Archive: 2018


Myanmar's clothing industry is growing and rapidly changing

Employment and export statistics clearly show that Myanmar’s clothing industry continues to record exponential growth.

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Teijin Frontier to establish fibre research laboratory in Thailand

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibre product converting company, is to establish a research and development facility for fibres, including polyester fibres, in Thailand.

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Launch of Korean casual wear label in Vietnam

South Korean casual fashion label Hazzys has launched in Vietnam, with brand owner LF opening two stores in Hanoi.

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Plans to invest in Belarusian wool fabric producer

The government of Belarus plans to invest up to US$50m this year in the further expansion and development of Kamvol, one of the largest producers...

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EcoTechnilin starts up needlepunch line in Poland

Nonwovens producer EcoTechnilin has started up a complete, high-capacity eXcelle needlepunch line at its facility in Poland – from webforming to needlepunching – supplied by...

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Russian government to start microchipping and labelling textile products

The Russian government plans to start large-scale microchipping and labelling of domestic textile products over the next two years, aiming to solve the problem of...

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Ukraine's textile industry set for growth

The Ukrainian textile industry steadily grew last year, according to Ukrlegprom, the association of light industry producers.

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Sahinler considers new investments in Bulgaria

Sahinler, which operates in Kardzhali, Bulgaria, but is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, is ready to invest in the Bulgarian town of Belitsa, according to municipality...

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New facility for protective equipment in Serbia

Loznica, Serbia-based Stim Import will open a new facility in Krupanj in March, where 60 people over 35 will be employed.

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