Sunbury Textiles is launching an indoor performance brand Nanotex aSure. The new aSure fabric line is created with technology by which molecules permanently attach to every fiber without clogging the fabric weave or compromising the look, feel or comfort of the fabric.
Sunbury has teamed up with Na... Read more
Tizayuca Textil Vuva has installed a Monforts Montex 6500 stenter equipped with a heat recovery system.
Tizayuca Textil is a vertically integrated producer of textiles in Mexico. The company has been running a direct energy usage comparison with the Montex 5000 stenter installed a decade earlier, b... Read more
Karl Mayer, a leading warp knitting machinery manufacturer, has reported a successful showcase at Techtextil, May 9 to 12, Germany.
The company held 200 high-level conversations. Most visitors came from Germany, followed by Turkey, Poland and India. Many visitors came from India and Turkey, but the... Read more
For the fourth quarter of financial year ’17, Lakshmi Machine Works’ total sales saw a 22.32 per cent sequential increase and a 5.07 per cent year on year decline.
Its operating profit for the quarter amounted to Rs 90.86 crores and its EBIT margin stood at 12.76 per cent. The company r... Read more
Techtextil was held in Germany, May 9 to 12, 2017. There were more than 47,500 visitors from 114 countries, an increase of around 14 per cent compared to 2015.
It hosted 1,477 exhibitors from 55 countries under the main theme Living in Space. This was a special space-travel oriented exhibition area... Read more
Active seam is Merrow’s newest technology. It seeks to revolutionize medical and compression garment manufacturing by replacing the traditional flat lock seam with a flatter, stronger stitch.
Additionally, active seam is the world’s first branded stitch, bringing a distinctive value to ... Read more
"Global shipments of electronic flat knitting machines soared by 99 per cent in 2016.Asia received the highest share of shipments, at 94 per cent. China remained by far the world’s largest investor for flat knitting machines in 2016 with Chinese investments having a global share of 73 per cent... Read more
Zund Systemtechnik has bought Zund Plotting Systems.
Zund Systemtechnik is based in Switzerland and specialises in developing and manufacturing digital cutting systems. Zund Plotting Systems is based in the UK and supplies and services precision digital cutting systems.
Zund UK will continue to se... Read more
Mimaki Europe, developer of wide format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign/graphics, and apparel markets, has bagged two prestigious awards at the recently concluded FESPA 2017 expo, a leading digital print expo encompassing screen, digital and textile print, was held at Hamburg, Germ... Read more
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate for textile machinery has been decided at 18 per cent. GST for goods have been fixed at nil rate and 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent; however, rates for textiles and footwear are yet to be decided. 18 per cent GST has been decided for the following textile machiner... Read more
Caldera is showcasing its updated textile production platform, Textile Pro, at Fespa, Germany, May 8 to 12, 2017. Textile Pro reflects Caldera’s long history of partnerships within the world of digital printing onto fabric, providing intuitive workflow control for both decorative and industria... Read more
The Indian textile machinery industry grew 10 per cent from 2013 to 2014. It’s expected to reach Rs 35,000 crores by 2021. The textile machinery sector plays an increasingly vital part in shifting India’s textile and apparel industry from labor-intensive production to a more advanced and... Read more
Monforts will demonstrate its full range of new coating units for the first time at Techtextil’17. On display will be Knife over roller/air system; magnetic roller system; and printing head systems. The Monforts coating range ‘Textcoat is now available worldwide and follows recent acquis... Read more
The VDMA Textile Machinery Association will host B2B forums and technology conferences on November 6, 2017 in Charlotte (NC), USA, and on November 8-9, 2017 in Mexico City. Experts from well-known VDMA member companies will be present practice-oriented technology topics to decision-makers from the l... Read more
Frankfurt is ready to host Techtextil 2017. Techtextil 2017, will be held concurrently with Texprocess, a show for the textile processing industry, from May 9-12.
