Vietnam

TESTEX opens new office in Vietnam

May 13th, 2022

TESTEX is pleased to announce the official opening of its Vietnam office in Ho Chi Minh City, which will enable the Swiss testing and certification institute to deliver its premium services in a country with great economic potential and a strong textile industry. Vietnam is among the top textile producing countries and apparel exporters in […]

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Protechnic

Bemis Associates acquires Protechnic

May 12th, 2022

Bemis Associates, a manufacturer of thermoplastic films, tapes, and adhesives for textiles, announced that it has acquired France-based manufacturing company, Protechnic. Bemis and Protechnic have complementary products and technology as well as a strong alignment in their corporate values and culture. Protechnic’s focus on global growth and innovation aligns with Bemis’ business strategy of product […]

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BastCore partners with Texas Tech University

May 6th, 2022

BastCore has partnered with the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute at Texas Tech University (TTU) to create a new platform that will deliver novel fiber solutions utilizing their Mcore product in addition to an environmentally friendly process for degumming, or delignification. The initial scope of work is to assess BastCore's chipped core wood (hurd) composition. "We are […]

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SANITIZED Launches New Biocide-Free Odorex

May 4th, 2022

SANITIZED AG is expanding its Sanitized® Odorex™ portfolio for odor-neutralizing technologies. The new OX20 product is usable on cotton, viscose, or man-made fibers. It does not contain any biocides, it is highly wash-resistant, and it can be combined well with other effects. Early on, SANITIZED identified the market need for textiles with an odor-neutralizing effect. […]

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Ari Gasner

Ari Gasner Joins Sattler Outdura

May 3rd, 2022

Sattler® Outdura®, a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, has added industry veteran Ari Gasner to their team filling the new Sales, Outdura contract position that reports directly to Uli Tombuelt, Sattler Outdura USA CEO and director of sales, casual furniture division. “The contract and hospitality division is one area of the market that we […]

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Maipe

Maip Group announces new sustainable polymers

May 2nd, 2022

Maip Group announces new sustainable polymers for the European automotive market using Eastman’s molecular recycling technologies. Maip Group, an international plastics formulator and compound producer, announces innovative compounds for new resins in the automotive market. Maip Compounding, the group’s manufacturing company, announces its Cherbio™ family based on Eastman’s molecular recycling technologies. Maip Compounding has released […]

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Cemex

CEMEX turns CO2 into carbon nanomaterials

April 26th, 2022

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) announced that it has successfully tested a process that converts flue gases emitted by the cement kiln into carbon nanomaterials, thereby transforming “bad” carbon into “good” carbon. Due to their unique mechanical, thermal, electrical, and chemical properties, carbon nanomaterials have several potential applications in a wide array of industries, from […]

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Klopman

Klopman circular economy production model

April 25th, 2022

Klopman, a European company in the production of workwear fabrics and with its headquarters in Italy, is promoting an innovative circular economy project that promises to revolutionize textiles at the end of their first lifecycle. The scheme aims to achieve significant energy savings and localize the supply chain in Europe, currently 85% dependent on non-European […]

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Archroma partners with Stony Creek

April 22nd, 2022

Archroma and Stony Creek Colors (“Stony Creek”) announced that they have entered a strategic partnership to produce and bring to the market Stony Creek’s IndiGold™ high-performance plant-based pre-reduced indigo at scale. Stony Creek extracts its dye from proprietary Indigofera plant varieties grown in partnership with family farms as a regenerative rotational crop. Stony Creek Colors […]

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Dyneema

Avient to acquire Dyneema

April 20th, 2022

Avient Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement with Royal DSM (“DSM”) to purchase the DSM Protective Materials business (the “Dyneema business”). The purchase price of $1.485 billion is subject to certain customary adjustments. In conjunction with this proposed acquisition, Avient has also announced that it plans to explore sale options for its […]

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