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Bags Packed for Space: The Textiles Needed for a Mission to Mars.

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Frankfurt, Germany – Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition […]

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Euratex: Concrete Steps for a Global Sustainable Garment Value Chains.

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Bruxelles, Belgium – On 26th April, Commissioner Mr. Mimica intervened at a Rana Plaza commemoration event and presented the working document Sustainable garment value chain through EU development action which outlines the European Union response for more sustainable textile and clothing value chain within development policy.

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Cornell Team Develops Machine with Aim of Ending Textile Waste.

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Ithaca, New York – The average American goes through roughly 70 pounds of clothing each year, creating approximately 21 billion pounds of clothing sent to landfills – five percent of all landfill waste, according to the Council for Textile Recycling.

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Final Trade Report: 2017 shows Much Promise following an Energized Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.

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Shanghai, China – Any uncertainty about the state of the global apparel fabrics and accessories industry in the coming year was widely dispelled at last month’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition, with many exhibitors reporting strong increases in the number of contacts and enquiries they received compared to last year.

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OTIZ Enters the PA66 Automotive Market with Oerlikon Barmag Technology.

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Remscheid, Germany – The Chinese industrial yarn manufacturer Oriental Industries (Suzhou) Ltd. (OTIZ) successfully commissioned its first polyamide 66 investment recently. Here, the company put its faith in the Remscheid-based spinning systems constructor Oerlikon Barmag.

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Leatherworld Middle East 2017 Opens Featuring 65 Exhibitors from 16 Countries.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the global launch of 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy all shared the stage, as the Middle East’s dedicated leather industry trade show opened in Dubai (30 April).

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Monforts Eco Denim Line for Denim Finishing Reduces Water Usage by 80% for Mexico’s Tavemex.

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Monchengladbach, Germany – Tavemex SA de CV of Mexico has become the second denim producer in the world to install a Monforts Eco Denim Line, and the first to use the technology for finishing denim fabrics of up to 300 g/sqm.

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Continuous Growth of Companies Committing to the ZDHC Program and Safer Chemical Management.

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London, United Kingdom – ZDHC announced that seven new organisations join the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program and in doing so, support the Program’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry and best practices in the textile, leather and footwear industry to protect consumers, workers and the environment.

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Lenzing Showcases New Sustainability Strategy on “World Earth Day”.

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Lenzing, Austria – Lenzing AG, globally leading producer of wood-based cellulose fibers, presented its new sustainability strategy within the context of the “World Earth Day” organized by the worldwide Earth Day Network. Each year millions of people actively participate in Earth Day on April 22 and stand up for the preservation of a livable environment.

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SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Techtextil.

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Wakayama, Japan – Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Italian subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI ITALIA S.p.A., will participate in the Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt am Main, Germany this May.

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