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REACH4Textiles: Better market surveillance for textile products

Brussels, 15 September 2021 – The REACH4texiles project just kicked off. Funded by the European Commission, it aims at exploring solutions for fair and effective market surveillance on textile products. Every year, about 28 billions of garments circulate across Europe, 80% of which are imported from outside the EU and its jurisdiction. Inevitably, such huge…
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EURATEX vision for a European Textiles Strategy

Brussels, 13 September 2021 – EURATEX releases its vision for a new EU strategy for textiles and clothing. The new strategy should develop a forward looking business model. It would lay down the foundations for a competitive and sustainable European textiles industry. The European Commission should publish before the end of 2021 an “EU Sustainable…
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Textile and apparel industry alliance moves closer to release of an international microfibre shedding standard

Brussels, 6 September 2021. A sector alliance that was formed to tackle issues relating to microplastics has completed the next phase of its project to develop a harmonised industry standard for the supply chain. The Cross Industry Agreement (CIA) has revealed the results of a fibre fragmentation trial that has been carried out in advance…
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Flexibility, resilience and people: this is Textils Mora

Spain, 2 September 2021 – What makes a textile company innovative and competitive? Textils Mora agreed to unveil its recipe for success and to share with us some insights on the difficulties faced in the last year. Textils Mora is a company based in Spain, which has more than 80 years of history. Present in…
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European Spinning Group

From old jeans fibers to high-end yarns Belgium, 26 August 2021 – European Spinning Group, a Belgian spinning mill, has been putting sustainability at the forefront for many years. Continuous investment in modern machinery, gives the opportunity to produce in an ecological, energy-efficient way with integrated waste management systems. As a raw material supplier, ESG…
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The future of jeans with COREVA technology

The inspiration for COREVA™ came from Alberto Candiani whilst he was shopping for salami cold cuts in his local delicatessen in Milan. Alberto Candiani was inspired by salami cold-cuts in his local market to create COREVA. After he asked about that salami hanging from the ceiling, he realised that the casings were composed of natural…
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TINTEX TEXTILES: A specialist of responsible fabrics

TINTEX Textile is a world-leading manufacturer of knit fabrics and expert in dyeing, finishing, and coating processes. The company was founded in 1998 with the aim of pushing the boundaries of conventional textile techniques and business relationships. Soon after its creation, TINTEX became a pioneer and specialist in the treatment of responsible fabrics, mainly Lyocell…
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Pepper Valley creates E-textile solutions

Pepper Vally® is a Hellenic innovative company that creates e-textile solutions that revolutionalise sports and healthcare sectors MSc Aliki Goritsa and BSc Spiros Fragos are the two textile engineers that created Pepper Vally®, an alternative efficient business model of combining being a brand & manufacturer that for 10 years make it possible to do dedicated…
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Commission guidelines correctly do not consider viscose as plastic material

Brussels, 13 July 2021 – EURATEX welcomes the decision of the European Commission not to include viscose fibers in the guidelines implementing the Single Use Plastic directive. EURATEX welcomes the decision to keep the original definition of the concept “not been chemically modified” and avoid a new interpretation which would label viscose as plastic. Plastic…
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Rester Ltd. Creates a New Life for Textile Fibres

Finland, 7 July 2021 – Rester Ltd. is a Finnish recycling company with vast experience in industrial scale recycling solutions and closed-loop business models for textile waste streams.   In the summer of 2021, Rester Ltd. will open a brand-new, 3,000-square-metre textile waste refinement facility in Paimio, Western Finland. The new plant will give a significant boost to circularity in the textile…
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