Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Going digital at ITMA 2019

Barcelona, Frankfurt, 20 June 2019 – ITMA 2019, the world’s leading fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies. More than 220 exhibitors from Germany including more than 110 VDMA member companies cover nearly all different machinery chapters with a focus on spinning, nonwoven, weaving, knitting, warp […]

DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Brought Back to Life

When General Sportwear, a Gerber customer for over 30 years, decided to develop and produce its own brand, Gerber’s innovative CAD and PLM software was instrumental to its creation. Gerber’s reliable product lifecycle management software, YuniquePLM, and industry-leading pattern design software, AccuMark, made it possible for the 92-year-old company to relaunch its legacy brand, DEVIL-DOG […]

Bringing the Technology of the Fashion Industry in Line with International Practice

Known as the Olympic Games of international professional skills and held every two years, the WorldSkills Competition is a world-class event of professional skills, and each competition is held in different countries/regions. This year marks its 45th anniversary. In 2003, with the trust of the Macao SAR Government, the fashion department of Macau Productivity and […]

2nd Fashionology Summit: Bangladesh at Heart of Apparel’s Digital Future

The 2nd Bangladesh Fashionology Summit held in Dhaka, the capital of the world’s second largest apparel exporting country, with the aim of preparing Bangladesh for the future of fashion. The summit brought together under one roof most inspiring and innovative thinkers from across the globe to initiate the much-needed conversations around technology, digitalization and innovation. […]

Launch Dutch Circular Textile Valley

Friday, May 24th, saw the official launch of the Dutch Circular Textile Valley (DCTV) at Circl in Amsterdam. DCTV has brought together a broad coalition of brands, retailers, manufacturers, their associations, knowledge institutes and government bodies that will collaborate on moving to a more circular clothing and textiles value chain in the Netherlands. The DCTV […]

ITMA Countdown – Focus Industry 4.0

On the occasion of a VDMA press conference themed “ITMA countdown” in Frankfurt, speakers from member companies Lindauer DORNIER, Herzog and Mahlo showed how Industry 4.0 solutions are going to impact the textile process chain and what technologies visitors can expect to see at ITMA 2019. The products examples of the respective companies made clear […]

Yeşim on the UN Global Compact Board of Directors

At Global Compact Turkey’s 7th Ordinary General Assembly, Ahmet Cemal Dördüncü from Akkök Holding was elected as the President of the Board of Directors of the UN Global Compact Network Turkey, on Akkök’s list for the third time in a row and representing Yeşim Textile, Corporate Communications Director Dilek Cesur was elected to the Board […]

IAF Spring Member Event Frankfurt: Overview Key Outcomes

The IAF held its annual Spring Member Event in Frankfurt on May 13th and 14th back to back with the Texprocess and Techtextil Fairs. In the morning of May 13th, IAF’s bi-annual Board of Directors meeting brought together the majority of the Board, representing 12 countries from all continents. The IAF Board expressed its gratitude […]

IAF Spring Member Event, Frankfurt

The IAF has held its Spring Member Event in Frankfurt, Germany on May 13th and 14th. The IAF held its bi-annual Board of Directors meeting in the morning of Monday May 13th bringing together influential apparel industry representatives from over 15 countries from Asia, Europe and the America’s. For the afternoon the IAF had organized […]