Feedback Here

fbook  tweeter  linkin  google
Global contents also translated in Chinese
Knits message

SgT Group’s quality management solutions balance performance with…

SgT Group’s quality management solutions balance performance with compliance

"To cater to this demand of their consumers, GST continuously invests in new technologies to ensure top performance and sustainability of their products. The group has laboratories close to its factories to customise the testing of its products It can also provide fast lab testing and adapted onsite testing, helping wi... Read more

Nike, Li-Ning adopt unique ways to target professional players in…

Nike, Li-Ning adopt unique ways to target professional players in China

"Making history in the Chinese e-sports industry, global sportswear brand Nike signed a four-year exclusive apparel sponsorship deal with TJ Sports on February 28, 2019. The deal industry supply of sports apparels for China’s League of Legends Pro League (LPL), running until 2022. This deal includes supply of Nik... Read more

Time to set a new paradigm in knitwear production

Time to set a new paradigm in knitwear production

"Tailored Industry, Co-founded by Alex Tschopp, believes many knitwear brands today are forced to plan lengthy production cycles and undertake astronomically high order quantities which prevents them from launching new collections. Their chronic overproduction also results in vast quantities of unwanted apparel ending ... Read more

Shipments of spinning machinery rise while knitting machinery dec…

Shipments of spinning machinery rise while knitting machinery decline ’18

"The latest results of the 41st annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics (ITMSS) shows, there was an increase 1.5 per cent and 13 per cent in global shipment of new short-staple spindles and open-end rotors to the world spinning industry in 2018. Similarly, shipment of draw-texturing spindles increase... Read more

Scoop to unveil SS 20 collections of new brands

Scoop to unveil SS 20 collections of new brands

"Contemporary designer womenswear trade show, Scoop has unveiled a tantalising line-up of “new brands” who will showcase their SS20 collections at the show to be held from July 21-23, 2019 at the iconic Saatchi Gallery in London. The carefully curated and enticing selection of new designers will includ... Read more

British Wool to sponsor 2019 Shearing & Handling World Champi…

British Wool to sponsor 2019 Shearing & Handling World Championships

"British Wool will sponsor the England, Scotland and Wales teams at the 2019 Shearing & Wool Handling World Championships. The Championships, to be held in Le Dorat, France from July 01-07 July, 2019, will see the teams from England, Scotland and Wales face competitors from over 20 countries, up to 300 shearer... Read more

Shima Seiki wants to KNITify the World

Shima Seiki wants to KNITify the World

Shima Seiki , the industry leader in knitting, showcased here at ITMA Bacelona, with a great new ambition and confidence, a new way of looking at knitting and wide range of possibilities that knitting can offer under its new theme KNITify the World – Smart Solutions in Textiles, Proposing knitting as an alternati... Read more

Stäubli launches new-generation machines at ITMA

Stäubli launches new-generation machines at ITMA

"At ITMA, Stäubli is exhibiting a wide range of machinery equipped with state-of-the-art high-end technologies and software solutions that offer new and expanded benefits to textile mills. Stäubli solutions can boost weaving or sock-knitting performance and overall mill efficiency, besides offering decisive f... Read more

Growing health consciousness sees athleisure scale new heights in…

Growing health consciousness sees athleisure scale new heights in China

With China becoming health conscious the country has over 37,000 fitness facilities. A recent wellness trends report published by the Global Wellness Summit notes over 104 million Chinese have at least one fitness app on their phones while another five million have a gym membership. The country, home to approximately 5... Read more

Goller to introduce new Knit Merc at ITMA 2019

Goller to introduce new Knit Merc at ITMA 2019

"Goller, a CHTC Fong’s International Group Company, will introduce the new Knit Merc at ITMA 2019 to be held from June 20-26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The development will help in achieving the highest quality mercerisation of knitted fabrics at the lowest tension and with under 3 per cent variation in dimension... Read more

India: Labor issues cloud India’s knitwear hub Tirupur’s developm…

India: Labor issues cloud India’s knitwear hub Tirupur’s development

"Once touted as the ‘knitwear capital of India, Tirupur, is currently mired by labor issues. Underemployment and rising costs of living, coupled with the continuing impact of policy measures such as the Goods and Services Tax, especially on small-scale manufacturers, is stagnating growth in the city with the shor... Read more

