On the Cover:
In 2009, more than 2 million TEUs of textile-related imports and exports valued at more than $175 billion passed through US water ports. Photograph courtesy of iStock photo.
Global Textile Industry Heads To Shanghai
Expectations are high for the second edition of ITMA Asia + CITME, which added new categories for garment making, embroidery and braiding machinery.
Lenzing: Master Of Cellulosic Fiber Production
Lenzing AG Management Board Member Friedrich Weninger discusses the company's leadership role in the cellulosic fiber manufacturing sector.
NCTO Officials Map New Strategies
NCTO annual meeting presenters cite outside-the-box thinking in describing government programs and industry lobbying activities.
Textile Ports Survey Revisited
Textile World partners with PIERS Global Intelligence Solutions to look at textile imports and exports traveling through US ports.
Innovations In Spinning & Twisting
From spinning preparation to winding, Textile World presents some recent technologies being highlighted in the spinning industry.
Energy Savings In Thermal Nonwovens Processes
Reducing energy consumption in various processes can lead to substantial operating cost savings for nonwovens producers.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
The Auxetic Effect
Zetix™ helical-auxetic technology offers 'game-changing' solutions for blast mitigation and numerous other textile applications.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Recent Developments For Spunlacing
Textile World looks at suppliers offering new carding systems, fabric production lines and finishing auxiliaries for the spunlaced nonwovens sector.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
King Cotton: Here Today And Here Tomorrow
From fiber to fashion, cotton weaves its way through the supply chain.