Entries by Dilek Hayırlı

Freudenberg Presents Evolon® Made from Post-Consumer Recycled PET

With Evolon® RE, Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) is now offering its customers an even more sustainable version of its high-performance microfilament textiles. Evolon® RE is manufactured from an average of 70% recycled polyester, which the company makes by recycling post-consumer PET bottles in-house.   Evolon® RE is available for various applications, including high-tech wiping and […]

Surging Nanotech Investments Boost Pandemic Protection

Covid-19’s outbreak has coincided with investments flooding into nanotechnology-based healthcare companies, according to Pitchbook’s latest data. The investment monitoring platform reported that the sector benefited by £1.7bn in 2020 – £1.1bn more than the year before. Median nanotech healthcare deal sizes have also doubled since 2019, from £1m to £2m in 2021, while the number of […]

Synthetic Polymer Leads the Technical Textile Market

The “Technical Textile Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2021 to 2029” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global technical textile market is expected to grow at CAGR of 8.0 % within the forecast period of 2021 to 2029. This research report presents […]

First for More Sustainable Zips

YKK, a global leader in zips and fastening products headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, has entered into a licensing agreement with Green Theme Technologies (GTT) to use water-free and non-toxic EMPEL water protection. GTT’s PFC-free EMPEL platform is one of the best performing dry fabric finishes in the world and is being utilised on zips for […]

Solvay Launches Its First Partially Bio-Based Textile Yarn

Solvay is globally launching Bio Amni®, the first partially bio-based polyamide textile yarn developed by the company. It is a polyamide 5.6, which is produced entirely at the company’s textile industrial unit in Brazil. Bio Amni® is the latest edition to the Group’s sustainable textile fibers The development of Bio Amni® follows the growing global […]

Ultra Flexible Fabric Suit for Motor Racers from Teijin Aramid

Teijin Aramid, the world’s leading producer of aramids, has helped engineer a new protective motor racing suit that worn for the first time at the Berlin Formula E ‘E-Prix’ on 14 August. The ultra-light suit harnesses the superior protective qualities of Teijinconex® neo for professional motor racing. Based on Teijinconex® neo fibers, the professional racing suit […]

Support for the ‘Smart Textile’ Initiative from Aksa Akrilik

Aksa Akrilik, the world’s leading acrylic fiber producer, will support İltema within the scope of the “Value for Entrepreneurship” project. With İltema, which develops smart textile products that heat dissipating, the domestic heater fabric period will begin in the automotive industry. Contributing to projects that develop innovative and sustainable technologies with the “Value for Entrepreneurship” […]

Eruslu to Enter the Biodegradable Nonwoven Market with Trützschler Line

Eruslu Nonwovens Group to Enter the Biodegradable Nonwoven Market with Trützschler Nonwovens’ Machinery. After starting up in the second half of 2022, Eruslu will be operating an ultra-modern, highly flexible NCR-NCA-NCR spunlace line, the first of its kind in Turkey. The line is tailor-made to process virgin cotton fibers, comber noils and short fibers at […]

Investment Attack in the Recycling Sector

The devastating pandemic period that has been in our lives since December 2019, affecting the whole world, created a serious awareness about sustainability and increased the demand for recycled products. While many brands have increased the share of recycled products in their collections, companies operating in this field have accelerated their investments. Gama Recycle, Kale […]