Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-07-29

LYCRA® FitSense™ technology delivers breakthrough benefits in modesty and bra foam replacement

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the textile, apparel, and personal care industries, today introduced a breakthrough LYCRA® FitSense™ technology innovation that reduces or eliminates the need for bra foam. This patent-pending bra cup application can be used in intimate apparel such as traditional wired, non-wired or unlined bras (including bralettes and sport bras), plus activewear and swimwear.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

The impact of wool in the cycling world

Many of the world’s sporting codes have picked up on the benefits of pure wool clothing. Many cyclists have switched to the innovative, knitted riding gear produced by companies such as Studio Eva x Carola and Mons Royale, and are happy to spread the news of its benefits. The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) looks at the new, all-wool riding clothing currently growing in popularity among both professional and amateur riders.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

Five fashion companies join the Foundation’s Network as partners

Fashion brands and retailers Inditex, Lacoste, Primark, PVH Corp, and Ralph Lauren Corporation have joined the Foundation’s Network as Partners.

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Raw Materials

2021-07-29

In addition to its regular activities around the Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) standard, the initiative supports local cotton companies in implementing community projects in the subject areas of health, education, gender equality, and the environment. To gain deeper insights into the actual impact of these community projects, the Aid by Trade Foundation (AbTF) commissioned a case study to measure the effects of the projects, with a focus on education infrastructure and quality for local cotton farming communities.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

Hyosung Heavy Industries Co., the leader in the domestic hydrogen charging system market, and Linde, a global gas and chemical company, held a ceremony for declaring a hydrogen business vision and breaking ground for a liquid hydrogen plant at Hyosung Chemical´s plant in Yongyeon, Ulsan, on June.

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Raw Materials

2021-07-29

Support for more sustainable cotton farming continues to grow as BCI welcomes new members in 2021

In the first half of 2021 the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) welcomed more than 180 new members across its membership categories. BCI works with members across the cotton supply chain and beyond to ensure there is continuous demand for and supply of Better Cotton– cotton produced by licensed BCI Farmers in line with the Better Cotton Principles and Criteria.

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Raw Materials

2021-07-29

Understanding BCI’s traceability journey

There is a growing demand for more traceable Better Cotton, as stakeholders worldwide seek more clarity over the social and environmental challenges associated with the cotton supply chain, and policymakers require businesses to demonstrate greater transparency. BCI is committed to working with all our key stakeholders to deliver physical traceability for Better Cotton. And with significant convening power and a network spanning actors across the supply chain, we believe we are well placed to help drive this transformation. In this way, we aim to catalyse progress across the sector.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

UNIFI's REPREVE® receives first Higg MSI Scores

Long regarded as the global leader in recycled fiber, REPREVE, made by Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), is now even more transparent. The company’s flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores. The Higg MSI (version 3.2) is the most comprehensive tool for sustainability analysts, designers and product developers who want to make more informed materials choices.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

ChemCheck Summary Report now available on ZDHC Gateway

The ZDHC ChemCheck functions like a product passport to prove ZDHC MRSL Conformance for your chemical products.

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Recycling

2021-07-29

ANDRITZ to supply textile recycling system to Renewcell, Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Renewcell to supply textile recycling equipment to its greenfield recycling plant in Sundsvall, Sweden.

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Textile chemistry

2021-07-29

Covestro supplies H.B. Fuller with certified mass-balanced polyurethane raw material

H.B. Fuller, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial adhesives, is to receive a raw material with an attributed share of renewable feedstock via mass-balance from Covestro, a leading global polymer supplier. The two companies have thus concluded the relevant supply agreement. The mass-balanced polyurethane raw material is ISCC-Plus certified and is to be used in a reactive hot-melt adhesive from H.B. Fuller, where it will replace a proportion of the previous fossil raw materials. It is mainly used in the automotive, wood, composite, and textile industries.

