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‘Indian exhibitors looking to meet Chinese customers’: N Ravindranathan, Texprocil

"Demand for Indian yarn in China has been growing substantially from last October. However, there continues to be pressure on prices. “In short-term, we expect the market to consolidate with an increase in business between suppliers of consistent quality and direct manufacturers in China. In l... Read more

Indian cotton yarn exporters hoping for demand revival

"Indian exporters are hoping for a revival in cotton yarn exports as Chinese cotton auction started at a 25 per cent premium over the prevailing fibre rate in India. Despite robust demand from Bangladesh, overall cotton yarn exports remained under pressure during the current financial year due to sl... Read more

‘This Yarn Expo will see a shift towards sellers’ -- Sanjay K Jain

"Cotton and yarn prices have been upbeat in the last three months. China however hasn’t participated in this rally much – typically Yarn Expo is a time for bulk buying as both buyers and sellers meet physically. “For last couple of years, it’s been a buyers’ market, how... Read more

‘TPP could have been disastrous to textiles’: Anil Tibrewal

"Cotton has predominantly been a volatile commodity and depends on many natural factors. It does impact on imports of yarn in China, yet niche buyers are always on buying table for good quality yarns and here Indorama has been having edge. Chinese knitting companies are large in size and look for bi... Read more

‘China plays a major role in global cotton market’: Peter Dong, Birla Jingwei Fibres

"Chinese market for yarn imports has seen a major shift due to two factors. One, lowering of price difference between international and domestic cotton this has made yarn imports less attractive. Further expansion of Xinjiang spinning capacity has made local yarn prices even more competitive due to ... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017 starts tomorrow, to host over 390 exhibitors

"Shanghai is ready to host the 2017 edition of Yarn Expo Spring from tomorrow. Expanding by nearly 20 per cent this year, the fair will occupy the entire hall 5.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) to host over 390 suppliers from 12 countries and regions including China, Hon... Read more

India’s cotton yarn exports may rise this year

India’s cotton yarn output may decline five to seven per cent for the financial year 2016-17. Sluggish demand is partly due to the substitution taking place from manmade fibers. However, yarn demand from overseas buyers has revived in the last few weeks. It was sluggish so far since importers ... Read more

Yarn Expo to begin on March 15 in Shanghai

Yarn Expo will be held in China from March 15 to 17, 2017. It will showcase some of the world’s highest quality yarn and fiber products, such as natural and blended yarns, including cotton, wool, flax/regenerated flax, silk, and man-made fibers and yarns as well as specialty products including... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017: 360 exhibitors from across the globe to showcase

"China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry, not only as a strong buyer but also as a high-quality supplier that is looking to exports. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo Sprin... Read more

Spring edition of Yarn Expo from March 15 to 17

The 2017 spring edition of Yarn Expo will be held from March 15 to 17 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Over years, the Expo has increased in stature in the global yarn and fibre market and is expected to feature more exhibitors in its next edition. Its scale is expected... Read more

Textile show Colombiatex in Brazil this week

Colombiatex will be held in Brazil from January 22 to 24, 2019. This is Latin America’s most important textile show. In addition to offering apparel fabrics and inputs, companies introduce technological developments in machinery for faster productive processes in cutting and apparel-making, au... Read more

Monarch and BMSvision join forces to bring Industry 4.0 to the knitting industry

Monarch, one of the leading suppliers of high-end circular knitting machines and Belgium based BMSvision have entered into a co-operation agreement for the development, marketing, installation and service of a state-of-the-art Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for the circular knitting industry. ... Read more

Kornit Digital Wins Silver in Hong Kong Digital Printing Award 2018

Hong Kong Digital Printing Association recognizes color vibrancy and print quality of a neon neck pillow, made from polyester and printed on Kornit Allegro HONG KONG, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornit Digital (NASDAQ: KRNT), a global market leader in digital textile printing innovation, has anno... Read more

Sensient Inks announces new Turkish Distribution Partner

Sensient Imaging Technologies, a leading developer and manufacturer of digital inks, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Spot Uluslararasi Tekstil for the Turkish market. Founded in 1991 and based in Istanbul, Spot Uluslararasi Tekstil will help promote Se... Read more

Italian textile machinery well represented at Colombiatex 2019

Aroud 15 Italian textile companies will participate in the upcoming edition of Colombiatex 2019 to be held in Medellin from the January 22-24, 2019. The exhibition will be jointly set up by the Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers. The 15 Italia... Read more

Texprocess 2019: Full range of technologies for textile processing

Automation, individualisation, customisation and sustainability. The range of technologies at the coming Texprocess is more comprehensive than ever. Four months before its start, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials is almost booked up. Trade vis... Read more

All are looking forward to ITMA 2019 to see the next level of sustainable technologies

The textile industry is an immensely global value chain that has a great impact on every country in the world either directly or indirectly. For example, solid waste problem generated mainly in the west from the ‘Fast Fashion’ trend has created a demand of establishing ‘Circular Fa... Read more

