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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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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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Redesigning fashion’s future

Rent, Wear, Return Textiles and clothing are an important sector in the global economy. Clothes are worn by everyone nearly all the time and for many clothes are an expression of personality and identity. In the last 15 years, clothing production has doubled. Fashion has created a significant negative impact to our environment on a…
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The natural circularity of speciality viscose fibres from Kelheim

For the development of their customised viscose speciality fibres, Kelheim Fibres relies on their Open Innovation concept. It brings together like-minded market participants to identify yet unmet consumer needs and to develop the corresponding solutions. By opening up their innovation process to the outside world, Kelheim Fibres creates market-oriented solutions based on actual consumer needs.…
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How Schappe Techniques’ yarns ended up on Mars

Last July, Nasa’s Mars 2020 mission and the Perseverance robot kept millions of viewers around the world in suspense. Among the French know-how on board, the technical yarns of the Schappe Techniques will serve as a heat shield for the capsule during its return to earth, in 10 years. Specializing in the development of technical…
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Herbert Parkinson partners complete new sewing machinist apprenticeship

Four employees from Herbert Parkinson textile factory in Darwen, Lancashire, are some of the first in England to complete the new Level 2 Sewing Machinist apprenticeship standard at Burnley College. The Herbert Parkinson textile factory became part of the John Lewis Partnership in 1953, and today makes many of the John Lewis own brand soft…
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Competence and transparency to produce a completely climate-neutral yarn

Germany, 17 May 2021 – Avoiding, reducing and, if there is no other way, offsetting the emission of climate-damaging C02. With this approach, Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH (ZKS) offers its customers a complete service for climate-neutral yarn. According to Beate Wilms, Managing Director of ZKS, a company of the Peppermint Group, “With Go Natural! we are…
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Adalberto: a quality choice

Portugal, 11 May 2021 – Adalberto, a renown textile company, is recognized by the market, as a reference group: the best option for quality and differentiation of the services it provides, with a strategy, committed to creating value for its employees, customers, consumers and partners. Adalberto is a company with 52 years of know-how, headquartered…
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Albini: five generations committed to innovation and high quality

Italy, 05 May 2021 – Five generations of Albini built a company committed to quality, innovation, sustainability and Made in Italy. The Group oversees the whole supply chain: it decided to invest in sustainable processes and materials and launched a digitization process within the company. Albini Group strives to continue its legacy, built over 140…
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