Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp – Combining two energy actions to achieve instant cool

Combining two energy actions to achieve instant cool and long-lasting cooling on fabrics Based on the mechanism of the recently unveiled, patent-pending instant cooling hydro functional polymer, the Swiss textile innovator HeiQ announces that a suite of new products will be added to the HeiQ Smart Temp product family for a full range of activated … More Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp – Combining two energy actions to achieve instant cool

HeiQ announces new partnership with Concept III in North America

HeiQ Materials AG announces partnership with Concept III to strengthen the sales and support to its brand partners in North America. With this new partnership, the team at Concept III will immediately begin representing HeiQ technologies with their brand partners. For four decades, Concept III has worked alongside the world’s premier mills and tech innovators … More HeiQ announces new partnership with Concept III in North America

Record of total Swiss Exports in the second quarter – fifth in row

Total Swiss exports are for the fifth quarter in row at record level since the first quarter of 2017. The second quarter 2018 shows exports of CHF 55.7 billion or plus 0.8 billion against the first quarter of 2018 and imports amounted to CHF 51.1 billion (-0.2 billion). The nominal exports increased by 1.4 % … More Record of total Swiss Exports in the second quarter – fifth in row

Ternua and Archroma join efforts on recycling and upcycling nutshell waste into fashion

Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced collaboration with Ternua, an outdoor brand with a strong connection to nature. Ternua has partnered with Archroma, and its EarthColors® patented technology, to create a capsule collection of recycled tee-shirts and sweatshirts, collecting, recycling and upcycling agricultural waste from the Basque … More Ternua and Archroma join efforts on recycling and upcycling nutshell waste into fashion

Breaking News – Swiss Rieter with sales increase in the First Half of 2018 (updated July 23, 2018)

Sales increases by 24 % compared to the previous year period; all business groups contribute Order intake in the first half of 2018 grows by 3% compared to the first half of 2017 EBIT of CHF 14.1 million and net profit of CHF 10.9 million¨ Ring spinning system will be strengthened through the acquisition of … More Breaking News – Swiss Rieter with sales increase in the First Half of 2018 (updated July 23, 2018)

The pros and cons of artificial intelligence

In TextileFuture’s latest Newsletter (July 17, 2018) we discussed AI Artificial intelligence. Now we complete this with additional pros and cons for the benefit of our readers Machine learning and society AI is set to trigger a major transformation in society. As soon as algorithms influence our voting habits or design school curricula, it is … More The pros and cons of artificial intelligence