• 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

Vicunha presents summery floral denim for 2015

By Kamelia Kountcheva
20 August 2014 17:20

Vicunha has presented its trends for the Spring/Summer 2015 season, saying that denim is back on top as the protagonist in all collections.

Digital printing interest at ITMA 2015 grows

By Kamelia Kountcheva
20 August 2014 15:51

The emergence of innovations and growing adoption of digital technological solutions aimed at improving print speed, design and efficiency are driving the next growth wave in the printing sector, according to ITMA organisers.

China cotton imports during July jump on previous month

By George Huang 20 August 2014 15:13

According to China Customs, cotton imports during July surged 28.46% on previous month, to 280,300 tonnes, building on June’s increase.

China yarn output increases y-o-y

By George Huang 20 August 2014 15:02

According to China National Bureau of Statistics, yarn production during July amounted to 3.28 million tonnes, down 4.31% from the previous month, indicating the seasonal impact.

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Analysis

Global digitally printed textiles set for strong growth

By Kamelia Kountcheva 20 August 2014 10:29

Worldwide output of digitally printed textiles is growing at an annual rate of 25%, according to a new report.

Calls for Cambodia to grow textile, knitwear and nonwovens base

By Thomas Maresca 20 August 2014 08:18

Exhibitors at this week’s trade show in Phnom Penh, the Cambodia International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition, called on the country to diversify into textile manufacturing, knitwear, finishing and other supporting industries.

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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

Executive Market Report – 18th August 2014

By George Huang 18 August 2014 16:18

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

US: Analysts upbeat on American Eagle Q2

From Just Style 20 August 2014 17:00

American Eagle Outfitters has revealed what analysts believe is a "good report in a difficult environment". In the three months ended 2 August, earnings amounted to US$5.8m. This compared to earnings of $19.6m in the year ago...........

BANGLADESH: Accord and Alliance discord over inspections

From Just Style 20 August 2014 17:00

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has said it will not accept inspection reports produced under the direction of third party auditors of the Alliance, and will inspect the factories themselves............

US Apparel Imports in 2nd Quarter 2014: China vs. Rest of World (Statistical Report)

From Emerging Textiles 20 August 2014 16:30

20 August 2014 - China regained shares of the US apparel import market in the second quarter, thanks to the shift in demand from cotton to man-made fiber apparel. This is reflected by our quarterly review comparing US apparel...........

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