Euratex President, Alberto Paccanelli, and Euratex Director General, Dirk Vantyghem, welcome an ambitious Commission. © Euratex

21/10/2020 – Recovery strategy

Recovery strategy

Euratex: New targets for the European textiles and clothing industry

Strengthen the Internal Market, invest in digitalisation, ensure free but fair trade, enhance the industrial strategy, insist on the level playing field. By  Iris Schlomski

With Kevin Gunold (33), the fourth generation of the family business has already taken a leading role in the well-established Gunold company. He studied Business Administration and Law and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, is married and has two children. © Gunold

19/10/2020 – Fully committed to the future

Fully committed to the future

Gunold all digital

Kevin Gunold has taking over an important function in the traditional family business, as Sales Manager D-A-CH. By  Iris Schlomski

Stripes are the typical Ripa dessin, in bold colours. © Ripa/MarediModa

16/10/2020 – Luxury matches sustainability

Luxury matches sustainability

Maglificio Ripa shows at MarediModa

From 3 to 5 November 2020, as part of MarediModa at Villa Erba in Cernobbio, Maglificio Ripa will present a preview of the Splash collection for summer ... By  Ilona Schulz

Thanks to a new impregnation solution, it is now possible to equip textiles with a highly effective protection against viruses and bacteria. This has been achieved by combining the well-established silver technology with vesicle technology. This combination deactivates the enveloped viruses within a few minutes, an effect that has also been verified in labs. © sutichak/

16/10/2020 – Fighting Corona with smart Chemistry

Fighting Corona with smart Chemistry

CHT produces and sells a solution for the antiviral functionalization of textiles

The textiles impregnated with the solution produced and distributed by CHT deactivate viruses that stick to the surface within minutes. By  Editorial staff

Trend Forum Autumn/Winter 21-22: Fashion is no longer a trend! Change is the only constant in a pendulum rhythm between tradition and future, techno and craft. © Gu Ji

09/10/2020 – Digital technology brings the world closer

Digital technology brings the world closer

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabric: The Fringe-programme

The three-day supporting program at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics from 23 to 25 September was dedicated to the future of the apparel industry. By  Iris Schlomski

Andreas Merkel, Managing Director Gebrüder Otto: “Our new brand stands for a regional product that our customers can rely on for its well-known quality, for being responsibly manufactured in Germany.” © Gebr. Otto

08/10/2020 – Gebrüder Otto

Gebrüder Otto

Sensitivity about where it’s from

Regionality as a model for the future of Germany as a textiles location: Efix relies on yarns of the “Cotton since 1901” brand. An user example. By  Editorial staff

The Performance Days trade fair has chosen a new Focus Topic that concerns not only our own industry. The textile industry has long been achieving more efficient production by recycling its own waste products and using recycled materials from outside the industry, for example, PET-bottles. © Performance Days

07/10/2020 – Focus Topic: Nothing to Waste – Closing the Loop

Focus Topic: Nothing to Waste – Closing the Loop

25. Performance Days: Stop wasting finite resources!

Finite resources and endless mountains of rubbish set the tone of the upcoming 25th edition of Performance Days. By  Iris Schlomski