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‘Indian exhibitors looking to meet Chinese customers’: N Ravindranathan, Texprocil

"Demand for Indian yarn in China has been growing substantially from last October. However, there continues to be pressure on prices. “In short-term, we expect the market to consolidate with an increase in business between suppliers of consistent quality and direct manufacturers in China. In l... Read more

Indian cotton yarn exporters hoping for demand revival

"Indian exporters are hoping for a revival in cotton yarn exports as Chinese cotton auction started at a 25 per cent premium over the prevailing fibre rate in India. Despite robust demand from Bangladesh, overall cotton yarn exports remained under pressure during the current financial year due to sl... Read more

‘This Yarn Expo will see a shift towards sellers’ -- Sanjay K Jain

"Cotton and yarn prices have been upbeat in the last three months. China however hasn’t participated in this rally much – typically Yarn Expo is a time for bulk buying as both buyers and sellers meet physically. “For last couple of years, it’s been a buyers’ market, how... Read more

‘TPP could have been disastrous to textiles’: Anil Tibrewal

"Cotton has predominantly been a volatile commodity and depends on many natural factors. It does impact on imports of yarn in China, yet niche buyers are always on buying table for good quality yarns and here Indorama has been having edge. Chinese knitting companies are large in size and look for bi... Read more

‘China plays a major role in global cotton market’: Peter Dong, Birla Jingwei Fibres

"Chinese market for yarn imports has seen a major shift due to two factors. One, lowering of price difference between international and domestic cotton this has made yarn imports less attractive. Further expansion of Xinjiang spinning capacity has made local yarn prices even more competitive due to ... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017 starts tomorrow, to host over 390 exhibitors

"Shanghai is ready to host the 2017 edition of Yarn Expo Spring from tomorrow. Expanding by nearly 20 per cent this year, the fair will occupy the entire hall 5.1 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) to host over 390 suppliers from 12 countries and regions including China, Hon... Read more

India’s cotton yarn exports may rise this year

India’s cotton yarn output may decline five to seven per cent for the financial year 2016-17. Sluggish demand is partly due to the substitution taking place from manmade fibers. However, yarn demand from overseas buyers has revived in the last few weeks. It was sluggish so far since importers ... Read more

Yarn Expo to begin on March 15 in Shanghai

Yarn Expo will be held in China from March 15 to 17, 2017. It will showcase some of the world’s highest quality yarn and fiber products, such as natural and blended yarns, including cotton, wool, flax/regenerated flax, silk, and man-made fibers and yarns as well as specialty products including... Read more

Yarn Expo Spring 2017: 360 exhibitors from across the globe to showcase

"China has been playing an increasingly important role in the global yarn and fibre industry, not only as a strong buyer but also as a high-quality supplier that is looking to exports. As a result, a significantly higher number of Chinese exhibitors will feature at next month’s Yarn Expo Sprin... Read more

Spring edition of Yarn Expo from March 15 to 17

The 2017 spring edition of Yarn Expo will be held from March 15 to 17 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Over years, the Expo has increased in stature in the global yarn and fibre market and is expected to feature more exhibitors in its next edition. Its scale is expected... Read more

Shima Seiki latest whole garment machines offer flexibility

Shima Seiki’s Mach 2 S whole garment knitting machine offers the flexibility of producing whole garment knitwear using every other needle as well as conventional shaped knitwear using all needles. This feature helps users invest in their technology wisely. The latest version of Shima Seiki&rs... Read more

3rd ITMACH India 2019 to feature more exhibitors, latest technologies

More exhibitors, latest technologies, knowledge sharing sessions, larger area, global visitors will mark the third edition of ITMACH India 2019, from December 5-8, 2019. The third edition of ITMACH India will be held from December 5-8, 2019, in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, an most important hub for textile... Read more

Digital textile printing saves 40 billion liters of water in 2018

Digital textile printing saved over 40 billion liters of water worldwide in 2018. It offered g an efficient solution compared to traditional water usage for rotary screen printing which is in the region of 50-60 liters of water per meter. Digital textile printing uses smaller quantities of color, ty... Read more

ITMA 2019 FORUMS draw strong industry support

The world’s leading textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA 2019, will be complemented by several key forums when it is held in Barcelona in June, two of which are the ITMA-EDANA Nonwovens Forum and Textile Colourant and Chemical Leaders Forum. Nonwovens, and chemical and colourant fo... Read more

KARL MAYER’s new warp knitting machine TM WEFT launched in China

KARL MAYER has developed a new warp knitting machine with the weft insertion, the TM WEFT, and has successfully launched it at an in-house show held at its Chinese subsidiary in Changzhou. Representatives from more than 10 companies came every day during January 15-18 to attend the machine presentat... Read more

Kornit Digital Expands Partnership with Delta Apparel

ROSH-HA`AYIN, Israel, Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kornit Digital Ltd. (NASDAQ: KRNT), a company that develops, designs and markets innovative digital printing solutions for the global printed textile industry, today announced it has received an order from DTG2Go, a Delta Apparel, Inc (NYSE Ame... Read more

