Spinning

2020-10-21

The TC19i: A new benchmark for man-made fiber processing

Man-made fibers are durable, versatile and cost-effective. That’s why they have become indispensable in yarn production over the past decade and now account for more than 40 percent of staple fiber consumption. Truetzschler has supported this trend by developing highly specialized machines for man-made fibers that meet constantly rising expectations for quality and efficiency – and the TC 19i is now winning over customers worldwide.

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ITA Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-15

Italian textile machines on show at "INNOVATE TEXTILE & APPAREL VIRTUAL TRADE SHOW"

From 15 to 30 October 21 Italian textile machinery manufacturers will participate in the INNOVATE Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show, within the Italian Pavilion organized by the Houston (USA) office of Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Each exhibiting company will have a virtual stand at its disposal in which e-meet visitors who register for the event.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

In a first of its kind report, Fashion for Good together with Circular Apparel Innovation Factory provide a comprehensive overview of the “State of Circular Innovation in the Indian Fashion and Textile Industries”, outlining the opportunities and solutions across the Indian supply chains that are enabling the industry to leap towards sustainability. India is a global leader in manufacturing and one of the largest consumer markets for fashion.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-15

Today Columbia Sportswear (Nasdaq: COLM), a leading innovator across apparel and footwear, is launching its new Omni-Heat Black Dot technology, the outdoor industry’s first external thermal shield built to protect from the cold. This new textile acts as a heat magnet, featuring thousands of multilayered black dots that capture solar heat and trap warmth to keep people warmer in cold weather.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

Wall Street Journal names Eastman one of world’s most sustainably managed companies

The Wall Street Journal has named Eastman (NYSE: EMN) one of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world. This list by the publication is based on analysis by its experts on how well companies perform across a range of sustainability analytics, including environment, innovation and the workplace.

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Associations

2020-10-15

Digital Pre-Convention Event to the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention

Coming November 10 and 11, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) will digitally host a ‘Pre-convention Event’ to its 36th World Fashion Convention due to take place in Antwerp June 7 – 9, 2021. We cannot meet physically in Antwerp now in 2020, but at the same time we cannot wait to discuss the topics that shape our industry’s future. Therefore, we are starting the discussions around the theme of the IAF’s 36th World Fashion Convention, “Transition in the Global Fashion System” already now, in November 2020, on www.iafconventionantwerp.com.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

VF Corporation named one of America’s most JUST companies by Forbes and JUST capital

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-10-15

VF Corporation announces changes to brand leadership and management structure around core and emerging brands Portfolio

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced organizational changes in support of its ongoing business model transformation and to ensure greater alignment in the management of its Core and Emerging Brands portfolio.

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Associations

2020-10-15

5th ITMF Corona-Survey: 69% of participants have reduced their production capacity during the Corona-pandemic

Between September 5th and 25th, 2020, ITMF has conducted its 5th ITMF Corona-Survey among ITMF members and affiliated companies and associations about the impact the Corona-pandemic has on the global textile value chain. In total, 216 companies from around the world participated. They report that the Corona-pandemic led to a significant reduction of production capacities.

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Composites

2020-10-15

Teijin Limited announced today that it has qualified its carbon fiber based materials Tenax® ThermoPlastic Woven Fabric (TPWF) and Tenax® ThermoPlastic Consolidated Laminate (TPCL) by Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corporation, one of the world's leading manufacturers of aircraft structural components.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-15

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today an all-new high-absorption, quick-drying fabric inspired by the fine structure of diatomaceous earth used in bath mats. Teijin Frontier will begin selling its new fabric for casual wear in spring/summer 2021 collections, targeting annual sales of 50,000 meters in fiscal 2020 and a tenfold increase to 500,000 meters in fiscal 2022.

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Sustainability

2020-10-15

For this year’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, our CEO Helena Helmersson sat down with Professor Johan Rockström, director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to discuss accelerating circularity and securing financial resilience, all while running on limited time.

