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‘Indian exhibitors looking to meet Chinese customers’: N Ravindranathan, Texprocil

"Demand for Indian yarn in China has been growing substantially from last October. However, there continues to be pressure on prices. “In short-term, we expect the market to consolidate with an increase in business between suppliers of consistent quality and direct manufacturers in China. In l... Read more

Indian cotton yarn exporters hoping for demand revival

"Indian exporters are hoping for a revival in cotton yarn exports as Chinese cotton auction started at a 25 per cent premium over the prevailing fibre rate in India. Despite robust demand from Bangladesh, overall cotton yarn exports remained under pressure during the current financial year due to sl... Read more

‘This Yarn Expo will see a shift towards sellers’ -- Sanjay K Jain

"Cotton and yarn prices have been upbeat in the last three months. China however hasn’t participated in this rally much – typically Yarn Expo is a time for bulk buying as both buyers and sellers meet physically. “For last couple of years, it’s been a buyers’ market, how... Read more

‘TPP could have been disastrous to textiles’: Anil Tibrewal

"Cotton has predominantly been a volatile commodity and depends on many natural factors. It does impact on imports of yarn in China, yet niche buyers are always on buying table for good quality yarns and here Indorama has been having edge. Chinese knitting companies are large in size and look for bi... Read more

‘China plays a major role in global cotton market’: Peter Dong, Birla Jingwei Fibres

"Chinese market for yarn imports has seen a major shift due to two factors. One, lowering of price difference between international and domestic cotton this has made yarn imports less attractive. Further expansion of Xinjiang spinning capacity has made local yarn prices even more competitive due to ... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017 starts tomorrow, to host over 390 exhibitors

"Shanghai is ready to host the 2017 edition of Yarn Expo Spring from tomorrow. Expanding by nearly 20 per cent this year, the fair will occupy the entire hall 5.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) to host over 390 suppliers from 12 countries and regions including China, Hon... Read more

India’s cotton yarn exports may rise this year

India’s cotton yarn output may decline five to seven per cent for the financial year 2016-17. Sluggish demand is partly due to the substitution taking place from manmade fibers. However, yarn demand from overseas buyers has revived in the last few weeks. It was sluggish so far since importers ... Read more

Yarn Expo to begin on March 15 in Shanghai

Yarn Expo will be held in China from March 15 to 17, 2017. It will showcase some of the world’s highest quality yarn and fiber products, such as natural and blended yarns, including cotton, wool, flax/regenerated flax, silk, and man-made fibers and yarns as well as specialty products including... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017: 360 exhibitors from across the globe to showcase

"China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry, not only as a strong buyer but also as a high-quality supplier that is looking to exports. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo Sprin... Read more

Spring edition of Yarn Expo from March 15 to 17

The 2017 spring edition of Yarn Expo will be held from March 15 to 17 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Over years, the Expo has increased in stature in the global yarn and fibre market and is expected to feature more exhibitors in its next edition. Its scale is expected... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Ikuto Umeda on being a technology leader and the digitalisation of China’s knitwe…

As a knitwear exporting country, China is still a giant, but is smaller than it once was, with some production recently moving to countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh and even parts of Africa. China, with its huge population of 1.37 billion, had been the epicentre of the world’s knitwear expo... Read more

FESPA Eurasia 2018 to kick off on 6th December 2018

  FESPA Eurasia 2018 will take place next week from 6th – 9th December in Istanbul Turkey at a new venue, Istanbul Expo Centre. The exhibition centre is located near the city centre and the exhibition will occupy two halls, Hall 9 and Hall 10. FESPA Eurasia 2018 is the region’s ... Read more

ColorJet displaying its best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET at DTG-2019

  ColorJet participating at DTG for first time with best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET best suited for printing home textiles due to 320 cms width ColorJet all set to repeat its Indian success story in Bangladesh ColorJet India Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer and expor... Read more

EFI unveils new Reggiani textiles printer

Available to order now, with units shipping in the first part of 2019, the Bolt is a 1.8m-wide machine that prints directly onto textiles at speeds up to 90m/min or 8,000sqm/hr. It made its debut at an EFI Reggiani open house in Italy last week and, according to the company, it offers high uptime a... Read more

Epson to display home textile machinery at Heimtextil expo

  Epson will show its offer for the home textile market for the operators in the sector and visitors, at Heimtextil expo, in stand G81, hall 3. The show for home and contract textiles will be held from February 8-11, 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany. Epson is a leader in connecting people and inf... Read more

SPGPrints Presents Digital And Rotary Screen Solutions For Home Furnishing And Interior Decor M…

BOXMEER, The Netherlands — December 3, 2018 — SPGPrints will showcase its digital and rotary screen printing solutions for home furnishing and interior decor markets at Heimtextil 2019 (Hall 3, Level 1, Stand B17), January 8-11, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. PIKE 700 UV d... Read more

Truetzschler IDF2 technology scores at Jyoti Cotspin, Samana

  Jyoti Cotspin Ltd was established in 2006 by Mr Madan Singla, its Chairman and Managing Director. This open end unit manufacturing 100% cotton yarn started with 960 rotors and now has grown to 2240 rotors. The mill is located at Samana, one of the biggest cotton yarn producing regions in I... Read more

