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WILMINGTON DuPont Industrial Biosciences has finalised the expansion of its Kinston manufacturing facility which produces the firms bio-based Sorona polymer in North Carolina, USA. The decision to grow the site, the company says, reflects the SINGAPORE A new diffusion accelerant has been released by Huntsman Textile Effects that complies with current textile industry sustainability standards and improves the dyeing performance of polyester fibres including microfibres and blends even STOCKHOLM Swedish fashion-tech company We Are SpinDye looks set to accelerate the development of its proprietary colouring method for synthetic textiles courtesy of a round of investment. Dutch duo Textile Innovation Fund (TIF) and Social Impact BRUSSELS An initiative funded by the European Unions LIFE Programme is aiming to collaborate with companies in order to provide consumers with information regarding the presence of potentially hazardous chemicals in the textile supply chain. LONDON NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) has been awarded 6 million to investigate the risks posed by potentially hazardous chemicals released through agriculture and industrial operations. The wider-reaching impacts of potentially AMSTERDAM In what has been a very busy August for the organisation, ZDHC has revealed a new MRSL certification partner, three new contributors and held a Manufacturer Forum in Brazil; an event which ZDHC hopes can herald a new era of operations on STUTTGART The European REACH regulation is having the exact opposite impact of what it was originally designed to do, textile testing with the potential impacts of hazardous textile chemicals on both human health and the environment likely to be exacerbated by THENJIPALAM A new study conducted by researchers at an Indian university has proposed a novel new method of implementing much-needed water conservation within textile manufacturing. The research is said to have been motivated by the increasing BANGKOK – Indorama Ventures PLC (IVL) a global chemical producer, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sorepla Industrie S.A., a plastics recycling facility located in Neufchateau, in northern France. The acquisition is AMSTERDAM The Eco-Passport certification standard from Oeko-Tex has today been accepted by the ZDHC as a level 3 standard for conformance with its manufacturing restricted substance list (MRSL). This means the ZDHC has the highest level of WILMINGTON DuPont Industrial Biosciences has announced a partnership with Bluesign for the bio-based polymer Sorona. DuPont Sorona is a polymer comprised of 37 per cent renewable plant-based ingredients and, according to its manufacturers, uses 30 REINACH Colour and specialty textile chemicals provider Archroma has announced a collaboration with Ternua, a Basque outdoor brand with sustainability at the heart of its business.
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