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Expanding Spandex in India

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China’s Fast-Growing Carbon Fiber Demand

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Resetting the Global Supply Chain

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The Fiber4Fiber project aims to develop optimized dissolving pulp from Portuguese Eucalyptus globulus trees to produce man-made cellulosic fibers, such as lyocell and viscose, which can be traced along the value chain. Photo courtesy CeNTI

Cellulose as a Raw Material Could Be the Answer to Future Textile Demand Cellulose fibers are steadily making their way into a wide range of applications, including textiles, hygiene products …

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Mechanically recycled fiber samples prepared for yarn spinning. Photo courtesy of Uster

Extreme Recycling and the Short Fiber Challenge Switzerland ranked top in the list of the world’s most innovative countries for the 12th year running in 2022, keeping the USA in …

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Chirag Virani, CEO and co-founder, Sparkle

Sparkle makes planet-friendly period care products from renewable plant-based ingredients that do not contain conventional petrochemical-based plastics (such as polypropylene or polyethylene). Recently, IFJ caught up the Sparkle’s CEO and …

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Staple fibers

Global supply of staple fibers in 2021 accounted for 58 million tonnes which meant for the first time in history losing their majority share in primary spinning stage. This decline …

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SUKANO’s antiviral masterbatch technology

Crescoating Infuses Textiles with Antimicrobial Properties That Don’t Wash Out The paradox of hospitalization is that the very places patients go to improve their health can make them sick. Healthcare-associated …

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