Technical Textiles

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The partnership between Freudenberg and Ratti proves once again what joint innovation work can achieve: more sustainability within the textile industry. © Freudenberg

 
29/12/2020 – Re-using silk textiles for usage in thermal insulation

Re-using silk textiles for usage in thermal insulation

Freudenberg and Ratti develop sustainable process

Freudenberg Performance Materials and Ratti, an Italian textile company, have been working together on sustainability projects since the start of 2020. By  Iris Schlomski
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© Kornit

 
04/01/2021 – The touch of sustainable fashion on demand

The touch of sustainable fashion on demand

Kornit NeoPigment Robusto Softener

The comfort that fashion should offer now has priority. Additionally, the criticisms against “fast fashion” have been gaining for some time now. By  Iris Schlomski
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XpertFit is a touchless, first-to-market innovation for public safety. © Safariland

 
30/12/2020 – USA: For body armor and uniforms

USA: For body armor and uniforms

Virtual sizing technology

Safariland and Flying Cross launch virtual sizing technology for body armor and uniforms. By  Editorial staff
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The index of orders intake for textile machinery, as compiled by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, for the period ranging from July to September 2020, decreased by 26 percent compared to the same period in 2019. The index value was attested at 72.4 points (2015 basis = 100). © Acimit

 
28/12/2020 – Drop in orders for third quarter 2020

Drop in orders for third quarter 2020

ACIMIT: orders decreased by 26 percent

The ongoing pandemic has hit the Italian textile machinery industry hard, since it is traditionally driven by exports. By  Iris Schlomski
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Karl Mayer is making a major investment in the Greensboro building. © Karl Mayer Stoll

 
The acquisition of Stoll by the Karl Mayer Group earlier in 2020, will lead to an integration of Stoll’s and Karl Mayer’s North American subsidiaries. ... By  Iris Schlomski
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Creativity Award by the VDMA Textile Machinery Association 2020 for Dipl.-Ing. Philippa Ruth Christine Böhnke, here at the Technical Center for Biotextiles and Medical Textiles at ITM, TU Dresden. © ITM/TU Dresden

 
22/12/2020 – Young ITM scientist receives the Creativity Award

Young ITM scientist receives the Creativity Award

VDMA: Award for the ITM of TU Dresden

Scientist at the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology receives the Creativity Award by the VDMA Textile Machinery Association ... By  Iris Schlomski
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With approximately 3,100 employees, sales revenue of EUR 1,092 million in 2019 and a network of production and sales sites located throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia, RadiciGroup is one of the world’s leading producers of a wide range of products and solutions für the textile industry. © RadiciGroup

 
21/12/2020 – Sustainability Report 2019

Sustainability Report 2019

RadiciGroup: Creating shared value is the long-term perspective

RadiciGroup’s commitment starts from within its own production chain. The result: competitive advantage and value added for the whole value chain. By  Iris Schlomski