NSF International, a global, independent organisation that works to protect the environment and human health, is now an approved certification body for three additional Textile Exchange standards pertaining to organic content, wool and down. NSF International's certifications help companies show commitment to sustainability, transparency and traceability. 

Mayer & Cie. (MCT), a leading manufacturer of circular knitting machines headquartered in Germany, is celebrating 30 years of operation of Relanit textile machine. Relanit’s anniversary year starts on October 13, 2017. Relanit uses relative technology, the circular knitting machine manufacturer’s proprietary development, launched at ITMA in 1987. 

Industry’s leading players are displaying their autumn / winter collections and latest innovations at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Autumn Edition 2017 in Shanghai during October 11-13, 2017. Autumn Edition has 4,538 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions. The show expects more than 70,000 trade buyers from over 100 countries and regions. 

WWF has examined twelve brands from the clothing and textile industry with regard to their environmental footprints. The Environment and Innovation Report 2017 attests that Nike, Adidas and Mammut are making visible steps forward in the area of sustainability. The WWF ranking also shows that many brands are taking hardly any action against climate change.

 In a signing ceremony, Huntsman Textile Effects announced that it has extended the partnership and collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group for another two years. The agreement will see the Viyellatex Group continuing to use Huntsman as its preferred and sole supplier for industry leading dyes, chemicals and dying  auxiliaries. This partnership, now in its 17th year reinforces the recognition of Huntsman as a trusted and preferred supplier for the Viyellatex Group.

Surat: Amid claims by the central government of resolving most of the demands of the textile sector related to GST, there seems to be widespread anger prevailing among the traders and powerloom weavers.