At the ITMA 2019 in Barcelona Ontec and Stäuble showed the loading of a bobbin creel with a mobile robot. © Dirk Zschenderlein/STFI

28/01/2020 – Robotics in the textile industry – Part 1

Robotics in the textile industry – Part 1

Potential applications in the textile industry

Robots are drivers of the megatrend digitalization. The Saxon Textile Research Institute e. V. (STFI) can show first results in the field of robotics. By  Iris Schlomski

© tonefotografiaiStock

The days of thinking that sustainability is not a textile industry concern are over. Expanding knowledge of the textile industry’s social and environmental ... By  Editorial staff

Ingeborg Neumann, President of the Confederation of the German Textile + Fashion Industry (texil+mode) and Vice President of German industry association BDI © imo

27/01/2020 – Europe, the Textile Continent – Opportunities and Risks, Part 1

Europe, the Textile Continent – Opportunities and Risks, Part 1

It all depends on Europe!

No Green Deal without textiles – Ingeborg Neumann talks to textile network in the first part of this year’s series on “Europe, the Textile Continent – ... By  Iris Schlomski

The Hermes Barometer provides current findings on the subject of “Risk Prevention and Supply Reliability within the Supply Chain”. © Hermes

27/01/2020 – Risk prevention in the supply chain

Risk prevention in the supply chain

The current Hermes Barometer

It is quite alarming: Broad majority of companies still lack integrated risk management. By  Iris Schlomski

The innovative technical textiles from Jumbo-Textil are high-tech solutions with outstanding properties. © Jumbo-Textil

23/01/2020 – Rubber ropes as a replacement for steel springs

Rubber ropes as a replacement for steel springs

High-tech solutions by Jumbo-Textil

Hugely resilient, enormously hard-wearing, extremely precise in their elasticity: The advantages of elastic narrow textiles. By  Iris Schlomski

The Young Professionals Day will be held for the first time on 30 January 2020 and is aimed at industry Newcomers. © Messe Stuttgart

22/01/2020 – Trade fair attendance with value-added

Trade fair attendance with value-added

Knowledge transfer and inspiration at TV TecStyle Visions

Knowledge transfer and inspiration are the focal points of the accompanying programme of TV TecStyle Visions from 30 January to 1 February 2020. By  Iris Schlomski

Gunold presents at TV TecStyle Visions a unique range of products paired with lots of information about embroidery and numerous inspirations for our threads, nonwovens and effect fabrics. © Gunold

22/01/2020 – Sustainability, innovative embroidery nonwovens and threads are the focal areas

Sustainability, innovative embroidery nonwovens and threads are the focal areas

TV TecStyle Vision: Gunold

Gunold GmbH at TecStyle Vision 2020, Stuttgart, Germany: Many new products for promotional wear in 2020! By  Iris Schlomski

Pedro Siza Vieira, Portugal’s Minister of Economy: “Portugal’s textile and apparel industry has reinvented itself.” © ITMF

22/01/2020 – For a better future

For a better future

ITMF Conference in Porto

Located in the heartland of Portugal’s textiles and apparel industry, Porto proved the perfect venue for the ITMF Conference 2019. By  Ilona Schulz

Suuchi Ramesh, founder and CEO of Suuchi Inc.: “By shortening design cycles and eliminating physical samples, we are further delivering on our promise to our customers. We are thrilled to be merging forces with another pioneer in the apparel CAD technology landscape and working towards our joint mission of reinventing supply chains.” © Suuchi Inc.

