Joachim Hensch: “It took my team and me five years to turn the Hugo Boss Izmir factory into a real smart factory.” © Joachim Hensch

22/06/2021 – Smart Factory

Smart Factory

Joachim Hensch Consulting unveils program

Joachim Hensch, protagonist in the implementation of a real Smart Factory concept, sets out to change the industry – by Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh. By  Editorial staff

Strung is a milestone and is ultimately intended to be a cross-category platform for multiple sports. © adidas

18/06/2021 – Futurecraft.Strung


Adidas: Athlete data for a new textile process

Strung is the industry's first textile and creation process that combines data, additive manufacturing and robotics. By  Iris Schlomski

The fringed coat is made of 45% high quality wool; 30% soft alpaca wool and 25% polyamide is used to stabilise the natural fibres. The sheep's wool is "mulesing free" and is obtained from merino sheep in New Zealand. © Marc Cain

16/06/2021 – Knitting Technology

Knitting Technology

Marc Cain: A knitted coat featuring 1,600 fringes

What at first appears to be the usual creation of a knitted jacket turns out to be a technical masterpiece on closer inspection. By  Iris Schlomski

Gunold Poly, wood material by Sam Fashion Italy, Design + Embroidery by Reutlingen University. © Reiner Knochel

15/06/2021 – Gunold GmbH – sustainability the way we understand it – part 1

Gunold GmbH – sustainability the way we understand it – part 1

Walking the Green Path with Gunold

More and more people are concerned about nature and the environment and are focusing on sustainability. Textiles play a major role here. By  Iris Schlomski

Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles and Textile Technologies: “We see the future in a positive light and are confident that we will finally be able to give the sector the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information in June 2022. The desire for personal encounters, direct communication and new impressions is growing from day to day.” © Messe Frankfurt/Pietro Sutera

11/06/2021 – Registration now open

Registration now open

Techtextil and Texprocess 2022

The two trade fairs Techtextil and Texprocess will be held from June 21 to 24, 2022. Early bookers receive an early bird discount. By  Iris Schlomski

A new step in Riri Group’s green path: Riri relies exclusively on recycled polyester for its zipper tapes. © Riri Group

10/06/2021 – Sustainability


Riri Group: recycled poyester for zipper tapes

Riri is the first company in the fashion accessories industry to complete its transition towards an exclusive use of recycled polyester for zips’ tapes. By  Iris Schlomski

Green light for the realisation of the International Textile Trade Show Munich Fabric Start and the International Denim Trade Show Bluezone! The organisers are focusing all of their energy on the upcoming Munich Fabric Start from 31 August - 2 September 2021 as well as Bluezone from 31 August to 1 September 2021. © Sorin Morar

04/06/2021 – View Premium Selection

View Premium Selection

Munich Fabric Start cancels View in July

With around 230 international textile and accessories manufacturers, the View was fully booked! View now to the Munich Fabric Start at the end of August. By  Iris Schlomski