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YiwuTex 2016 returns to China
The China Yiwu International Exhibition on Textile Machinery - YiwuTex – will return in June with a focus on design innovation, fabrics, new textile technology and digital printing for knitted textil
Debut Südwolle Group-Safil collection presented at Filo
Milan - The first combined Südwolle Group –Safil collection of circular knitting and weaving yarns for FW 2017-2018 made its debut at the 45th Filo in Milan with the latest reduced environmental impact yarns attracting a great deal of interest.
Nylstar to reduce workforce
Blanes - Spanish yarn producer Nylstar is to temporarily reduce its work force.
Pitti Filati is a matter of materiality
Florence - Starting with materials, unconventional production processes are giving birth to new creative solutions for the knitting sector. Angela Cavalca reports from the latest edition of the hugely influential European yarn exhibition.
Synthetic yarns to drive market growth
Pune - The global textile yarn market is estimated to reach US$12.64 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2015, driven mainly by growth in the synthetic yarn sector.
Lenzing strikes new partnership with Woolmark
Paris – Austrian cellulosic fibre manufacturer Lenzing has announced a partnership with The Woolmark Company, which will see Tencel blended with Merino wool for sports and outdoor wear applications.
Yarn Expo set for record-breaking show
Shanghai - With two months still to go till the 2016 edition of Yarn Expo Spring, a higher than expected level of exhibitor interest means organisers have been obliged to increase the amount of available hall space by 40 per cent compared to 2015.
New textile standards and legislation tool
MCL Global, publisher of Knitting Trade Journal, and the European Outdoor Group today launch a unique, easy-to-use on-line resource that details over 70 textile sustainability labels, regulation and standards, in a bid to cut through the confusion surrounding environmental and social compliance in the global textile industry.
Kern Liebers Textile expands portfolio
Schwabach - Kern Liebers Textile has expanded its portfolio, adding the industrial pinning systems business for the spinning preparation of long staple fibre from fellow German firm Drei-S-Werk.
Lenzing teams up with enzyme specialist for Tencel treatment
Milan - Lenzing has embarked on a joint venture with enzyme specialist Novozymes to develop a sustainable process for the production of knitted fabrics with exceptional pilling performance without compromising fabric strength.
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