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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US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester

Related Keywords: America, China, Imports, India, market, polyester, purchasing, Recycle, Repreve, Textiles, Unifi, US, yarn

United States
US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester
Summary: 
A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India. Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency

A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India.

Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency translation impacts, that was up 7.6% over the prior year, according to a press release.

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Cotton yarn, fabric exports fall by 24%

Related Keywords: cotton, crisis, export, fabric, fall, government, taxes, Textile, yarn

India
Cotton yarn, fabric exports fall by 24%
Summary: 
Monthly exports of cotton yarn is at a 5-year-low. Export of cotton textiles continued their downtrend and registered a fall of 24 per cent during the April-July period. The provisional data released for the first three weeks of August also showed a decline of 25 per cent month-on-month. Expressing deep concern about the declining trend in cotton

Monthly exports of cotton yarn is at a 5-year-low.

Export of cotton textiles continued their downtrend and registered a fall of 24 per cent during the April-July period. The provisional data released for the first three weeks of August also showed a decline of 25 per cent month-on-month.

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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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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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Indian textile sector suffering in international market

Related Keywords: apparel, Bangladesh, China, clothing, cotton, export, fabric, import, India, Textile, Vietnam, yarn

India
Indian textile sector suffering in international market
Summary: 
India ranked fifth in the global textile and clothing exports in 2018 though it was in the second position between 2014 and 2017, according to the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry. Sanjay K. Jain, chairman of the Confederation, has said in a press release that the space vacated by China was largely occupied by the least developed countries, including Vietnam and Bangladesh. India has not been able to tap the opportunities

India ranked fifth in the global textile and clothing exports in 2018 though it was in the second position between 2014 and 2017, according to the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry.

Sanjay K. Jain, chairman of the Confederation, has said in a press release that the space vacated by China was largely occupied by the least developed countries, including Vietnam and Bangladesh. India has not been able to tap the opportunities because of its competitive disadvantages and trade barriers in the international markets.

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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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Polyester fabric production falls by half

Related Keywords: fabric, GST, import, India, man-made, MMF, polyester, raw material, technology, Textile, yarn

India
Polyester fabric production falls by half
Summary: 
With production on a nosedive, all is definitely not well in the country’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub. Polyester fabric has decreased production by almost half from 13,000 metric tonne (MT)to 7,500MT per annum. In its report, the textile committee of Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI), stated that the growth rate of polyester fabric production has decreased by 40% per annum after the central government

With production on a nosedive, all is definitely not well in the country’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub. Polyester fabric has decreased production by almost half from 13,000 metric tonne (MT)to 7,500MT per annum.

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Pakistan's move won't affect the textile sector

Related Keywords: cotton, Cotton Association of India, export, Imports, India, Pakistan, Textiles, yarn

India
Pakistan's move won't affect the textile sector
Summary: 
Pakistan’s move to stop import of products from India or of Indian origin is not expected to have much impact on the Indian textile industry, said Siddhartha Rajagopal, executive director of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council. Pakistan imports mainly yarn and cotton from India. However, in recent years, Indian exporters have slowed down their supply to Pakistan. Between April and June this year, $38 million worth of cotton yarn was

Pakistan’s move to stop import of products from India or of Indian origin is not expected to have much impact on the Indian textile industry, said Siddhartha Rajagopal, executive director of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council.

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Burberry introduces Econyl nylon

Related Keywords: Aquafil, fabric, fashion, greenhouse gases, nylon, Paris, plastic, sustainability, sustainable, yarn

France
Burberry introduces Econyl nylon
Summary: 
British fashion brand Burberry has announced the launch of a collection made with Econyl; a ‘sustainable’ nylon yarn made from regenerated fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial plastic. This marks the latest brand to incorporate the increasingly popular Econyl into its range, joining counterparts such as Levi’s, Prada and Tchibo. Pam Batty, VP of corporate responsibility

British fashion brand Burberry has announced the launch of a collection made with Econyl; a ‘sustainable’ nylon yarn made from regenerated fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial plastic.

This marks the latest brand to incorporate the increasingly popular Econyl into its range, joining counterparts such as Levi’s, Prada and Tchibo.

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