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18. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Show owner expanding space for ITMA 2019

Held every four years since 1951, ITMA has reinforced its reputation as the world’s leading textile and garment technology exhibition. Exhibition space for its 18th showcase to be held in Barcelona has been fully booked by the application deadline of 6 April 2018. more

18. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

UPM launches new biocomposite material for 3D Printing

UPM Formi 3D is a new type of biocomposite that has been specially developed for 3D printing. more

18. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

digital documentation of needle breakage or a needle change

Nadelausgabewagen verhindert unnötige Wege und Wartezeiten beim Nadelwechsel Lean production, Industry 4.0 and digitalization entered the clothing industry and the clothing production process a long time ago. With the INH (Ideal Needle Handling) quality management, Groz-Beckert has been offering a way of improving the complex handling of sewing machine needles in the production process since 2016 – with Smart INH, Groz-Beckert has taken another important step towards digitalization. more

11. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Hollingsworth & Vose to increase prices on North American products

The global manufacturer of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator, and industrial applications, East Walpole, MA, to increase prices on North American Products. Citing continued escalation in raw materials prices more

10. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

DiloGroup: latest carding technology at Kisbu

DiloGroup has put into operation a newly developed high capacity carding installation of 3800 mm working width including MultiFeed card feeding and DON dosing opener at Kisbu A.S. in Muratli/Tekirdag, Turkey. more

06. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Optima: “We are on a very high revenue level for several years now”

Optima Schwäbisch Hall weiter auf Erfolgskurs The Optima packaging group GmbH (Schwäbisch Hall) increased their revenue to 350 Mio. Euro in 2017. This is the highest revenue in the company’s history. 85 percent of the revenue was attained abroad. more

05. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Increasing Italian machinery exports to the USA

In 2017 January-November period Italian exports of textile machinery to US market reached a value of about 90 million euro, with an increase of 10% on the same period of the previous year. more

04. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

OEKO-TEX: New regulations for 2018 have come into effect

The OEKO-TEX Association is again making every effort to provide support in the areas of consumer protection and sustainability along the textile value creation chain in 2018. The modifications of the existing guidelines in the product portfolio have now finally come into effect on 01 April 2018 following a three-month transition period and are valid for all certification systems and other services. more

03. April 2018 | News, Views & Markets

New company name for Teijin’s Carbon Fiber Business

The Japanese parent company Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., Tokyo/Japan, was integrated into Teijin Limited more

26. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Swissmem: Symposium in Tashkent

Symposium Uzbekistan Already a strong producer of raw cotton and yarns, Uzbekistan is now ready to take its textile manufacturing capabilities to the next stage, by investing in latest-technology for downstream processes of fabric manufacture, finishing and making-up. more

22. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

BASF increases prices for polymer dispersions, acrylic hotmelts and powders

Effective March 26, 2018, or as existing contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for polymer dispersions by up to 80 euros per metric ton and acrylic hotmelts as well as redispersible powders by up to more

22. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Additional production line at the Tayuan Tao-Yuan site in Taiwan

Freudenberg baut Kapazitäten in Taiwan aus With the new production line, Freudenberg will increase annual production of nonwovens in Tayuan Tao-Yuan by around 11,000 metric tons. more

22. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Fibertex Nonwovens makes acquisition in Brazil

Fibertex Nonwovens acquired the Brazilian manufacturer of nonwoven textiles DUCI. more

22. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Hexcel opens new manufacturing facility in Casablanca

Hexcel celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Casablanca. more

19. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Toray to expand business in India

The new facility will have an annual production capacity of about 18,000 tons and is expected to start operations in April 2020. more

19. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Indorama Ventures to acquire PET business in Brazil

Global chemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire M&G Polimeros Brazil S.A. in Ipojuca Brazil. The plant is the largest PET facility in Brazil, with capacity of 550,000 tonnes/ annum. more

16. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Euratex – New strategic course and leadership team

Euratex is pleased to announce the launch of a new strategic course to strengthen the voice of the European textile and apparel industry with the European policy institutions in Brussels as well as governmental bodies and partner organisations around the globe. more

13. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

The Hartmann Group breaks through the 2-billion-euro mark

The Group has been on course for growth both in Germany (+1.6%) and abroad (+4.7%). In the Africa, Asia and Oceania region we have been able to improve significantly on the previous year's figures. Moreover, the Hartmann Group has been particularly successful in Western and Southern Europe as it has benefited from the acquisition of Lindor and Salvacamas, which are among the best-known brands for incontinence products in Spain and Portugal. more

12. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Pidilite Industries and Jowat enter into collaboration

Pidilite Industries Ltd, manufacturer of adhesives in India, has entered into a collaboration with Jowat SE, a German family-owned enterprise and one of the leading suppliers of industrial adhesives more

08. March 2018 | News, Views & Markets

Marcos Furrer

Archroma appoints new leader Archroma today announced the appointment of Marcos Furrer to the post of President Brand & Performance Textile Specialties and Innovation, based in Archroma's headquarters in Reinach, Switzerland. more

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