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Indonesian viscose producer unveils ambitious sustainability agenda

Asia Pacific Rayon, Indonesia’s largest integrated viscose producer located in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau, has launched its 10-year sustainability vision.

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Italian hosiery company dismisses workers in Serbia

A group of workers made redundant by Italian-owned hosiery producer Valy in Loznica, Serbia, have staged a protest in front of the factory in connection...

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Bulgarian carpet maker opens retail park in Sliven

Bulgarian carpet and rug manufacturer Decotex has opened a retail park in Sliven following an investment of €2m (US$2. 2m).

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Vietnam's clothing exports set to hit US$38bn in 2021

Revenues of Vietnam’s clothing exports are set to average US$3bn in the last two months of 2021, which will result in a total of US$38bn...

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Philippine natural fibre-based shoe insole

The Philippine Textile Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology has developed a comfortable and environmentally friendly shoe insole using natural fibre-based nonwovens...

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Danish enterprise invests in export garment factory in Vietnam

Danish outdoor sports apparel manufacturer Spectre Real Estate has begun construction of Spectre An Giang Garment Technology in the Binh Hoa Industrial Park in Chau...

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Tajik textile producer to expand production

Tajik textile producer Vahdat Textile plans to increase exports and expand its markets, particularly to Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan.

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Russian outerwear producer to expand output and range

Elis Fashion, a producer of outerwear for men and women based in Russia’s Rostov region, is investing RUB200m (US$2.

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Creating fibres and yarns from pineapple leaf waste

Singapore-based agricultural waste specialist Nextevo is working with farmers in Southeast Asia to create ready-to-spin fibres and yarns from pineapple leaves.

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Yarn made from Philippine agricultural waste

The Philippine Textile Research Institute, part of the Department of Science and Technology, has developed a technology that can convert the fibrous materials of an...

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