International Conference on “Technology & Machinery Innovations for Technical Textiles”

19th January 2019 Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India Technical Textile and Nonwoven Industry is the emerging area of the global Textile Industry, which has an immense scope and potential in India. To enrich knowledge about the latest global innovations on new technology & machinery on p... Read more

Karl Mayer to showcase new terry fabric machine at Heimtextil

Karl Mayer is all set to introduce new machines for terry fabrics and curtains. This will be showcased at the oncoming Heimtextil trade fair to be held from 8 to 11 January 2019 in Frankfurt, German. A new weft curtain article is captivating due to an extravagant design in the currently fashionable ... Read more

Coimbatore to host Texfair in August ’19

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a fair for textile machinery, spares and accessories. Manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery and spares of ginning, spinning, weaving, processing, powerlooms, handlooms, knitting and garmenting will participate. Energy s... Read more

UK Fespa discusses automation

The Fespa conference in the UK provided some practical guidance on how to move towards further automation to see the future of robotics and additive manufacturing that will allow for further miniaturisation and hopefully will contribute to bring manufacturing back to the UK. Zero tooling has enabled... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Total Fashion System takes centre stage in Shanghai

Leading Japanese flat knitting machinery manufacturer Shima Seiki, showcased its latest innovative technologies at last month’s ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 in Shanghai, just as China’s domestic knitwear manufacturing industry prepares for digitalisation and automation. Digitalisation and aut... Read more

Kornit Storm II helps ‘Create Apparel’ enhance business

  Create Apparel, Australian-based sports apparel manufacturer, has seen its business growing ever since the company started using Kornit Storm II direct to garment (DTG) printer. Elaborating on this, Mark Yammin, Owner, Create Apparel, said that the Israel-made DTG printer has increased th... Read more

Ricoh sets out ambitious growth plan

These must be interesting times for everyone who works at, or with, Ricoh.   Not too long ago if the name Ricoh was mentioned to a printing industry professional, the products that would probably come immediately to mind would have been the Pro-series of electrophotographic sheetfed digital... Read more

Global digital textile printing machine market to reach $1,248 m by 2024

A recent report by Allied Market Research reveals, the global digital textile printing machine market is expected to reach $1,248 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 10.0 per cent from 2018 to 2024.Surge in consciousness toward fashion and trends among consumers and growing adoption of sustainable... Read more

Santoni takes part in Textile Evolution

  Santoni, a leading Italian socks machine manufacturer, is taking part in the Textile Evolution – Made in Italy 4.0 exhibition, which runs this month at the Steam Factory in Milan. The event aims to promote various Italian production processes for technical and innovative textiles. T... Read more

The textile printer that became a system supplier

The Heinrich Mayer GmbH textile printing plant offers a range of products that the company’s name does not make immediately apparent. Hybrid textiles, for example. That is what managing director Michael Steidle calls his ceramic-coated high-tech fabrics. Patented as CERAPUR, these smart texti... Read more

FESPA Mexico 2018 exceeds expectations

  FESPA Mexico 2018 was held from the 21st – 23rd September. It is the most significant annual exhibition for large format digital printing, screen printing, textile printing, sublimation, garment decoration and signage. For 3 days, approximately 12,343 visitors attended the CitiBanam... Read more

Playing a vital role in Africa’s flat knitting sector

Africa has always played a significant role for Stoll, a leading manufacturer of flat knitting machines based in Reutlingen, with the oldest agency contract, in South Africa, dating back to more than 35 years. Especially in South Africa and Kenya, Stoll machines, built in the 1950s and 60s, are stil... Read more

A digital and sustainable future for warp knitting

Karl Mayer, the leading German warp knitting machinery manufacturer, welcomed 760 visitors at last month’s five-day-long ITMA Asia + CITME trade fair, with the company’s stand being particularly busy during the first three days of the fair. Roughly 300 participants also visited the in-ho... Read more

Ricoh set to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH

  Ricoh Company based in Tokyo has recently announced to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH, a leading software provider in the printing industry with specific competence in color management. This acquisition will strengthen Ricoh’s growing industrial printing business. The... Read more

RICOH Ri 1000 Direct to Garment Printer Named CES 2019 Innovation Award Honoree

AnaJet, a Ricoh company, clinches prestigious CES Innovation Award Honoree designation for second straight year, this time for the newly released RICOH Ri 1000, a full-featured prosumer DTG printer available at an affordable price Tustin, Calif. – AnaJet, a Ricoh company and global leader in ... Read more

EFI Introduces Next-generation Single-pass Reggiani BOLT Textile Digital Printer

  The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pa... Read more

Digital printing grows at 16 per cent

The global digital textile printing market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 16.3 per cent during 2018-2027. Taking the lead will be the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), whose growth will be mainly attributed to contributions from emerging economies, such as India and ... Read more

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL machines

Saurer, the ring-spinning specialist, is supplying 48 ZinserImpact 72XL compact spinning machines with a total of 82 944 spindles to Sanko Textiles, one of the largest certified organic cotton yarn and certified organic knit fabrics producers in Turkey. The tradition-rich Turkish textiles company is... Read more

ACIMIT’s third-quarter orders remain stable

The ACIMIT survey shows that the textile machinery orders index for the period of July to September 2018, remained stable. The value of index stood at 108.3 basis points (2015 basis= 100). However, orders gathered by the Italian machinery manufacturers show contrasting trends. In Italy, the index s... Read more

Digitalisation Steals the Show!

