Data-based success for fabric manufacturers

  Automated fabric inspection delivers quality and optimization along the process chain. Producing quality fabrics is much easier with automated inspection. Uster EVS Fabriq Vision gathers quality data and presents it in an album, which is used to certify the quality of each fabric roll, with total traceability. It combines quality assurance and process optimization … More Data-based success for fabric manufacturers

WTO DDG Ellard addresses the role of multilateralism in a world of polycrisis

  On June 24, 2022, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard delivered a keynote speech to the 2021-2022 Advanced Master Programmes of the University of Berne’s World Trade Institute on the role of multilateralism in a world of polycrisis. In her speech, DDG Ellard addressed the role of the WTO and multilateralism in helping solve the problems … More WTO DDG Ellard addresses the role of multilateralism in a world of polycrisis

Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Deutsche EuroShop by CURA and OCG

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control of Deutsche EuroShop AG by KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung GmbH & Co (‘CURA’), both of Germany, and Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (‘OCG’) of the US. Deutsche EuroShop is active in investments and the management of investments in shopping centres in Europe. … More Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Deutsche EuroShop by CURA and OCG

EU CO2 emissions from energy use up by more than 6 % in 2021

In 2021, when most of the COVID-19 containment measures were lifted by the EU Member States, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion in the EU (mainly oil and oil products, natural gas, coal and peat) increased by 6.3% compared with the previous year. CO2 emissions from energy use are a major contributor to … More EU CO2 emissions from energy use up by more than 6 % in 2021

Junior engineers with focus on sustainability

On the occasion of the Techtextil fair in Frankfurt, the Chairman of VDMA’s Walter Reiners-Stiftung Foundation, Peter D. Dornier, has awarded prizes to seven successful young engineers. For the first time, the Foundation awarded two Sustainability Awards. They are awarded to academic works in which, for example, solutions for resource-saving products and technologies are developed. … More Junior engineers with focus on sustainability