• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Sustainability in furniture textiles with Gabriel A/S

    Gabriel A/S is a European manufacturer of high-quality furniture upholstery fabrics and materials, servicing a number of consumers looking to furnish offices, ... Read More

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

    Menges expands roller size capacity

    Menges Roller, manufacturer and maintenance provider for industrial rollers for the nonwovens and manmade fabrics industries, has extended its size capacity ... Read More

  • Fabrics
    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

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    China’s technical textiles industry is hard on the heels of European manufacturers

    China’s technical textile sector – producing everything from protective gear for steel workers to materials used in artificial kidneys – has enjoyed strong ... Read More

  • Nonwovens
    Nonwovens

    P&G re-enters adult incontinence market

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) has officially launched the Always Discreet line of liners, pads and underwear for adult incontinence as an extension to its Always ... Read More

News

SGL realigns to minimise losses

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 August 2014 16:51

The SGL Group has implemented further measures within the framework of the group-wide cost savings programme SGL2015 during the first half of 2014. Group-wide savings from SGL2015 amounted to €37.3m and total savings from SGL2015 of €106m...

Pre-filters extend filter life

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 August 2014 15:38

FreedomAirFilters.com is expanding its pre-filter applications to over to the agricultural and trucking industries.

Shima Seiki to showcase in NY

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 August 2014 15:19

Computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan, together with its US subsidiary, will participate in the Coterie exhibition in New York this September.

GlyEco revenues up 13% in Q2

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 August 2014 14:50

Glycol technologies company GlyEco has reported a 13% increase in revenue year-over-year to $1.6m in its financial results for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2014. This was up from $1.4m in 2013, the results showed. Net equipment...

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Analysis

UAE textile potential

By Marianne Curtis 22 August 2014 09:40

Hosting its first International Textile Fair this November in Dubai, the UAE is the largest consumer of textiles in the Middle East. In 2011, the total import value of textile products was $13bn. Revenues from the UAE textile industry...

How will ASEAN economic community affect Vietnam’s textile and garment industry?

By Jens Kastner 22 August 2014 08:34

The Vietnamese textile and garment industry has yet to prepare comprehensively for the onset of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community (AEC) next year.

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Technical

Three-layer knitted fabric system

By Ralph Innes 18 August 2014 14:02

Putian Huafeng has applied for a patent for a new system of preparation technology for a warp-knitted elastic jacquard three-layer fabric. The technology comprises three steps. The first involves machinery for warping, at constant speed,...

Orthopaedic orthosis

By Marianne Curtis 13 August 2014 07:57

Italy-based BFT Medical has applied for a patent for a knitted orthopaedic orthosis in the form of a post operative knee brace. The invention is designed to overcome the draw-backs of the conventional knee brace and is made entirely from...

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Profiles

Sustainability in furniture textiles with Gabriel A/S

By Kamelia Kountcheva 12 August 2014 14:45

Gabriel A/S is a European manufacturer of high-quality furniture upholstery fabrics and materials, servicing a number of consumers looking to furnish offices, residences and public buildings. The company has been identified by Oeko-Tex as...

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Reports

NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Chris Wilcox 22 August 2014 10:42

Weekly analysis of the Australian Wool Market by Chris Wilcox, Executive Director of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia.

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Web Watch

Cotton market: rising rates likely to fall in near future | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder 23 August 2014 04:30

Prices maintained upward march on the cotton market on Friday but it is expected that rates likely to decline because it looks that temperature on political front coming down and the rupee would also manage to find it's realistic...........

US stocks mostly down on Yellen speech, Ukraine fears

From Channel NewsAsia 22 August 2014 22:30

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks on Friday (Aug 22) finished mostly lower following a cautious appraisal of the US jobs market by Fed Chair Janet Yellen and a sharpening of tensions over Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell...........

MAGIC Feet

From California Apparel News 22 August 2014 22:30

The organizers of MAGIC used to include in their “fun facts” about the giant trade show how many miles of carpet they would lay down for the show. That was back when there were only four trade shows happening in Las Vegas and...........

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