Itema, the leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, has finalized agreement for the acquisition of PTMT, in business lease since April 2019. This acquisition by subsidiary Itema Tech srl allows the ... Read more
Albstadt-based Mayer and Cie has supplied the University of Applied Sciences in Mönchengladbach with its MPU 1.6 model for its new Textile Mission Project. A group of researchers at the University have launched the project to develop environmentally compatible fleece fabrics. Ma... Read more
SPGPrints, a Netherlands-based leading global company in the textile, label and industrial printing markets, has appointed Quantia Solutions SL, as the company’s new agent in Spain to represent its rotary and digital textile printing division. Quantia is an experienced agency i... Read more
The acquisition of Stoll by Karl Mayer has set course for the formation of a trans-technology global player, who changes the world of its customers and of the textile sector. With this acquisition, Karl Mayer has become the leading provider of solutions for the two most important sti... Read more
Worn Again, a technology licensing company that is developing polymer recycling processes to enable raw materials in textiles and polyester packaging to be kept in constant circulation, has generated up to €8 million in new equity capital from investors, including follow-on comm... Read more
Asda a British supermarket retailer has been accused of cancelling or suspending garment orders without full payment.
The retailer has been targeted in a petition by anti-fast fashion activist group Remake, alongside Gap, C&A and Primark.
The petition says the retailers named have not yet prom... Read more
The textiles ministry has roped in the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) to address both immediate and medium term action plans for the industry in the post-COVID-19 for the textiles industry. Textiles minister Smriti Zubin Irani has constituted five Technological Task Forces led by various IITs... Read more
Wide-format inkjet printer and cutter manufacturer Mimaki USA, an operating entity of Mimaki Engineering in Japan, is expanding its existing 3D printer offering with the new large-scale Mimaki 3DGD-1800 system, which complements the company’s full-color UV-cure inkjet 3DUJ-553 3D printer and 3... Read more
A sewing machine brand, Hikari has recorded great achievements in new technologies and automation. Two of its products have been widely imitated by other companies in the industry. The brand is favored by global customers as one of the most promising brands in the world. M Srinivasan,India Head, ela... Read more
For over 60 years, Ramsons has been a pioneer in the design and manufacture of “apparel production” equipment. The company provides technology solutions and import substitution machines for apparel making for hotels and hospitals. It recently showcased its machines at GTE 2020 fair in Ne... Read more
A totally indigenous company, Pioneer Udyog has been participating in the GTE exhibition for the last eight years. The company has gained recognition as the noteworthy manufacturer and supplier of an assorted range of laundry equipment, crinkle machine and dry cleaning machine. Molik Mahajan, Direct... Read more
Swiss textile machinery companies made a major impact at Itme, Ethiopia, February 14 to 16, 2020. The attractive design of the Swiss Pavilion made a positive impression. Machinery and knowhow from Switzerland offered the innovative and quality-focused boost that these markets can utilise to raise th... Read more
Flat knitting machine manufacturer Stoll has collaborated with Woolmark on several projects. Stoll has supported Woolmark in launching the Woolmark Learning Center with images from various stitch constructions and items of clothing from the Stoll archive for the knitwear design and make module. The ... Read more
Swiss flat knitting machine builder Steiger is looking to spread out in the East African knitwear market. Ethiopia, with a population of more than 100 million and considered to have good potential for the mid to long term. Various foreign textile manufacturers have already installed production units... Read more
Singapore-based INA Systems offers customised conveyor systems for garments and home textile manufacturers. The company specialises in intelligent material handling systems, box storage, MES and intelligent transport, as well as sorting systems which help manufacturers improve their production proce... Read more
The Drupa trade fair scheduled for June 16 – 26, 2020 will be postponed to April 20 – 30, 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institu... Read more
Messe Frankfurt India has announced the Screen Print India 2020 - New Delhi debut edition. The trade fair will be held from 21 – 23 August, 2020 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi concurrently with yet another premier tradefair Gartex Texprocess India.
Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fair Pvt Ltd, the ... Read more
With the fashion industry being considered one of the world’s most polluting businesses-sectors, collaborating and knowledge sharing are key in finding solutions for a better future. Fully aware of this scenario, for the second year running, ISKO was the headline sponsor at Drapers Sustainable... Read more
Euratex welcomes the proposed new EU industrial strategy but wonders how the proposed principles will be put into practice; reality checks and close monitoring of the implementation of the strategy will be essential to make a positive and sustainable impact.
The European textiles and apparel indust... Read more
Ugo Ghilardi is chief executive officer of Itema. He has been with leading companies in the mechanical and automation industries. He has an extraordinary mastery of operations activities and a customer-oriented attitude. Ghilardi is expected to dedicate his extensive global leadership experience and... Read more
Jack Sewing Machine Co., a leading China-based sewing technology company, launched its new Internet of Things (IoT) technology at the Garment Technology Expo (GTE) held from January 10-13, 2020 in New Delhi. Sudhakar Varma, Director of the Indian operations of the brand elaborates on this launch and... Read more
"Impacted by an economic slowdown and poor capital investments, Indian textile machinery exports declined 11.50 per cent to $743.32 million in 2019. Of all machines, spinning, twisting and yarn preparation machines were the largest exported products, though their exports declined by 29.86 per cent t... Read more
"Automation not only enables apparel manufacturers to design multiple styles in short runs but also manage stock levels, improve delivery times and boost the quality and consistency of garments. The latest era of automation ‘Industry 4.0’ includes a host of innovations from industrial-sc... Read more
Karl Mayer is buying Stoll.
German company Karl Mayer the warp knitting machinery manufacturer has acquired Stoll, a flat knitting machine manufacturer also from Germany. The two long established and outstanding companies will combine forces to create a German powerhouse in the field of knitting. T... Read more
A well-entrenched global group known to offer “End-to-End Solutions in Air Treatment”. One of the fastest growing adsorption technology groups in the world today, the Pahwa Group focuses on energy smart and green technologies. Operating within a broad framework of 'environment and energy... Read more
US-based Quantum Materials is investing in new manufacturing equipment to meet the increased demand for domestic production capabilities. Quantum, founded in 1985, is fully vertically integrated with expertise in mono- and multi-filament extrusion, texturing, twisting and weaving. The company is kno... Read more
Gartex Texprocess will be held in Mumbai from, March 19 to 21, 2020. This is a textile and garment machinery exhibition. The show will include: garment machinery that will provide insights into technological developments in the garment manufacturing sector. Innovative products and technologies, defi... Read more
The new Oerlikon Barmag eAFK Evo promises superior speeds, greater productivity and consistently high product quality, along with lower energy consumption and simpler operation vis-à-vis comparable market solutions. In particular, the machine has two new value-added features, the optimized, innovat... Read more
Innovate Textile and Apparel (ITA) in Singapore scheduled for May 2020 has been called due to the Coronavirus. A virtual conference will be held instead. Delegates will have access to the scheduled presentations through internet-connected devices, allowing them to experience some of the show’s... Read more
Featuring the innovative ISKO’s R-TWO program, the Reloved collection has a new take on sustainability: it relies on fabrics made of reused and recycled materials as well as an advanced design research for the development of a new, conscious style.
Sustainability through the use of highly res... Read more
Shima Seiki is developing a prototype weft knitting machine capable of multi¬axial insertion. Fabrics produced on the prototype machine use the inlay technique for the production of hybrid textiles that combine the stretch characteristics of knitted fabrics with the stability of woven textiles, ... Read more
Karl Mayer’s new RDJ 6/1 EN has piezo jacquard technology for producing stylish shoe fabrics. Almost 90 per cent of the jacquard shoe fabrics currently produced can be manufactured on the RDJ 6/1 EN. The new machine has a better price and operates faster than the higher-bar version. The config... Read more
Stitch and Tex in Egypt will consist of two trade fairs, February 27 to March 1, 2020, and March 5 to 8, 2020.
