Asahi Kasei’s Roica Eco Smart family of stretch fibre that offers responsible yarns, will be displayed at Premiere Vision Paris’ Smart Square expo, which will be held from September 19 to 21, 2018, in Paris, Italy, Roica experts will display the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) version 3 certified yarn and the Cradle2Cradle Material yarn at the expo.
The GRS certified by Textile Exchange yarn is Roica-constructed with more than 50 per cent pre-consumer recycled content. The Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold Level for Material Health product and ingredients Roica yarn is evaluated throughout the supply chain for lower impacts on human and environmental health.
Roica partners at the expo include Fukui Warp Knitting in hall 6 booth H15; Iluna Group in hall 5 booth N14 P13; Jackytex in hall 5 booth M24 N23; Lanificio Europa in hall 6 stand D12, F49; Maglificio Ripa in hall 5 booth 5P29; M.I.T.I. Spa in hall 6 booth G19; Penn Textile Solutions in booth 6G17; Sofileta in hall 6 booth H18 6J13; and Tintex Textiles in hall 5 booth N56.
On September 21, 2018, Dr. Stephan Hütte will facilitate an open discussion on ‘Asahi Kasei Pioneers Smart Technology to Deliver Sustainable Stretch Fibres’ with exhibitors and introduce the audience to Roica Eco-Smart family. Hütte will discuss Roica textile innovations for contemporary consumer within the fashion, lingerie, and activewear markets, according to a press release.
Recognising Asahi Kasei for spearheading the premium stretch market, the Dorbinbirn-GFC Global Fiber Congress has invited Dr. Stephan Hütte, development manager of Roica Fibres at Asahi Kasei to present Roica Eco-Smart family at this year’s congress. The Europe-centred innovation platform for the fibre industry is a distinguished idea and network generator hosting top-ranking international experts in fibre innovations. The event includes 700 participants from 30 nations and will take place from September 12-14, 2018 in Austria. (GK)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India