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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Fashion pact commits to certifaction of high impact materials

Related Keywords: Adidas, biodiversity, cashmere, climate, cotton, fashion, fashion pact, fibers, H&M, high impact material, leather, luxury, metals, Nike, synthetic fibres, Textile, viscose, wool

France
Fashion pact commits to certifaction of high impact materials
Summary: 
Thirty-two luxury, fashion and textile companies have signed a new commitment to protect climate, biodiversity and the oceans of the world, calling the new initiative the Fashion Pact. Representatives presented the idea of the new agreement to the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, at a special meeting in Paris on August 23. Mr Macron arranged for the leaders of the G7 group of the wealthiest states

Thirty-two luxury, fashion and textile companies have signed a new commitment to protect climate, biodiversity and the oceans of the world, calling the new initiative the Fashion Pact.

Representatives presented the idea of the new agreement to the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, at a special meeting in Paris on August 23. Mr Macron arranged for the leaders of the G7 group of the wealthiest states in the world to see a presentation on the Fashion Pact during the G7 Summit in Biarritz, which takes place from August 24-26.

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Premium fibers help DTC brands to reach consumers

Related Keywords: America, apparel, cotton, DTC, fibers, Garments, manufacturer, purchasing, supply chain

United States
Premium fibers help DTC brands to reach consumers
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Getting consumers to take a leap of faith on a direct-to-consumer product is no small feat. Without that hands-on retail experience, how do you convince a shopper that your seams are as strong and your fabric as soft as you’re promising? Throw in the challenge new brands face building a reputation from scratch, and DTC aren’t left with a wide margin of error. Because of this, some are turning to premium branded fibers as a way to assure consumers

Getting consumers to take a leap of faith on a direct-to-consumer product is no small feat. Without that hands-on retail experience, how do you convince a shopper that your seams are as strong and your fabric as soft as you’re promising?

Throw in the challenge new brands face building a reputation from scratch, and DTC aren’t left with a wide margin of error. Because of this, some are turning to premium branded fibers as a way to assure consumers that they’re indeed getting what they pay for, every time.

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Natural fibers leading nonwoven

Related Keywords: apparel, cotton, fabrics, fiber, fibers, nonwoven, Procter & Gamble, Textile

United States
Natural fibers leading nonwoven
Summary: 
A walk through the feminine hygiene and baby diaper aisles is proof enough that natural products are enjoying gains in the nonwovens space. In the past few months, two major feminine hygiene brands—o.b. and Tampax were the latest companies to launch cotton products. o.b. organic, featuring 100% certified organic cotton tampons, offers a new choice for women who don’t want to

A walk through the feminine hygiene and baby diaper aisles is proof enough that natural products are enjoying gains in the nonwovens space. In the past few months, two major feminine hygiene brands—o.b. and Tampax were the latest companies to launch cotton products. o.b. organic, featuring 100% certified organic cotton tampons, offers a new choice for women who don’t want to sacrifice protection for sustainability. All o.b. organic tampons are free from chlorine, dyes, pesticides, fragrances and BPA.

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Filidea announces the acquisition of Hoftex CoreTech GMBH from the Hoftex group

Related Keywords: automotive, CoreTech, fibers, Filidea, furniture, GmbH, Hoftex, Italy, natural, Neutex, sewing, synthetic, technical yarns

Italy
Filidea announces the acquisition of Hoftex CoreTech GMBH from the Hoftex group
Summary: 
The italian Company Filidea s.r.l., specialized in technical and performing products made out of natural, synthetic and artificial fibers, announces the acquisition of Hoftex CoreTech GmbH from the German group Hoftex. The agreement was signed on May 18th, the closing time for this acquisition

The italian Company Filidea s.r.l., specialized in technical and performing products made out of natural, synthetic and artificial fibers, announces the acquisition of Hoftex CoreTech GmbH from the German group Hoftex.

The agreement was signed on May 18th, the closing time for this acquisition is fixed on September 1st. Through this acquisition, Filidea confirms its international dimension, consolidates its leadership within the sector of technical yarns and expands its presence in the European territory.

