Textiles


Moov&Cool supporting elite sport in the UK and Belgium

Devan ChemicalsTextile finishing expert, Devan Chemicals, has been supporting high performance sport in the UK and Belgium with its ‘cool comfort technology’ Moov&Cool.

Avery Dennison celebrates the launch of ADX Lab Ningbo to accelerate innovation and lead the trends for the apparel industry

Avery Dennison celebrates the launch of ADX Lab Ningbo to accelerate innovation and lead the trends for the apparel industry.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR455)Avery Dennison, a global leader in innovation, materials science, branding and manufacturing, and Shenzhou International Holdings Ltd., one of the world’s largest vertically-integrated knitwear manufacturers, hosted a grand opening event for the launch of ADX Lab Ningbo, an experience hub co-created by the two innovators, located in Ningbo, China.

norda™ launches flagship product with DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber

norda™ launches flagship product with DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber. 
(Photo: norda: DSMPMPR010)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today confirmed the introduction of the first seamless trail running shoe made with bio-based Dyneema® fiber by norda™, a Canadian shoe brand.

Pulcra Chemicals achieves first acquisition with Devan

Devan ChemicalsPulcra Chemicals, with headquarters in Geretsried (Germany) has just announced its first acquisition in its history by acquiring fellow-industry player Devan. Devan, with origins since 1977 and Belgian headquarters, is since 2013 owned by Pentahold (a Belgian private equity fund). Devan is known from its antimicrobial range BI-OME, its large sustainable track record with a.o. probiotics solutions, a wide range of recently introduced bio-based textile finishes and a long standing in Thermoregulation and Flame Retardants. Devan has offices in the UK, Portugal, the US and a team in Shanghai.

Datacolor and Archroma partner to make the Archroma ‘Color Atlas’ library system available for color searching within ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ color quality control application

The Archroma ‘Color Atlas’ library system will be available for color searching within ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ color quality control application. 
(Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the soon-to-be 5’760 color references of its Color Atlas library are made available within its ‘Datacolor TOOLS’ platform, an easy-to-use color quality control application for industries where color accuracy is a critical component of overall product quality.

Fraunhofer, SABIC, and Procter & Gamble join forces in closed-loop recycling pilot project for single-use facemasks

In an innovative circular economy pilot project, Fraunhofer, SABIC and Procter & Gamble have demonstrated the feasibility of closing the loop on facemasks to help reduce plastic waste and mitigate fossil resources depletion. (© SABIC / Fraunhofer)Fraunhofer Institute UMSICHT, SABIC and Procter & Gamble (P&G) today announced their collaboration in an innovative circular economy pilot project which aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of closed-loop recycling of single-use facemasks.

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