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ITA Singapore show cancelled due to Coronavirus

Innovate Textile and Apparel (ITA) in Singapore scheduled for May 2020 has been called due to the Coronavirus. A virtual conference will be held instead. Delegates will have access to the scheduled presentations through internet-connected devices, allowing them to experience some of the show’s... Read more

Reloved - innovative and responsible, without compromising on style

Featuring the innovative ISKO’s R-TWO program, the Reloved collection has a new take on sustainability: it relies on fabrics made of reused and recycled materials as well as an advanced design research for the development of a new, conscious style. Sustainability through the use of highly res... Read more

Shima Seiki develops weft knitting machine

Shima Seiki is developing a prototype weft knitting machine capable of multi¬axial insertion. Fabrics produced on the prototype machine use the inlay technique for the production of hybrid textiles that combine the stretch characteristics of knitted fabrics with the stability of woven textiles, ... Read more

Karl Mayer’s latest technology enables stylish shoe fabrics

Karl Mayer’s new RDJ 6/1 EN has piezo jacquard technology for producing stylish shoe fabrics. Almost 90 per cent of the jacquard shoe fabrics currently produced can be manufactured on the RDJ 6/1 EN. The new machine has a better price and operates faster than the higher-bar version. The config... Read more

Egypt to host Stitch and Tex garment fair

Stitch and Tex in Egypt will consist of two trade fairs, February 27 to March 1, 2020, and March 5 to 8, 2020. The first trade fair is dedicated to garment processing technologies including sewing, embroidery, fabrics and accessories. The second is dedicated to textile processing technologies inclu... Read more

Stitch & Tex Expo-Afro Edition – platform for textile technologies

Stitch & Tex Expo-Afro Edition, distinguished as “Africa’s Premiere Sourcing Trade Fair for Textile Technologies”; is featuring the presence of over 1000 brands from 37 countries namely: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egyp... Read more

Saurer continues to offer efficient automation solutions for textile value chain

Saurer plans and installs transport systems, especially between roving frames and ring-spinning machines. The company has successfully implemented over 100 systems worldwide. The new product line serves as customers’ expert engineering partner for integrated automation solutions across the ent... Read more

Knitwear Capital of India, Tirupur Invites for its historic 47th IIKF

The 47th India International Knit Fair is scheduled to be held from 17 -19 Feb, 2020  at IKFA Complex, Tirupur.  This fair will showcase an entirely fresh range of latest designs in high fashion knitwear garments for men, women, and children. This All-Season Fair is truly a feast for the F... Read more

Geo-textile tubes: An innovative solution for coastal defences

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd.), a leading solution provider of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, held a press conference in Bhubaneswar on the success of Pentha Project which was completed within a span of 3 years (2013-2016) in Orissa. The Pent... Read more

Freudenberg presents the world’s first nonwoven crimping material

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) will be presenting an innovation that meets the increasing demands of manufacturers and consumers alike in the footwear market. Made from nonwoven fabric, the innovative crimping material optimally combines high permanent moldability and shape retentio... Read more

Infrastructural development, youth employment to boost Indian productivity

Growing employment is a serious issue in the Indian apparel industry. “To solve this issue, the industry needs to introduce certain measures. Anil Anand, Director, HCA, elaborates on these. A leading manufacturer of sewing spares and services in India, Hari Chand Anand and Co. (HCA) has been ... Read more

Gartex Texprocess India 2020 to launch in Mumbai

Renowned tradeshow on garment textile machinery ‘Gartex Texprocess India’, held annually in New Delhi, will launch its March 2020 edition in Mumbai, owing to the demand generated by garment and textile manufacturing industry in Indian and overseas markets. Exhibitors, who have signed up... Read more

Low operating and maintenance costs help Colorjet machines grow

A 25-year old company, Colorjet is involved in manufacturing digital printing machines. The company makes signage and textile printers. “Our machines minimise environment pressure by running on a reactive ink and consuming 25 per cent less water. Also, they need less air-conditioning which low... Read more

World’s first C2C Platinum for RajbyTextiles

Monforts customer RajbyTextiles is the first company in the world to have finally achieved the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Platinum Standard for a product. Its Beluga denim fabrics have gained the ultimate sustainability score in all five categories covered by the C2C standard, which is acknowledged as ... Read more

Popular all-in-one garments feature 3xDry textile technology from Schoeller

Today’s consumers demand versatility in their apparel, whether they’re shopping for work, sports or leisure wear. Work wear is no longer just about style, and sports and leisure wear is no longer just about stretch, while the demands for high-performance textiles in every category contin... Read more

Coronavirus leads to rescheduling of DTG 2020 in Bangladesh

The schedule for largest textile machinery trade fair in Bangladesh ‘Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery’ (DTG) has been changed from February 20-23, 2020 due to Coronavirus outbreak. The new schedule is for the trade fair to be held from June 11 to 14, 2020. This exhibitio... Read more

