Knitted fabrics of various weights and compositions were making the running in all fashion sectors at the latest Premiere Vision in Paris, February 18- 20. It is a trend reflecting the importance placed on knitted fashion generally. As Premiere Vision put it : ‘ from the catwalks to the street, designer and brand creativity finds expression in knitwear. Fashion brands are developing comprehensive and coordinated collections’. In addition to the flat bed knitters who were featured at Knitwear Solutions, the various fashion forums were full of knitted fabrics for the new season.
The 53rd Dornbirn-Man-Made Fibre Congress that will take place from 10-12 September 2014 is presenting itself once again as the European lead event and is ready to feature around 100 lectures by industry experts.
The show will also present the enlarged Key Technologies section, which will discuss the latest findings in the field of finishing, coating, machinery for spinning/extrusion and joint developments between academic research and industry.
Greensboro-based sock and hosiery manufacturer Kayser-Roth has begun an expansion of its facility in Asheboro as part of a two-pronged project announced last year that is expected to add a total of 100 new jobs in the Triad, reports The Business Journal.
The project represents a $28 million investment across Kayser-Roth's operations in both Asheboro and Burlington to support production of the company's signature No nonsense legwear brand.
Messe Frankfurt is adding another member to its Texworld brand family with the launch of Texworld Istanbul, therefore enlarging the company’s portfolio of fairs in Turkey. The show will take place from 4-6 November for the first time at the Lütfi Kırdar International Convention & Exhibition Center in central Istanbul.
The move comes after its competitor Première Vision signed a partnership agreement with CNR Holding, a leading organiser of trade shows in Turkey, to create Première Vision Istanbul – a new biannual event in the Première Vision network, aimed at fashion professionals from the Eastern Europe and Middle East region.
“The launch of Texworld Istanbul marks a very exciting point in the development of Messe Frankfurt in Turkey”, explained Detlef Braun, Member of the Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition. “In the last ten years, our company has led the path for many Turkish textile professionals to a variety of international markets by offering high-quality fairs all across the globe. Now we are bringing the international fashion fabrics manufacturing base to Turkey.”
Van de Velde, the producer of luxury lingerie, has realised consolidated turnover growth of 0.4% (from € 181.8m to € 182.4m) for the fiscal 2013.
Product labels make consumers aware when they are buying products, of certain quality features that they would be unable to assess without the additional information.
The label Tested quality: skin-friendly introduced by the independent Hohenstein Institute confirms that a fabric will not cause any cellular damage or irritation to skin cells.
The endorsement of Tested quality: non-allergenic also gives consumers the security of knowing that the tested fabrics are not going to release any substances that may trigger allergies.
The German machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer will be exhibiting at a joint German stand at the Techtextil Russia 2014 trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens that will take place from 11-13 March at the IEC Expocentre in Moscow.
The information section of the company will feature news about the production of composites and geotextiles by the subsidiary Karl Mayer Malimo and also information on warp preparation.
Groz-Beckert will be exhibiting its selected knitting and felting needles at Exintex 2014 exhibition that takes place from 11-14 March 2014 in Puebla, Mexico, where a broad spectrum of new products from the textile, apparel and thread industry will be on display.
Delta Galil Industries, the global manufacturer and marketer of branded and private label apparel products for men, women and children, yesterday reported record financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013.
The Yiwu Knitting 2013 and Yiwu Sewing 2013 international exhibitions attracted 206 exhibitors from 11 countries, welcoming 9,522 visitors from both home and abroad at Yiwu International Expo Center, Zhejiang, China, last year.
The exhibitions promoted innovation and created a professional exchange platform for exhibitors and buyers to assist enterprises with technical innovation, as a response to the challenges faced by the Chinese textile industry, due to fluctuations in raw material prices and rising labour costs.