Recycling

2021-09-23

Leadership changes announced at Circle Economy

Circle Economy announces today changes in its leadership team, with Hatty Cooper (Director Governments and Institutions) also overseeing the Cities programme and the appointment of Ivonne Bojoh as Chief Operating Officer ad interim.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

3D BioFibR Inc. raises new capital to scale up manufacturing in an oversubscribed round

3D BioFibR Inc., a biofibre manufacturing company, announced today it has raised over $700,000 in an oversubscribed follow-on round. Proceeds from the financing will be used to continue to scale-up manufacturing capabilities of their collagen and spider silk fibres with an eye towards securing commercial partnerships.

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Recycling

2021-09-23

A long-awaited drop of the collection’s anoraks is now available and will be delivered to consumers with unique artwork by Norwegian artist Danny Larsen. The artwork poster celebrates Scandinavian nature and forest.

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Denim

2021-09-23

Hot on the heels of news that Wrangler® have released their most sustainable denim to date, made with Infinna™, Infinited Fiber is thrilled to share that Fast Company has given an honorable mention to the denim collection in the sustainability category of their Innovation by Design Awards 2021.

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Recycling

2021-09-23

Unifi, teams up with the University of Notre Dame

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, is continuing its commitment to sustainability across college campuses. The company recently brought its REPREVE® mobile tour to The University of Notre Dame™ during the school’s home opener football game against Purdue University on September 18.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2021-09-23

Global Textile Industry (2021 to 2026) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Forecasts

The "Textile Industry - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Raw Materials

2021-09-23

Better Cotton joins industry leaders and experts to drive impact on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Board of Directors

Last month, Lena Staafgard, COO of Better Cotton was elected to sit as a Director on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition Board (SAC) representing the Affiliate Category of the SAC Membership. The SAC is a global, multi-stakeholder non-profit alliance for the fashion industry. In this position, Lena will work closely with the SAC Leadership Team and other members of the board to drive impact through sustainable production across the global footwear, apparel and textile value chains, including reducing environmental impact and promoting social justice.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-09-23

Absorbent hygiene and personal care markets revved up for in-person return of Hygienix™

Post-Pandemic Market Opportunities, New Technologies and Sustainability Highlight Conference This Fall in Arizona

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Sustainability

2021-09-23

Content Claim Standard 3.0 launched

Following a standard revision involving an International Working Group, Textile Exchange launched Version 3.0 of the Content Claim Standard (CCS) on June 29, 2021,with an effective date of July 1, 2021 and a mandatory date of July 1, 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-09-23

With MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, Evolon® receives certification for sustainable production and safe products

Evolon® fabrics are well-known for combining high performance technical properties with numerous ecological benefits in many durable applications. Furthermore, according to the independent OEKO-TEX® institute, Evolon® fabrics also meet the most stringent requirements in terms of sustainability and health and safety. Freudenberg in Colmar, France, recently received the STeP by OEKO-TEX® label for Evolon®. The fabric was also granted the MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label. This confirms the brand’s commitment to sustainable practices and products.

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Research & Development

2021-09-23

The textile and fashion industry must become more sustainable. The young brand modus intarsia shows how it can be done. From the undercoat of dogs, which is normally combed out and ends up in the garbage, the two founders have developed a high-quality yarn. Fashion designer Ann Cathrin Schönrock came up with the idea, and textile engineer Franziska Uhl from Reutlingen University, together with scientists at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), tested the developed yarn on industrial machines and produced it on a larger scale.

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Digital Printing

2021-09-23

Durst Group, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, will present a wide range of end-to-end solutions for digital printing applications at FESPA 2021 in Amsterdam, October 12-15, under its slogan "From Pixel to Output".