Messe Frankfurt India to organize Texcare Forum India

Texcare Forum India will be held on 15th February, 2020 at Bombay Exhibition & Convention Centre, Mumbai. The event is organised by Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd. The event will focus on the scope of Industry 4.0 - Automization & Digitalization of Laundry & Dry Cleaning and ... Read more

Global industry moving away from traditional manufacturing methods

"One of the most successful garment machinery manufacturers in India, Macpi offers a wide range of machines to its clients. David Noli, Area Sales Manager of the Macpi Group elaborates on the company, its products and operations"   Starting as a manufacturer of formal wear, shirts and suits... Read more

Kornit Digital Brings On-Demand Eco-Fashion Technology to Pure Origin

Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced that the company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Pure Origin event, taking place February 9-11 at the Olympia London. Hosted in conjunction with Pure London, Pure Origin is billed as “the UK’s ... Read more

H. Kenneth Greeson awarded with Olney Medal

H. Kenneth Greeson, manager of Textile Chemistry Research at Cotton Incorporated, is the 2019 recipient of the AATCC Olney Medal. Greeson is being recognized for his work in durable press finishing of cotton. He has spent many years working with durable press chemistry—in particular, resin and... Read more

Mumbai to host Gartex

Gartex will be held in Mumbai, March 19 to 21, 2020. This is a trade show on garment textile machinery. Exhibitors will present the latest innovations, machines, plants, processes and services to various stakeholders in the industry, including manufacturers and suppliers. The event is aimed at prov... Read more

CARVICO AND JERSEY LOMELLINA AT MUNICH FABRIC START

Techno-features, comfort and a natural feeling are the main characteristics of the 2021 A/W collection by Carvico and Jersey Lomellina. The two International leaders in the production of warp knitted and circular knitted stretch fabrics, headquartered in the district of Bergamo, are taking Munich Fa... Read more

Second pilot plant completed for TENCEL Luxe filament yarn to open up new fields of business

The Lenzing Group completed the second pilot production plant for its innovative filament yarn TENCEL Luxe. The new pilot production line, which was put into operation in the middle of December 2019, gives Lenzing sufficient capacity for commercial programs and further application development. Innov... Read more

Upgrading its facilities to help India stay ahead in the race

“Robots can be assigned specific tasks, they cannot handle the entire system”-Mohanty, Country Manager, Macpi Italy.   Though the previous year was challenging for the apparel industry, the situation is likely to improve in 2020. Our neighbors like Bangladesh and Vietnam are enhan... Read more

Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED): Enhancing global competitiveness of Indian MSME

An independent third party inspection service company, RSJ Inspection works as a quality control partner for securing Indian imports. The company was recently accredited as the rating agency for the zero defect initiative (ZED) launched by the Indian government. Sarath Chandran, Director of the comp... Read more

New technologies, investments, compliance to aid industry growth

Technology is making big strides across the global apparel industry.  However, India lags behind countries like Vietnam and Cambodia in the adoption of these technologies. “Around eighty percent of our players own medium to small units. They need to be directed in terms of increasing thei... Read more

Kingtex embarks on India expansion amidst market slowdown

Established in 1967, Kingtex is a Taiwan-based textile machinery manufacturer involved in making knitting and sewing machines. Yutin Wang, Special Assistant to the President, elaborates on the company’s operations and its future plans.   “Knitting is our core strength area,”... Read more

Fashion to become more sustainable with rise in manmade fibers and finer gauges

The world’s leading provider of industrial machine needles, precision parts and fine tools, Groz Beckert Asia offers its customers systems and services for production and joining of textile fabrics. The company, founded in 1852, employs more than 9,000 people and has production sites in German... Read more

A great year ahead for the Turel Group as demand for machines grows

Banking on the growing demand for its machines, Turel Group expects 2020 to be a great year for the company.Viraf Turel, Chairman expounds on the company’s operations, future plans and the market in Ludhiana   Unperturbed by the economic recession, the Turel Group of companies grew by 2... Read more

Narinder International launches two new machines at GMMSA

The 5th edition of GMMSA Expo India 2020, organised by Garments Machinery Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (GMMSA), was held from January 03-06, 2020 at Ludhiana.Narinder International, one of the major machinery suppliers from Ludhiana, was a major participant at the expo. Narinder Kumar, Di... Read more

Quality consciousness, cost management to help textile manufacturers beat competition

“The knitting industry has grown over the past few years with over 4,500 machines making knitted shoe uppers in New Delhi today,” notes Rajesh Bihani, Managing Director, RI Texsolutions, a company engaged in manufacturing knitted shoe uppers for adults and children. Dismal outlook for f... Read more

Three-day Garment Technology Expo in New Delhi from January 10

Garment Technology Expo (GTE) will be held in New Delhi, January 10 to 13, 2020. This trade show will bring together businesses from across the apparel manufacturing industry. GTE aims to act as an international business-to-business platform for businesses to promote their products and services. The... Read more

