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Managing Director Baumbach: "We are convinced of the high potential of the unique digital solution and are again acting as lead investor in the current financing round."

Making sure products are counterfeit-proof with a green tick on them and an app. This is guaranteed by a completely new digital application developed by the start-up authentic.network based on blockchain. The young company from Chemnitz in Saxony can now continue to grow after Peppermint Holding GmbH and Jentzsch Investment GmbH invested another 2.6 million euros.

Company Innovation Press

With Triwitex, the Peppermint Group has developed a yarn process that not only fashion and environmentally conscious consumers, but also the sharing economy have been waiting for.

 

What is special about Triwitex?

 

Steffen Lüdemann: Triwitex is a very powerful spinning technology. We can use it to make wool or other natural fibers much more resistant. For example, you have no pilling, so the fabric no longer fuzzes. In addition, this new spinning technology enables us to use novel raw materials such as biopolymers. We offer a process for many new, innovative applications and products.

 

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Cellink AB has reached an agreement with the owners of Scienion AG, an internationally leading German life science company in the field of ultra-precise dosing of liquids, to acquire all shares.

Peppermint VenturePartners has been a lead investor in Scienion since it was founded.

Company Innovation Press

A favourite jacket that's virtually indestructible, but can ultimately go on the compost heap, in line with the principle: tough on the outside, soft on the inside. That's a fitting description of the Peppermint Group’s EcoJacket. In a future study, textile engineers from the Advanced Materials Competence Centre (AMCC) joined professional recyclers to demonstrate that their innovative TRIWITEX yarn construction represents a huge step towards a sustainable future for the textile industry. The concept aims to combine two previously incompatible worlds. (Article in German language)

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15 jacquard machines running around the clock - they are the realm of Sarah Winkelmann. In a series, the "Free Press" introduces young people in traditional professions.
The young woman is a machine and plant operator textile technology in the Ertex weaving plant in Rodewisch. When asked, "What's the beauty of this job?" she says, "Actually, everything."

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The Ertex is one of the 34 best companies in Germany, in which health is capitalized, the so-called excellence class. Since the beginning of 2018, IKK has been supporting Peppermint Holding GmbH in the health sector.

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This year the underwear specialist Dilling won the first place at "Successvirksomhed". The company relies on long-term partnerships in the supply chain and a special finishing technology in-house.

Company Innovation

The basic principle of intelligent living environments is to install technical systems anywhere in the house where they are needed. However, the necessary power and communication connections are not always available. In the new project ConText, a consortium under the coordination of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is developing a user-friendly and intuitive technology for smart textile surfaces, which makes walls and floors in living areas usable for cable-based power supply and communication.

 

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"While the Federal Government is working on an industrial concept, it is forgetting the concrete concerns of small and medium-sized enterprises. That is causing material problems," so Ingeborg Neumann, Ppresident of the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry, in the guest commentary of German national newspaper Handelsblatt.

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Zwickauer Kammgarn Spinnerei is struggling with rising costs for raw materials. The management therefore wants to change tack.

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As international as the global market in which the Peppermint Group operates.

Company Innovation

Peppermint becomes cooperation with Startup Teens: The Berlin entrepreneur and company founder Ingeborg Neumann wants to inspire pupils.

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Beate Wilms and Hans-Joachim Gierse have been managing the business of Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH, part of the Berlin Peppermint Group, since Monday, 15 October.

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Ingeborg Neumann was elected to the top committee of the Association of Berlin Merchants and Industrialists at the general meeting. The decision-making network builds bridges between established companies and the start-up economy and promotes ideas and exchange.