CAI releases first estimate of India’s 2015–2016 cotton crop

August 27th, 2015

The Indian cotton crop for the 2015–16 season, beginning in October, is estimated to be 38 million bales, each nearly 375 pounds. The first estimate was announced this week by Mumbai-based Cotton Association of India (CAI). The new season’s crop will be less than this year’s estimate by 275,000 bales. Acreage is expected to be […]

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Abdelhak, Czerniakowski join Roland DGA

August 27th, 2015

Roland DGA Corp., an Irvine, Calif.-based manufacturer of advanced wide-format digital printing equipment, has hired Ralph Abdelhak as director of product management, and Mark Czerniakowski as regional sales manager. With more than 18 years of product marketing and management experience, Abdelhak recently worked as a professional marketing consultant and will oversee all of Roland DGA’s […]

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FGA webinar to focus on U.S./Canadian fabric graphics

August 26th, 2015

The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA), a division of IFAI, is hosting a webinar exclusive to IFAI members on Sept. 15 at 10:00 a.m. CT, focusing on the state of the U.S./Canadian fabric graphics market. Topics to be discussed include fabric usage in 2014; the percentage breakout of 2014 sales for the fabric graphics market by […]

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FGA webinar to focus on U.S./Canadian fabric graphics

August 26th, 2015

The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA), a division of IFAI, is hosting a webinar exclusive to IFAI members on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. CT, focusing on the state of the U.S./Canadian fabric graphics market. Topics to be discussed include fabric usage in 2014; the percentage breakout of 2014 sales for the fabric graphics market by […]

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Taking center stage

August 26th, 2015

Whether they are watching an orchestra performing under a soft-sided band shell or in a field with thousands of other fans screaming along with their favorite band, outdoor concert attendees probably aren’t noticing two of the biggest supporting players: staging and tenting. For rental companies, portable stages and large tensile structures represent opportunities for new […]

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Pakistani textile exports to Europe increase

August 25th, 2015

After receiving preferential access to European Union markets, Pakistan was the fastest growing textile supplier among the EU’s leading 20 textile supplying countries in 2014, according to the latest issue of Textile Outlook International from global business information company Textiles Intelligence. Preferential access has been provided to Pakistan in the form of the EU’s GSP+ […]

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Concept III, Coolcore partner

August 25th, 2015

Performance textile manufacturer Concept III Textiles International, Red Bank, N.J., has partnered with Coolcore, the Portsmouth, N.H.-based developer of a patented chemical-free fabric cooling technology. Coolcore’s technology uses a unique combination of fibers and cross-sections for three specific functions: wicking, moisture transportation and controlling the rate at which moisture evaporates from the garment for the […]

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Concept III, Coolcore partner

August 25th, 2015

Performance textile manufacturer Concept III Textiles International, Red Bank, N.J., has partnered with Coolcore, the Portsmouth, N.H.-based developer of a patented chemical-free fabric cooling technology. Coolcore’s technology uses a unique combination of fibers and cross-sections for three specific functions: wicking, moisture transportation and controlling the rate at which moisture evaporates from the garment for the […]

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Pakistani textile exports to Europe increase

August 25th, 2015

After receiving preferential access to European Union markets, Pakistan was the fastest growing textile supplier among the EU’s leading 20 textile supplying countries in 2014, according to the latest issue of Textile Outlook International from global business information company Textiles Intelligence. Preferential access has been provided to Pakistan in the form of the EU’s GSP+ […]

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ShowStoppers 2015

August 24th, 2015

IFAI Expo 2015 will feature the fourth annual ShowStoppers competition, created to recognize the best of the best on the show floor. All IFAI Expo exhibitors are eligible to enter their new products and services for the chance to be awarded as a ShowStopper. A committee of industry specialists will choose the finalists in each […]

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