Technical Textiles


Water-based “Insqin” polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) allow up to 45% lower global warming potential than solvent-based polymer resin equivalents. © Covestro

05/06/2023 – Covestro and the Environment

Covestro and the Environment

Climate neutrality in the textile coatings industry

Covestro, a producer of polymer materials in Europe, Asia and the USA, believes that regulatory pressure will be important in driving sustainability change ... By  Editorial staff

Uster “Fabriq Assistant” – efficient decision-taking based on data-driven insights. © Uster

23/05/2023 – ITMA – Uster

ITMA – Uster

Artificial intelligence in fabric inspection

Uster will introduce the latest product for fabric inspection at ITMA 2023. The Uster “Fabriq Assistant” is a central platform for automated processing, ... By  Editorial staff

At its booth at ITMA, emtec Electronic will present the “TSA”. © Emtec Electronic

Equipment manufacturer emtec Electronic will present its latest innovation at ITMA, which aims to take haptic testing of textiles and nonwovens to the ... By  Susanne Böhm

The CHT Group offers individual solutions for energy saving. © Imgorthand/GettyImages

11/05/2023 – Spinning & textile finishing

Spinning & textile finishing

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 ... By  Editorial staff

The dangers of PFAS have long been known. Now the issue has moved into broader public focus. © Ralf Gantzhorn

02/05/2023 – Sustainability


Vaude – PFAS-free in all apparel fabrics

PFAS, or per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, were once considered miraculous for their ability to make products water-repellent, non-stick, and ...

The traditional textile company is putting responsible manufacturing practices first. © Cilander

19/04/2023 – Textile finishing

Textile finishing

Crease-resistant fabrics without Formaldehyde by Cilander

Formaldehyde, an organic chemical compound that makes fabrics crease-resistant and durable, is often used in the textile industry. However, the substance ...

“We are excited to offer our personal care customers these innovative products by BTSR and Mesdan,” said Werner Hopstaken, global director, personal care at The Lycra Company. © The Lycra Company

17/04/2023 – Index 23

Index 23

Lycra Company launches Lycra “EnviroFit” fiber

The Lycra Company is showcasing its latest fiber advancements for personal care and hygiene products at Index 23. This event is recognized as the foremost ... By  Editorial staff