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Odor-free polyester functional clothing: Patented Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 technology with bluesign®, ECO PASSPORT, and Skin Friendly certification

Odor-free polyester functional clothing: Patented Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 technology with bluesign®, ECO PASSPORT, and Skin Friendly certification. (Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR023)Polyester sport and functional textiles treated with Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 are protected against “permastink”. Already a holder of the Swiss Technology Award, the Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 odor-management technology can now carry the bluesign® sustainability label, the Skin Friendly certification from the Hohenstein Institute and the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® label. SANITIZED AG has been a bluesign® system partner for over 10 years.

Devan Chemicals promotes deep sleep via its R-Vital™ range with a new, CBD-encapsulated fabric treatment

Devan ChemicalsDevan Chemicals NV, the Ronse-based developer of finishing technologies for textiles, plans to showcase some of its latest health and wellness solutions at the upcoming Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.

Two Devan technologies selected by Performance Days jury

Two Devan technologies selected by Performance Days jury.MUNICH, Germany – As the tradition goes, twice a year the functional fabric fair Performance Days selects the most innovative fabrics, accessories and finishes for their Performance Forum. This year, two functional finishes from textile innovator Devan Chemicals (Moov&Cool® & R-Vital) were chosen. R-Vital was awarded with the ‘100% Jury Like’ stamp, meaning all the members of the Jury selected the sample, a recognition only granted to a handful of the 1400 applications.

Devan presents further findings on Moov&Cool

Textile finishing innovator Devan Chemicals presents its further findings on their Moov&Cool® ‘cool comfort’ technology for the apparel/sportswear market. Textile finishing innovator Devan Chemicals presents its further findings on their Moov&Cool® ‘cool comfort’ technology for the apparel/sportswear market. The patented polymer technology was first introduced on Performance Days in April earlier this year.

DSM and Starboard collaboration transforms discarded fishing nets from waste into high-end surfboard components

DSM and Starboard collaboration transforms discarded fishing nets from waste into high-end surfboard components. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR513)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and Starboard, a world leading Watersports company offering Paddle, Surf, Windsurf and Kiteboards, announced that they are collecting and upcycling discarded fishing nets to create a material for consumer goods such as surfboard components. In doing so the collaboration supports litter-free beaches, a healthier marine environment and creates a positive social impact for local communities in India.

Ternua and Archroma join efforts on recycling and upcycling nutshell waste into fashion

With Nutcycle, outdoor brand Ternua partners with Archroma’s EarthColors® to create a capsule collection that reuses agricultural waste and applies it to garments, avoiding the use of artificial dyes. Watch the video.
(Photographs: Ternua)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced collaboration with Ternua, an outdoor brand with a strong connection to nature.

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