SVS starts high-capacity Brückner coating line

Gopinath Bala, CEO and Technical Director, SAF, and Regina Brückner, CEO, Brückner. © Brückner Textile Technologies A state of the art Brückner multi-purpose coating line for technical textiles has been successfully commissioned and is operating since the beginning of 2018 ... Read more

Monforts cuts processing time with latest mahines

Monforts is advancing in the field of Industry 4.0 and automation, with its latest Qualitex 800 control system and the Web-UI app for remote visualisation of Monforts technologies via smart phones and tablet devices. The new Monforts Thermex Econtrol continuous dyeing line considerably shortens proc... Read more

Rieter’s orders down 17 per cent in 2018

In 2018 Rieter’s orders were down 17 per cent compared to previous year while sales were up 11 per cent. Rieter achieved higher sales thanks to organic growth in the Business Group Machines and Systems. In addition, the acquisition of SSM Textile Machinery in the Business Group Components supp... Read more

Italian textile machinery:
 fourth quarter orders drop

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 I... Read more

Sourcing at Magic focuses on water conservation, tariffs, and trade

The trials and changes presently facing supply chains may have spurred attendance at Sourcing at MAGIC in Las Vegas last week. One feature of the latest show was a virtual reality experience dubbed X-Ray Fashion. It’s a film made by an Italian director [Francesco Carrozzini] that takes you int... Read more

Spain to host ITMA in June

Itma will be held in Spain from June 20 to 26, 2019. This is a leading textile and garment technology exhibition. The exhibition will feature over 1,600 exhibitors who will showcase their latest technologies and sustainable solutions for the entire textile and garment manufacturing value chain as we... Read more

GMMSA Ludhiana reflected optimism among exhibitors, visitors

Garment Machinery Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (GMMSA) was held in Ludhiana from January 25 to 28, 2019. This is a show dedicated to knitting and sewing technology. It had a good number of players displaying value addition machinery, be it embroidery, printing or laser cutting. Many Chine... Read more

Why global brands are racing towards 3D knitting solution

With the potential to automate production, reduce labor and inventory costs, and localize production, 3D knitting is changing the way shoes are made. In recent years, consumer preferences have quickly swayed towards knitted shoe uppers due to two different, yet related phenomena. First, as environm... Read more

Fespa promises possibilities in Bangkok, Munich and Guangzhou for 2019

Asia Print Expo is the destination in February for promises to be the region's leading exhibition for screen, textile and digital wide-format print, from 21 to 23 February 2019 at the BITEC exhibition centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Over the course of three days, Asia Print Expo 2019 will provide prin... Read more

Digital technology adoption in textile printing accelerates as brands demand greater flexibilit…

One of the most talked about growth areas in the speciality print sector in recent years has undoubtedly been textile printing. Sean Holt discusses how digital technology in textile printing is enabling even more agile production models Reflecting on 2018, it’s not hard to see why – bot... Read more

Digital textile printing market continues to grow

The textile industry has taken an immense leap in the digital printing sector. One of the utmost promising developments in the textile industry is digital fabric printing. It has unlocked the doors for numerous prospects to enhance the quality and sustain the growing demands of textile printing. Wor... Read more

Picanol To Participate In Techtextil 2019 In Raleigh, N.C.

YPRES, Belgium — January 29, 2019 — Techtextil 2019 will take place February 26-28, 2019, in Raleigh, N.C., and Picanol will be present with an information booth — Booth 1636. The history of Picanol is clearly intertwined with that of the American textile industry. Picanol set up ... Read more

Rieter 2018 sales climb 11% to CHF 1,075 million

During fiscal 2018, total sales of Rieter, a textile machinery company, were CHF 1,075.2 million, 11 per cent higher than CHF 965.6 million in the last fiscal. The company's net liquidity also increased to CHF 150.3 million over CHF 130.5 million in fiscal 2017. However, the order intake was down 17... Read more

Rieter completes acquisition of 25% stake in Electro-Jet S.L.

The Rieter Group completed the acquisition of a 25% stake in Electro-Jet S.L. on December 14, upon approval by the Spanish antitrust authority. On July 18 last, Rieter signed a contract to acquire 25% of Electro-Jet S.L., thus strengthening the ring spinning system. The company, based in Gurb (Spai... Read more

Kornit offers modular and future ready garment printing machine

Kornit has introduced the Atlas a digital textile printing machine which can typically deliver 3,50,000 impressions a year and is suitable for highly productive garment decorators, mid to large size screen printers and other businesses looking to innovate. The press comes with new recirculating pri... Read more

Shima Seiki to show new textile machinery at ISPO Munich

Shima Seiki together with its Italian subsidiary, Shima Seiki Italia, will participate at ISPO Munich 2019, in hall b4, booth BN05. The world’s largest trade fair for sports equipment and fashion will be held from February 3-6, 2019. Shima Seiki, based in Wakayama, Japan, is a leading manufa... Read more

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

Digital Printing Is All the Rage at ISS

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Customization is on the rise. That was the message at the Imprinted Sportswear Show, where exhibits pointed to the trend where consumers increasingly seek to shape the cuts and styles of their clothes. The annual Southern California show, which ran Jan. 18–20 at the ... Read more

