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1/23/2019

Global jeans market to see 4.9 per cent growth in five years

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...

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1/23/2019

Cotton processing market to reach $72.6 billion by 2023

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. ...

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1/23/2019

Boogie, Twist and Swing are names for new fabrics

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...

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1/23/2019

Use of recycled PET in nonwoven fabrics to increase

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.
Currently...

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1/23/2019

Triuvant UV Stabilizers by Triad Polymers

Triuvant UV stabilizers are available in custom blends to fit your application. Additionally, the company provides the below products geared towards specific uses: Tr...

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1/23/2019

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited agreement with Invista

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...

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1/23/2019

Aniline-free indigo solution for Absolute Denim

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.
Absolut...

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1/23/2019

Kordsa introduces new fast press curable resin

Kordsa, a reinforcement technologies’ leader, has developed a new generation fast press curable resin called CM14, which is designed to eliminate waterspot and whitespot problems, thus providing high visual clarity.
“Kordsa has introduce...

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1/23/2019

Beaulieu takes carpet sustainability up a notch

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...

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1/23/2019

Aramid fibre adopted for Aquos Zero smartphone

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...

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1/23/2019

Seam tapes market to grow to US$ 283 million

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...

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1/23/2019

Solar panels embedded in clothes can charge mobile phone

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...

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1/23/2019

Sustainable cotton is turning Britain’s clothes green

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...

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1/23/2019

Biocrystal Technologies taps into textiles market


After introducing the Biocrystal innovative technology into various markets, including different types of foam for furniture, bedding, automotive, aircraft and others, BC Tech, an inventor of the technology, has establ...

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1/23/2019

Smart life-collar to save lives

The start-up company Smartmedic and a team of researchers of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania, developed a smart life-collar prototype which inflates once in contact with water thus keeping the head of its wearer above the surfa...

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1/23/2019

Devan presents new CBD-encapsulated fabric treatment

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...

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1/23/2019

Jeanologia joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition

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...

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1/23/2019

Joann launches new fabric customisation program

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...

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1/23/2019

Triad Polymers Releases Triuvant® UV Stabilizers

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...

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1/23/2019

The Shade Store Launches Exclusive Collection With AERIN

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...

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1/23/2019

Cut Resistant Fabrics for Product Designers Worldwide

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...

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1/23/2019

Akas Introduces Only Made in The USA One-Way Wicking Fabric

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 ...

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1/23/2019

Lenzing& Hyosung Collaborate to Launch New Sustainable Fabric Collection

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...

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1/23/2019

Egyptian Cotton™ Steering Committee for Safeguard the Future of the Brand

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 &...

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1/23/2019

Calzedonia opens factory in Ethiopia

In 2015, Ethiopia launched its five-year Growth and Transformation Plan, which highlights a path to boost the nation’s economy. As part of the strategy the government set the goal of developing 15 industrial parks, setting aside US$ 1 billion...

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