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RICOH shares DMF concept workflow at ShanghaiTex 2019

RICOH shares DMF concept workflow at ShanghaiTex 2019

"RICOH shared its Digital Micro Factory (DMF) concept workflow at the 19th International Textile Industry Exhibition (ShanghaiTex 2019), held from November 25-28 at the Shanghai Expo Center. Ramp up-RICOH’s partnership by Universal Platform was officially launched at the M2 Conference Hall on Nov 26 with a ceremo... Read more

China looks at increasing its exports, creating opportunities for others

China looks at increasing its exports, creating opportunities for others

"The Chinese textile industry has become a key player after decades of reform. In 2018, Chinese production of chemical fibers made up over two thirds of the global production. “Textile exports from the country also increased by 3.5 per cent to reach 37.6 per cent of the world’s total in 2018, while apparel ... Read more

“We need to explore the manmade fiber segment”

“We need to explore the manmade fiber segment”

Ravi Kapoor, Textile Secretary expounds on the current scenario of Indian textile exports and reforms needed to boost them.   If India aims to be five trillion dollar economy, it needs to drive its exports first. “However, our exports are not very competitive on a global level, said Ravi Kapoor, Textil... Read more

Turkey to lead performance-based textile market in future

Turkey to lead performance-based textile market in future

"Turkey is not just the biggest textile producing country on the European continent but also the third largest textile exporter of Europe, the seventh largest apparel exporter in the world, the fourth largest apparel supplier of Europe, and the fourth interior textiles exporter in the world"   Over the past seve... Read more

Telangana Textile Park has signed up with Youngone

Telangana Textile Park has signed up with Youngone

"Youngone is a global exporter of apparel. Founded in 1974, Youngone Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of outdoor/athletic clothing, textiles, footwear and gear built with a history of innovation, partnership and trust. They have operations in 13 countries, including the United States, Switzerland, Banglades... Read more

Sustainable cotton farming grows in India with new schemes

Sustainable cotton farming grows in India with new schemes

"Since the cotton producing regions have unique soil and agro-climatic conditions, the cotton produced by them are of different varieties and staple groups. The different varieties of cotton produced in India include medium staple, medium long staple and long staple. The country has largest area under Bt Cotton cultiva... Read more

“We need to build a better infrastructure and bigger clusters to compete wi…

“We need to build a better infrastructure and bigger clusters to compete with other countries.”

India’s share in global textile exports has declined while that of other countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam is increasing. HK Magu, Chairman, AEPC expounds on the reasons for this decline in exports and strategies for their revival.  Due to the ongoing US-China trade war, the Indian apparel industry expe... Read more

Ring spinning for smooth functioning of machinery

Ring spinning for smooth functioning of machinery

"Uster Sentinel enables practical optimisation for managers and shop floor personnel Uster, Switzerland, 10th December 2019: Even in the best ring spinning mills, there is always room for improvements, among a complex range of options management and operatives need to consider for optimised productivity and profit" &n... Read more

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2020 to help tap new opportunities in…

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2020 to help tap new opportunities in the sector

"The next Spring Edition will be held from March 11-13, 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai. To be organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) alongwith Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and the China Textile Information Centre, the expo will enable worldwide textile suppliers and buyer... Read more

China looks overseas to mitigate trade war effects on apparel, textile sect…

China looks overseas to mitigate trade war effects on apparel, textile sector

"China first proposed the Belt & Road initiative in 2013. The initiative became one of its three major national development strategies in 2014. In July 2019, the Chinese government signed co-operation agreements with 136 countries along the route, which runs through three continents. During the initiative’s f... Read more

Curiosity encourages global brands to eye the American market

Curiosity encourages global brands to eye the American market

"The desire to learn about popular international fashion amongst US consumers is encouraging international labels like Rouge and Ganni to set up bases in the country.  One of the first brands to eye the US market, London-based jewelry brand Missoma generates around 20 per cent of its sales from the US"   Th... Read more

Karl Mayer welcomes 400 visitors at Shanghaitex 2019

Karl Mayer welcomes 400 visitors at Shanghaitex 2019

"In its recent show at Shanghaitex 2019, Karl Mayer welcomed around 400 guests from over 220 textile companies at its location in Changzhou. Most of these visitors came from China. But some of them also came from Turkey, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Despite the current difficult economic policy co... Read more

Wrangler eyes long-term growth sustainable initiatives

Wrangler eyes long-term growth sustainable initiatives

"In order to improve soil health, Wrangler works with scientists and specialists to implement techniques such as no-till, cover crops, and crop and grazing rotations to supplement organic matter and microbial organisms in the ground. These practices lead to higher yields for farmers and reduce associated carbon emissio... Read more

SgT Group’s quality management solutions balance performance with complianc…

SgT Group’s quality management solutions balance performance with compliance

"To cater to this demand of their consumers, GST continuously invests in new technologies to ensure top performance and sustainability of their products. The group has laboratories close to its factories to customise the testing of its products It can also provide fast lab testing and adapted onsite testing, helping wi... Read more

