Archroma to introduce Perapret® AIR, a groundbreaking air purification textile technology

  Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launches Perapret® AIR liq, a new industry-leading, light-activated air purification technology for all kinds of fabrics. The new innovation will be presented at the Techtextil exhibition starting on June 21, 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany (see details below). The innovation has been developed in line … More Archroma to introduce Perapret® AIR, a groundbreaking air purification textile technology

Archroma to introduce new PFC-free* Smartrepel® technology for durable water-based soil repellence

    Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, launches Smartrepel® Hydro SR liq, a new PFC-free* technology for the repellence of water-based stains. The new innovation will be presented at the Techtextil exhibition starting on June 21, 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany, and will be the highlight of a panel discussion scheduled … More Archroma to introduce new PFC-free* Smartrepel® technology for durable water-based soil repellence

C.F. Weber launches Cordura re/cor RN66 at Techtextil

By guest author Sibylle Michel, Editor-in-Chief of Textile Network. At Techtextil, C.F. Weber, now the first German company and long-standing authorized mill partner of the Cordura brand, will present the first fabric samples made of Cordura re/cor Recycled Nylon 6,6 (RN66). Initially, the new fabric will be launched in the color black and in three different … More C.F. Weber launches Cordura re/cor RN66 at Techtextil

Actual individual EU consumption per capita in 2021

  Actual individual consumption (AIC) is a measure of material welfare of households. In 2021, AIC per capita expressed in purchasing power standards (PPS) varied from 63% to 146% of the EU average across the 27 Member States. This information comes from data on purchasing power parities published by Eurostat today. The article presents some … More Actual individual EU consumption per capita in 2021

Composite textiles made of natural fibres

By guest author Sibylle Michel, Editor-in-Chief of Textile Network. Flax fibres are particularly rigid and tear-proof. They also have a low density. With woven tapes made of flax, Vombaur makes the functional advantages of natural fibres available for lightweight design. The tapes give natural fibre-reinforced plastic (NFP) excellent stability. The components combine high rigidity and strength … More Composite textiles made of natural fibres