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Beaulieu Engineered Products to announce customer R&D and capacity support at ITMA 2019

Related Keywords: Beaulieu Fibres International, BICO, EqoBalance, fibers, geotextiles, global raw materials, innovation, ITMA, PET, research, sustainability, Textiles, yarns

Belgium
Beaulieu Engineered Products to announce customer R&D and capacity support at IT
Summary: 
Global raw materials’ provider Beaulieu Engineered Products invites ITMA 2019 visitors to tap into the inspiring performance of its fibres, yarns and technical textiles in order to enhance innovation and sustainability for high end textiles (Hall 3 Stand C130A). 2019 is seeing the introduction of exciting advances for many of the application segments served

Global raw materials’ provider Beaulieu Engineered Products invites ITMA 2019 visitors to tap into the inspiring performance of its fibres, yarns and technical textiles in order to enhance innovation and sustainability for high end textiles (Hall 3 Stand C130A).

2019 is seeing the introduction of exciting advances for many of the application segments served by the various businesses of this Beaulieu International Group division. And more is to come, including increased support on the co-development front.

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PolyU, Wuyi University sign agreement for green textiles

Related Keywords: China, fibers, green, Hong Kong, Polytechnic University, PolyU, technology, Textiles, Wuyi University

Hong Kong
PolyU, Wuyi University sign agreement for green textiles
Summary: 
PolyU, or the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is all set to endorse and promote green and healthy textiles and in its endeavour to make this happen, it has signed a collaborative agreement with Wuyi University, China. The agreement distinctly states that both PolyU and the Chinese university

PolyU, or the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is all set to endorse and promote green and healthy textiles and in its endeavour to make this happen, it has signed a collaborative agreement with Wuyi University, China.

The agreement distinctly states that both PolyU and the Chinese university will invest significantly in the research and development of green and healthy textiles for a period extending up to 3 years.

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Cotton Egypt Association Continues Its Campaign

Related Keywords: american consumer, cotton, Cotton Egypt Association, cotton goods, Egypt, fibers, retail, supply chain

Egypt
Cotton Egypt Association Continues Its Campaign
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COTTON Egypt Association, the organisation behind Egyptian Cotton™, has launched a further initiative to actively root out non-genuine goods from the supply chain. The organization has begun naming and shaming manufacturers

COTTON Egypt Association, the organisation behind Egyptian Cotton™, has launched a further initiative to actively root out non-genuine goods from the supply chain.

The organization has begun naming and shaming manufacturers who fail their rigorous accreditation scheme through a new ‘Black List’ on their website.

They are also set to launch a worldwide task force of secret shoppers who will purchase products marked as Egyptian Cotton from retailers both instore and online, which will then be passed along for testing.

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Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovative solutions

Related Keywords: chemicals, fabrics, fibers, market, metals, polyester, report, research, Textile, thermoplastic, thermoplastic polyester elastomer

India
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovativ
Summary: 
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers

Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers have flexibility of rubber, strength of plastic, and processibility of thermoplastics. They can be easily processed by convectional thermoplastic processes such as injection molding, calendaring, rotational molding, extrusion, and melt casting. Thermoplastic elastomer is used to manufacture parts of electrical devices, automobiles etc. that requires high temperature.

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A new printing technique developed by researchers

Related Keywords: 3D printing, China, e-textiles, fibers, nanotube, New York, Phoenix, printing, research, San Francisco, technology

China
A new printing technique developed by researchers
Summary: 
One of the ways researchers are making wearable technology less bogged down by electronic equipment and more user-friendly is by developing fabrics with electrical capability built in. A research team led by Yingying Zhang, a professor in the Department of

One of the ways researchers are making wearable technology less bogged down by electronic equipment and more user-friendly is by developing fabrics with electrical capability built in.

A research team led by Yingying Zhang, a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Tsinghua University in China, has made progress in this area with the development of a one-step 3D-printing technique that prints flexible electronic fibers onto fabrics and textiles.

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