Category: Global

DNA Textile Group announces the closing of its Denim Business Unit

Due to sagging demand and low selling prices, DNA Textile Group will be exiting the denim business by the end of January 2018. We regret having to make the decision to cease denim operations and are profoundly grateful to our denim team members who have invested their incredible talents and loyalty to DNA over these past 15 years. It is because of their outstanding efforts, willingness to change, and most importantly their commitment to innovation that our denim business carried on much further and longer than conventional wisdom called for, and for that I will always be grateful. DNA...

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Cone Denim introduces S GENE® stretch denim with Repreve®

Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. are excited to introduce the latest in advanced stretch technology – S GENE® with Repreve®. Combining the advanced stretch technology of S GENE with the superior sustainability and performance of Repreve recycled polyester fibre, the newest S GENE denim offers the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market. “It is very exciting to continue our celebration of 10 years of S GENE technology with the addition of S GENE with Repreve,” says Kara Nicholas, Vice President Product Design + Marketing for Cone Denim. “This newest addition to Cone’s Sustainblue™ collection of fabrics...

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Xaar celebrates winning Manufacturing Site Award for third time

Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has been awarded “Manufacturing Site of the Year” for a third time by TechWorks (formerly the National Microelectronics Institute), a national industry organisation aiming to strengthen the UK’s position as a global leader in future technologies. The TechWorks Awards ceremony, held recently at the Greenwich Peninsula in London, celebrated this year’s key electronics innovations, people and companies from across the UK and Ireland. It has been running as an annual event since 2001. Xaar picked up its “Manufacturing Site of the Year” award from BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones, who...

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Datatex signs new business partner agreements in India

Datatex AG, a leader in ERP solutions for the apparel and textile industry with the largest installed base of textile software, has signed agreements with two Indian companies—Gemini Consulting & Services and Fulcrum Consultancy. As non-exclusive independent partners, both companies will promote market and implement Datatex products in the Indian market. Datatex is the world’s leading supplier of IT software solutions to the global textile and apparel industry and has customers in 42 countries and 5 continents. “Our goal is to optimise our clients’ business focusing on textile and apparel planning functions, textile and apparel scheduling functions and a...

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Armor-Lux selects Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

Famous French brand selects Lectra to accelerate product development and to secure data exchange. Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, is pleased to announce that French ready-to-wear company Armor-Lux has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0, the new lifecycle management platform for collections from Lectra, to accelerate and ensure the reliable exchange of data between product development teams and their subcontractors. Founded in 1938 and a Lectra customer for over 25 years, Armor-Lux is renowned for its clothing for men, women and children—such as duffle coats, sailors’...

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