More than 1,000 businesses join Saigon Tex 2017

The Vietnam Saigon Fabric & Garment Accessories Expo (Saigon Tex 2017) will open at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on April 5. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and VINATEX. The event is expected to attract more than 1,065 businesses from Vietnam and 24 countries including China, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia, […]

Top Value Fabrics Introduces Shockwave for Creating Attention-Getting Activewear

Top Value Fabrics has expanded its line of polyester spandex fabrics for activewear applications. The newest addition is Shockwave, a 92/8 Polyester Spandex Space Dye Jersey Fabric that is specifically designed for creating attention-getting activewear apparel. “This new fabric is available in five colors for creating fashion-forward apparel, explains Ken Siecinski, Activewear Manager for Top […]

OEKO-TEX® Awards New Certification For Leather Goods That Have Been Tested For Harmful Substances

Beginning in 2017, producers and suppliers of leather goods can have their products certified to be tested for harmful substances by the International OEKO-TEX® Association. The basis for the certification is the new Leather Standard by Oeko-Tex, which was launched during the annual meeting of the General Managers of the Oeko-Tex institutes in Ostend, Belgium […]

TRSA: C. diff Study Of Hospital Laundry Exaggerates Contamination Risk To Laundry Employees

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — December 5, 2016 — TRSA responded today to a study in FEMS Microbiology Letters (“Clostridium difficileenvironmental contamination within a clinical laundry facility in the USA,” October 14, 2016) by saying that the study’s conclusions and several articles that covered it fueled misleading impressions of hospital laundry cleanliness. “The report suggests “that soiled clinical linens […]

Taiwanese textile company to expand in Vietnam: report

‘We cannot think of a better place to build our new manufacturing base than Vietnam.’ Taiwan’s leading textile company Far Eastern New Century hopes to capitalize on the country’s cheap labor. On Monday, the Nikkei Asian Review reported the company plans to shift operations from China to Vietnam. “We cannot think of a better place […]