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Polyurethane-coated textiles are widely used for imitation leather Photo: SAK

Polyurethane-coated textiles are widely used for imitation leather Photo: SAK

 
Until the early 1940s, the fashion and footwear industries were reliant on leather when producing high quality products. Availability was limited, however, ... By  Editorial staff
Elgar Straub Photo: VDMA

Elgar Straub Photo: VDMA

 
20/01/2016 – Interview

Interview

Quality, what is it?

German machine technologies live up to the highest quality standards. But what exactly does quality mean and how important is it in the eyes of German ... By  Editorial staff
Images of the trade fair Photos: Frömbgen

Images of the trade fair Photos: Frömbgen

 
20/01/2016 – Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

Change is coming

The global sourcing market is on the move. An era in which China was seen as the erstwhile guaranteed source of low production costs and reliable quality ... By  Editorial staff
Oliver Lüdtke, Marketing Director at Kornit Digital Europe Photos: Kornit Digital

Oliver Lüdtke, Marketing Director at Kornit Digital Europe Photos: Kornit Digital

 
19/01/2016 – direct-to-garment

direct-to-garment

The market is growing

Of all the growing markets for digital print, the textile sector is proving to be among the fastest and, within that segment, direct-to-garment production ... By  Editorial staff
Impressions Photos: Manfred Behrens

Impressions Photos: Manfred Behrens

 
19/01/2016 – 30 Years!

30 Years!

VDMD: Anniversary celebrated in style

The VDMD, Association of German Fashion and Textile Designers, showed its innovative and creative side when hosting its 30th anniversary event on 12 November ... By  Editorial staff
Photo: adpic

Photo: adpic

 
19/01/2016 – Business

Business

A new approach for the textile industry

Intertek, a leading supplier of quality and safety solutions for a diversity of industries across the globe, logistics company Meyer & Meyer and textiles ... By  Editorial staff