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QSA Partners and University of Exeter Drive Circular Economy Transformation in UK Fashion Sector

(IN BRIEF) UK fashion and textiles industry is launching a pioneering project called the “data sandbox” to promote circular economy principles. Led by QSA Partners and in collaboration with the University of Exeter, the initiative aims to establish an extended … Read the full press release

Lenzing, Södra, and Riopele take sustainable fashion to the next level with TENCEL™ x REFIBRA™ lyocell fibers

(IN BRIEF) A strategic partnership between the Lenzing Group, a leading supplier of specialty fibers, and Swedish pulp producer Södra, along with Portuguese fabric manufacturer Riopele, has produced a sustainable fashion collection for Filippa K. The spring/summer collection features TENCEL™ … Read the full press release

SGS: European Union to regulate 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic (CMR) category 1A or 1B substances under new entry 72 to Annex XVII of REACH

The European Commission has published a guideline with methods to assist the industry to comply with CMRs under entry 72 to Annex XVII of REACH. The stricter limits apply for different concentration limits in other entries to Annex XVII of … Read the full press release

WACKER Group sales arm WACKER SILICONES announced it expanded its sales structures in local Asian markets

Munich, 22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — WACKER SILICONES, the main sales driver of the Munich-based WACKER Group, is continuing to expand its operational and sales structures in Asia. To advance its silicones business in Asia, the division has strengthened its regional presence and … Read the full press release

New tougher EU rules to ensure chemicals used in industrial processes are not diverted to illegal drug production

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New rules to ensure that chemicals used in industrial processes, such as manufacturing plastics, textiles, aspirin, flu and allergy remedies, dyes and perfumes, are not diverted to the illegal production of heroin, speed or crack were adopted … Read the full press release