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Denim

2020-10-15

This is how The Laundry (R)Evolution was born: a radically new conception thought to simplify and optimize the entire garment finishing process.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-15

A new collaboration between between Fulgar and the Rhodia-Solvay Group: Europe sees the arrival of the new Q-SKIN® powered by AMNI® VIRUS-BAC OFF yarn with antiviral and antibacterial properties.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

Over 100 key stakeholders join online discussion on challenges and opportunities in the pursuit of a circular economy for nonwovens

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Associations

2020-10-15

The world that awaits us in this post Covid-19 era was the dominant theme discussed at the annual general meeting of ACIMIT, held in Milan on October 6th. “In the coming years, the climate of uncertainty we are experiencing will worsen, and health emergencies will combine with further geopolitical tensions which are already heavily affecting business,” stated ACIMIT president Alessandro Zucchi, as he submitted 2019 figures for the Italian textile machines industry and 2020 forecasts.

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Spinning

2020-10-15

In order to ensure the transfer of know-how and technology in times of the pandemic, the Manmade Fibers segment of the Swiss Oerlikon Group will start its new webinar series in November. Four interesting technology lectures are planned until the end of 2020 which will be held in English. Current trends in the production of manmade fibers as well as Oerlikons technology solutions will be presented and discussed with the participants. A continuation of the webinar series is already planned for 2021.

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Software

2020-10-15

Gerber Technology empowers AFM distribution to expand workwear business

AFM Distribution, a successful, Albanian workwear company, is leveraging Gerber Technology’s integrated solution to reduce costs, labor and material waste so they can expand their business. As a company who prides themselves on quality manufacturing, their ability to meet deadlines and their commitment to treating people as an asset, AFM knew the only choice to help them was Gerber Technology. Since implementing Gerber’s solutions, AFM has improved their profitability by approximately 25% which has enabled them to invest in more staff training and specialization. 

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Other suppliers

2020-10-15

James Heal launch online test materials shop for UK market

James Heal, the world leader in the design and manufacture of textile testing instruments and test materials for quality control, have announced the launch of their new online shop.

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Digital Printing

2020-10-15

New, high-volume EFI POWER and COLORS printers create profit opportunities in soft signage

Electronics For Imaging, Inc.’s two new printers for the high-end, high productivity soft signage market help display graphics producers reach new heights in productivity and extend their capabilities. The EFI™ COLORS 340 printer announced today prints at up to 9,149 square feet per hour (in a four-color x 4 configuration) while providing unmatched color capabilities for premium-quality soft signage. For even higher-volume production environments, the EFI POWER 340 prints up to 16,835 square feet per hour.

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Spinning

2020-10-15

Control costs today, ready for future profits…

Uster Technologies launches a new standalone version of USTER® QUALITY EXPERT which leverages the value of USTER® instruments to significant profitability gains. Connecting to USTER® QUALITY EXPERT enables flexible and fact-based responses to the changing business environment. With the new standalone version, a relatively small investment means cotton spinners can optimize costs in tougher times – and maximize profits when markets recover.

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ITM 2021

2020-10-15

Textile technology leaders heading for new markets for their investments await ITM 2021

All sectors from textile, shoes, automotive to food postponed their exhibitions planned to be organized this year to 2021 due to the troublesome pandemic. The companies have already started their preparations for the exhibitions to be held next year. Leading technology manufacturers of the textile industry are looking forward to ITM 2021, which is one of the world's largest exhibitions in its field, to introduce their latest innovations and machinery.

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Textile chemistry

2020-10-15

Kemin Textile Auxiliaries announces rebranded creative laboratory and launches new website for Garmon Chemicals brand

The new assets showcase the brand’s identity and enhance service to customers in the global denim and apparel industry

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Older News

Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

ISKO Vital + Premium face covers are now sold through 1400 stores in the VARNER fashion brand portfolio.

