Associations

2021-06-10

Virtual trip to Asia by VDMA

Although affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, ITMA ASIA + CITME, which takes place mid-June in Shanghai, will see a convincing participation of VDMA member companies. 56 exhibitors from Germany will exhibit at this year’s edition of Asia’s major fair for textile machinery. Due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, this is much less than in 2018, when 99 exhibitors from Germany were present. The booked space of German companies has almost halved compared to 2018. Nevertheless, Germany is still the second largest exhibitor nation after China.

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Associations

2021-06-10

On the occasion of releasing its 2021 Spring Report, EURATEX calls the European Institutions to implement a new Industrial Strategy which will effectively support the European textiles industry. EURATEX welcomes the fact that Textile and Clothing industry is recognised as one of the 14 essential ecosystems of the European economy, but we need to take effective measures to support these sectors, and take into consideration the global dimension.

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Associations

2021-06-03

INDA is gearing up for its live World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference in Atlanta in July with a dynamic program focused on delivering timely consumer insights and material science developments to help participants grow their wipes businesses post-pandemic.

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Associations

2021-05-27

66 Italian textile machinery manufacturers will participate in the upcoming ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020, which will take place in Shanghai at the National Exhibition and Convention Center from June 12 to 16, 2021. Of these, 21 manufacturers will be presenting their technology offerings within National Sector Groups organized by ACIMIT, the Italian Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and the Italian Trade Agency.

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Associations

2021-05-27

INDA, the Association for the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, highlights global and regional insights from industry thought leaders on the future of nonwoven and engineered materials supply, production capacity and demand at the triennial IDEA® conference program March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Associations

2021-06-10

Worldwide shipments of new textile machinery decreased in 2020

In 2020, global shipments of spinning, texturing, weaving, knitting, and finishing machines decreased on average compared to 2019. Deliveries of new short-staple spindles, open-end rotors, and long-staple spindles dropped by -48%, -27%, and -46%, respectively. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles declined by -30% and deliveries of shuttle-less looms shrunk by -16%. Shipments of flat knitting machines contracted by -53%, while shipped large circular machines marked the exception with a 13% growth. The sum of all deliveries in the finishing segment also dropped by -17% on average.

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Associations

2021-06-10

Winners Announcement: 2021 “Fashion for All” Student Design Competition

AATCC and the Runway of Dreams Foundation are delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 AATCC and Runway of Dreams Foundation Fashion for All Student Design Competition!

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Associations

2021-06-03

AMITH, Morocco’s textile and apparel industry association, joins ITMF

In May 2021, the Moroccan textile and apparel industry association AMITH joined ITMF as a new member association. AMITH represents the entire textile and apparel value chain of Morocco. The industry comprises around 1’200 companies that employ around 195’000 persons. In 2019, the Moroccan textile and apparel industry exported goods with a value of around € 3.5 billion.

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2021-06-03

Registration to IAF’s and Euratex’s unique double convention is now open

From 7 to 9 November 2021, the world of apparel and textiles will meet in Antwerp, Belgium, for a unique double convention: the 36th World Fashion Convention on 7-8 November, hosted by IAF, and the 9th European Textiles and Apparel Convention on 8-9 November, hosted by EURATEX.

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Associations

2021-06-02

European TCLF sectors: Social Partners demand dedicated EU action to safeguard the industries and their workers

Following the European Commission’s update of the 2020 New Industrial Strategy: ‘’Building a stronger Single Market for Europe’s Recovery’’, the European Social Partners for the Textile, Clothing, Leather, and Footwear (TCLF) sectors came together to call for support via a dedicated strategy. The Strategy aims to help guide the TCLF industries through the current green and digital transition, while facing tough global competition, stressing the need to safeguard the industries and protect jobs in Europe.

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Associations

2021-05-27

INDA launches updated nonwoven material sampler & guide with 124 materials to feel

Professionals in nonwovens and engineered materials will now have the latest nonwoven material options at their fingertips with the launch of INDA’s Nonwoven Material Sampler & Guide, a unique educational and technical resource with 124 material samples to touch and compare.

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Associations

2021-05-27

Cem Altan to be new President International Apparel Federation (IAF)

On May 19 2021, the General Assembly of IAF members unanimously chose Cem Altan to become the next President of the International Apparel Federation. During the 36th IAF Convention, to be held November 6 to 9, 2021 in Antwerp, Belgium, the current IAF President Han Bekke will hand over the IAF presidency to Cem Altan after a tenure of 4 years extended by an additional year due to the COVID pandemic. Mr. Bekke will remain on the IAF Executive Committee as immediate past president.

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Associations

2021-05-27

Winners announcement: 2021 AATCC Outstanding College Graduate Award

This year’s recipient of the AATCC Outstanding College Graduate of the Year Award is Josephine “Josie” Cranfill from North Carolina State University (NCSU). She was chosen from all the AATCC Student Chapter Award recipients for this award; she received a plaque and a check from AATCC in the amount of US$1,000.

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