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October 31, 2001

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October 31, 2001

ATMI Opposes Proposal To Cut Duties On Pakistani Imports
Says Proposal Will Cause More Textile Job Losses and Mill Closures Offers Alternatives that will not Cause Harm - WASHINGTON, D.C.The proposal announced yesterday by the Bush Administration to eliminate duties on imports of textiles and apparel from Pakistan is difficult to understand.  The duty eliminations will cause yet more job losses and plant closures in the U.S. textile industry, threatening its 470,000 workers and its suppliers that include U.S. cotton and wool growers and man-made fiber producers.   ATMI president Charles Hayes said The U.S. textile industry is already reeling from imports from Pakistan and other Asian countries at artificially low prices resulting from devalued currencies across Asia.  Eliminating duties will depress prices still further and dramatically increase imports.  Our estimates show the damage to the U.S. textile industry could reach billions of dollars.  This proposal will put many Americans out of work&
October 31, 2001

WestPoint Stevens Reports Record Sales
October 31, 2001

Turkish Firm Buys 310 Batch Winders
October 31, 2001

Research Seeks Stretch Pile Fabrics In Wool
October 31, 2001

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October 1, 2001

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October 1, 2001

CEMATEX Reconfirms ITMA 2003 Will Be In Birmingham
The France-based European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (CEMATEX) issued a statement reconfirming that the International Exhibition of Textile Machinery (ITMA) 2003 will be held in the National Exhibition Center (NEC), Birmingham, United Kingdom. The structure of ITMA 2003 organization has been adjusted with the creation of a supervisory committee. Evelyne Cholet, general secretary, CEMATEX, will lead the committee with assistance from: Thomas Waldmann, general secretary, German Engineering Federation (VDMA); Lukas Sigrist, general secretary, Swissmem (textile division); and a technical advisor yet to be named. The supervisory committee will ensure that the CEMATEX rules are observed by the NEC.CEMATEX also announced the addition of the Textile Machinery Association of Sweden (TMAS) as a member of its association.
October 1, 2001