Stäubli showcases weaving and knitting innovations at ITMACH India 2019

Stäubli presented its latest textile machines for weaving and knitting at ITMACH India 2019. The company showcased its new TIEPRO warp tying machine, S1692 cam motion and the S3260 electronic rotary dobby along with Stäubli TF weaving systems. Weavers attending the exhibition also learned... Read more

Italian Trade Agency, ACIMIT to organise a service centre at Irantex

Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian textile machinery manufacturers, will organise Punto Italia, a service centre at the next Irantex, the main Iranian textiles and textile machinery trade show, to be held in Tehran, from December 9 to12, 2019. Punto Italia will be used for ... Read more

Karl Mayer’s new machine reduces time-to-market

Karl Mayer’s new RSJ 4/1 ON raschel machine reduces the time-to-market and brings a touch of individuality to the mass market. The machine exploits all the advantages of integrated software solutions and electronic guide bar control when producing patterns. It makes use of the high-tech conne... Read more

Oerlikon’s Wings Fdy available for polyamide 6

Oerlikon’s Wings Fdy is now available for the polyamide 6 process. With this development, the tried and-tested Wings technology – so far known for Fdy yarns from polyester manufacturing – is now available for the challenging polyamide 6 process. This new 24-end winding concept make... Read more

7th China Homelife & Machinex India 2019 to focus on India-China trade relations

The 7th edition of China Homelife And China Machinex India 2019 will continue to focus on the increasing trade and building sustainable relationships between Chinese and Indian companies to congregate and conduct business. To be held from December 11-13 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, the event wil... Read more

Uster launches new fabric inspection technology

Uster has launched the new the Uster EVS Fabriq Vision inspection technology that offers customised solutions to slot neatly into tightly-spaced production units at the same time ensuring light conditionsallow the best detection results and reliable data for optimal first quality yield. The technol... Read more

Karl Mayer adds new dimensions to its fabrics

Karl Mayer added a new dimension to the third dimension of warp-knitted spacertextiles in the shape of new types of fabrics with a wide range of surface designs. These innovative articles are known as 4D-Knit. Their relief-like designs on both sides are rather unconventional, extravagant and diverse... Read more

Picanol Group expects lower EBITDA in FY 19

Due to the current uncertain macroeconomic climate, Picanol Group anticipates its adjusted EBITDA for FY 19 to be lower to as compared to 2018. The company also believes that current slowdown in the global machine market will not be compensated by the segments of Tessenderlo Group. Tessenderlo Grou... Read more

Order index for textile machinery declines by 10%

The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, from July to September 2019 declined by 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2018. The value of the index came in at 97.4 points. New orders for Italian machinery manufacture... Read more

Messe Frankfurt India to present India's first technical textile hackathon at Techtextil India …

"To look into the critical challenges of sustainable urban living, Messe Frankfurt India will host India's first Technical Textile Hackathon on November 22. The hackathon titled "Techtextil NEXT" will build an eco-system that supports India's technical textile start-ups and enables them to develop p... Read more

ATE to market CMC tufting machines

ATE has tied up with Card-Monroe Corp, (CMC), USA to market tufting machines in India. Located in Chattanooga, Tennessee (USA), CMC has been manufacturing and supplying tufting machines to the global carpet industry for over 35 years, expanding their installed base to 37 countries. The company manuf... Read more

Evolution St. Louis receives Innovation Award for tech solutions

Evolution St. Louis, a leading high-tech knitting facility received an Innovation Award from St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. The award, given at the Mayor’s Business Celebration Luncheon, recognised the facility for consistently working to establish St. Louis as a startup and technology hub. &l... Read more

ColorJet to expand in Chinese textile market

ColorJet India, one of India’s largest manufacturers of digital textile printing technology, plans to expand its operations in China to derive volume growth in the world's largest textile market. As per an IDC suggested report, ColorJet, with more than 33 per cent market share in the super-wi... Read more

Karl Mayer invites global industrialists at Vietnam event

Karl Mayer invited leading global textile industrialists and international investors in Vietnamese textiles industry to participate in a joint exclusive recently. Around 90 participants from 13 countries attended the event. Most guests came from Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan and China. And some of them und... Read more

Mimaki USA launches new dual capability textile printer

Mimaki USA has launched the TX300P-1800 MkII, dual capability textile printer that offers the ability to switch between transfer paper for dye sublimation printing or direct-to-textile printing on one unit, and also offers additional dual-ink possibilities. The TX300P-1800 MkII printer can be confi... Read more

Kingpins launches water initiative

Denim trade show Kingpins Amsterdam has launched the One Million Liters of water initiative. To raise awareness, the initiative invites users to select the cause they want to donate the next million liters of water. The campaign’s core mission is to raise awareness by showing how changing one ... Read more

