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China PTA exports slump in May

By George Huang
01 July 2016

According to CCF Group, the leading textile information provider in China, PTA shipments in May amounted to 67,746 tonnes, plunging 20.62% from the previous month and 29.8% on an annual basis.

REVIEW: TCBL 2016

By Madelaine Cornforth
01 July 2016

Last week's TCBL 2016 event discussed innovation, reshoring and driving change.

China cotton prices surge

By George Huang
01 July 2016

China cotton prices continue to rise this week, as spinners replenished their stock amid concern for tight supply.

China viscose staple fibre output down in May

By George Huang
01 July 2016

Data published by China National Bureau of Statistics has indicated that viscose staple fibre production in May shrank 3.76% from April, to 256,000 tonnes.

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News

India ranked 35th in World Bank’s logistics index

01 July 2016

India has moved up from 54th place in 2014 to 35th in 2016 in the World Bank’s biennial measure of international supply chain efficiency, called Logistics Performance Index. Germany emerged as the top performer for the second time in a...

Teijin displays specialty filters at Drink JAPAN 2016

01 July 2016

Teijin Limited, Japan’s technology-driven group, is exhibiting a range of specialty-use filters at Drink JAPAN 2016, Japan’s only trade show specialised in beverage and liquid food development and manufacturing, held at the Tokyo Big...

VDMA honours engineers for energy efficiency focus

01 July 2016

At the VDMA Textile Machinery Forum, the German trade body honoured six young engineers, for their focus on lightweight construction and energy efficiency. The award winners demonstrated practical relevance to show that economical...

ARS develops cotton disposable disinfecting wipes

01 July 2016

Scientists at the cotton chemistry and utilisation research unit from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Louisiana have developed cotton disposable disinfecting wipes. Disposable disinfecting wipes made from nonwoven synthetic...

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Technical

The power of polymer blends

By T Schlüter, D Gates, G Köppe, G Seide, T Gries, T Krooß & L Van der Schueren 24 June 2016

A report into the applications of innovative textiles and composites made from polymer blends.

All in the head

By Dr John Provost 15 June 2016

Further growth in high-production digital textile printing will be driven by print-head developments. Will MEMS be the enabling technology to fuel the growth?

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Profiles

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?

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Reports

Executive Market Report – 27th June 2016

By George Huang 27 June 2016

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

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Web Watch

BOC plays international matchmaker for SMEs

From China Daily 02 July 2016

China air quality company among those helped to find European...........

Robots give firms a helping hand

From China Daily 02 July 2016

Companies embracing the new technology to improve production efficiency and...........

RIL, SBI sign shareholder pact for payments bank joint venture

From The Hindu Business Line - Business 01 July 2016

Reliance Industries (RIL) has signed a shareholder agreement with SBI to set up a payments bank joint venture.“The Subscription and Shareholders’ Agreement...........

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