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Schoeller unveils new range of biodegradable textiles Beth Wright | 18 Sep 19

Performance fabric and textile technology specialist Schoeller Textil has introduced a new collection of biodegradable textiles, comprised of Bluesign-approved fabrics with biodegradable polyester, as part of a joint venture with Taiwan's Formosa Taffeta Company (FTC).

Texprocess & Techtextil 2019 – Material innovations Beth Wright | 10 Jun 19

A number of new fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for clothing and footwear at the recent Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. A new line of identification threads, the "perfect alternative" to down, and a water-based breathable imitation leather were among some of the highlights.

New ski jacket wicks away sweat with wearable tech Beth Wright | 16 Nov 18

Swiss sportswear brand Kjus has launched what it claims is the world's first garment to feature an electronic, user-controlled membrane, designed to eliminate sweat simply by touching a button.

Schoeller showcases Hydro_Bot technology in ski wear Michelle Russell | 29 Jan 18

Functional fabrics and performance textiles specialist Schoeller Textil, and Swiss-Norwegian start-up Osmotex, have launched the first clothing product using their electro-osmotic membrane technology for moisture management.

Schoeller releases new functional fabrics Michelle Russell | 19 Jan 18

Functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil has released new fabrics with sustainable features including a naturally warming material with Nilit Heat yarn made with coffee bean shells, qualities in mulesing-free wool, and PFC-free bio-technologies based on renewable raw materials.

Schoeller and Red Bull partner on performance textile Beth Wright | 13 Jun 17

Functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil has partnered with Austrian energy company Red Bull to develop new performance textiles it claims reduces fatigue symptoms and boosts regeneration.

Schoeller reveals new performance textiles Beth Wright | 12 Jun 17

Functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil has partnered with specialised chemical company Lubrizol to develop new performance textiles it claims meet a previously unachieved standard in terms of compression, fabric elongation and comfort.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2017 – Material innovations Beth Wright | 18 May 17

A number of new smart fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for more sustainable clothing and footwear at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. Electro-osmotic membranes, eco-efficient textiles and recycled yarns were among the highlights.  

Schoeller signs production deal for Hydro_Bot technology Michelle Russell | 9 May 17

Functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil AG has signed a production agreement with Swiss-Norwegian start-up Osmotex in a further step towards the commercialisation of an electro-osmotic membrane for moisture management in outerwear.

Wear2Wear partnership closing the textile loop Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 17

Five European textile recycling companies are partnering on production systems that will turn textile fibres from used clothing into new functional fabrics. 

Schoeller unveils ecodye auxiliary for polyester dyeing Beth Wright | 10 Apr 17

Schoeller Textil has partnered with textile chemicals specialist Textilcolor to develop a new new ecodye auxiliary concept for polyester yarns and piece goods.

Schoeller heated e-soft-shell material for sale by metre Leonie Barrie | 13 Feb 17

The latest wearable textile technology from functional fabrics and performance textile specialist Schoeller Textil AG is a durable, heatable e-soft-shell material that can be flexibly cut to size.

A resilient outdoor industry seeks to broaden its base Debra Cobb | 15 Aug 16

With 29,000 visitors and 1626 exhibitors, this year's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which took place earlier this month in Salt Lake City, had its usual upbeat vibe. But there were signs that the outdoor industry is feeling the effects of 2016's "winter of our discontent," along with several retail bankruptcies, stock market disruptions in China, and the Brexit uncertainty in Europe.

Schoeller Textile adds bio-based PFC-free finishes Leonie Barrie | 1 Aug 16

Schoeller Textil’s portfolio now includes two PFC-free finishing technologies based on renewable primary products.

Outerwear faces up to the challenge of climate change Debra Cobb | 18 Jan 16

Faced with downward pressure on demand from unseasonably warm weather, the outdoor industry is broadening its appeal to work across multiple end-uses. New product introductions at the recent Outdoor Retailer trade show included innovations in outerwear, performance denim, and wool.

Fibres and fabrics: Innovations in sports textiles Kitty So | 7 Oct 15

Sportswear innovators are focusing on growing demand for environmentally-friendly fibres and fabrics and lightweight materials that can keep sport consumers comfortable while optimising performance.

Fibres and fabrics: Functional finishes meet environmental concerns Kitty So | 7 Oct 15

As functional finishes for textile products become increasingly effective and innovative, producers are looking for new ways to meet brands’ environmental concerns with ecologically friendly solutions.

Biomimicry inspires eco-friendly performance apparel Leonie Barrie | 26 Jun 15

Designers of performance apparel are looking to nature for inspiration when developing their ranges – a process, known as "biomimicry."

New fibre and fabric innovations for outdoor wear Leonie Barrie | 20 Feb 15

New eco-friendly fibre and fabric concepts that not only offer more sustainable choices for sportswear and outdoor apparel, but in many cases give improved functionality too, were on show at this month’s ISPO Münich trade fair. The natural performance of wool, plant-based laminates, ultra lightweight insulation and advanced temperature regulation were among the highlights.

US: Vestagen buys Vestex tech rights from Schoeller Richard Woodard | 5 Feb 14

Vestagen Technical Textiles has moved to acquire the worldwide rights to technologies associated with its Vestex fabric from Schoeller Technologies.

GERMANY: Klopman and Schoeller team up on workwear fabrics Leonie Barrie | 21 Jun 13

A new range of high performance workwear fabrics has been launched as part of a joint project between Klopman International and Schoeller Works, a division of Schoeller Textil.

Techtextil 2013: Textile finishes respond to eco-friendly demand Leonie Barrie | 20 Jun 13

Ongoing concerns about the use of certain chemicals in the textile, apparel and footwear industry have prompted new research into more sustainable alternatives. Many of which were on show at last week's Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany, along with some other new products for enhanced fabric performance.

Techtextil 2013: Pyroshell flame protection for synthetic fabrics Leonie Barrie | 10 Jun 13

The latest technology from Schoeller is Pyroshell, a permanent flame protection for synthetic fabrics.

SWITZERLAND: Tonizzo to head up Schoeller Textil knit business Katie Smith | 1 Feb 13

Textile specialist Schoeller Textil has appointed Stefano Tonizzo as head of its knitted textiles division.

SWITZERLAND: Eco-friendly approval for water repellent finish Petah Marian | 30 Jan 13

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.

SWITZERLAND: Schoeller buoyed by eco-friendly water repellent Leonie Barrie | 9 Jul 12

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.

SWITZERLAND: Textile firms Schoeller and Eschler to merge Leonie Barrie | 6 Jun 12

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.

SWITZERLAND: Clariant and Schoeller help Under Armour with coldblack collection Katie Smith | 25 Apr 12

Textiles processing company Clariant and textile technologies firm Schoeller have collaborated with sportswear brand Under Armour to develop its Coldblack sportswear collection.

SWITZERLAND: Winkelbeiner to head Schoeller Textil Katie Smith | 3 Apr 12

Schoeller Textil has appointed textile chemist Siegfried Winkelbeiner as CEO of the Swiss fabric and technology firm.

SWITZERLAND: Schoeller fabric finish boosts wearer warmth | 18 Jan 11

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.


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