Amanns new product innovation Basalt-tech is the first sewing thread made from 100% basalt stone fibers. © Amann

28/03/2022 – Yarns


Basalt-tech: sewing thread made from stone

The international sewing thread producer Amann Group launched a sewing thread that is entirely made from basalt stone fibers. By  Sibylle Michel

Autofil, made in Italy, is a fast, versatile, accurate, and silent yarn strength tester. © Mesdan

28/03/2022 – Quality control

Quality control

Fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength tester

The latest innovation of Mesdan, a manufacturer of yarn splicers and laboratory quality control equipment, is a fully automatic 24 positions yarn strength ... By  Editorial staff

Groz-Beckert develops, produces and sells machine needles, precision parts, fine tools and systems for the textile industry. © Groz-Beckert

25/03/2022 – Needle and sinker for staple fiber

Needle and sinker for staple fiber

Cost savings loop by loop

Knitting staple fibers comes with its own challenges. Groz-Beckert has the solution: needles and sinkers with the suffix SF. By  Sibylle Michel

The organisers of the fairs have decided to adjust the spring shows by combining the Spring and Autumn Editions of Intertextile Apparel and Yarn Expo. © Messe Frankfurt/Gu Ji

23/03/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Intertextile and Yarn Expo spring show dates to be adjusted

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition and Yarn Expo Spring will be merged with the Autumn Editions of the shows: August 29 – 31, 2022. By  Editorial staff

The 57th edition of Filo has closed positively registering great results. © Filo

11/03/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

57th Filo closed with positive results

Young people, education, and sustainability were at the centre of the 57th Filo edition, the International Exhibition of Yarns and Fibres, February 23–24, ... By  Editorial staff

Neil Thorpe (2nd from left) and his team. © Neil Thorpe Lace Design & Draughting

22/02/2022 – Interview with Neil Thorpe

Interview with Neil Thorpe

What’s trendy with lingerie lace

Does the more conscious behavior of buyers have an influence on the lace business? How is demand changing, and what general trends can be expected? By  Editorial staff

The 57th edition of Filo will take place from 23 to 24 February 2022 in MiCo – Milan, via Gattamelata 5. © Filo

16/02/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

Preview on the 57th edition of Filo

The 57th edition of Filo will take place next week at MiCo – Milano Convention Center from February 23–24, 2022. What is in store for the visitors? By  Editorial staff