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RACL organises Customer Conclave 2017 in Kolkata

(From L-R) Partha Roy (Manager-Kolkata region), Sanjay Sharma (Regional Manager- North region), Dr G V G Rao (Managing Director, RACL), Ulrich Hambrecht (Board of Director, RACL) and Shekhar Singh (Business Head, RACL) RACL, organised a “Customer Conclave 2017” in Kolkata on 24th April’ 17 to appraise customers on the recent developments in sustainable products and processes, thereby preparing them to face the dynamic market challenges. Ulrich Hambrecht, Director, RACL chaired the seminar along with Dr GVG Rao, Managing Director, RACL, Shekhar Singh, Business Head, RACL and Sanjay Sharma, Regional Manager North. The seminar was attended by about 40 delegates,...

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UL raises awareness of hazardous chemicals in the textile industry

UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, recently hosted 53 attendees at UL’s Sustainability Seminar on “Reducing Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals.” The favourable attendance and feedback from the event suggested that the textile industry is taking positive steps to improve sustainability practices in Bangladesh. The spotlight is on the textile manufacturing to minimise environmental pollution while meeting consumer demand for head-turning fashion.The textile industry faces a challenge in managing wastewater that results from the dyeing process. Eco-conscious brands are working together to reduce the use of harmful substances through the supply chain. One of such industry initiatives is...

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Resil Chemicals and Acticell partner to bring sustainable denim treatment in India

Resil Chemicals, one of Asia’s leading textile finishing chemicals and auxiliary manufacturer has joined forces with Acticell GmbH, an Austrian Chemical research company committed to developing environmentally friendly, sustainable textiles. The collaboration is focused on developing a range of Green, sustainable chemical solutions for the denim industry. Resil Chemicals is partnering with Acticell GmbH to eliminate what they consider a hazardous process of using potassium permanganate spray in the denim industry. Most denim manufacturers rely on hazardous and environmentally damaging chemical processes like Potassium Permanganate treatments to create effects on denim. Potassium permanganate, considered as toxic and hazardous substance,...

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Lenzing to offer new eco friendly viscose fibre called EcoVero

Lenzing, Fibre producer to achieve the next milestone in its sustainability journey by offering eco-friendly viscose fibre called EcoVero with the lowest environmental impact in the industry as the environmental awareness of consumers has been growing steadily over the last decade, more recently in the fashion and textile industry. The new fibres will be launched at the global textile trade shows from this autumn onwards. Right now, the sampling phase has started and special customers are developing products using EcoVerofibres. Textile consumption is expected to double by 2025, and the industry is anxiously looking for more sustainable solutions with minimal ecofootprint. Achieving low environmental impact requires developing eco friendly raw materials and a sustainable manufacturing process, the Austrian company said. Lenzing says it is addressing this unmet market need for more sustainable viscose by launching EcoVerofibres that set a new industry standard in sustainable viscose based on three pillars: The use of sustainable wood sources (FSC or PEFC certified), an ecological production process (significantly lower emissions and water impact than conventional viscose), and full supply chain transparency by identifying EcoVerofibres in the final product. EcoVerofibres are made from wood, a natural and renewable raw material which, according to Lenzing comes from sustainable forestry plantations that are certified by industry-leading associations such as FSC. Lenzing has a comprehensive woodsourcing policy that it says “goes above and beyond the call of...

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