Intertextile Apparel and Yarn Expo Shenzhen fairs have been deferred. Futher details will be announced in due course. © Messe Frankfurt/Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics

Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo Shenzhen were due to take place from 8 – 10 December at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention ... By  Editorial staff

“Pandemic developments across Europe are affecting planning for trade show organisers, exhibitors and visitors alike,” said Petra Lassahn, Director of PSI. © PSI

02/12/2021 – New dates: 26 to 28 April 2022

New dates: 26 to 28 April 2022

PSI Show postponed in January

RX Austria & Germany, organiser of the PSI, is responding to the on-going pandemic early on by re-scheduling its event. The new dates provide planning ... By  Sibylle Michel

Faruque Hassan, President of the BGMEA, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, announcing the dates and the location for the IAF’s 37th World Fashion Convention 2022, which will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. © Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

01/12/2021 – 36th IAF Convention

36th IAF Convention

Transition of the global fashion system

Our correspondent Yvonne-Heinen Foudeh was onsite at the IAF Convention and Euratex Convention, Nov. 7-9, 2021, in Antwerp, Belgium. By  Editorial staff

Even though rural electrification has seen significant progress, at least 250 million people in Africa still live without electricity. © ArtushFoto/

01/12/2021 – SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy for all

An action agenda for Africa’s electricity sector

A new scientific article outlines how to undertake the much needed expansion and modernization of Africa’s electricity sector. The article highlights the ... By  Editorial staff

It is confirmed: Heimtextil 2022 will take place live in Frankfurt. © Messe Frankfurt/Thomas Fedra

30/11/2021 – Safe re-start

Safe re-start

Heimtextil starts in a few weeks

From January 11 to 14, 2022, Heimtextil opens its doors with admission for vaccinated or recovered participants. A re-start with safe encounters during ... By  Sibylle Michel

ESA astronaut Dr. Matthias Maurer in summer 2021 during preliminary talks on the Cosmic Kiss mission in DLR's :envihab in Cologne. © DLR

29/11/2021 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

SmartTex shirt for long-term aerospace missions

Researchers will evaluate the effects of the space environment on the human cardiovascular system using the new SmartTex shirt. By  Sibylle Michel

Reliable measurement of the CO2 footprint, particularly that of transportation services, is one of our time's top priorities. © Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

29/11/2021 – Hellmann SmartAir!

Hellmann SmartAir!

Real-time tracking of air freight shipments

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, a full-service provider, is launching SmartAir!, a new tracking tool for the real-time tracking of air freight shipments. By  Sibylle Michel