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Why does India need automatic DTY machines?
Why does India need automatic DTY machines?

Barmag is fully committed to bring new technology and economical machine concepts to the revolutionary Indian texturising industry. Its energy-efficient, auto-doff eAFK machine is one of them.

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Testing the world's favourite fibre
Testing the world's favourite fibre

Spinners can rely on accurate data from the USTER® AFIS PRO 2 fibre test instrument to optimise yarn processes for quality and profitability.

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Fibre to yarn conversion cost
Fibre to yarn conversion cost

Between mills, the conversion cost differed considerably in all the counts, ranging from about 20 per cent to over 100 per cent.

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The charm of transparency, fabrics for the future
The charm of transparency, fabrics for the future

According to the "Moods Spring-Summer 2015" cards published by the Deutsches-Mode Institut, DMI (German Fashion Institute), ultra-lightweight textiles are the latest trend in both the sportswear and haute couture sectors.

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Dynamic's unique semi-automatic loom
Dynamic's unique semi-automatic loom

Dynamic Autolooms India is an ISO 9001:2000 company and is the designer, developer, manufacturer and exporter of various machines in the field of textile industry.

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Swiss Crealet AG's 10th anniversary
Swiss Crealet AG's 10th anniversary

The Swiss-headquartered Crealet AG is proud to announce their 10th anniversary and to have consolidated our position as a world leader in electronically controlled warp let-off devices for narrow and wide weaving machines.

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Fabric comfort: Cotton v/s bamboo

Bamboo yarn shows better results in case of strength, elongation and hairiness, and while bamboo fabric is more extensible than cotton fabric, cotton fabric shows more stiffness and geometrically rougher surface.

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Knitting & Hosiery
Spot humidifier with digital humidity control
Spot humidifier with digital humidity control

Based in Coimbatore, Humifogg Systems’ line of expertise is in the area of power saving ultra fogging nozzles and high pressure pumps for the direct humidification system.

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SSM displays at three exhibitions
SSM displays at three exhibitions

SSM attended three exhibitions in spring time: Techtextil Russia 2014 in Moscow, Russia – the 12th Textile Asia International Exhibition in Karachi, Pakistan and the Exintex 2014 in Puebla, Mexico.

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Lakshmi Caipo's revolutionary invention in spinning
Lakshmi Caipo's revolutionary invention in spinning

Injection slub is an invention in spinning in which a coloured fibre is injected in the plain yarn, which gives an attractive look to the fabric.

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Double deck winders with a new Twist

Precision turned and ground shafts running on double raw self aligning ball bearing suitable to attain the highest speed up to 600 m per minute with smooth function and appreciable least vibration.

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Innovative retrofits to draw frames
Innovative retrofits to draw frames

According to the Swistzerland-based Rieter, many progressive enhancements of the draw frame can be integrated in older machine models with little effort.

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Graf's circular comb

Together with the top comb, the circular comb is the key technological component of the comber, influencing the characteristics of the yarn with respect to evenness, strength and cleanliness, which in turn have a direct effect on the finished product as far as softness, visual effect and grip is concerned.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Archroma's denim technology bags award

Archroma will reveal inspirational design possibilities achievable with eco-advanced denim production at the InDIGO denim B2B expo.

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Brückner's climate-friendly technologies for India
Brückner's climate-friendly technologies for India

Subsidised by the German Ministry for the Environment and Nature Protection as well as the German Investment and Development Company, the newly-adopted development project in India by Brückner will sensitise the decision-makers in producing companies and train the qualified personnel.

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DyStar® presents new patented solutions at 2014 China InterDye
DyStar® presents new patented solutions at 2014 China InterDye

DyStar® is a leading provider of dyes, chemicals, effects and services for the textile industry.

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CHTC FONG'S pathway to success in Indonesia
CHTC FONG'S pathway to success in Indonesia

CHTC Fong exhibited their premier products-THEN AIRFLOW SYNERGY 8, MONFORTS FONG'S MONTEX 6500 stenter, SUPERWIN, etc.-at IndoIntertex 2014, which was held at Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, Indonesia, on 23-26 April, 2014.

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Processing of silk hanks: An industrial overview
Processing of silk hanks: An industrial overview

What are the dyeing process and the dyestuffs used for dyeing of silk hanks? The report elaborates on these aspects and also discuss practical problems and remedies in processing of silk hanks.

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Garments, Fashion & Retail
Optimising Indian retail supply chain by CPFR

CPFR is a concept that aims to enhance supply chain integration by supporting and assisting joint practices, the benefits of which include enhanced relationship, greater sales, category management, improved product offering, and inventory reductions.

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Arvind acquires 49% stake in Calvin Klein India
Arvind acquires 49% stake in Calvin Klein India

Sanjay Lalbhai-controlled Arvind has finalised a deal to buy out 49 per cent stake jointly held by the Murjani Group and the US-based private equity fund Matrix Partners in Calvin Klein India for close to Rs 100 crore.

