‘Increased import duties on textiles may not be enough’

2018/07 30 11:07

The recent hike in import duties on 50 textile items may not be enough to give the desired boost to the Indian textile and apparel sector. There must also be efforts made to strengthen the infrastructure, and technical knowledge must be more readily available to youngsters for pursuing a career in textiles, according to Gagan […]

‘Sourcing at Magic shifted focus as market shifted’

2018/07 30 11:07

Sourcing at Magic, a subsidiary of UBM Fashion Group and one of the leading trade fairs for the entire global supply chain in the fashion industry, shifted its focus as the market shifted, said its president. The fair brings a lot of education to the show floor regarding various topics such as wearable technology, automation […]

NCC appreciates USDA’s trade assistance for cotton

2018/07 30 11:07

The National Cotton Council (NCC) appreciates the Trump Administration’s plan to assist US farmers and ranchers facing trade disruptions from retaliation tariffs. USDA has announced that farmers and ranchers will be given up to $12 billion for a market facilitation programme, a food purchase & distribution programme, and a trade promotion programme. USDA senior officials […]

Unifi unveils new branding & fibre brand at ORSM 2018

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Unifi Unifi has launched its new ‘True Innovation Starts in the Fibre’ branding, and the new Profiber brand at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM) 2018, which is being held from July 23 to 26, 2018, in Denver, in booth 1022-LL. Unifi is global textile solutions provider and a leading innovator in manufacturing synthetic […]

Grasim recognises women in manufacturing industry

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Grasim Industries Aditya Birla Group’s flagship company Grasim Industries awarded green certificates to women for their contribution in the manufacturing industry at 'Reinventing the Future – Great Teams Work’ summit in Indore. The summit focused on women, under which various organisations shared their initiatives towards gender inclusivity at the shop floor level. This certificate […]

International Sourcing Expo Australia to begin from Nov 20

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: International Sourcing Expo Australia The International Sourcing Expo Australia will host nearly 700 textile, apparel and footwear manufacturers and agents from 16 countries from November 20. The trade-only show will offer fashion buyers and designers the full spectrum of product and service offerings from off-the-shelf clothing through to made-to-order pieces, fabric and functional textiles. […]

Ethiopia to host fourth edition of ASFW in October

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt The fourth edition of the Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW) will be held from October 1 to 4, 2018, in Ethiopia. The global cotton, textile, apparel, leather, technology, and home decor industry, will be seen at the fair. Over 250 global manufacturers from 25 countries will showcase their products and innovations […]

Arisudana expanding with Truetzschler machines

2018/07 30 11:07

(l-r) Sidharth Khanna, Kewal Khanna and Gagan Khanna Arisudana Industries Limited has announced its expansion with focus on quality and the latest technology machinery with the inclusion of more machines from Truetzschler. The addition includes 4 Truetzschler blow-room lines, 16 Truetzschler TC 10 1/S cards, 8 Truetzschler twin-delivery draw-frames TD 9T and 8 Truetzschler finisher […]

Textechno & Lenzing to participate in ITMA Asia + CITME

2018/07 30 11:07

Textechno and Lenzing Instruments will show testing instruments for fibres and yarns at the ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 in Shanghai, hall 1, booth D38/39, from October 15 to 19, 2018. Textechno develops precision test equipment/systems for textile and man-made fibres. Lenzing Instruments provides testing technology for quality control of fibres and nonwoven. Textechno’s Balexpert […]

Eurojersey to present new campaign at Premiere Vision

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Eurojersey Eurojersey is set to present its versatility and adaptability of Sensitive Fabrics with a new campaign titled ‘Free the Form’, at Premiere Vision Paris, the global event for fashion professionals, which will be held from September 19 to 21, 2018, at Paris, in booth 6G6/6H9 – hall 6. Eurojersey is a leading producer […]

Huntsman Textile Effects unveils High IQ Sun Protect

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Huntsman Huntsman Textile Effects has extended the High IQ performance scheme to help mills, brands, and retailers meet consumer demand for garments with built-in sun protection. High IQ Sun Protect provides an Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) of up to 50 and above, providing the wearer with the highest level of protection for the lifetime […]