On November 15, 2019, Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), received Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation of the Arab Republic of Egypt for a bilateral meeting in Bern. The talks focused on developing bilateral economic relations and Switzerland’s cooperation programme in Egypt. … More Swiss visit by Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr to Bern
New upgrade transforms ACW into WINGS – Recently, upgrades and retrofits were made available for Oerlikon Barmag ACW-series winders, with which the benefits of the WINGS concept become tangibly close for operators of POY spinning systems equipped with ACW technology. Worldwide, thousands of winders could take advantage of this system upgrade. … More New upgrade transforms ACW into WINGS
By Apparel Resources News-Desk Wastewater 101 is the new tool box that will help the textile industry players understand the cause, impact and treatment of wastewater and thus improve the wastewater footprint. Launched by the Sustainability Consortium (TSC), Wastewater 101 is a free resource tool that aims to serve as a platform where textile players … More Here is a new tool to tackle textile wastewater issue!
Start-ups are developing plant-based alternatives to silk – Awareness of silk’s harmful impact on the environment, workers and moths is on the rise.
Labels including Stella McCartney, Maggie Marilyn and H&M are substituting silk with plant-based versions that mimic the feel and drape of silk.
Some early-stage firms are looking to partner with fashion houses to develop recycled silk. … More Start-ups are developing plant-based alternatives to silk
Costumised Trailrunning Shoe By guest author Lars Becker from ISPO China is becoming a testing ground for individualization in the sports industry. The first shoe model in the trend sport Trailrunning, which can be adapted to the foot of the respective customer in the shop, was launched in Shanghai. New trends and a new way … More China becomes the Testing Ground for Individualisation in the Sports Industry
Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference catalyses action to address the most urgent impacts – Textile Exchange just completed another record-breaking Textile Sustainability Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 15-18. The 2019 conference was the largest conference on the topic of sustainable textiles ever held in North America with more than 900 industry leaders registered from 48 countries! . … More Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference catalyses action to address the most urgent impacts