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The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit: Webinar on “Will year 2021 be a game changer for the textile industry?”

Webinar on
“Will year 2021 be a game changer for the textile industry?”

Saturday, 6th February 2021 from 11.a.m to 01.00 p.m.

The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit is organizing a live Webinar on Saturday, 6th February 2021 from 11.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.  The theme of the Webinar is “Will year 2021 be a game changer for the textile industry?”. You will be able to interact with the experts from the operational field.

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The value of textile waste

The value of textile wasteClean technology company BlockTexx worked with QUT researchers to create a proprietary process that transforms textile waste into a valuable commodity.

Globally, an estimated 92 million tonnes of textiles go to landfill each year. This issue has been a massive blind spot in recycling and sustainability conversations, however textile waste has great potential to be transformed into a valuable commodity.

Only a small fraction of textile products from the fashion industry are collected and reused or recycled. The problem is exacerbated by the mixture of different natural and synthetic fibres in blended textiles, which makes effective recycling difficult. Continue reading The value of textile waste

2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2–3 February

2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres19.01.2021 

Cellulose fibres are virtually miracle materials – Almost endless possibilities and high market growth due to great demand!

2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2–3 February (online event) – Cellulose fibres have a wide range of applications that are increasingly expanding. The markets are driven by technological developments and political framework conditions, especially bans and restrictions on plastics and increasing sustainability requirements.

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The International Apparel Federation (IAF): Priority Issues 2021

IAFS Priority Issues 2021 18 January 2021

The International Apparel Federation (IAF) has published its ‘2021 Priority Issues’. At a time when our industry is in crisis, it sets out the organisation’s vision on achieving a better apparel industry (as measured on the scales of people, planet and profit). This vision is drafted with and fully supported by the IAF’s Board of Directors, a group of 23 industry leaders, representing industry associations, companies and the wider fashion ecosystem from all continents and spanning the full apparel supply chain. Continue reading The International Apparel Federation (IAF): Priority Issues 2021

Taren delintation solutions increase productivity in cotton

Cotton Seed Delintation Process StepsTaren Engineering , which develops delintation technologies that increase cotton productivity and quality, and provides comprehensive services , has achieved rapid growth since its establishment in 2017. ‘Let it be Cotton! – Let Cotton Become! ” Taren, which develops solutions in cotton seed production at the very beginning of the textile supply chain with the slogan, has made improvements that will contribute to the sector. Founded in Adana by Sercenk Kılıç, who has 20 years of strong experience in the seed sector, Taren Engineering carries out important projects especially in the textile markets where cotton is produced . Continue reading Taren delintation solutions increase productivity in cotton

Offer to Buy – Acquisition Window (BUYBACK) for Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd is for Sale!

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd is one of India’s leading players in the technical textiles sector.

Garware is for saleBSE Notice No. 20210115-43: Trading Members and Custodian Members of the Exchange are requested to note the schedule of activities in respect of Offer to buy – Acquisition Window (BUYBACK) of shares of Garware Technical Fibres Ltd is scheduled from Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 to Tuesday, February, 2nd, 2021 on the Exchange

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Ascend Performance Materials Purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

Ascend Performance Materials has purchased Eurostar Engineering PlasticsAcquisition will expand Ascend’s flame-retardant portfolio and European footprint

Ascend Performance Materials has purchased Eurostar Engineering Plastics, a France-based compounder with a broad portfolio of flame-retardant engineered plastics and expertise in halogen-free formulations. Continue reading Ascend Performance Materials Purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

DSM and Clariter partner to pursue chemical recycling solution for Dyneema®-based end-products

Dyneema-based end-productsRoyal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and Clariter, an international clean-tech company, today announced a strategic partnership to pursue a next-generation chemical recycling solution for products based on DSM’s Dyneema®, an ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber. As a first step, sample products – including ropes, nets and ballistic materials made with Dyneema® – were successfully converted at Clariter’s pilot plant in Poland, demonstrating the recyclability potential of Dyneema® and underlining the active commitment of DSM Protective Materials to shape a more sustainable world. Continue reading DSM and Clariter partner to pursue chemical recycling solution for Dyneema®-based end-products

VF Corporation Launches Enhanced Product Traceability Mapping Data Providing Unprecedented Industry Supply Chain Transparency

vf traceability mapsNew program enables supply chain visibility from Tier 1 through Tier 4 suppliers

DENVER – January 14, 2021 – VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, enhanced its traceability mapping program today by disclosing Tier 1 through Tier 4 supplier information in a consolidated, downloadable file, providing an unprecedented level of industry transparency. Offering supply chain visibility through Tier 4 suppliers further demonstrates the company’s commitment to continuous improvement and increasing transparency as outlined in its corporate sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. Continue reading VF Corporation Launches Enhanced Product Traceability Mapping Data Providing Unprecedented Industry Supply Chain Transparency

Responsible sourcing guidelines for 2021 from Transparency-One

By KellyAnn Tsai Director of Marketing at Transparency-One Houston, Texas, United States
KellyAnn Tsai

Implementing the tools necessary to achieve transparency can be done with relatively low impact on existing processes and systems. Once the right solution is found, it can be used for all product types and easily scaled up to meet the needs of global supply chains.

With 2020 now behind us, many of us are looking forward to the new year. While we do not know what 2021 has in store, there is something we know for certain: 2021 will be a year of action for businesses who want to ensure more responsible sourcing. Continue reading Responsible sourcing guidelines for 2021 from Transparency-One