Econyl- Regenerated nylon material by Aquafil

Related Keywords: Aquafil, circular econmy, econyl, environment, future, LEED v4

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Econyl- Regenerated nylon material by Aquafil
Summary: 
Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy, has announced that Econyl regenerated nylon contributes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 points in four main categories. LEED v4 is the most current version of the LEED green building rating system established by the US Green Building Council. LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the

Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy, has announced that Econyl regenerated nylon contributes to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 points in four main categories. LEED v4 is the most current version of the LEED green building rating system established by the US Green Building Council. LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.

The four main LEED v4 categories that Econyl contributes to are:

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Three news members join Microfibre Consortium

Related Keywords: AATCC, brand, environment, fabrics, fibers, microfibre, research, Textile

United States
Three news members join Microfibre Consortium
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Three members have joined The Microfibre Consortium (TMC), a project involving outdoor brands and research partners to develop solutions to minimise microfibre release into the environment. The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Textile Exchange have signed up as research and affiliate members, boosting the consortium’s growing international scope to support

Three members have joined The Microfibre Consortium (TMC), a project involving outdoor brands and research partners to develop solutions to minimise microfibre release into the environment.

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Textile Exchange have signed up as research and affiliate members, boosting the consortium’s growing international scope to support greater global topic alignment and collaboration.

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Novel automated waterproof shoe technology by Sympatex

Related Keywords: automatio, future, Germany, innovation, manufacturing, shoe, Sympatex, UTMOSPHERIC, waterproof

Germany
Novel automated waterproof shoe technology by Sympatex
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With German manufacturing know-how and a stringent sourcing and research approach, Sympatex Technologies, a pioneer in the field of sustainable functional textiles, has made a massive investment in the future of inner booty production and enhanced it for the long-term. Last year the Munich-based functional textile specialist presented the initial prototypes of UTMOSPHERIC®, a seamless, no-stitch three-dimensional

With German manufacturing know-how and a stringent sourcing and research approach, Sympatex Technologies, a pioneer in the field of sustainable functional textiles, has made a massive investment in the future of inner booty production and enhanced it for the long-term. Last year the Munich-based functional textile specialist presented the initial prototypes of UTMOSPHERIC®, a seamless, no-stitch three-dimensional waterproof inner shoe. The multi-customer prototype phase is now close to completion.

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Alibaba designer use AI to shape the fashion week look

Related Keywords: AI, Alibaba, artificial intelligence, customer, fashion, future, investment, technology, trade war

China
Alibaba designer use AI to shape the fashion week look
Summary: 
New York Fashion Week, now underway, is a celebration of creativity, crafts, imagination, and human ingenuity. But of course in the year 2019 one aspect of creation is integrating technology, so perhaps it’s little wonder that some designers are relying on data collected by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to inform their looks. “We used big data to help these designers hone in on a few trends

New York Fashion Week, now underway, is a celebration of creativity, crafts, imagination, and human ingenuity. But of course in the year 2019 one aspect of creation is integrating technology, so perhaps it’s little wonder that some designers are relying on data collected by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to inform their looks.

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German textile industry to go green

Related Keywords: clothing, Gerd Müller, Germany, Green Button, Rana Plaza, supply chain, sustainability, Textile

Germany
German textile industry to go green
Summary: 
German Development Minister Gerd Müller (above right) presented the country's new "Green Button" seal for sustainable textiles on Monday. The new scheme is meant to ensure that consumers can purchase clothing that has achieved certain social and environmental standards, including a minimum wage for textile workers and a ban on child labor, as well as the use of certain chemicals

German Development Minister Gerd Müller (above right) presented the country's new "Green Button" seal for sustainable textiles on Monday. The new scheme is meant to ensure that consumers can purchase clothing that has achieved certain social and environmental standards, including a minimum wage for textile workers and a ban on child labor, as well as the use of certain chemicals and air pollutants.

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New fund helps apparel industry to invest beyond sustainability

Related Keywords: apparel, C&A Foundation, fabrics, footwear, innovation, manufacturer, mill, supply chain, sustainability, technology, Textile

United States
New fund helps apparel industry to invest beyond sustainability
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Innovation hubs Fashion for Good and The Mills Fabrica have teamed up with the C&A Foundation to launch an investment fund that will aim to “spearhead systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain”. The Good Fashion Fund has launched with initial funding of $13 million, but has a target of quickly attracting new investors and raising the size of the fund to $60 million . It will be managed by specialist

Innovation hubs Fashion for Good and The Mills Fabrica have teamed up with the C&A Foundation to launch an investment fund that will aim to “spearhead systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain”.

The Good Fashion Fund has launched with initial funding of $13 million, but has a target of quickly attracting new investors and raising the size of the fund to $60 million . It will be managed by specialist Amsterdam-based investment firm Fount.

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ZCE to introduces more polyester products in future

Related Keywords: China, fiber, future, PET, polyester, polyethylene terephthalate, polymerization, PTA, Textile, ZCE, Zhengzhou

China
ZCE to introduces more polyester products in future
Summary: 
China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) plans to list next year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle chip and polyester staple fiber (PSF) futures. ZCE said at the Zhengzhou International Futures Forum it had finished preparatory work for the two products in July and drafted first edition contract details last month. Contract sizes will be 5/t, with a contract duration of 12 months and a minimum

China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE) plans to list next year polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle chip and polyester staple fiber (PSF) futures.

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Reliance Industries plans to acquire foreign retailers

Related Keywords: brand, fitness, India, Mukesh Ambani, oil, partner, Reliance, sports, Textile

India
Reliance Industries plans to acquire foreign retailers
Summary: 
India's Reliance Industries Ltd is looking to buy fashion and child-focused retailers abroad and partner with global sports and beauty brands as part of its expansion into consumer markets, a top executive told Reuters. Under Asia's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Industries is pivoting from an oil-led conglomerate into a more consumer-facing company, selling everything from handbags to broadband

India's Reliance Industries Ltd is looking to buy fashion and child-focused retailers abroad and partner with global sports and beauty brands as part of its expansion into consumer markets, a top executive told Reuters. Under Asia's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Industries is pivoting from an oil-led conglomerate into a more consumer-facing company, selling everything from handbags to broadband to try to tap into Indians' rising disposable incomes.

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Applied DNA extends their textile business

Related Keywords: Applied DNA sciences, innovation, manufacturing, material, PCR, SigNify, supply chain, traceability

United States
Applied DNA extends their textile business
Summary: 
Applied DNA Sciences, a leader in PCR-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity and traceability solutions, has announced a sales and marketing partnership with Navarpluma that extends Applied DNA’s textiles business to include the global down and feather supply chain. Formalisation of the partnership between the two companies follows the completion

Applied DNA Sciences, a leader in PCR-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity and traceability solutions, has announced a sales and marketing partnership with Navarpluma that extends Applied DNA’s textiles business to include the global down and feather supply chain.

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US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester

Related Keywords: America, China, Imports, India, market, polyester, purchasing, Recycle, Repreve, Textiles, Unifi, US, yarn

United States
US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester
Summary: 
A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India. Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency

A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India.

Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency translation impacts, that was up 7.6% over the prior year, according to a press release.

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