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The changing world of label printing

- With the next edition of Labelexpo Europe around the corner (24 - 27 September, Brussels), Mike Fairley looks at how label printing technology has changed over the years and considers some of the press investment decisions that label converters are facing today.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
Wital See Marketing forays into retail with Wee Stores

- Wital See Marketing Ltd India’s emerging business entity announced its foray into retail with the opening of its flagship retail chain ‘Wee Store’ in select cities across India.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
Technical Textile Zone during India Composites Show

- India Composites Conference, would also feature special sessions on Technical Textiles on 24 - 25 October 2013.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
Inkjet India Workshop on Digital Textile Printing in Surat

- Inkjet Forum India organised its workshop on Digital Textile Printing recently at The Gateway Athwalines, Surat, which was co-presented by MS srl & Fujifilm Dimatix with Atexco as the platinum partner.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
National meet on Emerging Trends in Productivity next year

- In the globalisation era, the growing international competition has put a lot of pressure on the manufacturing and service industries to produce products/services with a good quality and competitive price. Therefore the need is to make continuous improvement in efficiency and productivity.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
First textile company receives STeP

- The Swiss yarn manufacturer Hermann Bühler AG was the very first company worldwide to receive a certificate for sustainable textile production in line with the certification system "Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by OEKO-TEX®".

published September, 2013  |  more Details
Rahul Mishra announced finalist for India, M-E in Woolmark Prize

- Rahul Mishra was announced recently as the winner of the India & Middle East selection for the 2013/14 International Woolmark Prize, during the award event held at the beautiful Leela Hotel in India.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
SILK FAB Exhibition in Mumbai

- Inauguration of SILK FAB Exhibition at Expo Centre, World Trade Centre Complex, Mumbai.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
TEXPROCIL releases benchmarking study of production costs

- The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) has released a Benchmarking Study of Production Costs in India vis-à-vis Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan and Turkey at a function held at Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi recently.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
AFFTN Conference in Mumbai

- The Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC), USA will partner with Bangalore-India based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt Ltd, in conducting a major international conference on "Advances in Fibers, Finishes, Technical Textiles and Nonwovens (AFFTN)," to be held October 1 - 2, 2013 in Mumbai, India.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
Bangla's Clothing Industry Needs Dusting of Image

- The clothing industry in Bangladesh needs to improve its image in order for the country's long-term prosperity to be guaranteed, according to Textiles Intelligence.

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T&C Exports from South-East Asia Dips Sharply

- Textile and clothing exports from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) declined sharply in 2012, according to Textiles Intelligence.

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World Yarn Production Jumps in Q1/2013

- Global yarn production jumped in Q1/2013 in comparison to the previous quarter as a result of higher output in Asia, North and South America and despite a decrease in Europe.

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Global Fibres Demand to Hit 85.8 Mn Tons in 2013

- The latest issue of the annual PCI Fibres Red Book shows global fibres demand to have reached 82.1 million tons in 2012, with estimates at the half-year point putting the figure at 85.8 million tons for 2013.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
K S Rao for $20 Bn Apparel Export Target

- The Textiles Minister, Mr K Sambasiva Rao has asked apparel exporters to step up their overseas sales target to $20 billion in 2013 - 14.

published September, 2013  |  more Details
ITMF Annual Conference 2013 in Austria

- The ITMF Annual Conference 2013 will be held in Bregenz/Austria from September 8 - 10, 2013.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
TAI-Ahmedabad hosts meet on challenges facing Indian cotton

- TAI-Ahmedabad Unit organised the first conference kick-starting the Platinum Jubilee celebration by hosting a two-day International Conference titled “Challenges Facing Indian Cotton - BACK TO GLORY”.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
52nd DORNBIRN-MFC from Sept 11-13, 2013

- The 52nd DORNBIRN-MFC continues to be geared towards the European/American lead event in the field of man-made fibres.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
OEKO-TEX® certification for sustainable textile production

- The first official presentation worldwide of the new OEKO-TEX® certification system for sustainable production (STeP) at the Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong on 26th March 2013 was met with great interest.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
SDC EC conference on cleaner technologies

- The Society of Dyers and Colourists, India (SDC EC) organised its 10th International Conference themed "Cleaner Technologies for Textile Processing...For a Greener Tomorrow" recently at The Club, Andheri, Mumbai.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
VDMA: Graduate engineers respond to current challenges

- Techtextil in Frankfurt provided the framework for this year’s award ceremony of the Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the German Textile Machinery Industry, honouring three successful junior engineers.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Weavetech13 returns with 2nd edition at Thane

- WEAVETECH13, a one-day exhibition of weaving machines, related equipments & services under one roof focussed on the vital area of Bhiwandi & Ulhasnagar, will be held at the Hotel TIPTOP Plaza, Thane on September 21st, 2013.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
US FTC to amend Textile Labeling Rules

- The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed changes to the Textile Labeling Rules.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Indonesia to submit mandatory requirements for towels

- In March 2013, The Indonesian Ministry of Industry submitted the following document to the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade of the World Trade Organisation.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Delhi hosting Screen Print India 2013 from Sept 19-22

- After 10 hugely successful editions in Mumbai, the dedicated exhibition, Screen Print India, now makes its way to NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla, New Delhi from September 19th - 22nd, 2013.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Europe Must Lead from Front: Lamy

- The World Trade Organisation's Director-General Pascal Lamy, at the 2013 Brussels Economic Forum Third Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Lecture recently said that “the economic crisis in Europe is in reality the backdrop of a wider and deeper European crisis: a crisis in the very soul of European integration.” He added that "European leaders must lead from the front and they must start soon."

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Suvin Ties up With Wadia TESL

- Wadia Techno-Engineering Services Ltd and Suvin Advisors have entered into a tie-up to collaborate for providing value added services to industrial clients in India & around the world.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Raffaella Carabelli Heads ACIMIT

- At an assembly held recently, ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, appointed Raffaella Carabelli as its president, replacing outgoing president Sandro Salmoiraghi.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Negative Order Intake Report From Italy

- Following a 2012 already suffering from an 11% drop in production, Italy's textile machinery sector has opened 2013 with a negative order intake compared to the previous quarter.

published August, 2013  |  more Details
Innovative use of natural fibres in underground water storage tank

- Jalvardhini Pratishthan is using Natural or Organic fibres in construction of underground water storage tanks.

published July, 2013  |  more Details
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