UNIQLO comes to India with significant investments

Related Keywords: apparel, China, fibre, garment, H&M, importing, Inditex, investment, retailer, Uniqlo, Zara

India
UNIQLO comes to India with significant investments
Summary: 
UNIQLO founder and chairman Tadashi Yanai — Japan’s wealthiest man — who runs one of the world’s largest apparel retail company Fast Retailing Group said the company has made significant investments in India ahead of the brand’s maiden store launch in the country on Friday. Yanai, 70, who was in New Delhi for the store launch declined to share investment numbers for Indian market but added that importing

UNIQLO founder and chairman Tadashi Yanai — Japan’s wealthiest man — who runs one of the world’s largest apparel retail company Fast Retailing Group said the company has made significant investments in India ahead of the brand’s maiden store launch in the country on Friday.

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China produces two third of global fibre

Related Keywords: apparel, China, export, fibre, Intertextile, production, Shanghai, Textile

China
China produces two third of global fibre
Summary: 
The vice-president of China’s National Textile and Apparel Council, Xu Yingxin, has said the textile industry is still one of the pillars of the Chinese economy and provides employment to more than 20 million people there. Speaking at the Intertextile Shanghai exhibition at the end of September, Mr Xu said that, in 2018, China’s total mill fibre consumption reached 54.6 million tonnes and fibre production exceeded 50 million tonnes, accounting

The vice-president of China’s National Textile and Apparel Council, Xu Yingxin, has said the textile industry is still one of the pillars of the Chinese economy and provides employment to more than 20 million people there.

Speaking at the Intertextile Shanghai exhibition at the end of September, Mr Xu said that, in 2018, China’s total mill fibre consumption reached 54.6 million tonnes and fibre production exceeded 50 million tonnes, accounting for more than two-thirds of global fibre production.

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Kontoor releases forest friendly sourcing policy

Related Keywords: denim, FDM, fibre, forestry, innovative, materials, products, purchasing, sustainable, Wrangler

United States
Kontoor releases forest friendly sourcing policy
Summary: 
Denim group Kontoor Brands, owner of Wrangler and Lee, has published its first forest-derived materials (FDM) policy, which sets standards for the company’s purchasing and use of sustainable forest materials and products. Until May, the group was part of VF Corp, which published its FDM policy in 2017. Kontoor’s forestry policy covers the sustainable and responsible use of forest

Denim group Kontoor Brands, owner of Wrangler and Lee, has published its first forest-derived materials (FDM) policy, which sets standards for the company’s purchasing and use of sustainable forest materials and products.

Until May, the group was part of VF Corp, which published its FDM policy in 2017.

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Hyosung to debut recycled spandex

Related Keywords: fibre, Intertextile Shanghai, manufacturing, Recycle, spandex, sustainability, woven, yarn

China
Hyosung to debut recycled spandex
Summary: 
Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex. It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products. The South Korean group will also show its cooling

Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex.

It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products.

The South Korean group will also show its cooling fibres, mipan regen aqua x nylon and regen askin, and its natural touch polyester cotna fibre. It will also focus on creora Color+, a spandex that provides vibrant colours for nylon.

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Advance textiles recycling in Finland

Related Keywords: circular economy, fibre, recycling, technology, Textiles, value chain, waste

Finland
Advance textiles recycling in Finland
Summary: 
A new infrared-based technology promises to give textiles recycling a giant leap forward by replacing manual sorting with an automated method, according to its developers. Southwest Finland-based recycling firm LSJH has developed technology for sorting waste textiles in collaboration with the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and materials sensor equipment manufacturer Spectral

A new infrared-based technology promises to give textiles recycling a giant leap forward by replacing manual sorting with an automated method, according to its developers.

Southwest Finland-based recycling firm LSJH has developed technology for sorting waste textiles in collaboration with the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and materials sensor equipment manufacturer Spectral Engines.

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Biodegradable trainer created by Brazilian companies

Related Keywords: Brazil, fibre, innovative, manufacturer, polyamide, sustainable, Usaflex, yarn

Brazil
Biodegradable trainer created by Brazilian companies
Summary: 
Eight Brazilian companies have worked together to produce a shoe made with biodegradable materials and which they claim uses 30% fewer processes in its production compared with traditional methods. Fibre manufacturer Rhodia supplied the Amni Soul Eco biodegradable polyamide yarn for the upper, which was knitted by Bertex. The insole, also made of Amni Soul Eco yarn, was developed by the Cofrag

Eight Brazilian companies have worked together to produce a shoe made with biodegradable materials and which they claim uses 30% fewer processes in its production compared with traditional methods.

Fibre manufacturer Rhodia supplied the Amni Soul Eco biodegradable polyamide yarn for the upper, which was knitted by Bertex.

The insole, also made of Amni Soul Eco yarn, was developed by the Cofrag Group, and Linhasita supplied Green Fibre biodegradable polyamide stitching thread.

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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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Cotton yarn exports fall to 25% in Q1

Related Keywords: China, CITI, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, cotton, export, fibre, government, Industry, tax, yarn

India
Cotton yarn exports fall to 25% in Q1
Summary: 
The export of cotton yarn has dropped 35% in the first quarter of FY20 to $696 million compared to $1.063 billion in the same period last fiscal. Quoting government sources, the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) said that in April the fall was 21% to $266 million compared to $337 million in the same month previous year. May saw a decline of 31% to $241 million against $349 million in May 2018 and June saw a

The export of cotton yarn has dropped 35% in the first quarter of FY20 to $696 million compared to $1.063 billion in the same period last fiscal.

Quoting government sources, the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) said that in April the fall was 21% to $266 million compared to $337 million in the same month previous year. May saw a decline of 31% to $241 million against $349 million in May 2018 and June saw a whopping decline of 50% to $188 million compared to $378 million reported in June previous year.

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Textile upcycling system launched by Novetex

Related Keywords: fibre, Garments, mill, NGO, Novetex, R&D, Recycle, sustainability, Textile, yarn

Hong Kong
Textile upcycling system launched by Novetex
Summary: 
Novetex Textiles has opened The Billie System, its new Tai Po textile mill, the first in Hong Kong in over half a century. A key component of this mill is a waterless system which upcycles textile waste. The system is almost entirely automated, and able to process up to three tonnes of recycled fibre per day, which according to Novetex can be further blended with virgin material to produce yarn for various products

Novetex Textiles has opened The Billie System, its new Tai Po textile mill, the first in Hong Kong in over half a century. A key component of this mill is a waterless system which upcycles textile waste.

The system is almost entirely automated, and able to process up to three tonnes of recycled fibre per day, which according to Novetex can be further blended with virgin material to produce yarn for various products and garments.

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Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show, August 19-21

Related Keywords: apparel, ATSC, Canada, fashion, fibre, ITKIB, marketing, Mills, TESTEX, Textile, Turkey

Canada
Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Show, August 19-21
Summary: 
With Canada’s apparel market forecast to be worth almost 39 billion Canadian (29.66 billion U.S.) dollars by 2020 — a 20 percent increase from 2016 — representatives from more than 20 countries will convene in Toronto next month at the Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC) 2019 show to present international trade opportunities to the booming Canadian

With Canada’s apparel market forecast to be worth almost 39 billion Canadian (29.66 billion U.S.) dollars by 2020 — a 20 percent increase from 2016 — representatives from more than 20 countries will convene in Toronto next month at the Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC) 2019 show to present international trade opportunities to the booming Canadian apparel sector.

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