1st Digital Show by Première Vision Paris Reflects Accelerating Digitalization

Première Vision held its first Digital Show on September 15th and 16th, inviting the creative fashion industry to come together on its online marketplace to develop their activities, exchange ideas, get inspired and create their fall/winter 2021-22 collections. This exclusively virtual show showcased 43,000 products from 1,675 suppliers to 19,500 visitors from nearly 120 countries, and reflected the accelerating pace of digitization in the fashion industry. The largest number of visitors was from France, followed by Italy, the U.K., Spain, Turkey, U.S., Japan, Germany, Netherlands and Korea. Initiated several months ago as a means of reinforcing and supplementing the physical edition of Première Vision Paris, the Digital Show took over

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Coating Expertise Brings Sustainable Comfort and Convenience to Face Masks

Gorilla Protect is a new company formed this May to promote Catus face masks, a major leap forward in the effectiveness of personal protection products that are available to consumers in the fight against COVID-19. Behind Catus and the new company is Nova Textil, an established fabric finishing company based in Grefrath, Germany, and now is run by father and son team Rainer and Oliver Hurtz.   Single Stenter Rainer Hurtz founded Nova Textil with a single Monforts Montex stenter and just five employees in 1999, and has steered its constant development and growth over the past twenty years. “Our initial focus was on the coating of mainly glass fiber

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Baldwin Installs Six Precision Spray Systems in 60 Days for Textile Manufacturers

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has successfully installed six new fabric finishing and sanforizing precision spray systems in the U.S. and Turkey. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the installations were completed in just 60 days, thanks to close collaboration among onsite Baldwin textile team members, local agents and remote support from the company’s product and technology center in Sweden. For textiles, nonwovens and technical textiles, Baldwin’s precision spray technology processes a wide range of low-viscosity water-based chemicals, such as softeners, anti-microbial agents, water repellents, oil repellents, flame retardants and more. These systems enable fabric producers to significantly reduce chemical and water consumption, while speeding up production times and eliminating production steps, including

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