Technical Textiles


Having analysed, reduced and offset all CO2 emissions linked to the company, in 2009 Alcantara was certified “Carbon Neutral”. To document the company’s journey in this field, Alcantara conducts and publishes an annual sustainability report. © Alcantara

05/06/2020 – United Nations

United Nations

Alcantara promotes sustainability on World Environment Day

Today, 5th June 2020, is World Environment Day. This year, the day which was initiated by the United Nations, stands under the motto: #BeatAirPollution. ... By  Iris Schlomski

The Vetron ultrasonic & hot air tape welding machines are well suited for processing disposable protective suits. © Vetron Typical Europe

02/06/2020 – Vetron 5064 and 5374

Vetron 5064 and 5374

Vetron: Innovative machine technology for the production of protective suits

The Vetron ultrasonic and hot air tape welding machines are well suited for processing disposable protective suits. By  Iris Schlomski

The certificate covers both the welfare of animals, the protection of nature and the working conditions of farmers and farm workers. ©

29/05/2020 – Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF)

First standard for sustainable cashmere

Aid by Trade Foundation launches first standard for sustainable cashmere. Its first focus will be Inner Mongolia. By  Iris Schlomski

© Bremer Baumwollbörse

29/05/2020 – Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Cotton consumption, trade and area drop

Covid-19 have closed business activity in a way not experienced in modern era. By  Sibylle Michel

EcoJacket future study in the fashion industry. © Peppermint

28/05/2020 – Triwitex – innovative spinning technology

Triwitex – innovative spinning technology

Peppermint: Durable and recyclable

Future study paves the way for highly innovative textile sustainability. A favourite jacket that’s indestructible, but can go on the compost heap. By  Editorial staff

Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, has launched PPE Fast Start, an initiative to support manufacturers switching part of their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). © Coats Digital

27/05/2020 – Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Corona: Coats Digital launches PPE Fast Start

Coats Digital has launched Fast Start for PPE versions of its best in class software solutions for apparel manufacturers. By  Iris Schlomski