Coats bag 2 wins at Corporate & Financial Awards
Technical textile



Coats, the world's leading industrial thread manufacturer has won two awards at the 2017 Corporate and Financial Awards held recently in London. It won Gold in the 'Best online report: AIM/ small cap' category and was also named 'Best in-house corporate and financial communications team', one of the most coveted awards of the event. The Corporate and Financial Awards recognises excellence in all aspects of financial and corporate communication.

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Santex Rimar Group Holds an Event in Iran
Technology And Innovation



The leading textile machine manufacturer has held a second "Future Textile Road" event in Iran to underline its commitment to the development of domestic textile industry. During the event, Santex Rimar signed an agreement with Yazd University for supplying a SMIT rapier weaving machine to train students on the latest textile technologies and do research jointly.

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Indian FMCG Patanjali to take on foreign clothing brands
Retail



After its Ayurvedic offerings found widespread acceptance in the Indian household, the homegrown FMCG major Patanjali has taken on established multinational FMCG brands and now hopes to overtake foreign textile makers. It plans to produce everything from an underwear to ethnic and sportswear apparels soon and intends to break the stronghold of foreign manufacturers.

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A Textile Loom that doubles as a musical Instrument!
Textile



Musician Chris Powell in Philadelphia engineered a wooden textile loom that doubles as a musical instrument. It made it's first public performance recently at the Moore College of Art and Design. These synthesized melodies aren't coming from a keyboard but they're controlled by foot pedals on a loom, rigged to assign different musical values or drum samples to the patterns being weaved.

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How this Textile Designer fits a studio & warehouse in 550sqft
Corporate



For most New Yorkers, 550 square feet would be a fairly comfortable one-bedroom apartment, but for textile designer Christian Rathbone it's that, plus his studio and warehouse. For the past 15 years, Christian has been working with native dyers and weavers in Turkey, who help bring his organic Kilim designs to life, using traditional vegetation dyes and hand-spun wool. Check out his story

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