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Hightex award presented at Munich Fabric Start
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Sep '16
Courtesy: Munich Fabric
Courtesy: Munich Fabric
At the recently held Munich Fabric Start, the Hightex Award was presented for new, creative and innovative product developments in fabrics and additionals. The top award was won by Italian functional fabric manufacturer, Mectex for an ultra light, water repellent, 3 layer fabric that charges up in daylight and is luminescent in the darkness.

The second and third place went to Schoeller Textil AG from Switzerland and Officina +39, also from Italy.

The awards were presented in the categories of technology, smart fibres, sustainability, resource efficiency, finishing and functionality.

Through the Hightex Award, Munich Fabric Start honours and encourages efforts and endeavours of leading fabric manufacturers to invest even more in future proof product developments. (AR)

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