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.


14. January 2023

TFY 2022 – Historic Decline in World Staple Fibers

International Fiber Journal (IFJ) in Issue 1 2023 carries the story about recent global staple fibers development with long-term market movement. Global supply of staple fibers […]
18. December 2022

The Fabric Year 2022

December story in International Fiber Journal (IFJ) refers to The Fabric Year 2022. The Fabric Year 2022 is a unique service as the result of joining […]
20. October 2022

TFY 2022: Textile and Apparel Exports

Latest story in IFJ gives attention to full-year 2021 textile and apparel exports and further shows 6-month 2022 figures …

Fiber Outlook 2022/23

Upcoming Events

  • March 20234th International Conference on Cellulose Fibres

    Cologne, Germany
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    Geneva, Switzerland
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    Milano, Italy