• Markets

    Pakistan’s textiles and clothing exports pick up in February

    Figures published by Pakistan’s National Bureau of Statistics indicate that textiles and clothing export earnings grew in February by over 3% compared with the ... Read More

  • Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    India and China dominate wool exports to US

    India dominates exports of wool textiles, whilst China is the number one supplier of woollen apparel to the US. Read More

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

    BASF to enhance Brazilian polyamide production line

    BASF is to replace all the polyamide categories currently sold at its production plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, with its own Ultramid high performance ... Read More

  • Fabrics

    Moving to the high ground

    A glance at Hong Kong’s official trade data gives the impression that all is rosy for the Chinese special administrative region’s (SAR) knitwear manufacturers. ... Read More

  • Effects

    New textile solution centre aims to push boundaries of print

    Epson took a significant step forward in its strategy to expand its position in industrial markets, with the opening of a Textile Solution Center in Como, ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    ITMA becomes headline sponsor of the Future Materials Awards

    ITMA has become the Headline Sponsor of the Future Materials Awards, which will take place in November 2014, in Dresden, Germany. Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Medical focus: Nonwovens in woundcare

    Demand for nonwovens used in woundcare applications is growing worldwide. Alan Osborn and Julian Ryall report Read More


CFW educates US designers

By Charlotte Rogers
17 April 2014 16:38

The Campaign for Wool takes to the road to educate US interior designers about the benefits of wool.

Cambodian garment workers strike for living wage

By Kamelia Kountcheva 17 April 2014 16:18

Starting today, thousands of garment workers in Cambodia will not attend work in hopes of gaining a living wage.

PTC Group to exhibit spinning machinery at ITMA ASIA 2014

By Kamelia Kountcheva 17 April 2014 15:57

Bräcker, Graf, Novibra and Suessen, of the Premium Textile Components Group (PTC), will present their spinning technologies at ITMA ASIA 2014 from June 16-20.

India ITME Society launches new Asian exhibition from 2015

By Kamelia Kountcheva 17 April 2014 15:49

The India ITME Society has launched a new exhibition to bring attention to the opportunities from Asia for the Textile Engineering Industry.



Aussie wool market progress continues

By Charlotte Rogers 17 April 2014 14:55

The Australian EMI has risen by 55 Australian cents over the past two sales.

Micro performers with heavy duty applications

By Adrian Wilson 16 April 2014 16:24

Technology advances are seeing the increased use of nanofibre layers in filter media writes Adrian Wilson



Saving energy in drawing process

By Marianne Curtis 10 April 2014 10:48

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in textile activities including spinning. Retech, which develops and produces components and installations for processing of synthetic filaments mainly in the mechanical and thermal...

Strong year for Crealet

By Marianne Curtis 09 April 2014 10:16

Crealet saw a strong financial year in 2013, profiting from recognition of the quality of its products and greater awareness of the company worldwide, said CEO Walter Wirz.



New textile solution centre aims to push boundaries of print

By John Scrimshaw 16 April 2014 15:41

Epson took a significant step forward in its strategy to expand its position in industrial markets, with the opening of a Textile Solution Center in Como, Italy.



Executive Market Report - 14th April 2014

By Matt Robinson 14 April 2014 12:09

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


Web Watch

PMO seeks status report on gas pricing

From The Hindu Business Line 21 April 2014 13:00

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has sought a status report from the Petroleum Ministry on issues around the implementation of the Cabinet decision to almost double natural gas rates. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs...........

Accor celebrates Planet 21 second anniversary

From The Hindu Business Line 21 April 2014 11:00

To mark the second anniversary of Planet 21, the sustainable development programme of Accor Group launched in 2012, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre (NHCC) celebrated the occasion with its stakeholders and patrons. The...........

Quality Circular Polymers to Build a PE & PP Recycling Facility in Geleen, the Netherlands

From SpecialChem 21 April 2014 10:00

Quality Circular Polymers is building a new plastics recycling operation in Geleen, the Netherlands’ Chemelot industrial chemical site, with a capacity of 100,000 metric tons of polypropylene and polyethylene per year, at full...........