Digitalisation is the new mantra for the next phase in textile production. It is slowly and steadily entering every aspect of textile machinery industry, and the recently-held ITMA Asia showed a glimpse of the digital era waiting to happen in textile production, reports ITJ Editor. From ginning to ... Read more

Success for STOLL at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

  Once again STOLL has inspired many visitors with the latest innovations and developments presented at the fair. The booth was entirely dedicated to knitelligence®, STOLL's new software solution and a highlight from the ever-growing field of STOLL Software Solutions. STOLL's knitelligen... Read more

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Expotextil Peru 2018

  Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2018 show in Lima, Peru. At Expotextil SHIMA SEIKI will promote its WHOLEGARMENT® knitting technology by displaying its SWG061N2 WHOLEGARMENT® knitt... Read more

Shima answers call for automation in Korea

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Korean subsidiary Shima Seiki Korea, will participate in the Korea International Garment Machinery and Textile Industry Fair (GT Korea) exhibition in Goyang, South Korea this month. With growing in... Read more

APAC to lead digital textile printing market in 2018-27

The global digital textile printing market’s revenue is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 16.3 per cent during 2018-2027, according to a new report. Taking the lead will be the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), whose growth will be mainly attributed to contributions ... Read more

Mexico Digital Textile Printing Inks Market Expected to Grow $51 Million by 2023

"Rapid growth in screen-printing fuels the digital printing market, which leads the market players to develop new and improved ink types such as Elva Jet Punch EP to cope up with the increase in demand for digital textile printing applications." A new report published by Allied Market Research titl... Read more

Digital Textile Printing Equipment Market to Reflect Impressive Expansion During 2018 – 2028

Digital textile printing is an advanced form of textile printing technology used for the printing of colors on fabric materials. Textile printing was a popular technique in the European culture in the 12th century. It was a popular alternative to hand-woven embroidery which used to print large and a... Read more

Digital Textile Printing: The Future is Now

Organised by AATCC (Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals) and SGIA (Specialty Graphics Imaging Association), the Digital Textile Printing: The Future is Now conference will take place from 6-7 December 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC. The programme will feat... Read more

China Textile Machinery Association

The China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) is a social-economic organisation constituted voluntarily by the manufacturers, enterprises and scientific research institutes in the textiles machinery and accessories industry of China. Cong Zheng, vice-secretary general director tells us about the us... Read more

Sewing machines set for rapid growth globally

Global sewing machine market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6 per cent from 2018 to 2026. The increasing popularity of the do-it-yourself culture is an important factor contributing to the growth of the sewing machine market. People in order to give a personalized touch to their garments are inc... Read more

EFI breaks Q3 sales record

EFI has reported record Q3 sales in its results for the three months ended 30 September 2018, but its profits have dipped slightly. The manufacturer’s revenue climbed by 3.5% compared with Q3 2017, to $257.1m (£202m), from $248.4m in Q3 2017, but its gross profit fell to $125.5m, down b... Read more

Shima Seiki to host Shima Seiki Europe Apex show

  Leading flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, together with its UK subsidiary, Shima Seiki Europe, will hold a private expo in association with Hong Kong­based spinner UPW in London, on November 7 and 8, 2018. The Shima Seiki Europe Apex show will feature the SDS­ONE APEX... Read more

Apparel Manufacturing of the Future

With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs with a full-scale, next generation facility that moves fully-fashioned knit production to... Read more

ITMA Asia + CITME confirms leading position

ITMA Asia + CITME 2018, Asia’s leading textile machinery exhibition, ended successfully after five days of exciting product demonstrations and business networking, according to organisers. The sixth combined exhibition welcomed over 100,000 visitors from 116 countries and regions, with an inc... Read more


TOWARDS INTELLIGENT SPINNING MILLS Saurer Group is looking forward to participating in the first China International Import Exhibition in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November 2018. At booth 3B6-003 in Hall 3 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Saurer will showcase intelligent textile machin... Read more

AATCC and SGIA announce digital textile printing conference 3.0

Textile people will explore the key trends and technology developments that are bringing the market for digitally-printed textiles to life—from economics to ink—at the Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0, December 5–6, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC, USA. AATCC and... Read more

Cixing split marked by Beworth’s Shanghai debut

    Break-away But, how can a company just emerge and build such a capacity so quickly? The answer is that Beworth is a ‘break-away’ business – a break-away from the giant Chinese flat knitting machine manufacturer Ningbo Cixing Company Ltd, known in the industry as ... Read more

3D-knitted shells support five-ton concrete structure

Researchers at ETH Zurich have 3D-knitted a structure on a computerised flat knitting machine that serves as the primary shaping element for curved concrete shells. The new technology is now being used to create a five-tonne concrete structure for an exhibition in Mexico City. The heart of the four... Read more

