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 […]

1st C2C Gold-certified denim from Dutch firm G-Star RAW

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: G-Star Raw Dutch designer clothing firm G-Star Raw has claimed to have developed the first-ever pair of cradle-to-cradle (C2C) Gold level-certified pair of jeans, called the Elwood RFTPi. Developed in partnership with suppliers Dystar, Artistic Milliners and Saitex, the sustainable denim fabric is made from fully organic cotton and the cleanest indigo-dyeing process. The […]

ATF exhibition and CPT expo begin in Cape Town

2017/11 23 06:11

Courtesy: ATF Concurrent fairs, the International Apparel, Textile and Footwear (ATF) Import Trade and the China Premium Trade (CPT) have begun today in Cape Town, South Africa. The twin event will end on November 23.It offers a wide range of products for sourcing executives under one roof. First-time exhibitors Belarus and Estonia are displaying linen […]

IAF 34th World Fashion Convention in Maastricht next year

2017/11 23 06:11

Convention Hotel Crowne Plaza Maastricht, venue of IAF 34th World Fashion Convention; Courtesy: IAF The International Apparel Federation (IAF) 34th World Fashion Convention will be held in Maastricht, Netherland from October 9-10, 2018. The show will be organised by IAF in association with Modint, the Dutch fashion and textiles association. At the convention, visitors will […]

5-year project for cleaning Ganges launched in Kanpur

2017/11 21 07:11

Courtesy: Solidaridad Network Solidaridad Network Asia, Stahl, a leading global chemical company, PUM Netherlands, the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam and some Indian firms recently launched a joint project to clean up the Ganges river. The project will contribute to the objectives of the National Mission for Clean Ganga and an agreement between the Uttar Pradesh […]

SPGPrints sponsors WTIN Textile 4.0 Conference

2017/11 19 05:11

SPGPrints, a global firm in the textile, label, and industrial printing markets, sponsored the WTIN Textile 4.0 Conference, held by the World Textile Information Network, in Amsterdam, on October 25 and 26, 2017. It included a visit to SPGPrints’ Experience Centre and live demonstrations of Pike and Javelin inkjet printing systems with Archer technology. Attracting […]

SPGPrints to show new machinery at ShanghaiTex 2017

2017/11 19 05:11

SPGPrints, a leading company in the textile, label, and industrial printing markets, is set to present a wide range of textile machinery at the ShanghaiTex 2017 expo, to be held from November 27 to 30, 2017, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, in China, in booth W5B60. ShanghaiTex 2017 is the 18th international exhibition […]

Over 160 signatories collaborate for SLCP

2017/11 16 04:11

More than 160 signatories from various leading stakeholders have collaborated for the Social and Labor Convergence Project (SLCP) in an initiative to move the apparel and footwear industry from excessive audits toward sustainable social and labour improvements. SLCP recently launched its second prototype for a converged assessment framework. The updated framework will be pilot tested […]

Stahl starts construction of centre of excellence in China

2017/11 01 11:11

Stahl, a leading company in process chemicals for leather products, performance coatings, and polymers for automotive, apparel, architectural, and lifestyle industry, has officially started the construction of its centre of excellence for performance coatings in Suzhou, China. The building of 916 square metres space will be completed by September 2018. With the realisation of the […]

CB&I to erect 1.2 kilo tons ethylene project in India

2017/11 01 11:11

Courtesy: CB&I CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for energy, has been selected by HPCL Mittal Energy Ltd. (HMEL) for the license and basic engineering of a 1,200 kilo tons per annum (KTA) mixed feeds ethylene plant for the Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda, India. The plant has the capability of being […]

IAF honours Harry van Dalfsen & Mike Fralix

2017/10 31 08:10

Courtesy: IAF The International Apparel Federation's (IAF) former president Harry van Dalfsen and board member Mike Fralix were recognised for their extraordinary contribution in the positive development of the federation. Dalfsen and Fralix were honoured with the IAF Golden Pin award at the 33rd IAF World Fashion Convention held recently in Rio de Janeiro. Dalfsen […]

Stahl becomes bluesign system partner

2017/10 26 09:10

Courtesy: Stahl Stahl, a leading company in process chemicals for leather products, performance coatings, and polymers, has announced that the company has achieved the bluesign system partner status. Stahl can now produce textile products in the most sustainable way by working with partners. The bluesign system is the solution for a sustainable textile production. The […]