PLEASE NOTE: This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

If you do not change your browser settings you are agreeing to their use.

Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Ecotexile News
Social Media
Home Twitter Facebook Linked In RSS Feed
Published on Thursday, 07 April 2016

US business launches cotton ID technology

Written by Brett Mathews

Copyright: NoamArmonn, Deposit Photos

NEW YORK – A US-business which is using genetic fingerprinting to track cotton fibres from gin to finished product has launched a new 'DNA authentication' technology specifically quantifying cotton species in order to allow brands to determine the precise make-up of their cotton blends. While focused on extra-long staple (ELS) cotton blends, the ongoing development of the technology has implications for ethical and sustainable textile sourcing practices by apparel brands.


Job of the Week

Colouration Manager
Avocet Dye & Chemical Co. Ltd

Avocet Dye & Chemical Co. Ltd are seeking a Colouration Manager, reporting to the technical director. Would suit someone who has previously held the role of Dyehouse manager.

Need to advertise a job? Email: to promote your listing through Careers in Textiles.

Reference Tools