Demand for jeans is gradually increasing with strong growth expected in developing markets. South America leads this growth with a 12.1 per cent rate, while the rest of the world (all markets excluding North America, Europe, Turkey, Asia and So...read more
Cotton processing market, estimated at $59.7 billion in 2018, is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.0 per cent to reach $72.6 billion by 2023. Growth is being driven by increasing demand for cotton in the textile industry and rising animal feed. ...read more
Keeping with it’s sock hop celebration theme, the company is releasing a collection of Celliant Home textiles with names like Boogie, Twist and Swing. Celliant textiles are already used in a wide range of products including bedding and athlet...read more
Recycled PET is used in various nonwoven applications: roofing products, the automotive sector and nonwoven geotextiles are large users of R-PET fibres and resins. R-Pet can also be found in some hygiene products, such as diapers.
Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. AlokeLohia, Group CEO of Indorama Ventures said, “This is very exciting development for IVL. With our strong foundation in the PET market and IVL’s geographic reach, we see vast opportunities to grow the P...read more
Archroma, a leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced that Thailand-based Absolute Denim will be the first denim manufacturer to switch 100% of its production to aniline-free indigo dyeing.
Beaulieu Engineered Products will unveil innovative solutions at Domotex 2019 in Hannover next month, aiming to break new ground in the development of more sustainably-produced, highly creative, durable tufted carpets and recyclable needle punc...read more
Technora black, Teijin’s strong and flame-retardant para-aramid fibre, has been selected for use in the back panel of the newest Aquos Zero, Sharp’s flagship smartphone model, which was released last week.The new Aquos Zero, which weigh jus...read more
Growth of the sports and outdoor apparel industry is expected to drive the overall growth of the seam tapes market. It is expected to grow from US$ 205 million in 2018 to US$ 283 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period, ac...read more
Clothing embedded with tiny solar cells the size of a flea can allow wearers to generate electricity on the move and charge items like mobile phones and smartwatches, according to the Nottingham Trent University, which has developed a way to em...read more
Changes in the fibre composition of clothing sold in the UK by retailer and brand signatories to the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan 2020 (SCAP 2020), and the purchasing of more sustainably-produced fibres are two of the main reasons for the i...read more
Deva n Chemicals, the Ronse-based developer of finishing technologies for textiles, plans to showcase some of its latest health and wellness solutions at the upcoming Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Heimtextil, the world’s larges...read more
Jeanologia, a Spanish leader in development of sustainable technology, joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social respons...read more
Continuing its mission to build the ultimate creative experience, JOANN has launched MyFabric to allow customers to show their personal style through completely customized fabric creation. Powered by WeaveUp, the program offers customers unprec...read more
Triad Polymers is pleased to announce the release of Triuvant®, its proprietary ultraviolet (UV) stabilizer masterbatch for polymer applications.
Triuvant is suitable for use in a variety of consumer applications including outdoor furniture...
The Shade Store, a resource for custom window treatments, announces the launch of AERIN for The Shade Store, a collection of materials for drapery, Roman shades and roller shades. The collection, which reflects the lifestyle of AERIN founder Ae...read more
Cut resistant fabrics have been developed following thousands of injuries suffered by individuals in industry, homeland security, and extreme sports. Now, UK-based PPSS Group is urging product designers to think innovatively about the potential...read more
AKAS, a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of American-made textiles, has introduced a one-way wicking fabric designed to keep athletes cool, dry, and fresh, even in the most humid conditions. ProCool® Stretch- FIT Dri-QWickTM Sports Jersey is a ...read more
Two global fiber producers will present a new sustainable fabric collection at the upcoming ISPO show in February 2019. This new collaboration will showcase the sustainable benefits of the two companies’ leading brands; TENCEL™ Modal from L...read more
The Egyptian government has appointed an official steering committee to safeguard the future of the Egyptian Cotton™ brand.
The new steering committee of Government and trade representatives has been appointed by the Minister of Trade &...