Sappi joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition - strengthening its commitment to improving supply chain sustainability

Related Keywords: and manufacturers, and textile, and textile industry, and textile product sustainability performance, apparel, brands, cellulosic fibre producers, drives supply chain transparency, footwear, global brands, groundbreaking Higg Index suite of tools in 2011, Higg Index, improving supply chain sustainability, natural fibre, nonprofits/ NGOs, paper, product sustainability, promoting transparent supply chains, renewable natural resource—woodfibre, retailers, Sappi Limited, service providers, suppliers, supply chain, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, sustainable dissolving wood pulp, sustainable products, sustainably managed forests, textiles industry, Trade associations, viscose fibre, wood pulp and paper-based solutions

Boston
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Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, Sappi joins more than 240 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.

Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group's sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain. With its membership in the SAC, Sappi joins more than 240 global brands, retailers, and manufacturers, as well as government, non-profit environmental organizations, and academic institutions, which are collectively committed to improving supply chain sustainability in the apparel, footwear, and textile industry.

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Yarns collection "Yarn in Motion" by Sudwolle Group

Related Keywords: circular knitting, Coolmax, fibres, high performance fibres, Lenzing, linen, Lyocell, merino wool, natural fibre, nylon filament, polyester, silk, Südwolle Group, Trevira, wool, Yarn in Motion

Germany
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Wool blended with silk, presented in the quality Losanna Nm 60/1 (85% Merino wool 19,3 μ, 15% silk), is an all time favourite. Merino-silk qualities provide a natural elegance, high comfort as well as high elongation and durability. The combination of these high performance fibres is the right choice for everyday wear and glamourous styles with a lustrous shimmering look.

Wool blended with silk, presented in the quality Losanna Nm 60/1 (85% Merino wool 19,3 μ, 15% silk), is an all time favourite. Merino-silk qualities provide a natural elegance, high comfort as well as high elongation and durability. The combination of these high performance fibres is the right choice for everyday wear and glamourous styles with a lustrous shimmering look.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11382.html
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Invista is celebrating the 60th anniversary Lycra fibre

Related Keywords: activewear, branded fibre in 1958, clothing, designed to improve fabric performance, differentiated fibres, Dr Joseph C. Shivers a DuPont chemist, Garments, hosiery, INVISTA, Invista Apparel, Lycra, natural fibre, original spandex fibre, single elastic fibre, socks, stretch denim, swimwear, underwear, women’s clothing and menswear

Wilmington
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The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

https://www.knittingindustry.com/fibres-yarms/lycra-celebrates-60-years-of-innovations/
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Woolmark and IFF host Wool Conclave in Capital

Related Keywords: fashion and lifestyle sector, First edition of Wool Conclave, focus on potential of wool, India Fashion Forum, kicked off, luxurious and natural fibre, natural fibre, promote wool industry in India, Woolmark Company

New Delhi
Woolmark and IFF host Wool Conclave in Capital
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The first edition of Wool Conclave was kicked off on Wednesday by the Woolmark Company along with the India Fashion Forum (IFF) to promote the wool industry in India with a focus on potential of wool as luxurious and natural fibre for fashion and lifestyle sector and how India and Australia can work in tandem to multiply and support wool.

The first edition of Wool Conclave was kicked off on Wednesday by the Woolmark Company along with the India Fashion Forum (IFF) to promote the wool industry in India with a focus on potential of wool as luxurious and natural fibre for fashion and lifestyle sector and how India and Australia can work in tandem to multiply and support wool.

Designer Ritu Kumar shared her thoughts on how Indian art and craft and its journey globally, along with few other members from different brands.

http://www.indiaretailing.com/2016/12/01/fashion/first-edition-wool-conclave-kicks-off-capital/
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Now track global textile fibres and yarns prices from your mobile everyday

Related Keywords: chemical fibre, daily prices, Global textile prices, natural fibre, price comparison, price spread, spun yarn prices, textile prices, tracking textile prices, yarn prices

Mumbai
Now track global textile fibres and yarns prices from your mobile everyday
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YnFx, the world's premier and most trusted textile market information initiative, has launched its “Daily Textile Prices service”, a mobile application on Android platform. The service brings to the user more than 600 daily price quotes on various textile value chains, including energy, feedstock, fibre intermediates, fibres, filament yarn and spun yarns. Broadly these textile chains are categorised

YnFx, the world's premier and most trusted textile market information initiative, has launched its “Daily Textile Prices service”, a mobile application on Android platform. The service brings to the user more than 600 daily price quotes on various textile value chains, including energy, feedstock, fibre intermediates, fibres, filament yarn and spun yarns. Broadly these textile chains are categorised into energy, polyester, nylon, acrylic, viscose, cotton, and all types of spun yarns collated from 40 key markets across the world.

http://www.yarnsandfibers.com/Prices/daily-textile-prices
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PJMA urges govt to promote eco and human friendly packaging in jute bags

Related Keywords: cash subsidy, eco friendly packaging, food grain packaging, jute good exports, jute sack, natural fibre, Pakistan jute sector, PJMA, recycling, storage

Lahore
PJMA urges govt to promote eco and human friendly packaging in jute bags
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Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) has urged the government of Pakistan to follow the measures adopted by Bangladesh government to support its Jute sack Industry. Pakistan’s government has been frequently neglecting the jute sector, which was supporting more than 125,000 people directly and indirectly.

Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) has urged the government of Pakistan to follow the measures adopted by Bangladesh government to support its Jute sack Industry. Pakistan’s government has been frequently neglecting the jute sector, which was supporting more than 125,000 people directly and indirectly.

Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) Secretary General Mohammad Younus pointed out that Bangladesh’s Appellate Division of the Supreme Court had supported their government’s decision to make use of jute bags necessary for rice packaging.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/749294/millers-ask-govt-to-promote-packaging-in-jute-bags/
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Saree made of natural fibre paves its way steadily

Related Keywords: Anaka Puthur Weavers’ Cooperative Society, bamboo, eco-friendly saree, exhibition, natural fibre, plantain, sisal, soorel stem, white madar

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Saree made of natural fibre paves its way steadily
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The exhibition showcasing eco-friendly sarees made out of natural fibres, including plantain, sisal, white madar, sorrel stem and bamboo is being conducted with the aim of giving a rebirth to fabrics made of natural fibres.

The exhibition showcasing eco-friendly sarees made out of natural fibres, including plantain, sisal, white madar, sorrel stem and bamboo is being conducted with the aim of giving a rebirth to fabrics made of natural fibres.
 

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Making-Eco-friendly-Sarees-Trendy/2014/08/09/article2371023.ece
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Indian weavers turning to vettiver fibre to weave sarees

Related Keywords: bangladesh and India, chrysopogon zizanioides, global bond, khus, natural fibre, raw material, tie-up, traditional weavers, vettiver, vettiver growers, vettiver saree

Chennai
Indian weavers turning to vettiver fibre to weave sarees
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The traditional weavers of Anakaputhur is a town in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, who are bent on keeping the creative legacy of the place alive have now turned to ‘vettiver’ (Chrysopogon zizanioides) as raw material for a fabric, after trying their hands at several natural fibres, including aloe vera, coconut husk, banana, and jute.

The traditional weavers of Anakaputhur is a town in Kancheepuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, who are bent on keeping the creative legacy of the place alive have now turned to ‘vettiver’ (Chrysopogon zizanioides) as raw material for a fabric, after trying their hands at several natural fibres, including aloe vera, coconut husk, banana, and jute.
 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/vettiver-sarees-and-a-global-bond-of-friendship/article6296684.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
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Cotton price moving up over lower arrival

Related Keywords: cotton price, domestic mill, Gujarat cotton market, kapas, Maharashtra cotton market, natural fibre, raw cotton, slow arrival

India
Cotton price moving up over lower arrival
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Cotton prices ruled strong over lower arrival due the weak monsoon in Gujarat cotton market. According to traders, demand from domestic mills and slow arrivals in Gujarat resulted in the natural fibre prices to move up. A similar trend was seen in kapas or raw cotton.

Cotton prices ruled strong over lower arrival due the weak monsoon in Gujarat cotton market. According to traders, demand from domestic mills and slow arrivals in Gujarat resulted in the natural fibre prices to move up. A similar trend was seen in kapas or raw cotton.
 
Gujarat Sankar-6 cotton was traded higher by Rs100-200 at Rs42,000-43,500 for a candy of 356 kg for best quality. Average grade cotton stood at Rs40,000-41,000 and lower quality cotton was Rs34,000-36,000.
 

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/commodities/cotton-blooms-on-lower-inflow/article6186582.ece
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Naturfasern presents Caregora the first certified high quality angora fibre worldwide

Related Keywords: angora fibre, Caregora, Knitwear, luxury underwear, natural fibre, Naturfasern, rabbit fiber, Textile Industry

Germany
Naturfasern presents Caregora the first certified high quality angora fibre worl
Summary: 
NATURFASERN, a renowned German company passionate about sourcing precious natural fibres for the textile industry, and the leading angora specialist, presents Caregora the first selected and certified angora fibre worldwide.

NATURFASERN, a renowned German company passionate about sourcing precious natural fibres for the textile industry, and the leading angora specialist, presents Caregora the first selected and certified angora fibre worldwide.

Caregora fiber is finer than cashmere, it is exquisitely soft, lightweight and delicate, and is said to possess the highest heat retention and best moisture-wicking properties of any natural fibre.

http://www.knittingindustry.com/naturfasern-introduces-first-certified-angora-fibre/
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