Founded in Vernon, California in 1987, Allied has been responsibly sourcing and sustainably processing down. © Allied

16/11/2022 – Traceability


First recycled down traceable for animal welfare

Allied Feather+Down is poised to take a leap forward for animal welfare, sustainability, and circularity with their new Renu:Trace recycled and traceable ... By  Sibylle Michel

The 3D printing process was used to produce printed sock and glove samples that were equipped with several functional modifications in a single process step. © STFI

16/11/2022 – Several functional modifications in a single process step

Several functional modifications in a single process step

Multifunction 3D printing on textiles

A 3D printing process for textiles has been developed at STFI in which different functions can be set within one print pattern by software. By  Editorial staff

Train noise in focus: Empa researcher Bart Van Damme with a new type of rail pad that has been tested in train traffic. © Empa

15/11/2022 – High-tech


“Cushions” against rail noise and vibrations

An inconspicuous component under the railway tracks is a beacon of hope for quieter rail traffic. First tests on passing trains show a positive effect. By  Sibylle Michel

As a holistic standard, the comprehensive and strict requirements of GOTS ensure transparent and traceable processing for organic textiles from field to finished product. © GOTS

15/11/2022 – Certification


GOTS significantly raises requirements for certified gins

GOTS brings integrity to organic products. To further advance the system, GOTS is significantly raising the requirements for GOTS-certified gins. By  Sibylle Michel

The world’s leading supplier of systems for manufacturing yarn from staple fibers in spinning mills has been present in Pakistan since 1969. © Rieter

15/11/2022 – Severe financial support to local NGO

Severe financial support to local NGO

Rieter’s commitment for aid to flood victims in Pakistan

Rieter is donating 100.000 CHF to support relief efforts for victims in Pakistan following the devastating floods of the 2022 monsoon season. By  Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

258 exhibitors from 15 countries and 15,257 visitors from 72 countries, mainly Bangladesh, China, India, Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, attended the previous edition of JIAM Osaka in 2016. © JASMA

14/11/2022 – Trade fair

Trade fair

JIAM 2022 Osaka will open this month

JIAM 2022 Osaka will be held at Intex Osaka in Japan from 30 November to 3 December 2022, presenting the latest innovations in industrial sewing after ... By  Sibylle Michel

With the EcoTrac app, companies can trace their supply chain back to its origin. © Maxim Korte

14/11/2022 – Supply chain transparency

Supply chain transparency

Tracking the supply chain with EcoTrac app

Maxim Korte has developped an App, which provides information about the production status of the product and/or about the materials used. By  Sibylle Michel