Fibres & Yarns

Largest ever Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics sets new records

27th November 2014 0 comment
Both the exhibitor and visitor figures represented new records for the show, making it the largest in the event’s history.

India’s Enamor announces lingerie contest for fashion design students

27th November 2014 0 comment
Enamor has joined forces with the leading design institute in India to encourage, develop and recognise budding designer talent in the country.

Texworld Paris 2015 almost fully booked

26th November 2014 0 comment
Texworld set to take place from 9-12 February 2015 will welcome Texprocil, the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council, with almost 35 exhibitors.

CCMI calls for greater protection of cashmere name

26th November 2014 0 comment
Karl Spilhaus, President of the Cashmere and Camel Hair Manufacturers Institute, delivered the keynote address to open the Cashmere World Forum 2014.

New weft insertion machine for wind turbine market

25th November 2014 0 comment
Compared to the conventional version, this new machine offers an improved cost:benefit ratio and advantages in terms of its operation and maintenance.

Project tests efficacy of Far InfraRed fibres

25th November 2014 0 comment
The Nilit Innergy-Maglificio Ripa project showcased the FIR (Far InfraRef) properties integrated in a polyamide 6.6 microfibre developed by Nilit Fibers.

Online shop to make Merino wool more discoverable

25th November 2014 0 comment
Called Merino Shop, this online tool allows consumers to browse the world's finest wool clothing and accessories.

Scientists develop wash-resistant antimicrobial treatment for protein fibres

24th November 2014 0 comment
In the research project, a treatment based on colloidal complexes was developed for the first time specifically for wool and WO and PET fibre blends.

Kayser-Roth starts work on expansion of Burlington plant

20th November 2014 0 comment
The expanded Kayser's plant is expected to add 100 new jobs across the company's existing facilities in Burlington and Asheboro.

Luxury knitwear brand crowdfunds Mongolian Yak wool project

19th November 2014 4 comments
Tengri is a fashion knitwear label that designs and manufactures in UK, using 100% natural and undyed Mongolian yak wool.