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India: Boost synthetics, low duties, compliance to revive textile industry

India: Boost synthetics, low duties, compliance to revive textile industry

"With low growth in synthetics, Indian apparel industry stands to be less competitive. The synthetic segment in India failed to make a mark in the global market because of low exports, low wages in factories producing synthetics and low investments in the sector. Indian textile units run for only six months in a year t... Read more

New innovations, strategies spurring growth of wool yarn

New innovations, strategies spurring growth of wool yarn

"Wool manufacturers are innovating with new crossbred yarns leading the way for the creation of trans-seasonal apparels and other innovative garments. Latest study by the Persistence Market Research reveals 2019 was a milestone year for wool yarn manufacturers as the market recovered from its sluggish period from 2014-... Read more

CHPFW focuses on carbon neutrality by 2025

CHPFW focuses on carbon neutrality by 2025

"Aiming to be a carbon neutral city by 2025, Copenhagen recently announced one of its most ambitious climate policies in the world that includes reducing the greenhouse gas emissions by 70 per cent by 2030. The city will use its role and voice to make sustainability more attractive and speed up the transition of the in... Read more

A green revolution in sports industry as brands opt for eco-friendly materials

A green revolution in sports industry as brands opt for eco-friendly materials

"Green materials are penetrating all fractions of the fashion industry. Recently, many sports giants have introduced recyclable materials into their products. A case in point is Adidas, whose recently launched reusable running shoes are made of 100 per cent reusable thermoplastic polyutherane. Known as the Futurecraft ... Read more

ROICA™ to display five unique yarn groups at Interfiliere 2019

ROICA™ to display five unique yarn groups at Interfiliere 2019

"ROICA™ - the pioneer of innovative stretch fibers, will display five unique yarns groups under the themes of Heritage, innovation and lifestyle at Interfiliere 2019. The Heritage theme will focus on the ROICA Eco-Smart™ family which offers two new sustainable solutions. The first includes ROICA™... Read more

British Wool to sponsor 2019 Shearing & Handling World Championships

British Wool to sponsor 2019 Shearing & Handling World Championships

"British Wool will sponsor the England, Scotland and Wales teams at the 2019 Shearing & Wool Handling World Championships. The Championships, to be held in Le Dorat, France from July 01-07 July, 2019, will see the teams from England, Scotland and Wales face competitors from over 20 countries, up to 300 shearer... Read more

Uster launches Quality Management Platform at ITMA

Uster launches Quality Management Platform at ITMA

"Five ‘Value Modules’ of Uster QUALITY EXPERT has been launched at ongoing ITMA, after being successfully tested by customers around the globe. These modules will give spinners an objective and accurate view of the entire spinning process, leading to higher yields and consistent quality: ‘Managing a t... Read more

Normalisation, not a boom expected after ITMA

Normalisation, not a boom expected after ITMA

"It has been a difficult year, demand of new machines is low, will see whether ITMA has an impact,” said Dr Norbert Klapper, CEO Rieter, in the first press conference of ITMA 2019 here in Barcelona on June 20. He further added, “The year saw worsening and uncertain business environment in China, elections i... Read more

Brands up their sustainability quotient with new eco-friendly fabrics

Brands up their sustainability quotient with new eco-friendly fabrics

"Besides making them more durable and climate resistant, brands are focusing on sustainability of their garments. They are opting for materials that offer more casual attributes to satisfy consumer’s need for comfort and flexibility. A prominent example of this is the CoolVisions’ dyeable polypropylene fila... Read more

NCTO CEO Kim Glas to revive the American textile industry

NCTO CEO Kim Glas to revive the American textile industry

"Kim Glas, new the president and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organisations since April 2019, has set a definite goal to revive the flagging American textile industry. She notes the American industry in the last few years has seen a remarkable uptick in employment with the industry currently employing 600,000... Read more

Yarn Expo 2019 upholds transparency in textile supply chain

Yarn Expo 2019 upholds transparency in textile supply chain

"Recent editions of Yarn Expo have been highlighting the growing importance of transparency in the textile chain. The Spring 2019 edition of the expo highlighted shifting sourcing trends, brands’ entry into new markets and initiatives needed to achieve sustainability in the textile industry. The next edition of t... Read more

Colored cotton makes its way into the Turkey market

Colored cotton makes its way into the Turkey market

"To exploit its dominance in cotton production, Turkey now plans to develop colored cotton. The country will produce two completely natural and colored cotton known asx‘sarı gelin’ (yellow bride) and ‘gelincik’ (poppy). The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry plans to produce fabrics by using b... Read more

