Technical Textiles


Impressions of the innovation show held at the company’s headquarters in Obertshausen © Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer, the world leader in the production of warp knitting and warp preparation machines is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2017. By  Iris Schlomski

In conclusion, China has a complete nonwoven industry and the world’s largest production capacities to support and meet the rapid growth of this industry, both worldwide and on its huge domestic market. Scientific and technological innovations and intelligent manufacturing will accelerate the pace of industrial upgrading and improve the core competitiveness of China’s manufacturing. The “Going Out” strategy will broaden its market base and development © fotolia

18/08/2017 – Nonwovens in China

Nonwovens in China

A rapid growth is programme!

Owing to the global and huge domestic market demand and technological advancement, China’s nonwovens industry has experienced rapid growth in recent years. By  Vicky Sung, Hong Kong

© Wolfgang Schmidt

15/08/2017 – 7th mtex+2018

7th mtex+2018

Discover Chemnitz (new)!

International Exhibition for Technical Textiles on 29-30 May 2018 in Chemnitz, Germany: Compact, intensive, effective and international. By  Iris Schlomski

Fabrics and designs are cut and repaired, destroyed and re-arranged - Embroidery with Puffy © Gunold

11/08/2017 – Trends Winter 2018/19: Gunold

Trends Winter 2018/19: Gunold

Gunold: Trends in Embroidery for Winter 2018/19

Fabrics and designs are cut and repaired, destroyed and re-arranged, torn to pieces and re-composed using the patchwork technique. By  Iris Schlomski

Nonwovens set the (acoustics-) tone: Sandler successful at Techtextil 2017 © Sandler

10/08/2017 – Techtextil 2017: Sandler

Techtextil 2017: Sandler

Sandler successful at Techtextil 2017

A quiet working environment even with an open room layout? Yes, made possible by acoustically efficient Sandler nonwovens. By  Iris Schlomski

Danger for maritime fauna: washed-up nets and ropes that are decomposed by the sun and then return to the sea. An IGF project at STFI Chemnitz is now researching possible microplastic emissions from technical textiles © Innomedia

10/08/2017 – IGF – Springboard for innovation

IGF – Springboard for innovation

IGF: Pre-competitive opportunities

Do you have an idea what the abbreviation IGF means? That Industrial Collective Research is providing innovative stimuli for developments! By  Iris Schlomski