Weaving

2020-11-19

Itema signs the contract with the Egyptian Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company C.T.I.H.

Itema, the global leading provider of best-in-class weaving solutions including weaving machines, OEM spare parts and integrated services, has been chosen as the weaving partner for the colossal modernization program of the public sector of the Egyptian textile industry.

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Recycling

2020-11-19

Gruppo Maip, Eastman partner on sustainable automotive materials

Eastman and Gruppo Maip, a leading international plastics formulator and compound producer based in Turin, Italy, have announced a partnership to formulate new sustainable polymer solutions for automotive interior applications. It will enable an exclusive portfolio of formulations based on Eastman’s Advanced Circular Recycling technology, offering a range of both biobased and molecular-recycled content solutions with Eastman Tritan™ Renew copolyester and Treva™ Renew engineering bioplastic.

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Composites

2020-11-19

Already in August, SGL Carbon received a multi-year order from Koller Kunststofftechnik GmbH for the production of novel carbon fiber profiles for serial use in windshields for a future high-volume model of BMW Group.

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Research & Development

2020-11-19

A feel-good atmosphere with luminaires made of paper yarn - ecological and sustainable

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-11-19

Global bioplastic market is estimated to account for US$ 215 Bn by the end Of 2027, says Coherent Market Insights (CMI)

A bioplastic material is a biological product made out of non-biological biomass sources, such as cellulose from wood. Unlike traditional plastics, bioplastic materials are made over many different processes. Some biodegradable bio-plastic may degrade within a 180 day period, provided the right environment exists. Other bioplastics degrade over a much longer period, however, and they require special processes to make them more eco-friendly.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2020-11-19

Home textile retail market to grow by $ 44.07 bn during 2020-2024

Technavio has been monitoring the home textile retail market and it is poised to grow by USD 44.07 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Sustainability

2020-11-19

Creating sustainable value, from plantation to fashion

Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) has released its inaugural Sustainability Progress Report covering the first 18 months of its operations from January 2019 to June 2020. Formally inaugurated by Indonesia President Joko Widodo in February 2020, APR is a vertically integrated operation from renewable fibre plantations to high-value textile manufacturing facilities, located in in Riau, Sumatra.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-19

Leading fiber producer sets bold 2030 sustainability targets for a positive impact on climate, nature and people

Leading global producer of sustainable fiber and bio-based products, Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL), has announced a slate of progressive targets to 2030 that will have a positive impact on climate, nature and people while transforming its business.

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Industry 4.0

2020-11-19

Birla Cellulose now maps 100% forest sources on Traceability platform GreenTrack™

Birla Cellulose has advanced the capability of the well-established blockchain-enabled traceability platform, GreenTrack™, which now enables the consumers to see the forests from where the wood is sourced and thus providing a complete end-to-end visibility of forest to fashion. The visibility of forest sources for all the Birla Cellulose’s eco-enhanced products has been achieved by collaboration with Sappi Ltd., the largest supplier of dissolving pulp.The forest information of pulp produced by Birla Cellulose was available on the platform thus far.

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Recycling

2020-11-19

The company’s latest recycling milestone brings new value to an otherwise waste-destined 42 million tons of polyester textiles produced annually[1]

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Sustainability

2020-11-19

On November 13, visionary leaders in business and academia exchanged a variety of insights and learnings at this year’s virtual 2020 Integral Conversation. Under the theme “Transform and Thrive”, the conference sought to explore how governments, corporations and individuals can lay the foundation for a greener economy that is anchored in solutions geared towards public wellbeing.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-19

With Relive-1, Autoneum is launching an innovative tufted carpet that meets the highest requirements of sustainable mobility. The tufting technology for the compact to premium class, which has been awarded the “Autoneum Pure.” label for outstanding environmental friendliness, is also more durable than the carpet standards common in these vehicle segments and convinces with excellent cleanability.

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Spinning

2020-11-19

High yarn quality is becoming less and less dependent on the presence and experience of employees in a spinning mill. Nowadays, it is significantly influenced by futuristic plant solutions and intelligent machine systems. In the world of spinning, options for shortening processes, and thus reducing outlay in production, are becoming more and more relevant.

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Research & Development

2020-11-19

Until now, spacer fabrics have not been tested according to separate test procedures. This meant that important characteristics were not taken into account in the tests.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-19

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the worldwide demand for protective masks and apparel has resulted in a record number of new orders in the high double-digit millions of euros at Oerlikon Nonwoven. The meltblown technology from Neumünster is recognized by the market as being one of the technically most efficient methods for producing highly-separating filter media made from plastic fibers.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-11-19

Drawing on a database of more than 40,000 apparel design patterns and a highly-integrated production structure, Ilay Textile, based in Bursa, Turkey, is a specialist in the provision of rapid and creative solutions to meet the continuously changing needs of the fashion world.

