Conference on textile waste

Related Keywords: circular economy and technology experts from the clothing, innovative circular economy, post-consumer unwearable textiles, textile waste is recycled, Textile Waste to Secondary Raw Materials, textiles and chemical industries, textiles industry, virgin feedstock, waste management and chemical industries

Brussels
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Not enough textile waste is recycled across Europe. Since 2015, the Horizon 2020 project Resyntex has been looking to tackle this issue by showcasing innovative circular economy concepts for the textiles and chemical industries.

Not enough textile waste is recycled across Europe. Since 2015, the Horizon 2020 project Resyntex has been looking to tackle this issue by showcasing innovative circular economy concepts for the textiles and chemical industries.

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Protein found in squid forms fibres of sustainable materials

Related Keywords: biopolymers, biopolymers are sustainable, eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable, garments tailored for protection against chemical and biological warfare agents, industrial manufacturing processes, Materials made from this protein, renewable resources and researchers, synthetic polymers like plastic, textiles industry

London
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Materials made from this protein are sustainable and can be produced on a large-scale production using laboratory culture methods. The advance is published in Frontiers in Chemistry. “Squid proteins can be used to produce next-generation materials for an array of fields including energy and biomedicine, as well as the security and defence sector,” said lead author Melik Demirel, Lloyd and Dorothy Foehr Huck Endowed Chair in Biomimetic Materials, and Director of Center for Research on Advanced Fibre Technologies (CRAFT) at Penn State University, USA. “We reviewed the current knowledge on squid ring teeth-based materials, which are an excellent alternative to plastics because they are eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable.”

Materials made from this protein are sustainable and can be produced on a large-scale production using laboratory culture methods. The advance is published in Frontiers in Chemistry. “Squid proteins can be used to produce next-generation materials for an array of fields including energy and biomedicine, as well as the security and defence sector,” said lead author Melik Demirel, Lloyd and Dorothy Foehr Huck Endowed Chair in Biomimetic Materials, and Director of Center for Research on Advanced Fibre Technologies (CRAFT) at Penn State University, USA.

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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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Cifra, a specialist in the manufacture of apparel presents it's Thermo project at ISPO Munich 2019

Related Keywords: nylon 6, nylon household carpets, nylon thread, textiles industry, Thermolite and Emana yarns, traditional fabric, yarn

Milan
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Green Attitude project - On the eco-sustainability front, the Green Attitude project continues with the Zero Waste commitment – in warp seamless all the yarn is transformed into a product, whereas in traditional fabric the waste is somewhere between 15-30% – with an ever-increasing use of ecological and regenerated yarns, such as Econyl by Aquafil or Q-Nova by Fulgar.

Green Attitude project - On the eco-sustainability front, the Green Attitude project continues with the Zero Waste commitment – in warp seamless all the yarn is transformed into a product, whereas in traditional fabric the waste is somewhere between 15-30% – with an ever-increasing use of ecological and regenerated yarns, such as Econyl by Aquafil or Q-Nova by Fulgar.

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Transformational gift for the College of Textiles

Related Keywords: digital printing and composites, fiber, textile and fiber chemistry, textile chemicals, textile chemistry, textile manufacturing, textiles college, textiles industry, yarn and fabric

USA
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The gift to the Wilson College of Textiles will have a significant and long-term impact by connecting students with new opportunities, allowing for investment in award-winning faculty and life-saving research, and enhancing campus facilities used by students, faculty and industry partners.

The gift to the Wilson College of Textiles will have a significant and long-term impact by connecting students with new opportunities, allowing for investment in award-winning faculty and life-saving research, and enhancing campus facilities used by students, faculty and industry partners.

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Datacenter by Oerlikon

Related Keywords: Artificial Intelligence Manufacturing, textiles industry, yarn factory

Remscheid
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New IT-basis for POC -The fixed connection to the Common Service Platform (CSP) of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment enables services and software updates to be provided smoothly, quickly and automatically, the company says. In this way, service applications can transform collected data into instructions or automated commands to secure and improve processes. For example, the secure availability of management solutions such as the Plant Operation Center (POC) for process monitoring can be increased and possible errors can be rectified very quickly.

New IT-basis for POC -The fixed connection to the Common Service Platform (CSP) of the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment enables services and software updates to be provided smoothly, quickly and automatically, the company says. In this way, service applications can transform collected data into instructions or automated commands to secure and improve processes. For example, the secure availability of management solutions such as the Plant Operation Center (POC) for process monitoring can be increased and possible errors can be rectified very quickly.

