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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.

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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)

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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".

(Article in German language)

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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.

(Article in German language)

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