Category Sustainability

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...

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...

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...

Urban Living

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...

Cover Image: Framis Italia

Green products Italian style

From the use of renewable energy and production-process optimisation to new products and machines: tape specialists Framis Italia are taking extensive measures to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Making their third presentation at Texprocess, the Italian company is this year spotlighting their ecological approach along the entire process chain within the framework of ... Read more...