Technical Textiles


Stretchable and stable: Demonstrator of a textile heater. © DITF

14/06/2021 – Sport textiles

Sport textiles

DITF: Heatable compression textiles

As part of a research project, the DITF are developing sports textiles that combine compression with active heat using heatable yarns. By  Iris Schlomski

Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles and Textile Technologies: “We see the future in a positive light and are confident that we will finally be able to give the sector the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and information in June 2022. The desire for personal encounters, direct communication and new impressions is growing from day to day.” © Messe Frankfurt/Pietro Sutera

11/06/2021 – Registration now open

Registration now open

Techtextil and Texprocess 2022

The two trade fairs Techtextil and Texprocess will be held from June 21 to 24, 2022. Early bookers receive an early bird discount. By  Iris Schlomski

Autefa Solutions spunlace line in Linz, Austria is providing excellent opportunities for trials supporting customers in developing new advanced products. Picture: Square Drum Dryer SQV © Autefa Solutions

The spunlace line with the V- Jet Futura hydroentanglement machine at the Nonwovens Competence Center in Linz is ready for customer trials. By  Iris Schlomski

By opening a warehouse in the South African port of Durban with a large amount of stock available, the company ensures lead times are reduced considerably. © Carrington Textiles

The new warehouse in Durban, South Africa, offers lead times of as little as five days with stock supports of over one million metres of fabrics. By  Iris Schlomski

To decarbonise the energy sector by 2050, and ensure the achievement of the goals set out under the Paris agreement, it is essential for the industry to completely phase out its use of fossil fuels. © Tupungato/

31/05/2021 – Circular economy – Recycling

Circular economy – Recycling

Nova-Institut: Turning off the Tap for Fossil Carbon

How to meet the global need for carbon as a feedstock in the chemical and derived materials sector in the future? The Nova-Institut presents a report. By  Iris Schlomski

Within the report, Elevate outlines progress towards its 2025 Sustainability Goals, focused on sustainably sourced fibers, reduced water consumption and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. © Elevate Textiles

28/05/2021 – Significant progress

Significant progress

Elevate Textiles releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions, has published its 2021 Sustainability Report. By  Iris Schlomski