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SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY

Coloreel’s technology for thread dyeing reduces water consumption by 97%

Coloreel provides significant environmental benefits for the textile industry. The company’s sustainability operations are now quantified and third-party verified. Coloreel uses one single white thread to create millions of colors and intricate patterns. It unlocks new design possibilities, while providing environmental benefits. By dyeing a 100% recycled polyester thread in real time, water consumption is […]

certification

CCI and TEXPROCIL sign MoU for branding and certification of “Kasturi Cotton India”

Cotton Corporation of India along with textile industry and exporters will get together to ensure that the cotton farmers of India get their due in the world markets, said Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Textiles, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Commerce & Industry, while participating in the signing of Memorandum of Understanding […]

FIBRE SUSTAINABILITY

Birla Cellulose develops Liva Reviva, takes a crucial step in its journey towards circularity

Every year, significantly large amount of textile waste is generated worldwide out of which very little quantity gets recycled into new clothing. Large quantity textile waste generated is leading to significant increase in environmental pollution. To tackle the textile waste challenge the big fashion brands and the textile value chain are planning their next steps […]

Partnership SUSTAINABILITY

Arvind and PurFi Global partner to reduce the amount of textile waste going in to landfills

PurFi’s proprietary technology creates a traceable 360-degree circular solution that rejuvenates textile waste into virgin quality fibers utilizing 96% less water and 90% less energy than virgin textiles Arvind Limited, India’s largest textile to technology conglomerate, and PurFi Global LLC, a sustainable technology company specializing in rejuvenating textile waste into virgin quality products, announced a […]

FIBRE Innovation

Hyosung introduces New FW 23/24 Textile Trends at ISPO

Presenting an Interconnected Future focusing on materials that are kind to our environment, provide comfort, and multi-function as we engage in person again As a textile solutions provider Hyosung continually seeks to bring innovation across the value chain that exceed expectations. To bring value and creative solutions to its wide network of partners, Hyosung’s Fashion Design […]

Cover story Technical Textile

A Story Of Resilience-How The Welspun Group Rose To The Forefront Of Advanced Textile Business

Widely known as the finest and most reliable home textile manufacturer of India, the Welspun group has dedicated itself to providing its customers with advance non-woven fabric solution to help make hygiene, personal care, femcare, filtration, protective apparel and composites perform seamlessly. As a recognised industry leader, the business employs more than 26,000 people from […]

nonwovens

Birla Cellulose partners Go-Natura for sustainable sanitary pads

Birla Cellulose teams up with GoNatura, a Bengaluru-based sanitary pad to produce cost-effective and environment-friendly sanitary pads using the Viscose-based Purocel EcoDry fibre as a top-sheet in their GoNatura sanitary pads. With the mission to overcome the environmental consequences endured due to the global consumption of plastic based single use sanitary pads and curbing the […]

Corporate News Technical Textile

Arvind’s Advanced Material Division turnover crosses Rs. 1000 crores

FY22 was a milestone year for the Advanced Materials Division (AMD) which crossed the 1000 crore mark. All three Advanced Materials businesses – Human Protection, Industrials and Advanced Composites continued to see strong demand throughout the year. AMD businesses continued to improve their mix towards differentiated products, and also consolidated their positions in key accounts. […]

Acquisition

Reliance acquires Shubhalakshmi Polyesters

Reliance (under name change to Reliance Polyester Limited), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, recently executed definitive documents to acquire the polyester business of Shubhalakshmi Polyesters Limited (SPL) and Shubhlaxmi Polytex Limited (SPT) for cash consideration of Rs 1,522 crore and Rs 70 crore respectively, aggregating to Rs 1,592 crore by way of slump sale […]

TECHNOLOGY

Haelixa makes Egyptian cotton product traceable

Within the scope of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) initiative “The Sustainability Pledge”, to improve transparency and traceability for sustainable garment and footwear supply chains, the Swiss company Haelixa traces Egyptian cotton from the source up to premium shirts. The UNECE and United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) […]

Industry News SUSTAINABILITY

Dow And Public-Private Cooperation Pave The Way For A Sustainable Fashion Industry In Ethiopia

Dow supported a three-year cooperation project with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Dutch ZDHC Foundation to develop more sustainable manufacturing processes within the fast-growing fashion industry in Ethiopia. Through education, training programs and business consultancy capabilities, the project successfully paved the way for improved sustainable chemical and waste management practices along […]

CHEMICALS

Fineotex Chemical Driving in the leadership lane

Fineotex Chemical is a multinational publicly listed company and is widely recognised as a world-class specialty textile chemicals manufacturer and sustainable solutions’ producer, both for international and domestic textile markets Fineotex Chemical Limited (FCL) is a pioneering manufacturer in the field of specialty chemicals for textiles, detergents, oil and gas, water treatment and fertilisers. Specialty […]

EXPANSION

Indo Rama Synthetics gets into an expansion mode

To have operational efficiency and better controls, 39 DTY machines are being envisaged towards balancing equipment for value-addition in a new subsidiary, Indorama Ventures Yarns Private Limited Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Ltd. (Indo Rama) has approved an expansion plan of Rs 600 crore towards the addition of balancing equipment for value-addition and diversifying into 700 […]