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Recycling

2020-11-19

The BB Engineering VacuFil process enables the reutilization of polyester waste into high-end textile filament and fiber products.

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Smart Textiles

2020-11-19

ASCENT+ access programme launches a new phase to become the powerhouse of researchers and innovators in nanoelectronics in Europe

ASCENT+ mobilises an unprecedented network of knowledge and investment to open access to key European infrastructures and enable academic and industry researchers to address emerging challenges in Nanoelectronics and to accelerate innovation path-finding.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-19

Indorama Ventures included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, is honored to be listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index (DJSI Emerging Markets) for fourth consecutive year. The 2020 results put IVL in the top three among the world’s leading sustainable chemical companies.

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Recycling

2020-11-19

H&M Group and Renewcell expand partnership in industry first

H&M Group is excited to announce that it has reached a multi-year agreement with the innovative Swedish textile recycling company to supply it with thousands of tonnes of its pioneering virgin quality Circulose® fibers made from unusable textile waste.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-11-18

Mayer & Cie. extends top dog status in Turkey

In pandemic year 2020 circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has further improved its leading position in Turkey. So the country continues to be one of the company’s strongest and most consistent sales markets. Even in difficult years, the manufacturer and its longstanding Turkish representative Mayer Mümessillik have achieved positive results. The reasons for this year’s success, as Mayer & Cie. sees it, are the transfer of production to locations close to Europe, Turkey’s state-of-the- art machinery and the increase in demand for comfortable clothing that is suitable as home office wear.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-18

Ascend introduces HiDura™ long-chain polyamides

Ascend Performance Materials has launched several new grades of its HiDura™ long-chain polyamides for engineered plastics, monofilaments and cable ties. HiDura polyamide 610 and 612 are designed to provide exceptional dimensional stability and long life with enhanced resistance to chemicals, impact and abrasion.

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Denim

2020-11-18

ISKO proudly supports the virtual Textile Exchange Sustainability conference towards renewed efforts for momentum and best practice.

From November 2nd to November 6th, the leading denim innovator ISKO joined leading industry professionals from around the world at the 2020 Textile Sustainability Conference.

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Older News

Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-18

Kelheim Fibres partner of ETP in „Bio-Based Fibres“ and “Circular Economy” programs

The Bavarian viscose speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has partnered with the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP) in two strategic programs: “Bio- Based Fibres” and “Circular Economy”.

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Recycling

2020-11-18

EURATEX unveils a joint initiative

EURATEX unveils ReHubs, a joint initiative to upcycle textile waste and circular materials all over Europe. The aim is to create 5 hubs to process textile waste and become European coordination centres.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2020-11-18

Suominen increases its capabilities in the Americas

Suominen increases its capabilities in the Americas by upgrading one of its production lines in Bethune, South Carolina, USA.

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Research & Development

2020-11-16

CARL: First successful flight of a full composite rocket "made in Aachen" at EuRoC 2020

Space Team Aachen receives Newcomer Award for good performance and short development time of CARL.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2020-11-16

TMAS member imogo develops new sustainable spray application technologies

In a roundtable discussion during the recent Innovate Textiles & Apparel (ITA) textile machinery exhibition, imogo Founding Partner Per Stenflo and representatives from a number of like-minded European companies discussed the opportunities for new spray application technologies for the dyeing and finishing sector.

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Textile processing

2020-11-12

Sewing technologies & 3-D printing coming up in November for Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas Virtual Symposium

The Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas Virtual Symposium continues this month with two sessions featuring the latest textile industry trends, technologies and their applications.

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Spinning

2020-11-12

Shiny and fancy effects

Brand new ways to combine metallic-coated thread with filament - Metallic-coated yarns such as Lurex have been well established in the market for decades. One current trend is to integrate these yarns into fabrics to achieve a shiny and fancy effect. Featuring specific yarn combinations, these yarns are finding a wide range of applications, from home textiles to fashion apparel including shoes and hosiery.

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Research & Development

2020-11-12

High-Tech Fashion – art and science for the clothes of tomorrow

For most people, the word "fashion" evokes thoughts of cuts, colors and patterns - but why not of live evaluations of vital functions or training sessions for rehabilitation patients? Up to now, products of the fashion industry have been largely analogous. The project Re-FREAM, however, was created to design smart clothes in the digital area. Here, researchers and artists work side by side, developing innovative and sustainable ideas and implementation options for the fashion industry, while simultaneously providing impulses for user-oriented synergies between textiles and technology.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-12

INVISTA China ADN project receives final construction permit

The INVISTA Nylon Chemicals (China) Co., Ltd., adiponitrile (ADN) project at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) has received its final construction permit, which allows construction across the entire facility. Construction has been progressing well for several months in part of the plant and will now commence in the remaining areas.

