On the Cover:
Seamless knitting technologies have applications in numerous apparel product segments. Photograph courtesy of Karl Mayer Textilmaschinen GmbH; photographed by Jean-Luc Valentin.
China Hosts ITMF In Shanghai
Annual gathering will address Structural Adjustments in the World Textile Industry.
Executive Forum: Retail Apparel Solution: Yarn Matters
Industry veteran David Sasso explains how quality apparel costs can be controlled through proper selection of yarn that is engineered to perform.
A Welcome From Halit Narin
ITMF president discusses 2009 conference plans, federation goals and the state of the textile industry marketplace.
ITMF: Serving The Global Textile Industry
International Textile Manufacturers Federation Director General Dr. Christian P. Schindler discusses ITMF and its activities.
ITM 2009: Positive Feedback
Turkish textile industry shows signs of rebounding.
ShanghaiTex 2009: A Successful Conclusion
Biennial textile machinery exhibition's exhibitors and visitors were pleased with the quality of this year's event.
Web Guiding And Spreading Systems
Web guiding and spreading systems offer improved quality and productivity in the textile industry.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Hemp Goes Mainstream
Naturally Advanced Technologies' Crailar® hemp fiber, processed using innovative green technologies, is being commercialized for use in apparel and other textile products.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Versatile Nonwovens For Fashionable Fabrics
Evolon® microfilament nonwovens are showing up as fashionable apparel outer fabrics.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Fall/Winter 2010-11 Preview In New York
Fabric shows and events focused on ecology, technology ... and denim.
Innovations In Knitting
Textile World looks at recent technological developments for seamless, float plating and technical textile applications.