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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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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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2020-12-03

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has released a new industry outlook report, North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook, 2019-2024.

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2020-12-03

In early December, the chairman of the Walter Reiners Foundation of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association, Peter D. Dornier presented awards to six successful young engineers. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the award ceremony took place as a web conference for the first time.

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2020-11-23

A new study, commissioned by EURATEX with the University of Leuven[1], reveals that a “no deal” Brexit would have a detrimental impact on the textile and clothing industry (T&C) with job losses over 100,000 for the EU27 and over 27,000 for the UK. Output losses for the UK would be 41.8% of its value added in T&C production, while the EU-27 as a whole would lose about 9.7%.

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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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2021-01-07

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

Between November 20th and December 14th, 2020, ITMF has conducted its 6th 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, 159 companies from around the world participated.

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2020-12-10

WHO references AATCC in face covering guidance

The World Health Organization (WHO) now advises manufacturers wishing to produce product with consistent performance to follow guidance from AATCC or other standards organizations. On December 1, 2020, WHO issued interim guidance for “Mask use in the context of COVID-19.” The Annex provides information on fabric face coverings, including reference to AATCC M14, Guidance and Considerations for General Purpose Textile Face Coverings: Adult.

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2020-12-10

Due diligence in the textile and clothing industry

Due diligence describes the process by which businesses are expected to identify, prevent, mitigate, and account for adverse corporate impact on human rights and the environment. EURATEX recommends the EU to be guided by some principles like harmonization and proportionality.

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2020-11-26

Italian textile machinery: Opening of technology training center in Pakistan

The inauguration ceremony for the Italy-Pakistan Textile Technology Center (IPTTC) was held this past November 16th in Faisalabad, Pakistan at the National Textile University (NTU). The training center, which is the first of its kind for Italian textile machinery technology in Pakistan, was inaugurated by the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan, Andreas Ferrarese, and by Rizwan Shafi, CEO of Crescent Bahuman Limited.

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2020-11-26

INDA’s Virtual Hygienix™ 2020 event connects global hygiene and personal care industry professionals!

Over 240 professionals from 18 countries throughout the supply chain participated in the sixth edition of INDA’s Hygienix™, the premier event for absorbent hygiene & personal care markets, on Nov. 17-19 in a virtual format to comply with pandemic guidelines.

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2020-11-26

Registration for Digital Textile Printing 2020 is now open

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), in partnership with the Printing United Alliance,  today announced that registration is now open for Digital Textile Printing 2020, being held virtually this year on December 9 and 10. Registration is available online https://www.aatcc.org/aatcc-events/digital-printing/.

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2020-11-26

AATCC announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

AATCC held its Annual Meeting remotely on November 11, 2020. The results of ballots for 2021-2022 AATCC Board of Directors members were announced by Executive Vice President Diana Wyman.

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