Global Apparel Market – An Overview | Watch NOW! | Ad
Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / AMSilk GmbH expands biosteel fibre business unit
AMSilk GmbH expands biosteel fibre business unit
05
May '17
Courtesy: Amsilk
Courtesy: Amsilk
AMSilk GmbH, the world’s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers headquartered in Germany, has expanded its fibre business unit. Martin Lankes supports the biosteel fibre development team as senior product manager fibre business in a technical and market-related way to bring the protein-based silk fibre to the next development stage.

The aim of AMSilk is to develop market-ready products together with selected leading brands and partners and to set new standards in the fibre industry. This includes the continuous improvement of the biosteel fibre as well as the definition of product requirements and defined quality characteristics.

With over 20 years of professional experience, Martin Lankes is an experienced textile engineer and product manager. After his start in the development department at Patagonia, he subsequently worked for several years in trade marketing with Helly Hansen. Following, he was with W.L. Gore & Associates for over 9 years as product specialist for Gore-Tex and Windstopper, before Lankes was appointed senior product developer to the Adidas Innovations team. Over the past four years, Lankes has rebuilt the GENTIC brand as a brand manager at Skylotec.

Martin Lankes said, “AMSilk GmbH has a unique product and is the only biotech company in the world to produce the biosteel fibre in large quantities. I am particularly fascinated by the many different biosteel applications and I’m looking forward to helping to further develop and market the biosteel high-performance fibre.

Severin Bertsch, head of fibre business at AMSilk said, “We are delighted to have won with Martin Lankes an engineer with such extensive experience and competence that will help to shape and implement the ambitious goals of AMSilk in the future. With his know-how in the fields of international textile value chain, innovation and product management, as well as the development of product standards, he will further advance our high-quality performance products”.

The biosteel fibre is the first high-performance bionic fibre with true environmental integrity. The material is produced at an industrial scale through a patented, animal-free process that relies on bacterial fermentation and is powered by renewable resources. Already used in premium innovation footwear, biosteel fabrics are strong and lightweight performance material designed to add value to products spanning the automotive, fashion, home/interior and apparel industries. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

SABIC signs MoU with PRC province for petrochem complex

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

SABIC signs MoU with PRC province for petrochem complex

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) recently announced the ...

Courtesy: Industree Skill Transform

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

Industree helps weavers enhance design capabilities

Industree Skill Transform Pvt Ltd (ISTPL) is a skill development...

Courtesy: Pexels

Textiles | On 26th Sep 2018

Fitch raises growth forecast for India to 7.8% in 2018-19

Rating agency Fitch last week raised India’s growth forecast for...

Interviews View All

Manfred Mentges, Sedo Treepoint GmbH

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Luke Otten, Wigwam Mills Inc

Luke Otten
Wigwam Mills Inc

Wigwam aims to recycle discarded yarn that doesn’t make it through the...

Karel Williams, Dow Microbial Control

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Apurva Kothari,

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

C Dhandayuthapani,

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Lynda Kelly, Suominen Corporation

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Tony Ward, Tony Ward

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Samar Firdos, Arvind Ltd

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

Mike Hoffman, Gildan Activewear SRL

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search