Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-21

Covestro films OEKO-TEX® certified

Covestro's Platilon® thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) films are ideal for many smart and pollution-free textile applications. They are breathable, waterproof, tear-resistant and above all skin-friendly. That makes them the material of choice for sports articles and outdoor clothing, but also for furniture and seat covers for cars. Several of these film products have recently been certified with Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®, which confirms their high level of product safety for consumers.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2019-08-15

Opening of a new subsidiary in Italy / Barletta

STOLL Italia, a STOLL subsidiary, recently opened a "Centro di Programmazione" in Barletta.

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Research & Development

2019-08-15

Visit of Korean business delegation in KICOX program at ITA

On 24 June 2019 the ITA hosted a delegation of Korean company representatives as part of a visit to the federal state of NRW organized by NRW Invest. First, the business location NRW in the middle of Europe was presented. The RWTH has a special significance here as a university of excellence as a research and development forge of the federal state. The close cooperation with companies from all over the world distinguishes the university in particular.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

The Lenzing Group continued its solid business development in the first half of 2019. Despite a significantly more challenging market environment with historically low prices for standard viscose, Lenzing recorded a slight increase in revenue. The disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN strategy and the focus on specialty fibers continue to have a positive impact. Thanks to ongoing high demand for sustainably produced specialty fibers and positive currency effects, the impact of low standard viscose prices was largely offset in earnings.

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Textile chemistry

2019-08-15

DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed today an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. This includes Engineering Plastics operations in France and Poland; High Performance Fibers in France; Polymer and Intermediates operations in France, Spain & Poland. The agreement also involves a joint venture between BASF and DOMO in France for the production of Adipic Acid.

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Weaving

2019-08-15

Quality partner for fabric producers

Since 2018, the world-renowned USTER quality systems include fabric inspection – and ITMA 2019 has seen the launch of the first major innovation to be developed since the acquisition of automatic vision inspection company Elbit Visions Systems (EVS).

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

“Operation Clean Sweep” arrives in the RadiciGroup Synthetic Fibres Business Area

RadiciGroup has expanded its Operation Clean Sweep project – started up over one year ago in its engineering polymers business – to its Synthetic Fibres Business Area. Noyfil SA (Stabio - CH), a company specializing in the manufacture of polyester continuous yarn, has joined Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), an international programme promoted by Plastics Europe with the goal of “Zero Pellet Loss”.

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Spinning

2019-08-15

Further EvoQuench PA POY systems destined for China

Oerlikon Barmag recently signed contracts for two orders with a total of 120 spinning positions for manufacturing polyamide POY yarn with Chinese yarn manufacturers. What makes this so special is the fact that all positions will be equipped with the EvoQuench radial quenching system for polyamide.

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Digital Printing

2019-08-13

EFI appoints Jeff Jacobson as CEO

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (“EFI” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital imaging and industrial technology sector, as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jacobson will retain his position as Executive Chairman. Mr. Jacobson succeeds Bill Muir, who is stepping down for personal reasons.

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Research & Development

2019-08-12

Project CONTEXT - intelligent textile surfaces for the smart home

For our homes to become smart and intelligent, technical systems must be installed wherever we need them. However, the necessary power and communication connections are not always available. In the new ConText project, a consortium consisting of the German Institutes for Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is developing a user-friendly and intuitive technology for smart textile surfaces that renders walls and floors in living areas usable for cable-based power supply and communication.

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Composites

2019-08-08

SGL Carbon increases sales in the first half-year 2019

Against the backdrop of a slowing global economy, SGL Carbon held up well in the first half of 2019. Sales revenue grew by approximately 6 percent compared to the previous year to reach 562 million euros. Adjusted for a positive one-time effect of around 4 million euros in the prior year, Group recurring EBIT reached nearly 38 million euros, approximately 2 million euros below prior year’s first half.

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Spinning

2019-08-08

Resilient performance with Group sales growth in a challenging environment. Guidance adjusted due to lack of visibility of market recovery.

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Carpets

2019-08-08

The “ATMYSPHERE” keynote theme chosen for DOMOTEX 2020, the world’s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings, will shine a light on all those qualities of flooring products that contribute to people’s wellbeing. Environmentally friendly materials and manufacturing processes will be a key focus at next year’s event, which runs from 10 to 13 January.

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Raw Materials

2019-08-08

Supply up, prices down: expectations for 2019/20 cotton demand are slumping

Global cotton consumption is projected to increase by 1.7% in the coming season, but if production grows by the expected 6%, it will exceed production by about 300,000 tonnes. As a result, global stocks should swell to 18 million tonnes. Those factors, combined with tepid expectations for global economic expansion, have dimmed the hopes for next season’s cotton demand.

