TMAS: Digitalisation demands streamlined solutions

Fully integrated production lines from single source suppliers have increasingly become the norm in the textile industry and make complete sense in meeting today’s complex supply chain needs, according to TMAS – the Swedish Textile Machinery Association. “Over the past few decades, textile mills have transitioned from consisting of collections of individual machines serviced and … More TMAS: Digitalisation demands streamlined solutions

Syngenta announces the expiration and final results of the Tender Offer for 4.375% Notes due March 28, 2042

Syngenta AG (“Syngenta”) announced today that the previously announced cash tender offer by Syngenta Finance N.V. (the “Issuer”) for any and all outstanding 4.375% Notes due March 28, 2042 (CUSIP: 87164K AB0 / ISIN: US87164KAB08) (the “Notes”) (the “Offer”), expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern time, December 10, 2021 (the “Expiration Time”). At the Expiration Time, … More Syngenta announces the expiration and final results of the Tender Offer for 4.375% Notes due March 28, 2042

Construction of the competence centre for apparel interlinings in Italy starts on schedule

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel Europe started construction work on its competence center for finishing and coating base material for the apparel industry at its site in Sant´Omero as scheduled in December. Further processing of base material is to begin in Italy in early 2023. The Weinheim site will then become the competence center for interlining … More Construction of the competence centre for apparel interlinings in Italy starts on schedule

BASF achieves Leadership Status in CDP rating 2021

BASF achieves “A-” rating for water management and forest protection Continued excellent “A-” ranking for climate protection despite stricter requirements The non-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has again ranked BASF as one of the world’s leading companies for its water management and forest and climate protection measures. BASF achieved an A- rating … More BASF achieves Leadership Status in CDP rating 2021

80 % more deaths in Swiss nursing homes in autumn 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on health services in 2020. The number of hospitalisations fell (–5%), as did the number of persons living in nursing homes (–6 %). In contrast, the number of deaths rose sharply in hospitals (+8%) and even more so in nursing homes (+16 %). Intensive care hours also rose … More 80 % more deaths in Swiss nursing homes in autumn 2020

Vice President Kamala Harris Announces New Investments in Northern Central America Highlighting NCTO Member Parkdale Mills at White House Roundtable

Vice President Kamala Harris announced significant multimillion-dollar investments by Parkdale Mills and six other companies today, as part of the Administration’s Call to Action to the private sector to promote economic opportunity in the region, as her office works to address the root causes of migration. Vice President Harris, who is overseeing diplomatic efforts with … More Vice President Kamala Harris Announces New Investments in Northern Central America Highlighting NCTO Member Parkdale Mills at White House Roundtable