Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / JDA on commercialization of CRAiLAR Organic Fibers

JDA on commercialization of CRAiLAR Organic Fibers

28
Apr '10
Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc and Hanesbrands Inc jointly reviewed the results of the CRAiLAR Organic Fibers spinning trials and have agreed to enter the final stage of their joint development agreement (JDA), which is expected to result in a commercialization agreement in the near future.

As announced on Monday, April 19th, NAT completed its full scale commercial processing trials in Germany and replicated the trials at the G.J. Littlewood & Son processing facility in Pennsylvania. Spinning trials, which were conducted at Patrick Yarns in Kings Mountain, NC, verified the commercial quality and volume capabilities of CRAiLAR Organic Fiber to be spun with finer yarn weights blended with 80% cotton and 20% CRAiLAR Organic Fiber.

“The CRAiLAR Organic Fibers trial results exceeded our expectations, and we are eager to move forward to determine the size and scope necessary for volume production,” said Mike Faircloth Senior Vice President , Global Supply Chain Support of Hanesbrands Inc. “The impressive characteristics of CRAiLAR Organic Fibers could potentially deliver both economic and environmental benefits to our knit apparel offerings.”

Ken Barker, CEO of Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. stated, “Our successful commercial quality and volume spinning trials have solidified the commercialization potential for CRAiLAR Organic Fibers. We will be working closely with Hanesbrands to conduct a consumer and economic analysis, including the development of a commercially viable supply chain, economic, marketing and branding strategies, which will determine the scale necessary to produce CRAiLAR at commercial levels.Following this analysis, we expect to finalize a commercialization agreement. We are well on our way to achieving full blown production of CRAiLAR in 2010.”

Originally announced on August 4, 2009, NAT and Hanesbrands, Inc. entered a multi-phase joint development agreement to commercialize CRAiLAR Organic Fibers, allowing CRAiLAR Organic Fiber technology to be processed for use in commercial apparel knit products made by Hanesbrands.

Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc


Must ReadView All

European Commission proposes new EU GSP for 2024-2034 period

Textiles | On 24th Sep 2021

European Commission proposes new EU GSP for 2024-2034 period

The European Commission recently adopted the legislative proposal for ...

Pic: EURATEX

Press Release | On 24th Sep 2021

EURATEX president Paccanelli urges for support to tackle energy crisis

European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) has announced...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Sep 2021

UK competition watchdog to crack down on green fashion claims

To help businesses understand how to communicate their green...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Marry with brand ethos

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strongly believe in 'people first' policy.

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Always best to produce under own supervision

Shambhu Nath Jha,

Shambhu Nath Jha

Leading research and consulting firm Fact.MR recently launched a report on ...

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Yawer Ali Shah,

Yawer Ali Shah

Synthetic colours and dyes were all the rage till the very first ban on...

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung, Tufts University

Sameer Sonkusale & Rachel Owyeung
Tufts University

A team at the Tufts University in Massachusetts was recently in news for...

Asif Rahman, MIP

Asif Rahman
MIP

MIP is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance textiles and...

Frank Heislitz, Freudenberg

Frank Heislitz
Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of...

Gaurang Shah, Label Gaurang Shah

Gaurang Shah
Label Gaurang Shah

Hyderabad based designer <b>Gaurang Shah</b>, has been traversing the...

Sweta Agarwal, A Humming Way

Sweta Agarwal
A Humming Way

A Humming Way (AHW) is inspired by the old-world regalia of Rajasthan...

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini, La Fuori

Vidur Adlakha & Riccardo Bennidini
La Fuori

With an active presence in US, Italy and India, clothing brand La Fuori...

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


September 2021

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


Advanced Search