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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SILVADUR Antimicrobials from Dow Microbial Control earns bluesign certification

September 24th, 2018

SILVADUR™ Antimicrobials, patented antimicrobial technology for textiles and apparel from Dow Microbial Control, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, has been certified by the bluesign® system. The certification signifies the safety of the technology to brands and manufacturers. Managed by the Swiss-based company bluesign Technologies AG, the system oversees the global textile […]

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DuPont partners with bluesign ®

August 29th, 2018

DuPont Industrial Biosciences will work with bluesign® for the bio-based, high-performance polymer DuPont™ Sorona®. The bluesign system unites the textile supply chain to jointly reduce its impact on people and the environment, ensure responsible use of resources and guarantee the highest level of consumer safety. Sorona is a versatile polymer comprised of 37 percent renewable […]

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Developing friendlier fabrics

January 1st, 2017

As sustainability is increasingly important to growing numbers of consumers, fabric manufacturers are broadening their eco-friendly offerings, giving specialty fabricators plenty of green options. As a famous frog once lamented, it’s not easy being green. The same can be said for companies wanting to “green” up their product offerings and manufacturing processes, since doing so […]

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Sciessent expands bluesign® partnership

May 13th, 2016

Sciessent, provider of environmentally-friendly antimicrobial and anti-odor solutions, has partnered with bluesign® systems for their fluorocarbon-free durable water repellent (DWR), CURB. CURB joins Sciessent’s odor absorbing Lava technology on a list of bluesign-approved products. Engineered to keep harmful fluorocarbons out of the environment, CURB delivers the same water repellent performance as existing technologies. Textile manufacturers […]

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Noble Biomaterials’ anti-odor technology receives bluesign® certification

October 19th, 2015

Noble Biomaterials Inc. has received bluesign product line approval for its XT2™ technology, which employs a proprietary process to provide permanent anti-odor protection that does not wash off or wear out. Based in Scranton, Pa., Noble manufactures antimicrobial and anti-odor technologies for performance fabrics. Through a comprehensive biocidal product review process, the company demonstrated that […]

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