The know-how acquired from over 50 years experience and the professionalism of the collaborators enabled Klopman to produce a range of masks in record time, completely made in Italy, with superior performance compared to the disposable ones widely used today in hospitals. © Klopman

27/03/2020 – Corona-crisis


Klopman produces 700,000 protective masks per month

The European leader in workwear fabrics will produce fabric masks that are washable and reusable up to 50 times. By  Editorial staff

Senior Marketing Manager Lena Weimer: “Even if exhibitors and visitors cannot meet personally at the fair in this currently very challenging situation, we will find ways to inform the industry about the latest products and trends.” © Performance Days

25/03/2020 – Corona


Performance Days cancelled

The protection of visitors and exhibitors remains top priority. April show cancelled. Innovations for summer 2022 being presented in digital form. By  Iris Schlomski

Every drop counts in the fight against climate change. Water creates life and prosperity and is essential for human health. © Jeanologia

23/03/2020 – World Water Day

World Water Day

Jeanologia: MissionZero

Jeanologia encourages all textile industry stakeholders to get behind its MissionZero: dehydrate and detoxify the jean industry by 2025. By  Iris Schlomski

Scientist Pavan Manvi of RWTH Aachen University (right) and researcher Dr Jochen Norwig of Covestro with a prototype CO2 synthetic fibre. © Covestro

19/03/2020 – Air – drive the change

Air – drive the change

Make it fair, clean the air

Jeans often serve as the prime example of fashion’s negative effects on the planet. New technologies enable sustainable alternatives. By  Editorial staff

In July 2010, Groz-Beckert established its pioneering platform, the Technology and Development Center (TEZ). © Groz-Beckert

17/03/2020 – Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University

Successful cooperation project between Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University. By  Iris Schlomski

GOTS is the stringent voluntary global standard for the entire post-harvest processing (including spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing and manufacturing) of apparel and home textiles made with certified organic fibre (such as organic cotton and organic wool), and includes both environmental and social criteria. © GOTS

09/03/2020 – Highest growth rate ever

Highest growth rate ever

GOTS takes off

7765 certified facilities worldwide, an increase of 35 percent with more than 3 mn workers covered under GOTS in 2019. By  Iris Schlomski

Fair impressions of the season SS21 © Munich Fabric Start

26/02/2020 – Spring/Summer 21 season

Spring/Summer 21 season

Munich Fabric Start & Bluezone – Focus on Thrivability

A new level of sustainability, digitalisation, transparency, growing need for information and desire to inspire – that's what the new season stands for. By  Iris Schlomski