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2024 Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Award winners announced

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Techtextil and Texprocess

The winners of the 2024 Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Awards have been announced. A total of 15 winners in eight categories received awards for their research, new products, processes or technologies in sectors such as aviation, automotive, medicine and construction.

“Innovations in the textile industry enable completely new solutions for innumerable applications. New materials, processes and products are boosting the future of the sectors. What was inconceivable yesterday is possible today—thanks to smart minds in the textile industry. Accordingly, we are really pleased to honor the best ideas with the Techtextil and Texprocess Innovation Awards,” says Sabine Scharrer, director of brand management at Technical Textiles Textile Processing, Messe Frankfurt.

Winners of the Techtextil Innovation Award

Company Project nameAward category
Centexbel-VKCDebonding of welded thermoplastic textile reinforced composites by induction heatingNew approaches on sustainability & circular economy
CITEVE (project coordinator) and project partners Saint-Gobain (project leader), Têxteis Penedo, CeNTI and iTeconsSmart Roofs System (SRS)New product
ITF DenkendorfSelf-cooling textiles – energy-free method using radiative cooling technologyNew technology
Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KGAGXX – The innovative antimicrobial technologyNew technology
TUD Dresden University of Technoloy, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology3D textile lattice girder for sustainable production of lightweight carbon concrete precast elementsNew concept
LunaMicroLunaMicro’s active moisture-pumping textileNew technology
Norafin Industries (Germany) GmbHHydro-shape – three-dimensional textile structures formed from waterNew technologies on sustainability & recycling
Revoltech GmbHLOVRTM New concept
SA-Dynamics (Startup at the Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University)High-performance insulation textiles made from cellulose aerogel fibersNew technologies on sustainability & recycling

Winners of the Texprocess Innovation Award

CompanyProject nameAward category
Dürkopp Adler GmbHDÜRKOPP ADLER 911 Revolve – Perfection in every stitchInnovation for quality improvement
TUD Dresden University of Technology, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance MaterialStandardizing Movement Patterns to Compare Textile-Soft Body InteractionsDigitalization & Al
Juki Central Europe Sp. z o.o.DDL-10000DX – World’s first machine with feed beltEconomic quality
Mikkelsen Innovation ApSFASTSEWN – Innovative Sewing & Cutting AutomationEconomic quality
ValvanTrimcleanDigitalization & Al
Veit GmbHCompact Finisher CF20 DesFinEconomic quality

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