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UK textile and apparel sector to create 15,000 jobs

A report which studied the UK textile and apparel sector reveals that a further 15,000 jobs could be created by 2020, making a total of 20,000 since 2013. The report was published by The...

Gala chosen as home of £5M textiles centre

Galashiels is to be home to the new £5million Scottish Centre of Textiles, after a meeting involving the project team and educational professionals. After the meeting in Galashiels on...

ETI launches programme in Leicester garment and textiles sector

The ETI programme tackles issues raised in a report commissioned by ETI and produced by the University of Leicester’s Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures. The report found issues...

Designers create a mood ring for your torso

Clothing  design  studio The Unseen has developed a  new  sculptural jacket that is capable of detecting and reacting to your brain activity, then changing its...

Made in Britain: U.K. factories are back in fashion

Fashion is a fickle business but right now Britain is in vogue. Luxury U.K. labels like Mulberry and  Burberry  are hiring scores of apprentices and other companies are bringing...

Made in Britain: U.K. factories are back in fashion

Fashion is a fickle business but right now Britain is in vogue. Luxury U.K. labels like Mulberry and  Burberry  are hiring scores of apprentices and other companies are bringing...

Made in Britain: U.K. factories are back in fashion

Fashion is a fickle business but right now Britain is in vogue. Luxury U.K. labels like Mulberry and  Burberry  are hiring scores of apprentices and other companies are bringing...

Novel manufacturing methods for functional electronic textiles

The project Novel Manufacturing Methods for Functional Electronic Textiles will receive £2.8m to develop novel manufacturing methods for wearable technology. It will be led by Prof Steve Beeby...

Science that connects: Dow adhesives for packaging, textiles and hygiene

Investment and Innovation Drive Industry Leading Portfolio for Adhesives Applications Further to The Dow Chemical Company's (Dow) strong footprint and market leading portfolio of...

Save energy in textile SMEs

Save Energy in Textile SMEs (SET)  project is launched to enable the European textile SMEs to improve their energy efficiency, achieving tangible and countable economic and...

ZWS announces funding for textile designers

Zero Waste Scotland is offering funding to Scottish textile and apparel designers to help them reduce textile waste. Zero Waste Scotland has announced the fund for innovative...

Growth of man-made fibres

CIRFS: European Man‐made Fibres Association, the Brussels‐based association representing the  European man‐made fibres industry, is glad to announce the publication of its latest...

Scotland's circular economy to be supported by new research hub

The first major research institute in Europe tasked with growing remanufacturing businesses and driving the circular economy has opened today (21 January) in Scotland.   The...

Waterproof breathable textiles market will be worth $1.73bn by 2020

The global waterproof breathable textiles market is expected to reach  USD 1.73 billion  by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing...

Textile protection against Ebola

Versar, Inc. recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, VersarPPS, has received an additional $800 thousand award to supply the United Kingdom’s Department for International...

Hospital acquired infections - visit your Doctor early

Patients are more likely to see doctors and nurses with clean hands, putting them at lower risk of acquiring an infection, if they go to hospital in the morning, a study suggests. ...

Global non-woven fabrics market to exceed $40 billion by 2020

The global nonwoven fabrics market is expected to reach US $42.1 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Read more

SCAP Extending the Life of Clothes Design Awards

WRAP are looking for a design star who can come up with creative and innovative solutions to help make our clothes wearable for longer, while at the same time taking into account how they can...

The Global Dyestuff Market

The global dyestuff (black color) market for textile fibers was valued at USD 1.10 billion in 2013 and is projected to reach USD 1.88 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to...

Filter Media - A growing sector

Filter media represent the fastest growing application for nonwovens. The filtration industry has been greatly affected by changes in environmental legislation as governments worldwide face...
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