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.

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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Interested in Digitalization?

Transparency for efficiency
With new features, the dashboard offers even more support for day-to-day work
New patterning dimensions with the HKS digital generation
HKS 3-M ON demonstrates maximum flexibility in warp-knitted fabric design
Staying on track
with KM.ON
Laprotex successfully uses k.innovation CORE