Smart textile applications for workwear © Lunative

30/03/2020 – When the “second skin” goes electronic

When the “second skin” goes electronic

How are smart textiles actually developed?

Although it is still pie in the sky, the next decade will see key smartphone functions integrated in people’s second skin. An interview with Lunative. By  Hans-Werner Oertel

While many clothing brands and retailers are focusing on their own survival in these difficult times, they must also heed the financial strain on the factories and workers who produce their clothes. Collaboration, cooperation and strategic partnerships have been rallying calls across the industry in recent years, and they’re needed now more than ever before. © kate/

30/03/2020 – Corona-crisis


Global-Data: clothing supply chains under stress

What began in China is now causing chaos throughout the entire supply chain. The interruption of clothing deliveries is affecting the whole world. By  Iris Schlomski

The know-how acquired from over 50 years experience and the professionalism of the collaborators enabled Klopman to produce a range of masks in record time, completely made in Italy, with superior performance compared to the disposable ones widely used today in hospitals. © Klopman

27/03/2020 – Corona-crisis


Klopman produces 700,000 protective masks per month

The European leader in workwear fabrics will produce fabric masks that are washable and reusable up to 50 times. By  Editorial staff

Jens D. Lukaczik, President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange © Bremer Baumwollbörse

25/03/2020 – Statement on the current situation

Statement on the current situation

President of the Bremen Cotton Exchange Jens D. Lukaczik

Today, Wednesday, 25 March 2020, at 9:45 a.m. CET, the 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen would have opened its doors. But things turned out ... By  Editorial staff

Senior Marketing Manager Lena Weimer: “Even if exhibitors and visitors cannot meet personally at the fair in this currently very challenging situation, we will find ways to inform the industry about the latest products and trends.” © Performance Days

25/03/2020 – Corona


Performance Days cancelled

The protection of visitors and exhibitors remains top priority. April show cancelled. Innovations for summer 2022 being presented in digital form. By  Iris Schlomski

textile network wants to continue to be your mouthpiece – daily updated in our online magazine, summarized in our print edition and via newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. © Iris Schlomski

25/03/2020 – Corona crisis

Corona crisis

Editorial announcement: We are still there for you!

We continue to fulfil the important task as an information multiplier providing you with professionally sound information from the industry! By  Editorial staff

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance. © Reifenhäuser

24/03/2020 – The European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA)

The European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA)

Reifenhäuser: Plastics are part and parcel of recycling!

Reifenhäuser becomes a member of the European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA). By  Iris Schlomski