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Research & Development

2021-07-29

The Hallertau is Germany's largest hop-growing region. During harvesting, hop bine chaff is left over, which is converted into environmentally friendly bio natural gas on site in a biogas plant. But that is not the end of the utilization chain for this fiber plant. Researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) have used the plant-containing biogas digestate to produce a composite material that can be used to make furniture.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

Teijin Limited announced today that it has launched the Teijin Sustainable Mobility website to comprehensively introduce the company’s initiatives for a more sustainable society including its partnership with the Formula E (all-electric) racing team Envision Virgin Racing Formula E Team and Teijin Group's technologies that help reduce the environmental impact of automobiles.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Industry technical leaders are ready to escalate their businesses with forward-looking insights into material science developments advancing sustainability that will be presented virtually at the 11th edition of RISE®, Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference on Sept. 28-30.

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Carpets

2021-07-29

DOMOTEX 2022 opens its doors in Hannover from 13 to 16 January with numerous innovations. Deutsche Messe has used the pandemic timeout to adapt the world's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings to changing market conditions and develop it strategically.

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Home Textiles

2021-07-29

A current poll of Heimtextil exhibitors and visitors clearly shows that the sector is looking forward to a physical event. Nevertheless, supplementary digital offers are also in demand and will round off Heimtextil 2022.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibres, has been awarded Platinum status in EcoVadis’ CSR rating. The assessment comprehensively covers the four main CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) practices: the environment, fair working conditions and human rights, as well as ethics and sustainable procurement.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

The Lenzing Group, a world-leading provider of wood-based specialty fibers for the textile and nonwoven industries, is investing GBP 20 mn (equal to EUR 23.3 mn) to build a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant at its site in Grimsby, United Kingdom. The investment is part of the company’s plans to reduce wastewater emissions by 2022.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

The automobile industry recovered significantly in the first half of 2021 compared to the prior-year period, which had been impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Autoneum benefited from the market dynamics and managed to increase its revenue in local currencies by 24.3% in the first semester. EBIT rose to CHF 44.7 million thanks to higher revenues and further progress in the turnaround in North America, corresponding to an EBIT margin of 5.0%. The strong free cash flow of CHF 67.2 million has allowed for a further reduction in net debt.

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Sustainability

2021-07-29

New staff joins the GOTS family

GOTS is excited to introduce five newly appointed staff members, who are experts in their respective fields. Ranging from the first representative on in Africa to the spheres of the digital world: Meet the new GOTS-Family members and read more about their positions and essential tasks for the assurance of our developments and goals.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Lydall announces significant growth across focused portfolio drives margin expansion

LYDALL, INC. (NYSE: LDL) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. “Over the past year, Lydall has gone through an incredible transformation proving our flexibility and responsiveness in the face of the COVID pandemic. The Lydall team continued to deliver strong results in the second quarter, executing on our strategic roadmap and leveraging our focused portfolio to take advantage of a period of broader economic confidence.” said Sara A. Greenstein, President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Associations

2021-07-29

Form is not a factor - AATCC Gray Scale update

The AATCC Gray Scales for Color Change and Gray Scales for Staining have a new base and sleeves. The color chips, size and functionality remain the same. The base and sleeves went from paper to plastic. This change provides a more durable and consistent feel when handling. The change from paper to plastic allows the scales to handle the rigors of laboratory life better than its predecessor. Scales should be replaced as directed by AATCC EP1 and AATCC EP2.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

Lenzing raises outlook for current financial year

The Lenzing Group recorded a significantly improved development of its operating result in the first half of 2021. The preliminary EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization) more than doubled year-on-year to EUR 217.8 mn (compared to EUR 95.6 mn in the first half of 2020).

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to restart existing saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support demand for high performance filtration media globally

Ahlstrom-Munksjö will restart one of its saturator in its Turin plant in Italy to support strong demand for high performance filtration media. “Based on current strong customer demand, we see a need to expand our saturating capacity,” said Giuseppe Costa, VP Filtration EMEA and APAC. “We have evaluated various options and came to the conclusion that restarting the saturator we already have in place in Turin is the quickest and most reliable way to bring qualified capacity to the marketplace in a very short period,” he added.

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Europe

2021-07-29

Vaccinating the world: ‘Team Europe' to share more than 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with low and middle-income countries by the end of 2021

Ensuring access to safe and affordable COVID-19 vaccines around the world, and notably for low and middle-income countries, is a priority for the European Union.

