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Ecotextile News Bulletin 02.09.2020

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 New Fashion Conveners coalition to drive industry forward GLOBAL – A new coalition headed up by leading organisations across the fashion and textile industries has been created in a bid to align agendas, drive improvements on the sustainability front and to reduce duplication of effort. Called the ‘Fashion Conveners’, it comprises the Apparel... Read More Timberland targets circularity, net positivity by 2030 STRATHAM – Fashion brand Timberland has outlined the bold new environmental target of becoming carbon negative by 2030. The US firm says a two-pronged approach will be adopted to achieve this,... Read More Progress on infinitely recyclable polymers COLORADO – Research on recyclable plastics is gaining further momentum with the publication of a new study which claims to have developed a ‘new’ generation of plastic that can be recycled over... Read More Criticisms mount against Boohoo inquiry LEICESTER - The Labour Behind the Label initiative has added its voice to criticism of Boohoo's QC-led inquiry into allegations of workers' rights abuses in its UK supply chain. It comes after... Read More USA joins MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Pact network FALLS CHURCH – The mission-statement of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global Plastics Pact has been significantly strengthened with the launch of a new U.S. Plastics Pact in the States.  More... Read More Blumine - Sponsored Content C3.tools to simplify chemical compliance Click here to read more. US organisations call for WRO on Xinjiang cotton XINJIANG – A group of human and labour rights organisations in the United States have filed a formal petition with the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), urging it to issue a regional withhold release order (WRO) on all cotton-made goods linked to the Xinjiang region of China, where mounting evidence... Read More Fashion emissions to 'double Paris limit by 2030' COPENHAGAN - The global fashion industry will emit carbon emissions equivalent to double the Paris Agreement limit by 2030 unless drastic action is taken, according to a new report. The study, entitled Fashion on Climate, from the Global Fashion Agenda and consultants McKinsey & Co, says... Read More Out now! Can fashion platforms police sustainability? Boohoo hurt by Leicester factory allegations Q&A with Kate Heiny, Zalando's director of CSR How it's unravelled: COVID and fashion supply chains Google tech to transform supply chain data  Bangladesh factory map boosts transparency  Phil Patterson asks: Will PPE be the new normal? Subscribe  Ecotextile News is the authority for news, comment and analysis on the world of sustainable textiles and clothing. Our web-site features daily headlines and breaking news from around the world written by industry experts and seasoned industry journalists. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy © 2018 MCL News & Media and its licensors. All rights reserved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of MCL News & Media. If you're not interested any more » unsubscribe

Apparel sourcing update: 6 ways to revamp the fashion supply chain; El Salvador apparel makers fear tax crackdown; Delta Galil to acquire Bare Necessities;

Leonie Barrie, just-style editor August 25, 2020 Sponsored link Get essential data and analysis on the global apparel manufacturing market with this report This recently updated industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including global, Asia-Pacific, Europe and US market value with forecasts to 2023. Go to store >>>   News 6 ways to revamp the fashion supply chain in a post-pandemic world El Salvador apparel makers fear tax crackdown Delta Galil to acquire online retailer Bare Necessities Indonesia associations unite to protect garment workers ETI declines to participate in Boohoo investigation China H1 apparel and textile exports boosted by PPE Philippines could furlough 30% of garment workforce Private equity firms go head-to-head for Asda stake ThredUp to launch IPO? US Q2 in brief - The Children's Place, Cato Corp, Foot Locker Stichd gains efficiency and accuracy with PLM Leicester urges UK brands to buy only from suppliers that work with unions More news   Sponsored link Find GlobalData's latest apparel industry reports in the just-style research store Discover reports covering brand and sector market shares, future industry themes, trends analysis and more   Go to store >>>   Hot issue Timeline - How coronavirus is impacting the global apparel industry - FREE TO READ Since the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak began in China at the end of 2019, its impact has been felt across the global apparel and textile sector. just-style's timeline shows how the pandemic is evolving - and will be updated as developments unfold. Related stories Apparel events postponed and cancelled by coronavirus - Update Pandemic could shrink US apparel sales by 50% in 2020 Major brands linked to "union-busting" factories     Get connected        Latest insights 6 ways to revamp the fashion supply chain in a post-pandemic world The future of fashion supply chains - Part I Circular business models can help fashion build back better Tough road ahead for Marks & Spencer amid restructuring What happens when the dust settles? Stretching the safety net for India's invisible workers Latest US apparel trade data points to sourcing shake-up More insights   Reports in focus Womenswear in China - Sector Overview, Brand Shares, Market Size and Forecast to 2024 (adjusted for COVID-19 impact) Menswear in United Kingdom (UK) - Sector Overview, Brand Shares, Market Size and Forecast to 2024 (adjusted for COVID-19 impact) Childrenswear in United States - Sector Overview, Brand Shares, Market Size and Forecast to 2024 (adjusted for COVID-19 impact) More research   The just-style blog China hammered on all fronts in US apparel trade Pandemic sees garment workers underpaid by up to $5.8bn New fashion retail landscape emerging More blogs   We currently deliver just-style newsletters to: [email protected] To unsubscribe from this newsletter immediately click here. To review, amend or unsubscribe from your current newsletters click here. © just-style.com 2000-2020. All Rights Reserved. Address: Aroq House, 17A Harris Business Park, Bromsgrove, Worcs, B60 4DJ, UK.

