CIRFS, the Brussels based European Man‐made Fibres Association has published its latest statistical report on developments in the global man‐made fibres industry. The report, ‘Information on Man‐made Fibres' is the 47th edition of this valuable summary of the dynamic and growing man-made fibres industry.
It brings together data on the production of acrylic, cellulosic, polyamide, polyester, polypropylene, wool and cotto
There are historic reasons for the location of the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (MFC) which drew 740 attendees from 30 countries to celebrate its 50th anniversary last week (September 14-16).
The first of these meetings was opened on July 16 1962 by Rudolf Seidl, then-chief of Lenzing AG - the Austrian company which half a century on sees its fortunes boosted by a renewed global demand for cellulosic fibres and is still very actively involved in the annu
Leading German flat knitting machine manufacturer H. Stoll GmbH & Co has launched its Chinese Trend Collection for Autumn/ Winter 2012-13 in the run up to SPINEXPO which takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from 6-8 September 2011.
The following is an extract from the 35 page Collection booklet which can be downloaded in PDF format at the foot of this article or by clicking the
Leading German computerized flat knitting machine builder, H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG will be showing its latest collections, technologies and knitting solutions at the forthcoming SPINEXPO in Shanghai, a leading exhibition for yarns, knitwear and technology.
The Reutlingen based company says it has embraced its brand through machines, people and fashion since 1873 and as a synonym of ‘The Ri
The ITMF Annual Conference 2011 takes place next month in Barcelona, Spain from 19-20 September 19/20, 2011 prior to the start of ITMA 2011 (September 22-29, 2011). Delegates will also participate in the ITMA/ITMF World Textile Summit 2011 on September 21.
The theme of the ITMF Annual Conference "New Paradigms in the Global Textile Industry" is said to reflect that the circumst
The fourth edition of Première Brasil, a major Latin America event for the fashion industry which ended last Thursday reporting a record number of visitors that exceeded the expectations of the promoters.
A record attendance (6,156 visits - increase of 34% compared with July 2010) of qualified buyers from Brazil and other countries witnessed the latest launches of fibres, yarns, fabrics, designs and accessories for
Pitti Immagine Filati Florence opened with optimism and closed with satisfaction. Buyer numbers were up, foreign buyers +7.4% - especially from Japan and the US. The total numbered around 5,250 buyers. Spinners reported that they were looking seriously for a quality offer with strong fashion content but also were extremely price sensitive.
Since the 69th edition of the fair, 5-7th July, Italy has voted t
According to show owner CEMATEX, visitors to ITMA 2011 can look forward to knowledge-sharing, cross-fertilisation of ideas and more collaborative interactions with some of the world's leading textile researchers and educators.
A total of 46 institutions have applied to take part in the Research & Education (R&E) pavilion, making it a key highlight at this year's ITMA exhibition which will be held at
Flat knitting machine manufacturer Stoll has launched its latest stunning knitwear collection - ‘Stoll Trend Collection A/W 2012/13 - FAUX REAL'. The beautifully photographed full collection is available to download in PDF at the foot of this introduction by Stoll.
"Illusion is the first of all pleasures" - Oscar Wilde
"We took much pleasure in creating this illusion: using traditional weaving patterns morphed int
DyStar says it is continuing to move ahead of expectations in spite of difficult market conditions as it returns to profitability. Overall sales revenue increased by approximately 15% over the same period last year.
"We wouldn't have achieved such good progress without the continuous and dedicated efforts from our employees or the strong support from our shareholders," commented Steve Barron, CEO of the DyStar Group.
"And we have made a number of chang