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Mapfre team at Volvo Ocean Race will dress with helly hansen apparel made with merino wool

This year, Spanish team Mapfre has been given the cutting edge, decked out in Merino wool base-layers by leading outdoor brand and The Woolmark Company marketing partner Helly Hansen as they battle it…

On line case histories of circular economy of textile and clothing companies

Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, collaborates with BusinessEurope, the representative body of the European industry to showcase good examples of companies which have adopted circular economy concepts in their production and…

Kemin industries acquires Garmon Chemicals

Kemin industries acquires Garmon Chemicals

Kemin Industries, a global ingredient company that uses science to touch 3.8 billion people every day with its products and services, has entered into an agreement to acquire the textile auxiliary business of…

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RadiciGroup Releases its 2016 Sustainability Report

Group emissions reduced by 51% during the last 6 years. 51.6% of electricity used by Group plants in 2016 came from renewable sources. Strong emphasis on employee training, with 53,228 hours of courses…

Gerber partners with avametric to unlock the reality of 3D

Gerber partners with avametric to unlock the reality of 3D

Gerber Technology, one of the world’s leading fashion technology company and Avametric, the fabric simulation and 3D consumer applications producer, announced a partnership to offer the first end-to-end 3D platform, from consumer-facing virtual…

Icebreaker acquired by Vf Corporation

VF Corporation, the parent company of The North Face, Timberland, SmartWool, and others, announced on November 3rd, 2017, the agreement to acquire the New Zealand natural fibres garment producer Icebreaker. VF Corp. and…

Marzotto and Ratti Groups selected 35 Engineers for internship and possible recruitment

On October 19th, 2017, Marzotto Group and Ratti devoted a day to their “Engineers Project” at Ratti’s headquarters in Guanzate, near Como, Italy. The project is aimed to bring together the most brilliant…

Schoeller Textil AG won the Swiss Design Prize Schweiz for its electrically heated fabric

The Swiss company Schoeller Textil AG has won the Design Preis Schweiz 2017/18, picking up the award for Excellent Swiss Design in the textile category on November 3rd, 2017, for its heated fabric…

New ecological criteria for the EU Ecolabel award

A few weeks ago the European Commission has published an amended decision which establishes the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for textile products and extends the scope of the…

A Brand New Website to Explain Wool to American Consumers

With versatility matched only by the diversity of the wearer, wool is perfect for any season, any occasion. With that in mind, the American Sheep Industry Association and its American Wool Council have…

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