• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Woolmark’s Wool Denim showcased at PV

    The Woolmark Company showcased its Wool Denim, The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2015/16 at Première Vision, Paris, last week. Read More

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

    Political and economic conditions impede MMF industry

    Mr Friedrich Weninger of the Austrian Man-made Fibers Institute in Vienna opened last week’s 53rd Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn MFC), reflecting ... Read More

  • Effects

    WTiN to hold second conference on digital printing for home textiles at Heimtextil

    World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is to run a second edition of the European Digital Textile Conference – Digital Printing for Homes and Interiors – ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Finalists announced for ITMA Future Materials Awards 2014

    A stellar line-up of top global brands and businesses from across the technical textiles industry have been announced as finalists in the inaugural ITMA Future ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    OUTLOOK focuses on nonwovens industry growth and sustainability

    Opening the 13th edition of OUTLOOK, the world-leading conference for the nonwovens personal care industry, Pierre Wiertz, general manager of EDANA reminded ... Read More


Bauer Supreme Totalone MX3 reinforced by TeXtreme

By Fiona Haran 23 October 2014 15:44

Bauer Hockey has launched a new edition of the Bauer Supreme stick, Supreme Totalone MX3, reinforced by TeXtreme.

Innovative apparel lines underpin Vicunha SS16 collection

By Fiona Haran 23 October 2014 15:03

3D-effects, super stretch lines and denims which tone down the appearance of cellulite all feature in Vicunha’s SS16 collection.

Cotton price shows sign of stabilising in China

By George Huang 23 October 2014 13:25

The quotations for cotton in China were supported by the recent procurement of mills which had to add new crop cotton to their depleted stocks.

Pakistan cotton values under renewed pressure

By George Huang 23 October 2014 13:19

The Pakistan cotton price slid from Wednesday when the concern over short-term tight supply eased on the market. And the Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) spot rate lost ground to 5,100 per maund on October 22.



Mother of invention

By Marianne Curtis 22 October 2014 12:02

While none will dispute than the European textiles industry has struggled in recent years, there is still a significant amount of research and development taking place in Europe, assisting the development of a sector which is permeating...

Costly electricity and low skills hinder textile growth in Cambodia – World Bank expert

By Poorna Rodrigo 21 October 2014 11:14

Cambodia’s “high cost of electricity – the third highest in South East Asia after Singapore and Myanmar – along with low skills are keeping the country away from producing textiles,” the World Bank chief economist for the East Asia and the...



US circular knitting design centre in progress

By John McCurry 30 September 2014 10:46

The only remaining circular knitting machine builder on US soil is thriving as it evolves with the industry and has big plans for new technology and projects.

Firing up an industry

By Dr John Provost 26 September 2014 16:58

Print head development – the key component driving growth in digital textile printing



Contifibre celebrates 20 years of production in France

By Marianne Curtis 15 October 2014 11:45

Contifibre has celebrated 20 years of production in France. At an evening event held recently, 100 representatives of customers from across France and Belgium enjoyed a dinner and catwalk show charting the history of women’s lingerie and...



Executive Market Report – 20th October 2014

By George Huang 20 October 2014 16:21

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


Web Watch

Intelligent Materials that Work in Space

From Product Design and Development 23 October 2014 20:30

ARQUIMEA, a company that began in the Business Incubator in the Science Park of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), will be testing technology it has developed in the International Space Station. The technology is based...........

Fitesa announces Latin American nonwovens expansion, to include

From Nonwovens Markets 23 October 2014 20:30

Fitesa announces Latin American nonwovens expansion, to include new Brazil plant with 20,000 tonne spunmelt line CLOVERDALE, CA, October 23, 2014- Fitesa will build a new spunmelt plant in the city of Cosmopolis, Brazil, with...........

Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano?s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides

From Nanotechnology News 23 October 2014 20:30

Home > Press > Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano?s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides Abstract: Innovnano...........