Demand uncertainty and cost pressure are forcing companies to act. © William W. Potter/

19/12/2022 – Supply Chain

Supply Chain

The ten most important SCM trends of 2023

After in-depth analysis, SCM specialists from Setlog have come up with ten key theses on the most important supply chain trends for 2023. By  Editorial staff

Even after repeated washing and wearing, Lycra naturalFX technology helps knitwear retain its shape – to extend the garment’s lifespan and reduce its environmental impact. © The Lycra Company

12/12/2022 – Textile finishing

Textile finishing

New Lycra Naturalfx technology for cotton knit garments

The Lycra company and Heiq introduce a textile finishing process for 100% cotton knit garments designed for mass market applications. By  Sibylle Michel

With the Instant Thread Coloring Unit (ITCU) by Coloreel, Printful can now give business owners an extra advantage through offering the latest cutting-edge embroidery technology to their customers. © Coloreel

Printful is one of the first print-on-demand companies to introduce the new Instant Thread Coloring Unit (ITCU) by Coloreel. By  Sibylle Michel

Groz-Beckert will be presenting the functions and contents of their customer portal. © Groz-Beckert

02/12/2022 – Tools and system parts

Tools and system parts

Groz-Beckert at India ITME 2022

In Hall 14 at Stand A4B3 in the India Exposition Mart Ltd, Groz-Beckert will be presenting innovations from its various product areas at India ITME 2022. By  Sibylle Michel

The study has shown size-related product returns 76% lower than market average, marking a vital step in 3DLOOK’s mission to reduce fashion’s environmental footprint. © 3DLook

02/12/2022 – Virtual fitting room

Virtual fitting room

YourFit achieves 47% lower return rate

3DLook has achieved a 47% lower return rate for size-related reasons in a 6-months case study in partnership with internet-famous TA3 SWIM. By  Sibylle Michel

Prompted by the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles, Apparel brands intensify collaboration with supply chains. © malp/

01/12/2022 – EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

Apparel brands intensify collaboration with supply chains

Major apparel brands and organisations are accelerating product innovation and supporting initiatives to promote recycling and circularity in response ... By  Sibylle Michel

TômTex is collaborating with nature to create a new class of materials for the apparel, automotive, and consumer goods industries. © TômTex

30/11/2022 – Biobased fabrics

Biobased fabrics

TômTex makes materials from food waste

The innovative materials science company TômTex offers a 100% bio-based material, created from food waste with two key ingredients: seashells or mushrooms. By  Sibylle Michel