Rieter Group Presents Third Quarter Results

    Details on outlook for 2018 The order intake recorded by the Rieter Group in the first nine months of 2018 was down by 2% compared to the prior year period. The cumulative order intake was CHF 749.8 million. In the third quarter of 2018, order intake was CHF 238.0 million (Q3 2017... Read more

Two industry awards for Durst at SGIA Expo 2018

  Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has won two Product of the Year awards at SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. The accolades for the Delta WT 250 and Rhotex 325 have been announced after Durst successfully demonstrated large-format and software capabiliti... Read more

Indians top overseas visitors at recent ITMA-CITME events

The combined ITMA and CITME shows were held in China, October 26 to 30, 2018. The exhibition welcomed over one lakh visitors from 116 countries and regions and recorded a 10 per cent increase in domestic visitors compared to the 2016 show. About 20 per cent of the visitors were from outside China. T... Read more

Vietnam to host four textile and garment exhibitions in November

Vietnam will host four exhibitions from November 21 to 24, 2018. These are a textile and garment industry exhibition, a textile and apparel accessories exhibition, a footwear machinery and material exhibition (VFM) and InterDye Asia 2018. The first two will display technologies, equipment, products... Read more

Battle to automate China’s domestic knitwear manufacturers

China’s domestic knitwear manufacturing industry is now ready for digitalisation and automation by way of complete garment knitting - also known as seam free knitting or Wholegarment knitting, or knit & wear - depending on who’s battle camp you are in. This was one of the key messag... Read more

Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0 set for December

Research Triangle Park, N.C. – The Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0 is scheduled for Dec. 5-6 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, N.C. A joint production of the American Association of Textile Colorists and Chemists (AATCC) and the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), t... Read more

Roland DG Launches Ground-Breaking Texart RT-640M Multi-Function Dye-Sublimation Printer

Clevedon – Responding to market demand for production flexibility in the digital textile print sector, Roland DG is excited to announce the launch of the multi-function Texart RT-640M, a ground-breaking digital dye-sublimation printer that enables direct-to-textile and indirect sublimation pri... Read more

Apparel Manufacturing of the Future

With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs with a full-scale, next generation facility that moves fully-fashioned knit production to... Read more

Saurer Epoca 7 pro innovative embroidery system sets new benchmark

Saurer exhibited the Epoca 7 pro at ITMA Asia. The machine on display evoked great interest from all visitors. It was interesting to know from Mr. Simon Benzer of Saurer Embroidery that the machines on display was sold to Thailand based customer KS Perfection. Saurer is very encouraged by the positi... Read more

Latest Itema Weaving Model To Make Debut In Vietnam

A new important partnership marks the path of Itema towards a greener future for the whole denim production chain. Prosperity Textile, one of the main denim producers worldwide, has chosen for its new facility one of the most interesting and sustainable-oriented Itema technologies, iSAVER™ equ... Read more

SAVIO’s EcoPulsars Presents A New Concept In Winding Technology

SAVIO Macchine Tessili S.p.A. is a hundred-plus years old company, established in 1911 at Pordenone, Italy. Savio is the first manufacturer to come out with a breakthrough concept for energy saving in winding: suction on demand. SAVIO introduced the new concept winder EcoPulsarS at ITMA at Milan, I... Read more

Jakob Müller AG successfully enforced interim injunctions against design patent infringements

ITMA ASIA +CITME 2018 is China’s most important textile event. The sixth edition of the combined show has been held from 15 to 19 October 2018 at the new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai. The subsidiary corporation COMEZ International s.r.l. of Switzerland based Ja... Read more

Switzerland: the cradle of innovation

With Swiss textile machinery companies, the ‘inventor gene’ leads to added value for customers Over the centuries, the sheer innovative spirit of the Swiss has been demonstrated many times through inventions spanning various fields of human experience. Their impact on the global textile... Read more

Picanol launches new Rapier Weaving Machine GTMax-i 3.0

  Picanol launched its newest rapier, the GTMax-i 3.0 at ITMA Asia +CITME 2018. The GTMax-i 3.0 builds further on the success of GT-Max and GTMax-i. The combination of a redesigned gripper drive and extra reinforced sley drive as well as the integration of the future oriented BlueBox electro... Read more

Rieter upgrades end spinning product range

  Rieter is further upgrading its end spinning product range by launching new ring spinning machines G 37 and G 38, as well as the new compact-spinning machines K 47 and K 48. Unrestricted spinning for all applications The machines G 38 and K 48 are particularly suitable for markets having... Read more

LMW launches four new products at ITMA Asia 2018

Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW) launched four new products at ITMA Asia 2018 in Shanghai. These include the Card machines, DrawFrame machines, Speedframe LF 4280 SpinConnect platform. LMW’s range of machines comes with the right blend of automation at every step, tailored to reduce the stress of o... Read more

Swiss textile technologies prioritising customer needs through innovative solutions

Innovation in Swiss textile technology is founded on over 3,000 years of experience of its companies. The country’s innovative spirit has been demonstrated many times through inventions spanning various fields of human experience. Their impact on the global textile industry has been among the ... Read more

