Technical Textiles


As one of the first companies in the world, on November 27, 2019, the leading producer of wood based cellulose fibers successfully positioned a bonded loan bound to its sustainability performance. Picture: Stefan Doboczky, CEO Lenzing © Lenzing

30/12/2019 – Sustainable and innovative financing

Sustainable and innovative financing

Lenzing AG forges new paths

Lenzing successfully places sustainable bonded loan of over EUR 500 mn. By  Iris Schlomski

Bodymapping Revolution article from Karl Mayer © Jean-Luc Valentin

23/12/2019 – Versatile and functional textiles

Versatile and functional textiles

Karl Mayer at ISPO Munich

Karl Mayer intends to also attend the next fair, which will take place from 26 to 29 January 2020. By  Iris Schlomski

ProEarth was created to help offset the more than 16mn tons of textile waste produced in the US alone each year. © Schoeller

12/12/2019 – ProEarth Textiles

ProEarth Textiles

Schoeller introduces biodegradable textiles

ProEarth is a part of Schoeller FTC (SFTC) line, a joint venture between Schoeller Textil AG and the Taiwanese Formosam Taffeta Co. Ltd. By  Iris Schlomski

Sappi launches a sublimation paper optimised for glue-belt printers: The new sublimation paper is specifically designed for glue-belt printers. © Sappi Europe

11/12/2019 – Textile Printing

Textile Printing

Sappi launches a sublimation paper

Printing textiles more efficiently and with higher quality with Transjet Drive. By  Iris Schlomski

The Sion is the first production vehicle to bring together solar integration, mobility services and a bidirectional charging function. © Sono Motors

10/12/2019 – Mobility


Son Motors with a new strategy

Sono Motors launches community funding campaign with target of 50mn euros for a sustainable corporate and vehicle concept. By  Iris Schlomski

First RF5 line starts spinning successfully © Reifenhäuser

10/12/2019 – First RF5 line starts spinning successfully

First RF5 line starts spinning successfully

Reifenhäuser Reicofil sets new standards

The first line of the new RF5 generation has successfully extruded the first filaments at the nonwoven manufacturer PFN. By  Iris Schlomski

Based on its observations, the Bremen Cotton Exchange believes that questions about sustainability will increasingly sway consumers’ buying decisions in the future. Picture: Cotton card destined for the spinning machine © Spoerry 1866 AG

09/12/2019 – Bremen Cotton Exchange

Bremen Cotton Exchange

Elasticity without Elastane

The new development is appearing under the Natural Stretch brand and is offered without the use of spandex. By  Iris Schlomski