Leading Japanese manufacturer of computerized flat knitting machinery, Shima Seiki will present its latest innovations along with its It... Read more
Foshan New King Time Machinery (New King Time), also known for its NKT brand of machines, sold its first ‘Single Pass’ textile digital machine at the just concluded edition of TPF 2017. This latest machine was bought by Suzhou Super Digital Printing Technology. The ... Read more
The 10th International Pakistan Textile Machinery and Garment Technology (IGATEX) 2017 exhibition opened its doors at the Karachi Expo Centre today. Exhibitors and organisers are optimistic about achieving their targets as more than 550 international and local manufacturers of textile machinery and ... Read more
Established in 1962 Shima Seiki has become a brand to be reckoned with. Shima Seiki Japan is the leading manufacturer in the computerized flatbed knitting machine industry, with the largest worldwide market share. With over 100 attendees and 50 companies participating at the previous edition, G3D se... Read more
IGATEX will be held in Pakistan, April 26 to 29, 2017. This is a garment and textile machinery and accessories exhibition. The exhibition will give exhibitors and visitors an opportunity to see latest innovations in the textile sector. More than 550 exhibitors from around 35 countries including Cana... Read more
The next ITM, Turkey’s well known textile machinery show will be held from, April 14 to 17, 2018. On display will be textile equipments and products, textile related software and solutions and other products and services. It gathers together some of the most important manufacturers of textile ... Read more
Indo Intertex will be held in Indonesia from April 19 to 21, 2017. The event will display textile and garment machinery, knitting and hosiery machines, fabrics, yarns and garment accessories, raw materials, chemical laboratory and laundry equipment, digital textile printing machines and waste proces... Read more
Sefar is a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments for the screen printing and filtration markets. Sefar is known for screen printing, filtration and architectural solutions. The Switzerland-based company, is developing new types of fabric applications like power sense, corrosio... Read more
Archroma will showcase next-generation fluorochemical products at the forthcoming Techtextil in Germany. The company is the system supplier of choice for textile mills and nonwoven manufacturers. Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, uses only non-halogenated technologies for i... Read more
Premier Fine Linens makes 100 per cent fine cotton bed and table linen. The company is part of the Premier Group, one of India’s oldest and largest textile producers. Premier Group is India’s largest importer of Egyptian cotton and also uses the finest American cotton and superfine India... Read more
Textile manufacturer Schoeller and Textilcolor the auxiliary and dye specialist have come together to create Ecodye. It is am innovative concept used in polyester dyeing. The technology accelerates the dyeing process and contributes to cutting costs, while at the same time helping to preserve the en... Read more
Rieter has opened a service branch in Turkey. The new branch complements Rieter’s strong presence in Turkey and provides state-of-the-art solutions and dedicated support to local customers.
The center offers both mechanical and electronic services. These include: revision of gear units, servo... Read more
Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated software and automated solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, has announced they will be delivering integrated Digital Solutions, including AccuMark, AccuMark 3D, AccuPlan and YuniquePLM, at PI Apparel in Hong Kong. They are also supporting ... Read more
"Deploying inkjet technology into the textile industry is presenting an increasingly compelling opportunity for the print industry, recent research from Smithers Pira reveals this. Double digit growth across 2016-21 is making digital textile printing one of the most exciting market opportunity in th... Read more
ContiTech has opened a new facility in China for coated fabrics. ContiTech is a leading supplier of technical elastomer products and a specialist in plastics technology. This is its first international production site for elastomer coatings outside Germany.
The plant produces high-performance coate... Read more
Macpi has revolutionized the apparel industry by developing and implementing the stitch-free assembling, commonly known as bonding technology. The application allows to join materials of various kinds in order to modify the aesthetics, structure and functionality. There are many achievable combinati... Read more
In 2016, Rieter’s net profit fell 14 per cent as sales decreased nine per cent. EBIT margin was six per cent. Rieter supplies systems for short-staple fiber spinning. In the full year, order intake rose 13 per cent year-on-year. In the first half of 2016, orders were at a good level, mainly dr... Read more
Tukatech has launched the enterprise edition of its Tuka 3D system for virtual product development for Indian enterprises and fashion designers. This edition includes all the high-functioning 3D development capabilities at a more attainable price.
As the necessity for new technologies and processes... Read more
The four-day-long 16th edition of Garmentech Bangladesh-2017 ended successfully. The Fair that concluded last Saturday showcased latest apparel technology besides interactions among renowned technology leaders from all over the world at the International Convention City in Dhaka.