Swedish Textile Machinery @ ITMA ASIA 2018

IRO H3 CO1: These include a wide range of yarn feeding equipment that are optimised to meet the demands of advanced modern weaving machinery. The feeders incorporate innovative energy efficient permanent magnet motor design and incorporate developments such as easy plug and play for connecting inte... Read more

Reggiani announces launch of Singlepass, new solutions displayed

EFI Reggiani made the much awaited announcement of launch of Reggiani BOLT- singlepass digital printing machine on Nov 15, 2019 at its headquarter in Italy, and it would be available to be seen and booked there. However, in terms of display at exhibitions, the machine would be earliest on display on... Read more

Surface finishing solutions by Santex Rimar Group

Santex Rimar Group presented the new surface finishing solutions under Sperotto Rimar brand: Softa – high speed brushing - and Velura – high speed raising – running machines will be exclusively showed during ITMA Asia tradeshows days. Cavitec launched the Cavimelt P+P LINE, the ne... Read more

Innovations in the German Pavilion at ITMA ASIA 2018

BRÜCKNER launched the power frame stenter, having over 7 m working width for the finishing of geo-nonwovens at ITMA ASIA 2018. The company, in its new plant in Tittmoning produces modules with a width of up to 9 m. The ANDRITZ carding machines and the new flat belt oven, enable customers to be... Read more

ITMA ASIA enforces interim injunctions against design patent infringe-ments

In order to protect the lawful interest of intellectual property rights own-ers during the exhibition, the sponsors of ITMA ASIA 2018 installed an on-site intellectual property rights office (“IPR Office”), consisting of the spon-sors, external IPR administrative authority and IPR practi... Read more

Itema launches new textile solutions at ITMA ASIA

Prosperity Textile, one of the main denim producers worldwide, launched one of the most interesting and sustainable-oriented Itema technologies, iSAVER equipped on the Itema R95002 denim. This new technology completely eliminates the left-hand weft waste, allowing the insertion of the weft yarns in... Read more

French innovations at ITMA Asia 2018

Some of the French innovations at ITMA Asia +CTME 2018 included: NSC Fiber to Yarn At ITMA ASIA 2018 in Shanghai, “NSC fiber to yarn” which includes N.schlumberger and Seydel trademarks will exhibit one drawing head of the new model GC40 chain gill drawing machine well-known for produc... Read more

KM.ON brand for digital solutions by Karl Mayer at ITMA ASIA

Karl Mayer launched KM.ON – a new brand for delivering digital solutions and also showcased its own software start-up at ITMA ASIA.  Representing digital driven innovation KM.ON brought together the digital solutions portfolio of the Karl Mayer Digital Factory, a new software start-up, an... Read more

Innovative and sustainable Italian technology solutions displayed at ITMA ASIA

China is currently implementing several policies to reduce carbon emissions and adopt a low carbon economy with low energy consumption and low-pollution. To support this initiative, the country is procuring cleaning, dyeing and finishing machines, knitting, stitch-bond, lace and auxiliary machinery ... Read more

Italy textile machinery makers to display at Techtextil

Italian machinery manufacturers involved in the production of machines for technical textiles will show their innovative solutions at Techtextil, US, May 22 to 24. Italian exports to the US market testify the will of American textile customers to invest in new equipment. During January to November 2... Read more

Digital Printing Zone to debut at Intertextile Shanghai Spring Edition

"Despite the economic ups and downs in China over the last few years, demand for premium European textiles remains high. Whether it be premium wool for the flourishing suiting market, ladieswear fabrics, lace & embroidery for high-end domestic brands each with hundreds of stores across the count... Read more

Textile coatings market forecasted to grow over 3 per cent

Global textile coatings market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9 per cent from 2017 to 2025. Of all the segments, the polyurethane and polyvinylchloride sub-segments held leading position in global textile coatings market in 2016. Another segment involving the manufacture and use of full surface ... Read more

GMMSA 2018 ends on a high note

The 3rd Edition of the Garment Machine Manufacturers Suppliers Association (GMMSA) ended on a positive note in Ludhiana. The exhibitors showcased their range of technology from knitting machines (both flat and circular), sewing machines for knitted garments, hanger systems and spare parts through to... Read more

Knitting technology expo GMMSA 2018 in Ludhiana attracting footfalls

The third edition of Garments Machinery Manufacturers & Suppliers Association (GMMSA) expo is now on in Ludhiana, the knitwear hub of India. The event is focussed on knitting (circular and flat) technology used in garment manufacturing. On day one, key technology solutions providers displayed la... Read more

ITMA 2019: Cluster of knowledge events to help industry collaboration

ITMA 2019 will feature a number of industry-leading knowledge-sharing events to facilitate sharing and collaboration among global textile and garment industry members. Sustainable innovation, Industry 4.0 and automation will be key agendas during the show. As per CEMATEX, owner of ITMA 2019, the cl... Read more

Indonesia: Italian textile machinery at Indo Intertex show 2018

As per World Trade Organisation textile industry is a major driving force for Indonesia’s national economy. In recent years, the government has supported widespread modernisation program of existing technology, permitting increased exports in the garment industry, and making Indonesia the 8th ... Read more

