bluesign® system supports environmentally-friendly textile production
Sciessent today announced that it has extended its partnership with BLUESIGN, an independent verifier of sustainable processing and manufacturing aimed at reducing the negative impacts of the textile manufacturing industry on people and the environment.
BLUESIGN represents a continuously increasing number of partner companies that form the largest sustainable textile network. Together, they are jointly reducing the ecological footprint of a responsibly acting textile industry. Sciessent recently announced that it has earned bluesignÒ approval for its full range of technologies: AgionÒ, ActiveXL, LavaÒ, Lava XLÒ, and CurbÒ.
“We are proud to be a member of the BLUESIGN network, which represents suppliers and manufacturers that are dedicated to producing high-quality textile solutions with minimal environmental impact,” said Paul C. Ford, CEO of Sciessent. “Our antimicrobial agents, anti-odor solutions, and water repellents, which are used throughout the global textile industry, are comprised of rapidly biodegradable ingredients. Manufacturers that incorporate our technologies into their products can be confident they have chosen an effective solution that is safe for the environment.”
Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central venous catheters and IV access ports, drinking water applications like water filters and ice-making equipment, and textiles and apparel.