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2nd January 2018, Seoul

Hyosung to focus on sustainability at ISPO Munich

Hyosung Corporation, a specialist in recycling nylon and polyester and a leading spandex producer, will be focusing on the company’s sustainable fibre innovations and a new collection of creora elastane fabrics at the upcoming ISPO Munich trade fair, which takes place this month.

The group has a dedicated product development team focused on reducing energy and water usage, and waste in fabric manufacturing with its new range of products. It holds the Global Recycle Standard certificate and contributes to landfill waste reduction.

regen polyester with creora highclo. © Hyosung Corporation

At ISPO, Hyosung will launch Mipan regen aqua-X, a recycled cooling nylon. Used in combination with creora Color+ it is said to be particularly relevant for running, cycling and aerobics, and with creora highclo – for swim and triathlon wear.

creora Black with Mipan dope-dye. © Hyosung Corporation

Another new recycled product, regen cotna combined with creora Fresh is said to create the perfect solution for all types of outdoor wear. Other sustainable fabrics include creora Black dope dyed elastane with Mipan Black nylon and creora eco-soft with dope dyed nylon for yoga.

creora eco-soft with dope dyed nylon. © Hyosung Corporation

Hyosung Corporation is one of Korea’s leading multinational conglomerates, with annual worldwide sales of more than US$ 8.7 billion. Hyosung maintains a network of more than 73 subsidiaries and international branch offices around the globe.

The company operates in seven performance groups, which include: textiles, industrial materials, chemicals, power and industrial systems, construction, trading and information and communication.


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