US to investigate polyester yarn from China, India

2018/12 07 13:12

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has determined that there is a reasonable indication that the US industry is materially injured by reason of imports of polyester textured yarn from China and India that are allegedly subsidised and sold in the United States at less than fair value. The US department of commerce will continue […]

TÜV SÜD working with ILPA

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Indian Leather Products Association TÜV SÜD, the German training, consultancy, testing and certification group, is working with Indian Leather Products Association (ILPA) to provide quality assurance services to ILPA and members. The two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which TÜV SÜD will help ILPA and its members get clarity on global […]

Buttermilk-based formulation fights TSV: Indian scientists

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Vigyanprasar.gov A plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria called Bacillus amyloliquefaciens can be used to fight tobacco streak virus (TSV) in cotton crop, researchers at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) in Coimbatore have discovered. The formulation, prepared in buttermilk, was tested against the virus and found effective. TSV causes cotton necrosis disease. Buttermilk has been traditionally […]

125 companies attend AAPN seminar

2018/12 07 13:12

As many as 250 executives from 125 organisations participated at the summit by the Americas Apparel Producers' Network (AAPN). The apparel summit discussed about the new strategic textile investments focusing on synthetic knits. This meeting involved more planning, logistics and people than anyeventin theAAPN's 37-yearhistory in the apparelindustry. The summit's keynote speaker Simon Mainwaring, founder […]

Mexican firm Capa de Ozono deploys Centric 8 PLM suite

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Centric Software Capa de Ozono, the Mexican fashion footwear company, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals. Seeking ways to reduce time to market, develop a more […]

China rejects Indian proposal for trade in local currency

2018/12 07 13:12

China has rejected India’s proposal for bilateral trade in local currencies, an idea aimed at bridging the widening trade deficit with the former, a news agency reported. The issue was discussed in October in an inter-ministerial meeting, where the Reserve Bank of India and the department of economic affairs were urged to explore renminbi-rupee trade. […]

Pantone announces Living Coral Colour of the Year 2019

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Pantone Pantone has announced Living Coral as the Colour of the Year 2019. This year's colour 16-1546 Living Coral is vibrant yet mellow, embraces with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. It is an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens […]

Totes Isotoner upgrades to Gerber’s YuniquePLM suite

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Totes Totes Isotoner has upgraded to Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM suite. Totes is an international umbrella, footwear, and cold weather accessory supplier. Gerber delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing process and effectively manage and connect the supply chain. “It was imperative with our upgrade from webPDM […]

India’s Future Group’s Brand Factory to go online in Feb

2018/12 07 13:12

India’s Future Group’s fashion discount retail chain Brand Factory will go online in February, according to chief executive officer Kishore Biyani. This would be one of its major online e-commerce projects after its online furniture store FabFurnish was shut down. The group claims to be one of the pioneers in online sales in India with […]

Global Fashion Agenda hosts masterclass on sustainability

2018/12 07 13:12

Courtesy: Global Fashion Agenda Speakers from Nike, H&M and others spoke across a range of topics from finding angles to covering sustainability stories to how brands can work and improve in sharing their news stories of their sustainability journey at the recent masterclass hosted by Global Fashion Agenda. The class held in Los Angeles was […]