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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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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Advance Denim to become first Chinese denim mill to launch a collection made with aniline-free indigo

Related Keywords: Archroma, China, denim, fabric, indigo, innovative, manufacturer

China
Advance Denim to become first Chinese denim mill to launch a collection made wit
Summary: 
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Advance Denim Co Ltd (“Advance Denim”) will be the first Chinese denim manufacturer to offer a collection made with Archroma’s aniline-free* Denisol® Pure Indigo. Established in 1987, Advance Denim is the oldest denim mill in China. The company has its own innovative

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Advance Denim Co Ltd (“Advance Denim”) will be the first Chinese denim manufacturer to offer a collection made with Archroma’s aniline-free* Denisol® Pure Indigo.

Established in 1987, Advance Denim is the oldest denim mill in China. The company has its own innovative research and development, manufacturing and sales teams, including a 120,000 square meter manufacturing facility in Shunde, China, and well as offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Amsterdam and New York.

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Apparel maker IKAR elevates products with AR

Related Keywords: apparel, AR, Augmented Reality, CGTrader, fashion, Garments, IKAR, manufacturer, retail

Isreal
Apparel maker IKAR elevates products with AR
Summary: 
Here’s a technology to offer an enhanced product visualisation! And IKAR is initiating efforts to make this happen. The Israel-based designer and manufacturer of seamless garment, has collaborated with CGTrader, one of the world’s largest sources of licensable stock and custom 3D models, to transform the traditional 2D visualisation of products to 3D and Augmented

Here’s a technology to offer an enhanced product visualisation! And IKAR is initiating efforts to make this happen.

The Israel-based designer and manufacturer of seamless garment, has collaborated with CGTrader, one of the world’s largest sources of licensable stock and custom 3D models, to transform the traditional 2D visualisation of products to 3D and Augmented Reality (AR) visualisation for its intimate and activewear lines.

IKAR enhances product
Image Courtesy: www.cgtrader.com

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Premium fibers help DTC brands to reach consumers

Related Keywords: America, apparel, cotton, DTC, fibers, Garments, manufacturer, purchasing, supply chain

United States
Premium fibers help DTC brands to reach consumers
Summary: 
Getting consumers to take a leap of faith on a direct-to-consumer product is no small feat. Without that hands-on retail experience, how do you convince a shopper that your seams are as strong and your fabric as soft as you’re promising? Throw in the challenge new brands face building a reputation from scratch, and DTC aren’t left with a wide margin of error. Because of this, some are turning to premium branded fibers as a way to assure consumers

Getting consumers to take a leap of faith on a direct-to-consumer product is no small feat. Without that hands-on retail experience, how do you convince a shopper that your seams are as strong and your fabric as soft as you’re promising?

Throw in the challenge new brands face building a reputation from scratch, and DTC aren’t left with a wide margin of error. Because of this, some are turning to premium branded fibers as a way to assure consumers that they’re indeed getting what they pay for, every time.

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Trade war is turning out to be boon for Bangladesh

Related Keywords: Bangladesh, China, European, garment, manufacturer, supply chain, United States, Viyellatex

Bangladesh
Trade war is turning out to be boon for Bangladesh
Summary: 
For the first time in 30 years, Newage Group, a Bangladesh-based garment manufacturer, is sensing an opportunity to sell in the US and it has President Donald Trump’s battle with China to thank. Newage, a supplier to Hennes & Mauritz AB, has been doing business with European companies for three decades but is now getting inquiries from Macy’s Inc. and Gap Inc., Asif Ibrahim, vice-chairman

For the first time in 30 years, Newage Group, a Bangladesh-based garment manufacturer, is sensing an opportunity to sell in the US and it has President Donald Trump’s battle with China to thank.

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A more international ITMA 2019 sets new record with biggest number of exhibitors

Related Keywords: CEMATEX, China, garment, Germany, India, Industry, innovation, ITMA, machinery, manufacturer, Textile, value chain

Spain
A more international ITMA 2019 sets new record with biggest number of exhibitors
Summary: 
Since its launch in 1951, ITMA has enjoyed wide industry recognition as the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition. This year’s exhibition in Barcelona sees its reputation solidify further with the largest gathering of exhibitors in its history. The record number of exhibitors totaling 1,717 from 45 countries has set

Since its launch in 1951, ITMA has enjoyed wide industry recognition as the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition. This year’s exhibition in Barcelona sees its reputation solidify further with the largest gathering of exhibitors in its history. The record number of exhibitors totaling 1,717 from 45 countries has set a new milestone.

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Reaching for the stars with textile machines

Related Keywords: automation, DSNU, EPCO, Festo, machines, manufacturer, spinning, starlight, technology, Textile, VTUG, VUVS

India
Reaching for the stars with textile machines
Summary: 
It is hugely important for the major machine manufacturers that their suppliers be close at hand all over the world. The global demand for textiles is growing unchecked. Experts expect an increase from 80 million textiles a year today to 120 million in 2030. Yet textile prices are falling. As a result, textile manufacturers are forced to keep cutting costs.

It is hugely important for the major machine manufacturers that their suppliers be close at hand all over the world.

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The sizeable Milliken and Company is about to get bigger

Related Keywords: acquisition, apparel, fabric, innovation, manufacturer, Milliken, Polartec, technology, Textile, workwear

United States
The sizeable Milliken and Company is about to get bigger
Summary: 
Milliken to expand performance textiles through acquisition. Polartec deal will also add to fleece, workwear and military apparel capabilities. The diversified textile manufacturer has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec, a global brand that develops performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management. The acquisition is expected to close this month. Financial terms of the transaction

The sizeable Milliken & Company is about to get bigger.

The diversified textile manufacturer has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec, a global brand that develops performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management.

The acquisition is expected to close this month. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Polyester polyols market is expected to rise a CAGR of 5.3% from 2017 to 2027

Related Keywords: CAGR, chemical, crude oil, Emery Oleochemicals, growth, manufacturer, polyester, polyols, supply chain, Textile, urethane

India
Polyester polyols market is expected to rise a CAGR of 5.3% from 2017 to 2027
Summary: 
Persistence Market Research (PMR) has published a new report in its report repository. The report is titled, “Polyester Polyols Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025.” Polyol is a

Persistence Market Research (PMR) has published a new report in its report repository. The report is titled, “Polyester Polyols Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025.” Polyol is a liquor, which essentially comprises of substantial number of hydroxyl amalgamates. It is characterized into polyether and polyester polyol. Prior, polyester polyols were utilized in both adaptable and unbending froth plans. In any case, in 1957, polyfunctional polyether polyols were presented for use in urethane based foam systems.

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