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News Archive
2020-11-12

Mr. Ruizhe Sun (China) was elected as new ITMF President

2020-11-12

HKTDC initiatives enhance digital experience for SMEs

2020-11-12

2020 insights into antiviral agents for surface treatment - emerging antiviral agents in the market

2020-11-12

CLO virtual fashion welcomes Substance by Adobe, Jeanologia, and ColorDigital Integrations to CLO 6.0

2020-11-12

Taiwan’s functional textiles thrive on innovation to define new epidemic prevention lifestyles

2020-11-12

Ahlstrom-Munksjö introduces FibRoc®, a new product platform of high performance solutions for durable applications

2020-11-12

Black Friday review and forecast - What business strategy will fashion brands adopt?

2020-11-12

Denim première vision launches the DIGITAL DENIM WEEK next 30 November to 4 December 2020

2020-11-12

On its way into hygiene products

2020-11-12

Calvi achieves efficient, eco-conscious production on demand with Kornit Digital

2020-11-12

Spinnova, Bergans and Halley Stevensons introduce apparel as next step of Collection of Tomorrow

2020-11-12

SABIC hosts high-level forum on Circular Carbon Economy

2020-11-12

DORNIER initiates mask development with the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research (DITF)

2020-11-12

VF Corporation announces definitive agreement to acquire iconic, global streetwear leader Supreme®

2020-11-12

Coronavirus: Commission approves contract with BioNTech-Pfizer alliance to ensure access to a potential vaccine

2020-11-12

Canopy ranking: Lenzing for the first time achieves highest Hot Button category

2020-11-12

New level of transparency in the textile industry: Lenzing introduces blockchain-enabled traceability platform

2020-11-12

H&M now has over 100 million members

2020-11-12

H&M HOME to collaborate with Diane von Furstenberg

2020-11-12

U.S. Cotton trust protocol joins the cotton 2040’s platform and sustainability guide

2020-11-12

H&M Group names Leyla Ertur as new Head of Sustainability

2020-11-12

Inspiring Everyday: Learning new skills means growing with the company

2020-11-12

Utenos trikotažas implements antimicrobial technology in textile manufacturing

2020-11-12

adidas records strong recovery in third quarter

2020-11-12

Teijin launches website to showcase smart safety technologies and products

2020-11-12

The new Weftmaster SFB

2020-11-12

Texon’s Dongguan site secures SATRA & GRS status

2020-11-12

Robust pumps for sophisticated special fibers

2020-11-11

Moncler launches Grenoble collection with Dyneema® Composite Fabric

2020-11-11

Automated solutions for quality satisfaction

2020-11-05

"Good Vibes" virtual show

2020-11-05

Elevate Textiles releases 2020 Sustainability Report

2020-11-05

CHT Group publishes Sustainability Report 2019

2020-11-05

Circularise and Porsche collaborate with Borealis, Covestro and Domo Chemicals to enable the traceability of plastics in the automotive sector

2020-11-05

SAC will retire Higg MSI aggregated single score

2020-11-05

Bemberg Fibers empower “Tattva”, Hemang Agrawal’s new Crafttech Collection

2020-11-05

Sateri launches sustainability vision for 2030; pledges to be world’s leading net-positive fibre producer

2020-11-05

Technology webtalk on sustainable denim production

2020-11-05

Strategic partnership between Rieter and WW Systems

2020-11-05

Renewcell and Beyond Retro partner on textile-to-textile recycling

2020-11-05

New market and technology report: Chemical recycling – Status, trends, and challenges – technologies, sustainability, policy and key players

2020-11-05

Solvay has received a binding offer from Composites One

2020-11-05

Albany International reports third-quarter 2020 results

2020-11-05

Neonyt is going back “on air” – No physical winter edition in January 2021

2020-11-05

VF Corporation appoints Lauren Guthrie as Vice President, Global Inclusion & Diversity

2020-11-05

Autumn 2020 economic forecast: Rebound interrupted as resurgence of pandemic deepens uncertainty

2020-11-05

DyStar exhibits at China Interdye 2020

2020-11-05

Indorama Ventures awarded "2020 DX CEO" by IDC Thailand

2020-11-05

New compression standard for sports and leisure garments

2020-11-05

Hengli Petrochemical to utilize INVISTA’s P8 technology for two PTA lines at Huizhou

