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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
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Ugo Ghilardi has been appointed as CEO of Itema Group, the Italian-based leading provider of best-in-class weaving solutions including weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services. © Itema

 
16/03/2020 – Weaving technologies

Weaving technologies

Itema Group announces appointment of Ugo Ghilardi as new CEO

Itema Group announces appointment of Ugo Ghilardi as new CEO and moves towards a new stage of development and consolidation. By  Iris Schlomski
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SmartX intends to boost smart textiles innovation to develop an end-to-end smart textiles manufacturing value chain in Europe and help drive promising prototypes faster to market. © SmartX

 
13/03/2020 – Smart textiles made in europe

Smart textiles made in europe

SmartX Europe takes off

European Smart Textiles Accelerator aims to fund up to 40 smart textile innovators by 2022. By  Iris Schlomski
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GOTS is the stringent voluntary global standard for the entire post-harvest processing (including spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing and manufacturing) of apparel and home textiles made with certified organic fibre (such as organic cotton and organic wool), and includes both environmental and social criteria. © GOTS

 
09/03/2020 – Highest growth rate ever

Highest growth rate ever

GOTS takes off

7765 certified facilities worldwide, an increase of 35 percent with more than 3 mn workers covered under GOTS in 2019. By  Iris Schlomski
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The 35th Cotton Conference “Passion for Cotton” which traditionally should take place again in the Bremen Town Hall should take place under a relaxed atmosphere and was therefore postponed to 2021. © EKH-Pictures/stock.adobe.com

 
06/03/2020 – For protection against the corona virus

For protection against the corona virus

Postponement of the 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen with the motto “Passion for Cotton” will take place from 17 to 19 March 2021. By  Iris Schlomski
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The project is all about raising consumer awareness of sustainability by giving them real insights into the textile companies and their supply chains. © Südwesttextil

 
05/03/2020 – Sustainable – the new normal

Sustainable – the new normal

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“Supporting the sustainable transformation of the textiles and apparel industry” – this was the task. By  Iris Schlomski
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Fespa has taken the decision to postpone Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, originally scheduled to take place at IFEMA Madrid from 24 to 27 March 2020. © Fespa

 
The Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020 will be postponed (scheduled from 24 to 27 March 2020, Madrid). By  Iris Schlomski