Mimaki to introduce new dye sublimation printer at CPrint

Mimaki will introduce its latest dye sublimation printer, Mimaki TS55-1800, at the Salon C!Print show in Lyon to be held from February 5-7, 2019. TS55-1800 is ideal for interior fabrics, sports and fashion apparel, flags and tapestries. Offering continuous operation, this printer is designed for use... Read more

Roland DG Launches Its First Direct-to-Garment Printer

Roland DG Corporation launched the VersaSTUDIO BT-12 desktop direct-to-garment printer for printing directly on cotton-based products. Built for on-demand personalization, the BT-12, which will be available from April 2019, is ideal for businesses looking for new revenue opportunities by offering an... Read more

Alvanon Takes 3D Design to Next Level with New Digital Body Platform

The Alvanon Body Platform (ABP) is a cloud database of over 6,000 virtual bodies designed for hundreds of fashion and retail brands globally. These bodies will be easily accessible by brands and their authorized vendors for a seamless transition into the digital supply chain NEW YORK – Januar... Read more

Fashion industry yet to realise the potential of 3D printing

The fashion industry is yet to completely realise the potential of 3D printing technology. This lag is due to the fact that synthetic materials commercially available for 3D printing like polylactic acid are not flexible and comfortable enough to be used as textiles or in garments. They print as sol... Read more

Increasing textile machinery cost a hurdle for newcomers

Moreover, those who want to set-up new units with latest technology would have to import machineries from countries like China, Germany and other countries which is much more costlier than traditional or obsolete machineries. With textile machineries and equipment becoming expensive, coupled with o... Read more

Technology drives the industry forward!

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019. Where does the industry stand? “Sustainability and the production of sustainable products are topics which become more important”, said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fa... Read more

Karl Mayer unveils warp knitting machine at China event

Karl Mayer unveiled its new warp knitting machine with weft insertion at a well-attended in-house event which was held at its Chinese subsidiary in Changzhou, China, from January 15-18, 2019. Karl Mayer is a leading manufacturer of textile machinery for automotive, apparel, home, sports, and technic... Read more

Shima Seiki Italia to showcase state-of-the-art knitting solutions at Italy event

Shima Seiki Italia S.p.A, Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki Mfg Ltd, will be exhibiting at the 84th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy. It will be showcasing hardware and software solutions for design, manufa... Read more

Shima Seiki to participate in Pitti Immagine Filati expo

Shima Seiki Italia S.p.A., Italian subsidiary of leading Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, is set to exhibit at the 84th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy, in booth C18/19. The international event for the knitting yarn industry will be ... Read more

Sensient Imaging launches digital dye sublimation inks

Sensient Imaging Technologies, a subsidiary of Sensient Technologies Corporation, has launched a new range of high performance digital dye sublimation inks for low-viscosity Epson printheads, ElvaJet Opal SB inks. Sensient Imaging Technologies is a leading supplier of inkjet inks for digital textile... Read more

Durst Strengthens Large Format Printing Division With New Dual Leadership And Central Managemen…

BRIXEN, Italy – January 15, 2019 – Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, is expanding its high-revenue Large Format Printing (LFP) segment with a new leadership. Previously, the segment was divided into the areas of web-fed printing in Brixen and f... Read more

Roland DG unveils new direct-to-garment desktop printer

Roland DG Corporation has launched a new desktop direct-to-garment printer which makes it possible to print personalised messages directly on cotton-based products. The company says the Versastudio BT-12 is designed for on-demand personalisation and could be a good option for businesses looking for... Read more

Kornit launches new Atlas direct-to-garment printer

Digital textile printing manufacturer Kornit Digital's all-new ‘super-industrial’ Kornit Atlas has been radically designed for high-volume production. The new Kornit Digital Atlas “This is a huge leap forward, not only for Kornit, but also for the direct-to-garment industry as a ... Read more

A revolution in textile printing

When the SureColor Fabric series was first launched it represented a revolution in textile printing. The equipment was designed from the ground up to provide a complete single-vendor solution with simpler operation, higher durability, and superior imaging. The F2160 is Epson’s latest generati... Read more

Truetzschler technology makes life comfortable – Gupta Spinning Mills

“Truetzschler technology has made my life more comfortable,” says Rajiv Garg, Managing Director of Gupta Spinning Mills, Panipat, India. He was referring to the transformation experienced by Gupta Spinning Mills after installing the latest technology Truetzschler machines. Gupta Spinnin... Read more

Group of 39 Brazilian textile and machinery companies participate in Colombiatex 2019

Latin America’s most important textile show, Colombiatex de las Americas, is being held from January 22 to 24. During the event, recent innovations in the Brazilian textile industry are announced through launches by 39 companies. In addition to offering apparel fabrics and inputs, companies in... Read more

JASMA registers major textile companies for JIAM 2020

The Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (JASMA), has announced that it has been accepting exhibitor applications from major textile machinery manufacturers for the Japan International Apparel Machinery (JIAM) 2020 OSAKA since May 2018. The leading textile machinery exhibition will be he... Read more

