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China Prefers Imported Dyeing Machines
China Prefers Imported Dyeing Machines

Most Chinese textile enterprises prefer imported dyeing equipment to domestic machines.

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Stäubli Acquires Stake in Italian Firm

Stäubli has acquired a stake in Deimo SpA based in Brescia, Italy.

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Savings Via ‘wash-less’ Approach
Savings Via ‘wash-less’ Approach

The production, use and disposal of textiles should all be considered when assessing the environmental impact of textiles. A lifecycle analysis study was conducted by the University of Leeds and Arch Chemicals on cotton towels.

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More Takers for Australian Merino Wool in India
More Takers for Australian Merino Wool in India

Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) has launched the latest Australian Merino wool knit and woven developments at the Intercontinental in New Delhi recently to over 200 current business partners, media and potential manufacturing and retail partners.

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Investment Regions for textiles mooted

The Union Government has decided to launch Investment Regions for the textile sector to consolidate the phenomenon of agglomeration, visible in textiles to further reduce transaction costs and enhance competitiveness.

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Rs 540 cr face-lift for 22 NTC mills

The Indian Government is aware of the problems being faced by the garment exporters in the wake of the appreciation of the rupee. The Ministry of Textiles has taken up the matter with the Ministries of Commerce and Finance.

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Cotton estimates unreliable: USDA
Cotton estimates unreliable: USDA

Cotton prices are partly based on data, which are not reliable, a new report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicates. China’s cotton use could be much larger this season than expected until now, therefore resulting in significantly higher prices if production and stocks are not sufficient.

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Drive against child labour intensified
Drive against child labour intensified

The Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment has launched recently a nation-wide ‘Enforcement Drive against Child Labour’ in order to step up enforcement of the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act.

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BTRA to hold 49th JTC on Feb 1 & 2, 2008

The Bombay Textile Research Association has announced that the forthcoming 49th Joint Technological Conference of ATIRA, NITRA, SITRA and BTRA, which will be held at BTRA, Mumbai on 1st & 2nd February, 2008.

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“Top Twenty Under 40 Award” for Dr Ramkumar
“Top Twenty Under 40 Award” for Dr Ramkumar

Dr Seshadri Ramkumar, who serves as the Co-Chairman of the USA based INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry’s India committee has been recognised by Lubbock, USA -Lubbock based Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock as one of the Top 20 under 40 Young Professionals.

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TAI seminar on organic textiles in Mumbai

The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit is organising a seminar on ‘Organic Textiles: Farming To Finishing’ at the Hotel Leela Kempinski, Sahar, Andheri (East) Mumbai on 18th January 2008 (09.00 am to 06.00 pm).

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Italy is largest importer of denim fabrics
Italy is largest importer of denim fabrics

Shipments to the European Union of cotton denim fabrics did not decline in the first half this year, thanks to a rebound in the Italian market.

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UCMTF 2007 & ITECH University Challenge
UCMTF 2007 & ITECH University Challenge

UCMTF, the French textile machinery manufacturers association, is a major sponsor of the ITECH Challenge organised each year by this leading university. Made for DBA Apparel, an interdisciplinary study on the solicitations exerted on a bra, was awarded the 2007 prize.

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NIFT’s placement dates for second batch

The second batch of the restructured programs of NIFT shall be graduating in 2008 through a centrally administered placement, in January, whereby companies will have an opportunity to select candidates across all centres from a single Venue.

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LogiCon 2008: Meet on supply chain in Brussels

Senior supply chain & logistics professionals from across Europe’s leading FMCG, CPG and Retail organisations will gather in Brussels on 26th to 28th February 2008 to discuss new ways to drive supply chain innovation and sustainability through new models of collaboration.

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Indian design student bags Wow Factor Award
Indian design student bags Wow Factor Award

N P Jayaraj, an Indian design student from Pearl Academy, New Delhi, won the prestigious WOW Factor Award recently in Wellington, New Zealand. Jayaraj won the WOW Factor Award given for the most innovative garment and was awarded a prize money of $ 5000.

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EDANA launches INDEX 08 Awards

EDANA’s INDEX 08 Awards are the showcase for the best examples of excellence in our industry and highlight some of the innovations from businesses of all sizes, from all parts of the nonwovens supply chain.

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BCH automotive textiles workshop gets good response

Automotive Textile Industry, the sector attracting maximum attention of the Indian industrialists witnessed another great show organised by Business Co-ordination House (BCH).

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Slash price & make gains, the Vietnam way

The average price of EU clothing imports from Vietnam was slashed by 40% last year, according to a new report by Textiles Intelligence. At the same time, the average price of clothing imports from all sources rose by 1.9%. As a result of these changes, Vietnamese clothing prices were less than half of those from other sources.

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1000 exhibitors snap up 1.2 lakh m2 space at ITMA-Asia + CITME 2008
1000 exhibitors snap up 1.2 lakh m2 space at ITMA-Asia + CITME 2008

The whole world of textile machinery will be in the spotlight in Shanghai next year for the ultimate textile machinery show – ITMA ASIA + CITME 2008. For five days, from July 27 to 31, the city will host the perfect blend in customer-supplier interaction, as the unique ITMA exhibition brand meets the largest and most important textile sector.

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3-day INDTEX 2009 from March 31 in Mumbai

A new exhibition of textile technology, equipment and services has been launched to provide suppliers with a forum in the Indian sub-continent. Aimed at showcasing the latest textile manufacturing solutions, INDTEX 2009 will take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre – NSE Complex in Mumbai from 31 March to 2 April 2009.

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ITM 2009 in Istanbul from June 6-10

World Textile Giants will meet at the third ITM Exhibition to be held at TUYAP BEYLIKDUZU Exhibition and Congress Centre, Istanbul, Turkey from June 6 to 10, 2009.

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ORTEKS 2008 at Gaziatep, Turkey from April 16-19

Gaziantep Textile, Apparel, Carpet Machinery, Supply Industry and, Accessories Fair (ORTEKS 08) to be organised by Forza Fairs and Organisation Services Co Inc in co-operation with Gaziantep Chamber of Industry and Forum Fairs and Promotions Co Inc will be held from April 16 to 19, 2008 at Middle East Fairground in Gaziantep, Türkey.

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India Faces Uphill Task in Exports
India Faces Uphill Task in Exports

Apart from China, Indian textile exporters are also facing competition from countries like Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Pakistan.

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TUFS modified
TUFS modified

TUFS provides 5% interest reimbursement plus 10% capital subsidy for specified processing machinery, garmenting machinery and machinery required in manufacture of technical textiles.

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More fiscal incentives for textile industry hinted at

Some new initiatives have been taken by the Government for the growth of textile sector, inter alia, include creation of Investment Regions to consolidate the phenomenon of agglomeration.

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New dates for ITMA Barcelona: Sept 22 to 29, 2011

Barcelona Business Pass (BBP) is the official travel agent handling the accommodation requirements of participants at ITMA Barcelona to be held from 22 to 29 September 2011.

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PFY yarn customs duty cut hailed

FIASWI has welcomed the Union Government’s announcement of reduction of Customs Duty on Polyester Filament Yarn from 7.5% to 5% and also on Acrylic and Viscose Filament Yarn from 10% to 5%.

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Demand soars for specialist footwear fibres and fabrics

Demand for specialist footwear fibres and fabrics is increasing rapidly, according to a new report, “Fibres and Fabrics for Performance Footwear”, published by Textiles Intelligence.

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