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Fashion industry efforts to address global PPE shortages – Update just-style | 27 Jul 20

Texollini, Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies, and Crystal International are among the latest fashion firms to mobilise their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face masks and hospital gowns, amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

DuPont and Lenzing collaborate on natural fabrics Michelle Russell | 21 Oct 19

DuPont Biomaterials and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing have collaborated to launch a fabric collection made predominantly of fibres derived from natural materials.

Stella McCartney reveals sustainable bio-based faux fur Beth Wright | 2 Oct 19

Stella McCartney has become the first fashion designer to launch a new sustainable bio-based faux fur, made using plant-based ingredients.

New Susterra site for footwear and apparel designers Beth Wright | 21 Jun 19

DuPont Tate & Lyle is launching a new website in a bid to make it easier for outdoor footwear and apparel designers to find sustainable bio-based material options that also enable improved performance.

DuPont and Unifi partner on sustainable insulation Beth Wright | 14 Jun 19

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has partnered with DuPont Biomaterials and outdoor specialist Youngone on a new collection of insulation products that offer sustainable options for cold-weather garments.

New blended down insulation fabric in single sheet Leonie Barrie | 4 Feb 19

Two innovative material brands have collaborated on the development of what they say is a new category of blended down insulated fabric.

HeiQ, DuPont team on eco-friendly water-repellent leather treatment Hannah Abdulla | 8 Nov 18

Swiss speciality textile effects company HeiQ has collaborated with DuPont Consumer Solutions to roll out an eco-friendly water repellent product for treating leather.

DuPont Artistri textile digital inks get Eco Passport certification Beth Wright | 25 Oct 18

DuPont Advanced Printing has been awarded the Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex certification for its DuPont Artistri textiles digital inks.

Reebok unveils first plant-based performance shoe Beth Wright | 15 Aug 18

Global fitness brand Reebok has unveiled the inaugural product from its 'Cotton + Corn' sustainable products initiative, in a move that brings its first plant-based footwear to the market.

DuPont's Sorona joins Bluesign standard Michelle Russell | 24 Jul 18

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has joined the Bluesign standard for environmentally-friendly textile products for its bio-based, high-performance polymer Sorona.

Investment to meet growing demand for biomaterials Michelle Russell | 9 Mar 18

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, a joint venture between chemical giant DuPont and ingredients maker Tate & Lyle to replace petrochemicals in the making of apparel and textile fibres, is expanding its Tennessee manufacturing facility to increase production of bio-based 1,3-propanediol.

DuPont partners with FTC on heated clothing tech Beth Wright | 26 Jan 18

DuPont Advanced Materials (DuPont) has developed a powered smart clothing technology for on-body heating in partnership with  Taiwan's Formosa Taffeta Company (FTC).

Dupont and Unifi partner on apparel insulation Beth Wright | 12 Oct 17

DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) has partnered with US yarn maker Unifi to develop a high-performance, renewably sourced garment insulation, designed to offer leading apparel brands a new sustainable choice for cold-weather products.

DuPont unveils new stretchable electronic inks for smart clothing Beth Wright | 31 Jul 17

DuPont Advanced Materials has revealed its newest generation of stretchable electronic inks and films for smart clothing.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2017 – Material innovations Beth Wright | 18 May 17

A number of new smart fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for more sustainable clothing and footwear at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. Electro-osmotic membranes, eco-efficient textiles and recycled yarns were among the highlights.  

DuPont develops new Artistri dye sublimation ink Beth Wright | 15 Sep 16

DuPont Advanced Printing is set to launch a new Artistri dye sublimation ink it says will deliver superior product consistency and colour while improving productivity.

Sorona fibre marks five years of Oeko-Tex certification Beth Wright | 28 Jul 16

DuPont's renewably sourced Sorona fibre, which is made from ingredients such as corn, has received Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification for the fifth year in a row.

DuPont unveils new Artistri textile printing inks Beth Wright | 24 May 16

DuPont is set to launch new and improved DuPont Artistri inks through its Advanced Printing business that will deliver brighter colours, shorter production cycles and higher production throughput for direct-to-garment (DTG) and roll-to-roll (RTR) printing.

DuPont grows apparel testing capacity with new facilities Katie Smith | 29 Jan 16

DuPont Protection Solutions is increasing its capacity to test and analyse the performance of protective apparel exposed to sudden fire, with the addition of two new facilities in Brazil and Singapore.

Sustainable fibres, finishes, printing and processes at ITMA Michelle Russell | 30 Nov 15

Some of the most exciting developments on show at this month's ITMA international textile and garment machinery exhibition had a sustainability edge, from using fewer resources to reducing waste and speeding up processes. Here, we take a look at a few of the innovations launched.

Reebok CrossFit collection gets tough with Kevlar Leonie Barrie | 13 May 15

Sportswear firm Reebok International is to use DuPont’s Kevlar fibre – more commonly found in ballistic and stab-resistant body armour - in a new high performance workout line.

Textile science firm DuPont to consolidate HQ Michelle Russell | 5 Jan 15

Science-based products giant DuPont is consolidating its corporate headquarters following a review of separation of assets and real estate, which saw the spin off of its performance chemicals business.

DuPont develops stretchable electronic ink materials Michelle Russell | 5 Dec 14

DuPont Microcircuit Materials has developed a line of stretchable electronic ink materials for use in smart clothing applications and other wearable electronics.

DuPont unveils new Teflon clothing range Richard Woodard | 11 Nov 14

DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions has joined forces with Old Toledo Brands to launch a new line of Teflon-branded apparel.

Sourcing shifts: China starts to shed lower end sourcing Wang Fangqing | 4 Jun 14

As labour costs in China continue to rise, the country's apparel and textile industry is seeing some orders transferred to other outsourcing locations as foreign buyers seek lower-cost manufacturers.

just-style research roundup Liz Hague | 4 Apr 14

The latest reports from just-style's research store include an in-depth look at specialist apparel and footwear retailers in Mexico, hosiery in France, and a profile of fashion giant H&M in the UK.

US: New artificial leather uses biobased technology Richard Woodard | 21 Jan 14

Flokser Group division Poliser is using DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products’ Susterra 1,3-propanediol (PDO) as a biobased building block for its new artificial leather fabric.

PORTUGAL: Enzyme-based bleaching yields eco-friendly results Leonie Barrie | 25 Oct 13

Results of a six-year trial of enzyme-based bleaching technology at one of Europe's largest textile mills are said to show significant savings in energy and water use, along with increased productivity, compared with conventional cotton bleaching techniques.

US: DuPont to expand coloured Kevlar capacity Richard Woodard | 26 Jun 13

DuPont Protection Technologies is to increase its production capacity for coloured Kevlar yarn at its plant in Richmond, Virginia.

CHINA: Consumers “embracing green products” Richard Woodard | 6 Dec 12

Consumers in China have a growing understanding of “green” products and have more confidence in them than their North American counterparts, according to a new survey.



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