Abercrombie Textiles aquired by Crypton

Related Keywords: Abercrombie Textiles, Crypton, fabrics, manufacturing, mill, North Carolina, technology, Textile

United States
Abercrombie Textiles aquired by Crypton
Summary: 
The Crypton Companies, a leading provider of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, has entered into a formal agreement to acquire the operations of Abercrombie Textiles, a North Carolina-based textiles mill. With a deep commitment to US manufacturing and the preservation and advancement of the American textiles industry, Crypton and Abercrombie share a long working

The Crypton Companies, a leading provider of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, has entered into a formal agreement to acquire the operations of Abercrombie Textiles, a North Carolina-based textiles mill. With a deep commitment to US manufacturing and the preservation and advancement of the American textiles industry, Crypton and Abercrombie share a long working relationship and a common customer base.

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Three news members join Microfibre Consortium

Related Keywords: AATCC, brand, environment, fabrics, fibers, microfibre, research, Textile

United States
Three news members join Microfibre Consortium
Summary: 
Three members have joined The Microfibre Consortium (TMC), a project involving outdoor brands and research partners to develop solutions to minimise microfibre release into the environment. The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Textile Exchange have signed up as research and affiliate members, boosting the consortium’s growing international scope to support

Three members have joined The Microfibre Consortium (TMC), a project involving outdoor brands and research partners to develop solutions to minimise microfibre release into the environment.

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Textile Exchange have signed up as research and affiliate members, boosting the consortium’s growing international scope to support greater global topic alignment and collaboration.

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New fund helps apparel industry to invest beyond sustainability

Related Keywords: apparel, C&A Foundation, fabrics, footwear, innovation, manufacturer, mill, supply chain, sustainability, technology, Textile

United States
New fund helps apparel industry to invest beyond sustainability
Summary: 
Innovation hubs Fashion for Good and The Mills Fabrica have teamed up with the C&A Foundation to launch an investment fund that will aim to “spearhead systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain”. The Good Fashion Fund has launched with initial funding of $13 million, but has a target of quickly attracting new investors and raising the size of the fund to $60 million . It will be managed by specialist

Innovation hubs Fashion for Good and The Mills Fabrica have teamed up with the C&A Foundation to launch an investment fund that will aim to “spearhead systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain”.

The Good Fashion Fund has launched with initial funding of $13 million, but has a target of quickly attracting new investors and raising the size of the fund to $60 million . It will be managed by specialist Amsterdam-based investment firm Fount.

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The future of smart textile

Related Keywords: clothing, cotton, eco-friendly, fabrics, fiber, future, microplastics, Pinatex, science, sustainable, synthetic leather, vegan

United Kingdom
The future of smart textile
Summary: 
The clothing of the future will look nothing like what we wear today. Or maybe it will. A hunger for sustainability is leading researchers to new organic materials from which to design clothing. Other visionaries are working to make our future outfits as smart as we want to look. One of the fun things about watching science fiction movies, especially old ones, is seeing filmmakers' sometimes daffy predictions of what

The clothing of the future will look nothing like what we wear today. Or maybe it will.

A hunger for sustainability is leading researchers to new organic materials from which to design clothing.

Other visionaries are working to make our future outfits as smart as we want to look.

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Recycled nylon and polyester cleaning the ocean waste

Related Keywords: fabrics, fashion, Knit, manufacturing, NGO, nylon, plastic, polyester, Recycle, sustainability, swimwear, Textile, waste

United States
Recycled nylon and polyester cleaning the ocean waste
Summary: 
Plastic waste is one of the big problems of this time. By 2050, the oceans could contain more waste than fish. Consumer demand for recycled fashion is on the rise, and more and more sports and fashion companies work with it - in different ways. It’s an unsightly plight and causing damage to marine life globally, as plastic from our lifestyles ends up in the oceans. According to data UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) eight million tons of waste end

Plastic waste is one of the big problems of this time. By 2050, the oceans could contain more waste than fish. Consumer demand for recycled fashion is on the rise, and more and more sports and fashion companies work with it - in different ways.

