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The textile and clothing industry supplies protective equipment in the fight against corona

03.04.2020 The corona crisis has not stopped at the European textile and clothing industry. Global supply chains are tearing apart, missing supplies of raw materials or yarns are causing the production lines in the following process stages to come to a standstill. Every company is currently facing a multitude of tasks that have never existed before and now need to be solved.

Nonwovens large-scale meltblown sold to Asia

03.04.2020 A leading Asian large-scale manufacturer of manmade fibers and polymers has invested in a new meltblown system of the Nonwoven business unit of the Manmade Fibers segment of Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon/Switzerland.

8% order drop in global textile industry due to corona crises

03.04.2020 The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), Zurich/Switzerland, has conducted a survey among ITMF Members about the impact that the corona virus has had on the global textile value chain, especially on current orders and expected turnover in 2020. In total 34 companies from around the world participated in addition to 2 national textile associations with several hundred participants.

Corona virus may cause a 50% drop in sales and production

02.04.2020 The European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex), Brussels/Belgium, has presented new figures on the development of the European market.

SVP Ernesto Levy leaves Suominen

02.04.2020 On April 6, 2020, Ernesto Levy, Senior Vice President American business area, will leave the nonwovens producer Suominen Corp, Helsinki/Finland. He has worked for Suominen since 2015, previously heading the Convenience business area.

4.4% growth of European nonwovens production during the last 10 years

01.04.2020 European annual statistic report for 2019 by Edana

Cornelia Buchwalder new Secretary General

01.04.2020 A new Secretary General has been chosen by Cematex.

Combined effort to ensure a medical and protective nonwovens production

31.03.2020 Edana is working closely with the European Commission in order to find solutions to the provision of essential medical and protective equipment.
Techtextil NA/Texprocess Americas

New date in October

31.03.2020 North America and Texprocess Americas have been rescheduled.

Platform for sourcing protective masks

30.03.2020 The ITA has created the NeedMask platform, a non-profit registry for sourcing protective masks in Europe.

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