• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    What’s behind cotton overproduction and the low prices?

    In the wake of the International Cotton Advisory Committee’s (ICAC) predicted a cotton production surplus of 1.7 million tonnes for the 2014/15 season, ICAC ... Read More

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

    RadiciGroup presents low-denier carpet yarns at Domotex 2015

    RadiciGroup introduced its new 2015 BCF yarn collection, part of its Radifloor brand, at Domotex 2015. The product has been optimised, rationalised and ... Read More

  • Effects

    WTiN Digital Textile Conferences 2015

    World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is to present an exciting programme of Digital Textile Conferences in 2015, with their focus on some of the key growth ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Garmatex launches cotton substitute

    Garmatex Technologies, a supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, has launched its Kottinu fabric at The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Bostik campaign marks 125th year

    Bostik’s Global Nonwovens Business Unit is celebrating 125 years in business with a new campaign urging customers to “Stick with Bostik. The best is yet to ... Read More


Global yarn prices mixed

By George Huang 30 January 2015 15:05

Yarn markets failed to establish a clear trend around the world this week as currencies fluctuated against the US dollar.

Polyprint certified as OEKO-TEX class 1

By Tansy Fall 30 January 2015 12:26

Polyprint, manufacturers of direct-to-garment printing solutions, has received certification that it is OEKO-TEX class 1, for inkjet printing on cotton fabrics, pre-treatment and printing with 5 colour pigments, using the Polyprint...

Mimaki Sb300 and Sb53 inks achieve OEKO-TEX Accreditation

By Tansy Fall 29 January 2015 16:35

Mimaki, manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, has attained the OEKO-TEX accreditation, for direct skin contact, for its Sb300 series dye sublimation inks and Sb53 sublimation transfer inks.

CCI sells cotton stockpiles back to weak market

By George Huang 29 January 2015 15:40

Cotton quotations recovered on January 27 in India, providing a precious chance for The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to cut back inventories, with an initial offer of 5,100 cotton bales for auction.



A hands-on approach to innovation

By Fiona Haran 30 January 2015 17:06

At International CES 2015, held in Las Vegas in January, 3D printing expert Fried Vancraen from Materialise commented that more and more companies are recognising the importance of the medical device industry. From neurostimulation...

Technical textiles to be Indonesia’s focus in 2015

By Jack Hewson 30 January 2015 13:52

Technical textiles will be a key focus at textile and clothing trade shows staged in Jakarta during the coming year, according to a senior event organiser. The Indonesian textile sector is planning a range of conferences for April,...



Dual core yarn challenge

By Marianne Curtis 30 January 2015 11:05

Splicing of currently in vogue dual core yarns can be tricky but cutting edge Swiss technology is helping to address this issue enabling production of high quality fabrics from these yarns.

Pathways to prosperity

By Marianne Curtis 26 January 2015 09:05

India’s textile industry still struggles with cotton contamination which has a knock-on effect on success throughout the textile value chain. A recent workshop examined the issues



Science in style

By Kamelia Kountcheva 27 January 2015 14:46

Fashion designer Brooke Roberts loves a combination: she married the seemingly incompatible fields of radiography and fashion design and she favours fibre blends in yarns. She talks MRI scans and merino wool with WTiN



NCWSBA Australian Wool Market Report

By Chris Wilcox 30 January 2015 09:48

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


Web Watch

Grasim Q3 net profit at Rs. 334 cr

From The Hindu Business Line 31 January 2015 19:00

Grasim Industries Limited, an Aditya Birla Group Company, announced a rise of 13 per cent in its net revenue at Rs. 8,036 crore (consolidated) in the third quarter ended December 31, 2014 against Rs. 7,117 crore in the year-ago...........

A table for 60

From Manila Bulletin 31 January 2015 18:00

One glimpse at the glittering The Peninsula Manila’s upper lobby setting said it all. The soft-spoken arbiter of fine, sartorial taste Mel Meer has once again wowed his guests with his talent for creating events that make a...........

Pakistani value-added textile sector in immense problem as Rs 205 bn refund claims stuck up with FBR

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 31 January 2015 13:00

News Tags: cash crunch, custom rebate, drawback on local taxes and levies, Federal Board of Revenue, Pakistan textile industry, Pakistan value-added textile sector, payable to exporters, PRGMEA, refimd of ST, refunds, sales...........