An evolutionary jacket, upcycled

May 1st, 2020

The first circular functional jacket made from used textiles could lead the way to a waste-free synthetic clothing industry. Comfortable and waterproof, it’s certified by OEKO-TEX® and bluesign® in line with the stringent STANDARD 110. Photos: Sympatex. In 2017, five European companies that committed to manufacturing textiles from 100 percent recycled materials teamed up to […]

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Schoeller celebrates 150 years

November 5th, 2018

Schoeller Textil AG, a global textile solutions brand specializing in the development and production of innovative technical fabrics and smart textile finishing technologies, is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Schoeller began as Switzerland’s first worsted yarn spinning mill in 1868 and has since achieved worldwide recognition for its technical textiles and dedication to sustainability. For its […]

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Playing it safer: performance and protection for sports and recreation

June 1st, 2018

Today, people of all ages are embracing active lifestyles: playing team sports, hitting the slopes, biking, climbing and hiking in all kinds of weather conditions, testing their mettle in boxing rings and martial arts classes or going for the gentler forms of exercise, like yoga. People are on the move, including retiring baby boomers who […]

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