The Dornbirn-Man-Made Fibers Congress (MFC), the leading conference for the man-made fibres industry, will take place for the 52nd time in Dornbirn, Austria from 11-13 September 2013, where over 100 papers will address key industry issues under the banner - ‘Communicating the Future of Man-Made Fibers’.
The Board of Directors of the International Apparel Federation (IAF) has announced a change of location for the upcoming 29th IAF World Fashion Convention. The convention will now be held in Shanghai, China, from 22 – 25 September 2013 and not in Nanjing as originally planned.
25 German textile machinery manufacturers presented their latest solutions at two VDMA conferences this month in Istanbul and Gaziantep in Turkey. Almost 600 participants from the Turkish textiles industry used the opportunity to learn how German technology can help the sector to cope with the tough competition from Asia and several German companies were able to close deals with Turkish customers during the events.
European Flax, a new initiative by the European Confederation of Linen and Hemp (CELC) aimed at boosting the image of European linen in Japan, supporting it in India and creating it in China, a country which is expected to rank second in the world’s luxury market by 2017, was launched in October.
Focusing on the topic of “consumption,” over 135 delegates from brands, retailers, government organizations, NGOs and academia joined in the 6th annual conference of the RITE Group (Reducing the Impact of Textiles on the Environment).
The 51st Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress will take place from 19 – 21 September 2012 in Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg region of Austria, where over 700 delegates from more than 30 countries will meet to discuss the future of the man-made fibres industry.
Senol Sankaya, CEO of leading Turkish manufacturer of knitted goods, Yesim Tekstil, has been named as one of three speakers in the Supply Chain session of the 28th IAF World Apparel Convention to be held from 24-28 September 2012 in Oporto, Portugal.
Speaking at the ‘Great Ideas in Cotton’ conference in Hong Kong recently, Cotton Incorporated and DuPont Industrial Biosciences presented the results of a collaborative project quantifying the effectiveness of bio based enzymes as an alternative to traditional chemicals in cotton textiles preparation.
The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C. has been host to delegates
attending the 2012 Legwear Congressional Day & Board Meeting this week. The
event which addresses major issues affecting the leg wear industry in the USA
has been organised by The Hosiery Association (THA).
Issues discussed on Wednesday, Thursday and today include US
manufacturing, consumer product and safety issues and the promotion of sound
environmental and workers rights p
The Textile Institute
(TI) together with its partner the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam,
Selangor, Malaysia, has announced that registration for the 2012 World
Conference is now open.
The conference will provide an opportunity for participants
to travel to the tropical equator line to experience Malaysian society and
observe the country as it moves towards building a high income society for
"Malaysia is a
country of contrasts. From its towering skyscrap