Composites

2019-02-21

ITA shows its newly constructed induction heated glass fibre production line among other exhibits live at JEC World 2019

At the joint stand of the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Construction (AZL) in Hall 5A, booth D17, the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA) will demonstrate its expertise in the field of glass fibres, preforms and textile concrete.

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Composites

2019-02-21

Porcher Industries announce new Global Head of R&D and new technology plans

Porcher Industries, a leader in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions with a global platform delivering unique chemistries and innovations, has announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Senecot as the new Global Head of R&D. Jean Marc Senecot will confirm the group’s ambitious plans for new technologies during JEC World 2019.

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Sustainability

2019-02-21

Textile Exchange releases first annual 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge Report

The 2025 Sustainable Cotton Challenge serves as a cornerstone for change in the apparel and textile industry by encouraging brands and retailers to commit to source 100% of their cotton from the most sustainable sources by the year 2025. The Challenge was formed in 2017 when His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales convened a group of CEOs through the work of his International Sustainability Unit that existed to address critical challenges facing the world.

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Sustainability

2019-02-21

At this year’s Lineapelle (February 20-22, Milan), Sympatex (hall 22P, booths M11-M19 / N12-N20) will premier a new line of functional materials for footwear in which PU foams commonly used in the lining of the laminate are completely replaced by a fleece-like compound made from recycled clothing fibers.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2019-02-21

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) led four leading Hong Kong design labels to unveil their 2019 Autumn/Winter collections at London Fashion Week, showcasing Hong Kong's fashion creativity to industry elites and style influencers from around the world. The HKTDC featured the four labels at its "Fashion Hong Kong" Fashion Presentation and Cocktail Reception on 15 Feb at The College, Old Central Saint Martins in London. The event attracted more than 850 buyers, media representatives and fashionistas.

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Sustainability

2019-02-21

NatureWorks announces 100 Percent third-party certified sustainable feedstock by 2020

A new initiative at NatureWorks will ensure that by 2020 100 percent of the agricultural feedstock for Ingeo™ biopolymers and Vercet™ performance chemicals will be certified by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification System (ISCC) to the ISCC PLUS standard of best practices in agricultural production.

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Sustainability

2019-02-21

Gore fabrics outlines sustainability efforts made in 2018

W. L. Gore & Associates´ (Gore) Fabrics Division published its Responsibility Update 2018. The update details how Gore Fabrics is using scientific research to drive environmentally improved material innovations that deliver uncompromised performance with a reduced environmental footprint of Gore Fabrics’ products. The Responsibility Update 2018 is available at www.gore-tex.com/responsibility.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-02-21

SGL Carbon and Augsburg University of Applied Sciences award students for a joint simulation game

In the winter semester 2018/2019, students of the Master program “Environmental and Process Engineering” of Augsburg University of Applied Sciences developed solution concepts for a specific task of SGL Carbon’s Meitingen site. The aim of the simulation game, in which a practical situation is simulated as realistically as possible, was to optimize the high-temperature processes in the graphitization furnaces in the "Fiber Materials" business area.

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Composites

2019-02-21

Kordsa to expand its global footprint in aerospace industry with a new US investment

Kordsa expands its reinforcement areas with its strategic investments and game-changer technologies. In 2018, the reinforcement leader bolstered its position among the key suppliers of the growing aerospace industry with the acquisition of Fabric Development, Textile Products and Advanced Honeycomb Technologies. Following these growth moves, Kordsa has signed a definitive agreement to acquire approximately 96% share of Axiom Materials, total enterprise value of USD 181 million, which provides advanced composite for aerospace and industrial applications.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-02-21

KARL MAYER successfully makes its exhibition debut at ISPO Munich

KARL MAYER is demonstrating that it is even closer to its markets and is increasingly participating in trade fairs that focus on applications and end-uses. Consequently, this textile machinery manufacturer was exhibiting for the first time at the ISPO sports trade fair, held from 3 to 6 February 2019 in Munich. With its modern, welcoming design and wide range of products to attract visitors, KARL MAYER’s stand quickly became a real magnet for the public.

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Spinning

2019-02-21

New Loepfe development increases clearing efficiency

The contamination of cotton with synthetic fibers is still a common concern for spinning mills. Especially white or transparent polypropylene fibers from bale packaging can affect the quality of the spun yarn. If the polypropylene contaminations are not removed properly during production, the spun yarn can cause costly complaints. Contamination clearing improves the yarn quality considerably.

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Weaving

2019-02-18

Itema, the leading Italian manufacturer of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at IGATEX Pakistan (Hall 5 – A5/17) from February 26th – 28th at Karachi Expo Centre in a joint booth with its sole agent in the country, Noon International.

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Weaving

2019-02-15

In many areas of primary textiles, USTER is a watchword for quality. From fiber to yarn, producers worldwide trust the USTER brand to help them deliver the quality their customers demand and optimize their operations. Now, USTER has expanded its technology to cover fabric production, with world-class systems for automated fabric inspection which guarantee consistent and measurable quality.