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-09-23

Textile technology innovation leaders, HeiQ and The LYCRA Company, today announced they will be introducing LYCRA® freshFX® brand with HeiQ technology for the China market.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-09-23

The European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevi?ius, has visited Inditex’s head offices in Arteixo (Coruña, Spain), where he was joined by the company’s Executive Chairman, Pablo Isla, who told him about the key aspects of the Group’s sustainability policy, paying special attention to the circularity and innovation dimensions.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers, the Lenzing Group today announced the expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to REFIBRA™ technology to address the growing industry demand around “circular fashion” and carbon neutrality. The first carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded lyocell and modal fibers, which launched last year, have continued to gain momentum among industry partners including fashion brands and mills.

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Sustainability

2021-09-23

H&M Group was announced as Global Compact LEAD, which demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

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Associations

2021-09-23

EURATEX releases its vision for a new EU strategy for textiles and clothing. The new strategy should develop a forward looking business model. It would lay down the foundations for a competitive and sustainable European textiles industry.

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Digital Printing

2021-09-23

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., launched the latest update to EFI™ Fiery® Command WorkStation®, version 6.7, which helps Fiery customers improve automation and job management to better handle growing numbers of short-run print jobs. Fiery Command WorkStation enables a unified Fiery Driven™ print room, allowing users to control all Fiery servers, either local or remote, thereby gaining operational efficiencies and increasing productivity.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-09-23

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches “PureBarrier™”, an innovative compostable oxygen barrier mono-material

Continuing its focus on global sustainability leadership and aligned with its ‘from Plastic to Purpose’ campaign, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has released a pioneering mono-material oxygen barrier technology made of 100% cellulose fibers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

Arne Treinies new CFO and Managing Director of AMSilk GmbH

Arne Treinies, an experienced Finance Executive, has joined the company’s leadership team as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director as of September 1st, 2021.

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Associations

2021-09-23

IAF, EURATEX and ABIT Collaborate on Content International Conferences

The International Apparel Federation (IAF) and ABIT, the national association for the Brazilian Apparel and Textile industry, have even given their conferences the same theme, namely ‘Transition of the Global Fashion System’. EURATEX’s conference’s theme is ‘A new paradigm for the European Textile and Clothing Industry’ and therefore also emphasizes transition.  All three associations are fully aware of the urgency and importance of the transition that the apparel and textile industries are currently going through. Through their collaboration they are able to offer a global audience complimentary programs, each focusing on different elements of this transition.

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Europe

2021-09-23

Agriculture: Launch of an annual EU organic day

Today, the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission celebrate the launch of an annual ‘EU organic day'. The three institutions signed a joint declaration establishing from now on each 23 September as EU organic day. This follows up on the Action Plan for the development of organic production, adopted by the Commission on 25 March 2021, which announced the creation of such a day to raise awareness of organic production.

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Industry 4.0

2021-09-23

Greening the Internet of Things

Sensors have become the ubiquitous companions of our lives. Whether knowingly or not, we use them every day to collect, process, and interpret data and help us make sense of the world around us. The demand for connected devices keeps growing – in particular in the Internet of Things, or IoT for short. The Fraunhofer flagship project ZEPOWEL has shown successfully how all of these sensor systems can become extremely energy efficient or even completely autonomous. The potential result: Up to 20% less carbon emissions in Germany alone.

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Research & Development

2021-09-23

Collegium Musicum of RWTH Aachen is ENUO Orchestra of the Month

The European Network of University Orchestras (ENUO) has presented the Collegium Musicum of RWTH Aachen University as Orchestra of the Month in June 2021.

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Older News

Spinning

2021-09-23

Sustainable and intelligent: The TC 19i sets the benchmark for energy-efficient carding

Global energy consumption reached a record high in 2019, following a 40-year trend for rapidly increasing energy demand that was only halted by the Coronavirus pandemic.[1] It’s estimated that more than 80 % of this energy is still generated from fossil fuels that produce CO2 emissions and contribute to climate change. [2] Renewable energy offers a solution to this problem, but saving energy whenever possible is an even more effective approach. That’s why Trützschler has developed the intelligent card TC 19i, which sets a new benchmark for energy-efficient carding.

