Technical Textiles


The Sandler Nonwoven Corporation in Perry, Georgia/USA, in the background the 2nd factory hall completed a few days ago. © Sandler AG

17/03/2020 – Positive end of the financial year

Positive end of the financial year

140 years Sandler Group: sustainably successful

With a turnover of 322 mn Euros, the nonwovens manufacturer again reports a successful year 2019. Investments in both locations. By  Iris Schlomski

Sustainable, biodegradable and highly functional: Comfortemp Lyocell padding meets all the requirements for high-performance thermal insulation for sports and outdoor clothing. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

16/03/2020 – Comfortemp Lyocell padding

Comfortemp Lyocell padding

Freudenberg to unveil first ever 100 percent biodegradable padding

The first fully biodegradable padding made from sustainably produced cellulose fiber that completely degrades in soil within just under 60 days. By  Iris Schlomski

SmartX intends to boost smart textiles innovation to develop an end-to-end smart textiles manufacturing value chain in Europe and help drive promising prototypes faster to market. © SmartX

13/03/2020 – Smart textiles made in europe

Smart textiles made in europe

SmartX Europe takes off

European Smart Textiles Accelerator aims to fund up to 40 smart textile innovators by 2022. By  Iris Schlomski

Loading unit on rail system for cabling BCF yarns and tire cord © Saurer

12/03/2020 – On the way toward to automated factories

On the way toward to automated factories

Saurer Automation Solutions

New product line for integrated automation solutions across the entire textile value chain. By  Iris Schlomski

With stable production, major producing countries such as Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan have sought to secure greater domestic supplies for inward processing and downstream exports (e.g. cotton yarn, fabric, and garments). © Bremer Baumwollbörse

11/03/2020 – Central Asia

Central Asia

Central Asia: Consumption booms while exports falter

Central Asia cotton consumption is expanding significantly. Share of world exports has dropped per annum since 2015/16. By  Iris Schlomski

Glass hybrid belts by GKD are characterized by an even mesh opening with high air permeability. © GKD

11/03/2020 – New benchmarks in the production of nonwovens

New benchmarks in the production of nonwovens

Innovative glass hybrid fabric belts from GKD

The innovative belt construction from GKD, is an energy-efficient lightweight in dryer operation and significantly increases process efficiency. By  Iris Schlomski

The modern, trend oriented fabrics of the Cordura brand enable the production of modern, trendy products. © Cordura

10/03/2020 – Awards in four categories

Awards in four categories

Cordura successful at ISPO Textrends 2020

Invista’s Cordura fabric announces a sixth consistent year of multiple winning entries in the ISPO Textrends awards. By  Iris Schlomski