Mumbai to host textile technology show GTTES 2019

The second edition of the global textile technology and engineering show, GTTES 2019, will be held from January 18-20, 2019, in Mumbai. GTTES 2019, organised by India ITME Society, is ready to start a new successful business year with new optimism, opportunities, and prospects for the textile indust... Read more

Bangladesh biggest textile machinery market for China

Bangladesh will continue to grow as a major textile machinery market as local textile millers are expanding business riding on higher demand for garment items from international consumers, industry people said yesterday. Local fabrics makers, textile millers, spinners and garment manufacturers spen... Read more

GTTES 2019 to discuss trending industry topics, expand customer networking

"New opportunities and prospects for the textile industry will emerge as over 400 exhibitors and 48 countries participate in the 2nd edition of Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show in Mumbai from January 18 to 20, 2019. This year, GTTES has seen 26 per cent growth by attracting about 168... Read more

DTG machinery show on in Bangladesh

A textile and garment machinery exhibition (DTG) is on in Bangladesh from January 9 to 12, 2019. This is the largest textile machinery exhibition in Southeast Asia. Bangladesh has now emerged one of the potential markets for global textile and garment machinery manufacturers thanks to rising demands... Read more

Coimbatore to host machinery show Texair in August

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from August 9 to 12, 2019. This is an exhibition of textile machinery, spares and accessories. Participants are manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery and spares, ginning, spinning, weaving, processing, power looms, handlooms, knitting and garmenting, tex... Read more

Rieter: The Right Model For Everyone

Rieter is further upgrading its end spinning product range with the new ring spinning machines G37 and G38 and the new compact spinning machines K47 and K48. Rieter is the leading supplier of ring and compact spinning machines. Customers particularly appreciate the high productivity, low energy c... Read more

Mayer & Cie. adds braiding machines to product range

From January 1, 2019, Mayer & Cie. (MCT) is manufacturing braiding machines, in addition to circular knitting machines, at its Albstadt works. Mayer Braidtech, a wholly-owned company subsidiary, is responsible for sales and service of the new machines manufactured for the past 40 years by the US... Read more

FESPA Awards 2019 judges share insight into what they are looking for this year part 5

FESPA has received fantastic Award entries from our valued print community. We speak to our esteemed judges, who have given us an insight into what they are looking for in your entries. In part 5, FESPA speaks to Jacek Stencel. In the final part of our Awards series, we have spoken to Jacek who i... Read more

Mimaki Digitally Printed Design Collaborations at Heimtextil 2...

Mimaki Europe announced its collaboration with over 10 inspirational world-leading designers for Heimtextil 2019 (8-11 January 2019, Frankfurt, Germany - Stand J81, Hall 3.0). Under the theme of ‘The Fusion of Innovation and Design’ and celebrating digital print within all elements of ar... Read more

Durst forms JV with Koeing & Bauer

Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems for packaging industry. Durst will combine its e... Read more

Mimaki partners Dutch designer Tessa Koops to create new line of clothing

Mimaki has entered a partnership with Dutch retail fashion designer Tessa Koops. Koops has clothing specifically designed for Mimaki. This demonstrates the power of art in fashion and the huge impact digital print can have on creativity and personalization within the fashion design and manufacturing... Read more

EFI introduces next-gen single-pass Reggiani BOLT digital printer

The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc., made its debut at a recent open house event held at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pass printer has the potential to r... Read more

Sewing machines sees significant advancements in recent years

These advancements are focused on efficiency and precision. Apparel manufacturers are transitioning from manual sewing machines to digital sewing machines. Moreover, sewing machines have been bestowed with a plethora of new features and functionalities. They have witnessed innovations in the form o... Read more

ITEMA range of weaving machines for home textiles

In the first semester of 2018, Itema registered an unprecedented growth in its weaving machine sales, gaining market share across the globe. The second part of the year has been affected by two main factors – the trade war between the US and China and the financial issues in Turkey. Neverthele... Read more

Uncertainties send textile machinery imports down

Capital machinery import for the garment and textile industry has declined in the first quarter of the current fiscal year due to financial sectors uncertainty and liquidity crisis. According to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, in July-September period of the current fiscal year, Bangladesh’s garme... Read more

All are looking forward to ITMA 2019 to see the next level of sustainable technologies

The textile industry is an immensely global value chain that has a great impact on every country in the world either directly or indirectly. For example, solid waste problem generated mainly in the west from the ‘Fast Fashion’ trend has created a demand of establishing ‘Circular Fa... Read more

SGCCI organized SITEX opens today

The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) is organising SITEX, a textile machinery exhibition from January 04-06, 2019 at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC) at Surat, India. The exhibition will display spinning, winding, texturing, twisting and auxil... Read more

Shima’s latest solutions on show at DTG 2019

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan, is exhibiting at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates. Operating in Bangladesh since 1996, this is... Read more

Ampro invests In New High-speed Hybrid Printing Technologies

Philadelphia, PA- Digital printing was introduced to the apparel industry 10 years ago but has struggled to supplant traditional silkscreening due to the high cost, low speed, and narrow fabric options. Ampro was a beta site for one of the largest digital printing technology firms 10 years ago, and ... Read more

