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“So as president of the society I was very keen to bring in a programme, which focussed on promoting the balance between design and the technical expectations of textiles,” said Nicola, adding that she also sought to ensure that the potential and excellence of Huddersfield's long-established textile ...
A local member of parliament wants proper labelling for textile products containing dog or cat fur. Windsor West MP Brian Masse has introduced a bill in the House of Commons requiring products containing animal skin to be labelled accordingly. The regulation would require labelling regardless of the ...

SHANGHAI — April 24, 2018 — The sixth edition of ITMA ASIA + CITME has received extremely strong support from both domestic and international textile machinery manufacturers. With six months still to go before the combined event, ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 is heading for another successful showing.
With the crisis in the textile industry becoming more acute on account of the heavy accumulation of stocks, the Southern India Mill-owners' Association to-day [April 24] directed its 175 member-mills in Madras, Kerala, Mysore, Andhra and Pondicherry to curtail their production by 33-1/3 per cent “until the ...
New York – A new pure play offers U.S.-made bedding and bath products, with sales benefiting U.S. veterans. American Cotton soft launched a week ago and began pushing out digital ads a few days ago. It offers a curated selection of sheets, towels and robes made using a proprietary, trademarked fiber ...
Why wouldn't they feel the same way about their textiles? Well, it turns out that they do. According to “The Key To Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability—Mindsets, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks” conducted with 11,000 global consumers by Anerca for the OEKO-TEX® Association, 40% of ...

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) - One of South Carolinas oldest textile companies says it will close a plant later this year, eliminating 175 jobs. Alice Manufacturing Co. told media outlets Monday that it will begin closing its Ellison Plant in Easley on June 30. The 95-year-old family-owned company in Pickens County ...
Bolt Threads, the Emeryville biotech company that wants to change the way the world manufactures textiles, just launched its second lab-grown fabric with Mylo, a leather-like material grown from a dense web of mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms.
The CEO of Trade Kings, Lux Subramaniam, talks about how the company expanded from textiles to a range of products across six African countries. Source: CNN. CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. HFR SEPTEMBER 13 -- USE FOR MACEDONIA ...
Firefighters spent the early part of Saturday morning battling a large blaze at a textile and sewing business in South Los Angeles, but no one was injured. The fire was reported in the one-story building at 12:25 a.m. at 2635 S. Main St., said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. It took 115 ...
Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, ...
“The performance textiles category is getting cluttered. ... Added Harrison Hood, indoor sales manager for Sunbrella: “Our mantra for the last few years has been to 'create art in everything we do' and Brian's background in painting and conceptual art led to the creation of several unique textile artworks.”.
They are perhaps waiting for Islamabad to grant concessions to the textile sector particularly for power tariff. The Chinese know that if the basic textile industry is not ... Pakistan is the only destination available to the Chinese for investment in textile including basic textiles. Pakistani entrepreneurs should woo ...
Textile mills globally produce one-fifth of industrial water pollution while the U.S. fails to recycle some 21 billion pounds of textiles every year. Now, in an Eileen Fisher exhibition she just curated for Milan Design Week, as well as an upcoming Parsons textiles MFA program that she founded, Edelkoort is ...
CEDAR FALLS — Around 25 student designers will showcase several dozen different designs in a long-running fashion show this weekend. The University of Northern Iowa textiles and apparel program, or TAPP, will present “UNI Fashion Week,” their 26th annual spring design showcase, Saturday at 7 ...
“Exports of cotton textiles are positive. But we need to get the momentum back in garments. When garments move, every segment [of the textile value chain] moves,” said Siddhartha Rajagopal, executive director of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council. Garment exports from Vietnam and ...
Didier Wen Yam Pessinaba, one of Berkeley College's BROOKLYN fashion incubator students, is launching his business—AfriKaccents—as he moves toward graduation this spring. From his African roots, he has developed the idea to import eco-friendly fabric made by African women in their villages, ...

