Technical Textiles


For a year, falling prices have been reflected in the declining values of all the major price indices. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

22/07/2019 – Uncertainty is the new normal

Uncertainty is the new normal

Cotton prices remain under pressure

The consequences of the trade dispute between the US and China are clearly noticeable, even though the expectations have moved away from escalation and ... By  Sibylle Michel

The Techtextil Innovation Award for Sustainability went to Picasso for a water-saving dyeing solution using mushroom and plant extracts. © Ilona Schulz

11/07/2019 – Techtextil Award Sustainability

Techtextil Award Sustainability

Dyeing with plant extracts

For the first time the Techtextil Innovation Award for Sustainability was presented to two companies. One of them is located in Portugal. By  Ilona Schulz

Helmut Lauterbach, Kelheim Fibres (on the right side), receives the WoW Innovation Award from INDA president Dave Rousse. © INDA

10/07/2019 – Kelheim Fibres

Kelheim Fibres

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres has been presented with the World of Wipes Innovation Award. By  Iris Schlomski

Sensient Imaging Technologies, a subsidiary of Sensient Technologies Corporation, demonstrated its commitment to a safer and more sustainable future for the textiles industry with its range of innovative digital inkjet technology at the ITMA 2019 (20–26 June, Barcelona). © Sensient Imaging Technologies

10/07/2019 – ITMA 2019: Sensient Imaging Technologies

ITMA 2019: Sensient Imaging Technologies

Sustainable Printing

A safer and more sustainable future for the textiles industry: new innovative digital inkjet technology . By  Iris Schlomski

Toray Industries, Inc. has developed a polyimide material suitable for electronic components used in 5G1 communications and for millimeter-wave radar. © Toray Industries, Inc.

09/07/2019 – Toray


The future is 5G!

Toray develops low-dielectric-loss polyimide material for electronic components in 5G communications and millimeter-wave radar. By  Iris Schlomski

The Wear It Innovation Show gave 13 Startups the chance to pitch tech products and service solutions for different industries, from head-mounted cameras, to body armour and a smart diaper, in front of the Grand Jury. © Wear It Berlin/Michael Wittig

09/07/2019 – Wear It Innovation Summit

Wear It Innovation Summit

A must visit for all wearable tech stakeholders

More than 600 participants attended the 6th Wear It Innovation Summit in Berlin, Europe’s leading platform for professionals in the wearable tech industry. ... By  Iris Schlomski