The category “International Cooperation” is about the progress in the area of international collaboration in the textile industry according to the values of the 17 SDGs of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. © Irina 27/

27/12/2021 – Make a difference

Make a difference

ITMF Awards 2022 with new categories

For the first time the International Textile Manufacturers Federation will present awards in the categories “Innovation & Sustainability” and “International ... By  Editorial staff

The headquarters of Jumbo-Textil: Here they exclusively work with clean energy. © Jumbo-Textil

24/12/2021 – Climate protection in production

Climate protection in production

Jumbo-Textil produces with green energy

Since the beginning of this year Jumbo-Textil is exclusively using green power and green gas and is achieving annual CO2 savings of approximately 175 tons. By  Sibylle Michel

Global demand for textile coatings will witness an expansion at around 4% CAGR. © Fact.MR

23/12/2021 – Textile coating

Textile coating

Demand for Polyurethane Thermoplastics will increase

Fact.MR investigates that Polyurethane Thermoplastics are expected to account for 80% of textile coating demand. By  Editorial staff

Finishes are all achievable with Enspire Leather. © Sustainable Composites LLC

21/12/2021 – As good as traditional leather

As good as traditional leather

Retired scientists create recycled leather process

Two Pennsylvania scientists have developed a proprietary process that turns discarded leather scraps into a product called Enspire Leather. By  Editorial staff

Joe and David Gerber in 1994. © Gerber

21/12/2021 – Transformative Technology

Transformative Technology

Looking Back Ahead: In Dialog with David J. Gerber – Part II

Asking the father through the son: textile network gained David J. Gerber for an extended mind exchange on current issues and challenges the textile and ... By  Editorial staff

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21/12/2021 – Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

textile network wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Happy holidays and a good start to a healthy and successful year 2022 from your textile network team! By  Editorial staff

Para-aramid threads, light yellow dyed or undyed, show superior performance by resisting heat up to 500 °C. © IST Safety Ltd

20/12/2021 – Threads for protective clothing

Threads for protective clothing

Durak Tekstil aramid threads provide high durability

Ankara-based IST Safety Ltd uses Durak Tekstil’s para-aramid sewing threads and meta-aramid sewing threads in their protective and heat-resistant clothing. By  Editorial staff