One of the oldest textile companies in Bulawayo city, Merlin Limited, which was under judicial management, has secured a partnership and resumed its operation following the implementation of a business rescue strategy involving immediate injection of $2.1 million minimum working capital by one of the firm’s creditors.

Bihar state has earmarked a land tract of 115 acres in Bihta on the outskirts of capital Patna to set up an apparel and textiles park. The proposed park forms part of the state policy to promote textiles, leather, information technology and food processing, this was recently announced by the state deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi.

Tildenet is one of the UKs fastest growing textile manufacturers with their own overseas manufacturing subsidiaries has announced acquisition of Fleximas, the specialist textiles and netting supplier. Fleximas will be now part of the Tildenet company.

SAN MARINO ­– Garmon Chemicals, supplier of textile chemicals and auxiliaries, has been acquired by multinational food ingredient company, Kemin Industries – a firm who has made no secret of its desire to diversify into the textile sector.  

KOCHI: A stroke of water is initially splurged on paper. Then an ink-dipped brush in red, orange, mustard yellow and blue is touched to the water. The result is beautiful imagery of traditional with modern art toned in a series of colourful textile effects. New Delhi-based artist Deepshika has used this technique to  create art which has been exhibited at the ongoing exhibition at M R Butler Business Centre, Panampilly Nagar.

Ten organisations have committed to the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme, a coalition of over 85 contributors. These organisations will work together for widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in the textile, apparel and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment.