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Chemical Fibers & Textile Industry

27.02.2015

Sustainable Sourcing Map

A new publication which outlines the main sustainability issues in 15 leading garment sourcing destinations has gone to press. The 120-page Sustainable Sourcing Map examines labor compliance and environmental pollution issues related to garment manufacture in each of the countries, among them Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, China, Indonesia and Turkey.

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27.02.2015

PCI fibres: Indian textiles in focus

The latest “Textile Pipeline” from PCI Fibres, Mayfield/UK, offers a highly focused review in the form of text, charts and tables of the Indian textiles economy. Following a bounce-back in per capita fiber demand of nearly 10% in 2009, growth then slowed year by year down to just 2% in 2013, coming back strongly in 2014 by nearly 8%.

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27.02.2015

Clariant: ColorForward Interiors 2016 released

The specialty chemicals company Clariant International Ltd., Muttenz/Switzerland, has released ColorForward Interiors 2016, the 3rd annual trend and color forecasting guide for the fiber and textile market. This year’s edition was expanded to reach a wider range of textile yarn and filament producers...

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27.02.2015

Americhem: new commercial vice president and general manager Americas

The provider of custom color and additive solutions Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, OH/USA, has appointed Matthew J. Miklos as vice president and general manager, commercial, for the Americas.

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26.02.2015

Itema: full year 2014 results again exceed expectations

The provider of advanced weaving solutions, Itema SpA, Colzate/Italy, has announced the results for the full year (FY2014) ended December 31st, 2014, maintaining positive trend for the 2nd year in a row after the very good results of FY2013 and H1 2014.

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26.02.2015

JEC Americas again co-locates with Techtextil North America

The composites industry organization JEC Group, Union, NJ/USA, will hold its 4th annual JEC Americas Composites Show and Conferences in Houston, TX/USA, on June 2-4, 2015. For the second time, JEC Americas will co-locate with Techtextil North America.

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26.02.2015

Uster: Jossi Metal Shield for removal of metallic fragments

Reliable detection and removal of metallic fragments with the Uster Jossi Metal Shield from the manufacturer of high-tech instruments for quality measurement in the textile industry, Uster Technologies AG, Uster/Switzerland, safeguards both investments and profitable production of quality yarn.

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26.02.2015

Bayer MaterialScience: new Chairman of the Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Bayer AG, Leverkusen/Germany, has agreed to the proposal made by the Board of Management of Bayer AG to appoint Dr. Richard Pott to the Supervisory Board of Bayer MaterialScience AG effective March 26, 2015. Until now, Bayer Management Board member Werner Baumann has been the Chairman...

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25.02.2015

Richard Hough: energy saving at Sueco

Indústria Têxteis Sueco Ltda., São Paulo/Brazil, a textile producer with 300 employees, recently invested in 2 Roberto squeeze rolls from Richard Hough Ltd., Bolton/UK. Immediate proof of the effectiveness of the Roberto in water removal came when Sueco ran controlled tests to compare the new rolls against its original rubber rolls, positioned before each of its 2 stenters.

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25.02.2015

Bayer MaterialScience: cooperation with IAF

The specialty chemicals producer Bayer MaterialScience AG, Leverkusen/Germany, and the International Apparel Federation (IAF), Zeist/Netherlands, have entered into a collaboration aiming at significantly improving the innovation and sustainability in the apparel and footwear industry.

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25.02.2015

Johns Manville: major upgrade to US nonwovens glass mat production

The producer of nonwovens, Johns Manville Corp. (JM), Denver, CO/USA, will make a significant upgrade to its nonwovens glass mat production plant in Waterville, OH/USA. Beginning in late 2015, JM will upgrade an existing nonwovens mat line with advanced manufacturing technology that will allow the company to better serve customers in growing segments...

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25.02.2015

AATCC: Olney Award for S. Haig Zeronian

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, NC/USA, has awarded S. Haig Zeronian with the Olney Medal. The Olney Medal, the highest award presented by the AATCC, is for outstanding lifetime achievement in a field of major importance to textile science.

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24.02.2015

Oerlikon Manmade Fibers: higher profitability in 2014

In 2014 in the segment Manmade Fibers of Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon/Switzerland, sales fell due to the expected market normalization effects by 5.0% to CHF 1.07 billion. The EBIT increased by 4.8% to CHF 197 million. This increase is first and foremost attributable to the favorable product mix, a more variable cost and increased efficiency.

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24.02.2015

Euratex: IT for the fashion industry

Addressing the needs of the industry, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex), Brussels/Belgium, is actively supporting the 2015 edition of IT4Fashion – a large scale conference focused on the use of IT in the fashion and luxury industry supply chain.

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24.02.2015

Formax: intermediate modulus carbon multiaxials for motorsports

At this year’s JEC Europe exhibition from March 10-12, 2015 in Paris/France, the manufacturer of custom-made lightweight multiaxial reinforcements Formax UK Ltd., Leicester/UK, is introducing a range of biaxial fabrics made from intermediate modulus carbon fiber that offer significant cost benefits for motorsports and sporting goods manufacturers.

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23.02.2015

Lectra: Silver Top/Com prize

The supplier of integrated technology solutions for textile and flexible materials, Lectra SA, Paris/France, has won the Silver Top/Com prize in the internal website category of the “Publishing” section with Lectra Live, Lectra’s internal webzine.

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23.02.2015

Huntsman: plant productivity program in Vietnam

The manufacturer of textile chemicals and dyes Huntsman Textile Effects, Singapore, is continuing its support of the textiles sector in Vietnam with the announcement that it will work with Panko Vina Corp., Binh Duong Province, to implement a Productivity Improvement Program (PIP) that reinforces the knitwear mill’s growth as a sustainable export business.

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20.02.2015

Santex: investment in start-up company

The specialist for plants and equipment for textile finishing and technical textiles Santex Group, Tobel/Switzerland, has invested in Solwa Srl, Trissino/Italy, an innovative start-up company.

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20.02.2015

AATCC: 2015 International Conference

The 2015 AATCC International Conference will be held from March 24-26, 2015 in Savannah, GA/USA. The event will feature a pre-conference technical textiles tutorial and presentations featuring industry leaders. The conference will consist of educational tracks, a poster session, the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition, networking receptions, and the annual Awards Luncheon...

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20.02.2015

Dornier: “Composite Systems” at JEC in Paris

At the trade fair for composites JEC Europe from March 10-12, 2015, in Paris/France, the producer of weaving machinery Lindauer Dornier GmbH, Lindau/Germany, presents the new product line „Dornier Composite Systems“. This system combines the competences of the divisions weaving machines and special machines...

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