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As an alternative to toxic synthetic dyes, scientists are exploring bacteria as colour factories and a tool to generate patterns on fabrics.
Innovation. It's a new method, idea or product. It's a strategic stimulus for change. It's a movement that empowers industry breakthroughs and enables people to live better, healthier, more fulfilling lives.
It's intended to protect the military's supply chain in case of war - but it's also good for U.S. industries like textiles. Also, like many other manufacturing sectors these days, textile manufacturing doesn't need all that much labor. Walking around ...
Today, textile company Kvadrat unveils its latest collection with Raf Simons. This is the first such line Simons has created for the brand since his debut at Calvin Klein, but it is far from the pair's first collaboration.
Karachi: textile exports fell 1.74 percent to $8.214 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year of 2016/17 as improvement in exports from value-added sector arrested a major revenue setback during this period, official data showed on ...
SURAT: A textile and diamond businessman, who had Rs10 lakh cash with him, disappeared under mysterious circumstances from Amroli area of the city on Monday morning.
According to, and the Council for textile recycling, "The average American throws away about 65 pounds of clothing per year, and along with other textiles that get tossed, like sheets and bedding, the total comes out to 14.3 million ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:54 P.M.) - The Ahrar al-Sham terrorist group has released a video on its social media accounts of the capture of a textile factory in Damascus. Earlier today, following a failed suicide attempt, Al-Masdar News reported that Hay'at ...
Turkey's textile and apparel industry has had a relatively sluggish performance over past few years, but the industry outlook is getting better as several segments are showing signs of recovery, while some are even thriving.
Cincinnati -- A new recycling program will help keep heaps of textiles, clothing and housewares from heading to landfills and benefit Cincinnati to the tune of $70,000 per year, city officials say.
This edition of Futuris visited a factory in Belgium which specialises in dyeing fabrics. Every year around 12,000 kilometres of textile materials are dyed.
The textile and apparel market in India is on a roll in terms of growth and success, with significant increases in exports, jobs, and supporting initiatives set to continue to the market forward in the immediate future.
The Cautionary Tales of Dead Birds Fashioned from textiles. Tamara Kostianovsky's exhibition at Y Gallery features sculptures of butchered fowl made from salvaged fabric.
Anjar (Gujarat): Welspun India Ltd., one of the world's leading home textiles manufacturer, has forayed into new technologies in its Technical textile Business with its state-of-the-art Needle Entangled Advance Textile Plant in Anjar. The plant was ...
Islamabad: The hike in cost of doing business continues to haunt the textile sector as the package of Rs180 billion meant to give impetus to textile exports has served no purpose except surge in miseries. ... Chinese products to be prepared in the ...
"The exports of textiles during 2016-17 (April-December) were $26 billion compared to $27.2 billion during 2015-16 (April-December)," Ajay Tamta, Minister of State for textiles said on Friday in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. During April-December ...
Some of the companies Princess Anne is due to visit are well established; West Yorkshire textiles company Joshua Ellis has been specialising in cashmere for the last two hundred and fifty years.
As an alternate form of wall art, fiber and textile artworks offer infinite combinations of color, texture and composition.
Kathy Cope made a thimble ring for a giant. This ring is 39 inches around. That's one big finger.
"textile demand remained sluggish, following uncertainty in global economy. And, India has been losing its competitiveness to China, due to almost flat (rise in) cost of production there and depreciation in their currency.
In 1958, black women were closed off from much of American society. Among other indignities, the law forced them to to use separate bathrooms, sit in separate sections of school buses, attend separate schools, and eat at separate lunch counters.
All district magistrates of Uttarakhand except that of Dehradun today appeared before the Uttarakhand High Court to assert that no new sugar mill, paper mill, ...
Madhu Jain, popularly known as Indian revivalist, brought to ramp a lineup of Indigenous ensembles, which in reality were an amalgamation of 30 years of her hard work.
Read more about Rising output costs hits textile export on Business Standard. Weak global demand and rising rupee were a problem, despite govt's booster ...
Bustling stands and a positive mood characterised this season's London-based fabric fair textile Forum, which is celebrating its 15th year in 2017.
To promote livelihoods of craftspersons in textile, apparel and footwear sectors, the government of Jharkhand is mulling initiatives to market its ethnic textile and handloom products. The state government's efforts, led by Jharkhand Silk textile and ...
Every year, more than Rs400 crore worth of defaults are reported from various textile markets located on Ring Road and Salabatpura where weavers and traders are cheated by fly-by-night operators.
The country's textiles exports dipped by about 4.5 per cent to $26 billion during April-December of this fiscal. "The exports of textiles during 2016-17 (April-December) were $26 billion compared to $27.2 billion during 2015-16 (April-December ...
The opening ceremony of the Exhibition titled as "Re-purposing and Up-cycling fashion and textile ideas from used material was held at PIFD.
However, the molecules in textile effluent cannot be treated with bacteria. To color textiles, compounds with large, long and complex chains are used.
High-end textiles are very important to us and to our customer. It's a business that we can compete well in, and it's been the side our business that has continuously grown for us over the past four to five years, compared to housewares and hardware ...
All residents with existing municipal recycling service will have access to a curbside textile recycling program through third-party contractor Simple Recycling, who was awarded a contract with Keep Pearland Beautiful in February.
Vietnam has been facing fierce competition in the global textile industry in recent years. However, multiple initiatives and changing global conditions have been giving the country the push it needs to maintain its status as a global textiles leader ...
Details on the recent technological developments in global textile and apparel industry are some of this week's featured stories on BizVibe.
government regulation on the labelling of organic textiles falls under the Federal Trade Commission's truth in The Global Organic textile Standard, Organic Trade Association, and Textile Exchange are coordinating a free webinar to provide the industry ...
textile traders in the country's largest man-made fabric (MMF) wholesale market in the city are upbeat following the decision of the Central Board of Excise and ...
This enables the use of a single printer to print directly on a wide range of textiles without the need to change out ink systems, the manufacturer explains.
PT Taroko will be Lealea's first overseas textile manufacturing hub and production is set to begin later this year. The acquisition will enable Lealea to tap into the domestic textiles market and access the nation's duty-free export status in Japan and ...
textile Exchange and NSF International will work together to merge the Responsible Down and the Global Traceable Down Standards into one global down ...
The Springs Industries Inc. spinoff has bought a New York collection of fabric designs to create what its owners believe is one of the most extensive compilation ...
With the upcoming edition of Amazon India Fashion Week AW'17, the city will officially be living and experiencing fashion once again.
With the change in planetary position, textile sector - Arvind, Indo Count, SRF, Century textiles, Trident, KPR Mill, Ambika, Raymond, etc will be receiving strong astrological support for next few weeks.
ROSEVILLE, Minn. - March 14, 2017 - The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced an expanded Advanced textiles (AT) program for ...
In trading on Tuesday, beverages & wineries shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 0.2%. Leading the group were shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Company ( COKE ), up about 8.7% and shares of New Age Beverages ( NBEV ) up about 3.2% on ...
Work goes on in a historic factory that hasn't seen such industriousness since the city's pre-World War I height as a textile capital of the world. And that expansion will continue, given Dyn's recent acquisition by the tech giant Oracle. "We're ...
Ashwani Gujral of suggests buying Reliance capital, UltraTech Cement and Century textiles and Industries.