Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Dutch soldiers to wear camouflage fabric developed in the UK

Pincroft, the largest textile dyer, printer and finisher in the United Kingdom, developed a new camouflage pattern for the Dutch Ministry of Defence as part of their Defensie Materieel Organisatie’s (DMO) ‘STRONG’ programme that aims to supply combat clothing and equipment to all military personnel part of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Army, Air Force and Marechaussee.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-22

On 15 July 2022, the first ever Annual Report of the Sheep Sustainability Framework was unveiled at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo. The report was the first fruit of the Australian sheep and wool industry’s commitment to creating a data-driven yearly snapshot of its performance in matters relating to sustainability. International Wool Textile Organisation explores some of the most important points revealed in the report.

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Retail & Brands

2022-09-22

Lee and Wrangler jeans are set to join forces to launch a denim store in Berlin. The new dual-branded store will offer consumers the ultimate denim experience, a retail concept that will be further introduced in select markets across Europe.

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Denim

2022-09-22

Last week, during New York Fashion Week, Wrangler® hosted an intimate event with Grammy Award-winning recording artist Leon Bridges as part of a yearlong 75th-anniversary celebration, debuting a soulful collaboration nodding to silhouettes from the brand’s iconic archives and Bridges’ personal style. With each piece in the collection telling a different story, the Leon Bridges x Wrangler Collection was teased at Baby’s All Right in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-22

Better Cotton announces its involvement with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), which convenes global and emerging leaders to create and implement solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

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Sustainability

2022-09-22

Green Button: The government-led textile certification label celebrates its third anniversary and presents new standard version

For three years now, consumers have been able to recognise sustainable textiles more easily when shopping: By the government-run textile certification label Green Button. Since August, an even more sophisticated standard version, the Green Button 2.0, has been on the market.

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Recycling

2022-09-22

TenCate Grass launches first-of-its kind synthetic turf recycling program in the U.S.

TenCate Grass, the world’s leading manufacturer, distributor and installer of synthetic turf for sports and landscape applications, announced today a first-of-its-kind program in the U.S. to recycle end of life artificial grass — a groundbreaking initiative that leverages Cyclyx’s feedstock processing expertise and ExxonMobil’s ExxtendTM technology for advanced recycling.

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Spinning

2022-09-22

A year full of milestones for the Trützschler Foundation

The Trützschler Foundation was established in 2021 by members of the fourth and fifth Trützschler generation. It supports children and young people in the areas of sports, education and science. On its one-year anniversary, the Foundation looks back on its biggest achievements from the last 12 months.

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Recycling

2022-09-22

Global businesses & NGOs endorse a common vision for an ambitious global plastics treaty

Today, 85 businesses across the plastics value chain, financial institutions, and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) announced plans to form a Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

From an iron foundry to a globally leading technology Group: ANDRITZ AG celebrates its 170th anniversary

A special highlight will take place this year for ANDRITZ AG in Graz: Exactly 170 years ago, the Hungarian Josef Körösi founded the “k. k. privilegierte Maschinenfabrik und Eisengießerei” in Andritz near Graz, thus laying the foundation for the globally successful ANDRITZ GROUP.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2022-09-22

EU textile and clothing imports Trends Report 2022

The "Trends in EU Textile and Clothing Imports, 2022" report from Textiles Intelligence Ltd. has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Retail & Brands

2022-09-22

Macy’s, Inc. announces sustainable initiatives to drive a more circular future

Through its social purpose platform, Mission Every One, Macy’s, Inc. is committed to creating a brighter future for all and creating a more equitable and sustainable future. Today, Macy’s, Inc. is providing an update detailing its achievements towards its long-term Sustainability goals – including initiatives that promote circularity throughout its value chain.

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Sustainability

2022-09-22

Recover™ receives the ITMF Award for its sustainable and innovative achievements

Recover™, the frontrunner in low-impact, high-quality recycled cotton fiber and cotton fiber blends, has been presented with the ITMF Sustainability & Innovation Award 2022 at the ITMF Annual Conference 2022 in Davos, surrounded by industry experts and key supply chain partners.

