Mass-market apparel brands and retailers can’t win in the next decade without speeding up and transforming to a demand-focused model closer to the consumer. © Kornit

18/01/2021 – Sustainability: Reshaping supply chains

Sustainability: Reshaping supply chains

Kornit: Production near by the clients

Apparel brands and retailers in Europe are finding they can no longer pursue business as usual. By  Iris Schlomski

Back in September 2020, a decision was reached by Messe Frankfurt and the industries involved to forgo any physical events at the home base in the first quarter of 2021. Now, following close consultation with customers, it has become necessary to postpone the international physical trade fairs planned for April and May as a result of the regulations and travel restrictions that have been imposed. © Sina Ettmer/

18/01/2021 – Corona thwarts exhibitions

Corona thwarts exhibitions

Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022

It has become necessary to postpone Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess as a result of the regulations and travel restrictions. By  Iris Schlomski

Despite of the softness and delicacy of the M-iFoam Padding, it offers natural hold by stretch stability. © Muehlmeier

14/01/2021 – Friendly on your skin! Friendly to the planet!

Friendly on your skin! Friendly to the planet!

Muehlmeier launches toxin-free M-iFoam Padding

With the latest innovation, Muehlmeier succeeds to offer a real alternative in breast padding for lingerie and swimwear. By  Iris Schlomski

Many of the guests came with the question of how the Stoll flat knitting machine business will continue after the acquisition by Karl Mayer, and left with increased confidence. © Karl Mayer Stoll

13/01/2021 – Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Stoll: First presentation in China was a success

The Stoll exhibitor premiere at Karl Mayer in-house show in China with around 380 visitors from 170 companies was a complete success. By  Iris Schlomski

Sebastian Koinder, Managing Director Munich Fabric Start: "To this day we believed that by joining forces we would be able to repeat our success from September. Especially thanks to the numerous exhibitor registrations and the great trust and support from the industry. Unfortunately, the situation is different in the current winter months and has made planning an event impossible." © Munich Fabric Start

13/01/2021 – Munich Fabric Start cancels Fabric Days

Munich Fabric Start cancels Fabric Days

Corona: Fabric Days no longer justifiable

Continued lockdown, high infection rates, and travel restrictions make it impossible to hold Fabric Days Spring/Summer 22. By  Iris Schlomski

Gleistein is world’s first rope manufacturer to take this sustainable step. © Gleistein

12/01/2021 – For a more sustainable future

For a more sustainable future

Gleistein switches to bio-based Dyneema fibres

Gleistein switches its entire portfolio of products made with Dyneema to bio-based Dyneema fibres. By  Iris Schlomski

The program for the digital "Neonyt on Air" 2021 is set. From January 18 to 22, 2021, the digital community format "Neonyt on Air" will enter its second round. © Messe Frankfurt

12/01/2021 – Fashion and sustainability amid the pandemic

Fashion and sustainability amid the pandemic

“Neonyt on Air” 2021

The Neonyt community has a common goal for the entire industry: more sustainability and transparency. Discussions on these topics online from January ... By  Iris Schlomski