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RadiciGroup Releases its 2016 Sustainability Report

Group emissions reduced by 51% during the last 6 years. 51.6% of electricity used by Group plants in 2016 came from renewable sources. Strong emphasis on employee training, with 53,228 hours of courses…

Gerber partners with avametric to unlock the reality of 3D

Gerber partners with avametric to unlock the reality of 3D

Gerber Technology, one of the world’s leading fashion technology company and Avametric, the fabric simulation and 3D consumer applications producer, announced a partnership to offer the first end-to-end 3D platform, from consumer-facing virtual…

Icebreaker acquired by Vf Corporation

VF Corporation, the parent company of The North Face, Timberland, SmartWool, and others, announced on November 3rd, 2017, the agreement to acquire the New Zealand natural fibres garment producer Icebreaker. VF Corp. and…

Marzotto and Ratti Groups selected 35 Engineers for internship and possible recruitment

On October 19th, 2017, Marzotto Group and Ratti devoted a day to their “Engineers Project” at Ratti’s headquarters in Guanzate, near Como, Italy. The project is aimed to bring together the most brilliant…

Schoeller Textil AG won the Swiss Design Prize Schweiz for its electrically heated fabric

The Swiss company Schoeller Textil AG has won the Design Preis Schweiz 2017/18, picking up the award for Excellent Swiss Design in the textile category on November 3rd, 2017, for its heated fabric…

New ecological criteria for the EU Ecolabel award

A few weeks ago the European Commission has published an amended decision which establishes the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for textile products and extends the scope of the…

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,…

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