At the NE and NW Material Shows on August 17-18, 2022, in Portland, OR/USA, Texon will be showcasing its most recent sustainable solutions for footwear, accessories and functional apparel. As well as highlighting new additions to its product portfolio, Texon Inc., Hong Kong/China will will also be celebrating 75 years of sustainable innovation.
Since the last shows took place in 2019, Texon has made progress in rethinking and innovating its offering with a clear commitment to zero waste by 2025. With sustainability deeply embedded in everything it does, Texon has been pioneering new production methods and solutions that hit the mark with consumers and can help drive positive environmental change right across the industry. Texon’s latest innovations including:
- Reform 2.0 – building on the legacy of Texon’s trailblazing heel counter, Reform 2.0 now contains up to 66% sustainably sourced content, with no compromise on performance.
- ProWeave – this unique, patented, jacquard weaving technology makes it possible to seamlessly integrate functional and design weaving into a single upper and is proving popular with big brands.
- Texon Sportflex Eco & Bio - collaborating across its supply chain to source more sustainable materials, Texon has increased the recycled content in its popular box toe products from 4% to more than 60%. Made from a minimum of 69% sustainably sourced material, including sugar cane, which locks in carbon as it grows, Sportflex Bio toe puffs are completely carbon negative; while Sportflex Eco is created using industrial waste and made from at least 63% sustainably sourced material.
- Verde – this new biodegradable, circular cellulose solution contains up to 90% bio-based content and is designed specifically for use in sustainable, luxury fashion and homeware accessories.
»Considering our impact on a global scale, analysing our business every step of the way, and reporting on our environmental efforts every year, we are committed to creating today, in a way that will help sustain tomorrow.«