New CEO Frank Pennisi: “I am thrilled to be joining EFI at this pivotal moment as the industry transitions toward digital inkjet.” © EFI

09/02/2023 – Personnel matter

Personnel matter

EFI appoints industrial technology veteran Frank Pennisi as CEO

EFI has announced the appointment of Frank Pennisi as Chief Executive Officer and the separation of Fiery Business Unit into an independent company. By  Sibylle Michel

Visitors to Filtech can find out more about the new Filtura brand at the Freudenberg booth, R10 in Hall 7. © Freudenberg

08/02/2023 – Filter media

Filter media

Freudenberg launches Filtura

Freudenberg Performance Materials is debuting its new brand Filtura for the first time at Filtech in Cologne, Germany, from February 14–16, 2023. By  Sibylle Michel

Grafe Sales Manager Lars Tonnecker sees advantages in the partnership of the two companies: “We are in a position to implement larger capacities at short notice.” © Grafe

08/02/2023 – Partnership


Color Technik and Grafe join forces

As a new sister company of Grafe Polymer Solutions GmbH, Color Technik AG from Switzerland is now part of the Grafe Group. By  Sibylle Michel

Over the past few years, consumption of textiles and furnishings for homes has witnessed consistent growth. © Future Market Insights

A study by Future Market Insights states that the sales in the global textile flooring market are anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 6.8% during 2022–2029. By  Sibylle Michel

Sustainable car of the future. © Fraunhofer IAO

06/02/2023 – Circular Economy in the automotive industry

Circular Economy in the automotive industry

Tool supports the development of recyclable components

The Cyclometric tool is designed to ensure that all parts used are recyclable already during the development of automotive components. By  Sibylle Michel

Newly developed print head for 3D-printing of continuous cellulose fiber reinforced components. © DITF

The DITF, together with Arburg GmbH+Co KG, are developing an energy- and material-efficient 3D printing process for manufacturing of lightweight bio-based ... By  Sibylle Michel

In addition to textile finishing technology, there are also new collections of corporate fashion as well as promotional wear and workwear on show. © Landesmesse Stuttgart

From 30 March to 1 April, 2023, it’s that time again: TecStyle Visions is presenting as part of EXPO 4.0. at the Stuttgart trade fair centre in Germany. By  Sibylle Michel