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Programme announced

We are pleased to announce the programme for the next International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, TCL2019.

TCL2019 will be held at the Novotel Berlin Am Tiergarten where speakers from senior positions in some of the most influential companies in this sector from around the world will gather in Berlin on 14-15 March 2019 to present to delegates.

The conference brochure, including programme details and delegate registration form, is available for download; click on the image below. 


Visit the conference website to view the presentation abstracts and speaker biographies, and to register as a delegate. 

Textiles Coating and Laminating Supplement

TTNet is pleased to make available our special Textiles Coating and Laminating supplement. Please click here to access a complimentary PDF of this supplement from the publisher of Technical Textiles International magazine.

The articles in this supplement outline the latest cutting-edge technologies and materials creating an impact in the sector, and insights into how suppliers, customers and competitors are dealing with changes forced on the industry by concerns for the environment, and health and safety. With updates from presentations given at the last International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, (Nov 2017), this new supplement delivers a wealth of ideas relevant to the textiles coating and laminating industry.

Early-bird registration is now open

The next International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating will take place on 14-15 March 2019, visit the conference website for more information and to register.

Now available: World Markets for Technical Textiles To 2022

World Markets For Technical Textiles To 2022 is the ONLY current comprehensive survey of the international technical textiles industry and its future development. The report will help you to identify future business opportunities in the changing market for technical textiles. It will give you detailed and reliable information in a single volume, saving you and your company time and money.

Available now for immediate download in PDF format, or ensure your printed copy by ordering today. Click here for full information on the report and to order.


IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries, a body representing the electronics industry’s supply chain, has taken up the challenge of developing standards for electronic textiles (e-textiles). IPC’s Chris Jorgensen describes the progress to date and makes an appeal for more companies involved with e-textiles to contribute.

A New England, USA-based dye house specializing in technical textiles hopes to take its production to a higher level by raising funding through the Internet to hire specialists, upgrade its equipment and investigate new applications, reports John McCurry.

Time is running out for the negotiators to reach agreements about the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) and the nature of any subsequent trade deal between these two significant economies. David McGowan, Counsel at law firm Dentons, explains in detail how the possible outcomes might impact on how manufacturers continue to do business in this region.

IDTechEx predicts that the global market for advanced wound care products will grow to a value of US$20 billion a year by 2028. The market analyst recently shared its insights into the drivers behind this growth, reports Nick Butler, who also looks at the variety of medical textiles being developed to address these needs.