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The mobile robot system can be used in the futureTex research and test area of the STFI for loading and unloading various processing machines. © Falko Schubert/STFI

 
11/05/2020 – Robotics in the textile industry – part 3

Robotics in the textile industry – part 3

Mobile robots and grippers for textile substrates

In the third and at the same time last part we take a look at mobile robots and the possibilities of gripping. By  Editorial staff
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In future, the event in Stuttgart will focus especially on small and medium-sized companies, innovative start-ups and on the strong composites market in the D-A-CH region (Germany-Austria-Switzerland). © Reed Exhibitions/Oliver Wachenfeld

 
11/05/2020 – New name, new concept, new opportunities

New name, new concept, new opportunities

Composites Europe becomes Composites for Europe

10 to 12 November will see the business summit for composite materials take off with a new format and fresh ideas. By  Iris Schlomski
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Pattern Room, has created medical scrub patterns that can be quickly and easily downloaded by relevant companies around the globe. © Pattern Room

 
11/05/2020 – Medical scrub patterns quickly and easily to download

Medical scrub patterns quickly and easily to download

Corona crisis: Pattern Room

The Melbourne-based online pattern company has created medical scrub patterns that can be quickly and easily downloaded by relevant companies. By  Editorial staff
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08/05/2020 – Small farmholders in Africa

Small farmholders in Africa

EU commitment to cotton

The European Commission’s on-going work on sustainable garment value chains seeks to ensure improvements in terms of labour conditions and human rights. By  Sibylle Michel
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Ralf Kattanek, Group Vice President Textiles of CHT Group, believes that CHT’s international profile allows CHT to play a key role in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. © CHT Gruppe

 
07/05/2020 – Fight against Covid-19

Fight against Covid-19

Corona: CHT teams up with HeiQ

Antiviral and antibacterial protective kit is quickly effective against Coronaviruses (229E), as confirmed in wide-ranging studies. By  Iris Schlomski
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Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles & Textile Technologies at Messe Frankfurt: “The very good number of registrations and the concentration of industry participants at the trade fair gives us incredible momentum.” © Messe Frankfurt/Pietro Sutera

 
07/05/2020 – Heimtextil 2021

Heimtextil 2021

Positive feedback

Heimtextil from 12 to 15 January 2021 in Frankfurt is proving very popular: more than 95 percent of the space occupied last time has now been booked. By  Ilona Schulz
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06/05/2020 – Standstill of the cotton and textile industry

Standstill of the cotton and textile industry

Covid-19 leads to record downward adjustments

The rapid global spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the protection measures implemented in this regard lead to massive turnover losses of companies. By  Sibylle Michel