Launch of a new textile printer by EFI

News Tags: customise 3D garments in Adobe Illustrator, denim production, EFI Reggiani textile production solutions, embellishments, fashion and textile industry, garment's fabric, graphic placement, home décor segment of the market, Mezzera technology, Optitex 3D Design Illustrator, print patterns, Reggiani Colors, stitching, texture

USA
Summary: 
Designers can visualise 3D garments, with accurate proportion and scaling, and customise the garment's fabric, texture, stitching, embellishments, print patterns and graphic placement without waiting for a printed sample. EFI Reggiani vice-president and general manager Adele Genoni said that, “This unparalleled new digital printer brings new creativity to the industry with an explosion of colour. “ And, along with the entire portfolio of advanced EFI Reggiani textile production solutions, it helps our customers reach new levels of sustainability, efficiency and profitability.” The machine can print resolutions of up to 2,400dpi in one, two, three or four passes, and at a maximum speed of 560sqm/hr.

Designers can visualise 3D garments, with accurate proportion and scaling, and customise the garment's fabric, texture, stitching, embellishments, print patterns and graphic placement without waiting for a printed sample. EFI Reggiani vice-president and general manager Adele Genoni said that, “This unparalleled new digital printer brings new creativity to the industry with an explosion of colour.

https://www.printweek.com/print-week/product-news/1164183/efi-launches-new-textile-printer
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Wrangler pledging to partner with US cotton farmers to double its use of sustainably-farmed cotton by 2019

News Tags: conventional cotton cultivation, cotton farmer, fabric, fashion industry, fibre production, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soil Health Institute, sustainable cotton, sustainable farming practices, US cotton farmers, Wrangler

Mumbai
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Wayne Honeycutt, president and chief executive of the Soil Health Institute, said that, “I’m grateful Wrangler has taken up this cause, because the potential to transform agricultural lands with soil health practices is tremendous.” He added that, ”If farmers adopt these practices globally, we’ll have much greater resiliency in our food and fibre production. We’ll also have cleaner water and air, and we can draw carbon out of the air to regenerate our soils for current and future generations.”

Wayne Honeycutt, president and chief executive of the Soil Health Institute, said that, “I’m grateful Wrangler has taken up this cause, because the potential to transform agricultural lands with soil health practices is tremendous.” He added that,”If farmers adopt these practices globally, we’ll have much greater resiliency in our food and fibre production. We’ll also have cleaner water and air, and we can draw carbon out of the air to regenerate our soils for current and future generations.”

https://fashionunited.in/news/fashion/wrangler-reveals-environmental-benefits-of-sustainable-farmed-cotton/2018041917389
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Invista is celebrating the 60th anniversary Lycra fibre

News Tags: activewear, branded fibre in 1958, clothing, designed to improve fabric performance, differentiated fibres, Dr Joseph C. Shivers a DuPont chemist, Garments, hosiery, INVISTA, Invista Apparel, Lycra, natural fibre, original spandex fibre, single elastic fibre, socks, stretch denim, swimwear, underwear, women’s clothing and menswear

Wilmington
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The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

https://www.knittingindustry.com/fibres-yarms/lycra-celebrates-60-years-of-innovations/
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The CEA partners with leading testing and verification body Bureau Veritas

News Tags: 100% Egyptian Cotton, Bureau Veritas, Cotton Egypt Association, cotton fibres, Dunelm, Egyptian Cotton as the ultimate luxury cotton brand, Egyptian Cotton goods, Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture, fabric, finished apparel, John Lewis, knitted, to identify the origin and source of the fibres, woven, yarns

Egypt
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Major retailers are backing the Cotton Egypt Association’s drive to rid the supply chain of falsely labelled Egyptian Cotton goods. John Lewis and Dunelm, have spoken in support of CEA’s new rigorous accreditation process and ability to DNA test products, and say they will continue to insist suppliers adhere to the new standard. Manufacturers who do not meet the new criteria will no longer be licensed to produce Egyptian Cotton products or use the trademarked logo, the association explains.

Major retailers are backing the Cotton Egypt Association’s drive to rid the supply chain of falsely labelled Egyptian Cotton goods. John Lewis and Dunelm, have spoken in support of CEA’s new rigorous accreditation process and ability to DNA test products, and say they will continue to insist suppliers adhere to the new standard. Manufacturers who do not meet the new criteria will no longer be licensed to produce Egyptian Cotton products or use the trademarked logo, the association explains.

https://www.knittingindustry.com/industry-talk/retailers-support-ceas-accreditation-process/
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Elis announces that it has closed the acquisition of 100% of A&M in Belgium

News Tags: Ardenne et Meuse, Elis, flat Linen market, professional clothing, Textile articles

Saint Cloud
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Elis, a leading multi-services group in Europe and Latin America, specializing in the rental and maintenance of professional clothing, textile articles, hygiene and well-being appliances. It announces that it has closed the acquisition of 100% of Ardenne et Meuse (A&M) in Belgium.

