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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
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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/stock.adobe.com

 
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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