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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
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Closing stocks at the end of the season are estimated at 1.75 million tonnes. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
10/09/2020 – India

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Cotton area at record levels

In the upcoming season 20/21, the USDA forecasts harvested area to reach near-record levels at 13.2 million hectares. By  Sibylle Michel
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Between 1960/61 and 2010/11, the world stocks-to-use ratio stayed between 30 and 60 percent. However, since 2011/12 the stocks-to-use ratio has not dipped below 65 percent and has been above 90 percent four times including the last two years. © Bremer Baumwollbörse

 
09/09/2020 – Baumwolle weltweit

Baumwolle weltweit

World stocks remain high

Covid-19’s negative impact on cotton demand was too late in the season to shift planting decisions away from cotton for most major producing countries. By  Sibylle Michel
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The United Nations (UN) have nominated 50 worldwide leaders in sustainability and climate protection – and Amann is presented on behalf of the textile industry. © Amann Group

 
08/09/2020 – A race we can win

A race we can win

UN announce Amann as one of the TOP 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders!

Amann Group is aware of the need for greater sustainability in the textile industry and pioneering ways to effect positive change across the industry. By  Iris Schlomski
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The total volume amounted to 74 million tonnes. Spunlaid nonwovens, newly included in global supply, slowed to the lowest growth rate in the century at nearly 4 percent to reach almost 7 million tonnes. © Andreas Engelhardt

 
04/09/2020 – Deceleration along the textile chain

Deceleration along the textile chain

The Fiber Year 2020 – characterized by the coronavirus

Andreas Engelhardt: The entire textile value chain suffered from significant deceleration last year before a dramatic contraction began. By  Editorial staff
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Wound onto a spool, the viscose filament yarn was spun from recycled cotton provided in form of cellulose sheets. Researchers at the Fraunhofer IAP have found a way to turn cotton clothes such as jeans into new high-quality garments rather than lowly cleaning rags. © Fraunhofer IAP

 
04/09/2020 – An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

An efficient way of recycling cotton clothes

Sustainability: From old jeans to new t-shirt

Recycling clothing made of cotton: For the first time a research team together with a Swedish company has succeeded in doing so. By  Iris Schlomski
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Due to the short-term increase in demand from Chinese customers, Lenzing AG is breaking new ground. For the first time in the history of Austria, a local company is sending goods that are 100 percent produced in Austria directly to China by train. © Lenzing/Scheiblecker

 
02/09/2020 – Upside-down world

Upside-down world

Lenzing sends fibers by train from Austria to China

For the first time in the history of Austria, a local company is sending goods that are 100 percent produced in Austria directly to China by train. By  Iris Schlomski