Textile chemistry

2020-08-06

Borealis delivers positive second quarter financial result despite Covid-19 and a low oil price environment

Borealis announces a net profit of EUR 64 million for the second quarter of 2020, compared to EUR 328 million in the same quarter of 2019. The deterioration in profit compared to the second quarter of 2019 was mainly driven by the negative inventory value development due to the declining oil price, a decreased advantage from the use of light feedstock versus naphtha, and the unplanned outage of the steam cracker in Sweden.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-06

Unifi announces fourth quarter and fiscal 2020 results

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 28, 2020, which reflect significant market disruptions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company did not provide guidance for the quarter ended June 28, 2020.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-08-06

Inditex and IndustriALL to cooperate on garment industry recovery plan

Inditex, the leading multinational company in the garment industry that owns Zara and other high street brands, and IndustriALL Global Union, which represents 55 million industrial workers, will together support the global garment industry to recover from the crisis created by the pandemic.

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Textile processing

2020-08-06

SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 (or SpX-DM2 for short) is the first manned mission of the US spacecraft Crew Dragon. In late May 2020, she brought the two NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station. After two months in space, NASA has safely returned the ISS expedition crew to Earth. With the successful landing, the private company SpaceX is once again making space history.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-06

In the first half of 2020, the Lenzing Group faced a historically difficult market environment with increased pressure on prices and volumes resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. To counteract that, Lenzing intensified its cooperation with partners along the value chains and adjusted its production volumes and sales prices to market reality. The disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN corporate strategy and the focus on specialty fibers continued to have a positive impact.

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Sustainability

2020-08-06

AATCC announces new 2020 sustainability special issue of AATCC journal of research

The AATCC Journal of Research (AJOR), AATCC’s flagship peer-reviewed textile science journal, is now in its seventh year of publication. In addition to AJOR’s regular bimonthly issues, available to members and subscribers, AATCC publishes occasional AJOR Special Issues on topics of importance to the textile industry. These Special Issues are free access and available to all.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-08-06

adidas nearly doubles e-com sales in challenging second quarter

“The past quarter brought unprecedented challenges for our business as large parts of the world were in lockdown. I'm grateful for the relentless and agile efforts of our teams, which enabled us to take the right actions for our consumers, our partners and the company. We addressed the challenges and went after opportunities, as reflected in our e-com business nearly doubling in Q2,” said adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted. “We are now seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as the normalization in the physical business continues, with the vast majority of our stores being operational again.”

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Raw Materials

2020-08-06

Cotton innovates for the digital future

Cotton Incorporated’s CottonWorks™, a resource for textile professionals, launches 3D downloadable digital files, taking cotton apparel design to the next level. The FABRICAST™ collection offers designers and product developers working with two popular design programs access to inspirational and inventive cotton and cotton-rich fabrics for the collaborative design process.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-06

INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Co., Ltd (Hengli) are pleased to announce the successful start-up of Hengli’s 5th PTA line.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-08-06

Following successful launch of the D-TECH line for production of surgical/medical masks in April 2020, international technology Group ANDRITZ is now presenting its new D-TECH face mask line for respiratory masks, such as duckbill and flat fold respirators.

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Recycling

2020-08-06

Indorama Ventures continues its commitment to PET recycling with new acquisition in Poland

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Industrie Maurizio Peruzzo Polowat spólka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnoscia (IMP Polowat), a PET recycling facility in Poland. The acquisition consists of two assets, strategically located in Bielsko-Biala and Leczyca, close to the major population centers of Kraków and Warsaw.

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Software

2020-08-06

Gerber Technology celebrates 30 years of innovation in Portugal

Gerber Technology is celebrating 30 years of customer experience, innovation and growth through its European headquarters in Portugal. Since 1990, Portugal has been the European headquarters for the global leader of integrated manufacturing platforms and currently services more than 4,000 customers across the region.

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Digital Printing

2020-08-05

New EFI Engage Conference in 2021 to deliver world-class print and packaging education program

Building on the continuing success of its recent webinar and online training series for print and packaging professionals, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will offer an expansive, new EFI™ Engage Conference online next January that gives customers tangible, actionable insights on how they can increase efficiency, improve performance, and capture new market opportunities.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

BASF South East Asia joins ZDHC Foundation to scale up sustainability in the leather, textile, and footwear industry

BASF South East Asia has joined the ZDHC Foundation as a “Contributor” in its Chemical Industry category. The partnership with the Foundation and its extensive pool of experts from organizations in the textile, apparel, leather and footwear industry underlines BASF’s commitment to being an industry leader in driving sustainable chemistry, innovation and best practices. Additionally, Haptex® is the first BASF material solution that has received the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification for the production of synthetic leather.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-08-05

Tradition meets innovation

For 75 years Mahlo GmbH + Co KG from Saal on the Danube has been setting worldwide standards in the measurement and control of web-shaped goods. In spite of the "old" age, the machine manufacturer never tires of constantly developing in order to be one step ahead of the challenges of their customers.

