The Fiber Year

Andreas W. Engelhardt, former senior manager at Oerlikon Textile International Business, is the founder and president of The Fiber Year GmbH. The company’s target is to provide international expertise, analyses, strategy consulting and customized solutions. The company’s strategic advantage after broadening its scope is to offer a holistic approach from fibers to fabrics following the general idea to bridge fiber and filament manufacturing with subsequent processing activities in knitting, weaving and nonwovens fabric production.


31. May 2024

The Fiber Year 2024 – now available

National fiber production data arrive at a global market size that clearly reflects the serious challenges we have to grapple with. More than 600 company news […]
20. May 2024

Editorial: Man-Made Fibers International

Manmade Fiber Industry on Its Way to Future-Proof Material The world fiber demand in the century has developed three times faster than population growth. Dynamics were […]
8. May 2024

The Fiber Year 2024

The new textile yearbook has been traditionally released end of May and this will also be the case this year. Right afterwards we will start a […]

Fiber Outlook 2022/23

Upcoming Events

  • September 202463rd Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress

    Dornbirn, Austria
  • October 2024ITMA Asia + CITME

    Shanghai, PR China
  • November 2024Shanghaitex

    Shanghai, PR China