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Penn Textile Solutions presents sustainable fabrics collection

The must-see products are created using Roica premium stretch yarn from Asahi Kasei.

6th July 2018

Knitting Industry
 |  Paris

Knitted Outerwear, Sports/​Activewear, Collections

Penn Textile Solutions, a leading producer of in elastomeric knitted textiles, located in Paderborn, Germany, and Penn Italia will introduce Ecoinnovation sustainable products range at this month’s Interfilière Paris, which opens its doors tomorrow.

The must-see products are created using Roica premium stretch yarn from Asahi Kasei, which has Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold level for Material Health and Hohenstein Environment Compatibility Certificate for breaking down without releasing harmful substances.

Penn Textile Solutions and Penn Italia, a fully integrated international-minded company with over 50 years’ expertise in producing innovative warp and weft knit textiles, chose Roica premium stretch fibre to create its new sustainable range of advanced textiles.

“Roica, produced by Asahi Kasei, is the secret premium stretch ingredient we used to provide comfort, enhance quality and confidence. Thus, making stretch performance a specialty fibre that generates new values for contemporary consumers,” the company explains.

“Ecoinnovation presents seven unique articles developed belonging to Penn Textile Solutions and Penn Italia’s family dream shape, characterised by reinforced edges and seizing that includes the following recycled items; tulle, tulle galloons with dreamshape reinforced edge, tricot, dreamshape reinforced gripping edge (great for cycling shorts), stretch satin, polyester tulle and polyester double jersey perfect for laser cutting.”

Ecoinnovation collection includes Roica Eco-Smart family premium stretch yarn, evaluated throughout the supply chain for lower impact on human and environmental health. The range also features Reco Nylon – a Nylon 6 yarn made from pre-consumer waste. “Nurel recycles the discarded nylon material diverting it from the waste stream during our manufacturing process and converts it into Reco Nylon yarn,” the company adds. “We proudly boast an impressive savings of CO2 emissions: every 1.000kg of Reco Nylon reduces atmospheric CO2 emissions by 1.424kg.”

RadiciGroup company Noyfil SpA offers r-Radyarn, a range of recycled products that use fully recycled polyester yarn r–Starlight, produced as POY by its sister company Noyfil SA in Switzerland. A continuous polyester filament derived from post-consumer recycled polymers is eco-compatible with certified Oeko-Tex Std 100 Class 1 additives and colours used for the solution dyeing process.

Penn Textile Solutions and Penn Italia’s fabric innovations will be also presented at Roica booth. Cosabella brand selected two of Penn Textile Solutions and Penn Italia’s materials with Roica to design lingerie. The brand’s range features light camouflage lace effect fabric with Roica Colour Perfect family and Flounce of Tulle with Roica Eco-Smart family with reinforced sides and fewer stitches to enhance comfort.

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