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Europe

2021-07-29

Statement by President von der Leyen on a new milestone in the EU Vaccines Strategy

The EU has kept its word and delivered. Our target was to protect 70% of adults in the European Union with at least one vaccination in July. Today we have achieved this target. And 57% of adults already have the full protection of double vaccination.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2021-07-29

Symbiosis of function and uncompromising sustainability

In Schoeller Summer 2023, the focus is on fairly-produced, multifunction textiles with environmentally-friendly finishes and exciting membrane technologies, as well as long-lasting products with recycled or bio-based components. These responsibly-produced innovations are part of Schoeller’s new biocosmo line, symbolizing sustainability and responsible innovations in combination with high-tech performance.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2021-07-29

WEKO has taken over RotaSpray

Weko Holding GmbH has taken over RotaSpray GmbH from Oehringen with retroactive effect from January 1st, 2021 and further expands its textile segment.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-29

Baldwin to introduce TexCoat G4 to US textile industry at Techtextil North America

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. will be showcasing its TexCoat G4 non-contact precision spray fabric-finishing system at the Techtextil North America trade show, held Aug. 23 to 25, in Raleigh, North Carolina (booth #1117).

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Textile chemistry

2021-07-29

Huntsman develops new IROGRAN® TPU grade for laminating technical textiles

Technical textile producers manufacturing high performance fabrics for outdoor clothing and other consumer and industrial applications now have a brand-new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) at their disposal – thanks to global chemical company Huntsman. IROGRAN® A 85 P 4394 HR TPU is a highly versatile elastomer, which can be easily extruded and added to nylon and polyester materials to give them a protective, durable, waterproof layer.

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Recycling

2021-07-22

ISKO joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign project as part of its commitment to the circular economy.

ISKO, the global, leading premium denim ingredient brand, is proud to announce its participation in The Jeans Redesign – a project, established by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative, to encourage and guide the denim industry to transform the way jeans are made and move towards a circular economy for fashion.

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Associations

2021-07-22

Textile machinery: Pandemic accelerates digital transformation process in textile sector

The Covid-19 pandemic that hit the world a year ago has also severely impacted the textile machinery sector. At ACIMIT’s general assembly, the association representing the Italian textile machinery manufacturers, this was seen as an opportunity to consider what the sector had lost in 2020, while also presenting a variety of future projects to relaunch the industry.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2021-07-22

Die body maintenance – new service from Oerlikon Neumag

In order to ensure superlative meltblown-machine performance and nonwovens’ quality, Customer Service of Oerlikon Neumag offers regular inspection and cleaning of the spinning body, either by means of a service contract or simply as a service-on-demand. Die body maintenance can either be carried out at the customer site or at the Oerlikon Neumag assembly facilities in Neumünster.

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Home Textiles

2021-07-22

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles to offer online sourcing again for next month’s Autumn Edition

Asia’s leading international trade fair for home and contract textiles returns for its 27th edition next month, offering suppliers and buyers a much needed boost with physical and virtual participation options. Buyers around the world can source from over 800 exhibitors both during the 25 – 27 August show period and online after the fair.

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News Archive
2021-07-22

Kornit Digital partners with Canva, connecting Canva’s extensive creative community with global on-demand production

2021-07-22

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2021-07-22

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2021-07-22

Moov&Cool supporting elite sport in the UK and Belgium

2021-07-22

Truetzschler welcomes you to SINCE/ANEX!

2021-07-22

Kemin Textile Auxiliaries opens Garmon Studio in China and creates special jeans to celebrate anniversary of San Marino’s friendship with the country

2021-07-22

ISKO to work with the MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL).

