Technical Textiles

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One highlight was the “Discovery” weaving loom with the new weft insertion system from ITEMA. This machine was surrounded by droves of visitors at every demonstration. © Alexander Büsgen

 
02/08/2019 – New weft insertion method pulls the crowds

New weft insertion method pulls the crowds

ITMA: Innovation meets traditional weaving

From 20 to 26 July 2019, Barcelona hosted ITMA 2019, opening the stage to innovative and forward-looking concepts in textile machine engineering. By  Iris Schlomski
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Amann’s Road to Zero: the new WRe-finish © Amann

 
01/08/2019 – Amann Group

Amann Group

The new 100 percent PFC-free WRe-finish

The new 100 percent PFC-free WRe-finish by Amann is water-repellent and environmentally friendly. By  Iris Schlomski
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The 3D knitted seat with integrated upholstery was the highlight at this year’s Texprocess at Bache Innovative. © Bache Innovative

 
30/07/2019 – 3D knitted seat with integral upholstery

3D knitted seat with integral upholstery

Techtextil: 3D innovation from Bache Innovative

Seamless products, 3D knitwear and the development and production of technical knitwear are the specialities of this innovative company from Rheinberg, ... By  Iris Schlomski
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The conductive special yarns “Smart Yarns” from Amann are suitable for sewing, embroidering, weaving, and knitting. Picture: Silver-tech © Amann

 
25/07/2019 – Insights into the future of threads

Insights into the future of threads

Amann Innovations

With Steel-tech and Silver-tech or Silver-tech+, Amann offers conductive special yarns for sewing, embroidery, but also weaving and knitting. By  Iris Schlomski
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The hybrid digital textile printer achieves unparalleled flexibility in ink combinations and substrate options. © Mimaki

 
25/07/2019 – Entry into textile direct printing and direct transfer printing

Entry into textile direct printing and direct transfer printing

Mimaki Hybrid Printer

New hybrid printer enables direct-to-textile or direct-to-transfer printing on entry-level printer. By  Iris Schlomski
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Richard Cumpstey: “In a market dominated by synthetic flame-resistant fabrics, we have had to take a strategic targeted approach to develop new sales.” From the left: Ravi, Richard Cumpstey, Chris Schoonjans und Deepak © Carrington Textiles

 
24/07/2019 – Carrington’s target growth in the Middle East

Carrington’s target growth in the Middle East

Carrington Textiles Middle East is founded

Carrington wants to grow in the Middle East market with new flame-resistant fabrics. By  Sabine Anton-Katzenbach
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Adidas is collaborating with Kornit to support their direct-to-garment innovation strategy, with Kornit as a key partner in digital embellishment. Adidas has recently invested in the Kornit Atlas (photo) and Avalanche Poly Pro solutions and is looking to expand its digital embellishment capabilities further. © Kornit Digital

 
23/07/2019 – Sustainable solutions for industrial digital textile printing

Sustainable solutions for industrial digital textile printing

Kornit Digital

Commercial availability of the new Kornit Presto, the world’s only industrial single-step solution for direct-to-fabric printing. By  Iris Schlomski