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    Finnish factory to begin spinning its web


    Woodspin is set to begin operating what it calls a “zero-emission factory producing sustainable textile fiber from certified wood at scale.” Its objective is to produce an annual yield of a thousand tons of Spinnova textile fiber, and to scale up to a million with the aid of a second ...

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    Michelin Soles expands to the US


    JV International Srl, an Italian manufacturer of engineered soles and worldwide licensee of Michelin Soles, has expanded to the USA to further expand its global presence. Founded in 2013, the Italian company has already been able to strengthen its presence on two important continents for the development of footwear: Europe ...

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    Market slowdown impacted Polygiene’s Q1 results


    Polygiene, which acquired former distributor Biomaster U.S. during the period, suffered a 38 percent decline in Q1 sales to 28.0 million Swedish kronor (€2.5m) and reported an operating loss of SEK 0.2 million versus a profit of SEK 9.3 million. The group cited inventory reductions by distributors and some manufacturers ...

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    Sustainable by Design: Polartec’s 30 Years of EcoEngineering

    2023-04-27T06:59:00Z Sponsored by Polartec

    Find out how Polartec minimizes the environmental impact of its products at every stage of its lifecycle.

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    Sympatex offering "No to PFAS" webinar on action and alternatives


    Sympatex has announced its latest webinar, “No to PFAS,” to be held on May 4, 2023, at 10:30–12:00 CEST. Katy Stevens (EOG), Lisa Skedung (RISE) and Jonatan Kleimark (ChemSec) will give an overview of specific PFAS restriction consequences in the textile industry, current PFAS alternatives, the concrete procedure of ECHA’s ...

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    DyStar shuts down German plant


    Singapore-based specialty chemicals company DyStar has announced plans to “restructure” its plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, in response to changing business conditions and market changes. The plant, inherited from the company’s founders, who started indigo research and production more than 125 years ago, has been an integral part of DyStar’s global ...

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    Archroma CEO to step down


    Chemical technology expert Archroma has announced its transition plan for the role of chief executive officer. Heike van de Kerkhof, CEO since January 2020, will step down effective April 30, 2023, to pursue other professional opportunities. Mark Garrett, an experienced executive in the industry, will assume the role of interim ...

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    PrimaLoft has a new CFO


    Source: PrimaLoft Jason Kerley Materials technology company PrimaLoft, Inc., a subsidiary of Compass Diversified (CoDi), has announced the promotion of Jason Kerley to chief financial officer. Kerley, who currently serves as vice president - controller, will assume the position following the departure of Tom Seaver, who joined ...

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    Fashion for Good announces 12 new members of its 2023 Innovation Program


    Fashion for Good has welcomed twelve new start-ups to its global platform. The selected innovators will participate in the nine-month 2023 Innovation Program, with bespoke support based on the development stage and ambitions of each participant, to validate their technologies, match with relevant industry partners and drive implementation and investing ...

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    A second edition for Italy’s sports textile industry show Texstile


    The second edition of Texstile – Italian Action Style, an event dedicated to the Italian sports textile industry, will take place at the Palavela in Riva del Garda, Italy, on May 22-23. The inaugural show in 2022 attracted more than 200 business operators, invited by 20 exhibitors, of which 90 ...

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    Ex-Wilson president joins Hypetex board


    Source: Hypetex Hypetex’ new non-executive director Michael Dowse British materials and technology company Hypetex, a manufacturer of colored carbon fibers, has appointed Michael Dowse as a non-executive director and board member. Dowse has extensive experience in the sports and retail sectors, having held leadership positions at some ...

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    Storm Care & Polygiene launch the new Storm x Polygiene Odorcrunch™ Spray

    2023-03-14T08:11:00Z Sponsored by

    Polygiene and Storm Care have collaborated to develop an odor control spray, that works on a number of different odors including body odors, cooking fumes, smoke and other environmental fumes and odors.

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    YKK with new company logo and more


    Japanese accessories specialist YKK has introduced its new corporate logo and brand motto. The company has gone through a restructuring of its business in April 2021, sharpening its focus on the fastening business, which includes zippers, snaps and buttons. According to the company, a website dedicated to the new corporate ...

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    Pulp manufacturer Renewcell with triple-digit sales growth


    Renewcell, the Swedish dissolving pulp manufacturer, reported net sales of 12.6 million Swedish kronor (€1.1m) for the full year to Dec. 31, 2022, up from SEK 2.8 million (€253K) in the previous year. Through its patented process, the company produces a dissolving cellulose pulp known as Circulose from 100 percent ...

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    AMSilk and Brain Biotech develop high-performance biobased protein fibers


    Biomaterial specialist AMSilk, based in Munich, and industry solutions provider Brain Biotech have entered a partnership to accelerate the development of high-performance fibers for the performance materials market. AMSilk produces biotechnological materials based on renewable carbon structural proteins that are fully recyclable, biodegradable and contain no microplastics. The company’s Biosteel ...

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    Polar expands into algorithm business as ingredient brand


    Fitness software and product supplier Polar has launched a new website dedicated to the selling and licensing of its algorithms. The company offers full-service partnerships, from the configuration and implementation of algorithms into devices to marketing support, assisted by a dedicated team at Polar. The new offering is aimed at ...


    Maker of CO2-based polyester raises €22m


    Fairbrics, a sustainable chemical company developing a technology that converts CO2 emissions into high-quality polyester through a circular manufacturing approach, has received €17 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program and an additional €5 million from Fairbrics’ Technology Upscaling Project partners to bring its innovative solution ...

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    Oerlikon signs agreement to acquire Riri


    The Swiss Oerlikon group, a textile technology provider, specialized in surface solutions and polymer processing solutions, has announced an agreement to acquire the zippers and accessory specialist Riri. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2023, subject to regulatory approvals and standard closing conditions. Riri supplies ...

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    Simon Whitmarsh-Knight hired as Hyosung global marketing director, textile


    Source: Hyosung Simon Whitmarsh-Knight Seoul, South Korea-based fiber manufacturer Hyosung has hired Simon Whitmarsh-Knight as its new global marketing director for textiles. In his most recent roles as managing director at HD® Wool Active Insulation, EMEA marketing director for Hyosung, and marketing director and later director EMEA ...

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    Winners of the Polartec Apex Award 2022


    Polartec has presented the winners of the Polartec Apex Award 2022 at ISPO Munich 2022. The annual design award honors brands and designers who translate Polartec fabrics into new iconic products. The 12 garments were selected for their “innovative form and function” in the sport, lifestyle and performance categories. The ...