A team of research at Australian science agency CSIRO is working on a kind of cotton that has the properties of synthetic materials

Related Keywords: Australian science agency, biodegradable, cotton cell walls, cotton fibres, cotton plants, CSIRO, natural fibres, non-creasing and waterproof, nylon, polyester, stretch, synthetic biology, synthetic materials, synthetics, woolly fibres

Australia
Summary: 
According to CSIRO, in 1995 synthetics made up around half of the global fibre market. By 2015, this had risen to 77%. The researchers have first worked on better understanding what determines the length, strength and thickness of cotton fibres. They are doing this by growing a range of different cotton plants, some with long, thin fibres and others with short, woolly fibres.

According to CSIRO, in 1995 synthetics made up around half of the global fibre market. By 2015, this had risen to 77%. The researchers have first worked on better understanding what determines the length, strength and thickness of cotton fibres. They are doing this by growing a range of different cotton plants, some with long, thin fibres and others with short, woolly fibres.

https://sportstextiles.com/fullitem.aspx?id=149024
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Domestic polyester fibre and yarn manufacturers give a sigh of relief due to the government's decision to raise customs duty on their import to encourage Indian producers

Related Keywords: apparel, fabrics, Filatex, import of manmade fibres, man-made filaments, man-made staple fibre products, nylon spun yarn, polyester, polyester filaments including shirting, polyester manufacturers, polyester staple fibre, polyester value chain, suitings and sarees, Textile Industry, textile value chain, Viscose staple fibre, woven fabrics

Mumbai
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Filatex plans to increase its production capacity by nearly 90,000 tonnes to 237,000 tonnes for FY 2018-19. A similar capacity expansion was planned by other polyester manufacturers as well. Polyester prices have moved in a narrow range over the last few months following crude oil prices. Data compiled by the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) showed $1.6 billion worth of man-made filaments and man-made staple fibre products imported into India during the financial year 2017-18. Besides fabrics, import of manmade fibres (MMF) and MMF yarns have also sweeped since June 2017 when the goods and services tax (GST) was implemented. Import of polyester staple fibre (PSF) and viscose staple fibre (VSF) had increased by 5 per cent and 20 per cent respectively during the financial year 2017-18 including a similar increase in imports of other products in the polyester value chain.

Filatex plans to increase its production capacity by nearly 90,000 tonnes to 237,000 tonnes for FY 2018-19. A similar capacity expansion was planned by other polyester manufacturers as well. Polyester prices have moved in a narrow range over the last few months following crude oil prices. Data compiled by the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) showed $1.6 billion worth of man-made filaments and man-made staple fibre products imported into India during the financial year 2017-18.

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/1-6-bn-respite-for-indian-polyester-fibre-and-yarn-manufacturers-118072100507_1.html
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Pantone launches polyester standards

Related Keywords: athleisure, cotton, fashion, footwear, Home + Interiors System, home furnishings, natural fibres, Pantone Color Institute, Pantone Polyester Swatch Set, poly-blends, polyester, sleepwear, swimwear, synthetic materials, warp knit polyester

London
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Dyed on 100% warp knit polyester, these products can be expertly used for colour management in poly-blends, polyester, and other synthetic materials. The new Pantone Polyester Swatch Set is composed of 203 new colours, ranging from timeless neutrals to eye-popping neon,that are not available in the existing cotton library and cannot be reproduced in cotton with the same degree of clarity or intensity.

Dyed on 100% warp knit polyester, these products can be expertly used for colour management in poly-blends, polyester, and other synthetic materials. The new Pantone Polyester Swatch Set is composed of 203 new colours, ranging from timeless neutrals to eye-popping neon,that are not available in the existing cotton library and cannot be reproduced in cotton with the same degree of clarity or intensity.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/clothing-footwear/pantone-introduces-polyester-standards/
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VSF's global demand has been growing at a CAGR of 6% compared with cotton's 1% and polyester staple fibre's 2%, making Grasim invest in the VSF business

Related Keywords: Aditya Birla Group, caustic soda, cotton, fibre demand, Grasim, international designers, Liva Fabric, polyester, polyester staple fibre, power and steam and carbon disulfide, pulp requirements, sustainable fibre, Viscose staple fibre, VSF plants

Mumbai
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The company plans to spend ₹4,257 crore of the ₹13,327 crore of capital expenditure towards brownfield expansion and debottlenecking of VSF plants.