Kornit to launch new industrial printing solutions in 2019

Announcing the development plan for Asia in 2019, Kornit Digital has revealed its upcoming launch of a new industrial production printing solution and a new solution for dark polyester printing. Both introductions will make waves in the textile printing market and bring unprecedented opportunities... Read more

Sustainable manufacturing drives the agenda at the digital textile printing conference 3.0

FESPA’s Textile Ambassador Debbie McKeegan discusses her experience at the Digital Textile Conference 2018 in North Carolina on 5th – 6th December. The event brought together industry experts and practitioners for an inspiring conversation. The landscape of Digital printing is moving at... Read more

Digital Ink Sciences upbeat about its ‘breakthrough’ new ink formulation

Digital ink development company Digital Ink Sciences has come up with DIS-250, a new ink formulation for Direct to Garment Printers and wide format Printers. This novelty is a Mid Viscosity ink formulation that is considered a breakthrough by industry insiders. It requires lower maintenance and has... Read more

SME sector of Chinese Weaving Sector runs Airjet and Waterjet looms

Qingdao Haijia Machinery Co. Ltd.founded in 1995, is the largest research and development, manufacture, sale and service professional jet loom manufacturer of China, which produced water jet loom taking the first market share for 8 years. Now the company has two standard production bases, the total ... Read more

VDMA sums up 2018

The challenges for the textile machinery industry are manifold with a view to 2019, according to Thomas Waldmann, Managing Director of the VDMA Textile Machinery Federation. “The political and economic framework conditions have deteriorated, incoming orders in important markets are difficult t... Read more

Shima Seiki to exhibit latest solutions at DTG 2019

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit its latest solutions at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition. The exhibition will be held from January 09-12, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates. ... Read more

Braiding Machines — A New Line Of Business For Mayer & Cie.

ALBSTADT, Germany — December 18, 2018 — Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has since December had a new line of business. From January 2019, the company is manufacturing braiding machines in addition to circular knitting machines at its Albstadt works. Mayer Braidtech, a wholly owned Mayer & Cie... Read more

Durst And Koenig & Bauer Enter Joint Venture For Digital Printing Production Lines

BRIXEN, Italy — December 21, 2018 — Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems f... Read more

Mimaki Announces Digitally Printed Design Collaborations To Be Showcased At Heimtextil 2019

AMSTERDAM — December 21, 2018 — Mimaki Europe, a manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces its collaboration with over 10 inspirational world-leading designers for Heimtextil 2019 (8-11 January 2019, Frankfurt, Germany – Stand J81, Hall 3.0). Under the th... Read more

SPGPrints Ready To Showcase “All You Need In Printing” On One Of The Largest Booths Of ITMA Bar…

BOXMEER, Netherlands — December 20, 2018 — With the year 2019 — the year of ITMA Barcelona — coming closer, it’s more than time for a sneak preview of what to expect at the SPGPrints ITMA booth. At ITMA 2019, SPGPrints will showcase the latest innovations in both conven... Read more

Digistar Bellagio complements Kiian Digital to crate prints on cotton, cellulosic fibers

Kiian Digital’s reactive inks are designed for direct printing onto cotton and other cellulosic fibers. Digistar Bellagio is the natural complement of Kiian Digital’s current textile product portfolio. Digistar Bellagio was created with the synergy of highly specialized teams in digital ... Read more

Mahlo starts trade show year 2019 in Bangladesh

Mahlo, a leading German machine builder and an inventor of automatic straightening, will showcase its measurement and control solutions for textiles production at the Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery exhibition (DTG), which will take place from 9-12 January in the International Co... Read more

Itema Exhibits Best-In-Class Weaving Innovations At DTG Dhaka Int’l Textile & Garment Machi…

COLZATE, Italy and DHAKA, Bangladesh — December 20, 2018 — Itema, the leading Italian manufacturer of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at DTG Dhaka (Hall 7 / 510) from January 9th – 12th at BICC – Bangabandhu International Con... Read more

Bangladesh Remains Important For Picanol

Picanol will participate in DTG 2019. This event will take place from January 9-12, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Picanol will be present at the booth of its agent, Spintex Technology (Booth 7-126). Bangladesh has been an important market for Picanol over the last decade. Picanol has become one of... Read more

DTG 2019 to welcome textile machinery manufacturers

35 000 visitors and more than 880 exhibitioners: the Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery exhibition (DTG) is the perfect opportunity for Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG to make its products even more known in Bangladesh. From 9 to 12 January, the German machine builder Mahlo will showcase its me... Read more

Textile machinery sector may face manifold hurdles: VDMA

The challenges for the textile machinery sector are likely to manifold in 2019, said VDMA, Germany's mechanical engineering industry association. The political and economic framework conditions have deteriorated, incoming orders in main markets are difficult to predict. Hence, markets that have so f... Read more

