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

VIDEO: Take a look at the Vega One

By James Rankin
24 May 2016

Machinery company Atexco revealed its new Vega One digital textile printer at ITMA last year – which incorporates both rotary and digital technology, for what it claims is the ideal solution for textile printing.

Made in Britain

By Tansy Fall
24 May 2016

Made in Britain is a hallmark that once stood for quality, and could be seen in abundance. But over the last 40 years, it has been in decline.

Gentle textiles for high skin compatibility

By Fiona Haran
24 May 2016

Researchers at the Hohenstein Institute have established a digital method for 3-D analysis of the surface of textiles that come into direct contact with people’s skin.

China to relocate textile plants to Russia and Siberia

By Eugene Vorotnikov
24 May 2016

Chinese investors are considering expanding their presence in the Russian textile industry, according to Russia’s ministry of industry and trade.

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News

BFC to co-host debate at Meet the Manufacturer

24 May 2016

British Fashion Council will co-host a talk as part of its Positive Fashion initiative launched in 2013 with Marks & Spencer.

Fibre2Fashion to demonstrate services at CITPE 2016

24 May 2016

To service the emerging textile printing sector, Fibre2Fashion, the leading trade portal for the global textile-apparel and fashion industry, will participate in the China International Textile Printing Industrial Technology Expo (CITPE)...

Roica celebrates 10 years of research in Europe

24 May 2016

Premium stretch brand Roica, from the house of Asahi Kasei, is celebrating 10 years of responsible innovation research in Europe this year. The brand launched two unique Roica variants – Roica Eco Smart and Roica Colour Perfect....

Cornell fibre scientist receives Warner Memorial Medal

24 May 2016

Jintu Fan, head of the department of fibre science & apparel design, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, received the Textile Institute Warner Memorial Medal for outstanding research in textile science and technology. Fan’s award...

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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 – 23rd May 2016

By George Huang 23 May 2016

Global cotton values were firm last week, as buying interest for the state reservation auction in China was high. Polyester and nylon were under mounting pressure, amid a sour business tone. Wool also declined, but viscose recovered. Sales...

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Web Watch

Madonna Responds to Critics of Prince Tribute

From Women's Wear Daily 24 May 2016

Madonna shot back at critics of her tribute to Prince from the 2016 Billboard...........

10 for 10: Payoneer Recognizes Entrepreneurs as It Celebrates Anniversary

From Women's Wear Daily 24 May 2016

Payments solutions firm says it is making investments as e-commerce continues to...........

Mango Launches Clothing Collection for Ramadan

From Women's Wear Daily 24 May 2016

The Barcelona-based company a growing trend for fast-fashion retailers to create lines targeting Muslim...........

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