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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

Shima Seiki assists in modernising Pakistani factories

SR112-SV computerised flat knitting machine. © Shima Seiki Leading Japanese computerised flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit at the upcoming 12th International Exhibition for Garment, Textile Machinery and Accessories (IGATEX 2019) exhibition, which will be held in Ka... Read more

Kornit names Andy Yarrow as president, Asia Pacific

Kornit Digital, a global market leader in digital textile printing technology, has announced that Andy Yarrow has been appointed as the president of Kornit Digital’s Asia Pacific region, effective February 10, 2019. The company, based in Israel, develops and markets industrial digital printi... Read more

Roland DG launching desktop T-shirt printer

Wide format and promotional products printer supplier Roland DG is launching a desktop textile printer, the VersaStudio BT-12, for printing directly onto cotton-based products, such as t-shirts, tote bags and textile interior decor. It prints full colour A4-sized images directly onto cotton-based (... Read more

AnaJet, KITL Partner To Revolutionise DTG Printing

Partnership empowers users to save money, optimise their apparel printing business, and achieve higher quality prints AnaJet, a Ricoh company and global leader in the direct to garment (DTG) industry, has partnered with fellow DTG industry leader Kothari Info-Tech to release Kothari Print Pro, a ... Read more

Konica Minolta announces first steps for drupa 2020

Friday 15. February 2019 - Konica Minolta will have a major presence at drupa in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 16-26 June 2020, the worlds largest print fair. It will showcase latest innovations in printing and applications in a customer-centric approach. Real-value business opportunities for cust... Read more

Mimaki Europe Launches Make the Difference Campaign to Celebrate, Inspire and Drive Customer Gr…

Monday 18. February 2019 - Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today launched its, Make the Difference campaign, designed to celebrate Mimaki-powered print innovation and customer success. Produced by some of the most inspirational print service provide... Read more

2019: A Year of Growth For Digital Printing

InPrint USA, to be held April 9-11, 2019, in Louisville, Ky., will once again be collocated with the International Converting Exhibition USA (ICE). InPrint will highlight exhibits from industry suppliers that service the functional, decorative, and package printing market. InPrint/ICE attendance wil... Read more

Picanol presents rapier and airjet innovations

The company will promote its expertise at Igatex Pakistan and Techtextil North America this month. © Picanol Picanol, a leading textile machinery manufacturer, will participate in this month’s Igatex Pakistan 2019, the largest event for textile machinery manufacturers in Pakistan, whic... Read more

Barcelona to host Itma in June

Itma will be held in 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. More than 1,600 exhibitors are expected to fill the gross exhibition area of 2,20,000 sq mts. Some ... Read more

India: Texprocess and Gartex form unified platform

Texprocess India and Gartex India have formed an unified industry platform called Gartex Texprocess India. With the merger of the two strong textile trade fair brands, the organisers, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India and MEX Exhibitions, aspire to work in collaboration for India’s textile ind... Read more

Busi presents complete range of medical sock machines

Family-run Italian hosiery knitting machine builder Busi Giovanni presents its complete range of machines capable of knitting certified-compression medical socks. The company announced extending its portfolio in September 2017, with the introduction of a 5-inch diameter to the previously existing ... Read more

Shima technology goes on show at GTE 2019

Leading Japanese computerised flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, of Wakayama, Japan, will exhibit at the upcoming Garment Technology Expo (GTE 2019) to be held in New Delhi, India, later this month. A pioneer of Wholegarment knitting technology, Shima Seiki will present exclusive solut... Read more

Exhibitors announce product highlights ahead of Asia Print Expo 2019

Asia Print Expo, the ASEAN region’s premier event for speciality print, takes place from 21 to 23 February 2019 at the BITEC Exhibition Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Asia Print Expo will be the number one destination for ASEAN print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers looking for the la... Read more

Kornit Digital Reports 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Fourth quarter 2018 revenues increased by 26.2% to $37.8 million. Full year revenues growth of 24.8% to a record $142.4 million, fueled by strong demand for Kornit’s HD portfolio of solutions. Successful business and organizational transformation in North America. Continued business momentu... Read more

Kornit Successfully Executes Direct-To-Customer Plan In North America

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — February 14, 2019 — Effective February 7, 2019, Kornit Digital is now serving all customers and prospects directly in North America and has fully transitioned out of its distribution agreement with Hirsch Solutions. This strategic move strengthens the customer relations... Read more

Roland launches direct to garment printer

Roland DG will be selling its first direct to garment printer, the VersaStudio BT12, which it claims has been developed by Roland’s COTO business division but appears to actually be a rebadged Ricoh Ri100. This is a desktop device designed to print full colour A4-sized prints directly on 50-1... Read more

Sustainability is the paradigm of digital textile printing

As the awareness of sustainability grows throughout our industry, and the community that it serves, we are witnessing a huge swing towards sustainable supply. Digital printing technologies are by nature more sustainable than traditional analog alternatives, and offer a way forward towards clean, ef... 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

Karl Mayer incorporates conductive yarns technology into its machines

Karl Mayer multibar raschel machines are used with and without a jacquard facility to incorporate conductive yarns directly into the textile during manufacture. Electrically conductive structures with a virtually unlimited range of designs can be produced on multibar raschel machines. This is possib... Read more

Global brands race towards 3D manufacturing

"With environmental consciousness penetrating societies around the world along with an acute cultural shift towards athleticism and wellness, manufacturers are increasingly focusing on producing knitted shoes. Footwear brands Nike and Adidas launched a line of virtually seamless, knitted shoe uppers... 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

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