Textile orders down by 41% worldwide

Current orders have declined by 41% worldwide, according to the third survey conducted by the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) between April 16-28, 2020....

Can home-made masks can be effective towards Covid-19?

Are the home-made fabric masks effective towards Covid-19 pandemic? Due to the scarcity of surgical or even more protective masks, many people are making their...

New OEKO-TEX® regulations will come into effect from April 2020

On April 1st 2020, new OEKO-TEX® regulations will come into effect. The textile and leather certification consortium, made of 18 independent institutes in Europe...

RadiciGroup launches Renycle, new yarn from recycled nylon

A new range of yarns from recycled material and the acquisition of a company specialized in the recovery of synthetic fibre and thermoplastics. These...

IWTO, call for the Young Professionals Programme

IWTO, the International Wool Textile Organization, has opened the applications for the 2020 Young Professionals Programme to attend this year's congress that will be...

India’s textile manufacturing power is expected to grow exponentially

At the moment, India is the largest producer of cotton and jute in the world, and the second-largest producer of polyester, silk and fibre....

OEKO-TEX: News from the Environmental Approval Certificates

A lot of innovation from OEKO-TEX, consistent with chemical safety, not just compliance with specific values, but covering each and every step of the...