The mobile robot system can be used in the futureTex research and test area of the STFI for loading and unloading various processing machines. © Falko Schubert/STFI

11/05/2020 – Robotics in the textile industry – part 3

Robotics in the textile industry – part 3

Mobile robots and grippers for textile substrates

In the third and at the same time last part we take a look at mobile robots and the possibilities of gripping. By  Editorial staff

Philipp Moll’s place as a technological revolutionary in the history books has been secured by his trend-setting approach to sewing in the spherical along a shaped body. © Peter Jost

05/05/2020 – Obituary Philipp Moll

Obituary Philipp Moll

A life for the technology of sewing

“Further automation of sewing processes is the only chance of survival for the German and the Western European apparel industry.” By  Editorial staff

ITMA Asia + CITME: Originally slated to be held in October, the combined show will now take place from 12 to 16 June 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC), Shanghai. © moofushi/

In light of the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020 has been rescheduled, despite receiving strong response from exhibitors. By  Iris Schlomski

As the Corona virus continues to increasingly impact all the world, the ITM and Hightex exhibitions had been postponed to 14–18 July 2020, but it has been announced that the events have been rescheduled to 22–26 June 2021. © ITM

ITM and Hightex Exhibitions postponed to 22–26 June 2021! By  Iris Schlomski

Robot movements can be taught by guiding the robot head. © Franka Emika GmbH

26/03/2020 – Robotics in the textile industry – Part 2

Robotics in the textile industry – Part 2

Programming of industrial robots

No industrial robot is immediately ready to perform the tasks assigned to it after delivery. This requires programming the robot controller. By  Editorial staff

Reifenhäuser actively supports the Circular Plastics Alliance. © Reifenhäuser

24/03/2020 – The European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA)

The European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA)

Reifenhäuser: Plastics are part and parcel of recycling!

Reifenhäuser becomes a member of the European Union Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA). By  Iris Schlomski

Every drop counts in the fight against climate change. Water creates life and prosperity and is essential for human health. © Jeanologia

23/03/2020 – World Water Day

World Water Day

Jeanologia: MissionZero

Jeanologia encourages all textile industry stakeholders to get behind its MissionZero: dehydrate and detoxify the jean industry by 2025. By  Iris Schlomski