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Heimtextil to present extended range of printing and processing machines

At its upcoming edition – from January 7 to 10, 2020 – Heimtextil will present an extended range of printing and processing machines for the textile industry and expand the product segment textile technologies. The exhibition will highlight the opportunities afforded by the current techn... Read more

18 Italian companies to exhibit at Exootextil Peru

Around 18 Italian companies will exhibit at Expotextil that will be organised from October 24-27 in Peru by Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT. These 18 exhibitors include Arioli, Biancalani, Bianco, Btsr, Danitech, Ferraro, Itema, Lawer, Marzoli, Mcs, Ms Printing Solutions, Proxima, Pugi Group, Ratti,... Read more

Monforts to showcase coating and finishing technologies at Techtextil India

"Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will showcase an extensive range of coating and finishing technologies for the production of nonwovens and technical textiles at the forthcoming Techtextil India exhibition. The exhibition will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from Novembe... Read more

Indian textile machinery imports up slightly

Imports of textile machinery in India grew 1.10 per cent in the first quarter. India imports most of its textile machinery from China, Germany, Japan, Belgium, US, Korea and Vietnam. Import of weaving machines from China grew 8.4 per cent; import of weaving machines from Belgium grew 94.86 per cen... 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 International Fashion Education Centre. An educational platform, the Stoll Knitting Training Centre is jointly built by Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre (SIFEC), Stoll/Chemtax and Shanghai SANDA Univ... Read more

Comez launches new finishing machine

Comez has launched a new finishing machine for narrow fabrics. The Comez M-REI/600 is a laboratory and sampling machine that guarantees the same capabilities of a production machine. Its reduced dimensions from the feeding group to the collecting area give it a very compact design compared to compet... Read more

Brodelec installs first Kornit Digital Presto S system

France-based Brodelec has installed the country’s first-ever Kornit Digital Presto S system for roll-to-roll, pigment-based digital textile printing. This installation will enable the multiservice marking brand to expand its business further into customised décor and on-demand fashion. ... Read more

Fespa showcases latest innovations in the printing industry

Fespa was held in Mexico from August 22 to 24, 2019. This digital and textile printing exhibition showcased the latest innovations and technologies of the printing industry in Latin America. It received more than 11,000 visitors. Exhibitors presented the latest product innovation for large format d... Read more

Flat knitting machine manufacturers aim at competitive edge

Flat knitting machine manufacturers are spending on R&D in order to incorporate new technologies and products with more features and increase their customer base and revenue shares, thus gaining a competitive edge in the market. A flat knitting machine is a two-bed machine used to create flat ... Read more

Second GOTS seminar held in Dhaka

The second GOTS seminar was held on September 08, 2019 in Dhaka. The theme of the seminar was ‘Connecting for Success.’ It was attended by around 330 participants from six countries, who congregated for fruitful discussions on sustainability and organic textiles. These included represent... Read more

Heimtextil to attract new participants from Europe and Overseas

To be held in Germany from January 7 to 10, 2020, Heimtextil will attract new participants from Europe and overseas. . Overall, some 3,000 exhibitors are expected to take part in this exhibition. International manufacturers rely on Heimtextil as an attractive platform for export business and as a t... Read more

Savio launches Helios and MultiLink

Savio has launched an innovative range of products and high-end technological solutions, including Helios and MultiLink. Helios is a new open-end rotor spinning machine, fully automated which can be also operated manually in both doffing and piecing. Once a machine is restarted after electricity bre... Read more

Stoll launches a trend collection

German flat knit machine manufacturer Stoll has launched a new trend collection Materialization and a knitelligence production process. The collection deals with overcoming of material resistance – the biggest obstacle in the creation and manufacture of textiles. Stoll found its inspiration f... Read more

Ethiopia to host ITME Africa in February 2020

ITME Africa 2020 will be held in Ethiopia from February 14 to 16, 2020. The exhibition is expected to focus on business opportunities in the textile sector across the whole of Africa, thereby creating new market opportunities for the textile and textile engineering industries. It is expected to attr... Read more

India ITME Society organises press conference to promote international events

India ITME Society, the apex non-profit industry body from India organised a press conference in Ghana to promote its international events ITME Africa 2020. The India ITME Society, strives to support and serve the textile industry through exhibitions, events, trade promotions, education scholarships... 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 optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics, and has created a stylish collection to show examples of the products. Karl Mayer is working on a gauge of E 28 for home textil... Read more

20th Textech Bangladesh International Expo features over 1,300 exhibitors

The four-day 20th Textech Bangladesh International Expo that kicked off in Dhaka showcasing textile and apparel products of more than 1,300 manufacturers around the globe. Manufacturers from around 25 countries including China, India, Germany, the UK, the USA, Taiwan, Japan, Turkey, Italy and Sri La... Read more

