Archive: April 2021

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Romanian recycler turning PET bottles into sustainable polyester fibre

Romania-based recycler and producer Green Fiber, part of the Green Group, says it is now transforming more than 2bn polyethylene terephthalate bottles each year into...

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Lithuanian clothing maker to develop About brand

Lithuanian textile and clothing producer Utenos Trikotažas is to establish a subsidiary for the development of the About brand.

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Union leaders reinstated at Lululemon supplier in Philippines

Eight union leaders at a Lululemon supplier in the Philippines dismissed in 2019 and 2020, have been reinstated and a collective agreement has been negotiated.

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Serbia's Luss Textile to produce Philipp Plein jackets

Serbian company Luss Textile has struck a deal with German fashion designer Philipp Plein to produce jackets under the brand that bears his name.

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Extrapack installs new nonwoven lines in Bulgaria

Extrapack, the Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria-based manufacturer of textiles, bags and packaging, recently invested €3. 5m (US$4.

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New firm to create meltblown nonwovens in Thailand

Two PTT subsidiaries have joined together to produce materials for making single-use medical face masks for the global market under a newly established company, Innopolymed,...

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Joint venture formed in Singapore to market spider silk-based products

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialisation of spider silk, and Kings Group have established Spydasilk Enterprises as a Singapore-based...

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Asia Pacific Rayon secures loan to expand capacity

Asia Pacific Rayon, the largest integrated viscose fibre producer in Indonesia, has secured a syndicated loan facility worth IDR4.

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Cambodian government to vaccinate 500,000 clothing workers by June

Photo: UNICEF Cambodia/Chansereypich Seng Cambodia has started vaccinating textile and clothing workers in a bid to inoculate half a million of them by the end of...

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Estonian clothing producer sells Monton trademarks

Listed Estonian clothing producer Baltika is to sell its Monton trademarks in Europe to Shenzhen Maiteng International Apparel, which operates the Monton Sports sportswear brand.

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