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When something old becomes something new

While Techtextil was undoubtedly the place to be earlier this year to discover the newest products and innovations the industry had to offer, there were also interesting examples of old technologies being used to provide new solutions in the technical textiles field. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...

Techtextil 2017 Litex conductive yarns / Photo: LiTex

The Heat Is On

With the spring weather we were lucky enough to receive during Techtextil, you could be forgiven for not thinking much about heated textiles as you were munching on your bratwurst and sipping a beer in the fairground’s sunshine-bathed courtyard. But the unseasonal April snow in Frankfurt a few weeks before the fair – a particularly ... Read more...

Functional Crossover Fashion

This is not the first season in which innovations in textiles have promised multifunctional features. The sportswear sector has become increasingly aware that outdoor apparel is overwhelmingly present in urban environments. But consumers are changing too. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...

Dr. Ulrich Hornfeck Sandler AG

Techtextil Talk: Dr Ulrich Hornfeck, Sandler AG

They cut noise levels in cars, filter the air in offices and help maintain a high level of hygiene in households and hospitals – nonwovens are used in almost all areas of life. We spoke with Ulrich Hornfeck of Sandler AG, one of the leading nonwovens manufacturers, about new markets and product innovations. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...

Tencel with a proportion of recycled cotton

The textile company Lenzing is launching a new Tencel fibre, which is mixed with 20 percent recycled cotton. With it, they are not only bringing out a new, environmentally friendly fibre, but are taking yet another major step in the direction of a production process that conserves natural resources. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...