Textile show Colombiatex in Brazil this week

Colombiatex will be held in Brazil from January 22 to 24, 2019. This is Latin America’s most important textile show. In addition to offering apparel fabrics and inputs, companies introduce technological developments in machinery for faster productive processes in cutting and apparel-making, au... Read more

Monarch and BMSvision join forces to bring Industry 4.0 to the knitting industry

Monarch, one of the leading suppliers of high-end circular knitting machines and Belgium based BMSvision have entered into a co-operation agreement for the development, marketing, installation and service of a state-of-the-art Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for the circular knitting industry. ... Read more

Kornit Digital Wins Silver in Hong Kong Digital Printing Award 2018

Hong Kong Digital Printing Association recognizes color vibrancy and print quality of a neon neck pillow, made from polyester and printed on Kornit Allegro HONG KONG, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornit Digital (NASDAQ: KRNT), a global market leader in digital textile printing innovation, has anno... Read more

Sensient Inks announces new Turkish Distribution Partner

Sensient Imaging Technologies, a leading developer and manufacturer of digital inks, is delighted to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Spot Uluslararasi Tekstil for the Turkish market. Founded in 1991 and based in Istanbul, Spot Uluslararasi Tekstil will help promote Se... Read more

Italian textile machinery well represented at Colombiatex 2019

Aroud 15 Italian textile companies will participate in the upcoming edition of Colombiatex 2019 to be held in Medellin from the January 22-24, 2019. The exhibition will be jointly set up by the Italian Trade Agency and ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers. The 15 Italia... Read more

Texprocess 2019: Full range of technologies for textile processing

Automation, individualisation, customisation and sustainability. The range of technologies at the coming Texprocess is more comprehensive than ever. Four months before its start, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials is almost booked up. Trade vis... Read more

All are looking forward to ITMA 2019 to see the next level of sustainable technologies

The textile industry is an immensely global value chain that has a great impact on every country in the world either directly or indirectly. For example, solid waste problem generated mainly in the west from the ‘Fast Fashion’ trend has created a demand of establishing ‘Circular Fa... Read more

Mumbai to host textile technology show GTTES 2019

The second edition of the global textile technology and engineering show, GTTES 2019, will be held from January 18-20, 2019, in Mumbai. GTTES 2019, organised by India ITME Society, is ready to start a new successful business year with new optimism, opportunities, and prospects for the textile indust... Read more

Bangladesh biggest textile machinery market for China

Bangladesh will continue to grow as a major textile machinery market as local textile millers are expanding business riding on higher demand for garment items from international consumers, industry people said yesterday. Local fabrics makers, textile millers, spinners and garment manufacturers spen... Read more

GTTES 2019 to discuss trending industry topics, expand customer networking

"New opportunities and prospects for the textile industry will emerge as over 400 exhibitors and 48 countries participate in the 2nd edition of Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show in Mumbai from January 18 to 20, 2019. This year, GTTES has seen 26 per cent growth by attracting about 168... Read more

DTG machinery show on in Bangladesh

A textile and garment machinery exhibition (DTG) is on in Bangladesh from January 9 to 12, 2019. This is the largest textile machinery exhibition in Southeast Asia. Bangladesh has now emerged one of the potential markets for global textile and garment machinery manufacturers thanks to rising demands... Read more

Coimbatore to host machinery show Texair in August

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from August 9 to 12, 2019. This is an exhibition of textile machinery, spares and accessories. Participants are manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery and spares, ginning, spinning, weaving, processing, power looms, handlooms, knitting and garmenting, tex... Read more

Rieter: The Right Model For Everyone

Rieter is further upgrading its end spinning product range with the new ring spinning machines G37 and G38 and the new compact spinning machines K47 and K48. Rieter is the leading supplier of ring and compact spinning machines. Customers particularly appreciate the high productivity, low energy c... Read more

Mayer & Cie. adds braiding machines to product range

From January 1, 2019, Mayer & Cie. (MCT) is manufacturing braiding machines, in addition to circular knitting machines, at its Albstadt works. Mayer Braidtech, a wholly-owned company subsidiary, is responsible for sales and service of the new machines manufactured for the past 40 years by the US... Read more

FESPA Awards 2019 judges share insight into what they are looking for this year part 5

FESPA has received fantastic Award entries from our valued print community. We speak to our esteemed judges, who have given us an insight into what they are looking for in your entries. In part 5, FESPA speaks to Jacek Stencel. In the final part of our Awards series, we have spoken to Jacek who i... Read more

Mimaki Digitally Printed Design Collaborations at Heimtextil 2...

