UKFT Trade Issues Update

An update from UKFT on international trade arrangements with the EU, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, the USA and Japan. UK-EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Negotiations – Update Negotiations between the UK and the EU have continued despite the current situation. The third round of meetings has just taken place with a further set expected in June.…

Toray Textiles Europe Ltd

Toray Textiles Europe Ltd based in Mansfield, Notts has one of the largest and most versatile textile mills in Europe with a fully vertical weaving, dyeing and finishing operation. We weave approx. 10 million metres per year for various applications but with a particular strength in manufacturing textiles for PPE, including reusable textile for medical PPE…

Association Offers Help Sourcing PPE for Water Workers

The head of the UK’s professional clothing trade association has assured the water industry it will do all it can to direct businesses to suppliers who are familiar with the sourcing and production of essential protective clothingduring the Covid-19 pandemic.  Yvette Ashby, chief executive of the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®), said her team was…