Archive: 2020


Estonian start-up wins award for eco-friendly textile alternative to leather

Estonian materials start-up Gelatex Technologies has received the 2019 Green Alley Award.

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Polish researchers develop textile mobile device charger

Researchers from Poland’s Lodz University of Technology have developed a textile charger that allows the charging of mobile phones, tablets and other portable electronic devices…

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Spinners are choosing hemp again

Lithuanian hemp fibre supplier Naturalus Pluostas (Natural Fiber) exhibited at Yarn Expo Autumn for the first time in September, and experienced huge interest in its…

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Eastnine considers sale of Russian clothing retailer

Swedish financial group Eastnine is considering selling its 36% stake in Russian clothing retailer Melon Fashion Group (MFG).

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Increase in Central Asian silk production this year

The Uzbek government is to provide additional support for domestic silk producers, aiming to increase output, mostly for export.

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Kazakh cotton spinning mill to double capacity

The Kazakh government plans to double capacity of the flagship Turkestan cotton spinning mill, which is jointly operated by the Investment Fund of Kazakhstan and…

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