No Bluezone in May, but the organizer has big visions for the upcoming Munich Fabric Start and Bluezone in August. © Munich Fabric Start

25/02/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

BLUEZONE in May does not take place

Due to an oversupply of denim trade shows at the same time frame, Bluezone will be rescheduled and will not take place May 3–4, 2022 as previously scheduled. By  Sibylle Michel

The fact that a rising number of companies find themselves in a satisfactory business situation is an indication for a strong and broad recovery. © Jacob Lund Photography/

23/02/2022 – 12th ITMF Corona-Survey

12th ITMF Corona-Survey

Business situation and expectation remain favourable

In the 2nd half of January 2022, the ITMF conducted the 12th ITMF Corona-Survey among more than 270 companies around the world in all segments along the ... By  Editorial staff

Europe’s answer to the competitive pressure must be to invest even more on quality and innovative products, made in a sustainable manner. © rustamank/

18/02/2022 – Global trade

Global trade

European textile industry needs to increase global market share

Euratex is re-iterating the ambition of the European textile industry to grow its role on global markets. The upcoming European textile strategy must ... By  Editorial staff

Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital Chief Executive Officer, about the acquision of Tesoma: “I am very excited with our immediate and longer-term roadmap plans.” © Kornit Digital

17/02/2022 – End-to-End Solutions

End-to-End Solutions

Kornit Digital to acquire Tesoma

Kornit Digital Ltd. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lichtenau, Germany-based Tesoma. By  Editorial staff

At his own request, current CEO Thomas Nasiou decided to step-down, and will be succeeded by Davide Maccabruni, who takes over as CEO on April 1, 2022. © Uster Technologies

10/02/2022 – Personnel matter

Personnel matter

Management succession planning at Uster Technologies

Uster Technologies is to have a new Chief Executive by April 2022. The succession plan ensures ‘seamless transition’ for company and customers. By  Editorial staff

The JEC World team has decided to postpone the event after conducting a survey of its exhibitors and partners. © JEC World

03/02/2022 – Due to the pandemic

Due to the pandemic

JEC World 2022 postponed

The international composites event will now take place from May 3rd to 5th, 2022, at Paris Nord Villepinte, as well as online via a digital platform. By  Sibylle Michel

The current high energy costs undermine the transformation of the textile and clothing industry. © tr3gi/

03/02/2022 – Energy crisis

Energy crisis

High energy costs undermine crucial transformation

The current energy crisis is impacting on the competitiveness of the European textile and clothing industry and can lead to company closures. By  Editorial staff