Lenzing upgrades Refibra technology

Lenzing Group recently upgraded its Refibra technology with 30 per cent more usage of recycled raw material to further drive circular economy in the textile segment. This new offering adds it up in the family of Tencel™ Lyocell fibres with low fibrillation properties. The new fibers are 100 p... Read more

ITSA-The most trusted platform for industry leaders celebrates 25 years

"The recently concluded Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics marked the 25th year of the launch of this trading platform. With 89,662 visitors from over 120 countries and regions, the exhibition proved to be an ideal platform for them to meet global partners. “Exhibitors use... Read more

Image Magic installs two Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro Systems

Tokyo-based Image Magic has expanded its longstanding digital direct-to-garment capabilities by installing two Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro systems. The move supplements Image Magic’s continuous development of internal efficiencies, and increases its capacity for an operation that has observed 40... Read more

Saurer to showcase Autoairo at CIIE

Saurer will present its new air-spinning machine Autoairo at CIIE that will be held from November 05-10, 2019. The Autoairo features autonomous spinning positions with individual drives and integrated intelligence. Its digital piecing unit is capable of performing up to 24 piecing processes simulta... Read more

Jeanologia to develop a new training model

Jeanologia is collaborating with international universities and bodies to develop a more efficient, sustainable and transparent textile industry by supporting a new training model that addresses the needs of digitalisation and transformation in the textile industry. The training includes master cla... Read more

Gildan invests in yarn spinning

Gildan Yarns, based in the US, is investing in a new yarn spinning facility. This will be the company’s seventh yarn spinning facility in the US. Gildan Yarns is the yarn spinning division of Gildan, a leading apparel manufacturer headquartered in Canada. Gildan makes most of its garments of... Read more

Coloreel to introduce revolutionary thread coloring unit at US Show

Coloreel will introduce the innovative Coloreel unit at the show Printing United in Dallas, 23-25 October 2019. The brand will exhibit at Hirsch Solutions stand 2200 and present the USA market as the next big thing of the embroidery industry. The first product to be showcased based on the Coloreel ... Read more

Stoll to exhibit two machines at Futuremoda exhibition

H. Stoll AG & Co. KG will participate in Futuremoda exhibition for leather and footwear industries that will be held in Spain from October 16-19, 2019. The company will exhibit two CMS 330 TT sport BW machines in gauge E7.2 in Hall A In 2018, the Futuremoda exhibition served 288 trade fair exhi... Read more

Freudenberg acquires new technology from FRICTins GmbH

The Freudenberg Global Technology Group has acquired the activities of the startup FRICTins GmbH from Wolnzach, Germany – including FRICTins’ innovative technology to increase the friction coefficient. This allows lightweight and more compact component designs as well as the transmission... Read more

Heimtextil to present extended range of printing and processing machines

At its upcoming edition – from January 7 to 10, 2020 – Heimtextil will present an extended range of printing and processing machines for the textile industry and expand the product segment textile technologies. The exhibition will highlight the opportunities afforded by the current techn... Read more

18 Italian companies to exhibit at Exootextil Peru

Around 18 Italian companies will exhibit at Expotextil that will be organised from October 24-27 in Peru by Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT. These 18 exhibitors include Arioli, Biancalani, Bianco, Btsr, Danitech, Ferraro, Itema, Lawer, Marzoli, Mcs, Ms Printing Solutions, Proxima, Pugi Group, Ratti,... Read more

Monforts to showcase coating and finishing technologies at Techtextil India

"Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will showcase an extensive range of coating and finishing technologies for the production of nonwovens and technical textiles at the forthcoming Techtextil India exhibition. The exhibition will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from Novembe... Read more

Indian textile machinery imports up slightly

Imports of textile machinery in India grew 1.10 per cent in the first quarter. India imports most of its textile machinery from China, Germany, Japan, Belgium, US, Korea and Vietnam. Import of weaving machines from China grew 8.4 per cent; import of weaving machines from Belgium grew 94.86 per cen... Read more

Stoll, SIFEC, SANDA unveil new knitting training centre in Shanghai

Stoll, SIFEC and SANDA unveiled a knitting training centre last month at the Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre. An educational platform, the Stoll Knitting Training Centre is jointly built by Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre (SIFEC), Stoll/Chemtax and Shanghai SANDA Univ... Read more

Comez launches new finishing machine

Comez has launched a new finishing machine for narrow fabrics. The Comez M-REI/600 is a laboratory and sampling machine that guarantees the same capabilities of a production machine. Its reduced dimensions from the feeding group to the collecting area give it a very compact design compared to compet... Read more

Brodelec installs first Kornit Digital Presto S system

France-based Brodelec has installed the country’s first-ever Kornit Digital Presto S system for roll-to-roll, pigment-based digital textile printing. This installation will enable the multiservice marking brand to expand its business further into customised décor and on-demand fashion. ... Read more

