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Less wear and superior fiber quality

Technological changes to Oerlikon Neumag’s Baltic crimper thrust pad contacting device have resulted in considerably reduced friction in the crimper rolls and hence less...

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas postponed

Messe Frankfurt Exhibitions GmbH has announced that the Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, which were scheduled for May, have now been postponed until...

New automated fibre sorting machine to revolutionise textile recycling

The Fibersort consortium has launched its latest innovation – the Fibersort machine, a cutting-edge automated sorting technology that can categorise textiles in 45 different...

New crowdfunded graphene face mask gives 99% protection from germs and...

Students from Rice University and Ben Gurion University have developed a company that has come up with a face mask that uses graphene and...

Covid-19 outbreak hurting lives as well as economies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has voiced concerns in a new analysis report that the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Asia will have adverse...

SMART Annual Convention to address circular economy for textiles

Textiles recycling event to feature industry experts and “upcycled” fashion show The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association’s Annual Convention, that is being held...

Rieter launches piecing robot ‘ROBOspin’

Rieter’s latest innovation, ROBOspin, is a new piecing robot for Rieter ring and compact-spinning machines. A robot is placed on each side of the...

TRA wants better regulation on textiles dumped abroad

The Textile Recycling Association (TRA) has called for “better regulation” on textiles being dumped abroad, especially in Ghana following an ITV report that showed...

Ikea’s to launch new collection celebrating ‘beauty in imperfection’

Furniture and home textiles retailer Ikea is to launch a new collection this month inspired by a Japanese aesthetic that finds beauty in imperfection...

Oerlikon manmade fibres segment holds technology symposiums in India

Oerlikon’s manmade fibres segment has hosted two successive technology symposiums in India where hundreds of managers and employees from local businesses took part to...