The stores are selling several colours in adult and children’s sizes, as well as a customised, star-print design for children that is exclusive to the VARNER brands.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-15

Suominen introduces BIOLACE® Bamboo for wipes

Suominen, a global frontrunner in nonwoven innovations and sustainability, launches a new plant-based nonwoven for wipes: BIOLACE® Bamboo. Thanks to its key features – superior softness and cleanability – it is designed to meet the multiple requirements of various wipe applications.

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Associations

2020-10-15

Free, Fair and Sustainable Trade is an essential component of EURATEX strategy

EURATEX responded to the EU consultation on the trade policy review, offering 60 specific points, which will help to develop an open but sustainable trade system, which guarantees the level playing field for European industry. The EU should invest in an ambitious regional agenda, focusing on important partners such as EUROMED and United States, and in multilateral efforts, in particular within the WTO.

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ITA Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-15

Innovate Textile & Apparel virtual trade show now live

The textile & apparel industry’s pioneering virtual trade show, Innovate Textile & Apparel, organised by World Textile Information Network (WTiN) and sponsored by RICOH, is going live today (09:00 UTC, 15 October) and will run until 30 October. The Innovate Textile & Apparel virtual trade show provides an opportunity for companies from across the globe to showcase innovation in manufacturing technology and materials, network and forge new partnerships, while respecting travel bans and safety measures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ITA Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-09

Kornit Digital joins the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel virtual trade show

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, is pleased to join the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show, WTiN’s annual global exhibition highlighting the true innovators in technology, production, and value chain leadership for the textile and apparel industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-10-08

Eurofins launches Europe’s first validated test method to evaluate filtration capacity of masks for SARS-CoV-2

Eurofins Textile Testing Spain announces the launch and validation of a new test method to evaluate the filtration capacity of masks with 100 nanometre particles, the estimated mean size of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Eurofins Textile Testing Spain is currently the only laboratory in Europe and one of only three laboratories in the world to offer such a test, which is mandatory for all masks sold in the North American market.

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Research & Development

2020-10-08

Bolt Threads partners with adidas, Kering, lululemon and Stella McCartney to introduce Mylo™

The companies and Bolt Threads unite to form a first-of-its-kind Mylo consortium, a highly unique and creative collaborative partnership, to usher in a more sustainable future for fashion

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Raw Materials

2020-10-08

COTTON USA celebrates World Cotton Day with virtual events focused on a greener world

In celebration of the second-annual World Cotton Day on October 7, COTTON USA™ put the natural fiber centerstage at a three-and-a-half-hour virtual event based in Latin America. The Word Cotton Day celebration featured experts from across the globe who covered some of the most pressing topics in the cotton industry, with a specific focus on sustainability. CCI is also putting a special focus on U.S. cotton by teaming up with 12 Latin American COTTON USA™ licensees for a “dress to take care of the world” campaign.

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Raw Materials

2020-10-08

World Cotton Day on 7 October highlights the importance of cotton for development policy

Stemming from a 2019 initiative of the African Cotton-4 countries Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali, World Cotton Day will take place this year on 7 October. The event is organised by the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) and is supported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the International Cotton Secretariat (ICAC). The Bremen Cotton Exchange is also involved.

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News Archive
2020-10-08

Ecurie Aix unveils race cars for the new season

2020-10-08

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches WallStar® Digital into North America

2020-10-08

RISE® conference delivers on new technologies for nonwovens/engineered materials—virtually

2020-10-08

Berry Global’s Biesheim, France, facility achieves ISCC Plus Certification for the production of sustainable nonwovens for hygiene and medical applications

2020-10-08

ISPO Munich 2021: The global meeting place for the industry will take place. New hybrid concept to reach the largest-possible international audience

2020-10-08

Reuben Selby showcases Infinited Fiber in Paris fashion week debut

2020-10-08

Toray develops antiviral textile offering exceptional washability and comfort

2020-10-08

AATCC Launches “Sustainability in Textiles” Series

2020-10-08

Teijin signs UNGC statement from business leaders for new international cooperation

