Bluesign Announces Partnership with SCTI™ to Develop Sustainable Chemistry Index

Bluesign has teamed up with Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI™) to develop a sustainable chemistry index that will provide a standard communication guide for chemical suppliers, manufacturers, brands, and NGOs The first-of-its-kind index is intended to inspire change in the industry by making it easier for stakeholders to assess the sustainability of textile … More Bluesign Announces Partnership with SCTI™ to Develop Sustainable Chemistry Index

Eliminating harmful chemicals: EU Commission welcomes political agreement reached on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in waste

  The European Parliament and the Council reached a political agreement last night on the Commission proposal to introduce stricter limits for some of the most harmful chemicals in waste – Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). POPs show toxic properties and remain in the environment for a very long time, accumulate in food chains and can … More Eliminating harmful chemicals: EU Commission welcomes political agreement reached on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in waste

Machinery designed for producing technical textiles

By guest  Sibylle Michel, Editor-in-Chief of Textile Network Visitors to the Stäubli booth will see, for example, the Magma tying machine, which is ideal for processing technical yarns, including PP tape. When it comes to weaving technical fabrics, profitable and competitive mill operation requires high precision and optimized production speeds. Stäubli machinery provides both, as … More Machinery designed for producing technical textiles

SMEs embracing sustainable and digital business models despite various challenges

The EU Commission published the 2022 SME Performance Report. It concludes that last year Europe’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been shifting to more sustainable and digital business models despite dealing with difficult challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and now also with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The report also highlights the … More SMEs embracing sustainable and digital business models despite various challenges