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Rice and wood – building for the future on Japan’s natural resources and fiber legacy

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Fiber innovation follows its natural course

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Student Spotlight: Turning textile waste into thermal and acoustic insulation

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The 56th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress

Faced with less-than-positive press reports and potentially damaging studies from non-governmental organizations, the European manmade fiber industry has been challenged to raise its game and take the lead in efforts to produce fibers responsibly and sustainably.
The take-home message from the 56th Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress is that innovation is key for the industry and all producers have to work together in partnership along the whole supply chain in a world that is becoming increasingly digital and driven by the

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Milliken, a global innovation company with textile, specialty chemical, and manufacturing expertise, has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. Milliken has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company for 11 years, every year since …

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INVISTA’s CORDURA® brand and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announced a collaboration early in March 2017 to deliver a new chapter in innovative sustainable textile solutions for performance fabrics. Now, designers of apparel, footwear and gear will have access to leading durable performance fabrics that incorporate sustainable materials. Both companies, who share a common …

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Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress attendees

This year’s Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress attracted around 720 participants from 34 countries.

By Geoff Fisher, European Editor

Innovation remains the “DNA” of the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress, which has taken place for the past 55 years in the city of Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg region of Austria.

This year’s event attracted around 720 participants from 34 countries and

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May 20, 2011 – Polymer Group, Inc. (NYSE: BX) today reported continued strong progress toward achieving its financial and sustainability goals in its first annual Stakeholders’ Report, which combines sustainability reporting based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G3 reporting framework with annual report data. Also underscoring the company’s sustainability accomplishments, PGI announced three recent …

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