2020-10-08

Commission assesses and sets out reform priorities for the countries aiming to join the EU

2020-10-08

PFAFF 4520 - Full-automatic mask production unit

2020-10-08

Navis TubeTex announces large wave of new orders

2020-10-08

DyStar releases integrated Sustainability Report 2019 – 2020

2020-10-08

Indorama Ventures joins the World Economic Forum’s global plastic action partnership

2020-10-08

Recycling system ’Looop’ helps H&M transform unwanted garments into new fashion favourites

2020-10-08

Second independent audit of Lenzing’s raw material sourcing reaffirms ‘low-risk’ status

2020-10-08

EFI Reggiani to participate in innovate textile & apparel virtual trade show

2020-10-08

Enjoy time travel from the home office

2020-10-08

EDANA announces winners of the INDEX™20 Innovation Award

2020-10-07

Joining forces to produce high-quality face masks with verifiable authenticity

2020-10-07

Mimaki Europe to present line-up of cutting-edge digital textile solutions at Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-07

Quality assurance from Mahlo – in the service of health

2020-10-05

Thies presents "Be the Change" machines at virtual trade show

2020-10-05

Freudenberg expands meltblown nonwovens capacity at Kaiserslautern site

2020-10-05

Monforts at Innovate Textile & Apparel (ITA) 2020

2020-10-02

Latest economic data are a wakeup call to build an ambitious industrial strategy

2020-10-02

Flattering the skin

2020-10-01

World’s first nonwovens with certified circular polypropylen

2020-10-01

ITOCHU, Borealis and Borouge announce collaboration to enable uptake of renewable polypropylene in the Japanese market

2020-10-01

Plastics Circularity Multiplier online conference

2020-10-01

ExxonMobil introduces new groundbreaking high-loft, ultra-soft nonwoven solutions for hygiene products

2020-10-01

Stepping up the game

2020-10-01

QUALIFORM first to adopt Eastman Cristal™ Renew copolyester made with innovative molecular recycling technology

2020-10-01

Coats Digital launches GSDCostV5 with fair wage tool and digital feedback loop

2020-10-01

5th ITMF Corona-Survey: Vertical integration improves resilience

2020-10-01

LAPF Studio conducts a week long Buyer Seller Meet at Tiruppur

2020-10-01

Solvay receives recognition on biodiversity commitments

2020-10-01

Spinnova-Marimekko collaboration on groundbreaking, sustainable fabrics recognized in the Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards

2020-10-01

Let’s work together: Connected globally, socially distanced locally – Neonyt is showing how it’s done!

2020-10-01

HeiQ and Hockey Club Ambrì-Piotta Sharks protect fans with branded, antiviral face masks

2020-10-01

Carbios to move facilities to a Michelin site in Clermont-Ferrand, France

2020-10-01

Ulrich Scherbel new Chief Operating Officer of AMSilk

2020-10-01

A new European research area: Commission sets new plan to support green and digital transition and EU recovery

2020-10-01

Top global fashion brands say “Yes!” to Infinited Fiber Company’s textile recycling technology

2020-10-01

ISPO Brandnew offers opportunities for newcomers: the application period is nearing its end

2020-10-01

Lenzing is founding partner of the Renewable Carbon Initiative

2020-10-01

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB Nine-month report

2020-10-01

H&M Group brands expand online to Russia

2020-10-01

Gerber Technology launches fashion transformation initiative

2020-10-01

adidas successfully places its first sustainability bond

2020-10-01

Teijin to showcase mobility technologies and products via interactive site in response to new normal lifestyle

2020-10-01

Wiping robots increase production efficiency

2020-10-01

Groz-Beckert at the Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show

2020-10-01

Technology webtalk on automation and digitisation in textile dyeing and finishing

