Sourcery welcomes ten Indian Spinners to join its Direct-to-Grower™ Programme

Sourcery has welcomed ten leading spinning mills and vertical manufacturers for apparel, denim and home textiles into its Direct-to-Grower™ Programme as Provisional Partners. These Partners, which include Markwell Spinning, Thiagarajar Mills, RSB Cottex, Leaspin Textiles, Sustainable Spinning & Commodities, L.S. Spinning Mills, S.A.AANANDAN MILL, Bio Spun, Bio Spinning and one additional manufacturer who chose to […]


Birla Cellulose ranked number one in Canopy’s Hot Button Report 2023

Canopy, an environment focussed not-for-profit entity, has released their annual Hot Button Report, which enables fashion brands and retailers to robustly assess suppliers of Man Made Cellulosic Fibers (MMCF) for their forest fiber sourcing. Commenting on the ranking, Mr. H. K. Agarwal, Managing Director, Grasim Industries Ltd., and Business Director, Birla Cellulose, said: “This esteemed […]


Better Cotton revolutionises cotton sector with Traceability Solution

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, has today officially launched a first-of-its-kind traceability solution for the fashion and textile sectors. The solution has been developed over three years and will provide visibility of cotton’s journey through the supply chain by logging stakeholder input on the Better Cotton Platform. Alan McClay, Chief Executive Officer, Better […]


Birla Cellulose & SaXcell sign MoU for recycled fiber production

Textile recycling innovator SaXcell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aditya Birla Group’s, Birla Cellulose, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of man-made cellulosic fiber. The MoU paves the way for the expansion of collaboration between the two companies for production of recycled man-made cellulosic fibers. SaXcell’s textile waste pulping technology combined with […]

Industry News

Piyush Goyal lauds textile industry bodies for planning global textile fair in India

Union Minister of Textiles, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal lauded industry bodies of the textile sector for their initiative in organising Bharat Tex 2024- the largest ever textiles event. He was presiding over the curtain raiser event for the show at Vanijya Bhavan, New Delhi. Speaking at […]


Better Cotton and Cotton Egypt Association inaugurate Renewed Strategic Partnership in Cairo

Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, and Cotton Egypt Association (CEA), the organisation responsible for promoting and protecting Egyptian cotton worldwide, inaugurated the launch of their renewed strategic partnership at a multi-stakeholder event in Cairo on October 4, 2023. Uniting key stakeholders from across the cotton sector in Egypt and beyond, the event […]


Renewcell expands CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network to 116 members

Renewcell, the leader in textile-to-textile recycling at scale, announced the expansion of the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN) to 116 members, marking a significant milestone in the journey toward a circular textile industry. This expansion brings an infusion of innovation, diversity, and global reach, increasing the number of materials made with CIRCULOSE® that are available to […]


Birla Cellulose Expands Portfolio With Innovative Bamboo Rayon Fabric

Birla Cellulose, the pioneering pulp and fibre business of the Aditya Birla Group, has once again redefined the world of sustainable fashion by introducing its latest creation – Birla EcoSoft. This revolutionary variant, bamboo viscose fibre, is set to transform how we perceive fashion, blending style seamlessly with environmental consciousness. The story behind Birla EcoSoft […]


R|Elan™ and R.R. Lene join hands to manufacture sustainable uniforms

Reliance Industries Ltd.’s (RIL) the next-gen fabric brand R|Elan™ and R.R. Lene, a prominent player in the textile industry, joined forces to unveil their collaboration in the uniform segment at the Asiatex ‘23 exhibition held at the Jio Convention Centre, Mumbai. This partnership showcased an expansive range of sustainability and performance products, setting a new […]


Global and Indian Solar Energy Markets illuminate path to growth and sustainability

The global solar energy market is poised to experience a remarkable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18% from 2022 through 2028, culminating in a projected value of $286.3 billion by 2028. This surge in the market is being primarily propelled by escalating demands for solar energy from governmental bodies, corporations, and individuals alike. Across […]

FIBRE Industry News

ICAC to showcase products made from Kasturi Cotton – India’s premium cotton for the global market

The Union Minister of Textiles, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal presided over the seventh interactive meeting with the Textile Advisory Group (TAG) on Cotton to review the progress of initiatives for cotton value chain in Coimbatore. Goyal mentioned that India is hosting the 81st Plenary Meeting of […]


Gokaldas to acquire Atraco Group – expands global presence through US$ 55 million deal

Gokaldas Exports Limited (GEL) through its wholly owned subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to acquire Atraco Group (Atraco), a leading manufacturer of apparel with a strong market position and customer relationships across U.S. and Europe. Their product range includes shorts, pants, shirts, t-shirts, blouses and dresses catering across age groups. Atraco was founded in […]


Hyosung presents Certified Textile Solutions for Sustainability and Dyeable Spandex at Intertextile Shanghai

Welcoming 24 of its major mill partners as co-exhibitors Hyosung, a complete sustainable textile solutions provider, is looking forward to returning to Intertextile Shanghai Apparel and Fabrics Fair this August 28-30 where it will introduce its latest textile innovations in its booth E103. For the first time since COVID-19, Hyosung will once again support many […]


OMAX joins Sourcery’s Direct-to-Grower™ Programme

OMAX COTSPIN Pvt. Ltd., one of the fastest growing textile companies renowned for its superior quality of Organic, BCI, Fairtrade and Recycled cotton yarn, has joined Sourcery’s Direct-to-Grower™ Programme that connects brands, manufacturers and growers who are committed to commercial and environmental excellence. Through collaborative engagement and facilitation with all Direct-to-Grower™ Partners, Sourcery identifies and […]