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Market Analysis & Forecasts

2022-09-22

Global synthetic fiber market report 2022: Rising adoption of polyester fiber & expansion of the textile industry drive growth

The "Synthetic Fiber Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Type (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylics), by Application (Clothing, Home Furnishing), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2022-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Sustainability

2022-09-22

Milliken & Company achieves EcoVadis Gold Rating

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. Milliken’s score places it in the top 7% of more than 90,000 organizations rated by EcoVadis.

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Smart Textiles

2022-09-22

Textile ETP at the International Smart Textiles Conference 2022

Secretary General Lutz Walter presented Textile ETP's work on Smart Textile at the International Smart Textiles Conference 2022 in Weimar, Germany.

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Nonwovens / Technical Textiles

2022-09-22

Freudenberg hosts German National Hydrogen Council meeting

Freudenberg Performance Materials – the Freudenberg Group’s nonwovens specialist – is hosting a meeting of the German National Hydrogen Council at the Freudenberg headquarters in Weinheim, Germany, on September 16. As a leading global supplier of technical textiles, Freudenberg Performance Materials provides fuel cell components for mobility applications and for electrolyzers used to produce CO2-free hydrogen.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-22

The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) is pleased to announce that Zambia has rejoined the organisation, becoming its 25th member overall and 11th Member in Africa.

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Sustainability

2022-09-22

As the pioneer in innovation and sustainability, Far Eastern New Century Corporation (FENC) is able to provide solutions to lower the environmental impact for both Poly and Nylon and our effort, FENC® TOPGREEN® Bio3, is honored to be recognized by International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Awards 2022, the world's first fabric made with recycle waste gas PET and combine with our Nylon66 Solution dye technology which is skip dyeing process and makes the whole fabric eco-friendly.

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Recycling

2022-09-22

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announces the formation of a closed-loop recycling ecosystem to supply post-industrial recycled materials into the manufacturing of its Endura™ spunbond and meltblown nonwovens product line. Berry Global leverages its sustainability leadership, providing nonwovens customers with outlet for pre-consumer recycled plastic waste.

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Sustainability

2022-09-22

Lenzing, the world’s leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, has been recognized in The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)’s ITMF Awards 2022 for its unwavering commitment towards paving sustainable practices for the denim industry. Paving a clear path towards a more sustainable denim industry, TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology was presented with the award for Sustainability and Innovation at the ITMF Annual Conference today in Davos, Switzerland.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-22

Toray to increase prices of automotive airbag yarn and fabrics

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it intends to lift the prices of nylon 66 yarn and fabric for automotive airbags by up to 35% for shipments from October 1 this year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-22

Lenzing suspends 2022 guidance due to limited market visibility and high volatility of energy and raw material markets

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of wood-based specialty fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, suspended its guidance for the development of earnings in the 2022 financial year in view of the drastic deterioration of the market environment in the current quarter. The further course of the 2022 financial year can only be estimated to a limited extent due to the extremely low visibility on the demand side and the high volatility of energy and raw material costs.

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Digital Printing

2022-09-22

Mimaki appoints Heliozid Océ Emirates to market and service Mimaki printers in the UAE

Mimaki Europe and Heliozid Oce Emirates have signed a distribution agreement whereby Heliozid will sell and service a range of Mimaki Large format printers, cutters, and 3D printers across the United Arab Emirates market.

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Digital Printing

2022-09-22

Durst Group expands management of Durst Austria GmbH in Lienz

Durst, leading manufacturer of digital printing and production technologies, appoints Wolfgang Knotz as Technical Managing Director of Durst Austria GmbH in Lienz, Austria. In the now-created position, Wolfgang Knotz joins Andreas Unterhofer, who will continue as the Commercial Managing Director and take on new responsibilities in HR development for Durst Group.

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Europe

2022-09-22

Crisis-proofing the Single Market: equipping Europe with a robust toolbox to preserve free movement and availability of relevant goods and services

Today, the Commission is presenting the new Single Market Emergency Instrument (SMEI). This crisis governance framework aims to preserve the free movement of goods, services and persons and the availability of essential goods and services in the event of future emergencies, to the benefit of citizens and businesses across the EU.

