RSS

Textiles, Home & Personal Care

Organic lifestyle brand Frugi has acquired Glasgow-based reusable nappy company TotsBots and its sister company Bloom & Nora, which produces sustainable sanitary products... Read more

HYGIENE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICALS

On first sight, Chicago’s Pullman District may not seem like the place you might expect to find one of the United States’ most progressive factories. Passing a giant Walmart and dilapidated buildings on a once prosperous brownfield site in a... Read more

Animal skin is an excellent material, but even without the ethical concerns around killing animals for the skin, the leather tanning process causes significant chromium emissions that are damaging to the environment and human health. Synthetic... Read more

Albéa announces the launch of a global business partnership with leading 3D technology innovation start-up Erpro 3D Factory. This partnership will allow Albéa and Erpro 3D Factory to offer industrial series of fully personalised cosmetic packaging... Read more

Barcelona-based Quadpack's recent acquisition of German industrial cosmetics packaging firm Louvrette has pushed the company into the top ten cosmetic packaging providers in Europe. The recent transaction boosted Quadpack's injection moulding... Read more

There is much talk about improving the chemicals used in the laundry industry. Hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns has come a long way in formulating detergents that not only produce improved wash outcomes but that are also kinder to the... Read more

Polish cosmetics companies such as Ziaja, Bielenda, Bell, Paese and Verona have been able to successfully enter the Chinese market through international e-commerce platforms such as AliExpress and Tmall. Read more

Israel-based Shalag Industries is to acquire a 100% of Texsus S.P.A, manufacturer of air-through bonded nonwovens and laminated products primarily for the hygiene market... Read more

It is estimated that over 8 million nappies are thrown away every day, more than 3 billion each year. Disposable nappies are known to take over 500 years to decompose, making the product's eco-footprint deep and long lasting. While eco-disposable... Read more

Indorama Ventures Public Company Ltd (IVL), a global chemical producer based in Bangkok, Thailand, has entered into an agreement to acquire Sinterama S.p.A, a polyester automotive interiors and high performance coloured yarns manufacturer, based... Read more

French biotech form Microphyt has raised €28.5m in order to commercialise cosmetic, nutritional and supplementary products harvested from microalgae. The money will be used over the next 18 months to expand both Microphyt's workforce and... Read more

Croda International has been named the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Company of the Year, as well as winning the CIA Environmental Leadership Award. Read more

A partnership between BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) along with Solidaridad, a civil society organisation, will work to promote the use and production of sustainable palm oil and derivatives in... Read more

The trend towards eco-friendly green products is increasingly applying to the home care and cleaning products industry. Ecovia Intelligence, a specialist research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries... Read more

Tesla is currently working on a brand new "soft and durable" type of fabric to be used in seating in its electric vehicles... Read more

Danish shipping, transport and logistics firm Maersk has announced the investment of €1.5-million in a Portuguese fashion logistics startup HUUB. The funding comes after a €2.5-million investment from Pathena in 2018. This allows the Porto-based... Read more

Is it really possible that something glittering and shimmering as sequins could be biobased? The answer is yes. A concept was recently presented at Milan Design Week by Elissa Brunato, a designer graduating from Central St Martins in London who... Read more

US-based makers of synthetic filament-based fibres for the flooring, transportation and industrial fibres industries, Universal Fibers was celebrating the opening of its new European facility this week in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland... Read more

Belgian-based paper tube and core makers Sonoco Alcore is to debut its new, patented EcoSPAN engineered textile-based cores at the ITMA show in Barcelona from 20-26 June.Sonoco’s EcoSPAN technology creates a tailored friction surface to drive... Read more

Perfect performance and the finest raw materials - these are the attributes on which the reputation of Fippi, the Italian baby diaper maker was based, and which continue to boost the company’s international expansion. Read more

  • Method inside

  • Method factory floor

  • Method factory

  • TotsBots

  • Croda CIA awards

  • Nursery oil palm plantation