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.


Cotton producers visit Mid-South cotton operations

By Kamelia Kountcheva 30 July 2014 15:51

Tomorrow is the last day of the four-day National Cotton Council's (NCC) 2014 Producer Information Exchange (PIE) programme, offering nine cotton producers the opportunity to see cotton operations in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee.

AWI to invest $800,000 in ewe management course

By Kamelia Kountcheva
30 July 2014 15:19

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) will invest an additional $800,000 to the Lifetime Ewe Management course (LTEM), for its further expansion up to 2017. Over the last 12 years, the course and the Lifetime Wool research project it evolved...

Lenzing starts production at Tencel jumbo plant

By Marianne Curtis 30 July 2014 14:56

Lenzing Group has begun production at its new Tencel jumbo production facility, said to be the largest in the world, at the Lenzing site in Upper Austria.

Clariant sees steady results in Q2

By Kamelia Kountcheva 30 July 2014 14:32

Clariant, manufacturer of speciality chemicals, has announced sales of CHF1.531bn ($1.69bn) for the second quarter of 2014, compared to CHF1.544bn ($1.71bn) in the comparable period of 2013.



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



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...



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.



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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JM re-aligning engineered products business

From Nonwovens Industry 30 July 2014 16:00

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Eastman to acquire Knowlton Technologies

From Nonwovens Industry 30 July 2014 16:00

Acquisition supports company’s commitment to microfibers growth...........

GHANA: Task force to tackle textile design piracy

From Just Style 30 July 2014 15:30

The Ghanaian government has set up a task force to combat the trade in counterfeit versions of the country’s textile designs. The 16-member task force under the chairmanship of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Samuel Naa Musah,...........