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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Mammut becomes part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production

Related Keywords: brands and products, clothing, footwear and textile industry, supply chain, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, sustainable production

Switzerland
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By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products. The ability to measure the sustainability performance of suppliers, brands and products increases the focus on results and provides strong foundations for the continuous improvement process in the textile industry, as well as addressing the consumer need for ecological and social transparency.

By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products.

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New CEO for Jones Family of Companies

Related Keywords: mattress manufacturing, nonwovens, supply chain, the textile industry, yarn

Humboldt
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Jones Family of Companies is a leader in the textile industry, founded in 1936. The company was formed through a partnership between two brothers and today is led by a third-generation family member and Senior Leadership Team committed to the same high standards as the founders. The company has two divisions: Jones Yarn and Jones Nonwovens.

Jones Family of Companies is a leader in the textile industry, founded in 1936. The company was formed through a partnership between two brothers and today is led by a third-generation family member and Senior Leadership Team committed to the same high standards as the founders. The company has two divisions: Jones Yarn and Jones Nonwovens.

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Wrangler becomes first brand to welcome the innovative technology, to transform the denim industry

Related Keywords: cotton, fabric, foam-dyed jeans, indigo dye to raw denim, Spanish fabric mill, supply chain, Wrangler

Greensboro
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The first line of foam-dyed jeans will be Wrangler’s most current action to lessen that environmental impact and save precious resources. Among the brand’s demonstrated sustainability activities are the ongoing work in U.S. sustainable cotton and a commitment to reduce water usage by five billion liters by 2020. According to Royo, applying indigo dye to raw denim with foam instead of water will eliminate the need for the tens of millions of gallons of water typically consumed by conventional wet-dye systems.

The first line of foam-dyed jeans will be Wrangler’s most current action to lessen that environmental impact and save precious resources. Among the brand’s demonstrated sustainability activities are the ongoing work in U.S. sustainable cotton and a commitment to reduce water usage by five billion liters by 2020. According to Royo, applying indigo dye to raw denim with foam instead of water will eliminate the need for the tens of millions of gallons of water typically consumed by conventional wet-dye systems.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/knitting-apparel/2018/09/wrangler-is-first-to-adopt-dry-indigo-denim/
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Coloreel continues to grow and now strengthens the company with recruitment from the international company

Related Keywords: Avantex, Coloreel, high-tech fashion fair, industrial embroidery machine, production and sourcing, supply chain

Sweden
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The first product to be launched based on this technology is a groundbreaking thread coloring unit that works with any existing industrial embroidery machine. Coloreel enables complete freedom to create unique embroideries without any limitations in the use of colors, by instantly coloring a white base thread during the embroidery production. The Coloreel technology enables high-quality instant coloring of textile thread while it is in the textile production.

The first product to be launched based on this technology is a groundbreaking thread coloring unit that works with any existing industrial embroidery machine. Coloreel enables complete freedom to create unique embroideries without any limitations in the use of colors, by instantly coloring a white base thread during the embroidery production. The Coloreel technology enables high-quality instant coloring of textile thread while it is in the textile production.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11550.html
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Australia's cotton industry celebrates it's industry achievers with the presentation of the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

Related Keywords: agronomists, Australian Cotton Industry Awards, consultants and researchers, Cotton Achiever, Cotton Australia’s, Cotton growers, cotton industry, COTTON Seed Distributors Researcher, cotton-growing valleys, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, research to farmers, supply chain, sustainability

Australia
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Cotton Australia chief executive Adam Kay said award recipients excelled in their field. He said that, “The one thing all the recipients have in common is that they are constantly testing the boundaries of what can be achieved in their respective fields.” “Whether it’s making improvements to sustainability and water efficiency on farm, delivering crucial new research to farmers, making outstanding contributions to industry or leading the next generation of cotton growers, they’re all making significant advancements. “The Australian Cotton Industry Awards are an important way of showcasing those who are achieving great things and also a way of discovering new ambassadors for the industry.“ It was an extremely strong field of finalists and I congratulate them all.”Mr Kay said the awards dinner was a huge success, bringing together growers and industry representatives from all corners of Australia’s cotton-growing valleys.