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Digital Printing

2022-09-22

Cozmo and Kornit Digital present “Sustainable Choice” with stunning printed designs for sofa jackets by raw-edges with on-demand textile production

Kornit Digital (“Kornit”) is collaborating with furniture start-up Cozmo and London design studio Raw-Edges to showcase the unlimited creativity made possible by digitally produced custom sofa jacket designs at the London Design Festival, September 17th -25th. Dubbed “Cheek Prints,” the collection was created sustainably, quickly, and on-demand with Kornit’s digital fashion and textile production solutions.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-22

ICAC recorder highlights organic cotton during the southern and eastern African Cotton Forum

During the most recent meeting of the SEACF, speakers and attendees spent three days considering one critical question: Is organic cotton an answer to the low productivity and yields seen in Africa — or will it worsen the crisis?

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Raw Materials

2022-09-21

The new ICAC Data Portal: The difference between text and context

With today’s public release of its new Data Portal, the ICAC has seized a leadership position in the exciting new field of ‘data storytelling’: the ability to effectively communicate insights from a dataset using narratives and visualisation. In the words of ICAC Data Scientist and architect of the Data Portal, Matthew Looney, 'It’s about telling a compelling story using numbers — a way to convert simple text into context, so to speak'.

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INDIA ITME 2022

2022-09-21

India - Kenya building new opportunities for growth in textile and machinery

India ITME Society, the non-profit apex industry body from India organized “India Networking Programme” at Nairobi, Kenya on Friday, 16th September 2022 to promote the 11th edition of India ITME which is to be held in India Exposition Mart Limited, Greater Noida, U.P, from 8th – 13th December 2022.

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Textiles & Apparel / Garment

2022-09-21

Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo to merge with spring 2023 fairs

Originally scheduled to take place in October 2022, the two Autumn fairs will now be merged with next year’s spring editions, to be held from 8 – 10 March. The decision is in support of the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, while the move will also integrate industry resources more efficiently and provide more certainty to exhibitors in their planning.

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Spinning

2022-09-21

Rieter expands service footprint in Kahramanmaras, Türkiye

Rieter is moving its Kahramanmara service station to a larger location covering 2 000 m2 in a bid to broaden its offering and strengthen its market position in Türkiye. The station will house one of the region’s largest test- spinning facilities and provide know-how in sustainable yarn manufacturing.

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Dyeing, Drying, Finishing

2022-09-21

Unique waxed cotton finishing with new Monforts line

Monforts has installed and commissioned a new Montex finishing range at the Baltic Works of Halley Stevensons in Dundee, Scotland, to further boost the weatherproofing specialist’s highly flexible operations.

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Denim

2022-09-21

ISKO opens its second product development centre, based in Germany – CREATIVE ROOM GERMANY

ISKO has opened its second product development centre, based in Stade, Lower Saxony, following the success of the Creative Room London in the UK which had its opening earlier this year. Creative Room Germany is a unique and innovative space and the first of its kind in Germany. It is the latest initiative of Creative Room Services (CRS), a division of ISKO devoted to offering streamlined and simplified solutions for all denim requirements – from fabric to finished garment.

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Raw Materials

2022-09-16

Organic Content Standard policy update

Textile Exchange is making a policy change to the Organic Content Standard

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Associations

2022-09-16

The European textiles industry statement on the energy package: more and more incisive actions need to be taken with no further delay

Last month, when gas wholesale prices reached the record level of 340€/MWh[1] – triggering also sky-high electricity prices – the European textiles industry called on the European Union to adopt a wholesale price cap for gas, the revision of the merit-order principle in the electricity market, support for SMEs and a single European strategy. On 14 September 2022, on the occasion of the State of the Union address by President Von der Leyen, the Commission announced initiatives aimed at tackling the dramatic energy crisis that the Europe is facing.

