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03. June 2019 | Events & Dates

Karl Mayer: innovative driving force and business partner

Karl Mayer: Fachaustausch auf hohem Niveau The company’s stand quickly became a real magnet for the public. In the first three days alone, roughly 140 conversations worthy of being recorded were held. more

03. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Oerlikon celebrates opening of state-of-the-art R&D and production facility

The global provider of surface solutions, equipment, advanced materials and materials processing inaugurates its USD 55 million Innovation Hub & Advanced Component Production facility in Huntersville as part of its ongoing US growth strategy. The facility will serve as a cornerstone of Oerlikon’s additive manufacturing business in the US.
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03. June 2019 | Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

EU Nonwoven Production: 2.76 Mio. t

According to figures collected and compiled by Edana, the overall production of nonwovens in Europe grew by around 1.3 percent in 2018 more

03. June 2019 | Clothtech

Techtextil Award for a knitted sensor glove

Gestrickter Sensorhandschuh In the ‘New Technology’ category the Robert Bosch GmbH and H. Stoll AG were awarded with the Techtextil Innovation Award more

31. May 2019 | Mobiltech

Innovative convertible top

Der neue Cabrioverdeckstoff mobiltex 388 At Techtextil, Schmitz Textiles GmbH + Co KG from Emsdetten, Germany, presented a new convertible top fabric with high fitting accuracy called mobiltex 388. more

31. May 2019 | Mobiltech

Award for textile-made induction charging coil

Kupferspule auf Trägertextil At this year's Techtextil, Sathis Kumar Selvarayan, researcher at the German Institutes for Textile and Fiber Research (DITF), was awarded the "Techtextil Innovation Award" more

29. May 2019 | Oekotech

wear2wear: 100 % recycled, recyclable and PFC-free functional fabrics

Nachhaltige Bekleidung Five expert partners in Europe have come together to cover the entire recycling loop. On cutting-edge production systems, textile fibres from used clothing will be turned into functional fabrics. Schoeller Textil AG is supplying a wholistic textile portfolio, Inspire, for the workwear area. more

28. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Trevira CEO Klaus Holz's contract renewed for a further three years

Trevira Geschäftsführer Klaus Holz verlängert seinen Vertrag um weitere drei Jahre Trevira CEO Klaus Holz and Trevira’s parent company, Indorama Ventures, will continue to work together for a further three years following a mutually agreed renewal of Holz’s contract. more

28. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Karl Mayer: second workshop

Workshop ?Additive Fertigung für die Textilindustrie? im Hause Karl Mayer The second workshop, “Additive manufacturing for the textile industry”, showed once again that looking beyond the boundaries of technology creates synergist effects and generates ideas for new products. more

27. May 2019 | Medtech

Wood-based innovation for wound care receives regulatory approval and CE mark

UPM launches a new advanced wound care product for the European market. more

27. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

The LYCRA company opens Advanced Textile Innovation Center in China

The LYCRA Company officially opened its new Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) in Nanhai, China.
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24. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Pfaff: Change in the management board

Pfaff auf der Texprocess 2019 After holding various functions for different companies of Dürkopp Adler Group, Alfred Wadle has resigned his position as Spokesperson more

23. May 2019 | Protech

Continental: fabrics for drysuits help to regulate body temperature

Elastomerbeschichtete Gewebe von Continental Thanks to a range of heat protective coated fabrics, the technology company helps to ensure the safety of workers in a whole range of deployment situations. more

22. May 2019 | Raw & Auxiliary Materials

CHT Group: partner for sustainable printed, biodegradable textiles at Lidl

For the cooperation with Lidl within the project “Biodegradable textiles with prints” the CHT Group developed innovative recyclable textile print products. more

22. May 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Italian textile machinery: Mission in Thailand

Italienische Textilmaschinenhersteller in Gesprächen mit thailändischen Branchenvertretern A selected group of Italian textile machinery manufacturers led an institutional and trade mission in late April in Thailand more

21. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New microfiber ADVA Staple for the nonwovens industry

ADVANSA: neue Mikrofaser für die Vliesstoffindustrie With a diameter of only 8 μm (0.6 dtex), the fibers are particularly soft. A special surface treatment provides hydrophilicity, so that an immediate moisture transport can be ensured. more

20. May 2019 | Events & Dates

Performance, functionality, and smart textiles – in abundance

Techtextil und Texprocess 2019 At Techtextil and Texprocess the textile and apparel industries displayed their most progressive side and even in challenging times still inspires a positive mood throughout the sector as a result. more

20. May 2019 | Technology & Machinery

Karl Mayer: new premises and a new profile for the Academy in Obertshausen

Neue Räume in Obertshausen The Academy welcomes its guests in Obertshausen in a hall covering an area of 755 m², which offers a bright, learning-friendly atmosphere, modern architecture and technical equipment that has taken a quantum leap forward in terms of quality. more

20. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing traces its fibers with blockchain technology

Consumers increasingly want to understand the ingredients and suppliers of the products they buy, requesting a new level of transparency and traceability. The supply chain transparency from wood to garment and home textiles will enable all customers and partners to identify Tencel fibers and the respective wood source in each production and distribution step. more

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