Category: Global

Textile Machinery: orders on the upswing in 2017

The orders index for textile machinery compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, rose by 29 per cent for the period from October to December 2017 compared to the same period for the previous year. The index value stood at 120.9 points (basis: 100 in 2010). This growth rate affected both foreign markets, for which the index registered an absolute value of 128 points (+23 per cent) and the domestic market in Italy. In the latter case, the increase was 72 per cent compared to the period from October to December 2016, for absolute value of...

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New dates for ITMA Asia + CITME 2018

The joint owners of the ITMA Asia + CITME 2018 exhibition have announced new dates for the sixth combined showcase to be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre, Shanghai, this October. The new dates are from 15-19 October 2018. According to show owners Cematex and Chinese partners, the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT (CCPIT-Tex), China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) and China Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC), the shift in the exhibition dates is due to a new national initiative, which affected the scheduling of all events at the exhibition centre in October. Since 2008, a combined show...

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Archroma’s Ultraphor® KCB optical brightening agent finding use in water free codyeing process

Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals, recently announced that Tong Siang Co. Ltd. has chosen to use Archroma’s Ultraphor® KCB optical brightening agent to colour its white, high-performance sportswear. Thailand- based Tong Siang, a member of the Yeh Group, is making these products using what is considered by the industry as the world’s first water-free and process chemical-free dyeing solution. The technology in question is based on carbon dioxide instead of water, and was developed and patented by Dutch process engineering company DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V. Textiles produced by Tong Siang, using this technology, are branded...

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VDMA Guide- Technologies in Hybrid Lightweight Construction

VDMA’s Working Group Hybrid Lightweight Technologies deals with production processes of hybrid lightweight components by using fibre-reinforced composites and metals. In 25 technology profiles, members of the working group have summarised the current status of production and joining processes in hybrid lightweight construction. The guide gives a quick overview of the established processes. Every technology is summarised in a short profile and explained via a schematic diagram with the processes’ basic conditions and parameters as well as their limitations of use. They are supplemented by specifications on possible material combinations, recyclability and application examples. The application potential of every...

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15th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s leading trade fair

The 15th Dhaka Int’l Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG), the largest trade fair of its kind held in Bangladesh, will run February 8-11 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC). The Grand Event is jointly organised by Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) And Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co., Ltd. It has also won robust supports from both local and Overseas Associations, Including Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGMEA), Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BKMEA), Korea Textile Machinery Association (KOTMA), Indian Textile Accessories & Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (ITAMMA), Turkey Textile Machinery Manufacturers And Accessories Association (TEMSAD), Jiangsu...

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