Turkish unions want living wage in textile-garment sector

2018/06 17 15:06

Textile, garment and leather sector unions in Turkey have pledged their support to the worldwide initiative called ‘Action, Collaboration, Transformation’ (ACT) led by IndustriALL Global Union, brands and retailers to achieve living wages. This commitment was announced recently in Istanbul where the stakeholders met to discuss ACT’s implementation in Turkey. Teksif, Öz Iplik Is, Disk/Tekstil […]

Kordsa opens additional line for yarn in Izmit, Turkey

2018/01 07 08:01

Courtesy: Kordsa Global Kordsa, operating in tire, construction reinforcement, and composite technologies in a wide geography from America to Asia Pacific, has opened an additional line in Izmit, Turkey to increase polyester yarn capacity by 7 thousand tons on December 19, 2017. Kordsa also opened a “polypropylene monofilament” line in the field of construction reinforcement. […]

Suteks Group to bring Dutch clothing brand Braez to Turkey

2017/12 21 08:12

Turkey’s Suteks Group, which acquired the Dutch Braez brand two years ago, plans to bring the clothing retailer to the country, according to group founder Nur Ger. Braez has 250 stores abroad, together with other Turkish brands. Established in 1986 in Istanbul, Suteks produces and exports high-end fashion apparel to Europe and the United States. […]

Exhibitors getting ready for FESPA Eurasia 2017

2017/12 03 16:12

Exhibitors will present latest technology, equipment and applications to the region’s print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers at the FESPA Eurasia 2017 to be held during December 7-10, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. Visitors will have access to over 150 exhibitors showcasing products and solutions across screen, digital and textile printing and signage. Print service providers […]

Turkish invisible fabric awaits ministry nod for export

2017/11 23 06:11

A Turkish invisible fabric that radars and thermal cameras cannot detect will soon be available for sale to member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Developed by the Sun Textile and Research Development Centre, the fabric passed tests by the Turkish Armed Forces, and is now awaiting approval from the defence ministry for […]

Turkey’s annual textile, apparel exports approach $30 bn

2017/11 16 04:11

Turkey's annual textile and apparel exports figure is approaching $30 billion, while $7.5 billion of this amount comes from Merter, an apparel manufacturing district in Istanbul that exports such products to 215 countries, according to the Merter Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association (MESIAD). Around 10,000 stores there employ nearly 100,000 people. All medium and large textile […]

Premiere Vision Istanbul registers 7,652 visits

2017/11 16 04:11

The 7th edition of Première Vision Istanbul registered 7,652 visits in three days, a 10 per cent increase over October 2016. The show had stepped-up presence of foreign visitors from countries like Iran, Russia and Ukraine, Bulgaria and Serbia, as well as from Greece, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan and Lebanon. They comprised 19 per cent of […]

ITM 2018 expo releases mobile application

2017/10 27 09:10

ITM 2018 expo, the 34th international textile machineryexpo, has released its mobile application in a bid to attract attention with its unique design, functionality and multi-language support. The application will enable the participants and visitors to know about the exhibition layout by just a click, along with news and important announcements. "The application also supports […]

Turkish group Taypa to build textile factory in Serbia

2017/10 21 08:10

Serbian economy minister Goran Knezevic (left) and Taypa president Mesut Toprak after signing the MoU. Courtesy: Serbian Government/SeeNews Turkish textile group Taypa will invest euro 35 million ($41.2 million) to construct a factory in Kraljevo, central Serbia. The investment will be made over a period of 5 years, according to the memorandum of understanding signed […]

Turkey to host ITM expo in April 2018

2017/10 13 07:10

ITM 2018 expo, the 34th international textile machinery expo, is set to take place at the Tuyap fair and congress centre from April 14 to 17, 2018. ITM expo is organised with the partnership of Teknik fairs and Tuyap, in cooperation with TEMSAD (Textile Machinery and Accessories Industry Association). ITM is the biggest expo in […]

US cotton sales rise at Cotton USA conference, Turkey

2017/10 12 08:10

Cotton USA, which promotes US cotton fibre and manufactured cotton products worldwide, announced that US cotton sales were boosted at the recent Cotton USA quality conference, held from September 13 to 15, 2017, in Belek, Turkey. It helped strengthen the business relationships between the 127 attendees from Turkish textile mills and US cotton merchants. The […]