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.


Indian cotton spot rates continue to fall

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:45

The expectation of record cotton production this season weighed on the price in India again during the week.

China yarn market remain quiet

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:39

The cotton yarn market in north China was weak this week as more and more small and medium sized enterprises closed their fabric plants.

Grey fabric values dip further in China

By George Huang 25 July 2014 15:34

The prices for representative grey fabrics were still on a downward trajectory in China as the market was weak in the low trading season.

200 textile businesses show support for Cotton LEADS programme

By Kamelia Kountcheva 25 July 2014 12:34

The Cotton LEADS programme, launched last October, has attracted more than 200 participants across the global cotton textile supply chain.



Eurasian customs union to introduce measures to combat illegal textile imports

By Eugene Vorotnikov 25 July 2014 16:03

The governments of the Eurasian Customs Union - Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia - are considering designing a collaborative package of measures aimed at developing their national textile and light industries. One key element of this...

Environmental protection goes east

By Adrian Wilson 25 July 2014 10:34

Through detailed ‘Blue Competence’ case studies, Germany’s VDMA is proving the efficiencies achieved by the latest machines of its member companies – and what they could mean to China.



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...

Advancing technologies in plasma treatment

By Dr Ian Holme 21 July 2014 11:30

Options expanding in fibre surface modification



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 – 21st July 2014

By George Huang 21 July 2014 14:25

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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From Just Style 25 July 2014 17:30

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From Just Style 25 July 2014 17:30

Over one year on from the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh and the Accord on Fire and Building Safety is calling on retailers and clothing brands to contribute more to the fund in order to complete its factory inspections. The...........

US: Kellwood acquires contemporary group Parker

From Just Style 25 July 2014 17:30

US clothing giant Kellwood Company has acquired Parker, a distinctive player in contemporary apparel. Kellwood said it was attracted to the brand because of its "incredible design talent and its brand vision". The deal was made...........