The strong increase in international buyers underscores the importance of Milano Unica’s offerings. © Milano Unica

10/02/2023 – Trade fair

Trade fair

Milano Unica: Strong increase in international buyers

The curtain fell last week on the 36th edition of Milano Unica, 31 January – 2 February, with an encouraging balance in terms of visitor attendance, especially ... By  Sibylle Michel

In addition to textile finishing technology, there are also new collections of corporate fashion as well as promotional wear and workwear on show. © Landesmesse Stuttgart

From 30 March to 1 April, 2023, it’s that time again: TecStyle Visions is presenting as part of EXPO 4.0. at the Stuttgart trade fair centre in Germany. By  Sibylle Michel

FibreTrace Mapped provides transparency in one easy to use, globally accessible platform with no fees attached. © Fibre Trace

01/02/2023 – Supply chain transparency

Supply chain transparency

New digital blockchain solution at no cost

FibreTrace has released a free digital traceability solution to the textile industry, which maps the global textile supply chain from fibre to retail. By  Sibylle Michel

On a total exhibition area of around 42,500 sqm, more than 1,300 collections from around 900 international suppliers of the textile and apparel industry were shown. © Munich Fabric Start

31/01/2023 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Munich Fabric Start gives a new impetus to the industry

At the winter edition of Munich Fabric Start, the predominant topics were material and colour trends for Spring/Summer 2024 as well as efficiency and ... By  Sibylle Michel

‘The Rebels: From the Underground’ – a phygital fashion collection by ‘The Rebels’. © The Rebels

26/01/2023 – Phygital Fashion

Phygital Fashion

Digital clothing can help to limit impulsive fashion purchases

Retail purchases, especially in fashion, are often made on impulse, which has a detrimental effect on the planet. Digital twins of real-life clothing ... By  Sibylle Michel

Fespa Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2023 will offer visitors a wealth of product innovations for digital, screen and textile printing and signage. © Fespa

25/01/2023 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Fespa 2023: New perspectives on print and signage

Fespa Global Print Expo 2023 returns to Messe Munich, Germany, from 23–26 May 2023, with a mission to share “New Perspectives” with print and sign professionals. By  Sibylle Michel

The EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains was adopted at the end of 2022. © malp/

25/01/2023 – Deforestation-free supply chains

Deforestation-free supply chains

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement

Kelheim Fibres welcomes the preliminary political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU regulation on deforestation-free ... By  Sibylle Michel