The Future of Nylon – A Sustainable Approach

Thursday 02nd December 2021

10:00 - 10:40 CET


Nylon is after Polyester the predominant material in sportswear. The presentation will highlight basic information about the different Nylon types and show how novel biobased Nylon types can offer new performance attributes including their environmental footprint. In addition to known recycling schemes, novel options are also shown. Learn how Nylon can work in a circular economy with its End-of-Life options and take along a future outlook.

About the orator

Mr René Bethmann

VAUDE Academy for Sustainable Business

Innovation Manager & Consultant

René Bethmann has been a textile & apparel engineer for more than 14 years in the sportswear industry. He has worked for several leading brands across Europe in the field of product and material management. Currently he´s working at VAUDE as Innovation Manager, where his focus lies on biopolymers and recycling strategies.

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Exhibitor List December 2021

Regine IQtrim GmbH
Taubert Textil GmbH
Texbase Inc.
Wasa Sweden AB
Dehora Lda. / Lineartex
La Fonte Pads Srl