“If we don’t tell them it’s sustainable chemistry, they won’t know”

I stumbled upon this interesting article about a company and their sustainable chemistry and I had to share.  MLSE is also a sustainable alternative to many of the toxic and polluting finishing chemistries out there.  And since MTIX is in that space, we like to follow and applaud others that are making waves and creating a path forward in…

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Emmanuel Macron’s “Fashion Pact” for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

Back in August, Emmanuel Macron debuted his Fashion Pact, a first-of-its-kind initiative that’s uniting the biggest names in fashion with the goal of creating a more sustainable fashion industry. Huge names have signed on including Stella McCartney, Gucci, Chanel, Tapestry (which owns Coach and Kate Spade), Nike, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Hermès, Ermenegildo Zegna, Burberry, Gap, Zara, Nordstrom, and Capri Holdings…

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Dangerous Denim

The textile industry is a major polluter of the environment.  This isn’t new and we’ve posted about it before, see that article HERE. Retaildive.com recently posted an article about the dangers of Denim, how it’s made and how it will need to change in order to save the planet.  Denim is actually one of the largest contributors to the…

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Can Fashion Be Sustainable?

BBC Earth recently published a short video entitled “Can Fashion Be Sustainable?” drawing further needed attention to the harmful influence of fast fashion. The fast fashion industry releases waste and chemicals into our rivers, landfills, oceans and the air we breath.  It pollutes environments and drives species to the brink of extinction. BBC Earth asks if there is a…

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Innovate Textile & Apparel – Amsterdam

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, marked the kickoff of the inaugural Innovate Textile & Apparel conference presented by the World Textile Innovation Network (WTIN).  Phil Mansour (CEO, MTIX International) and Jahr Turchan (Vice President of Business Development, MTIX Ltd.) gave the closing presentation for the opening day.  Here is the abstract for the presentation. MLSE® (multiplex laser surface enhancement) is…

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Dangers of Fast Fashion

Stacey Dooley is an investigative journalist for BBC. Recently she has done a number of reports on the negative environmental impact of Fast Fashion. In the Tweet below there is a link to a video where she visits an area that used to be the Aral sea. What used to be one of the largest bodies of freshwater in…

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Protective Wear article talks about MLSE®

The World Textile Information Network released an industry report about Protective Wear on September 3, 2018.  This article featured a section focused on using MLSE® for the finishing of textiles.  Here is that section. Finishing with MLSE® MLSE® (multiplex laser surface enhancement) is a patented novel textile technology for finishing applications, such as the functionalisation of fabric, which supports…

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INESCOP to present advances in MLSE for leathers

INESCOP will participate in the 20th UITIC Congress that will take place in Oporto (Portugal) from May 16 to 18 with nine technical communications. It is estimated that more than 400 experts from around the world will attend the International Congress of Footwear Technicians.  INESCOP will present some of the latest advances they have contributed to in the areas of…

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Textile Coatings Market Estimated to Reach US$ 4.92 Bn by 2025

 ALBANY, New York, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled “Textile Coatings Market (Raw Material: Thermoplastics and Thermosets; Technology: Dot Coating and Full Surface Coating; End-user: Geotextiles, Footwear, Upholstery Fabric, Medical Hygiene, Industrial Clothing‘s and Other‘s) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2017–2025.“  According to the report, the global textile coatings market was…

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