Associations

2021-01-15

Webtalk on material efficiency and fibre recycling in textile spinning

The first VDMA technology webtalk in 2021 is scheduled for 21st January, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm (CET). The topic will be “Material efficiency and fibre recycling in textile spinning: Approaches for circular economy”.

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Sustainability

2021-01-14

Green Deal Textiles: German textile industry is a frontrunner when it comes to implementing the EU Commission's climate targets

Textile Research Council (Forschungskuratorium Textil - FKT) and Textile Machinery Association of the German Engineering Federation (Fachverband Textilmaschinen - VDMA) present solutions in the field of "Clean Water".

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-01-14

No sustainability without innovation – true to this motto, TINTEX and BRÜCKNER strive for new paths together

The Portuguese textile company TINTEX Textiles S.A. and the German textile machinery manufacturer BRÜCKNER Textile Technologies GmbH & Co. KG make a big step into the future together. A completely new developed process technology for coating bi-elastic knitted fabric opens new markets and new possibilities for both sides.

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Recycling

2021-01-14

WCTD provides written evidence to UK Parliament’s Fixing Fashion follow up Inquiry

Following the launch of World Circular Textiles Day on 8th October 2020, the WCTD’s co-founders submitted evidence paper as part of the UK Parliament’s Fixing Fashion Follow Up Inquiry and which has been accepted by the Environmental Audit Committee.

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Denim

2021-01-14

Cone Denim®, a global leader in denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is proud to update that it has completed its first Verification of Origin Audit through Oritain, the product and supply chain traceability specialist. Cone announced its partnership with Oritain in September of last year, becoming the first denim mill globally to adopt the highest level of end-to-end traceability possible.

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Raw Materials

2021-01-14

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has announced that the Greek AGRO-2 Integrated Management Standards have been successfully benchmarked as equivalent to the Better Cotton Standard System.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2021-01-14

The STOLL brand demonstrates strength in China

The first presentation of the STOLL brand during an in-house KARL MAYER product show ended in great success on December 19 after a three-day run. In China, the current infection development allows face-to-face events again. Around 380 visitors from 170 companies took advantage of the opportunity to meet on site. Most of them travelled to KARL MAYER (CHINA) in Changzhou from the Great Shanghai area, and a few others came from the north of China, despite the exceptionally cold winter weather.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-01-14

8th edition of "Worldwide Waterproof Breathable Textiles Industry to 2027" launched

The "Waterproof Breathable Textiles - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Sustainability

2021-01-14

Teijin introduces internal carbon pricing system

Teijin Limited announced today that it has introduced an internal carbon pricing (ICP) system for capital investment plans throughout the group. The ICP mechanism creates economic incentives to reduce CO2 emissions by quantifying CO2 emissions as costs that the company can consider when making investment decisions, ultimately to help address the problem of climate change. Teijin will apply its ICP system to all future capital investment plans that are expected to impact the group’s CO2 emissions.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-01-14

VF Corporation announces regional transformation plan to enable long-term growth in Asia

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced a transformation plan for its Asia Pacific operations focused on evolving the region’s organizational design and footprint, and building new capabilities to accelerate growth for its brands.

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Europe

2021-01-14

Commission proposes to purchase up to 300 million additional doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine

The European Commission today proposed to the EU Member States to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by BioNTech and Pfizer, with the option to acquire another 100 million doses.

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Associations

2021-01-14

AATCC Foundation joins the Centennial celebration

January 2021 begins a year-long celebration commemorating AATCC’s 100th Anniversary! This year’s significance makes it a rare opportunity to make a special contribution in honor or in memory of someone who influenced your education and career in textiles or helped you financially achieve your textile education.

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Sustainability

2021-01-14

Spinnova is happy to announce they have become a contributor of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals’ Roadmap to Zero programme. ZDHC’s objective is to protect the planet by reducing the textile industry's chemical footprint.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

Professionals in the nonwovens/engineered fabrics industry are invited to advance their technical skills in a new 2-day nonwoven short course in the “Virtual Introduction to Spunbond and Meltblown Technology”. This course was developed by North Carolina State University’s The Nonwovens Institute and launched by INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry.  

