On Monday, the 6th of February 2023, in the early morning hours two devastating earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.8 and 7.5 hit the South-East of Turkey and the North of Syria. On the Turkish side only almost 13,5 million people suffer the consequences. 125,000 were injured; 85,000 or more buildings had been demolished or damaged also by the partly heavy aftershocks – according to announcements by authorities and media. © dpa

01/03/2023 – TGSD fighting quake aftermath: 350,000 apparel & textile workers live in the region

TGSD fighting quake aftermath: 350,000 apparel & textile workers live in the region

Mitigating misery – limiting economic damage

A pilot area of 22,000 m² has been allocated to the Turkish Garment Manufacturing Association in Adıyaman near the industrial zone – one of the strongholds ... By  Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

The Istanbul Yarn Fair organized by Tüyap, will show the latest trends, innovations and technologies from February 24–26, 2022. © Tüyap

09/02/2022 – Trade fairs

Trade fairs

International Istanbul yarn fair brings the industry together

Manufacturers operating in the yarn industry will come together at the Istanbul Yarn Fair from February 24–26, 2022 at Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress ... By  Editorial staff

Hightex International Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Trade Fair, which is planned to be held on June 22–26, 2021 was decided to postpone to June 14–18, 2022, considering the effects of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in the world. © Hightex

The postponement decision was taken as a result of intense discussions and evaluations with participants and sector representatives. By  Editorial staff

Hightex 2021 International Technical Textile and Nonwovens Fair, which is scheduled to be held at Tüyap Exhibition and Convention Center from June 22 to 26, 2021, will present the latest technologies and products for nonwovens, technical and smart textiles, which have gained importance and become the focus of the whole world during the pandemic period. © Hightex

23/02/2021 – Global success of technical textiles

Global success of technical textiles

Hightex 2021: The fair will be held in June

Hightex 2021 is scheduled for June 22–26. The focus at the exhibition center in Istanbul will be on technical textiles and production technologies. By  Editorial staff

New warp knitted fabrics with seersucker look: Karl Mayer particularly sees potential for clothing and home textile manufacturers in Turkey. © Karl Mayer Gruppe

19/01/2021 – Bringing movement to the surface

Bringing movement to the surface

Karl Mayer: First warp knitted textiles with a seersucker effect

The word seersucker originates from Persian. The fabrics offer many advantages are traditionally produced on rapier looms. By  Editorial staff

Kipas Vice Chairman of the Board Ahmet Öksüz (centre) receives the certificate of excellence for machine utilisation from Monforts Regional Representative Thomas Päffgen and Ahmet Ciliç CEO of Neotek, the Monforts service partner in Turkey. © Monforts

03/12/2020 – EU supports cotton project

EU supports cotton project

A. Monforts: Key role for Kipas

Kipas, Kahramanmaras, Turkey, is currently installing its third Monforts Montex stenter in a combined configuration dedicated to denim production. By  Editorial staff

TexCoat: Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the installations in the USA and in Turkey were completed in just 60 days. © Baldwin

30/10/2020 – Innovative precision spray systems

Innovative precision spray systems

Baldwin defies the Corona Pandemic

Baldwin installs six precision spray systems in 60 days for textile manufacturers in the US and Turkey to enhance productivity. By  Editorial staff