New curtains and sustainable terry articles——Karl Mayer

KARL MAYER sets the trend at Heimtextil, on Stand K 65 in Hall 3.0 at Messe Frankfurt and during an in-house show in Obertshausen For the first time after roughly 40 years, KARL MAYER will again take part in Heimtextil in Frankfurt/Main. At the trade fair to be held from 8 to 11 January 2019, this ... Read more

Great Interest in Mimaki Eurasia’s Sectoral Support Campaign

Mimaki Eurasia started a campaign at FESPA Eurasia 2018 in order to support the Turkish printing industry and became the central point of the show with their printing solutions. Mimaki Eurasia exhibited their advertising/graphic and textile printing applications in two separate booths, revealing t... Read more

Digitally-Printed Upholstery Textiles

Crypton and Designtex have teamed up to introduce a special collection that pays homage to art, design, technology, performance, and two leaders in the contract textile industry. Designtex 5×5, A Crypton Collection features five contemporary artists from around the world, whose work is transla... Read more

Yearly conference addresses the current digital textile print market.

Members of the digital textile printing industry gathered in Durham, North Carolina, December 5-6 for the third annual “Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0” hosted by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) and SGIA. The “forum for collaboration&rdq... Read more

Embee washers save water for textile printing industry

India-based Embee Group has introduced improvised washers for the textile printing industry. These washers also use filtered recycled water for washing, reusing 90 per cent of water. The improvised screen, squeegee and drum washers are perfect for efficient washing with minimum water consumption c... Read more

Stäubli to present latest system solutions at DTG 2019

Stäubli, a leading textile machinery manufacturer, will present at the upcoming Dhaka Int’l Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG) that takes place from 9-12 January, with its machinery and system solutions for optimising workflows in mills that seek to capture benefits like tim... Read more

Rieter organises Com4 Yarn seminar in Ahmedabad

Rieter, a Switzerland-based Leading supplier of systems for short staple spinning, held a Com4 Yarn seminar in India's textile city of Ahmedabad. At the end of the seminar, attendees gained detailed technological knowledge of the 4 established yarn spinning systems and the the effect of yarn chara... Read more

Picanol To Participate In DTG, The 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exh…

IEPER, Belgium — December 12, 2018 — This event will take place from January 9-12, 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Picanol will be present at the booth of our agent, Spintex Technology (Booth 7-126). Bangladesh has been a very important market for Picanol over the last decade. Picanol i... Read more

Italian textile machinery on show at Irantex

This year’s edition of Irantex, a comprehensive international trade fair for textile machinery and textile products that concluded in Tehran last week, featured a significant number of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Among them 14 companies exhibited in the Italian Pavilion, the commo... Read more

Irantex features Italian textile manufacturers

This year’s edition of Irantex, a comprehensive international trade fair for textile machinery and textile products that concluded in Tehran last week, featured a significant number of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Among them 14 companies exhibited in the Italian Pavilion, the commo... Read more

Next edition of Apparel Sourcing coming up in February

Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls and Scarves will be held in France, February 11 to 14, 2019. Apparel Sourcing will feature some 600 clothing manufacturers from all over the world. From basics to high-end, the offer covers the whole range of ready-to-wear for women, men and children, ... Read more

A performance show of functional, warp-knitted textiles

The textile machinery manufacturer, KARL MAYER, is participating more and more in shows concentrating on applications and end-uses. “We want to pick up customers at key textile areas and introduce them to something new by offering innovative textiles and concepts,” says Oliver Mathews, t... Read more

Fespa returns to Germany this May

Fespa will be held in Germany, May 14 to 17, 2018. Fespa caters to the screen and digital wide format, textile printing and signage markets. More than 700 exhibitors are expected to showcase the latest technology and applications for screen and digital wide format, textile and garment print, printed... Read more

ColorJet displaying it's best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET at DTG-2019

ColorJet India Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer and exporter of digital textile printing technologies will be launching and showcasing live demonstrations of its best selling direct to fabric printer, VASTRAJET at DTG-Dhaka which runs from January 9-12, 2019, at ICCB in Bangladesh in hall no.... Read more

Epson to showcase textile printing solutions at Heimtextil 2019

Epson, will show its solutions for the home textile market at Heimtextil expo, 2019 which will be held at Frankfurt, Germany. The company will present its offering to both operators in the sector and to visitors by creating a living room in partnership with Brochier, the prestigious brand of top o... Read more

DuPont Advanced Printing setting new standards in digital textile printing solutions

DuPont Advanced Printing is considered an industry leader in flexographic printing solutions for consumer packaging and digital printing inks for textile, commercial, home, and office applications that deliver consistent, high-quality print performance and productivity. DuPont™ Artistri® t... Read more

The future of sewing!?

