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Techtextil USA: Aurora showcases ‘Expressions’ canvas line

Canada-based Aurora, a manufacturer of coating, dyeing and finishing solutions in the woven and nonwovens industry, is showcasing its new ‘Expressions’ canvas line at the ongoing Techtextil trade fair in the USA with an aim to commercialize this line. According to Aurora, the canvas line is made of a poly-cotton weave (65 per cent polyester and 35 per cent cotton). Treated with a new proprietary coating developed by Aurora, Expressions has been engineered to maximize […]


Jute can be used for road construction: IRC

Indian Roads Congress (IRC) – the apex body of highway engineers in the country, has recognized certain patterns of jute as geo-textile which makes it apt for constructing roads. The recognition by IRC is expected to have a positive impact on the future of the jute industry in India as the Congress is also gearing up to throw light on jute significance at the upcoming Textiles India 2017 in Gujarat. According to Subrata Gupta, Joint […]


Amazon now lets you try clothes before buying!

Buying clothes online sometimes becomes painful as the pair of shirt and trousers you bought, might just not fit. And then comes even more complexities at the time of returning it back to e-tailers. Therefore, the e-commerce giant Amazon has revealed ‘Prime Wardrobe’, a service that enables members to try out clothes for free without actually buying it. Available only for Amazon Prime members, the service is currently in beta, but the users can sign up to […]


AFFOA opens National Fabric Innovation Centre

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) has opened National Fabric Innovation Centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA with the launch of new functional fabrics. The US $ 10 million centre opens with space for startup textile innovation companies, workforce development and product prototyping. According to AFFOA, the innovative fabric made in this centre will deliver communication to the lights in the room, allowing the user to play music through headwear. With both safety and recreational aims, […]


Solara launches ‘TransDRY’ yarn technology

Peru-based Solara, one of the prominent hosiery manufacturers in South America, has launched a new yarn technology ‘TransDRY’ offering odour-fighting, quick drying properties for the cotton athletic sock industry. According to the manufacturer, TransDRY has been designed to better absorb moisture in cotton athletic socks and make them cooler to wear. This is said to result in minimizing and eliminating both odour and foot fungi. Also Read – Gibaud produces new socks line using Busi […]


PFT Future Pilot Solution for Jeans

As the jeans manufacturing market in Bangladesh gets bigger by the day, competition is heating up not only among the exporters, but also among the machine manufacturs. While leading European brands have already positioned themselves strongly, the recent entrance of Baihui with its complete range of jean manufacturing machines under the brand name PFT that is 20-30% cheaper, will add fresh competition to the market. The company claims that the machines, though manufactured in China, […]


Software to send alerts on GST non-compliance is here!

The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an Indian multinational information technology service, consulting and business solutions company, has developed a software for apparel manufacturers to alert them about Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance. Priced at Rs. 18,000 for the initial six months, the software highlights the stage of non-compliance of GST. It automatically sends reminders to a vendor or a supplier who has not paid a tax […]


Coats launches AS threads for outdoor apparel

Coats Group plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, always comes up with new products and innovations to deliver added value for its customers… One of its new thread innovations – the Coats AS range of threads are being designed to meet the needs of outdoor performance sportswear, woven outerwear and fashion jackets. Epic AS and Gral AS are 100 per cent polyester continuous filament sewing threads, with high versatility and […]


Navis TubeTex SCS technology uses less power

Navis TubeTex, the North Carolina-based supplier of high technology finishing machinery to the global textile industry put spotlight on their all new technology Navis TubeTex Spirality Control System (SCS) for controlling spirality in knit fabrics at DTG 2017. Comparing Bangladesh manufacturing with India, Gary Morris, Sales Director – Asia Pacific, Navis TubeTex avers, “There’s a reason why Bangladesh has such a strong base in manufacturing. It is because of their abundant experience and availability of […]

June 14, 2017


Juki unveils new computer-controlled cycle machine

Juki, a pioneer in sewing machinery manufacturing, recently unveiled its newest innovation – AMS-224EN4530R/AW-3, a computer-controlled cycle machine. Used for sewing car seats and airbags, and for sewing handle sections of bags, the machine sews exactly according to sewing patterns that are stored in the memory of operation panel. Usually, when the bobbin thread runs out during sewing, the operator has to get under the sewing machine table in order to change the empty bobbin […]


Juki launches AMS-251 single needle CNC sewing machine

Juki, the Japanese pioneer of sewing machinery, has unveiled its latest innovation – AMS-251, a single needle CNC sewing machine. The machine can not only automatically sew sewing patterns stored in memory but also produce highest-quality seams when sewing decorative stitches on car seats, luxury bags and school bags. The machine head turning mechanism allows the sewing machine head to rotate at 180 degrees. The mechanism also makes it possible to sew the material back […]


Axind makes technological deal with FlixStock for fashion industry

Axind Software Pvt. Ltd., a market leader in automated software solutions for fashion industry, has announced their collaboration with Flixstock, a global supplier of imaging technologies and services to streamline the process of shooting On-Model e-commerce imagery for the fashion and apparel industry, to harness the latest technologies for the benefit of entire fashion value chain. In this collaboration, Axind – with software like ChainReaction® PLM+, ChainReaction® OMNI, Supplier Collaborator and Mockshop – will help […]


Santoni taking a leap in seamless technology with SM8 TOP2V

Santoni, the Italy-based knitting machine manufacturer, attracted a lot of visitors to its stall with their main highlight – electronic single jersey circular machine SM8 TOP2V machine. A successor of SM8-TOP2, the single jersey machine is designed for production of seamless garments like underwear, outerwear, beachwear, sportswear and sanitarywear. It has 8 feeds and 2 selection points per feed, and offers 30 per cent more productivity than the previous model. Further, the machine is designed […]


MAQI Q5 consumes less than 1kWh electricity per day

Automation is trending in the apparel industry; be it in sewing room, cutting room or in material handling. The saddest and the most concerning fact is that Indian apparel manufacturers are still not receptive towards adopting new technologies. The major factor behind this rigid mindset is price. That is why MAQI, a Chinese sewing machine manufacturer, has not overlooked price in their latest product. The cost competent company had forayed into the Indian market a few years back and […]

Share: to revolutionize how we shop online!

A Venture Studio – Nogle – focusing on building innovative technology solutions has unveiled a 3D real-time virtual styling system/platform – at Innovex, organized by Computex. Setting stage for a quantum leap in e-fashion retailing all over the world, will enhance the experience of online shopping by delivering a new way for buyers to try on clothes, create new looks and share with friends on social media. It permits users to create a […]

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