As always, our new issue is packed again with exciting articles about sustainability, digitalization and textile innovations! In the context of SDG 8, we have been wondering: What can be done to improve social and working conditions in the textile industry? We got answers from committed textile companies such as Seidensticker, Elmer&Zweifel and Elevate Textiles. In the interview with Friedrich Weninger on the occasion of the 60th Dornbirn-GFC, you will find out what drives the fiber industry and why Cross Industry Innovation is so important for a functioning circular economy. What Digital Twins are for in Industry 4.0 and why cosmetic textiles are still a niche product, you can find all this and much more in the current issue textile network 4/2021.
We hope you enjoy reading this issue!