Technical Textiles

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A research team led by Dr Shou Dahua, Limin Endowed Young Scholar in Advanced Textiles Technologies and Associate Professor of the School of Fashion and Textiles at PolyU, has invented the groundbreaking “iActive”, intelligent, electrically activated sportswear with a nature-inspired active perspiration function. © PolyU

 
A research team from the School of Fashion and Textiles at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed the “iActive” sportswear range which ... By  Christine Heywood
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Harold Koh, founder and CEO of Nextevo. © Nextevo

 
18/07/2024 – Startup Nextevo

Startup Nextevo

Turning pineapples into textile materials

Nextevo, a Singapore-based materials science startup, announced the launch of its inaugural production facility in Dong Nai province, Vietnam. This state-of-the-art ... By  Christine Heywood
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Guido Marchetto, Production Supervisor at Marchi & Fildi, is very pleased with the new “IDF 3”. © Trützschler

 
15/07/2024 – Trützschler Group/Marchi & Fildi

Trützschler Group/Marchi & Fildi

Dream Team for direct spinning

The initial installations of the “Trützschler Card TC 30i” and the “Trützschler Integrated Draw Frame IDF 3” have been completed. Among the early adopters ... By  Editorial staff
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The pure and biodegradable PBS fulfills the requirements for a closed recycling process. © DITF

 
15/07/2024 – AiF project

AiF project

Synthetic leather made from recyclable and bio-based PBS

A new type of pure synthetic leather meets the high requirements of the European Ecodesign Regulation. Made from a bio-based plastic, it is biodegradable ... By  Sibylle Michel
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As a global meeting place for the industry, Hannover Messe offers an ideal platform for industrial companies and service providers. © Hannover Messe

 
12/07/2024 – Joint stand in the “Future Hub”

Joint stand in the “Future Hub”

Technical textiles at Hannover Messe for the first time

Hannover Messe, which will take place from 31 March to 4 April 2025, will present the joint stand “Technical Textiles” for the first time in the “Future ... By  Sibylle Michel
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Getzner Textil AG and TFE Textil GmbH have achieved their first successes in the recycling of synthetic yarns. © Florian Kraler/flomotion.at

 
08/07/2024 – Recycling synthetic yarns

Recycling synthetic yarns

Turning waste into high-quality yarn

The Austrian family-owned company Getzner Textil is hard at work exploring the possibilities of the circular economy in the textile industry. Initial ... By  Sibylle Michel
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Lycra with Qira will be available in industrial quantities from the beginning of 2025. © The Lycra Company

 
01/07/2024 – The Lycra Company and Qore collaborate

The Lycra Company and Qore collaborate

Sustainable partnership for sustainable fiber

The sustainable fiber solution Lycra with Quira is the result of a unique collaboration with Qore, the manufacturer of Quira, a key component of the new ... By  Sibylle Michel