Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

IAF active at Corporate Responsibility Forum by OECD in Paris

On February 13th and 14th the IAF was present at OECD Forum on due diligence in the garment and footwear sectors in Paris. This was the fifth edition of a forum that features the cutting edge on corporate responsibility policy making in the apparel industry, bringing together key players from large apparel brands and retailers, […]

Opening up New Market Opportunities Through Innovation, Sustainability and Fashion – TITAS 2018 takes leaps upwards in all aspects

With a new momentum of innovation and advantages in smart technology, Taiwan’s textiles look proudly towards the international arena! Innovative textile supply chain manufacturers and international buyers converged upon the 22nd edition of the Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS 2018), where, in addition to a scale reaching 1,003 booths, setting a new high, over […]

Gerber Innovates to Meet Personalization and the Need for Speed Challenges with AccuMark® Version 12 Launch

Personalization, convenience and value: online and offline shoppers want it all. They expect brands and retailers to understand their needs and deliver new styles and trends faster than ever before. “To survive and more importantly thrive in today’s markets, fashion players need to improve their agility, speed and connectivity,” said Mary McFadden, VP of CAD […]

Yeşim is entitled to have the certificate ISO 14001

Yeşim textile is entitled to have the certificate Environment Management System ISO 14001:2015 which means respecting the environmental sensibility both in production and during the work processes. Yeşim authenticated its competency by obtaining the related certificate which is often on the agenda in the environmental audit processes.   SA8000: Yeşim Textile which possesses many production and […]

ITA introduces Smart Textiles Micro-Factory at Texprocess 2019

Individualization, automation and digitalization: micro-factories are the way forward for the future of clothing production. Texprocess, Frankfurt/Main, the international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials with its 2019 edition from 14 to 17 May will  display the main theme broadly and prominently. “Send your favorite design to the manufacturer today via an app […]

IAF new year’s contribution 2019 for just-style by Matthijs Crietee

Recently, just-style published their ‘Outlook 2019’. Industry executives were asked what keeps them awake at night and other issues the apparel sector should be keeping a close eye on in the year ahead. Not surprisingly, increased levels of uncertainty and ambiguity are top of the agenda, with the real winners in 2019 and beyond likely […]

International Textile Group Becomes Elevate Textiles Following Integration with American & Efird

International Textile Group (ITG) announced today the launch of a new name and corporate identity, Elevate Textiles, Inc. (“Elevate”). The new company replaces ITG as the parent company of American & Efird, Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann and Safety Components, creating a portfolio of leading global brands that provide innovative solutions and premium textile products throughout […]