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The Success Story of Cellulosic Fibers Continues

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Exploring Cellulose Waste Utilization

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Extended Producer Responsibility in Action

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Marine plastic macro-litter will gradually become microplastics and ultimately nanoplastics.

Synthetic fibers have taken a bashing in recent months, with numerous press reports suggesting much of the world’s drinking water is contaminated with plastic particles and that washing synthetic clothing could damage marine health.
With such headlines as: “Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals”, “If you’re drinking tap water, you’re consuming plastic pollutants”, “Just how much plastic is ending up in our shellfish?”, “Plastic being ingested by fish and humans” and “Is your fleece killing marine life?”

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The 56th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress

Faced with less-than-positive press reports and potentially damaging studies from non-governmental organizations, the European manmade fiber industry has been challenged to raise its game and take the lead in efforts to produce fibers responsibly and sustainably.
The take-home message from the 56th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress is that innovation is key for the industry and all producers have to work together in partnership along the whole supply chain in a world that is becoming increasingly digital and driven by the

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Milliken, a global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical, and manufacturing expertise, has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical …

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INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announced a collaboration early in March 2017 to deliver a new chapter in innovative sustainable textile solutions for performance fabrics. …

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Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress attendees

This year’s Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress attracted around 720 participants from 34 countries.

By Geoff Fisher, European Editor

Innovation remains the “DNA” of the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress, which has taken place for the past 55 years in the city of Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg region of Austria.

This year’s event attracted around 720 participants from 34 countries and

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