Technical Textiles

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Wound onto a spool, the viscose filament yarn was spun from recycled cotton provided in form of cellulose sheets. Researchers at the Fraunhofer IAP have found a way to turn cotton clothes such as jeans into new high-quality garments rather than lowly cleaning rags. © Fraunhofer IAP

 
04/09/2020 – An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

Sustainability: From old jeans to new t-shirt

Recycling clothing made of cotton: For the first time a research team together with a Swedish company has succeeded in doing so. By  Iris Schlomski
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The Earth team visited the Nilit facilities in Israel and the USA to learn more about our environmentally responsible premium Nylon 6.6 products. © Nilit

 
04/09/2020 – Sunday, September 6th at 5:00 PM EDT on Fox Business News

Sunday, September 6th at 5:00 PM EDT on Fox Business News

See Nilit on EARTH with John Holden

Nilit will be featured in this weekend'’s episode of Earth with John Holden, a national television show series focusing on sustainability and improving ... By  Editorial staff
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Takahiro Hiraki, new Managing Director of Mimaki Europe, is looking forward to his new responsibilities. © Mimaki

 
03/09/2020 – New Managing Director

New Managing Director

Mimaki Europe with a new leadership

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, has announced the appointment of Takahiro Hiraki as Managing Director. By  Iris Schlomski
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Due to the short-term increase in demand from Chinese customers, Lenzing AG is breaking new ground. For the first time in the history of Austria, a local company is sending goods that are 100 percent produced in Austria directly to China by train. © Lenzing/Scheiblecker

 
02/09/2020 – Upside-down world

Upside-down world

Lenzing sends fibers by train from Austria to China

For the first time in the history of Austria, a local company is sending goods that are 100 percent produced in Austria directly to China by train. By  Iris Schlomski
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Nature look with a twist. Design: Paula Zahn, Modefachschule Sigmaringen – Embroidery Thread: Poly Star by Gunold . Sustainable wool and cotton fabrics by Elmer Zweifel. © Gunold

 
01/09/2020 – Fall/Winter 2021/2022

Fall/Winter 2021/2022

Gunold Trend Information

The corona pandemic influences trends to a large extent, as current developments in the textile, fashion and embroidery industries show. By  Editorial staff
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From left to right: Dr Oliver Bär, Hof District Administrator; Dr Christian Heinrich Sandler; Bärbl Sandler; Hubert Aiwanger, Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs; Hans-Peter Baumann, Mayor of the town of Schwarzenbach/Saale; Dr Hans-Peter Friedrich, Vice-President of the German Bundestag © Sandler

 
01/09/2020 – Filter media for about 600mn mouth-nose-protection masks a year

Filter media for about 600mn mouth-nose-protection masks a year

Sandler: New production line formally inaugurated

On August 26th, Sandler formally inaugurated a new production line for nonwovens for face masks. By  Iris Schlomski
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Dyntex CEO Mathias Braun sees tremendous market potential for two new ultralight and environmentally friendly functional textiles: “Our newly developed fabric collection plays a critical role in protecting the environment for future generations.” © Dyntex/Othmar Heidegger

 
26/08/2020 – Ultralight and biosynthetic

Ultralight and biosynthetic

Dyntex: New functional fabrics

Environmentally friendly, functional textiles made of biosynthetic yarn and biodegradable fabric. Dyntex has launched two world premieres. By  Iris Schlomski