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Denim sizing with Karl Mayer: Perfect solutions for weaving
Denim sizing with Karl Mayer: Perfect solutions for weaving

Karl Mayer is continuing to develop market-driven products and processes for improving the warp running characteristics in weaving and weaving preparation within its key areas of expertise, ‘denim’ and ‘sizing’.

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Magic Blue: Modular Denim Wet-Finishing Concepts
Magic Blue: Modular Denim Wet-Finishing Concepts

To keep pace with increasingly stringent demands in the denim market, Goller Modular Denim is your first choice in woven denim continuous wet processing, which improves the production efficiency and the quality of the final products at your dye-houses.

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PREMIER iQ2, the Quality Expert
PREMIER iQ2, the Quality Expert

i Q2, the Quality Expert with innovative features and unique graphical representation unveils the knowledge base of the future.

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Processing, Dyeing & Finishing
Reactive dyes: Past & future
Reactive dyes: Past & future

Despite the many possible reactive groups in dyes capable of covalent bond formation with nucleophilic groups in wool, only a limited number of types of reactive dye have been commercially successful.

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Denim-like effect in knitted fabrics
Denim-like effect in knitted fabrics

Since now-a-days knits are conquering more markets in the fashion world, and that denim is also the in-thing in modern trends, industry can have a better reach in the market by combining denim and knit effect in garments.

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Types of stone wash & their effects on the denim fabric
Types of stone wash & their effects on the denim fabric

Types of stone wash & their effects on the denim fabric

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles
New 3D weaving concept for manufacture of medical textiles
New 3D weaving concept for manufacture of medical textiles

A new method has been developed for the manufacture of bifurcated prosthesis used in medical applications and they are used to replace the defective blood vessels in patients so as to improve blood circulation.

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Marketing of tech-tex in India needs a boost
Marketing of tech-tex in India needs a boost

The per capita consumption of technical textiles by developed countries stands at 3 kg. Even China has a figure of 1 kg against India's 125 grams. US imports 40% of its technical textiles needs from China.

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India ripe for new Tex-Revolution

Nonwovens and technical textiles industry is directly related to the growth of economy of nations, rise in income levels and the improvement in lifestyle of the masses, and these are the three factors which have aided the growth of the global nonwovens and technical textiles sectors.

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INDA Nonwovens training workshops in Mumbai & Dhaka

TecniTex Nonwovens is organising two INDA Nonwovens training workshops this year.

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Duro's Eco-Layer, a unique fabric
Duro's Eco-Layer, a unique fabric

Based on over 60 years of innovation and experience, Duro Industries has established a well-known reputation for textile excellence and customer service. In today's global economy, Duro realises that many new ideas are spread across the globe. Duro's marketing and technical teams look for these new global ideas, prove them out and then bring them to the customers.

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EDANA's new website on hygiene
EDANA's new website on hygiene

EDANA has announced the launch of the new website (www.rightforhygiene.eu), sharing information about personal care products, and the role they have and continue to play in today’s society. The site offers information about the products, and is presented by product user, allowing visitors to quickly and easily navigate the site.

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Sahm's new winders

The winding machinery producer for high performance fibres, Georg Sahm GmbH & Co KG, Eschwege, Germany, is introducing a new generation of winders combining high technology with efficiency.

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ContiTech & BASF reach new milestone in lightweight construction
ContiTech & BASF reach new milestone in lightweight construction

Transmission cross beam - made of reinforced polyamide - used as standard in the new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 550i. By using composite instead of aluminium, it was possible to reduce the weight of the part by 50%.

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JEC Composites Show 2010 on 13-15 April

The sluggish global economy notwithstanding, the composite industry continues to flourish and registration for JEC Composites Show 2010 on 13 - 15 April 2010 in Paris (France) is at a record high.

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Engineered fabrics meet at Baltimore from Sept 20-23

With the ambitious goal of providing a world-class conference to stimulate innovation in all aspects of the development, production, marketing and sales of nonwovens and engineered fabrics, the Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference will make its debut September 20 - 23, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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U.S. Pacific's strides in nonwoven, short-life products
U.S. Pacific's strides in nonwoven, short-life products

US PACIFIC, specialising in the nonwovens business, operates its manufacturing facilities in China from its Hong Kong International headquarters covering sales/marketing, showroom and product development. Its Branch, set up in Japan, is responsible for sales/marketing and distributing.

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NSC nonwoven & Rieter Automotive for a successful pact
NSC nonwoven & Rieter Automotive for a successful pact

Rieter Automotive North America, Inc, Farmington Hills, Michigan, has contracted NSC Nonwoven to provide their equipment for a needlepunching line providing Velour carpet to the automotive industry. The decision to purchase this line is the first since many years for this industry and should prove to distinguish Rieter in this competitive market.

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TTU's top award for Dr Seshadri Ramkumar
TTU's top award for Dr Seshadri Ramkumar

Texas Tech University System, USA has awarded the Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award for TTU to Dr Seshadri Ramkumar, an associate professor of nonwovens and advanced materials at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at Texas Tech University.

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EDANA's events for 2010

Pierre Wiertz, general manager of EDANA, the trade association serving the nonwovens and related industries has announced the programme of events and training courses scheduled for 2010, and into 2011.

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General
Manual vs CAD/CAM system in garment industry
Manual vs CAD/CAM system in garment industry

Greater flexibility in pattern designing, grading and marking, reduction in waste %, increase in quality of cutting room and reduction in sample making time are some of the benefits of application of CAD/CAM system in garment manufacturing.

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CIM: An indispensable tool
CIM: An indispensable tool

Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) leads to increased productivity, improved lead time with lesser work in process, improved production and quality monitoring as well as improved ergonomics in all sections of garment industry.

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India’s textile engineering industry in global trade
India’s textile engineering industry in global trade

Newer opportunities are knocking at the doors of textile engineering industry in terms of growing demand of textile machinery in the domestic market and also exports to the neighbouring countries which are emerging as significant textile producers, reveal the authors, while presenting a report on the status of the textile engineering industry in India, with a comparision of its position vis-ŕ-vis the global exports of textile machinery.

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Global economic challenge & its impact on Indian textiles
Global economic challenge & its impact on Indian textiles

Investment, which has increased significantly in the textiles sector, is expected to touch Rs 1,50,600 crore by 2012, and this enhanced investment will generate 17.37 million jobs (comprising 12.02 million direct and 5.35 million indirect jobs) by 2012.

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A Raw Deal
China, the world's largest cotton importer, accounting for more than 60 per cent of total raw cotton exports from India, has upset the calculations of Indian cotton sector following a marked fall in demand from that country. Cotton exports from India have been
Testing the world's favourite fibre
Cotton is the world's favourite fibre, and a superb raw material for many textile end-uses. But it is by no means easy to work with - as a natural product, its many variabilities present some extremely complex challenges.
Arvind's fire protection solutions
Since 1931, Arvind Ltd stands tall as the flagship enterprise of the $14 billion Lalbhai group. Arvind has marked its presence throughout the apparel value chain - from fibre to retail. The company has recently made a strong foray
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