Eastman maker of bio-based Naia to participate in global hub focused on smart fashion

Global specialty materials provider Eastman, the maker of sustainably-sourced NaiaTM cellulosic yarn, announces a new partnership with Milan-based C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy) in the wake of Première Vision Paris (PV), the international apparel textile exposition, where Naia TM  showcased  over 100  new  on-trend  fabrics  from  over  20  partner  mills.  Naia TM joins C.L.A.S.S. … More Eastman maker of bio-based Naia to participate in global hub focused on smart fashion

Worth Reading

Suominen’s Annual Report for 2018 published Suominen Corporation has published on February 25, 2019 its Annual Report for 2018. The Annual Report is available at www.suominen.fi > Investors. In addition to business, value creation and strategy information, the Annual Report contains Sustainability section, which constitutes Suominen’s separate statement on non-financial information. Moreover, the Annual Report … More Worth Reading

Hudson’s Bay closing Canada’s Home Outfitters business

By guest author Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press Hudson’s Bay Co. is shuttering its Home Outfitters business and eyeing the closures of 20 of its Saks Off Fifth locations, in a bid to increase profitability. The Toronto-based company behind a handful of big-box and luxury retailers said its decision to shut down its household goods … More Hudson’s Bay closing Canada’s Home Outfitters business

Swiss GDP in the 4th quarter of 2018 shows a return to moderate growth

Switzerland’s GDP rose by 0.2 % in the 4th quarter of 2018. Manufacturing saw dynamic growth. Concurrently, exports of goods increased significantly. In contrast, domestic demand stagnated. GDP growth was 2.5 % for 2018 as a whole. Switzerland’s GDP rose by 0.2 % in the 4th quarter of 2018*.  As in other European countries, this … More Swiss GDP in the 4th quarter of 2018 shows a return to moderate growth

Awards

Beaulieu Fibres International awarded prestigious FM Global “Highly Protected Risk” (HPR) status for production site in Wielsbeke HPR is the highest status a plant can achieve for fire risk prevention and protection •             The site Beaulieu Fibres International is the fourth in the Beaulieu International Group to reach HPR status •             Underlines Group’s commitment to … More Awards