This video, produced by the Italian Trade Agency in cooperation with ACIMIT and with financial support from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, highlights the strong culture of innovation that distinguishes the Italian textile industry and the importance that Italian technology plays in developing the most technical and innovative textile products.


Lighter basis weights drive industrial nonwovens market

By Fiona Haran
26 November 2015

A new report from Smithers Apex, entitled The Future of Nonwovens for Industrial Applications to 2020 has identified the key drivers for industrial nonwoven consumption and technology developments over the next five years.

Pakistan cotton values stabilise

By George Huang 26 November 2015

Pakistan cotton prices climbed slightly on Tuesday, following selective buying from mills and the fears for production.

Cotton futures recover

By George Huang 26 November 2015

Cotton futures recovered this week from a six-week low hit last Friday. The benchmark December contract on the ICE Futures US climbed during the last three sessions to 61.98 cents per pound on Wednesday – 1.94 cents, or 3.23%, higher than...

Infused performance by Formax

By Adrian Wilson
26 November 2015

Formax multiaxial carbon fabrics are finding favour with boat builders and the automotive industry, reports Adrian Wilson.



Americhem makes new fishing tool with UPM & Weyerhaeuser

27 November 2015

Americhem has developed a new fishing tool – The Fish Grip – in collaboration with UPM & Weyerhaeuser.

GST can be India’s Brahmastra against global headwinds

27 November 2015

New Assocham President Sunil Kanoria has said it is time lawmakers across parties passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST without further

MTEX unveils two digital pigment printers at ITMA

27 November 2015

MTEX unveiled two direct to textile pigment printers with inline heat fixation, eliminating the need for a two-part print and bake process and also

World’s 1st slash resistant combat shirt launched

27 November 2015

Following a number of well documented cut and slash related assaults on homeland security professionals in many countries around the globe, UK-based



Nanotechnology: thinking small to grow big

By Fiona Haran 28 October 2015

Poised to top US$75 billion by 2020, the nanotechnology market is targeting a vast array of application areas, proving that good things really do come in small packages.

A streamlined approach

By Fiona Haran 09 July 2015

A look at the latest techniques used by nonwoven manufacturers to optimise the process and quality control of their nonwovens



Healthy hygiene business

By Sally Priestley 21 October 2015

As the hygiene industry has thrived over recent decades, nonwoven companies in the sector have enjoyed ample opportunities for growth across all segments. WTiN hears from German company BICMA, which is celebrating 20 years of growth in the...



Executive Market Report-23rd Nov 2015

By George Huang 23 November 2015

Global cotton values recovered last week except in China, where the cotton price was still in doldrums. Polyester spot rates slid due to waning demand and softened feedstock in China. Nylon and viscose also dropped. Acrylic was steady, but...


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Rajasthan not just a textile hub but next destination for investors

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 27 November 2015

News Tags: Bhilwara leading centre, establishments in various textile units, integrated textile parks, investment proposals, largest producer of polyester viscose yarn, MoUs signed with several private companies, next destination...........

E-platforms strengthening backend to serve customers better

From Fashion United 27 November 2015

Online fashion platforms are investing in upgrading their technological backend to serve customers with the latest fashion trends. They are strengthening backend by focusing on big data analytics, editorial teams and artificial...........

Jabong announces Black Friday Weekend sale event

From Fashion United 27 November 2015

Fashion portal Jabong backed by the Global Fashion Group is putting efforts to revive its loss-making business and its initiatives around the festive season of Durga Puja and Diwali succeeded in cheering its cash registers. Now...........