OECD CLIS continue to point to easing growth momentum in the OECD area

Composite leading indicators (CLIs), designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend six to nine months ahead, continue to point to easing growth momentum in the OECD area as a whole. Easing growth momentum remains the assessment for the euro area as a whole, including France and Italy, and for the United … More OECD CLIS continue to point to easing growth momentum in the OECD area

STC Spinnzwirn is a new member of the Starlinger Group

Already in May 2018, the Austrian Starlinger Group announced the successful acquisition of the Chemnitz-based business unit Barmag Spinnzwirn from Oerlikon. With the closing (final transfer of ownership) effected on October 1, Oerlikon Barmag Spinnzwirn now turns into the independent company STC Spinnzwirn GmbH (Starlinger Textile machinery Chemnitz). “With STC Spinnzwirn, we welcome a new … More STC Spinnzwirn is a new member of the Starlinger Group

Fashion meets innovative textile technologies

By guest author Editor-in-Chief of Textile Network With the new concept Topaz Fusion, Trans-Textil bridges the gap between individual design and functional high-performance materials. Behind this is the combination of highly breathable and weatherproof multilayer membrane laminates with versatile possibilities of product design in textile printing or coating. This results in individual products for outdoor, … More Fashion meets innovative textile technologies

Brexit: British fashion industry braces up for tough times ahead

Only about seven months remain for the UK to formally exit the European Union, and the GBP 28 billion fashion sector has to get three different looks ready for future-proof business. As per Richard Lim, Chief Executive of Retail Economics, the potential scenarios would include ‘Hard Brexit’, where designers, retailers and manufacturers have to pay … More Brexit: British fashion industry braces up for tough times ahead