The pure and biodegradable PBS fulfills the requirements for a closed recycling process. © DITF

15/07/2024 – AiF project

AiF project

Synthetic leather made from recyclable and bio-based PBS

A new type of pure synthetic leather meets the high requirements of the European Ecodesign Regulation. Made from a bio-based plastic, it is biodegradable ... By  Sibylle Michel

As a global meeting place for the industry, Hannover Messe offers an ideal platform for industrial companies and service providers. © Hannover Messe

12/07/2024 – Joint stand in the “Future Hub”

Joint stand in the “Future Hub”

Technical textiles at Hannover Messe for the first time

Hannover Messe, which will take place from 31 March to 4 April 2025, will present the joint stand “Technical Textiles” for the first time in the “Future ... By  Sibylle Michel

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2024, takes place from 27th -29th August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. © Messe Frankfurt

11/07/2024 – Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

“Capture the opportunities of the digital revolution”

As the textile industry seeks innovative solutions to meet evolving demands in sourcing, manufacturing, and retailing, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics ... By  Editorial staff

Countries in China’s Belt-Road-Initiative accounted for more than 50 % of China’s textile and clothing exports. © sirisakboakaew

10/07/2024 – China’s textile exports

China’s textile exports

Slow recovery after the pandemic slump

The global markets are recovering and opening up to increased imports of textiles and garments, even though imports still remain below the pre-pandemic ... By  Manik Mehta, New York

Coloreel has filed for bankruptcy, as “the challlenges are too great,” stated Anders Persson, Chairman of the Board, Coloreel Group AB. © Coloreel

10/07/2024 – Coloreel Group AB

Coloreel Group AB

Filing for bankruptcy

Coloreel Group AB has today announced its filing for bankruptcy. This decision is attributed to the company’s inability to expand its business volume ... By  Christine Heywood

The summer issue of textile network is also a debut! © Meisenbach GmbH

10/07/2024 – On our own behalf

On our own behalf

The new issue of textile network has arrived!

The summer issue of our trade magazine for the textile industry is packed with news and also marks a debut for the textile network team. By  Sibylle Michel

Getzner Textil AG and TFE Textil GmbH have achieved their first successes in the recycling of synthetic yarns. © Florian Kraler/

08/07/2024 – Recycling synthetic yarns

Recycling synthetic yarns

Turning waste into high-quality yarn

The Austrian family-owned company Getzner Textil is hard at work exploring the possibilities of the circular economy in the textile industry. Initial ... By  Sibylle Michel