Technical Textiles

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The USDA/FAS MY 2020/21 cotton production forecast is 230,000 tonnes. The new area forecast of 147,965 hectares reflects a 36 percent reduction compared to MY 2018/19. © Quelle: Bremer Baumwollbörse/leere Karte: www.d-maps.com

 
24/08/2020 – Mayjor challenges

Mayjor challenges

Cotton production in Mexiko

The USDA forecasts a sharp decline in cotton production in Mexico in the 2020/21 season. By  Sibylle Michel
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Since resource efficiency and recycling will play an increasingly important role in the design of new products in the coming years, it is very likely that the share of natural fibre composites – NFCs – in the composite market will continue to increase. © ipopba/stock.adobe.com

 
24/08/2020 – Sustainable nonwovens

Sustainable nonwovens

Natural fibres in technical nonwovens – research results

Natural fibres and their use can make an important contribution to the fight against global warming. By  Editorial staff
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First anti-NOX textile facade on the Hamburg ECE building. © ITA/Jan Serode

 
20/08/2020 – First anti-NOX textile facade in Hamburg

First anti-NOX textile facade in Hamburg

ITA Aachen: Ni-trogen oxide reduction

The light and transparent textile facade developed by the RWTH Aachen University in cooperation with the companies ECE, Hamburg, and Inok, Willich. By  Editorial staff
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Cost of yarn clearing for an average sized mill over ten years. © Uster Technologies

 
19/08/2020 – Investment decisions

Investment decisions

Uster Technologies: Don’t forget the operating costs!

Textile mills need to calculate more than the immediate benefits, says Sivakumar Narayanan, Executive Vice President Uster Technologies. By  Editorial staff
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With highest levels of flexibility and efficiency, printed electronics makes new approaches in a variety of industries possible. © Henkel

 
18/08/2020 – Smart living, mobility and hygiene

Smart living, mobility and hygiene

Henkel: Printed Electronics Portfolio

Printed Electronics: a game-changer for high volume applications. By  Iris Schlomski
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What kind of impact is the coronavirus crisis having? A solution-oriented discourse! In an interview with textile network, scientists from RWTH Aachen University share their views about the future of our industry. © alesmunt/stock.adobe.com

 
18/08/2020 – In times of Corona – interview

In times of Corona – interview

RWTH Aachen University (ITA): Quo vadis, textile industry?

A solution-oriented discourse! In an interview with textile network, scientists from RWTH Aachen University share their views about the future of our ... By  Iris Schlomski