Japan : Shima Seiki to participate at Pitti Immagine Filati – dirtwave.com Japan

2015/06 19 00:06

The Italian subsidiary of Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki is participating at the 77th Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy which runs from 1-3 July, 2015. Shima Seiki will once again be present in the KnitClub section of the exhibition at stand no. D-16 aimed at appealing to the technical and creative […]

Germany : Karl Mayer develops new PVA-coated tricot shoe fabric – dirtwave.com Germany

2015/06 19 00:06

German knitting machine producer, Karl Mayer has developed a semi-rigid shoe fabric which, with the right finish, is flexible enough to be comfortable to wear and also tough enough for long-term use. “The key element of this innovative textile is a tricot fabric combined with a coating made from polyvinyl acetate (PVA),” a press release […]

Brazil : Solvay invests in smart polyamide textile yarn technology – dirtwave.com Brazil

2015/06 18 23:06

France headquartered Solvay Group said it is investing in fibre and smart polyamide textile yarn production technology to meet the growing market demand for innovative textile products. “An investment of around R$ 50 million is being made in the latest equipment in texturing area and the modernisation of textile weaving machines in Santo André, Brazil,” […]

India : “Removal of benefits to hit exports” – dirtwave.com India

2015/06 18 23:06

The cotton textiles export promotion council (TEXPROCIL) has said that the removal of benefits on exports to African countries in the new foreign trade policy will affect shipments of value added products like cotton dyed and printed fabrics, according to media reports. "The new Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 has removed all benefits on exports to […]

India : Textile industry waits with bated breath for new policy – dirtwave.com India

2015/06 18 23:06

As the government prepares to unveil a new national textiles policy aimed to boost the sector’s exports, the industry expects the new guidelines to be friendly towards it. The new policy is expected to address concerns of adequate skilled work force, labour reforms, attract investments in the textile sector, and to provide a road map […]