Bremen Cotton Report. © Irina Sokolovskaya/

26/02/2024 – Bremen Cotton Exchange

Bremen Cotton Exchange

Italy´s fashion industry is growing and investing

The 07/08 issue of the Bremen Cotton Report has been published. Here is a brief overview of the current state of cotton quality, Italy´s fashion industry ... By  Christine Heywood

The latest machine generation RF5 sets benchmarks in terms of quality, performance, availability, efficiency, and machine intelligence. © Reifenhäuser

Reifenhäuser Reicofil announces the sale of an RF5 SMMS 3200 nonwovens line to PFNonwovens for their production facility in South Africa. By  Sibylle Michel

Fifteen million items of clothing are dumped in Ghana every week, the vast majority of which is unusable and therefore thrown away. That is about to change. © Jeanette Dietl/

A large-scale project in Ghana aims to produce and recycle fabrics and finished garments locally, offering environmental as well as economic benefits. By  Sibylle Michel

Houssine Chekkar (on the left), Owner and Managing Director of Masaka Business Solutions, and Thomas Macina, Global Sales Manager, Label & Flexible Packaging, Durst Group. © Durst Group

11/05/2022 – Business in Africa

Business in Africa

Durst partners with Masaka Business Solutions

Durst Group agrees distribution partnership with Masaka Business Solutions in North Africa and West Africa for the Label & Flexible Packaging business ... By  Sibylle Michel

MIM – the international trade show of textile and garment – is the meeting place for fashion and textile professionals in Morocco. © Amith

19/04/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Maroc in Mode in full swing

This edition of the Maroc in Mode apparel sourcing show successfully took off on 30 – 31 March 2022, following a pandemic related pause of two years. By  Editorial staff

It is anticipated that the technology will be adopted at scale across all textile processing sites and facilities in Benin and across the African sub-continent. © FibreTrace

08/12/2021 – Africa’s first fully traceable cotton supply chain

Africa’s first fully traceable cotton supply chain

ARISE IIP and FibreTrace collaborate for pilot program

The partnership between FibreTrace and ARISE IIP will bring full traceability to the first of their kind, vertically integrated mills in the Republic of ... By  Editorial staff

Even though rural electrification has seen significant progress, at least 250 million people in Africa still live without electricity. © ArtushFoto/

01/12/2021 – SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

An action agenda for Africa’s electricity sector

A new scientific article outlines how to undertake the much needed expansion and modernization of Africa’s electricity sector. The article highlights the ... By  Editorial staff