YKK presented its first ViralOff zippers at the Italian trade fair Lineapelle “A New Point of View” on September 22/23, 2020. © YKK

14/12/2020 – ViralOff zippers

ViralOff zippers

YKK and Polygiene: No more viruses in the zipper

YKK presents the first zipper with Viraloff Polygiene antiviral treatment on the tape. By  Iris Schlomski

The union of an enduring Ultimate Gray with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude. © Pantone_screenshot

11/12/2020 – Yellow is the new hope

Yellow is the new hope

Pantone Color of the Year 2021

The union of Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating is one of strength and positivity. By  Iris Schlomski

Moncler launches Grenoble collection with Dyneema Composite Fabric. © DSM Protective Materials

11/12/2020 – High performance skiwear

High performance skiwear

Royal DSM: Dyneema Composite Fabric

Dyneema Composite Fabrics are used by Moncler in the Fall/Winter 2020 Grenoble collection, which fuses form and function into high performance skiwear. By  Iris Schlomski

Brands Fashion is Europe’s market leader in the field of sustainable workwear. The jury honored the usage of sustainable materials and a resource-saving approach to protect the environment, all the way to improvements in workers’ social and ecological conditions. © Arthur F. Selbach

10/12/2020 – A milestone in the field of sustainability

A milestone in the field of sustainability

Brands Fashion wins the German Sustainability Award

The textiles pioneer Brands Fashion has won the award in the category “Global Corporate Partnerships” at a virtual ceremony. By  Iris Schlomski

Founded in 1947 in Strasbourg, the Wolf Lingerie group designs, manufactures and distributes lingerie, mainly under its own brands Sans Complexe, Billet Doux and Girls in Paris. © Wolf Lingerie

10/12/2020 – Product quality

Product quality

Centric Software: Wolf Lingerie relies on PLM module

Wolf Lingerie adopts Centric Software’s Final Inspection PLM module to manage meticulous product quality. By  Iris Schlomski

Fespa has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 202. Seven-month delay reflects uncertainty over European cross-border travel. © Fespa

09/12/2020 – Covid-19


Fespa postpones 2021 Global Print Expo again

The Fespa events will take place from 12–15 October 2021 in the same halls of the RAI, enabling Fespa to transition the current floor plan to the later ... By  Iris Schlomski

Visitors filled the International Halls of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 23 – 25 September. Messe Frankfurt talked to some of the exhibitors about the changes caused by the pandemic and what trends and demands they observed at Intertextile. © Messe Frankfurt

04/12/2020 – Opportunities in a time of crisis

Opportunities in a time of crisis

Intertextile: Pandemic leads to changes

Despite overseas exhibitors and visitors being affected by travel restrictions, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics welcomed nearly 3,400 exhibitors ... By  Iris Schlomski