Bangladesh machinery imports down 11 per cent

Bangladesh’s garment and textile machinery imports fell 11.04 per cent in the last fiscal year. Overall imports of capital machinery fell by 9.43 per cent. Imports of textile machinery fell 18.40 per cent while garment machinery imports plunged 3.52 per cent. The absence of new investment an... Read more

Karl Mayer unveils the TM Weft Machine

Encouraged by the feedback from its weft-inserted, warp-knitted textiles at the January ’19 edition of Heimtextil fair in Frankfurt, Karl Mayer has further optimised its machine technology for producing fine, fashionable, net curtain fabrics by launching the TM Weft Machine With its finer gau... Read more

Researchers use AI to make nylon production more sustainable

Researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to develop an innovative, environment-friendly processes to make adiponitrile (ADN)—the main precursor to nylon 6,6— to greatly improve the efficiency of organic electrosynthesis. Miguel Modestino, a Professor of chemical and biomolecul... Read more

SDC International, ISFT College, KDCL collaborate for ITMACH 2019

The SDC International, ISFT College and KDCL have collaborated to organise four seminars and a grand fashion show at the ITMACH 2019, to be held from December 5 to 8, 2019 in Ahmedabad. The event will be the largest confluence of textile technology, textile professionals and policy makers in the cou... Read more

4th Gartex Texprocess sees strong networking among stakeholders

New Delhi hosted the 4th edition of Gartex Texprocess from August 10 to 12.This is a one-stop selling and sourcing platform. It witnessed intense networking as it brought together 180 exhibitors from four countries and 10,390 trade professionals from 290 cities and six countries under one roof. Mult... Read more

Techtextil, Texprocess create a niche attracting top industry experts, exhibitors

Techtextil and Texprocess attract plenty of top decision makers, an international audience and have high levels of exhibitor satisfaction. Last May’s edition with 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries, and around 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries, saw the biggest ever editions of Techtext... Read more

Machinery CIMF fair on in Cambodia

Cambodia International Machinery Industry Fair (CIMIF) is on from August 22 to 25, 2019. The trade fair is dedicated to the textile and garment industry, featuring all the crucial aspects of the industry, such as textile machinery and accessories, apparel machinery and accessories, fibers, filaments... Read more

Lectrato participate in CISMA 2019

Lectra will participate in the China International Sewing Machinery &Accessories (CISMA) Exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from September 25 – 28, 2019. The company will launch its new Industry 4.0 solutions for fashion, automotive and furniture industries... Read more

Mayer develops machines for sports

Circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie has developed machines focused on sports. The MJ 3.2 E is an electronic single jersey machine that specialises in the production of mesh and body mapping structures, both of which are very much in demand for sports and athleisure fashion wear. T... Read more

Global rotor shipments up 13 per cent

Global shipment of new short-staple spindles and open-end rotors increased 1.5 per cent and 13 per cent respectively in 2018. The number of shipped draw-texturing spindles rose by 50 per cent and deliveries of shuttle-less looms improved by 39 per cent. Shipments of long-staple spindles, circular kn... Read more

India’s textile machinery imports up 24 per cent

India’s textile machinery and accessories imports have grown 24 per cent compared to the previous year. The highest imports were of digital printing machinery, accounting for 37 per cent of total imports. Digital printing is a happening segment in textiles. The new machines are versatile and f... Read more

Coimbatore to host Texfair in August

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore, August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a textile machinery, accessories and spares exhibition. As many as 250 exhibitors from across India and also from Europe, Japan and China will attend the event, which will have 320 stalls. About 70 per cent of the exhibitors will be f... Read more

Georgia Tech will partner with Techtextil North America

The value of this partnership lies in the connections it creates – by serving as a bridge between leaders in the industry and students interested in pursuing a career in textiles. The goal is to influence the generation of ideas that leads to exciting research, new careers, and advancement of ... Read more

Shanghai Tex to feature AI event

Artificial Intelligence on Fashion and Textile (AIFT) will be held simultaneously with Shanghai Tex, November 25 to 27, 2019. AIFT will provide an open platform for researchers, engineers and practitioners in the area of AI, fashion and textile to explore the ways of driving the industry toward Indu... Read more

Karl Mayer to be made in India

ATE and Rabatex will produce Karl Mayer warp preparation machines in India. The target will be mainly the A segment customer however, B and even C segments of the market will be covered. Rabatex, based in Gujarat, has 58 years of production experience and a world class set-up for manufacturing machi... Read more

Italian textile machinery orders down 19 per cent

Italian textile machinery orders fell by 19 per cent for the period from April to June 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. On foreign markets, Italian machinery manufacturers had to face geopolitical situations that have considerably slowed investments. So Turkey, Iran, and even China, all pri... Read more

