RadiciGroup debuts 100% castor bean yarn

July 1st, 2023

Biofeel® Eleven yarn is made from 100% castor bean oil. The beans are grown on semiarid land and do not compete with food production. After the oil is removed from the beans, the remnants can be returned to the soil as fertilizer. Photo: © Tetiana Kovalenko, Dreamstime.com RadiciGroup recently developed sustainable, recyclable yarn called Biofeel® […]

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Mars simulation

RadiciGroup creates spacesuit for Mars missions

April 8th, 2022

A group of companies in the Italian textile industry, headed by RadiciGroup, has created the first spacesuit for analogue simulation fully designed and engineered in Italy for the Space Medicine Operations (SMOPS) Mars mission. This endeavor was promoted and organized by Mars Planet – the Italian chapter of the Mars Society headquartered in the province of Bergamo – under […]

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GRS certification for RadiciGroup

November 27th, 2018

RadiciGroup’s post-consumer recycled polyester yarns, r-Radyarn® and r-Starlight® — UNI 11505-certified since 2014 — have been certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) promoted by the Textile Exchange, an international non-profit that operates for the promotion and responsible development of sustainability in the textile industry. The GRS certificates cover two families of products: raw and […]

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Nonwoven advances in performance and sustainability

August 1st, 2017

The global market for nonwovens is expected to grow from a 2015 level of $2.9 billion to $8 billion by 2022, according to Stratistics Market Research Consulting, specialists in global cross-sector market research. Existing market sectors such as health, hygiene and automotive applications are expanding, and others are being added, with much of the growth […]

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