In a first time rating for Greensboro-based International Textile Group, Moody's Investor Service reports it is optimistic about the company's market presence once its acquisition of textile manufacturer American & Efird is complete. A definitive agreement to acquire Mt. Holly-based A&E, which has over ...
Nike's use of 3D printing to craft ever-better performance shoes has reached its next logical level. The company has introduced Flyprint, the first 3D-printed textile upper for performance footwear. The material is ultimately a TPU filament melted and applied in layers, but the geometry is the key: Nike is using ...
NEW YORK — Galen Rupp had a secret weapon when he toed the line at Monday's rain-soaked Boston Marathon: a spanking new shoe from Nike featuring a proprietary 3-D-printed textile that is intended to more effectively wick water. And although he failed to finish, it had more to do with his nutrition than ...
All creatures great and small will adorn some of the most sought after decorative objects on sale at the Antiques and Textiles Fair at Battersea Park this month. In an “ornamental menagerie” visitors will find vintage birds and beasts at every turn: furniture carved into classical lions' paws and 18th-century ...
Home Textiles Today is the market-leading brand covering the home and textiles markets, offering a comprehensive package of print and online products. Home Textiles Today provides industry news, product trends and introductions, exclusive industry research, consumer data, store operations solutions, ...
Revenues increased for textiles group Low & Bonar in the first quarter of the year despite challenging market conditions in Europe and the USA, the firm announced yesterday. The rise in sales has been led by growth in its building and industrial and interiors and transportation businesses. However, raw ...
Friday Sector Laggards: Textiles, Grocery & Drug Stores. April 13, 2018, 01:57:13 PM EDT By DividendChannel.com, BNK Invest. loading. Shutterstock photo. In trading on Friday, textiles shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.6%. Helping drag down the group were shares of Iconix Brand Group ( ICON ) ...
More than 200 Somerset County 4-H members and adult volunteers had been stripping fabric and braiding sections to create the world's longest textile braid. On Thursday, their hard work paid off when it was announced that the braid qualified to be entered into the Guinness World Records, according to a ...
... agitator in most top-loading washing machines puts too much stress on textile riding gear – particularly their waterproof membranes. After watching the hand wash cycle on my front-loading washer, I can honestly say that it is more gentle on the textiles than I am when performing the chore in a tub or sink.
“I don't start with the idea; I start with the process,” says the Los Angeles-based industrial designer Jonathan Olivares. “So I'm always surprised when the idea takes shape. The last thing I want to do is to be sitting at my desk coming up with big ideas.” This research-based, incremental approach—which ...
... what is happening in the textile industry, what is available and how we can overcome past misdemeanors, however, whilst they are increasingly aware of new developments they hold their brands responsible to do the right thing. Correspondingly, interest in certified textiles is higher with both Millennials ...
VANCOUVER – With the 2018 edition of Planet Textiles being held in a nation which is home to ten per cent of the world's forested land, there has never been ... As part of the session, these key industry figures will take a look at the challenges facing the man-made cellulosic textile sector in terms of forestry ...
Now, thanks to Fueguia 1833's new Textile collection, it's easier than ever to choose your perfect scent: Simply pair one of the five offerings with the fabric of your ... Beyond just fighting the good, clean fight, each scent possesses additional notes that are tailor-made to complement their respective textiles.
As we explore the future of home furnishings, we're keeping an eye on the latest smart home tech -- and we'll be exploring new IoT tech at PBM's NEXT Conference in Austin this fall. In the meantime, here are a handful of our favorite devices that can help make homes more fun, more comfortable, and safer.
The Japanese trading house spent about 5 billion yen ($46.9 million) to lift its stake in Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group, or Vinatex, to nearly 15%, becoming the second-largest stakeholder after the Vietnamese government. The company already had a roughly 5% interest, acquired in 2015.
The 102-year-old home textiles company, long serving the opening-price to mid-tier retail channels, is courting higher-end customers with the debut of its Fleischer and Wolf collection across kitchen textiles. The alliance represents not just new customers for Revere Mills. It also means new products and ...
DurablesElectronicsFashion / Cosmetics / JewelleryFMCGFoodGarments / TextilesLiquorPaintsTobacco · ET Home›Industry›Cons. Products›Garments / Textiles›Trivendra Singh Rawat discusses ways to promote textile industry in Uttarakhand. 04:05 PM | 02 Apr. market stats · SENSEX · 33,255286.68.
