FRANKFURT, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- The World's largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, namely Heimtextil, kicked off Tuesday in Frankfurt.

Turkey will launch its ecolabel certification allowing consumers to identify environment-friendly products, said an official on Jan. 9.

The Industrialisation and Enterprise Development ministry’s plans to set up a textile city and an industrial park got a boost last week following reports that firms from China, Turkey and Brazil are set to roll out investments in the cotton industry. 

Textile stocks found immense impetus on the bourses in the intraday trade on Tuesday. The heavyweights of the industry including Raymonds, Arvind, Welspun India, Vardhman Textiles and Bombay Rayon Fashions charted steep hike on the bourses during the day. 

To promote apparel cluster and boost exports, Ludhiana-based apparel industry will seek the Centre’s assistance in setting up a Common Facility Centre (CFC). The facility will have state-of-the-art machinery such as a design studio, quality control facility etc., which member units cannot afford to acquire individually. The proposed CFC would be promoted through a special purpose vehicle.

Ricoh, a provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems, is showing the compact, affordable Direct to Garment (DTG) printer, RICOH Ri 100, at CES expo, a show for the business of consumer technologies, which is being held from January 9 to 12, 2018, in US, in booth 42964.