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.


EFI Reggiani unveiling new technologies at ITM

By Madelaine Cornforth
27 May 2016

ITM promises to be a busy event for EFI Reggiani as the company aims to emphasise its ‘Green Factory of the Future’ for industrial textile manufacturing by unveiling two advanced, eco-friendly and efficient printing technologies at the ITM...

Sportswear drives waterproof textiles market

By Fiona Haran
27 May 2016

The waterproof breathable textiles market is forecast to hit US$2.18bn in revenue by 2022, according to a new report from Global Market Insights.

Durst ready for ITM with new sales partner

By Madelaine Cornforth
27 May 2016

Textile machinery fair ITM is set to be even more successful for Durst this year, as the industrial inkjet specialist will join its new sales partner to showcase its Alpha Series products at the Istanbul event.

The next generation of wool in sport

By Jonathan Dyson
27 May 2016

Craig Vanderoef, senior director of running apparel and customisation at Adidas, has stressed the need for the wool industry to engage directly with young consumers in order to capitalise on its opportunities in the sportswear market.



Youngone Corp to invest in Ethiopia’s textile sector

30 May 2016

Youngone Corporation, a South Korea based textile and footwear manufacturer, is planning to invest in Ethiopia’s textile sector. Youngone is ready to engage in textile and apparel manufacturing in Ethiopia as quickly as possible, the...

LMW’s net sales up 5.41% in Q4 ended March 31

30 May 2016

Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW) posted a rise of 5.41 per cent in net sales to Rs 673.19 crore in fourth quarter of year ended March 31, 2016 as compared to Rs 638.61 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal, according to a statement...

ColorJet to display digital textile printers at Heimtextil

30 May 2016

ColorJet Group, the largest manufacturer of digital inkjet printers in India, will be introducing its wider width direct-to-fabric digital home textile printer Fabjet Grand at the Heimtextil, New Delhi in hall 11, booth H06 from June...

Pak govt assures APTMA to consider budget proposals

30 May 2016

Pakistani Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar has assured the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) that the government is committed to enhance textile exports and will consider the its proposals for the 2016-17 Budget. Dar’s...



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.



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?



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...


Web Watch

Brokerages ring in volumes with mobile apps

From The Hindu Business Line - Markets 30 May 2016

Many firms invest crores to attract & retain...........

Retail ramp-up: global fashion chains grab 60,000 sq ft in May

From The Hindu Business Line - Companies 30 May 2016

After remaining tepid for the last few years, the retail real estate market saw a lot of action in May, with global retailers rolling out new stores over...........

Myntra raises the bar: aims to grow sales by 90 percent in FY16

From Fashion United 30 May 2016

The dominant online fashion retailer in India has set an ambitious goal for itself: Myntra aims to increase gross sales by 90 percent to Rs.5,000 crore,...........