Fespa showcases latest innovations in the printing industry

Fespa was held in Mexico from August 22 to 24, 2019. This digital and textile printing exhibition showcased the latest innovations and technologies of the printing industry in Latin America. It received more than 11,000 visitors. Exhibitors presented the latest product innovation for large format d... Read more

Flat knitting machine manufacturers aim at competitive edge

Flat knitting machine manufacturers are spending on R&D in order to incorporate new technologies and products with more features and increase their customer base and revenue shares, thus gaining a competitive edge in the market. A flat knitting machine is a two-bed machine used to create flat ... Read more

Second GOTS seminar held in Dhaka

The second GOTS seminar was held on September 08, 2019 in Dhaka. The theme of the seminar was ‘Connecting for Success.’ It was attended by around 330 participants from six countries, who congregated for fruitful discussions on sustainability and organic textiles. These included represent... Read more

Heimtextil to attract new participants from Europe and Overseas

To be held in Germany from January 7 to 10, 2020, Heimtextil will attract new participants from Europe and overseas. . Overall, some 3,000 exhibitors are expected to take part in this exhibition. International manufacturers rely on Heimtextil as an attractive platform for export business and as a t... Read more

Savio launches Helios and MultiLink

Savio has launched an innovative range of products and high-end technological solutions, including Helios and MultiLink. Helios is a new open-end rotor spinning machine, fully automated which can be also operated manually in both doffing and piecing. Once a machine is restarted after electricity bre... Read more

Stoll launches a trend collection

German flat knit machine manufacturer Stoll has launched a new trend collection Materialization and a knitelligence production process. The collection deals with overcoming of material resistance – the biggest obstacle in the creation and manufacture of textiles. Stoll found its inspiration f... Read more

Ethiopia to host ITME Africa in February 2020

ITME Africa 2020 will be held in Ethiopia from February 14 to 16, 2020. The exhibition is expected to focus on business opportunities in the textile sector across the whole of Africa, thereby creating new market opportunities for the textile and textile engineering industries. It is expected to attr... Read more

India ITME Society organises press conference to promote international events

India ITME Society, the apex non-profit industry body from India organised a press conference in Ghana to promote its international events ITME Africa 2020. The India ITME Society, strives to support and serve the textile industry through exhibitions, events, trade promotions, education scholarships... Read more

Karl Mayer caters focuses on home textiles solutions

Karl Mayer is stepping up its operations in the home textile sector. The company has optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics, and has created a stylish collection to show examples of the products. Karl Mayer is working on a gauge of E 28 for home textil... Read more

20th Textech Bangladesh International Expo features over 1,300 exhibitors

The four-day 20th Textech Bangladesh International Expo that kicked off in Dhaka showcasing textile and apparel products of more than 1,300 manufacturers around the globe. Manufacturers from around 25 countries including China, India, Germany, the UK, the USA, Taiwan, Japan, Turkey, Italy and Sri La... Read more

Bangladesh machinery imports down 11 per cent

Bangladesh’s garment and textile machinery imports fell 11.04 per cent in the last fiscal year. Overall imports of capital machinery fell by 9.43 per cent. Imports of textile machinery fell 18.40 per cent while garment machinery imports plunged 3.52 per cent. The absence of new investment an... Read more

Karl Mayer unveils the TM Weft Machine

Encouraged by the feedback from its weft-inserted, warp-knitted textiles at the January ’19 edition of Heimtextil fair in Frankfurt, Karl Mayer has further optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics by launching the TM Weft Machine With its finer gau... Read more

Researchers use AI to make nylon production more sustainable

Researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to develop an innovative, environment-friendly processes to make adiponitrile (ADN)—the main precursor to nylon 6,6— to greatly improve the efficiency of organic electrosynthesis. Miguel Modestino, a Professor of chemical and biomolecul... Read more

SDC International, ISFT College, KDCL collaborate for ITMACH 2019

The SDC International, ISFT College and KDCL have collaborated to organise four seminars and a grand fashion show at the ITMACH 2019, to be held from December 5 to 8, 2019 in Ahmedabad. The event will be the largest confluence of textile technology, textile professionals and policy makers in the cou... Read more

4th Gartex Texprocess sees strong networking among stakeholders

New Delhi hosted the 4th edition of Gartex Texprocess from August 10 to 12.This is a one-stop selling and sourcing platform. It witnessed intense networking as it brought together 180 exhibitors from four countries and 10,390 trade professionals from 290 cities and six countries under one roof. Mult... Read more

Techtextil, Texprocess create a niche attracting top industry experts, exhibitors

Techtextil and Texprocess attract plenty of top decision makers, an international audience and have high levels of exhibitor satisfaction. Last May’s edition with 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries, and around 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries, saw the biggest ever editions of Techtext... Read more