ITM 2018 exhibition fully booked, to break last season’s visitor record

ITM 2018, the largest regional fair for world textile machinery and technology sector with investors and trade delegations from nearly 100 countries worldwide, will be held in Istanbul from April 14 to 17. Local and foreign companies are set to display latest textile machinery and technology. The IT... Read more

DyStar, RotaSpray team up to develop indigo spray

DyStar and RotaSpray have jointly developed an indigo spray dyeing procedure, which allows denim producers to significantly reduce their environmental impact. The new technology offers high flexibility for dyeing small lot sizes, reduced water use and effluent discharge, lower impact on yarn in the ... Read more

Sensient launches pigment inks for direct textile printing

Sensient has introduced a new range of high-performance digital pigment inks. Xennia Emerald PC is suitable for direct printing of textiles. Based on innovative dispersion and binder technology, Xennia Emerald PC changes the game for printers by offering excellent color strength with unrivalled prin... Read more

Monforts to show latest developments at ITM 2018, Istanbul

As the bridge between Europe and Asia, Turkey remains the central hub for the textile manufacturing industry, making the 2018 ITM textile machinery exhibition which will take place from April 14-17. The company will provide information on the latest developments for its advanced Montex stenters, wh... Read more

Customised equipment at composite materials exhibition, Paris

Fabrics, tapes, organic sheets: Dornier presents machines and system solutions for efficiently manufacturing semi-finished composite fibre products at JEC Dornier will present its Composite Systems business unit at the JEC World composite materials exhibition in Paris from March 6. - 8. The machine... Read more

Luwa widens operations in India

Luwa India has completed the first phase of its state-of-the-art manufacturing unit in Bangalore. The company had a good year in 2017. In many countries around the globe it concluded orders not only with large customers but also with smaller ones. It expects business to be the same in 2018 and has a... Read more

‘High-Tex from Germany’ textile expo to showcase in US

‘High-Tex from Germany’ expo is set to present technical textiles, textile machines and textile-processing machines at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas from May 22 to 25, 2018. Around 66 companies from German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries wi... Read more

Litrax showcased smart yarn technologies at ISPO Beijing

Leading Swiss textile technology brand and a producer of functional polymer chips, yarn and textile technologies, Litrax, displayed its latest technology innovations that could change the future of functional garments, at ISPO Beijing last month. The company showcased L2 Thermo, a fibre integrated ... Read more

Next edition of Fespa to feature soft signage

Fespa will be held in Germany from May 15 to 18. This is a wide format, screen printing and textile printing event. Visitors will see printed interior decor applications including furniture, wall coverings, flooring, window graphics and soft furnishings. This year’s event will have an entire ... Read more

GTTES 2019 to be held in Mumbai in February 2019

The mega business event for textile and textile engineering sector, the 2nd global textile technology and engineering show GTTES 2019 will be held from February 1 to 3, 2019 in Mumbai. The GTTES is a growth catalyst and optimum business platform with numerous business leads, new customers offering b... Read more

ITM 2018 to showcase technical innovation for the textile community

Global textile players are expected meet at ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition to be held in Istanbul from April 14-17, 2018. ITM Expo, besides being the largest exhibition in its sector in Turkey and the Middle East is also one of the most important organisations of the industry gl... Read more

Techtextil to be the year’s biggest highlight in Russia and Eastern Europe

Tehctextil Russia, an international trade fair for technical textiles, nonwovens and protective clothing, will be on from March 2- to 23, 2018 in Moscow. The expo is slated to be one of the year’s biggest highlights in Russia and Eastern Europe. The Russian technical textiles industry is now ... Read more

Istanbul: ITM 2018 international textile machinery exhibition to be held in April

The ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition will be held in Istanbul from April 14 to 17, 2018. With the participation of hundreds of manufacturers showcasing leading technologies and worldwide industry investors and trade delegations that are expected to come, the event will be a specta... Read more

Karl Mayer sets up new firm to focus purely on digitisation

Karl Mayer has set up a new company -- Karl Mayer Digital Factory GmbH -- with its registered office in Frankfurt/Main. With this new business, the Karl Mayer Group aims to build up further-reaching digital competency with an agile environment. The main aim is a fast and flexible development of new ... Read more

Lamb Knitting Machine celebrates 150 years

Lamb Knitting Machine, a knitting machinery manufacturer based in Chicopee, MA, is celebrating 150 years of making knitting machines this month. The company says, “A reputation for manufacturing dependable machines, providing timely and effective service to the customer and staying in tune wit... Read more

Sourcing at Magic to focus on automation & The Micro Factory

This February in Las Vegas, Sourcing at Magic will focus on the most important topic for 2018 –digitalisation of manufacturing. Digital Apparel Micro Factories, which can create apparel on demand and in extremely short periods of time, gives designers and producers powerful ‘concept-to-c... Read more

Uster Tester 6: Ultimate Yarn Evenness Tester

Only two years since its launch, the ground-breaking Uster Tester 6 is making a significant impact in Bangladesh. Ambitious and quality-conscious spinners are keen to participate in the rapid growth in export sales by the country’s textile producers. Uster Tester 6 is more than the ultimate ev... Read more

