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A Better Sustainable Sanitary Pad.

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Utah, United States – Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year, and it takes centuries for them to biodegrade inside plastic bags, according to a 2016 Harvard Business School report.

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Julia Gross-Müller wins the Innovative Apparel Public Award.

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Julia Gross-Müller of Hochschule Trier won the first prize of the Innovative Apparel Public Award. Entitled ‘World Folklore’, her model was chosen as the visitors’ favorite at the Innovative Apparel Show during Techtextil and Texprocess 2017.

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Eight Smart Products Chosen for the Techtextil Innovation Award 2017.

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – The Techtextil Innovation Awards were presented at the opening ceremony of Techtextil. An international jury honored eight products, including a bicycle lock made of high-tech textiles, an intelligent knee brace and a seamless load-securing net.

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Techtextil 2017: More Exhibitors than Ever Before.

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Where high-tech and textiles meet: at Techtextil in Frankfurt am Main from 9 to 12 May, visitors can see, for example, an airbag for building workers, luminescent and heated garments, smart knee bandages, and textile-reinforced concrete with built-in sensors.

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Trützschler and Voith Introduce New Safety Standard for Wet-Laid Spunlaced Nonwovens Machinery.

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Monchengladbach, Germany – In the shape of standard VN 3260/TN 0790, Voith Paper and Trützschler Nonwovens have developed a new safety standard for wet-laid spunlaced (WLS) Nonwovens machines.

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Bags Packed for Space: The Textiles Needed for a Mission to Mars.

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition […]

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Techtextil.

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Italian subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., will participate in the Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt am Main, Germany this May.

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Whether by Air, Land or Sea: Techtextil Presents Fibres for Mobile Applications.

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – According to the German Association of the Yarns, Woven Fabrics and Technical Textiles Industry (Industrieverband Garne – Gewebe – Technische Textilien e.V. – IVGT), more than 40 fiber-based applications with a total surface area of 35 square meters go into the production of the average car today.

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From Home Textiles to Knitted Wire Meshes – Mayer & Cie. at Techtextil.

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Weaving & Knitting  /  No Comments

Albstadt, Germany – Albstadt-based circular knitting machine manufacturer Mayer & Cie. (MCT) is exhibiting again this year at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt. The focus at the industry event, to be held from 9 to 12 May 2017, will be on innovative textile applications.

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Sinowin Focuses on Airbag Yarns Based on Oerlikon Barmag Solutions.

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Remscheid, Germany – Ten positions of the new Flex-6 concept for manufacturing polyamide 66 industrial yarns were recently commissioned at Sinowin Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd., China. Shortly before the exhibition Techtextil opens its doors in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 9-12, 2017 the Segment Manmade Fibers of the Swiss Oerlikon group has announced this project.

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