JSC “Textilis” - awards for the best innovation of technical textile
The Best Technical Textile Innovation Award of 2019 was awarded to UAB Textilis, a member of the LATIA Export Development Cluster, for the delivery of antibacterial textiles to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, bacteria, molds.
Innovative fabrics enriched with coffee grounds, seaweed or mint, a massage sweater full of vitamins and hand-warming leather gloves, and other innovations by Lithuanian manufacturers are the main engine of growth in clothing and textile exports, the leaders of the Lithuanian clothing and textile industry claimed.
These ideas were expressed at the official textile and fashion industry innovation awards.
“Innovative or high value-added products are the main driver of the growth of clothing and textile exports, which will not only stimulate the industry but will also contribute to the awareness of Lithuanian production. That is why we are proud that the members of the cluster are already creating highly valued products, favored by exporters." LATIA members assured.
The Best Functional Outfit Innovation Award of 2019 went to Lygio, UAB for their warming gloves, and to Garlita, UAB, who presented a massaged, acupuncture-filled sweater full of vitamin E.
The best sustainable fashion innovation of 2019 was awarded to UAB Utenos trikotažas, which introduced five new materials (ss coffee grounds; seaweed; mint fiber; soybean fiber and mint fiber with elastane) and UAB Barker Textile for eco-friendly, knit-look plaid with silver protection.
The best clean production innovation of 2019 was awarded to UAB Omniteksas for two-layer knit fabric made from organic wool and recycled Seaqual polyester made from plastic bottles collected in the ocean and UAB Neaustima for hemp fiber recycled textiles waste.
This message is prepared as a part of project cluster Development of LATIA export, financed by measure No. 3 of Priority 3 “Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Business Competitiveness” of the Operational Program of the European Union Funds Investment Program 2014-2020 03.2.1-LVPA-K-807 Business Cluster LT Project Financing Terms Description Nr. 2