PCIAW Sustainability and fibre

Archroma prepares for ITMA with 5 innovations and 24 system solutions for enhanced sustainability, colour and performance

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at ITMA to launch its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their markets. Archroma offers a wide portfolio of dyes and chemicals aiming to increase sustainability and innovation along the…

PCIAW Bespoke work clothing

Hertfordshire Branded Workwear Bespoke Printed Clothing Services Launched

Hertfordshire graphic design experts Unlimited Logos launched a full range of bespoke workwear personalisation services for local businesses in Hertfordshire and other areas. Unlimited Logos, a graphic design and signage company based in Melbourn, Hertfordshire, announced an updated range of services for clients interested in high-quality branded workwear. The company offers a range of personalised…

PolyU Develops High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery for Wearable Electronics

Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have developed a highly flexible, high-energy Textile Lithium Battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics with a myriad of applications, such as healthcare monitoring, intelligent textiles, smartphones, GPS tracking and Internet of Things. PolyU’s lightweight Textile Lithium Battery demonstrates high energy…

PCIAW ASBCI event

‘Garment Costing – how technology can support the complexities of costing in today’s apparel supply chain’

Buyers, merchandisers, designers and clothing technologists will appreciate an in-depth analysis of the complex cost factors that impact today’s global supply chains, from fibre to fashion.  The garment manufacturing mix of labour, materials, overhead costs and logistics is often challenging to appreciate, so industry experts have collaborated on the recently published ASBCI technical handbook; ‘Garment…

PCIAW Satra celebrates 100 years

SATRA reaches a landmark

SATRA formally recognised its centenary today with a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester and the unveiling of a specially commissioned external sculpture designed to represent 100 years of research and testing. After being welcomed by SATRA’s chairman, Stephen Etheridge, His Royal Highness marked the occasion with a speech to staff and…