Technical Textiles


Maik Roth, Process Automation Technician for Mageba: “Given that the communication capability of the position sensors is the main focus of attention in the context of Industry 4.0, IO-Link is a topic of central importance.” © Mageba

16/08/2019 – Novotechnik


Position sensors on the path to Industry 4.0

As we progress towards Industry 4.0, communication capabilities are becoming a must in the field of sensor technology. IO-Link is paving the way for this ... By  Editorial staff

Michael Jänecke, Director of Brand Management Technical Textiles and Textile Processing at Messe Frankfurt: "The digitalisation of textile production is on the advance." © Messe Frankfurt

15/08/2019 – Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence

Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence

Techtextil and Texprocess and Digitalisation

Automation offers a solution for labour-intensive textile production in countries with a shortage of qualified workers. By  Manik Mehta, New York

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14/08/2019 – Textile chemistry and then what?

Textile chemistry and then what?

Sustainability with Kreussler Textile Care

When we hear the word “textile chemistry”, we often think of the chemicals used in the production of textiles. But they also have an important role to ... By  Iris Schlomski

Cones- and Mini-King Cones by Gunold are equipped with DM Code now. © Gunold

13/08/2019 – Digitalisation


Gunold goes digital

Gunold supports its customers on their way to digital transformation and equips all cones and mini-king cones with an innovative DM label. By  Iris Schlomski

The bicycle vest with integrated airbag by the french producer Bsafe/Helite won the french innovation award for road safety 2019. © Bsafe

08/08/2019 – Innovative threads for vests and canopies

Innovative threads for vests and canopies

The outdoor sewing threads by Amann

About a bicycle vest with integrated airbag and powerful outdoor yarns that defy wind and weather. By  Iris Schlomski

Step by step towards climate protection! Voith Air Systems Control Unit Exhaust Air © Voith Air Systems

06/08/2019 – Voith optimizes air system

Voith optimizes air system

Freudenberg Performance Materials aims to reduce CO2 emissions

New software and hardware solutions from Voith reduce energy and CO2 at Freudenberg’s non-woven production facility. By  Iris Schlomski

Smart textiles are ready for mass production: global innovation from Lunative. © Messe Frankfurt

05/08/2019 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

Visible boost for e-textiles

After the long years of development work, international analysts and market commentators are anticipating a trade in smart textiles worth billions. By  Hans-Werner Oertel