While many clothing brands and retailers are focusing on their own survival in these difficult times, they must also heed the financial strain on the factories and workers who produce their clothes. Collaboration, cooperation and strategic partnerships have been rallying calls across the industry in recent years, and they’re needed now more than ever before. © kate/

30/03/2020 – Corona-crisis


Global-Data: clothing supply chains under stress

What began in China is now causing chaos throughout the entire supply chain. The interruption of clothing deliveries is affecting the whole world. By  Iris Schlomski

Lenzing suspends its result forecast for 2020 as disclosed on March 12, 2020. © Lenzing

27/03/2020 – COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 crisis

Lenzing suspends 2020 guidance

The Lenzing Group expects based on recent developments a negative impact on its textile sales volume. By  Iris Schlomski

textile network wants to continue to be your mouthpiece – daily updated in our online magazine, summarized in our print edition and via newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. © Iris Schlomski

25/03/2020 – Corona crisis

Corona crisis

Editorial announcement: We are still there for you!

We continue to fulfil the important task as an information multiplier providing you with professionally sound information from the industry! By  Editorial staff

Mahlo at Open House in Bangladesh: First-hand information for the textile industry. © Mahlo

18/03/2020 – Open House in Bangladesh

Open House in Bangladesh

Mahlo: How do I produce sustainably?

Answers about sustainability were given at an open house of the textile machinery supplier Tootal Quality Resources Ltd in Dhaka at the beginning of the ... By  Iris Schlomski

We all instinctively know that panic is a poor adviser and, as I said at the beginning of this article, every crisis brings opportunities. So, what is the order of the day? To ensure we all survive! On that note: please stay healthy! © dennisdolecki/

18/03/2020 – Outmanoeuvred...


The coronavirus Covid 19 changes everything

9,300 cases and 26 deaths in Germany alone. The coronavirus crisis has brought public life to a complete standstill. And yet, every crisis can lead to ... By  Iris Schlomski

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will now take place December 15 to 17, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. © Messe Frankfurt

18/03/2020 – Corona Covid-19

Corona Covid-19

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas postponed

As the situation has developed dramatically in view of the worldwide distribution of Covid-19, both fairs will be postponed to December 2020. By  Iris Schlomski

The Sandler Nonwoven Corporation in Perry, Georgia/USA, in the background the 2nd factory hall completed a few days ago. © Sandler AG

17/03/2020 – Positive end of the financial year

Positive end of the financial year

140 years Sandler Group: sustainably successful

With a turnover of 322 mn Euros, the nonwovens manufacturer again reports a successful year 2019. Investments in both locations. By  Iris Schlomski