Posts in category

End-Use Markets


Wipes Leaders Advanced Their Business at the 2024 World of Wipes® International Conference

Read More

WORLD OF WIPES® From Inception to Perfection

Read More

PP Yarn for Filtration

Read More

Recycled cotton can be used to create a variety of apparel products.

Lenzing is a global leader in specialty, wood-based fibers with a mission to drive the textile value chain towards a circular economy. The transition to wood-based fiber solutions is accommodated …

381
The smart sock from Mentech and Quad Industries uses an electrode patch to measure skin conductance, detecting stress or anxiety in the wearer. Photo: Marie O’Mahony

Global life expectancy has risen to 71.7 years in 2022 (from 64.5 years in 1950) and is set to rise further to 77.3 years by 2050 according to figures from …

346
Annabelle Hutter with textiles ready for recycling. Globally, just 15% of post-consumer textile waste is recycled with the remaining 85% often ending up in a landfill. The ambition of Säntis Textiles, alongside their partners from the textile industry, is to take steps to reverse these numbers as they believe that the recycling and upcycling manufacturing model is the only way forward, not just for our industry but for the planet as a whole. Their 100% recycled cotton is the first of its kind in the market. This recycled cotton fabric is made from pre- and post-consumer cotton, textile waste and leftovers from fabric production. They spin this waste, collected from over 100 sources in three countries, into strong staple fibers with impeccable quality. Not only is this officially verified, but also when woven together, they create the highest quality of sturdiness and durability, perfect for daily use. Photo courtesy of Santis

Since 2019, Säntis Textiles has been producing around 300-350 tons of 100% recycled cotton monthly using specially-developed RCO100 technology at the plant of its partner Kipas in Kahramanmaras, Turkey.The technology …

431
BioHome3D was printed in four modules and assembled in half a day. Photo courtesy UMaine

Benefits at Both Ends of the Scale NatureWorks is continuously expanding its portfolio of Ingeo polylactic acid (PLA) materials which includes well-established grades for fibers and nonwovens, extrusion and injection …

283
The Value Supply Chain (Source: https://www.lenzing.com/sustainability/partnerships)

Lenzing’s nature-based innovation is witnessed in both product and process as the company progressively meets the demands of the textile industry. In product, Lenzing provides specialty fibers of stringent quality …

339