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Textiles Intelligence | 10 Feb 2012

Rapid growth in demand in emerging markets is driving investment in nonwovens, according to a new report - with several nonwovens roll goods producers expanding to target markets in Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, North Africa, South America and Southern Africa.


Textiles Intelligence | 10 Feb 2012

Rapid growth in demand in emerging markets is driving investment in nonwovens, according to a new report - with several nonwovens roll goods producers expanding to target markets in Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, North Africa, South America and Southern Africa.


just-style.com | 28 Sep 2007

Japanese manufacturers are focusing increasingly on developing fibres and textiles for personal well-being, hygiene and comfort, according to a report by Textiles Intelligence.


just-style.com | 21 Sep 2007

Despite losing out in this summer’s takeover battle for upscale retailer Barneys New York, Fast Retailing is determined to quicken the pace of its global expansion in a bid to double its annual sales to JPY1 trillion by 2010. Michael Fitzpatrick reports.

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Leonie Barrie | 28 Jun 2016

Japan’s Asics Corporation and Toray Industries have teamed up to develop a new high performance fabric that changes colour depending on the angle at which it is viewed.


Katie Smith | 20 Nov 2015

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at how C&A's overhaul of its fit and product development processes is paying dividends, Uniqlo and Toray ink a new sourcing deal aimed at reducing lead times and optimising production, and Cambodia approves a draft union law despite criticism. 


Katie Smith | 17 Nov 2015

Fast Retailing-owned casual clothing brand Uniqlo has inked a new five-year sourcing deal with Japanese textile maker Toray Industries in a move aimed at reducing lead times, optimising production and "creating a new industry centered on the future". 


Katie Smith | 17 Nov 2015

Fast Retailing-owned casual clothing brand Uniqlo has inked a new five-year sourcing deal with Japanese textile maker Toray Industries in a move aimed at reducing lead times, optimising production and "creating a new industry centered on the future". 


Leonie Barrie | 23 Jul 2015

Malaysian textile firm Penfabric, a subsidiary of Japan’s Toray Industries, has become what is thought to be the first vertically-integrated textile maker to start labelling its products with the Oeko-Tex ‘Made in Green’ traceable product label.


Michelle Russell | 4 Feb 2015

Japanese textile giant Toray, together with its partner Bergans, has further modified the high performance membrane system Dermizax NX, designed to be both breathable and water-resistant.


Katie Smith | 6 Jan 2015

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo has launched its first water-repellent Ultra Light Down as part of an expanded line of jackets and compact down for spring.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 2014

Polyester projects that are already planned, financed and committed are continuing to drive an increase polyester fibre capacity in China - but first signs suggest growth is also starting to slow down.


Leonie Barrie | 4 Nov 2014

Polyester projects that are already planned, financed and committed are continuing to drive an increase polyester fibre capacity in China - but first signs suggest growth is also starting to slow down.


Michelle Russell | 25 Sep 2014

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo has revealed plans to expand its kids and babies' line by 50%, as it launches the brand's new season range.


Michelle Russell | 25 Sep 2014

Casual clothing brand Uniqlo has revealed plans to expand its kids and babies' line by 50%, as it launches the brand's new season range.


Katie Smith | 9 Sep 2014

Patagonia has launched what it describes as a "revolutionary" new insulation technology which regulates body temperature and eliminates the need to adjust layers.


Richard Woodard | 17 Dec 2013

Yarn and fabric maker Toray Group is targeting international expansion in a number of emerging markets, including Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Brazil.


Richard Woodard | 17 Dec 2013

Yarn and fabric maker Toray Group is targeting international expansion in a number of emerging markets, including Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India and Brazil.


Katie Smith | 27 Sep 2012

Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has no intention of slowing the expansion of its Uniqlo casual clothing brand in China, despite anti-Japanese demonstrations last week.


Katie Smith | 27 Sep 2012

Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has no intention of slowing the expansion of its Uniqlo casual clothing brand in China, despite anti-Japanese demonstrations last week.


Leonie Barrie | 14 Dec 2011

Japanese yarn and fabric maker Toray Industries Inc says it has increased production across the group in a bid to offset the impact of the recent widespread flooding in Thailand, which led the company to close four plants in the country.


Richard Woodard | 22 Nov 2011

Toray Industries is claiming a world first with the production of laboratory-scale samples of fully renewable, bio-based PET fibre.


Richard Woodard | 22 Nov 2011

Toray Industries is claiming a world first with the production of laboratory-scale samples of fully renewable, bio-based PET fibre.


Petah Marian | 28 Oct 2011

Toray Industries plans to expand its fibres and textiles recycling business as part of the Green Innovation Business Expansion project launched in April this year.


Petah Marian | 28 Oct 2011

Toray Industries plans to expand its fibres and textiles recycling business as part of the Green Innovation Business Expansion project launched in April this year.


Leonie Barrie | 10 Oct 2011

DuPont is hoping for a 40% boost in the global production capacity of its high strength Kevlar fibres, best known for its use in ballistic and stab-resistant body armour, after opening a new $500m facility in South Carolina.


Petah Marian | 19 Sep 2011

Puma has launched an eco-friendly version of its suede shoe, which is made using 100% recycled materials.


just-style.com | 12 Jul 2011

Japanese textile maker Toray Industries Inc is targeting the outdoor clothing market with two new fabric developments which offer lightweight breathability and water repellent insulation.

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