Mimaki Europe announced its collaboration with over 10 inspirational world-leading designers for Heimtextil 2019 (8-11 January 2019, Frankfurt, Germany - Stand J81, Hall 3.0). Under the theme of ‘The Fusion of Innovation and Design’ and celebrating digital print within all elements of ar... Read more

Durst forms JV with Koeing & Bauer

Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems for packaging industry. Durst will combine its e... Read more

Mimaki partners Dutch designer Tessa Koops to create new line of clothing

Mimaki has entered a partnership with Dutch retail fashion designer Tessa Koops. Koops has clothing specifically designed for Mimaki. This demonstrates the power of art in fashion and the huge impact digital print can have on creativity and personalization within the fashion design and manufacturing... Read more

EFI introduces next-gen single-pass Reggiani BOLT digital printer

The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc., made its debut at a recent open house event held at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pass printer has the potential to r... Read more

Sewing machines sees significant advancements in recent years

These advancements are focused on efficiency and precision. Apparel manufacturers are transitioning from manual sewing machines to digital sewing machines. Moreover, sewing machines have been bestowed with a plethora of new features and functionalities. They have witnessed innovations in the form o... Read more

ITEMA range of weaving machines for home textiles

In the first semester of 2018, Itema registered an unprecedented growth in its weaving machine sales, gaining market share across the globe. The second part of the year has been affected by two main factors – the trade war between the US and China and the financial issues in Turkey. Neverthele... Read more

Uncertainties send textile machinery imports down

Capital machinery import for the garment and textile industry has declined in the first quarter of the current fiscal year due to financial sectors uncertainty and liquidity crisis. According to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, in July-September period of the current fiscal year, Bangladesh’s garme... Read more

All are looking forward to ITMA 2019 to see the next level of sustainable technologies

The textile industry is an immensely global value chain that has a great impact on every country in the world either directly or indirectly. For example, solid waste problem generated mainly in the west from the ‘Fast Fashion’ trend has created a demand of establishing ‘Circular Fa... Read more

SGCCI organized SITEX opens today

The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) is organising SITEX, a textile machinery exhibition from January 04-06, 2019 at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC) at Surat, India. The exhibition will display spinning, winding, texturing, twisting and auxil... Read more

Shima’s latest solutions on show at DTG 2019

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan, is exhibiting at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates. Operating in Bangladesh since 1996, this is... Read more

Ampro invests In New High-speed Hybrid Printing Technologies

Philadelphia, PA- Digital printing was introduced to the apparel industry 10 years ago but has struggled to supplant traditional silkscreening due to the high cost, low speed, and narrow fabric options. Ampro was a beta site for one of the largest digital printing technology firms 10 years ago, and ... Read more

Kornit to launch new industrial printing solutions in 2019

Announcing the development plan for Asia in 2019, Kornit Digital has revealed its upcoming launch of a new industrial production printing solution and a new solution for dark polyester printing. Both introductions will make waves in the textile printing market and bring unprecedented opportunities... Read more

Sustainable manufacturing drives the agenda at the digital textile printing conference 3.0

FESPA’s Textile Ambassador Debbie McKeegan discusses her experience at the Digital Textile Conference 2018 in North Carolina on 5th – 6th December. The event brought together industry experts and practitioners for an inspiring conversation. The landscape of Digital printing is moving at... Read more

Digital Ink Sciences upbeat about its ‘breakthrough’ new ink formulation

Digital ink development company Digital Ink Sciences has come up with DIS-250, a new ink formulation for Direct to Garment Printers and wide format Printers. This novelty is a Mid Viscosity ink formulation that is considered a breakthrough by industry insiders. It requires lower maintenance and has... Read more

SME sector of Chinese Weaving Sector runs Airjet and Waterjet looms

Qingdao Haijia Machinery Co. Ltd.founded in 1995, is the largest research and development, manufacture, sale and service professional jet loom manufacturer of China, which produced water jet loom taking the first market share for 8 years. Now the company has two standard production bases, the total ... Read more

VDMA sums up 2018

The challenges for the textile machinery industry are manifold with a view to 2019, according to Thomas Waldmann, Managing Director of the VDMA Textile Machinery Federation. “The political and economic framework conditions have deteriorated, incoming orders in important markets are difficult t... Read more

Shima Seiki to exhibit latest solutions at DTG 2019

Leading computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit its latest solutions at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition. The exhibition will be held from January 09-12, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates. ... Read more

Braiding Machines — A New Line Of Business For Mayer & Cie.

ALBSTADT, Germany — December 18, 2018 — Mayer & Cie. (MCT) has since December had a new line of business. From January 2019, the company is manufacturing braiding machines in addition to circular knitting machines at its Albstadt works. Mayer Braidtech, a wholly owned Mayer & Cie... Read more

Durst And Koenig & Bauer Enter Joint Venture For Digital Printing Production Lines

BRIXEN, Italy — December 21, 2018 — Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems f... Read more

Mimaki Announces Digitally Printed Design Collaborations To Be Showcased At Heimtextil 2019

AMSTERDAM — December 21, 2018 — Mimaki Europe, a manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces its collaboration with over 10 inspirational world-leading designers for Heimtextil 2019 (8-11 January 2019, Frankfurt, Germany – Stand J81, Hall 3.0). Under the th... Read more

SPGPrints Ready To Showcase “All You Need In Printing” On One Of The Largest Booths Of ITMA Bar…

BOXMEER, Netherlands — December 20, 2018 — With the year 2019 — the year of ITMA Barcelona — coming closer, it’s more than time for a sneak preview of what to expect at the SPGPrints ITMA booth. At ITMA 2019, SPGPrints will showcase the latest innovations in both conven... Read more

Digistar Bellagio complements Kiian Digital to crate prints on cotton, cellulosic fibers

