Archive: March 2022

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GT Man introduces men's seamless underwear in Indonesia

Ricky Putra Globalindo, the company behind one of Indonesia’s leading men’s underwear brands, GT Man, has unveiled new seamless underwear for men using the first…

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Bosnian companies plagued by lack of workers

Hundreds of machines in textile factories in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, are idle despite numerous job vacancies, so overtime has become the only way…

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Turning banana waste into fashion in the Philippines

A fruit company has partnered with a Philippines-based social enterprise to turn agricultural banana waste into fibres that are woven into textiles by prison inmates.

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TexTailor Expo to be held again in October

After two years of restrictions, the third edition of TexTailor Expo, the international exhibition of textile, apparel and textile equipment and fashion, will be held…

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European clothing firms to receive boost in Cambodia

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) and the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) have signed a memorandum of understanding to foster closer…

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Vietnam's Fashion Enterprise extends partnership to promote traceable fibres

Vietnamese manufacturer Fashion Enterprise has extended its partnership with Fibretrace Solutions and Good Earth Cotton to promote climate-positive and traceable fibres across the global textile…

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Fashion brands suspend sales amid Ukraine crisis

Swedish fashion giant H&M and UK online retailer ASOS have suspended all sales to Russia as the fashion industry responded to the country’s invasion of…

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Estonian resale platform targets new markets

Estonian second-hand fashion platform Upty has raised €650,000 (US$710,000) via a pre-seed funding round and has started a new round of investment as it targets…

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World’s largest lyocell plant opened in Thailand

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has completed work on its new €400m (US$444m) lyocell plant in Thailand – said to be the biggest of its…

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Kyrgyz textile producer to expand production

Textile Trans, one of the largest manufacturers of fabrics and textile products in Kyrgyzstan, is planning to expand its production and markets.

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