Tag Archives: textile

Leading Pulp Producer Södra and Lenzing Win ITMF Award for Circular Textile Innovations

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group and Swedish pulp producer Södra have received the ITMF Award 2023 in the “International Cooperation” category for their collaborative efforts in textile recycling and the circular economy. This recognition was presented at the ITMF Annual … Read the full press release

SGS Expands Accreditation to Certify Textile Exchange Standards Across Multiple Regions

(IN BRIEF) SGS has been accredited by the IOAS (International Organic Accreditation Service) as an independent third-party certification body to issue certificates for Textile Exchange standards in new regions, including Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. This expanded geographical reach … Read the full press release

Moroccan SME Neodenim Adopts Sustainable Clothing Production with EBRD Support

(IN BRIEF) Moroccan SME, Neodenim, supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), has adopted more energy-efficient and sustainable clothing production practices. With the installation of new machines, the company now reduces energy, water, and chemical consumption during … Read the full press release

Sustainable Fashion Advancement: Lenzing Group Transforms Traditional Dyeing Process

(IN BRIEF) Lenzing Group Revolutionizes Textile Dyeing Process for Sustainable Garments Austria-based Lenzing Group, a global leader in wood-based specialty fibers, introduces an innovative approach that reduces environmental impact in textile dyeing and finishing. The one-step dyeing process significantly cuts … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ delivers circular textile-to-nonwoven recycling line to Novafiber in Guatemala

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ has completed the installation of a mechanical textile recycling line and an airlay line at Novafiber’s nonwovens production mill in Palín, Guatemala. The recycling line processes post-industrial textile waste from Central America, which is then used by … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s Ecosystem for Textile Recycling Meets EU Green Deal Requirements

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom has created a circular economy ecosystem for textile recycling that covers the entire recycling process, from controlling container fill levels to re-use and recycling. The initiative makes the company a pioneer and digital trailblazer in the … Read the full press release

Otto Group Joins Effort to Improve Occupational Health and Safety in Pakistan’s Textile and Garment Sector

(IN BRIEF) The Otto Group, a leading e-commerce company, has signed the new Pakistan Accord, a labor protection agreement aimed at improving the safety of thousands of workers in Pakistan. The accord was established in response to the collapse of … Read the full press release

BASF and VAUDE develop sustainable outdoor pants made from recycled tires

Joint News Release BASF and VAUDE take a step towards an effective circular economy together Polyamides based on chemically recycled tires form the basis for robust outdoor pants Available in stores from March 2022 (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 19-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Patients can now lie longer due to smart sensors that prevent injuries to skin and tissue

(PRESS RELEASE) BERN, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — An innovative project called ProTex will receive CHF 2 million funding grant from BRIDGE Discovery. ProTex relies on highly sensitive portable sensors that use light to measure oxygen saturation in the blood. Those portable sensors will help prevent … Read the full press release

Nobel Banquet ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes will wear dress made with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sustainable fiber material

The fashion, textile and furniture industries are looking for new materials with a smaller environmental footprint     The Swedish paper and textile industries are working together to produce textiles from local raw material    The fabric for ceremony master Andrea Montano Montes’ dress … Read the full press release

The best chemical start-up of 2018 Sponsh develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air

EINDHOVEN, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sponsh, an Eindhoven University of Technology spin-off that develops a temperature-sensitive textile which produces water from the air, has been voted the best chemical start-up of 2018. It is the third consecutive year that a TU/e … Read the full press release

SGS to launch digital platform that enables customers to navigate products regulations of China’s textile and apparel market

GENEVA, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS is pleased to announce the launch of the China Product Standards (GB) Selection Tool – a digital platform that enables customers to navigate products regulations of China’s textile and apparel market. Led by SGS’s Global … Read the full press release

SGS launches Zero Discharge Holistic Solution to support textile, footwear brands and retailers towards environmentally responsible production

SGS is pleased to launch its Zero Discharge Holistic Solution, using an assertive approach supported by a diverse range of technical solutions to assist textile and footwear brands and retailers to move a step closer to their zero discharge goal. … Read the full press release

Bayer MaterialScience to present solvent-free raw materials for textile coating at the TechTextil 2013 trade fair in Frankfurt

High-class outfit of car seats, sports and fashion goods Polyurethane dispersions fulfill the highest requirements Leverkusen, June 2013 – From June 11 to 13, Bayer MaterialScience is presenting solvent-free Impranil® raw materials for coating the textiles used for car seats and … Read the full press release