Industry News

Date : 2017-10-16

Source: fibre2fashion

The Woolmark Company returned to Première Vision Paris last month, showcasing the latest innovations in wool, The Wool Lab and highlighting the versatility of wool as the premier ingredient in luxury apparel.

France continues to remain a major market for presenting the latest innovations in wool to the global textiles and fashion community. This year, The Woolmark Company showcased the latest in Optim fabric, presenting a double-faced pure wool fabric.

Neulana Double

Date : 2017-10-09

Source: fibre2fashion

According to the British cycling boom in the last decade, the ever-growing cycling obsession of the so called MAMILS – Middle-Aged-Men-In-Lycra – isn’t just a modern mid-life crisis. Research has found that MAMILs aren’t cycling primarily to relive their youth or prove they can still compete against other men. Instead, their motivations are much more complex, tied to the desire for good mental, as well as physical health and fuelled by technology.

Date : 2017-09-25

Source: fibre2fashion

Invista’s Cordura brand is broadening its portfolio of protective performance fabric technologies for today’s workwear environments. The latest innovations on display at A+A Show, which takes place next month, range from FR solutions featuring Cordura fabric technology for enhanced durability to specialist stretch materials for garment reinforcement.

Date : 2017-09-18

Source: fibre2fashion

The market for stain protective apparel has grown significantly in recent years and is set to grow further in the coming years, according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence –Stain protection in textiles and apparel: preserving aesthetics, durability, functionality and sustainability.

Date : 2017-09-11

Source: fibre2fashion

Jute is known as the Golden Fibre. That's an appropriate name for the yellowish brown, shiny, natural vegetable fibre produced from plants of genus Corchorus. It occupies place next to cotton in the amount produced and the variety of uses. Due to its inherent high tensile strength, low extensibility, moderate moisture retention and better breathability, jute is used extensively in agricultural bulk packaging.

Date : 2017-09-04

Source: fibre2fashion

Textiles come to our help in every walk of life. Textiles are vulnerable to toxins and micro-organisms that cause infections and allergic reactions. A variety of textile products such as herbal textiles and clothing have arrived in the market to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and hygiene. Most home textile products come in contact with the skin. So, it is advisable that herbally treated fabrics are used since they are not chemically treated and are eco-friendly.

What are herbal textiles?

Date : 2017-08-21

Source: fibre2fashion

As computer capabilities evolve, new fabric-based interfaces are coming up. One version is a video game system called Loominary, which uses a tabletop loom as an interface to weave a scarf using a narrative videogame that follows the story of the Greek myths of Oedipus and Medusa (or a more child-friendly version with a story about a unicorn).

Date : 2017-08-14

Source: fibre2fashion

The Punjab government and the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) are making joint efforts to check attack by pests, especially whitefly, on cotton crop. PAU vice chancellor BS Dhillon recently held a meeting with government officials and experts to take stock of the whitefly attack on cotton in the Bathinda, Abohar and Fazilka districts. 

Date : 2017-08-07

Source: fibre2fashion

DuPont’s Sorona team led a session on its comfort stretch fibre, as a replacement for Spandex, at the recent Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which concluded last week in Salt Lake City, UT. Renee Henze, Marketing Director, DuPont Biomaterials and Sorona, stressed that stretch is an important attribute in multiple apparel applications, including performance sportswear, work wear and more casual athleisure clothing.

Date : 2017-07-31

Source: fibre2fashion

The Indian denim-wear market is currently facing an oversupply situation in the aftermath of the capacity expansion post-2011, which in turn was due to lower incubation after the demand for denim fabric picked up as a result of a recovery in the country's economy. India is now being looked upon by a number of global denim manufacturers as an emerging export region, owing to its high availability of cotton, quality standards, cost-effectiveness, and a large pool of skilled workforce.