• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Woolmark revises specifications and licensing programme

    The Woolmark Company recently reviewed its specifications and licensing programme, launching some new sub-brands in a bid to meet the changing needs of brands ... Read More

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

    Trevira presents functional polyester fabrics with 3D character

    Fibre manufacturer Trevira is presenting Trevira CS textiles for interior sun protection at this year’s R+T Fair in Stuttgart. The company will be showing both ... 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

    Limpet teeth identified as ‘strongest’ natural material

    Limpets’ teeth consist of the strongest natural material ever tested, according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth. Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Freudenberg awarded biodegradable textiles certificate

    Freudenberg Interlining has become the first company in Germany to gain certification for the biological degradability of a textile product. Freudenberg is ... Read More


Kornit registers to offer shares to the public

By Tansy Fall
26 February 2015 14:26

Kornit Digital has announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement – on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – relating to a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares, hoping to raise...

EDANA launches 2014-2015 Sustainability Report

By Fiona Haran 26 February 2015 14:15

EDANA has launched its fourth edition of the Sustainability Report at a lunch meeting with European Union officials and industry stakeholders.

Cotton futures rise on speculative procurement

By George Huang 26 February 2015 14:10

New York cotton futures continued their upward trend on Wednesday as speculators believed the recent rally has not completed.

Indian cotton value subdued

By George Huang 26 February 2015 14:07

Cotton spot rates dropped slightly this week in India as new crops flooded into markets.



China taking a big slice of the digital textile pie

By John Scrimshaw 26 February 2015 16:35

The emergence of China as a major centre for digital textile printing – and the scale of that activity there – will come as a surprise to many. The presumption that China is tied to long lead times, volume production and low added value is...

Speciality fibres are firm during vacation

By Kamelia Kountcheva 26 February 2015 15:59

The cashmere market in China is still closed until the end of February due to Chinese New Year and traders and buyers are waiting for the new season, the Schneider Group reported.



Tackling warp tension variation

By Marianne Curtis 13 February 2015 13:22

Several studies show that during weaving, the warp tension is not absolutely constant across the fabric width. Warp tension is lower in the selvedge zones and increases towards the middle of the fabric.

Oerlikon shows way on MMF energy efficiency

By Marianne Curtis 02 February 2015 10:59

Outdated filament spinning technologies in China currently account for 42% of total energy consumption and CO2 emissions but can supply only 16% of the total filament production.



Bigger Banners: Flag Print Bern Expands Opportunities with 3.2m Printer

By WTiN 24 February 2015 11:21

When it comes to navigating the world of wide-format textile printing, Swiss company Flag Print Bern certainly knows which way the wind is blowing.



Executive Market Report – 23rd February 2015

By George Huang 23 February 2015 16:20

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


Web Watch

Amour Vert Taps Lily Kwong

From Women's Wear Daily 26 February 2015 23:00

GREEN CHIC: Amour Vert, the San Francisco, Calif.-based, eco-friendly contemporary line founded by Christoph Frehsee and Linda Balti, has tapped Lily Kwong as its director of brand strategy. Kwong, a San Francisco native and...........

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From Sri Lanka Daily News 26 February 2015 22:30

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Andrea Incontri RTW Fall 2015

From Women's Wear Daily 26 February 2015 21:00

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