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

FESPA Digital 2016: Kornit Digital unveils Storm Hexa and Storm 1000

Kornit Digital, a manufacturer of high-speed industrial inkjet printers, pigmented inks, and chemical products for the garment and apparel decorating industry, has introduced two new direct-to-garment printing systems at the ongoing FESPA Digital 2016 in Amsterdam. As per the company’s website, the new Kornit Storm Hexa and Kornit Storm 1000 are equipped with state-of-the-art inkjet … Read more FESPA Digital 2016: Kornit Digital unveils Storm Hexa and Storm 1000

11 bonded logistics centres opened in Indonesia

In a bid to increase Indonesia’s industry competitiveness, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo inaugurated 11 bonded logistics centers on Thursday (March 10). The Indonesian government, through these logistics centres, aims to curtail the country’s ever-increasing logistics cost. This was part of the country’s second economic stimulus package that was unveiled on September 30 last year. At … Read more 11 bonded logistics centres opened in Indonesia