The first trade fair is dedicated to garment processing technologies including sewing, embroidery, fabrics and accessories. The second is dedicated to textile processing technologies inclu... Read more
Stitch & Tex Expo-Afro Edition, distinguished as “Africa’s Premiere Sourcing Trade Fair for Textile Technologies”; is featuring the presence of over 1000 brands from 37 countries namely: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egyp... Read more
Saurer plans and installs transport systems, especially between roving frames and ring-spinning machines. The company has successfully implemented over 100 systems worldwide. The new product line serves as customers’ expert engineering partner for integrated automation solutions across the ent... Read more
The 47th India International Knit Fair is scheduled to be held from 17 -19 Feb, 2020 at IKFA Complex, Tirupur. This fair will showcase an entirely fresh range of latest designs in high fashion knitwear garments for men, women, and children. This All-Season Fair is truly a feast for the F... Read more
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.), a leading solution provider of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, held a press conference in Bhubaneswar on the success of Pentha Project which was completed within a span of 3 years (2013-2016) in Orissa.
The Pent... Read more
Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) will be presenting an innovation that meets the increasing demands of manufacturers and consumers alike in the footwear market. Made from nonwoven fabric, the innovative crimping material optimally combines high permanent moldability and shape retentio... Read more
Growing employment is a serious issue in the Indian apparel industry. “To solve this issue, the industry needs to introduce certain measures. Anil Anand, Director, HCA, elaborates on these.
A leading manufacturer of sewing spares and services in India, Hari Chand Anand and Co. (HCA) has been ... Read more
Renowned tradeshow on garment textile machinery ‘Gartex Texprocess India’, held annually in New Delhi, will launch its March 2020 edition in Mumbai, owing to the demand generated by garment and textile manufacturing industry in Indian and overseas markets.
Exhibitors, who have signed up... Read more
A 25-year old company, Colorjet is involved in manufacturing digital printing machines. The company makes signage and textile printers. “Our machines minimise environment pressure by running on a reactive ink and consuming 25 per cent less water. Also, they need less air-conditioning which low... Read more
Monforts customer RajbyTextiles is the first company in the world to have finally achieved the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Platinum Standard for a product.
Its Beluga denim fabrics have gained the ultimate sustainability score in all five categories covered by the C2C standard, which is acknowledged as ... Read more
Today’s consumers demand versatility in their apparel, whether they’re shopping for work, sports or leisure wear. Work wear is no longer just about style, and sports and leisure wear is no longer just about stretch, while the demands for high-performance textiles in every category contin... Read more
The schedule for largest textile machinery trade fair in Bangladesh ‘Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery’ (DTG) has been changed from February 20-23, 2020 due to Coronavirus outbreak. The new schedule is for the trade fair to be held from June 11 to 14, 2020. This exhibitio... Read more
Texcare Forum India will be held on 15th February, 2020 at Bombay Exhibition & Convention Centre, Mumbai. The event is organised by Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd.
The event will focus on the scope of Industry 4.0 - Automization & Digitalization of Laundry & Dry Cleaning and ... Read more
"One of the most successful garment machinery manufacturers in India, Macpi offers a wide range of machines to its clients. David Noli, Area Sales Manager of the Macpi Group elaborates on the company, its products and operations"
Starting as a manufacturer of formal wear, shirts and suits... Read more
Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced that the company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Pure Origin event, taking place February 9-11 at the Olympia London. Hosted in conjunction with Pure London, Pure Origin is billed as “the UK’s ... Read more
H. Kenneth Greeson, manager of Textile Chemistry Research at Cotton Incorporated, is the 2019 recipient of the AATCC Olney Medal. Greeson is being recognized for his work in durable press finishing of cotton. He has spent many years working with durable press chemistry—in particular, resin and... Read more
Gartex will be held in Mumbai, March 19 to 21, 2020.
