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Lenzing’s Pursuit for Tomorrow’s Denim: Pioneering Circularity in the Fashion Industry

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Brave New World of E-Textiles: Automotive, Robotics and Beyond

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Sparkling Sustainability in Hygiene

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The Lenzing Group, a leading fiber manufacturer, and its textile specialty fiber brand, TENCEL™ have emerged as a key player in bringing circularity to the fashion industry, particular with denim.

The environmental impact of production processes and textile waste has long been a pressing concern in the fashion industry, with denim being perhaps the most pressing sector of all. As …

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A new roll-up shade demonstrator was developed by Covestro and Loomia Technologies, showcasing the integration of lighting and heating into the shade. This idea is more relevant now, considering the rapid adoption of electric vehicles. Since you will no longer have an internal combustion engine to generate heat, smart surfaces will be needed to bring comfort into the interior. Photo courtesy Loomia/Convestro

When I first entered the smart textiles industry, there was little knowledge of electronic textiles (e-textiles). People had this skeptical kind of curiosity, like they were something out of a …

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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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Amrita Saigal, founder and CEO of Kudos.

Amrita Saigal, founder and CEO of Kudos is on to something. For Saigal, creating sustainable products that truly perform to the high standards of the consumer is the cornerstone of …

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Drylock’s fluffless diapers reduced shelf space requirement in stores. Photo courtesy of Drylock Technologies

The complexity of absorbent hygiene products (AHPs) – baby diapers, femcare products and those for coping with adult incontinence – is not immediately apparent to consumers who never-theless greatly value …

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