On 29 September 2021 the Textile Prototyping Lab formally opened at Fraunhofer IZM in Berlin. © Fraunhofer IZM

28/10/2021 – E-textiles: So hot right now!

E-textiles: So hot right now!

Textile Prototyping Lab welcomes visitors

Fraunhofer IZM and the Weißensee Academy of Art in Berlin have opened a unique open innovation lab for prototyping textile electronics. By  Sibylle Michel

The fairs will remain at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center alongside CHIC and PH Value. © Messe Frankfurt

28/10/2021 – Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo Shenzhen

Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo Shenzhen

Trade fairs in Shenzen moved to December

The 2021 editions of Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo Shenzhen will now take place from 8 – 10 December instead of November. By  Editorial staff

Fespa has kick-started business recovery in the speciality print and signage communities with the successful return of Fespa Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021 after a two-year gap. © Fespa

27/10/2021 – Trade fair closing report

Trade fair closing report

Fespa 2021: Comeback with live events in Europe

With the return of Fespa Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021, 12 – 15 October 2021, business recovery in the speciality print communities has ... By  Sibylle Michel

A paper published in ACS Applied Materials Interfaces details the effectiveness and describes the protocol for future testing. © Ascend Performance Materials

Scientists have found that a nylon fabric embedded with zinc ions successfully inactivates 99% of the viruses that cause Covid-19 and the common flu. By  Editorial staff

The exhibition floor was busting with activity and anticipation at the prospect of new business. © Index

26/10/2021 – Optimism for the future

Optimism for the future

Index20 closes with a clear message

Index20 opened its doors after an 18 month’ wait from 19 to 22 October 2021, delighted to welcome the nonwoven industry back to Geneva with open arms. By  Editorial staff

Kornit Digital commits to saving 4.3 trillion liters of water, 17.2 billion kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions, and reducing overproduction in the fashion industry by 1.1 billion items by 2026. © Kornit

Kornit Digital Ltd., a worldwide market leader in digital textile production technologies, released its 2020 Impact and Environmental, Social, and Governance ... By  Editorial staff

Feraru Dynamics has integrated a vibration measurement system into a glove for protection against damage such as HAVS. © Feraru Dynamics

19/10/2021 – Project Bionic

Project Bionic

Sensor technology and AI for smart workwear

With the EU research project “Bionic”, concepts for a lightweight, wearable system for daily work routines are being devised and tested. By  Editorial staff