Saturday, 2 January 2016

The Centre Is Planning To Make It More Attractive For Exporters To Tap New Markets.

Export of textile

Given that the textile and clothing sector is the largest provider of employment, second only to agriculture, creating a whopping 4.5 crore jobs across the nation, both the textile as well as the commerce ministries are on the lookout for new strategies in an attempt to boost the exports..
Currently the Indian textile exports are heavily dependent on the developed nations i.e. the US & EU nations. However, the center is planning to attract the exporters to new markets, which have a great potential in store, such as Africa. This will subsequently help in expanding the geographical spread of the Indian textile and garment supplies.  While this move may not show instant results, it will definitely help the Indian markets in the long run.

Monday, 14 December 2015

Going Green In Home Textile Furnishing

Furnishing your home is as exciting as it is cumbersome! While one tends to enjoy the anticipation of the final look, the process of finalizing every little detail can sometimes be a little daunting. While everyone looks forward to building a beautiful home interior, it is almost seldom that anyone puts in a thought or two in shaping a home that is green as well. Yes, it is quite possible to go for a greener, more eco-friendly home, by making some small yet significant changes in the way you choose your home furnishings. Let’s take a look at some of these choices:

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Resource Calculator A Much Needed Innovation For Textile Industry

Resource calculator

In the present day scenario, as for any other industry, the most pressing need in the textile industry is to create sustainable solutions that help in the conservation of resources to the greatest extent possible. A feasible way to ensure that resources are conserved is to gauge the textile manufacturing process meticulously and pin-pointing the areas where there is some potential to initiate savings. Since energy, water and additives are the major components that go into the manufacturing of textiles, it is the saving of these very elements that matter the most. In this regard, the Resource Calculator has come off as a major relief. 

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.