FSA to add members from 2-3 new cities every year

FSA to add members from 2-3 new cities every year

Formed around 15-16 years ago, the Fabric Suppliers Association provides fabric players with a platform to showcase their products. It also enables its members to exchange data and references.  This is mainly achieved through the two fairs that the association organises every year. These fairs attract 1,000-1,500 ... Read more

Gujarat inaugurates ITMACH India 2019

Gujarat inaugurates ITMACH India 2019

Saurabh Patel, the Energy Minister of Gujarat inaugurated ITMACH India 2019 on December 5, 2019. The textile technology show is being hosted in Gandhinagar’s Helipad Exhibition Centre from December 05-08, 2019. The exhibition, organised by K & D ITMACH Expositions, helps the industry to adopt modern technolo... Read more

Technology, automation make Bangladesh the next apparel manufacturing hub

Technology, automation make Bangladesh the next apparel manufacturing hub

"With the US increasing tariffs on Chinese goods to 25 per cent, Bangladesh’s overseas sales rose to a record $40.5 billion in the year ended June 30.The country now aims to double its exports to $72 billion by 2024. This includes the $41 billion clothing business that goes to China that will provide a fillip to ... Read more

Brands up against overconsumption of fashion on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Brands up against overconsumption of fashion on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

"The United Nations recently declared an 11-year deadline to prevent irreversible damage from climate change. UK-based NGO Fashion Revolution has launched a Black Friday campaign that encouraged people to protest against mindless consumption and retailers to abstain from providing discounts.  Similarly, Extinction... Read more

China remains world’s top manufacturer as export share declines

China remains world’s top manufacturer as export share declines

"China still holds a 31.5 percent share in the US textiles and apparel market. However, its share in world exports declined nearly 2 per cent in 2019 from the previous year. Latest Chinese Customs statistics from January to August 2019 reveal among the top 10 garment exporters in China, American brands such as Nike and... Read more

‘We need to take big steps to make this industry truly sustainable’

‘We need to take big steps to make this industry truly sustainable’

Alexander, the Reinach, Switzerland-based diversified provider of dyes and specialty chemicals, serves the branded and performance textiles, packaging and paper, and coatings, adhesives and sealants markets globally. The leading company operates a highly integrated, customer-focused platform that delivers specialized p... Read more

“We can be a supplier to not only our nation but the entire world.”

“We can be a supplier to not only our nation but the entire world.”

FSA, the only association representing wholesale fabric suppliers in the entire garment industry, organises two ‘Textrade’ fabric fairs every year in Mumbai. The two-day event presents a golden opportunity to its visitors to showcase fabric creativity, design innovation, splash of colors and fashion extrava... Read more

Compliance on living wages still low among most global brands

Compliance on living wages still low among most global brands

"Most brands were willing to share initiatives for promoting living wages. They were also transparent about their limitations in producing in developing countries such as Bangladesh, Cambodia and Vietnam, as the wage-setting mechanisms and social dialogue in these countries are still at a nascent stage"   Even a... Read more

Sustainability forces brands to rethink fast fashion

Sustainability forces brands to rethink fast fashion

"With sustainability gaining traction across the globe, fashion brands are going all out to align operations with better environmental practices. This was evident from all the fashion shows held last month in New York, London, Milan and Paris which focused on sustainability. Spanish fashion retailer Zara announced its ... Read more

Digital transformation, customisation, new technologies to drive fashion bu…

Digital transformation, customisation, new technologies to drive fashion business

"The latest edition of Global Fashion Drivers, created by Mds and sponsored by Everis reveals that personalisation, price reduction, sustainability, reorganisation of store network and full commitment to Rfid are some of the drivers of fashion business. In its ‘Global Fashion Drivers’ report sponsored by Ev... Read more

US-China trade war, sustainability top of the mind for dominate global make…

US-China trade war, sustainability top of the mind for dominate global makers

"Two topics currently dominate denim manufacturers list of priorities as of now: the US-China trade war and sustainability. Denim manufacturers are not only adapting their operations in reaction to the US-China tariff war but also maintaining a razor-sharp focus on sustainability. They are developing new strategies to ... Read more

 
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Viscose emerges as an alternative to oil-based synthetics

Viscose has emerged as a sustainable alternative to oil-based synthetic textiles such as polyes... Read more

US, China on the path to establish a new trade deal

The United States and China have reached a tentative trade deal. This would push back any decis... Read more

Tibi tote creates ants-inspired, eco-friendly tote

Fashion brand Tibi has created an eco-friendly philanthropy tote inspired by ants as drawn by p... Read more

Stäubli technology woos audience at ITMACH India

Stäubli presented a selection of latest products from its range of textile machinery for w... Read more

Philippines to upgrade industry

The Philippines has prepared a roadmap for the garment and textile industry. The plan covers t... Read more

Marks & Spencer appoints Paul Babbs as new supply chain officer

Marks & Spencer, the British department stores group has appointed Paul Babbs as the new ch... Read more