A renowned manufacturer of automatic sewing machines has introduced a six-axis robot for intricate sewing applications in automotive interiors. The sewing robot is extremely user-friendly in operation © Yaskawa A Yaskawa Motoman GP7 is the basis of the fully automatic RoQom 6000 sewing sy... Read more

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL: Saurer’s new generation of compact spinning machines attract custo…

Saurer is supplying 48 ZinserImpact 72XL compact spinning machines with a total of 82,944 spindles to Sanko Textiles. The tradition-rich Turkish textile company is thus one of the first customers worldwide to use this new generation of machines. The internationally leading company has valued its rel... Read more

Most modern weaving technology for China

Quality before quantity: China turns increasingly to superior quality weaving machines from Dornier for manufacturing technical fabrics. The new generation of rapier weaving machines, the P2 TGP: More and more Chinese textile companies are choosing weaving machines from Dornier in order to meet the... Read more

Spinning on a growth path

Textile industry is booming with innovations taking center stage. Today, manufacturers are equipping their machine with advanced technologies by constantly upgrading their production methods. With latest development in machine functions, various textile technologies have tremendously eased operation... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Ikuto Umeda on being a technology leader and the digitalisation of China’s knitwe…

As a knitwear exporting country, China is still a giant, but is smaller than it once was, with some production recently moving to countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh and even parts of Africa. China, with its huge population of 1.37 billion, had been the epicentre of the world’s knitwear expo... Read more

FESPA Eurasia 2018 to kick off on 6th December 2018

  FESPA Eurasia 2018 will take place next week from 6th – 9th December in Istanbul Turkey at a new venue, Istanbul Expo Centre. The exhibition centre is located near the city centre and the exhibition will occupy two halls, Hall 9 and Hall 10. FESPA Eurasia 2018 is the region’s ... Read more

ColorJet displaying its best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET at DTG-2019

  ColorJet participating at DTG for first time with best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET best suited for printing home textiles due to 320 cms width ColorJet all set to repeat its Indian success story in Bangladesh ColorJet India Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer and expor... Read more

EFI unveils new Reggiani textiles printer

Available to order now, with units shipping in the first part of 2019, the Bolt is a 1.8m-wide machine that prints directly onto textiles at speeds up to 90m/min or 8,000sqm/hr. It made its debut at an EFI Reggiani open house in Italy last week and, according to the company, it offers high uptime a... Read more

Epson to display home textile machinery at Heimtextil expo

  Epson will show its offer for the home textile market for the operators in the sector and visitors, at Heimtextil expo, in stand G81, hall 3. The show for home and contract textiles will be held from February 8-11, 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany. Epson is a leader in connecting people and inf... Read more

SPGPrints Presents Digital And Rotary Screen Solutions For Home Furnishing And Interior Decor M…

BOXMEER, The Netherlands — December 3, 2018 — SPGPrints will showcase its digital and rotary screen printing solutions for home furnishing and interior decor markets at Heimtextil 2019 (Hall 3, Level 1, Stand B17), January 8-11, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. PIKE 700 UV d... Read more

Truetzschler IDF2 technology scores at Jyoti Cotspin, Samana

  Jyoti Cotspin Ltd was established in 2006 by Mr Madan Singla, its Chairman and Managing Director. This open end unit manufacturing 100% cotton yarn started with 960 rotors and now has grown to 2240 rotors. The mill is located at Samana, one of the biggest cotton yarn producing regions in I... Read more

International Conference on “Technology & Machinery Innovations for Technical Textiles”

19th January 2019 Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India Technical Textile and Nonwoven Industry is the emerging area of the global Textile Industry, which has an immense scope and potential in India. To enrich knowledge about the latest global innovations on new technology & machinery on p... Read more

Karl Mayer to showcase new terry fabric machine at Heimtextil

Karl Mayer is all set to introduce new machines for terry fabrics and curtains. This will be showcased at the oncoming Heimtextil trade fair to be held from 8 to 11 January 2019 in Frankfurt, German. A new weft curtain article is captivating due to an extravagant design in the currently fashionable ... Read more

Coimbatore to host Texfair in August ’19

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a fair for textile machinery, spares and accessories. Manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery and spares of ginning, spinning, weaving, processing, powerlooms, handlooms, knitting and garmenting will participate. Energy s... Read more

UK Fespa discusses automation

The Fespa conference in the UK provided some practical guidance on how to move towards further automation to see the future of robotics and additive manufacturing that will allow for further miniaturisation and hopefully will contribute to bring manufacturing back to the UK. Zero tooling has enabled... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Total Fashion System takes centre stage in Shanghai

Leading Japanese flat knitting machinery manufacturer Shima Seiki, showcased its latest innovative technologies at last month’s ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 in Shanghai, just as China’s domestic knitwear manufacturing industry prepares for digitalisation and automation. Digitalisation and aut... Read more

Kornit Storm II helps ‘Create Apparel’ enhance business

  Create Apparel, Australian-based sports apparel manufacturer, has seen its business growing ever since the company started using Kornit Storm II direct to garment (DTG) printer. Elaborating on this, Mark Yammin, Owner, Create Apparel, said that the Israel-made DTG printer has increased th... Read more

Ricoh sets out ambitious growth plan

These must be interesting times for everyone who works at, or with, Ricoh.   Not too long ago if the name Ricoh was mentioned to a printing industry professional, the products that would probably come immediately to mind would have been the Pro-series of electrophotographic sheetfed digital... Read more