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Software

2019-08-08

Vilebrequin chooses Gerber Technology

Vilebrequin, the iconic swimwear brand, has selected Gerber Technology’s integrated solutions, YuniquePLM® and AccuMark® CAD, to facilitate quick product development and centralize all information, making it easily accessible to every member of the team. Gerber Technology, the world-leading flexible materials and fashion technology innovator, enables innovation by helping its customers compete and win in today’s ‘on-demand’ markets through their integrated technology and service offerings that any brand or manufacturer can easily adopt to unleash their full potential.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

ANDRITZ launches new StrataPress SX single-seam press felt technology

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched its new-generation “StrataPress™ SX” felt with patented, integrated single-seam technology.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

Toray donating advanced fabric for Canopy shelters and hats

Toray Industries, Inc., has announced it is joining hands with tent manufacturer Sakura Corporation to donate three Kantantent™*1 canopy shelters incorporating SUMMER SHIELD™, to the Kyoto City Government. The triple laminated structure of this Toray-developed woven polyester fabric shields against heat, light, and ultraviolet rays. The tents will be deployed for the Gion Matsuri (festival of Yasaka Shrine), Japan’s most famous fete, which features grand processions of floats called “Yamaboko”.

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Composites

2019-08-08

Teijin completes acquisition of Renegade

Teijin Limited announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all the shares of Renegade Materials Corporation (Renegade), a leading North American supplier of highly heat-resistant thermoset prepreg for the aerospace industry. The acquisition was completed on August 1, Eastern Standard Time.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2019-08-08

Master Builders Solutions® launches new MasterFiber website

The Master Builders Solutions® experts have launched their new website www.masterfiber.basf.com presenting the benefits of MasterFiber and the unique customer service offered by a global team of concrete experts. With MasterFiber, customers can save money and have greater flexibility in the production process. The innovative fibers can partially, or completely, replace the conventional steel reinforcement of concrete. This reflects in a strong sustainability contribution as it enables customers to eliminate the use of steel which is costly, heavy, difficult to handle and generates waste.

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News Archive
2019-08-08

Intertextile Apparel’s overseas exhibitors discuss potential and strategies in China

2019-08-06

New report forecasts excellent worldwide outlook for nonwovens through 2023

2019-08-06

Lenzing Group successfully completes expansion of pulp production at the Lenzing site

2019-08-06

Denim wrapped car at Gartex Texprocess India 2019 to highlight India’s position

2019-08-02

Award thanks STOLL technology

2019-08-01

The 2nd artificial intelligence on fashion and textile international conference (AIFT 2019) is officially launched today

2019-08-01

Stefan Hecht is the new scientific director of the DWI – Leibniz Institute for interactive materials

2019-08-01

Design, contract and e-commerce to feature in fringe programme at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

2019-08-01

Smart portents for Texcare International in June 2020

2019-08-01

First half of 2019 characterized by low demand in the new machinery business

2019-08-01

ICAC welcomes Nigeria as Its 29th Member

2019-08-01

Highlights from the 2019 Global Cotton Sustainability Conference

2019-08-01

Texworld USA and apparel sourcing USA Summer 2019 wrap up on a high note

2019-08-01

Shape the Future at the Dornbirn-GFC 2019

2019-08-01

SGL Carbon and Elbe Flugzeugwerke extend contract

2019-08-01

Teijin Aramid to showcase high-performance materials used in powerful defense and security equipment at DSEI 2019

2019-08-01

Space application opens online for ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020

2019-08-01

Viscose Speciality Fibres against fraud with Organic Cotton

2019-08-01

New Monforts publications chart success in Europe and the denim industry

2019-07-31

From indigo to green: Beyond Denim to display eco-conscious fabrics for Autumn / Winter 2020-21

2019-07-31

Italian textile machinery orders intake down in second quarter

2019-07-29

STOLL groundbreaking ceremony

2019-07-25

Assyst now has a strong cooperation partner in SACO

2019-07-24

Kordsa acquires Axiom Materials with an investment of USD 181 million

2019-07-24

EFI announces completion of acquisition

2019-07-24

UGA will serve as the first ever academic partner for Texprocess Americas.

2019-07-24

Grüner Knopf („the green button“)

2019-07-24

Maroc in mode - Maroc sourcing

2019-07-24

ISKO Washing Seminar returns to Italy to share knowledge.

