Technical Textiles


It seems inevitable that China will be producing ever greater volumes of technical textiles in the near future © adpic

26/06/2017 – Technical Textiles

Technical Textiles

Sourcing in China?

Does China be an interesting source market for technical textiles, from the point of view of a German business? By  Editorial staff

Schoeller debuted its new warp knitted materials containing X4zol™-J for running, trail running, cycling or athleisure categories at the Outdoor fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany © Schoeller Textil

22/06/2017 – Schoeller Textil AG

Schoeller Textil AG

New collaboration - new fibre

Schoeller presents its first fabrics with X4zol-J from Lubrizol By  Iris Schlomski

König+Neurath has been manufacturing office furniture, seating furniture, and spatial systems in Karben, Germany since 1925 © König + Neurath

21/06/2017 – Zünd


Digital into the economic future

The German office furniture manufacturer König+Neurath already invested 2016 in the most modern, digital Zünd cutting technology. By  Iris Schlomski

“We are continuing to work to firmly establish Tencel fibers in this field. Mussel nets have already been tested and are in use in the Northern Adriatic Sea. This Lenzing innovation reduces the contamination of our seas,” Marina Crnoja-Cosic is sure © Lenzing

20/06/2017 – Lenzing


More sustainability in agriculture

Avoiding plastic is also in agriculture a topic of key importance. At Techtextil 2017 Lenzing presented for the very first time a botanic solution. By  Iris Schlomski

In 2011, Greenpeace starts its international Detox campaign © gettyimages

15/06/2017 – 25 years of Oeko-Tex

25 years of Oeko-Tex

From REACH to Detox and beyond

Ten years ago the European Community Regulation on Chemicals [REACH] came into effect. What happened since this time? By  Iris Schlomski

iTherm Flex © Forster Rohner

12/06/2017 – Techtextil 2017 - News

Techtextil 2017 - News

"ITherm Flex" by Forster Rohner

The innovative Swiss company Foster Rohner presented at the twin trade fairs Techtextil/Texprocess a new generation of heat pads called ‘iTherm Flex’. ... By  Iris Schlomski

Textile digitalisation as a pressure and opportunity, as illustrated by the new Digital Capability Center at the ITA Aachen © InnoMedia/Oertel

09/06/2017 – Forschungskuratorium Textil

Forschungskuratorium Textil

Perspectives 2030: construction sector

Visions with the power for change! Textile visions for the construction industry over the next 15 to 20 years By  Iris Schlomski