Aquafil, Speedo to recycle swimwear fabric

August 21st, 2015

Italian yarn company Aquafil has partnered with Speedo USA to recycle the latter’s swimwear scrap material into Econyl nylon. Speedo’s PowerFLEX Eco swimwear will be made from the nylon 6, creating a closed-loop manufacturing partnership between the two companies. In the swimwear industry, post-production fabric waste has previously been unsuitable for traditional recycling due to […]

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Aquafil wins NeoCon 2014 best fiber award

July 9th, 2014

Aquafil USA has won the best fiber award at NeoCon 2014, a design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. The award is Aquafil’s first at the conference, and the first time the company has taken part in the event. Aquafil won with its ECONYL fiber, which is made from reused and improved waste polymers, such […]

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