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Themes & events at Texprocess

With its extensive supporting programme of lectures, showcases and competitions, Texprocess offers exhibitors and visitors an insight into the latest developments in the industry, as well as additional technical inspiration.

The event highlights of 2017

Innovative Apparel Show

Innovative Apparel Show on stage  2017

High-tech fashion and creative processing
Fashion made from high-tech textiles processed with the help of innovative technologies: the second edition of the Techtextil and Texprocess fashion show featured designs by up-and-coming designers that impressed with smart materials and creative workmanship. Visitors to the trade fair honoured the most forward-looking designs with the Audience Award.

Digital Textile Micro Factory

Digital Micro Factory Area

Moving towards Industry 4.0: In cooperation with the German Institutes of Textile and Fibre Research Denkendorf and renowned companies in the textile industry, Texprocess presented an integrated production chain for textiles live for the first time.

Digital Textile Micro Factory – 2017 impressions

Using individual stations, the Micro Factory showcased the completely networked production of clothing – from design and digital printing to automatic cutting and assembly.

Texprocess Innovation Award

Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Award winners 2017
Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Award winners 2017

The Texprocess Innovation Award honours innovative and outstanding developments, technologies and processes for the processing of textiles and flexible materials. The developments selected by an international jury were presented to trade visitors and journalists during the fair in a special show. The official award ceremony took place during the fair.

IT@Texprocess

IT@Texprocess

The demand for high-performance IT solutions for the textile and clothing industry is increasing, especially with regard to fast fashion, traceability and quality management. With IT@Texprocess, Texprocess brings together providers of industry-specific software and services and users from the textile industry.

Lectures and conferences

Texprocess 2017 offered an exciting variety of informative specialist lectures and expert discussions. A focal point: digital textile printing.

European Digital Textile Conference by WTiN

European Digital Textile Conference by WTiN

The industry information service WTiN organised the European Digital Textile Conference in cooperation with Texprocess and Techtextil for the first time. The conference focused on current product developments and the advantages of using digital textile printing to functionalise and decorate technical textiles.

Texprocess Forum

Texprocess Forum

At the international conference, experts from science and industry presented the latest findings on the industry's key topics in over 30 lectures and panel discussions on all four days of the trade fair.

Events for newcomers & start-ups

Texprocess offers young companies and start-ups as well as students and trainees from the textile processing industry a platform to get information and make contacts.

Young innovative companies

Young innovative companies

Dynamic, exciting, full of ideas: in 2017, young innovative companies from Germany presented themselves in the promotional area hosted by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi).

Texprocess Campus & Jobwall

Texprocess Campus & Jobwall

On the Techtextil and Texprocess joint special area, international universities, institutes and fashion schools present their study and teaching programmes for the textile processing industry, providing insight into current projects and offering contact with qualified and motivated young people. The Jobwall offers internships, dissertations and open positions with exhibitors at Texprocess and Techtextil.

Techtextil events

Trade visitors and exhibitors at Texprocess also benefit from the supporting programme at Techtextil, which takes place at the same time.

“Living in Space” – technical textiles for the aerospace industry

“Living in Space” – technical textiles for the aerospace industry

Under the title “Living in Space”, Techtextil presented the varied applications of technical textiles using space as an example in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR). An elaborately designed special area showcased high-tech textiles and textile processing technologies for use in space.

Techtextil Symposium

Techtextil Symposium

At the informative and visionary expert forum, international representatives from science and industry discussed current developments in technical textiles, functional apparel fabrics and their diverse applications.

Student competition “Textile Building”

Student competition “Textile Building”

The student competition “Textile Structures for New Building” is dedicated to textiles as a building material. Students and young professionals were again invited to submit practice-oriented designs for building with textiles or textile-reinforced materials.

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