Athleisure market to get a makeover with six new fabrics

Athleisure market to get a makeover with six new fabrics

"A new report titled, “Activewear Market by Product and Fabric: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2024,” by Allied Market Research reveals, the global activewear market, currently valued at $351,164 million in 2017, is expected to reach $546,802 million by 2024."   A new report ... Read more

India’s knit T-shirts exports drop in Q2, Nigeria and South Afric…

India’s knit T-shirts exports drop in Q2, Nigeria and South Africa are exceptions

"Growth in India’s knit T-shirt exports in Q2 FY 18-19 declined by 9.62 per cent over the previous quarter. Within the knitted T-shirts segment, cotton tees accounts for 73 per cent of the total share value at $414.54 million. The second topmost commodity in Q2 FY 18-19 under the knitted T-shirt segment included ... Read more

India’s T-shirts exports in Q2 declined across all countries

India’s T-shirts exports in Q2 declined across all countries

"Export of knit T-shirts by India registered an export value of $570.17 million in Q2 FY 18-19. This is a 9.62 per cent decline over the previous quarter. This trend of falling exports is an indication for exporters to move towards more value added apparel exports, rather than competing with countries like Bangladesh.&... Read more

Tirupur garment exporters set up units beyond Indian shores to ta…

Tirupur garment exporters set up units beyond Indian shores to tap growth

"The Tirupur’s garment industry employs nearly 7 lakh people directly. Until last year, the industry grew at a rate of 20 per cent year-on-year. The cluster, last year, witnessed negative growth for the first time in nearly a decade. After GST was implemented, the cluster lost nearly 5.4 per cent of total drawbac... Read more

Facing tough times, exporters in Tiruppur, India bank on falling …

Facing tough times, exporters in Tiruppur, India bank on falling rupee for growth

"Tiruppur’s garment industry, which has around 3,500 small, medium and large garment manufacturers, generates around Rs 45,000 crore ( US$ 6.16 bn) every year until last year, it had been growing at a rate of 20 per cent year-on-year. After GST was implemented, the 5.5 per cent excise rebate was included in GST. ... Read more

3D-knitted shells support five-ton concrete structure

3D-knitted shells support five-ton concrete structure

Researchers at ETH Zurich have 3D-knitted a structure on a computerised flat knitting machine that serves as the primary shaping element for curved concrete shells. The new technology is now being used to create a five-tonne concrete structure for an exhibition in Mexico City. The heart of the four-metre-tall curved c... Read more

From Casual to Chic: Streetwear comes of age

From Casual to Chic: Streetwear comes of age

"Katie Smith, Retail Analyst and Insights Director, Edited points out the shift towards more comfortable and functional clothing led to an increase in activewear as a trend. According to the Cotton Council International & Cotton Incorporated’s activewear study, about 3 out of 5 consumers have adopted activewe... Read more

Asia Pacific to dominate global knitwear market by 2026

Asia Pacific to dominate global knitwear market by 2026

"A new market report by Transparency Market Research titled ‘Knitwear Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-26 reveals the global knitwear market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.3 per cent from 2018 to 2026 reaching $817,402.7 million by 2026. In terms of vo... Read more

UK sportswear growth pegged at 8.7 per cent

UK sportswear growth pegged at 8.7 per cent

"UK Sportswear Market 2017-2022 report predicts 8.7 per cent growth this year, on top of estimated UK sportswear sales of £2.5bn in 2017. And the sector is changing swiftly to cater to ever-evolving consumer demands as the market matures. Global Data’s report reveals as a sector focussed on lifestyle, the l... Read more

Socks and hosiery industry gear up for mega shows

Socks and hosiery industry gear up for mega shows

"FIMAST, the much-awaited trade show for hosiery and knitting machinery, will be held from May 30 to June 2, 2018 at Brescia in Italy. The exhibition will showcase latest technological trends and ideas in the production of socks and hosiery throughout the supply chain. The show will be attended by most renowned manufac... Read more

Turkey second only to China in global socks exports

Turkey second only to China in global socks exports

"Overriding Italy, Turkey has jumped to second place after China in socks exports globally, accounting for 10 per cent of world exports in 2016. China, the world’s largest socks maker, makes up 40 per cent of the world socks exports, reveals Ozkan Karaca. Though the gap is huge, yet it’s substantial win for... Read more

Growing knitting sector bring innovative technologies in the lime…

Growing knitting sector bring innovative technologies in the limelight

"Knitting industry is on a roll with a number of players announcing new products and planning new collaborations. To start with, to commemorate its 80th anniversary, leading warp knitting machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer organised a series of open house events at its headquarters in Obertshausen, Germany, this July. T... Read more

