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2022-11-24

The European Commission plan to propose a price cap on wholesale gas price at 275€/MWh is a bitter disappointment for the European textiles and clothing manufacturers

On Tuesday, EURATEX stated in a letter to EC President, Ursula von der Leyen, that any price cap above the level of 80€euro/MWh would not help the EU industry – the textile sector in particular – to survive the current crisis. Indeed, as early as July 2021, the wholesale gas price in the EU was below 30€/MWh.

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2022-11-24

Over the past year, TMAS, the Swedish Textile Machinery Association, has been working with ClimatePartner on a corporate carbon footprint (CCF) mapping project with its member companies, as a natural step towards supporting a more sustainable textile industry.

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2022-11-17

Over the past year, TMAS, the Swedish Textile Machinery Association, has been working with ClimatePartner on a corporate carbon footprint (CCF) mapping project with its member companies, as a natural step towards supporting a more sustainable textile industry.

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2022-11-03

EURATEX agrees with the need for a harmonized method to evaluate the environmental impact of products and welcomes the European Commission’s vision to develop the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) methodology.

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2022-10-27

Last week, the University of Textiles in Borås, Sweden, launched a new meeting place for sustainable textile production - Svenska Textilmaskinsmässan (The Swedish Textile Machinery Expo). During two exciting days, Swedish manufacturers of textile machines, representatives of international machinery brands and the Swedish textile industry gathered to exchange experiences with the issue of sustainability in focus.

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2022-11-24

AATCC announces 2023 Board of Directors

This fall, AATCC members elected their 2023-2024 representatives to the Board of Directors. All officers will begin their term on January 1.

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2022-11-21

Incoming orders and turnover continue to grow

Orders and sales of the German manufacturers of Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies are still on a growth course: in the period from October 2021 to September 2022, incoming orders increased by 37 percent in real terms and sales are also positive for the technology manufacturers with a growth of 14 percent compared to the previous year. Only exports in the sewing and garment technology sector weakened slightly in the first eight months of 2022 and fell by 5 percent to 265 million euros.

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2022-11-17

ITMF Start-up Awards 2022

At the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 which was held in Davos, Switzerland and was co- hosted by Swiss Textiles and Swiss Textile Machinery, ITMF presented for the first time the so called ITMF Start-up Awards.

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2022-11-10

Säntis Textiles joins ITMF as Corporate Member

Säntis Textiles is a family-owned and -run textile sourcing and supply company headquartered in Singapore that was established in 2005. It specializes in material, fiber, yarns, and fabric development and sourcing for the global garment and technical textiles market. Säntis Textiles has offices in Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, China, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, UK and the USA.

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2022-11-10

AATCC announces 2023 Manual

AATCC is pleased to announce the release of the 2023 edition of the Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures. This will be the 98th volume of the AATCC Manual. It is available as a hardbound book, USB, and individual standard PDFs. USB and individual standards will be available starting January 2, 2023. The book will be ready for purchase on or before January 15, 2023.

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2022-10-27

Egyptian Cotton Hub (ECH) joins ITMF as Corporate Member

ECH is a subsidiary company of the Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company (CTIHC) – followed by the Ministry of Public Business Sector. Egypt’s first public sector factories & companies were established in the 1920s. This then grew to a total of thirty-three factories. Each factory has a rich history and deep heritage, with more than a century of textile experience.

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2022-10-27

Results of the 16th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey

The 16th ITMF Global Textile Industry Survey (GTIS, formerly known as ITMF Corona-Survey) shows deteriorating business situation and expectations in the global textile industry in September 2022. The indicators for order intake, order backlog, and capacity utilisation rate also fell, globally.

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2022-10-27

Crocker and Stanford receive AATCC Millson Award for Washing Machine Innovation

AATCC recently recognized John Crocker and Rick Stanford as the 2021 recipients of the Henry E. Millson Award for Invention. The Millson Award recognizes inventions that are outstanding contributions to textile technology. Crocker and Stanford developed a standardized washing machine for testing textiles to multiple AATCC standards. Prior to this invention, domestic washers were used, but they changed every few years.

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