Kiian Digital’s reactive inks are designed for direct printing onto cotton and other cellulosic fibers. Digistar Bellagio is the natural complement of Kiian Digital’s current textile product portfolio. Digistar Bellagio was created with the synergy of highly specialized teams in digital ... Read more

Mahlo starts trade show year 2019 in Bangladesh

Mahlo, a leading German machine builder and an inventor of automatic straightening, will showcase its measurement and control solutions for textiles production at the Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery exhibition (DTG), which will take place from 9-12 January in the International Co... Read more

Itema Exhibits Best-In-Class Weaving Innovations At DTG Dhaka Int’l Textile & Garment Machi…

COLZATE, Italy and DHAKA, Bangladesh — December 20, 2018 — Itema, the leading Italian manufacturer of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at DTG Dhaka (Hall 7 / 510) from January 9th – 12th at BICC – Bangabandhu International Con... Read more

Bangladesh Remains Important For Picanol

Picanol will participate in DTG 2019. This event will take place from January 9-12, 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Picanol will be present at the booth of its agent, Spintex Technology (Booth 7-126). Bangladesh has been an important market for Picanol over the last decade. Picanol has become one of... Read more

DTG 2019 to welcome textile machinery manufacturers

35 000 visitors and more than 880 exhibitioners: the Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery exhibition (DTG) is the perfect opportunity for Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG to make its products even more known in Bangladesh. From 9 to 12 January, the German machine builder Mahlo will showcase its me... Read more

Textile machinery sector may face manifold hurdles: VDMA

The challenges for the textile machinery sector are likely to manifold in 2019, said VDMA, Germany's mechanical engineering industry association. The political and economic framework conditions have deteriorated, incoming orders in main markets are difficult to predict. Hence, markets that have so f... Read more

New curtains and sustainable terry articles——Karl Mayer

KARL MAYER sets the trend at Heimtextil, on Stand K 65 in Hall 3.0 at Messe Frankfurt and during an in-house show in Obertshausen For the first time after roughly 40 years, KARL MAYER will again take part in Heimtextil in Frankfurt/Main. At the trade fair to be held from 8 to 11 January 2019, this ... Read more

Great Interest in Mimaki Eurasia’s Sectoral Support Campaign

Mimaki Eurasia started a campaign at FESPA Eurasia 2018 in order to support the Turkish printing industry and became the central point of the show with their printing solutions. Mimaki Eurasia exhibited their advertising/graphic and textile printing applications in two separate booths, revealing t... Read more

Digitally-Printed Upholstery Textiles

Crypton and Designtex have teamed up to introduce a special collection that pays homage to art, design, technology, performance, and two leaders in the contract textile industry. Designtex 5×5, A Crypton Collection features five contemporary artists from around the world, whose work is transla... Read more

Yearly conference addresses the current digital textile print market.

Members of the digital textile printing industry gathered in Durham, North Carolina, December 5-6 for the third annual “Digital Textile Printing Conference 3.0” hosted by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) and SGIA. The “forum for collaboration&rdq... Read more

Embee washers save water for textile printing industry

India-based Embee Group has introduced improvised washers for the textile printing industry. These washers also use filtered recycled water for washing, reusing 90 per cent of water. The improvised screen, squeegee and drum washers are perfect for efficient washing with minimum water consumption c... Read more

Stäubli to present latest system solutions at DTG 2019

Stäubli, a leading textile machinery manufacturer, will present at the upcoming Dhaka Int’l Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG) that takes place from 9-12 January, with its machinery and system solutions for optimising workflows in mills that seek to capture benefits like tim... Read more

Rieter organises Com4 Yarn seminar in Ahmedabad

Rieter, a Switzerland-based Leading supplier of systems for short staple spinning, held a Com4 Yarn seminar in India's textile city of Ahmedabad. At the end of the seminar, attendees gained detailed technological knowledge of the 4 established yarn spinning systems and the the effect of yarn chara... Read more

Picanol To Participate In DTG, The 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exh…

IEPER, Belgium — December 12, 2018 — This event will take place from January 9-12, 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Picanol will be present at the booth of our agent, Spintex Technology (Booth 7-126). Bangladesh has been a very important market for Picanol over the last decade. Picanol i... Read more

Italian textile machinery on show at Irantex

This year’s edition of Irantex, a comprehensive international trade fair for textile machinery and textile products that concluded in Tehran last week, featured a significant number of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Among them 14 companies exhibited in the Italian Pavilion, the commo... Read more

Irantex features Italian textile manufacturers

This year’s edition of Irantex, a comprehensive international trade fair for textile machinery and textile products that concluded in Tehran last week, featured a significant number of Italian textile machinery manufacturers. Among them 14 companies exhibited in the Italian Pavilion, the commo... Read more

Next edition of Apparel Sourcing coming up in February

Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Leatherworld, Shawls and Scarves will be held in France, February 11 to 14, 2019. Apparel Sourcing will feature some 600 clothing manufacturers from all over the world. From basics to high-end, the offer covers the whole range of ready-to-wear for women, men and children, ... Read more

