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Textile articles

Textile articles

Frankfurt (hm) From 13th to 15th February 2014, OEKO-TEX® will again be having their own information stand at the TV TecStyle Visions fair in Stuttgart (Germany), the leading European fair for textile finishing and promotion. Experts from several OEKO-TEX® institutions are available in Hall 6-6A21 to speak to more than 10,000 trade visitors from around the world and inform them about the...

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Spider silk fiber

Spider silk fiber

AMSilk develops world’s first man-made, scalable spider silk fiber Biosteel fibers made from recombinant protein show similar properties to natural spider fibers AMSilk® has produced the world’s first competitive man-made spider silk fiber, called Biosteel, which is made entirely from recombinant silk proteins. Biosteel has mechanical properties similar to that of natural spider silk...

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Swedish textile event

Swedish textile event

Political talks light up Swedish textile event STOCKHOLM – At a meeting hosted by the Sustainable Fashion Academy, stakeholders in the Nordic sustainable fashion sector, and UK representatives, called on Sweden’s Environment Minister – who was present at the event – to develop an environmental profit and loss account for the textiles sector among three Nordic countries; as the Minister...

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Biodegradable textiles test

Biodegradable textiles test

BÖNNIGHEIM – Scientists in Germany claim to have developed unique laboratory tests, which when combined with traditional testing, replicate the decomposition of textiles in soil to allow retailers, textile chemical suppliers and recycling companies to accurately determine the environmental impact of fabrics going into landfill. Irrespective of their fibre composition, all textiles will...

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