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Nets made from Lenzing’s Lyocell fibres are compostable and biodegradable. © Lenzing/E. Grebe

 
25/11/2019 – Top 10 – innovations 2019

Top 10 – innovations 2019

Mussel nets from Lyocell

Several new technotextile developments hit the headlines during this year of big trade fairs. One of our Top 10 developments is made of fibres. By  Iris Schlomski
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A total of 112 exhibiting companies will participate at Fespa Eurasia 2019 for the first time, giving returning visitors access to an expanded choice of suppliers and even more solutions to explore. The picture shows a panoramic view of Istanbul. © monticellllo/stock.adobe.com

 
25/11/2019 – Sell-out!

Sell-out!

Fespa Eurasia with 112 Exhibitors

Most comprehensive exhibitor line-up to date for the region’s speciality printers. By  Iris Schlomski
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The campaign strapline, Where Colour Comes Alive, highlights the vibrant, creative range of print and signage applications, processes and materials that can be found at the show in Madrid in March 2020. © Oliver Wachenfeld

 
25/11/2019 – Colour comes alive

Colour comes alive

Fespa Global Print Expo 2020

The Fespa fair and its co-located exhibitions, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, will take place from 24th to 27th March 2020 in Madrid. By  Iris Schlomski
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Alberto Paccanelli (Euratex President) and Dirk Vantyghem (Euratex Director General) © Fred Beard

 
25/11/2019 – An ambitious agenda

An ambitious agenda

Euratex with a new leadership

Euratex prepares itself to promote and defend the European apparel and textile industry in the years to come. By  Iris Schlomski
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Over 100 international speakers from science and industry presented the latest innovations and trends in the global fibre and textile industry from 11 to 13 September 2019. © GFC_by Kirstin Toedtling

 
25/11/2019 – What can be done about microplastics?

What can be done about microplastics?

58th Global Fiber Congress (GFC)

For decades, textiles scientists, researchers and developers from all over the world have travelled to Dornbirn every September to discuss recent developments ... By  Sabine Anton-Katzenbach
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22/11/2019 – State reserve stocks forecast at 8-year low

State reserve stocks forecast at 8-year low

USDA forecast on cotton stocks in China

Following annual auctions of the world’s largest cotton reserves, USDA now estimates that China’s State Reserve has reached the government’s preferred ... By  Sibylle Michel
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A removable textile joint helps to reduce material waste whilst improving draping quality. © ITA/RWTH

 
22/11/2019 – Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Force-controlled preform-draping

Several new technotextile developments hit the headlines during this year of big trade fairs. One of our Top 10 developments is a new technology. By  Hans-Werner Oertel