• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Woolmark’s Wool Denim showcased at PV

    The Woolmark Company showcased its Wool Denim, The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2015/16 at Première Vision, Paris, last week. Read More

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

    Political and economic conditions impede MMF industry

    Mr Friedrich Weninger of the Austrian Man-made Fibers Institute in Vienna opened last week’s 53rd Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn MFC), reflecting ... Read More

  • Effects

    WTiN to hold second conference on digital printing for home textiles at Heimtextil

    World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is to run a second edition of the European Digital Textile Conference – Digital Printing for Homes and Interiors – ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Finalists announced for ITMA Future Materials Awards 2014

    A stellar line-up of top global brands and businesses from across the technical textiles industry have been announced as finalists in the inaugural ITMA Future ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    OUTLOOK focuses on nonwovens industry growth and sustainability

    Opening the 13th edition of OUTLOOK, the world-leading conference for the nonwovens personal care industry, Pierre Wiertz, general manager of EDANA reminded ... Read More


EDANA symposium for MENA region is postponed

By Sally Priestley 24 October 2014 13:27

International nonwovens association EDANA has postponed its upcoming Middle East and North Africa Nonwovens Symposium, which was due to take place in Dubai on 17-18 February, 2015.

Polartec Apex Award winners feature in new video series

By Kamelia Kountcheva 24 October 2014 12:56

Polartec, the producer of lightweight wicking fabrics and weather protection textiles, features the designers and developers of select 2014 Polartec Apex Award-winning products in a new video series and social media campaign.

H&V to increase prices on high efficiency and speciality filtration products

By Fiona Haran 24 October 2014 11:53

Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global leader in the supply of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator and industrial applications, has announced a price increase on high efficiency and speciality products globally.

Dyneema fibre gives cut-resistant gloves the edge

By Kamelia Kountcheva 24 October 2014 10:59

DSM Dyneema, the producer of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibre Dyneema, has appointed JS Gloves as its first premium manufacturing partner for cut-resistant gloves in Europe.



New Widodo government must boost transport infrastructure to improve textile logistics, says consultant

By Jack Hewson 24 October 2014 12:24

The government of Indonesia’s new President Joko Widodo — who was inaugurated on Monday (October 20) — will need to invest heavily in infrastructure to boost the country’s textiles and broader manufacturing sector, according to a senior...

Developments in environmentally responsible flame retardants

By Lado Benisek 24 October 2014 11:58

Centexbel, Ghent, Belgium, organised its 2nd International FR Conference on Fire-Safe Textiles and Plastics from October 16-17, with about 140 participants.



US circular knitting design centre in progress

By John McCurry 30 September 2014 10:46

The only remaining circular knitting machine builder on US soil is thriving as it evolves with the industry and has big plans for new technology and projects.

Firing up an industry

By Dr John Provost 26 September 2014 16:58

Print head development – the key component driving growth in digital textile printing



Contifibre celebrates 20 years of production in France

By Marianne Curtis 15 October 2014 11:45

Contifibre has celebrated 20 years of production in France. At an evening event held recently, 100 representatives of customers from across France and Belgium enjoyed a dinner and catwalk show charting the history of women’s lingerie and...



Executive Market Report – 20th October 2014

By George Huang 20 October 2014 16:21

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


Web Watch

Dassault Systèmes to launch 3D Platform in UK

From Just Style 24 October 2014 14:00

Dassault Systèmes, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and 3D leader have partnered with international software business Island Pacific, to launch a 3D platform for the UK apparel industry. At present, brands such as Benetton,...........

Crystal Group steps up efforts in carbon monitoring

From Just Style 24 October 2014 14:00

Hong Kong based manufacturing giant Crystal Group has stepped up its efforts to disclose greenhouse gas emissions by becoming one of just two unlisted companies taking part in a climate change questionnaire. The company responded...........

IIM-K completes summer placements

From The Hindu Business Line 24 October 2014 12:30

IIM Kozhikode has completed summer placements for the 18th batch of its flagship Post Graduate programme in a record 10 days’ time. The season saw offers made by 107 recruiters, which included more than 50 new companies. The...........