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HUGO BOSS makes substantial progress in implementing strategic realignment

HUGO BOSS confirms full-year sales and earnings forecast – substantial progress made in implementing strategic realignment

HUGO BOSS made good progress in the second quarter of 2017. Comp store sales in
its own retail business picked up significantly in all three regions, with online business
likewise growing in the second quarter. Sales in the wholesale business fell short of
the prior year due to delivery shifts as compared to the prior year. The core markets
of Great Britain and China again performed well, while U.S. business expanded for
the first time in two years. Despite increased marketing expenses and spending on
the digital transformation of the business model, operating profit remained at the
prior year’s level. On this basis, HUGO BOSS is confirming its target of stable full-year
sales and earnings in 2017. Continue reading HUGO BOSS makes substantial progress in implementing strategic realignment

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Textiles India 2017 Exhibition at Gandhinagar

Full text of PM Modi’s speech at the Textile India 2017 event is reproduced below:

PM Addressing the Inaugural Session of the Textile India 2017

Ladies and Gentlemen,

India is today described as a bright spot in the global economy. It has emerged as one of the most attractive global investment destinations. This has been made possible by a series of sustained policy initiatives.

More than seven thousand reforms have been implemented to improve the ease of doing business. Processes have been simplified and made transparent. Government has repealed over twelve hundred outdated laws. These are just a few examples. Continue reading PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Textiles India 2017 Exhibition at Gandhinagar

Textiles India 2017: 65 MoUs signed in the presence of Union Textiles Minister

Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani and Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta witnessed the signing of 65 MoUs in the textiles sector on the 2nd day of the three-day mega textiles trade fair, Textiles India 2017, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. MoUs were signed on July 1, 2017 between various domestic and international organizations from industry and government; three of the MoUs signed are G2G MoUs. The MoUs signed relate to exchange of information and documentation, Research & Development, commercialization of handloom products and silk production, cooperation in Geo textiles, skill development, supply of cotton and trade promotion with overseas partners, etc. Continue reading Textiles India 2017: 65 MoUs signed in the presence of Union Textiles Minister

Embee Group’s New Innovative Dryer: Drying Efficiency.… Now One Step Ahead!!!

Embee Group’s New Innovative Dryer for Rotary Printing M/c Saves Upto 50% Energy

Embee, established in 1956 with a small beginning, always believed in continuous innovation and research for the betterment of today’s and tomorrow’s commitments to the textile industry.  Continue reading Embee Group’s New Innovative Dryer: Drying Efficiency.… Now One Step Ahead!!!

An E-Book On GST, in Hindi, By CA Sudhir Halakhandi

Shri  Sudhir Halakhandi, a leading chartered accountant from Beawar, Rajasthan, has written an exhaustive ebook on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced by the government from July 1, 2017. Shri Halakhandi has made available this ebook on his website free of charge for all businesspersons in the country who are finding it difficult to acquire the relevant information in an easy to understand format. Continue reading An E-Book On GST, in Hindi, By CA Sudhir Halakhandi

UMass Lowell Awarded $11.3 Million to Create a New Fabric Discovery Center

Awards support commercialization of technologies in flexible, hybrid electronics and advanced functional fabrics by Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing

May 31, 2017

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced awards totaling $11.3 million to UMass Lowell to fund the creation of future technologies that will revolutionize the way fabrics are made and reinvent the textile industry in Lowell.

A $10 million grant will allow UMass Lowell to create a new Fabric Discovery Center, a unique, testing and development facility that will usher in the nation’s first collaborative investment between two Manufacturing Innovation Institutes. The facility will serve Massachusetts and the region to rapidly transform textile product concepts into functional prototypes, serving as an end-to-end innovation ecosystem for researchers and private sector partners as they work towards commercialization of revolutionary technologies. Continue reading UMass Lowell Awarded $11.3 Million to Create a New Fabric Discovery Center

Books Authored by Dr NN Mahapatra

Dr NN MahapatraDr Mahapatra is having 30 years of experience in textile industries in India and abroad. He has worked in all big textile houses like Birla, Reliance, Raymond (Kenya), etc. In the year 2007 he was awarded C Col FSDC (UK) and C Text F.T.I. (Manchester). In the year 2008 he was awarded the F.T.A. from the Textile Association of India and F.I.C. from the Institution of Chemists, Kolkata. In the year 2009 he was awarded the F.I.E. from the Institution of Engineers (India). He has implemented many new technologies that have given benefits to the textile industries. He is a senior member of American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, and The Fiber Society (USA). Presently he is working as Vice-President, Business Development, Colorant Ltd, Ahmadabad.

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Seminar on “Technical Textiles: The Next Big Opportunity”

COLLEGE OF TEXTILE ECHNOLOGY BERHAMPUR & SERAMPORE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, (NORTH INDIA CHAPTER) “TANTU”
India International Centre, New Delhi

25th September 2016

Tentative Seminar Schedule

Registration               9:30 Hrs – 10:00 Hrs

Inaugural Session      10:00 Hrs – 10:25 Hrs

  • Welcome Speech by Dr. Prabir Jana, President, TANTU
  • Launching of Annual Souvenir of TANTU
  • Keynote Address by Amalesh Mukhopadhyay, Advisor, Dept. of Science & Technology

Panel Discussion 1     10:25 Hrs – 11:25 Hrs

Wellness & Medical Textiles

Chair: Dilip Gianchandani, COO, Fibre 2 Fashion

Panelist:

  • P J Singh, Managing Director, Tynor Orthotics, India
  • Krishna Kumar Baheti, Director Technical, Shubh Swasan India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Rabi Chattopadhyay, Professor IIT, Delhi

Tea Break                   11:25 Hrs – 11:40 Hrs

Presentation 1           11:40 Hrs – 12:00 Hrs

Personal Air Filtration by Mann+Hummel India

Presentation 2           12:00 Hrs – 12:20 Hrs

Nonwovens in medical applications by Freudenberg India

Panel Discussion 2     12:20 Hrs – 13:20 Hrs.

Safety & Protective Wear

Chair: Deepak Mohindra, Editor in Chief, StitchWorld

Panelist:

  • Mrinal Talukdar, Director Technical, Kusumgar Corporate
  • Anurag Singhal, Managing Director, Sai Synergy LLP
  • Arindam Basu, Director General, NITRA, COE for Protective Textiles

Vote of Thanks by Sanjib Sinha, General Secretary, TANTU         13:40 Hrs – 13:50 Hrs

Networking Lunch                                                                             13:50 Hrs – onwards

Entry by invitation only,

To register yourself please log on to www.tantutextile.com