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Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, has launched PPE Fast Start, an initiative to support manufacturers switching part of their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). © Coats Digital

 
27/05/2020 – Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Corona: Coats Digital launches PPE Fast Start

Coats Digital has launched Fast Start for PPE versions of its best in class software solutions for apparel manufacturers. By  Iris Schlomski
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From left: Lenzing CEO Stefan Doboczky, Palmers Textil AG Member of the Board Luca Wieser, Matvei Hutman, Tino Wieser. © Hygiene Austria LP GmbH / Bruckberger

 
22/05/2020 – Lenzing and Palmers join forces to fight coronavirus

Lenzing and Palmers join forces to fight coronavirus

Hygiene Austria LP GmbH

Establishment of a center of competence for hygiene to produce and further develop protective items to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. By  Iris Schlomski
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Hugo Maurstad: "We believe bringing Odlo back to its core roots and focus will fortify Odlo´s position as the leading outdoor base layer company in Europe." © Monte Rosa

 
15/05/2020 – New owner

New owner

Odlo is now a part of Monte Rosa

Monte Rosa Sports Holding AG (Monte Rosa), has acquired Odlo International on 13th May from Herkules Fund III. By  Iris Schlomski
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The international associations BCI, CICCA, ICAC and ITMF encourage that all those engaged in the cotton and textile value chains jointly and collaboratively to commit. © watcharin/adobe.stock.com

 
The International Textile Manufacturers’ Federation (ITMF) and other associations advocate fair and equitable trade practices in the supply chain. By  Iris Schlomski
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The acquisition of Low & Bonar which was founded in 1903 and headquarters in London means Freudenberg Performance Materials now has 35 production facilities in Asia, Europe and North America (previously 24) and employees some 5,500 employees (previously some 4,000). © Freudenberg Performance Materials

 
13/05/2020 – The merger was authorized on April 17

The merger was authorized on April 17

Low & Bonar PLC is now part of the Freudenberg Group

Freudenberg Performance Materials expands technological competency and can further expand on its broad product range. By  Iris Schlomski
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Dr. Ralph Mennicke, CEO Loepfe © Loepfe Brothers

 
06/05/2020 – Dr. Ralph Mennicke

Dr. Ralph Mennicke

New CEO appointed at Loepfe

Loepfe announced the appointment of Dr. Ralph Mennicke as Chief Executive Officer of Loepfe Brothers Ltd., effective from April 14, 2020. By  Iris Schlomski
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Philipp Moll’s place as a technological revolutionary in the history books has been secured by his trend-setting approach to sewing in the spherical along a shaped body. © Peter Jost

 
05/05/2020 – Obituary Philipp Moll

Obituary Philipp Moll

A life for the technology of sewing

“Further automation of sewing processes is the only chance of survival for the German and the Western European apparel industry.” By  Editorial staff