As per Washington-based National Council of Textile Organisations figures, US textiles and apparels exports was worth $28.6 billion in 2017. In fact, exports helped the country pull out of global recession. No wonder many small and medium sized...read more
As per House of Common’s committee, consumption of new clothes is higher in the UK than any other European country. The committee has written to chief executives of the UK’s 10 leading fashion retailers to find out what steps they are takin...read more
Only seven months remain for the UK to formally exit the European Union, and the £28 billion fashion sector has to get three different looks ready for future-proof business. As per Richard Lim, Chief Executive of Retail Economics, the potentia...read more
Levi’s has collaborated with Hollywood actor and singer Justin Timberlake on a range called Fresh Leaves. The 20-piece collection has been created by the brand’s design team which worked with Justin to come up with a reinvention of some of ...read more
Invista has invested more than US$ 600 million in China to support the nylon market, including a 215,000-ton hexamethylenediamine (HMD) plant and the plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), over the past five years. The company has...read more
According to the company, polyester, microfibers and blends treated with Univadine E3-3D diffusion accelerant comply with the requirements of bluesign, in addition to being suitable for Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex and an approved input dyeing auxi...read more
Lenzing Web Technology will serve as a platform technology for a wide range of future products for the nonwoven industry. The flexibility of the technology and the possible integration with other nonwoven and textile technologies will enable th...read more
Vidya is becoming more and more realistic -3D is a key technology in the apparel industry to drive the digitization of companies. And digital products can be integrated into advance process steps. At the Munich Fabric Start, Assyst is going to ...read more
According to the University, the technology is scalable at mass-production levels via a process known as fibre-spinning and is currently produced in Melbourne, Florida, with CREOL’s collaborators at Hills. The CREOL team is currently working ...read more
The fashion industry must do more to tackle plastic pollution, Friends of the Earth said as it published new figures highlighting the sector’s significant contribution to the problem. The environmental campaign group says clothes washing in t...read more
Two new non-antimicrobial technologies, Scentry and Scentry Revive, by Microban International, a leader in odour control and prevention solutions, have earned Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex certification – an independent testing and certification s...read more
Lenzing and Covestro have joined forces to develop a sustainable solution for coated textile materials for shoes. Genuine leather, despite all its good properties, is increasingly criticised not only by animal welfare organisations and a growin...read more
The Danish brand Organic Basics will present three everyday garment collections, made using organic and recycled materials. Two of these collections, SilverTech and Invisible, are both made with Q-Nova by Fulgar, Italy’s leading man-made fibr...read more
A new textile material has been recently designed by the Russian military and industrial corporation Rostec to mask soldiers and military equipment, according to Rostec chief Sergei Chemezov.
According to Chemezov, the new material has chame...
Haydale, an advanced materials group, has been jointly awarded a contract by the English Institute for Sport (EIS) for the development of advanced wearable technology for elite athletes in training for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in ...read more
Myant, a leader in the design, development, and production of ‘textile computing’ products, has announced the launch of a strategic collaboration with Mayo Clinic to bring Mayo’s patented algorithms for heart monitoring and arrhythmia det...read more
Van de Wiele was a key technology partner in the €7.8 million 3D Lighttrans project that led to the introduction of complex and cost-effective new 3D textile reinforcements for thermoplastic composites.
The global market for thermoplastic ...