textile industry

A close-up of a weaving loom at a textile factory.

Business Features

Fashion, Textile Industries Map Out Sustainable Agenda

At the 2018 Textile Sustainability Conference in Milan, circular economies, shared standards and customer engagement strategies emerged as key in shaping the conversation on sustainability.

clock October 25, 2018Martino Carrera

Assorted textured woolen yarns.

Markets

Staying Ahead of the Herd Via Localism and Origin Narratives

New York’s sheep and wool festival drew more than 30,000 attendees and 300-plus vendors.

clock October 24, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Michael Londrigan's textbook "Fashion Supply Chain Management," published by Fairchild Books.

Business Features

Textbook Serves as ‘Roadmap’ To Managing Complex, Global Fashion Supply Chain

The book, released earlier this month, dives into what it requires to manage today’s fashion apparel supply chain.

clock September 24, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Tollegno 1900's Harmony textile.

Textiles

Italian Yarn Makers Head to Pitti Filati With Confidence

The increasing cost of raw fibers, currency fluctuations and U.S. import tariffs won’t stop spinners’ positive approach to the textile trade show.

clock June 27, 2018Sandra Salibian

A seamstress at Biella Manifatture Tessili.

Textiles

Biella Manifatture Tessili Receives Green Certification

The company, controlled by the Marzotto Group, is among the six Italian textile firms to obtain the ISO 14001 certification.

clock May 24, 2018Martino Carrera

Reda 1865 spring 2019 "We were Futurist" textile collection.

Textiles

Reda Group Acquires Italian Wool Specialist

Comero Spa will continue to independently manage its operations under Reda Group’s umbrella.

clock April 24, 2018Martino Carrera

The U.S. Supreme Court.

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

clock March 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Business Features

Think Tank: Recent Arbitrations and the Future of the Bangladesh Accord

Labor unions settle two “socially conscious” arbitrations — but what does it mean?

clock March 9, 2018Viren Mascarenhas and Kayla Winarsky Green

Sustainably made apparel and textiles is a concern of parents and Millennials.

Business Features

Oeko-Tex Presents Webinars on Consumer Preferences of Parents and Millennials

The association plans to share insights from a survey of more than 11,000 consumers.

clock February 20, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Government and Trade

Brazilian Makers Eye Recovery, See Colombian Trade Boost

The Brazilian textile and apparel industries are forecast to grow by close to 11 percent in 2018 as the economy improves.

clock February 5, 2018Ivan Castano

Tollegno 1900.

Textiles

Tollegno 1900 Digitalizes Its Textile Archives

The Italian textile company has digitalized half of its archive, including 800 books of samples and technical charts, plus more than 10,000 wool samples.

clock November 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

The quake-collapsed textile factory building leaves an empty space at the corner of Bolivar and Chimalpopoca streets after the rubble was cleared away in the Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, . As rescue operations stretched into day 5, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found aliveEarthquake, Mexico City, Mexico - 23 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Mexican Earthquake Said to Have Spared Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel manufacturers are struggling against lost orders as a result of the disaster, however.

clock October 30, 2017Ivan Castano

Business Features

Intertextile and Chic Fairs See Growing Desire for Quality, Sustainability in China

An increase in the quality of domestic buyers and a desire for European brands were major talking points amongst participants.

clock October 24, 2017Casey Hall

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Financial

Unifi Sales Tick Up, Profits Stabilize at Start of Fiscal Year

The textile company is looking to amp up its sustainable yarn business.

clock October 23, 2017Kali Hays

Yarn

Government and Trade

Textile Manufacturers Want Import ‘Loophole’ Out of NAFTA

U.S. textile groups are hoping for an end to a raw material imports rule favored by Mexico and Canada.

clock October 2, 2017Kali Hays

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