Elis, a leading multi-services group in Europe and Latin America, specializing in the rental and maintenance of professional clothing, textile articles, hygiene and well-being appliances. It announces that it has closed the acquisition of 100% of Ardenne et Meuse (A&M) in Belgium.

https://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/elis-continues-its-growth-strategy-in-europe-and-strengthens-its-footprint-in-belgium-20180424-00033
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Delta Galil signs to acquire Eminence SAS and its subsidiaries

News Tags: activewear, apparel, Delta Galil, denim, Eminence, Italian t-shirt, leisurewear, Liabel

Tel Aviv
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Eminence Group’s net sales totaled approximately 99.0 million Euros, with most of the products designated for men (87%) and the remainder for women (8%) and kids and babies (5%) in 2017. Most of the Group’s sales are to the French market (approximately 79% of all sales) and the remainder in Western Europe mainly in Italy (17%) and in Belgium (3%) under leading underwear brands in France (Eminence in the upper market and ATHENA in the mass market) and an Italian underwear brand (Liabel).

Eminence Group’s net sales totaled approximately 99.0 million Euros, with most of the products designated for men (87%) and the remainder for women (8%) and kids and babies (5%) in 2017. Most of the Group’s sales are to the French market (approximately 79% of all sales) and the remainder in Western Europe mainly in Italy (17%) and in Belgium (3%) under leading underwear brands in France (Eminence in the upper market and ATHENA in the mass market) and an Italian underwear brand (Liabel).

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/knitting-apparel/2018/05/delta-galil-to-acquire-leading-french-mens-underwear-group-eminence/
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Syrian refugees to get textile jobs

News Tags: Istanbul Apparel Exporters' Association, Textile, Turkish apparel industry

Istanbul
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The Turkish association's president Mustafa Gültepe says they would coordinate businesses' recruitment of refugees, from the production process to their social adoption and management of human resources, in order to boost employment of refugees.

The Turkish association's president Mustafa Gültepe says they would coordinate businesses' recruitment of refugees, from the production process to their social adoption and management of human resources, in order to boost employment of refugees.

https://www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2018/05/10/textile-jobs-to-empower-syrian-refugees
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Sign Printing Industries Association proposing the government to set up a flex recycling unit in Thiruvananthapuram

News Tags: flex recycling unit, multi-layer PVC recycling machines, polyester fabric, polyester fabric parts, polyester yarn and PVC film, Sign Printing Industries Association, Thiruvananthapuram Corporation

Kochi
Summary: 
Flex can be recycled using multilayer PVC recycling machine and the association has approached the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation and the Mayor has assured to provide land for setting up the plant in the Corporation limit. But for setting up the plant, at least Rs 30 lakh is required to install the machines alone, apart from land and building cost, for which the association needs the help of the state government, said Chandramohan C, president of SPIA.

Flex can be recycled using multilayer PVC recycling machine and the association has approached the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation and the Mayor has assured to provide land for setting up the plant in the Corporation limit. But for setting up the plant, at least Rs 30 lakh is required to install the machines alone, apart from land and building cost, for which the association needs the help of the state government, said Chandramohan C, president of SPIA.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/2018/may/08/bid-goodbye-to-the-flex-menace-1812070.html
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Cotton Fair 2018 displays a collection in Chanderi and Maheshwari cotton from Madhya Pradesh

News Tags: Chanderi and Maheshwari cotton, cotton handloom, different patterns and prints, dress materials, dress materials and Kosa silk in saris, handcrafted by the weavers, handloom material, Kashmiri cotton, South Indian Cotton materials in saris

Bhopal
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As many as 10 weavers from some self help groups selected have participated in the handloom fair. One could find a vast collection of handloom and handicraft materials at the fair. Weavers from across the country have arrived with the sparkling and fizzy shades of their regions which is captivating the interest of the shopaholics of the city. The fair displays a collection in Chanderi and Maheshwari cotton from Madhya Pradesh. It also shares a collection of Kashmiri cotton, dress materials and Kosa silk in saris.

As many as 10 weavers from some self help groups selected have participated in the handloom fair. One could find a vast collection of handloom and handicraft materials at the fair. Weavers from across the country have arrived with the sparkling and fizzy shades of their regions which is captivating the interest of the shopaholics of the city. The fair displays a collection in Chanderi and Maheshwari cotton from Madhya Pradesh. It also shares a collection of Kashmiri cotton, dress materials and Kosa silk in saris.

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/handloom-handicrafts-cotton-fair-2018-in-city-for-shopaholics.html
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347 lakh bales total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 estimated by the Statistics Committee

News Tags: cotton corporation of India, cotton production, Cotton stock at the end of April 2018, cotton trade body, Ginners, Statistics Committee, Textile mills, total cotton supply

Ahmedabad
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The country’s cotton consumption for the 7 months from October 2017 to April 2018 stood at 189 lakh bales with an average of 27 lakh bales per month. Exports are estimated at 61 lakh bales as on April-end.The Statistics Committee of CAI has projected total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 at 347 lakh bales. This includes market arrivals of 311 lakh bales and imports estimated at 6 lakh bales, the CAI statement said.

The country’s cotton consumption for the 7 months from October 2017 to April 2018 stood at 189 lakh bales with an average of 27 lakh bales per month. Exports are estimated at 61 lakh bales as on April-end.The Statistics Committee of CAI has projected total cotton supply up to April 30, 2018 at 347 lakh bales. This includes market arrivals of 311 lakh bales and imports estimated at 6 lakh bales, the CAI statement said.

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/cai-retains-cotton-crop-estimate-at-360-lakh-bales/article23813448.ece
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