at Techtextil 2024

2024-04-04

Archroma, G-Star RAW and Advance Denim promote cleaner denim production

2024-04-04

Sparxell raises $3.2m to advance development of sustainable pigments

2024-04-04

NILIT goes circular with SENSIL® Flow

2024-04-04

CARBIOS joins Paris Good Fashion to accelerate textile circularity and contribute to more sustainable fashion

2024-03-28

TRUECYCLED: A holistic approach to textile recycling success

2024-03-28

International visitor numbers double, exhibitors commend domestic market strength at Shanghai’s Intertextile Apparel

2024-03-28

To fly the flag in East Asia

2024-03-28

Master the Change with solutions from the KARL MAYER GROUP

2024-03-28

PERFORMANCE DAYS impresses industry across the board

2024-03-28

Circular Polymers by Ascend and ReDefyne experts highlight expanded application options for post-consumer recycled nylons, PET and PP

2024-03-28

adidas introduces TWISTKNIT and TWISTWEAVE as part of ULTIMATE365 RANGE

2024-03-28

Covestro advocates its environmentally friendly Waterborne PU Coatings at the International Technical Textiles Symposium (ITTS)

2024-03-28

‘Waste Hero’ recycling education program delivers significant social value in Indonesia and the Philippines

2024-03-28

H&M Hennes & Mauritz with increased profit in first quarter 24

2024-03-28

Itema showcases the Itematech weaving solutions at Techtextil 2024

2024-03-28

CHT presents tailor-made and modern product and process solutions at Techtextil

2024-03-28

Solutions for technical applications at Techtextil 2024

2024-03-28

New! Introducing the Supplier to Zero Reviewer Application

2024-03-28

Italian Textile Machinery takes the lead at Techtextil Frankfurt

2024-03-28

INDA remembers nonwovens industry veteran CK Wong

2024-03-28

H&M’s Annual and Sustainability Report 2023 is published

2024-03-27

Period underwear made from biobased materials at Techtextil

2024-03-27

Fashion Hong Kong 2024 pop-up store in Paris draws strong response

2024-03-27

Sportswear Powerhouse improves cross-factory capacity

2024-03-27

Microfactory for filter bags developed in Sweden

2024-03-27

Industry strides towards greener future as Yarn Expo Spring 2024 draws to a close

2024-03-27

Stäubli at Techtextil – a hub of innovation for future developments

2024-03-27

From manual to automated fabric inspection // Step up to assured fabric quality for technical and sensitive applications

2024-03-21

Meet Saurer at Indo Intertex 2024

2024-03-21

Commission sets out actions to tackle labour and skills shortages

2024-03-21

Lenzing remains a sustainability champion and prepares for the European Green Deal­­

2024-03-21

Sustainable, leading in digitalisation and innovative textile technologies at ITM 2024

2024-03-21

Romania provides untapped opportunities for Europe’s bio-based sector and green growth

2024-03-21

Lenzing Group's financial performance in 2023: Overcoming challenges with resilience

2024-03-21

Groz-Beckert develops innovative slider needle for circular knitting machines together with Vanguard Pailung

2024-03-21

Testing, testing, at Techtextil 2024

2024-03-21

Pincroft produces nearly 70% of own electricity

2024-03-21

Celebrating Innovation: Schoeller Textil article 59390 won an iF DESIGN AWARD

2024-03-21

How functional are natural fibres and materials? The new Nature Performance area at Techtextil provides answers

2024-03-21

Oerlikon – total solutions for the Vietnamese textile industry

2024-03-21

DIENES at Techtextil 2024

2024-03-21

Bright future of cellulose fibres in textiles, hygiene, construction and packaging – Conference shows top-innovations

2024-03-21

Waiting for an upwind

2024-03-21

Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year – Award for the project HEREWEAR

2024-03-21

IHKIB and WRAP have signed a collaboration agreement to boost Turkish Apparel exports to the USA

2024-03-21

IndoIntertex: Mahlo to showcase advanced textile solutions

2024-03-21

The world’s first 12-head comber: TCO 21XL

2024-03-21

ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei and TENCEL™ by Lenzing AG join forces in journey towards circular economy

2024-03-21

Intertextile Home Textiles – Spring Edition 2024 concludes with focus on evolving Chinese consumer trends

2024-03-21

CO2-negative construction thanks to new composite material

2024-03-21

STFI will be presenting fascinating, high-end textile products and solutions of tomorrow at Techtextil 2024.

2024-03-21

Revolutionizing Knitwear Design with CREATE DESIGN by KM.ON and STOLL

2024-03-21

Sustainable machine and plant technologies for the carpet industry in the Middle East

2024-03-21

European Commission announces “Textiles of the Future” Partnership under Horizon Europe

2024-03-21

DA GROUP accelerates market penetration in Central and South America

2024-03-21

GOTS applauds European Parliament’s vote on the Green Claims Directive

2024-03-21

Renewcell expands timeline to receive bids

2024-03-21

Toray develops durable reverse osmosis membrane