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.


New London hotel uses Hainsworth broadcloth

By Kamelia Kountcheva
30 July 2014 17:08

The new Ham Yard Hotel in Soho, London, UK, has used a selection of Hainsworth’s broadcloth for its interiors. Owned by London’s premier boutique hotel operators, Firmdale Hotels PLC, the hotel offers 91 individually designed bedrooms and...

Concrete Canvas receives UK Queen’s Award

By Tara Hounslea 30 July 2014 16:58

Concrete Canvas Ltd has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation by the Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan Kate Thomas.

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...



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.


Web Watch

New Objective Focusing Nanopositioner from nPoint

From Nanotechnology News 30 July 2014 20:00

Home > Press > New Objective Focusing Nanopositioner from nPoint Abstract: The nPFocus1000 is the latest addition to nPoint's nanopositioning lineup. This new piezo stage is designed to position an objective lens over 1000 µm...........

Saving seeds the right way can save the world’s plants

From Research & Development 30 July 2014 19:00

Exotic pests, shrinking ranges and a changing climate threaten some of the world's most rare and ecologically important plants, and so conservationists establish seed collections to save the seeds in banks or botanical gardens in...........

JM to manage its composites business 'more globally'

From Reinforced Plastics 30 July 2014 19:00

Previously, JM operated two Engineered Products business units: one for the Americas and one for Europe and Asia. The realignment keeps some of the regional components, mostly within the nonwovens business, while the composites,...........