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Understanding The U.S. Government Lists Of Products Believed To Be Made With Forced Or Child Labor webinar
04/22/2014 - 04/22/2014

12th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (Indo Intertex 2014)
04/23/2014 - 04/26/2014

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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.



Features

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.



Textile News

Parkdale Acquires Wellstone Plants

NCSU's College Of Textiles, ITT Establish Sustainability Council

Sage Expansion To Add 80 Jobs

Kimbrell Foundation Makes Major Donation To Gaston College



From The Editor

The Sustainability Learning Curve



Business & Financial

Changing Chinese Ground Rules



Yarn Market

Strong Demand Creates Different Challenges



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.

Leigh Fibers Expands Plant

PGI Expansion In Waynesboro To Add 41 Jobs

Freudenberg Texbond Receives Award



Fiber World

Lenzing Announces Further Investment In Austria, China

Biocor To Handle Post-Consumer PLA

Hyosung Opens Plant In Brazil



Dyeing Printing & Finishing

Xennia Introduces Latest Generation XenJet™ 4000

Huntsman Unveils Albaflow® Uni-01, Oleophobol® CP-C



Knitting / Apparel

King Cotton: Here Today And Here Tomorrow
From fiber to fashion, cotton weaves its way through the supply chain.

Mayer & Cie S4-3 2 R Allows Three- To Six-Color Striping

Gildan Acquires Shahriyar

Karl Mayer Revamps HKS MSU S Tricot Machine



Supplier Notes

Oeko-Tex Offers Certification For Vehicle Interiors

Suessen Celebrates 90th Anniversary



New Products

Karl Mayer, Primon Develop Robotic Rotary Creel Loading

Steel Heddle® Offers Wide-Width Frame

Hyde Debuts Wilson™ Brand Blades



People

May/June 2010



Bulletin Board

May/June 2010



Washington Outlook Archive

Move Expected On Chinese Currency