2020-11-05

Lenzing reports improved results in the third quarter and remains strategically on course

2020-11-05

JEC world announces new dates

2020-11-05

Strong results for Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Division in Q3

2020-11-04

The cotton supply chain continues to suffer from COVID, trade tensions and a sluggish global economy

2020-11-04

Unmatched digital productivity: The EFI Reggiani BOLT textile printer receives the InterTech Technology Award

2020-11-04

GOTS detects evidence of Organic Cotton Fraud in India

2020-11-04

Textile machinery: Another drop in orders for third quarter 2020

2020-11-04

Kelheim Fibres scores a leading position in Canopy’s 2020 Hot Button Report

2020-11-04

Messe Frankfurt India & MEX Exhibitions announce first hybrid event for Gartex Texprocess India & Screen Print India

2020-10-29

VIEW Premium Selection no longer possible, planning the second edition of FABRIC DAYS for Spring.Summer 22

2020-10-29

Cone Denim introduces Ionic+™ sustainable antimicrobial protection for denim

2020-10-29

Levi Strauss & Co. announces senior leadership changes to elevate the Levi’s® brand

2020-10-29

Excitement mounts as Virtual Hygienix™ Conference approaches

2020-10-29

A new era begins: The renewable materials conference, Cologne and online, 18–20 May 2021

2020-10-29

Coronavirus resurgence: Commission steps up action to reinforce preparedness and response measures across the EU

2020-10-29

Advancing the EU social market economy: adequate minimum wages for workers across Member States

2020-10-29

ISPO Munich 2021: Due to coronavirus, trade show will take place virtually

2020-10-29

Schoeller highlights for summer 2022: Knitted fabric collection

2020-10-29

Toyobo to establish joint venture with Indorama Ventures to build new plant for automobile airbag yarns

2020-10-29

LYCRA® anti-slip fiber takes center stage at Kingpins24-Amsterdam

2020-10-29

Teijin and Safran sign master contract for the purchasing of high-performance composite materials

2020-10-29

Teijin raises equity stake in Floadia to enhance business capabilities with AI know-how

2020-10-29

Toray develops nanotech-based odor-quelling textile

2020-10-29

Gerber Technology redefines mass production with launch of revolutionary, next-generation cutting room

2020-10-29

Tonello presents at KP24 a responsible collection designed by Piero Turk

2020-10-29

RUDOLF HUB1922 : Innovation rooted into aspirational chemistry

2020-10-29

Blockchain-based ‘Follow Our Fibre’ refreshed

2020-10-29

RGE releases progress report on investment commitment in next-generation fibre innovation and technology

2020-10-29

Cinte Techtextil China’s first annual edition to be held from 13 – 15 June 2021

2020-10-29

Less waste with the Smart Factory

2020-10-29

AIR TRONIC – protective mask testing kit

2020-10-29

Truetzschler sheds light on the recycling jungle

2020-10-26

Kingpins24 Amsterdam starts tomorrow

2020-10-22

Fashion and textiles industry keen to go green despite covid-19 pandemic

2020-10-22

SABIC announces the latest developments of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco

2020-10-22

Milliken donates more than 23,000 reusable gowns to local school districts

2020-10-22

For the first time the innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year” will be granted at the “2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres”

2020-10-22

Compact solution with great effect

2020-10-22

TANATEX Chemicals unites with other leading chemical companies to accelerate sustainability for the textile and leather industries.

2020-10-22

2021 Commission work programme – from strategy to delivery

2020-10-22

Hyosung provides financial support for disabled artists for 3 years

2020-10-22

EURATEX contributes to the EPR policy debate by highlighting the positive and negative aspects of this system.

2020-10-22

Teijin joins AZL partner network for lightweight production technology

2020-10-22

Technology webtalk on production and packaging technologies for respiratory protection masks

2020-10-22

Teijin to donate oil adsorbents to support recovery from Mauritius oil spill

2020-10-22

Lenzing wins State Prize for Innovation with sustainable nonwovens technology

2020-10-22

Renewcell and Tangshan Sanyou sign landmark deal to produce Circulose® textile-to-textile recycled fibers.

2020-10-22

FERRO-PLAST and SANITIZED AG: New strategic sales partnership for the Sanitized® antimicrobial polymer additives in Italy

2020-10-22

Highly successful Monforts webinar for India

2020-10-22

Moti Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd. moves to digital production with Mimaki Tiger-1800B MkII printers for faster, high-quality textile printing