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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.

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In an interview with the Tagesspiegel, Ingeborg Neumann, president of the textil+mode association, warns that a factory shutdown would be an "economic shock from which we would not recover. The current lockdown goes "to the existence" of the companies. Neumann calls for the government to treat manufacturers and retailers equally when compensating for hard-to-sell seasonal goods.

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Neumann: "Medium-sized industry needs social and political support in order to get out of the Corona crisis."

 

Berlin: Ingeborg Neumann is elected President of the general association textil + mode for a further three years. The general meeting of the umbrella association of the textile and fashion industry unanimously confirmed Neumann today. The Vice Presidents and the Presidium also continue to work together.

 

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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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textil+mode President Ingeborg Neumann: "You can rely on the medium-sized industry, we train even in economically difficult times!"

Berlin: 80 percent of companies in the German textile and fashion industry want to maintain their training capacities despite the dramatic economic consequences of the corona pandemic. "This is a strong signal and shows once again the reliability of the medium-sized industry, even if we are currently struggling with enormous economic problems," said Ingeborg Neumann during the exchange with Federal President Steinmeier at Bellevue Palace. (Photo: Copyright Kugler, article in German language)

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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Many companies in the German textile and fashion industry are experiencing dramatic drops in sales. The corona crisis is already killing a large part of the mostly medium-sized companies. Traditional brands and family businesses in the clothing industry are just as hard hit as manufacturers of technical textiles or automotive suppliers.

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No green deal without textiles - Ingeborg Neumann in conversation at the start of this year's European series of textile network "Textile continent Europe - opportunities and risks".

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Innovation Press

Entry bands made of PET bottles, a red carpet made of old fishing nets and plastic waste recovered from the sea, a ball gown made of roses - this year's "Bundespresseball" was all about change. With sustainable concepts, new materials and a clever recycling economy, the textile industry can also make an important contribution to sustainability. Ingeborg Neumann was happy to give the guests an insight into our highly innovative textile world.

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Every morning, first of all, we think about what we wear today, but textile is much more: in living, in cars and airplanes as textile lightweight construction, in medicine and in environmental technology, everywhere you will find textiles ..." - Ingeborg Neumann in the magazine to the upcoming Federal Press Ball on 29th of November in Berlin.

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Ingeborg Neumann, President of the textil+mode Association, in the NOZ interview on sustainability in the textile industry, innovation and the location Germany.

 

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With a video campaign, the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry called for a strong Europe as the basis for successful economic action in the run-up to the European elections.

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Textile network is focusing this year on the shortage of skilled workers and young talents in the textile industry. To kick off this series, Ingeborg Neumann, President of the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry deals with a question that many companies are currently asking themselves: What can be done to counter the growing shortage of skilled workers?

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The East German textile industry is particularly affected by the shortage of skilled workers. Companies are therefore stepping up their efforts to recruit suitable foreign employees.

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Currently, 25 young people from six countries are undergoing vocational training.

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The textile industry talks to leading German politicians Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Andrea Nahles at their annual conference in Berlin.

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Ethics check at a glance - Development Aid Minister Gerd Müller wants to introduce a new seal for textiles. An interview on the "Green Button" with Ingeborg Neumann.

Innovation Press

As part of the Federal Government's Digital Agenda 2014 to 2017, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy has launched the "Mittelstand 4.0 - Digital Production and Work Processes" funding initiative. The aim of this initiative is to support small and medium-sized enterprises on their way to digital transformation.

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In an interview, Ingeborg Neumann, Vice President of the Federation of German Industries, said that sustainable fashion is chic and affordable despite all preconceptions.