Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo will now merge with Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and the debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen, which will be held from 15 – 17 July 2020, with exhibitors of the Shanghai fairs given the option to participate in the Shenzhen editions instead. © Oertel

09/04/2020 – New date is fixed

New date is fixed

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics in July in Shenzen

Messe Frankfurt announces changes to its postponed Intertextile Shanghai and Yarn Expo fairs. By  Iris Schlomski

Together with garment brands and other industry players we work on better labour conditions for the people who make our clothes. Fair Wear Foundation. © Fair Wear Foundation

09/04/2020 – Fair Wear Foundation

Fair Wear Foundation

Corona-crisis: A Covid19- dossier

For workers in textile factories, the impact of the Corona pandemic on their wages is life-threatening. By  Iris Schlomski

Textile production for fashion brands: Bangladesh is the world’s second largest fashion producer after China. © Anna Auza / unsplash

01/04/2020 – Delayed deliveries of textiles from Bangladesh

Delayed deliveries of textiles from Bangladesh

Corona-crisis: Production and transport delays are only just beginning

The consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are increasingly affecting the supply chains of the fashion industry between Asia and Germany. By  Iris Schlomski

Denim Expert Limited closed for 11 days from 25th March to 04th April for the safety of its workers and employees from the Coronavirus outbreak. Mostafiz Uddin will pay full salaries to his workers and employees for this period. © Denim Expert Ltd

Bangladeshi supplier offers production capacity to produce face masks and PPE on non-profit basis. By  Editorial staff

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