The company plans to spend ₹4,257 crore of the ₹13,327 crore of capital expenditure towards brownfield expansion and debottlenecking of VSF plants.

Mr. Agarwal said that, “Our manufacturing input of caustic soda, power and steam and carbon disulfide are fully captive and we have control over 60% of the pulp requirements.”

Grasim has ensured control over 80% of the costs through backward integration, giving it an important competitive advantage over nonintegrated players.

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/grasim-aims-at-leadership-in-viscose/article23980908.ece
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Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen has solidified itself as the go to platform for the Chinese ladieswear sector due to its location in the country's fashion industry capital

Related Keywords: accessories, as well as knits, casualwear, China Bast and Leaf Fibres Textile Association Pavilion, China’s fashion industry capital, Chung Rung Textile, eco-friendly fabrics, embroidered fabric and wool, embroidery jacquard, functional fabrics and faux fur, global fashion brands, Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen 2018, ladieswear, ladieswear fabrics, linen, lingerie and swimwear fabrics, Loongchin Textile, man-made, man-made fabrics, New Materials & Sustainability Development, New Technology & Solutions, nylon, polyester, printed fabrics, ramie and knitted fabrics, silk, Sojitz Fashion, sportswear, Sunwell, synthetic fibres, Taiwan Textile Federation, tri-acetate woven and printed options, woven functional and denim fabrics, yarn-dyed fabrics

Shenzhen
Summary: 
Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) said that, “Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen has solidified itself as the go-to platform for the Chinese ladieswear sector due to its location in the country’s fashion industry capital, while it is being increasingly used by suppliers from around Asia, in particular Japan, Korea and Taiwan, to gain access to all the big Chinese and global retailers who source at the fair.” He also said that, “Last year also saw significant increases in domestic fast fashion-oriented buyers and online & designer brands, with many exhibitors offering flexibility in terms of small MOQs and on-demand deliveries to take advantage of these trends.”

Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) said that, “Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen has solidified itself as the go-to platform for the Chinese ladieswear sector due to its location in the country’s fashion industry capital, while it is being increasingly used by suppliers from around Asia, in particular Japan, Korea and Taiwan, to gain access to all the big Chinese and global retailers who source at the fair.” He also said that, “Last year also saw significant increases in domestic fast fashion-oriented buyers and online & designer brands, with many exhibitors offering flexib

https://www.knittingindustry.com/intertextile-pavilion-shenzhen-records-exhibitor-increase/
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Antibacterial polyester strings made with the use of nanotechnology by Iran

Related Keywords: garment industry, industrial fabric, Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council, polyester, Polyester strings, Polymer materials, robust fabric, silver nano-particles

Iran
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According to the report, the product, which is the result of efforts made at a knowledge-based company, has received approval from the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC).

According to the report, the product, which is the result of efforts made at a knowledge-based company, has received approval from the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC).

http://ifpnews.com/exclusive/iran-develops-antibacterial-polyester-strings-using-nanotechnology/
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Yarns collection "Yarn in Motion" by Sudwolle Group

Related Keywords: circular knitting, Coolmax, fibres, high performance fibres, Lenzing, linen, Lyocell, merino wool, natural fibre, nylon filament, polyester, silk, Südwolle Group, Trevira, wool, Yarn in Motion

Germany
Summary: 
Wool blended with silk, presented in the quality Losanna Nm 60/1 (85% Merino wool 19,3 μ, 15% silk), is an all time favourite. Merino-silk qualities provide a natural elegance, high comfort as well as high elongation and durability. The combination of these high performance fibres is the right choice for everyday wear and glamourous styles with a lustrous shimmering look.