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New developments in Hong Kong to address daily textile waste

Related Keywords: cotton and wool, fabrics and garments, fibres, garment-to-garment recycling shop, Hong Kong Research Institute for Textiles and Apparel, Old clothing and textiles, plant’s recycling system, Spinning mill, textile recycling, textiles industry, yarn

Hong Kong
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Edwin Keh Yee-man, chief executive of the publicly funded Hong Kong Research Institute for Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), which developed the plant’s recycling system, said the move would put the city’s textiles industry back on the map and boost the “made in Hong Kong” mark. He said that, "We could have opened (this mill) in China, 10 times its current size," Also,"But we decided to do it in Hong Kong to prove two things – that we can solve our local textile waste problem locally, and that in such a small, compact city, sustainable (textile recycling) is feasible."

Edwin Keh Yee-man, chief executive of the publicly funded Hong Kong Research Institute for Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), which developed the plant’s recycling system, said the move would put the city’s textiles industry back on the map and boost the “made in Hong Kong” mark. He said that, "We could have opened (this mill) in China, 10 times its current size," Also,"But we decided to do it in Hong Kong to prove two things – that we can solve our local textile waste problem locally, and that in such a small, compact city, sustainable (textile recycling) is feasible."

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2162591/back-future-new-textiles-recycling-plant-set-boost
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Unifi Inc. announces the appointment of Jorge Salazar

Related Keywords: global polyester and nylon yarn producer, innovative supply chain, performance fibers, REPREVE® recycled polyester and Tru-Technologies, sustainable manufacturing, textile-producing region, textiles industry

Greensboro
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Unifi Inc. announced the appointment of Jorge Salazar as general manager of Unifi Central America Ltda. de CV (UCA). Salazar has a showed history of managing operations within the textiles industry. Before joining Unifi, he served as the director for CS Central America, a global polyester and nylon yarn producer, where he looked after the start-up of operations in 2006, and eventually led the business.

Unifi Inc. announced the appointment of Jorge Salazar as general manager of Unifi Central America Ltda. de CV (UCA). Salazar has a showed history of managing operations within the textiles industry. Before joining Unifi, he served as the director for CS Central America, a global polyester and nylon yarn producer, where he looked after the start-up of operations in 2006, and eventually led the business.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/fiber-world/2018/09/jorge-salazar-appointed-general-manager-of-unifi-central-america/
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An Italian producer of textile laboratory equipment, Mesdan-Lab division of Mesdan introduces Aqualab

Related Keywords: Aqualab, Bremen Cotton Conference in 2014, Cotton Testing Methods, fabrics, fibres, Garments, high quality yarns, international testing standards, knotters and laboratory equipment, Mesdan, nonwovens and technical textiles, textile laboratory equipment, textile processing, Textiles, textiles chain, textiles industry, yarn splicers, yarns

Puegnagno
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The Mesdan-Lab division is devoted to the development and marketing of Laboratory equipment manufactured according to major international testing standards. It’s product portfolio includes a complete range of equipment for the testing and the quality control of fibres, yarns, fabrics, garments, nonwovens and technical textiles. Mesdan is well known in the textiles industry for its yarn splicers, knotters and laboratory equipment.

The Mesdan-Lab division is devoted to the development and marketing of Laboratory equipment manufactured according to major international testing standards. It’s product portfolio includes a complete range of equipment for the testing and the quality control of fibres, yarns, fabrics, garments, nonwovens and technical textiles. Mesdan is well known in the textiles industry for its yarn splicers, knotters and laboratory equipment.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/testing-standards/mesdan-introduces-new-aqualab/
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Spinnova chooses a textile engineering specialist

Related Keywords: carding and dry spinning technology, man-made fibres, materials, more ecological than cotton, pulp-based textile fibre, quality assurance and production management, Spinnova, sustainable fibre, testing process of fibre qualities, textile engineering, textile processes, textiles industry, wood-based textile fibre

Finland
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Spinnova is a Finnish wood fibre company that develops ecological technology for manufacturing pulp-based textile fibre. Spinnova’s patented technology is said to save water, energy and chemicals, making wood-based textile fibre significantly more ecological than cotton or the current man-made fibres.

Spinnova is a Finnish wood fibre company that develops ecological technology for manufacturing pulp-based textile fibre. Spinnova’s patented technology is said to save water, energy and chemicals, making wood-based textile fibre significantly more ecological than cotton or the current man-made fibres.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/spinnova-appoints-textile-engineering-specialist/
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