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Texworld USA

July 23, 2018 - July 25, 2018

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating indefinitely




Texworld USA is a dynamic industry event and business platform bringing together the best global textile, trims and accessory suppliers in the heart of New York City. Over its 10 year history, Texworld USA has provided designers, fabric buyers, merchandisers and sourcing professionals with the unique opportunity to meet directly with a wide range of manufacturers from Asia, the Middle East, North and South America and from many other regions around the globe.

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Textile Exchange will participate in the following panels at Texworld USA:

Monday, July 23rd | 1:00pm

Choosing Preferred Fibers Makes a Difference

Fiber selection has profound effects on sustainability starting at the raw material stage and continuing throughout the entire supply chain. Join the conversation to learn about Preferred Fibers; What they are, why they are important and about their sustainability impacts. Preferred fiber experts on cotton, man-made cellulosics and polyester will be on hand to outline the facts.  Come prepared with your questions and willingness to participate.
  • Karla Magruder, Fabrikology
  • Celeste Lilore, Textile Exchange
  • Malvina Hoxha, Lenzing
  • David Sasso, Buhler Quality Yarns

Wednesday, July 25 | Time: 11:00 AM | Location: Hall E, Room 1E04

Topic: How Apparel Can Advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Sustainable development is a driver of economic growth for the apparel and textile industries.  This panel will present key insights from a new report released by KPMG and Textile Exchange on industry engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals, including the supporting business case and growth opportunities along with case studies from apparel, retail and textile brands.   The benefits of how this framework has been used by brands as a common language to address suppl chain risks will also be discussed


  • Caterina Conti, Ambassador, Textile Exchange
  • Andreas Dorner, Lenzing
  • Joanne Beatty, KPMG



Jacob Javitz Convention Center
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