Is India ZED-Ready
If the textile industry in India does not achieve zero effluent discharge (ZED) in the next few years, it will not only affect the socio-economic environment but also even export to countries where “green label” is now becoming mandatory, reveal Joseph S and Karthik M.
Zero effluent discharge (ZED): It is a drive that has been happening only in fits and starts in India. When the present Indian government initiated a draft regulation only a few months ago, which will make ZLD (zero liquid discharge) mandatory for textile units having waste water discharge of more than 25 KLD (kiloliters per day), the pollution issue surfaced again.
From Trickle to Tide.....
Many specialised yarns are gaining importance in recent times over conventional yarns, elaborates an ITJ exclusive feature. It was a trickle a decade ago, but now speciality yarns are flooding the market. Boom in fashion, fast growth of technical textiles and newly emerging areas like leisurewear and sportswear are fueling the growth of speciality yarns.
LINEN RAGE IS ON!
European flax fibres and Chinese linen yarns are flooding the Indian market thanks to a spurt in consumers’ interest in linen products. Samuel Joseph reveals some emerging trends in the linen scenario. Linen is the coolest fabric material in the world, but its market is getting warmer day by day in India, thanks to a spurt in promotion mounted by the big names including Grasim, Raymond and many more small players.
Seal of approval elusive GST
GST has struck the stumbling-block. Will it see the light of the day is the question on everyone’s lips! An ITJ exclusive report takes a hard look at the issues and various implications of this much-touted taxation initiative. GST, only a few months ago, it was a buzzword. With other pressing political issues and economic concerns, now decision-makers seem to be suffering from a temporary amnesia! The GST debate even has come to a standstill!
Past, present & future of textile printing
Textiles and clothing has always been a part of the human culture. The Garden of Eden was the first instance in which man asked to be covered and since then the clothing industry have come a long way.
ColorJet: The digital printing expert
“ColorJet has five ranges of digital textile printers. These are Vastrajet, Fabjet, Metro, Fabjet Duo and Aurajet Dye sublimation printers
Epson sees huge potential in Indian market
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce and industry
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