Steiger launches new flat knit

Switzerland-based Steiger’s Vega 3.130 is a compact flat knitting machine for technical textiles. It can be equipped with warp and weft insertion for inlay applications involving high-performance yarns. It has a specific cam-box for semi-rigid yarns, as well as adapted sinker kinetics. The dis... Read more

Karl Mayer enables warp knitting

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. A fine polyester yarn is processed by ground guide bar GB 1 to form a tricot lapping and the GB 3 produces a 2 x 1 lapping with a thicker polyester yarn. With a partial weft... Read more

Dip in Lakshmi Maxhine Works quarterly income

Lakshmi Machine Works’ total income was Rs 480.55 crores in the period ended June 30, 2019, as compared to Rs 618.54 crores in the period ended March 31, 2019. Net profit was Rs 10.47 crores for the period ended June 30, 2019, as against Rs 35.68 crores for the period ended March 31, 2019. EPS... Read more

Stäubli’s extensive range attracts visitors at ITMA 2019

"Stäubli presented a wide range of its latest textile machinery at its two booths at ITMA 2019. Additionally, Stäubli solutions for frame and Jacquard weaving were also seen at other booths throughout the weaving hall. Visitors to these booths learned about Stäubli’s vision... Read more

Karl Mayer offers tricot machine

Fabrics for business and casual shirts can be produced on the Karl Mayer’s HKS 3-M high-speed tricot machine in a gauge of E 28. Jackets can also be manufactured from a fabric produced on an HKS 3-M in a gauge of E 28. In this application the bicomponent Lycra T400 fibers give the garment a na... Read more

China's textile machinery business income increases by 14.57%

In the first quarter of 2019, the Chinese textile machinery industry earned CNY 22.98 billion of prime business income, registering 14.57 per cent year-on-year increase. The segment’s assets increased by 8.56 percent year-on-year to CNY 102.5 billion from 2018. From January to March 2019, the... Read more

Archroma offers new range of high wet-fast disperse dyes at ITMA 2019

"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launched its new Foron® SP-WF, a range of high wet-fast disperse dyes for sportswear and active wear applications, at the ITMA exhibition."   Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemica... Read more

Archroma launches new liquid sulfur blue dye at ITMA 2019

"Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions launched Diresul® Smartdenim Blue, a liquid sulfur blue dye designed to mimic indigo at ITMA 2019. The new product will be the core of Archroma's Indigo Reflection, a coloration system that behaves lik... Read more

Over 30 Québec companies participate in ITMA 2019

More than 30 companies and organisations from Québec’s textile and apparel sectors are participating ITMA 2019, the most important international exhibition for technological innovations in manufacturing that is being held in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20 to 26, 2019. This initiative, l... Read more

Taiwan presents ‘smart’ machinery at ITMA 2019

"Taiwanese textile companies Pai Lung, Logic Art, AK Dyeing, ACME, CCI Tech, Tai Ho Shing and Taiwan Giu Chun exhibited their intelligent/smart machinery and innovative solutions for the textile industry at ITMA 2019. With the support of TAITRA, these companies showcased Taiwanese cutting-edge techn... Read more

Mayer & Cie. exhibits weft knit machine study at ITMA 2019

"Mayer & Cie. (MCT) is exhibiting weft knitting machine study at this year’s ITMA exhibition. The study will demonstrate a new technique of manufacturing textile fabrics. The long-established German firm is taking a fresh look at a proven procedure, weft knitting, and combining it with cir... Read more

Fong launches new dyeing systems

Fong’s has developed a new central control system called SmartCentre which can organise all the tasks within a dyeing factory and generates necessary reports upon request. It receives order information from the ERP system and arranges production schedules on the dyeing machines automatically. ... Read more

Datacolor® collaborates with Adobe to launch new innovative solution for textile industry

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management technology has collaborated with Adobe to launch a set of innovative tools to help streamline the process of digitally designing prints for fabrics. The collaboration pairs Datacolor’s professional color lookup tool, ColorReaderPRO, with Adob... Read more

Uster launches five value modules for Quality Management Platform at ITMA

ITMA 2019 saw the launch of five ‘Value Modules’ for Uster® Quality Expert from Uster Technologies. These modules give spinners an objective and accurate view of the entire spinning process, leading to higher yields and consistent quality: ‘Managing a textile mill with quality ... Read more

Lectra redefines 3D virtual prototyping with Modaris® V8R2

"Lectra has launched Modaris® V8R2, the latest version of its patternmaking, grading and prototyping 2D/3D solution. The new version of Modaris, the most widely used modeling solution by leading brands in fashion and apparel, offers greater speed, efficiency and precision in product development.... Read more

Karl Mayer happy with visitor turnout at ITMA-2019

"Karl Mayer’s diverse exhibition area at ITMA 2019 soon became the industry’s favourite meeting point as nearly 1,000 visitors visited the company’s stand during the first four days of the exhibition. International visitors were impressed by the modern design of the stand and by th... Read more