Global digital textile printing machine market to reach $1,248 m by 2024

A recent report by Allied Market Research reveals, the global digital textile printing machine market is expected to reach $1,248 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 10.0 per cent from 2018 to 2024.Surge in consciousness toward fashion and trends among consumers and growing adoption of sustainable... Read more

Santoni takes part in Textile Evolution

  Santoni, a leading Italian socks machine manufacturer, is taking part in the Textile Evolution – Made in Italy 4.0 exhibition, which runs this month at the Steam Factory in Milan. The event aims to promote various Italian production processes for technical and innovative textiles. T... Read more

The textile printer that became a system supplier

The Heinrich Mayer GmbH textile printing plant offers a range of products that the company’s name does not make immediately apparent. Hybrid textiles, for example. That is what managing director Michael Steidle calls his ceramic-coated high-tech fabrics. Patented as CERAPUR, these smart texti... Read more

FESPA Mexico 2018 exceeds expectations

  FESPA Mexico 2018 was held from the 21st – 23rd September. It is the most significant annual exhibition for large format digital printing, screen printing, textile printing, sublimation, garment decoration and signage. For 3 days, approximately 12,343 visitors attended the CitiBanam... Read more

Playing a vital role in Africa’s flat knitting sector

Africa has always played a significant role for Stoll, a leading manufacturer of flat knitting machines based in Reutlingen, with the oldest agency contract, in South Africa, dating back to more than 35 years. Especially in South Africa and Kenya, Stoll machines, built in the 1950s and 60s, are stil... Read more

A digital and sustainable future for warp knitting

Karl Mayer, the leading German warp knitting machinery manufacturer, welcomed 760 visitors at last month’s five-day-long ITMA Asia + CITME trade fair, with the company’s stand being particularly busy during the first three days of the fair. Roughly 300 participants also visited the in-ho... Read more

Ricoh set to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH

  Ricoh Company based in Tokyo has recently announced to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH, a leading software provider in the printing industry with specific competence in color management. This acquisition will strengthen Ricoh’s growing industrial printing business. The... Read more

RICOH Ri 1000 Direct to Garment Printer Named CES 2019 Innovation Award Honoree

AnaJet, a Ricoh company, clinches prestigious CES Innovation Award Honoree designation for second straight year, this time for the newly released RICOH Ri 1000, a full-featured prosumer DTG printer available at an affordable price Tustin, Calif. – AnaJet, a Ricoh company and global leader in ... Read more

EFI Introduces Next-generation Single-pass Reggiani BOLT Textile Digital Printer

  The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pa... Read more

Digital printing grows at 16 per cent

The global digital textile printing market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 16.3 per cent during 2018-2027. Taking the lead will be the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), whose growth will be mainly attributed to contributions from emerging economies, such as India and ... Read more

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL machines

Saurer, the ring-spinning specialist, is supplying 48 ZinserImpact 72XL compact spinning machines with a total of 82 944 spindles to Sanko Textiles, one of the largest certified organic cotton yarn and certified organic knit fabrics producers in Turkey. The tradition-rich Turkish textiles company is... Read more

ACIMIT’s third-quarter orders remain stable

The ACIMIT survey shows that the textile machinery orders index for the period of July to September 2018, remained stable. The value of index stood at 108.3 basis points (2015 basis= 100). However, orders gathered by the Italian machinery manufacturers show contrasting trends. In Italy, the index s... Read more

Digitalisation Steals the Show!

Digitalisation is the new mantra for the next phase in textile production. It is slowly and steadily entering every aspect of textile machinery industry, and the recently-held ITMA Asia showed a glimpse of the digital era waiting to happen in textile production, reports ITJ Editor. From ginning to ... Read more

Success for STOLL at ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

  Once again STOLL has inspired many visitors with the latest innovations and developments presented at the fair. The booth was entirely dedicated to knitelligence®, STOLL's new software solution and a highlight from the ever-growing field of STOLL Software Solutions. STOLL's knitelligen... Read more

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at Expotextil Peru 2018

  Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2018 show in Lima, Peru. At Expotextil SHIMA SEIKI will promote its WHOLEGARMENT® knitting technology by displaying its SWG061N2 WHOLEGARMENT® knitt... Read more

Shima answers call for automation in Korea

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Korean subsidiary Shima Seiki Korea, will participate in the Korea International Garment Machinery and Textile Industry Fair (GT Korea) exhibition in Goyang, South Korea this month. With growing in... Read more

APAC to lead digital textile printing market in 2018-27

The global digital textile printing market’s revenue is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 16.3 per cent during 2018-2027, according to a new report. Taking the lead will be the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), whose growth will be mainly attributed to contributions ... Read more

Mexico Digital Textile Printing Inks Market Expected to Grow $51 Million by 2023

"Rapid growth in screen-printing fuels the digital printing market, which leads the market players to develop new and improved ink types such as Elva Jet Punch EP to cope up with the increase in demand for digital textile printing applications." A new report published by Allied Market Research titl... Read more

Digital Textile Printing Equipment Market to Reflect Impressive Expansion During 2018 – 2028

