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Variable frequency drives: Making Indian textile more sustainable
With the ´Make in India´ thrust gaining ground across industries, our focus today should be on the textile industry where India is touted to be second largest producer of textiles and garments in the world. The Indian textiles and apparel industry is expected to grow to a size of $223 billion by 2021, according to a report by Technopak Advisors.
M aster the Art of Sustainable Innovation’ is the avowed message for ITMA 2015 & rightly so. Humanity cannot make the Earth sick due to its greed. It is very easy to grasp the meaning of ethics in the sustainability exercise because textile manufacturing being one of the worst polluters on Earth needs to clean its act, by the R-routes -- Reuse, Reduce & Recycle.
A.T.E.: Energising future with eco concerns
A.T.E. was founded as a part of India´s freedom movement. The idea ´ to sell high quality German textile machinery in India to challenge the prevailing British monopoly in the field. A.T.E. encompasses three essential elements of life ´ Air, Water, and Energy.
Polysistec participates in Mermaids´ European project
Polysistec participated in the Mermaids project in consortium with three European partners: CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche; Italy), PSF (Plastic Soup Foundation; Netherland) and LEITAT (Spanish Technological Center). The main objective of the project is to help mitigate the impact of micro particles (micro and/or nanoplastics) caused from clothes attrition during laundry washes.
Chemical management, first step to achieve eco-friendly textiles
The focus of brands on chemical management across their supply chains has traditionally been the ´tip of the iceberg´, that is, their direct contractual vendors. Their influence beyond direct vendors (the Tier 1 suppliers) has been minimal.
Birla Cellulose bags Frost & Sullivan Award
Sustainability - we often hear about this, but what does it really mean? It means changing the way we think about how we use our resources and make small changes that have a big impact on nature and community. To this cause and with a mission ´to assist the adoption of Green Manufacturing Practices across Indian Manufacturing Companies´, Frost & Sullivan held its 2015 Edition of ´India Sustainability Summit´ on May 22, 2015 at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai.
Zero discharge is the step forward
Processing itself is challenging as an industry. Yes it makes, gray fabric turn into beautiful colour and printed fabric, but the process involved in turning it is very cumbersome because it uses too much water and hazardous chemicals.
Reicofil spunbond line for Nonwovens Institute
Reifenhäuser Reicofil is supporting the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) of North Carolina State University, USA with a further cooperation: After the installation of a melt blown plant in 2011, Reicofil will now deliver an RF®4 BiCo spunbond line, which will be configured especially for trial purposes of the institute.
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