Decoupling growth from consumption
29/05/2019

Decoupling growth from consumption

The time is ripe for a circular economy. After everything there was to see and hear at Texprocess, Mecki Naschke from the management consultancy gsm Global Sustainable Management is in good company with her lecture. ‘There are many first steps but developments are happening very slowly’, says Naschke. Market players know how to decouple growth [...] Read more...

Finishing for airy results
28/05/2019

Finishing for airy results

Anyone who irons shirts regularly can only dream of this: a shirt finisher that makes this task completely superfluous. Even the cuffs look flawless. ‘The new model is easier to operate and delivers a better result so that the shirt can be packaged straight away’, says Sascha Oehl. The 3D shoulder, anti-slip coatings and new [...] Read more...

Thinking in 3D from the outset
24/05/2019

Thinking in 3D from the outset

From planning to the communications department, from design to production – Gerber Technologies have digitalised the entire workflow and see, in the digital printing of textiles, more creativity, greater flexibility and faster marketing, providing advantages for both designers and production professionals. “Digital printing is the key to optimising the workflow,” stresses Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh in her [...] Read more...

Personalisation as a business model
22/05/2019

Personalisation as a business model

There are, says Holger Max Lang from Lectra, in his lecture for the Texprocess Forum, several trends that will determine our future. The more than two billion millennials on Earth will make their impact felt. The use of social media has been with them from the cradle onwards, so to speak, and has turned them [...] Read more...

Smart pillows and luxury car seats
20/05/2019

Smart pillows and luxury car seats

What have smart pillows and car seats for luxury limousines got in common? At first sight, not a lot! At Texprocess there were demonstrations of how they can be manufactured not only as prototypes, but also as mass-produced items that are nevertheless individually customised, on a fully operational production line – or rather in a [...] Read more...

Hard as steel or the granules from which the threads are made
17/05/2019

Hard as steel or the granules from which the threads are made

A&E Gütermann can do both: hard as steel and yarns that are made from recycled PET granules. And the product range and the areas on which it impacts of the long-established company from Freiburg are going to extend distinctly in the future. “We have recently become part of the newly formed network ‘Elevate Textiles’”, says [...] Read more...

Knitted in 12 minutes
16/05/2019

Knitted in 12 minutes

Fast sports shoes! Designed on computer in five and a half minutes, knitted in twelve minutes. How this works is demonstrated by machine-manufacturer Stoll (Reutlingen) and the German Institutes of Textile and Fibre Research Denkendorf (DITF) in the Digital Textile Micro Factory at Techtextil and Texprocess. First a real shoe, with all its parameters, is [...] Read more...

The four elements
16/05/2019

The four elements

Students at the Lower Rhine Polytechnic (Hochschule Niederrhein) needed to come up with some ideas. Epson’s commission ran: “To develop new production models – From digital print to assembly”. The ideas which these young people produced can be seen on the exhibition stand. Following print, cut and welding, a mini-collection has been produced, but a [...] Read more...

When uniforms become motorcycles
16/05/2019

When uniforms become motorcycles

It won’t be long before almost 70 percent of humanity lives in the world’s metropolises and mega-cities. At least, that is what the United Nations predict. And, as a result, expectations for homes, travel, transport and health will all change. Whilst thoughts of flying taxis appear exciting and futuristic, many changes are taking place, it [...] Read more...

Frankfurt und Hong Kong at one table
15/05/2019

Frankfurt und Hong Kong at one table

Hong Kong and Frankfurt as direct neighbours? With 3D as key digitalisation technology from the start, it’s possible! That will not only speed up the development process in the fashion industry, but also bring a completely new shopping experience for the customers. And in this sense Hong Kong is going to move very closely to [...] Read more...

Decoupling growth from consumption

The time is ripe for a circular economy. After everything there was to see and hear at Texprocess, Mecki Naschke from the management consultancy gsm Global Sustainable Management is in good company with her lecture. Kirsten Rein Read more...

Finishing for airy results

Anyone who irons shirts regularly can only dream of this: a shirt finisher that makes this task completely superfluous. Even the cuffs look flawless. Kirsten Rein Read more...

Thinking in 3D from the outset

From planning to the communications department, from design to production – Gerber Technologies have digitalised the entire workflow and see, in the digital printing of textiles, more creativity, greater flexibility and faster marketing, providing advantages for both designers and production professionals. Kirsten Rein Read more...

Personalisation as a business model

There are, says Holger Max Lang from Lectra, in his lecture for the Texprocess Forum, several trends that will determine our future. The more than two billion millennials on Earth will make their impact felt. The use of social media has been with them from the cradle onwards, so to speak, and has turned them ... Read more...

Smart pillows and luxury car seats

What have smart pillows and car seats for luxury limousines got in common? At first sight, not a lot! At Texprocess there were demonstrations of how they can be manufactured not only as prototypes, but also as mass-produced items that are nevertheless individually customised, on a fully operational production line – or rather in a ... Read more...

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Knitted in 12 minutes

Fast sports shoes! Designed on computer in five and a half minutes, knitted in twelve minutes. How this works is demonstrated by machine-manufacturer Stoll (Reutlingen) and the German Institutes of Textile and Fibre Research Denkendorf (DITF) in the Digital Textile Micro Factory at Techtextil and Texprocess. Kirsten Rein Read more...