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Concepts for a circular economy

01.11.2018 20 players from the textile industry attended the information event and kickoff meeting of the Industry Research Group “Polymer Recycling” at the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University, Aachen/Germany, on October 2, 2018.

new company STC Spinnzwirn

01.11.2018 In May 2018, the Starlinger Group, Vienna/ Austria, announced the successful acquisition of Barmag Spinnzwirn, Chemnitz/Germany, from Oerlikon Management AG, Pfäffikon/Switzerland. With the closing (final transfer of ownership) effected on October 1, 2018, Oerlikon Barmag Spinnzwirn now turns into the independent company STC Spinnzwirn GmbH (Starlinger Textile machinery Chemnitz).

new Global Head of Sales

01.11.2018 The supplier of geosynthetics, Solmax-GSE, Varennes/Canada, has announced Peter McCourt as a new member of the executive team and the company’s Global Head of Sales.
Cinte Techtextil

continued success as an effective business platform

01.11.2018 Quality buyers, new business opportunities and a still-growing domestic market: this was the consensus from participants of the China International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, Cinte Techtextil China from September 4-6, 2018 in Shanghai/China.

150th anniversary

01.11.2018 In 2018, the textile manufacturer Schoeller Textil AG, Sevelen/Switzerland, celebrates its 150th anniversary.

expansion in Vietnam

12.10.2018 The industrial yarn and consumer textile crafts business Coats Plc., Uxbridge/UK, has unveiled the latest expansion to its global operations with the opening of a new development in Vietnam.

stop of lyocell expansion in Alabama

12.10.2018 The Managing Board of the producer of cellulosic fibers, Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, concluded on September 26, 2018, to temporarily mothball the lyocell expansion project in Mobile, AL/USA.

once more has high international participation

12.10.2018 Approximately 700 participants from 35 countries attended the 57th Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress (Dornbirn-GFC) from September 12-14, 2018 in Dornbirn/Austria.

heat balance measuring tool

12.10.2018 At the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), Denkendorf/Germany, a heat balance measuring tool (HBMT) has been developed that imitates heat and humidity transfer via the human skin. This allows heat and humidity exchange to be determined experimentally.

collaboration with Liquid X for advanced textile-based sensors

12.10.2018 The smart clothing company Bonbouton, New York, NY/USA, has formed a collaboration with Liquid X Printed Metals Inc., Pittsburgh, PA/USA, to build temperature and pressure sensors directly on textiles using additive manufacturing techniques.