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Executive Q&A: Sustainability is Fundemental

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COLLABORATION for CIRCULARITY

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The Success Story of Cellulosic Fibers Continues

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Natural fiber sliver, pre-yarn. Photo courtesy MINIFibers

A Pathway to Sustainable Textiles The global textile industry involves the production, processing, and distribution of various fibers, fabrics, and finished textile products. It encompasses a wide range of activities, …

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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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Piñatex® with the reflection of pineapple leaves and, right, fiber being extracted from the leaf. Photo courtesy Ananas Anam

From Fruit to Farmer to Fiber, Benefits of Piñatex® are Far Reaching When you think of a pineapple, what comes to mind is hospitality, luxury, status, and good fortune. Sustainable …

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Heartland Polymers begins integrated commercial production at PDH/PP Complex.

Heartland Polymers announced the successful start-up of its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant, which is now providing on-site feedstock for North America’s only integrated, single-site commercial polypropylene (PP) production. “Thanks to …

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ampliTex reinforcement fabrics. Photo courtesy Bcomp

Electrification, Lightweighting, and Sustainability Targets Are Creating Opportunities for Natural Fiber Automotive Composites In the automotive industry, composites can help reduce aerodynamic drag, rolling resistance and vehicle weight while offering …

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