KARL MAYER acquires the ISO film cutting and stretching unit from the bs Group

Complete systems made by KARL MAYER for the efficient processing of tape yarns KARL MAYER has become a producer of complete systems for the production of packaging sacks and shading nets, and the company has extended its production repertoire in order to do this. In future, KARL MAYER will produce the ISO unit for cutting … More KARL MAYER acquires the ISO film cutting and stretching unit from the bs Group

Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time

By guest author Anne D’Innocenzio from Associated Press Who is minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before lines get too long. Walmart, which faces fierce competition … More Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time

OECD publishes Business Models for the Circular Economy

Opportunities and Challenges for Policy Natural resources, and the materials derived from them, represent the physical basis for the economic system. Recent decades have witnessed an unprecedented growth in demand for these resources, which has triggered interest from policy makers in transitioning to a more resource efficient and circular economy. This report presents a typology … More OECD publishes Business Models for the Circular Economy

Loughborough: Tests in continuous Carbon Fibre Composites in 3D Printing with FDM and SLA

By guest author Bridget O’Neal from 3D printing UK researchers continue to explore the benefits of creating new composites for 3D printing. Here, they discuss their findings regarding carbon composites used in SLA 3D printing and material extrusion, outlined in their recently published paper, ‘Fabrication of the continuous carbon fiber reinforced plastic composites by additive … More Loughborough: Tests in continuous Carbon Fibre Composites in 3D Printing with FDM and SLA

Europe’s Legacy Retailers squeezed by muted consumer demand and structural shifts

Sector Overview — European Retail TextileFuture presents today an actual oversight of the European Retail scenery established by Coresight Research. Some of the trends we have also showed in different news items, but here you do find the to be taken conclusions in a nice manner. Key Points Each of our Sector Overview reports provides … More Europe’s Legacy Retailers squeezed by muted consumer demand and structural shifts