Sunday, 29 November 2015

Benefits of Digital Textile Printing

Digital textile printing

Digital Printing in context of textiles refers to a printing method whereby a digital image is printed directly to a fabric, or cloth material. Here, the dye-sublimation printer executes the process of printing through the use of heat in order to transfer the dye on the printing medium. Simply put, once the design is created and finalized, and uploaded on the printer, the process of printing becomes as seamless as that on paper. The digital textile printing is a technique that is quickly picking up, due to its ease of use and other significant benefits, the most important of which are discussed below. 

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Textile Industry Welcomes Extension Of Export Benefit

Textile Industry Welcomes Extension Of Export Benefit

The textile industry of India has been facing a major blow, one of the worst in its history, pertaining to the slowdown that hit the global textile and clothing markets in April 2014. Due the termination of region FTA by other competing nations, exports from India have encountered an all-time low owing to its tariff barriers, expensive cotton, high fibre price and the unprecedented delay in the pay-out of the TUF subsidies. Given the scenario, the industry had long been demanding the extension of additional incentives through the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS). The demand also pressed for a grant of 3% interest with respect to the export of all textile merchandise, at least till the time that the exports reach their projected potential growth.

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Reinvent Domestic Textile through Dyeing

What does one do when domestic textiles such as clothes and apparels, bed sheets or curtains grow out of fashion, or simply old? While throwing these away or changing them with new ones are the alternatives most usually taken, one way to deal with them can be by reinventing them into something totally different, simply by the way of dyeing.

Friday, 6 November 2015

Nano-Filtration - An Effective Way For Textile Effluent Treatment

Nano-Filtration - Textile effluent treatment

The 21st century has brought upon the global textile industry, the urgent need to reduce the water wastage, pertaining to the manufacturing process. This need has been further pressed by the fact that regulations on the discharge of effluent have been tightened all across the globe. Textile as an industry expels humongous amounts of water as waste, which makes it essential for it to find out some feasible production techniques, which in turn helps the industry meet the regulatory standards.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

20 Percent Annual Growth Expected In Technical Textile Industry.

Technical textile Industry

Technical Textiles, as you may already know are nothing but the textile products manufactured for purposes other than aesthetic. These include the textiles required for application in automotive, medical textiles, agro-textiles, as well as those required for making protective clothing, such as spacesuits, bulletproof vests, or that worn by the fire-fighters and welders etc.  Technical textiles also include materials and products used for their technical performance and functional properties such as tyre cords, airbags, industrial textiles, furniture lining, tents, parachutes etc.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Repo Rate Cut Welcomed By Textile Industry

Repo rate cut by RBI

To begin with, Repo Rate is precisely the rate at which the Central Bank of the country lends money to all commercial banks during the event of shortage of funds.

In a recent financial move the RBI Governor, Dr. Raghuram Rajan announced a cutback on the current repo rate from 7.25 percent to 6.75 percent, which was brought into effect immediately on 29th September, 2015. This repo rate deduction of 50 basis points has been more than welcomed by the textile industry of the country, simply for the reason that this cut will majorly benefit capital-intensive industries.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Reinventing Home Furnishing Textile through Recycling

As surprising as it may sound, the urban waste comprises of a substantial amount of textile wastes, which usually comes from the end-consumers. While there are certain commercial as well as charity organisations that come forward and take up some part of this waste, but the better part of it is still discarded. It is dues to the unending burden of this waste, that new possibilities are being tapped so as to make it commercially viable.