RMIT textile technologist Mac Fergusson said textiles made in Australia were setting a good example for the rest of the world, and the global industry was making strides to be more environmentally friendly. "We've got a lot of recycling going on that a lot of people don't realise," he said, such as a Victorian ...
Crisp and white, my brand-new sneakers are clearly out of place in the textile-making village of Bagru, where every step is a potential minefield of color ... In the printing district, I watch members of the Chhipa community—an artisan caste that has been dyeing and woodblock-printing textiles since the 17th ...
Mumbai: Textile major Arvind Ltd is planning to produce 40% of garments in-house from 10% at present as it looks to notch up the turnover of its textile ... The apparel major had earlier said it expects to increase the turnover from its textiles business to Rs10,000 crore in four to five years, from Rs6,000 crore ...
NEW DELHI: Textile and garment exports are likely to miss the USD 45 billion target for 2017-18, as the industry reels under the impact of GST roll out and ... During the April-February 2017-18, exports of readymade garments of all textiles stood at Rs 97,983.99 crore, registering a 6.25 per cent decline over ...
The USTR's review was in response to a complaint by the U.S. textile industry over a decision by the three East African nations to ban imports of used clothing and shoes they say are decimating local textile and apparel industries. The U.S.-based Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association said ...
Over the past 40 years, it has helped many ethnic minorities replace their opium fields with an economic forest and capitalise on their local wisdom, including traditional textile arts. (pp) Tapestry Thai weaver3 An ethnic Tai Yai woman dances in her traditional costume during the Colours of Doi Tung festival.
Firestoneplant Firestone Fibers & Textiles Co.'s Kings Mountain location currently is in the process of expanding to accommodate equipment and capacity from another location. Firestone Fibers & Textiles is growing beyond its traditional tire and building textile products into highly-specialized industrial and ...
Over the past decade, Kvadrat has been expanding in the residential textile market under its brands Kvadrat/Raf Simons, Kinnasand and rugs. “Sahco has an almost 200 year-long heritage and has been a highly respected brand in the exclusive residential upholstery and curtain textiles, and our aim is to ...
Here, Bonnie Saland, psychoanalyst and founder of Philomela Textiles, explains how her company grew out of a resistance to patriarchy. My textile company, Philomela, is a response to the patriarchal tyranny I experienced in the relatively privileged format of a formal MFA program. The name comes from a ...
The technical textiles industry is broad and diverse and almost impossible to define. In general, technical textiles represent the largest segment of the domestic textile industry's output. Currently, about 42 percent of the wovens, knits and nonwovens are going into technical textile end-product segments.
The innovations coming out of today's textile industry are simply amazing, with U.S. manufacturers developing advanced materials such as conductive fabric with antistatic properties, electronic textiles that monitor heart rate and other vital signs, antimicrobial fibers, life-saving body armor, and fabrics that ...
The second edition of the Sustainable Textile School has been confirmed to take place this year, with the main theme of engineering a circular recycling chain in the textile and fashion industry. Taking place from 10-12 September in Chemnitz, Germany, the objective of the event is to form a platform for ...
... inordinate delay in signing of FTAs (Free Trade Agreements) and the inefficient supply chain seems to have pushed the cotton textile industry in the country to a tight spot. Such issues were discussed at a panel discussion on “Is Indian Cotton textiles losing its competitiveness?” The event — the second in ...
“The numbers show the fundamentals for the U.S. textile industry are sound. This is true even though some markets for U.S. textiles and apparel were soft last year,” said NCTO chairman William V. McCrary Jr. “For the most part, any sluggishness was due to factors beyond control, such as disruption in the ...
A 2012 report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found only 15 percent of collected textile waste was re-purposed or recycled. Of 14.3 million tons of textiles collected, 12.1 million tons were discarded. East Hartford residents are to receive their first pink bags in the mail, and Simple Recycling ...
Jayshree Textiles apprehends profit dip on Chinese dumping ... KOLKATA: Jayashree Textiles, a division of Grasim Industries of Aditya Birla group, is staring at a sharp fall in profits in the current fiscal owing to ... Jayashree Textiles is a leading manufacturer of linen yarn and fabric as well as merino wool.


 

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