Steinbeis Innovation Center Process and Material Systems for Textile Engineering and Materials Handling


  • Research and development projects on application scenarios for technical textiles
  • Knit, woven, braided, and non-woven fabric technology
  • Sustainable textile finishing processes
  • Development of textile machine components
  • System design for efficient conveyor technology
  • Optimization of conveyor technology in production systems
  • Condition monitoring systems on traction and suspension equipment
  • Analysis of process parameters and product properties

Key Areas

  • Stranded semi-finished textile products
  • Yarns, intermediates, and finishing
  • Function integration
  • Textile machine elements
  • Safe and efficient operation of materials handling hardware
  • Rapid testing
  • Data analysis and algorithm development

Project Examples

  • Sensory textiles for the sport sector
  • Yarns with improved wear and processing properties
  • Wear identification on textile load-bearing materials using complex algorithms
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Turnhallenweg 9, D-08527 Plauen OT Straßberg
Phone: +49 177 7485213
Management: Dr.-Ing. Christoph Müller
Dr.-Ing. Enrico Putzke
(Stand: 01/18/2022)

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