The Woolmark Company has once again joined forces with Savile Row to present 'The English Gentleman' in lightweight Cool Wool outfits for London Collections: Men.


MGI launches medical scrub range featuring VisaEndurance

By Tara Hounslea 31 July 2014 16:31

Medical Grade Innovations (MGI), a subsidiary of R&T Fabrics LLC, has launched a new line of medical scrubs made from Milliken’s VisaEndurance fabric.

Epson America begins shipping new dye-sublimation printer

By Kamelia Kountcheva 31 July 2014 16:19

Epson America has commenced shipments of the Epson SureColor F7170 64-inch dye-sublimation printer. The F7170 joins the company’s SureColor F-Series line, alongside the F6070 and F7070, and integrates true roll-to-roll support for the...

Designer launches Cordura Combat Wool fabric collection

By Tara Hounslea 31 July 2014 15:50

Urban fashion designer Alex Valdman has created a new collection featuring Invista’s Cordura Combat Wool. The multi-purpose jacket and trousers have been designed to emphasise the fashion and functional aspects of the Cordura fabric.

Chinese market optimism ahead of Yarn Expo Autumn

By Kamelia Kountcheva 31 July 2014 15:47

Yarn Expo Autumn 2014 will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, to be held in hall N4 from October 20-22. With an exhibition area of 5,000sq m, nearly 150 overseas and domestic yarn suppliers will participate in this...



Vietnamese yarn tangles

By Jens Kastner 31 July 2014 11:49

According to conventional wisdom, Vietnam’s near-certain inclusion in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will clearly be a major boon to the Southeast Asian country’s textile industry.

Indonesia yarn duty could damage textile sector, warns industry association

By Jack Hewson 29 July 2014 11:16

A proposed antidumping duty on imported yarns being considered by the Indonesian antidumping agency (KADI) could increase production costs, eroding Indonesia’s competitive edge, the chairman of the Indonesian Textiles Association (API),...



Durable water repellents: alternatives to C8 fluorocarbons

By Dr Ian Holme 28 July 2014 17:14

Environmental and health concerns prompt research into new systems

Reusable clip strings set tone in string bar production

By Marianne Curtis 23 July 2014 15:21

Karl Mayer’s lace raschel machines are productive yet flexible. Latest developments include the introduction of a flexible pattern guide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the pattern guide fingers onto the string...



Adidas, Johnson Controls and partners to increase automation in textiles

By Tara Hounslea 25 July 2014 10:57

What do leading companies in the field of sportswear and car seating have in common? They are both looking for new ways to optimise how fabrics are produced to meet future challenges, of course.



Executive Market Report – 28th July 2014

By George Huang 28 July 2014 16:43

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


Web Watch

European stocks slide; Adidas sparks Ukraine worries

From Business Recorder 31 July 2014 16:30

LONDON: European stocks sank on Thursday as investors digested a barrage of results, with Frankfurt sliding after German sportswear giant Adidas issued a gloomy profits warning linked to the crisis in Ukraine. Investor...........

Freudenberg acquires interlinings specialist

From Nonwovens Industry 31 July 2014 16:00

Freudenberg’s Nonwovens Business Group has expanding its portfolio in interlinings with acquisition of Hänsel brand from Hänsel Textil, Iserlohn, Germany. Hänsel is a high quality and innovating interlinings specialist for the...........

Coupe and saloon in one

From Manila Bulletin 31 July 2014 16:00

Coupe and saloon in one For those that can’t decide between a coupe or a saloon, Asian Carmakers Corporation, distributor of BMW, presents a unique solution: the 4-series Gran Coupe. BMW calls this latest offering a...........