The Woolmark Company has once again joined forces with Savile Row to present 'The English Gentleman' in lightweight Cool Wool outfits for London Collections: Men.

News

Hohenstein to introduce new tests for outdoor and athletic fabrics

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 16:01

Hohenstein Institute America will present several new fabric testing procedures and certifications for manufacturers of outdoor and athletic apparel and gear, at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, from August 6-9 in Salt Lake City, US.

Perfect Colours to sell Epson’s SureColor F series in the UK

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 15:14

Perfect Colours will supply Epson’s SureColor F series of textile printers to its UK customer base of wide-format professionals in a bid to extend the two companies’ relationship. The agreement is effective immediately.

Nonwovens help achieve high purity for biopharmaceutical industry

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 14:17

3M Purification has developed the 3M Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier to help biopharmaceutical manufacturers achieve high product purity early in the manufacturing process.

Teijin to present new polyester sportswear fabrics at Outdoor Retailer

By Tara Hounslea 28 July 2014 13:39

Teijin Frontier will present its latest advanced hybrid products at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market next month, including the new Delta 2000 fabric designed for high-performance sportswear.

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Analysis

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

Alpaca noils prices reach historical highs

By Kamelia Kountcheva 28 July 2014 11:49

This week, the Schneider Group has seen no significant changes on the prices of cashmere from China and Mongolia. In Mongolia, the season finished some weeks ago and there will be a wait until the next season begins.

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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

Cotton market: lacklustre business ahead of Eid holidays | Business Recorder

From Business Recorder 29 July 2014 00:30

Not a single deal finalised on the cotton market on Monday ahead of long holidays on account of Eid-ul-Fitr, dealers said. The official spot rate drifted lower by Rs 100 to Rs 5700, they added. The prices of seed cotton in Sindh...........

3C! Packaging offering new and enhanced packaging

From labelandnarrowweb.com 28 July 2014 21:30

3C! Packaging offering new and enhanced packaging 3C! Packaging, a Clayton, NC-based pharmaceutical packaging company specializing in the design and manufacture of custom folding cartons, printed literature,...........

IN THE MONEY: Diversification a key focus for Under Armour

From Just Style 28 July 2014 19:30

With abundant growth opportunities in the pipeline at Under Armour, the performance apparel, footwear and accessories brand has said it aims to look back on 2014 as a pivotal year in its diversification. And five of its business...........

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