Archive: June 2023


Successful pilot project in Vietnam for traceable wool

Vietnam-based clothing manufacturers have successfully implemented FibreTrace technology on Australian merino wool and plan to launch the solution in the fashion market early next year.

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Military junta breaks strike at clothing factory in Myanmar

In early June, seven workers at the Hosheng (Myanmar) Garment factory in Yangon were dismissed for demanding an hourly wage increase from US$1.

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Latvian cotton-based products maker acquires Hempress Hygienics

Latvian cotton-based products manufacturer iCotton has acquired the key assets of Hempress Hygienics of Austin, Texas, USA, including intellectual property rights, trademarks and patents.

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Launch of sustainability roadmap to strengthen Uzbek cotton sector

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has developed and signed a Roadmap of Sustainability Developments with key stakeholders in Uzbekistan to drive further...

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ITMA Asia + CITME to host combined show in Singapore

Following confirmation of Hannover, Germany, as the venue for ITMA 2027, CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has also announced that Singapore has...

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Project to reduce textile waste in Cambodia

A new initiative has been launched to reduce the 140,000 tonnes of textile waste produced by the Cambodian clothing sector industry every year.

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