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Raw Materials

2021-09-23

‘Review’ articles address arbitration during Covid, the cotton portal, textiles in Cameroon and World Cotton Day

With the September 2021 issue, this publication certainly lives up to the second part of its title: 'Review of the World Situation'. The eight articles it contains cover topics ranging from price outlooks to settling disputes during a pandemic to a rapidly approaching global celebration of the world's most important natural fibre.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-09-23

SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A inactivated by zinc-embedded nylon fabric

An international team of scientists and engineers from the University of Cambridge, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, ResInnova Labs and Ascend Performance Materials has found that a nylon fabric embedded with zinc ions successfully inactivated 99% of the viruses that cause COVID-19 and the common flu.

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Digital Printing

2021-09-23

LOVE HERO uses Creazioni Digitali and Kornit Digital for versatile, eco-minded fashion fulfillment on demand

"Brands like ours need to create ethical clothing, so consumers become aware that it’s possible, on demand. Selling made-to-order lifestyle apparel is very likely the way of the future.”

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-09-23

Iluna Group brings to Première Vision Paris a new generation of responsible quality

As the role of lingerie in fashion and athleisure continues to augment, the desire for garments that will meet a new set of values for contemporary consumer lifestyles will flourish. Iluna Group comes back to Première Vision Paris stronger and more innovative than ever and with a great and important goal: to relaunch the qualities and dimensions of sustainability by going beyond the ingredient.

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Associations

2021-09-23

SIMAC Tanning Tech 2021 - finally a trade fair again

On 21 September, after 19 months, SIMAC Tanning Tech is reopening its doors in Milan as first trade fair for the footwear and leather machinery sector. SIMAC Tanning Tech is one of the world's leading trade fairs in the sector, where the main manufacturers of machines and technologies for the footwear, leather and tanning industries meet every year.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-09-23

Bietigheim-based Family Business RSG Automation Technics wins award at the “Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses".

The Bietigheim-based textile machine manufacturer RSG Automation Technics GmbH & Co. KG was the honored finalist in the business award "Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses".

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Exhibitions & Events

2021-09-23

ShanghaiTex 2021 branded as “Textech Inno Week” - Online + offline events in November, opening new page of the industry

Since its debut in 1984, the biennial event “International Exhibition on Textile Industry” has long been seen as an important platform gathering industry professionals for sourcing textile technologies, exploring new ways of application, new market and technological exchange. Along with the changing business modes in the post-pandemic era, the 20th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2021), scheduled on 23-26 November, 2021, is upgraded by adopting the hybrid mode for its first time, combining Online Exhibition (www.ShanghaiTex.cn) and Physical Events in Pullman Shanghai Skyway Hotel.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-09-23

Always one step ahead of the state of the art - WEIDMANN and BRÜCKNER set new standards in stenter technology

One hundred and seventeen years ago, the WEIDMANN weaving mill was founded in the tranquil Filstal valley in the district of Göppingen near Stuttgart. Today, WEIDMANN GmbH in Süßen is known worldwide as a specialist for the finishing of fiber and down-proof articles and woven industrial fabrics. WEIDMANN's customers particularly appreciate the company's reliability and flexibility with regard to their individual requirements, and consistently high quality of its products.

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News Archive
2021-09-22

Momentum builds for second edition of Nonwovens Circular Forum

2021-09-22

Heimtextil 2022: international reunion eagerly awaited

2021-09-22

Virtual quality inspection optimizes production of filter nonwovens

2021-09-22

Coloreel introduces 100% recycled thread

2021-09-22

Fakuma 2021 – BASF opens up endless possibilities with a variety of sustainable plastics solutions

2021-09-22

Archroma introduces the ‘Safe Edge’ online regulatory & compliance platform 

2021-09-22

Towards sustainable nonwovens

2021-09-22

Right fiber, right fabric – automatically

2021-09-20

Tufropes to develop unique pentamerous technology based on Truetzschler Nonwovens’ and Voith’s CP equipment

2021-09-16

Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei at Filo to unveil its smart DNA story that meet contemporary consumer needs

2021-09-16

Original or fake? Counterfeit-proof and unique identification shows authenticity of products

