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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
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From left: Jochen Franke (CFO, Stoll), Andreas Schellhammer (CEO, Stoll), Arno Gärtner (CEO, Karl Mayer), Dr. Helmut Preßl (CFO, Karl Mayer) © Karl Mayer

 
The contract was signed on 26 February 2020, and the Stoll Group is to be part of the Karl Mayer Group from 1 July 2020. By  Iris Schlomski
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Every year, Freudenberg turns billions of post-consumer PET bottles into recycled polyester nonwovens. This material is then used as carriers for bituminous waterproofing membranes. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

 
28/02/2020 – Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials named among the finalists

A high recognition! Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020 has named Freudenberg Performance Materials as a finalist. By  Iris Schlomski
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From 25th to 27th March, the International Cotton Conference Bremen in the historic town hall offers ten highly topical conference sessions with relevant subjects that currently challenge the internationally networked cotton textile industry. The day before on March 24, 2020, the Weser-Kurier’s conference Sustain will take place in the run-up to the International Cotton Conference once more. © Weser-Kurier

 
26/02/2020 – City and Change – the Future of the Textile Retail Trade

City and Change – the Future of the Textile Retail Trade

Sustain 2020 in the Run-Up to the International Cotton Conference

Passion for Cotton! 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen from 25 to 27 March 2020. On 24 March, the 2nd Sustain 2020 will take place. By  Iris Schlomski
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1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, Panel Discussion: Innovating Sustainable Lignocellulosic Feedstock. From left: Patrik Lundström, re:newcell (SE); Gundolf Klaehn, Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (DE); Isabelle Montanus, Esprit (DE/HK); Nicole Rycroft, Canopy (CA), Lara Dammer, nova-Institut (DE). © nova-Institut GmbH

 
25/02/2020 – 1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, Cologne

1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, Cologne

Nova Institut hits the mark with conference

With 210 participants and 15 exhibitors from 26 different countries, the first conference on cellulose fibres exceeded all expectations. By  Iris Schlomski
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Neo.Fashion.2020 launches into the new decade with record participation at Berlin Fashion Week. 70 young designers show the direction of travel for fashion and future in Europe. © neo.fashion.2020

 
24/02/2020 – Europe, the textile continent – opportunities and risks, Part 2

Europe, the textile continent – opportunities and risks, Part 2

“Europe’s Green Deal Textile – making the impossible possible!”

For students studying fashion design at Hanover’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts, the 13 January is an exciting day. It’s Fashion Week in Berlin ... By  Iris Schlomski
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There was general consensus among exhibitors at Heimtextil that the trade war, which has been raging for the past two years and can only end by mutual agreement, has wreaked havoc in world trade. © Akarat Phasura/stock.adobe.com

 
12/02/2020 – Heimtextil

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Ceasefire in the trade war

Despite the first agreement, the US-China trade war has not yet been settled. At Heimtextil Frankfurt there was talk of a “ceasefire”. By  Manik Mehta, New York