Digital sourcing
Digital sourcing
14/09/2017

Digital sourcing

Sourcing more rapidly, sourcing more on target – online procurement platforms make it possible. On digital-sourcing platforms, with a few clicks, designers and purchasers come together with producers, suppliers and agents from all over the world. “We are the Parship of the textile industry”, says Jonas Wand from the new Berlin procurement tool Foursource, succinctly [...] Weiterlesen...

Sustainability 2.0 – Opportunities in digitalising the textile and fashion industry
Sustainability 2.0 – Opportunities in digitalising the textile and fashion industry
29/08/2017

Sustainability 2.0 – Opportunities in digitalising the textile and fashion industry

Digitalisation and disruptive technologies – few ideas are currently as electric in their effects; few developments have caused such a rethink. Business practices are being completely revolutionised; existing systems, which were still functioning even in the last decades, have long been overtaken. This digital transformation is providing major opportunities, not just to enhance affluence and [...] Weiterlesen...

Texprocess Talk
Texprocess Talk
07/06/2017

Texprocess Talk

Successful products are customer and market oriented. The route to this goal must become faster and achieve ever greater cost savings. We spoke with Andreas Seidl, Managing Partner of Human Solutions, about the positive effects of digitalisation and the trend to individualism in the apparel industry. Mr Seidl, what was the main buzzword for you [...] Weiterlesen...

Matching
Matching
31/05/2017

Matching

Malene Kristiansen works at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, in Copenhagen and lectures in the Textiles faculty. And it is not only with her students that she is concerned with how digital printing actually works and with the effect on the end result that printing on [...] Weiterlesen...

Veit – one size fits all
Veit – one size fits all
19/05/2017

Veit – one size fits all

Even ironing and finishing are subject to increasing expectations today and, all too often, companies wanting to react flexibly are faced with higher costs for manual ironing. Now, things are easier when it comes to shirt making. Shirts of all kinds can not only be made automatically but also finished automatically on Veit’s SlimLine bust. [...] Weiterlesen...

How KSL and Pfaff will come closer together in the future
How KSL and Pfaff will come closer together in the future
18/05/2017

How KSL and Pfaff will come closer together in the future

Times change, people and machine change their relationship with each other. Which tasks can a robot do? How effectively can it do that work? What are the benefits of this? These and related questions were reason enough for Dürkopp Adler to initiate industry studies, and some of them were to be seen at Texprocess. “Robot [...] Weiterlesen...

Architects of the Digital Textile Micro Factory
Architects of the Digital Textile Micro Factory
12/05/2017

Architects of the Digital Textile Micro Factory

“Here, we now have flexible processing technology with well-wired multifarious partner landscapes”, says Christian Kaiser describing the smart factory. However, pre-defined interfaces and a good plan are necessary until something like this can work. Kaiser is a research assistant at the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research Denkendorf and has fully interlinked the Micro [...] Weiterlesen...

Winswin – a mannequin for all sizes
Winswin – a mannequin for all sizes
12/05/2017

Winswin – a mannequin for all sizes

On retiring and ending his teaching activities at the University in Hong Kong, Dr Allan Chan threw himself into the development of his mannequins. idummy is his invention and comes in both male and female versions, the proportions of which can be adjusted automatically and flexibly. Using an idummy, it is possible not only to [...] Weiterlesen...

Crushable spotlights
Crushable spotlights
12/05/2017

Crushable spotlights

Forster Rohner – Textile Innovations have come here from their home in St. Gallen with several new products. A particular eye-catcher on their exhibition stand is the luminous, white après-ski jacket from Bogner. The lighting effects are created using conductive pathways and LEDs. Something that has been around for a long time, of course. But [...] Weiterlesen...

Gütermann now with recyclable recycled thread
Gütermann now with recyclable recycled thread
12/05/2017

Gütermann now with recyclable recycled thread

It is a long time since thread was just thread. Bonded endless twine loops neaten the edges of delicate fabrics; abrasion-resistant and light-fast thread is used for car mats and airbags; its high degree of elasticity makes riding breeches more comfortable and durable. Gütermann, manufacturers of sewing thread, have not only a large portfolio of [...] Weiterlesen...

Texprocess Sustainability 2.0 / Photo: Martine Jarlgaard / Provenance

Sustainability 2.0 – Opportunities in digitalising the textile and fashion industry

Digitalisation and disruptive technologies – few ideas are currently as electric in their effects; few developments have caused such a rethink. Business practices are being completely revolutionised; existing systems, which were still functioning even in the last decades, have long been overtaken. This digital transformation is providing major opportunities, not just to enhance affluence and ... Read more...

Texprocess Talk

Interview Human Solutions

Successful products are customer and market oriented. The route to this goal must become faster and achieve ever greater cost savings. We spoke with Andreas Seidl, Managing Partner of Human Solutions, about the positive effects of digitalisation and the trend to individualism in the apparel industry. Read more...

Matching

Malene Kristiansen works at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, in Copenhagen and lectures in the Textiles faculty. And it is not only with her students that she is concerned with how digital printing actually works and with the effect on the end result that printing on ... Read more...

Veit – one size fits all

Even ironing and finishing are subject to increasing expectations today and, all too often, companies wanting to react flexibly are faced with higher costs for manual ironing. Now, things are easier when it comes to shirt making. Read more...

How KSL and Pfaff will come closer together in the future

Times change, people and machine change their relationship with each other. Which tasks can a robot do? How effectively can it do that work? What are the benefits of this? These and related questions were reason enough for Dürkopp Adler to initiate industry studies, and some of them were to be seen at Texprocess. Read more...

Recognising risks in good time

Making the wrong decision, because we don’t know exactly where we stand? Not having enough time to react because we are swept along by a flood of papers and e-mails. “There are lots of risks,” says Jens Fabian, from TXT e-solutions, in his lecture at the Texprocess Forum. Read more...