International Istanbul yarn fair to be held next April

It began with cotton cultivation, over the years the Turkish textile segment has become an export industry. The export of Turkish yarn and fibre products has increased in recent years following huge investments made in the industry. Turkey is among the most important producers of cotton as well as y... Read more

Textiles finishing agents market to propel in Europe

The textile chemical market in Europe is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.20 per cent between 2014 and 2020. Growing demand for hometech, mobiltech and clothtech chemicals will propel the market. The European textile chemical market is categorized into finishing agents, coating and sizing chemicals,... Read more

Schärer Schweiter Mettler launches two new products at ShanghaiTex 2017

The Swiss-based Schärer Schweiter Mettler (SSM) AG launched two new products at the recent ShanghaiTex 2017. The PWX-CTM, for cone-to-muff and the PWX-MTC for muff-to-cone winding, generated tremendous interest. This year’s show attracted a large number of visitors. SSM, as inventor of th... Read more

Sympatex presents new winter sport brands in its apparel portfolio

Sympatex Technologies, membrane specialist, is launching the winter season 2018/19 with new partnerships in the fields of ski, snowboard and freestyle. The ecological alternative among the functional textile specialists is proud of numerous new and international winter sports brands in its apparel p... Read more

Savio showcases Polar Evolution winding machine at ShanghaiTex

Since 1911, Savio has specialised in yarn-finishing segment, being a leading supplier of winding, twisting and rotor spinning machines, with manufacturing plants across Italy, China, India and the Czech Republic. As a manufacturer of textile machinery, the company offers winding systems that are ide... Read more

Itema to showcase weaving machines at ITMACH INDIA 2017

Itema, the largest privately-owned manufacturer of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services, plans to showcase its innovations at ITMACH India from December 7 to 10 at The Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar. Itema offers textile manufacturers top three weft insertion technologies such as... Read more

BIGTEX expo to be held in Dhaka from November 30

BIGTEX – Bangladesh Int’l Garment & Textile Machinery Expo 2017 will be held in Dhaka from November 30 to December 3 at the International Convention City Bashundhara. This is an international expo on Garment & Textile Machinery. China Textile Machinery Association, (organizer of ... Read more

VDMA holds successful conference in the US, Mexico

The VDMA Textile Machinery Association has accomplished successful events for the textile industries in the US and Mexico. Over 80 decision-makers from the US textile, nonwoven and carpet industry and 25 leading textile machinery and accessories manufacturers participated in the VDMA textile machine... Read more

Delhi to host bigger, grander Garment Technology Expo next January

"Showcasing ways to improve productivity, save costs, enhance quality, cut down turnaround time, and much more, the 26th edition of Garment Technology Expo (GTE) ’18 will be held from January 19-22, 2018 at NSIC Exhibition Complex, New Delhi. This edition promises to be bigger and grander comp... Read more

ITMACH India, the largest textile machinery show to take place in Gandhinagar

ITMACH India, the largest textile machinery exhibition in the country will be launched in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Participants are expected from all over the world. The four-day exhibition will take place from December 7 to 10, 2017 at a modern venue ‘The Exhibition Centre’. The show will ... Read more

TAI Mumbai to host international conference on Textile 4.0 next March

"The Mumbai unit of The Textile Association (India) is organising an international conference ‘Textile 4.0: Global & Indian Perspective’ on March 22-23, 2018, at The Lalit, Mumbai. The two-day conference will attract mill owners, top textile professionals, experts and textile technol... Read more

Germany’s Krantz finds strong demand in Bangladesh

Krantz dyeing machines from Germany have great repute. The brand’s main market is Turkey, where it has more than 2,500 machines. Russia and Iran are also important markets. Other growing markets are Egypt, Mexico and India. The air dye machine is suitable for open width knits and wovens made ... Read more

Coimbatore to host three-day machinery fair -- Texfair

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from November 17 to 20. This is a textile machinery, accessories and spares exhibition organized by Southern India Mills Association. It brings together manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery, spares, accessories, components and consumers such as textile ... Read more

GTMAT on in Bangladesh

The Garment Textile Machinery Accessories and Technology (GTMAT) sourcing expo is on in Bangladesh from November 9 to 11, 2017. The event is aimed at providing a vibrant business platform for domestic and global players in the readymade garment and textile sectors to explore new business opportuniti... Read more

Kolkata holds machinery fair Garknit-X

The 15th edition of Garknit-X was held in Kolkata, November 3 to 5, 2017. This is a machinery show for apparel, leather, embroidery and jute technology. This includes sewing, cutting, finishing, embroidery, fusing, laundry, printing and knitting machines for fabric trimming and embellishment, dyes a... Read more

Avantex Paris keeps its focus on innovative fashion

"The 5th Avantex Paris show, held from September 18-21, 2017 at Le Bourget, Paris, attained its goal of uniting players from fashion and innovation under one platform that provides a wealth of information, shows foresight and brings about positive change in the industry. Fashion brands, retailers an... Read more