Machinery CIMF fair on in Cambodia

Cambodia International Machinery Industry Fair (CIMIF) is on from August 22 to 25, 2019. The trade fair is dedicated to the textile and garment industry, featuring all the crucial aspects of the industry, such as textile machinery and accessories, apparel machinery and accessories, fibers, filaments... Read more

Lectrato participate in CISMA 2019

Lectra will participate in the China International Sewing Machinery &Accessories (CISMA) Exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from September 25 – 28, 2019. The company will launch its new Industry 4.0 solutions for fashion, automotive and furniture industries... Read more

Mayer develops machines for sports

Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie has developed machines focused on sports. The MJ 3.2 E is an electronic single jersey machine that specialises in the production of mesh and body mapping structures, both of which are very much in demand for sports and athleisure fashion wear. T... Read more

Global rotor shipments up 13 per cent

Global shipment of new short-staple spindles and open-end rotors increased 1.5 per cent and 13 per cent respectively in 2018. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles rose by 50 per cent and deliveries of shuttle-less looms improved by 39 per cent. Shipments of long-staple spindles, circular kn... Read more

India’s textile machinery imports up 24 per cent

India’s textile machinery and accessories imports have grown 24 per cent compared to the previous year. The highest imports were of digital printing machinery, accounting for 37 per cent of total imports. Digital printing is a happening segment in textiles. The new machines are versatile and f... Read more

Coimbatore to host Texfair in August

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore, August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a textile machinery, accessories and spares exhibition. As many as 250 exhibitors from across India and also from Europe, Japan and China will attend the event, which will have 320 stalls. About 70 per cent of the exhibitors will be f... Read more

Georgia Tech will partner with Techtextil North America

The value of this partnership lies in the connections it creates – by serving as a bridge between leaders in the industry and students interested in pursuing a career in textiles. The goal is to influence the generation of ideas that leads to exciting research, new careers, and advancement of ... Read more

Shanghai Tex to feature AI event

Artificial Intelligence on Fashion and Textile (AIFT) will be held simultaneously with Shanghai Tex, November 25 to 27, 2019. AIFT will provide an open platform for researchers, engineers and practitioners in the area of AI, fashion and textile to explore the ways of driving the industry toward Indu... Read more

Karl Mayer to be made in India

ATE and Rabatex will produce Karl Mayer warp preparation machines in India. The target will be mainly the A segment customer however, B and even C segments of the market will be covered. Rabatex, based in Gujarat, has 58 years of production experience and a world class set-up for manufacturing machi... Read more

Italian textile machinery orders down 19 per cent

Italian textile machinery orders fell by 19 per cent for the period from April to June 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. On foreign markets, Italian machinery manufacturers had to face geopolitical situations that have considerably slowed investments. So Turkey, Iran, and even China, all pri... Read more

Steiger launches new flat knit

Switzerland-based Steiger’s Vega 3.130 is a compact flat knitting machine for technical textiles. It can be equipped with warp and weft insertion for inlay applications involving high-performance yarns. It has a specific cam-box for semi-rigid yarns, as well as adapted sinker kinetics. The dis... Read more

Karl Mayer enables warp knitting

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. A fine polyester yarn is processed by ground guide bar GB 1 to form a tricot lapping and the GB 3 produces a 2 x 1 lapping with a thicker polyester yarn. With a partial weft... Read more

Dip in Lakshmi Maxhine Works quarterly income

Lakshmi Machine Works’ total income was Rs 480.55 crores in the period ended June 30, 2019, as compared to Rs 618.54 crores in the period ended March 31, 2019. Net profit was Rs 10.47 crores for the period ended June 30, 2019, as against Rs 35.68 crores for the period ended March 31, 2019. EPS... Read more

Stäubli’s extensive range attracts visitors at ITMA 2019

"Stäubli presented a wide range of its latest textile machinery at its two booths at ITMA 2019. Additionally, Stäubli solutions for frame and Jacquard weaving were also seen at other booths throughout the weaving hall. Visitors to these booths learned about Stäubli’s vision... Read more

Karl Mayer offers tricot machine

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer’s HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. Jackets can also be manufactured from a fabric produced on an HKS 3-M in a gauge of E 28. In this application the bicomponent Lycra T400 fibers give the garment a na... Read more

China's textile machinery business income increases by 14.57%

In the first quarter of 2019, the Chinese textile machinery industry earned CNY 22.98 billion of prime business income, registering 14.57 per cent year-on-year increase. The segment’s assets increased by 8.56 percent year-on-year to CNY 102.5 billion from 2018. From January to March 2019, the... Read more

Archroma offers new range of high wet-fast disperse dyes at ITMA 2019

"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launched its new Foron® SP-WF, a range of high wet-fast disperse dyes for sportswear and active wear applications, at the ITMA exhibition."   Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemica... Read more

