Archive: March 2024

tb kawashima investment 1000

Aunde takes majority stake in Toyota Boshoku subsidiary

German automotive textiles producer Aunde Achter & Ebels has made an investment in TB Kawashima, a subsidiary of Japanese automotive component manufacturer Toyota Boshoku, part…

Read full post

Indonesian textile importers required to submit trademark certificates

Indonesia’s Ministry of Industry has issued a new regulation requiring importers of textiles, textile products, bags and footwear to furnish applicable trademark certificates when applying…

Read full post
20240201 4 fig

Solar cell that can bend and soak in water

Researchers from Japan’s Riken Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) and collaborators have developed an organic photovoltaic film that is both waterproof and flexible, which…

Read full post
Image 11

Malaysia Airports promote cultural heritage with textile campaign

Malaysia Airports is collaborating with Kraftangan Malaysia to promote the rich cultural heritage of Malaysia through textiles.

Read full post
terranova def web cover

Italian group expands in Russian clothing retail market

Italian fashion retailer Teddy Group, which owns the Terranova and Calliope brands, is to open mono-brand stores in Russia for another of its brands, Rinascimento.

Read full post

Soft, wool-blend aircraft seat concept

The Caon Design Office in Australia has collaborated with the Woolmark Company to develop Modulo, an aircraft seat concept based on a three-dimensional knitted wool-blend…

Read full post
news 1711088968 k5GHgeBY

AFTEX signs MoU with Chinese/Hong Kong associations

The Textile, Apparel, Footwear & Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC), as chair of the ASEAN Federation of Textile Industries (AFTEX), has signed a memorandum…

Read full post
Epson AFDS Even Ong 1

Epson partners with ASEAN fashion designers

Epson has announced a collaboration with the ASEAN Fashion Designers Showcase to raise awareness on sustainable fashion through innovative technology.

Read full post
Medicinske uniforme

Bosnian workwear producer lays off workers

Workwear and uniforms producer Mraz, which has been operating in Foča since 2020, laid off 30 workers on 1 March, following dismissals of workers in…

Read full post
thanh hoa

Clothing materials factory opens in Thanh Hoa

A factory producing materials for the textile and clothing sector has opened in the central Vietnamese province of Thanh Hoa, which could help reduce the…

Read full post

Clothing from the future from Bulgarian fashion brand

Many Bulgarian companies are looking for growth outside the country, where the market is bigger and there are more opportunities.

Read full post
1 IMG 5144

Interior innovation centre for next-generation vehicles

Marelli has unveiled its new Interior Innovation Center in Yoshimi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, based on the experience of the previous Miyahara location.

Read full post

Sustainable choices for plastic-free hygiene products

Once thrown away, disposable hygiene items such as diapers and sanitary pads can take hundreds of years to decompose because their absorbent parts and waterproof…

Read full post

Jobs available for Cambodian workers after factory closed

The Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has said there are more than 2,500 job opportunities available for workers from the Y&W Garment after…

Read full post

Asian brands accelerate expansion into Russia

Chinese textile and clothing producers are accelerating their expansion in the Russian market through new store openings this year.

Read full post
c1 2759713 240316153658

Thai government promotes princess’ fabric patterns

The Thai government is promoting royal fabric patterns designed by Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana Rajakanya under a project aimed at preserving traditional handicrafts,…

Read full post