UNIQLO Opening First Store in Italy in Fall 2019

  Japanese global apparel retailer UNIQLO disclosed plans to open its first store in Italy in fall 2019. The new store will be located in Piazza Cordusio, the heart of the historical city of Milan and within walking distance to Piazza del Duomo, and will offer LifeWear for men, women and kids over three levels. Tadashi Yanai, UNIQLO Founder and Chairman, President & CEO of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., says, “Milan is one of the world’s most important and well respected fashion capitals, enjoying a long standing culture of craftsmanship as well as sophisticated and elegant design. With this incredible store location, and our LifeWear concept based on creating perfect

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Westex by Milliken and Teijin Aramid Join Forces in Asia Pacific to Revolutionize Aramid FR Fabric Market

Leading U.S. flame-resistant textiles brand Westex by Milliken and global aramid fiber producer Teijin Aramid announced a joint technology and commercial partnership for Southeast Asia and Australasia. “For Milliken, collaboration with Teijin Aramid is a meeting of minds,” according to Steve Layton, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Westex by Milliken. “Our reliance on research and development, paired with more than 60 years of manufacturing and supplying expert FR solutions, is bolstered by Teijin’s world-class technological capabilities and standing as a trusted global leader in inherent FR aramid fibers. Within a short time, this partnership has produced technologically advanced FR fabric for our customers facing jobsite hazards such as

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Teijin Frontier Exhibiting at Performance Days

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. is showcasing a range of high-performance fabrics at Performance Days, a show that introduces functional fabrics for sportswear, athleisure, corporate wear and workwear. The show is taking place at Messe Munchen in Munich, Germany on November 28th and 29th. This is Teijin Frontier’s ninth appearance at the event. The Teijin Frontier stand (Booth I10) is showcasing hybrid materials with a focus on the DeltaPeak series that offer excellent combinations of performance, appearance and texture for sportswear. Specific exhibits include: DeltaPeak: Teijin Frontier’s next generation of fabrics that offer a well-balanced combination of softness, durability, elasticity, ultraviolet protection and anti-transparency. Wind-blocking property can be added utilizing its

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