2020-10-01

One bodysuit for every occasion

2020-10-01

KARL MAYER’s PROWARP® and MULTI-MATIC® 32 impress the market

2020-10-01

EURATEX – AAFA Joint Statement

2020-10-01

Suominen launches BIOLACE® Combo – an innovative sustainable solution for absorbent hygiene articles

2020-09-30

Savio at ITA Virtual Trade Show: solutions-oriented portfolio to maximize machinery return on investment

2020-09-30

Impact of foreign subsidies on EU Internal Market

2020-09-30

Customers invited to learn about Baldwin’s finishing systems at virtual textile events

2020-09-30

‘Cotton: Review of the world situation’: Latest outlook, yields in India, African exports and price volatility

2020-09-30

National brands presented current trends in the Chinese fashion market at CHIC Shanghai

2020-09-28

Hugues Schellenberg new UCMTF President

2020-09-28

First virtual edition of OUTLOOK™ closes to great aclaim

2020-09-28

Kordsa’s podcast channel ‘Reinforcing Sounds” is on air

2020-09-24

COTTON USA introduces new partner consultancy program, COTTON USA SOLUTIONS™

2020-09-24

Eastman Naia™ and DuPont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable fabric collection

2020-09-24

Italian textile machinery: a digital certification project

2020-09-24

Recycling becomes a focus

2020-09-24

Two ISKO I-SKOOL™ 7 looks make their debut at the Graduate Fashion Foundation

2020-09-24

Thermoplastic prepregs made from non-woven polymer and multiaxial non crimp fabrics

2020-09-24

Focused functionality over lace fashion

2020-09-24

Plane Talking Products Limited, launches innovative end to end solution to help create the confidence for passengers to fly again

2020-09-24

DOMOTEX adjusts trade show date to 18 to 20 May 2020

2020-09-24

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

2020-09-24

Heimtextil 2021 to be held in May

2020-09-24

The LYCRA company to showcase latest technologies at Intertextile Shanghai

2020-09-24

NatureWorks announces additional lactide monomer purification technology to expand the availability of Ingeo biopolymer from Blair facility

2020-09-24

Hohenstein launches Digital Fitting Lab

2020-09-24

Borealis receives European Investment Bank loan for development of circular economy solutions for plastics

2020-09-24

Where there’s a will, there’s a way – an innovative nonwoven for face masks developed in record time

2020-09-24

Lenzing Group further improves its sustainability rating

2020-09-24

Lenzing turns commitment into action and launches carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to kick-start the decarbonization of the textile industry

2020-09-24

FINEX™ reaches new milestones; launches officially at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

2020-09-24

Techtextil and Texprocess 2021: hybrid event, sharper profile and change in exhibition halls

2020-09-24

Teijin aramid relocates head office to further enable an inspiring and sustainable workplace

2020-09-24

MillMaster Labtrend Simple control of wear and tear

2020-09-24

INDA announces three Hygienix Innovation Award™ finalists to include: Male leak protection, active lifestyle adhesives, and durable fabrics

2020-09-24

Gerber Technology’s commitment to innovation celebrated by U.S Mint

2020-09-23

New production line for FOSS Floors

2020-09-23

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the Sustainability Heroes Award

2020-09-23

DiloGroup' s HyperLayer in focus at CINTE Techtextil

2020-09-23

OESH® shoes 3d prints 100% recyclable soles using Huntsman TPU elastomers

2020-09-23

SONGWON expands its range of SONGFLAME® WB flame-retardant synergists

2020-09-23

Baldwin installs six precision spray systems in 60 days for textile manufacturers

2020-09-23

Huntsman’s ERIOPON® E3-SAVE advances sustainable polyester production

2020-09-23

Archroma reports strong trend in warm earthy color tones in recent pandemic-hit months

2020-09-21

Coating expertise brings sustainable comfort and convenience to the face mask

2020-09-17

Picanol introduces the Terryplus-i, the new benchmark in terry weaving