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Future Fibres, Fabrics & Finishes

Date: April 12, 2013 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Location: London College of Fashion, 272 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EX

Contact: Book online at

  • The London sections of The Textile Institute & The Society of Dyers & Colourists are hosting a seminar on Friday 12 April 2013.

    This is an opportunity to hear and see first hand about the research and development currently happening in the textile industry.

    Non Members £20 online in advance/ £25 on the door, TI & SDC Members £10 online in advance/ £15 on the door, Students £5 online in advance,/£10 on the door

    Enquiries to, 0208 4495968 or book online at

    1. David Lussey of Peratech, winner of AV Technologist of the Year 2013, will speak about smart textiles, wearable electronics and touch technology.
    2. John Murphy of Huntsman will be talking about Huntsman’s collaboration with Dyecoo to develop waterless dyeing. He will also talk about new approaches to cellulosic dyeing and fabric finishes such as Stormwear.
    3. Cheryl Kindness of Camira Fabrics will present new developments in bast fibres, new closed loop polyester products and Camira Fabric’s work with Beyond Surface Technology on soil resistant finishes.
    4. Jim Taylor, Senior Product Manager at Lenzing will discuss their developments in man made cellulose fibres from sustainable sources. They will also discuss the closed loop eco-friendly production of Tencel, and the solvent  spinning process.

Society of Dyers and Colourists

Perkin House, 82 Grattan Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 2LU, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1274 725138, Email:
Charity Registration No: 212331, VAT No: 247 9485 55

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