DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2018 begins online registration

2017/11 30 07:11

Courtesy: DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR The 20th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, the largest international flooring show in Asia-Pacific, has opened online registration for visitors. The three-day exhibition will begin from March 20, 2018. The platform will facilitate communication within the industry by presenting the developments of the floor covering industry in Asia and beyond. At the exhibition, […]

Polyester fibre market to reach $39.3 billion by 2025

2017/11 30 07:11

The global polyester staple fibre (PSF) market is expected to reach $39.3 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.3 per cent, says a recent report. Rise in the global consumption of sustainable textiles has been a major factor driving market growth. Growing environment consciousness and cheaper price of PSF has increased utilisation of […]

Kiian Digital to show disperse inks at Heimtextil

2017/11 30 07:11

Courtesy: Kiian Digital Kiian Digital,a leading manufacturer of inks for digital print, will showcase disperse inks at Heimtextil, the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, which is scheduled to be held from January 9, 2018 in Frankfurt. The three-day exhibition will keep on display solutions developed for the interior textile industry. At […]

Pakistan cleared Rs 40 bn sales tax refunds in Jan-Apr 2017

2017/11 30 07:11

Reiterating the Pakistani Government’s commitment to the issue of stuck sales tax refunds, special assistant to prime minister on revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has told representatives of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) that the government has cleared about Rs. 40 billion worth such refunds to the industry in the first four months of […]

Teijin makes knitting material with breathable film

2017/11 30 07:11

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., Japan-based Teijin Group’s fibre-product converting company, has announced that the company has developed a polyester high-gauge knitting material laminated with a breathable film to produce thin, lightweight and breathable textiles. Teijin Frontier will sell its new material mainly for spring/summer 2019 sportswear. Textiles laminated with breathable film are widely used for […]

Higg FEM provides a common framework for improvement

2017/11 30 07:11

The Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) by Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) is a crucial part of the theory of change as it provides a common framework for improvement in the entire apparel and footwear value chain. The theory of change is a sustainability measurement to lead positive impact throughout the facilities across the world. […]

Detego to show mobile & AI solutions for fashion at NRF

2017/11 30 07:11

Courtesy: Detego Detego, developer of software products that provide real-time analysis to ensure optimal product availability for fashion retailers, is set to display its latest digital in-store solutions for retailers at NRF, the world’s largest retail industry show, to be held from January 14 to 16, 2017, in New York, as a co-exhibitor on SAP’s […]

Indian apparel exporters upset over low RoSL rate

2017/11 30 07:11

India's Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has hailed the raise in the merchandise exports from India scheme (MEIS) rates to 4 per cent of export value, saying the step will ease blocked capital problems and help handle Christmas orders. However, it is upset over the low rebate on state levies (RoSL) as the central taxes […]

Vietnam on course to meet textile, garment export target

2017/11 30 07:11

While another $8 billion worth of exports is needed before the yearend to fulfil Vietnamese Government’s 2017 export target of $31 billion in textiles and garments, the average export growth rate in August and September indicates the target is achievable, according to Le Tien Truong, general director of Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex). […]

NSDC trains 1,000 textile workers in Tamil Nadu

2017/11 29 08:11

(L-R) Prakash Vasudevan, Sitra; Srihari Balakrishnan, ITF; Prabhu Dhamodharan,ITF; Archana Singh, NSDC; Raja ShanmugaM, TEA; Sudharani, Textile Commissioner Office; Elango, ITF; Ganeshbabu, ITF Skill The National Skill Development Council (NSDC) has trained 1,000 workers from across various mills in Tamil Nadu. These workers who completed training in last 2 months received certificates at a job […]