WTiN Insight consists of 6 channels covering the manufacturing value chain for traditional & technical textiles; providing exclusive analysis of the day’s news by our in-house experts, giving our opinion on what it means. WTiN Insight continuously aggregates and organises news from authoritative 3rd party sources, to deliver a complete overview of textile manufacturing.

Insight

Turkmenistan to increase textile and cotton supplies to Russia

By Mark Rowe
06 May 2016

Russia and Turkmenistan have discussed the supply of an increased level of textile and cotton products from the central Asian country into the Russian market.

Utilization of β-Cyclodextrin

By Smita Honade, Neeraj Shrivasatava, Jayant Udakhe and Dr R V Adivarekar
06 May 2016

Research into the utilization of β-Cyclodextrin for enhancing disperse dye dyeability of wool/polyester blend fabric.

China auction weighs on ICE cotton futures

By George Huang
05 May 2016

New York cotton futures encountered a headwind this week, as the auction from the Chinese government ignited unusual enthusiasm from buyers.

Russian government to provide US$30m to domestic textile industry

By Eugene Vorotnikov
05 May 2016

The Russian government has approved a proposed programme of state support for Russia’s textile manufacturing industry, covering the current financial year, as it seeks to protect the industry against foreign competition.

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News

Boost in Pak apparel sector can create jobs for women

06 May 2016

Despite establishing a successful and growing apparel manufacturing industry, Pakistan can do more to realize its potential as a regional hub and to continue to boost opportunities, especially for women and the poor, according to a new...

Bluesign unveils web-based productivity calculator

06 May 2016

Bluesign technologies has launched blueXpert, a web-based resource productivity calculator. The application allows the manufacturer to calculate their own standard processes including chemicals used and specific company conditions in...

SVPISTM, Coimbatore to offer UG & PG courses in textiles

06 May 2016

Coimbatore based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPISTM) will now offer a three-year B.Sc Textiles programme and an MBA programme in Textiles, Apparel and Retail Management. SVPISTM has signed a...

Indonesian firm bags Made in Green by Oeko-Tex

06 May 2016

Idaman Eramandiri (IEM) has become the first textile manufacturer in Indonesia to be awarded ‘Made in Green by Oeko-Tex’ label, independent testing and certification enterprise Testex AG has announced. Made in Green is the Oeko-Tex label...

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Technical

Utilization of β-Cyclodextrin

By Smita Honade, Neeraj Shrivasatava, Jayant Udakhe and Dr R V Adivarekar 06 May 2016

Research into the utilization of β-Cyclodextrin for enhancing disperse dye dyeability of wool/polyester blend fabric.

A new candidate for nonwovens?

By Dr Edmund Carus 27 April 2016

Technical editor Dr Edmund Carus looks at a process of producing fibres from milk proteins.

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Profiles

Flexible medical knits

By Marianne Curtis 14 January 2016

The majority of main textile types are used in medical applications, so what is it that makes knitted textiles suitable for particular products in this field?

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 3rd May 2016

By George Huang 03 May 2016

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

More feedback sought on Responsible Wool Standard

From Just Style - News 06 May 2016

Textile Exchange has released the second draft of its proposed Responsible Wool Standard (RSW) - and is seeking feedback to ensure that it meets its goals and...........

US Fashion Industry Association elects new chair from Macy's

From Just Style - News 06 May 2016

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) has elected Michael Singer, vice president of customs and social compliance for Macy's Merchandising...........

A&E launches thread colour identification tool

From Just Style - News 06 May 2016

Industrial sewing and embroidery thread major American & Efird (A&E) has launched its first mobile app to help design and production teams improve the colour...........

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