Closing the loop


Thursday 21st April 2016

12:45 - 13:45 CEST

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

Innovation in recycled materials and clothing recycling is introducing new ways to close the loop and start paving the way to a circular economy in the garment industry. From design stage to end of life, and tapping tradition as well as innovation, this panel discussion will take a look at how best to market recycled materials and what can be gained by focusing both on a product’s design and its life cycle.

The discussing debate guests are:
- Mr Peter Bos, Chairman of Texperium
- Mr Roberto Lucchetti, Sales Manager of Tessile Fiorentina
- Ms Virginie Wittmer, Sales Director of Sofileta 

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About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel


Independent Journalist

Sophie Bramel is a freelance journalist who has been writing on smart textiles, sportswear and fashion for the past twenty years. Consultant Technical Editor for World Sports Activewear (WSA), she has also authored several books on the history, development and future of functional fibers and fabrics.

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