Digital textile printing is an advanced form of textile printing technology used for the printing of colors on fabric materials. Textile printing was a popular technique in the European culture in the 12th century. It was a popular alternative to hand-woven embroidery which used to print large and a... Read more

Digital Textile Printing: The Future is Now

Organised by AATCC (Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals) and SGIA (Specialty Graphics Imaging Association), the Digital Textile Printing: The Future is Now conference will take place from 6-7 December 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC. The programme will feat... Read more

China Textile Machinery Association

The China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) is a social-economic organisation constituted voluntarily by the manufacturers, enterprises and scientific research institutes in the textiles machinery and accessories industry of China. Cong Zheng, vice-secretary general director tells us about the us... Read more

Sewing machines set for rapid growth globally

Global sewing machine market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6 per cent from 2018 to 2026. The increasing popularity of the do-it-yourself culture is an important factor contributing to the growth of the sewing machine market. People in order to give a personalized touch to their garments are inc... Read more

EFI breaks Q3 sales record

EFI has reported record Q3 sales in its results for the three months ended 30 September 2018, but its profits have dipped slightly. The manufacturer’s revenue climbed by 3.5% compared with Q3 2017, to $257.1m (£202m), from $248.4m in Q3 2017, but its gross profit fell to $125.5m, down b... Read more

Shima Seiki to host Shima Seiki Europe Apex show

  Leading flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, together with its UK subsidiary, Shima Seiki Europe, will hold a private expo in association with Hong Kong­based spinner UPW in London, on November 7 and 8, 2018. The Shima Seiki Europe Apex show will feature the SDS­ONE APEX... Read more

Apparel Manufacturing of the Future

With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs with a full-scale, next generation facility that moves fully-fashioned knit production to... Read more

ITMA Asia + CITME confirms leading position

ITMA Asia + CITME 2018, Asia’s leading textile machinery exhibition, ended successfully after five days of exciting product demonstrations and business networking, according to organisers. The sixth combined exhibition welcomed over 100,000 visitors from 116 countries and regions, with an inc... Read more

SAURER SPINNING SOLUTIONS AT CIIE

TOWARDS INTELLIGENT SPINNING MILLS Saurer Group is looking forward to participating in the first China International Import Exhibition in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November 2018. At booth 3B6-003 in Hall 3 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center, Saurer will showcase intelligent textile machin... Read more

AATCC and SGIA announce digital textile printing conference 3.0

Textile people will explore the key trends and technology developments that are bringing the market for digitally-printed textiles to life—from economics to ink—at the Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0, December 5–6, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC, USA. AATCC and... Read more

Cixing split marked by Beworth’s Shanghai debut

    Break-away But, how can a company just emerge and build such a capacity so quickly? The answer is that Beworth is a ‘break-away’ business – a break-away from the giant Chinese flat knitting machine manufacturer Ningbo Cixing Company Ltd, known in the industry as ... Read more

3D-knitted shells support five-ton concrete structure

Researchers at ETH Zurich have 3D-knitted a structure on a computerised flat knitting machine that serves as the primary shaping element for curved concrete shells. The new technology is now being used to create a five-tonne concrete structure for an exhibition in Mexico City. The heart of the four... Read more

Rieter Group Presents Third Quarter Results

    Details on outlook for 2018 The order intake recorded by the Rieter Group in the first nine months of 2018 was down by 2% compared to the prior year period. The cumulative order intake was CHF 749.8 million. In the third quarter of 2018, order intake was CHF 238.0 million (Q3 2017... Read more

Two industry awards for Durst at SGIA Expo 2018

  Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has won two Product of the Year awards at SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. The accolades for the Delta WT 250 and Rhotex 325 have been announced after Durst successfully demonstrated large-format and software capabiliti... Read more

Indians top overseas visitors at recent ITMA-CITME events

The combined ITMA and CITME shows were held in China, October 26 to 30, 2018. The exhibition welcomed over one lakh visitors from 116 countries and regions and recorded a 10 per cent increase in domestic visitors compared to the 2016 show. About 20 per cent of the visitors were from outside China. T... Read more

Vietnam to host four textile and garment exhibitions in November

Vietnam will host four exhibitions from November 21 to 24, 2018. These are a textile and garment industry exhibition, a textile and apparel accessories exhibition, a footwear machinery and material exhibition (VFM) and InterDye Asia 2018. The first two will display technologies, equipment, products... Read more

Battle to automate China’s domestic knitwear manufacturers

China’s domestic knitwear manufacturing industry is now ready for digitalisation and automation by way of complete garment knitting - also known as seam free knitting or Wholegarment knitting, or knit & wear - depending on who’s battle camp you are in. This was one of the key messag... Read more

Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0 set for December

Research Triangle Park, N.C. – The Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0 is scheduled for Dec. 5-6 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, N.C. A joint production of the American Association of Textile Colorists and Chemists (AATCC) and the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), t... Read more

Roland DG Launches Ground-Breaking Texart RT-640M Multi-Function Dye-Sublimation Printer

