Archive: April 2022

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Russian textile and clothing market facing record losses

The Russian textile and clothing market continues to bear huge losses owing to the ongoing military conflict with Ukraine and sanctions imposed on the country.

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Clothing and embroidery factory opens in Vietnam

The first phase of a clothing and embroidery factory opened its doors in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai in April.

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Bulgarian designer’s journey from architecture to Paris

Bulgarian designer Hristina Nikolova presented her new brand Nikolova at February’s Paris Fashion Week at the invitation of FlyingSolo New York, a US fashion platform...

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Sustainable packaging made from wool in Estonia

Estonian start-up Woola is now creating “bubble wool” packaging – envelopes and bottle sleeves – made from wool.

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Fashion Revolution Indonesia encourages ethical production

Fashion Revolution Indonesia returned for its second edition, highlighting the need for ethical and sustainable decisions in fashion, from yarn to garments.

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Thai start-up turns fabric scraps into new clothing

A start-up in Thailand is saving surplus fabric from the scrap heap by selling it to designers and businesses, who transform it into new textiles.

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Solutions to improve Uzbek clothing sector

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has conducted a number of activities to improve the Uzbek clothing sector within its blockchain pilot project launched...

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Singapore-headquartered textile company expands RCO100 trademark

Singapore-headquartered Säntis Textiles has filed to expand its registered trademark in a bid to encourage behavioural change through the supply chain and protect the advancements...

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Romanian fibreglass mesh maker completes Moldovan acquisition

BICO Industries, a leading manufacturer of fibreglass mesh in Romania and part of the ROCA Industry construction materials holding, is expanding regionally and has entered...

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Malaysian social enterprise keeping textiles out of landfill

Kloth Malaysia is a social enterprise that aims to keep textiles out of landfill.

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