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UL appoints textile and apparel technical consultant

By Kamelia Kountcheva 29 July 2014 16:35

UL Consumer Products has appointed Mr Saeed Sheikh as a lead technical consultant and subject matter expert for the division’s textile and apparel services.

Spreadshirt acquires Brazillian e-commerce company

By Kamelia Kountcheva 29 July 2014 15:58

European print-on-demand company, Spreadshirt, has acquired the Brazilian e-commerce company Vitrinepix, which will now operate as a Spreadshirt subsidiary.

Toyota Tsusho to use PFC-free membrane in clothing

By Kamelia Kountcheva 29 July 2014 14:45

Toyota Tsusho has introduced new high performance membranes for clothing made from Royal DSM’s Arnitel VT, a flexible thermoplastic polyester-based elastomer.

Mitsui Chemicals inaugurates new Tianjin spunbond faciliity

By Tara Hounslea 29 July 2014 14:30

Mitsui Chemicals held an opening ceremony last week for its wholly-owned subsidiary Mitsui Chemicals Nonwovens Tianjin (MCNT) in Tianjin, China.

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Analysis

Indonesia yarn duty could damage textile sector, warns industry association

By Jack Hewson 29 July 2014 11:16

A proposed antidumping duty on imported yarns being considered by the Indonesian antidumping agency (KADI) could increase production costs, eroding Indonesia’s competitive edge, the chairman of the Indonesian Textiles Association (API),...

Design is the key

By Thomas Poetz 28 July 2014 16:42

Thomas Poetz of 3T InkJet Textile Consulting, highlights how digital printing can turn the customer into a creative designer

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Technical

Durable water repellents: alternatives to C8 fluorocarbons

By Dr Ian Holme 28 July 2014 17:14

Environmental and health concerns prompt research into new systems

Reusable clip strings set tone in string bar production

By Marianne Curtis 23 July 2014 15:21

Karl Mayer’s lace raschel machines are productive yet flexible. Latest developments include the introduction of a flexible pattern guide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the pattern guide fingers onto the string...

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Profiles

Adidas, Johnson Controls and partners to increase automation in textiles

By Tara Hounslea 25 July 2014 10:57

What do leading companies in the field of sportswear and car seating have in common? They are both looking for new ways to optimise how fabrics are produced to meet future challenges, of course.

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 28th July 2014

By George Huang 28 July 2014 16:43

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

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Web Watch

A new way to make microstructured surfaces

From Research & Development 29 July 2014 18:30

A team of researchers has created a new way of manufacturing microstructured surfaces that have novel 3-D textures. These surfaces, made by self-assembly of carbon nanotubes, could exhibit a variety of useful properties—including...........

A New Way to Make Microstructured Surfaces

From Product Design and Development 29 July 2014 18:30

Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties A team of researchers has created a new way of manufacturing microstructured surfaces that have novel three-dimensional textures. These surfaces,...........

A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties

From Nanotechnology News 29 July 2014 18:00

Home > Press > A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties New process developed by MIT?s John Hart and others can produce arrays of 3-D shapes,...........

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