It’s an unsightly plight and causing damage to marine life globally, as plastic from our lifestyles ends up in the oceans. According to data UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) eight million tons of waste ends up in our seas every single year, 640 thousand tons of fishing nets abandoned at the bottom of the ocean.

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New technology enhances natural cotton properties

Related Keywords: apparel, cloathing fiber, cotton, FABRICAST, fabrics, manufacturing, Nanotex, technology, yarn

United States
New technology enhances natural cotton properties
Summary: 
If anyone doubts the staying power of cotton, consider that it was used 7,000 years ago for clothing in Ancient India, according to “The History of Clothing.” Its popularity has only continued, as modern performance technology has enhanced cotton’s natural properties so brands and designers can meet consumer demand for the fiber. Nanotex, a leading provider of nanotechnology

If anyone doubts the staying power of cotton, consider that it was used 7,000 years ago for clothing in Ancient India, according to “The History of Clothing.” Its popularity has only continued, as modern performance technology has enhanced cotton’s natural properties so brands and designers can meet consumer demand for the fiber.

Nanotex, a leading provider of nanotechnology solutions for textiles, has a number of innovations that are applicable to cotton, said Kathryn Czuchra, marketing manager.

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Synthetic textile exports go up

Related Keywords: environment, export, fabrics, fibre, growth, India, man-made, MMF, polyester, sustainability, technology, Textile, value chain, viscose, yarn

India
Synthetic textile exports go up
Summary: 
Man-made fibre (MMF) industry is contributing 2% to India’s GDP and providing jobs to over 18 million people directly and more than 20 million indirectly and technical textiles are expected to see a significant growth in coming time, according to a textiles export body. Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council chairman Ronak Rughani said with an increasing focus on protecting environment, the demand for man-made fibre (MMF) textiles as a substitute for cotton is growing

Man-made fibre (MMF) industry is contributing 2% to India’s GDP and providing jobs to over 18 million people directly and more than 20 million indirectly and technical textiles are expected to see a significant growth in coming time, according to a textiles export body.

Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council chairman Ronak Rughani said with an increasing focus on protecting environment, the demand for man-made fibre (MMF) textiles as a substitute for cotton is growing globally.

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Readymade garment import India

Related Keywords: apparel, Bangladesh, China, exports, fabrics, fiber, Garments, Imports, manufacturing, readymade

India
Readymade garment import India
Summary: 
Apparel industrialists here expressed worry over the duty free import trade of ready made garments (RMG)from Bangladesh. China has taken undue advantage of the free trade and is selling goods to India, they said. Under the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement, Bangladesh was allowed to export more than 60 products including RMG to India without any duty. The neighbouring country’s share in international RMG market is next only to China. Industrial sources

Apparel industrialists here expressed worry over the duty free import trade of ready made garments (RMG)from Bangladesh. China has taken undue advantage of the free trade and is selling goods to India, they said.

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Volcom plans to save water

Related Keywords: consumpation, denim, econyl, fabrics, recycling, save, sustainable, Volcom, waste, water

United States
Volcom plans to save water
Summary: 
Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings

Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings of 13 litres of water per jean.

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MMI Textiles, Inc. aquires assets of Competition Textiles

Related Keywords: customers, fabrics, import, MMI, stock, Textile

United States
MMI Textiles, Inc. aquires assets of Competition Textiles
Summary: 
MMI Textiles, Inc., a diversified supplier of fabrics, trims, hardware and other notions has acquired the assets of Competition Textiles. Mike Wire, the former owner of Competition Textiles, has been in the textile industry for 40 years, and started Competition Textiles in 1996 after 17 years with Top Value Fabrics. Competition Textiles is a synergistic acquisition for MMI as they are also a woven fabric converter, as well as an importer

MMI Textiles, Inc., a diversified supplier of fabrics, trims, hardware and other notions has acquired the assets of Competition Textiles. Mike Wire, the former owner of Competition Textiles, has been in the textile industry for 40 years, and started Competition Textiles in 1996 after 17 years with Top Value Fabrics. Competition Textiles is a synergistic acquisition for MMI as they are also a woven fabric converter, as well as an importer of fabrics, that will enhance the existing stock line for MMI Textiles to offer their large, domestic and international customer base.

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