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Spools showing the Cariaggi's fall 2021 Bliss range.

Textiles

Pitti Filati’s Exhibitors Give Thumbs-up to Digital Platform, Miss Physical Show

Italian spinners leveraged the Pitti Connect digital platform to press on and keep their businesses going — in spite of it all.

clock September 16, 2020Martino Carrera

Pitti Filati.

Textiles

Pitti Filati Spotlights Cozy, Voluminous and Colorful Yarns

Sustainability also took center stage at the Florentine textile trade show.

clock July 3, 2019Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati.

Textiles

Pitti Filati: Will Italian Yarn Makers Be Able to Up Their Game?

Domestic and international uncertainties are hampering the business of Italian spinners, which continue to invest in innovation and sustainability.

clock June 26, 2019Sandra Salibian

The trend area at SpinExpo, which saw increased visitor numbers from a year ago.

Markets

SpinExpo Talks ‘Green’ Issues, U.S.-China Trade War

Knitters, weavers, knitwear and yarn producers met domestic and international buyers at the 33rd session of SpinExpo Shanghai.

clock March 11, 2019Nyima Pratten

Pitti Filati in Florence.

Textiles

Sustainable Innovation and Digitalization Inform Collections at Pitti Filati

Italian spinners were inspired by the digital world to elevate their service and collections, which featured blends of synthetic and natural fibers embellished with metallic, iridescent and plastic effects.

clock January 31, 2019Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati.

Markets

Italian Spinners Focus on Service and Sustainability to Navigate Difficulties

The price of raw materials, the unstable situation between the U.S. and China, export duties and post-Brexit effects concern yarn makers headed to Pitti Filati.

clock January 23, 2019Sandra Salibian

One of the looks from the Consinee Group fashion show.

Markets

Consinee Group Showcased the ‘Capabilities of Cashmere’ at Fashion Event

The show was a presentation of more than 100 looks using cashmere and fine yarns.

clock July 26, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Details at Pitti Filati.

Textiles

Shimmering Yarns Reflect Textile Houses’ Bright Momentum at Pitti Filati

For many Italian spinners, 2018 kicked off on a high note, boosted by exportations that overall grew 5.5 percent in the first quarter.

clock July 6, 2018Sandra Salibian

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

Pitti Filati.

Textiles

Textile Houses Focus on Creativity to Overcome Market’s Uncertainty

Propelled by the increasing cost of raw fibers, yarn makers are opting for innovative blends and treatments to beat the competition.

clock February 5, 2018Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati.

Textiles

Sustainability and Natural Fibers to Take Center Stage at Pitti Filati

Yarn makers are approaching the 82nd edition of the Florence-based trade show with a renovated sensibility toward the planet, which inspires sustainable processes, earthy color palettes and multiseasonal features.

clock January 24, 2018Sandra Salibian

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

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

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Financial

Unifi Sees Sales Increase as Profits Wane

The fiscal year was mixed, but Unifi sees solid growth in its future.

clock July 26, 2017Kali Hays

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Human Resources

Unifi Nabs New CEO From Geneva Watch Group

Kevin Hall is filling a leadership role that’s been vacant for more than a year.

clock May 4, 2017Kali Hays

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