• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Uzbek lab becomes third to be certified by ICA Bremen

    Cotton quality is something which sets apart the different production areas and their yields, which is very important for a thriving market. Being sure in that ... Read More

  • Man-made Fibres & Yarns
    Man-made Fibres & Yarns

    Textile cars of the future

    The automotive industry is always looking to streamline itself. The motor vehicle itself was a ground-breaking accomplishment, and from then on, one ... Read More

  • Effects

    World Textile Summit names first speakers

    The first speakers have been announced for the World Textile Summit, which will be co-located with ITMA 2015 and explore sustainability strategies to Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Techtextil 2015 welcomes new visitor and exhibitor records

    WTiN was delighted to attend last week’s Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. A first visit for some of the team, it was great to meet the people ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Pioneering foam forming technology

    Renowned for the major cost saving possibilities it offers paper and paperboard manufacturers, foam forming technology is also making an impact in the ... Read More


Global growth

By Jonathan Dyson
22 May 2015

The major worsted yarn producer the Südwolle Group is growing strongly as it expands its manufacturing facilities in both China and Europe.

3D printing: no copying, please

By Susan Sneddon 21 May 2015

With 3D printing looming large as the next big segment of the technical textiles industry, manufacturers should be minded to protect their designs and guard against losses.

Cotton prices steady in India

By George Huang 21 May 2015

Indian cotton values were steady on Thursday as the buyers were expecting the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to sell state reserves back to market.

China viscose values stable

By George Huang 21 May 2015

Viscose prices remained unchanged on Thursday in China despite the market cooling. Quotation for the key product, staple fibre (1.5den, 33mm), was 12,550 yuan a tonne, the same level as last weekend.



Report predicts rosy future for US textile chemical market

22 May 2015

Use of textile chemicals during the manufacturing and processing of textile products enhances product quality and provides special properties to the

Birla Cellulose hosts ‘Vision Sustainability 2020’ seminar

22 May 2015

On May 8th, 2015, Birla Cellulose, Aditya Birla Group’s umbrella brand of their Pulp and Fibre business partnered with Control Union (CU), an

Huntsman debuts reactive black dye sans hazardous material

22 May 2015

Huntsman Textile Effects said it has developed a groundbreaking new reactive black dye Avitera Black SE to address potential impurity of hazardous

Chinese investment firm to set up textile park in Gujarat

22 May 2015

The Gujarat government has said that a Chinese investment firm has signed a deal to set up a textile park near the industrial town of Sanand, near



Delivering perfect fit seamlessly

By Alan Fellingham 12 May 2015

Obtaining correct finished size when manufacturing seamless knitted garments can be challenging. However, there are techniques that can assist with this process.

The all-in-one solution

By Sally Priestley 20 April 2015

Shemesh Automation’s XPander packing solution for wet wipes has been two years in the making. Shai Shemesh explains why the market needed an all-in-one machine offering top-notch packaging technology.



Santex profile: Man and machine

By Sally Priestley 21 May 2015

Santex AG President Michel Heinz outlines which areas of the technical textiles industry the company is looking to do business with next.



Executive Market Report – 18th May 2015

By George Huang 18 May 2015

A detailed review of movements in fibre, yarn and fabric prices from the previous week, along with changes in production costs.


Web Watch

Best Deal TV to raise Rs 100 crores funding

From Fashion United 22 May 2015

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and businessman Raj Kundra-promoted home shopping channel Best Deals TV aims to raise Rs 100 crores through second round of funding. The channel, launched in March this year has already raised Rs 30...........

Leading designers join hands to revive Banarasi sari

From Fashion United 22 May 2015

A lot of effort are going on to revive India’s traditional crafts. The latest move is that the government is joining hands with designers and ecommerce platforms to revive, promote and help artisans create traditional rich...........

Juelle to expand reach across metros

From Fashion United 22 May 2015

Juelle the brand from Turbo Retail launched in 2009 to promote casual young women’s wear is now targeting 20 to 25 percent growth in sales. The brand offers high end fashion for Indian women inspired by traditional as well as...........