Archive: 2021


Vietnamese clothing maker reduces fabric waste with AI-based system

Vietnamese clothing maker Duc Hanh Garment has reduced its fabric waste by almost 2% since it started using an artificial intelligence based system three years...

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Jakarta Fashion Hub poised to drive creative economy

After its establishment in 2020, the Jakarta Fashion Hub collaborative space was formally inaugurated in early December.

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Lithuanian yarn producer announces capacity expansion

Danish-owned yarn producer Danspin has announced a capacity expansion at its facility in Raseiniai, Lithuania.

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Singapore fashion federation launches sustainability programme

Singapore's Textile and Fashion Federation has launched a fashion sustainability programme.

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Kyrgyz clothing factory investments total US$454,000

Last September, Cool Bro’s organised a celebration for the first year of operation of its factory in Kyzyl-Kiya, reports the US Embassy in Kyrgyzstan.

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Indonesian viscose producer unveils ambitious sustainability agenda

Asia Pacific Rayon, Indonesia’s largest integrated viscose producer located in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau, has launched its 10-year sustainability vision.

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Italian hosiery company dismisses workers in Serbia

A group of workers made redundant by Italian-owned hosiery producer Valy in Loznica, Serbia, have staged a protest in front of the factory in connection...

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Bulgarian carpet maker opens retail park in Sliven

Bulgarian carpet and rug manufacturer Decotex has opened a retail park in Sliven following an investment of €2m (US$2. 2m).

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Vietnam's clothing exports set to hit US$38bn in 2021

Revenues of Vietnam’s clothing exports are set to average US$3bn in the last two months of 2021, which will result in a total of US$38bn...

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Philippine natural fibre-based shoe insole

The Philippine Textile Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology has developed a comfortable and environmentally friendly shoe insole using natural fibre-based nonwovens...

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