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Software

2021-01-14

Richard Jessup, Sales Director for direct markets and Francisco Aguiar, Sales Director for indirect markets for Gerber Technology both excited to join the panel on the upcoming webinar, ‘Tunisia: the UK’s nearshore partner for professional clothing manufacturing’ with OCO Global, CEXPEX Tunisia and the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®) to present the Tunisian textile industry as an opportunity to nearshore manufacturing of workwear, corporatewear and PPE for more resilient, high-quality supply chains. 

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Recycling

2021-01-14

Borealis and TOMRA have today announced the operational start of their advanced mechanical recycling demo plant in Lahnstein, Germany, the result of a partnership that marries chemistry with technology for unsurpassed results.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

The new hybrid edition of Techtextil India poised to be held from 1 – 3 September 2021 at Hall 4, Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, will connect technical textile players from across the globe through its multimodal platform. The combination of physical and digital platforms will enable exhibitors to connect with wider audiences, increase their market presence and expand their business alliances significantly.

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Weaving

2021-01-14

Heathcoat Fabrics Limited was selected by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to design and make a super high-strength and heat resistant parachute fabric for the Mars 2020 / Perseverance Rover mission. And Heathcoat chose a Picanol weaving machine for the development of its DecelAir™ parachute fabric. Picanol’s weaving machine is the perfect solution for the production of high-quality fabrics for technically demanding end uses. You can read the full story below.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in sustainable fiber solutions for the apparel industry, is pleased to announce that 25 of its LYCRA® fiber products have been awarded Material Health Certificates at the Gold Level by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. A listing of the products with Material Health Certificates, which are valid for two years, can be found on the company’s website and the website of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (see links below).

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-01-14

With the current level of knowledge as well as the experiences from the past months, which serve as the basis for a realistic assessment of further developments in the coming weeks, FABRIC DAYS at the beginning of March is unfortunately no longer justifiable...

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Recycling

2021-01-14

Carbios significantly strengthened its international patent portfolio

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB), a Company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, significantly strengthened its international patent portfolio for the year 2020.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-01-14

Toray expands LIVMOA™ protective clothing lineup by launching versions for high-pressure water applications and cleanrooms

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it will soon augment its LIVMOA™ range of single-use protective clothing, which is both user friendly and exceptionally comfortable. In January, it will bring out the LIVMOA™4000 for high-pressure water applications. February will see the company release an upgraded version of LIVMOA™ CL sterilized clothing for cleanrooms. The introductions will be in Japan, with the two new offerings becoming available overseas later.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Birla Cellulose and Nanollose file joint patent for high tenacity lyocell

Birla Cellulose, the Pulp and Fibre business of Aditya Birla Group, and one of the world’s largest man-made cellulosic fibre producers, is pleased to announce that it has filed a joint patent application with Nanollose for a high tenacity lyocell fibre made from bacterial cellulose.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-01-14

Navis TubeTex launches HeatSet to serve tubular knit manufacturing

Navis TubeTex, a global leader in finishing machinery for the textile industry introduces TubeSet, its latest innovation in heat setting machinery for tubular knit synthetic-blend greige fabric.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Ulrich Scherbel new AMSilk CEO

AMSilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, is announcing that Chief Executive Officer Jens Klein left AMSilk with effect as of December 31, 2020 to assume a new role as CEO of a company in the synthetic biology space. Jens Klein is staying connected to the company as brand ambassador. After announcing Ulrich Scherbel in October 2020 as new COO of the company, Ulrich is now assuming the CEO role starting January 1, 2021.

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Recycling

2021-01-14

Indorama Ventures’ recycled fibers used for PPE coveralls by the dental council of Thailand

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, together with 101 True Digital Park, Bangkok Hospital, BITEC, Esplanade Cineplex Ngamwongwan-Khae Rai, Major Cineplex, Michelin Thailand, Panyapiwat Institute of Management, Trash Lucky and Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, are supporting the production of PPE coveralls made from recycled PET yarns.

