02.01.24 – In eigener Sache

Branchenrückblick 2023

Welche Nachrichten und Themen haben unsere Leserinnen und Leser 2023 bewegt? Wir verraten es Ihnen in unserem Jahresrückblick!


Welche Nachrichten und Themen haben unsere Leserinnen und Leser in diesem Jahr bewegt? Wir verraten es Ihnen in unserem Rückblick. © magele-picture / stock.adobe.com


Unsere Online-Highlights von Januar bis März:

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 for both apparel and textile production.

Major concern about the EU textile industries’ competitiveness The EU textiles industry is highly concerned about the potential loss of competitiveness, caused by the EU’s inaction of the energy crisis, and Chinese and US subsidies to domestic industry.

Nachhaltige Faserverbundbauteile durch innovatives 3D-Druckverfahren Die DITF entwickeln zusammen mit der Arburg GmbH+Co KG ein energie- und materialsparendes 3D-Druckverfahren für leichte biobasierte Faserverbundwerkstoffe.

Unsere Online-Highlights von April bis Juni:

C&A Europe signs Microfibre 2030 Commitment C&A announced that it has become part of the Microfibre 2030 Commitment. In signing, it joins more than 80 other fashion brands in taking focused, collaborative action to tackle fibre fragmentation of textiles into the natural environment, and to work toward zero impacts of fibre shedding. C&A joins signatories such as adidas, Nike, and Patagonia.

Energy cost reduction and climate protection with CHT High cost pressure due to dramatically rising energy costs and the steadily increasing importance of in-house environmental and climate protection are a challenge for more and more manufacturing companies.

Auszeichnung für nachhaltige Materialien Die Gewinner des Green Product Awards 2023 stehen fest. Die Jury prämierte u.a. nachhaltige Konzepte aus den Bereichen "Neue Materialien" und "Interior & Lifestyle".

Unsere Online-Highlights von Juli bis September: 

Fespa Global Print Expo 2023 Fespa Global Print Expo, European Sign Expo and Personalisation Experience (23rd – 26th May 2023, Messe Munich, Germany) are set to help visitors from around the world gain new perspectives on speciality print, signage and visual communications.

Global Coalition Calls for Digital Labeling The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the International Apparel Federation (IAF), and 128 other organizations from around the world have sent a letter to supranational, national, and local authorities urging them to update labeling requirements for textile, garment, footwear, and related accessories.

Visible boost for e-textiles After the long years of development work, international analysts and market commentators are anticipating a trade in smart textiles worth billions.

Unsere Online-Highlights von Oktober bis Dezember: 

Digital inject printing collaboration To overcome the obstacles associated with technology change, joint efforts are required between partners along the value chain. Covestro is therefore cooperating with Kronos to test the compatibility of their complementary products as well as ink stability.

Three trends for 2024/25 The leading theme of Heimtextil Trends 2024/25 is “New Sensitivity”. In addition to aesthetic aspects, it focuses on innovations and changes in the composition of textiles.

Promoting technology transfer The foundation of any digitized processes, production-related and from cradle-to-grave for finished goods, lays in the collection and targeted processing of valuable data: As well yet not only in that regard the Textile and Apparel faculty of University of Applied Science with the International Textile Supply Chain Digitalization Conference (ITSCDC), very first of its kind, arranged a unique setting at their Mönchengladbach/Germany campus – back in September.

Wir wünschen allen unseren Leserinnen und Lesern einen guten Start ins neue Jahr und ein gesundes und erfolgreiches 2024!