Successful digital and hybrid solutions return for Intertextile Apparel’s Autumn Edition. © Messe Frankfurt

Online communication and the adoption of video meetings have kept businesses going in the face of social distancing and international lockdowns. And with ... By  Editorial staff

In just three clicks, professionals will be able to obtain potential sources in a region of their choice, non-reusable clothing and footwear recycling solutions and detailed stakeholder profiles responding to their requirements. © Refashion

02/08/2021 – Visibility of materials to be recycled

Visibility of materials to be recycled

Digital platform RECYCLE

The French eco-organisation Refashion has launched RECYCLE, the first digital platform for connecting stakeholders in the clothing and footwear industry. By  Editorial staff

First-hand accounts from exhibitors and buyers from the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics editions in September 2020 and March 2021, and Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics in July 2020 help paint the picture ahead of the Shanghai Autumn Editions. © Messe Frankfurt

30/07/2021 – First-hand trade fair experiences

First-hand trade fair experiences

Insights from Intertextile

First-hand accounts from the last editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics help paint the picture ahead ... By  Editorial staff

A new scientific finding now concludes: Cotton is much more climate-friendly than thought. © Cotonea/Klaus Mellenthin

28/07/2021 – Positive carbon footprint

Positive carbon footprint

Cotton better than its reputation

A new finding suggests that cotton could be the path to a climate-friendly textile industry cause cotton binds CO2 more effectively than other crops. By  Sibylle Michel

Julien Born, CEO The Lycra Company (left): “The collaboration is based on a strong foundation of common values and philosophies shared by our two companies.” Carlo Centonze, CEO HeiQ Group (right): “This collaboration with The Lycra Company not only brings the best minds together but also ensures our breakthrough innovations will be available for and benefit as many consumers as possible.” © HeiQ

27/07/2021 – Stretch, comfort and sustainability

Stretch, comfort and sustainability

Collaboration between HeiQ and Lycra

HeiQ and The Lycra Company have entered into a broad-based collaboration across multiple technology and brand platforms. By  Sibylle Michel

The selected applications will receive a financial support of 12,000 EUR. In addition the beneficiaries will have access to mentoring, as well as training and workshops in which best practices to be implemented throughout the value chain will be shared. © Circoax

27/07/2021 – Supporting SMEs and start-ups in the circular economy

Supporting SMEs and start-ups in the circular economy

Call for the European accelerator CirCoAX

The participation in this accelerator gives SMEs and start-ups the opportunity to set themselves up as benchmark projects on a European scale. By  Editorial staff

Round woven tubular filters and tapes by Vombaur for demanding filtration processes are used in the chemical industry. © Vombaur

26/07/2021 – Filtration in the chemical industry

Filtration in the chemical industry

Vombaur: Textiles for filtration processes

The tubular filters from Vombaur ensure an even filtration process, a homogeneous filter cake and an optimal filtration result. By  Sibylle Michel