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Older News

Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Hologenix, creators of Celliant, and Kelheim Fibres,the world’s leading manufacturer of viscose specialty fibers, launch Celliant Viscose

Hologenix, creators of Celliant®, infrared responsive technology, and Kelheim Fibres, the world-leading manufacturer of viscose specialty fibers, have partnered to launch Celliant Viscose at ISPO Munich 2021. Celliant Viscose is a finalist in Best Products by ISPO and will be showcased in the Fibers & Insulations Category for ISPO Textrends, where realistic views and 3-D simulations will be available for each material.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-01-14

Ahlbrandt launches the modular Ozone Converter Catalytic Air Purifier

Baldwin Technology’s Ahlbrandt—a leader in providing corona, rotor spray and drying technology for industries including food packaging, textiles and more—has launched the highly efficient Ozone Converter Catalytic Air Purifier (CAP), which cleans exhaust air from corona surface treatment systems. With a catalyst bed of metal oxides, the CAP ensures an ozone-free, environmentally friendly production facility.

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Textile chemistry

2021-01-13

RUDOLF GROUP launches bio-based DWR performance from natural sources

The RUDOLF GROUP is an uncontested agent of positive change especially when it comes to pioneering technologies that help transforming the textile and fashion industries. A shining example of conscious leadership played by the RUDOLF GROUP over the past decades is the invention and introduction of fluorine-free Durable Water Repellency (DWR) for textile and apparel. Since 2003, the RUCO?-DRY product line has gradually convinced the industry that water-resistance can be achieved through the study and replica of natural models.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-13

RadiciGroup invests EUR 15 million in a new production line for meltblown nonwoven, the filtering material used in protective face masks

RadiciGroup has taken the next step in its commitment to the health emergency response, by making a sizeable investment for the purchase of a new production line for meltblown nonwoven, the material used for manufacturing protective face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-13

Kelheim Fibres first viscose manufacturer worldwide with environmental management system validated to EMAS

The Bavarian Kelheim Fibres GmbH has become the first viscose fibre manufacturer worldwide to receive EMAS certification.

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Spinning

2021-01-11

Gama Recycle in Gaziantep: The pioneer in textile recycling

At Gama Iplik ve Dokuma Sanayi A.S. in Gaziantep, south-east Turkey, everything has revolved around spinning used textiles into regenerated yarns since 1997. 100 tons of yarn and 50 tons of polyester fibers are the daily output.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-11

Antibacterial yarns and fibres to be in strong demand at Yarn Expo Spring 2021

Following a challenging year for the industry, Yarn Expo Spring will return from 10 – 12 March 2021, as the platform continues to support the market’s recovery. After the success of the online solutions on offer at the Autumn Edition and in light of ongoing travel restrictions, exhibitors and buyers will once again have the added benefit of digital services at the spring show, to complement the physical fair.

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Digital Printing

2021-01-11

EFI Reggiani’s great textile success in Russia: New opportunities and prospects of the Russian textile market

EFI™ Reggiani together with its partner in Russia, Nissa Distribution™, have completed three new sales contracts for the supply and installation of industrial solutions for direct-to-fabric and sublimation industrial textile printing. The new sales bring EFI Reggiani’s productive and sustainable digital solutions to three leading Russian textile producers – D-TEX Digital Textile Printing, MIRtex and Sima-Land.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-01-07

HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week to be held together with other related fairs in digital-physical format

With many pandemic-related travel restrictions remaining in place, exhibitors and buyers may have difficulty joining the Hong Kong Fashion Week scheduled for 20-23 April 2021.

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News Archive
2021-01-07

Global nonwoven fabrics market report 2020: Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecast 2014-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-01-07

Global digital printing market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, trends and forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-01-07

Global plastics recycling markets report 2020: China and some other countries have quickly recovered from the pandemic - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-01-07

Toray develops FPSO and FSO repair and reinforcement technique with MODEC

2021-01-07

First Ten U.S. Mills sign up to the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

2021-01-07

SABIC’s Nusaned™ projected contribution to GDP rises to SAR 8.8 billion

2021-01-07

6th ITMF Corona-Survey: Improved turnover expectations for 2020 and beyond

2021-01-07

Leveraging IoT for success: Turning data into partnerships and profit

2021-01-07

W Verbier becomes first hotel in the world to implement HeiQ Viroblock Ecosystem

2021-01-07

Fashion and sustainability amid the pandemic – the line-up of digital event “Neonyt on Air” 2021