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News Archive
2022-09-15

IGM 2022, hosting thousands of investors from Turkey and abroad, satisfied the participating companies above their expectations

2022-09-15

CottonConnect partners with The International Cotton Advisory Committee

2022-09-15

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol awarded USDA grant for U.S. Cotton Smart Commodity Program

2022-09-15

Lectra launches Connected PIM by Lectra

2022-09-15

Recover™ fiber showcases at the REVOLVE Gallery 2022

2022-09-15

C&A unveils new brand strategy

2022-09-15

ANDRITZ to complete basic engineering for textile recycling processes to Infinited Fiber Company in Finland

2022-09-15

The portal bale opener BO-P – the first step to optimum yarn quality

2022-09-15

Global smart fabrics for transportation market (2022 to 2026) - Featuring kolon industries, Schoeller Textil and Sefar among others

2022-09-15

The LYCRA Company promotes recent innovations at Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

2022-09-15

South Asia textile and apparel trade and production trends Report 2022 with focus on Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

2022-09-15

Spinnova wins Engineer Invention of the Year

2022-09-15

Guidelines to strengthen current certification schemes for bio-based feedstock

2022-09-15

Evonik and LIKAT discover new type of hydroformylation

2022-09-15

Results of the 15th ITMF Corona-Survey

2022-09-15

Gadoon Textile Mills Ltd. (Pakistan) joins ITMF as corporate member

2022-09-15

Toray expanding Airlite™ automotive interior sound acoustic insulation business in Europe

2022-09-15

INDA appoints Matt O’Sickey as new Director of Education & Technical Affairs

2022-09-15

A greener future: VF Corporation’s tax equity investment on renewable energy projects

2022-09-15

Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Metsä Fibre and 3M continue collaboration in responsible wood sourcing

2022-09-15

Durst Group launches "Durst Kraftwerk" in Brixen

2022-09-15

Inditex interim half year 2022 results

2022-09-15

AATCC announces new nylon sleeve

2022-09-15

Reconnections and committees

2022-09-15

Teijin Frontier develops world’s first tire cord made from eco-friendly adhesive and recycled polyester

2022-09-15

Cotton Industry collaborates to receive USDA Grant for U.S. Cotton Smart Commodity Program

2022-09-15

Digital concept meets real fabric: A new material collaboration between Cotton Incorporated and Adobe Substance 3D

2022-09-15

DyStar releases 2021 – 2022 Integrated Sustainability Report

2022-09-15

On presents the first ever shoe made from carbon emissions in partnership with LanzaTech, Borealis and Technip Energies

2022-09-15

Lenzing also switches to green electricity at its Chinese site

2022-09-15

Energy prices: Commission proposes emergency market intervention to reduce bills for Europeans

2022-09-15

Commission moves to ban products made with forced labour on the EU market

2022-09-15

Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2022 winners revealed

2022-09-15

Pincroft to provide innovative non-skin contact vector protection for military fabrics

2022-09-15

Microban launches Refresh™: a patent-pending odor capture technology that is completely metal free

2022-09-15

FILTREX™ Berlin 2022 to focus on health and mobility

2022-09-15

At FILO fair Bemberg™ launches a new t-shirt collection made from revolutionary staple fibre

2022-09-15

Michael Jänecke is retiring - Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess strongly positioned for the future with a new management team

2022-09-14

HEATHCOAT FABRICS – the journey continues

2022-09-12

At the Filo fair, C.L.A.S.S. weaves new sustainable paths against green washing and to activate change

2022-09-12

Challenges of traceability and raw material quality

2022-09-12

BASF at Simac - Go!Create your shoes with BASF materials

2022-09-09

Seeing beyond the patterns with Shelton Vision

2022-09-08

IFG announces strategic partnership with Omya

2022-09-08

Sustainability concerns driving industry to innovate with more fibre-based nonwovens, latest Smithers study finds

2022-09-08

DMIx partners with e.dye Waterless & Clean Color System

2022-09-08

Focus on machines for high-performance at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022

2022-09-08

Coloreel appoints Elin Wengström as the new VP of Marketing

2022-09-08

Start delivering certified CO2 reduced nonwovens solutions for more sustainable consumer products

2022-09-08

Optimizing draw frame performance

2022-09-08

Eight new apprentices start at Mahlo

2022-09-08

JSRTEX adopts Alchemie's dyeing solution

2022-09-08

Success with SUPERTIP

2022-09-08

Avient completes acquisition of DSM protective materials (Dyneema®)

2022-09-08

New perspectives on sports

2022-09-08

Recypur successfully starts up a complete airlay line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in L’Alcúdia, Spain

