Archive: 2016


Techtextil Russia to be held annually

Technical textiles and equipment for their production are recognised key factors for the development of the Russian textile industry.

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Ferrari Investment East buys AHA Mura Prvi Maj

Ferrari Investment East Europe of Backa Palanka, Serbia, has bought the bankrupt Pirot-based AHA Mura Prvi Maj for RSD284m (US$2.

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Martini Vesto to open plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Martini Vesto plans to open its first production plant in Bijeljina, north-eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina and a new plant in Serbia’s Leskovac in a bid...

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Designers’ outlet opens in Kazakhstan

Designers City, the first fashion house of Kazakh designers, opened last month in Almaty.

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Further Autoneum capacity expansion in Mexico

Following last month’s inauguration of a new plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, Autoneum has begun construction of a second production facility in the state...

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Freudenberg opens headliner production facility in China

Freudenberg & Vilene Nonwovens has opened a new production line for automotive headliners at its Suzhou site in eastern China.

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JCI board approves seating and interiors spin-off

Johnson Controls has approved the previously announced spin-off of its global automotive seating and interiors business.

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Takata to sell US automotive interiors unit

Troubled airbag maker Takata is selling its US automotive interior trim and seating material operation, raising cash as its airbag inflator recall costs continue to...

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Repellents for automotive nonwoven components

AGC Chemicals Americas has developed AsahiGuard E-Series high-performance, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)-free repellents with improved environmental and biological profiles.

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ELG starts production of recycled carbon fibre mats

ELG Carbon Fibre, a producer of recycled carbon fibre materials, has started production of a range of nonwoven mats on a new production line, which...

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Five clothing companies to create 6,000 jobs in Myanmar

Five apparel companies that will operate under the cut-make-pack system are set to create nearly 6,000 jobs in Myanmar.

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Cambodia's clothing sector minimum wage set at US$153 a month

The Cambodian government has set the new minimum wage in the country’s clothing sector at US$153 a month, a 9% increase in an industry that...

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Cambodian clothing makers struggling with wage increases

Cambodia’s clothing sector, although still expanding, will remain in a precarious position unless global brands significantly raise the prices they pay to manufacturers or the...

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Indonesia aims to become one of top five textile exporters

Indonesia is aiming to become one of the world’s top five textile exporters over the next few years, according to Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto.

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Turkey may impose high anti-dumping duty on Vietnamese yarn

Turkey could impose an anti-dumping duty of more than 72% on polyester textured yarn imports from Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Competition Authority, part of...

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South Korean company starts operations in Ben Tre

Unisoll Vina, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Hansoll Textile, has begun operating in the Giao Long industrial park, Chau Thanh district, in the southern Vietnamese...

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