Toray introduces Ecodear® Nylon – An environmentally friendly, high value-added new nylon

The 60% Bio-Based fabric reflects Toray’s commitment to producing lower-impact textiles Toray Industries, Inc. has developed a new, more sustainable nylon that represents a major step forward in the company’s Sustainability Vision and makes it possible to create bio-based versions of proven Toray technologies like Entrant® and Dermizax®. • Ecodear® Nylon is 60% bio-based, developed […]


Homogenization in wastewater treatment for Textile Industry

In view of India’s deteriorating water crisis, there is an urgent need to explore alternative means of water management. Industrial water treatment can help us to tide over this situation by retrieving the processed water and making it usable for other purposes. Textile effluents are one among the complex wastewater which undergoes intense treatment through […]


Why the global textile industry trusts the Sanitized® brand

Antiviral and antimicrobial protection for textiles and polymers — innovative, reliable and safe Whenever polyester clothing is odor free, it is very often the case that Swiss company Sanitized is involved. And if people nowadays use masks to protect themselves against SARS CoV-2, Sanitized also had a hand in that. Sanitized AG is a pioneer […]


“Antimicrobial fabric treatments will be a big part of our future” – HeiQ founders

In conversation with HeiQ founders, Carlo Centonze and Dr. Murray Height Founded in 2005 as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), HeiQ is a leader in textile innovation, creating some of the most effective, durable and high-performance textile technologies in the market. HeiQ – pronounced [’ haɪkju] – stands for […]

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DuPont launches #TyvekTogether increasing protective garment supply

DuPont launched a new program, #TyvekTogether, to increase the overall availability of Tyvek® personal protective garments in the company’s continued efforts to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect health care workers.  At full capacity, this initiative could deliver 6 million additional nonsurgical isolation gowns per month by enabling others to join us in […]


ViralOff, 99% reduction in virus in just 2 hours

Polygiene’s innovation to Combat COVID Interview with Ulrika Björk, CEO A lot of research is being carried out globally on improving the functional characteristics of fabrics. One area that has caught the attention in recent times has been that of odor control technologies. Sweden-based Polygiene, with its Stays Fresh technologies has emerged as a front […]


Bluesign, making the world a better place to live

Concerns of sustainable textile supply chain has long been known in the outdoor industry. Their close connection to nature has made impact reduction a key part of the outdoor industries value. While the transition for sustainable and responsible manufacturing into the fashion, and especially the luxury markets, has been sluggish, we are seeing the point […]


EPIC Group enters into strategic partnership with Arvind Envisol

Hong Kong-based EPIC Group, a leading garment manufacturer for global brands has announced its strategic partnership with Arvind Envisol, water treatment business of Arvind Ltd. This partnership aims at integrating best practices of water and wastewater treatment and use, thereby reducing the environmental footprint across manufacturing units of EPIC Group in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Jordan […]