Madewell launches denim with bluesign® APPROVED ISKO fabrics

October 3rd, 2022

In a textile industry where sustainability is a top priority, Madewell, ISKO and bluesign® have come together for a strategic collaboration. Madewell has created the first ever denim style using bluesign® APPROVED ISKO fabrics, prioritizing sustainability in the production of a pair of women’s denim jeans. The Cali Demi-Boot Jeans, retailing for $138 USD launched […]

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EURATEX and partners launch New Horizon Europe Innovation project 

September 29th, 2022

The new Horizon Europe project CISUTAC will support the transition to a circular and sustainable textile sector. As part of a consortium of 27 partners working on the project, EURATEX will work towards facilitating the Circular Economy transition. While the production and consumption of textile products continue to grow, so does the impact on the […]

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Milliken achieves EcoVadis gold rating

September 22nd, 2022

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. Milliken’s score places it in the top 7% of […]

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BIOPHIL Natural Fibers to locate $10 Million facility to Robeson County, N.C.

September 19th, 2022

BIOPHIL Natural Fibers, a manufacturer of organic raw materials, will create 41 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The company will invest more than $10.9 million to locate a new processing operation to Lumberton. “North Carolina is the perfect place for BIOPHIL as our economy is deeply rooted in agriculture and manufacturing,” […]

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Haartz and GTT revolutionize waterless textiles

September 8th, 2022

The Haartz Corporation, a provider of highly engineered and uniquely designed textile materials and Green Theme Technologies Inc. (GTT), a provider of waterless and PFAS-free textile finishing, announced a partnership to revolutionize how textiles are finished in the United States. The first of its kind in the North American market, GTT’s PFAS-free and waterless EMPEL™ […]

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BASF, Sulzer Chemtech to collaborate in sustainable technologies

August 31st, 2022

BASF and Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions. The companies agreed to enter a strategic partnership to reduce the carbon intensity of renewable diesel and aviation fuel. […]

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European textile industry calls for immediate action to tackle the energy crisis

August 29th, 2022

The European textile & fashion in Europe, represented by EURATEX, calls for a single European strategy to tackle this energy crisis. To safeguard the future of the industry, a revision of the electricity price mechanism is necessary and an EU wide cap on gas prices at 80€/MWh. Special company support needs to be granted to […]

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Textile manufacturers turn to mono material fabrics and cellulosic fibers

August 18th, 2022

Developments in advanced mono material fabrics and fabrics made using cellulosic fibers were widespread at the European fabric fairs for spring/summer 2023 as manufacturers continue to improve the recyclability of textile products, according to "Survey of the European fabric fairs for spring/summer 2023," a 24-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The […]

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Hyosung TNC commercializes world’s first bio-based spandex

August 16th, 2022

Hyosung TNC announced on August 10, 2022 that it successfully developed bio-derived spandex, ‘creora® bio-based’, using a natural material extracted from corn instead of coal, and obtained a global eco-friendly certification. Commercializing the world’s first bio-based spandex that reduces carbon emissions by 23% compared to conventional products, the ‘creora® bio-based’ spandex uses a corn-derived substance […]

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Cone Denim partners with BastCore

August 11th, 2022

Cone Denim®, a global company focused on denim authenticity and sustainable innovation, is expanding its partnership with expert hemp processing innovator, BastCore, following Cone’s recently launched U.S. Hemp Collection. This evolving partnership continues to open new opportunities for collaboration between like-minded companies providing increased sustainable denim offerings to customers while increasing Cone’s support of American […]

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