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19/03/2020 – Advertisement


Safety and comfort are key in today’s flame retardant fabrics

With fire being a common cause of death and injury worldwide, employers want to make sure workers wear the appropriate flame retardant (FR) garment. But ... By  Editorial staff

Scientist Pavan Manvi of RWTH Aachen University (right) and researcher Dr Jochen Norwig of Covestro with a prototype CO2 synthetic fibre. © Covestro

19/03/2020 – Air – drive the change

Air – drive the change

Make it fair, clean the air

Jeans often serve as the prime example of fashion’s negative effects on the planet. New technologies enable sustainable alternatives. By  Editorial staff

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18/03/2020 – Uncertain cotton balance sheet

Uncertain cotton balance sheet

Effects of the corona virus on China’s textile sector

The novel coronavirus outbreak and its potential ramifications have lowered the consumption in China. By  Sibylle Michel

Do good things and spread the word! Environmental protection is a topic of ever-growing importance in the textile industry and one that should be acknowledged by its customers. © kate/

18/03/2020 – Investing in a better world

Investing in a better world

Environmental protection made by ZwissTex

Thanks to investment zwissTEX has increased its electricity supply, saving 5,100 tonnes of CO2 emissions since 2014. By  Iris Schlomski

Mahlo at Open House in Bangladesh: First-hand information for the textile industry. © Mahlo

18/03/2020 – Open House in Bangladesh

Open House in Bangladesh

Mahlo: How do I produce sustainably?

Answers about sustainability were given at an open house of the textile machinery supplier Tootal Quality Resources Ltd in Dhaka at the beginning of the ... By  Iris Schlomski

We all instinctively know that panic is a poor adviser and, as I said at the beginning of this article, every crisis brings opportunities. So, what is the order of the day? To ensure we all survive! On that note: please stay healthy! © dennisdolecki/

18/03/2020 – Outmanoeuvred...


The coronavirus Covid 19 changes everything

9,300 cases and 26 deaths in Germany alone. The coronavirus crisis has brought public life to a complete standstill. And yet, every crisis can lead to ... By  Iris Schlomski

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will now take place December 15 to 17, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. © Messe Frankfurt

18/03/2020 – Corona Covid-19

Corona Covid-19

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas postponed

As the situation has developed dramatically in view of the worldwide distribution of Covid-19, both fairs will be postponed to December 2020. By  Iris Schlomski