Saurer launches intelligent embroidery solution at ITMA 2019

"Saurer launched its intelligent embroidery solution at ITMA 2019. The Epoca 7 shuttle embroidery machine features enhanced automation technology and a new application device. It also incorporates modernised CAD/CAM design software and a new mill management system."   Saurer launched its inte... Read more

Jeanologia unveils new sourcing model for apparel production

Jeanologia has unveiled a new sourcing model designed to streamline apparel production from fabric to garment finishing. The technology has the potential to dehydrate and detoxify the world’s most consumed product—jeans—within the next five years. The model is the first complete p... Read more

Saurer launches Autoairo air-spinning machine at ITMA 2019

The Autoairo air-spinning machine, which the innovation pioneer Saurer launched at ITMA 2019, defines new benchmarks in productivity, efficiency and especially automation in the lucrative air-spinning market. The interest from visitors and the spinning industry in general has been overwhelming. The... Read more

Savio offers innovative Industry 4.0 solutions at ITMA 2019

"Savio, the leading supplier of winding, twisting and rotor spinning machines, with manufacturing plants spanning over Italy, China, India and Czech Republic, is exhibiting innovative, highly automated, energy saving Industry 4.0 solutions in all displayed machines at ITMA 2019. These solutions incl... Read more

Dornier launches rapier weaving machine P2

"Lindauer Dornier GmbH has launched the standard variant of its rapier weaving machine P2 at ITMA 2019. More flexible, faster and more efficient than P1, The P2 is the result of almost seven decades of expertise in developing and building rapier weaving machines. With its improved shed geometry and ... Read more

Uster launches Quality Management Platform at ITMA

"Five ‘Value Modules’ of Uster QUALITY EXPERT has been launched at ongoing ITMA, after being successfully tested by customers around the globe. These modules will give spinners an objective and accurate view of the entire spinning process, leading to higher yields and consistent quality:... Read more

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... Read more

ITMA: Uster launches fabric inspection Q-BAR 2 and FABRIQ EXPERT

"Uster quality systems which include fabric inspection, launched Uster Q-BAR 2 and Uster FABRIQ EXPERT at ITMA 2019. Uster Q-BAR 2 and Uster FABRIQ EXPERT aim to support textile mills in guaranteeing delivery of desired roll quality, using the best technology available for monitoring and improving p... Read more

Marzoli offers intelligent spinning systems at ITMA 2019

"Marzoli, a Camozzi Group company is offering intelligent spinning systems at ITMA.2019. The company has developed MRM (Marzoli Remote Maintenance In collaboration with Camozzi Digital. This is the first patented software platform in the world that analyses the big data of machinery processes detect... Read more

ITA graduate bags ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award

Mathias Zidda, a master graduate of Institutfür Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), won the ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award for his 3D braiding machine, which was rebuilt according to the Industry 4.0 standard. During his master thesis Development of a gear-driven 3D ... Read more

Italy dominates at ITMA 2019 with 360 exhibitors

ITMA 2019, which opened its gates on June 20, 2019 in Barcelona, willprovide a first-hand look at the technology proposals of roughly 360 Italian machinery manufacturers. Italian exhibitors will occupynearly 30,000 sq. metersof the total space at the exhibition. Alessandro Zucchi, President of ACIM... Read more

Two ACIMIT manufacturers awarded Green Label Award at ITMA 2019

Two ACIMIT associated textile machinery manufacturers, Loptex and Tonello, were awarded the Italian Green Label Award at the press conference held by ACIMIT and the Italian Trade Agency at ITMA Barcelona, The commitment of textile machinery manufacturers in researching and developing technology sol... Read more

Saurer increases product offerings at ITMA 2019

"Saurer has increased its product offerings at ITMA 2019. The company is offering all its staple fibre spinning solutions at the exhibition. Its mill monitoring system can be linked within a given system which saves on labour and makes the production processes more efficient and less wasteful, with ... Read more

ITMA 2019: Sustainable trends and demand in focus at Tex Summit Global

"On the first day at ITMA 2019, China Textile Magazine organized the Tex Summit Global-a conference on the sustainable trends and demand in the textile industry with a focus on Chinese textile industry and Shaoxing district where largest concentration of textile manufacturing and dyeing finishing un... Read more

Durst launches fifth generation Alpha textiles printers

Durst launched the fifth generation of its Alpha family of textiles printers at ITMA 2019. These printers feature Durst’s Super Multi pass technology which the manufacturer claims will provide 30 per cent better performance than comparable systems. The new technology is based around enhancemen... Read more

A new sourcing model by Jeanologia at ITMA 2019

Jeanologia, the Spanish company leader in developing eco-efficient technology, will present the sourcing model of the future at ITMA 2019. This innovative production process marks the beginning of a new era in the textile industry. This operational model delivers five fundamental benefits to the te... Read more

