Sustainability

2019-11-14

INVISTA continues strong tradition of environmental excellence with multi-million-dollar Victoria wetland renovation

INVISTA’s Victoria, Texas, site has completed a 15-month, multi-million-dollar investment project to renovate its 53-acre wetland.

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Sustainability

2019-11-07

Many internationally renowned speakers will give interesting and informative talks at the sustainability conference sustain&innovate on November 14th in Munich, offering help throughout all stages of the textile value chain with the aim of becoming even more sustainable. One of such specialists is Karin Ekberg.

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Sustainability

2019-10-30

At present, no one in the world can recycle fibres from blended fabrics on a large scale. Södra now has a unique solution that will enable circular flows in the fashion and textile industry.

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Sustainability

2019-10-24

DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing are launching a fabric collection made predominantly of fibers derived from natural materials. The collaboration blends DuPont™ Sorona® fibers and TENCEL™ Lyocell and TENCEL™ Modal fibers from Lenzing, to give extremely soft garments greater resilience in stretch, recovery and dimensional stability.

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Sustainability

2019-10-17

Fortum, a major European energy company building new business options in the circular economy, together with the sustainable fibre technology company Spinnova have today introduced the first prototype product born out of their joint development of using wheat straw in the production of highly sustainable textile fibre.

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Sustainability

2019-11-14

Textile Exchange reports global production of organic cotton increases 56 percent

Textile Exchange’s 2019 Organic Cotton Market Report reveals that 2017/2018 saw an impressive 56 percent growth in global organic cotton production, with India, China, and Kyrgyzstan as the biggest contributors to this increase.

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Sustainability

2019-11-14

ISKO is back at Performance Days to showcase Arquas 6.0

Resulting from the company’s Responsible Innovation, it is the ultimate platform for woven technologies , breaking new ground in performance wear.

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Sustainability

2019-11-07

W.L. Gore & Associates presents new versatile GORE-TEX 3-Layer products

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) unveiled their new GORE-TEX 3-Layer laminate at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Denver, Colorado. This innovative product continues the journey of developing fit-for-use performance fabrics offerings that improve the environmental footprint of outdoor apparel while meeting expectations regarding durable comfort and protection.

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Sustainability

2019-10-24

Eastman joins Textile Exchange and participates in Textile Sustainability Conference

Eastman, the maker of sustainably sourced Naia™ cellulosic yarn, has joined Textile Exchange, the global nonprofit member organization committed to reducing the textile industry’s impact on the environment. Natalia Allen, Eastman textiles sustainability leader, participated in a roundtable discussion on biodiversity at the 2019 Textile Sustainability Conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Oct. 15-18. The annual international gathering brought together brands, retailers and companies from across the textile world—all seeking to create a more sustainable and responsible fiber and materials industry.

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Sustainability

2019-10-17

sustain&innovate: Sustainability conference at PERFORMANCE DAYS

The second day of the upcoming PERFORMANCE DAYS will be devoted fully to the issue of sustainability. In cooperation with the trade magazine SPORTSFASHION by SAZ, the fair will present the first conference for sustainability in the functional textile sector, entitled “sustain&innovate”.

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Sustainability

2019-10-17

Covestro´s INSQIN® helps the automotive industry design today for the passengers of tomorrow

The automotive industry focuses on innovations as a driver for future growth. The INSQIN® technology of Covestro contributes to increasing the quality, design and functionality of car interiors to ensure its customers and OEM partners can offer future-proof technology solutions to ensure the ultimate in style and comfort.

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Sustainability

2019-10-17

Ascend to showcase sustainability efforts at K 2019

Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, will showcase sustainability efforts at K 2019. The company’s three-part strategy focuses its people, products and plants toward creating solutions that reduce emissions, waste and water use; providing careers that grow and support families; and fostering vibrant, prosperous communities.

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Sustainability

2019-10-10

Spinnova’s technology for sustainable textile fibres gets 11 MEUR investment for commercial scaling

With new growth capital of 11 million euros, the sustainable fibre technology company Spinnova is now starting the commercialization phase of the world’s most sustainable textile fibre. The company aims to revolutionize the raw material base of the textile industry with its cellulose-based fibre products in collaboration with major textile brands.

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