INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, and Nonwovens Industry Magazine have announced the opening of nominations for the prestigious IDEA Achievement Awards. IDEA is the triennial global event for the nonwovens and engineered fabrics conference and exposition, to be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL, from 25-28 March 2019.
Leading German machine builder for automatic weft straighteners and online quality control systems Mahlo is showcasing at upcoming CINTE Techtextil from 4-6 September in Shanghai. The show is the daughter show of the well-established Techtextil in Germany and is considered to be one of the Most important trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens in Asia.
Over the last two weeks, Gerber participated in two global industry events, FESPA in Berlin and Texprocess Americas in Atlanta. At the shows, the company demonstrated on-demand manufacturing applications that included included Digital Solutions, integrating data from design to finished product leveraging YuniquePLM And the AccuMark Platform, digital printing technologies from three industry leaders, Gerber'sZ1 single-ply cutter with ContourVision automated scan-to-cut system and both robotic and lean loop sewing operations.
Insoles that measure athletic performance using bacteria, and trainers that "breathe" are among the latest experimental pieces of sportswear being developed by Puma and MIT Design Lab.
Debuted during Milan design week, the Adaptive Dynamics: Biodesign project features four cases that test how bacteria could be used within sportswear design to improve performance and sustainability.