Swimwear & Beachwear
Huntsman Textile Effects, a leading provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile industry, has given an overview of the current environmental issues facing the textile dyeing sector in Asia at the annual Planet Textiles conference in China.
The event was held on 22 October at Kerry Hotel, Shanghai New International Expo Center.
Ramsay McDonald Group, textile agents in Australasia, is pleased to offer for sale a full and comprehensive range of knitting and dyeing production plant and equipment located at the New South Wales, Australia sites of Standard Knit Fabrics and Universal Dye Works.
Texworld USA, the apparel fabrics show in North America, has partnered with Manufacture NY, a fashion incubator for emerging designers. The partnership is expected to provide designers with an opportunity to source fabrics and speak with Manufacture NY about their products and services offered.
“Our goal is to be able to provide all the necessary resources for our attendees at Texworld USA. By partnering with Manufacture NY we will be able to provide our visitors with an interactive show floor and for our emerging designers, a premium resource on how to start their brand,” commented John P. Gallagher, President and CEO of Messe Frankfurt.
In view of ever shorter innovation cycles in the textiles and clothing industries, machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer says it finds that four years is quite a long time between the ITMA exhibitions in Europe, the leading trade fair for international textile machinery builders. This is the reason why the company decided to present its latest machine innovations halfway between ITMA 2011 in Barcelona and ITMA 2015 in Milan at an Open House exhibition at its German headquarters a few weeks ago.
Warp and weft knitted fabrics producer Willy Hermann is said to be streets ahead of other manufacturers when it comes producing fine knitted fabrics. The long-established company was set up in 1934 and is currently being run by the third generation of the family, employing a workforce of 130 in two locations in Austria. The company’s headquarters are in Hard and it also has interests in a finishing company in Saxony, Germany to enable it to supply products of the highest quality.
Italian knitted fashion fabrics producer Piave Maitex to exhibit at the Mare i Moda – Intimo di Moda 2013 that will be held in Cannes from 5-7 November.
The show will feature a wide assortment of novelties, ranging from plain fabrics suggestions, to the printed Beachwear collection 2015 and the preview of the printed underwear Spring - Summer collection 2015.
Premiere Vision September 17-19th opened in a market atmosphere becoming more positive as each trade fair opens, buoyed up by forecasters. This was reflected in general attitudes of the professional visitors there in greater numbers, always more sceptical, but nevertheless inspired by the current offer.
Most were interested in the level of ingenuity and technical expertise revealed in the colours, knits and blends for Autumn/Winter 2014/15. There is still great interest in knit developments, helped by the Knitwear Solutions area and a focus on men’s knitwear, presenting new approaches in garment form, highly visible at the entrance of the show for the third time.
Exports to EU countries from many of the world’s leading clothing exporting countries fell at rapid rates in 2012, reflecting continuing uncertain economic conditions in the region, according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence – Trade and trade policy: the world’s leading clothing exporters and key markets.
Exports to countries in the Middle East, by contrast, grew strongly – as did exports to a number of countries in Asia and South America.
Gildan Activewear is one of only two North American companies to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sector, the company reports. “We are proud to be recognised for our commitment to sustainability by our inclusion in this prestigious global index,” said Glenn Chamandy, President and Chief Executive Officer.
“All of our stakeholders can continue to have confidence that our vertical manufacturing and supply chain business model allow us to ensure that the Gildan family of branded products are manufactured in safe and responsible working conditions, which is now further reinforced by our inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.”
Première Vision, aiming to showcase textile creativity and innovation, is now also seeking to show that responsibility is not incompatible with creativity and technical and technological progress.
Joined by a panel of textile and fashion industry professionals, experts in this new strategic issue, Première Vision is hosting a roundtable discussion dedicated to the theme of responsible textile creation.