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Cane sugar used in the manufacture of quality textile [Registered]

US based textile manufacturer Carnegie recently launched high performance interior textile biobased Xorel that is produced from polyethylene synthesised from cane sugar as the main feedstock. Six different product lines of biobased Xorel will boast 60 to 85% bio-content. Carnegie claims that “there are no discernible visual or performance differences from existing Xorel products. They offer the same beauty, durability, cleanability, and longevity that the Xorel brand has been delivering for more than 30 years”. It is apparent that the technology to produce biobased Xorel is not patented, and the company was not forthcoming as to whether it is willing…

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