• 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

  • Fabrics

    True survivor

    Alamac American Knits, a circular knitter with a 68-year history, has evolved through the decades and can be considered a true survivor of the upheavals in the ... 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


Two Italian manufacturers win Fabric No.1 awards

By Kamelia Kountcheva
22 October 2014 12:58

Vitale Barberis Canonico and Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti have won the third annual Fabric No. 1 award, commending the season's finest merino wool fabrics for Made-to-Measure suits and sport coats from the world’s premiere textile mills....

Toyobo withdraws from polyester raw materials business

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 October 2014 12:16

At the end of March 2015, Toyobo will pull out of polyester raw material production.

Kimberly-Clark reports a 3% rise in net sales for Q3 2014

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 October 2014 11:49

Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported a 3% increase in net sales in the third quarter 2014 compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales grew by 4%, including a 10% increase in K-C international.

DuPont unveils advanced DTG ink Artistri Brite

By Kamelia Kountcheva 21 October 2014 22:05

DuPont Digital Printing (DuPont) has launched its new DuPont Artistri Brite digital textile inks, designed to deliver a step change in colour saturation and speed for advanced direct-to-garment (DTG) printing.



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

UTSC to make use of SORBTEK staple fiber to expand PVA product offerings

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 22 October 2014 13:00

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Russian companies plan to establish large-scale production of technical textiles

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 22 October 2014 13:00

BTK is not the only Russian company, which plans to establish large-scale production of technical textiles. Several days ago the National Investment and Finance Corporation (NIFC), one of Russia’s largest investment corporations...........

Chinese Textile Industry undergoing transformation and upgradation

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 22 October 2014 13:00

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