Sustainability


The textile industry offers a wide range of solutions for a more sustainable world. However, it is itself, with its materials, technologies and processes, in the focus of optimizations for more environmental protection. Textile applications for more sustainability and contributions to a production with improved eco-balance are presented in this section.

Bionic oil adsorber helps protect waters
Self-driven and sustainable removal of oil spills in water using spacer fabrics
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Networks for a good urban climate
Launch of the VERD flexible greening system from OMC°C with warp knitted nets
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Mastering a hairy affair
Cooperation to unlock the potential of merino wool for knitwear
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Raschel machines with more diversity and a digital generation HKS with performance upgrade
Warp knitting exhibition of the KARL MAYER GROUP at ITMA, 08. – 14.06.2023, Fiera Milano, Hall 4 B119
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Warp preparation innovations for sample warping and indigo dyeing
At the ITMA, the KARL MAYER GROUP will be showing solutions for the topics that move its customers, 08 - 14.06.2023, Fiera Milano, Hall 4 B119
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Innovations from STOLL for more benefits in the flat knitting sector
Exhibition of the KARL MAYER GROUP at the ITMA, 08. - 14.06.2023, Fiera Milano, Hall 4 B119
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Introducing new swimwear fabric for circularity
Project for textile-to-textile recycling by Decathlon, the KARL MAYER GROUP and The LYCRA Company
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High up with green nets
Scalable and seasonal - efficient greening solution from OMC°C improves urban climate
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KARL MAYER GROUP and Lenzing Group collaborate
The aim of the partnership: to empower sustainable innovations in flat and warp knits
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Flax fibers, the shooting stars of sustainable lightweight construction
Interview with Friedrich J. Deimann, Managing Director of GREENBOATS about flax fibers in composites
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Unleash the line for more sustainability!
GREENBOATS improves the eco-balance in lightweight construction with Natural Fibre Composites
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World's first carbon concrete building stands
Ceremonial inauguration of CUBE, the first building with textile reinforcement, 29.09.2022 in Dresden, Germany
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KNIT COUTURE upcycling project
Fashion design students at Reutlingen University breathe new life into historic STOLL knitting patterns
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Sustainably beautiful
The collections of Iluna for the season Spring/Summer 2024
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Forging ahead on spacer fabrics
AKXY2 concept car from Asahi Kasei with 3D warp knitted fabrics in the interior
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Saving energy through warp knitting
Independent study by Gherzi shows: Warp knitting consumes significantly less energy than weaving
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Next generation bio-derived LYCRA® fiber
The LYCRA Company announces collaboration with QORE® to use QIRA® for renewable LYCRA® fiber at scale
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Cooperation with denim Brands
KARL MAYER is looking forward to working with leading denim brands
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Reduction of microplastics
Midlayer and softshell performance solutions in 4D-KNIT with reduced microplastic emission
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Environmental pioneer relies on GREENDYE by KARL MAYER
NIEN HSING buys the first GREENDYE by KARL MAYER unit
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Seducer with environmental awareness
Multicolor flock prints, chenille and metallic effects as well as zero water print - Iluna continues to set trends in lace
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Warp knitted solutions with great leverage
Using technical warp knitted fabrics from WEFTTRONIC® II G to provide greater efficiency on construction sites
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Using textiles and pipettes for new organs
Warp knitted spacer fabrics as the base structure for 3-dimensional cell culture
Greater energy efficiency in greenhouse growing
Developing a thermal blind for greenhouses made of warp-knitted spacer fabrics
Raschel machine brings smart textile projects forward
Inauguration of an MJ 52/1-S from KARL MAYER for processing electrically conductive yarns at Grabher GROUP