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Monday
Jul032017

EURATEX on circular economy in textile & apparel manufacturing  

 

On Thursday 8 June 2017, about 100 delegates attended the EURATEX General Assembly conference on Circular Economy in textile & apparel manufacturing. Four committed companies and Mr Grzegorz Radziejewski from the cabinet of the Commission Vice President Katainen discussed the opportunities, but also the challenges for the sector. Drawing the conclusions, EURATEX called for collaboration to prosper and showcase art in the Circular Economy. The event was also the occasion to release the 2016 Annual Report

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Monday
Jul032017

Call for Papers - First Symposium on Industrial Symbiosis, Rome 25/10/2017 

The Italian network SUN – Symbiosis Users Network, coordinated by ENEA, organizes the First Symposium on industrial symbiosis to discuss the state of industrial symbiosis and success cases and business cases.

The conference will be held on 25 October 2017 in Rome.

Centrocot, coordinator of  the Life M3P project (Material Match Making Platform for promoting the use of industrial waste in local networks) and partner of SUN, invites the industrial and technical-scientific textile community to participate in the initiative: a Call for papers for contributions (presentations or posters) is launched. 

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Submit your abstract here 

Monday
Jul032017

Knitting 4.0: Baden-Württemberg's Knitting Cluster, an example of future textile production 

Baden-Württemberg plays an important role in the international knitting sector. Innovative and successful equipment provider, textile producers and end-users cover the whole value-added-chain from engineering of sophisticated textile machinery to the manufacturing of high fashion and functional products.

DITF conducted and presented a study (financed by the industry association Südwesttextil and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Württemberg) detailing the specific challenges and potentials of Industry 4.0 for this knitting industry cluster. The study comprises the strategic framework conditions for digital transformation, innovative development paths and ten key action areas for the cluster on its way to Industry 4.0. Particular attention is put to cross-sectorial aspects and to fast-changing (information) technologies.


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Thursday
Jun012017

EXIT17, event by the Swedish School of Textiles

Welcome to The Swedish School of Textile's graduation exhibition – EXIT17
 
31 May 2017
 
With contributions from all education programme!
From the program:
11:00–18:00 EXHIBITION: FASHIONSTORE OF THE FUTURE
12:30–15:00 SEMINARS, EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
 
Day:
15:30 TEXTIL DESIGN – VERNISSAGE
16:30 FASHION DESIGN – FASHION SHOW
 
Night:
18:30 TEXTIL DESIGN – VERNISSAGE
19:30 FASHION DESIGN – FASHION SHOW
 
Registrations are required for the vernissage and fashion show</b>
 
Contact: ths-nytt@hb.se
 
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Thursday
Jun012017

Industry 4.0: Digital Textile Micro Factory at Texprocess, fully networked on-demand production presented live

Digital technologies, once embraced, bear the potential to act as game changers and offer completely new opportunities to companies.

In this context the GERMAN INSTITUTES OF TEXTILE AND FIBER RESEARCH DENKENDORF (DITF) presented on behalf of Frankfurt Fair the “Digital Textile Micro Factory” in collaboration with renowned partners at Texprocess trade fair.

Visitors could discover a fully networked and integrated factory from the design stage to digital printing, automated single ply cutting, assembling and finishing. Furthermore detailed information was provided from experts at each stage. The seamless digital networking of the production steps within the Micro Factory ensured optimal material consumption, quicker processing time for orders and the highest level of flexibility.

These responsive processes, following the paradigms of Industry 4.0, enabled on-demand production live at the trade show.

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