Current news within the group and their fields.
Peppermint invests in lab of the future - honeycomb as a model for Lab 4.0
With its investment in SmartLab Solutions GmbH, based in Dresden, Peppermint is investing in the laboratory of the future.
Peppermint invests in blockchain technology against product counterfeiting
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.
Ingeborg Neumann: Lockdown goes to the existence
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.
Ingeborg Neumann was re-elected as President of the General Association of the German Textile and Fashion Industry
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.
(Article in German language)
Peppermint: New technology is an all-rounder
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.
(Article in German language)
Peppermint VenturePartners: Cellink acquires the Peppermint portfolio company Scienion for 80 million euros
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.