Is athleisure trend nearing its end? Opinion divided…

Is athleisure trend nearing its end? Opinion divided…

"Retail analysts closely following the US apparel trends feel the athleisure trend is going to end soon. The insight came as Dick’s Sporting Goods reported its same-store sales performance up by a weak 0.1 per cent in the second quarter. John Zolidis, President of Quo Vadis Capital, pointed out skidding athleisur... Read more

Not every customer opts for fast-fashion, brands learning to adap…

Not every customer opts for fast-fashion, brands learning to adapt

"After witnessing the quick success gained by two fast fashion giants, H&M and Zara, retailers have come to believe if you give customers latest trends in a short period of time, they will be lured to purchase. While this trend stayed far longer than anticipated, winds of change seem to be turning towards a more su... Read more

Synthetic ind questions GST slab, raises issue of Cenvat credit

Synthetic ind questions GST slab, raises issue of Cenvat credit

It is surprising to know that the govt still thinks polyester is a fibre for high class and cotton is for poor class, that is the reason growth is restricted. Soon a day will come when govt will have to think independently, if it wants to grow at bigger pace like Bangladesh/Vietnam etc, says R K Vij, Ad... Read more

Asia dominates as shipment destination for textile machinery: ITM…

Asia dominates as shipment destination for textile machinery: ITMF

"Global shipments of electronic flat knitting machines soared by 99 per cent in 2016.Asia received the highest share of shipments, at 94 per cent. China remained by far the world’s largest investor for flat knitting machines in 2016 with Chinese investments having a global share of 73 per cent, according to The 3... Read more

Activewear gaining ground in China, Euromonitor study

Activewear gaining ground in China, Euromonitor study

"Till now, the US used to be main market for athleisure companies but now, the table seems to be turning towards China. The market of activewear/athilesiure in the US with a population of 321 million people is estimated at $44 billion, says a NPD Group study. While the category is expected to continue to grow trend as ... Read more

Dollar Industries forays on the National Stock Exchange

Dollar Industries forays on the National Stock Exchange

"Dollar Industries celebrated their first listing day on National Stock Exchange last Friday. The event saw the ringing of listing bell at 10:00 am at National Stock Exchange, BKC, Mumbai. The event started with the lighting of traditional lamp in the presence of Dindayal Gupta, Chairman, Dollar; Vinod Gupta, MD, Binay... Read more

In the race to win, it’s about co-opetition for intimates and ath…

In the race to win, it’s about co-opetition for intimates and athleisure

Golobal intimates market keeping pace with athleisure trends—and in some cases, the two categories are considered teammates rather than competitors. Millennials are attracted towards ‘bralette’ of late — easy to wear, cost effective and more comfortable. For Pattie Ficorilli, Senior Account Mana... Read more

Knitwear Symphony 2016 and Hong Kong Young Knitwear Designers’ Co…

Knitwear Symphony 2016 and Hong Kong Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest at CENTRESTAGE

"The mega annual event in knitwear industry ‘Knitwear Symphony 2016’ and ‘The 6th Hong Kong Young Knitwear Designers’ Contest’ was organized by Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (KIDS) September 9 at the ongoing CENTRESTAGE in Hong Kong. The theme this year was, ‘Innovation Explorer’ aimed at encouraging young des... Read more

Bangladesh knitwear exports to EU countries face setback

Bangladesh knitwear exports to EU countries face setback

"Sluggish demand, devaluation of currencies to blame. Bangladesh's knitwear exports to a number of European Union (EU) member-countries and some other non-traditional markets have been facing a setback in recent times. Exporters and experts have attributed this to a sluggish demand, change of rules of origin ... Read more

China’s knitting industry witnesses steady growth in 2015

China’s knitting industry witnesses steady growth in 2015

"The development of knitting industry witnessed some changes after two successive years of one hundred billion breakthroughs in export. According to the General Administration of Customs, the total export of knitting industry (including accessories of knitting garments) was $88.78 billion by the end of November 2015, d... Read more

Shima Seiki’s WholeGarments celebrates 20 years of innovation

Shima Seiki’s WholeGarments celebrates 20 years of innovation

Shima Seiki introduced the world's first WholeGarment technology at Milan ITMA 20 years ago in 1995. WholeGarment is a knitting technology, capable of producing a garments in its entirety with no seams. It was a revolutionary technology then called the ‘The Magic of the Orient’ by media. This year, Shim... Read more

