Sanitized AG has developed a new product, Sanitized PL 14-32 as a highly effective and long-lasting antimicrobial protection for flexible polymer applications. Besides thermal stability and compatibility with most formulations, Sanitized PL 14-32 provides water resistance as well as high UV resistance and no yellowing after UV exposure. It protects the material against unwanted effects of microbes, such as bacteria, mold, mildew, yeast and algae – all of which can cause material destruction, unsightly stains, cross contamination, odor development and biofilm formation. Beside thermal and color stability, the antimicrobial efficiency was checked in several formulations. The product is supported under the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), and the active substances […]
The Japan Fashion Industry Council has renewed the J∞ Quality website. The renewed website, which is appearing from October 18th, provides details on J∞ Quality certified companies (weavers, knitter, dyeing and finishing houses, apparel manufacturers, merchandisers, etc.), and a Factory∞ Search site has been added for easier search for information. In regard to the J∞ quality goods certification business, the number of certified companies is currently about 700 cases. A database containing detailed information on the companies has been compiled, and the introduction of a system that will enable Japanese and overseas merchandisers to easily search for companies in each of the processing stages is expected to create opportunities for […]
Denim Première Vision is returning to Paris from the spring/summer 2018 season, and will be held on November 2nd and 3rd at the Paris Event Center. After five editions held in Barcelona, Spain, the exhibition is returning to Paris for the first time since May 2014, and will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year. This time, Denim Première Vision will have 80 exhibitors including denim and jeans manufacturers, washing and finishing companies, fashion accessories makers, spinners, yarn makers, etc. Exhibitors from Japan are Kurabo Industries Ltd.; Kuroki Co., Ltd.; Nihonmenpu Textile Co., Ltd.; and Toray International Inc., and GSI Creos Corporation is exhibiting for the first time.