FIBRE SUSTAINABILITY

Hyosung creora® bio-based Spandex receives first Global SGS Certification

Certification guarantees the sustainable fiber is made with plant-based materials and made in an eco-friendly environment Hyosung, the world’s largest spandex manufacturer, and the first global developer to commercialize bio-based spandex, has received eco-product certification from Standard Global Services (SGS) guaranteeing that creora® bio-based spandex is made with plant-based materials and is produced in a […]

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Indian Textile Industry leaders learn about U.S. Cotton at Seminar

“U.S. Cotton and the Golden Triangle of Profitability” seminars in Coimbatore, Ludhiana, and Mumbai, India, sponsored by Cotton Council International (CCI), showcased how usage of U.S. cotton improves mill performance. More than 185 mills, brands/retailers and U.S. cotton merchants attended the invitation-only seminars from June 20-24. The textile mills that attended the events consumed more […]

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Indorama India (INVIYA®) Launches Hygiene Grade Super Comfort Spandex, SnugFit™

Indorama India Private Ltd (INVIYA® brand), the Baddi, Himachal Pradesh-based spandex business of Singapore-headquartered Indorama Corporation, has launched an all-new hygiene grade super comfort spandex for baby and adult diapers under the brand name SnugFit™, at the recently held 5th ‘Right Hygiene’ Conference, held in New Delhi, on June 2-3, 2022. SnugFit™ is an improvised […]

FIBRE SUSTAINABILITY

LIVA unveils latest LAPF Studio in Surat

Fluid Fashion enters the textile hub of the nation The Aditya Birla Group is a global leader in sustainable fibres, and Birla Cellulose’s premier fashion ingredient brand “Liva” opened a state-of-the-art Liva Accredited Partner Forum (LAPF) Studio in Surat on Monday to cater to the growing demand of Textiles and Clothing. “Surat is recognised as […]

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Hyosung xanadu draws interest among athleisure brands hopping on Commuter-Ready Apparel Trend

Unique bio-based polyester yarn provides the perfect balance of stretch, comfort and style With workplaces opening back up as the COVID pandemic subsides, consumers are thinking about running, walking or biking to work to maintain their active lifestyles along with helping the environment. Performance apparel with a more business-casual style is emerging, and textiles made […]

FIBRE Yarn

HeiQ decarbonizing yarn endorsed by HUGO BOSS and The LYCRA Company

HUGO BOSS became a front-runner in the race to adopt HeiQ AeoniQ yarns by putting a US$5M equity investment in HeiQ AeoniQ LLC and additional contingent US$4M based on performance milestone arrangements. The LYCRA Company has also become the exclusive distributor for HeiQ AeoniQ yarn by making a significant, undisclosed investment and by committing to […]

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Coats calls for collaborators on EcoCycle circularity concept

Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, is calling for industry brands, manufacturers and recyclers to collaborate with it on a new circularity concept that makes end of life garment recycling easier and cost effective. Coats is launching EcoCycle, a range of water dissolvable threads to facilitate the disassembly of garments. Coats is now looking […]

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Sutlej inaugurates new plant for PSF using recycled PET

Sutlej Textiles and Industries Ltd. has announced commissioning of its second unit at Himachal for producing polyester staple fibre by recycling PET. The new plant was inaugurated by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. Sutlej has invested around Rs. 239 crores in this second unit, which is expected to provide employment to 600 people. […]

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HeiQ announces a potential game-changer for the textile industry with AeoniQ

HeiQ announces a potential game-changer for the textile industry with the introduction of HeiQ AeoniQ — a high performance cellulose yarn based on a new fiber derived from carbon negative materials. This new fiber, which is derived from third generation cellulosic biopolymers, is advancing to pilot production prior to mass commercialization. The LYCRA Company is […]

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Hohenstein’s new method to detect genetic modifications in organic cotton

BÖNNIGHEIM (ivs) There has been a sharp rise in demand for organic cotton products. Compared to conventionally grown cotton, the cultivation of organic cotton requires the renunciation of genetically modified seeds, chemical pesticides or fertilisers. Nevertheless, genetic modifications are repeatedly found in textiles that are falsely labelled with organic claims. Often, available certification systems are […]

FIBRE SUSTAINABILITY

Satya Paul by Rajesh Pratap Singh launched Carbon Zero Tencel™ fibers at the FDCI X Lakmé Fashion Week

The live showcase of Carbon Zero TENCEL™ fibers and Satya Paul by Rajesh Pratap Singh was the finale of the Sustainable Fashion Day at the FDCI x Lakmé Fashion Week. The showcase featuring  “The Master’s Words” collection and film ‘The Search’ was a mix of fashion, theatre and film curated to being alive a retro […]

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Birla Cellulose targets to scale Liva Reviva fibres to 100,000 tons by 2024

Circular business scale up amongst the most ambitious partnership initiatives in the MMCF industry Birla Cellulose, pulp and fibre brand of the Aditya Birla Group under the flagship company Grasim Industries Limited, recognizes the pivotal role that it can play in sustainable forest management and in promoting circular economy using a collaborative approach. Birla Cellulose […]

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Applied DNA Receives Purchase Orders Totaling $1.6 Million to Tag Textile Fibers

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA or the “Company”), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing and nucleic acid-based technologies, today announced that it received purchase orders from a textile customer totaling $1.6 million to supply molecular taggant to tag textile fibers. The Company expects to ship the majority of the total value […]