YiwuTex to explore latest design trends through various events

YiwuTex to explore latest design trends through various events

The 16th China Yiwu International Exhibition on textile machinery now called YiwuTex 2015 will be held from November 30 to December 3, 2015 at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang, China. A series of events and forums will be held concurrently during the show period to share hot topics of the indus... Read more

  1. Tex-S
TexStyles India 19
 
FEATURED COMPANIES
 
PROSPERITY TEXTILE UPDATES
For more Prosperity Textile News - click here
 
MOST POPULAR NEWS
 
COTTON INDEX
Cotton - Daily Price - Commodity Prices - Price Charts, Data, and News - FashionatingWorld
 
HOW TEXTILE RECYCLING WORKS

Bangladesh sweater earnings up 15 per cent

Bangladesh’s earnings from exports of sweaters have grown 15.82 per cent over t... Read more

Stoll’s Knitelligence enables personalized products

Stoll’s knitelligence enables automated sweater knitting development and produc... Read more

American Knits brings back cut and sew to the US

America Knits, which is into cut and sew, is dedicated to producing the finest qualit... Read more

Bahadurke Textile and Knitwear Association face authorities ire due to affl…

The Bahadurke Textile and Knitwear Association is going through though time as the No... Read more

Karl Mayer develops smart clothing

Karl Mayer has developed a new line of functional, warp-knitted textiles and smart, o... Read more

Spain to host Sportswear Pro

Sportswear Pro will be held in Spain from March 24 to 27, 2020. Companies will showca... Read more

HKRITA’s research emerges winner at 2019 R&D 100 Awards

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA)’s research pr... Read more

22 Factor launches new 3D knitting service

Knitwear lifestyle brand, 22 Factor has launched a new 3D knitting service which allo... Read more

Global shapewear market to grow at 4 per cent CAGR

A a new report from Textiles Intelligence ‘Compression wear and shapewear: supp... Read more

Bangladesh exports of tees down seven per cent

Bangladesh’s exports of T-shirts fell seven per cent in the first quarter. Reas... Read more

US knit fabric revenue up two per cent

In 2018, revenue of the US knit fabric market rose 2.6 per cent. Knit fabric consumpt... Read more

Stoll, SIFEC, SANDA unveil new knitting training centre in Shanghai

Stoll, SIFEC and SANDA unveiled a knitting training centre last month at the Shanghai... Read more

H&M and Pringle launch knitwear

H&M has launched a knitwear collection with Pringle. There is a cosy hoodie in wo... Read more

Global athleisure market to grow by 9 per cent

Data and analytics firm GlobalData says, the global athleisure market will rise 9 per... Read more

Licensed sports merchandise growing at four per cent

The global licensed sports merchandise market is growing at four per cent. The increa... Read more

Flat knitting machine manufacturers aim at competitive edge

Flat knitting machine manufacturers are spending on R&D in order to incorporate n... Read more

UK’s leading arc flash protection specialist launches new socks range

ProGARM, the UK’s leading specialist in arc flash protection, has launched a ne... Read more

US knit fabric revenue up two per cent

In 2018, the revenue of US knit fabric rose 2.6 per cent.US knit fabric production in... Read more

RDD Textiles wins first prize at the 7th Hightex Award

Portugal-based RDD Textiles was recently adjudged the winner of 7th Hightex Award. Th... Read more

Stoll launches a trend collection

German flat knit machine manufacturer Stoll has launched a new trend collection Mater... Read more

Bangladesh: BGMEA to sew world’s largest T-shirt

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has been assigned ... Read more

Karl Mayer caters focuses on home textiles solutions

Karl Mayer is stepping up its operations in the home textile sector. The company has ... Read more

TEA appeals to Union Textiles Ministry to resolve Tirupur knitwear issues

Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) had appealed to the Union Textiles Secreta... Read more

Tees are top exports for Bangladesh

Despite the fact that China remains a key global centre for the T-shirt production, i... Read more

Karl Mayer unveils the TM Weft Machine

Encouraged by the feedback from its weft-inserted, warp-knitted textiles at the Janua... Read more

Global athleisure market growing at nine per cent

Demand for comfort, performance and style has driven the need for a multifunctional w... Read more

India: Tripura Exporters Association seeks alternative for MEIS scheme

Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has urged the government to introduce an a... Read more

Mayer develops machines for sports

Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie has developed machines focused... Read more

