Uster unveils new filament yarn testing machine – Uster Tester 6-C800

Switzerland-based manufacturer of analytical instruments and on-line monitoring systems for the textile industry, Uster has launched the new filament yarn testing machine – Uster Tester 6-C800, which is equipped with new sensor technology and innovative features aimed at being ‘right first time’. The technology provider said that the new digital capacitive sensor CC of the … Read more Uster unveils new filament yarn testing machine – Uster Tester 6-C800

Indore Garment Fair boost to apparel manufacturers’ confidence

Apparel manufacturers in Indore (India) and its stakeholders across the supply chain are equally happy and excited, as most participants at the recently concluded Garment Fair-2016, organized by the Indore Readymade Vastra Vyapari Sangh, felt the event has been beneficial for their business. The Indore apparel industry is now expecting more orders to come in … Read more Indore Garment Fair boost to apparel manufacturers’ confidence

Netherlands pushes for worldwide sustainability in textile industry

In a stand intended to encourage businesses in textile and fashion industries to address environmental and CSR issues on a global level, the Dutch government has launched a coalition of companies, trade unions and NGOs, with whom it reportedly signed a five-year textile agreement on sustainable garment and textile production globally recently. The textile deal, … Read more Netherlands pushes for worldwide sustainability in textile industry

Delay in execution of textile policy costs Uganda’s textile industry big

Uganda’s textile industry has been on a downhill slide, owing to the inordinate delay in execution of its textile policy, resulting in the industry incurring annual losses to the tune of Ush500 billion ($149.4 million), mostly from exports of unprocessed cotton. Currently, 90 per cent of the country’s cotton produce that is exported is in … Read more Delay in execution of textile policy costs Uganda’s textile industry big