Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Cold Pad batch dyeing process saves 50% water
Cold Pad batch dyeing process saves 50% water
30
Nov '11
Leading fabric supplier Wah Fung Group released a report showing that its Cold Pad Batch dyeing technology achieves 13% carbon savings and over 50% water savings in fabric manufacturing compared with the conventional processes using exhaust dyeing.

Wah Fung's analysis uses the new Greenhouse Gas Protocol Product Standard which was presented by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

The results show the potential of alternative dyeing technology to provide significant contributions to Chinese Government carbon and water efficiency targets. China is currently seeking to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 17% by 2015, and water use per unit of industrial output by 30%.

Mr. Ray Shiu, Director & Head of Sales, Wah Fung Group said 'Cold Pad Batch technology delivers a significant environmental win, that we can now communicate clearly to our customers and government partners using the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Standard.'

CPB technology, although used in Europe, has not been widely adopted in China because the capital cost is higher than conventional technology. Wah Fung believes that improved environmental impact, resource efficiency savings and the higher quality of CPB-dyed fabric present a strong alternative business case for the sector in China.

Already China's largest volume user of CPB technology, Wah Fung is committed to increasing the share of CPB output at the company. 'Beyond CPB we will also seek additional carbon and water reductions for our fabric products by working with our suppliers on low impact yarns', said Shiu.

The event is co-organised by China National Institute for Standardization (CNIS) and the China Business Council for Sustainable Development (CBCSD).

Wah Fung Group, founded in 1967, is one of the pioneers in Hong Kong's textile industry. Wah Fung Group specializes in manufacturing circular knit fabrics. We are famous for manufacturing high end products and supplying to world's leading brands. With our own development team, we are constantly introducing new fabrics to the market and we are recognized by garment manufacturers, retail brands and consumers for our innovative designs and high quality fabrics.

RESET Carbon is a carbon management company offering progressive climate change solutions for companies of different sizes, with a unique focus on Asia.

Wah Fung Group

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

Textile sector may have uniform GST rate: Irani

The textile sector could have a uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Textiles | On 29th Apr 2017

EU rules needed to curb textile worker exploitation: MEPs

European Union (EU) rules are needed to oblige textile and clothing...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Apr 2017

US retail operating growth to be 1.5-2.5% in 2017: Moody's

The forecast for operating income growth in the US over the next 12...

Interviews View All

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

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

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X