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Published on Thursday, 30 September 2010

Esquel buoyed by enzymes trial

Written by Haydn Davis

elementalHONG KONG - Chinese textile manufacturer Esquel Group has performed several trials with a light surfactant-based process incorporating enzymes from bioinnovation company Novozymes.

During the trials under the Danish biotechnology firm’s “elemental textiles” initiative, the Esquel Group achieved a saving of 30m3 of water per ton of knitted fabric in just one single process (bleaching) where enzymes substituted chemicals.


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