• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Sustainability in furniture textiles with Gabriel A/S

    Gabriel A/S is a European manufacturer of high-quality furniture upholstery fabrics and materials, servicing a number of consumers looking to furnish offices, ... Read More

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

    Menges expands roller size capacity

    Menges Roller, manufacturer and maintenance provider for industrial rollers for the nonwovens and manmade fabrics industries, has extended its size capacity ... Read More

  • Fabrics
    Fabrics

    True survivor

    Alamac American Knits, a circular knitter with a 68-year history, has evolved through the decades and can be considered a true survivor of the upheavals in the ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    China’s technical textiles industry is hard on the heels of European manufacturers

    China’s technical textile sector – producing everything from protective gear for steel workers to materials used in artificial kidneys – has enjoyed strong ... Read More

  • Nonwovens
    Nonwovens

    P&G re-enters adult incontinence market

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) has officially launched the Always Discreet line of liners, pads and underwear for adult incontinence as an extension to its Always ... Read More

News

AWI updates on breech flystrike R&D

By Kamelia Kountcheva
22 August 2014 12:39

Woolgrowers, researchers, consultants, vets and welfare experts discussed the latest developments and trial results from Australian Wool Innovation's (AWI) flystrike prevention programme at the National R&D Technical Update on Breech...

Cotton seed treatment market to soar by 2020

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 August 2014 11:45

The North American market for seed treatment in cotton is likely to reach $74.8m by 2020 from an estimated $55.6m in 2014 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5%, according to new findings reported by Research and Markets.

New York cotton futures continue robust rebound

By George Huang 21 August 2014 15:57

Spurred by the wave of short-covering, the most-active cotton contract of ICE Futures US surged on August 20, to 65.81 cents a lb, rising 1.65 cents, or 2.57%, the biggest one-day gain of the last five months.

Pakistan cotton value rules firmer

By George Huang 21 August 2014 15:52

Recent strength of the US Dollar prompted Pakistan cotton traders to seal more deals with foreign buyers. As a consequence, Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) spot rate was up on Thursday, to Rs 5,500 per maund, with a 12,000 bales trading...

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Analysis

UAE textile potential

By Marianne Curtis 22 August 2014 09:40

Hosting its first International Textile Fair this November in Dubai, the UAE is the largest consumer of textiles in the Middle East. In 2011, the total import value of textile products was $13bn. Revenues from the UAE textile industry...

How will ASEAN economic community affect Vietnam’s textile and garment industry?

By Jens Kastner 22 August 2014 08:34

The Vietnamese textile and garment industry has yet to prepare comprehensively for the onset of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Economic Community (AEC) next year.

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Technical

Three-layer knitted fabric system

By Ralph Innes 18 August 2014 14:02

Putian Huafeng has applied for a patent for a new system of preparation technology for a warp-knitted elastic jacquard three-layer fabric. The technology comprises three steps. The first involves machinery for warping, at constant speed,...

Orthopaedic orthosis

By Marianne Curtis 13 August 2014 07:57

Italy-based BFT Medical has applied for a patent for a knitted orthopaedic orthosis in the form of a post operative knee brace. The invention is designed to overcome the draw-backs of the conventional knee brace and is made entirely from...

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Profiles

Sustainability in furniture textiles with Gabriel A/S

By Kamelia Kountcheva 12 August 2014 14:45

Gabriel A/S is a European manufacturer of high-quality furniture upholstery fabrics and materials, servicing a number of consumers looking to furnish offices, residences and public buildings. The company has been identified by Oeko-Tex as...

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Reports

NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Chris Wilcox 22 August 2014 10:42

Weekly analysis of the Australian Wool Market by Chris Wilcox, Executive Director of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia.

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Web Watch

Wool Prices in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand (Weekly Report)

From Emerging Textiles 22 August 2014 12:30

22 August 2014 - Wool prices further fell this week in Australia. Our weekly report delivers a comprehensive view of wool prices in Australia, with a long list of micron types in A$, US$ and euro terms. Historical charts are also...........

Spandex and PTMEG Prices in China (Monthly Report)

From Emerging Textiles 22 August 2014 12:30

22 August 2014 - Spandex prices slightly fell in the past weeks in China, over a rather weak demand level. Our monthly report covers spandex and PTMEG prices on the domestic Chinese market, with latest trends of gross margins at...........

US chemicals output up 1.2% in July, says ACC

From Chemicals Technology 22 August 2014 12:30

Print Email Chemical production in the US increased 1.2% in July, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest data from the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The ACC said that the...........

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