The Oeko-Tex Association has developed a new certification system for sustainable textile production that will replace its existing Oeko-Tex 1000 standard. The new STeP certification will be officially launched at the Techtextil exhibition in June this year, after which, qualifying textile manufacturers will be issued with the first certificates.
The Expofil international yarn and fibre exhibition is continuing to strengthen its presence in the market with a 17% increase in exhibitor numbers expected for the next edition, which takes place in Paris from 12 to 14 February, 2013.
Delta Galil is continuing to expand its global reach after inking an agreement to become the exclusive global licensee of men's and women's socks for Columbia Sportswear, the flagship brand of Columbia Sportswear Company.
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