Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Launch Dutch Circular Textile Valley

Friday, May 24th, saw the official launch of the Dutch Circular Textile Valley (DCTV) at Circl in Amsterdam. DCTV has brought together a broad coalition of brands, retailers, manufacturers, their associations, knowledge institutes and government bodies that will collaborate on moving to a more circular clothing and textiles value chain in the Netherlands. The DCTV […]

ITMA Countdown – Focus Industry 4.0

On the occasion of a VDMA press conference themed “ITMA countdown” in Frankfurt, speakers from member companies Lindauer DORNIER, Herzog and Mahlo showed how Industry 4.0 solutions are going to impact the textile process chain and what technologies visitors can expect to see at ITMA 2019. The products examples of the respective companies made clear […]

Yeşim on the UN Global Compact Board of Directors

At Global Compact Turkey’s 7th Ordinary General Assembly, Ahmet Cemal Dördüncü from Akkök Holding was elected as the President of the Board of Directors of the UN Global Compact Network Turkey, on Akkök’s list for the third time in a row and representing Yeşim Textile, Corporate Communications Director Dilek Cesur was elected to the Board […]

IAF Spring Member Event Frankfurt: Overview Key Outcomes

The IAF held its annual Spring Member Event in Frankfurt on May 13th and 14th back to back with the Texprocess and Techtextil Fairs. In the morning of May 13th, IAF’s bi-annual Board of Directors meeting brought together the majority of the Board, representing 12 countries from all continents. The IAF Board expressed its gratitude […]

IAF Spring Member Event, Frankfurt

The IAF has held its Spring Member Event in Frankfurt, Germany on May 13th and 14th. The IAF held its bi-annual Board of Directors meeting in the morning of Monday May 13th bringing together influential apparel industry representatives from over 15 countries from Asia, Europe and the America’s. For the afternoon the IAF had organized […]

Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center Promote Advancement of the Fashion & Creativity Industry

Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM) has always committed to promote advancement of fashion and creative industry manufacturers, labels, and related enterprises, helping them to improve their competitiveness.  Because of this, CPTTM continuously held seminars or experience sharing sessions on fashion technology, helping the industry to move towards fashion technology development.  On 6th March […]

35th IAF World Fashion Convention to be held in Lahore, Pakistan

During a press conference at the TEXPO Fair in Lahore, Pakistan on April 12th, The International Apparel Federation (IAF) and Pakistan Readymade Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) announced the holding of 35th World Fashion Convention in Lahore on November 12th and 13th. This convention is a unique fashion industry event bringing the topics that […]

Han Bekke: ‘Apparel Supply Chain is Dramatically Fragmented’

“The apparel supply chain is dramatically fragmented”, IAF President Han Bekke said at the 14th edition of Prime Source Forum this week in Hong Kong. As an example, he mentioned the many initiatives worldwide to make the sector more sustainable. More collaboration in the supply chain is therefore needed, he said. IAF has therefore taken […]

Apparel Textile Sourcing Germany 2019 Fair

IAF’s Chinese member CCCT is working closely with the US fair organiser behind the succesful ATS Miami and ATS Toronto sourcing fairs. They are currently creating a European version of this fair, due to be held in September, in Berlin. There is a clear demand for sourcing fairs in Europe and as a unique global […]