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Indian apparel brands come off with flying colours
Indian apparel brands come off with flying colours

If big, imported brands and well-known icons in apparels are flashing their presence all over India through hoardings and massive stalls in exhibitions, the smaller, local brands are not far behind!

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Maran releases Rs 2,546 cr subsidy under TUFS

Mr Dayanidhi Maran, Minister of Textiles has announced the release of subsidy of Rs 2,546 crore under the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS).

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ITMF Annual Conference 2009 from Oct 23 to 25
ITMF Annual Conference 2009 from Oct 23 to 25

The 2009 International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Annual Conference is to be to be held from October 23 - 25 in Shanghai, China.

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China Well-equipped to Face Textile Challenges

From the beginning to carry out simple processing operations and OEM for foreign firms, to currently design their own products for choices of international markets and participate in international competition, the R&D strength and brand awareness of Chinese enterprises are growing, says Vice-president of China Textile Industry Association Zhang Kai.

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Maran Woos Japanese Textile Industry
Maran Woos Japanese Textile Industry

Mr Dayanidhi Maran, Minister of Textiles, who met the top fifty businessmen in Japan recently, has invited the Japanese textiles industry to collaborate with Indian textiles industry in manufacturing of fabric and garmenting, setting up of greenfield units in textiles machinery, man-made fibre and yarn and create brand equity with Indian apparel companies.

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Merino Wool + Cotton = Better Performance
Merino Wool + Cotton = Better Performance

A major cotton apparel manufacturer has introduced Australian Merino wool into a range of cotton yarns to give its trans-seasonal garment a softer and more luxurious feel. The new series of yarns, developed by the Hong Kong-based Esquel Group with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) support, is indicative of a trend among cotton apparel manufacturers to give their garment a more comfortable feel by using cotton/Merino wool blends instead of 100% cotton.

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Fibre Offers Barrier to Solar Radiation
Fibre Offers Barrier to Solar Radiation

Lenzing has developed a new fibre with solar protection. As of this season TENCEL® SUN will be produced for the market and presented at all of the sports trade fairs around the world.

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HYDRASPUN®: Soft & Biodegradable

HYDRASPUN®, an Ahlstrom patented technology, is a wetlaid process using high-pressure water jets (hydrontanglement) to entangle fibres together. Natural and synthetic fibres are blended together to create soft, strong and absorbent products without latex binders.

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Textile Chemicals' Demand to Hit $19 bn

The worldwide demand for textile chemicals is estimated to rise 2.8 % per year to $19 billion by 2012. Among the textile chemicals, colorants and auxiliaries are predicted to rise at a faster pace globally. Most of the chemicals will be consumed by two countries- India and China.

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Water-Repellent Finish for Cotton

Cotton Incorporated, which exhibited at the Outdoor Retailers Summer Market recently, in Salt Lake City, Utah, showcased its most recent innovation for the outdoor apparel market, STORM COTTON™ for Fleece, a water-repellent finish designed for use on cotton fibres.

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Budget for textiles: More bouquets, fewer brickbats

The entire Indian textile industry has been unanimous in praising the Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee, for hiking the allocation under the Textile Upgradation Funds Scheme (TUFS) from Rs 1,090 crore last year to Rs 3,140 crore this year.

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India, Taiwan tie-up on apparel

The Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) to establish a platform for co-operation between them.

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Textile park in UP mooted

The Indian Industries Association (IIA), the micro, small and medium enterprises body urged state government to set up a textile park in Farrukhabad district in Uttar Pradesh, which is famous for textile printing.

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SATC in Bandung
SATC in Bandung

Balai Besar Tekstil is hosting the South Asia Textile Conference (SATC) in Bandung Indonesia. In spite of global economic recession, Indonesia’s textile export market is steadily growing.

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Dr P R Roy joins fibre2fashion
Dr P R Roy joins fibre2fashion

Dr P R Roy has joined www.fibre2fashion.com as a member of its Board of Directors on 1st July, 2009. Dr P R Roy is a PhD in textiles from the University of Manchester, UK and a former Group Chief Executive (Textiles) of Arvind Mills Ltd based in Ahmedabad, India, and has over 40 years of rich experience in industry, research and teaching. He is an expert in textiles and is also revered as “Father of Denim in India”.

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Dr Mahapatra honoured by The Institution of Chemists (India)
Dr Mahapatra honoured by The Institution of Chemists (India)

The Institution of Chemist (India), founded in 1927 has admitted Dr N N Mahapatra, Textile Consultant based in Ahmedabad as Fellow of the Institution for his contribution to the Textile Industry regarding dyeing and textile auxiliaries.

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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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