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Spinning

2019-02-21

New CFO and Head of Sales for SSM

SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG has appointed Marco Mori as Chief Financial Officer. Furthermore, the company announced the appointment of Roman Haefeli as Head of Sales.

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Textile chemistry

2019-02-15

HUNTSMAN launches five new footwear technologies ahead of SIMAC 2019

Ahead of this year’s SIMAC show in Milan, Italy, Huntsman’s footwear team has announced the launch of three new water-blown polyurethane technologies that it will be promoting at the 2019 footwear fair. The business also revealed details of two brand new AVALON® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) grades.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-02-15

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at GTE 2019

Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan will exhibit at the upcoming Garment Technology Expo (GTE 2019) to be held in New Delhi, India later this month.

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Textile chemistry

2019-02-14

BASF pioneers fashion revolution with Seven Crash and San Fang at New York Fashion Week

Fashion label Seven Crash unveiled its innovative ‘Quantus’ collection of unlimited possibilities with its futuristic urban streetwear outfits at the Autumn/Winter New York Fashion Week 2019. The collection, designed in collaboration with chemical company BASF and downstream fabric maker - San Fang, pushes the boundaries in fabric innovation to enable fashion-forward designs and functionality.

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Composites

2019-02-14

Hexcel’s new carbon prepreg patch technology 
selected as finalist in JEC Innovation Awards 2019

Hexcel is pleased to announce that its carbon prepreg patch technology has been selected as a finalist for the JEC Innovation Awards 2019 in the Automotive category. Hexcel’s composite solution improves the performance of aluminum subframes by reducing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-02-14

ANDRITZ at IDEA 2019

ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production and converting solutions at IDEA 2019 to be held in Miami, FL, USA, from March 26 to 28 (booth 1412). ANDRITZ gives its customers support in every aspect of nonwovens processes and services with its most advanced expertise and complete technology solutions.

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News Archive
2019-02-14

OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America highlights keynote speakers

2019-02-14

Success of the first edition of Outlook™ India 2019

2019-02-13

TENCEL™ fibers for more comfort through Micro technology

2019-02-13

HUNTSMAN with new equipment investments

2019-02-12

Gerber innovates to meet personalization and the need for speed challenges with AccuMark® version 12 launch

2019-02-11

Kornit Digital expands partnership with Delta Apparel

2019-02-11

Carlin x Archroma collaboration at Premiere Vision Paris

2019-02-11

Sandler AG at IDEA Show Miami – Sustainability and performance

2019-02-08

Lectra appoints Gianluca Croci managing director of Lectra France

2019-02-08

Heimtextil 2019: A lively start to the new furnishing season gives hope for a good business year ahead

2019-02-08

Navis TubeTex announces new executive hire

2019-02-07

Textile sustainability firmly in sight

2019-02-07

Italian textile machinery:
 fourth quarter orders drop

2019-02-07

Teijin Frontier to participate in Première Vision Paris

2019-02-07

Softwear Automation announces 'Sewbots as a Service'

2019-02-07

The 30 finalists selected for the JEC Innovation Awards 2019

2019-02-07

SIKA advanced resins innovates with its new high-performance resin for CNG high-pressure tanks

2019-02-07

The ten startups shaking the composites industry at JEC World 2019

2019-02-07

Nonwovens converting leader PCMC to exhibit at IDEA19 trade show

2019-02-07

ITMA 2019 FORUMS draw strong industry support

2019-02-07

Complete Econtrol for Istanbul Boyahanesi

2019-02-07

SRI VENKATALAKSHMI SPINNERS (SVS/SAF) grows and successfully starts a high capacity BRÜCKNER coating line

2019-02-07

Hexcel exhibits at Aero India 2019

2019-02-06

Trevira CS at Heimtextil 2019

2019-02-06

Machines, WEBSHOP and more at JEC

2019-02-06

Surfaceskins Infection control technology nominated for prestigious IDEA19 Achievement Award

2019-02-06

Berg Outdoor and Porcher Sport awarded Golden Winner of ISPO Awards 2019

2019-02-01

New shoe fabric patterns and more – the COP 5 M-EL is extending the design portfolio of tricot machines

2019-02-01

Teijin to supply Tenax® carbon fiber thermoplastic intermediate material for Boeing commercial airplanes

2019-01-31

EFI reports fourth quarter and full year 2018 results

2019-01-31

Rieter' s first information on the Financial Year 2018

2019-01-31

Lenzing ranked first by Canopy for sustainable wood sourcing

2019-01-31

The new TM WEFT for the standard segment is complementing the WEFTTRONIC® II HKS for the premium segment

2019-01-31

Textile-circuit from KARL MAYER – established warp knitting technology produces highly innovative E-textiles

