Club Med unveils new recycled plastic uniform

The hospitality industry’s effort to be environmentally conscious is taking all forms from eliminating single-use plastics to an increased focus on serious recycling programmes and even solar energy generation. The latest development comes from Club Med. Part of its continued commitment to sourcing sustainable approaches to tourism includes introducing new uniforms for its staff made…

Lectra wins Texprocess Innovation Award 2019

Fashion On Demand by Lectra receives accolade for empowering fashion companies to offer personalised clothing. Lectra has been awarded by a jury of experts the Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 in the New Process category for its latest ground-breaking offer, Fashion On Demand by Lectra. Fashion On Demand by Lectra automates the entire personalisation process, from…

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2019 The state of the U.S. Textile Industry

Outgoing Chairman Marty Moran outlined economic, employment and trade data; 2019 priority policies; and other NCTO activities during his “State of the U.S. Textile Industry” address during NCTO’s 16th annual meeting. Thanks to its productivity, flexibility and innovation, the U.S. textile industry has cemented its position in the global market. In 2018, the value of…

PCIAW | Result launches its new ultrasonic range

Result launches its new urban ultrasonic range

Europe’s leading supplier to the corporate, workwear and promotional wear markets, Result Clothing, has introduced its new ULTRASONIC collection its extensive range for 2019. Featuring soft stitch-free padding with an ultrasonic weld detail for extra protection, Result’s ULTRASONIC trio of jackets are part of its URBAN range, which fuses technical waterproof, insulating, breathable and wind…

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How to stay cool in flame resistant clothing

Fire resistant outfits are made using fabrics which are non-conductive to fire.  It protects you from any hazards related to heat, fire, plastic and chemicals. These clothes are safe to wear and Flame resistant clothing is infamous for its heavy insulation. Due to this, the fabric becomes less breathable. But to make it fresh, you cannot…

Archroma, Pakistan university establish ongoing textile research relationship

The five-year pact with National Textile University formalises the collaboration. Under a memorandum of understanding with the National Textile University in Pakistan, Archroma, a global supplier of colour and specialty chemicals and NTU will explore innovations in textile research with an eye toward helping the textile industry align with evolving global requirements. The five-year pact…

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Textiles: High tech from materials to machines

Textiles are to be found in almost every part of everyday life. The biggest ever editions of the world’s leading international trade fairs for the sector, Techtextil and Texprocess, will be spotlighting the functions of textiles, especially technical textiles and ways in which textiles are processed at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre. Transport pods for…

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Klopman to unveil new fabrics at Techtextil 2019

Sustainability and quality are the keywords characterising the range being featured by Klopman, a leading European company in workwear fabrics, at TECHTEXTIL 2019 that opens today in Frankfurt. To further emphasise its vocation as a sustainable company and to promote a virtuous attitude among its customers, Klopman will give its visitors flower seeds as part…

Devan launches two new sustainable technologies

Textile innovator Devan Chemicals will launch two new technologies at the upcoming Techtextil show in Frankfurt (May 14-17). Bio-flam, a bio-based flame retardant product and Odour Breakdown, a wash durable, non-biological odour control solution. As tradition goes, every two years Devan participates in Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens. In…