Nisti confers Life Time Achievement Award on Rikhab Jain

Rikhab C. Jain, Chairman, TT Group was awarded with the prestigious Life Time Achieve... Read more

Sale of knitted fabrics to reach 52,000 tonne in 2019

According to the Fact. MR study, sale of knitted fabrics are likely to increase from ... Read more

Punjab warp knitters oppose duty

Warp knitters in Punjab apprehend that the anti-dumping duty would hike prices of dom... Read more

Steiger launches new flat knit

Switzerland-based Steiger’s Vega 3.130 is a compact flat knitting machine for t... Read more

Karl Mayer enables warp knitting

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer HKS 3-M high... Read more

Online boosts knitwear sales

Countries like Russia, China, India, Brazil, and South Africa are witnessing a surge ... Read more

Tees made in Andhra Pradesh making waves beyond Indian shores

T-shirts are being made in Andhra Pradesh from organic cotton cultivated by tribals. ... Read more

Liva participates in the Delhi edition of Yarnex

Liva participated in the Delhi edition of Yarnex exhibition to facilitate its brand p... Read more

Intimasia 4.0 to feature leading apparel brands

Organised by Peppermint Communications, the 4th edition of Intimasia show will be hel... Read more

Karl Mayer offers tricot machine

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer’s HKS ... Read more

CIWKF planned in November 2018

The 18th China (Dalang) International Woollen Knitwear Fair (CIWKF) will be held from... Read more

Shima Seiki extends knitting possibilities

Shima Seiki has launched a number of new Whole garment knitting machines, computerise... Read more

Tirupur introduces GreenCo rating system for apparel units

Tirupur has introduced a GreenCo rating system for apparel units. They are validated ... Read more

Mayer launches new machines

Mayer’s new MJ 3.2 E is an electronic single jersey machine that specialises in... Read more

Cifra adds new eco-sustainable yarns to its collection

Cifra, the leader in the production of knitwear with WKS technology which is internat... Read more

Flag clothing gains popularity in USA

Even though Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, sh... Read more

Asia-Pacific to lead demand for women’s hosiery garments

The demand for women’s hosiery garments will continue to remain lucrative in th... Read more

Santoni’s introduces new seamless circular knitting machines

Italy-based textile machinery company Santoni has come up with seamless circular knit... Read more

Bangladesh sweaters segment moves to automation

Bangladesh’s sweater manufacturers are switching over to an automated productio... Read more

Absent migrant labour brings Ludhiana to a standstill

Ludhiana is grappling with a severe labor shortage. Migrants have yet to return from ... Read more

Bangladesh knit imports up 27 per cent

Bangladesh’s imports of knitted fabrics are up 27.69 per cent. Western retailer... Read more

High pile fabrics come into athleisure

Athleisure is beginning to expand beyond simple stretch fabrics into more luxurious h... Read more

Bangladesh caters to sportswear brands

Bangladesh’s sportswear export value is 10 per cent of the country’s tota... Read more

Athleisure to grow 7 per cent CAGR by 2023

A new report from ResearchAndMarkets.com on “Global Athleisure Market 2019-2023... Read more

Few international buyers visit India International Knit Fair

The recently concluded 46th India International Knit Fair (IIKF), Tirupur witnessed f... Read more

Pakistan knitwear exports up eight per cent

In the first 10 months of the current fiscal Pakistan’s knitwear exports rose 8... Read more

Piave Maitex to launch jersey line

Piave Maitex will launch a jersey line combining functionality with sustainable featu... Read more

Corah Textiles takes up commission knitting

UK-base Corah Textiles has started commission knitting. The company currently employs... Read more

Testing times for Tirupur

Tirupur is facing testing times with thinning margins, declining overseas demand and ... Read more

Karl Mayer to present innovative textile solutions at ITMA 2019

Karl Mayer will present state-of-the art technology and best-of-textile solutions for... Read more

Tirupur knitwear exports up eight per cent

Tirupur knitwear exports have grown 8.3 per cent this fiscal compared to the previous... Read more

India: Commerce Ministry, Tirupur exporters differ on RMG exports figures

The Union commerce ministry and the industrialists in the Tirupur knitwear industry d... Read more

Global activewear grows at six per cent

The global activewear market is growing at a CAGR of 6.5 per cent. The market is help... Read more

Bangladesh knitwear does value addition

Gross value addition from Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector was 63.23 per c... Read more

Knitted footwear grows at five per cent

Global market for knitted footwear is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)... Read more