Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / INTK commends Coats plc for sustainability project
INTK commends Coats plc for sustainability project
20
Oct '10
Industrial Nanotech, Inc., an emerging global leader in nanotechnology based energy saving solutions, announced that Coats plc, the world's largest manufacturer of thread and needlecraft supplies, has invested in Industrial Nanotech's patented Nansulate thermal coatings.

Michael Schofer, Coats Chief Supply Chain Officer, said: "As a business we have an ongoing commitment to reducing our impact on the environment and continuously improving the working conditions in our facilities worldwide. Having comprehensively tested Nansulate coatings we found they significantly reduced process energy whilst standing up to the harsh environment of an industrial dye house.

“We anticipate the change will have a dual effect: reducing our process steam consumption by over ten percent - and therefore our carbon footprint by around two percent - and significantly improving the working conditions in our dye houses, which is great news for both our business and the environment."

Coats first began reviewing Industrial Nanotech, Inc's patented nanotechnology-based insulation coatings with an application done at their Bursa, Turkey factory. After a thorough review by their engineers of energy consumption data and energy saving performance, Coats contacted Industrial Nanotech, Inc. to move forward with the sustainability project to reduce energy consumption and increase their sustainability.

"We are honored to participate in Coats' global energy saving initiative,” stated Francesca Crolley, VP of Business Development for Industrial Nanotech, Inc. “Their company heritage spans three centuries, during which they have consistently continued to be an innovator in their field. They are one of the first to rollout Industrial Nanotech's new 'Sustainability Simplified' platform, which provides manufacturers a simple way to reduce energy costs, lower carbon emissions, and become more sustainable.

“Our industry leading coating technology is easily applied to many types of equipment, such as dyeing machines, boilers, and steam pipes, as well as the building envelope, and in addition to providing thermal insulation, Nansulate provides corrosion prevention, mold resistance, chemical and flame resistance. We look forward to working with Coats to continue to reduce their environmental footprint and save money on their energy costs worldwide. “

Crolley continues, “Coats' products are in everything from knitting yarns, to threads and zips for apparel and footwear; specialist thread for Major League baseballs to specially engineered threads used by NASA for parachutes and airbags. We are proud to work with them to bring further innovation to their prestigious company and assist their factories worldwide in reducing energy costs.”

Established in 1755, Coats is the world market leader in industrial yarns and threads and consumer crafts. The company operates in more than 70 countries, with 73 factories and over 20,000 expert employees producing products for billions of consumers across six continents. Sales in 2009 were $1.4B.

Industrial Nanotech, Inc

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 28th Apr 2017

Fix 5% GST rate for textile goods: Textile bodies

Uniform levy of 5 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all...

Textiles | On 28th Apr 2017

India lifts CVD imposed on Nepali Jute goods

The countervailing duty (CVD) that was imposed on Nepali jute...

Courtesy: Williamsburg Garment Company

Fashion | On 28th Apr 2017

'We have grown by staying small & maximising efforts'

The easiest way to go out of business is to be too big or expand too...

Interviews View All

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

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

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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