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The role of textiles in dust mite fight

By Gareth Gillespie
22 July 2016

Researchers at the Hohenstein Institute, the international research and service centre in Germany, have welcomed a new study that confirms the importance of anti dust mite textiles in relieving the symptoms of neurodermatitis sufferers.

VIDEO: Bringing textile manufacturing back to the US

By Tansy Fall
22 July 2016

Last week saw the first WTiN North America Digital Textile Conference take place in New York, alongside the leading Texworld USA fabric show.

How Birla Spunshades offers sustainable performance

By Mini Zachariah
22 July 2016

Birla Cellulose’s Spunshades is being adopted by a growing range of brands around the world, with the fibre said to provide a number of performance properties, as well as lower costs and less pollution.

Glass fibre leads nonwoven composites market

By Fiona Haran
22 July 2016

The global glass fibre prepreg market is expected to reach $US834.5m by 2021, led by the growing wind energy segment.

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News

Rising wages in China to create 1.5 million jobs in S Asia

23 July 2016

As wages in China continue to rise, global apparel production and demand is expected to shift to developing economies in South Asia, where 1.5 million new jobs can be created if labour costs in China rise by even 10 %, says a new World...

APTMA welcomes regulatory duty on Indian yarn

23 July 2016

Alleging that the Indian mills were dumping cotton yarn, Pakistan textile mill owners welcomed the imposition of regulatory duty on the import of cotton yarn to to protect the domestic industry. "Indian mills were dumping cotton yarn into...

JC Penney names CEO Marvin Ellison also as chairman

23 July 2016

The board of directors of US apparel retailer, JC Penney has given CEO Marvin Ellison, the additional role of chairman, effective from August 1, 2016. Marvin Ellison succeeds Myron Ullman who will be retiring in accordance with the...

Xerium launches new roll cover technologies

23 July 2016

Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently launched two new roll cover product families; EnerSoft TS and ProGloss. EnerSoft TS is a new generation polyurethane roll cover...

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Technical

Plasma technologies for enhanced performance

By Dr Ian Holme 12 July 2016

Research into atmospheric systems targets continuous open-width treatments.

The power of polymer blends

By T Schlüter, D Gates, G Köppe, G Seide, T Gries, T Krooß & L Van der Schueren 24 June 2016

A report into the applications of innovative textiles and composites made from polymer blends.

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Profiles

Catexel celebrates 10 years of chemical innovation

By Tansy Fall 11 July 2016

Celebrating its 10th birthday this year, Catexcel has taken the opportunity to rebrand itself and set out a road map for the company’s future growth.

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 18th July 2016

By George Huang 18 July 2016

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

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Web Watch

Banks tighten loan standards for real estate, housing in Q2

From The Philippine Star 25 July 2016

MANILA, Philippines - Banks continued to tighten lending standards for commercial real estate and housing loans in the second quarter of amid the reduced...........

Decline in exports indicates economic emergency

From The Express Tribune 24 July 2016

Exports as percentage of GDP fell from 14% in 2011 to 11% in 2015 The post Decline in exports indicates economic emergency appeared first on The Express...........

Alok Industries may get S4A breather

From The Hindu Business Line - Companies 24 July 2016

Lenders, led by SBI, are considering restructuring troubled textile manufacturer Alok Industries’ debt of over ?18,000 crore, under the S4A (Scheme for...........

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