• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Patagonia cuts ties with Ovis XXI after animal mistreatment investigation

    Outdoor garment manufacturer Patagonia has severed its ties with Ovis XXI, a grassland regeneration B Corp, following an investigation into inhumane animal ... Read More

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

    Countervailing duties on US and EU PET imports to help local producers

    Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL) has welcomed the latest developments from the US and the EU regarding countervailing duties (CVD) on polyethylene terephthalate ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Industry 4.0: The march of progress

    Industry 4.0 has been revolutionising production processes for technical textiles companies across Germany, bringing increased speed and efficiency for ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Out with the old…

    Global nonwovens manufacturers are under pressure to update their polypropylene spunbond and spunmelt facilities as demand for this technology grows. Read More


Indian cotton values advance

By George Huang 03 September 2015

Boosted by the recovered procurement from spinners, Indian cotton prices inched up this week amid stable supply.

China spinners snub auction of state reserve cotton

By George Huang 03 September 2015

According to data published by China National Cotton Reserves Cooperation (CNCRC), the auction of state reserve cotton during July and August missed the expectations of the government, with a mere 63,400 tonnes changing hands, 6.34% of the...

Vietnam silk-makers embrace technology transfers to revive production

By Jens Kastner
03 September 2015

Vietnam’s fledgling silk sector is aiming for sustainable growth, competing with China’s dominant silk producers by stressing the quality of their production and securing technology transfers from abroad. Japanese companies have been...

In D30 we Trust

By Adrian Wilson
03 September 2015

Booming UK business D30 is using a new round of funding to take its unique impact protection products into ever more markets and application areas.



Uster celebrates 50 years of offering cleaner yarns

03 September 2015

Spinners can set up automatic yarn clearing with the latest Uster Quantum 3 at the push of a button, a feature, which is the legacy of 50 years’

Yarn Fabric and Accessories Show kicks off from Dec 14

03 September 2015

Yarn Fabric and Accessories Trade Show 2015 with a specific focus on the textile and apparel industry will run from December 14-17, 2015 at NSIC

OMPET licenses BP PTA technology for 1.1mn tons/year plant

03 September 2015

BP and Oman International Petrochemical Industries Company (OMPET) have entered into a licensing agreement for BP’s latest generation purified

H. Stoll inks partnership with Shang Gong Group

03 September 2015

German flat knitting machine manufacturer H. Stoll AG & Co. KG has inked a partnership with Shanghai based Shang Gong Group (SGG) which has a



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

How black is your black?

By Dr John Provost 12 June 2015

The selection of digital textile-printing systems by any textile printer is a long and complex process that requires many detailed discussions between the printer and the machinery supplier. These will encompass everything from...



Dupont: protecting key assets

By Adrian Wilson 01 September 2015

DuPont remains a pioneer in the development of products for the workwear and personal protection markets, thanks to its portfolio of key performance fibres – all invented over half a century ago.



Executive Market Report – 1st September 2015

By George Huang 01 September 2015

A detailed review of movements in fibre, yarn and fabric prices from the previous week, along with changes in production costs.


Web Watch

Emily Ratajkowski Parties for the Irish Fast-Fashion Label Primark

From Women's Wear Daily 03 September 2015

May Kwok, Natalie Joos and more turned out to mark Primark's Stateside...........

B&G to buy General Mills' Green Giant frozen foods business

From Reuters - Business News 03 September 2015

Snack food company B&G Foods Inc (BGS.N) said it would buy General Mills Inc's (GIS.N) Green Giant frozen foods and Le Sueur canned vegetables brands for about $765 million to expand its distribution network and enter the frozen...........

Tazreen Fashions boss indicted

From Financial Express Bangladesh 03 September 2015

A Dhaka court on Thursday indicted managing director and chairperson of Tazreen Fashions for the 2012 fire that killed more than one hundred workers of the apparel maker. The court of Dhaka's District and Sessions Judge M Kuddus...........