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Value added, speciality yarns make waves
Value added, speciality yarns make waves

Time was when simple yarns were spun into fabrics, at which stage, the value addition exercise used to begin. But today's fibres and yarns stories are different.

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Workshop on marketing, tech of technical textiles at Coimbatore
Workshop on marketing, tech of technical textiles at Coimbatore

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry – INDA, in collaboration with TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt Ltd, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management – SVPITM, Coimbatore, Texas Tech University, USA and South India Mill Owners Association – SIMA is pleased to announce the first of its kind - a two day International workshop on Marketing & Technology of Technical Textiles at The Residency Hotel, Coimbatore from 3 - 4 July 2009.

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SRTEPC organises Interactive Meeting with CMD of ECGC
SRTEPC organises Interactive Meeting with CMD of ECGC

The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) organised an Open House Meeting with Mr A V Muralidharan, chairman-cum-managing ECGC Ltd on March 3, 2009 in Mumbai. On the occasion Mr S Prabhakaran, executive director, ECGC and Mr R L Toshniwal, past chairman of the Council were also present.

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Bangla's share in US apparel market moving up

Bangladesh's share in the US apparel market is growing faster as cheap clothing (basic garment items) sales in that market are increasing in global recession, market operators say. Recession-hit retailers in the US and Europe are purchasing garments from Bangladesh in huge volumes as the cost of the item is less here because of cheap labour and the better state of economy.

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Environ-friendly logistics services for economical stock availability

In logistics everything depends on timing and availability. The right goods, at the right time, at the right location, in the ordered quantity and number of units and of course, suitably packaged — providers of logistics services have to solve this task from day to day and, if necessary, several times a day.

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AATCC meet in South Carolina

On March 11, the AATCC held their International Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA featuring three educational tracks which mirror the Association’s interest groups: Concept 2 Consumer (C2C), Chemical Applications, and Materials.

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The world's largest Nain carpet
The world's largest Nain carpet

The world's largest Nain carpet (20 x 20 meters) was showcased at Domotex recently.

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Italian textile machinery output dips 18%
Italian textile machinery output dips 18%

Preliminary year-end 2008 figures for Italy’s textile machinery industry register a 18% drop in production compared to the previous year, with a total production value estimated at 2,285 billion Euros. This decline affects both Italy’s domestic market and export sales.

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FASHDASH'09 at BAIT
FASHDASH'09 at BAIT

The student and faculty members of the Department of Fashion Technology of Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BAIT), Sathyamangalam organised a two-day inter-collegiate programme FASHDASH'09 recently. FASHDASH'09 was an extravaganza that comprised Design Contests and Fashion Show, both combined to evoke the skill and knowledge of the fashion fraternity.

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Textile exports to repeat 2008-show in 2009

The prospects for the Indian textiles industry being able to meet its export target of $40 bn by 2009/10 have been rated as “Highly doubtful” and it is likely to be around $ 23 - 25 billion, which is more or less in line with what India achieved last year.

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Eco-clothing Makes Headway
Eco-clothing Makes Headway

Over 46,000 visitors poured into the recent BioFach organic trade fair in Germany where a new textile area was launched with over 47 exhibitors of organic and eco-fashion.

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New Booster for Wool
New Booster for Wool

The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) has published a new roadmap for the wool industry to improve market access which focuses on wool being ‘100% Natural, Renewable and Sustainable’.

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Eco-friendly Clothing Labels

Apparel label provider, Avery Dennison, is launching a range of eco-friendly clothing labels and water-based transfers for performance fabrics. The company says that it will demonstrate a number of products that complement its clients’ sustainable apparel garments without compromising on comfort or cost.

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Fabric That Repels Wetness
Fabric That Repels Wetness

A long awaited advancement in sportswear, Sun Dry Technologies, a division of Solestrom International, has launched a line of active wear fabric that repels wetness and dries within moments.

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Bamboo Textiles Under Scanner
Bamboo Textiles Under Scanner

Bamboo textiles produced under the man-made viscose process and sold in Canada will have to mention ‘Rayon’ on all labelling and product advertising under new government authority guidelines. The Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) says the new move follows an increase in the amount of textiles entering Canada that are being labelled as made from bamboo.

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Bangla Knitwear Exports Falling

Bangladesh's monthly average sales from knitwear exports are expected to fall by at least 10 per cent as shrinking demand and weak prices take a toll on the export-driven industry, a leading industry official said.

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Many Pak Knitwear Units Down Shutters
Many Pak Knitwear Units Down Shutters

The Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association (PHMA) has disclosed to local journalists that the number of knitwear exporting units in the country has declined from 1,183 in 2005 to 840 in 2009. In addition it said that the closed units included some of the most efficient and large hi-tech factories, which have continued to lose their competitive edge in the world market.

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China, Growth Engine, Falters
China, Growth Engine, Falters

The rest of the world pinned their hopes on the strong economic growth in China, which was expected to create the demand to get the world's economy moving again. But after five years of annual double-digit increases in China's gross domestic product (GDP), it has slipped back to single digit.

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9% Decline in Global Trade in 2009 Forecast
9% Decline in Global Trade in 2009 Forecast

The collapse in global demand brought on by the biggest economic downturn in decades will drive exports down by roughly 9% in volume terms in 2009, the biggest such contraction since the Second World War, WTO economists forecast.

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MMF Front Looks Up
Glad tidings have come from India's man-made fibre (MMF) export front, after seven consecutive quarters of decline in its growth. MMF textile exports for the 9-month period, April 2013 to December 2013 touched US $4.2 billion against US $3.8 billion. One of
Cotton yarn: Quality depends on mixing strategy
A systematic mixing plan by maintaining the lowest possible variation in cotton quality parameters ensures trouble-free yarn production with consistent yarn quality, affirms Sunil Kumar Sharma. In a
Airbag: Life saving textiles
The airbag fabric may be coated to increase the strength of the fabric so that the fabric is reinforced, and by increasing the strength of the fabric, breakage of the airbag can be minimised, assert R Senthil Kumar and S Sundaresan
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