This is a trade show on garment textile machinery. Exhibitors will present the latest innovations, machines, plants, processes and services to various stakeholders in the industry, including manufacturers and suppliers. The event is aimed at prov... Read more
Techno-features, comfort and a natural feeling are the main characteristics of the 2021 A/W collection by Carvico and Jersey Lomellina. The two International leaders in the production of warp knitted and circular knitted stretch fabrics, headquartered in the district of Bergamo, are taking Munich Fa... Read more
The Lenzing Group completed the second pilot production plant for its innovative filament yarn TENCEL Luxe. The new pilot production line, which was put into operation in the middle of December 2019, gives Lenzing sufficient capacity for commercial programs and further application development. Innov... Read more
“Robots can be assigned specific tasks, they cannot handle the entire system”-Mohanty, Country Manager, Macpi Italy.
Though the previous year was challenging for the apparel industry, the situation is likely to improve in 2020. Our neighbors like Bangladesh and Vietnam are enhan... Read more
An independent third party inspection service company, RSJ Inspection works as a quality control partner for securing Indian imports. The company was recently accredited as the rating agency for the zero defect initiative (ZED) launched by the Indian government. Sarath Chandran, Director of the comp... Read more
Technology is making big strides across the global apparel industry. However, India lags behind countries like Vietnam and Cambodia in the adoption of these technologies. “Around eighty percent of our players own medium to small units. They need to be directed in terms of increasing thei... Read more
Established in 1967, Kingtex is a Taiwan-based textile machinery manufacturer involved in making knitting and sewing machines. Yutin Wang, Special Assistant to the President, elaborates on the company’s operations and its future plans.
“Knitting is our core strength area,”... Read more
The world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools, Groz Beckert Asia offers its customers systems and services for production and joining of textile fabrics. The company, founded in 1852, employs more than 9,000 people and has production sites in German... Read more
Banking on the growing demand for its machines, Turel Group expects 2020 to be a great year for the company.Viraf Turel, Chairman expounds on the company’s operations, future plans and the market in Ludhiana
Unperturbed by the economic recession, the Turel Group of companies grew by 2... Read more
The 5th edition of GMMSA Expo India 2020, organised by Garments Machinery Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (GMMSA), was held from January 03-06, 2020 at Ludhiana.Narinder International, one of the major machinery suppliers from Ludhiana, was a major participant at the expo. Narinder Kumar, Di... Read more
“The knitting industry has grown over the past few years with over 4,500 machines making knitted shoe uppers in New Delhi today,” notes Rajesh Bihani, Managing Director, RI Texsolutions, a company engaged in manufacturing knitted shoe uppers for adults and children.
Dismal outlook for f... Read more
Garment Technology Expo (GTE) will be held in New Delhi, January 10 to 13, 2020. This trade show will bring together businesses from across the apparel manufacturing industry. GTE aims to act as an international business-to-business platform for businesses to promote their products and services. The... Read more
Stäubli presented its latest textile machines for weaving and knitting at ITMACH India 2019. The company showcased its new TIEPRO warp tying machine, S1692 cam motion and the S3260 electronic rotary dobby along with Stäubli TF weaving systems.
Weavers attending the exhibition also learned... Read more
Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers, will organise Punto Italia, a service centre at the next Irantex, the main Iranian textiles and textile machinery trade show, to be held in Tehran, from December 9 to12, 2019.
Punto Italia will be used for ... Read more
Karl Mayer’s new RSJ 4/1 ON raschel machine reduces the time-to-market and brings a touch of individuality to the mass market. The machine exploits all the advantages of integrated software solutions and electronic guide bar control when producing patterns.