Archroma launches new liquid sulfur blue dye at ITMA 2019

"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions launched Diresul® Smartdenim Blue, a liquid sulfur blue dye designed to mimic indigo at ITMA 2019. The new product will be the core of Archroma's Indigo Reflection, a coloration system that behaves lik... Read more

Over 30 Québec companies participate in ITMA 2019

More than 30 companies and organisations from Québec’s textile and apparel sectors are participating ITMA 2019, the most important international exhibition for technological innovations in manufacturing that is being held in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20 to 26, 2019. This initiative, l... Read more

Taiwan presents ‘smart’ machinery at ITMA 2019

"Taiwanese textile companies Pai Lung, Logic Art, AK Dyeing, ACME, CCI Tech, Tai Ho Shing and Taiwan Giu Chun exhibited their intelligent/smart machinery and innovative solutions for the textile industry at ITMA 2019. With the support of TAITRA, these companies showcased Taiwanese cutting-edge techn... Read more

Mayer & Cie. exhibits weft knit machine study at ITMA 2019

"Mayer & Cie. (MCT) is exhibiting weft knitting machine study at this year’s ITMA exhibition. The study will demonstrate a new technique of manufacturing textile fabrics. The long-established German firm is taking a fresh look at a proven procedure, weft knitting, and combining it with cir... Read more

Fong launches new dyeing systems

Fong’s has developed a new central control system called SmartCentre which can organise all the tasks within a dyeing factory and generates necessary reports upon request. It receives order information from the ERP system and arranges production schedules on the dyeing machines automatically. ... Read more

Datacolor® collaborates with Adobe to launch new innovative solution for textile industry

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management technology has collaborated with Adobe to launch a set of innovative tools to help streamline the process of digitally designing prints for fabrics. The collaboration pairs Datacolor’s professional color lookup tool, ColorReaderPRO, with Adob... Read more

Uster launches five value modules for Quality Management Platform at ITMA

ITMA 2019 saw the launch of five ‘Value Modules’ for Uster® Quality Expert from Uster Technologies. These modules give spinners an objective and accurate view of the entire spinning process, leading to higher yields and consistent quality: ‘Managing a textile mill with quality ... Read more

Lectra redefines 3D virtual prototyping with Modaris® V8R2

"Lectra has launched Modaris® V8R2, the latest version of its patternmaking, grading and prototyping 2D/3D solution. The new version of Modaris, the most widely used modeling solution by leading brands in fashion and apparel, offers greater speed, efficiency and precision in product development.... Read more

Karl Mayer happy with visitor turnout at ITMA-2019

"Karl Mayer’s diverse exhibition area at ITMA 2019 soon became the industry’s favourite meeting point as nearly 1,000 visitors visited the company’s stand during the first four days of the exhibition. International visitors were impressed by the modern design of the stand and by th... Read more

Saurer launches intelligent embroidery solution at ITMA 2019

"Saurer launched its intelligent embroidery solution at ITMA 2019. The Epoca 7 shuttle embroidery machine features enhanced automation technology and a new application device. It also incorporates modernised CAD/CAM design software and a new mill management system."   Saurer launched its inte... Read more

Jeanologia unveils new sourcing model for apparel production

Jeanologia has unveiled a new sourcing model designed to streamline apparel production from fabric to garment finishing. The technology has the potential to dehydrate and detoxify the world’s most consumed product—jeans—within the next five years. The model is the first complete p... Read more

Saurer launches Autoairo air-spinning machine at ITMA 2019

The Autoairo air-spinning machine, which the innovation pioneer Saurer launched at ITMA 2019, defines new benchmarks in productivity, efficiency and especially automation in the lucrative air-spinning market. The interest from visitors and the spinning industry in general has been overwhelming. The... Read more

Savio offers innovative Industry 4.0 solutions at ITMA 2019

"Savio, the leading supplier of winding, twisting and rotor spinning machines, with manufacturing plants spanning over Italy, China, India and Czech Republic, is exhibiting innovative, highly automated, energy saving Industry 4.0 solutions in all displayed machines at ITMA 2019. These solutions incl... Read more

Dornier launches rapier weaving machine P2

"Lindauer Dornier GmbH has launched the standard variant of its rapier weaving machine P2 at ITMA 2019. More flexible, faster and more efficient than P1, The P2 is the result of almost seven decades of expertise in developing and building rapier weaving machines. With its improved shed geometry and ... Read more

Uster launches Quality Management Platform at ITMA

"Five ‘Value Modules’ of Uster QUALITY EXPERT has been launched at ongoing ITMA, after being successfully tested by customers around the globe. These modules will give spinners an objective and accurate view of the entire spinning process, leading to higher yields and consistent quality:... Read more

Stäubli launches new-generation machines at ITMA

"At ITMA, Stäubli is exhibiting a wide range of machinery equipped with state-of-the-art high-end technologies and software solutions that offer new and expanded benefits to textile mills. Stäubli solutions can boost weaving or sock-knitting performance and overall mill efficiency, besides... Read more

