Infinited Fiber Company picks site for textile fiber factory

June 29th, 2022

Fashion and textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company plans to build a commercial-scale factory to produce regenerated textile fiber for the world’s leading apparel companies at the site of renewable materials company Stora Enso’s closed Veitsiluoto paper mill in Kemi, a Finnish city on the northern shore of the Baltic Sea. The size of the […]

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Careismatic Brands appoints Sidharth Lakhani as COO

June 28th, 2022

Careismatic Brands, a manufacturer of medical apparel, announced today the appointment of Sidharth Lakhani to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The appointment of Lakhani marks another step forward for Careismatic Brands, as the company continues to evolve its business through building their executive team, including the recent appointment of new CEO Girisha Chandraraj. Lakhani brings a […]

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Partnership for Sustainable Textiles recognizes U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

June 27th, 2022

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been approved as a standard for sustainable cotton by Siegelklarheit, an initiative of the German Federal Government. By helping consumers to better understand environmental and social labels, Siegelklarheit wants to contribute to more sustainable purchasing decisions. U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol successfully passed Siegelklarheit´s assessment system. As a result, members […]

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New PFC-free water repellent

June 27th, 2022

PHOBOTEX® R-ACE PFC-free durable water repellent delivers excellent water repellence on synthetic fibers and blends, and also provides compatibility with resin finishing to ensure even application on cellulosic fibers. PHOBOTEX® R-ACE PFC-free durable water repellent delivers excellent water repellence on synthetic fibers and blends, and also provides compatibility with resin finishing to ensure even application […]

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DNA traceability, isotopic testing as evidence under UFLPA

June 23rd, 2022

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (the “Company) has been increasing its engagement with all stakeholders in anticipation of the June 21, 2022, effective date of the “rebuttable presumption” standard under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) signed into law on December 23, 2021. Under the UFLPA, all imports that originate from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous […]

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OSHA training

OSHA administers $11.7 million in training grants

June 22nd, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor will provide a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the grants will target disadvantaged, underserved, low-income, and other hard-to-reach, […]

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Bluesign and SCTI develop sustainable chemistry index

June 21st, 2022

Seated from left: Wolfgang Anton Schumann, Chairman of SCTI and Kurt Schläpfer, Head of Customer Relation Management of Bluesign at the signing ceremony. Standing from left: Kin Keong Chan, Peter Waeber, Dennis Dalton, Thomas Schäfer, Rohit Aggarwal, Benoit Moutault, Marcos Furrer, Simon Collinson, Sung Yong Cho, Marilyn Chua, Ümit Yaldiz. Bluesign has teamed up with […]

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EURATEX president Paccanelli

EURATEX president Paccanelli re-elected

June 20th, 2022

Italian textile entrepreneur Alberto Paccanelli has been re-elected as president of EURATEX during its General Assembly on 17 June. He will thus extend his mandate with two more years, until June 2024. Paccanelli is CEO of the Martinelli Ginetto Group, active in the high-end home textiles. He is also a board member of Sistema Moda […]

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Marine fabric line adds new colors

June 20th, 2022

Trivantage’s Hydrofend® back-coated solution-dyed polyester is now available in mahogany brown and hunter green colorways. Trivantage’s Hydrofend®, an exclusive solution-dyed polyester with a proprietary high-performance back coating, is now available in mahogany brown and hunter green colorways. The new additions were created based on customer feedback and will be offered with matching binding. The fabric […]

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Milliken and Lenzing partner for protective textile sustainability

June 15th, 2022

Westex: A Milliken Brand, a global manufacturer of flame-resistant and arc-rated (FR/AR) textiles, and Lenzing, supplier of wood-based specialty fibers through its brand TENCEL™, announce a new partnership aimed at enhancing sustainability efforts within the protective apparel industry. This collaboration illustrates a long-term commitment to bring more sustainable fabric options to market and kicks off […]

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