Technical Textiles


The finishing industry today demands machinery which meets ecological requirements at the same time as enabling mills to operate profitably. And here the swiss finishing maschinery companies are worldwide leading. © Benninger

20/02/2020 – Innovating to meet the challenges

Innovating to meet the challenges

Swiss Textile Machinery are supporting the sustainability

How Swiss Textile Machinery members can minimize the environmental footprint of the finishing industry. By  Iris Schlomski

Madeira is expanding its range. © Madeira Garnfabrik

19/02/2020 – Two voluminous effect threads

Two voluminous effect threads

Madeira is expanding its range

After the successful launch of the new, smooth-running metallic thread CR 40, now the voluminous CR 20 Metallic with dtex 510 follows. By  Iris Schlomski

Freudenberg Performance Materials will be presenting innovative crimping material for shoes that optimally combines high permanent moldability and shape retention with flexibility and suppleness. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

18/02/2020 – Innovation made of non-woven fabric

Innovation made of non-woven fabric

Freudenberg presents the world’s first nonwoven crimping material

The innovation meets the increasing demands of manufacturers and consumers alike in the footwear market. By  Iris Schlomski

At several plants, Cottontex SRL from Romania very successfully implemented a digital solution based on RFID technology by Dresden Informatik GmbH for tracking and tracing in textile fabrication. © Cottontex

Efficient tracking and tracing in production and intralogistics is still one of the essential factors of success, also in the textile industry. By  Iris Schlomski

Companies need to invest time and effort into attracting key staff. Unfortunately, the old methods are no longer working. © nenetus/

10/02/2020 – The dos and don’ts of recruiting

The dos and don’ts of recruiting

New challenges for HR in the textiles industry

The textiles industry needs capable staff with relevant expertise and passion. When it comes to employing them, requirements in recruitment have changed ... By  Iris Schlomski

This year the conference deals with the lifecycle of the natural, renewable raw material cotton in the sense of a circular economy. © Mathias Ulrichs/Bremer Baumwollbörse

05/02/2020 – Passion for Cotton!

Passion for Cotton!

35th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The “Circular Economy” will be one of the most widely discussed industry subjects at the upcoming International Cotton Conference in Bremen. By  Iris Schlomski

Special treatments like Smooth Skin, BrighTex or the new finishing HighBrightex render the jerseys by Arula soft and shiny © Arula

04/02/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Arula: Structure is trendy!

The surface design through abstract patterns and relief-like profile elements mirror themselves in sun-mellowed pastel colours for the summer season 2021. By  Iris Schlomski