• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Patagonia cuts ties with Ovis XXI after animal mistreatment investigation

    Outdoor garment manufacturer Patagonia has severed its ties with Ovis XXI, a grassland regeneration B Corp, following an investigation into inhumane animal ... Read More

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

    Countervailing duties on US and EU PET imports to help local producers

    Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL) has welcomed the latest developments from the US and the EU regarding countervailing duties (CVD) on polyethylene terephthalate ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Industry 4.0: The march of progress

    Industry 4.0 has been revolutionising production processes for technical textiles companies across Germany, bringing increased speed and efficiency for ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Out with the old…

    Global nonwovens manufacturers are under pressure to update their polypropylene spunbond and spunmelt facilities as demand for this technology grows. Read More


China technical textile exports grow slightly

By George Huang 04 September 2015

According to China Customs, technical textile exports during July reached US$ 1.96 billion, down 4.82% from the previous month and 5.85% y-o-y.

Renminbi devaluation 'could prompt pressure for Chinese manufacturers to reduce prices'

By Jens Kastner
04 September 2015

A Chinese textile-industry leader has predicted that international buyers will use the recent devaluation of the yuan renminbi to demand reductions in prices for textile and clothing products sourced in China.

Powerful combinations in filtration

By Adrian Wilson
04 September 2015

New hybrids of different nonwoven solutions are emerging to meet the requirements of the filtration industry in 2015

Bayer CropScience invests in new Seed Innovation Center

By Seshadri Ramkumar 03 September 2015

Bayer CropScience, the world’s number one cotton seed producer, has opened a new Seed Innovation Center at the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock, Texas.



American sportswear brand ‘Columbia’ to sell on Myntra

05 September 2015

E-commerce fashion major Myntra has launched Columbia, an American brand known for its outdoor and adventure gear, on its m-commerce platform through

Resolute Forest Products selects Valmet’s tissue machine

05 September 2015

US-based Resolute Forest Products Inc., a global leader in the forest products industry, has selected the advantage NTT tissue production technology

Net sales climb 12% at apparel marketer G-III in Q2FY16

05 September 2015

For the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2015, driven by robust wholesale and retail performance, net sales at apparel marketer G-III climbed 12

Eurojersey debuts ready2wear F/W 2016-17 collection

05 September 2015

Eurojersey has introduced the new ready2wear Fall/Winter 2016/17 collection underpinned by know how and innovation and are made from its Sensitive



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

How black is your black?

By Dr John Provost 12 June 2015

The selection of digital textile-printing systems by any textile printer is a long and complex process that requires many detailed discussions between the printer and the machinery supplier. These will encompass everything from...



Dupont: protecting key assets

By Adrian Wilson 01 September 2015

DuPont remains a pioneer in the development of products for the workwear and personal protection markets, thanks to its portfolio of key performance fibres – all invented over half a century ago.



Executive Market Report – 1st September 2015

By George Huang 01 September 2015

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


Web Watch

Acquiring knowledge, building strength

From China Daily 05 September 2015

Chinese companies are investing heavily in research and development in Europe, drawing on the continent's plentiful high-technology and human resources to help them move up the value chain and internationalize their...........

Research and development links all about the long game

From China Daily 05 September 2015

Chinese companies are pioneering ways of building research and development partnerships with British universities with an emphasis on long-term relationship building, says Chris Rudd, pro vice-chancellor at the University of...........

Cotton arrivals show 24 percent decrease: PCGA | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder - Cotton & Textiles 05 September 2015