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Brückner has invested a lot in the denim sector and has also increased its personnel. The German market leader offers integrated finishing systems for pigment dyeing, synthetic resin finishing and coating. © Brückner screenshot

19/06/2019 – ITMA: Brückner

ITMA: Brückner

70 years of success through innovation

Automation and control are the focus of Brückner’s presentation at ITMA. By  Iris Schlomski

PET bottles are turned into polyethylene fibres whose first textile use is as protective rainwear … after which they are recycled again into T-shirts. © Carl Weiske

19/06/2019 – Sustainability


“We need to get into chemistry”

How would it be if a PET bottle that had been recycled into fibres were then to re-emerge successively as different types of clothing? By  Hans-Werner Oertel

In the textile industry, the name Mahlo is equivalent to high-end automatic straighteners and process control systems. The experts’ recipe for success is decade-long experience paired with the latest technological developments. Exactly this combination has made Mahlo the world market leader for weft straightening. © Mahlo

11/06/2019 – ITMA: Mahlo

ITMA: Mahlo

„Gateway to Industry 4.0“

Mahlo presents new systems and solutions for efficient and highqualityn textile production and finishing. By  Iris Schlomski

“Emerging from a textile-electrical niche, we want to use sensors and artificial intelligence in a T-shirt to positively influence people’s body awareness and in doing so, prevent physical discomfort.” © equil

11/06/2019 – Startup: equil

Startup: equil

Stiff neck? A problem of the past

The Ulm-based startup equil wants to take care of the widespread disease of shoulder and neck tension – with a smart textile T-shirt. By  Hans-Werner Oertel

Naturally dyed: The Natural Dyeing dyes are extracted from plants and blossoms. © Lanius

10/06/2019 – Natural Dyeing

Natural Dyeing

Lanius launches capsule collection with natural dyes

Lanius is one of the first German labels to introduce a wide selection of fashionable styles dyed with natural dyes. By  Iris Schlomski

This year's ITMA 2019 will take place from 20-26 June in Barcelona. © Kharkiv, Ukraine Ihor Burbela

07/06/2019 – ITMA 2019

ITMA 2019

ITMA Countdown – Focus Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 has many dimensions and possible fields of application. By  Iris Schlomski

“It all started with an idea: Making fashion whilst thinking about the consequences and creating beauty with a clear conscience. That was back in 1999 and I still follow this vision to this day.” Claudia Lanius © Thekla Ehling

07/06/2019 – Lanius turns 20

Lanius turns 20

A woman goes her own way

Claudia Lanius founded the sustainable fashion label Lanius twenty years ago, at a time when fair fashion was still ridiculed as “hippy eco-fashion” and ... By  Iris Schlomski