The second day of... Read more
Arvind, India’s top denim producer has installed the nation’s first Monforts Eco Line. The particular Eco Line denim finishing range in India has been installed at the company’s Ahmedabad mill. The installation will increase production, reduce energy usage and respond more quickly ... Read more
World leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, Gerber Technology has named Helen Koo, assistant professor, Department of Design at University of California, Davis as the recipient of Gerber Technology’s FashionTech Professional award. Koo w... Read more
Polish company Inovatica sp. z o.o. has developed ‘biotextile’ an innovative T-shirt fitted with bio-monitoring capacities that allows to perform electrocardiography (EKG) on the patient wearing it. Bogumil Zieba, the company’s managing director, confirmed that Inovatica aims to la... Read more
The Swedish company, We are SpinDye has developed a new method that could revolutionize the manufacturing of synthetic fibers and thereby of pants, jackets and backpacks.
The new method involves no high use of water or heavy use of chemicals in the dyeing process. It is resource-efficient, sustaina... Read more
"ITME- TIT conference “Paradigm Shift-What’s Next in Textiles” focused on the theme ‘Targeting Indian textiles and clothing business at $300 billion’ was successfully conducted as a day-long conference on December 6, at the recent ITME exhibition in Mumbai. Who’s ... Read more
SPGPrints and Stovec Industries printing machihe evoked keen interest at the recent India ITME 2016 in Mumbai. SPGPrints and Stovec displayed several inkjet and rotary screen printing machines at ITME 2016. Many printers showed keen interest in SPGPrints’ Javelin ® digital inkjet textile p... Read more
Joachim Maier, Head of Marketing at Rieter Machines & Systems says the textile machinery market is not as stagnant as it might appear. This is because demand continues to be steady due to the need for increasing competitiveness through equipment upgrading, especially in growing Asian textile pro... Read more
Schoch a Swiss reed maker based in Italy has launched a new range of reeds which offer significant savings in energy cost for textile mills. The energy saving reeds are meant to help weavers save air on air jet machines. More than 100 airjet machines have been converted in favor of energy saving ree... Read more
"On the back of government initiatives like 'Make in India', the size of domestic textile machinery industry is poised to touch around Rs 32,000 to Rs 35,000 crores in the next five years from the present Rs 22,000 crores. India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (IITMES) Chairman S... Read more
Mumbai is ready to host the next edition of ITME. Twenty four product launches, 1,050 exhibitors, 38 countries, 17 chapters and 11 exhibiting halls the six-day fair, is the largest and apex exhibition for textile machinery and technology in India and one of the most awaited business event for textil... Read more
With a new focus on healthcare textiles, innovative yarn and its applications, the 18th YiwuTex will be held at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Jinhua, China from June 13-15, 2017. The show will feature three thematic zones: Functional Knitting Machinery Zone, Smart Apparel Machinery Zone and Digita... Read more
Karl Mayer will take part in the India ITME 2016 to be held in Mumbai from December 3 to 12. Mumbai. There, the renowned producer will be showcasing innovations from warp knitting, warp preparation and technical textiles.
For the Warp Knitting Business Unit Karl Mayer will be showing its successfu... Read more
Pakistan is introducing new technology in the textile industry. Sectors such as spinning, weaving, processing and value addition are being revamped. The industry is facing many problems such as frequent power outages, gas load- shedding, inflation and lack of technology and infrastructure. Tex... Read more
Novibra is leading company in spindle technology and the biggest exporter of spindles worldwide will be among the exhibitors at the upcoming ITME in Mumbai. Spindles in modern ring spinning machines reach speeds of up to 25,000 rpm. In these high-speed applications energy consumption is an important... Read more
Groz-Beckert a leading supplier of industrial machine needles, is ready to exhibit it its products and solutions in knitting, weaving, felting, carding and sewing at the upcoming India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ITME), to be held from December 3 to 8, in Mumbai. Groz-Beckert will fo... Read more
N. Schlumberger that makes textile machinery dedicated to the processing of long fibers will show its wool spinning technologies at ITME India. The machineries on show from the France-based company include: GC40 chain gills, GN8 intersecting drawing machine, ERA 40 combing machine and the new range ... Read more
Techtextil Russia will be held from February 20 to 22, 2017. This is the ninth edition. Current issues, challenges and prospects for the industry in general and its most dynamic segments will be discussed as also the production and effective use of various types of technical textiles, the scientific... Read more
Fourth edition of FESPA Eurasia will be held in Turkey from December 8 to 11, 2016. This is a platform to reach key decision makers in the wide format screen and digital printing, textile printing and garment decoration and signage industries.