It makes use of the high-tech conne... Read more
Oerlikon’s Wings Fdy is now available for the polyamide 6 process. With this development, the tried and-tested Wings technology – so far known for Fdy yarns from polyester manufacturing – is now available for the challenging polyamide 6 process. This new 24-end winding concept make... Read more
The 7th edition of China Homelife And China Machinex India 2019 will continue to focus on the increasing trade and building sustainable relationships between Chinese and Indian companies to congregate and conduct business. To be held from December 11-13 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, the event wil... Read more
Uster has launched the new the Uster EVS Fabriq Vision inspection technology that offers customised solutions to slot neatly into tightly-spaced production units at the same time ensuring light conditionsallow the best detection results and reliable data for optimal first quality yield.
The technol... Read more
Karl Mayer added a new dimension to the third dimension of warp-knitted spacertextiles in the shape of new types of fabrics with a wide range of surface designs. These innovative articles are known as 4D-Knit. Their relief-like designs on both sides are rather unconventional, extravagant and diverse... Read more
Due to the current uncertain macroeconomic climate, Picanol Group anticipates its adjusted EBITDA for FY 19 to be lower to as compared to 2018. The company also believes that current slowdown in the global machine market will not be compensated by the segments of Tessenderlo Group.
Tessenderlo Grou... Read more
The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, from July to September 2019 declined by 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2018. The value of the index came in at 97.4 points.
New orders for Italian machinery manufacture... Read more
"To look into the critical challenges of sustainable urban living, Messe Frankfurt India will host India's first Technical Textile Hackathon on November 22. The hackathon titled "Techtextil NEXT" will build an eco-system that supports India's technical textile start-ups and enables them to develop p... Read more
ATE has tied up with Card-Monroe Corp, (CMC), USA to market tufting machines in India. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee (USA), CMC has been manufacturing and supplying tufting machines to the global carpet industry for over 35 years, expanding their installed base to 37 countries. The company manuf... Read more
Evolution St. Louis, a leading high-tech knitting facility received an Innovation Award from St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. The award, given at the Mayor’s Business Celebration Luncheon, recognised the facility for consistently working to establish St. Louis as a startup and technology hub.
&l... Read more
ColorJet India, one of India’s largest manufacturers of digital textile printing technology, plans to expand its operations in China to derive volume growth in the world's largest textile market.
As per an IDC suggested report, ColorJet, with more than 33 per cent market share in the super-wi... Read more
Karl Mayer invited leading global textile industrialists and international investors in Vietnamese textiles industry to participate in a joint exclusive recently. Around 90 participants from 13 countries attended the event. Most guests came from Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan and China. And some of them und... Read more
Mimaki USA has launched the TX300P-1800 MkII, dual capability textile printer that offers the ability to switch between transfer paper for dye sublimation printing or direct-to-textile printing on one unit, and also offers additional dual-ink possibilities.
The TX300P-1800 MkII printer can be confi... Read more
Denim trade show Kingpins Amsterdam has launched the One Million Liters of water initiative. To raise awareness, the initiative invites users to select the cause they want to donate the next million liters of water. The campaign’s core mission is to raise awareness by showing how changing one ... Read more
Lenzing Group recently upgraded its Refibra technology with 30 per cent more usage of recycled raw material to further drive circular economy in the textile segment. This new offering adds it up in the family of Tencel™ Lyocell fibres with low fibrillation properties.
The new fibers are 100 p... Read more
"The recently concluded Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics marked the 25th year of the launch of this trading platform. With 89,662 visitors from over 120 countries and regions, the exhibition proved to be an ideal platform for them to meet global partners. “Exhibitors use... Read more
Tokyo-based Image Magic has expanded its longstanding digital direct-to-garment capabilities by installing two Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro systems. The move supplements Image Magic’s continuous development of internal efficiencies, and increases its capacity for an operation that has observed 40... Read more
Saurer will present its new air-spinning machine Autoairo at CIIE that will be held from November 05-10, 2019.
The Autoairo features autonomous spinning positions with individual drives and integrated intelligence. Its digital piecing unit is capable of performing up to 24 piecing processes simulta... Read more
Jeanologia is collaborating with international universities and bodies to develop a more efficient, sustainable and transparent textile industry by supporting a new training model that addresses the needs of digitalisation and transformation in the textile industry.