Hong Kong retail sales suffer

Some 7,000 licensed retail establishments out of 64,000 in Hong Kong may close down in the next... Read more

CPTPP opens up opportunities for Vietnam exports

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has opened up... Read more

Azerbaijan records an increase in cotton production

Azerbaijan recorded a cotton harvest of 293,880 tonne according to the agriculture ministry, wh... Read more

Nippon Koei to invest Cambodian silk industry

Japanese company Nippon Koei plans to invest in the Cambodian silk industry. This investment wi... Read more

EU engagement with Myanmar gets deeper

The Smart Myanmar project launched by the EU aims at improving social and environmental perform... Read more

US amends the USMCA deal

The US government has strengthened labor, environmental, pharmaceutical and enforcement provisi... Read more

US-based Panda Biotech builds hemp processing facility

Panda Biotech, based in the US, is developing its first industrial hemp processing facility to ... Read more

Burberry reduces emissions by 43 per cent

During 2018-19, Burberry reduced its market-based emissions by 43 per cent. In the same period,... Read more

Indian garment exports show slight increase

From April to September 2019 exports of readymade garments from India increased by just 2.2 per... Read more

Rains lower Gujarat cotton production

Gujarat’s cotton production may fall by 10 to 15 per cent. The main reason is unseasonal ... Read more

Inditex margin up three tenths

In the last quarter Inditex’s gross margin rose by three tenths compared to the same peri... Read more

Lenzing brings its fiber brand Veocel to India

Lenzing has brought to India its beauty and body care fiber brand Veocel. Derived from wood, Ve... Read more

Six successful engineers bag awards for their outstanding works

Walter Reiners Foundation, the VDMA Textile Machinery Association is actively involved in promo... Read more

Slight increase in Indian cotton yarn production likely

India’s cotton yarn production is expected to increase only marginally in fiscal ’2... Read more

Insights from Australian Cotton Sector

An hour-long insightful discussion which had taken place with Dr. Kater Hake, Vice President fo... Read more

Capital shortage cripples textile units in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu’s textile units are facing a severe shortage of working capital. This has been... Read more

South Korean company Youngone invests in Telangana

Youngone is setting up a 290 acre facility at Telangana’s at Kakatiya Mega Textile Park. ... Read more

Inditex accelerates digital expansion, maintains positive growth

Inditex’s results for the first nine months of the year showed that the Spanish retail gi... Read more

YKK partners Browzwear, to be available in true-to-life 3D format

YKK’s fastening products will be integrated with Browzwear’s 3D solutions. YKK&rsqu... Read more

US October imports down eight per cent

US textile and apparel imports in October 2019 were down by 8.2 per cent. US textile and appar... Read more

Jeanologia joins sustainability initiative

Jeanologia has committed to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). With the aim of building more ... Read more

Inditex commits to recycling

Inditex has committed to using only organic, sustainable or recycled polyester, linen or cotton... Read more

2020 Winter Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA to be held from Jan 19

The next Texworld and Apparel Sourcing winter edition will take place in New York from January ... Read more

Conscious fashion choices likely in 2020: Pinterest

In 2020, consumers are more likely to make environmentally friendly fashion purchases, says a P... Read more

Global cashmere market grows at three per cent

Worldwide market for cashmere clothing is expected to grow at 3.8 per cent over the next five y... Read more

Bemberg2020 at Pitti Uomo Bemberg persuades the new era of Italian sartoria…

Pitti Uomo happening from January 7th to 10th in Florence Italy presents an 8-pieces tailoring ... Read more

PVH Corp’s emission targets gets Science Based Target Initiative approval

PVH Corp, owner of iconic brands, including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, Speedo an... Read more

MEIS withdrawal scheme creates negative impact on export units

In a letter issued to the union finance ministry A Sakthivel, Vice-Chairman, Apparel Export Pro... Read more

Loss of EU benefits may hurt Cambodia’s apparel exports

Cambodia’s potential loss of preferential trade access to the European Union (EU) could w... Read more

Tranoi to launch new trade show at Shanghai Fashion Week

Trade show organiser Tranoi plans to launch its own space during the Shanghai Fashion Week. Tra... Read more

Textile Ministry to form technical advisory cell for anti-dumping duty

The textile commissioner’s office will soon form of a technical advisory cell for the ant... Read more

Mothercare shuts UK stores

Mothercare is closing all its UK stores and online platform. For the half year UK sales fell by... Read more

zLabels exits India sourcing

Zalando, a European e-commerce giant based in Berlin (Germany), is winding up its apparel sourc... Read more

Karl Mayer offers good price-performance

Karl Mayer’s products have a very good price-performance ratio and they minimise the maki... Read more

Active wear gets fashion touch

US fashion brands are adding active wear. Own-brand labels Zella (Nordstrom) and Ideology (Macy... Read more

Brazilian cotton output may be flat

Brazil’s cotton output is likely to be relatively flat in the 2019-20 season. Though over... Read more