The index of orders intake for textile machinery, as compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period ranging from July to September 2020, decreased by 26 percent compared to the same period in 2019. The index value was attested at 72.4 points (2015 basis = 100). © Acimit

28/12/2020 – Drop in orders for third quarter 2020

Drop in orders for third quarter 2020

ACIMIT: orders decreased by 26 percent

The ongoing pandemic has hit the Italian textile machinery industry hard, since it is traditionally driven by exports. By  Iris Schlomski

Karl Mayer is making a major investment in the Greensboro building. © Karl Mayer Stoll

The acquisition of Stoll by the Karl Mayer Group earlier in 2020, will lead to an integration of Stoll’s and Karl Mayer’s North American subsidiaries. ... By  Iris Schlomski

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24/12/2020 – Give away: textile network annual subscription

Give away: textile network annual subscription

We are giving away a textile network subscription

Surprise! To keep you well informed in 2021, we are giving away a one-year subscription to our magazine. You can enter until December 31. By  Editorial staff

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A truly extraordinary year is coming to an end. We wish you a wonderful time - and would like to say thank you! By  Carmen Mlcoch

HeiQ was bestowed with the highest honor as First Prize Winner of the Swiss Technology Award 2020 for its breakthrough antiviral textile technology HeiQ Viroblock. Photo: Carlo Centonze and his daughter Anna © HeiQ

17/12/2020 – Swiss Technology Award 2020

Swiss Technology Award 2020

HeiQ Viroblock is the winner

HeiQ Viroblock wins the prestigious and coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020. By  Iris Schlomski

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15/12/2020 – Advert


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From 4 to 7 May 2021, Heimtextil joins forces with Techtextil and Texprocess to bring together leading representatives of industry, trade, design, science and research at the same time and place. © Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH/Valentin

14/12/2020 – New dates, new perspectives, new opportunities

New dates, new perspectives, new opportunities

Heimtextil, Techtextil & Texprocess: a positive outlook on next year’s trade-fair trio

Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles & Textile Technologies of Messe Frankfurt, offers insights into the current planning status and the outlook for ... By  Iris Schlomski