2021-07-22

New research shows that the circular economy has a de-risking effect and drives superior risk-adjusted returns

2021-07-22

Industry leaders continue The Jeans Redesign journey

2021-07-22

Antimicrobial Fabric: Global Markets to 2026 - Growing demand for athleisure wear

2021-07-22

Worldwide Polymer Industry to 2030 - Rising use of biopolymers among others

2021-07-22

Ermenegildo Zegna Group to become a publicly traded company listed on NYSE

2021-07-22

The Shortlist for “2021 Taiwan Fashion Design Award” has been officially determined after the preliminary selection

2021-07-22

Visit Benninger at Techttextil North America

2021-07-22

Assistant Professor Homa Maleki awarded Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship

2021-07-22

Navis TubeTex and Thies announce sales distribution agreement for Canada, US and Honduras

2021-07-22

Public procurement of database development

2021-07-22

World of Wipes® Conference attracts 475 wipes professionals live and in-person

2021-07-22

Rocketing demand at Shanghai nonwovens event, AUTEFA technology serves spunlace boom and more...

2021-07-22

ecorepel® Dry Cleaning Resistant – ecological water repellency that is PFC-free and dry cleaning resistant

2021-07-22

Eastman announces project with USAMP and PADNOS for fully circular recycling study in automotive market

2021-07-22

Textilcord launches production of surgical masks in Luxembourg

2021-07-22

HeiQ inks partnership with global apparel peer ZXY

2021-07-22

Beating financial crime: Commission overhauls anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism rules

2021-07-22

Baldwin to unveil ultra-wide FlexoCleanerBrush™ to corrugated printers at SuperCorrExpo

2021-07-19

Eruslu Nonwovens Group to enter the biodegradable nonwoven market with Truetzschler Nonwovens’ machinery

2021-07-15

2021 Report on Innovations in Cellulosic Fibres Derived from Recycled Textile and Clothing Waste

2021-07-15

Discover sustainability from the source at Yarn Expo Autumn this August

2021-07-15

Stäubli at Techtextil North America

2021-07-15

Hayleys Fabric’s Manager - Sustainability and Innovation selected as a 2021 UNGC SDG Pioneer!

2021-07-15

HUGO BOSS records strong top- and bottom-line improvements in Q2 2021 and provides financial guidance for fiscal year 2021

2021-07-15

DSM and SABIC combine efforts to create recycled-based Dyneema®

2021-07-15

Global Lyocell Fiber Market (2021 to 2029) - Increased Product Demand in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry is Driving Growth

2021-07-15

Worldwide E-textile Industry to 2026 - by Application, Function and Region

2021-07-15

The responsible Mica initiative & Tilkal launching first multi-stakeholder blockchain-based solution to improve traceability across Mica supply chains

2021-07-15

Insights on the Sustainable Fabrics Global Market to 2026 - Growing Initiatives to Promote Organic and Sustainable Products Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

2021-07-15

Teijin establishes carbon fiber products operations in Vietnam

2021-07-15

Fashionsustain: digitisation and dialogue are the key to lasting transformation in the fashion industry

2021-07-15

Pablo Isla underscores “the strength of Inditex’s integrated, digital and sustainable model, thanks to the work and commitment of every employee”

2021-07-15

SGL Carbon SE publishes preliminary sales and earnings figures for the first half of the year and raises forecast for 2021

2021-07-15

Collaboration between HeiQ and The LYCRA Company promises an exciting future for textiles with a focus on stretch, comfort, freshness and sustainability

2021-07-15

Raised earnings outlook for 2021

2021-07-15

The ABC of sustainability: Autoneum carpets now even more eco-friendly

2021-07-15

"COVER NEW GROUND": Breaking new ground with DOMOTEX 2022

2021-07-15

European Green Deal: Commission proposes transformation of EU economy and society to meet climate ambitions

2021-07-15

Lenzing collaborates with Orange Fiber as part of new TENCEL™ Limited Edition initiative

2021-07-15

Commission guidelines correctly do not consider viscose as plastic material

2021-07-15

Change in leadership at Schoeller Textil AG

2021-07-15

Organisers of Gartex Texprocess India announce strategic tie-up with Confederation of Indian Textile Industry for the hybrid edition

2021-07-15

Tell us what you sew…

2021-07-15

The double security stress-busting solution for weavers

2021-07-15

Rieter reports strong recovery for the first half of the year

2021-07-15

ANEX/SINCE 2021: Reifenhäuser Enka Tecnica presents high-end meltblown components for all globally installed lines

