The fabric makes a sofa
A high-fashion look for upholstery fabrics can be produced on the new RASCHELTRONIC.
Since the emergence of the athleisure trend, it has become clear that various synergies existing between specific segments of the textile sector can be exploited. For example, lingerie lace is being incorporated into the shirts of women runners, and functional materials are being used in sexy briefs. Home and household textiles can also profit from the transfer of ideas from one sector to another. For example, the possibilities offered by typical warp knitting machines used in the clothing sector are now bringing a touch of flamboyance to the home.
Karl Mayer creates a niche in Ichalkaranji
In the last few years, more than 40 Karl Mayer sizing and warping machines have been installed in Ichalkaranji.
Ichalkaranji, popularly known as the ‘Manchester of Maharashtra’, is one of the prominent centres of the decentralised textile sector in India. Recent years have seen a phenomenal growth of the textile industry in Ichalkaranji with major investments in the latest technologies.
SERVOlap E 26 automatises combing installations
Thanks to the SERVOlap E 26, a reduction in labour costs of up to 30 per cent can be achieved. The flexible and efficient transportation of laps allow for carefree machine operation in combing installations; and smooth machine operation can be continued even through the night shift.
Evolution of a unique invention for quality
One of the pioneers of USTER STATISTICS tells the story of its origins and development.
This year USTER STATISTICS celebrates its 60th anniversary – so it is fitting to review the origins of this world-renowned textile benchmarking tool. And what better way than to hear the story first hand from someone who was closely involved right from the start? Peter Hättenschwiler, who devoted his entire working life to USTER, reveals the facts behind the remarkable success of a concept which was never actually intended to become quite so ‘famous’.
Pratibha bags top AEPC awards
P ratibha Syntex Ltd (Pratibha), a vertically integrated, sustainability oriented manufacturer of knitted textile products, announced that Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has bestowed it with prestigious Gold Trophy for Highest Global Exports 16-17 in the category of apparel exports above Rs 100 crore and up to Rs 500 crore and formidable Award for Environmental Sustainability during a programme held at New Delhi.
Indian among Woolmark Prize winners
M atthew Miller and Bodice - from the British Isles and India - were announced the winners of the menswear and womenswear 2017-2018 International Woolmark Prize, presented at a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence. In addition, the USA’s DYNE was announced the winner of the inaugural Innovation Award.
B&R Innovation Day 2018: Automate, lIoTize, Deliver
B&R is a technology leader in industrial automation, and Innovation Day serves as a platform for launching innovative solutions in India. This helps machine builders to cost-effectively adopt new technologies, be globally competent and ready for the future.