2021-01-07

Oxman’s Silk Pavilion II arrives at Integral

2021-01-07

European Innovation Council Fund: first equity investments of €178 million in breakthrough innovations

2021-01-07

EU and China reach agreement in principle on investment

2021-01-07

The „TQ-Mask plus“ antibacterial & antimicrobial treatment of the fleece

2021-01-07

adidas: In 2021, for the first time, more than 60 percent of all products will be made with sustainable materials

2021-01-07

Indorama Ventures wins sustainable business awards Thailand moving towards creating a sustainable economy

2021-01-07

75 years Hohenstein

2021-01-07

Better sleep with MEY nightwear and energear™-technology from Schoeller®

2021-01-07

DOMOTEX 2021 becomes DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY

2021-01-07

DSM and Clariter partner to pursue chemical recycling solution for Dyneema®-based end-products

2021-01-07

Global success of technical textiles will be reflected in HIGHTEX 2021

2021-01-07

Devan’s R-Vital® multivitamin textile treatment meets Standard 100 by Oeko-tex®

2021-01-06

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

2021-01-04

Vandewiele has reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Savio Group

2021-01-03

‘Cotton: Review of the World Situation’: Updated Outlook, the Post-COVID Market and USA-China Phase One

2020-12-17

Turkish textile manufacturers wait for ITM 2021 Exhibition to expand their investments

2020-12-17

ANDRITZ and Suominen – a successful partnership

2020-12-17

Artificial intelligence to make chemical industry faster and smarter

2020-12-17

Acteev Protect™ a finalist for Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards

2020-12-17

Now Open: The Redress Expo at Fashion for Good

2020-12-17

Global plastic recycling market trajectory & analytics report 2020-2027

2020-12-17

Nanocellulose market research 2020-2024

2020-12-17

Global Dyes and Pigments Market (2020 to 2025) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast

2020-12-17

Dr. Ralf Brückmann leaves CHT Germany GmbH - Levi Cottington in succession

2020-12-17

Gap Inc. joins both U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and Textile Exchange’s 2025 sustainable cotton challenge

2020-12-17

Cone Denim joins U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol furthering its commitment to a more sustainable and transparent cotton supply

2020-12-17

rPET pellets for BOPET film production

2020-12-17

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FibRoc® Flooring, its complete offering of high performance solutions for flooring applications

2020-12-17

Milliken to join the Digital Watermark Project, HolyGrail 2.0, a cutting-edge European initiative to drive a truly circular economy

2020-12-17

Global Organic Textile Standard and the UK Organic Trade Board announce partnership

2020-12-17

Renewcell finalizes loan agreement with Nordea, SEK and Finnvera to finance new textile recycling plant

2020-12-17

Gerber Technology and Burlington medical form long-term partnership to support Burlington medical’s digital transformation initiative

2020-12-17

Mimaki UJV100-160 awarded best roll-to-roll printer by EDP

2020-12-17

Durst wins EDP awards for Rho 2500 and best workflow

2020-12-17

Operating costs successfully lowered by SSM

2020-12-17

Elektrolysis made in Baden-Württemberg

2020-12-17

“Neonyt on Air”: shaping the future of sustainable fashion together – the Neonyt community shows how it's done

2020-12-17

ISPO Munich Online 2021: What participants can expect

2020-12-17

Xefco® launches ground-breaking antiviral textile treatment in collaboration with Swiss antimicrobial textile leader HeiQ®

2020-12-17

VF Corporation stands up for human rights, endorses the United Nations Global Compact and the Women’s Empowerment Principles

2020-12-17

IVL-HSBC-Techwool execute their first contour letter-of-credit transaction in Thailand and Australia

2020-12-17

Infinited Fiber Company selected in Global Cleantech 100 List of Companies committed to delivering the future

2020-12-17

Esquel wins Internal Innovation Award at Corporate Startup Stars Awards 2020

2020-12-17

Hyosung Advanced Materials awarded the best grade by CDP for dealing with climate change

2020-12-17

Inditex delivers €866 million net profit in the third quarter, and reaches historic net cash position

2020-12-17

adidas assesses strategic alternatives for Reebok

2020-12-17

"You need to make the best out of this time!"

