Trevira and development services company imat-uve have together achieved a milestone in textiles design: the use of 3D flat knitting technology for automotive interiors. In a jointly developed process that unites innovative yarn technologies with cutting-edge connection and finishing techniques, Trevira and imat-uve have found a way of producing anatomically contoured seat covers and trim components for vehicle interiors. Why is this important? The answer lies in the way it’s done. Because the technology uses just one knitting process rather than several, manufacturers can reduce their production and materials costs, as it’s no longer necessary to cut and assemble the fabrics. But the new invention is not just cost-effective, […]
Archroma will present its innovative denim solutions for manufacturers and brands at DenimsandJeans India 2018 on August 1st and 2nd in Bangalore, India. Just two months after the DenimsandJeans Vietnam show, Archroma will again showcase its unique combination of technologies for denim effects and colors, from fiber to finish, from the authentic roots of indigo to the most innovative and eco-advanced solutions. At the Bangalore show, Archroma’s expert team will also present its coatings and washing solutions aiming at bringing denim creativity to a whole new dimension. Visitors to the Archroma booth will be able to see an “illustration collection” of exciting indigo casts.
Huntsman Textile Effects has extended the High IQ performance assurance scheme to help mills, brands and retailers meet consumer demand for garments and accessories with built-in sun protection. High IQ Sun Protect provides an Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) of up to 50 and above, providing the wearer with the highest level of protection for the lifetime of the garment. Consumers around the world are increasingly aware of the harmful effects of sun exposure. Children are known to be particularly vulnerable, but all those who work outdoors or who enjoy outdoor activities are at risk. Tested against the highest industry standards, High IQ Sun Protect guards against damaging UV-A and […]