Archroma partnering with Ternua

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Archroma Archroma, leader in colour and specialty chemicals in sustainable solutions, is partnering with Ternua, an outdoor brand with a strong connection to nature. Using Archroma’s EarthColors technology, Ternua has created a collection of recycled tee-shirts and sweatshirts, collecting, recycling and upcycling agricultural waste from the Basque region in Spain. Archroma’s award-winning EarthColors is […]

Applied DNA ships $1.15 mn order in Q3FY18

2018/07 30 11:07

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of molecular technologies, has shipped a $1.15 million order in third quarter of fiscal 2018 ended June 30, 2018 to tag cotton in the upcoming 2018-2019 ginning season. The order for the company’s SigNature platform technology will be used to tag, test and track three US cotton varietals, Pima, […]

SGS Group revenue rises 6.5% in H1 2018

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: SGS The total revenue of SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, in the first half of fiscal 2018 has been recorded at CHF 3.3 billion, a growth of 6.5 per cent on the constant currency basis, of which 5.6 per cent was organic. On a reported basis, the group […]

HeiQ joins Concept III to support sales in North America

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Heiq HeiQ Materials AG has announced its partnership with Concept III to strengthen the sales and support to its brand partners in North America. HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation creating some of the durable and high-performance textile effects on the market. Concept III sources and produces new fabric-based solutions for consumer apparel […]

Swiss firm Oerlikon’s OTIL opens Vadodara service centre

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Oerlikon Oerlikon Textile India Ltd (OTIL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of OC Oerlikon AG, Switzerland, recently inaugurated a service centre in Gujarat’s Vadodara, according to OTIL general manager Atul Vaidya. The centre is equipped with a mechanical workshop, spare parts station, electronic repair workshop and a training centre, he told Fibre2Fashion in an […]

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 […]