DyeCoo, CleanDye CO2 dyeing technology reduces emissions by 58%

September 29th, 2023

Shown here are DyeOx4 machines from DyeCoo installed in a factory in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo: DyeCoo Textile Systems B.V./DyeCoo North America DyeCoo's waterless dyeing technology, operated by CleanDye's factory in Vietnam, generated 58% lower greenhouse gas emissions than conventional textile dyeing vendors, an independent lifecycle assessment (LCA) commissioned by Adidas shows. The LCA was […]

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CELLIANT meets updated requirements for Class 1 Medical Devices in EU

September 28th, 2023

The European Union (EU) has upgraded the requirements for the Class 1 Medical Device designation and Hologenix®, creators of CELLIANT®, has met the stricter requirements for this important market. This means that compliant manufacturers can continue to use the CE mark on their EU products containing CELLIANT. Hologenix has been a trailblazer in achieving regulatory […]

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Hybridworks secures $3.2 million investment to propel textile recycling innovation

September 27th, 2023

Hybridworks, a cutting-edge textile recycling technology company, announced a $3.2 million seed-series equity investment from a private Midwest-based investor. The new investment marks a significant milestone in its mission to revolutionize the textile industry with the most scalable and energy-efficient renewable textile technology in the industry. "This investment marks a pivotal moment for Hybridworks. It […]

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Lectra appoints Frédéric Morel as president, Asia-Pacific region 

September 26th, 2023

Lectra announced the appointment of Frédéric Morel as President of the Asia-Pacific region and as a member of the Group's Executive Committee, where he replaces Edward Wang, who previously held the same position. This nomination comes as Lectra prepares to present its latest software and connected equipment offers at the CISMA (China International Sewing Machinery […]

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Exterior marine upholstery collections

September 25th, 2023

Three Ultrafabrics collections stand up to the demands of exterior marine upholstery. Marina (pictured) is the newest collection. Three Ultrafabrics collections stand up to the demands of exterior marine upholstery. Coast indoor/outdoor performance fabric looks and feels luxurious while hosting a range of resilient properties, including excellent colorfastness while remaining cool to the touch even […]

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Better Cotton calls for eradication of HHPs

September 25th, 2023

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, and its partners in the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coalition have issued a position paper demanding a global phase-out of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) across agricultural supply chains. Ahead of the fifth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5), set to take place in Bonn, […]

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Pantone 2024 Fashion Color Trend Report

September 22nd, 2023

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced the Fashion Color Trend Report Spring Summer 2024 edition for London Fashion Week (LFW). This season’s report features the top ten standout colors as well as the five new core classics we can expect to see as […]

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MycoWorks opens world’s first commercial-scale Fine Mycelium plant

September 21st, 2023

MycoWorks' Reishi™ leather. Photo: MycoWorks Biotechnology company MycoWorks began production at its world-class manufacturing facility in Union, S.C. Now capable of scaling-up to meet luxury industry demand, the company is set to grow millions of square feet of its leather-alternative material produced with the company’s proprietary technology, Fine Mycelium™. This patented technology produces Reishi™, a […]

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Durst Group acquires Aleph SrL

September 20th, 2023

Durst Group, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production solutions, has acquired Aleph SrL, a pioneer in sustainable digital solutions for textiles and interior and exterior decorations. With this strategic move, Durst Group further enhances its position in water-based and sustainable printing technologies. For Durst Group, the acquisition also serves as a bridge to Como, […]

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In memoriam: Galynn Nordstrom

September 19th, 2023

Galynn Nordstrom, a longtime editor of Specialty Fabrics Review magazine, died on July 14, 2023. She was at the helm of the Review for more than 15 years and used her deep knowledge of the specialty fabrics industry to create a publication of lasting significance. Nordstrom was quite active in the Twin Cities publishing community, […]

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