About this Blog

The Techtextil blog presents news from the world of technical textiles and nonwovens and keeps you informed on the latest textile materials, applications and trends – during and after the trade fair.

Learn more about our authors:

Ronny Eckert swRonny Eckert
Ronny Eckert is journalist, innovation publicist and highly experienced authority on the textile scene. For the Techtextil Blog, he writes exclusively about textile innovations of Techtextil exhibitors, new research developments and the textile market, as well as about a variety of strange and interesting trends. Email: aktuell(at)innomedia-berlin.de


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Edda Simon is part of the press team of Techtextil and responsible, amongst others, for the Innovative Apparel Show. In this blog she reports on the fashion show as well as other events at fair.



hwoHans-Werner Oertel
With more than 20 years of experience as a journalist Hans-Werner Oertel reports on textile innovations from research and industry.



PB_002+Peggy Behling
Being part of the Techtextil press team, Peggy Behling contributes to the organization of the Innovative Apparel Show. She provides insights into behind-the-scenes and presents product news of the exhibitors.


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