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Goller Machines Attract Attention of Buyers

In its endeavour to retain leadership position in the country's fabric market, Mafatlal Industries Ltd., a flagship company of the Arvind Mafatlal Group, is all set to enhance its presence in prints and yarn dyed shirting fabric, including linen, across the country. The company has completely modernized its processing facilities in the last couple of years. The state-of-art processing facility includes latest CBR and mercerizing from Goller. A new capex…
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SDC Conference in Mumbai on February 20, 2015

11th SDC International Conference with the theme "Innovations for Sustainable Textile Production … Connecting the Dots," will be held at The Lalit, Sahar in Mumbai, on February 20. The conference will provide an insight to the possible solutions to the Textile Processing Industry for cleaner and greener chemicals and dyestuffs, sustainable processing techniques, better processing machinery and effective effluent treatment methods. Mr. Brett Mathews, Co-Editor, Eco-Textile News, UK will moderate…
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Zara, Marks & Spencer boom in India

India's overall consumer market growth slipped to its lowest level in a decade in last fiscal, but top global fashion brands Zara, Marks & Spencer, Benetton, Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger all posted anywhere between 14% and 42% year-on-year jump in their revenues. Their base is not too low either; except Tommy, all others are Rs 500-crore-plus brands in India. On the down side, not all of them are making money,…
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History of Fashion Counterfeiting preserves at FIT Museum

The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York has opened a new exhibit dedicated to the history of authorized and unauthorized copying of designs in the fashion industry. Titled as 'Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits', the event charts the evolution of counterfeiting practices through a comparative study between the original designs and their exhibition also provides insight into how the extreme popularity of designer dresses has…
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Move to Protect Khadi Trademark

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has moved to quickly register 'khadi' as a 'wordmark' to prevent others from using ‘khadi’ trademark. In addition, it has sought legal opinion to seek geographical indications that will give 'khadi' the same status as Darjeeling tea, champagne and Kolhapuri chappals, which will check against "counterfeiting" of a product that is intrinsic to the subcontinent. A wordmark will not only check against such…
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Workshop for Tajik Apparel Makers in Singapore by ITC

The International Trade Centre (ITC), is hosting a workshop on 'Support Apparel Product Development' for a delegation of clothing designers and design professors from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, visiting for a study-tour from December one in Singapore. The workshop will be conducted by Textile and Fashion Industry Training Center Pte Ltd () (Academy of Fashion Professions). is the training arm of Textile and Fashion Federation. It's also the first Continuing Education…
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