SRIL and PBRX Issue Global Bond

Textile Stakeholders Request Strengthening Industrial Integration

Parliament Asks to Control Illegal Importation of Textiles

IKATSI Reveals Details of Import Violations

MOI Optimizes Sustainable Resources For Industrial Production

Britain Will Ban Imports From China

RPP on Industry and Trade is Less Favorable to Local

Textile Industry Optimistic Could Recover This Year

Trade Surplus, Textiles Industry Still in the Red Zone

APR Encourages Supply Chains as the Focus of the Road Map

Pakistan's Exports to Indonesia Supported by Textile Products

ARGO Optimistic Will Improve Performance in 2021

APSyFI : PLB Threatens to Eliminate US $ 8.3 Million Yarn Exports

Stake Holder : Textile Industry Needs Fundamental Changes

The risk of a spike in energy prices becomes a new year's 'gift' for manufacturing industry players. In addition to the basic electricity tariff (TDL) which is planned to increase in line with the cut in subsidies for PLN, the plan to phase out Premium and Pertalite fuel oil is also expected to raise logistics costs. From the demand side, the public is also faced with an increase in the price of non-subsidized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rp. 1,600 to Rp. 2,600 per kilogram. Secretary General of the Indonesian Olefin, Aromatic and Plastic Association (Inaplas) Fajar Budiono said that the high price of energy has encouraged business players to innovate in the production sector, such as replacing machine tools with more efficient ones.

 

Awareness of the impact of the clothing industry on environmental damage makes many people flock to make changes. How not, according to the findings of the Changing Markets Foundation released in June 2021, the clothing industry is responsible for more than 20 percent of water pollution in the world. It didn't stop there, the 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature report showed that textiles will be the biggest source of marine microplastic pollution in the world. No wonder now that a sustainable lifestyle, one of which is in the consumption of clothing, is applied by many people who care about environmental sustainability.

Epson launched its first 64-head direct-to-fabric printer, the Monna Lisa ML-64000. This printer caters to digital textile printing businesses taking advantage of opportunities in fashion, home textiles, sportswear and other application fields. Developed with the attention to detail for which Epson is renowned, the latest addition to the Epson Monna Lisa lineup can deliver extraordinary results with less environmental impact. This new model was developed to address the needs of the high productivity digital textile printing market and to expand design possibilities while minimizing the use of energy, water, materials and time compared to conventional processes.

 

Flannel shirts include clothes that are very easy to find everyday in the market. These clothes are now used by various walks of life of all ages. The main feature of the flannel shirt is the plaid pattern. In Wales, farmers use flannel for work activities. In the late 1600s, flannel, which was previously worn by farmers, was later in demand by various working classes, as quoted from the Bespoke Post. Towards the end of the 17th century, textile workers in Wales took advantage of the excess wool to make durable fabrics through a carding process.

Always following trends has become an obligation for millennials and above. Aesthetics, if the words of today's children, must be the main thing. Clothing trends change according to the seasons. Moreover, it is priced relatively cheaply. Of course, attracting many people to get it. This sustainability is what causes fast fashion in the clothing industry. fast fashion refers to a design, manufacturing, and marketing method that focuses on producing large quantities of clothing quickly. This production usually uses the trend of replication and low quality materials. That way, these goods can be massively produced and marketed at affordable prices for the lower middle class.