21/01/2020 – 2D-to-3D integration

2D-to-3D integration

Gerber Reinvent together with Suuchi the Supply Chain

Suuchi Inc., the technology platform for fashion brands and retailers, has selected Gerber Technology as its CAD software partner. By  Iris Schlomski


20/01/2020 – Summer 2021

Summer 2021

VDMD trend pulse S/S 2021– personalisé

The VDMD Trend Research team continues to explore themes relevant to all of society. For the summer season 2021 the future concept is: personalisé. By  Iris Schlomski

Around 1,000 international fabric, trimmings, denim, print and sourcing suppliers are presenting their newest developments and innovations across seven halls, from 4 to 6 February 2020. Picture: Impressions A/W 2019 © Munich Fabric Start

20/01/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Munich Fabric Start: Thrivability

Around 1,000 fabric, trimmings, denim, print and sourcing suppliers are poised to present their developments and innovations from 4 to 6 February 2020 ... By  Iris Schlomski

The chairman of the Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association, Peter D. Dornier presented the awards. Chairman of the foundation and the winners (from left): Heinrich, Kaluza, Elbayoumi, Elser, Pötzsch, Dornier, Eckert © ITM/TU Dresden

17/01/2020 – Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation)

Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation)

Top young talent for a technologically strong industry

At the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference at the end of November, six successful young engineers received awards. By  Iris Schlomski

Jess Fleischer, CEO and Co-Founder of Son of a Tailor: “We founded Son of a Tailor because we believe the fashion industry has to be better – for its customers, the environment and for the people involved in production.” © Soat

16/01/2020 – Against fashion waste

Against fashion waste

Climate protection instead of business as usual

Jess Fleischer and Andreas Langhorn fight against surplus production and textile waste. For low return quotas and against overproduction. By  Iris Schlomski

“Hidden structures: A photographic journey into the world of textiles“: Special exhibition at the German Museum of Technology (Deutsches Technikmuseum) from 13 November 2019 to 10 May 2020 © SDTB/Foto: C. Kirchner

14/01/2020 – Hidden Structures

Hidden Structures

A photographic journey into the world of textiles

textiles such as whipcord and madras have largely fallen into oblivion. By  Iris Schlomski

Key Note Session of the Cotton Conference 2018 © Bremer Baumwollbörse/Fotograf: Matthias Ulrichs

13/01/2020 – Circular Economy

Circular Economy

35th International Cotton Conference Bremen 2020

From 25th to 27th March 2020, Bremen will once more become the centre of the world wide cotton industry. By  Iris Schlomski

© Uster

10/01/2020 – Zero-tolerance in quality for nonwovens producers

Zero-tolerance in quality for nonwovens producers

The Uster fiber cleaning

The most critical medical and hygiene applications for spunlaced nonwovens demand zero-tolerance of any contamination fragments larger than 1 mm. By  Iris Schlomski

Hessnatur is the exclusive partner of the upcoming Neonyt and will be extensively represented at the former Tempelhof Airport and the Neonyt Fashion Show during MBFW. © hessnatur

10/01/2020 – Driving the change forward in the fashion industry

Driving the change forward in the fashion industry

Neonyt: hessnatur is the exclusive partner

For the A/W 2020/21 edition, Neonyt is working closely with hessnatur, Europe’s leading supplier of sustainable textiles, as an exclusive partner. By  Iris Schlomski

With Colombiatex of the Americas (Photo) and Colombiamoda, Colombia’s Fashion Week, the city Medelli is known as the capital city of fashion in Latin America. © Hannah Werner

10/01/2020 – Messe Frankfurt and Inexmoda launch Heimtextil Colombia

Messe Frankfurt and Inexmoda launch Heimtextil Colombia

Heimtextil Colombia open its doors 2021

The first edition of Heimtextil Colombia in Medellin will open its doors in April 2021. The city Medellin is one of the most important cities in Colombia. By  Iris Schlomski

The latest generation of Stoll machines – the ADF 530 ki W – can be found in the R&D presentation sector on Myant’s booth. © Stoll

09/01/2020 – The latest ADF 530 ki W

The latest ADF 530 ki W

CES Las Vegas and Stoll

In Las Vegas the Canadian Stoll partner and customer, Myant Inc., shows some impressive networked textile and clothing patterns of different areas of ... By  Iris Schlomski

Approx. 600 participants from Germany and abroad accepted the invitation to the ADD-ITC to Dresden. © daliu/

08/01/2020 – Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference (ADD-ITC)

Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference (ADD-ITC)

For the first time with four parallel sessions

Focus lay on the topics digitization, industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, and tactile internet at this year Conference in November in Dresden. By  Iris Schlomski