Education & Training
The Advanced Textiles Research Group of the School of Art and Design is looking for highly motivated individual with sound knowledge on modern computerised flat-bed knitting technologies.
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.
The creative flair and design talent of graduating students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s (PolyU) Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) have won applause from the local knitwear industry at their Knitwear Fashion Show held yesterday at The Mira Hong Kong.
Leading Japanese manufacturer of advanced flat knitting machines and design systems, Shima Seiki has launched its latest Knit Style Book of knitwear design trends.
In cooperation with Amoena Medizin-Orthopädie-Technik GmbH, a developer and supplier of specialist bras, swimwear and breast prostheses, researchers at the Hohenstein Institute have developed a special bra for breast cancer patients. The new bra, which was developed under a publicly funded research project (AiF no. KF2136714HG0) can be worn during and directly after radiation therapy and takes into account the high sensitivity of the skin which often occurs during treatments as well as changes in breast volume.
This new one-year Masters degree has been developed to meet the industry’s demand for a postgraduate course within the field of fashion knitwear design and product innovation in knitted technical textiles. Aimed at graduates and professionals from both design and technology backgrounds, the course integrates creative and technical perspectives within the context of advanced fibre materials and computerised flat-bed knitting technology.
Technologies (NAT) which produces and markets CRAiLAR, a natural fibre made
from flax and other bast fibres, has entered a joint development agreement with
leading cellulosic manmade fibres producer Lenzing. The agreement calls for the
companies to evaluate the blending of CRAiLAR Flax fibres with Tencel (Lyocell)
and Lenzing Modal.
Lenzing's high-quality fibres are primarily used in the
textile industry in women's outerwear and sportswear, as we
Dr. Sam Moore of
Hohenstein Institute America will present interim findings from a long term
study of the effects of nano silver particles on the environment. The
presentation will be made at the joint conference of the American Association
of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) and the Southern Textile Research
Conference (STRC) to be held May 20-22, 2012 at Litchfield Beach & Golf
Resort in Pawley's Island, SC.
The conference is titled ‘Sustainability, Inn
US and EU textile and clothing import prices rose sharply in 2011 reflecting hikes in raw material prices, according to the latest Textile Outlook International reports from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence.