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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 18.10.13 Print
Friday, 18 October 2013

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FOUR DAYS TO GO!?

This year's?Planet Textiles Conference?is to be held 22 October 2013 in Shanghai.?

Jointly organised by the publishers of Knitting Trade Journal?and Messe Frankfurt, Planet Textiles tackles the crucial issues of sustainability in the global textile sector.

See the full Planet Textiles 2013 programme here.??

Speakers include?VF Corp., Otto Group, Marks & Spencer, Esprit, ZDHC, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and more.

Reserve your place now.


Texworld USA teams up with design partners

Texworld USA, the largest apparel fabrics show in North America, has teamed up with Manufacture NY, a fashion incubator for emerging designers.?

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Is Afghanistan the new cashmere frontier?

Afghanistan has emerged as a potential ?new frontier of cashmere? as buyers attempt to alleviate the worrying global shortage of the luxury raw material, a problem blamed on the reduction of grazing land and of animals raised for their fibers in China and Mongolia.

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Calzedonia opens new Sri Lanka plant

Calzedonia, operating through its local subsidiary Omega Line Ltd, has opened a new US$150 million facility in Vavuniya, in the north of Sri Lanka.

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Delta Galil inks Lacoste licence deal

Global apparel manufacturer Delta Galil, whose clients already include Marks and Spencer, Walmart, Calvin Klein and Hugo Boss, has secured a five year licensing deal to design, produce and distribute Lacoste?s new men?s underwear and sleepwear lines.

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Benetton joins zero discharge group

Benetton, one of the world?s best known knitwear brands, has signed up to the zero discharge of harmful chemicals group, which aims to eliminate the hazardous chemicals from their textile supply chains by 2020.

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