Beaulieu displays sustainable fibres and yarns at ITMA 2019

"Global raw materials’ provider based in Belgium, Beaulieu, is displaying an inspiring range of fibres, yarns and technical textiles at ITMA 2019. The range is extremely flexible and can replicate any type of staple fibre spinning technology, using different type of polymers and additives... Read more

Shima features a comprehensive range of products at ITMA 2019

"Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, featured a comprehensive line-up of its products, including new Whole garment knitting machines, computerised flat knitting machines, and computer graphic design systems, as well as various digital solutions ITMA 2019."   Leadin... Read more

Mimaki Hybrid printer emphasises accessibility oftextile printing

"Mimaki Engineering, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, launched the first global technology demonstration of a brand-new hybrid digital textile printer from the TX300P series at ITMA 2019 . Uniquely featuring both direct-to-textile and direct-to-transfer print capabiliti... Read more

VDMA goes digital with Industrie 4.0 at ITMA 2019

"At the first at press conference at ITMA, spokespersons of twelve renowned VDMA member companies showed cased the impact of Industry 4.0 solutions on the textile process chain. The prominent companies that participated included Brückner, KM.ON from Karl Mayer, Mayer & Cie, Oerlikon, Monfor... Read more

Kornit Konnect’s new software at ITMA 2019 maximises productivity

"Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, launched Kornit Konnect –a new cloud-based, mobile workflow software platform at ITMA 2019. The software enables businesses to maximise productivity of their digital printing solutions. This is the first phase i... Read more

“Denims can be sustainable and beautiful”

“ We made it happen,for the first time, that denims can be sustainable as well as beautiful looking product,” said Alberto Candiani, Owner, Candiani-Denim, winner of ITMA Sustainability Innovation award” in an exclusive conversation with Sanjay Chawla, Global Convener, Fashionating... Read more

EFI Reggiani showcases advanced textile solutions at ITMA 2019

"EFI is showcasing advanced textile solutions at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. This includes the EFI Reggiani BOLT single-pass inkjet printer. This 1.8-meter (71-inch) wide printer is designed to give textile manufacturers high uptime and reliability, high performance throughout and unparalleled pr... Read more

Normalisation, not a boom expected after ITMA

"It has been a difficult year, demand of new machines is low, will see whether ITMA has an impact,” said Dr Norbert Klapper, CEO Rieter, in the first press conference of ITMA 2019 here in Barcelona on June 20. He further added, “The year saw worsening and uncertain business environment i... Read more

Candiani SpA wins ITMA 2019 sustainable innovation award

"The ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award is one of the components of ITMA Innovation Lab which brands a series of activities promoting research and innovation" One of Europe’s largest denim producer, Candiani SpA has bagged the ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award for its innovative product, Candi... Read more

ITMA 2019 sets new record with 1,717 exhibitors from 45 countries

ITMA 2019, currently being held in Barcelona, has set a new record with its number of exhibitors totaling 1,717 from 45 countries. The exhibits are being showcased over 114,500 square meters of net exhibit space, a 9 per cent increase over the previous edition in 2015. The exhibition occupies all n... Read more

Kornit Digital launches sustainable solutions for industrial digital textile printing at ITMA 2…

Kornit Digital, a leader in digital textile printing technology, has launched a range of industrial digital textile printing solutions at ITMA 2019. These solutions enable unlimited design creativity, faster turnaround times and sustainable production. The first of these solutions, the Kornit Pres... Read more

Planet Textiles Summit to provide a blueprint for change in denim production

Global denim leaders, brands, retailers and alike will gather at the Planet Textiles Summit on Sustainability that will be held on June 22, 2019 at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The key point of discussions will include how the denim manufacturing industry should make jeans by 2025? And what brea... Read more

Karl Mayer launches new dyeing technology at ITMA 2019

Karl Mayer launched Greendye, an innovative technology for producing denim fabrics with minimised ecological footprint at ITMA 2019 This nitrogen-based technology ensures less environmental impact and more efficiency during indigo dyeing. With its high concentration in the dye bath and under nitrog... Read more

OVJA 1.1 EETT jacquard machine by Mayer & Cie debuts at ITMA Barcelona 2019

"Mayer & Cie will launch the OVJA 1.1 EETT jacquard machine at ITMA Barcelona 2019. The machine has been developed especially for the manufacture of shoe uppers for sports and leisure footwear. The OVJA 1.1 EETT is available with double electronics and double transfer technology, which is reflec... Read more

Mayer & Cie to launch new machine at ITMA Barcelona 2019

"Mayer & Cie. will showcase a mesh and body mapping specialist machine- electronic single jersey machine MJ 3.2 E at this year’s ITMA in Barcelona. Specially developed for sporting use, this machine is the cornerstone of the manufacturer’s trade fair concept and its slogan “Sta... Read more

