Planet Textiles Shanghai breaks new ground The Greenpeace Detox report proved to be a major talking point at this week?s Planet Textiles event on sustainable sourcing here in Shanghai as a leading Chinese textile industry figure predicted major change in the way China?s textile sector will approach environmental issues. John Mowbray reports.
Shima Seiki enhances intarsia knitting possibilities The range of flat knitting technology from Japan?s Shima Seiki has been further enhanced with the launch of a new intarsia knitting model which combines the latest pattern software with the highest number of intarsia yarn carriers seen on a flat knitting machine.
Eco-award for UK hosiery mill Equipped with nearly 450 Lonati, Matec and Sangiacomo machines, a UK hosiery manufacturer has become the first UK clothing factory to be awarded eco-factory status by Marks & Spencer (M&S).
New guidebook on cotton and sustainability MCL Global, the publisher of the influential Ecotextile News magazine will launch the ?Insider?s Guide to Cotton and Sustainability?, a new handy booklet which will provide in-depth expert analysis and guidance on how to tackle the issue of sustainability in the global cotton supply chain.
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