With an aim to help businesses reconnect and strengthen their supply chains as they gradually reopen, Messe Frankfurt India announced a new date for the 2020 edition of Screen Print India. The exhibition, which will mark its launch in New Delhi this year, will join the premier trade fair for the textile industry, Gartex Texprocess India, from December 17th to 19th, 2020 at India Expo Mart, Delhi-NCR. Given the current global situation, the platform will play a key role in analyzing market demand and where sectors such as screen printing, textile printing, digital and sublimation are heading. With the implementation of Unlock 2.0 by the government, businesses in India are […]
Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd. announces the release of its new subscription-based design software, as well as two other web services to enhance its user experience. The new set of products and services is intended to aid in the digital transformation of the fashion industry for supporting business in the post-CoVID19 era, in which new work styles and methods are being adopted including teleworking and telecommuting. At the same time, they are geared toward streamlining and improving efficiency to achieve sustainability through reduced waste. SDS-ONE APEX Fiz Fiz is the latest addition to Shima Seiki’s proven SDS-ONE APEX series design system lineup, but with an unprecedented twist. While previous APEX-series […]
According to the Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. imports of textiles and apparel in May 2020 dropped 42.0% compared to May 2019 to 3,544.8 million square meter equivalents (MSME). In value, May imports amounted to US$4,124.69 million. May imports of textiles sharply decreased by 32.2% to 2,594.2 MSME, and those of apparel fell 58.3% to 950.5 MSME. Textile and apparel imports during January-May 2020 declined by 19.9% year-on-year to 22,210.3 MSME: textiles, 14,043.7 MSME (down 15.5%) and apparel, 8,166.6 MSME (down 26.5%). In value, imports fell 25.81% to US$32,895.05 million: textiles, 8,973.88 million (down 20.1%) and apparel, US$23,921.17 million (down 27.8%).