Roland will showcase brand new introductions to its range, with announcements in the run-up to the event, plus products which will have their Fespa début in Madrid. © Roland DG

24/02/2020 – New and award-winning innovations

New and award-winning innovations

Fespa 2020: Roland DG To Reveal New Digital Opportunities

The buzzing booth will showcase Roland’s very latest innovations and established solutions. Find Roland at Hall 7, Booth C60. By  Iris Schlomski

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

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

Small particles, called microplastics, are emitted during washing processes and can enter sewage plants, sludge and surface water and therefore the oceans, where they damage important habitats such as coral reefs. © vlad61_61/

30/01/2020 – Lower microplastic pollution during washing

Lower microplastic pollution during washing

Niederrhein University presents preliminary findings

With the aid of a washing and filtering lab on campus, Niederrhein University is working to determine how washing behaviour influences the emission of ... By  Iris Schlomski

At the ITMA 2019 in Barcelona Ontec and Stäubli showed the loading of a bobbin creel with a mobile robot. © Dirk Zschenderlein/STFI

28/01/2020 – Robotics in the textile industry – Part 1

Robotics in the textile industry – Part 1

Potential applications in the textile industry

Robots are drivers of the megatrend digitalization. The Saxon Textile Research Institute e. V. (STFI) can show first results in the field of robotics. By  Iris Schlomski

The chairman of the Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation) of the VDMA Textile Machinery Association, Peter D. Dornier presented the awards. Chairman of the foundation and the winners (from left): Heinrich, Kaluza, Elbayoumi, Elser, Pötzsch, Dornier, Eckert © ITM/TU Dresden

17/01/2020 – Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation)

Walter Reiners-Stiftung (Foundation)

Top young talent for a technologically strong industry

At the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference at the end of November, six successful young engineers received awards. By  Iris Schlomski

© Uster

10/01/2020 – Zero-tolerance in quality for nonwovens producers

Zero-tolerance in quality for nonwovens producers

The Uster fiber cleaning

The most critical medical and hygiene applications for spunlaced nonwovens demand zero-tolerance of any contamination fragments larger than 1 mm. By  Iris Schlomski