1 February 2013
Textile specialist Schoeller Textil has appointed Stefano Tonizzo as head of its knitted textiles division.
30 January 2013
Swiss firm Schoeller Textil says Greenpeace has recommended its Ecorepel water and dirt repelling textile finish as an alternative for brands trying to phase out harmful flurocarbons and PFCs.
9 July 2012
A water repelling high-tech fabric finish inspired by the way ducks and other water fowl can dive under water and re-emerge with their feathers still dry is attracting interest from companies such as Mammut and Adidas Porsche Design, its developer says.
6 June 2012
Textile specialist Schoeller Textil AG is taking over Eschler Textil GmbH in a move that will see the two companies merge their operations in a bid to expand their products and global presence.
25 April 2012
Textiles processing company Clariant and textile technologies firm Schoeller have collaborated with sportswear brand Under Armour to develop its Coldblack sportswear collection.
3 April 2012
Schoeller Textil has appointed textile chemist Siegfried Winkelbeiner as CEO of the Swiss fabric and technology firm.
18 January 2011
Schoeller Textil AG has developed a new finishing technology for garment fabrics that harnesses the heat reflecting properties of certain minerals to keep the wearer warm.
23 December 2010
With the global textile and clothing industry this year emerging from a deep slump, it is perhaps understandable that there were going to be unexpected twists and turns in the sector during 2010.
23 June 2010
Schoeller Textil AG has developed a new finishing technology for garment fabrics to protect wearers from ticks and mosquitoes.
2 October 2009
Coldblack, the fabric finishing technology that helps to reduce heat build-up in garments and protect wearers from the sun's harmful rays, can now be applied to woollen garments.
19 June 2009
An exciting new technology originally developed to protect Schoeller fabrics from counterfeiting could be used to tackle fakes throughout the apparel and textile industry, the company said this week, including chemicals, fibres, textiles and clothing.
18 November 2008
The number of plants licensed to use the NanoSphere nanotechnology-based textile finish for clothing and home textiles has nearly quadrupled over the past year.
18 September 2008
Schoeller Textil AG’s NanoSphere textile finish is now available for premium woollen garments.
20 August 2008
A new fabric finishing technology from Schoeller and Clariant claims to reduce heat build up in garments and protect wearers from the sun's harmful rays.
16 May 2008
Schoeller Technologies AG and Clariant International Ltd have developed a new, more eco-friendly nanotechnology-based textile finish that is said to allay concerns about environmental contamination from the chemicals used in these treatments.
4 January 2008
Demand for specialist footwear fibres and fabrics is increasing rapidly, according to a new report, helped by a growing awareness of the health and safety benefits of wearing footwear designed for specific sports, activities and occupations.
10 October 2007
From easy-care clothing to astronaut’s suits, innovations in intelligent apparel and technical textiles now span the whole market, from everyday benefits that make the wearer’s life easier to critical applications whose sole function is saving lives. Niki Tait takes a look at some of the latest advances in this field.
14 September 2007
Specialty chemicals firm Clariant is to set up a network of textile mills licensed to produce fabrics with Schoeller Technologies' nanotechnology-based textile finish.
5 July 2007
The market for moisture management fabrics is set to grow as apparel manufacturers shift their attention to the high-performance end of the sector and consumers place increasing importance on the performance of garments, according to a new report.
2 July 2007
Indian textile manufacturer Spentex Industries has bought Czech yarn maker Schoeller Litvinov for US$25m.
16 April 2007
Technical textiles for the apparel industry, ranging from stain resistant clothing for catering staff to all-in-one suits for nuclear, biological and chemical warfare, looks set to be a fruitful area of growth over the next half-decade. Joe Ayling takes a look at a new report on the sector.