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Roica bags Senken Shimbun Synthetic Fibre Prize
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Mar '18
Roica bags Senken Shimbun Synthetic Fibre Prize
Roica, a premium stretch fibre brand with excellent stretch and recovery properties based on polymer science by Asahi Kasei, a leading Japanese chemical company, has bagged the prestigious Senken Shimbun Synthetic Fibre Prize with the sustainable GRS certified yarn. Senken Shimbun is a daily Japanese fashion newspaper, based in Tokyo, Japan.

The award is limited to Japanese companies. This year Roica GRS certified yarn was selected in the Sustainable category thanks to its unique sustainable characteristics. On March 14, 2018, Senken Shimbun organised an event to conferee the awards where Roica displayed unique fabrics and garments created with the Roica yarn by premium producers like Iluna Group S.p.A (IT), M.I.T.I. (IT), Tessitura Colombo Antonio (IT), Tintex Textiles (PT) and international top level brands as Cosabella (US), Maloja (DE), and Triumph (CH).

The Roica yarn certified GRS (Global Recycled Standard by Textile Exchange) version 3 certified yarn with more than 50 per cent pre-consumer recycled content won the award.

Maloja, an outdoor speciality brand with its roots in nature and wellbeing, showed many lines using Roica, like a new mid-layer technical x-country ski set with fabrics from MITI, using the GRS certified yarn part of the Roica Eco-Smart family of responsible stretch.

Cosabella brand, that sells in over 100 countries, with a premium collection of 2000 styles for every sector of lingerie and leisurewear, showed latest styles with the Eco-Lace by Tessitura Colombo Antonio fabrics made with Roica Eco-Smart family for their more luxurious up-scaled lines.

Triumph Lingerie, whose latest designs use the new stretch lace from Iluna Group and the GRS certified yarn part of the Roica Eco-Smart family, slips, and lingerie sets for the Essence by Triumph collection, won the award. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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