2021-09-16

Indian Textile and Apparel Market (2021 to 2026) - Players Include Welspun, Raymond and Bombay Dyeing Among Others

2021-09-16

United States High-performance Fiber Market Report 2021: PBI, Aramid, PBO, Glass Fiber, High Strength Polyethylene Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts 2019-2027

2021-09-16

Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2021 winners revealed Talent of 10 young HK designers shines at fashion show

2021-09-16

Ascend presenting Trinohex™ Ultra and specialty nylons at Battery Show North America

2021-09-16

Trützschler Card Clothing on a growth path in India

2021-09-16

Global Textile and garment manufacturers initiative publishes white paper on commercial compliance

2021-09-16

Connecting the puzzle pieces towards a sustainable future – Sandler to focus on alternative raw materials at this year’s INDEX™

2021-09-16

Ahlström Collective Impact makes a significant investment into UNICEF’s Global Education Program

2021-09-16

Second-quarter revenue, profits and cash hit historic highs

2021-09-16

Innovative viscose specialities from Kelheim Fibres: a sustainable blend of nature and performance

2021-09-16

VF Corporation and Redress Announce 2021 Winner of World’s Largest Sustainable Fashion Design Competition

2021-09-16

AATCC announces 2022 “Wanderlust” Student Merchandising Competition

2021-09-16

2021 State of the Union Address by President von der Leyen

2021-09-16

European Health Emergency preparedness and Response Authority (HERA): Getting ready for future health emergencies

2021-09-16

The H&M group’s sales development in the third quarter

2021-09-16

The LYCRA Company introduces LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber

2021-09-16

Italian textile machinery at INDEX 20, the world’s leading nonwovens trade show

2021-09-16

TN Government signs up for Techtextil India 2021 to push technical textile investments into the State

2021-09-16

Paul Schlack Prize 2021 awarded to ITA scientist Dr Stefan Peterek

2021-09-16

Kornit Digital commits to saving 4.3 trillion liters of water and 17.2 billion kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions by 2026

2021-09-16

New eccentric screw pump series conveys any medium

2021-09-16

Dutch clean-tech start-up Healix raises over 10 million Euros

2021-09-16

It’s time to experience print – Mimaki to bring new innovations and application opportunities to FESPA 2021

2021-09-15

Notus Composites launches new low temperature curing NE7 Epoxy Prepreg

2021-09-15

REACH4Textiles - Better market surveillance for textile products

2021-09-15

Paris Arc de Triomphe to be wrapped: Fabric is made in Germany by SETEX

2021-09-15

NIRI experts at the cutting edge of nonwoven technology and sharing new developments at this season’s industry events

2021-09-15

A gentle kiss on the skin

2021-09-15

Dissolving design boundaries

2021-09-13

Asia's fashion showcase CENTRESTAGE concludes

2021-09-13

Breaking new ground in Turkey’s textile industry

2021-09-12

Prime China offered great opportunities to connect your business with the most famous Chinese apparel and textile brands

2021-09-09

Academy Mobile: Sewing seminar in September

2021-09-09

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announces leadership transition

2021-09-09

Global Garment Active Insulation Market (2021 to 2026) - by Product, Application and Region

2021-09-09

Spiber Inc. raises JPY 34.4 Billion in funding to strengthen production and sales network

2021-09-09

Flora Growth expands distribution, will launch Stardog Loungewear on e-commerce platform Zulily with over 5 Million active customers

2021-09-09

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol adds global apparel leader, PVH Corp., and its iconic brands as members

2021-09-09

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announces 2021 grower enrollment webinars

2021-09-09

TUBIWASH HLD-N | Cleaning additive for plastic recycling

2021-09-09

Genoa | Genova | Garibaldi in Jeans by Ian Berry

2021-09-09

Ready for the future - Start of training at Lindauer DORNIER

2021-09-09

SPINNOVA® materials on New York runway

2021-09-09

INDA announces the 2021 RISE® Innovation Award Finalists

2021-09-09

Unifi publishes 2021 Sustainability Report

2021-09-09

Siemens Energy and Toray to develop partnership through PEM water electrolysis based on a new membrane technology

