Portuguese textile company unveils new eco fiber

Related Keywords: cork tree, Cork-A-Tex, cotton, fashion, fiber, innovation, natural, New York, Portugal, sustainable, Têxteis Penedo, Textile, yarn

Portugal
Portuguese textile company unveils new eco fiber
Summary: 
At the New York Market – It took much persistence and passion. But now, after eight years in development, Têxteis Penedo is at New York Home Fashions Market with its Cork-A-Tex innovation, developed to turn cork into fabric for home textiles. At its headquarters in Guimarães, Portugal, the company recently opened a new factory to produce sustainable home textiles made of 30% cork fiber and 70% cotton. Portugal is the world’s leading producer of

At the New York Market – It took much persistence and passion. But now, after eight years in development, Têxteis Penedo is at New York Home Fashions Market with its Cork-A-Tex innovation, developed to turn cork into fabric for home textiles.

At its headquarters in Guimarães, Portugal, the company recently opened a new factory to produce sustainable home textiles made of 30% cork fiber and 70% cotton.

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Cotton futures close low

Related Keywords: China, consumer, cotton, export, futures, production, Textile, trading, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

China
Cotton futures close low
Summary: 
Cotton futures closed lower Thursday on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE). The most active cotton contract for January delivery lost 85 yuan (12.02 U.S. dollars) to close at 12,890 yuan per tonne. On Thursday, the total trading volume for 6 listed cotton futures contracts on the ZCE was 292,860 lots with a turnove

Cotton futures closed lower Thursday on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE).

The most active cotton contract for January delivery lost 85 yuan (12.02 U.S. dollars) to close at 12,890 yuan per tonne.

On Thursday, the total trading volume for 6 listed cotton futures contracts on the ZCE was 292,860 lots with a turnover of 18.93 billion yuan.

As the world's largest producer, consumer and exporter of textile, China listed cotton futures on ZCE in June 2004, helping cotton-related enterprises hedge the price risk.

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Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste

Related Keywords: Clariant, innovate, manufacturing, packaging, plastic, recyclate, Recycle, Textile, value chain

Germany
Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste
Summary: 
Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors, from packaging – the main use of plastics – to textile floorings and consumer electronics. Complementing its “fit for reuse” solutions announced August 21 where Clariant demonstrated how its additives

Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors, from packaging – the main use of plastics – to textile floorings and consumer electronics.

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450,000 metric tons of cotton to be produced by Nigeria in 3 years

Related Keywords: cotton, Garments, hybrid cotton, Nigeria, seeds, Textile

China
450,000 metric tons of cotton to be produced by Nigeria in 3 years
Summary: 
Nigeria aims to produce up to 450,000 metric tons of cotton in three years, as part of efforts to revive the local textile and garment industry, said the apex bank in a statement on Friday.Up to 300,000 local farmers will be engaged to achieve this aim in 26 out of the 36 states of the country, said

Nigeria aims to produce up to 450,000 metric tons of cotton in three years, as part of efforts to revive the local textile and garment industry, said the apex bank in a statement on Friday.

Up to 300,000 local farmers will be engaged to achieve this aim in 26 out of the 36 states of the country, said the statement by Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

To revive the cotton, textile and garment industry, the bank had supervised the cultivation of 200,000 hectares of hybrid cotton distributed to 200,000 local farmers across the country.

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Graphene technology producer enters waterproof breathable membrane market

Related Keywords: clothing, Graphene, innovation, nanoplatelet, polyurethane, product, technology

United Kingdom
Graphene technology producer enters waterproof breathable membrane market
Summary: 
Producer of graphene nanoplatelet-based products Directa Plus has developed a new membrane containing its technology. The membrane’s construction is based on a polyurethane film containing the Directa Plus’s G+ graphene nanoplatelets; it worked with a specialist membrane technology partner, Novaresin. It will market the new product under the names Grafytherm and Grafyshield to companies seeking breathable water-protection for outdoor

Producer of graphene nanoplatelet-based products Directa Plus has developed a new membrane containing its technology.

