Knitting materials

Top 3 SPAC targets – Sustainable consumer materials

May 6, 2022 INTEL by Nicholas Alan Clayton SPACInsider contributors Anthony Sozzi and Sam Beattie this week compiled their three favorite potential SPAC targets among companies making sustainable consumer products or materials. We take a look at why they’re compelling and why each might be suitable for a blank merger. …

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Discover these products made from upcycled or recycled materials

Plastics and other non-biodegradable materials have become increasingly unpopular lately. The movement towards sustainability has accelerated in recent years, correlated with public awareness of environmental issues. There has been a subsequent shift in consumer priorities and values. Younger generations are striving for a sustainable transition from consumer goods. Their purchasing …

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Shop these fashion products made with upcycled and upcycled materials

The movement towards sustainability has accelerated in recent years, correlated with public awareness of environmental issues. There has been a subsequent shift in consumer priorities and values. Younger generations are striving for a sustainable transition from consumer goods. Their purchasing power, their needs and their sense of socio-civic responsibility push …

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Products made with upcycled or recycled materials to buy

Plastics and other non-biodegradable materials have become increasingly unpopular lately. The movement towards sustainability has accelerated in recent years, correlated with public awareness of environmental issues. There has been a subsequent shift in consumer priorities and values. Younger generations are striving for a sustainable transition from consumer goods. Their purchasing …

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Fossil fuels in BC schools: Doctors group wants teaching materials removed from classrooms

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment wants to stop fossil fuel companies from supplying educational materials to public schools in British Columbia. On Wednesday, the association’s British Columbia chapter released an open letter to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside urging her to end the promotion of fossil fuels in …

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Fabric Inspection Machines Market Expects Exceptional Growth through 2027 – Materials Handling

Fabric Inspection Machines Market Study 2022-2027: Get a sample report Survey before purchase Order the report now The Global Cloth Inspecting Machine Market report provides insights into the global industry including valuable facts and figures. This research study explores the global market in detail like industry chain structures, raw material …

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Will high-tech composites replace traditional materials?

Many scientific and technical advances have led to conclusions that the properties of composite materials are often superior to more traditional choices. Here, Emily Newton, guest author for materials database, Matmatch, looks at some of the benefits that make them so promising. Improve sustainability Global attention is focused on pressing …

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Governor Edwards and Origin Materials Announce $750 Million Sustainable Materials Facility in Ascension Parish, Louisiana – to Produce Plant-Based Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – February 16, 2022 – Governor John Bel Edwards and Origin Materials, a carbon-negative materials company committed to leading the global transition to sustainable materials, announced that the company is planning an investment of at least $750 million to develop a biomass manufacturing plant in Ascension Parish …

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Shop Local Art Supplies at Art Salvage and Spokane Art Supply | Culture & Leisure

A trip to the nearest craft store always looms on my to-do list, sometimes out of necessity, and other times for retail therapy. While a trip to Michael’s, JOANN Fabric and Crafts or Hobby Lobby is a trusted classic, it’s important to remember that shopping small and local for art …

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The professional organizations of the leather sector join forces | News about materials and production

The professional organizations of the leather sector join forces | Materials and Production News | News Other publications from MCL News & Media © 2008 – 2022 MCL News and Media Interested in advertising? Just call us Sales: +44 …

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Patterned cuts in textiles to develop auxetic materials

Materials with auxetic properties are currently being researched in the textile industry due to their physical properties that make them useful for a variety of purposes. An article published in the journal Polymers explored the creation of new multifunctional materials from conventional composite fabrics using traditional textile technologies and laser …

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Summit on sustainable and biobased alternative materials

The Sustainable and Bio-Based Alternative Materials Digital Summit, to be held March 30-31, 2022, will bring together start-ups, the fashion and apparel industry, bio-based innovators and cross-sector sustainability advocates, to explore key challenges and opportunities in the successful commercialization of plant-based, lab-grown and circular materials at scale. For two days, …

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Oeko-Tex launches an environmental impact tool | News about materials and production

Why subscribe? Founded in 2006, Ecotextile News is the environmental magazine for the global textile and fashion industries and offers unrivaled daily coverage, commentary and expertise in print and online formats. Focused on sustainable innovation and industry best practices, subscribers benefit from: Breaking news daily on our market leading …

