textiletechnology.net – Circularity with the chem-tech innovation

Jun 8, 2023

An innovative chemical agent from Erca, Revecol, has successfully been implemented in YKK’s dyeing processes at their Vietnam production sites. Erca transforms common waste material, such as exhausted vegetable cooking oil, into an upcycled, certified high performance, safe textile chemical. The company has invested in circular practices to take waste material and use them as feedstocks to create new responsible chemical products.

Revecol caught the attention of Patagonia. Driven by the goal to utilize non-extractive chemistry in their supply chain wherever possible, Patagonia, Ventura, CA/USA, teamed up with Erca SpA, Bergamo/Italy, and trim supplier YKK Corp., Tokyo/Japan, to deploy Revecol…

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