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The carbon fibre recycler developed the mats in response to customer requests. © Gen 2 Carbon

 
08/07/2022 – Nonwovens

Nonwovens

Ultra-lightweight 60 gsm nonwoven mat

Gen 2 Carbon, formerly ELG Carbon Fibre, introduces a supremely lightweight 60 gsm, recycled carbon fibre nonwoven fabric. By  Editorial staff
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Colorbox reduces the environmental impact of the garment dyeing process, reducing resource use and pollution load of wastewater. © Jeanologia

 
28/06/2022 – Dyeing

Dyeing

Sustainable alternative for garment dyeing

Jeanologia introduces Colorbox, a revolutionary technology for garment dyeing transforming the traditional way that garments are dyed in an efficient ... By  Editorial staff
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The IPCC report measures manufacturing costs broken down into various cost elements at each stage of the textile value chain. © ITMF

 
27/06/2022 – IPCC report

IPCC report

Tracing production costs in the primary textile industry

The new edition of the International Production Cost Comparison (IPCC) from ITMF has been published. The report measures the manufacturing costs of different ... By  Editorial staff
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We were also on the road for you on day three. © Meisenbach 2022

 
24/06/2022 – textile network on the move

textile network on the move

Impressions from Techtextil-Texprocess

Also on the third day of the fair the textile network team was on the road at Techtextil and Texprocess. Click through our picture gallery. By  Diana Weber
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Garments made from Evodown feel light and silky and are easy to maintain. © Thermore

 
23/06/2022 – Sustainable padding

Sustainable padding

Evodown: Half fibers, half insulation, fully recycled

This year, Thermore launches Evodown, made of 100% recycled fibers from PET bottles. It bridges the gap between free fibers and traditional padding, delivering ... By  Sibylle Michel
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The polymer barrier prevents stains from contacting the fibers and from adhering to fabrics. © GTT

 
23/06/2022 – Textile finishing

Textile finishing

Durable stain protection for textiles

Green Theme Technologies Inc. has launched Empel DSR with PFAS-free chemistry to provide durable stain protection across a wide range of textiles. By  Editorial staff
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The textile network team at Techtextil/Texprocess 2022: Anja Menzel, Sibylle Michel and Melek Aksoy (f. l. t. r.) © Meisenbach 2022

 
23/06/2022 – textile network on the move

textile network on the move

Impressions from Techtextil-Texprocess

Also on the second day of the fair the textile network team was on the road at Techtextil and Texprocess. Click through our picture gallery. By  Daniel Keienburg