Sustainability

2019-06-17

Award cerimony of "Eccellenze al lavoro" 2019

On 7 June 2019, the Eccellenze al lavoro [Excellence at work] award ceremony promoted by Confindustria Bergamo, the chief manufacturing and service industries association in Bergamo, was held at the Fiera di Bergamo Exhibition and Trade Centre. The event celebrated the workers of member companies as models of excellence for their professionalism and dedication to work.

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Sustainability

2019-06-22

At the press conference held by ACIMIT and the Italian Trade Agency at ITMA Barcelona, two ACIMIT associated textile machinery manufacturers, Loptex and Tonello, were awarded the Italian Green Label Award for their commitment to reducing their machinery’s carbon footprint.

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Sustainability

2019-06-13

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Vietnam-based Tuong Long Co. Ltd (“Tuong Long”) is the first denim manufacturer in Vietnam to switch 100% of its production to Archroma’s aniline-free* Denisol® Pure Indigo.

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Sustainability

2019-05-20

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has launched Appretan® NTR, a break-through water-based textile coating binder based on renewable natural ingredients.

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Sustainability

2019-05-14

Seven award winners, seven new textile solutions for e-mobility, occupational safety and greater sustainability. The Techtextil Innovation Awards 2019 were presented today.

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Sustainability

2019-05-17

Circularity in European manufacturing

The European industry and global leading fashion organisations begin the reshaping of the textile and apparel sector.bSimultaneously, a call for cooperation and new partnerships is launched from Frankfurt and Copenhagen, world’s leading meeting points for textile manufacturing and fashion.With “Prospering in the Circular Economy”, EURATEX - the voice of the European Textile and Apparel industry - with its National Members has taken stock of where Circular Economy is already used in European manufacturing and what it takes to scale it up, to unleash its full potential.

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Sustainability

2019-04-29

Sustainability a major topic at Techtextil and Texprocess

"Sustainability at Techtextil" and "Sustainability at Texprocess" are the two topics by which these leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and non-wovens, and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, will be explicitly turning their focus for the first time onto their exhibitors' approaches to sustainability. To this will be added a broad complementary programme on this topic. Among those contributing will be major players in the industry, such as Kering, Lenzing and Zalando.

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Sustainability

2019-04-18

ISKO has officially become a member of Textile Exchange

ISKO seizes yet another chance to further expand its vision of a responsible and sustainable landscape in the industry, as its latest achievement involves joining forces with Textile Exchange: a global non-profit organization that focuses on minimizing the impacts of the textile industry on the world’s water, soil, air and people.

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Sustainability

2019-04-11

Texprocess Forum: expertise for the textile-processing industry and trade

Digitalisation and sustainability are the dominant subjects at Texprocess Forum. Accordingly, Messe Frankfurt is bringing part of its Fashionsustain conference from Berlin to Frankfurt for the first time. The Texprocess Forum programme has now been published.

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Sustainability

2019-04-11

Garmon launches white&green line at the Amsterdam Kingpins Show.

Garmon Chemicals confirms itself as a pioneer in chemistry speci cally applied to garment treatment, at the forefront in terms of product research and active promotion on the sustainable issue. The Dutch show is the ideal stage to present a preview of the latest innovation born out of Garmon’s volcanic R&D department. It is Avol Lime, the revolutionary and ecologically- advanced neutralizing agent. Used in combination with Avol Oxy White (the bleaching agent that represents the safe alternative to potassium permanganate), it allows to obtain a fully safe and sustainable bleaching process.

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Sustainability

2019-04-04

EDANA announces programme for international nonwovens symposium

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries today launched the draft programme of the International Nonwovens Symposium, to be held in Vienna from the 12th to 13th June 2019.

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Sustainability

2019-03-28

RadiciGroup rides for sustainable mobility

By joining the 2019 international Bike UP festival dedicated to electric bikes – taking place this year in central Bergamo from 29 to 31 March –, RadiciGroup aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and, at the same time, to raise awareness of environmentally related issues, such as sustainable mobility, renewable energy and respect for the environment.

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Sustainability

2019-03-21

Sustainability throughout the entire product cycle: Impranil® DLN-SD

To assess the sustainability of a textile coating, the entire product cycle must be considered: the source of the raw materials, the production process and the application. Just as important, however, is what happens at the end of its useful life. It is a major advantage when substances are broken down biologically by microorganisms. Covestro offers Impranil® DLN-SD, a water-based polyurethane (PU) dispersion, which can be used to manufacture biodegradable textile coatings (1).

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