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Beaulieu unveils latest trends in woven ground covers at GreenTech
Beaulieu unveils latest trends in woven ground covers at GreenTech

12th Jun 2024

Beaulieu Technical Textiles unveils Recover and Recover Pro ground covers at GreenTech Amsterdam 2024, emphasising sustainability and performance. Recover features recycled materials for durability and CO2 reduction, while Recover Pro aids water management and plant health with volcanic lava rock. The range offers UV protection, longevity, and weed ...

Teijin Carbon Europe receives ISCC PLUS certification
Teijin Carbon Europe receives ISCC PLUS certification

11th Jun 2024

Teijin Carbon Europe's Heinsberg-Oberbruch plant in Germany receives ISCC PLUS certification for Tenax Carbon Fibre, enabling the Teijin Group to offer sustainable products. ISCC PLUS facilitates the circular economy by certifying raw materials' sustainability, ensuring transparent supply chains. The company aims to expand ISCC PLUS certification...

Birla Carbon’s four plants secure ISCC PLUS certification
Birla Carbon’s four plants secure ISCC PLUS certification

10th Jun 2024

Birla Carbon celebrates ISCC PLUS certification for plants in Brazil, Hungary, Egypt, highlighting commitment to sustainability and traceability. With prior certifications in the US, South Korea, India and Italy, the company aims for all plants to be certified by 2024. This milestone supports Birla Carbon's aim of achieving net zero carbon...

US' Glen Raven names new president of Material Solutions Group
US' Glen Raven names new president of Material Solutions Group

7th Jun 2024

Joseph Davis, with over 30 years of experience, is appointed as the new president of Glen Raven Material Solutions Group, succeeding retiring Dave Swers. Davis brings expertise in consumer products and sales from his tenure at Jacuzzi Luxury Bath. He will oversee operations for Glen Raven's major divisions, including Sunbrella and GlenGuard.

US’ Kimberly-Clark pledges to be 100% natural forest free beyond 2030
US’ Kimberly-Clark pledges to be 100% natural forest free beyond 2030

6th Jun 2024

Kimberly-Clark pledges to be 100 per cent natural forest-free beyond 2030, highlighting progress in sustainability goals like reducing plastics and GHG emissions. Investments in renewable energy and sustainable products are key. Collaborations with UNICEF aim to improve child health and well-being globally, with over $24 million provided since 2015.

Ontex finalises divestment of business in Pakistan
Ontex finalises divestment of business in Pakistan

4th Jun 2024

Ontex, a Belgian company, has sold its Pakistan business to ASAIA Holding, focusing on core retail brands and healthcare markets. This divestment follows earlier sales in Mexico and Algeria. Ontex is now considering strategic options for its remaining operations in Brazil and Turkiye. CEO Gustavo Calvo Paz thanked the Pakistani team for their...

US state Vermont bans multiple toxic chemicals in menstrual products
US state Vermont bans multiple toxic chemicals in menstrual products

3rd Jun 2024

Phil Scott, governor of US state of Vermont, has signed into law the first-ever ban on phthalates, formaldehyde, mercury, lead and 13 other harmful chemicals and chemical classes in products related to personal care, incontinence and menstrual hygiene. The law establishes a community engagement plan to educate marginalised populations on harmful...

Kimberly-Clark to stop production in Nigeria 2 yrs after starting unit
Kimberly-Clark to stop production in Nigeria 2 yrs after starting unit

3rd Jun 2024

Two years after US diapers and sanitary pads firm Kimberly-Clark invested $100 million to restart operations in Nigeria, it will close its Ikorodu production unit. The decision is attributed to dire economic conditions, high energy costs, expensive raw materials and low customer demand. The firm’s operations in Nigeria began in 2012 and had stopped ...

American company Stein Fibers acquires Banyan Plastics
American company Stein Fibers acquires Banyan Plastics

1st Jun 2024

Stein Fibers has acquired Banyan Plastics to bolster its presence in the sustainable polymers market and enhance distribution services for PET manufacturers worldwide. The merger aims to offer comprehensive sustainability solutions to a diverse customer base. This strategic move underscores Stein Fibers' commitment to advancing eco-friendly...

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