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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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2020-08-05

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced the appointment of Winnie Ma to the new position of President, Greater China. She will report to Kevin Bailey, Executive Vice President & Group President, APAC and Emerging Brands.

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Associations

2020-08-05

With respirators and medical facemasks at the forefront of efforts to fight COVID-19, a new report from INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, examines the market and outlook for the stand-alone meltblown process used to produce those products.

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Recycling

2020-08-05

From old jeans to new t-shirt

The technical hurdles to recycling clothing made of cotton have been too high in the past, but now a team of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP and a Swedish company have cleared that obstacle. They are the first to produce a viscose filament yarn made of recycled cotton. This fiber can even serve to mass-manufacture textiles.

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Denim

2020-08-05

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

A new era is born in the world of denim, Paolo Gnutti and Advance Denim will combine their skills to create capsule collections for both the US and Asian markets.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-05

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

Dr. Marina Crnoja-Cosic has been appointed Head of New Business Development at the viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres. She will also serve as a member of Kelheim’s Management Board.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-03

At Interfilière in Paris in January 2020, KARL MAYER launched its first series of warp knitted jersey articles, garnering great interest, especially among international lingerie brands. These supple, next-to-skin fabrics are called JERSEY EVOLUTION.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-30

Duvaltex, a North American leader in the development and production of medical and technical textiles, is proud to announce the launch of a highly innovative, non-medical protective face mask. Using a unique 3D-knit technology, the new X7 mask provides maximum comfort while minimizing the risk of contamination and transmission of viruses, such as COVID-19. It contributes to sustainability by being machine washable and reusable, and is made entirely in the United States at Duvaltex's facility in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-07-30

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

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Industrial Starch Market is accounted for $87.93 million in 2019 and is expected to reach $170.14 million by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-07-30

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

The "Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Spinning

2020-07-30

Lucrative automation for sewing thread producers

For the most part, sewing thread producers still rely on machines on which the tubes must be changed manually. This means that, in the sewing thread sector in particular, both productivity and profit can be increased by using semi-automated sewing thread finish winders from SSM. The story of an Asian sewing thread producer that switched from manual tube changing to the semi-automated SSM TK2-20-TT clearly shows how fast this innovation pays for itself and how the company is benefitting in the long term.

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Older News

Recycling

2020-07-30

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

The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) and the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) are urging Kenyan trade and health officials to quickly finalize guidelines for the safe handling of secondhand clothing (Mitumba) imports so that economic benefits of the industry may be rapidly restored.

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Software

2020-07-30

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

For 32 years, apparel manufacturer, Longratex, has relied on Gerber Technology’s innovative solutions for their baby and children’s brand, Patachou, and women’s brand, Sophia Kah. With Gerber’s unique end-to-end solution, Longratex is able to manufacture over 2,000 pieces daily and also meet the challenge of customization.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-07-30

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

The 13th Joint International Conference Clotech 2020 „Innovative Technologies for Development and Assembling of Functional Textile Products“ will be held online from September 7th to 11th 2020 organized by the Chair of Assembly Technology for Textile Products at ITM, TU Dresden, Germany.

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Composites

2020-07-30

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

In light of the uncertainties surrounding the further development, the duration as well as the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, on April 1, 2020, the Board of Management of SGL Carbon SE decided to suspend the guidance for the fiscal year 2020 as published in the Annual Report 2019. Based on preliminary Group results for the second quarter 2020 the Board of Management has today assessed the outlook for the second half of the year.

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Textile chemistry

2020-07-30

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

Toray Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that a large-scale wastewater treatment facility has started purifying water with Toray's latest UF membrane technology. The wastewater facility located in Wuxi New District, an industrial park in Wuxi, China, was built by GreenTech Environmental Co., Ltd., a leading provider of advanced membrane treatment solutions.

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Associations

2020-07-30

Demonstrations for AATCC test methods now available in online training

Whether you and your team need to brush up on the basics of textile testing or get detailed instruction on specific methods, AATCC’s new Online Test Method Training modules are a valuable resource. Presentations will review best practices, apparatus, and tools for performing common AATCC test methods and procedures. All four modules will be available for viewing September 23, but registration is open now!

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News Archive
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

2020-07-02

Carbios begins construction on industrial demonstration plant in final step to commercializing its PET recycling technology

2020-07-02

Protection and hygiene concept: Heimtextil paves the way back to face-to-face meetings

2020-07-02

Sellpy launches in Germany

2020-07-02

Teijin Aramid’s wants to “close the chain”

2020-07-02

Teijin Frontier’s new high-stretch SOLOTEX®ECO-hybrid fiber made with plant-derivedand recycled materials

2020-07-02

Teijin increases capacity of carbon short fiber

2020-07-02

adidas and Parley for the Oceans celebrate the 5th anniversary of their partnership

2020-07-02

Brazil sees huge jump in share of China’s import market but most countries will see ranging from 7% to 73%

2020-07-02

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

2020-07-02

Personal hygiene product makers commit to programme to strengthen consumer confidence

2020-07-02

Fespa Global Print Expo 2020 moves to Amsterdam in March 2021

2020-07-02

Spoonflower and Kornit mobilize

2020-07-02

SPGPrints appoints Quantia Solutions S.L. as the new Spanish agent for its textile business

2020-07-02

Monforts denim mills move hemp into the mainstream

2020-07-02

The European textile and clothing industry presents its strategy for the future

2020-07-01

Antiviral properties of selected Sanitized® products on hard, non-porous surfaces are confirmed

2020-07-01

Ascend files first FDA 510(k) submission based on Acteev™ technology

2020-07-01

Digitak services always in fashion with Mimaki sublimation and direct printing

2020-07-01

Transaction completed - STOLL was transferred to KARL MAYER on 01.07.2020