ITMA: Uster launches fabric inspection Q-BAR 2 and FABRIQ EXPERT

"Uster quality systems which include fabric inspection, launched Uster Q-BAR 2 and Uster FABRIQ EXPERT at ITMA 2019. Uster Q-BAR 2 and Uster FABRIQ EXPERT aim to support textile mills in guaranteeing delivery of desired roll quality, using the best technology available for monitoring and improving p... Read more

Marzoli offers intelligent spinning systems at ITMA 2019

"Marzoli, a Camozzi Group company is offering intelligent spinning systems at ITMA.2019. The company has developed MRM (Marzoli Remote Maintenance In collaboration with Camozzi Digital. This is the first patented software platform in the world that analyses the big data of machinery processes detect... Read more

ITA graduate bags ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award

Mathias Zidda, a master graduate of Institutfür Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), won the ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award for his 3D braiding machine, which was rebuilt according to the Industry 4.0 standard. During his master thesis Development of a gear-driven 3D ... Read more

Italy dominates at ITMA 2019 with 360 exhibitors

ITMA 2019, which opened its gates on June 20, 2019 in Barcelona, willprovide a first-hand look at the technology proposals of roughly 360 Italian machinery manufacturers. Italian exhibitors will occupynearly 30,000 sq. metersof the total space at the exhibition. Alessandro Zucchi, President of ACIM... Read more

Two ACIMIT manufacturers awarded Green Label Award at ITMA 2019

Two ACIMIT associated textile machinery manufacturers, Loptex and Tonello, were awarded the Italian Green Label Award at the press conference held by ACIMIT and the Italian Trade Agency at ITMA Barcelona, The commitment of textile machinery manufacturers in researching and developing technology sol... Read more

Saurer increases product offerings at ITMA 2019

"Saurer has increased its product offerings at ITMA 2019. The company is offering all its staple fibre spinning solutions at the exhibition. Its mill monitoring system can be linked within a given system which saves on labour and makes the production processes more efficient and less wasteful, with ... Read more

ITMA 2019: Sustainable trends and demand in focus at Tex Summit Global

"On the first day at ITMA 2019, China Textile Magazine organized the Tex Summit Global-a conference on the sustainable trends and demand in the textile industry with a focus on Chinese textile industry and Shaoxing district where largest concentration of textile manufacturing and dyeing finishing un... Read more

Durst launches fifth generation Alpha textiles printers

Durst launched the fifth generation of its Alpha family of textiles printers at ITMA 2019. These printers feature Durst’s Super Multi pass technology which the manufacturer claims will provide 30 per cent better performance than comparable systems. The new technology is based around enhancemen... Read more

A new sourcing model by Jeanologia at ITMA 2019

Jeanologia, the Spanish company leader in developing eco-efficient technology, will present the sourcing model of the future at ITMA 2019. This innovative production process marks the beginning of a new era in the textile industry. This operational model delivers five fundamental benefits to the te... Read more

Beaulieu displays sustainable fibres and yarns at ITMA 2019

"Global raw materials’ provider based in Belgium, Beaulieu, is displaying an inspiring range of fibres, yarns and technical textiles at ITMA 2019. The range is extremely flexible and can replicate any type of staple fibre spinning technology, using different type of polymers and additives... Read more

Shima features a comprehensive range of products at ITMA 2019

"Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, featured a comprehensive line-up of its products, including new Whole garment knitting machines, computerised flat knitting machines, and computer graphic design systems, as well as various digital solutions ITMA 2019."   Leadin... Read more

Mimaki Hybrid printer emphasises accessibility oftextile printing

"Mimaki Engineering, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, launched the first global technology demonstration of a brand-new hybrid digital textile printer from the TX300P series at ITMA 2019 . Uniquely featuring both direct-to-textile and direct-to-transfer print capabiliti... Read more

VDMA goes digital with Industrie 4.0 at ITMA 2019

"At the first at press conference at ITMA, spokespersons of twelve renowned VDMA member companies showed cased the impact of Industry 4.0 solutions on the textile process chain. The prominent companies that participated included Brückner, KM.ON from Karl Mayer, Mayer & Cie, Oerlikon, Monfor... Read more

Kornit Konnect’s new software at ITMA 2019 maximises productivity

"Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, launched Kornit Konnect –a new cloud-based, mobile workflow software platform at ITMA 2019. The software enables businesses to maximise productivity of their digital printing solutions. This is the first phase i... Read more

“Denims can be sustainable and beautiful”

“ We made it happen,for the first time, that denims can be sustainable as well as beautiful looking product,” said Alberto Candiani, Owner, Candiani-Denim, winner of ITMA Sustainability Innovation award” in an exclusive conversation with Sanjay Chawla, Global Convener, Fashionating... Read more

 
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