Jeanologia to launch new production model at ITMA 2019

"Jeanologia, the Spanish company involved in developing sustainable and efficient technology, will present a new production model based on digitalisation and sustainability that reduces times and simplifies processes, reinventing the way of producing jeans."   Jeanologia, the Spanish company ... Read more

ColorJet strikes Platinum Sponsorship deal with ITMA 2019

ColorJet is the first Indian digital textile printing company to strike a platinum sponsorship deal at ITMA 2019. The brand will have a stand at Hall-3, Booth No-B102. This partnership is aligned with its aspiration of becoming a global digital textile printing brand and showcasing efficient Indian ... Read more

Mimaki Engineering to showcase digital print technologies at ITMA 2019

Mimaki Engineering, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, will showcase its broad portfolio of cutting-edge digital print technologies at ITMA 2019. This will include the first global showcase of its new hybrid digital textile printer featuring both direct-to-textile and dir... Read more

Kornit Digital to launch Kornit Presto System at ITMA 2019

"Kornit Digital, global market leader in digital textile printing innovation, will commercially launch the new Kornit Presto, the only industrial single-step solution for direct-to-fabric printing at ITMA 2019. The Kornit Presto solution eliminates the need for pre and post treatment of fabric and a... Read more

Imogo to launch its new Dye-Max spray dyeing technology at ITMA 2019

Imogo, a Swedish company involved in textile processing technology will launch its new Dye-Max spray dyeing technology at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona. While still at the prototype stage, and with a first full-scale line currently under construction and due to be demonstrated this Autumn before delivery,... Read more

Lindauer Dornier to launch a new customer portal at ITMA 2019

Lindauer Dornier will launch a new customer portal at ITMA 2019. Based on state-of-the-art database technology, this portal will provide an online shop with permanent availability for original parts for all product lines. In future, it will also include remote maintenance and networking of weaving m... Read more

Superba to introduce MCD/3 space dyeing machine at ITMA 2019

Superba, a Vandewiele company, will introduce the latest version of its MCD/3 space dyeing machine for carpets at ITMA 2019 along with further new developments in heat-setting, texturizing and winding technologies. The latest MCD/3 space dyeing machine is capable of handling a layer of 72 ends with... Read more

Monforts to launch CYD multi-colour yarn dyeing system at ITMA 2019

Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will launch a revolutionary new system for yarn dyeing based on the proven Econtrol® dyeing system for fabrics at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20-26, 2019. This latest CYD denim processing technology integrates new functions and processes i... Read more

Uster Technologies to launch the Management Platform™ at ITMA 2019

"Uster Technologies will launch the Management Platform™ at ITMA 2019. The Management Platform™, collects and evaluates information from different production stages and expands its insightful analytics with valuable intelligence as each additional instrument is connected. The entire proc... Read more

STOLL to showcase latest innovations at ITMA Barcelona 2019

H. Stoll AG & Co. KG will present its latest innovations and developments within the fields of fashion, technology, technical textiles and knit wear at ITMA Barcelona 2019. The company will showcase its new knitelligence® machine generation at the event. Furthermore it will showcase a produc... Read more

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 va... Read more

Archroma to launch five innovations and 24 system solutions at ITMA Barcelona 2019

Archroma will launch five innovations and 24 system solutions at ITMA Barcelona 2019. These solutions will help textile manufacturers to optimise productivity and create value in their markets. The company will hold “Innovation & Solutions Sessions” at its booth to launch these. The... Read more

Truetzschler offers new spinning, nonwoven and man-made fibers solutions

"Truetzschler Group will present intelligent machine technologies, digital solutions and installations for sustainable nonwovens at ITMA Barcelona 2019. The group will launch a carding technology- the new intelligent card TC 19i which automatically and continuously optimises the carding gap setting ... Read more

Colorjet to launch new digital textile printer at ITMA 2019

"ColorJet printers have 45 per cent more production speeds than the nearest competition. They consume 47 per cent less space and 42 per cent less power as compared to other machines. Additionally, other digital textile printers consume 51 times more water as compared to ColorJet printers, making it ... Read more

ITMA to host a special denim event

There will be a special session on denim production at Planet Textiles on June 22, at Itma, Barcelona. Discussion n key changes on jeans production and some of the predicted changes in denim production from how its sourced in future will be highlighted. A proposal to develop a blueprint for real cha... Read more

Picanol to present new machines at ITMA

Picanol has nearly 40 years of experience in airjet weaving. The brand new OmniPlus-i represents a new benchmark in airjet weaving. The OmniPlus-i features a redesigned reed motion, optimized relay nozzle set up and can be combined with SmartShed, the full electronic controlled shedding motion. Pic... Read more

