This video, produced by the Italian Trade Agency in cooperation with ACIMIT and with financial support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, highlights the strong culture of innovation that distinguishes the Italian textile industry and the importance that Italian technology plays in developing the most technical and innovative textile products.


Turkish delight at IWTO Wool Round Table

By Jonathan Dyson
27 November 2015

The evolution of Turkey’s textile and clothing industry, and the growing potential of the Turkish consumer market for wool products, were highlighted at the 2015 IWTO Wool Round Table.

South Korea PX shipments fall in October

By George Huang 27 November 2015

According to Korea International Trade Association, PX exports in October dropped 2.76% from the previous month to 493,906 tonnes.

China yarn production rises

By George Huang 27 November 2015

The data, published by China National Bureau of Statistics, indicates that yarn output in October amounted to 3.63 million tonnes, up 0.92% on the prior month and 4.79% on an annual basis.

Viscose staple fibre values under pressure in China

By George Huang 27 November 2015

Viscose staple fibre prices were under renewed pressure this week when the procurement from downstream yarn manufacturers ebbed.



Messe Frankfurt starts ticket sales for Heimtextil show

30 November 2015

Messe Frankfurt has announced the availability of tickets to visit the Heimtextil show to help visitors avoid long queues at the registration counters

Indorama commissions 100,000th 2Impact FX compact spindle

30 November 2015

Indonesian company Indorama Synthetics has commissioned its 100,000th 2Impact FX compact spindle, a spindle from Zinser and a Saurer Group company.“

More digitally connected companies opt for eBIZ

28 November 2015

Launched in 2008, eBIZ is a public-private European initiative enabling companies to directly exchange orders and data between their systems using a

Foreign single-brand retail to benefit as Govt eases rules

28 November 2015

The Government’s decision to relax mandatory 30 per cent local sourcing norms has come as a shot in the arm for global brands in India, according to



Nanotechnology: thinking small to grow big

By Fiona Haran 28 October 2015

Poised to top US$75 billion by 2020, the nanotechnology market is targeting a vast array of application areas, proving that good things really do come in small packages.

A streamlined approach

By Fiona Haran 09 July 2015

A look at the latest techniques used by nonwoven manufacturers to optimise the process and quality control of their nonwovens



Healthy hygiene business

By Sally Priestley 21 October 2015

As the hygiene industry has thrived over recent decades, nonwoven companies in the sector have enjoyed ample opportunities for growth across all segments. WTiN hears from German company BICMA, which is celebrating 20 years of growth in the...



Executive Market Report-23rd Nov 2015

By George Huang 23 November 2015

Global cotton values recovered last week except in China, where the cotton price was still in doldrums. Polyester spot rates slid due to waning demand and softened feedstock in China. Nylon and viscose also dropped. Acrylic was steady, but...


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Pakistan textile export declining at an alarming level

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 30 November 2015

News Tags: address the problems of value added textile industry, burdened with multiple taxes with high cost of inputs, electricity, intervene and frame a policy, Pggmea, raw material, reduction in input costs, sharp drop in...........

Graphene microphone outperforms traditional nickel and offers ultrasonic reach

From Nanotech Now 30 November 2015

Home > Press > Graphene microphone outperforms traditional nickel and offers ultrasonic reach Abstract: Scientists have developed a graphene based microphone nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard...........

Asia BD prices may fall if prompt parcels available in Dec

From ICIS 30 November 2015

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia butadiene (BD) spot prices may still have room to fall lower in December, if prompt parcels are still available, market sources said. BD spot prices fell to an average of $690/tonne CFR (cost and freight)...........