• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Armadillo Merino shoots for the stars

    Armadillo Merino, manufacturer of next-to-skin protection garments for professionals working in high risk environments, has extended its reach to the aerospace ... Read More

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

    Fulgar focuses on sustainable polyamide microfibre

    Italian yarn manufacturer Fulgar has developed a new polyamide 6,6 microfibre, which is 99% derived from recycled materials. Read More

  • Effects

    WTiN Digital Textile Conferences 2015

    World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is to present an exciting programme of Digital Textile Conferences in 2015, with their focus on some of the key growth ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    EDAG develops weatherproof textile skin for vehicles

    EDAG, a worldwide provider of engineering services, has developed The EDAG Light Cocoon, a bionically optimised vehicle structure combined with a weatherproof ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Toray to expand nonwovens production in Indonesia

    Toray Industries has announced plans to expand its nonwovens production facility in Jakarta, Indonesia, by 18,000 tons per year. Read More


Hexcel Awarded "Best Research & Technology Partner 2014" by Aerolia SAS

By Tansy Fall 22 December 2014 16:32

Hexcel has been presented with an award for “Best Research & Technology Partner” by AEROLIA SAS (Stelia Aerospace), acknowledging the strong collaboration between the companies in demonstrating the potential of HiTape technology for next...

DuPont Consolidates Corporate Headquarters

By Tansy Fall 22 December 2014 16:16

Today, DuPont announced that it is consolidating its corporate headquarters at the company’s Chestnut Run Plaza campus in New Castle County effective July 1, 2015. This follows a review of separation of assets and real estate associated...

Toray to expand nonwovens production in Indonesia

By Fiona Haran 22 December 2014 11:00

Toray Industries has announced plans to expand its nonwovens production facility in Jakarta, Indonesia, by 18,000 tons per year.

High time for Cambodian textile industry to upgrade, says ADB

By Jens Kastner 22 December 2014 09:54

The Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) has urged Cambodia to upgrade its manufacturing sector, including the development of textile production and finishing, to successfully transition from a low-income to a middle-income country,...



Mixed fortunes for last 2014 wool sales in New Zealand

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 December 2014 11:12

The combined North and South Island auctions saw mixed results with finer, stronger and better style wools faring the best. Of the 13,078 bales on offer 81.1% sold.

Vietnam textile and garment trade shows to be hot sellers in 2015

By Jens Kastner 22 December 2014 09:36

Vietnam is planning a wide range of textile industry shows and conferences in 2015 that will help generate international business relationships enabling it to profit from any deal that may emerge regarding the planned Trans-Pacific...



Extended lifetime of cotton clothing with biotechnology

By Christian Wieth,Han Kuilderd,James Joyce,Malene Straarup,Mette Troels Berg,Per Henning Nielsen 17 December 2014 14:55

The production of clothing involves the usage of vast quantities of natural resources and is a major source of polluting emissions. There is an urgent need for processes which help to save energy, water and chemicals in the textile...

Karl Mayer launches biaxial machine

By Marianne Curtis 28 November 2014 12:07

Karl Mayer has combined the key components of its RS MSUS-V machine with biaxial technology and developed a biaxial machine featuring weft insertion in line with the courses. This new innovation is known as the Biaxtronic CO.



Printed outdoor fabrics that glow in the dark: textile craft business founded on luxury yacht market

By Tansy Fall 12 December 2014 15:44

Extex was established in 2002 out of parent company Marina Mill – a design, hand print and weaving business – as a luxury outdoor range of fabrics, specifically designed at the time for use on all exterior areas of a yacht. Twelve years...



Executive Market Report - 22nd December 2014

By George Huang 22 December 2014 20:35

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


Web Watch

Sirisoma retains the National Billiard Crown

From Sri Lanka Daily News 22 December 2014 21:00

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215 Gear – Buy American Christmas Sale And New Products

From Soldier Systems 22 December 2014 21:00

215 Gear is currently having their Buy American Christmas Sale. Now through January 5th, take advantage of store wide discounts of 15-40% off. Additionally, 215 Gear has released four new products just in time for the sale: 32...........