Category: News

  • Converter Round Up

    Converter Round Up

    Converting companies are an integral part of the nonwovens supply chain. For all of the advantages the industry’s products provide, a lot has to happen prior to their end use. Nonwovens need to be cut into a variety of shapes and sizes, scaled down to become a single-use product, as well as printed, packaged and […]

  • Automated Cutting & Sewing Developments

    Automated Cutting & Sewing Developments

    An apparel product is a consumer good with a large number of fragmented supply chains. It starts with fiber selection, proceeds to yarn and fabric production, and ends in apparel manufacturing. In many cases, several additional sectors are involved in finishing the final product, which may include trims, findings, embroidery, leather and other fashion accessories. […]

  • Modular cutting and stacking system advances flexible, fully automated operations

    Modular cutting and stacking system advances flexible, fully automated operations

    When combined with CAD-based pattern design and advanced nesting software, digital (computer-controlled) cutting systems for composites enable fabricators to not only reduce material waste and costs — even with complex-shaped parts — but also reduce cutting time from days (when done manually) to minutes, lowering cycle time and increasing repeatability and reproducibility (R&R). Still, given […]

  • Cornell team develops machine with aim of ending textile waste

    Cornell team develops machine with aim of ending textile waste

    The average American goes through roughly 70 pounds of clothing each year, creating approximately 21 billion pounds of clothing sent to landfills – 5% of all landfill waste, according to the Council for Textile Recycling. A multidisciplinary Cornell design and research team has developed a unique fabric-shredding machine in hopes of a zero-waste solution for […]

  • Difficult Materials Make Automated Fabric Cutting More Indispensable than Ever

    Difficult Materials Make Automated Fabric Cutting More Indispensable than Ever

    If you work with Kevlar, carbon fiber or other high performance reinforcement materials, you know what’s going on in the supply chain. Materials are more expensive and difficult to obtain that ever before. That requires fabricators to cut more accurately, efficiently and predictably than ever before. How well a fabricator manages its materials is key […]

  • A cut above the rest at Texprocess 2022

    A cut above the rest at Texprocess 2022

    ACG Nyström, a member of TMAS, the Swedish textile machinery association, will demonstrate the benefits of the automated Talon 75 multi-ply cutter at the forthcoming Texprocess exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21-24. This follows a new agreement with Eastman Machine Company, of Buffalo, New York, building on a partnership dating back over a century […]

  • Industrial Engineering: An Essential in Apparel Manufacturing

    Industrial Engineering: An Essential in Apparel Manufacturing

    Globalisation creates fierce competition in the economy. The purchasing power of the consumer is increasing due to an increase in disposable income, which has led to a rise in customer demands. As such, the apparel industry is facing an immense challenge in producing goods of the right quantity and quality, in time and at minimum […]

  • Automotive Seat Fabric Market Size, Scope And Forecast

    Automotive Seat Fabric Market Size, Scope And Forecast

    This Automotive Seat Fabric Market report provides a comprehensive overview of important aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, industrial sector development and improvement, and new product launches outlined in this Automotive Seat Fabric Market […]

  • Global Sewing Machines Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2022-2026: Industrial Sewing Machines Lead Global Markets & Developing Economies to Boost Long-term Growth

    Global Sewing Machines Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2022-2026: Industrial Sewing Machines Lead Global Markets & Developing Economies to Boost Long-term Growth

    The global market for Sewing Machines, estimated at US$3.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$4.2 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.3% over the analysis period. Apparel, one of the end-use segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 4.7% CAGR and reach US$2.7 […]

  • Global Automotive Fabric Market Outlook

    Global Automotive Fabric Market Outlook

    The demand for automotive fabric is being driven by the transportation industry. Building on its essential properties, automotive fabrics help reduce the weight of the car, provide comfort, and improve the aesthetics and safety of the vehicle. Such favourable properties are aiding the growth of the industry. These fabrics are made up of textiles which […]