Collaboration the key for Axfilia

Technical Textiles Deputy Digital Editor, Andrew Rhoades, spoke with Maria José Machado, CEO of Axfilia about the company’s knitted protective textiles built on Portugal’s reputation for quality. As a country, Portugal is cultivating a growing reputation for high-quality textiles in all segments. With a plethora of universities, research institutes and dedicated companies specialising in textile…

Bristol Uniforms Launches Stock Styles

Bristol Uniforms, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of protective clothing for the emergency services, has launched its first ever selection of stock styles for structural firefighting. Immediately available, the stock styles offer a more cost-effective solution than bespoke alternatives. Although ready-made, the PPE can be personalised by adding a heat-sealed patch…

Israeli start-up aiming to create digital revolution for textile industry

Driven by issues of sustainability and fabric waste, Israeli digital dyeing start-up Twine Solutions is aiming to transform the mammoth global textile industry. An estimated 17% to 20% of global industrial water pollution results from dyeing and treating fabrics, with toxins from many of the8,000 synthetic chemicals used for clothing contaminating the world’s vital waterways.…

PCIAW Lenzing lays foundation stone for Lyocell factory

Lenzing lays the foundation stone for the world’s largest lyocell fibres plant

Within the context of the foundation stone laying ceremony held on Friday, November 15, 2019, the Lenzing Group officially launched construction work in Thailand right on schedule to build the world’s largest lyocell production plant. Following the approval granted to the project in June 2019 and the successful signing of the Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management…

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ROYAL VISITS

The UKFT President met with the growing UKFT team at its scope of activity increases and British duffle coat brand Gloverall. HRH Princess Royal was in London this week to meet with the growing team at the UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT), which is expanding as its scope of activity increases. HRH Princess Royal…