From the 28th to the 30th of June, Pitti Filati 81 welcomes international buyers and designers in Florenz © adpic

14/06/2017 – Pitti Immagine Filati 81

Pitti Immagine Filati 81

The fashion hub of global trends

Opening its doors from 28 to 30 June, this unique and dynamic event will have a strong focus on research. By  Iris Schlomski

At the Strategy 4.0 press conference Daniel Harari, CEO of Lectra, laid out the company’s strategy until 2019 © Lectra

13/06/2017 – Lectra


New company strategy up until 2019

At the Strategy 4.0 press conference Daniel Harari, CEO Lectra, presented its company strategy up until 2019. The company has identified four mega trends. By  Iris Schlomski

IFKT gets a feel for the “Schellenberg Touch” at E. Schellenberg Textildruck AG © IFWS

13/06/2017 – IFKT


Swiss National Section

This year’s International Congress of the International Federation of Knitting Technologists (IFWS) took place on 19th May 2017 in Zurich. By  Iris Schlomski

iTherm Flex © Forster Rohner

12/06/2017 – Techtextil 2017 - News

Techtextil 2017 - News

"ITherm Flex" by Forster Rohner

The innovative Swiss company Foster Rohner presented at the twin trade fairs Techtextil/Texprocess a new generation of heat pads called ‘iTherm Flex’. ... By  Iris Schlomski

Cotton worker Sapna Mandloi at the Pratibha Fairtrade cotton farm in India © Suzanne Lee

12/06/2017 – Fairtrade


CWS-boco: Sustainable work clothing

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important topic for many textile companies. CWS-boco switched its boco Profi Line workwear to Fairtrade cotton. By  Iris Schlomski

Tencel carpets are soft and silky due to their smooth fibre surface © Lenzing

12/06/2017 – Lenzing AG

Lenzing AG

Botanic carpets and rugs

After successfully conquering the world of bed linen, Lencel – a lyocell fibre made by Lenzing – has set its sight on another interior essential: carpets. By  Ilona Schulz

Textile digitalisation as a pressure and opportunity, as illustrated by the new Digital Capability Center at the ITA Aachen © InnoMedia/Oertel

09/06/2017 – Forschungskuratorium Textil

Forschungskuratorium Textil

Perspectives 2030: construction sector

Visions with the power for change! Textile visions for the construction industry over the next 15 to 20 years By  Iris Schlomski