2019-01-31

Improving the recycling of polyurethane plastics

2019-01-31

China International Nonwovens Expo & Forum returns for third edition this June

2019-01-31

CARLIN & ARCHROMA at PREMIERE VISION PARIS with sneak preview at FW 2021 color trends

2019-01-31

HUNTSMAN footwear experts to exhibit at ISPO

2019-01-31

DOMOTEX Worldwide: 2019 subsidiary shows to kick off soon

2019-01-31

Quick and easy way to apply to ITM 2020

2019-01-31

Management changes at TANATEX Chemicals

2019-01-31

Covestro and EconCore join forces in composites development

2019-01-31

Toray’s chemical protective clothing LIVMOA®3000 series acquires EU Type Examination Certificate (CE marking)

2019-01-31

Stäubli looks back on a successful Domotex 2019

2019-01-31

Teijin extends contract to supply carbon fiber to bombardier for AIRBUS A220

2019-01-30

Board of Directors of Suominen resolved on incentive plan for management and key employees

2019-01-30

Creating a fully circular polyester chain

2019-01-30

From bale to box: completely automated lines

2019-01-30

CHOMARAT invests in its coatings & films business

2019-01-30

Kelheim Fibres‘ new speciality fibre Danufil® QR selected as a finalist for IDEA 2019 Achievement Awards

2019-01-28

BASF is combining digitalization and IT expertise in a single division

2019-01-25

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at ISPO Munich 2019

2019-01-25

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment becomes ADAMOS network partner

2019-01-24

Highlights, innovations, and sports stars at ISPO

2019-01-24

Innovations in digital printing at 20th annual EFI Connect

2019-01-24

Concrete proposals for tomorrow’s composites from HOFZET® and Vandewiele

2019-01-24

Lenze develops new tools and services based on the digital twin

2019-01-24

Working group hybrid lightweight technologies elects new board of management

2019-01-24

Website registration open to attend IDEA®19

2019-01-24

Sympatex to introduce a study for the design of a water-proof “Shoe 4.0” at the ISPO

2019-01-24

Covestro and Haier plan digitalization joint laboratory

2019-01-24

JEC Group and EuCIA join forces to promote the composites industry

2019-01-24

Fashion tech at Premiere Vision Paris

2019-01-24

Clothing production in the future

2019-01-24

Teijin will showcase high-function materials at ISPO Munich

2019-01-24

New exhibitors at product zones and country pavilions at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition

2019-01-24

ZheJiangTex returns in May 2019

2019-01-24

Nominees to the Outlook™ India Innovation Award

2019-01-23

Roland DG announces launch of its first Direct-To-Garment Printer for on-demand personalisation

2019-01-23

Autefa Solutions welcomed customers from the Indian Nonwoven Industry

2019-01-23

Heat-recovery and exhaust air pollution control at Getzner AG in Bludenz, Austria

2019-01-23

Lectra and The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design forge automotive partnership in higher education

2019-01-21

Spring/Summer 2020 collection - An inspirational journey between nature and architecture

2019-01-18

The TM WEFT is launched successfully in China

2019-01-17

Heimtextil 2019: A lively start gives hope for a good business year ahead

2019-01-17

DOMOTEX 2019 – a trade fair to connect the continents

2019-01-17

Awardees at ISPO Textrends for Fall/Winter 2020/21 tick all the boxes with emphasis on sustainability, functionality and creativity

2019-01-17

ISPO Award jury honors the most innovative sports products for 2019/2020

2019-01-17

Durst strengthens Large Format Printing division with new dual leadership and central management

2019-01-17

Teijin Frontier launches new “Sensing Wear” range

2019-01-17

EuroFibers appointed as premium supplier of Twaron®-based ripcords

2019-01-17

Techtextil Innovation Award 2019: now open for entries

2019-01-17

Lectra strengthens its Executive Committee

2019-01-17

Texprocess honours new textile-processing ideas

2019-01-16

STOLL und DITF present at ISPO Munich

2019-01-16

Passing on the know-how at the Monforts production site

2019-01-16

The December 2018 ICAC Recorder continues its focus on yields in Africa

2019-01-11

The long view for ring spinners

2019-01-11

“Smarter Textile. Better Life” in ShanghaiTex 2019

2019-01-11

Oerlikon Neumag presents world innovation at the DOMOTEX

2019-01-10

Full range of technologies for textile processing

2019-01-10

SGL Carbon and Airbus Helicopters agree on framework contract

2019-01-10

Vandewiele presents latest developments at DOMOTEX

2019-01-10

New SAF™ fabrics at IDEA 2019

2019-01-10

Teijin Frontier to exhibit at DOMOTEX 2019

2019-01-10

DiloGroup at IDEA 2019 in 
Miami

2019-01-10

TENCEL fibers with REFIBRA technology for the first time at Heimtextil

2019-01-10

Lenzing expands offering for nonwovens in a high-tech application facility

2019-01-10

Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns at Domotex 2019

2019-01-10

New soft touch collections on display at Domotex