International Dyer & Finisher is the unrivalled world leader in the delivery of vital sector-specific information for textile dyers, finishers, printers and coaters. Focusing on innovation in processes, equipment, dyestuffs and both chemical and mechanical surface treatments – and with expert insight into key industry themes such as sustainability and technical textiles – International Dyer & Finisher is an indispensable source for all textile processing professionals.
For more than 130 years, International Dyer & Finisher has been keeping textile technologists and managers expertly informed about commercial and technical developments in the worldwide industry. Within this comprehensive coverage, readers can find in-depth briefings on all aspects of textile coloration, wet and mechanical finishing, pretreatment and surface modification. Prior to 2018 the journal was known simply as International Dyer, its current title adopted to reflect its in-depth coverage of all functional finishing applications.

Madelaine CornforthMadelaine Thomas, Editor, International Dyer & Finisher

This year, International Dyer & Technical Finisher has a new editor, Madelaine Thomas. Having worked on the magazine as Assistant Editor and Digital Editor, Madelaine has taken on the journal from Tansy Fall, who has now left WTiN. Madelaine is also Editor of Digital Textile and Textile 4.0.

Upcoming features in 2020

Issue 1
• Development in plasma and laser technology
• Coloration without dyes – surface patterning
 Bonus distribution: IFATCC International Congress France

Issue 2
• Biocides – latest developments in enzyme coloration
• Advancements in wool dyeing and finishing
 Bonus distribution: Techtextil North America 

Issue 3
• UV protection, anti-microbial finishes and pesticides
• Developments in natural dyes
• Bonus distribution: OutDoor by ISPO Munich

Issue 4
• Developments in denim finishing
• Advancements in continuous dyeing

Issue 5
• Flame retardants
• Advancements in waterless dyeing technology
• Bonus distribution: Textile Coating and Laminating Conference

Issue 6
• Treating textile wastewater
• Colour management
• Innovations in testing equipment.