Textilegence’s March/April 2023 issue brings together industrial and current developments. You will find the effects of the earthquake, which caused serious destruction and casualties, especially in Türkiye, on the industry and the measures taken in our pages. This issue contains the main agenda items: the latest situation of the production centers in the region, the projects being undertaken by sector stakeholders for normalisation of production, and statements from the global textile trade on the subject.
Textilegence March-April 2023 issue contains the latest developments in textile and printing markets
This issue, our 59th, features new technologies that have been introduced to the printing and textile industry markets. You can read about the features and advantages of Durak Tekstil’s new Lyosense and Lyostitch lyocell threads, as well as the new opportunities offered by Mimaki’s first DTF printing machine TxF150-75 for textile and apparel printing applications and heat transfer pigment ink PHT50 for DTF in this issue. In addition to the new possibilities offered by KARL MAYER with 3D printing in knitting and details of Oerlikon Barmag’s new WINGS HD models, you can also find growth forecasts and trends for technical textiles and digital textile printing markets in our new issue.
However, exhibitions keep going in an intense fashion. ITMA 2023 will be held in Milan in June. It was announced that the exhibition space is full months in advance. Over 1,600 exhibitors will be participating from 44 countries. 100 companies are still waiting for space in their preferred areas. Texworld Paris attracted a significant international attendance. This was nearly three times the number of visitors to the exhibition in February 2022. You can find more details in the Textilegence March 2023 issue.
As always, the prominent topics on sustainability in Türkiye and the world are waiting for you on our Green Times pages: Türkiye is introducing new regulations to reduce the environmental impact of textile activities with the new circular issued by the Ministry of Environment, Urbanisation and Climate Change. RegioGreenTex is a European initiative that will assist SMEs in transforming textile scrap into value. It is a three-year-long project. Smartex, the Turkish startup Tuvis has been acquired by Smartex. The new technology centre will be located in Maslak and will help expand its zero waste future efforts. ‘Sea lettuce’, which causes odour and pollution in the Gulf of Izmir, will offer a biodegradable option to plastic packaging. Our new issue contains all the information you need. We hope you enjoy reading.