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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...

Cover Image: M-Type Delta by Dürrkopp Adler

M-Type Delta – the sewing machine that knows you

Even the name is in ‘3-D’: Delta – discover the difference – the sewing machine that heralds a major change. “Everything becomes simpler”, says Thomas Brinkhoff from Dürkopp Adler. “The machine knows the operator and the operator’s particular way of working. It knows what needs doing and how it must be done. It learns continuously, ... Read more...

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A digital way to sustainable clothing

Resource-saving and sustainable clothing manufacture is not possible without digitisation. Software solutions and smart systems make supply chains more transparent and utilise the latent potential for making improvements at all stages of production. Sabine Anton-Katzenbach Read more...

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Textiles evolve by themselves

If a pair of jeans lets in ventilation in summer (intentionally!) without any help from its wearer, we are talking about a ‘4D textile’ – for some people, this is the next generation of textiles. David Schmelzeisen from the Institute of Textile Technology (ITA) at RWTH Aachen University explains what it’s all about. Ronny Eckert Read more...

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Digitalisation ‘live’

In the future, being networked – across the entire value-added chain, if possible – will also be a necessity in the textile processing industry. But where do small and medium-sized companies begin? Textil vernetzt supports medium-sized enterprises with digitalisation and provides opportunities for them to experience the topic ‘live’. Kirsten Rein Read more...

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3D knitwear of tomorrow

How can we describe the future for the knitting industry? What does the latest research have to say about it? What kind of action should be encouraged? How should we move forward? The latest research findings on the subject from Dr. Thomas Fischer of the German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research (Deutsche Institute für ... Read more...

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Digital sourcing

Sourcing more rapidly, sourcing more on target – online procurement platforms make it possible. Lilliffer Seiler Read more...