Archive: May 2024


Hansae invites North American fashion students to tour production facilities

South Korea-based fashion company Hansae organised the “Summer Tour of Hansae” programme in mid-May.

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Opportunities in Turkmenistan for Italian textile machinery

A delegation of Italian textile machinery manufacturers travelled to Turkmenistan in late June for an institutional mission organised by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile…

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Batangas fashion industry seeks broader market

The provincial government in Batangas City, Philippines, is targeting the international fashion market with its indigenous textiles and apparel, particularly those made by local artisans…

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ILO and trade unions launch Indonesian worker grievance process

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has developed a grievance application process for Indonesian garment workers in partnership with three trade confederations.

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Vietnam shortlisted for first giga-scale textile-to-textile recycling plant

Stockholm, Sweden-based Syre, which was initiated by Vargas and H&M Group, and launched in March, has received funding to help establish the company’s first two…

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Vocational training programme resuming at Armenian textile factory

The Assarian Vocational Training Program has launched a new round of training at the Lentex textile factory in the village of Akhuryan just outside of…

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Croatian clothing producer’s shareholders approve delisting

Shareholders in Croatian clothing producer Varteks have approved a proposal to delist all of its 5,026,686 shares from the Zagreb Stock Exchange, as well as…

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NatureWorks secures record financing for PLA plant in Thailand

NatureWorks, a manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, has announced a US$350m finance package from Thailand’s Krungthai Bank, which will be…

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Chinese firms plan to invest in Cambodian silk industry

A delegation from the International Silk Union and the Cathaya Group, a Chinese company specialised in silk textiles and biotechnology, met with the Council for…

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Danish fashion brand expands with new hub in Slovenia

Danish fashion brand Bestseller is expanding with a new local hub in Ljubljana, aimed at increasing business activities in Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Bosnia and…

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