Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns for sustainable contract and market segments at Domotex 2019 (updated Jan. 10 6:30 PM)

Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns for sustainable contract residential and automotive carpet markets at Domotex 2019 •             Resilya: new durable, resilient and creative yarn family for a longer life cycle for contract carpet constructions (Class 33) •             EqoBalance: biomass balanced yarns for all carpet segments offering major CO₂ emission reduction •             Softitude: softness meets durability … More Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns for sustainable contract and market segments at Domotex 2019 (updated Jan. 10 6:30 PM)

OECD annual inflation slows to 2.7 % in November 2018 due mainly to easing energy price rises

Annual inflation in the OECD area slowed to 2.7 % in November 2018, compared with 3.1 % in October. Energy price inflation decreased to 6.8 % in November, compared with 10.4% in October. Food price inflation also slowed, to 1.9 %, from 2.1 %. Excluding food and energy, OECD inflation slowed marginally to 2.2 %, … More OECD annual inflation slows to 2.7 % in November 2018 due mainly to easing energy price rises

OEKO-TEX® already complies with the new “REACH Annex XVII CMR Legislation”

The substance benzene and four amine salts have been included in the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® and limit values have been defined. The substance quinoline, which has been under observation by OEKO-TEX® since 2018, is now also regulated with a limit value. In the course of “standardisation” of the limit … More OEKO-TEX® already complies with the new “REACH Annex XVII CMR Legislation”

SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at DTG 2019

Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan is exhibiting at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2019 January 9-12, 2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates Ltd. Operating in Bangladesh since 1996, this is the twelfth time the Japanese manufacturer will participate at DTG. … More SHIMA SEIKI to exhibit at DTG 2019

WACKER strengthens portfolio of specialties by expanding its production capacities for Silicone Rubber worldwide

The Munich-based chemical group WACKER is increasing its global production capacities for silicone rubber. With expansion measures at several sites, WACKER plans to gradually raise its capacities by a total of 40,000 metric tons per year by 2021. Approximately €100 million has been earmarked for this capacity expansion. With these measures, WACKER is responding to the … More WACKER strengthens portfolio of specialties by expanding its production capacities for Silicone Rubber worldwide

Sympatex social media campaign animates consumers to stand up for the environment

Under the motto “It’s In Your Hands,” consumers are being encouraged to become role models and do their part to protect the environment. On the heels of the launch of the radical awareness campaign during Outdoor 2018 in Friedrichshafen, Sympatex is now gearing up for a corresponding social media campaign. As a pioneer in sustainable … More Sympatex social media campaign animates consumers to stand up for the environment