Teijin announces 50 years of Teijin Polyester, Thailand

2017/12 15 03:12

Teijin Limited, a global technology company from Japan, has announced that it has fully transferred the production of its primary polyester-fibre brands to Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited (TPL), a subsidiary of Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. TPL. TPL is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is the hub of Teijin’s strategic global polyester-fibre production. Teijin’s global polyester […]

RIL to present Recron FS range at Heimtextil Frankfurt

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: RIL Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will launch an extended range of Recron FS, a fire-retardant textile solution with diverse features and applications, at Heimtextil Frankfurt beginning from January 9, 2018. The polyester not only brings the highest standard of safety in the fabric by making it fire-retardant, but also enhances the aesthetical aspects. The […]

Indian economy may grow by 7.2% in 2018, 7.4% in 2019: UN

2017/12 15 03:12

The growth rate of India's economy is expected to rise from this year's 6.7 per cent to 7.2 per cent next year and 7.4 per cent in 2019 making it again the fastest-growing major economy, the United Nations said in its World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 report. The projection for India for 2018 released […]

Teijin Frontier to open R&D fibre facility in Thailand

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: Teijin Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibre-product converting firm, will open a R&D facility for fibres and polyester fibres in Thailand. Teijin Frontier Thai Innovation Laboratory (TFTIL) will be located in the Thailand Science Park, a technology hub that the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) will open in January 2018. […]

Brandix’s female workers benefit from GAP’s P.A.C.E

2017/12 15 03:12

Winners of Outstanding Award for Exceptional Performance with Anusha Alles (extreme right) and Sakura Manthreerathne, P.A.C.E. specialist at Brandix; Courtesy: Brandix A group of 181 Brandix female associates have recently completed Personal Advancement and Career Enhancement (P.A.C.E.) programme provided by GAP Inc. The group included 29 associates from Brandix Fast Fashion I, 16 from Brandix […]

ZDHC unveils Implementation Hub to help sustainability

2017/12 15 03:12

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Foundation, has launched its Implementation HUB which helps best practises of chemical and environmental management and accelerates impact along the value chains of the textile and other industries. ZDHC is a collaboration of brands leading the textile industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals. The official launch is […]

Danish project for Myanmar’s garment sector welfare

2017/12 15 03:12

A project called MYPOD was launched in Yangon recently to improve the work environment in Myanmar’s garment sector. Funded by the Danish Market Development Partnerships fund, the three-year project to be implemented in 2018 aims to generate more jobs, raise sustainable value addition, improved productivity and social dialogue in the sector. The project will be […]

Mouvent’s TX801 printer a grand success at ShanghaiTex

2017/12 15 03:12

Mouvent, a new company focused on digital print using pioneering digital technology headquartered in Switzerland, achieved a major milestone with its first ever global tradeshow demonstration of its ground-breaking textile printing machine, the TX801, at ShanghaiTex expo, held from November 27 to 30, 2017. The demonstrations received all positive responses. The TX801 is an 8-colour […]

Alvanon unveils course to guide retailers in 3D world

2017/12 15 03:12

Alvanon, the industry’s leading fit expert and consulting firm advising leading apparel firms to align internal teams, processes, and supply chains, has unveiled a new dedicated course for helping brands and retailers navigate the world of 3D. The new ‘3D PDS’ is the latest addition to Alvanon’s acclaimed Professional Development Series (PDS) of classes. The […]

Performance Days unveils US Functional Fabric Fair

2017/12 15 03:12

Performance Days has unveiled the US Functional Fabric Fair, powered by Performance Days, in partnership with Reed Exhibitions. The event, a sourcing event for high performance functional fabrics and accessories, will be held during July 23- 24, 2018, during the New York Market Week, and co-located with multiple fashion market events in the New York […]

2 garment factories to be set up in Jordan’s Arjan, Souf

2017/12 15 03:12

Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki recently laid the foundation stone of two garment factories in Jerash and Ajloun governorates. The factory of Advanced Technology Company for Garments in Ajloun’s Arjan city, 70 km northwest of Amman, will create 250 jobs. In Jerash’s Souf town, the Elephant Tusk factory, an Indian investment, will create around 500 […]