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Fespa has taken the decision to postpone Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, originally scheduled to take place at IFEMA Madrid from 24 to 27 March 2020. © Fespa

 
The Fespa Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020 will be postponed (scheduled from 24 to 27 March 2020, Madrid). By  Iris Schlomski
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Comparison of biodegradability of different textile materials in the ground. © Cotton Incorporated

 
04/03/2020 – Environmentally friendly textiles

Environmentally friendly textiles

Cotton is biodegradable

The worldwide cotton consumption is estimated at about 26 mn tons. Altogether, the need for all fibres on the part of the textile industry is considerably ... By  Sibylle Michel
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Betterguards has developed an anti-twist system protected by 15 patents, which helps to avert painful ligament damage, e.g. around the ankle. © Betterguards

 
03/03/2020 – Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Where torn ligaments become a problem of the past

Start-up Betterguards: patented joint bandages

“Helping to banish painful hyperextensions and torn ligaments with patented joint bandages.” Betterguards’ founder Vinzenz Bichler By  Hans-Werner Oertel
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From left: Jochen Franke (CFO, Stoll), Andreas Schellhammer (CEO, Stoll), Arno Gärtner (CEO, Karl Mayer), Dr. Helmut Preßl (CFO, Karl Mayer) © Karl Mayer

 
The contract was signed on 26 February 2020, and the Stoll Group is to be part of the Karl Mayer Group from 1 July 2020. By  Iris Schlomski
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Every year, Freudenberg turns billions of post-consumer PET bottles into recycled polyester nonwovens. This material is then used as carriers for bituminous waterproofing membranes. © Freudenberg Performance Materials

 
28/02/2020 – Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials named among the finalists

A high recognition! Plastic Recycling Awards Europe 2020 has named Freudenberg Performance Materials as a finalist. By  Iris Schlomski
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The Voith-Truetzschler WLS-solution: a structured nextLevel wipe from pulp and lyocell. © Trützschler

 
27/02/2020 – Sustainable and affordable wipes

Sustainable and affordable wipes

Index 2020: New ideas by Trützschler

Truetzschler Nonwovens and Truetzschler Card Clothing introduces new line concepts and wires for efficiently making sustainable nonwovens for wipes or ... By  Iris Schlomski
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The brand new Tx300P-1800 MkII digital textile hybrid printer will be one of the main attractions at the Mimaki booth. © Mimaki

 
27/02/2020 – New Hybrid Textile Printer

New Hybrid Textile Printer

Mimaki Europe at Fespa 2020

New entry-level hybrid printer expected to allow smaller print service providers to enter new markets. By  Iris Schlomski