TTNet World News 25 August 2020

TTNet World News 25 August 2020 Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. TTNet World News 25 August 2020 In these uncertain times, particularly when business travel to customers, seminars, conferences and exhibitions just isn't possible, the question of how to stay up-to-date with the worldwide technical textiles industry becomes harder to answer. Technical-textiles.net is a trusted and established source of comprehensive, accurate and reliable information about all aspects of the industry. As a service to our readers, we are currently offering full-text access to our complete website for one month. To apply, simply email [email protected] with your contact details.  Economic, environmentally friendly way to coat carbon fibres with nanotubes A method for incorporating carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into carbon fibre-reinforced plastics (CFRPs) that eliminates the need for the nanomaterials to be functionalised beforehand has been developed by researchers in the USA. Read more Topical presentations to be given by Oerlikon specialists at on-line event The tracking and tracing of products through a manufacturing process, methods for recycling manmade fibres and meltblowing technologies for the production of face masks will be the subject of three talks to be delivered at the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress 2020 – Webinar Week by specialists from the Oerlikon Group. Read more Andritz to supply hydroentanglement line to Chinese manufacturer of wipes Chinese manufacturer of medical and hygiene textiles, Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology Co Ltd, has ordered a high-capacity hydroentanglement line from Andritz. Read more 3M stops counterfeit respirator scheme on Amazon 3M of St Paul, Minnesota, USA, has secured a permanent injunction from Federal court in California that prevents a number of companies from charging grossly inflated prices on Amazon for counterfeit, defective or damaged respirators. Read more Retech invests in headquarters Specialist in the heat-treatment of synthetic fibres, Retech, has built a new logistics centre and has upgraded the technical and testing facilities at its headquarters in Meisterschwanden, Switzerland. Read more Producing surfboards from recycled carbon fibre What is claimed to be the first company to manufacture surfboards using recycled carbon fibre has been established by three graduates of Deakin University of Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Read more Producer of nanoparticles for use in textiles implements solvent-recovery system A system that enables the recovery and re-use of more than 95% of the organic solvents used for the manufacture of nanoparticles has been put in place by Promethean Particles at its facility in Nottingham, UK. Read more Purchase of Stoll prompts name changes in the Karl Mayer Group Following its acquisition of flat-knitting specialist Stoll in 2020(1), the Karl Mayer Group has changed the names of two of its companies. Read more Delivery vehicle to feature flax fabric-reinforced body panels Fabrics made from flax and a bio-based resin are to be used to manufacture body panels for what is described by its manufacturer as the world’s first purpose-built, 16-t electric vehicle (EV) designed for inner-city freight deliveries. Read more Decontaminating face masks using a simple dry-heat method An easy-to-operate and inexpensive household appliance could be used to decontaminate the face masks instrumental in the fight against the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to researchers in the USA. Read more Suominen to increase production capacity for hydroentangled fabrics Suominen Corp of Helsinki, Finland, is investing approximately €8 million to increase its capacity for the production of hydroentangled fabrics in Europe. Read more Brückner supplies back-coating line to manufacturer of blinds One of the largest manufacturers of window blinds in the world, Eclipse, has invested in a back-coating line from Brückner Textile Technologies GmbH & Co KG. Read more Electrospun cellulose wound dressing kills bacteria Electrospun membranes of cellulose that, when used as wound dressings, kill bacteria in a highly efficient manner are being developed by researchers at Empa in St Gallen, Switzerland. Read more Car-in-a-backpack is built using carbon fibre-reinforced plastics Carbon fibres and thermoplastics from Teijin are being used by cocoa motors Inc for the production of a laptop computer-sized automated people mover (APM). Read more Heat- and fire-resistant nonwovens to be launched in Shanghai A nonwoven veil made from basalt that improves the heat- and flame-resistance of composites is to be introduced at China Composites Expo 2020 by Technical Fibre Products (TFP). Read more Coats to incorporate antiviral treatment into threads and yarns An antiviral and antimicrobial treatment proven effective against the strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is to be incorporated into yarns and threads by Coats. Read more Low & Bonar invests in Hammer-IMS quality-control system A non-radioactive quality-control system that enables the basis weights and thicknesses of flat materials to be assessed as they are being produced is being used by Low & Bonar for the first time.  Read more SDL Atlas introduces fixture for testing stretchable fabrics SDL Atlas has developed a fixture that enables the accurate testing of stretchable fabrics using its MMT: Moisture Management Tester. 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