Sustainability

2020-04-01

Six candidates are nominated for the innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2020”

Due to the positive experience with its first online conference in March, nova-Institute will also host the established “International Conference on Bio-based Materials”, 12–13 May, 2020 ONLINE. The winners of the innovation award will be elected online by the conference participants.

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Sustainability

2020-03-26

Suominen’s vision is to be the frontrunner for nonwovens innovation and sustainability. As a concrete step towards the frontrunner position in sustainability, we are continuously developing new sustainable products. In addition, we are calculating the carbon footprint of our nonwovens. This information helps customers make sustainability-related decisions that are based on facts.

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Sustainability

2020-03-11

Borealis has started to produce polypropylene (PP) based on Neste-produced renewable feedstock in its production facilities in Kallo and Beringen, Belgium. This marks the first time that Borealis has replaced fossil fuel-based feedstock in its large-scale commercial production of PP.

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Sustainability

2020-03-05

In February 2020, leading fabric producers unite at Munich Fabric Start, one of the principal international textile trade shows. Setting the standard for innovation, the show plays host to an extensive range of collections from plains to haute couture fabrics and accessories. With more than 20,000 visitors each season globally, buyers and designers for leading retailers and brands come together with key business, technology and fashion experts. For nine years, Lenzing has played an integral role in the fair, with many leading exhibitors already using Lenzing fiber in their collections.

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Sustainability

2020-03-05

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has launched a new eco-minded adhesive for rubber reinforcing fiber that does not use resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) but still achieves the same level of performance as conventional methods. The new adhesive, one of Teijin Frontier’s latest “THINK ECO” applications to protect the environment in fields ranging from fashion to industrial textiles, will be test marketed beginning this year. The company is targeting annual production of 200,000 tons in 2028.

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Sustainability

2020-03-26

RadiciGroup and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

RadiciGroup and Atalanta take it to the pitch, but this time it is a match for solidarity. The two Bergamo-based companies have decided to support the temporary field hospital that the Associazione Nazionale Alpini (National Association of Italian Alpine Soldiers) is building in the premises of Bergamo trade fair, with the aim of responding to the Coronavirus emergency.

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Sustainability

2020-03-12

Ternua presents the "Latxa Artile" circular economy project

The objective of this initiative is to offer an outlet to the Latxa sheep’s wool, currently managed almost entirely as waste. This project aims to demonstrate the potential of this product to be reintroduced into the market as a thermal insulation for high quality jackets.

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Sustainability

2020-02-27

Archroma Tianjin named ‘Green Factory’ by Tianjin authorities

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that its affiliate in Tianjin, China, has been named ‘Green Factory’ by the Tianjin authorities.

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Sustainability

2020-02-20

Toray and MIDORI ANZEN launching Japan’s first uniforms certified by MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®

MIDORI ANZEN Co., Ltd., and Toray Industries, Inc., today announced that their jointly developed work uniforms have become the first in Japan to be qualified a MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®, a traceable product label that guarantees that a textile product has been manufactured using sustainable processes under environmentally friendly and socially responsible working conditions. OEKO-TEX® certification is a key benchmark for safety and customer confidence in more than 100 countries. MIDORI ANZEN will launch the new uniforms in January this year.

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Sustainability

2020-02-13

Gore manufacturing plant for fabrics products in Putzbrunn achieved ISO14001 certification

W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH (Gore) announced today that its fabrics manufacturing plant in Putzbrunn, Bavaria, has been certified according to the environmental and quality management standard ISO 14001.

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Sustainability

2020-02-13

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: High expectations of Texcare International 2020

From 20 to 24 June 2020, the leading international trade fair Texcare International will once again be the worldwide meeting place for laundry and dry-cleaning technology in Frankfurt am Main. The top theme of sustainability will be reflected at the leading trade fair.

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Sustainability

2020-01-27

Sustainability – innovating to meet the challenges

How Swiss Textile Machinery members can minimize the environmental footprint of the finishing industry

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Sustainability

2020-01-15

Lenzing leads Canopy ranking for sustainable wood procurement

Sbt.: In its “Hot Button Report”, the Canadian non-profit organization Canopy particularly highlights the innovative strength of the Lenzing Group, its active contribution to forest conservation and high level of transparency.

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