Technical Textiles

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Ina Benz, new Head of TSS at Jowat: “Customers must be able to rely on our knowledge, our competence, our commitment and our service.” © Jowat

 
20/11/2020 – New Head of TSS

New Head of TSS

Jowat SE: Ina Benz appointed Head of Technical Support and Service

Ina Benz has been appointed Head of Technical Support and Service (TSS) at Jowat SE, effective 1 November 2020. By  Iris Schlomski
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The following four departments comprise approximately 90 percent of Benin’s total production: Alibori (47 percent), Borgou (20 percent), Atakora (19 percent), and Collines (4 percent). © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
19/11/2020 – Benin/West Africa

Benin/West Africa

Lower production prospects despite higher yields

Production prospects indicate Benin will be West Africa’s leading cotton producer this year, despite planted area being less than last year. By  Sibylle Michel
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The Supervisory Board of Dr. Zwissler Holding AG has appointed Dr. Ulrike Neubauer as Chairman of the Executive Board of Dr. Zwissler Holding AG. © Zwissler

 
19/11/2020 – New Chairman of the Executive Board

New Chairman of the Executive Board

Dr. Zwissler Holding AG: Dr. Ulrike Neubauer

Dr. Ulrike Neubauer is the new Chairman of the Executive Board of Dr. Zwissler Holding AG with immediate effect. By  Iris Schlomski
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According to official contacts, Bangladesh purchased approximately half of Burkina Faso’s cotton exports in season 2019/20. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
18/11/2020 – Burkina Faso/West Africa

Burkina Faso/West Africa

Cotton production to decrease in 2020/21

2020/21 area is projected down to 550,000 hectares due to late rains, a lower fixed farm gate price, and ongoing security challenges. By  Sibylle Michel
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IFKT has proposed Hitesh Kumar Sharma (HKS) as its new president for North America. © ednorog13/stock.adobe.com

 
18/11/2020 – Activities in North America

Activities in North America

IFKT: Online General Assembly

IFKT – International Federation of Knitting Technologists ecided to expand IFKT activities in Mexico now. By  Editorial staff
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Early-harvested cotton would likely have lower yield because the harvest was premature. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
17/11/2020 – Medicane Ianos strikes crop prior to harvest

Medicane Ianos strikes crop prior to harvest

Destruction of cotton fields in Greece

Due to flooding losses and rain damage caused by the storm Ianos in mid-September, cotton area and yield are estimated lower. By  Sibylle Michel
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Demonstration luminaire “Thirty One” © DITF

 
16/11/2020 – Light experiences light as paper

Light experiences light as paper

DITF: Luminaires made of paper yarn

The results of the “Paper Light” research project are sustainable products with an appealing design that can be manufactured at low cost. By  Iris Schlomski