Cotton Australia chief executive Adam Kay said award recipients excelled in their field. He said that, “The one thing all the recipients have in common is that they are constantly testing the boundaries of what can be achieved in their respective fields.” “Whether it’s making improvements to sustainability and water efficiency on farm, delivering crucial new research to farmers, making outstanding contributions to industry or leading the next generation of cotton growers, they’re all making significant advancements.

https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/rural-weekly/cotton-awards-honour-industry-achievers/news-story/48af103e98bfeef075b53e743debf335
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EqoBalance from Beaulieu Yarns receives Green Product Award 2018

Related Keywords: Beaulieu Yarns, carpet manufacturers, children, communication, consumer goods, electronics, energy, EqoBalance yarns, fashion, freestyle, furniture and home accessories, Green Product Award, innovative, international trade fairs and design festivals, mobility, natural renewable raw materials, PA6 yarns, polyamide and polypropylene yarns, polymers processed into yarns, research, supply chain, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, TÜV SÜD certification standard CMS 71, work

Belgium
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The Green Product Award is an annual international competition for innovative, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, work, energy, electronics, fashion, research, freestyle, children, communication, consumer goods, mobility, furniture and home accessories. The award is directed at start-ups and established companies.

The Green Product Award is an annual international competition for innovative, sustainable products and services in the categories architecture, work, energy, electronics, fashion, research, freestyle, children, communication, consumer goods, mobility, furniture and home accessories. The award is directed at start-ups and established companies.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11488.html
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Asahi Kasei to buy U.S based Sage Automotive Interiors

Related Keywords: artificial leather and other materials, Asahi Kasei, car interiors, car seat fabrics, Clearlake Capital Group, Clearlake Sage Holdings, high quality and good design, High-quality automotive textiles, innovative interior car designs, Polypore International, raw materials to finished products, supply chain, synthetic rubber, U.S.-based Sage Automotive Interiors

Tokyo
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This deal seeks to help Asahi Kasei, which makes artificial leather for car interiors, to create a complete supply chain from raw materials to finished products. High-quality automotive textiles are in high demand and Asahi Kasei expects its sales to rise after the acquisition.

This deal seeks to help Asahi Kasei, which makes artificial leather for car interiors, to create a complete supply chain from raw materials to finished products. High-quality automotive textiles are in high demand and Asahi Kasei expects its sales to rise after the acquisition.

The deal will see Asahi Kasei buy the U.S. fund's entire stake in Sage.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Business-Deals/Asahi-Kasei-to-buy-US-textile-supplier-for-1.06bn
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US garment and textile firms seek their own investment opportunities in VN

Related Keywords: American Apparel & Footwear Association, coming time, even without TPP, export growth, garment and textile exports to US, in Vietnam, likely to increase, Nate Herman, seeking their own investment opportunities, Senior Vice President, Southeast Asian country, supply chain, US garment and textile businesses, Vietnam continued to surpass rivals

Hanoi
US garment and textile firms seek their own investment opportunities in VN
Summary: 
The Southeast Asian country’s garment-textile and footwear exports to the US are likely to increase in the coming time, even without TPP, according to Nate Herman, Senior Vice President of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Supply Chain as the US garment-textile and footwear businesses are seeking their own investment opportunities in Vietnam after the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier this year.

The Southeast Asian country’s garment-textile and footwear exports to the US are likely to increase in the coming time, even without TPP, according to Nate Herman, Senior Vice President of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Supply Chain as the US garment-textile and footwear businesses are seeking their own investment opportunities in Vietnam after the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier this year.

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/us-garmenttextile-firms-seek-opportunities-in-vietnam/120355.vnp
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Vietnamese products displayed at Hong Kong fashion fair

Related Keywords: availability of young skilled labour force, business-to-business fashion trade show, HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), increasing number of overseas buyers, locally made garments, sourcing products from the country, supply chain, taking part in more free trade agreements, Vietnam rapidly improving, wrapped up in Hongkong

Hanoi
Vietnamese products displayed at Hong Kong fashion fair
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Vietnam is seen rapidly improving its supply chain for locally made garments and taking part in more free trade agreements with increasing number of overseas buyers are sourcing products from the country. Pham Thiet Hoa, director of the HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), speaking on the occasion of the business-to-business fashion trade show which wrapped up in Hong Kong on October 31 said that the availability of a young, skilled labour force is also attracting foreign buyers to the country.

Vietnam is seen rapidly improving its supply chain for locally made garments and taking part in more free trade agreements with increasing number of overseas buyers are sourcing products from the country. Pham Thiet Hoa, director of the HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), speaking on the occasion of the business-to-business fashion trade show which wrapped up in Hong Kong on October 31 said that the availability of a young, skilled labour force is also attracting foreign buyers to the country.

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnamese-goods-shown-at-hong-kong-fashion-fair/120363.vnp
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