CEMATEX highlights ITMA 2019 theme with innovation lab

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Cematex CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has launched the ITMA Innovation Lab, to emphasise the innovation message to the textile, garment and fashion industry. The focus on innovation at ITMA 2019, which will be held in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20-26, 2018, highlights the event’s theme: Innovating the World of Textiles. […]

Tapestry joins UN Global Compact

2018/10 18 12:10

Victor Luis (R) at the UN Global Compact headquarters ; Courtesy: Tapestry Tapestry, Inc., a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, has announced the initiative of joining the UN Global Compact. Tapestry joins over 9,800 companies who are signatories to the UN Global Compact, recognising its role as a business […]

Santex Rimar presenting at ITMA Asia + CITME

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Santex Rimar Group Santex Rimar Group, a leader in knitted, woven fabrics, technical textiles, and nonwovens solutions, is participating at the ongoing ITMA Asia + CITME in Shanghai. The group is presenting the new surface finishing solutions under Sperotto Rimar brand: Softa – high speed brushing – and Velura – high speed raising – […]

DSW taking over operations of Camuto Group

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: PRNewsfoto/DSW Inc DSW, a leading North American footwear and accessories retailer, is taking over the operations of Camuto Group, the legendary product design and brand development organisation best known for the successful Vince Camuto brand and the footwear licenses of Jessica Simpson and Lucky Brand. DSW has signed a definitive agreement in this connection. […]

Eurovet selected as honouree by Project Help Us Give

2018/10 18 12:10

Eurovet has been selected by Project Help Us Give as an honouree at the 2018 HUG Award Gala, to be held on November 6, 2018, in New York. It is committed to raising awareness and helping the fundraising efforts for the non-profit organisation. Eurovet is the organiser of leading tradeshow network for the lingerie, swimwear, […]

WFSGI introduces CLR database

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Compliance & Risks Sporting goods and textiles companies will benefit from reduced non-compliance issues with the introduction of the WFSGI Compliance Labelling Requirements (CLR) Database. The online tool provides up-to-date global compliance intelligence on labelling requirements so that companies avoid potential costly re-work, stop ships and product recalls. Re-work, stop ships and product recalls […]

Sigma Fit unveils high-tech bag that cleans clothes

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: PR Web Sigma Fit USA, a Chicago-based athletic wear company creating high-quality, high-tech sports apparel, has unveiled a high-tech gym and travel bag to help busy travelers and gym goers extend the life of their clothes and reduce water consumption. The bag is able to kill odour-causing bacteria and clean soiled clothes and shoes […]

Revenue from RIL petrochemicals soars 56.2% in Q2FY19

2018/10 18 12:10

The revenue from the petrochemicals segment of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has escalated 56.2 per cent to ₹43,745 crore in the Q2 of fiscal 2019 with increase in volumes and price realisations. EBIT was ₹8,120 crore with strong y-o-y volume growth by successful stabilisation of the world’s largest ROGC, its downstream units and new PX […]

PVH Corp bags award for sustainable operations

2018/10 18 12:10

Emanuel Chirico receives the award; Courtesy: PVH Corporation PVH Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, has received the 2018 US Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) for sustainable operations. PVH accepted the award as a lead investor of a best-in-class apparel manufacturing facility in Hawassa, Ethiopia. The award was accepted by […]

Last-minute changes in USMCA keeps lid on e-com

2018/10 18 12:10

Eleventh hour changes to a new trade deal torpedoed US hopes of making Canada and Mexico allow higher-value shipments by online retailers, according to Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo. The pact was set to double the value of goods that could be imported without customs duties or taxes from the United States through shipping companies […]

Asket makes noteworthy progress in tracing supply chain

2018/10 18 12:10

Courtesy: Asket Menswear brand Asket has progressed significantly in tracing the entire supply chain. Asket's 'Full Traceability' standard requires the brand to break down every garment into its raw material, trace each component to its origin and put that information – the entire supply chain – into every single garment. This new standard was introduced […]

India’s Meghalaya gets ₹7.8 cr for textile tourism complex

2018/10 18 12:10

The Indian textiles ministry will release ₹7.8 crore for the construction of a textile tourism complex in Nongpoh in Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi district within 15 days, said Indian minister of state for textiles Ajay Tamta. The government is seeking a proposal from Meghalaya to set up a cocoon bank there to make raw materials available throughout […]