Europe best region, US best country for Zünd Systemtechnik

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Zund The United States is the highest-performing country and Europe remains the best region in terms of units sold for Zünd Systemtechnik, according to Rolf Köppel, segment manager, textile. With smaller batch sizes, shorter delivery times and higher customisation, a trend of manufacturing partly moving back from South East Asia to Europe is being […]

Fashion brand Tally Weijl deploys POS IT solution

2018/07 05 05:07

Courtesy: TALLY Weijl Tally Weijl, Swiss womenswear brand, is revamping its entire point-of-sale (POS) IT system in Europe. The company is deploying GK Software’s OmniPOS solution, which will gradually be operational by 2022, in around 450 stores. The Aures Sango systems have been selected to support the new IT management and POS solution of the […]

Testex joins ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

2018/07 05 05:07

Courtesy: Testex Testex, a globally operating, independent Swiss testing and certification organisation with focus on textile and leather testing, has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme. The foundation’s goal is to eliminate the use of priority hazardous chemicals in the textile, leather and footwear production. "As an independent testing […]

C&A Foundation’s projects to boost circular fashion

2018/06 26 07:06

Courtesy: C&A Foundation Boosting circular fashion, C&A Foundation has selected five pilot initiatives as part of its open request for proposals to bridge the gap in the implementation of circular business models at all levels of the global apparel value chain. This follows its 2017 Request for Proposals: ‘Bridging the Gap’ Implementation of Circular Economy […]

Global yarn & fabric production decreased in Q4/17: ITMF

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: ITMF Global yarn production decreased by 23 per cent between Q3 of 2017 and Q4 of 2017, while yarn orders increased by around 7 per cent during the same period, the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) said in its ‘State of Trade Report Q4, 2017’. The quarter saw fabric orders dropping by 23 per […]

Textile firm Inman Mills & Uster follow path of innovation

2018/04 22 05:04

North American textile producer, Inman Mills, and Uster Technologies, the leading high-technology instrument manufacturer of products for quality measurement and certification for the textile industry, are together following the path of innovation, aiming better customer satisfaction. Inman Mills produces advanced fabrics for a wide range of applications. Uster’s ‘Think Quality’ approach is an invitation to […]

ITC, ICS tie up to help Moroccan textile value chain

2018/04 22 05:04

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which represents several European textile retailers, to strengthen competitiveness and climate resilience in the Moroccan textile value chain. The project’s launch coincided with an April 10-12 meeting in Casablanca that brought together Moroccan, French, German and Spanish textile representatives. Geneva-headquartered ITC is a multilateral agency with […]

HeiQ develops Fast Fabric Sampling Tool heiq it!

2018/01 29 08:01

Courtesy: HeiQ Swiss textile innovator HeiQ has developed one-of-a-kind Fast Fabric Sampling Tool heiq it!- an online fabric configuration platform that enables fabric managers at textile brands to assemble premium customised fabrics with innovative HeiQ technologies. Brands can order dozens of metres of functional fabric samples or directly field trial testing tech-shirts. End of March, […]

Loepfe Brothers unveils new website & social media network

2018/01 25 12:01

Loepfe Brothers Ltd., developer of integral quality control systems for textiles, has launched its new website The modern design of the website allows easy-to-use navigation, by menu or via the optional search field. The three divisions of the product portfolio, spinning, laboratory, and weaving, are represented in the new website. Visitors of the website […]

SGS delivers strong performance in 2017; revenue up 5.4%

2018/01 25 12:01

Courtesy: SGS SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has delivered a strong performance in 2017, with its total revenue increasing by 5.4 per cent (of which 4.2 per cent organic) on a constant currency basis to CHF 6.3 billion. Adjusted operating income grew 5.4 per cent on a constant currency basis […]

Sanitized unveils wash-resistant Sanitized Odoractiv 10

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: SANITIZED AG Sanitized has come out with a new process for odour management in functional polyester textiles with wash-resistant Sanitized Odoractiv 10, which has a dual-action effect – on the one hand it prevents bacteria from docking on the textile, on the other, it adsorbs odours whilst the garment is being worn. The technology […]

Oerlikon gets two large orders from Chinese companies

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Oerlikon Oerlikon has been selected for two large orders from two of the top 10 global manmade fibres manufacturers, located in China. The orders include Oerlikon Barmag’s leading yarn spinning technology for efficient and sustainable polyester production. The contracts value approximately Euro 460 million, and the solutions will be delivered in 2019 and 2020. […]