At several plants, Cottontex SRL from Romania very successfully implemented a digital solution based on RFID technology by Dresden Informatik GmbH for tracking and tracing in textile fabrication. © Cottontex

Efficient tracking and tracing in production and intralogistics is still one of the essential factors of success, also in the textile industry. By  Iris Schlomski

There was general consensus among exhibitors at Heimtextil that the trade war, which has been raging for the past two years and can only end by mutual agreement, has wreaked havoc in world trade. © Akarat Phasura/

12/02/2020 – Heimtextil


Ceasefire in the trade war

Despite the first agreement, the US-China trade war has not yet been settled. At Heimtextil Frankfurt there was talk of a “ceasefire”. By  Manik Mehta, New York

Première Vision announces the launch of a new event in China in November 2020, a side-by-side show in the heart of Fashion Source, one of the leading textile and fashion trade shows in Asia, which takes place twice a year in Shenzhen. © Première Vision

11/02/2020 – New event in the Chinese market

New event in the Chinese market

Première Vision goes Shenzen

Première Vision announces the launch of a new event in China in November 2020, a side-by-side show in the heart of Fashion Source. By  Iris Schlomski

Companies need to invest time and effort into attracting key staff. Unfortunately, the old methods are no longer working. © nenetus/

10/02/2020 – The dos and don’ts of recruiting

The dos and don’ts of recruiting

New challenges for HR in the textiles industry

The textiles industry needs capable staff with relevant expertise and passion. When it comes to employing them, requirements in recruitment have changed ... By  Iris Schlomski

Buttons made from bio resin as well as accessories made from recycled plastic are becoming sustainable key pieces. © Bodo Jagdberg

06/02/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Bodo Jagdberg: Always in motion

Light, transparent and milky translucent materials are in close encounter with sportive buttons and zipper pulls. By  Iris Schlomski

This year the conference deals with the lifecycle of the natural, renewable raw material cotton in the sense of a circular economy. © Mathias Ulrichs/Bremer Baumwollbörse

05/02/2020 – Passion for Cotton!

Passion for Cotton!

35th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The “Circular Economy” will be one of the most widely discussed industry subjects at the upcoming International Cotton Conference in Bremen. By  Iris Schlomski

Special treatments like Smooth Skin, BrighTex or the new finishing HighBrightex render the jerseys by Arula soft and shiny © Arula

04/02/2020 – Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Arula: Structure is trendy!

The surface design through abstract patterns and relief-like profile elements mirror themselves in sun-mellowed pastel colours for the summer season 2021. By  Iris Schlomski