2021-09-09

Bulletin from Extraordinary General Meeting in Re:NewCell AB on 3 September 2021

2021-09-09

SGL Carbon puts additional state-of-the-art soft felt line into operation

2021-09-09

Mimaki pushes creative boundaries in industrial printing with new high-performance and high-quality direct-to-object inkjet printers

2021-09-09

Loepfe Yarnmaster® Prisma offers innovative RGB full-color monitoring

2021-09-09

CEO Stefan Doboczky will not extend contract and will step down at end of third quarter 2021

2021-09-09

EL.NET – Complete networking

2021-09-09

MUNICH FABRIC START Autumn.Winter 22/23 & BLUEZONE as a parade example for physical trade shows

2021-09-09

Useful predictions

2021-09-09

VF Corporation announces Veronica Wu has stepped down from its Board of Directors

2021-09-09

AATCC Committee Meetings: Connect, Meet, Attend

2021-09-09

Helena Helmersson and Maisie Williams on “Fashion’s new normal”

2021-09-09

2021 Strategic Foresight Report: Enhancing the EU's long-term capacity and freedom to act

2021-09-09

Kornit Digital and threeASFOUR give shape to the future of fashion and technology with the KUNDALINI collection at New York Fashion Week

2021-09-09

Study data indicates that CELLIANT may increase grip strength in subjects with chronic wrist and elbow pain

2021-09-09

RadiciGroup, Atalanta sleeve sponsor for Champions League

2021-09-09

EFI Reggiani launches the fastest high-quality scanning digital textile printer in the market

2021-09-09

BASF at Simac – Endless possibilities of combining design, performance, and sustainability for footwear

2021-09-09

Rieter CAMPUS – Foundation stone laid

2021-09-09

Textile and apparel industry alliance moves closer to release of an international microfibre shedding standard

2021-09-09

Annual public Textile ETP Conference

2021-09-09

ISPO Munich 2022 presents expanded concept

2021-09-08

Trevira CS – starting afresh

2021-09-08

Kelheim Fibres to increase viscose fibre prices from 1. October 2021

2021-09-08

B.I.G. YARNS awarded HPR status for second European plant

2021-09-06

Lorpen is using recycled thread in its SS 2022 Collection

2021-09-06

ISKO partners with MoRe Research to innovate and discover new possibilities for cellulose-based materials.

2021-09-06

Lectra announces the acquisition of Gemini CAD Systems

2021-09-06

Focus on nonwoven products: the perfect manufacturing process for every application

2021-09-02

Sixth Belt and Road Summit opens today - Connecting government and business leaders online to foster trade

2021-09-02

IDC Industrial Printer Tracker finds mixed results in the second quarter of 2021

2021-09-02

Worldwide Cellulose Fibers Industry to 2026 - Featuring Daicel, Grasim Industries and Lenzing among others

2021-09-02

Champion® Athleticwear partners with The Renewal Workshop to give consumers additional eco-friendly apparel choices

2021-09-02

ITA Group becomes ITA Group International Centre for Sustainable Textiles

2021-09-02

Biden administration awards $6.5m contract to US Cotton LLC to ramp up production of american-made polyester tipped swabs

2021-09-02

Trützschler Nonwovens technology in China: During the pandemic and beyond

2021-09-02

VEOCEL™ Insights: Eco-friendly parenting is driving demand for sustainable baby products

2021-09-02

New agency in Bangladesh

2021-09-02

ANDRITZ at INDEX20

2021-09-02

The success story of cellulose fibres continues – plastic bans drive innovation

2021-09-02

36th IAF World Fashion Convention taking shape

2021-09-02

ISCC Accreditation demonstrates Berry Healthcare's sustainability capabilities in France

2021-09-02

Next Horizons: Heimtextil presents the 2022/23 trends

2021-09-02

Heimtextil 2022: 93 percent of guests plan to participate