It is common knowledge that the textile and clothing industry has a sustainability problem and is in need of new approaches to solve it. It is equally well-known that consumers and consumer behaviour are crucial to the prospects of success for a sustainable approach. But how important is the individual employee in this process, and what part can staff play? © Vero/

08/05/2019 – Sustainability


Why staff commitment is so vital!

How to satisfy the high demand for a constantly changing assortment in fashion while avoiding irreversible damage to the ecological system? By  Iris Schlomski

This year, the congress is entirely dedicated to the topics of sustainability and digitalization. © shutterstock

07/05/2019 – 58th Dornbirn-GFC

58th Dornbirn-GFC

Communicating Fiber Innovations

Over 100 international speakers will present the latest innovations of the fiber and textile industry from September 11 to 13, 2019. By  Iris Schlomski

“The realities of industry training are galloping past old-fashioned teaching content,” says fuurist Thomas Strobel. © Fenwis

06/05/2019 – Training in textiles

Training in textiles

Missed opportunities for the future

The realities of industry training are galloping past old-fashioned teaching content. Does Germany have a long and stable future as a global player in ... By  Editorial staff

In collaboration with the SMEs, Textil vernetzt develops digital solutions and carries out, for example, data capture on machines. © Mattes & Ammann GmbH & Co. KG

30/04/2019 – Series: Stars of the future – Part 3

Series: Stars of the future – Part 3

Paving the way ahead

Remaining competitive. Working efficiently and flexibly. Finding skilled staff. These are just three of the challenges facing SMEs as they embrace the ... By  Iris Schlomski

Fig. from right to left: Bernd Stoll, the CEO of the bs Group, signing the contract for the takeover of the ISO unit, Christopher Stoll from the Sales Division of the bs Group and Manfred Reinhold, a member of Management at Karl Mayer © Karl Mayer

30/04/2019 – Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer

Efficient processing of tape yarns

Karl Mayer is taking over the ISO film cutting and stretching unit from the bs Group. By  Iris Schlomski

Wear It Innovation Summit, Europe’s most revolutionary wearable & tech event for cross-industry innovation is happening for the 6th time in a new format. © Wear It Berlin / Michael Wittig, Berlin

24/04/2019 – Wear it

Wear it


Wear It Innovation Summit, taking place on June 25 to 26 in Kulturbrauerei Berlin. By  Iris Schlomski

Thimo Schwenzfeier, Director Marketing & Communication Textiles & Textile Technologies Messe Frankfurt, informed the press about the new Techtextil Forum in January. © messe frankfurt

10/04/2019 – Techtextil 2019

Techtextil 2019

New Techtextil Forum: programme ready

As part of Techtextil (14 to 17 May 2019) the new Techtextil Forum will gather top-class speakers on a large number of topics. By  Iris Schlomski