The training includes master cla... Read more
Gildan Yarns, based in the US, is investing in a new yarn spinning facility.
This will be the company’s seventh yarn spinning facility in the US. Gildan Yarns is the yarn spinning division of Gildan, a leading apparel manufacturer headquartered in Canada.
Gildan makes most of its garments of... Read more
Coloreel will introduce the innovative Coloreel unit at the show Printing United in Dallas, 23-25 October 2019. The brand will exhibit at Hirsch Solutions stand 2200 and present the USA market as the next big thing of the embroidery industry.
The first product to be showcased based on the Coloreel ... Read more
H. Stoll AG & Co. KG will participate in Futuremoda exhibition for leather and footwear industries that will be held in Spain from October 16-19, 2019. The company will exhibit two CMS 330 TT sport BW machines in gauge E7.2 in Hall A
In 2018, the Futuremoda exhibition served 288 trade fair exhi... Read more
The Freudenberg Global Technology Group has acquired the activities of the startup FRICTins GmbH from Wolnzach, Germany – including FRICTins’ innovative technology to increase the friction coefficient. This allows lightweight and more compact component designs as well as the transmission... Read more
At its upcoming edition – from January 7 to 10, 2020 – Heimtextil will present an extended range of printing and processing machines for the textile industry and expand the product segment textile technologies. The exhibition will highlight the opportunities afforded by the current techn... Read more
Around 18 Italian companies will exhibit at Expotextil that will be organised from October 24-27 in Peru by Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT. These 18 exhibitors include Arioli, Biancalani, Bianco, Btsr, Danitech, Ferraro, Itema, Lawer, Marzoli, Mcs, Ms Printing Solutions, Proxima, Pugi Group, Ratti,... Read more
"Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will showcase an extensive range of coating and finishing technologies for the production of nonwovens and technical textiles at the forthcoming Techtextil India exhibition. The exhibition will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from Novembe... Read more
Imports of textile machinery in India grew 1.10 per cent in the first quarter. India imports most of its textile machinery from China, Germany, Japan, Belgium, US, Korea and Vietnam. Import of weaving machines from China grew 8.4 per cent; import of weaving machines from Belgium grew 94.86 per cen... Read more
Stoll, SIFEC and SANDA unveiled a knitting training centre last month at the Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre. An educational platform, the Stoll Knitting Training Centre is jointly built by Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre (SIFEC), Stoll/Chemtax and Shanghai SANDA Univ... Read more
Comez has launched a new finishing machine for narrow fabrics. The Comez M-REI/600 is a laboratory and sampling machine that guarantees the same capabilities of a production machine. Its reduced dimensions from the feeding group to the collecting area give it a very compact design compared to compet... Read more
France-based Brodelec has installed the country’s first-ever Kornit Digital Presto S system for roll-to-roll, pigment-based digital textile printing. This installation will enable the multiservice marking brand to expand its business further into customised décor and on-demand fashion.
... Read more
Fespa was held in Mexico from August 22 to 24, 2019.
This digital and textile printing exhibition showcased the latest innovations and technologies of the printing industry in Latin America. It received more than 11,000 visitors. Exhibitors presented the latest product innovation for large format d... Read more
Flat knitting machine manufacturers are spending on R&D in order to incorporate new technologies and products with more features and increase their customer base and revenue shares, thus gaining a competitive edge in the market.
A flat knitting machine is a two-bed machine used to create flat ... Read more
The second GOTS seminar was held on September 08, 2019 in Dhaka. The theme of the seminar was ‘Connecting for Success.’ It was attended by around 330 participants from six countries, who congregated for fruitful discussions on sustainability and organic textiles. These included represent... Read more
To be held in Germany from January 7 to 10, 2020, Heimtextil will attract new participants from Europe and overseas. .
