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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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Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corp.

August 10th, 2022

Archroma announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Textile Effects business from Huntsman Corp. Since its formation in 2013, through a series of mergers & acquisitions, as well as internal investments in R&D, manufacturing and service capabilities, Archroma has been building a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to serve the emerging needs […]

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GUESS And Homeboy Industries announce the Upcycled Collection

August 1st, 2022

In collaboration with Homeboy Industries, GUESS has developed a unique process to give new life to old clothing. By transforming recycled pieces into fun, fashionable creations, GUESS is building a new pathway to being fabulously sustainable. GUESS will work directly with Homeboy Recycling, a social enterprise branch of Homeboy Industries on the new Upcycled Collection. […]

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Insempra announces Solena Materials investment

July 27th, 2022

Insempra, a biology-powered company enabling businesses to make superior products in partnership with nature, announces a strategic investment in Solena Materials Ltd. (‘Solena’), a synthetic biology company. Solena, a spin-out from Imperial College London, develops synthetic proteins for high-performance clothing fibers. The investment will allow Insempra, formerly Origin.Bio, to accelerate its strategy of harnessing new […]

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Accelerating Circularity Europe launches polyester textile-to-textile trials 

July 22nd, 2022

Accelerating Circularity’s mission is to design and implement commercial systems in which textile waste is repurposed as raw material through reuse and recycling, and therefore ensure that they are not incinerated or sent to landfills. For the last year, Accelerating Circularity Europe has been working with their European Steering Committee, Spent Textile, and Brand & […]

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Circ Raises More Than $30 Million

July 15th, 2022

The circular fashion company Circ announced more than $30 million in Series B funding backed by some of the largest international apparel companies and venture capital firms. The investment will help to drive new progress for Circ as it fulfills its mission of protecting the planet from the cost of clothing. The round was led […]

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Glen Raven reports on corporate sustainability goals

July 12th, 2022

Glen Raven Inc. shared progress updates in a new report in follow-up to the company’s inaugural corporate sustainability report issued last year. The 2021 progress report contains detailed information and metrics about the company’s efforts toward goals in two foundational pillars: “Supporting Our People and Communities” and “Sustaining Our Planet.” Glen Raven is a provider […]

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Partnership For Sustainable Textiles Recognizes U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

June 27th, 2022

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol has been approved as a standard for sustainable cotton by Siegelklarheit, an initiative of the German Federal Government. By helping consumers to better understand environmental and social labels, Siegelklarheit wants to contribute to more sustainable purchasing decisions. U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol successfully passed Siegelklarheit´s assessment system. As a result, members […]

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Bluesign and SCTI develop sustainable chemistry index

June 21st, 2022

Seated from left: Wolfgang Anton Schumann, Chairman of SCTI and Kurt Schläpfer, Head of Customer Relation Management of Bluesign at the signing ceremony. Standing from left: Kin Keong Chan, Peter Waeber, Dennis Dalton, Thomas Schäfer, Rohit Aggarwal, Benoit Moutault, Marcos Furrer, Simon Collinson, Sung Yong Cho, Marilyn Chua, Ümit Yaldiz. Bluesign has teamed up with […]

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EURATEX president Paccanelli

EURATEX president Paccanelli re-elected

June 20th, 2022

Italian textile entrepreneur Alberto Paccanelli has been re-elected as president of EURATEX during its General Assembly on 17 June. He will thus extend his mandate with two more years, until June 2024. Paccanelli is CEO of the Martinelli Ginetto Group, active in the high-end home textiles. He is also a board member of Sistema Moda […]

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