2022 Preferred Fiber & Materials Market Report: Biosynthetics Submission Form

This form is for submission of information related to a specific biosynthetic fiber or material for Textile Exchange's 2022 Preferred Fiber & Materials Market Report (see last year`s report, p.78+111 here).

The full supplier mapping will be shared with Textile Exchange members (supporter and partner level) and Biosynthetics Round Table members. A link to the supplier mapping and selected excerpts will be included in the public report and supplier directory on the microsite.

Please feel free to fill out what is relevant for your material, and leave other sections blank.

If you have any questions, please email PFMR@TextileExchange.org.

The deadline for submissions is July 1st, 2022 (extended deadline).

  • About You

    The information provided here in "About You" is just for our internal purposes and to contact you in case we have any questions. We will not share this information.
  • About Your Company

  • Please enter the specific URL where readers can access more information.
  • About Your Product

    This submission form is for a specific product. If you offer more than one biosynthetic product (e.g. with different trade names and/or characteristics), please submit one response for each. Thank you.
  • Please add your biosynthetic product's brand name / trademark in the field below. If your biosynthetic product does not (yet) have a specific brand name, please add "non-branded" or "in development" in the field below.
  • If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also insert links to websites with further information.
  • Please select the type of (bio)synthetic of this product - or for which your biobased chemicals/monomers can be used.
  • 1) If "other" has been selected above, please specify here. 2) If further specification is possible, please add it here (e.g. PA 6, 10, 11). 3) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also add links to websites with further information.
  • Please select the feedstock type(s) used for this product.
  • 1) If "other" has been selected above, please specify here. 2) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also add links to websites with further information.
  • Please specify the share of biobased content in this product (in %) and what standard you are using to specify this share.
  • Please specify the type of product that you offer or intend to offer (output of your production)
  • 1) Please specify the type of product here. Depending on product type, this may be a specification of the monomer type (e.g. MEG) or the yarn (e.g. denier) or similar. 2) Please specify whether this product is used by the textile industry and/or non-textile industries. 3) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also insert links to websites with further information.
  • Please specify the level of commercialization of this biosynthetic product in terms of production capacity.
  • 1) Please specify the key milestones in the commercialization of this biosynthetic product (incl. years and description of achievements). 2) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
  • If possible, please list your key partnerships here. Can you share information about your direct suppliers (or even about suppliers further upstream in the supply chain)? Can you share any examples of companies using your materials for their products? Or do you even have a public supplier list and a public list of companies using your materials that you can share?
  • Please list your production site(s) below (incl. name of city and country) used for this product, if possible including their production capacities in 2021 and the coming years.
  • Please specify your overall production capacity and volume for this product in metric tons per year, in 2021 and the coming years if possible.
  • Please specify if your technology is a drop-in technology, i.e. a bio resource/chemistry that can be utilized in existing methodology without modification to process, technology or output.
  • We are interested in learning more about your future plans. If possible, please provide your key intended milestones (years and intended achievements) for the coming years. You may also include links to websites with further information.
  • Standards used and further sustainability information

  • Please select the standard(s) which your company is using. Please note that the Biosynthetics Round Table members are very interested in learning more about the different sustainability standards and claims available for biosynthetics, so we highly appreciate a detailed answer about all sustainability standards and product claims used (from feedstock to end-of-life) including specifications in the comment box below.
  • 1) If "other" has been selected above, please specify here. 2) Please specify how the chain-of-custody / traceability is ensured (e.g. mass balance, transaction certificates). 3) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
  • Please check the following box if a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is available for this biosynthetic product.
  • 1) Please specify the LCA mentioned above (e.g. year of assessment, type of products assessed and/or compared, type of sustainability indicators included, if it is public etc.). 2) We would also very much appreciate it if you upload the LCA below. 3) If you have more than one LCA for this biosynthetic product, please specify here. 4) If you want to add any further information, please add it here. You may also include links to websites with further information.
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    • Please add the recovery rate of chemicals used in %:
    • Please indicate if you use a Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) or a Positive List for chemicals for this biosynthetic product and specify it (incl. type of list(s) and supply chain levels covered).
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      • Please quantify the share of renewable energy (in % of your total energy) used in your own production facilities.
      • Please specify what end-of-life options are available for this biosynthetic product, e.g. recycling through existing PET recycling infrastructure.
      • About the Biosynthetics Market

      • Textile Exchange collects information on global production volumes of different fiber types. Wherever possible, we aim to cross-check information. Do you have figures on global biosynthetic fibers production volumes (e.g. biobased polyester fiber) in metric tons for 2021 (ideally from 2010-2021) that you could share with us for the Preferred Fiber and Materials Market Report? Or do you have any advice for us?
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        • COVID-19 IMPACT

        • We will not use this information for the Supplier Mapping but we are planning to include a brief summary on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in our market reports and would be pleased if you would share your experiences and expectations with us. The information will only be used in an aggregated way without referring to specific companies.
        • Contact for commercial enquiries

          We regularly receive requests from companies who want to buy biosynthetics. If you want us to share any contact details, please provide the details below.
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