SCTI launched to fast track sustainability

The textile and leather industries will now have Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI) helping them gain knowledge about chemistry and solutions to become more sustainable. The alliance has 7 founding members, namely, Archroma, CHT Group, Huntsman, Kyung-In Synthetic Corporation (KISCO), Pulcra Chemicals, Rudolf Group and Tanatex Chemicals. The aim of the alliance is […]


H&M launches ‘Jeans Redesign’

Circular economy principles are what drive the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Make Fashion Circular initiative. Inspired by the ‘visionary’ project, popular fashion brand, H&M, has launched men’s denim collection, Jeans Redesign. Launched mid-October, the collection redefines the way denim is made and perceived. According to the officials at H&M, the Jeans Redesign collection celebrates the company’s […]


Fortum – Making Fibre Sustainability A Reality

Invests in a commercial biorefinery in Assam to produce 62 million litres of bioethanol per annum Known for its consistent efforts in bringing fibre sustainability around the world, Fortum is riding high on its Bio2X solution. Team Textile Magazine speaks to Faizur Rehman, Head – Bio2X Programme, Fortum India in an exclusive chat to understand […]


Klopman – Formal Entry into The UN Global Compact Agreement

The European giant in technical fabrics, Klopman, has formally entered the UN Global Compact Agreement. Klopman has traditionally worked towards sustainability in its work processes. The company has officially recorded 40% less waste production. The Agreement binds its partners to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were agreed upon by the UNGA in 2015. […]


Dollar Industries’ Green Mission Initiative – 4 MW solar power plant at Tirupur facility

The Green Mission initiative of Dollar Industries received a boost in the arm with the commissioning of a 4 MW solar power plant at the company’s manufacturing facility in Tirupur, recently. The popular Indian apparel brand has invested Rs. 18 crores and the payback period is expected to be 5 years. Speaking at the event, […]


A.T.E. Huber Envirotech – Selected as one of top 3 waste water treatment companies for textile industry

A.T.E. Huber Envirotech (AHET) has proven its credentials to become one of the top 3 waste water treatment companies catering to the textile industry. The company has made major technological innovations in its experience in this field for 2 decades. Textile industry is one of the water intensive manufacturing industries which has been trying to […]


KG Denim launches Trigger HealtHive medical protective gear solutions

One-of-its-kind, rechargeable, BioRefresh technology Coimbatore, is a name that has become synonymous with the textile industry. The city’s inherent dynamic entrepreneurial spirit perhaps found its best calling in the field of textiles. It is not surprising that several top names in the textile industry call this city home. One of the most popular among them […]


India gets its first ever Brand & Logo for its Cotton on 2nd World Cotton Day – A Historic Day for Indian Cotton!

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development launched the 1st ever Brand & Logo for Indian Cotton on 2nd World Cotton Day on 7th October, 2020 through Video Conferencing. Now India’s premium Cotton would be known as ‘Kasturi Cotton’ in the world cotton Trade. The Kasturi Cotton brand will […]


Grasim among India’s top 10 companies for Sustainability and CSR 2020

Grasim Industries has been ranked 9th among the top 10 Indian corporates for its Sustainability and CSR practices by the ET and Futurescape 7th Responsible Business Rankings 2020. Grasim has been acknowledged for its successful implementation and promotion of sustainable practices, policies and initiatives towards building a sustainable business. The ET and Futurescape 7th Responsible […]


Collective savings of 130 million litres of water in one year using Huntsman’s ERIOPON® E3-SAVE

Huntsman Textile Effects’ ERIOPON® E3-SAVE textile auxiliary for polyester processing has those mills that have adopted the technology collectively save more than 130 million litres of water. Launched a year ago, the ERIOPON E3-SAVE dyeing auxiliary for providing ‘the shortest possible processing cycle for polyester’ was engineered to address a few challenges. Both sportswear and […]


Sedo Engineering SA becomes new bluesign® SYSTEM PARTNER

Sedo Engineering SA joins the Bluesign mission with an aim to reduce the environmental impact of the denim industry through its innovative Smart-Indigo™ technology. The Smart-Indigo™ technology is the most environmental-friendly process to dye denim in all shades of blue. It uses electricity instead of chemicals for indigo dyeing eliminating the use of chemicals. As […]