2020-12-17

EU budget: European Commission welcomes the adoption of the EU's long-term budget for 2021-2027

2020-12-17

New EU Cybersecurity Strategy and new rules to make physical and digital critical entities more resilient

2020-12-17

Newly commissioned Biostoom waste-to-energy plant delivers steam and electricity to Borealis in Beringen, Belgium

2020-12-17

The H&M group’s sales development for full-year 2020 including the fourth quarter

2020-12-16

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020 on track for next June showing

2020-12-16

JEC Summit Sports & Health - Connect exceeds goals and sets new standards for JEC digital events

2020-12-16

Freudenberg and Ratti develop process for re-using silk textiles for usage in thermal insulation

2020-12-16

Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021: One of six nominated new technologies or applications will be awarded this title!

2020-12-16

Heimtextil, Techtextil & Texprocess: a positive outlook on next year’s trade-fair trio

2020-12-16

Baldwin expands cleaning portfolio with TowerClean™ G2 for coldset offset presses

2020-12-16

Partner even in times of crisis

2020-12-16

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” award

2020-12-16

Shirtworks adopts Kornit Digital DTG, workflow software solution to grow sustainable, on-demand fulfilment operation

2020-12-14

Christian Straubhaar – New Head of Sales at Rieter Machines & Systems

2020-12-14

Kordsa is at the leadership level in the Carbon Disclosure Project Climate Change and Water Security Programs

2020-12-11

First STOLL product show at KARL MAYER

2020-12-10

Milestone in the Bavarian Mask Association: FFP2 certification for masks made from Sandler nonwovens

2020-12-10

Frunk made of Ultra-Silent: greater driving range for electric cars

2020-12-10

New business venture Singular Society explores membership-based model

2020-12-10

USD 100 million invested in partnership to reach a planet positive fashion industry

2020-12-10

Gerald Vogt becomes new CEO of the Stäubli Group

2020-12-10

7 Ways to shop with style – Cotton Incorporated launches holiday collection, available on Amazon

2020-12-10

A fundamental transport transformation: Commission presents its plan for green, smart and affordable mobility

2020-12-10

WHO references AATCC in face covering guidance

2020-12-10

John Cheh to retire from Esquel Group

2020-12-10

HeiQ is listed on the London Stock Exchange

2020-12-10

Due diligence in the textile and clothing industry

2020-12-10

Gerber Technology helps Gabel Basket Brigade donate 1,000 meals to families in need

2020-12-10

KARL MAYER integrates North American Stoll office

2020-12-10

INDA remembers Ian Butler, former Director of Market Research & Statistics

2020-12-10

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches FibRoc® Flooring, its complete offering of high performance solutions for flooring applications

2020-12-10

FibreCoat cleans up prizes

2020-12-10

Global textile recycling market (2020 to 2025) - Industry trends, share, size, growth, opportunity and forecast

2020-12-10

New Sensil® WaterCare conserves water and reduces pollution

2020-12-10

Gap Inc. joins both U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol and Textile Exchange’s 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge as part of its strengthened commitment toward its goal of 100% sustainable cotton by 2025

2020-12-10

Recover, the leader in sustainable recycled cotton, announces new funding to scale operations and close the loop on fashion

2020-12-10

Understanding 'Bio' Material Innovations: A Primer for the Fashion Industry

2020-12-10

Levi Strauss & Co. appoints Elliott Rodgers to Board of Directors

2020-12-10

Fifth Belt and Road Summit draws to successful close ASEAN countries actively pitch range of investment projects

2020-12-10

Ascend announces alliance with The S Group to commercialize Acteev Protect™ yarns and fabrics

2020-12-10

Neuenhauser Rosink SZ2: Best cot grinding machine on the market

2020-12-10

Perfomance Days, the digital edition is on the way

2020-12-09

Decade of Action: Texpertise Network launches further measures to implement the Sustainable Development Goals