A performance show of functional, warp-knitted textiles

The textile machinery manufacturer, KARL MAYER, is participating more and more in shows concentrating on applications and end-uses. “We want to pick up customers at key textile areas and introduce them to something new by offering innovative textiles and concepts,” says Oliver Mathews, t... Read more

Fespa returns to Germany this May

Fespa will be held in Germany, May 14 to 17, 2018. Fespa caters to the screen and digital wide format, textile printing and signage markets. More than 700 exhibitors are expected to showcase the latest technology and applications for screen and digital wide format, textile and garment print, printed... Read more

ColorJet displaying it's best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET at DTG-2019

ColorJet India Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer and exporter of digital textile printing technologies will be launching and showcasing live demonstrations of its best selling direct to fabric printer, VASTRAJET at DTG-Dhaka which runs from January 9-12, 2019, at ICCB in Bangladesh in hall no.... Read more

Epson to showcase textile printing solutions at Heimtextil 2019

Epson, will show its solutions for the home textile market at Heimtextil expo, 2019 which will be held at Frankfurt, Germany. The company will present its offering to both operators in the sector and to visitors by creating a living room in partnership with Brochier, the prestigious brand of top o... Read more

DuPont Advanced Printing setting new standards in digital textile printing solutions

DuPont Advanced Printing is considered an industry leader in flexographic printing solutions for consumer packaging and digital printing inks for textile, commercial, home, and office applications that deliver consistent, high-quality print performance and productivity. DuPont™ Artistri® t... Read more

The future of sewing!?

A renowned manufacturer of automatic sewing machines has introduced a six-axis robot for intricate sewing applications in automotive interiors. The sewing robot is extremely user-friendly in operation © Yaskawa A Yaskawa Motoman GP7 is the basis of the fully automatic RoQom 6000 sewing sy... Read more

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL: Saurer’s new generation of compact spinning machines attract custo…

Saurer is supplying 48 ZinserImpact 72XL compact spinning machines with a total of 82,944 spindles to Sanko Textiles. The tradition-rich Turkish textile company is thus one of the first customers worldwide to use this new generation of machines. The internationally leading company has valued its rel... Read more

Most modern weaving technology for China

Quality before quantity: China turns increasingly to superior quality weaving machines from Dornier for manufacturing technical fabrics. The new generation of rapier weaving machines, the P2 TGP: More and more Chinese textile companies are choosing weaving machines from Dornier in order to meet the... Read more

Spinning on a growth path

Textile industry is booming with innovations taking center stage. Today, manufacturers are equipping their machine with advanced technologies by constantly upgrading their production methods. With latest development in machine functions, various textile technologies have tremendously eased operation... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Ikuto Umeda on being a technology leader and the digitalisation of China’s knitwe…

As a knitwear exporting country, China is still a giant, but is smaller than it once was, with some production recently moving to countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh and even parts of Africa. China, with its huge population of 1.37 billion, had been the epicentre of the world’s knitwear expo... Read more

FESPA Eurasia 2018 to kick off on 6th December 2018

  FESPA Eurasia 2018 will take place next week from 6th – 9th December in Istanbul Turkey at a new venue, Istanbul Expo Centre. The exhibition centre is located near the city centre and the exhibition will occupy two halls, Hall 9 and Hall 10. FESPA Eurasia 2018 is the region’s ... Read more

ColorJet displaying its best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET at DTG-2019

  ColorJet participating at DTG for first time with best selling digital textile printer VASTRAJET best suited for printing home textiles due to 320 cms width ColorJet all set to repeat its Indian success story in Bangladesh ColorJet India Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer and expor... Read more

EFI unveils new Reggiani textiles printer

Available to order now, with units shipping in the first part of 2019, the Bolt is a 1.8m-wide machine that prints directly onto textiles at speeds up to 90m/min or 8,000sqm/hr. It made its debut at an EFI Reggiani open house in Italy last week and, according to the company, it offers high uptime a... Read more

Epson to display home textile machinery at Heimtextil expo

  Epson will show its offer for the home textile market for the operators in the sector and visitors, at Heimtextil expo, in stand G81, hall 3. The show for home and contract textiles will be held from February 8-11, 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany. Epson is a leader in connecting people and inf... Read more

SPGPrints Presents Digital And Rotary Screen Solutions For Home Furnishing And Interior Decor M…

BOXMEER, The Netherlands — December 3, 2018 — SPGPrints will showcase its digital and rotary screen printing solutions for home furnishing and interior decor markets at Heimtextil 2019 (Hall 3, Level 1, Stand B17), January 8-11, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. PIKE 700 UV d... Read more

Truetzschler IDF2 technology scores at Jyoti Cotspin, Samana

  Jyoti Cotspin Ltd was established in 2006 by Mr Madan Singla, its Chairman and Managing Director. This open end unit manufacturing 100% cotton yarn started with 960 rotors and now has grown to 2240 rotors. The mill is located at Samana, one of the biggest cotton yarn producing regions in I... Read more

International Conference on “Technology & Machinery Innovations for Technical Textiles”

