First traceable ocean plastic fabrics

Related Keywords: blockchain, fabrics, plastic, Recycle, sustainable, Textile, traceability, waste, Waste2wear

France
First traceable ocean plastic fabrics
Summary: 
Sustainable textiles company, Waste2wear, will present the world’s first collection of traceable recycled ocean plastic fabrics at international textile fair Première Vision Paris (September 17-19). The used plastic comes from a small island near Shanghai where, in collaboration with NGO’s and the local government

Sustainable textiles company, Waste2wear, will present the world’s first collection of traceable recycled ocean plastic fabrics at international textile fair Première Vision Paris (September 17-19).

The used plastic comes from a small island near Shanghai where, in collaboration with NGO’s and the local government, Waste2wear created a business model in which former fishermen could recover lost income by fishing plastic from the ocean, known as the Ocean Plastic Project; they now collect more than 30 tonnes of waste from the ocean every month.

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India to benefit from the imposition of US duties on Chinese imports

Related Keywords: China, cotton, export, home-textile, India, retail, Textile, trade, US

India
India to benefit from the imposition of US duties on Chinese imports
Summary: 
The trade conflict between the US and China may be unsettling global trade. But home-textile exporters from India see a silver lining, though benefits could be insignificant if US demand remains subdued. Indian companies expect to benefit from the imposition of US duties on imports from China. Beginning September, import duties will kick in on home textiles, including towels

The trade conflict between the US and China may be unsettling global trade. But home-textile exporters from India see a silver lining, though benefits could be insignificant if US demand remains subdued.

Indian companies expect to benefit from the imposition of US duties on imports from China. Beginning September, import duties will kick in on home textiles, including towels and sheets.

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Abercrombie Textiles aquired by Crypton

Related Keywords: Abercrombie Textiles, Crypton, fabrics, manufacturing, mill, North Carolina, technology, Textile

United States
Abercrombie Textiles aquired by Crypton
Summary: 
The Crypton Companies, a leading provider of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, has entered into a formal agreement to acquire the operations of Abercrombie Textiles, a North Carolina-based textiles mill. With a deep commitment to US manufacturing and the preservation and advancement of the American textiles industry, Crypton and Abercrombie share a long working

The Crypton Companies, a leading provider of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, has entered into a formal agreement to acquire the operations of Abercrombie Textiles, a North Carolina-based textiles mill. With a deep commitment to US manufacturing and the preservation and advancement of the American textiles industry, Crypton and Abercrombie share a long working relationship and a common customer base.

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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
Summary: 
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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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
Summary: 
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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Cotton yarn, fabric exports fall by 24%

Related Keywords: cotton, crisis, export, fabric, fall, government, taxes, Textile, yarn

India
Cotton yarn, fabric exports fall by 24%
Summary: 
Monthly exports of cotton yarn is at a 5-year-low. Export of cotton textiles continued their downtrend and registered a fall of 24 per cent during the April-July period. The provisional data released for the first three weeks of August also showed a decline of 25 per cent month-on-month. Expressing deep concern about the declining trend in cotton

Monthly exports of cotton yarn is at a 5-year-low.

Export of cotton textiles continued their downtrend and registered a fall of 24 per cent during the April-July period. The provisional data released for the first three weeks of August also showed a decline of 25 per cent month-on-month.

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Major lifestyle brand partners with Polygiene

Related Keywords: Anti-odour, brand, lifestyle, Polygiene, PVH Corp group, Sport, technology, Textile, Tommy Hilfiger

Sweden
Major lifestyle brand partners with Polygiene
Summary: 
Anti-odour textile technology provider Polygiene has announced a new partnership with lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger, part of the PVH Corp group. From spring 2020, Tommy Sport men’s and women’s tops, shorts and tank-tops will have Polygiene technology. The Swedish textile technology provider said the use of Polygiene in these garments will help prolong their useful

Anti-odour textile technology provider Polygiene has announced a new partnership with lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger, part of the PVH Corp group.

From spring 2020, Tommy Sport men’s and women’s tops, shorts and tank-tops will have Polygiene technology.

The Swedish textile technology provider said the use of Polygiene in these garments will help prolong their useful life, saving water by reducing the need for washing, while the prevention of bacterial growth will stop the premature break down of the fabric.

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