Euratex, ABIT welcome negotiations for EU-Mercosur FTA

2017/12 15 03:12

Courtesy: EUBrasil European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex) and the Brazilian Textile Industry (ABIT), representing the textile and clothing industries in both EU and Brazil, have welcomed the negotiations for an important EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Both organisations hope that the EU-Mercosur Agreement will be concluded as soon as possible.“The textile and clothing industry […]

Euratex, ABIT welcome negotiations for EU-Mercosur FTA

2017/12 12 15:12

Courtesy: EUBrasil European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex) and the Brazilian Textile Industry (ABIT), representing the textile and clothing industries in both EU and Brazil, have welcomed the negotiations for an important EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Both organisations hope that the EU-Mercosur Agreement will be concluded as soon as possible.“The textile and clothing industry […]

Devan launches rebranded antimicrobial solution, Bi-Ome

2017/12 07 15:12

Courtesy: Devan Chemicals Devan Chemicals has launched its rebranded antimicrobial solution, Bi-Ome. The brand-line constitutes its well known antimicrobial technology i.e., quat-silane antimicrobial solution which has been rebranded recently, along with extra features. It also enables the textile manufacturers to apply multiple functionalities through a single treatment. The product range of the new Bi-Ome offers […]

EU4Business to study Armenian textile, apparel industry

2017/10 27 09:10

Courtesy: EU4Business The EU4Business Support to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Development in Armenia (SMEDA) project has invited applications from companies, experts or consortia for a sectoral study of the textile, apparel, leather, shoes, and fashion design businesses in Armenia. The study will comprise mapping, analyses and roundtables and workshops with stakeholders. The deadline for […]

BekaertDeslee develops allergen reducing mattress fabric

2017/10 11 08:10

Courtesy: Bekaertdeslee To improve the life of people with allergy, an allergen reducing mattress fabric has been developed by BekaertDeslee, world’s leading specialist in the development and manufacturing of mattress textiles, mattress covers. Sensitivity to house dust mite allergens, found in most beds and mattresses, has a negative impact on the sleep quality and comfort. […]

Inkjet Conference US edition expects over 300 attendees

2017/09 26 07:09

<img class="img-responsive" src='The inaugural US edition of The Inkjet Conference (TheICJ), to be held in Chicago on April 12-13, 2018, is expected to host over 300 attendees including OEMs, suppliers, developers, engineers, chemists, researchers and brand owners. The event will bring a mix of technical and educational presentations and networking opportunities to America. TheIJC has […]

Mouvent to show label printing machines at Labelexpo 2017

2017/09 26 07:09

Courtesy: Mouvent Mouvent, a joint venture between Bobst and Radex focused on digital print using pioneering digital technology, is making its tradeshow debut at Labelexpo 2017, label and package printing show, being held from September 25 to 28, 2017, in Brussels, in stand A60, hall 3. It is the first global expo of Mouvent’s highly […]

BekaertDeslee bags award at 7th Bed Industry Awards

2017/09 21 16:09

Courtesy: Bekaert Deslee BekaertDeslee, world’s leading specialist in the development and manufacturing of mattress textiles, mattress covers and on trend sleep solutions, has bagged the ‘NBF Judge’s Choice Award’ in the seventh Bed Industry Awards by BedShow. The Bed Industry Awards recognise the companies considered to be the best in class in the last 12 […]

Mutoh Belgium names Kenji Yasuhara as managing director

2017/09 13 08:09

Mutoh Belgium, a subsidiary of Mutoh Industries Co. Ltd., Japan, has appointed Kenji Yasuhara as new managing director. Kenji Yasuhara takes over Akio Kokate, who has been leading Mutoh’s Belgian operation for the past 3 years. Kotake is now the general manager, sales operation department of Mutoh’s International Business Headquarters (IBH) at Tokyo, Japan. As […]

Van de Velde turnover up 1.2% in 2017 first half

2017/08 31 12:08

Courtesy: Van de Velde Belgium-based Van de Velde has recorded 1.3 per cent increase in turnover from €113.9 million to €115.3 million in fiscal 2017 first half. On a comparable basis (including comparable seasonal deliveries), the consolidated turnover was up 1.2 per cent, from €115.6 million in the first half of fiscal 2016 to €116.9 […]

Picanol records 11% rise in 2017 first half turnover

2017/08 23 09:08

The Picanol Group, which specialises in the development, production and sale of weaving machines, engineered casting solutions and custom-made controllers, has reported 11 per cent increase in turnover in the first half of fiscal 2017. The company recorded consolidated turnover of €364.7 million in comparison to €329.7 million in the first half of 2016. Gross […]

EU amends criteria for Ecolabel of textile products

2017/08 14 13:08

The European Commission (EU) has recently issued a notice in its official journal establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel to textile products by amending certain clauses. The notice modifies the definition of textile products to include intermediate products that can now benefit from the environment-friendly label. The validity of the […]