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Schoeller Textiles AG

Schoeller Textiles is a textile manufacturer with headquarters in Switzerland. The globally-operating company specializes in the sustainable development and production of innovative textiles and textile technologies, which are leaders in niche markets worldwide. As a system supplier of solution-oriented products, Schoeller addresses specific customer requirements and supplies its customers and partners with tangible added value. The roots of the company go back as far as the year 1868. Textiles and technologies from Schoeller enhance quality of life. Since 2001, Schoeller Textiles has been producing in accordance with the stipulations of the bluesign® system. The bluesign® system is the solution for the sustainable production of textiles. It excludes environmentally harmful substances from the manufacturing process from the very beginning, lays down guidelines and monitors their observance for environmentally friendly and reliable production. As a result, this ensures, on the one hand, that the final textile product meets the most stringent consumer standards worldwide. On the other hand, consumers can rest assured that they are buying a sustainably manufactured product.

Roland Lottenbach

is leading the development department at Schoeller Textil AG as Head of R&D coating and finishing for about 25 years. During that time, he was responsible for the development of several core technologies at Schoeller. He provides a high practical relevance when it comes to coating and finishing applications in textiles by having a professional background as Head of dyeworks and finishing as well as plant manager.

Dr. Nazanin Ansari

will be responsible for all activities and projects in the field of smart and e-textiles in the role of Innovation Manager Smart Textiles at Schoeller Textil AG from March 1, 2021. Her education included -Doctorate Dr.-Ing., TU Dresden, Master of Mechanical Engineering M. Sc., TU Dresden and Bachelor of Textile Engineering B. Sc., Amirkabir University (Tehran Polytechnic). Until joining Schoeller Textil AG, Ms. Ansari is a research associate and post-doc at the Empa in the department of biomimetic membranes and textiles.Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (Empa) St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Rainer Roesch

joined Schoeller Textile in 2020 as Head of Process Engineering and will as per April 1st 2021 assume responsibility as Head of Innovation & Technology. He has 18 years’ experience in the textile dyeing, printing and finishing industry in various functions such as technical director responsible for the entire operation. His more recent experience was with chemical industry with over 20 years in responsibilities such as Head of Global Innovation & Technical Service for Textile Chemicals, Head of Global Marketing & Application Development and regional sales responsibilities within textile dyes and chemicals. Previously also responsible for product management, which also included the application of enzymes in the textile production. He has a strong technical background in textile processing and an extensive marketing and product background in textile chemicals and dyes with global leading companies.

Ruedi Kühne

is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Schoeller Textiles.