Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ACIMIT publishes second edition of 'Green Guide'
ACIMIT publishes second edition of 'Green Guide'
19
Mar '14
The new edition of the ACIMIT Green Guide has been available since early March. It provides a summary of the actions taken by Italian textile machinery firms in the field of sustainability, in terms of savings in resources used during the textile production process.
 
For the 39 manufacturers adhering to the “Sustainable Technologies” project, launched by ACIMIT in 2010, the Green Guide lists the technology innovations that allow machine users to cut production costs while adopting environmentally friendly measures.
 
As ACIMIT President Raffaella Carabelli confirms, “The Green Guide is now at its second edition, following the launch in 2013. It bears witness to the ongoing commitment of our machinery builders to developing increasingly sustainable technologies that are also attentive to the needs of our customers, who are demanding less energy-intensive machinery.” 
 
In addition to global competition, which is pushing towards more economic production processes, many countries have set up “green” incentives for the acquisition of more eco-friendly, energy efficient machinery. This drive from the top towards sustainable technologies is yet another strong motivation for Italy’s machinery builders.
 
“Our manufacturers were not caught off guard by the new attention the global textile/garments industry has placed on sustainability,” continues ACIMIT’s president. 
 
“Rather, they’ve understood for quite some time now that sustainable technologies can play a winning hand for their customers. As an association, we’ve set ourselves a goal of raising public awareness on what our industry is already doing, while providing an organic structure for the initiatives of individuals."
 
The “Sustainable Technologies” project thus brings together different promotional and communications activities intended to act as a sounding board for Italy’s textile machinery businesses.
 

ACIMIT


Must ReadView All

Indian govt relaxes cabotage rule for cotton transport

Textiles | On 25th May 2018

Indian govt relaxes cabotage rule for cotton transport

The Government of India has relaxed cabotage rules for transportation ...

Courtesy: Teejay Lanka

Textiles | On 25th May 2018

Teejay Lanka doubles production capacity at Indian mill

Teejay Lanka, one of Sri Lanka’s largest textile manufacturers, has...

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt/Yarn Expo Autumn edition

Textiles | On 25th May 2018

Yarn Expo Autumn 2018 scheduled earlier

Over 500 exhibitors are expected at the Yarn Expo Autumn 2018, being...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

'One nation, one tax' is a great concept

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Kamal Kulshreshth

Colorjet is among the fastest-growing wide format digital inkjet print...

Harsh Shah

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

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

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

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

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


May 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search