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The integration of Hoftex CoreTech GmbH, constitutes one of the elements of the growing strategy implemented by the group that allowed to overcome a turnover amounting at € 75 millions. Filidea President Massimo Marchi © Filidea

24/06/2019 – Filidea


Hoftex Coretech changes the owner

The italian company Filidea s.r.l., announces the acquisition of Hoftex CoreTech GmbH from the German group Hoftex. By  Iris Schlomski

According to the current Hermes barometer, 78 percent of the companies surveyed are actively working on optimizing their supply chain. © Hermes

21/06/2019 – The 10th Hermes Barometer

The 10th Hermes Barometer

Need for optimization in the supply chain

A holistic approach to optimizing the supply chain is a key success factor for a majority of logistics decision-makers, Hermes Germany concludes from ... By  Iris Schlomski

ITMA 2019 will be complemented by several key forums. © ITMA

The world’s leading textile and garment technology exhibition, ITMA 2019, will be complemented by several key forums. By  Iris Schlomski

Lectra has been awarded by a jury of experts the Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 in the New Process category for its latest ground-breaking offer, Fashion On Demand by Lectra. From the left: Walter Waehlt, adidas, Thomas Bareiß, BMWI, Holger Max-Lang, Lectra and Detlef Braun, Messe Frankfurt. © Iris Schlomski

13/06/2019 – Texprocess Award 2019

Texprocess Award 2019

And the winner is ... Lectra!

Fashion On Demand by Lectra receives accolade for empowering fashion companies to offer personalized clothing. By  Iris Schlomski

Polartec – a view into the production © Christopher Payne, Polartec

12/06/2019 – Milliken & Company

Milliken & Company

New owner of Polartec

Milliken & Company to acquire Polartec. Brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles. By  Iris Schlomski

The Carbon Quartet hitting the right notes: this double bass is made from carbon-fibre reinforced plastic and can be dismantled. © Collegium Musicum der RWTH Aachen University.

06/06/2019 – Stars of the Future – Part 4

Stars of the Future – Part 4

A look at textile research

About textile developments that fascinate and researchers that make Germany one of the world’s leading textile hotspots. By  Iris Schlomski

Power-saw protection with a new textile cut-resistant boot © Oertel

06/06/2019 – Textile networks

Textile networks

Zooming in on ZIM

Innovation is booming in the field of textiles, as is apparent from the funding statistics from Germany’s Central Innovation Programme for SMEs (ZIM). By  Hans-Werner Oertel