• Natural Fibres & Yarns
    Natural Fibres & Yarns

    Uzbek lab becomes third to be certified by ICA Bremen

    Cotton quality is something which sets apart the different production areas and their yields, which is very important for a thriving market. Being sure in that ... Read More

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

    Textile cars of the future

    The automotive industry is always looking to streamline itself. The motor vehicle itself was a ground-breaking accomplishment, and from then on, one ... Read More

  • Effects

    World Textile Summit names first speakers

    The first speakers have been announced for the World Textile Summit, which will be co-located with ITMA 2015 and explore sustainability strategies to Read More

  • Technical Textiles
    Technical Textiles

    Techtextil 2015 welcomes new visitor and exhibitor records

    WTiN was delighted to attend last week’s Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. A first visit for some of the team, it was great to meet the people ... Read More

  • Nonwovens

    Pioneering foam forming technology

    Renowned for the major cost saving possibilities it offers paper and paperboard manufacturers, foam forming technology is also making an impact in the ... Read More


Growth opportunity for UK textile and garment manufacturers

By Marianne Curtis 22 May 2015

With increasing interest from retailers in UK sourcing, a recent event designed to give UK textile and garment manufacturers improved information on how to meet retailer requirements is a useful development.

Cotton futures touch four-week low

By George Huang 22 May 2015

Cotton futures on ICE US continued their declining trend on May 21 even though the better-than-expected export data released by the US Department of Agriculture had boosted the cotton values to their intraday peak in trading.

Europe: the new nonwovens

By Alan Osborn 22 May 2015

The maturing European nonwovens sector is an industry seeing a stream of technical innovations and market trends drive growth, as it strives for high value added products.

Global growth

By Jonathan Dyson 22 May 2015

The major worsted yarn producer the Südwolle Group is growing strongly as it expands its manufacturing facilities in both China and Europe.



INDA announces finalists for wipes innovation award

22 May 2015

The three finalists that will compete for the Innovation Award at the upcoming international World of Wipes trade fair in the US have now been selected.

WMT&R opens new composites testing centre of excellence

22 May 2015

US-based Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Inc. (WMT&R) has opened its new composites centre of excellence. The state-of-the-art

Royal DSM names Ascend as supplier for PA66 base-polymer

22 May 2015

Royal DSM has named Ascend Performance Materials as a strategic supplier to DSM for PA66 base-polymer used as raw material for Akulon PA66 compounds

Cordura sponsors Struktur Event for active outdoor design

22 May 2015

Invista’s Cordura brand sponsored for the recently held second annual Struktur Event, a creative conference for the active outdoor design industry,



Delivering perfect fit seamlessly

By Alan Fellingham 12 May 2015

Obtaining correct finished size when manufacturing seamless knitted garments can be challenging. However, there are techniques that can assist with this process.

The all-in-one solution

By Sally Priestley 20 April 2015

Shemesh Automation’s XPander packing solution for wet wipes has been two years in the making. Shai Shemesh explains why the market needed an all-in-one machine offering top-notch packaging technology.



Sherpa support

By Debra Cobb 22 May 2015

The selection of Sherpa Adventure Gear’s hand-knit Kirtipur Sweater Jacket as the 2015 ISPO Award Gold Winner for Lifestyle & Fashion Products in Munich in January was not only a cause for celebration, but an affirmation of the Nepal-based...



Executive Market Report – 18th May 2015

By George Huang 18 May 2015

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


Web Watch

ITAMMA signs a MoU with KCT for common facility centre

From Yarn and Fibres Exchange 22 May 2015

News Tags: Cluster Development Programme, engineering and plastics, Indian Textile Accessories and Machinery Manufacturer’s Association, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium enterprises, testing...........

Time for a one-woman show

From The Express Tribune 22 May 2015

Speaking to The Express Tribune, the fashion designer revealed why she opened the store. “I’ve been designing clothes for years and, for the longest time, it was under the label Slate. It’s time for me to stand on my feet,” she...........

Warmer weather sends UK clothing sales soaring

From Just Style - News 22 May 2015

Warmer weather and an early Easter helped to boost demand for clothing in April, with sales at UK retailers soared compared to the prior month. just-style gives you the widest apparel and textile market coverage. Paid just-style...........