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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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Nonwovens Network seminar “INNOVATION” includes MLSE presentation

On June 26th, the Nonwovens Network held it’s annual INNOVATION seminar in Bradford, UK.  Initially MTIX was not on the original schedule as it was not yet a member of the Nonwovens Network.  When there was a last minute cancellation by a presenter, Christine Wilkinson (Chairman of the Nonwovens Network) requested that MTIX attend to present on MLSE technology.  MTIX…

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Surface Processing workshop features presentation by MTIX

Surface Processing was the subject of a recent workshop that was put on by PhotonicNet and hosted at the excimer laser assembly facility of Coherent Laser Systems GmbH located in Göttingen, Germany. Surface processing with advanced laser technologies is the enabling, and often a performance determining manufacturing step in many high tech markets and applications. The success formula for any technology…

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Leather plus MLSE yields environmentally responsible results

Below is an excerpt from the conference summary of the 20th International Congress of Footwear Technicians.  It was at this conference that the R & D coordinator of Inescop, Francisca Arán, presented MTIX’s MLSE technology and the work we have done in the area of treatments for leather. “…. Thanks to this innovative finish of tanned leather, a more efficient use…

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Textile Dye & Chemical Producers to Review ZDHC

A group of nine sustainably oriented textile dye and chemical producers has issued an open letter to the Stichting ZDHC Foundation defining some principles and expectations that require clarification/commitment in order to officially contribute to the ZDHC Foundation. The signatory companies will review the progress made by ZDHC after a 12-month period.   Read the full article here

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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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Transitions 2: Material Revolution

MTIX Ltd will be presenting on it’s MLSE technology at the Transitions 2: Material Revolution conference at the University of Huddersfield. April 11 & 12.  The focus will be on MLSE as a sustainable technology as well as a finishing platform that directly synthesizes materials onto textiles.   Register for the event here – https://research.hud.ac.uk/art-design/events/t2/    

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