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Spinning

2020-08-05

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment effectively navigated the challenges

“We accelerated our productivity programs to mitigate the impacts from the pandemic and are ahead of schedule,” said Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO Oerlikon Group. “We have significantly reduced cost and are putting in place a more flexible cost structure to strengthen our foundation.”

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

Teijin Aramid announces its premium para-aramid is on the way to Mars in NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover

Teijin Aramid, a world leader in aramid, announces that, with the successful launch of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover from Cape Canaveral in Florida, its Technora® high-performance fiber is again enabling space exploration. The premium para-aramid Technora® plays a critical role in the structure of the Rover’s landing parachute, developed by Airborne Systems and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which will be deployed during descent to Mars in February 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-05

Teijin Frontier develops next-generation heat insulating structure

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today its new heat insulating structure which combines sweat absorption and quick drying for innerwear and heat insulation for brushed-finish intermediate wear, or middler, worn between the inner and outer layers to retain heat. Teijin Frontier is positioning this new structure as a key material for outdoor wear in fall and winter 2021 collections. Eventually, applications of the new structure will include outdoor, sports, casual and uniform applications, targeting annual sales of one million meters in fiscal 2025.

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Textile chemistry

2020-08-05

Teijin and Kinoshita Fishing Net develop world's first fishing net made with UHMWPE film

Teijin Limited and Kinoshita Fishing Net Mfg. Co., Ltd. jointly announced today that they have developed the world's first high-performance knotless fishing net made with an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) film. Kinoshita Fishing Net will begin selling MX-4 made with Teijin’s Endumax® UHMWPE film in early August and is targeting annual sales of 50 tons by 2025, including Endumax® fishing nets for purse seine net fishing and later for traps, fish farms and trawling.

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News Archive
2020-08-05

VF Corporation appoints Winnie Ma as President, Greater China

2020-08-05

New INDA report provides outlook for medical facemask/respirator meltblown demand resulting from COVID-19

2020-08-05

From old jeans to new t-shirt

2020-08-05

COVID-19 pandemic expected to weigh on cotton prices into 2020/21 season

2020-08-05

Opening of the second construction section

2020-08-05

Italian creativity merges with Chinese technological innovation to create a new capsule collection: Advance Denim by Paolo Gnutti

2020-08-05

Dr. Marina Crnoja-Cosic Head of New Business Development at Kelheim Fibres

2020-08-03

KARL MAYER’s PROWARP® and MULTI-MATIC® 32 impress the market

2020-08-03

Development work on JERSEY EVOLUTION continues

2020-07-30

Global industrial starch market is expected to reach $170.14 million by 2027

2020-07-30

Duvaltex launches highly innovative protective face mask

2020-07-30

Polyester staple fiber (PSF) markets to 2025 - Unfavourable conditions arising due to COVID-19 outbreak

2020-07-30

Lucrative automation for sewing thread producers

2020-07-30

Textile recycling groups urge Kenyan officials to quickly finalize secondhand clothing importation guidelines

2020-07-30

Longratex renews partnership with Gerber to enable dual workflows - customization and mass production

2020-07-30

Clotech Conference 2020 & Doctoral School for Innovative Clothing Technology from September 7th to 11th 2020

2020-07-30

SGL Carbon SE presents an outlook for 2020 again based on the preliminary results for the second quarter 2020

2020-07-30

Toray’s Advanced High-Surface-Area Ultrafiltration (UF) Membrane Modules Selected at Large-Scale Water Treatment Facilities Worldwide

2020-07-30

Demonstrations for AATCC test methods now available in online training

2020-07-30

Teijin Carbon Europe and the UK’s National Composites Centre strengthen innovation partnership in carbon fiber composite materials

2020-07-30

Hygiene Austria launches online shop for protective masks

2020-07-30

Corona-related slump in revenue – bottom point overcome

2020-07-30

Elastic, functional and uncompromisingly sustainable

2020-07-30

CHEMLOGIS and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Mexico

2020-07-30

ecuTEC+ improves filter performance significantly

2020-07-30

Itema Group announces the closing of the acquisition of PTMT (ex Panter)

2020-07-30

Avery Dennison enters strategic partnership with Lampe Textiles

2020-07-30

Freudenberg partners with North Carolina State University to supply face masks to universities and hospitals

2020-07-29

RadiciGroup closes the year 2019 with positive results: Sales EUR 1,092 million and EBITDA EUR 165 million

2020-07-29

Mahlo's Patcontrol PCS-20

2020-07-29

BASF calculates CO2 footprint of all sales products

2020-07-27

Sustainable leadership for GtA with new Monforts Montex wide width lines

2020-07-23

A unique, “phygital”event to celebrate creativity: ISKO I-SKOOL™ 7 Final Award Ceremony was a roaring success.