Wool blended with silk, presented in the quality Losanna Nm 60/1 (85% Merino wool 19,3 μ, 15% silk), is an all time favourite. Merino-silk qualities provide a natural elegance, high comfort as well as high elongation and durability. The combination of these high performance fibres is the right choice for everyday wear and glamourous styles with a lustrous shimmering look.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11382.html
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Synthetic fibers prepared with nylon, polyester, acrylic, and polyolefin have a commanding position in the textile industry of Pakistan

Related Keywords: 000 looms, 90, Acetate rayon yarn, acrylic, acrylic yarn, blankets, carpets, clothing brands, Cotton Export Corporation of Pakistan, fabric, fabrics, nylon, nylon filament yarn, polyester, polyester filament yarn, polyolefin, shawls, silk, synthetic fibers, textile commodities, textile manufacturing, Textile mills, textile sector, woolen yarn

Islamabad
Summary: 
Pakistan is the 8th largest exporter of textile commodities in Asia and textile sector contributes 8.5% to the GDP of Pakistan. The total textile sector exports reached $7.72bn value-wise in July-January 2018 versus $7.2bn in the corresponding period of last year, reflecting an increase of 7.18 pc.

Pakistan is the 8th largest exporter of textile commodities in Asia and textile sector contributes 8.5% to the GDP of Pakistan. The total textile sector exports reached $7.72bn value-wise in July-January 2018 versus $7.2bn in the corresponding period of last year, reflecting an increase of 7.18 pc.

https://nation.com.pk/03-Jun-2018/textile-industry-in-pakistan-an-open-example-of-resistance-economy
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Eurolast supplies a variety of spandex fibres presenting it's latest product at FIMAST exhibition

Related Keywords: 100% recycled yarn, Aquafil, circular hosiery knitting machines, circular knitting, Creora, dyeing and finishing machines, Eurolast, European leader in polyester yarn, European leader in polyester yarn production, fabric finishing stages, Italian and European hosiery and textiles sectors, linking, natural fibres, Nerino G fibre, polyamide 6 and 66, polyester, polypropylene, preparatory machines, pure wool, Safil, seamless, sewing and assembling machines, spandex fibres, synthetic fibres and polymers, synthetic yarns for men’s socks, weft knitting, women’s hosiery, wool blends, yarn and fabric finishing, yarns, yarns and hosiery accessories

Italy
Summary: 
FIMAST will present the latest in preparatory machines, linking, sewing and assembling machines, yarns and hosiery accessories, circular hosiery knitting machines, dyeing and finishing machines, packaging machines and accessories machines, accessories, computer equipment, control systems and services.

FIMAST will present the latest in preparatory machines, linking, sewing and assembling machines, yarns and hosiery accessories, circular hosiery knitting machines, dyeing and finishing machines, packaging machines and accessories machines, accessories, computer equipment, control systems and services.

Eurolast will give an exclusive preview of the Nerino G fibre, a hydrophilic fibre combining the characteristics of the synthetic fibres with unique properties of the natural fibres, which was introduced by joint developers Invista and Golden Lady.

https://www.knittingindustry.com/eurolast-presents-latest-innovations-in-yarns/
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$8.5 billion investment to change the balance in the global polyester business by SASA

Related Keywords: ADVANSA SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş, fibres and filaments, filaments, global polyester business, intermediates, petrochemicals, polyester, polyester fibres, polyester investment, polyester-based polymers, production of polyester chips, PTA (Pure Teraphthalic Acid) and MEG (Ethylene Glycol), raw material of polyester, SASA Polyester Inc, specialty products

Turkey
Summary: 
In 2000, SASA strengthened its leading position in the sector by establishing a joint venture with DuPont. Following the acquisition of DuPont’s shares by Sabancı Holding in 2004, it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hacı Omer Sabancı Holding A.Ş. and was renamed ADVANSA. In 2005, the name of the group in Turkey was changed to ADVANSA SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş.

In 2000, SASA strengthened its leading position in the sector by establishing a joint venture with DuPont. Following the acquisition of DuPont’s shares by Sabancı Holding in 2004, it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hacı Omer Sabancı Holding A.Ş. and was renamed ADVANSA. In 2005, the name of the group in Turkey was changed to ADVANSA SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/sasa-invests-85-billion-to-become-global-polyester-giant/
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