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Wonders of technology

Nowadays technical textiles are an inescapable part of almost every aspect of our daily life: from specialised outdoor or protective clothing, to medical textiles with antibacterial effects, to flame-resistant upholstery and decorative fabrics, to textile-reinforced concrete, or extended-area fabrics for roofing purposes. Common to all are the technical functions, based on years of research and ... Read more...

Ingeborg Neumann (textil+mode)

“Our industry offers interesting apprenticeships in all fields”

With the Jobwall of the Texpertise Network of Messe Frankfurt, Techtextil and Texprocess bring together qualified young people with companies from the textile sector. We spoke with Ingeborg Neumann, President of Germany’s textil+mode trade association, about how attractive the sector is for young people and about new career opportunities. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...

Jan Laperre von Centexbel

“It is sustainability and recyclability that are currently the challenges”

With ‘Sustainability at Techtextil’ and ‘Sustainability at Texprocess’, Techtextil and Texprocess, to be held from 14 to 17 May 2019, will be showcasing the various approaches to sustainability amongst their respective exhibitors. An independent, international jury of experts in sustainability matters assessed the participating companies on the basis of current national and international sustainability seals ... Read more...

Interior_SocialSeats Bild TU Delft

The City of the Future

From Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes. Comparable to an aircraft ‒ but instead of in the air, it’s in an airless space. This is the vision of the Hyperloop project. The 570-kilometre-long route in California is intended simply as the prototype for a revolution in mobility: the virtually emission-free transport of people ... Read more...

Techtextil 2017 Yarns Foto: Neckarfreunde for Messe Frankfurt

The ‘Threaded Revolution’ has begun

Revolutionary ideas are just what we need – above all in science and technology. Air taxis are just as revolutionary as artificial intelligence, self-drive cars or Elon Musk’s pneumatic ‘tube post’ – that he calls the Hyperloop – for transporting people and goods. No less needed are ideas for ways of fishing plastics from the ... Read more...

CUBE – Model of the first building to be constructed using textile-reinforced concrete (Visualisation: Iurii Vakaliuk, TU Dresden)

Ancient Rome, new Rottweil

There are still no travel companies offering trips to sites and monuments that have been milestones in the use of textiles as a building material – all of them major architectural achievements of their time. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...

Zwisstex Marc Lorch

Interview Marc Lorch

High-tech fibres, future markets and his passion for textiles

Companies from the German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries will be presenting their products in the ‘High-Tex from Germany’ exhibition at the Techtextil North America fair in the USA, which is being held alongside the Texprocess Americas fair. Marc Lorch, member of the board of Zwissler Holding, will be representing the companies in the role ... Read more...