massner
05 Jul 2018

Reinhold Messner at Arco Rock Legends / All the climbing Oscar nominations

On Friday 27 July 2018 the Arco Rock Legends sport climbing Oscars will celebrate its XIII edition awarding the prestigious Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn di Aquafil to Reinhold Messner. Reinhold Messner. Adam Ondra, Angela Eiter and Alexander Megos. And should this not suffice: Romain Desgranges, Janja Garnbret and Reza Alipour Shenazandifard. This is the all-star guest lineup of […]

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cfda
11 Jun 2018

CFDA red carpet goes green with Aquafil

This year’s CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet has been created by a nylon yarn producer Aquafil and ege carpets, one of Europe’s leading high-quality carpet producers, and made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon fibre. “Unlike most red carpets that have a one-way ticket to the landfill, CFDA Fashion Award red carpet is next year’s couture,” said Aquafil. Read […]

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22 May 2018

Aquafil and Genomatica Collaborate on Project EFFECTIVE to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Materials

Aquafil and Genomatica Collaborate on Project EFFECTIVE to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Materials A coalition of brands, ingredient manufacturers, technology developers supported by EU’s Horizon 2020 program Trento, Italy and San Diego, CA, May 22, 2018 – Aquafil and Genomatica announce the formation of Project EFFECTIVE, a multi-company collaboration to produce more sustainable fibers and […]

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hm
05 Apr 2018

H&M Teams Up with Aquafil to Bring Sustainable Fashion to the Masses

February 23, 2018 Source: Sustainable Brands Aquafil and H&M have joined forces to make sustainable fashion mainstream through the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection. The partnership marks the first time that the Conscious Exclusive collection features pieces made from ECONYL® yarn, Aquafil’s regenerated nylon made from waste diverted from landfills and oceans. The collection’s release is the beginning of a long-awaited collaboration between […]

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08 Feb 2018

Bio-capro, infinite recycling can secure nylon’s future in the circular economy – Aquafil CEO

06 February 2018  Source: ICIS News LONDON (ICIS)–Interview article by Ciaran Tyler Moving towards a circular economy for nylon is a matter of when, not if, according to the CEO at one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of nylon textile filaments, Italy’s Aquafil. “[Current] raw materials are not an infinite resource, sooner or later they will become less [and] only […]

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press sust
06 Feb 2018

Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

February 5, 2018 by SUSTAINABLE BRANDS  A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials. (….) Meanwhile, Italian textile firm Aquafil has agreed to a multi-year partnership with bioengineering company Genomatica to develop sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient used in producing Aquaful’s signature […]

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05 Feb 2018

AQUAFIL SIGNS AN AGREEMENT WITH INVISTA REINFORCING ITS PRESENCE IN ASIA PACIFIC, ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING MARKETS IN THE WORLD.

  PRESS RELEASE – Arco (TN, Italy), 5th February 2018 – Aquafil S.p.A. [ECNL] has signed an agreement with INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibres, to acquire certain tangible and intangible assets related to INVISTA’s nylon 6 business activity in Asia Pacific.   The assets to be […]

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fashionable
30 Jan 2018

AQUAFIL, GENOMATICA MOVE TO GREENER SUSTAINABLE NYLON.

fashionatingworld.com – MONDAY, 29 JANUARY 2018 – Italian textile firm Aquafil has a ‘multi-year’ partnership deal with bioengineering company Genomatica to produce a sustainable, plant-based ingredient the companies say will play a key role in reducing the environmental impacts from the nylon supply chain. The collaboration aims to develop a “commercially advantageous” bioprocess to manufacture caprolactam […]

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23 Jan 2018

Aquafil and Genomatica join forces for bio-nylon – target more sustainable apparel, carpets and fibers.

PRESS RELEASE – Aquafil to provide R&D collaboration and development funding; gains option for commercial plant.   Trento, Italy and San Diego, CA, January 23, 2018 – Aquafil and Genomatica have announced a multi- year agreement to create sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient to producing 100 percent sustainable nylon. The collaboration aims to develop a […]

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premiere
18 Jan 2018

Première Vision Returns to New York – WWD

WWD 16/01/2018 BY TRACEY GREENSTEIN business The winter edition will take place at Pier 94 on Jan. 16 to 17. Organizers of Première Vision New York, which runs today and Wednesday at Pier 94, said sustainability and creativity are the central themes of its winter edition. This year, the event showcases 254 exhibitors across the […]

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aquafil alla conquista dell'america
02 Jan 2018

Aquafil to conquer America. Press: L’ Adige.

After Phoenix, two more carpet recycling plants to produce raw materials for ECONYL® fiber. Revenues of around $530 million. TRENTO – Italy. Press: L’Adige 30/12/2017 Industria. There is not only the new plant in Phoenix, Arizona, a $10 million plant under construction. Aquafil – listed at the stock exchange – also has an extensive investment program […]

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plastics today aquafil carpet recycling
24 Nov 2017

Italian company opens first U.S. carpet recycling facility in Phoenix. PLASTICS TODAY US

by:  Clare Goldsberry – Recycling – Sustainability, Consumer Products, Materials  November 15, 2017.   Trento, Italy–based Aquafil, a producer of polyamide (nylon 6), announced the opening of its first carpet recycling facility in the United States. Aquafil Carpet Recycling ACR #1 will invest $10 million in a leased 116,890-square-foot building in Phoenix, AZ, to set up its technology […]

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