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4 Key Takeaways from Techtextil and Texprocess 2019

By Matt Migliore

Messe Frankfurt brought its Techtextil and Texprocess program to a global audience, May 14-17, 2019, in its home city of Frankfurt. With a total of 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries and, in all, some 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries, the event broke a record for number of exhibitors and was essentially on par with its all-time high for number of visitors. By comparison, the 2017 edition of Techtextil and Texprocess saw a total of 1,789 exhibitors from 66 countries and 47,388 visitors from 114 countries.…Continue Reading »

Tech Talk: ‘There is no AWAY’ – How do we minimize plastic waste in the environment?

By Chris Plotz, Director of Education & Technical Affairs, INDA

The source of the phrase “There is no AWAY” is the NGO Better Alternatives Now (BAN): “Plastic – a material invented to last forever – can no longer be used to make products intended to be thrown away.  There is no AWAY.” As the director of education and technical affairs at INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, part of my mission is to look at issues affecting our members and determine what we can do. One of the big issues we are examining now is plastics in the environment with an emphasis on single use.…Continue Reading »

Swiss Textile Machinery Companies Look to Growth in Carbon and Glass Fiber Composites

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

The majority of the members of Swissmem’s association of Swiss textile machinery manufacturers have their origins in technology for the processing of cotton fibers, and as the textile industry developed, synthetics.

It has been calculated, in fact, that the association’s 44 members can draw on a staggering 4,011 years of combined engineering and processing know-how between them, but all have greatly diversified over the years.…Continue Reading »

RISE®2019

Accelerate new thinking with RISE®— INDA’s Research, Innovative & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference. See next applications and product development directions from science-based knowledge leaders. Experience two-days of in-depth technical exploration into “what’s next” and “what’s needed” from the most …Continue Reading »

OUTLOOK™ 2019

The World’s Premier Nonwovens Personal Care & Hygiene Products Conference Imagine one location where you can meet, connect and partner with more than 500 senior professionals, saving time and numerous trips… OUTLOOK™ makes it happen! OUTLOOK™ 2018 closes as most successful …Continue Reading »

Nonwovens Innovation Academy 2019

In 2019, the Nonwovens Innovation Academy (NIA) is hosted by our partner Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DITF) in Denkendorf (Germany). 

FILTECH 2019

FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event worldwide for those involved in purchasing, selling, designing, improving or researching filtration and separation equipment and services.

Hygienix™ 2019

WHAT’S TOP OF MIND IN TODAY’S HYGIENE INDUSTRY? Find out at Hygienix™ 2019. Just look at the agenda: we’ll have world-class innovators unpacking the latest breakthroughs and challenges in sustainability. You’ll learn about evolving demographics, new technologies, and megatrends that are …Continue Reading »

Techtextil North America

Techtextil North America assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry. From research and development, through raw materials and production processes and finally ending in conversion, further treatment and recycling. Held in conjunction with the exhibit hall, is the …Continue Reading »