Fibres & Yarns
Interfilière, the international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics, has announced the theme for its Paris edition that will take place next month.
In partnership with the Fédération de la Maille & de la Lingerie, Interfilière Paris is showcasing exhibitors’ techniques and know-how through the prism of wellbeing – comfort and wellbeing, body-care and protection, softness, beauty and seduction.
Italian knitwear yarn spinner Cariaggi has created an Autumn/Winter collection 2014-15, which was designed with the ultimate warmth and comfort in mind: “the pleasure of being wrapped up against the cold in soft ‘clouds’ of fine yarns”.
Reporting the 5.6% increase in net sales from fiscal 2012, mattress and upholstery fabrics supplier Culp has shown overall growth and the highest pre-tax income rate in 15 years as well as the highest return on capital (29%) since the company went public.
This, according to Frank Saxon, president and chief executive officer of Culp, is due to the company’s ability to sustain excellence in creating innovative fabrics. He explained that an increasing percentage of Culp’s sales are coming from introducing new products.
Italian leading natural yarn producer Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia supported the 82th International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) Congress that took place in Biella last week with its theme ‘Excellence in manufacturing – Heritage for the future’.
The company, partnered with the Italian National Committee, provided the business lunch for the international delegations, which attanded the event that ran from 12-14 June.
Intimate Apparel Association of India, IAAI, has announced that MAS Fabrics will participate at Galleria Intima 2013.
Sri-Lankan based MAS Fabrics, a vertically integrated powerhouse under MAS Holdings, offers extensive range of services from design to delivery, with comprehensive supply chain integrations to cater to a global clientele. MAS Fabrics is a venture by MAS Holdings, consisting of different backward integration ventures including Stretchline Elastics, Trischel, Texprint, Silueta, Prym Intimates and Noyon Laces.
Piave Maitex, an Italian knitted fashion fabrics manufacturer, will present its PM One, a new generation fabric based on Raschel cutting edge knitting technology, at Interfiliere, an international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics, in Paris on 6 July 2013.
A new clothing concept could change how people affected by dementia interact with and wear their garments, helping to reduce agitation and maintain their independence for longer, according to the Nottingham Trent University.
Britta Schulte, a Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles student at the University’s School of Art & Design, carried out a research into dementia and how specially designed clothing could make a difference to an individual’s daily routine and general wellbeing.
Italian knitted fashion fabrics producer Piave Maitex launches its new lingerie printed collection Autumn - Winter 2014/2015, which it will first introduce at Interfiliere, an international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics, in Paris on 6 July 2013.
A decade ago, few leaders in the apparel industry would have predicted the high level of technical expertise, quality, and design sophistication we are seeing in China’s knitwear business. While opinion once held that Italian and British knitwear were unsurpassed, recession in the West and compressed supply chains have resulted in a more level playing field. Today we are seeing exciting new alliances and collaborations between Chinese spinners and their European counterparts, which will serve growing Asian markets as well as the West.
Lenzing AG is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the presentation of its new book ‘75 Years of Innovation’, which honours Lenzing’s role as the driving force of innovation in the industry.