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A Brand New Website to Explain Wool to American Consumers

With versatility matched only by the diversity of the wearer, wool is perfect for any season, any occasion. With that in mind, the American Sheep Industry Association and its American Wool Council have…

Environment

ZDHC Recognises Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex

Oeko-Tex announced that the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme will accept Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex certification as an indicator of conformance with the organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) in connection…

Report

Sport and Fitness Clothing Production and Selling Will Explode in the Future

A recently released report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., highlighted that the global market for sports and fitness clothing is projected to reach $231.7 billion by 2024. Growth in the market is driven…

Antonio Franceschini

Interview

Manufacturing is our Strenght

Italy is the third biggest textile-fashion exporting country behind China and Germany: end 2016 export sales reached 29.5 billion Euro, 1.7% more than the preceding year, with a turnover of 52,853 million Euro,…

Making the Cooling Effect of Textiles Measurable

In recent years there has been a steady increase in the demands made on the properties of function, sports and workwear textiles. In order to achieve a cooling effect, special textile constructions are…

Positive Forecast for Italian Textile and Fashion Products

In the first half of 2017, the Italian textile fashion industry showed a 2.3% growth in sales, due to + 2.5% in textiles and + 2.1% in the supply chain. These are the…

Mohit Uberoi

Gerber Appoints New CEO, Mohit Uberoi; Mike Elia Joins Board and Retires from Company

Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, today announced, as part of a succession plan, the appointment of a new CEO, Mohit Uberoi,…

The New Edition of Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress

The 56th edition of the Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress (Dornbirn-MFC), which will be held from 13-15 September 2017, will position itself as a Green Meeting & Green Event, addressing issues like providing sustainable…

C&A Foundation Launches Sustainability Initiatives

C&A Foundation has launched a global initiative aimed at helping brands, retailers and manufacturers find more innovative and sustainable ways of producing fashion. The initiative, called “Fashion for Good”, offers practical action in…

Itma focuses on Innovating the World of Textiles

ITMA will continue its focus on innovation for its upcoming edition in Barcelona from 20 to 26 June 2019, with the main theme of the show being ‘Innovating the World of Textiles’. Mr…

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