Overall, some 3,000 exhibitors are expected to take part in this exhibition. International manufacturers rely on Heimtextil as an attractive platform for export business and as a t... Read more
Savio has launched an innovative range of products and high-end technological solutions, including Helios and MultiLink. Helios is a new open-end rotor spinning machine, fully automated which can be also operated manually in both doffing and piecing. Once a machine is restarted after electricity bre... Read more
German flat knit machine manufacturer Stoll has launched a new trend collection Materialization and a knitelligence production process.
The collection deals with overcoming of material resistance – the biggest obstacle in the creation and manufacture of textiles. Stoll found its inspiration f... Read more
ITME Africa 2020 will be held in Ethiopia from February 14 to 16, 2020. The exhibition is expected to focus on business opportunities in the textile sector across the whole of Africa, thereby creating new market opportunities for the textile and textile engineering industries. It is expected to attr... Read more
India ITME Society, the apex non-profit industry body from India organised a press conference in Ghana to promote its international events ITME Africa 2020. The India ITME Society, strives to support and serve the textile industry through exhibitions, events, trade promotions, education scholarships... Read more
Karl Mayer is stepping up its operations in the home textile sector. The company has optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics, and has created a stylish collection to show examples of the products.
Karl Mayer is working on a gauge of E 28 for home textil... Read more
The four-day 20th Textech Bangladesh International Expo that kicked off in Dhaka showcasing textile and apparel products of more than 1,300 manufacturers around the globe. Manufacturers from around 25 countries including China, India, Germany, the UK, the USA, Taiwan, Japan, Turkey, Italy and Sri La... Read more
Bangladesh’s garment and textile machinery imports fell 11.04 per cent in the last fiscal year. Overall imports of capital machinery fell by 9.43 per cent. Imports of textile machinery fell 18.40 per cent while garment machinery imports plunged 3.52 per cent. The absence of new investment an... Read more
Encouraged by the feedback from its weft-inserted, warp-knitted textiles at the January ’19 edition of Heimtextil fair in Frankfurt, Karl Mayer has further optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics by launching the TM Weft Machine
With its finer gau... Read more
Researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to develop an innovative, environment-friendly processes to make adiponitrile (ADN)—the main precursor to nylon 6,6— to greatly improve the efficiency of organic electrosynthesis.
Miguel Modestino, a Professor of chemical and biomolecul... Read more
The SDC International, ISFT College and KDCL have collaborated to organise four seminars and a grand fashion show at the ITMACH 2019, to be held from December 5 to 8, 2019 in Ahmedabad. The event will be the largest confluence of textile technology, textile professionals and policy makers in the cou... Read more
New Delhi hosted the 4th edition of Gartex Texprocess from August 10 to 12.This is a one-stop selling and sourcing platform. It witnessed intense networking as it brought together 180 exhibitors from four countries and 10,390 trade professionals from 290 cities and six countries under one roof. Mult... Read more
Techtextil and Texprocess attract plenty of top decision makers, an international audience and have high levels of exhibitor satisfaction.