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Italy displays new dimensions
Italy displays new dimensions

SizeITALY, the representative Italian serial measurement survey programme, is a joint project of the Human Solutions Group, several partners from the Italian apparel industry and Sistemi Assyst, the Italian member of the Human Solutions Group on site in Lainate.

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Ecuador to amend labelling requirements for garments
Ecuador to amend labelling requirements for garments

The Ministry of Industry and Productivity (MIPRO) of Ecuador has revised the regulations regarding labelling of garments to be exported to Ecuador.

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Penfabric Sdn. Berhad is OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month for Feb'14
Penfabric Sdn. Berhad is OEKO-TEX® Company of the Month for Feb'14

Malaysia is becoming an increasingly attractive growth market for international clothing retailers.

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Made to Measure: Still a long way to go
Made to Measure: Still a long way to go

Made to Measure' concept has not yet clicked in India since delivery and price issues are still to be tackled to make MTM convenient and comfortable to people.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
Arvind's fire protection solutions
Arvind's fire protection solutions

Since 1931, Arvind Ltd stands tall as the flagship enterprise of the $14 billion Lalbhai group. Arvind has marked its presence throughout the apparel value chain – from fibre to retail.

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BOWOO's endless range of felts
 BOWOO's endless range of felts

Established in 1988, BOWOO has been producing endless felts for different kinds of industrial uses for textiles, steel, tannery, aluminium extrusion, laundry, etc.

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Technical textiles is the next sunrise industry, experts concur
Technical textiles is the next sunrise industry, experts concur

Technotex 2014, the third international conference on technical textiles, highlighted the vision of the industry towards taking this sector to a new growth trajectory.

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US demand for disposable medical supplies to reach $49.3 bn

The demand for disposable medical supplies will expand 4.1 per cent annually to $49.3 billion in 2018 in the United States.

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Nonwoven production exceeded 2 mt in 2013 in Greater Europe
Nonwoven production exceeded 2 mt in 2013 in Greater Europe

According to figures collected and compiled by the EDANA secretariat, production of nonwovens in Europe grew by around 1.9 per cent in 2013 to reach 2,037,400 tonnes.

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Knitted fabrics for industrial application
Knitted fabrics for industrial application

The rapid increase in market potential for industrial textiles and its application has led high profile manufacturers to develop specialised fabric for knitting and serve the end purpose efficiently in sectors such as agriculture, construction, geotextiles, automotive, protective apparel and electronics.

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General
ITMA Asia + CITME 2014: 15% larger than 2012 event
ITMA Asia + CITME 2014: 15% larger than 2012 event

The fourth combined ITMA ASIA + CITME exhibition is gearing up for another mega showcase in Shanghai, China. To be held from 16-20 June 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the show will gross 152,200 sq m in 13 halls, 15 per cent larger than the last edition in 2012.

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Groz-Beckert TexCar to reveal textile diversity
Groz-Beckert TexCar to reveal textile diversity

Groz-Beckert will be presenting its new products and service highlights in hall E5, booth B01 at ITMA Asia.

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Terrot's inexhaustible range of knit structures
Terrot's inexhaustible range of knit structures

Terrot, together with its partner Terrot Hongkong, will exhibit two machine models-I3P154 34" E28 and UCC548T 34" E28-at ITMA Asia, booth G07, hall E5.

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Yarn: A Welcome Twist
Yarn: A Welcome Twist

Spinners are spinning a new success story with innovations, both in-house and with the help of imported fibres.

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Demand for antimicrobial fibres, textiles and apparel is set for strong growth

Demand for antimicrobial fibres, textiles and apparel is set for strong growth, according to Issue No 47 of Performance Apparel Markets from the business information company Textiles Intelligence.

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EurocelTM: A new fibre combination with a European footprint
EurocelTM: A new fibre combination with a European footprint

Eurocel™ is a European product through and through. The cellulose fibres used are made in Austria in an environmentally responsible process.

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Trends in value-added yarns
Trends in value-added yarns

Indian market has started understanding importance of adding spices and flavours available abundantly in nature to the routine stuff and textile industry is not an exception to this age old Indian tradition.

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Technical textiles in India: Set for take-off?
Technical textiles in India: Set for take-off?

The Indian industry must consciously work backed by intensive R&D towards exploring and finding new avenues of growth in technical textiles.

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A Raw Deal
China, the world's largest cotton importer, accounting for more than 60 per cent of total raw cotton exports from India, has upset the calculations of Indian cotton sector following a marked fall in demand from that country. Cotton exports from India have been
Testing the world's favourite fibre
Cotton is the world's favourite fibre, and a superb raw material for many textile end-uses. But it is by no means easy to work with - as a natural product, its many variabilities present some extremely complex challenges.
Arvind's fire protection solutions
Since 1931, Arvind Ltd stands tall as the flagship enterprise of the $14 billion Lalbhai group. Arvind has marked its presence throughout the apparel value chain - from fibre to retail. The company has recently made a strong foray
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