VSF is more environment-friendly when compared to cotton
Mr. Manohar Samuel, President - Marketing of Birla Cellulose states the advantages of using Viscose Staple Fiber (VSF) and its sustainable nature with regards to cotton in an exclusive interview with Fibre2Fashion Correspondent Mary Christine Joy. Synopsis: Birla Cellulose is the umbrella brand for Aditya Birla, a US$ 40 billion corporation. It has its presence in six countries of the world, and is renowned for its eco-friendly fibres. It is one of the biggest names in the world in the production and export of Viscose Staple Fibre (VSF). Birla Cellulose has played a huge role in making the manmade fibre industry eco-friendly. Mr. Manohar Samuel is widely travelled man and has immense industry knowledge in the field of manmade fibres. He has dealt with Polyester, Acrylic, Nylon, Cupro, and Polypropylene Fibres in addition to VSF. Other than that, he has been a member of various government task forces like FICCI, 12th Five Year Plan, R&D Plan, etc. for strategy formulation in textiles for India. Excerpts:
Birla Cellulose is one of the leading names in the field of Viscose Staple Fiber (VSF)? How do you manage to live up to the expectations of the consumers?
VSF is known to be an eco-friendly product, despite being a man-made product. Can you explain what makes it eco-friendly?
What do you think is more environment friendly - VSF or cotton? Why?
Do you suppose the use of VSF will increase in the future? Why do you think so?
DISCLAIMER: All views and opinions expressed in this column are solely of the interviewee, and they do not reflect in any way the opinion of Fibre2Fashion.com.