On the Cover:
Post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate packaging is the base polymer for Poole Company’s EcoSure® fiber, featured in the shirt shown here. Photograph courtesy of Century Place and Douglas Smith Photography
High Hopes For ShanghaiTex
The 16th edition of ShanghaiTex will feature three new exhibitor theme zones as well as concurrent workshops and programs.
Textile Show Duo Recurs In Frankfurt
Colocated Techtextil and Texprocess will present exhibits, symposiums, awards and other highlights at Messe Frankfurt's fairgrounds.
IDEA13 To Host Record Turnout
A record-setting number of exhibitors at IDEA13 will present the latest technologies for the global nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry.
Turkish Textile Triplex Returns To Istanbul
Strong Turkish textile market spurs ITM Texpo Eurasia, Hightex and Istanbul Yarn Fair to organize again in 2013.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
The New Trützschler Group: Getting Fibers Into Shape - One By One
Trützschler Group CEO Dirk Burger, Ph.D., talks to Textile World about his company and its future direction.
Quality Fabric Of The Month
Thermo°Cool™ Duoregulation™ staple fiber yarns, offered in the Americas market by FilSpec and its subsidiary Richmond Specialty Yarns, also are available in a recycled-content variety.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Moving Beyond Electrospinning: Melt Nanofiber Production
Melt-spun nanofiber processes address challenges of productivity, profitability and environmental responsibility.
French Technical Textiles Industry: Evolving & Competitive
A collaborative spirit, a wealth of know-how, flexibility and a close supply chain nourish northern France's technical textiles cluster.
What's In A Brand?
Textile World presents a sampling of brands in selected man-made fiber areas.
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
Spring/Summer '14 Fabrics On View
New developments include technology, ecology and sourcing through the supply chain.
Knitting Focus On India
Karl Mayer is promoting its HKS 3-M tricot and FL 20/16 raschel knitting machines in India for various applications for the domestic market.