2022-09-08

adidas introduces latest FW22 Made with Nature Capsule Collection

2022-09-08

First 10 speakers from leading and emerging companies confirmed for Advanced Recycling Conference

2022-09-08

GOTS first Canadian roundtable takes participants behind the scenes

2022-09-08

Sirial TIS NATUR for very soft leathers

2022-09-08

The MUNICH FABRIC has delivered

2022-09-08

SGL Carbon SE increases sales and earnings guidance again for the current fiscal year 2022

2022-09-08

Zara Home inaugurates its first for&from store in Madrid

2022-09-08

VF Corporation to host Investor Day on September 28, 2022

2022-09-08

Indorama Ventures wins Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2022

2022-09-08

Statement by President von der Leyen on energy

2022-09-08

Makroser Tekstil’s carpet production soars with a Mimaki TS300P-1800

2022-09-08

Coats Digital launches new fabric optimisation solution FastReactFabric

2022-09-08

KARL MAYER sells first indigo dyeing line to Argentina

2022-09-08

YesAnd & Kornit Digital launch customizable on-demand printing collaboration with Fashinnovation

2022-09-07

Ninth edition of Techtextil India to take place in September 2023 at the newly launched JIO World Convention Centre

2022-09-07

At FILO fair Bemberg™ launches the revolutionary staple fibre

2022-09-07

Introducing Zyler - Smart & realistic virtual clothing try-on

2022-09-07

Freudenberg establishes Apparel Technical Solution Center – Asia to expand innovation capabilities

2022-09-07

BASF offers product carbon footprints to its plastic additives customers through myPlasticAdditives

2022-09-07

Top nonwoven quality is becoming increasingly important in emerging markets: PFNonwovens invests in Reicofil RF5 technology in South Africa

2022-09-05

Free trade deal boosts export potential

2022-09-01

Flooding and drought are having a crushing impact on the global cotton industry

2022-09-01

Elleti Group showcases its dual soul at Bluezone: Italian tradition and creativity, global sustainability.

2022-09-01

Officina39’s Aqualess Mission floods Munich Fabric Start’s Keyhouse with blue technologies and collaborations

2022-09-01

Italian Bike Festival: SCOTT Racing Team presents the eco-high tech biking uniform developed in partnership with ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei, Sitip and Rosti

2022-09-01

ISKO's "Iconic by nature” concepts and the "Born to Amaze" ISKO™ luxury collection by PG land at Bluezone in Munich

2022-09-01

PBI announces organizational changes

2022-09-01

Microban launches industry groundbreaking antimicrobial technology for cotton

2022-09-01

Textile recycling pioneer Rester is further strengthening its growth with new appointments after a successful round of investments

2022-09-01

36th International Cotton Conference Bremen offers ambitious programme around sustainability

2022-09-01

OEKO-TEX® Annual Report 2021/2022: Values from the past 30 years are more relevant than ever and are reflected in recent growth

2022-09-01

The worldwide digital textile printing industry is projected to reach $6.6 billion by 2030

2022-09-01

Zegna Group reports strong First Half 2022 Results

2022-09-01

ANDRITZ to supply needlepunch equipment to Jasztex, Canada

2022-09-01

Textiles Matter: Heimtextil Trends 23/24 define the future of home and contract textiles

2022-09-01

Wrangler® launches Collegiate Collection for schools across the country to kick off the 2022 College Sports Season

2022-09-01

Durak Tekstil adds art and power to apparel production

2022-09-01

Carrington Textiles to bring UL certified FR fabrics to the American market

2022-09-01

New bio-based polymer PEF shows low CO2 footprint

2022-09-01

Carbios’ Chief Scientific Officer Alain Marty receives the prestigious Biocat Award

2022-09-01

Carbios strengthens Executive Committee with the appointment of Pascal Bricout as Chief Strategy & Financial Officer

2022-09-01

From the road to the track: VESTAMID® eCO gives scrap tires a new life in athletic shoes

2022-09-01

UNIFI, makers of REPREVE®, elects Frank Blake to the Board of Directors

2022-09-01

FRUIT OF THE LOOM® and RECOVER™ launch affordable and sustainable t-shirt collection