PCIAW Textiles news

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…

PCIAW sustainability

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…

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A Voice for 25 Years

25 years ago, the inception of the PCIAW® began. Born from professional clothing director-e, the PCIAW® spent its formative years listening to, learning from and educating the buyers and suppliers of the professional clothing industry. Alongside offering industry events, director-e expanded industry insight and supplied businesses in workwear, corporatewear, footwear and PPE with vital information…

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SUGDENS: A cause for celebration

On June 19th at the Montcalm, Marble Arch, London, Sugdens won the Professional Clothing Award for Long Service to the Textile Industry.  Hosted by the PCIAW® It was a fitting reward for them.  They have been prominent in the professional clothing industry for 150 years now and this award was a testament to that. Since…

PCIAW PPE report

Personal Protective Equipment Market 2019: Forecast to 2026

Verified Market Research has added a new research report titled, ‘Global Personal Protective Equipment Market Size and Forecast to 2026’ to its vast collection of research reports. The report provides an in-depth study of the Personal Protective Equipment Market, including the market definition, overall market size and shares, segmentation, industry verticals, and the industry chain analysis. The…

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Collaborative Efforts to Further Drive Sustainability in the Nonwovens Sector

Since the creation of the VEOCEL™ brand in 2018, Lenzing adopts a new brand strategy focusing on a collaborative engagement with businesses and consumers alike to drive sustainability in the nonwoven industry. Hitting the ground in 2019, Lenzing has already launched significant collaborations with brand partners, including the Dutch brand Sweeps® and seazons® in China, to…

PCIAW Japan airlines unveils new uniform

Japan airlines unveils new uniform

Japan Airlines has this week unveiled their new employee uniforms, which will debut as of April 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics. Japan Airlines said that in early 2019 they reached out to “customers and fans” requesting comments and opinions on new designs for their uniforms. The company then provided that information to the…

PCIAW Functional fabric fair

Functional Fabric Fair hosts 1,866 apparel professionals

Functional Fabric Fair New York powered by Performance Days hosted 1,866 apparel industry professionals from 22 countries to preview the latest trends and source high-performance functional fabrics and accessories from more than 130 regionally diverse and hand-selected textile manufacturers in the River Pavilion of Javits Center in New York, recently. The event also offered 13 complimentary educational…

Milliken Joins Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide, Sponsors Global Summit 2020

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – As a global leader in performance and protective textiles, Milliken is pleased to expand its industry engagement by joining the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®), an association created to strengthen the influence of the clothing industry through collaborative leadership and strategic advocacy. Milliken boasts a diverse textiles portfolio, including a range…