Knopf & Knopf, one of the leading manufacturers of buttons and trimmings, presents four trend themes. All of them affect a lot of inspiration for women as well as for men collections. © Knopf & Knopf

30/01/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Knopf & Knopf: The upcoming season will be much diversified

Buttons: The surfaces are agile due to embossed ornaments or woven and straw appearances. Classy and close to nature at the same time. By  Iris Schlomski

© Cifra

29/01/2020 – Innovative concept collection

Innovative concept collection

Cifra returns to Milano Unica

Cifra presents at Milano Unica an innovative collection of urban jackets, made with the patented Warp Seamless Knit technique in sustainable yarns. By  Iris Schlomski

Inox, the single-material zipper, all made of steel components guarantees high level of recyclability. © riri group

29/01/2020 – Excellence in green details

Excellence in green details

Riri zippers

The quality of a zipper is essential in order to guarantee long life for a garment and therefore an important accessory. By  Iris Schlomski

© Maglificio Ripa

28/01/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Maglificio Ripa

The new Skin Collection for Spring/Summer 2021 created by Maglificio Ripa is the result of meticulous technical and stylistic research. 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

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The days of thinking that sustainability is not a textile industry concern are over. Expanding knowledge of the textile industry’s social and environmental ... By  Editorial staff

Concrete interior refurbishment of a sugar silo in Uelzen: lined with a wafer-thin layer of 14,000m² textile concrete, it is now safe and ready for use. © Implenia/Silvio Weiland

27/01/2020 – Tudalit e.V.

Tudalit e.V.

Carbon concrete – a niche reality?

Textiles of carbon concrete are an original German development with huge potential for multiple applications. Rust-proof textiles make building components ... By  Hans-Werner Oertel