BASF today launched a new brand strategy, “Empowering Movement,” that presents Infinergy – its expanded thermoplastic polyurethane (E-TPU) – with a refreshed brand identity portraying the power of movement. © BASF

08/09/2020 – Brand strategy for Infinergy

Brand strategy for Infinergy

BASF launches “Empowering Movement”

State-of-the-art virtual showroom inspired by the unique shape and properties of the Infinergy expanded thermoplastic polyurethane beads. By  Iris Schlomski

Ahmed Jahangir, executive Director of Nishat Textile Mills, Karatschi, Pakistan: “The demand for textile masks worldwide will continue even after the pandemic is over.” © Onuchcha/

07/09/2020 – Turning challenges into opportunities

Turning challenges into opportunities

Mask production in the age of Corona – a global view

Many Asian textile and garment suppliers are manufacturing textile masks to meet the robust global demand for masks and protective gowns. By  Manik Mehta, New York

The total volume amounted to 74 million tonnes. Spunlaid nonwovens, newly included in global supply, slowed to the lowest growth rate in the century at nearly 4 percent to reach almost 7 million tonnes. © Andreas Engelhardt

04/09/2020 – Deceleration along the textile chain

Deceleration along the textile chain

The Fiber Year 2020 – characterized by the coronavirus

Andreas Engelhardt: The entire textile value chain suffered from significant deceleration last year before a dramatic contraction began. By  Editorial staff

Wound onto a spool, the viscose filament yarn was spun from recycled cotton provided in form of cellulose sheets. Researchers at the Fraunhofer IAP have found a way to turn cotton clothes such as jeans into new high-quality garments rather than lowly cleaning rags. © Fraunhofer IAP

04/09/2020 – An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

Sustainability: From old jeans to new t-shirt

Recycling clothing made of cotton: For the first time a research team together with a Swedish company has succeeded in doing so. By  Iris Schlomski

The Earth team visited the Nilit facilities in Israel and the USA to learn more about our environmentally responsible premium Nylon 6.6 products. © Nilit

04/09/2020 – Sunday, September 6th at 5:00 PM EDT on Fox Business News

Sunday, September 6th at 5:00 PM EDT on Fox Business News

See Nilit on EARTH with John Holden

Nilit will be featured in this weekend'’s episode of Earth with John Holden, a national television show series focusing on sustainability and improving ... By  Editorial staff

Natural fibres and colours, old technologies in new ways. © Messe Frankfurt/Andreas Houman

03/09/2020 – Nothing New, Everything New

Nothing New, Everything New

Heimtextil presents trends 2021/2022

Together with the Heimtextil Trend Council the management established a trend forecast for the coming season. By  Ilona Schulz

Takahiro Hiraki, new Managing Director of Mimaki Europe, is looking forward to his new responsibilities. © Mimaki

03/09/2020 – New Managing Director

New Managing Director

Mimaki Europe with a new leadership

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, has announced the appointment of Takahiro Hiraki as Managing Director. By  Iris Schlomski