Last May’s edition with 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries, and around 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries, saw the biggest ever editions of Techtext... Read more
Cambodia International Machinery Industry Fair (CIMIF) is on from August 22 to 25, 2019. The trade fair is dedicated to the textile and garment industry, featuring all the crucial aspects of the industry, such as textile machinery and accessories, apparel machinery and accessories, fibers, filaments... Read more
Lectra will participate in the China International Sewing Machinery &Accessories (CISMA) Exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from September 25 – 28, 2019. The company will launch its new Industry 4.0 solutions for fashion, automotive and furniture industries... Read more
Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie has developed machines focused on sports. The MJ 3.2 E is an electronic single jersey machine that specialises in the production of mesh and body mapping structures, both of which are very much in demand for sports and athleisure fashion wear. T... Read more
Global shipment of new short-staple spindles and open-end rotors increased 1.5 per cent and 13 per cent respectively in 2018. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles rose by 50 per cent and deliveries of shuttle-less looms improved by 39 per cent. Shipments of long-staple spindles, circular kn... Read more
India’s textile machinery and accessories imports have grown 24 per cent compared to the previous year. The highest imports were of digital printing machinery, accounting for 37 per cent of total imports. Digital printing is a happening segment in textiles. The new machines are versatile and f... Read more
Texfair will be held in Coimbatore, August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a textile machinery, accessories and spares exhibition. As many as 250 exhibitors from across India and also from Europe, Japan and China will attend the event, which will have 320 stalls. About 70 per cent of the exhibitors will be f... Read more
The value of this partnership lies in the connections it creates – by serving as a bridge between leaders in the industry and students interested in pursuing a career in textiles. The goal is to influence the generation of ideas that leads to exciting research, new careers, and advancement of ... Read more
Artificial Intelligence on Fashion and Textile (AIFT) will be held simultaneously with Shanghai Tex, November 25 to 27, 2019. AIFT will provide an open platform for researchers, engineers and practitioners in the area of AI, fashion and textile to explore the ways of driving the industry toward Indu... Read more
ATE and Rabatex will produce Karl Mayer warp preparation machines in India. The target will be mainly the A segment customer however, B and even C segments of the market will be covered. Rabatex, based in Gujarat, has 58 years of production experience and a world class set-up for manufacturing machi... Read more
Italian textile machinery orders fell by 19 per cent for the period from April to June 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. On foreign markets, Italian machinery manufacturers had to face geopolitical situations that have considerably slowed investments. So Turkey, Iran, and even China, all pri... Read more
Switzerland-based Steiger’s Vega 3.130 is a compact flat knitting machine for technical textiles. It can be equipped with warp and weft insertion for inlay applications involving high-performance yarns. It has a specific cam-box for semi-rigid yarns, as well as adapted sinker kinetics. The dis... Read more
Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. A fine polyester yarn is processed by ground guide bar GB 1 to form a tricot lapping and the GB 3 produces a 2 x 1 lapping with a thicker polyester yarn. With a partial weft... Read more
Lakshmi Machine Works’ total income was Rs 480.55 crores in the period ended June 30, 2019, as compared to Rs 618.54 crores in the period ended March 31, 2019. Net profit was Rs 10.47 crores for the period ended June 30, 2019, as against Rs 35.68 crores for the period ended March 31, 2019. EPS... Read more
"Stäubli presented a wide range of its latest textile machinery at its two booths at ITMA 2019. Additionally, Stäubli solutions for frame and Jacquard weaving were also seen at other booths throughout the weaving hall. Visitors to these booths learned about Stäubli’s vision... Read more
Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer’s HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. Jackets can also be manufactured from a fabric produced on an HKS 3-M in a gauge of E 28. In this application the bicomponent Lycra T400 fibers give the garment a na... Read more
In the first quarter of 2019, the Chinese textile machinery industry earned CNY 22.98 billion of prime business income, registering 14.57 per cent year-on-year increase. The segment’s assets increased by 8.56 percent year-on-year to CNY 102.5 billion from 2018.
From January to March 2019, the... Read more
"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launched its new Foron® SP-WF, a range of high wet-fast disperse dyes for sportswear and active wear applications, at the ITMA exhibition."
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemica... Read more
"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions launched Diresul® Smartdenim Blue, a liquid sulfur blue dye designed to mimic indigo at ITMA 2019. The new product will be the core of Archroma's Indigo Reflection, a coloration system that behaves lik... Read more
More than 30 companies and organisations from Québec’s textile and apparel sectors are participating ITMA 2019, the most important international exhibition for technological innovations in manufacturing that is being held in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20 to 26, 2019. This initiative, l... Read more
"Taiwanese textile companies Pai Lung, Logic Art, AK Dyeing, ACME, CCI Tech, Tai Ho Shing and Taiwan Giu Chun exhibited their intelligent/smart machinery and innovative solutions for the textile industry at ITMA 2019. With the support of TAITRA, these companies showcased Taiwanese cutting-edge techn... Read more