• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Uzbek lab becomes third to be certified by ICA Bremen

    Cotton quality is something which sets apart the different production areas and their yields, which is very important for a thriving market. Being sure in that ... Read More

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

    Textile cars of the future

    The automotive industry is always looking to streamline itself. The motor vehicle itself was a ground-breaking accomplishment, and from then on, one ... Read More

  • Effects
    Effects

    World Textile Summit names first speakers

    The first speakers have been announced for the World Textile Summit, which will be co-located with ITMA 2015 and explore sustainability strategies to Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Techtextil 2015 welcomes new visitor and exhibitor records

    WTiN was delighted to attend last week’s Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. A first visit for some of the team, it was great to meet the people ... Read More

  • Nonwovens
    Nonwovens

    Pioneering foam forming technology

    Renowned for the major cost saving possibilities it offers paper and paperboard manufacturers, foam forming technology is also making an impact in the ... Read More

Insight

Pakistan’s textile-focused sector is changing course – an a good thing too, says expert

By Poorna Rodrigo
29 May 2015

A consultant on the Asia textile and clothing industry has argued that a recent weak performance in Pakistan’s textile export segment should not be a concern for the country’s government, as long as ready-made-garment sales hold up....

In nonwovens we depend

By Sally Priestley 29 May 2015

EDANA’s recent campaign to champion the value of durable nonwovens – in improving people’s everyday lives and in contributing to a more sustainable future for its various end use applications – took the form of an engaging infographics...

Pegas sees EBITDA and net profit rise

By Fiona Haran 29 May 2015

Pegas Nonwovens recorded consolidated revenues of EUR 60.6 million in the first quarter of 2015 – up by 2.9% year-on-year – according to unaudited results.

EFI withdraws from ITMA

By John Scrimshaw 28 May 2015

Wide-format printer manufacturer EFI has pulled out of the forthcoming ITMA textile-machinery show in Milan, WTiN has learned. To date EFI has been only a marginal player in textile applications, which it has addressed through the limited...

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News

Intertextile Shanghai expected to host 4,000 exhibitors

29 May 2015

Less than five months away, organisers of autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Messe Frankfurt said the trade show is already on

Shima Seiki to partake in three Brazilian trade shows

29 May 2015

Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki together with its Brazilian representative, Brastema Tecnologia is participating in

Economic weakness trip luxury sales in key markets

29 May 2015

Of the 13 categories tracked in the BrandZ top 100 most valuable global brands, luxury declined most in Brand Value, with a 6 per cent drop compared

ITMA 2015 to host Textile Colourant & Nonwovens Forums

29 May 2015

Alongside the exhibition, ITMA 2015 will also be complemented by a wide range of knowledge sharing events that will feature discussions on issues that

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Technical

Finding the right filtration formula

By Robert Martin 28 May 2015

Nonwovens provide solutions for a wide range of filtraion media, but opting for nonwoven filters with an electret charge can improve air filtration efficiency in buildings, while also helping to reduce HVAC system running costs.

Delivering perfect fit seamlessly

By Alan Fellingham 12 May 2015

Obtaining correct finished size when manufacturing seamless knitted garments can be challenging. However, there are techniques that can assist with this process.

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Profiles

Sherpa support

By Debra Cobb 22 May 2015

The selection of Sherpa Adventure Gear’s hand-knit Kirtipur Sweater Jacket as the 2015 ISPO Award Gold Winner for Lifestyle & Fashion Products in Munich in January was not only a cause for celebration, but an affirmation of the Nepal-based...

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Reports

NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Chris Wilcox 29 May 2015

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

Luxury brands hot in China, but stores get the cold shoulder

From China Daily 29 May 2015

Ministry announces tax cuts on selected goods to boost imports Interior designer Sun Yansi walked into Shanghai's luxurious Celine store in April and asked to try on a dress. It fit perfectly, but instead of going to the cash...........

Clarion call to masses on biomass

From China Daily 29 May 2015

Danish enzyme producer is on a mission to clean up and to educate Many Chinese farmers have traditionally regarded wheatstraw, cornstalk and other agricultural waste as good only for burning, with the air pollution that this...........

Seafolly to Open in La Jolla

From California Apparel News 29 May 2015

Australian swimwear brand Seafolly is increasing its bid for the U.S. market. It is scheduled to open its second American store on May 30. It will be located at Westfield UTC retail center in La Jolla, Calif. The brand’s first...........

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