TECHNOLOGY

Haelixa makes Egyptian cotton product traceable

Within the scope of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) initiative “The Sustainability Pledge”, to improve transparency and traceability for sustainable garment and footwear supply chains, the Swiss company Haelixa traces Egyptian cotton from the source up to premium shirts. The UNECE and United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) […]

SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY

Reliance launches Recron EcoGold with CiCLO fibre technology

Unveils HEXAREL Fibrefill – Graphene-enhanced new age smart fibre Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), India’s largest company has launched Recron Fibrefill EcoGold with CiCLO – a new fibre technology having a unique chemistry that enables activation of biomimetic biodegradation process – at the Heimtextil exhibition in Frankfurt. It is important that ever-increasing demand for environment friendly […]

SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY

Jeanologia presents fastest laser technology at ITM 2022

Jeanologia, the Spanish company world leaders in developing eco-efficient technologies, will present the fastest laser on the market at ITM Exhibition 2022. (Hall 1 Booth 105B) Pioneers in the development and application of advanced lasers for garment finishing, the company provides greater productivity to the textile industry with a better cost per garment, thanks to […]

TECHNOLOGY

Teijin develops new chemical recycling technology for polyester fibers

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group‘s fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a recycling technology using a new depolymerization catalyst to recycle colored polyester fibers without losing the quality of polyester fibers made from petroleum-derived raw materials. The new technology also lowers environmental load compared to conventional recycling.v The technology produces recycled […]

SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY

Lycra launches Dual Comfort technology for Ready-To-Wear & Wovens

Innovation provides all-day stretch comfort while helping consumers stay cool and dry The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, announced today the launch of LYCRA® DUAL COMFORT technology for ready-to-wear (RTW) and wovens. The company’s latest innovation will help transform these garment categories […]

TECHNOLOGY

Grundfos launches large range of CR pumps in India

The launch commemorates 50 years of the CR’s pioneering pump technology Grundfos, the world leader in pumps and water solutions, today announced the launch of its new generation of large CR pumps in India. Designed with world class efficiency upgrades to provide customers with improved flow performance and pump pressure, the range of CR 185, […]

TECHNOLOGY

Archroma relocates headquarters to Pratteln, Switzerland

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced the relocation of its headquarters to Pratteln, just outside Basel, and a customised R&D role for its existing Reinach site. Archroma’s new Haus der Wirtschaft (HWD) headquarters is located in a business hub that hosts the Economic Chamber Baselland with other companies, as well […]

TECHNOLOGY Yarn

B.I.G. Yarns announces major investments in new technology

Building a strong future. B.I.G. Yarns reveals significant investment in its next-generation Polyamide (PA) technology to help global carpet tile manufacturers meet the demands of the contract market. In addition to this key investment, the company also announces its decision to become a new producer of polyester (PET) yarns for the automotive industry. The two […]

fabric TECHNOLOGY

R|Elan™ Kooltex – Enhancing Comfort through Quick Dry Technology

R|Elan™ Kooltex fabric – Making Cool, Cooler It’s a constant endeavour at Reliance Industries Limited’s  (RIL)R|Elan™ to providing advanced textile technologies that not only captures the latest style trends but also help enhance comfort and performance of consumer. A unique fabric technology within R|Elan™ product portfolio is R|Elan™ Kooltex, fabric that enhances the performance of […]

Innovation TECHNOLOGY

The LYCRA Company launches online customer portal, driving digital transformation for the apparel industry

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, today announced the launch of their LYCRA ONE™ Online Network Exchange. The new online customer portal empowers brands, retailers, and garment makers to connect to a global network of mills all in one convenient platform focused around the […]

Innovation TECHNOLOGY

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in textile-to-textile recycling. With ABB technology, a former SCA paper mill will be transformed into the world’s first commercial-scale recycling plant for cellulosic textiles – […]

SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY

HeiQ, LYCRA partnership promises an exciting future for textiles

Textile technology innovation leaders, HeiQ and The LYCRA Company, have entered into a broad-based collaboration across multiple technology and brand platforms that promises to bring more innovative, quality-enhancing and sustainable textile technologies to consumers around the world. Building on exploratory discussions that started in early 2019, HeiQ and The LYCRA Company have elected to leverage […]

TECHNOLOGY

Heat recovery at the stenter frame to reduce operating costs and CO2 emissions

The long-term goal of the Paris climate agreement is to limit global warming to well below 2°C compared to the pre-industrial age, including efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C. The essential measure to achieve this goal is to reduce CO2 emissions worldwide. This increases the pressure on energy-intensive industries. Textile finishing is by nature […]

COMPONENTS TECHNOLOGY

A Stitch in time indeed saves nine!!

Article by Mahalakshmi G, Senior Manager – Product Management, ELGi Equipments Limited The readymade garment manufacturing industry is labour-intensive and has a fragmented supply chain. At a broader level, it starts with fiber selection, yarn, and fabric production, and then, garment manufacturing.  The major operations of the readymade garment industry fall under three categories: Preproduction […]