Clevedon – Responding to market demand for production flexibility in the digital textile print sector, Roland DG is excited to announce the launch of the multi-function Texart RT-640M, a ground-breaking digital dye-sublimation printer that enables direct-to-textile and indirect sublimation pri... Read more

Apparel Manufacturing of the Future

With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs With 300 3D flatbed knitting machines, Stoll and Project I restore high-tech domestic manufacturing jobs with a full-scale, next generation facility that moves fully-fashioned knit production to... Read more

Saurer Epoca 7 pro innovative embroidery system sets new benchmark

Saurer exhibited the Epoca 7 pro at ITMA Asia. The machine on display evoked great interest from all visitors. It was interesting to know from Mr. Simon Benzer of Saurer Embroidery that the machines on display was sold to Thailand based customer KS Perfection. Saurer is very encouraged by the positi... Read more

Latest Itema Weaving Model To Make Debut In Vietnam

A new important partnership marks the path of Itema towards a greener future for the whole denim production chain. Prosperity Textile, one of the main denim producers worldwide, has chosen for its new facility one of the most interesting and sustainable-oriented Itema technologies, iSAVER™ equ... Read more

SAVIO’s EcoPulsars Presents A New Concept In Winding Technology

SAVIO Macchine Tessili S.p.A. is a hundred-plus years old company, established in 1911 at Pordenone, Italy. Savio is the first manufacturer to come out with a breakthrough concept for energy saving in winding: suction on demand. SAVIO introduced the new concept winder EcoPulsarS at ITMA at Milan, I... Read more

Jakob Müller AG successfully enforced interim injunctions against design patent infringements

ITMA ASIA +CITME 2018 is China’s most important textile event. The sixth edition of the combined show has been held from 15 to 19 October 2018 at the new National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai. The subsidiary corporation COMEZ International s.r.l. of Switzerland based Ja... Read more

Switzerland: the cradle of innovation

With Swiss textile machinery companies, the ‘inventor gene’ leads to added value for customers Over the centuries, the sheer innovative spirit of the Swiss has been demonstrated many times through inventions spanning various fields of human experience. Their impact on the global textile... Read more

Picanol launches new Rapier Weaving Machine GTMax-i 3.0

  Picanol launched its newest rapier, the GTMax-i 3.0 at ITMA Asia +CITME 2018. The GTMax-i 3.0 builds further on the success of GT-Max and GTMax-i. The combination of a redesigned gripper drive and extra reinforced sley drive as well as the integration of the future oriented BlueBox electro... Read more

Rieter upgrades end spinning product range

  Rieter is further upgrading its end spinning product range by launching new ring spinning machines G 37 and G 38, as well as the new compact-spinning machines K 47 and K 48. Unrestricted spinning for all applications The machines G 38 and K 48 are particularly suitable for markets having... Read more

LMW launches four new products at ITMA Asia 2018

Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW) launched four new products at ITMA Asia 2018 in Shanghai. These include the Card machines, DrawFrame machines, Speedframe LF 4280 SpinConnect platform. LMW’s range of machines comes with the right blend of automation at every step, tailored to reduce the stress of o... Read more

Swiss textile technologies prioritising customer needs through innovative solutions

Innovation in Swiss textile technology is founded on over 3,000 years of experience of its companies. The country’s innovative spirit has been demonstrated many times through inventions spanning various fields of human experience. Their impact on the global textile industry has been among the ... Read more

Swedish Textile Machinery @ ITMA ASIA 2018

IRO H3 CO1: These include a wide range of yarn feeding equipment that are optimised to meet the demands of advanced modern weaving machinery. The feeders incorporate innovative energy efficient permanent magnet motor design and incorporate developments such as easy plug and play for connecting inte... Read more

Reggiani announces launch of Singlepass, new solutions displayed

EFI Reggiani made the much awaited announcement of launch of Reggiani BOLT- singlepass digital printing machine on Nov 15, 2019 at its headquarter in Italy, and it would be available to be seen and booked there. However, in terms of display at exhibitions, the machine would be earliest on display on... Read more

Surface finishing solutions by Santex Rimar Group

Santex Rimar Group presented the new surface finishing solutions under Sperotto Rimar brand: Softa – high speed brushing - and Velura – high speed raising – running machines will be exclusively showed during ITMA Asia tradeshows days. Cavitec launched the Cavimelt P+P LINE, the ne... Read more

Innovations in the German Pavilion at ITMA ASIA 2018

BRÜCKNER launched the power frame stenter, having over 7 m working width for the finishing of geo-nonwovens at ITMA ASIA 2018. The company, in its new plant in Tittmoning produces modules with a width of up to 9 m. The ANDRITZ carding machines and the new flat belt oven, enable customers to be... Read more

ITMA ASIA enforces interim injunctions against design patent infringe-ments

In order to protect the lawful interest of intellectual property rights own-ers during the exhibition, the sponsors of ITMA ASIA 2018 installed an on-site intellectual property rights office (“IPR Office”), consisting of the spon-sors, external IPR administrative authority and IPR practi... Read more

 
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