2020-07-23

First physical CHIC since the outbreak of the corona pandemic celebrated a successful start

2020-07-23

Innovative Partnership: more revenue and customer satisfaction for Menderes Tekstil with SPGPrints’ OrtaScreen™

2020-07-23

The industry is relying on Heimtextil 2021: Initial impetus for the restart of business

2020-07-23

At the heart of it all despite the distance

2020-07-23

Eliminating EtO issues with Low Shrink SAF Fabrics

2020-07-23

Debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen concludes as Messe Frankfurt resumes its textile fairs

2020-07-23

Largest single industrial yarn order

2020-07-23

Mask production: Nothing runs without textile machinery

2020-07-23

Soorty selects Archroma technologies for a new denim collection combining eco-advanced colors with hygiene & protection

2020-07-23

ITM 2021 will accelerate the textile sector that has become stationary due to pandemic

2020-07-20

Unity is strength

2020-07-20

Mumbai edition of Screen Print India to re-open doors alongside Gartex Texprocess India in March 2021

2020-07-20

AFFIX Labs launches world’s first long-lasting surface treatment to kill the coronavirus

2020-07-16

DORNIER presents itself with holistic approaches to thermoplastic composites and three-dimensional preforms

2020-07-16

First Yarn Expo Shenzhen set to welcome 115 exhibitors this Wednesday

2020-07-16

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas 2020 postponed until next editions

2020-07-16

Surgical mask in development with Acteev™ technology shows efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 plus Level III filtration properties

2020-07-16

ISPO Shanghai: successful restart of business

2020-07-16

Sonia Wedell-Castellano answers key questions on DOMOTEX 2021

2020-07-16

Indorama ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

2020-07-16

Revised AATCC test methods and procedures available

2020-07-16

Halocline is a new partner

2020-07-16

Toray to supply carbon fiber composite materials for Lilium's all-electric air vehicle

2020-07-16

Cotton Incorporated survey says shoppers plan to spend 12% more on clothing

2020-07-16

Suominen has signed a credit facility agreement linked to sustainability targets

2020-07-16

Indorama Ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD Supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

2020-07-16

First half of 2020 severely impacted by COVID-19

2020-07-16

With U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, brands and retailers can now source US cotton with more confidence

2020-07-16

Gama Recycle goes even greener with Oerlikon Neumag

2020-07-16

UTT prepares for the future - together with MENZEL and BRÜCKNER

2020-07-14

Pablo Isla highlights how Inditex is set to continue into the future with its “flexible, integrated and sustainable manner”

2020-07-09

Yarn Expo Autumn exhibitors cater for a new wave of demand for sustainable products

2020-07-09

TENCEL™ collaborates with Design Knit, weaving innovation and sustainability into the fabric of fashion

2020-07-09

UAE company ViroMasks developed probably the world’s safest reusable anti-viral mask

2020-07-09

Neonyt On Air: One week of online talks about business, lifestyle and knowledge

2020-07-09

Valuation of synthetic leather market to climb to ~US$ 157.3 bn by 2027

2020-07-09

ECOTEK 360 joins forces with Fiber Conversion

2020-07-09

Global functional textile finishing agents industry (2019 to 2027) - market trajectory & analytics

2020-07-09

Coats Digital and Phong Phu International collaborate to win a digital-led recovery

2020-07-09

Worldwide industry for digital textile printing inks to 2027

2020-07-09

Liquid Wire closes $10 Million Series A to bring stretchable electronics technologies to the medical wearables industry

2020-07-09

Julius Group and Noble Biomaterials announce new strategic partnership to launch high-quality antiviral PPE for consumers

2020-07-09

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMore™ pulp

2020-07-09

Clotech Conference 2020 goes digital

2020-07-09

Save the date: 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2–3 February 2021, Cologne (Germany)

2020-07-09

H&M Foundation backs women garment workers in Bangladesh

2020-07-09

ANDRITZ to supply state-of-the-art spunlace line to Eruslu Nonwoven Group, Turkey

2020-07-09

Covestro CEO leads European plastics association

2020-07-09

New dates announced for the maiden New Delhi edition of Screen Print India

2020-07-09

Breathable water-based synthetics

2020-07-08

German Pavilion confirmed for September’s Cinte Techtextil China

2020-07-08

Sustainable fashion: How are the leaders in fast fashion doing?

2020-07-08

People all over the world: USTER’s valued assets

2020-07-08

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital® range for immunity-boosting properties

2020-07-08

TMAS members ready to support digital textile transformations, post Covid-19

2020-07-08

Extremely durable ceramics by Kordsa, beyond your coffee cup

2020-07-08

SHIMA SEIKI announces new design software and web services

2020-07-08

EDANA elects new Board

2020-07-08

Oerlikon Nonwoven meltblown technology meanwhile in demand across the globe

2020-07-08

Australian production of medical masks to commence from April 2021 with Oerlikon Nonwoven meltblown technology

2020-07-02

Virtual communication platforms as alternatives to real trade fairs?

2020-07-02

INDA’s World of Wipes® and RISE® 2020 conferences transition to all virtual format matching corporate travel policies

2020-07-02

MUNICH FABRIC START cancellation & announcement of FABRIC DAYS

2020-07-02

IAF launches CO2 improve initiative

2020-07-02

New BRÜCKNER Agency in Brazil

2020-07-02

HeiQ Viroblock certified as cosmetic grade & bio-based renewable

2020-07-02

ISPO Re.Start Days: Live digital conference connects and inspires the world of sports