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How to recycle 5.5 tons of textiles? Euratex unveils ReHubs, a joint initiative to upcycle textile waste and circular materials in Europe. © Euratex

 
23/11/2020 – How to recycle 5.5 tons of textiles?

How to recycle 5.5 tons of textiles?

Euratex unveils ReHubs

ReHubs is a joint initiative to upcycle textile waste and circular materials all over Europe. By  Iris Schlomski
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Demonstration luminaire “Thirty One” © DITF

 
16/11/2020 – Light experiences light as paper

Light experiences light as paper

DITF: Luminaires made of paper yarn

The results of the “Paper Light” research project are sustainable products with an appealing design that can be manufactured at low cost. By  Iris Schlomski
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Following events in 2016 and 2018 at Groz-Beckert headquarters, the 2020 edition of the presentation series “The Fabric Year” was held as digital event with a high number of attendees. This article gives a worldwide summary. © Groz-Beckert

 
16/11/2020 – Andreas Engelhardt, The Fiber Year and Groz-Beckert

Andreas Engelhardt, The Fiber Year and Groz-Beckert

The Fabric Year 2020

Following events in 2016 and 2018 at Groz-Beckert headquarters, the 2020 edition of the presentation series “The Fabric Year” was held as digital event. By  Editorial staff
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Sustainability has always been an important topic at Schmitz Textiles. Certification according to Step crowns the commitment once again. And the products will also become more sustainable. In 2020 drapilux was the first of the Schmitz Textiles brands to present articles with a proportion of sustainably produced fibres. © Drapilux

 
04/11/2020 – Green orientation

Green orientation

Schmitz Textiles awarded top marks

Emsdetten-based textile manufacturer Schmitz Textiles certified according to Step by Oeko-Tex for sustainable production. By  Iris Schlomski
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28/10/2020 – Flame retardant Aviation Carpet

Flame retardant Aviation Carpet

Anker, Devan, Shark Solutions cooperate

Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions teamed up to create the world’s first flame retardant aviation carpet using a recycled binder. By  Editorial staff
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Detlef Braun, Member of the Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt: “From large sections of the international home and contract textiles sector, there is a desire to hold Heimtextil 2021.” © Messe Frankfurt

 
22/09/2020 – Messe Frankfurt plans have changed

Messe Frankfurt plans have changed

Heimtextil 2021 to be held in May

Heimtextil has been postponed from January and will now be held concurrently with Techtextil and Texprocess 2021 in Frankfurt from 4 to 7 May 2021. By  Ilona Schulz
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Natural fibres and colours, old technologies in new ways. © Messe Frankfurt/Andreas Houman

 
03/09/2020 – Nothing New, Everything New

Nothing New, Everything New

Heimtextil presents trends 2021/2022

Together with the Heimtextil Trend Council the management established a trend forecast for the coming season. By  Ilona Schulz