The European textile industry has been decimated by globalization, but in Germany's Saxony, one firm has carved out a niche by making high-tech fabrics.
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Saxony experienced a sharp decline in its centuries-old textile industry in the years following German reunification in 1990. Yet the sector is anything but dead in this Eastern German state as Hardy Graupner reports.
Plauen lace has its roots in a centuries-old tradition of textile manufacturing in Saxony, Germany. The brand is still standing its ground by combining old ways with an innovative spirit, as Hardy Graupner reports.
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