Vaude partners with UPM on wood-based polyester fleece jacket

Vaude x UPM

Vaude and Helsinki-based UPM Biochemicals are partnering on what they claim is the first-ever fleece jacket made from wood-based polyester. While the resin used to make polyester contains 30 percent monoethylene glycol, traditionally sourced from crude oil, UPM and Vaude’s process replaces this ingredient entirely with UPM’s BioPura, a new ...

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