Shanghai Tex event to display denim technology

Shanghai Tex will take place from November 27 to 30, 2017. This edition will display the latest and sustainable denim manufacturing technology and applications. A series of new and green innovation technologies including dyes, additives, textile chemicals; denim finishing equipment; and laser proces... Read more

Government launches schemes to upgrade power looms

A scheme has been devised for Indian power loom units. Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) will procure energy efficient power looms, motors and rapier kits and give them to small and medium power loom units at no upfront cost. The use of these efficient equipments would result in energy saving and ... Read more

Shanghai Tex to focus on textile technology

Shanghai Tex will take place from November 27 to 30, 2017. This will focus on the world’s latest innovative textile technology and high-growth application sectors, aiming at assisting industry players to overcome challenges and make full use of these new applications to breathe new breakthroug... Read more

Orders for Italian textile machinery up six per cent

For the period from July to September, the order index for Italian textile machinery manufacturers rose by six per cent compared to the same period in 2016. The primary foreign markets for Italian textile machinery showed a constant demand while growth has been ongoing for Italy’s domestic mar... Read more

Santoni offers ultrafine gauge machines

Santoni focuses on the production of circular knitting machines by combining the advantage of Europe and China. Its products include seamless machines, large diameter circular machines and socks machines. Different types of Santoni machines are present in all major knitting mills within India among ... Read more

ATE brings Colaris-Infiniti to India

ATE has tied up with Austria’s Zimmer and China’s Union International to market Colaris-Infiniti digital printers in India. These models are based on the latest version print heads Seiko SPT1024GS. Today there are more than 20 units already installed worldwide. ATE is a Mumbai-based com... Read more

German machinery manufacturers help in digitization

German textile machinery helps textile manufacturers interested in digitization, developing and manufacturing new products, enhancing competitiveness by increasing efficiency and quality, and saving energy and material resources. China is the leading purchaser of German textile technology. Tradit... Read more

Cordura introduces performance fabric technologies

Cordura is broadening its portfolio of protective performance fabric technologies for today’s work wear environments. The latest innovations on display range from solutions featuring Cordura fabric technology for enhanced durability to specialist stretch materials for garment reinforcement. ... Read more

Techtextil India 2017: Texprocess pavilion launched for the first time

"Techtextil India 2017, the three-day premium international show for technical textiles and nonwovens, opened in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. With growing focus on making India the textile hub, the trade fair has drawn strong support from Ministry of Textiles; the Department of Handlooms and Textil... Read more

Growing knitting sector bring innovative technologies in the limelight

"Knitting industry is on a roll with a number of players announcing new products and planning new collaborations. To start with, to commemorate its 80th anniversary, leading warp knitting machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer organised a series of open house events at its headquarters in Obertshausen, G... Read more

Baldwin firm purchases Ahlbrandt System GmbH

Baldwin Technology Company a world leader in process automation solutions, consumables, and services to the print, textile, and film industries, has reached an agreement to acquire Lauterbach-based Ahlbrandt System GmbH. The acquisition is pending German government approval. Ahlbrandt’s 87 te... Read more

Itema to at Techtextil from tomorrow

Itema the Italian manufacturer of weaving machines and spare parts offers technical textile manufacturers the top three weft insertion technologies rapier, airjet and projectile. Itema is exhibiting at Techtextil, Mumbai from September 13 to 15. The rapier R9500 loom is the perfect machine for the ... Read more

Picanol to showcase innovative solutions at Techtextil

Picanol celebrates 10 years of operations in India. Picanol India has breakthrough solutions in different fields such as wide weaving (up to 540 cm), heavy weaving and specific solutions for car seats, bullet-proof fabrics, coated fabrics and others. Picanol India is headquartered in New Delhi, wit... Read more

Aurora ramps up manufacturing capabilities

US based Aurora Specialty is a leader in finishing, coating, and dyeing of a broad spectrum of textile substrates, both woven and nonwoven. It has new products engineered to meet the evolving needs of the pressure sensitive tape, medical tape, industrial belt, home furnishings, automobile, building ... Read more

World cotton stocks to be stable

World cotton stocks are projected to remain stable by the end of 2017-18 and stock-to-use ratio is expected to be essentially unchanged at about 75 per cent or nine months of mill use. China’s cotton stocks are forecast to decrease another 16 per cent, which would account for 48 per cent of wo... Read more

Mainetti keeps its focus on environment-friendly production

Mainetti is a benchmark in sustainability. Each hanger the company produces is from energy-efficient machines. The company’s plant at Chennai has achieved a closed loop water system, with zero discharge of water, and also attained the level of zero land filled plant. In its naturally illuminat... Read more

Karl Mayer invests in efficiency

Karl Mayer is a world leader in production of warp knitting and warp preparation machines. Over the last five years, Karl Mayer has invested extensively in improving competitiveness of its high-tech locations in Germany, Italy and Japan. Progressive solutions have enabled the company to grow. The co... Read more

Techtextil woos with innovative technical textile extravaganza

"Textile experts unanimously believe growth will be driven by technical textiles with its widespread applications. Technical textiles used in the highly-specialised aerospace industry are now being tried for consumer applications. To bring this to the world, Messe Frankfurt is partnering with the Eu... Read more