The membrane’s construction is based on a polyurethane film containing the Directa Plus’s G+ graphene nanoplatelets; it worked with a specialist membrane technology partner, Novaresin. It will market the new product under the names Grafytherm and Grafyshield to companies seeking breathable water-protection for outdoor clothing.

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New nylon plant by Evonik

Related Keywords: Evonik, Kullmann growth, manufacturing, nylon, Plant, polymerization, Singapore

Germany
New nylon plant by Evonik
Summary: 
Evonik Industries AG has broken ground on a 400 million euro ($442.1 million) production plant for nylon 12 at its manufacturing site in Marl, Germany. The new unit, which represents Evonik’s biggest single investment in Germany to date, will expand the company’s nylon 12 production capacity by more than 50 percent, Evonik officials said in a Sept. 17 news release which did not provide specific

Evonik Industries AG has broken ground on a 400 million euro ($442.1 million) production plant for nylon 12 at its manufacturing site in Marl, Germany.

The new unit, which represents Evonik’s biggest single investment in Germany to date, will expand the company’s nylon 12 production capacity by more than 50 percent, Evonik officials said in a Sept. 17 news release which did not provide specific capacity details.

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Additive manufacturing using reactive polymer systems

Related Keywords: manufacturing, polymer, Polynt, research, technology, thermoplastic

United States
Additive manufacturing using reactive polymer systems
Summary: 
Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a leading manufacturer of composites application equipment, collaborated with Polynt and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to deploy the first large-scale reactive polymer additive manufacturing system commercially available to industry. MVP’s Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM) machine, first announced in March, and Polynt’s Reactive Additive

Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a leading manufacturer of composites application equipment, collaborated with Polynt and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to deploy the first large-scale reactive polymer additive manufacturing system commercially available to industry. MVP’s Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM) machine, first announced in March, and Polynt’s Reactive Additive Deposition (PRD1520) material together are reimagining additive manufacturing to enable fabrication of thermoset materials at large-scale.

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Hyosung to debut recycled spandex

Related Keywords: fibre, Intertextile Shanghai, manufacturing, Recycle, spandex, sustainability, woven, yarn

China
Hyosung to debut recycled spandex
Summary: 
Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex. It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products. The South Korean group will also show its cooling

Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex.

It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products.

The South Korean group will also show its cooling fibres, mipan regen aqua x nylon and regen askin, and its natural touch polyester cotna fibre. It will also focus on creora Color+, a spandex that provides vibrant colours for nylon.

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Egypt wants to be a textile hub

Related Keywords: 2025, Chinese government, Egypt, fabric, hub, planet, strategy, Textile, Vision

Egypt
Egypt wants to be a textile hub
Summary: 
Egypt wants to become the next textile hub. The Government of the country has provided a budget of 21,000 million Egyptian pounds (1,160 million euros) for a plan to boost textile production in the country, with the aim of becoming the largest factory of fabrics on the planet. The plan of the Government is to open four new factories and pave the ground for the installation of more. It also plans to increase aid to renovate machinery

Egypt wants to become the next textile hub. The Government of the country has provided a budget of 21,000 million Egyptian pounds (1,160 million euros) for a plan to boost textile production in the country, with the aim of becoming the largest factory of fabrics on the planet.

The plan of the Government is to open four new factories and pave the ground for the installation of more. It also plans to increase aid to renovate machinery and strengthen the training of workers, according to Just Style.

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Advance textiles recycling in Finland

Related Keywords: circular economy, fibre, recycling, technology, Textiles, value chain, waste

Finland
Advance textiles recycling in Finland
Summary: 
A new infrared-based technology promises to give textiles recycling a giant leap forward by replacing manual sorting with an automated method, according to its developers. Southwest Finland-based recycling firm LSJH has developed technology for sorting waste textiles in collaboration with the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and materials sensor equipment manufacturer Spectral

A new infrared-based technology promises to give textiles recycling a giant leap forward by replacing manual sorting with an automated method, according to its developers.

Southwest Finland-based recycling firm LSJH has developed technology for sorting waste textiles in collaboration with the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and materials sensor equipment manufacturer Spectral Engines.

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