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  • 17th January 2014

    Conwed shares latest innovations at VISION 2014

    US company Conwed, a leading plastic netting manufacturer, will share its latest innovations at VISION 2014, the Consumer Products Conference organized by INDA in Dallas, Texas (January 27-30, 2014). Celebrating its 13th anniversary, VISION gathers key profess...

  • 16th January 2014

    OEKO-TEX test criteria: New regulations for 2014

    At the start of the year, the OEKO-TEX Association has, as usual, updated the valid test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with its OEKO-TEX Standard 100. The following new regulations have been provided with comment from OEKO-T...

  • 15th January 2014

    INDA appoints new director of marketing

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced the appointment of Joan Izzo as its new Director of Marketing. Izzo brings years of experience in marketing for international nonwovens and advanced material companies to the position....

  • 12th January 2014

    Weaving technique for GreenFields turf system

    GreenFields, a leading supplier of artificial turf systems, has introduced its most recent innovation GreenFields MX DS synthetic turf system, which, according to the company, is by far the most sustainable in the world. In 2010, Greenfields became part of th...

  • 12th January 2014

    Young Creations Award: Upcycling at Heimtextil

    Heimtextil international trade fair for home and contract textiles in Frankfurt am Main has for the second time presented an award for young people, which focuses on the principle of sustainability. Three young designers from Stuttgart University of Technolo...

  • 11th January 2014

    Newlife between sustainability and glamour

    Newlife, a complete range of yarns certified 100% from recycled post-consumption PET bottles, produced by Saluzzo Yarns, will be featured in the Spring-Summer 2014 collection of Weekend Max Mara. The garments of Weekend Max Mara made in Newlife will be sold in...

  • 9th January 2014

    Repreve helps turn X Games Aspen green

    Unifi’s Repreve brand will return as the official recycling sponsor of ESPN’s X Games Aspen, which will take place from 23-26 January 2014. Repreve says it is helping make X Games Aspen ‘greener’ by turning more than 100,000 recycled plastic bottles ...

  • 9th January 2014

    Programme at ISPO Munich 2014

    ISPO Munich, a leading trade fair for the sporting goods, will dedicate the completely restructured hall to the megatrend health style. The Health & Fitness area will be focusing on the key topics ‘Health at the Workplace’ and ‘Sport Shoes and Game Conso...

  • 8th January 2014

    Thermore at ISPO Munich

    Leading Italian producer of thermal insulation for apparel and sleeping bags Thermore will be showcasing its Aria thermal padding at the ISPO Munich trade fair that will be taking place from 26-29 January. The company has developed its innovation, which is n...

  • 25th December 2013

    CRAiLAR and IKEA complete supply agreement

    CRAiLAR Technologies, the producer of CRAiLAR Flax fibre, has completed a General Supply Agreement and CA$3.2 million of financing with IKEA, the world's largest home furnishings retailer. The company has also finalised negotiations to enter into a proposed ...

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