Champion Thread launches line of 100% recycled sewing threads
Posted March 16, 2021
GASTONIA, N.C. – Champion Thread Company (CTC), a leading producer and provider of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns and other sewn product components, announced its new Renu™ line of 100% recycled industrial sewing threads.
Renu currently comprises environmentally friendly versions of three all-around polyester threads with wide-ranging applications across the fashion, furniture, mattress, PPE, industrial and other product segments.
“We are proud to offer these sustainable thread solutions,” said CTC President Matt Poovey. “The Renu line addresses growing industry and consumer demand for products made from non-virgin materials. These 100% recycled threads are designed to enable retailers, brands and manufacturers to meet their sustainability goals and commitments while maintaining the productivity, seam performance, colorfastness and chemical resistance characteristics they enjoy in our traditional polyester treads.”
Certified to be free of harmful substances under the OEKO-TEX Standard 100, the current line-up of all-around eco-friendly products includes Renu ChampSpun™ recycled staple spun polyester thread, Renu Poly ChampCore™ recycled polyester-wrapped thread with a multifilament core and Renu AeroTex Plus™ recycled textured polyester thread. Renu products contribute to the circular economy by reducing energy consumption, waste and oil dependence. They are engineered to CTC’s extreme quality standards and are finished with their proprietary lubricants to ensure high productivity.
The Renu products represent CTC’s commitment to “Advancing the Common Thread.”
Source: Champion Thread