Archive: 2018


Conrop opens new plant for production of big bags

Czech company Conrop, which produces flexible packaging for handling and transporting bulky and liquid materials, has officially opened its new plant in Trebišov, Košice Region,...

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Mogilevkhimvolokno to start up polyester fibre line

Belarus-based synthetic yarn manufacturer Mogilevkhimvolokno intends to start manufacturing polyester fibre in December.

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Tekstil-Kontakt to open new fabric factory in Ukraine

Ukrainian textile producer Tekstil-Kontakt is to commission a new fabric production factory in Chernigov by December with an investment of UAH130m (US$4. 6m).

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Women’s fashion start-up moves from Barcelona to Sofia

Three years ago, Teodora Lozanova and Pavel Lozanov started the upmarket Bogdar women’s clothing brand in Barcelona, Spain, but now run it from Sofia, Bulgaria,...

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Uniqlo plans manufacturing facility in Indonesia

Fast Retailing has confirmed to business media group Nikkei that it will open a manufacturing facility in Indonesia as early as November in collaboration with...

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Cotton farming abandoned in Cambodia

Despite huge amounts of potential and a well-rooted past, Cambodia’s cotton cultivation industry seems to be in a precarious state.

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US is Malaysia's leading export market

The Malaysian textile and textile products industry became the country’s 11th largest export earner in 2017, accounting for MYR15. 3bn (US$3. 72bn) – 1.

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Chinese clothing factory refuses to rehire 30 workers in Myanmar

The Chinese-owned Fu Yuen Garment factory will not rehire 30 workers it sacked in August for violating factory rules and actions that decreased its output,...

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Thai initiative to create high-end textiles from plastic waste

A Thai company has signed a memorandum of understanding with a petrochemical refiner to develop textile products using plastic waste.

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Coats adds capacity at Hung Yen site in Vietnam

Industrial thread manufacturer Coats has added capacity at its site in Hung Yen, near Hanoi, Vietnam, making the location one of the UK-based company’s largest...

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