Techtextil North America 2019 Sets its Sights on Raleigh, North Carolina

The sixteenth edition of Techtextil North America announces the 2019 premier trade show for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The relocation to Raleigh brings the show back to the heart of the North American Textile Industry, with drive-in access for many leading global companies and within minutes of one … More Techtextil North America 2019 Sets its Sights on Raleigh, North Carolina

Strong demand for Abercrombie brands boosts holiday quarter sales

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. beat expectations for holiday quarter comparable sales, driven by demand for its Hollister and Abercrombie brands as well as investments in online operations, sending its shares up 14 % To combat years of falling sales, Abercrombie ditched its logo-emblazoned, high-priced clothes and added trendier denim and floral prints. The company and … More Strong demand for Abercrombie brands boosts holiday quarter sales

New technology for finest fibres of high performance polymers

Finest fibres (</> 1 µm) open new applications in the areas of personal protective textiles, hot gas fine dust filtration, battery separators and fuel cell membranes. Currently production plants are limited in terms of temperature and pressure. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy supports a consortium for the development of an energy optimized … More New technology for finest fibres of high performance polymers

August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles embraces the revitalised home textile market in China

As China’s economy is getting back on track with the GDP growth rate standing at 6.9 % in 2017, the home textile market is also showing strong signs of recovery before Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles returns this August. With 23 years’ history, the show is well regarded as the most influential home textile trade fair … More August’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles embraces the revitalised home textile market in China

USFIA Statement on Tariff increases on Steel and Aluminum

USFIA, the U.S. Fashion Industry Association states: We are reeling by President Trump’s announcement of new tariffs of 25 % on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminium imports. These tariffs are not quite as high as tariffs on the fashion industry, which can reach 32 % on some products. However, we know these tariffs … More USFIA Statement on Tariff increases on Steel and Aluminum