My Size to display technology at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: My Size My Size, developer and creator of smartphone measurement applications, will showcase its innovative smartphone measurement technology for apparel sizing at the annualCopenhagen Fashion Summit. The two-day event will bring together leaders and decision makers for thought-provoking discussions on the issues faced by the industry and the planet. At the summit beginning May […]

India facing problem of stagnation in exports: Digjam head

2018/06 17 15:06

India is struggling with the problem of stagnation in exports, while countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam have shown significant growth in apparel exports, said the head of Digjam, a suiting fabric manufacturer. The government must address the issues and implement the suggestions given by various organisations and experts to speed up growth in the sector. […]

Egypt sees rise in cotton area, exports

2018/06 17 15:06

The total area under cotton cultivation this season has increased by 100,000 feddans on a year-on-year basis to about 321,787 feddans. The growth in area under cotton is due to demand for Egyptian cotton in export markets. In the quarter (Q2) from December 2017 to February 2018, Egyptian cotton exports soared by 181.6 per cent […]

Cotton USA aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 39%

2018/06 17 15:06

The Cotton USA Sustainability Task Force has established national goals for continual improvements in key areas of environmental stewardship, farm productivity and resource efficiency including land, water, air, input and energy use by 2025. The United States cotton industry is the first to establish national, quantifiable goals for sustainability. These goals were set after the […]

Textile industry to change drastically in 10 years: Report

2018/06 17 15:06

The textile and apparel industry will change dramatically over the next 10 years, according to a recent report. It will adopt new materials that deliver unprecedented performance and will eliminate harmful chemicals from its products and manufacturing processes. The industry will emerge as a circular and regenerative sector of the economy. The ‘Safer Chemistry Innovation […]

Sourcing at Magic to have Fabric Zone, Denim District

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: UBM fashion Designers looking to source new textiles and innovative technologies will have a lot to experience at Sourcing at Magic, to be held during August 12-15, 2018 in Las Vegas. The show will have two new areas – the Fabric Zone and the Denim District – to inspire new collections. The Fabric Zone […]

Archroma to work with UET, Lahore

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: Archroma Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals, is collaborating with the University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan. The two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this connection which will pave way for cooperation initially for a five-year period. The partnership will explore innovations in textile research. The […]

Amazon setting up second Oklahoma fulfillment centre

2018/06 17 15:06

Amazon.com is setting up its second Oklahoma fulfillment centre in Tulsa, which will create 1,500 jobs and give opportunities to employees to engage with robotics technology. The company had recently announced a fulfillment centre for South Oklahoma City. Amazon currently operates a sortation centre in Oklahoma City, where it employs hundreds of associates. “We are […]

APTMA rejects textile package extended by ex-Pakistani Govt

2018/06 17 15:06

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has rejected the textile package extended by the previous government, saying that would reverse the 15 per cent exports growth. Though the previous government had assured that rebate would be offered on indigenous materials, the extended package offers that benefit on Indian products as well, said APTMA. The […]

Singtex launches fabrics from coffee grounds, castor beans

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: Singtex Singtex, a sustainable manufacturer of functional fabrics, has launched Biotec fabrics reusing organic materials such as coffee grounds to make coffee oil membrane and castor beans to produce bio-nylon fabrics. These bio-based materials replace more than 25 per cent petroleum consumption during production and offer a better wearing experience. Striving to be a […]

There is no shortage of cotton in country: CITI

2018/06 17 15:06

There is sufficient cotton for the textile sector to smoothly run their units throughout the year, the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has said. The recent increase in cotton prices in the Indian market is due to the increase in cotton prices across the globe, led by China and the US weather fears impacting […]