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Cotton Production

Terminate Cotton Irrigation at First Cracked Boll

August 26, 2014

Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State Extension cotton specialist, says that when growers see the first cracked boll in their cotton fields, it’s time to terminate their irrigation program.

International

USTER Debuts Total Contamination Control System

June 17, 2014

Uster Technologies is integrating existing USTER applications with systems from the recently-acquired Jossi Systems AG provide a Total Contamination Control system for spinners.

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Chinese Mills Exodus China

January 17, 2014

In an ongoing trend that has Chinese mill operators looking to lower production costs, many are relocating operations to less expensive labor markets, namely Vietnam. More than 15 mills, including publicly traded mills Texhong Textile Group and Bros Eastern Co.,

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German Textile Manufacturers Display Their Wares in India

December 19, 2013

Germany, one of the world’s top textile machinery-producing countries, added to its already excellent reputation during a recent conference in India. According to the German Engineering Federation, more than 500 attendees from 300 companies attended meetings held in Mumbai and

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Cotton Waste to Be Used as Custom Biodegradable Packaging

December 11, 2013

Proprietary agricultural waste blends provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to industry partners are being used in a new process that literally grows custom packaging products.

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World Yarn and Fabric Production up in Q2 2013

November 6, 2013

According to the International Textile Manufacturers federation (ITMF) State of the Trade Report for Q3, the estimated performance in Q3 and the outlook for Q4 are both positive in Asia, but the outlook in Europe is still gloomy: Yarn Production

Ingredient Branding Gains Traction in Textile Marketing

November 6, 2013

Ingredient branding – the term for identifying individual components in the final, finished product – is becoming a potent marketing tool. The power of ingredient branding was evident in the keynote presentation made at the recent Advanced Textiles symposium during

Technical Textiles See Slow, Steady Growth

October 30, 2013

While it still hasn’t returned to its high point in 2008, the worldwide technical textiles market continues to show slow and steady growth. The gains continue to fuel hopes that it could be an emerging future growth opportunity for cotton

India Needs Additional Raw Material to Boost Technical Textiles

October 14, 2013

During his address at the recent Techtextil Symposium in Mumbai on October 4, Giuseppe Gherzi stated that India is limited in supply of raw materials for boosting the domestic technical textiles industry. While India’s PET (polyethylene terephthalate) capacity is good,

Popular Fibre Session Highlights Opening Day of ITMF Conference

September 17, 2013

The Fibre Session is one of the most eagerly awaited highlights of each year’s conference of the International Textile Manufacturers (ITMF), and this year’s discussion exceeded even those lofty expectations. Presentations focused on global cotton supply and demand, as well

Uzbekistan, Bangladesh Reach Bilateral Agreement

August 5, 2013

At first glance, the recently announced agreement between Uzbekistan and Bangladesh doesn’t seem strange at all. The agreement itself is fairly straightforward: Uzbekistan will deliver at least 200,000 tonnes of cotton annually to ensure Bangladeshi mills have a reliable supply

ICAC: Colombian Cotton Market In Decline

July 31, 2013

Cotton cultivation in Colombia has deteriorated due to decreasing demand from both the domestic and global textile industry as well as lack of sophisticated pest management program at the farm level. According to a statistical report about the Colombian cotton

Topics of ITMF Annual Conference Announced

July 10, 2013

The ITMF Annual Conference 2013 will be held in Bregenz, Austria from September 8-10, 2013. The theme of the conference, “Rebalancing the Power between Manufacturing and Retail,” was chosen to shed light on the changing relationship between producers and retailers

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Cotton Production

Terminate Cotton Irrigation at First Cracked Boll

August 26, 2014

Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State Extension cotton specialist, says that when growers see the first cracked boll in their cotton fields, it’s time to terminate their irrigation program.

International

USTER Debuts Total Contamination Control System

June 17, 2014

Uster Technologies is integrating existing USTER applications with systems from the recently-acquired Jossi Systems AG provide a Total Contamination Control system for spinners.

Uncategorized

Chinese Mills Exodus China

January 17, 2014

In an ongoing trend that has Chinese mill operators looking to lower production costs, many are relocating operations to less expensive labor markets, namely Vietnam. More than 15 mills, including publicly traded mills Texhong Textile Group and Bros Eastern Co.,

Uncategorized

German Textile Manufacturers Display Their Wares in India

December 19, 2013

Germany, one of the world’s top textile machinery-producing countries, added to its already excellent reputation during a recent conference in India. According to the German Engineering Federation, more than 500 attendees from 300 companies attended meetings held in Mumbai and

Uncategorized

Cotton Waste to Be Used as Custom Biodegradable Packaging

December 11, 2013

Proprietary agricultural waste blends provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to industry partners are being used in a new process that literally grows custom packaging products.

Uncategorized

World Yarn and Fabric Production up in Q2 2013

November 6, 2013

According to the International Textile Manufacturers federation (ITMF) State of the Trade Report for Q3, the estimated performance in Q3 and the outlook for Q4 are both positive in Asia, but the outlook in Europe is still gloomy: Yarn Production

Uncategorized

Ingredient Branding Gains Traction in Textile Marketing

November 6, 2013

Ingredient branding – the term for identifying individual components in the final, finished product – is becoming a potent marketing tool. The power of ingredient branding was evident in the keynote presentation made at the recent Advanced Textiles symposium during

Uncategorized

Technical Textiles See Slow, Steady Growth

October 30, 2013

While it still hasn’t returned to its high point in 2008, the worldwide technical textiles market continues to show slow and steady growth. The gains continue to fuel hopes that it could be an emerging future growth opportunity for cotton

Uncategorized

India Needs Additional Raw Material to Boost Technical Textiles

October 14, 2013

During his address at the recent Techtextil Symposium in Mumbai on October 4, Giuseppe Gherzi stated that India is limited in supply of raw materials for boosting the domestic technical textiles industry. While India’s PET (polyethylene terephthalate) capacity is good,

Uncategorized

Popular Fibre Session Highlights Opening Day of ITMF Conference

September 17, 2013

The Fibre Session is one of the most eagerly awaited highlights of each year’s conference of the International Textile Manufacturers (ITMF), and this year’s discussion exceeded even those lofty expectations. Presentations focused on global cotton supply and demand, as well

Uncategorized

Uzbekistan, Bangladesh Reach Bilateral Agreement

August 5, 2013

At first glance, the recently announced agreement between Uzbekistan and Bangladesh doesn’t seem strange at all. The agreement itself is fairly straightforward: Uzbekistan will deliver at least 200,000 tonnes of cotton annually to ensure Bangladeshi mills have a reliable supply