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Wolf Vetoes GOP Bill to Post School Online Course Materials | Pennsylvania News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have required school districts to post information about textbooks, course materials and academic standards online. the state. The Democratic governor said the legislation “politicizes what is taught in our schools” and that state regulations already …

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Freudenberg Performance Materials raises prices for nonwoven performance materials for flooring and filtration applications across EMEA

ARNHEM, The Netherlands – December 20, 2021 – Freudenberg Performance Materials today announces a general upward adjustment to its prices for nonwoven performance materials for flooring and filtration applications in the EMEA region. This revision, effective January 1, 2022, has become necessary due to the sustained and unprecedented increase in …

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Towards recyclable composite materials

Researchers at the University of Limerick are working to improve the recyclability of composite materials used in the construction, aerospace and automotive industries. The next-generation recyclable composites are being developed by Project Vibes, a pan-European consortium of which the University of Limerick is the sole academic partner. The project aims …

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Materia Inc., High Performance Structural Materials Company, to Join ExxonMobil Chemical as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary

PASADENA, California – December 7, 2021 – Materia Inc., a high performance structural materials company that has pioneered the development of Nobel Prize-winning technology for the manufacture of a new class of polymers, today announced hui its acquisition by ExxonMobil Chemical Co., a division of ExxonMobil Corp. This acquisition combines …

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Australian fashion has a problem when it comes to sourcing raw materials

For every brand making a sustainability claim, there is a tremendous amount of offshoring happening behind the scenes. Earlier this year, the Australian Fashion Council released its 2021 Fashion Industry Report. Beyond reflections on the devastating effects of COVID on the local industry, and a bit of posturing about the …

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‘Everything that needs to be built’: Upstate Materials speaks to students | Local news

PLATSBURGH – Upstone Materials is literally the foundation of the North Country. “We supply stone, hot asphalt and ready-mixed concrete to contractors across the region who build roads, homes, schools, hospitals,” said Regional Director Doug Henry. “Anything that needs to be built, we provide the materials to make it easier. …

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American Hygienics Corp. (AHC) leads the drafting of the standard for disposable nonwoven materials

SHANGHAI, China – September 13, 2021 – The Chinese National Textile and Clothing Council (CNTAC) has officially released the “Method for Testing and Evaluating Rinseability of Disposable Sanitary Nonwoven Materials.” “(GB / T 40181-2021). The standards apply to biodegradable and dispersible disposable sanitary nonwovens and specify the method of testing …

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Radio Show: Episode 3, Raw Material Supply for Textile Recycling | Materials & Production News

Radio Show: Episode 3, Raw Material Supply for Textile Recycling | Materials & Production News | New OTHER MCL NEWS & MEDIA PUBLICATIONS © 2008 – 2021 MCL News and Media Interested in advertising? Just call us Sales: +44 1977 708488 Or if you prefer email, click the button below …

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Radio Show: Episode 2, Next Generation Pulp From Post-Consumer Textiles | Materials & Production News

Radio Show: Episode 2, Next Generation Pulp From Post-Consumer Textiles | Materials & Production News | New OTHER MCL NEWS & MEDIA PUBLICATIONS © 2008 – 2021 MCL News and Media Interested in advertising? Just call us Sales: +44 1977 708488 Or if you prefer email, click the button below …

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Kontoor Extends Water Saving Certification in Textile Production | Materials & Production News

Kontoor Extends Water Saving Certification in Textile Production | Materials & Production News | New OTHER MCL NEWS & MEDIA PUBLICATIONS © 2008 – 2021 MCL News and Media Interested in advertising? Just call us Sales: +44 1977 708488 Or if you prefer email, click the button below and we …

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RISE Virtual Conference Highlights Next Generation Technologies for Nonwovens / Engineered Materials

CARY, NC – October 4, 2021 – Some 145 professionals in product development, materials science and new technologies have come together for the 11th annual RISE®-Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics conference is held virtually from September 28 to 30. The event was co-hosted by INDA, the Association of …

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Toray to Showcase Advanced Carbon Fiber, Thermoplastic and Thermoset Composite Materials at CAMX 2021 in Dallas, Texas

