Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Advansa bags product safety award for recycled fibres
Advansa bags product safety award for recycled fibres
21
Jun '17
Courtesy: Advansa
Courtesy: Advansa
Advansa, a leading European polyester fibre producer, supplying customers from the nonwoven wallpaper industry, has announced that the company has now received an official, non-objection letter and statement for product safety aspects of its recycled fibres from post-consumer sources, from the reputable Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the USA.

Health and safety aspects are undoubtedly the most important parts of the quality of life. Therefore the demand on quality products protecting health as well as the environment is increasingly high. Thanks to its innovative recycling technology, Advansa has the capability to produce polyester short cut fibres suitable to meet the very demanding quality requirements of base paper for wall coverings while using post-consumer recycling material as feedstock for those fibres. The use of such post-consumer feedstock might create some concerns at specific consumers; thinking about chemical contaminations from unintended misuse of PET articles.

Using scientific evaluation approaches which are well-known from the packaging industry, Advansa could prove that the fibre manufacturing process has cleaning capabilities even suitable to produce fibres appropriate for food contact applications, like coffee filter pads and food wrapping materials. Thus, Advansa obtained recently an official statement from the reputable FDA of the USA, a non-objection letter, confirming Advansa’s fibres made of 100 per cent recycled feed material being safe for food contact end uses. And with no lower aspirations, Advansa offers the same safety level for the base fibres for fleece wallpaper that are essential for superior properties compared to conventional paper.

The FDA non-objection letter for the recycling process marks an important milestone for Advansa, being the first fibre supplier ever awarded for their products. At Advansa, business strategies are based on investing in safety, health and environment beyond requirements. The company is taking all necessary steps during its daily operations to ensure strong environmental protection and offers high-quality fibres which comply with applicable environmental, health and safety regulations.

Being a supplier of several industries such as the nonwoven wallpaper industry, Advansa offers creative solutions to manufacturers with its FDA-conform fibres.

Frank Heimann, business director engineered fibres of Advansa said, “Manufacturers are looking for highly advanced fibres to get added-value products for their production. We are very pleased to receive the non-objection letter from FDA for all our recycled fibres and to be able to fulfil our large task of offering our customers a high level of productivity as well as a differentiation in the market. Hence, sustainability and health remain core values within Advansa, without any compromise in the quality of fibres.” (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Kenya to use Sh6 bn Indian loan to upgrade Rivatex

Textiles | On 19th Jul 2018

Kenya to use Sh6 bn Indian loan to upgrade Rivatex

Kenya will use a Sh6 billion loan from India’s Exim Bank to expand...

Vietnam's textile-garment export turnover $16 bn in H1 '18

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jul 2018

Vietnam's textile-garment export turnover $16 bn in H1 '18

Vietnam is among the world's five biggest textile exporters and...

Pak govt urged to restore associations' role in DDT claims

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jul 2018

Pak govt urged to restore associations' role in DDT claims

Pakistani value-added textile industry recently urged the caretaker...

Interviews View All

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Manuele Baggini

Comec Italia Srl is a world leader in the production of printing machines. ...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


July 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search