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Texprocess Forum to cover sustainability in textile sector

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Apr '19
Pic: Texprocess Messefrankfurt
Pic: Texprocess Messefrankfurt
The Texprocess Forum programme has been released and it will mainly discuss digitalisation and sustainability in the textile sector. Accordingly, Messe Frankfurt is bringing part of its Fashionsustain conference from Berlin to Frankfurt for the first time. Texprocess, the show for processing textile and flexible materials, will be held from May 14-17, 2019.

Within the framework of the Texprocess Forum, Messe Frankfurt is bringing an offshoot of its Fashionsustain conference to Frankfurt on May 14, 2019. Fashionsustain is part of Neonyt, an event hub specialising in sustainable fashion during the Berliner Fashion Week. The innovative conference format adds pioneering, sustainable textile innovations to the dialogue and uses synergistic effects in the sector to revolutionise processes and production flows. The superordinate question ‘Is Sustainability the Key to Textile Innovations?’ will be discussed in round table sessions with key players, such as Lenzing, Perpetual Global, and Procalçado S.A. A keynote lecture by Micke Magnusson, founder of the Swedish ‘We are Spindye’ start-up, will address the economic need for sustainable business models and give action impulses, according to a press release on the show.

Subsequently, fibre manufacturer Lenzing, embroidery-machine manufacturer Santoni, and shoe-component manufacturer Procalçado S.A. will present an innovation roadshow entitled ‘The Future of Eco-Conscious Footwear Manufacturing’. The roadshow is supported by the Texpertise Network of Messe Frankfurt. It illustrates sustainable shoe manufacturing and shows how a sustainability revolution in the fashion and textile industry can become reality today. The panel discussion will be chained by Marte Hentschel, founder of Sourcebook, the B2B network for the fashion industry.

Additional contributions about sustainability at Texprocess Forum will be given by Global Sustainable Management on the recycling economy and its integration in the product-development process, textile manufacturer Vossen will talk on vegan textiles, and investment company Triple Tree will discuss sustainable CSR management and audit solutions for complete transparency.

Which changes triggered by Industry 4.0 are already part of the value chain, this is the main question of the thematic block organised by the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies association, on May 14, and it will be discussed in two round-table sessions by Andreas Faath from VDMA Forum Industry 4.0; Yves-Simon Gloy from Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut, and Klaus Hecker from VDMA Organic and Printed Electronics Association.

The subjects selected by DTB, Dialogue Textile Apparel, for the Texprocess Forum on May 15 and 16, 2019, spotlight those parts of the textile process chain most affected by digitalisation. With Holger Knapp, CEO of the Deutscher Fachverlag publishing company in the chair, Hans-Peter Hiemer of B4B Solutions will open proceedings with a keynote address on the digital transformation of the fashion business. This will be followed by a panel discussion entitled ‘Old hands, reckless young people – how to get the best from your team with 3D!’ with Michael Ernst from Germany’s Niederrhein University, Andreas Seidl of Human Solutions, and other experts.

Thereafter, digital solutions for the fashion trade like digital showrooms and sales tools, will be the focal point of contributions by MobiMedia and Assyst. Lectra will discuss ways to fashion on demand, Sys-Pro will look at omni-channel solutions, and Avalution will look at avatars in the digital development of apparel. In its contribution, the Hohenstein Testing Institute will consider whether virtual prototypes are also suitable for resale products while WKS Textilveredlungs will ask how quality assurance can go together with shorter lead times.

In the panel discussion organised by the World Textile Information Network (WTiN) on May 17, Coloreel will introduce its revolutionary thread colouring technology; the German institute for textile and fibre research, Denkendorf, will speak about micro-factories in the textile industry; KSL will discuss sewing robots; and WTiN will look at the influence of Amazon on investment, patents, and the future. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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