2021-07-15

Hi-Tech Apparel selects FastReactPlan to support faster, more accurate production planning and improve delivery performance

2021-07-14

Dissolving design boundaries

2021-07-14

Ternua is updating their climbing line for SS 2022 and they're using hemp as the primary textile

2021-07-14

The new Pre-Cleaner CL-X: Higher productivity and lower energy consumption

2021-07-14

norda™ launches flagship product with DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber

2021-07-14

How the TIEPRO warp tying machine delights weavers worldwide

2021-07-08

ZhejiangTex 2021 successfully concluded

2021-07-08

Record organic cotton production in 2019/20, shows Textile Exchange report

2021-07-08

Cinte Techtextil China concluded with successful in-person and online editions

2021-07-08

Low lint for cleaner results

2021-07-08

The next generation in the Wool Industry

2021-07-08

Global textile finishing chemicals industry (2020 to 2027) - Key market trends and drivers

2021-07-08

Livinguard launches apparel line employing odor-neutralizing tech with revolutionary ability to kill bacteria

2021-07-08

Recover™, Happy Punt and Hansae Form a strategic partnership to achieve circular fashion for all

2021-07-08

Global Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Markets 2021-2028 by Product (Clear, Colored), & End Use (Fiber, Food & Beverage Containers & Bottles)

2021-07-08

Insights on the Textile Coating Global Market to 2026 - by Type, Application, Technology, Coating Method and Region

2021-07-08

Digital trader spotted in China–Middle East & North Africa International Trade Digital Expo

2021-07-08

Covestro supports development of Chinese standards for recycled plastics

2021-07-08

Covestro relies on circulating process water

2021-07-08

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announces Levi Strauss & Co and their legacy brands as new members

2021-07-08

SABIC named global company of the year for its contribution towards a circular economy for plastics

2021-07-08

Gain industry wide recognition with the prestigious IDEA® achievement awards

2021-07-08

1,800 meters of hidden object artwork for schools - Bochum 700 years

2021-07-08

Renewcell granted environmental permit for its new plant in Sundsvall, Sweden

2021-07-08

Dr.-Ing. Larissa Born receives the Manfred Hirschvogel Prize

2021-07-08

Rester Ltd and Vileda Professional Finland are beginning a collaboration in textile circular economy

2021-07-08

Teijin Aramid reduces Twaron® carbon footprint by 28%

2021-07-08

Spirit AeroSystems and Albany Engineered Composites collaborate to expand hypersonic capabilities

2021-07-08

Sateri continues investment and collaboration with Infinited Fiber Company to scale next-generation textile fibre technology

2021-07-08

New Karawang facility to recycle 2 billion PET plastic bottles annually

2021-07-08

Carbios strengthens its Board of Directors and Executive Committee

2021-07-08

Musica (ltd) chooses HeiQ antiviral masks to protect employees and contractors

2021-07-08

Infinited Fiber raises EUR 30 million

2021-07-08

Summer 2021 Economic Forecast: Reopening fuels recovery

2021-07-08

H&M Group amongst highest scoring brands in Transparency Index 2021

2021-07-08

H&M Group leads new investment round in Infinited Fiber Company

2021-07-08

Coloreel secures sek 70 million in private placement

2021-07-08

NDC Green by Nastrificio di Cassano

2021-07-08

A recovery is expected for consumption and trade in the 2021/22 season

2021-07-08

ISKO invests in pioneering green technology to provide customers with a 100% post-consumer recycling solution

2021-07-08

Groz-Beckert at ITMA Asia: On-site and virtual success

2021-07-07

Rieter updates outlook for first half year 2021

2021-07-07

Wülfing gets much MORE from Monforts

2021-07-05

IVAM Hightech Summit 2021: Virtual microtechnology conference on August 25 and 26

2021-07-05

ShanghaiTex 2021 & TexTech Galaxy capture post-covid opportunities with innovations

2021-07-05

BRÜCKNER convinces with highest performance - this is the basis for a long-term partnership

2021-07-05

KARL MAYER's webinar offer for a worldwide audience of experts