Technical Textiles


Meepl's 3D avatar: Coupling meepl’s 3D body scanning app with Stoll’s ‘knit and wear’ innovative technology will provide a customer-centric solution to the historical issues surrounding customised clothing production. © Karl Mayer Stoll

02/10/2020 – 3D-Smartphone Body-Scanning

3D-Smartphone Body-Scanning

Stoll and meepl: made-to-measure fashion knitwear

A first for the knitwear fashion market: 21st century knitwear to benefit from smartphone made-to-measure technology for the very first-time. By  Iris Schlomski

Acafintex father and son ownership team Don Francisco and Lic Francisco Moyano at the new Monforts installation. © A. Monforts Textilmaschinen

02/10/2020 – Acafintex / Puebla, Mexiko

Acafintex / Puebla, Mexiko

A bright future with new Monforts technology

At a total length of over 71 metres, the Montex finishing line that has just been installed by Monforts for Acafintex at its plant in Puebla, Mexico,... By  Iris Schlomski

The new production line in Taiwan is the first to feature the latest spunlaid technology developed by Freudenberg. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

30/09/2020 – Focus on technology and sustainability

Focus on technology and sustainability

Freudenberg starts up new production line in Taiwan

The installation of a state-of-the-art spunlaid line in Taiwan is completed. The target: production of nonwovens for diverse markets. By  Iris Schlomski

The two leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens and the processing of textile and flexible materials are optimistic with a view to the coming editions in Frankfurt am Main from 4 to 7 May 2021. © Messe Frankfurt/Pietro Sutera

24/09/2020 – Hybrid event, sharper profile and change in exhibition halls

Hybrid event, sharper profile and change in exhibition halls

Techtextil and Texprocess 2021

A variety of changes for both fairs including new digital features, a comprehensive hygiene and safety concept, new claims, new exhibition halls. By  Iris Schlomski

Detlef Braun, Member of the Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt: “From large sections of the international home and contract textiles sector, there is a desire to hold Heimtextil 2021.” © Messe Frankfurt

22/09/2020 – Messe Frankfurt plans have changed

Messe Frankfurt plans have changed

Heimtextil 2021 to be held in May

Heimtextil has been postponed from January and will now be held concurrently with Techtextil and Texprocess 2021 in Frankfurt from 4 to 7 May 2021. By  Ilona Schulz

Special markers in the plastic matrix make corresponding applications counterfeit-proof. With the aid of the hand-held measuring device (detector) supplied by Grafe, the customers can quickly obtain the qualitative proof themselves. © Grafe Advanced Polymers

In order to guarantee product protection and prevent brand piracy, Grafe has developed a simple yet elegant solution. Special markers are the basis. By  Iris Schlomski

The UK based textile manufacturer Carrington Textiles obtained the ISO 18184:2019 certification for producing antiviral fabrics proven to deactivate over 99 percent of enveloped viruses © Carrington Textiles

21/09/2020 – Antiviral finish for workwear fabrics

Antiviral finish for workwear fabrics

Carrington Textiles: New antiviral and antibacterial finish for fabrics

ISO certified antiviral finish for workwear fabrics by Carrington Textiles delivers outstanding performance and launderability. By  Iris Schlomski