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2022-08-04

EU-India Free Trade negotiations: an opportunity to rebalance trade relations and promote a global sustainable textile industry.

Today’s trade relations between the EU and India in textiles and clothing are characterised by a large and systemic trade deficit for the EU; annual imports from India exceed €6 bln (2021) – making it the 4th supplier – while EU exports to India reached just half a billion – the 20th place in the export markets.

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2022-08-04

With reusable and recyclable products and new inputs offering growth opportunities in absorbent hygiene and personal care products, Hygienix™ will provide an insightful view into the market’s future this November in New Orleans.

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2022-07-28

Each year, the AATCC Foundation recognizes a new group of students who were selected to receive AATCC Foundation scholarships. This year, 26 recipients were awarded more than $90,000 in scholarship and fellowship funds for fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters.

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Associations

2022-07-21

A delegation from TMAS, the Swedish textile machinery association, will participate in the forthcoming Febratex textile show which is being held in the German Village Park in Blumenau, in Santa Catarina, Brazil from August 23-26.

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Associations

2022-07-21

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announces online nominations are now open for the prestigious Hygienix Innovation Award™. The Award recognizes a new product or technology innovation in the absorbent hygiene and personal care sector that uses nonwoven fabrics in novel, technically sophisticated, uniquely creative and expansive ways. The Award will be presented at Hygienix™ 2022, Nov. 14-17 at The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, in New Orleans, LA.

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Associations

2022-07-21

12 New-generation designers are shortlisted for “2022 Taiwan Fashion Design Award”

The online registration deadline for the 36th "Taiwan Fashion Design Awards" was June 30, and the competition among the design works is fierce. Five experts in apparel-related fields constitute the judges of the preliminary selection, and have selected 12 sets of outstanding works with an admission ticket to the final contest.

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Associations

2022-07-21

AATCC Foundation announces Scholarship recipients

The AATCC Foundation Scholarships help fund over 20 students in their collegiate journey each year. These scholarships are helping fund the future of the textile industry. This year, 26 recipients were awarded more than $90,000 in scholarship and fellowship funds for fall 2022/spring 2023 semesters.

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Associations

2022-07-14

RISE® – Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference – returns in-person to North Carolina State University this fall

Nonwovens innovators will convene in-person for RISE® – Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference – the industry’s premier conference on nonwovens science and technology, Sept. 27-28 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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2022-07-14

AATCC announces scholarship winners

Each year, AATCC Foundation recognizes a new group of students who were selected to receive AATCC Foundation scholarships. This year, 26 recipients were awarded more than $90,000 in scholarship and fellowship funds for the fall 2022/spring 2023 semesters. To learn more about each individual scholarship, please visit https://www.aatcc.org/foundation/#grants.

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Associations

2022-07-13

Digitalization and sustainability key to resiliency for Italian textile machinery sector

The objective critical issues faced by Italy as a whole throughout the course of 2021, primarily dictated by a pandemic that upset any and all pre-existing equilibriums, have not slowed or halted the Italian textile machinery sector.

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Associations

2022-07-07

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery 2021 were as high or higher than pre-pandemic

In 2021, global shipments of spinning, texturing, weaving, knitting, and finishing machines increased sharply compared to 2020. Deliveries of new short-staple spindles, open-end rotors, and long-staple spindles rose by +110%, +65%, and +44%, respectively. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles surged by +177% and deliveries of shuttle-less looms grew by +32%. Shipments of large circular machines improved by +30% and shipped flat knitting machines registered a 109%-growth. The sum of all deliveries in the finishing segment also rose by +52% on average.

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Associations

2022-07-07

Action needed to ensure a successful green and digital transition of the EU textiles ecosystem

The European social partners of the textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear (TCLF) industries agree joint demands to ensure that the textiles ecosystem can become more resilient, sustainable, and digital as set out in the EU textiles strategy. This involves tackling strategic dependencies, appropriate funding, incentives and support to help the European TCLF sectors decarbonise their production and become more circular, and initiatives to ensure that workers have the right skills for the future.

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Associations

2022-07-07

REHUBS 2022: circulating textile waste into value?

EURATEX’s ReHubs initiative plans to pursue fiber-to-fiber recycling for 2.5 millions of textile waste by 2030. According ReHubs Techno Economic Master Study (TES), the textile recycling industry could generate in Europe around 15,000 direct new jobs by 2030, and increase need for nearshoring and reshoring of textile manufacturing. The textile recycling industry in Europe could reach Economic, social and environmental benefits for €3.5 billion to €4.5 billion by 2030. “Transform Waste into Feedstock” announced as first project supported by the ReHubs, and aiming at building up a first 50,000 tons capacity facility by 2024.

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