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04. July 2019 | Research & Development

ITA-doctoral candidate Martin Scheurer wins Hanns Voith Foundation Prize 2019

Alle Preisträger mit Gratulanten ITA-doctoral candidate Martin Scheurer was awarded the Hanns Voith Foundation Prize 2019 in the "New Materials" category on June 28, 2019 in Heidenheim, Germany, with prize money of EURO 5,000. more

04. July 2019 | Clothtech

Elastic textile fibers made from carbon dioxide

Kunststofffaser aus CO2 The elastic fibers are made with a chemical component that consists in part of CO2 instead of oil. This precursor called cardyon is already used for foam in mattresses and sports floorings. And now it is being applied to the textile industry. more

03. July 2019 | Research & Development

Research project combines smart textiles with IT security

Textile Sensormatte plus App sollen Dekubitus verhindern  Smart components are being integrated into more and more garments and other textile products. more

03. July 2019 | Events & Dates

Shape the future at the Dornbirn-GFC 2019

Dornbirn 2018 Sustainability/circular economy, digitalization, technical textiles, nonwovens and the first startups are the hot topics at the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress, Austria. more

02. July 2019 | Events & Dates

A highlight: comprehensive interior concept for future mobility

Covestro: Wässrige bioabbaubare Textilbeschichtung At the plastics trade fair K 2019 in Düsseldorf, materials manufacturer Covestro presents innovative material solutions that provide answers to the great challenges of the world. In doing so, the company continually pushes boundaries, in order to improve people’s lives and generate added value for customers, but also, above all, to reduce environmental influences. more

02. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Messe Frankfurt continues to grow

Messe Frankfurt setzt Wachstumskurs fort With a total of 507 events worldwide in financial year 2018, more events were held under the Messe Frankfurt umbrella than ever before. Almost five million people came together at these interaction formats. more

02. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Rieter awarded large contract from Egypt

Rieter Group has signed contracts with the Cotton & Textile Industries Holding Company, Cairo (Egypt), at the ITMA 2019. more

01. July 2019 | Clothtech

BASF bolsters investment in footwear segment

BASF: Eröffnung neuer Footwear Development Center BASF announces new investments to strengthen its global footwear presence: opening new Footwear Development Centers in the US. and Thailand, launching a Footwear Innovation Center in Taiwan, and expanding the Footwear Development Center in Italy. more

01. July 2019 | Sporttech

Porcher: Thermoplastic insoles for customized footwear

Thermoplastic insole At Outdoor by ISPO 2019 in Munich, Porcher Sport will present its innovative thermoplastic insoles for footwear developed with Sidas. more

28. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Hexcel: opening of FAHCCT lab in Shanghai

Customers and local authority representatives joined Hexcel, Progen and Future Aerospace at the FAHCCT opening ceremony Hexcel, Progen and Future Aerospace celebrated the official opening of their new joint venture laboratory and materials testing facility in Shanghai, China. more

28. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Cevotec: Industry of the Future Award

Thorsten Gröne bei der Übereichung des SKF-Preises für Materialien und Prozesse der Zukunft  Cevotec was honored with the SKF Award for Materials and Processes of the Future at the Industry of the Future Challenge in Vernon, France. more

27. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Milliken & Company names Steve Layton President of Polartec Business

Milliken & Company has named Steve Layton president of its newly acquired Polartec business. more

27. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Saurer: new website

Neue Webseite On June 18, 2019 the new Saurer website went online. more

27. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing builds world’s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand

Größte Lyocellfaseranlage der Welt Lenzing plans to invest more than EUR 1 bn in new lyocell fiber production facilities. more

26. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

VEOCEL launches new certification criteria

Lenzing Group unveiled the new co-branding certification criteria for its specialty nonwoven ingredient brand VEOCEL. more

25. June 2019 | Clothtech

Casual Tech – new horizons for Polartec

Casual Tech ? neue Horizonte für Polartec
The distinction between sports and fashion brands blurs more and more every day. ...

24. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New international conference on cellulose fibers

Neue internationale Konferenz in Köln 2020 Private and independent nova-Institute announces the 1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibers – Technologies, Applications and Sustainability in Textiles, 11–12 February 2020, Cologne (Germany). more

24. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing Group to become the first carbon neutral fiber producer in the world

Lenzing: nachhaltige Holzbeschaffung The Lenzing Group, a recognized leader in climate action, member of the CEO Climate Leaders Group of the World Economic Forum and a signatory to the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, will drastically reduce its CO2 footprint. The Lenzing Group will invest EUR 100 mn over the coming years to reduce carbon emissions both inside its operational boundaries (scope 1+2) and in its supply chain (scope 3). Due to its ambitious CO2 emission reduction strategy, the Lenzing Group will further contribute towards helping customers to transition their business to a lower CO2 base. more

21. June 2019 | ITMA

Beaulieu Engineered Fibres announces new pilot line for joint R&D projects

BFI announces new, fully operational pilot line supporting R&D projects for industrial and hygiene applications. more

21. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Archroma to join ZDHC

Archroma has decided to join the ZDHC Foundation (ZDHC) as a contributor. more

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