• Markets

    Pakistan’s textiles and clothing exports pick up in February

    Figures published by Pakistan’s National Bureau of Statistics indicate that textiles and clothing export earnings grew in February by over 3% compared with the ... Read More

  • Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    India and China dominate wool exports to US

    India dominates exports of wool textiles, whilst China is the number one supplier of woollen apparel to the US. Read More

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

    BASF to enhance Brazilian polyamide production line

    BASF is to replace all the polyamide categories currently sold at its production plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, with its own Ultramid high performance ... Read More

  • Fabrics

    Moving to the high ground

    A glance at Hong Kong’s official trade data gives the impression that all is rosy for the Chinese special administrative region’s (SAR) knitwear manufacturers. ... Read More

  • Effects

    New textile solution centre aims to push boundaries of print

    Epson took a significant step forward in its strategy to expand its position in industrial markets, with the opening of a Textile Solution Center in Como, ... Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    ITMA becomes headline sponsor of the Future Materials Awards

    ITMA has become the Headline Sponsor of the Future Materials Awards, which will take place in November 2014, in Dresden, Germany. Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Medical focus: Nonwovens in woundcare

    Demand for nonwovens used in woundcare applications is growing worldwide. Alan Osborn and Julian Ryall report Read More


Eco single layer breathable nanowebs developed

By Dr Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University 22 April 2014 15:43

Researchers at Texas Tech University have developed single layer breathable nanowebs using a green electrospinning process.

Suominen employs nonwovens senior vice president

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 April 2014 15:26

Suominen Corporation has appointed Lynda Kelly as senior vice president of its Care business area and a member of the corporate executive team, effective from May 12.

Cover Up acquires new MTEX printer

By Kamelia Kountcheva 22 April 2014 14:44

Cover Up, an Irish print house, has invested in a new MTEX 5032 direct-to-textile printer in order to expand its services for exhibition and display companies.

Brintons to exhibit High Definition Weave collection

By Marianne Curtis 22 April 2014 13:31

Brintons is to present its High Definition Weave collection at the forthcoming HD expo in Las Vegas.



Quality mohair clip attracts demand

By Charlotte Rogers 22 April 2014 12:13

A selection of 'excellent' individual clips attracted buyer demand in South Africa.

Volatility persists in Mongolian cashmere market

By Renzo Ricci 22 April 2014 12:02

The Schneider Group reports continued volatility in the Mongolian cashmere market.



Saving energy in drawing process

By Marianne Curtis 10 April 2014 10:48

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in textile activities including spinning. Retech, which develops and produces components and installations for processing of synthetic filaments mainly in the mechanical and thermal...

Strong year for Crealet

By Marianne Curtis 09 April 2014 10:16

Crealet saw a strong financial year in 2013, profiting from recognition of the quality of its products and greater awareness of the company worldwide, said CEO Walter Wirz.



New textile solution centre aims to push boundaries of print

By John Scrimshaw 16 April 2014 15:41

Epson took a significant step forward in its strategy to expand its position in industrial markets, with the opening of a Textile Solution Center in Como, Italy.



Executive Market Report - 22 th April 2014

By George Huang 22 April 2014 17:21

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


Web Watch

INDIA: Better Cotton approves spend for 50 projects

From Just Style 23 April 2014 09:30

The program, whose committee includes retailers and brands such as Ikea, H&M, VF Corp and Marks & Spencer, recently met in Delhi, India to approve the projects across India, Pakistan, China, Mozambique and Mali. The projects...........

RIL ties up 12-year loan of $550 mn

From The Hindu Business Line 23 April 2014 07:30

Reliance Industries has tied up a 12-year loan of $550 million for its proposed expansion of petrochemical plant and new gasification plant and refinery off-gas cracker over the next two to three years. The loan is co-financed...........

Over 7pc growth in export of textile, clothing - DAWN.COM

From DAWN Group 23 April 2014 07:30

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s exports of textile and clothing products witnessed an over seven per cent growth in the first nine months of the current fiscal year from a year ago, mainly owing to hike in export of raw cotton and low...........