On the Cover:
ON THE COVER: Barcelona, Spain, beckons the global textile industry to visit ITMA 2011 for a fiesta including exhibits, special programs and colocated events. Photograph courtesy of www.istockphoto.com
Savio: 100 Years And Counting
Founded in 1911, this Italian spinning machinery manufacturer has grown from a small repair shop to an innovative global enterprise with a turnover of 258 million euros.
Successful INDEX 11
Many INDEX exhibitors expressed satisfaction with the results achieved at the show.
ITMA Marks 60 Years
Quadrennial expo will offer expanded exhibit categories and colocated events in Barcelona, the heart of the Spanish textile industry.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Resilience In Denim
Denim North America's everFLEX dual core technology offers improved recovery and strength for stretch jeans and denim leggings while retaining the comfort of cotton next to the skin.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Techtextil: Showcase For New Ideas And Products
Show's success is evidence of the importance of industrial and technical textiles to the textile industry's success going forward.
Knitting / Apparel
Students at major fashion colleges are supported by the industry with both financial aid and know-how.