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Cotton USA – What customers want

Delegates from along the global cotton supply chain – from the trade to cotton farmers – recently gathered in Berlin for the first global...

Scientists create weavable Li-ion fiber battery yarn

Scientists at the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have developed a high-performance Li-ion battery made of carbon nanotube fiber yarns. Roughly one 1 mm...

BASF introduces pigment printing system for sensitive textile applications

Pigment printing system with “zero add-on” formaldehyde is the latest innovation in the textile industry complying with strict consumer safety regulations Designed for sensitive applications...

Silver coatings in the washing machine

Silver-coated, antibacterial textiles are becoming increasingly popular among athletes and in medicine. Scientists from the Institute of Material Sciences and Technology Development Empa, Dübendorf...

Audi set to introduce fiberglass springs in its vehicles

The quest for ever-greater fuel efficiency is driving auto manufacturers to extreme lengths to reduce the weight of their vehicles. Aluminum, carbon fiber and...

Global manmade fibre production shows historic growth in 2012

At a press conference by the man made fiber industry association for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, IVC, Frankfurt presented the global development of textile...

2014 FIFA World Cup™ a great success for adidas

Herzogenaurach 24 June – Adidas reports successful results so far after the first twelve days of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™. At a football...