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Insight

Relatively Strong Demand for Cotton Persists When Compared to Last Year

By Ralph A. Taylor-Smith
23 August 2016

Despite the fall in demand for Cotton fibres as a result of low quality (high moisture content) cotton presented in the market and the selling of Chinese reserves, demand for cotton prices is still relatively high when compared to last...

Do you recognise this blanket?

By John Scrimshaw
23 August 2016

Police in the UK are asking WTiN readers to help identify a tartan blanket that might be a major clue in an unsolved murder.

Ethiopia launches largest eco-industrial park in Africa

By John Scrimshaw
23 August 2016

Ethiopia’s government is promoting what it claims is Africa’s largest eco-industrial park, dedicated to textile and garment production.

Resource-optimised shrinkage technology

By Hans Gerhard Wroblowski
23 August 2016

The handling of thermal energy, as well as raw materials, in an efficient and sustainable way is currently a hot topic in the textile industry.

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News

From Nike to Hohenstein

23 August 2016

A former Nike chemistry director has joined Hohenstein Institute America, with part of his remit focusing on textile and materials research, and innovation.

US cotton industry leaders inducted into Hall of Fame

23 August 2016

Cotton Incorporated has announced the 2016 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame.

China to extend duty-free benefit to 17 Bangla products

23 August 2016

China is planning to add 17 more products from Bangladesh, including items like synthetic fibre, silk waste, short boots and some leather products, to the list of 4,700 products for which it has long been providing duty-free benefits. The...

Home textiles maker Indo Count expects 15-20% sales growth

23 August 2016

On the back of capacity expansion and enlarging domestic business, Indian home textiles producer and exporter, Indo Count Industries Ltd (ICIL) has forecast a 15-20 per cent growth in fiscal 2017. This includes returns from investments in...

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Technical

Superabsorbents get technical

By Dr Edmund Carus 22 August 2016

WTiN’s technical editor, Dr Edmund Carus, looks at the use of superabsorbent polymers in areas other than absorbent hygiene.

Waste not want not

By Dr Edmund Carus 19 August 2016

Technical editor Dr Edmund Carus summarises how a naturally sourced sustainable superabsorbent “alginate-like exopolysaccharide” (ALE) has been produced from the NEREDA Waste Water Process.

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Profiles

How Mayer & Cie is staying at the top after 111 years

By Jonathan Dyson 04 August 2016

Jonathan Dyson catches up with Benjamin Mayer, joint managing director, as the German circular knitting machinery manufacturer marks its 111th anniversary.

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 22nd August 2016

By George Huang 22 August 2016

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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Web Watch

Welspun India declines 20% for second session

From The Hindu Business Line - Business 23 August 2016

U.S.-based retailer Target Corp had terminated its contract with the company for...........

New Webinar Explains Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management

From Cotton Grower 23 August 2016

A new webcast on cotton fertility management has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton...........

Jenna Dewan Tatum Tapped as Danskin Ambassador, Campaign Face

From Women's Wear Daily 23 August 2016

Actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tataum is Danskin's newest brand ambassador, appearing as the face — and body — of its fall ad...........

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