TACOMA, Washington – September 30, 2021 – Toray Industries, the market leader in carbon fibers and advanced composites, will showcase its wide range of high performance materials for the composites market at the upcoming Composites and Advanced Materials (CAMX) trade fair on the 19th October 21 in Dallas, Texas. The …

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Circular Systems, Tintex Launches Premium Knitwear Collection Using Low Impact Materials and Dyeing Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif .– September 16, 2021 – Circular Systems has partnered with Tintex, a sustainable textiles company based in Portugal, to launch a premium knitwear collection designed with high quality Texloop ™ RCOT ™ recycled cotton yarns Primo using Tintex Colorau ™ natural dye. Treatment, some of the least …

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Amarillo’s downtown public library offers free tools and materials for crafts and projects

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – The downtown Amarillo Public Library has a new service, MakerSpace, where it offers free tools and materials for different trades and projects. This service is free for anyone on condition of showing up with their library card. The library says this service is a great tool …

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XlynX Materials launches BondLynx ©, a new polymer molecular glue

Synthetic organic chemist working with Dr Stefania Musolino, to develop new “molecular glues” VICTORIA, British Columbia – September 8, 2021 – XlynX Materials is pleased to announce the creation of a new class of adhesives they are calling “molecular glues”. These allow difficult-to-bond polymers such as polyethylene and polypropylene to …

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SPINNOVA® Materials on New York Runway: Spinnova and Ka Wa Key Showcase Capsule Collection at New York Fashion Week

JYVÄSKYLÄ, Finland – September 8, 2021 – London-based designer duo Ka Wa Key are the latest brand to use sustainable SPINNOVA® materials. The brand’s new capsule collection of fabrics and yarns SPINNOVA is presented at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on September 8. Ka Wa Key and sustainable textile materials …

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Trade Minister calls for more ambition from Indian textile players | Materials & Production News

Trade Minister calls for more ambition from Indian textile players | Materials & Production News | New OTHER MCL NEWS & MEDIA PUBLICATIONS © 2008 – 2021 MCL News and Media Interested in advertising? Just call us Sales: +44 1977 708488 Or if you prefer email, click the button below …

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lululemon partners with sustainable materials innovator Genomatica to bring bio-nylon to products

VANCOUVER / SAN DIEGO, California – August 18, 2021 – lululemon Athletica inc. today announced a multi-year collaboration with sustainable materials company Genomatica to integrate bio-based materials from renewable sources into lululemon’s products. This is lululemon’s first-ever equity investment in a sustainable materials company and Genomatica’s largest retail partnership. Together, …

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Faurecia creates the Sustainable Materials division

Fibers / Threads / Fabrics Faurecia, one of the world leaders in automotive technology headquartered in Nantes, France, is creating a new division dedicated to the development and manufacture of sustainable and intelligent materials. The new Sustainable Materials division will benefit from Faurecia’s leadership positions in the automotive interiors and …

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Faurecia will create a Sustainable Materials division

Fibres/​Yarns/​Fabrics Faurecia, one of the world leaders in automotive technology headquartered in Nantes, France, is creating a new division dedicated to the development and manufacture of sustainable and intelligent materials. The new Sustainable Materials division will benefit from Faurecia’s leading positions in the automotive interiors and seating market and from …

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Shawmut: investing in the future of advanced materials

An N95 particulate respiratormade by Shawmut Accustomed to innovation and change, Shawmut is committed to helping customers resolve pressing business challenges quickly. TW Special report FBorn in 1916, Shawmut Corp., based in West Bridgewater, Mass., is no stranger to innovation and change. The fourth-generation, family-owned global business is the largest …

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New Hanover County Public Library drops fines for overdue children’s documents

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – If you delay your visit to the library because you have books and other materials overdue, the New Hanover County Public Library no longer charges fines. In addition, existing overdue fines on children’s documents will be waived and no longer accumulate. The library made the change …

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Ascend Performance Materials receives quality award from General Motors

HOUSTON – June 30, 2021 – Ascend Performance Materials received the General Motors 2020 Supplier Quality Excellence Award for its polyamide 6.6 plant in Pensacola, Florida. The award recognizes GM suppliers who meet or exceed rigorous company quality performance criteria and support multiple functions within GM’s organization. Ascend, the largest …

