Month: June 2017

Genesta Inks Achieve ECO PASSPORT Certification

Epson, a pioneer in digital textile printing technology, and its owned companies FOR.TEX and F.lliRobustelli, announced recently that its full range of Genesta inks – acid, reactive, disperse, pigment and sublimationdisperse – have achieved the ECO PASSPORT certification from OEKOTEX ®. The water-based inks developed by Epson in collaboration with FOR.TEX, allow reliable, precise and colour-fast printing of the highest quality onto any fabric type. To achieve ECO PASSPORT Certification, Genesta inks had to pass two verification stages set by OEKO-TEX®. The first stage involved the screening of chemicals at the ingredient level against the OEKO-TEX® Restricted Substance list...

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Return policy, an important purchase factor shows report

More than 75 per cent of the fashion brands in UK offer free returns, according to the report of ReBound, e-commerce returns management. It was found that a large number of brands are now upping their game and taking steps to improve customer experience by providing effective returns messages – rather than making returns seem difficult for their customers. ‘The Great Returns Race’ is a series of quarterly reports which focuses on the return policies of the UK’s top fashion brands. It has studied over 200 clothing brands on their returns proposition, enabling retailers to see how they fare...

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Flipkart enters women’s ethnic wear market with ‘Divastri’

India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart, has launched its first private label fashion brand Divastri, as it looks to maintain a lead over global rival Amazon in the online fashion space.With Divastri, Flipkart is going after the market for women’s ethnic wear, for which it says it has seen strong pull online. The firm said the designs for the apparel sold through the brand will be inspired by clothes worn by Bollywood actors and celebrities. Flipkart’s fashion subsidiaries Myntra and Jabong already have a strong presence in the private label business with brands such as Roadster and HRX. Roadster is...

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Dürkopp Adler automatic sewing equipments

Since its foundation in 1860 in Bielefeld (Germany), Dürkopp Adler AG has developed to become one of the world’s technology leaders in the field of industrial sewing equipment. The group operates with a worldwide service and distribution network of 11 subsidiaries and more than 80 authorised dealers. The objective of the company is to perfect the automation of production procedures, guaranteeing at the same time a maximum degree of flexible applications. Optimised work station for setting sleeves with touch screen (650-10 OP7000) Sleeve setting is one of the most difficult sewing operations in the clothing industry. The demands on...

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Eurolaser produces innovative laser systems

eurolaser GmbH designs, develops and produces innovative laser systems for material machining in industry and craftwork. With a multiplicity of potential uses, the Lüneburgbased company has established a position showing the way ahead for new and established laser applications in many sectors of industry and belongs to the world’s leading manufacturers of automatic laser cutting machines. Laser Cutter XL-3200 The CO2 laser machine XL-3200 with a processing area of 2,270 x 3,200 mm (89.4″ x 126″) is the largest model of the XL series. The huge dimensions allow the processing of big-size acrylic plates. The high acceleration of the...

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