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Getting color right – digital color management for textiles and fibers

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New SUPD guidance calls biopolymers ‘plastic’; yet PHA, PLA stakeholders remain optimistic for the long term

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TSG Finishing leverages its legacy

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Getting color right, through digitalized computers and software.

While digitalization has become increasingly valuable over the past few years, the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for a fully digitalized supply chain throughout the textile and fiber industries, especially as critical business decisions must now be made quickly and remotely. A digitalized supply chain is a necessary building block in the process of …

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Biodegradable polymers in different environments. Illustration courtesy of Nova Institute.

The European Commission’s Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) has been hotly debated since its initial publication in July 2019. While the aim of the legislation is a noble one – minimizing plastic waste in the environment – getting a firm grasp on what is, and what is not, a plastic has proven to be more challenging …

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Until the early 1960s, the bulk of TSG’s business was centered around processing wool suiting fabrics.

Founded in 1901 in Baltimore as Levy’s Water Shrinking and Drying, TSG Finishing is now in its fifth generation of family leadership. With more than a century of experience in creating customized finishing solutions for a range of textile products, the company is an expert in refining and applying high-performance technologies to meet customer needs. …

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Denim overdyed using Pad-Ox G2

Archroma, a Swiss-based provider of specialty chemicals, and Jeanologia of Spain, announced the launch of Pad-Ox G2 Cold, a water-saving dyeing process. Archroma initially introduced its eco-advanced Pad-Ox dyeing process for woven fabrics, and then used it as part of its ADVANCED DENIM concept. By combining the oxidation and fixation steps, it is possible to …

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Oerlikon BCF S8

Oerlikon Neumag showcased its BCF S8 carpet yarn system in Monocolor and Tricolor versions at this year’s DOMOTEX asia / CHINAFLOOR from March 24 – 26, 2021 in Shanghai. Whether Monocolor or Tricolor, the performance data and technological details of the BCF S8 versions offer up to 700 filaments per thread, significantly outperforming its sister, …

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