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    Polartec introduces bio-based weather protection technology under the Power Shield name

    2022-11-24T10:35:00Z

    Polartec has launched a new bio-based fabric technology that aims to set a new standard for sustainable weather protection. The name of this new technology is an old acquaintance: Polartec Power Shield, a material already known for its softshell-like comfort with hardshell-like wind and waterproofness, especially in the advanced Pro ...

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    Polygiene to host ISPO stage talk about mindful living

    2022-11-24T09:13:00Z

    At the coming ISPO Munich, Polygiene will launch its new mission For Mindful Living. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 12.00 am on the main stage of the show, Sean Tindale, CMO and head of business development at Polygiene, and microbiologist Jason Tetro, host of the Super Awesome Science Show, will ...

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    YKK signs UN convention on biodiversity business statement

    2022-11-23T13:40:00Z

    YKK Corp. has signed the UN Biodiversity COP 15 Business Statement for mandatory assessment and disclosure by 2030, established by Business for Nature. The organization was founded as an international coalition in 2019 by 13 international stakeholders, including the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the World Economic Forum ...

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    SBTi verifies Polartec’s net zero commitment until 2050

    2022-11-21T15:21:00Z

    Polartec has announced that its parent company, Milliken & Company, is now pursuing science-based and approved Net Zero goals. Milliken’s short- and long-term goals were verified and validated this summer by the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). The initiative is a U.N.-backed collective that helps companies set emissions reduction targets consistent ...

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    Renewcell partners with Eastman

    2022-11-20T08:55:00Z

    Swedish recycling firm Renewcell has signed a letter of intent to collaborate with Eastman to develop Naia Renew ES yarns sourced from Circulose, Renewcell’s 100 percent recycled textile raw material. This is Renewcell’s first agreement with a U.S.-based fiber producer. Renewcell has described the deal as “an important step in ...

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    The global impact of functional fabrics and trims

    2022-11-14T14:15:00Z

    Two very successful fabric fairs have just presented the trends for winter 24 to the sports and functional apparel industry. From Oct. 26 to 27, the Functional Fabric Fair powered by Performance Days took place in Portland, Oregon (1,200 visitors/ 185 exhibitors), followed by the Performance Days at the MOC ...

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    Lenzing expands E-Branding Service features for its value chain partners and brands

    2022-11-12T07:25:00Z

    Lenzing Group, the Austria-based producer of wood-based specialty fibers including Tencel, Lenzing, and Ecovero, has announced the release of a suite of new features on its Lenzing E-Branding Service platform. Users will be able to make use of new features such as Artwork Approval, a Fiber Blending Quick Check Tool, ...

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    Ascend purchases majority stake in Circular Polymers

    2022-11-12T07:24:00Z

    Ascend Performance Materials has acquired a majority stake in Circular Polymers, a California-based recycler of post-consumer, high-performance polymers, including polyamide 6 and 66, polypropylene and polyester (PET). Circular Polymers reclaims and processes post-consumer carpets via a unique technology. The deal will provide Ascend with a consistent supply of post-consumer recycled ...

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    Munich Fabric Start shifts to earlier dates

    2022-11-11T12:45:00Z

    Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH, organizer of, among other events, the fabric trade show of the same name, has announced some changes in the dates and concept of its international fabric exhibitions. While the November 2022 and January 2023 event dates for the Spring/Summer 24 season remain unchanged, the summer ...

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    Leyes returns to Cocona Labs as COO

    2022-11-10T16:25:00Z

    Cocona Labs, the Boulder, Colorado-based inventor of temperature-regulating 37.5® Technology, has brought Christopher Leyes back on board as chief operations officer. Leyes returns to the company after most recently serving as director of operations at Pangea Organics. Leyes was one of Cocona Inc.’s first employees, serving as VP of finance ...

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    Unifi’s sales drop 8.4% in fiscal Q1

    2022-11-10T07:40:00Z

    Unifi, the maker of the Repreve fiber, has reported net sales of $179.5 million for the first fiscal quarter ended Oct. 2, 2022, representing a decrease of 8.4 percent from the first quarter of fiscal 2022. The drop was primarily attributed to lower sales volumes for the Americas and Asia ...

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    Schoeller Textil undergoes rebranding and defines brand strategy

    2022-11-03T11:32:00Z

    The Swiss textile manufacturer Schoeller Textil AG has reworked its logo and brand claim. With a modern corporate design and the new claim “Textile Intelligence,” the company wants to embody the guiding principle of the development and successful implementation of innovation and intelligent textile technologies. In a company statement, the ...

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    Hologenix and Unifi partner on “Celliant with Repreve” performance fiber

    2022-10-29T07:09:00Z

    Materials science firm Hologenix, the creators of Celliant, has teamed up with Unifi, a global producer of recycled and synthetic yarns and the maker of recycled performance fiber Repreve, to develop Celliant with Repreve. The new performance fiber combines the infrared (IR) properties of Celliant infrared technology with the sustainable ...

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    Noble Biomaterials enters the bio-based anti-odor treatment market

    2022-10-28T10:44:00Z

    Source: Noble Biomaterials With Salomon named as one of the launch partners, U.S. company Noble Biomaterials is bringing its new Ionic+ Botanical antimicrobial and anti-odor treatment for fabrics to market, targeting the sports and outdoor as well as the home fashions markets. Other than the company’s existing ...

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    PrimaLoft’s 360° approach to elevate performance and sustainability through innovation

    2022-10-26T10:00:00Z Sponsored by Primaloft, by Compliance and Risks

    Find out more about Primaloft’s pillars for a reduction of the environmental footprint.

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    Pertex and Cycora join forces for circular woven performance fabrics

    2022-10-26T09:23:00Z

    The U.K. fabrics supplier Pertex and the Cycora division of Ambercycle, Inc. (a U.S. material science company) have announced a new cooperation for the joint development of fully circular, woven fabrics using end-of-life textile waste. Cycora is the first branded fiber solution developed by Ambercycle. The company’s ecosystem enables the ...

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    Infinited Fiber predicts Infinna roll-out delay due to Ukraine war

    2022-10-17T14:57:00Z

    Fashion and textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company’s work to build the world’s first commercial-scale Infinna™ textile fiber mill in Kemi, Finland, has been largely on track since the mill site was announced in June 2022. The company is now also increasing its focus on further scaling up Infinna production ...

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    AF+D launches recycled down that is traceable to animal welfare

    2022-10-15T07:24:00Z

    Duck and goose down processor Allied Feather and Down (AF+D) is introducing Renu:Trace, described as “the world’s first recycled down traceable for animal welfare.” Current recycled down offerings do not necessarily comply with the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) protocol, making it impossible to know how ethically the geese and ducks ...

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    The Lycra Company updates 2030 sustainability goals in first Planet Agenda update

    2022-10-14T12:24:00Z

    In 2008, The Lycra Company (Lycra) established a sustainability plan that encompasses the three pillars of corporate responsibility, product sustainability and manufacturing excellence. For each of these areas, the company has now summarized its performance through 2021 and updated its goals. Both are published in Lycra’s first ...

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    Performance Days: Performance Award winners announced

    2022-10-13T13:32:00Z

    In the run-up to the winter season’s Performance Days and Functional Fabric Fair, the winners of the 2024/25 Performance Awards were announced this week. This year, two prizes were awarded, with the Performance Award going to Long Advance for its fabric, LPD-22015- Y4E, and the new Eco Performance Award going ...