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Textile sector needs to focus on energy saving techniques
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Oct '09
Today's world is experiencing acute energy shortage. The textile finishing process is the highest energy-consuming segment. Manufacturing a single cotton shirt consumes approximately 2,800-3,000 litres of water.

Wet finishing process consumes the highest amount of water amongst all finishing processes. Considering the global water shortage problem many countries has tightened their norms and regulations for textile finishing processes, in order to reduce wastewater problem.

Companies are now opting for technologies, which are more environmentally friendly, and more energy saving in nature. Machinery manufacturers are focusing their investment on R&D to develop technologies, which are energy efficient and more sophisticated.

Concerns about the depleting energy sources are stirring up in world's textile industry, since it is the second largest consumer of resources like water, electricity, etc. Many leading organizations are focusing on the optimization in processes through innovative technologies.

Manufacturers are working hard to develop energy efficient technology in order to bring green world environment, yet they have miles to go before they develop optimum solution to this problem.

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