Over 30 Quebec companies to participate in a special mission at ITMA 2019

A special mission to ITMA 2019 will include over 30 companies and organisations from Québec’s textile and apparel sectors. The exhibition, being held from June 20 to 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, is the most important international exhibition for technological innovations in manufacturi... Read more

Swedish textile machinery keeps getting better

Swedish textile machinery manufacturers focus on customer service, aligned with the drive to constantly innovate. They are doing well in major markets such as Europe, China, India and the US. They are displaying an even higher degree of real time monitoring of processes, automation, flexible customi... Read more

SPG Prints to display at ITMA in Barcelona

SPG Prints will have a stand at Itma, Spain, June 20 to 26, 2019. For printing companies who are ready to embark on a digital textile printing journey, a visit to Itma will definitely be worthwhile. In terms of conventional printing systems, SPG Prints will take the opportunity to showcase its lates... Read more

Monforts Textilmaschinen to display new innovations at ITMA 2019

Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will demonstrate a range of new innovations in Industry 4.0 techniques at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, from June 20-26, 2019. These innovations will include ‘digital twin’ capability, which is now being made available for all Monforts machine ... Read more

Over 280 exhibitors showcase textile technologies at ZhejiangTex 2019

Over 280 exhibitors are showcasing their textile technologies at the 20th ZheJiang International Trade Fair For Textile and Garment Industry (ZhejiangTex 2019) being held at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang, China. The show, under the theme of “Smart Textile and Garment Technology - S... Read more

Truetzschler opens new customer and technology centre

Textile machinery manufacturer Truetzschler recently opened a new customer and technology centre for nonwovens in Egelsbach near Frankfurt am Main to push technological innovation in nonwovens products and related manufacturing processes. The technology centre presents two complete production lines:... Read more

Devan launches two new technologies at the Techtexil Show

Textile innovator Devan Chemicals launched two new technologies at the Techtextil show in Frankfurt. These are: Bio-flam, a bio-based flame retardant product and Odour Breakdown, a wash durable, non-biocidal odour control solution. Bio-based FR treatments, like Bio-flam, are made from renewable, ve... Read more

ISKO to showcase new innovations at Performance Days

Denim brand ISKO will showcase its latest performance-wear innovation ISKO ArquasTM and, for the first time, ISKO VitalTM at this year’s fair for high performance functional fabrics and accessories –Performance Days. These two platforms cover a broad range of technical and style applicat... Read more

ACIMIT order index drops by 3 per cent

The order index for Italian textile machinery carried out by ACIMIT for January-March 2019 period dropped by 3 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year. Italian textile machinery manufacturers recorded declining orders on foreign markets, where orders fell by 11 per cent. This slowd... Read more

Unitech to showcase finely designed rings at upcoming ITMA

Unitech Texmech is a market leader in spinning rings. Unitech rings are finely designed products designed to spin yarn from any kind of fibers like cotton, polyester, acrylic, wool, flex, blends, etc. Unitech offers a wide range of rings to cater to the varied needs of the industry and offer a lifet... Read more

Lectra holds consumer behavior event

Lectra cemented its position as a fashion industry opinion maker by leading a discussion on new consumer behavior at a fashion event in France, April 10 to 11, 2019. More than 75 industry insiders and market experts from 14 countries convened for two days to examine how the digital age is bringing a... Read more

New raschel machine from Karl Mayer

The RACOP 2-NW is Karl Mayer’s new raschel machine for nonwoven bonding. This efficient nonwoven machine processes fibrous webs to stitch-bonded nonwovens, and scores points by technological advantages. Unlike their chemically bonded counterparts, these nonwovens are elastic, voluminous and, t... Read more

Baldwin introduces new fabric finisher

Texcoat G4 is Baldwin Technology’s new precision application system for fabric finishing. This confers major benefits in terms of resource efficiency and sustainable production. The system enables a continuously high quality and productive textile finishing process with zero chemistry waste an... Read more

ITMA holds denim event

Itema Italy hosted a Denim Day. The day was dedicated to trends and challenges throughout the denim sector, with a special focus on how to meet sustainable perspectives by presenting and introducing new business models and innovations. The event provided an unique opportunity to share ideas, experie... Read more

Zhejiang Tex in Yiwu this May

Zhejiang Tex will be held in China from May 16 to 18, 2019. This is a textile and garment trade fair. More than 300 exhibitors will showcase a range of digital textile machines, helping enterprises to grow their businesses. Three thematic zones will be featured at Zhejiang Tex, knitting and hosiery ... Read more

Stitch & Tex Expo 2020 Africa to host two shows in March 2020

Africa’s ultimate textile technologies trade fair Stitch & Tex Expo – Afro Edition will organise two consecutive trade fairs in March next year. The first trade fair is dedicated to garment processing technologies including sewing, embroidery, fabrics and their accessories, while the... Read more

