The project is all about raising consumer awareness of sustainability by giving them real insights into the textile companies and their supply chains. © Südwesttextil

05/03/2020 – Sustainable – the new normal

Sustainable – the new normal


“Supporting the sustainable transformation of the textiles and apparel industry” – this was the task. By  Iris Schlomski

Fespa has taken the decision to postpone Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, originally scheduled to take place at IFEMA Madrid from 24 to 27 March 2020. © Fespa

The Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020 will be postponed (scheduled from 24 to 27 March 2020, Madrid). By  Iris Schlomski

Comparison of biodegradability of different textile materials in the ground. © Cotton Incorporated

04/03/2020 – Environmentally friendly textiles

Environmentally friendly textiles

Cotton is biodegradable

The worldwide cotton consumption is estimated at about 26 mn tons. Altogether, the need for all fibres on the part of the textile industry is considerably ... By  Sibylle Michel

Betterguards has developed an anti-twist system protected by 15 patents, which helps to avert painful ligament damage, e.g. around the ankle. © Betterguards

03/03/2020 – Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Start-up Betterguards: patented joint bandages

“Helping to banish painful hyperextensions and torn ligaments with patented joint bandages.” Betterguards’ founder Vinzenz Bichler By  Hans-Werner Oertel

From left: Jochen Franke (CFO, Stoll), Andreas Schellhammer (CEO, Stoll), Arno Gärtner (CEO, Karl Mayer), Dr. Helmut Preßl (CFO, Karl Mayer) © Karl Mayer

The contract was signed on 26 February 2020, and the Stoll Group is to be part of the Karl Mayer Group from 1 July 2020. By  Iris Schlomski

Every year, Freudenberg turns billions of post-consumer PET bottles into recycled polyester nonwovens. This material is then used as carriers for bituminous waterproofing membranes. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

28/02/2020 – Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials named among the finalists

A high recognition! Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020 has named Freudenberg Performance Materials as a finalist. By  Iris Schlomski

The Voith-Truetzschler WLS-solution: a structured nextLevel wipe from pulp and lyocell. © Trützschler

27/02/2020 – Sustainable and affordable wipes

Sustainable and affordable wipes

Index 2020: New ideas by Trützschler

Truetzschler Nonwovens and Truetzschler Card Clothing introduces new line concepts and wires for efficiently making sustainable nonwovens for wipes or ... By  Iris Schlomski