Category IT technologies

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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...

Stricken Knitting Techtextil Texprocess photo Messe Frankfurt Exhibition

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...

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...

Identifying hidden costs using IT

Where once there was a metal workshop, there now stands Bullmer, an international company with involvement all over the world. Automated machinery for materials handling, material flow and automated cutting processes create products destined for the aeronautics and furniture industries, as well as for the clothing industry. One of the centrepieces of Bullmer’s work is ... Read more...

Industrial digital ecosystems – the fourth Industrial Revolution?

Incorporating all the new buzz words such as IIoT, IoP, IoS, digital factory, Digital IQ, Digital ecosystems, CPS, 3D BDA and much else, there is so much hype about Industry 4.0 from governments, key consulting companies, industry experts and academics, that it is being said ‘we stand on the cusp of a fourth Industrial Revolution’ ... Read more...

3D simulation software at Texprocess

3D CAD comes of Age

‘3D   is   here   and   it’s   transforming   the   way   brands   can   design, develop and produce fashion.  It  has  the  power  to  digitize  a  $1.3  trillion  industry,  and  consequently  deliver  huge  business  value  by  making  the  industry  faster,  more sustainable, and freer to be innovative and creative’. Optitex Lilliffer Seiler Read more...