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Shawmut Corp. announces new military and protective materials business unit

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Massachusetts – June 15, 2021 – Today Shawmut Corp. announced the establishment of a new military and protective materials business unit that will apply advanced materials manufacturing, textile manufacturing and high-quality United States trademark process innovation techniques. – ultra-high specification and high-performance technical textile solutions. Shawmut’s military and …

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Ex-judge on track to lead review of materials seized by Giuliani

Federal prosecutors and attorneys for Rudolph W. Giuliani have recommended that Barbara S. Jones, a former Manhattan judge, be appointed to review documents seized by the FBI during recent searches of Mr. Giuliani’s home and office, according to a government court filed late. Thusday. The proposal, which has yet to …

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Heimtextil launches digital material library

FRANKFURT, Germany – June 1, 2021 – Progressive hardware innovations presented digitally: Following the cancellation of this year’s show due to the corona pandemic, Heimtextil is expanding its range of digital services and launching a new online materials library titled ” Future Materials Library ”. 24 materials of the future …

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Recycled materials ‘not enough’, says startup whose synthetic tights ‘fully biodegrade in landfills’

Billi London tights, landfill biodegradable Billy London It is common knowledge that our disposable clothing culture contributes millions of tons to landfill waste every year. The majority of these garments contain synthetic fibers like polyester and nylon, which release microplastics upon washing, wear and disposal. Circular economy business models have …

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TeXtreme materials go to Mars

TeXtreme tow carbon fabrics and UD tapes were used extensively in the construction of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, which on April 30e made its fourth flight to Mars and saw its mission extended by a month. Ingenuity achieved all of the major mission goals in its first three flights and on …

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JanSport Launches A Line Of Backpacks Made 100% With Surplus Materials

The JanSport Surplus Ski n ‘Hike collection is made from 100% excess material. DENVER – April 12, 2021 – JanSport today introduced Surplus Ski n ‘Hike, the brand’s first collection of backpacks made with surplus factory materials that might otherwise have ended up in landfills. The launch marks another milestone …

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This biodegradable shoe is made from garbage and 3D knitting!

The sneaker culture encouraged creativity but also added a lot of waste as it is part of fast fashion. Traditional sneakers have a short lifespan and with the increase in “drops” people tend to buy and throw much faster. The complicated construction and the use of different materials (rubber, textile, …

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Best wire carriers for taking gear on the go – ARTnews.com

The pleasures of knitting or crocheting can quickly be cut short by a tangle of yarns, racing yarn, or missing cuts. To help make your creative sessions frustration-free, it’s worth investing in a bag of yarn to keep all of your supplies tidy. A good quality bag will also extend …

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Santoni opens a new Materials Experience Center in Shanghai

© Santoni. The leader of circular knitting machines Santoni, in collaboration with designers Eva x Carola, officially inaugurated its new Materials Experience Center (MEC) at Santoni’s facilities in Shanghai. The new space is a center for contemporary research and inspiration for leading textile industry professionals to meet clients, research ideas …

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Physicists decipher the mathematical secrets of knitting to make tailor-made materials

Enlarge / Introducing topological defects into knitted patterns can shape (a) the out-of-plane elasticity of a plush rabbit (left) and (b) in-plane deformations of knitted textiles (right). Elisabetta matsumoto Knitted fabrics like a scarf or socks are very elastic, able to stretch up to twice their length, but the individual …

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The science of knitting could be the future of sophisticated materials • Earth.com

Knitting dates back thousands of years, but new research suggests that it may be more than an ancient way of making materials. According to Elisabetta Matsumoto from Georgia Institute of Technology, the underlying mathematical rules of knitting could inform the development of revolutionary materials. Matsumoto believes that understanding how stitch …

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Bastian Beyer uses bacteria to calcify knitting in building materials

London architect and designer Bastian Beyer’s project explores the potential of using knitted textile structures that have been biologically solidified as sustainable building materials. Beyer worked with fellow designer Daniel Suarez to apply traditional knitting techniques to unusual fabrics before solidifying them using biological processes, to determine the structural potential …

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