Archive: October 2023


Lithuanian knitwear producer reduces losses by 20%

In the first nine months of 2023, Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer Utenos Trikotažas, part of the SBA Group, reported revenues of €17. 2m (US$18.

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Sustainable fibres featured at ASEAN techno-fashion event

Eco-friendly solutions for the textile industry, such as piña, abaca, banana, silk and bamboo fibres, were featured at the ASEAN Techno-Fashion Exposition in October, hosted...

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Simplicity, sustainability in collaborative fashion collection at JFW

Viscose fibre producer Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) continued to support sustainable fashion in a collaborative collection with Indonesian designers, shown during October’s Jakarta Fashion Week...

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Polish company secures Five Nights at Freddy’s licensing deal

Polish company Halantex has signed a deal for horror game franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s, which will see it launch new licensed home textiles and...

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NTX to launch sustainable printing facility at US university

Singapore-based waterless printing and dyeing technology firm NTX is to open its first US facility near the University of Oregon’s recently announced Northeast Portland campus,...

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Former Croatian garment workers submit complaint to OECD

More than two years after the announcement that state-owned Croatian garment factory Orljava was closing, the Croatian trade union Novi Sindikat and partner organisation Clean...

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Kyrgyzstan experiences losses due to decline of Russian orders

The textile industry of Kyrgyzstan is experiencing problems owing to a decline of orders from Russia, which traditionally generated most of the profits for textile...

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Bosnian apparel manufacturer stops production

Bosnian apparel manufacturer Globus-Konfekcija of Kiseljak recently stopped production with 70 workers dismissed.

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From engineering in Switzerland to merino wool in Bulgaria

Mariana Barakchieva, who graduated in journalism and software engineering, lived for some years in Switzerland where she had a decent job, but decided to return...

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Cambodian clothing exports decline amid global slowdown

Cambodia’s textile, clothing and footwear exports saw a sharp decline in the first nine months of the year, a trend attributed largely to falling global...

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