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EURATEX and partners launch New Horizon Europe Innovation project 

September 29th, 2022

The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition. While the production and consumption of textile products continue to grow, so does the impact on the […]

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Jasmine Cox new executive director of Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers

September 28th, 2022

Gaston College, one of North Carolina’s largest community colleges, is pleased to announce Jasmine Cox has accepted the role as executive director of the Textile Technology and Fiber Innovation Centers. Cox most recently served as the college’s director of Textile Technology Programs and Business Innovation. “Jasmine is a natural fit for this position. She’s an […]

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Piedmont Plastics relocates Edmonton branch

September 27th, 2022

Piedmont Plastics®, a premier wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and film, is pleased to announce the relocation of their newest branch location in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.As previously announced, Piedmont Plastics completed the acquisition of Edmonton-based Plastics Plus, Ltd. in June 2022. Since then, the Piedmont Plastics and Plastics Plus teams have been working […]

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George Courey Inc. transitions to the fourth generation of ownership

September 26th, 2022

Photo: Canadian Press George Courey Inc., a 112-year-old business, owned by the same family for four generations, has undergone a successful transition from the third to the fourth generation. Taking a century-old business into the future requires a business acumen and maturity of leadership which Jeffrey Courey and Robert Courey bring to the table. On September 15, 2022, the George […]

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Versatile hybrid printer

September 26th, 2022

Mutoh’s ValueJet 1628MH hybrid printer combines upgraded features and new technologies designed to produce vibrant output with smoother gradations and a wide color gamut. Mutoh’s ValueJet 1628MH hybrid printer combines upgraded features and new technologies designed to produce vibrant output with smoother gradations and a wide color gamut using Mutoh’s own VerteLith RIP software. The […]

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Borealis appoints Jonatas Melo as vice president performance materials

September 23rd, 2022

Borealis announces the appointment of Jonatas Melo as Vice President Performance Materials effective August 1, 2022. In this position he will be responsible for driving the Infrastructure and Consumer Products businesses globally in line with the company’s circular ambitions. Before joining Borealis in 2011, Jonatas Melo held several positions at Cosan and ExxonMobil in Brazil, […]

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Milliken achieves EcoVadis gold rating

September 22nd, 2022

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. Milliken’s score places it in the top 7% of […]

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EU Commission moves to ban products made with forced labor

September 20th, 2022

The Commission has proposed to prohibit products made with forced labor on the EU market. The proposal covers all products, namely those made in the EU for domestic consumption and exports, and imported goods, without targeting specific companies or industries. This comprehensive approach is important because an estimated 27.6 million people are in forced labor, […]

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BIOPHIL Natural Fibers to locate $10 Million facility to Robeson County, N.C.

September 19th, 2022

BIOPHIL Natural Fibers, a manufacturer of organic raw materials, will create 41 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The company will invest more than $10.9 million to locate a new processing operation to Lumberton. “North Carolina is the perfect place for BIOPHIL as our economy is deeply rooted in agriculture and manufacturing,” […]

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Earth-friendly packaging

September 19th, 2022

Beaver Paper’s TexSeal™ Eco Pouches are an earth-friendly paper-based packaging solution. Beaver Paper’s TexSeal™ Eco Pouches are an earth-friendly paper-based packaging solution that takes over functionalities traditionally handled by plastic. Made from renewable forest products, the pouches have a natural look and feel, are 100% recyclable, available in different grammages, have excellent sealing properties and […]

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