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

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 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, 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

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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Sustainability

2019-03-14

Devan Chemicals joins Consortium addressing the recycling of coated and painted textile and plastic materials

The EU-funded Project, in which Devan Chemicals is a key partner, held a kick off meeting on 20-21 February 2019 at the EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium. The project consortium, led by Belgian R&D centre CENTEXBEL, consists of 17 European partners from across the value chain including design, manufacturing, NGOs, and research and innovation.

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Sustainability

2019-03-13

Eastman offers innovative recycling technology for polyesters

Eastman (NYSE:EMN), one of the world?s leading specialty materials companies, announced today its intention to pursue the launch of an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste which cannot be recycled by current mechanical methods, and as a result, often ends up in landfills and waterways.

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Sustainability

2019-03-13

Next STeP: OEKO-TEX expands sustainable textile production

In addition to their captivating visual appearance, leather products are characterised by their extraordinary longevity, their unique patina and their impression of high quality. Consumers are thus happy to fall back on leather, a natural product - from lambskins for babies to furniture or vehicle fittings to clothing and accessories. However, for consumers it is also increasingly important that these leather articles are tested for harmful substances and that they are produced in a sustainable way.

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Sustainability

2019-03-12

Teijin supports recommendations of task force on climate-related financial disclosures

The Teijin Group announced today its support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which has been established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB). In June 2017, TCFD proposed that financial institutions, companies and governments disclose the financial impact of their climate-related risks and opportunities in their financial report.

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Sustainability

2019-03-11

Garmon introduces the greenofchange Days to strengthen the debate about sustainability

In the spotlight for 2019, the new appointments with greenofchange Days, the events that promote sustainable products and processes to transform the chemistry for textile industry.

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Sustainability

2019-03-04

Solvay and Lenzing come together in the name of sustainability

The international multi-specialty chemical Group and the world-renowned specialist in fibers made from renewable wood sources, joined forces to create an innovative fabric made of TENCELTM branded lyocell and AMNI SOUL ECO® polyamide.

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Sustainability

2019-02-28

CHT Germany provides its textile customers with the right equipment for the future

The CHT Group with its headquarters in Tübingen has set the goal to become the preferred partner for sustainable specialty chemicals all over the world. In all of the business fields the product ranges are being permanently tested and increasingly substituted by future-oriented, more sustainable products. As far as possible, CHT has been developing alternatives which not only meet but even exceed legal regulations.

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