19th January 2019 Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India Technical Textile and Nonwoven Industry is the emerging area of the global Textile Industry, which has an immense scope and potential in India. To enrich knowledge about the latest global innovations on new technology & machinery on p... Read more

Karl Mayer to showcase new terry fabric machine at Heimtextil

Karl Mayer is all set to introduce new machines for terry fabrics and curtains. This will be showcased at the oncoming Heimtextil trade fair to be held from 8 to 11 January 2019 in Frankfurt, German. A new weft curtain article is captivating due to an extravagant design in the currently fashionable ... Read more

Coimbatore to host Texfair in August ’19

Texfair will be held in Coimbatore from August 9 to 12, 2019. This is a fair for textile machinery, spares and accessories. Manufacturers and suppliers of textile machinery and spares of ginning, spinning, weaving, processing, powerlooms, handlooms, knitting and garmenting will participate. Energy s... Read more

UK Fespa discusses automation

The Fespa conference in the UK provided some practical guidance on how to move towards further automation to see the future of robotics and additive manufacturing that will allow for further miniaturisation and hopefully will contribute to bring manufacturing back to the UK. Zero tooling has enabled... Read more

Shima Seiki’s Total Fashion System takes centre stage in Shanghai

Leading Japanese flat knitting machinery manufacturer Shima Seiki, showcased its latest innovative technologies at last month’s ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 in Shanghai, just as China’s domestic knitwear manufacturing industry prepares for digitalisation and automation. Digitalisation and aut... Read more

Kornit Storm II helps ‘Create Apparel’ enhance business

  Create Apparel, Australian-based sports apparel manufacturer, has seen its business growing ever since the company started using Kornit Storm II direct to garment (DTG) printer. Elaborating on this, Mark Yammin, Owner, Create Apparel, said that the Israel-made DTG printer has increased th... Read more

Ricoh sets out ambitious growth plan

These must be interesting times for everyone who works at, or with, Ricoh.   Not too long ago if the name Ricoh was mentioned to a printing industry professional, the products that would probably come immediately to mind would have been the Pro-series of electrophotographic sheetfed digital... Read more

Global digital textile printing machine market to reach $1,248 m by 2024

A recent report by Allied Market Research reveals, the global digital textile printing machine market is expected to reach $1,248 million by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 10.0 per cent from 2018 to 2024.Surge in consciousness toward fashion and trends among consumers and growing adoption of sustainable... Read more

Santoni takes part in Textile Evolution

  Santoni, a leading Italian socks machine manufacturer, is taking part in the Textile Evolution – Made in Italy 4.0 exhibition, which runs this month at the Steam Factory in Milan. The event aims to promote various Italian production processes for technical and innovative textiles. T... Read more

The textile printer that became a system supplier

The Heinrich Mayer GmbH textile printing plant offers a range of products that the company’s name does not make immediately apparent. Hybrid textiles, for example. That is what managing director Michael Steidle calls his ceramic-coated high-tech fabrics. Patented as CERAPUR, these smart texti... Read more

FESPA Mexico 2018 exceeds expectations

  FESPA Mexico 2018 was held from the 21st – 23rd September. It is the most significant annual exhibition for large format digital printing, screen printing, textile printing, sublimation, garment decoration and signage. For 3 days, approximately 12,343 visitors attended the CitiBanam... Read more

Playing a vital role in Africa’s flat knitting sector

Africa has always played a significant role for Stoll, a leading manufacturer of flat knitting machines based in Reutlingen, with the oldest agency contract, in South Africa, dating back to more than 35 years. Especially in South Africa and Kenya, Stoll machines, built in the 1950s and 60s, are stil... Read more

A digital and sustainable future for warp knitting

Karl Mayer, the leading German warp knitting machinery manufacturer, welcomed 760 visitors at last month’s five-day-long ITMA Asia + CITME trade fair, with the company’s stand being particularly busy during the first three days of the fair. Roughly 300 participants also visited the in-ho... Read more

Ricoh set to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH

  Ricoh Company based in Tokyo has recently announced to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solution GmbH, a leading software provider in the printing industry with specific competence in color management. This acquisition will strengthen Ricoh’s growing industrial printing business. The... Read more

RICOH Ri 1000 Direct to Garment Printer Named CES 2019 Innovation Award Honoree

AnaJet, a Ricoh company, clinches prestigious CES Innovation Award Honoree designation for second straight year, this time for the newly released RICOH Ri 1000, a full-featured prosumer DTG printer available at an affordable price Tustin, Calif. – AnaJet, a Ricoh company and global leader in ... Read more

EFI Introduces Next-generation Single-pass Reggiani BOLT Textile Digital Printer

  The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pa... Read more

Digital printing grows at 16 per cent

The global digital textile printing market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 16.3 per cent during 2018-2027. Taking the lead will be the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), whose growth will be mainly attributed to contributions from emerging economies, such as India and ... Read more

Sanko orders 48 Zinser 72XL machines

Saurer, the ring-spinning specialist, is supplying 48 ZinserImpact 72XL compact spinning machines with a total of 82 944 spindles to Sanko Textiles, one of the largest certified organic cotton yarn and certified organic knit fabrics producers in Turkey. The tradition-rich Turkish textiles company is... Read more