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To ‘Future-Proof’ Business, Fashion Must Pivot Toward Sustainability

The mounting pressure for the fashion industry to adopt sustainable methods for sourcing and manufacturing was evident at Project New York last week, where trend forecasters, consultants and retailers hashed out what’s next for sustainable fashion. Here, three industry insiders share the various paths brands and retailers can take toward a more sustainable future. At WGSN, senior…

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The Functional Apparel Market Spurs a New Sportswear Trend in High Streets

The demand within the global functional apparel market is rising on account of advancements in the field of sports and athletics. Transparency Market Research (TMR) finds that functional apparels have become immensely popular across multiple domains and industries. This majorly owes to the rising level of standardization across various industries. Functional clothing has especially been in high…

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New Hot Swap Programme from Kamber Reduces Machine Downtime for Manufacturers

Kamber Narrow Fabric Machinery, LLC, a global trader and specialist in pre-owned weaving, braiding and knitting machinery, announces a new Hot Swap program for manufacturers.  The program offers manufacturers the opportunity to have their narrow fabric needle looms completely refurbished with a full one-year warranty and with zero minutes of downtime with their current machines.…

Milliken Names Jeff Price Executive Vice President Of Milliken Operations, Chad McAllister President Of Performance & Protective Textiles Division

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — July 29, 2019 — Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with specialty chemical, floor covering, healthcare and performance and protective textiles expertise, has named Jeff Price executive vice president of operations for Milliken & Company. Chad McAllister has been named the successor to Price as president of Milliken’s Performance & Protective Textiles…

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Textile industry urged to focus on sustainable products

Textile manufacturers should focus on sustainable textiles and look at consistency in quality, according to Prabhu Dhamodharan, convenor of Indian Texpreneurs’ Federation. At the inaugural of a National Textile Conclave, organised here on Saturday, by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) and Indian Texpreneurs Forum (ITF), Mr. Dhamodharan said that the trade war between China…

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Plastics Packaging and Textile Recycling Grants

WRAP is a catalyst for positive economic and environmental action and they are offering a unique opportunity for companies to share in their vision.  This will come in the form of a grant. This grant will support projects that provide new infrastructure and technologies which significantly increase recycling capacity for difficult to recycle plastic packaging…