Sustainability initiatives by brands only way to reduce carbon footprint

Sustainability initiatives by brands only way to reduce carbon footprint

"A new report by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) reveals, around £140-million worth of clothing is discarded every year in the UK. The fashion industry works on a ‘take-make-dispose’ model with new, cheaply-made and cheaply-sold items introduced every season. The total carbon footprint... Read more

Individuals, stakeholders find new ways to clean up Asian clothing industry

Individuals, stakeholders find new ways to clean up Asian clothing industry

As per United Nations Climate Change, the fashion industry, which accounts for 10 per cent of the world’s carbon footprint and 20 per cent of waste water, is likely to consume a quarter of its global resources by 2050. This pollution is more prevalent in Asia, the largest manufacturer and exporter of clothing and... Read more

Denim manufacturers invest in supply chain to meet market needs

Denim manufacturers invest in supply chain to meet market needs

Denim manufacturing firms are making major investments in factories from the US to China to meet market demands and improve their environmental footprint. Curbing excess use of water A new textile maker, Vidalia Denim recently opened in a 900,000 sq. ft. facility in Vidalia, La., in the Mississippi Delta region. To e... Read more

 
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During April to June 2019 India’s exports of cotton yarn fell by 34.6 per cent. The cotto... Read more

Global spunmelt nonwoven fabrics growing eight per cent

Some key factors influencing the spunmelt nonwoven fabrics market are: growth of modern healthc... Read more

Zimbabwe cotton output declines 52 per cent

Zimbabwe’s cotton output may decline by 52 per cent this year after a severe drought. The... Read more

India’s NITMA takes to the media to highlight financial crisis

The Northern India Textile Mills Association (NITMA) has highlighted the worst financial crisis... Read more

Acrylic staple fiber prices fall

Acrylic staple fiber prices in July were down in China, India, and Pakistan. Downstream demand ... Read more

India’s cotton yarn exports down 34 per cent

In the April-June period of this fiscal, India’s exports of cotton yarn fell by 34.6 per ... Read more

Cotton Incorporated develops performance technologies

Designers and manufacturers who want inspiration and direction regarding technical cotton fabri... Read more

Trade war a chance for India to increase manmade fiber exports

The trade war between the US and China has opened up a big opportunity for India to increase ex... Read more

T&A apparel exports increase by 1.22% in July 2019

The CITI analysis of the quick estimates of T&A exports for July 2019 indicates that these ... Read more

Indian yarn mills runnig below capacity

India’s yarn exports have fallen. One reason is the higher cost of raw materials. Mills a... Read more

Hyosung offers new fibers for denim

Korean fiber company Hyosung has a bigger range of functional and sustainable nylon and polyest... Read more

Egypt to support textile growth by planting more cotton

The Egyptian government is developing and supporting textile sector by planting and selling mor... Read more

Surat polyester production halves

Polyester fabric production in Surat has fallen by almost half from last year. One reason is GS... Read more

Manmade fiber adds two per cent to India’s GDP

The manmade fiber industry contributes two per cent to India’s GDP and provides jobs to o... Read more

Covestro develops elastic textile fibers

Covestro, based in Germany, has developed elastic textile fibers using CO2-based thermoplastic ... Read more

Indian cotton spinners face weak demand

Cotton spinners in India are grappling with the twin challenges of weak export demand and uncom... Read more

Vietnam sustains US cotton exports

US cotton exports have fallen from the previous year. Reasons include lower production and trad... Read more

Demand for wool slumps

Wool’s supply and retail chain is facing difficulties. A glut of shopping space, stores a... Read more

Manmade fibers replace cotton

The manmade fiber industry contributes two per cent to India’s GDP and provides jobs to o... Read more

Weavers protest anti-dumping duty on imported yarn

Powerloom weavers in the country’s largest manmade fiber sector have decided to protest a... Read more

Global spandex market growing at 10 per cent

The global spandex market is growing at 10.3 per cent. Spandex is a manufactured fiber in which... Read more

Brazilian cotton output to increase by 32.9 per cent

Data released by CONAB shows, Brazilian cotton output may increase by 32.9 per cent to reach 2.... Read more

2020 BWCC to highlight latest research and technologies in Cotton

The 2020 Beltwide Cotton Conferences (BWCC), to be held from January 08-10, 2020 at the JW Marr... Read more

Rise in Nandan Denim’s Q1 income

Nandan Denim’s total income was Rs 464.30 crores during the period ended June 30, 2019, a... Read more