First time exhibitors to FESPA Eurasia 2016 include HP,... Read more
Saurer, a global leader in rotor spinning and winding machines enjoys a strong presence with its semi-automatic and fully automatic range of machines. The group consists of the spinning brands Schlafhorst and Zinser, the twisting brands Allma and Volkmann, the pre-spinning brand Jintan, the Saurer e... Read more
China’s bi-annual signature event for the textile industry, the ‘18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry’ will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong, Shanghai, PR China on November 27-30, 2017. And the exhibition will henceforth be known as ShanghaiTex. Based on its ach... Read more
Spanish textile machinery companies are known for latest technologies in the following subsectors: spinning, braiding, technical fabric, dyeing, finishing and printing. And they are showing in strength at the ongoing ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 in Shanghai.
Electro Jet that manufactures the ADR Rovemati... Read more
"It was all about Industrie 4.0, energy efficiency and sustainability on the first day of ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016. Significant German participation at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016, flagging off today is offering perfection and precision through tech competency to companies globally. German technology has a... Read more
"The 5th ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 exhibition which opened today is a landmark as it’s the largest show in the series since inception. The exhibition has as many as 1,673 exhibitors from 28 countries and economies showcasing a wide array of machinery and solutions to an expected visitorship of aro... Read more
Rieter’s combing machines have achieved highest standards of productivity in the world. Producer of textile machinery and automobile components, Rieter is based in Winterthur, Switzerland. The company’s technological advantage is based on optimal interaction between machine and technology. According... Read more
A digital textile printing conference will be held in the US, December 6 to 7, 2016. The program will feature the industry’s most well-known and respected experts presenting topics essential for those involved in digital textiles. The two-day event will deliver unprecedented content to conference re... Read more
Archroma, a leader in color and specialty chemicals, turned three years old on October 1. Though at a nascent stage, the company has accomplished a great deal, believes CEO Alexander Wessels. The company is already a leader in driving sustainability in the value chain, intends to build on that posit... Read more
Savio India a leading Italian manufacturer of twisters has established a strong presence in the market by catering to the specific needs of Indian and overseas customers. Its modern plant on the outskirts of Coimbatore is the company’s only global-level facility at which two-for-one twisters (TFOs) ... Read more
GTex is being held in Pakistan from September 28 to 30. This is a textile machinery show. This is the largest and the most successful event of its kind in the region with regard to textiles, garments, embroidery, digital printing, chemicals, yarns and brands. For visitors of the textile industry fro... Read more
Fashion-conscious consumers have changed their purchasing behaviour. Today, it is not only the look that matters but also comfort is important. The softness of the textile is an important parameter for comfortable clothing. In fact, softness is a basic pre-requisite for comfortable clothing. The sof... Read more
Oerlikon wants to prepare customers for the future of manmade fiber production. This will ultimately result in improved yarn quality environmentally-compatible and sustainable production processes. With the 4.0 system producers can maintain a constant overview of all processes – from the poly conden... Read more
"For decades India’s textile industry has been cotton based with more than 60 per cent of the textiles skewed towards cotton. While world over man-made fabric has around 60 per cent share and cotton is less than 40 per cent, in India it is reverse primarily because cotton is the largest produced cro... Read more
Cinte Techtextil China will open its doors on October 12 upto October 14. The organizers have their final exhibitor line-up and say it happens to be one of the most diverse yet. Besides Belgium, Germany and Italian pavilions there will be a European Zone and Chinese regional pavilions, the Korea and... Read more
Six Swedish companies, with new technologies will showcase their latest inventions at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 show to be held in Shanghai from October 20-15. Most participating Swedish companies have attended ITMA Asia show from its inception as the show offers an excellent marketplace for making... Read more
Textile manufacturers in Vietnam want to explore Italian production technology as well as seek potential collaborations to upgrade their technology and improve their production capacity. One of the biggest challenges for many textile enterprises in Vietnam is to upgrade their current production tech... Read more
The 55th edition of Techtextil and the Dornbirn Man-made Fibres Congress (MFC) will be held in Austria from September 20 to 22 at the Dornbirn Cultural Centre (Kulturhaus Dornbirn). Participants will get the opportunity to visit Techtextil’s information stand to know what is on the agenda of the nex... Read more
As per a new report published by Transparency Market Research on the global smart and interactive textiles market, the global smart and interactive textiles market is expected to expand at a 14.0% CAGR from the period between 2014 and 2020.
