Global staple fiber market may reach $281 billion by 2031

Photo: Gaston College Textile Technology Center. Staple fibers are short fibers made of either natural or synthetic materials. Any fiber that is usable, constrained, or has a finite length is referred to as a staple fiber. Even though the source is the same, the length of the fiber varies both within and across types obtained [...]

By |2023-12-08T13:36:50-06:00December 8, 2023|

Alpine Group to host panel on fashion industry transformation at COP28

Alpine Group — the end-to-end textile innovation and apparel manufacturing group whose brand partners include Lululemon, The North Face, Under Armour and Columbia — announced that it will join forces with fashion industry titans including TrusTrace, The Apparel Institute, Keel Labs, Samata Pattinson, Founder and CEO of Black Pearl and Julia Gulatee, One Young World [...]

By |2023-12-05T14:24:01-06:00December 5, 2023|

NCTO urges isotopic testing of cotton goods

National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued the following statement in support of Rep. Jennifer Wexton’s (D-VA) letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, urging his agency to step up isotopic testing of imported products containing cotton sourced from forced labor in Xinjiang, China. The Congresswoman’s press [...]

By |2023-11-30T14:26:59-06:00November 30, 2023|

Santoni Shanghai finalizes Terrot acquisition

Santoni Shanghai Knitting Machinery Co., Ltd. announced that it has received regulatory approval from the Chinese authorities for its proposed acquisition of Terrot GmbH, a leading manufacturer of circular knitting machines in Germany. The acquisition represents a pivotal step in Santoni’s strategy to advance the circular knitting machine industry. The integration of Terrot into the Santoni [...]

By |2023-11-21T07:12:40-06:00November 21, 2023|

Oerlikon, Haelixa make supply chains traceable

In cooperation with the Swiss company Haelixa, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Solutions will, in future, be able to make the entire value chain of a textile end product transparent and hence sustainable. The two development partners are offering a solution for the comprehensive traceability of products, as required by the European Green Deal. An essential part [...]

By |2023-11-20T07:23:36-06:00November 20, 2023|

Glamping tents fabric market to reach $1.9 billion

Glamping Lodges Canonici di San Marco, located in the town of Mirano just outside of Venice, Italy, are located on 15,000 square meters of parkland. writes: “The decor of this glamping site combines natural materials such as iron, wood and stone, connecting guests with the past, present and future.” Tents and photo: Exclusive Tents [...]

By |2023-11-08T06:56:23-06:00November 8, 2023|

Better Cotton revolutionizes cotton sector with traceability solution

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has officially launched a first-of-its-kind traceability solution for the fashion and textile sectors. The solution has been developed over three years and will provide visibility of cotton’s journey through the supply chain by logging stakeholder input on the Better Cotton Platform. The organization has worked closely with [...]

By |2023-11-03T08:16:17-05:00November 3, 2023|

HeiQ AeoniQ joins Canopy, commits to forest protection

HeiQ AeoniQ becomes an active brand partner of the Canopy initiative with eleven other companies to address the growing climate and biodiversity crises by committing to keep Ancient and Endangered Forests out of our man-made cellulosic fiber supply chain. The commitments that HeiQ AeoniQ™ is making are part of solutions-driven non-profit Canopy’s Pack4Good and CanopyStyle [...]

By |2023-10-20T07:03:04-05:00October 20, 2023|

GOTS: Sri Lankan apparel embracing organic manufacturing

South Asian Representative of GOTS Ganesh Kasekar The half-a-billion dollar global organic textile market is set to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 40 percent within the next five years and with eco-consumption on the rise, it is evident that apparel companies too, are gearing for the shift in consumer patterns. Sri Lanka, [...]

By |2023-10-18T05:56:34-05:00October 18, 2023|

Better Cotton, IDH Event explore regenerative agriculture scalability

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, and IDH hosted an event in New Delhi, India, to build consensus on the scope and merits of regenerative agriculture, as well as to identify opportunities for action across policy, business, finance, and research. The event – ‘AgriClimate Nexus: Food, Fibre and Regeneration for Sustainable Growth in [...]

By |2023-10-17T16:16:46-05:00October 17, 2023|
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