It is the world’s biggest and most important event when it comes to safety and health at work.: The A+A in Dusseldorf. This year famous fashion designer Guido Maria Kretschmer took part at the conference. © Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

21/11/2019 – Safe and healthy work

Safe and healthy work

A+A 2019 posts record results

The A+A 2019 from 5 to 8 November registered 2,121 exhibitors from a total of 63 nations and over 73,000 trade visitors. By  Iris Schlomski

Lake Ohrid is surrounded by magnificent mountains. The beautiful landscape is increasingly attracting nature lovers to the little country in Southeast Europe on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea. © Gerber Technology

19/11/2019 – A one of a kind Albanian company

A one of a kind Albanian company

AFM Distribution Sh.p.k. produces best quality

The manufacture of workwear boasts 260 employees primarily shared between its Tirana and Pogradec sites, and has “its house in order”. By  Iris Schlomski

Lunative “smart light” and “smart sensor” components open the textile industry’s door to Industry 4.0. © Lunative

18/11/2019 – Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Top 10 – Innovations 2019

Workwear sounds warning in no-go areas

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

The Vortex spinning process also has remarkable ecological advantages which as a result reduces the number of potentially harmful microfibres released into the environment. © Carrington

30/10/2019 – Sustainability in workwear

Sustainability in workwear

Carrington launches “Balance” range at A+A 2019

Carrington Textiles is set to demonstrate its commitment to achieving sustainability in workwear with the launch of its Balance range. By  Sabine Anton-Katzenbach

For people with skin types 1 to 3, just 20 to 30 minutes of solar radiation on limited parts of the body are already sufficient, depending on the season/climate. © Testex

26/09/2019 – The skin never forgets

The skin never forgets

Effective UV protection

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnoses around the world: textiles with “UV Standard 801” offer effective UV protection. By  Iris Schlomski

Personalisation is considered a key trend. This is why an ever wider choice of colours is offered. “This allows garments and colour versions of the collection to be perfectly coordinated thereby producing a very tailor-made company appearance. We also supply the apparel with company logo and employee name,” says Michael Stielow, Product & Marketing Lead DACH at CWS. © CWS-boco

Protection and chic are minimum required considered for corporate fashion, but there have also been many developments in fit and sustainability. By  Editorial staff

Polartec – a view into the production © Christopher Payne, Polartec

12/06/2019 – Milliken & Company

Milliken & Company

New owner of Polartec

Milliken & Company to acquire Polartec. Brand acquisition bolsters Milliken’s capabilities to include fleece, performance textiles. By  Iris Schlomski