Tag Archives: textiles

Taiwan Textile Industry Report

Taiwan-Textile-Industry-Overview Taiwan-New-Products-Launch-Product-Profiles The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)  recently hosted the Taiwan New Products Launch at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. Four of Taiwan’s leading textile manufacturers presented innovative products: Far Eastern New Century Corporation, QMI Industrial Company, Ltd., Singtex Industrial … Continue reading

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SPINEXPO New York July 2013

SPINEXPO New York. July 16-17-18 2013 Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street New York NY  10011 SPINEXPO is the indispensable meeting place for ready-to-wear brand manufacturers with collections of flat-bed and circular knits, wovens, hosiery and new warp seamless knits. … Continue reading

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Paradigm Imaging SID Triton TX 180 Textile Printer

Paradigm Imaging Group, a leading distributor of large-format scanning and printing solutions, tradeshow displays and graphics, releases the SID Triton TX 180 Textile Printer. The 72-inch SID TX180 is the latest addition to the Triton printer series. It has the … Continue reading

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Scottish Designers Raise the Baaa

Leading Scottish textiles designers and manufacturers showcased ‘real’ wool couture last month (Friday 22 June) at the Royal Highland Show. Textiles Scotland’s ‘I love wool’ event, in conjunction with the National Sheep Association (NSA), celebrated the wool industry and its … Continue reading

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Yarn Dyed Fabrics

The Yarn Dyed Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about yarn dyed fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if … Continue reading

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Woven Fabrics

The Woven Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about woven fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Velour Fabrics

The Velour Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about velour fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Twill Fabrics

The Twill Fabrics website is a textile guide that has been designed to help members of the textile industry and fashion industry learn more about twill fabrics.  It is important to understand fabric characteristics and various options if you wish … Continue reading

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Specialty Fabrics Industry Loses as Congress Passes KORUS FTA

The U.S. specialty fabrics industry, a thriving textile sector in the U.S., took a direct hit Wednesday when the House and Senate majority voted in favor of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement (KORUS). Under the win/lose terms of KORUS, South … Continue reading

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US Renews ATPA, GSP Trade Preference Schemes

According to a recent news article at http://www.mrketplace.com/20816/us-renews-atpa-gsp-trade-preference-schemes, “Along with the passage earlier this week of legislation to implement the long-awaited free-trade agreements with Colombia, Korea and Panama, the US Congress has also renewed two other trade preference programs. The … Continue reading

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Reflective Fabrics

Are you familiar with reflective fabrics?  I think you must be… Have you ever seen joggers at night wearing clothing that reflects the light from the head lights on your car?  Well, that is the use of reflective fabric. Learn … Continue reading

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Linton Tweeds Fabric Manufacturer

Linton Tweeds fabrics are of the highest quality, all of them being designed and woven at the mill in Carlisle. They are textured, novelty woven fabrics made with virtually all yarn types and weaving techniques. Unique fancy yarns sourced from … Continue reading

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Poplin Fabric Guide

Their is a new website to help you learn more about poplin fabrics.  The site is called Poplin Fabric and can be found at PoplinFabric.org  The site is helpful for members of the fashion industry and textile industry. Learn more … Continue reading

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Nonwoven Fabrics

According to Wikipedia September 25, 2011 nonwoven fabric is the following, “Nonwoven fabric is a fabric-like material made from long fibres, bonded together by chemical, mechanical, heat or solvent treatment. The term is used in the textile manufacturing industry to … Continue reading

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Uzbek Cotton Being Boycott by Global Clothing Brands

More than 60 of the world’s top clothing labels, including Burberry and Levi, are to boycott cotton from Uzbekistan over claims the government forces children to harvest the crop. Swedish high street retailer H&M, and sportswear companies Adidas and Puma … Continue reading

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Jersey Fabric Guide

There is now a new home on the internet for learning more about jersey fabrics.  This past week a new textile site has launched which is called the jersey fabric website.  You can view the new site at JerseyFabric.org Then … Continue reading

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Jacquard Fabric Guide

Are you interested in learning about jacquards? There is now a new home on the internet for learning more about jacquard fabrics.  This past week a new textile site has launched which is called the jacquard fabric website.  You can … Continue reading

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Cotton Futures Soar on Irene Storm Damage to U.S. Crop

Reported on September 8th, 2011 by the Wall Street Journal,  “Cotton futures jumped to their highest point in nearly two months as storm damage to southern U.S. cotton fields added a new layer of worry over the size and quality … Continue reading

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Domestic Textile Firms Hit by Duty-Free Imports from Bangladesh

In a major setback to the already struggling domestic textile industry, the government may remove 61 items, including 48 readymade garments, from the list of protected goods India has so far maintained under Safta, its free trade agreement with SAARC … Continue reading

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Textile Workers to Go on Strike Large Factory in Egypt

Twenty-two thousand workers at the Egypt Weaving and Textile Company in Mahallah city, the country’s largest public sector textile factory, have announced that they will begin an open-ended strike on 10 September. On Saturday workers issued a statement that outlines … Continue reading

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