Trivantage Mebane facility

Trivantage using 100% renewable electricity

May 18th, 2022

Trivantage has announced its use of 100% renewable electricity for its facilities. This significant achievement supports parent company Glen Raven’s global sustainability initiative. “This milestone represents our ongoing commitment to being industry leaders in reducing environmental impact,” said Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage. “We’re proud to power our facilities from 100% renewable electricity, and we […]

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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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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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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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bananatex

Plant-based fabrics set to boom

April 21st, 2022

Fabrics made from plant-based materials are set to boom in collections for the upcoming autumn/winter season, according to "Survey of the European fabric fairs for autumn/winter 2022/23", a 30-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. In particular, fibers derived from banana, pineapple and agricultural waste will prove to be especially popular. Environmental […]

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cotton

BASF joins UN hosted network

April 12th, 2022

Farmers who are part of the e3 Sustainable Cotton program commit to tracking eight sustainability measures on 100% of their eligible cotton acres, ranging from water use and pesticide management to soil conservation and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Fashion and agriculture may seem like two industries that are miles apart, but BASF’s e3 Sustainable Cotton […]

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Lake Como

Global Digital Textile Conference postponed

April 1st, 2022

The inaugural Global Digital Textile Conference (GDTC) which is planned to be held on 8-9 June 2022 is now postponed to 5-6 October 2022, in Lake Como, Italy. They will continue to provide an engaging in-person and virtual experience for delegates across the full digital textile ecosystem.  However, because of the Milano furniture exhibition Salone […]

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