Technical Textiles


ProEarth was created to help offset the more than 16mn tons of textile waste produced in the US alone each year. © Schoeller

12/12/2019 – ProEarth Textiles

ProEarth Textiles

Schoeller introduces biodegradable textiles

ProEarth is a part of Schoeller FTC (SFTC) line, a joint venture between Schoeller Textil AG and the Taiwanese Formosam Taffeta Co. Ltd. By  Iris Schlomski

Sappi launches a sublimation paper optimised for glue-belt printers: The new sublimation paper is specifically designed for glue-belt printers. © Sappi Europe

11/12/2019 – Textile Printing

Textile Printing

Sappi launches a sublimation paper

Printing textiles more efficiently and with higher quality with Transjet Drive. By  Iris Schlomski

The Sion is the first production vehicle to bring together solar integration, mobility services and a bidirectional charging function. © Sono Motors

10/12/2019 – Mobility


Son Motors with a new strategy

Sono Motors launches community funding campaign with target of 50mn euros for a sustainable corporate and vehicle concept. By  Iris Schlomski

First RF5 line starts spinning successfully © Reifenhäuser

10/12/2019 – First RF5 line starts spinning successfully

First RF5 line starts spinning successfully

Reifenhäuser Reicofil sets new standards

The first line of the new RF5 generation has successfully extruded the first filaments at the nonwoven manufacturer PFN. By  Iris Schlomski

Based on its observations, the Bremen Cotton Exchange believes that questions about sustainability will increasingly sway consumers’ buying decisions in the future. Picture: Cotton card destined for the spinning machine © Spoerry 1866 AG

09/12/2019 – Bremen Cotton Exchange

Bremen Cotton Exchange

Elasticity without Elastane

The new development is appearing under the Natural Stretch brand and is offered without the use of spandex. By  Iris Schlomski

Due to the wide spread interest, the target group of the daytime seminar is also employees of the textile and clothing industry that are involved in supply, manufacturing or sales. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

06/12/2019 – Challenge: Organic cotton without genetic engineering

Challenge: Organic cotton without genetic engineering

The series of lectures orgenic offers solutions

A one-day seminar on January 23, 2020, will focus on organic cotton, certifications, authenticity testing and challenges. By  Iris Schlomski

Mattes & Ammann has an annual turnover of EUR 60m. 25 percent of its turnover comes from home textiles alone. Pictured: Eberhard Keinath (left) and Werner Moser, Authorised Signatory at Mattes & Ammann © Mattes & Ammann

05/12/2019 – So much for sleeping!

So much for sleeping!

Mattes & Ammann love mattresses

Mattes & Ammann (M&A), a textile company based in the hills of the Swabian Jura in southwestern Germany, has been making high-quality mattress fabrics ... By  Iris Schlomski