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21. June 2019 | ITMA

ITA student receives the ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award 2019

Mathias Zidda, master graduate of Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), won the ITMA Research & Innovation Excellence Award. more

21. June 2019 | ITMA

Tailor-made drive and IIoT solutions for the textile industry

Italian drive specialist Bonfiglioli offers tailor-made and forward-thinking integrated solutions for the textile industry. more

21. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Going digital at ITMA 2019

ITMA 2019, the world’s leading fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies. more

20. June 2019 | Oekotech

Sanitized Mintactiv: Safe, natural and sustainable

Gegen Geruch in Baumwolltextilien This new development from Sanitized AG, Burgdorf/CH, meets the requirements of conscientious textile manufacturers and their brands with sustainability goals. more

19. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Ahlstrom-Munksjö awarded third EcoVadis Gold rating

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has renewed its EcoVadis Gold rating level for the company’s sustainability management and performance for the third consecutive year. more

19. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Milliken & Company to acquire Polartec from Versa Capital Management

Milliken & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec, LLC. more

19. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Cotton Inc: Chinese prices moved sharply lower

The China Cotton Index (CC Index 3128B) posted its sharpest declines in nearly five years. more

18. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Awards ceremony in Detroit

Mann+Hummel recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year Mann+Hummel recognized by General Motors as a 2018 Supplier of the Year more

18. June 2019 | ITMA

Datacolor: color management solution for textile and apparel

Featured solution will include the SpectraVision, a solution enabling businesses to objectively measure and digitally communicate the color of previously unmeasurable materials, including multi-color prints, trim, yarn, zippers and lace, thereby saving costs and significantly shortening the time from concept to consumer. more

17. June 2019 | Research & Development

High-performance materials from ceramic fibers

Hochleistungswerkstoffe aus keramischen Fasern Ceramic composites are used in high-temperature lightweight construction, where, for example, they can replace metallic superalloys and outperform them in terms of temperature resistance, specific strengths and modules. One field of application is the development of new types of aircraft gas turbines and stationary gas turbines with
reduced emission values and higher efficiencies.
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17. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Wacker expands silicone elastomer production in China

neue Produktionslinie für Silikonelastomere Wacker inaugurated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang site in China. more

14. June 2019 | ITMA

Italian textile machines at ITMA

Italienische Textilmaschinenexporte 2018 ITMA is traditionally the showcase in which the manufacturers of textile machines have the opportunity to display their up-to-date innovations. more

13. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Monforts adds to its technological team in Germany

Jonas Beisel Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG is expanding the team at its Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in Mönchengladbach, Germany, more

13. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

KM.ON is expanding towards Asia

Die Geschäftsführung der KM.ON GmbH, Antonia Gottschalk und Maximilian Kürig From June 2019 onwards, KM.ON will be present in key markets with subsidiaries in China and Hong Kong. more

12. June 2019 | Mobiltech

In case of accidents secured against electric shocks

Die thermoREFLEX-Schutzhülle aus Aramidgewebe Protection against bursting, fire and contact are sensitive aspects in the construction of electric cars. more

11. June 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Hohenstein’s WATson is now a DIN SPEC standard

Hohensteins WATson ist jetzt eine DIN SPEC Norm The 2019 published DIN SPEC 60015 “Quantitative measurement of the evaporative heat loss of smart textile materials for work, sports / outdoor and leisure” defines the measuring procedure and requirements for textiles and clothing that claim to have a cooling effect. more

11. June 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Recycling of technical fibers

Blick auf den Auslauf der Vliesstofflinie. Im Vordergrund die Nadelmaschine, dahinter Kreuzleger und Krempel The DITF have installed a nonwoven line of Dilo Machines GmbH financed by the state of Baden-Württemberg. more

07. June 2019 | Indutech/Filtech

4-fold air flow filter system

Die wartungsfreie und wieder verwendbare 3M Halbmaskenserie 4000+ ist für viele Arbeitsplätze in der Industrie geeignet The new 3M Secure Click HF-800 half-mask series offers reliable protection against common gases more

07. June 2019 | ITMA

ITA 4.0 at ITMA

3D-Flechtmaschine At the ITMA in Under Linkway booth D221, the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA), will demonstrate the digital retrofitting of a 3D braiding machine more

06. June 2019 | ITMA

Dr. Petry: Inkjet innovations

Inkjet-Druck As the textile ink jet printing sector is recording the relatively highest growth within the textile industry, this technology will become more and more important. more

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