The report, titled ‘Smart and Interactive Textiles Market... Read more
Switzerland-based Rieter, the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning is sponsoring the 55th ‘Man-made Fiber Congress’ to be held in Dornbirn, Austria, September 20 to 22, 2016. Rieter is supporting the event as a silver sponsor. In addition, Gunnar Johansson, Head of the... Read more
Durst and Technijet have jointly developed a digital textile system called Swiftjet. Swiftjet is a spraying and drying unit which is connected upstream in actual printing machine and depending on the desired printing result, takes over the chemical pre-treatment of the textile thread. Swiftjet offer... Read more
Textech Expo Bangladesh 2016, organised by CEMS Global, the biggest and oldest international textile and apparel technology and machinery show will be held in Dhaka from August 31 to September 3. Textech provides a perfect B2B platform for manufacturers/distributors for direct interaction with poten... Read more
Curtains of three-day Gartex 2016, a comprehensive tradeshow on garment textile machinery will go up on August 27. The show, will be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with more than 100 exhibitors participating. The comprehensive tradeshow will incorporate three distinct sections: Digitex, Fashion '... Read more
Mimaki Engineering, is a global industry leader and manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, cutting plotters, 3D modeling machines and RIP software. The company adds value to the print production process with innovative software solutions that drive accurate, brilliant colour, attracting attent... Read more
FESPA Mexico scheduled from August 18 to 20 in Mexico City will display new technologies in wide format, digital and screen print, garment decoration, signage, software and consumables. For instance, Bordeaux Digital will showcase a newly developed EDEN PG pigment suitable for printing processes on ... Read more
Uster case study focused on an Indian yarn manufacturer which originally invested in early-stage fiber cleaning in 2009, and has since upgraded to Total Contamination Control, combining the Uster Jossi Vision Shield and Uster Quantum 3. An experienced member of the Uster sales team in India, J. C. K... Read more
The upcoming 2016 edition of Irantex, to be held in Tehran from September 3 to 6 will feature a significant contingent of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Nearly, 25 Italian companies will be exhibiting at the Italian Pavilion, the common area set up by the Italian Trade Agency and Associati... Read more
ITMA Asia + CITME, the exhibition for textile and textile machinery, is coming back to Shanghai this year. It would be held from October 21-25 at a new location- the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC). Despite some talk within about the show’s decision to run on a biennial schedule rat... Read more
The Southern India Mills’ Association’ (SIMA’s) Texfair is a unique event for the mutual benefit of the manufacturers/suppliers of textile machinery, spares, accessories, equipments, etc., and the textile mills. The 10the edition of Texfair was organised recently by SIMA at CODISSIA Trade Fair Compl... Read more
Yiwu Tex 2016 held in China from June 14 to 16 features around 160 textile machinery exhibitors from 10 countries and regions to showcase the latest intelligent and sustainable textile manufacturing technology. It is expected to attract 12,000 visitors, over 20 trade associations and over 40 importa... Read more
"A study conducted by Asian Development Bank (ADB) on technology upgradation from a developing country’s point of view observes: technology upgrading depends on the extent of assimilation of foreign technologies, the availability of skilled labour and government policies that encourage investments i... Read more
Pakistans’s garment, textile machinery and accessories exhibition Igatex will be held next April. The event is known to not only introduce the newest expertise but also improvise trade benefits and increase foreign investments and spending through business visits by international delegates. As the... Read more
R Ramakrishnan is now the India head of Dornier, Germany-based company which is a market leader in weaving systems for technical fabrics and film stretching lines. Ramakrishnan, an electrical engineer, has worked for the subsidiary since its foundation. Thanks to his extensive professional experienc... Read more
SPG Prints’ Pike digital textile printer has won the European Digital Press (EDP) award for Best Industrial Textile Solution. Launched in November 2015, the Pike has set new standards for print quality and production speeds. The single-pass printer’s debut attracted wide attention and, since then, t... Read more
Santoni, the leading supplier of seamless circular knitting technology will transfer its SWD technology to Nippon Mayer. Nippon Mayer will take over the complete range of products including patents, the relevant manufacturing equipment as well as the entire stock of machines and spare parts. The a... Read more
Dependence on borrowed technology, lack of continuous and sustained R&D initiatives have kept India’s domestic textile machinery far behind. For financial year 2014-15, the production value of mainstream textile machinery, accessories, spares and consumables improved only by three per cent. The ... Read more
"The 38th annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics (ITMSS) results were released by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) recently and as per the figures in year 2015, shipments in some textile machinery segments saw a fall. Deliveries of new short-staple spindl... Read more