2019-07-24

ITMA 2019: Resounding success for Italian textile machinery manufacturers in Barcelona

2019-07-24

SETEX at ITMA Barcelona 2019

2019-07-24

Archroma to introduce new formaldehyde-free* low temperature curing binder for soft vibrant and durable pigment prints

2019-07-24

SAC appoints Amina Razvi as executive director

2019-07-24

Teijin and AEV Robotics to co-develop lightweight automotive solutions for future transportation

2019-07-24

Gerber technology accelerates execution of its customer-centric business strategy

2019-07-22

Closing the loop: regenerated and recycled products on offer at Yarn Expo Autumn

2019-07-18

Exhibitor numbers up by 8% at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2019, as fair prepares to upgrade to larger venue

2019-07-18

DiloGroup at ITMA 2019

2019-07-18

Stop poor quality at source

2019-07-18

Stäubli highlights attracted many visitors at ITMA 2019

2019-07-17

CYD is a big hit with ‘Denim Triangle’ visitors at ITMA 2019

2019-07-17

Hohenstein is supporting a sustainable future with ECOfit

2019-07-17

Saurer’s contribution to mankind’s giant leap, the moon landing

2019-07-17

EFI Reggiani sells fourth Reggiani BOLT Single-Pass Textile Printer

2019-07-17

Lectra announces the acquisition of Retviews

2019-07-15

Archroma to introduce new water-based ultra-low voc coating technology

2019-07-15

Unveiled SSM-Innovations at ITMA 2019

2019-07-15

Perfect control of the weft at all times from IRO AB

2019-07-15

World class textile printing show from SPGPrints at ITMA 2019

2019-07-15

Industry 4.0 investment by CHTC Fong’s in China

2019-07-13

“Clothes make the man”

2019-07-12

The HKS series gets an upgrade

2019-07-12

Sporty, modern lace

2019-07-11

Launch of the Responsible Down Standard (RDS), Version 3.0

2019-07-11

TEXWORLD PARIS 2019 September

2019-07-11

Latest Denim trends at Texworld Denim

2019-07-11

US online community invests in Durst Alpha 330

2019-07-11

Less waste and better quality with data analytics from Reifenhäuser

2019-07-11

Take a leap into the future – with KARL MAYER

2019-07-11

ISKO hits Berlin for the exciting Final Award Ceremony of ISKO I-SKOOL™ 6

2019-07-11

ITA Academy wins 2nd prize at the Digital Leader Award 2019

2019-07-11

Asia-Pacific composites community to meet at JEC Asia

2019-07-11

ITMA 2019 a big success for RETECH

2019-07-11

New Consortium HAICoPAS targets innovative solutions for carbon thermoplastic composite structures.

2019-07-10

Record 2018 for RadiciGroup

2019-07-10

Archroma to introduce new range for high wet-fast color in sportswear

2019-07-10

SSM preciforce™ - the world’s first system to constantly regulate the backpressure force

2019-07-10

SHIMA SEIKI to participate in Tech Fashion

2019-07-08

Zero twist for composite fabrics guaranteed

2019-07-08

EDANA elects new board

2019-07-08

Reifenhäuser Group invests in new production and assembly hall for flat dies

2019-07-04

The kick-off of Africa’s ultimate textile technologies trade fair

2019-07-04

Technology drives new era of fashion e-commerce

2019-07-04

Next CHIC will open its doors in September

2019-07-04

Hexcel announces official opening of FAHCCT laboratory in Shanghai

2019-07-04

INDA’s World of Wipes® 2019 international conference provided valuable connections and new ideas for a circular economy

2019-07-04

Elastic cotton clothing made of 100% cotton

2019-07-04

Dress with CO2

2019-07-04

Teijin to acquire Benet Automotive

2019-07-04

NEONYT: 10 years as THE global tradeshow for sustainable fashion

2019-07-04

Techtextil 2019: the highlights

2019-07-04

SGL Carbon puts Logistics Center at the Meitingen site into operation

2019-07-04

SGL Carbon supports student group from the Technical University of Munich

2019-07-04

Loepfe presents brand-new yarn clearer generation

2019-07-04

COMSAT opts for the Eltex EyETM

2019-07-04

Huntsman textile effects to present broad range of HIGH IQ® intelligent effects in New York

2019-07-04

Shorter and faster entry into the textile concrete market possible

2019-07-04

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

2019-07-03

Sustainable looks with a focus on denim at the Neonyt Fashion Show

2019-07-03

Suominen introduces new product FIBRELLA® Combo with excellent topsheet softness and superior fluid management

2019-07-03

Launch of SHIMA SEIKI Online Services

2019-07-03

Italy focuses on the circular economy at the G20

2019-07-03

EU-Mercosur trade deal opens opportunity for textile and clothing companies

2019-07-03

ARCHROMA to introduce new eco-advanced "indigo clone" solution

2019-07-03

3D Vidya gives fashion wings!

2019-07-03

Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2019 opens on Thursday with record number of sourcing options

2019-06-27

Hexcel announces official opening of FAHCCT laboratory in Shanghai

2019-06-27

Innovation leads the way at ITMA 2019

2019-06-26

USTER® Fabric Inspection presents top technology and quality management expertise at ITMA

2019-06-25

With Modaris® V8R2, Lectra redefines the realism of 3D virtual prototyping