Shima Seiki offers enhanced capabilities with new flat knitting machines

Shima Seiki’s new SVR123SP flat knitting machine has an extra loop presser bed, capable of inlay technique used to produce hybrid knit¬weave patterns suited to technical textile production. Even materials that could not be knit before such as metallic and monofilament yarns can now be knit... Read more

Karl Mayer to showcase warp-knitted textiles at Techtextil 2019

Karl Mayer will showcase warp-knitted textiles at Techtextil 2019 in Frankfurt. The brand will showcase products with integrated electrical conductivity and shaping characteristics from the new Textile Makerspace platform, an extremely efficient textile solution for protecting buildings, and a compl... Read more

Stitch & Tex Expo - Afro Edition to organise two consecutive trade fairs

Stitch &Tex Expo - Afro Edition will feature the new concept of organising two consecutive trade fairs. The first trade fair is dedicated to garment processing technologies including sewing, embroidery, fabrics and their accessories; while the second is dedicated to textile processing technologi... Read more

Montex stenters makes a mark in technical textiles segment

Montex stenters have earned their leading position in the technical textiles market due to their overall robustness, reliability and economy. Technical textiles are a key pillar of Montex’s production program. Polyester warp knits, as well as woven materials, are also continuously pre-treated ... Read more

Benninger to present latest developments at ITMA

At this year's ITMA in Barcelona, Benninger will present its latest developments including the Benninger-Küsters CPB dyeing centre for knitwear and woven fabrics - the only salt-free cold dyeing process; the Tempacta washing steamer for knitted fabrics with freshwater supply that is controlled ... Read more

Revolutionising fashion with biotechnology

"Biofabrication is changing the way clothes are made with four companies leading the revolution. At the helm of is AMSilk which uses genetically engineered bacteria to get around that problem. The company recently launched its first product made with spider silk — a luxury watch strap. It is w... Read more

Barcelona gears up to host Itma in June

Next edition of Itma will be held in Barcelona, Spain from June 20 to 26, 2019. The event will showcase fibers, yarns and fabrics as well as the latest technologies for the entire textile and garment manufacturing value chain. The largest number of exhibitors are from Europe, with CEMATEX countries ... Read more

ITMA 2019 Exhibitor Preview: XORELLA

SCHWÄBISCH HALL, Germany — March 11, 2019 — XORELLA has been a leading-edge manufacturer of equipment for conditioning and heat setting of textiles ever since the company was founded more than 50 years ago. The machines are renowned for their technology, operating efficiency and rel... Read more

Circular knitting machines: Most ideal to make shoe uppers

Compared to warp knitting machines, circular knitting machines create shoe upper material that offers better breathability, more design possibilities and less waste. Even when used for more casual physical activity, athletic shoes must be designed in a way that keeps feet cool and dry. Because of th... Read more

Zünd cutting solutions at Sign & Digital UK

Zünd UK returns to Sign & Digital UK with a showcase of its precision cutting systems. © Zünd UK Zünd UK will once again return to Sign & Digital UK from 2-4 April in Birmingham with a showcase of its precision cutting solutions. Built in Switzerland, every Zünd c... Read more

The growth of the Digital Textile Print Bureau

Debbie McKeegan discusses how digital textile printing, web to print software and vibrant ecommerce platforms have contributed in the growth of the Digital Textile Print Bureau across most textile applications. No single shift in the Textile Business Model can have had more impact than the logari... Read more

Three-day Textile, Garments Exhibition IGATEX Pakistan Successfully Concludes--Attracts Over 15…

Attracting over 15,000 quality trade visitors and closing billions of rupees deals of the most modern technology and machinery, three-day textile and garments exhibition IGATEX Pakistan successfully ended on Thursday at Expo Centre Karachi.More than 500 companies from 37 countries participated and r... Read more

Success Story: Ring spinning system G 32 – the first choice for mixed yarn production

Rieter’s customer Sharmanji Yarns has been faced by a high demand for their well-known polyester/cotton yarn. To increase their production the company has decided to invest in a ring spinning system G 32. The customer profits from this new investment with higher returns in terms of overall pro... Read more

India’s Textile Machinery Imports In Q2 Surpasses Records

India imports printing machinery, including digital printing, the most from the world and China is the top sourcing market for the commodity. India’s textile machinery imports have witnessed a skyrocketing growth in the Q2 of this fiscal year. The imports totalled to US$ 1164.99 million wit... Read more


The orders index for textile machinery for the period ranging from October to December 2018, as compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, fell compared to the same period for 2017. The index value stood at 101.9 points (basis: 2015 =100). Orders gathered by Ita... Read more

KARL MAYER:A new machine is shaping the standard sector

The new TM WEFT for the standard segment is complementing the WEFTTRONIC® II HKS for the premium segment KARL MAYER is transferring its successful two product line strategy to its Technical Textiles Business Unit and is supplementing its premium weft-insertion machine with a standard model. In ... Read more