RIDGEWAY, Va. — January 3, 2023 — NILIT, a nylon provider for apparel, has launched a new version of SENSIL® EcoCare recycled nylon 6,6 that is made completely from U.S. materials at its North American facility in Martinsville, Va. The new Made in USA SENSIL EcoCare is Berry Amendment, USMCA, and CAFTA compliant and is available in a wide variety of fibers and yarns for circular knit, warp knit, seamless, and woven applications.
“Increased use of recycled inputs is a significant aspect of NILIT’s sustainability strategy and something that strongly resonates with conscious consumers these days,” said Michelle Lea, NILIT’s vice president of Global Marketing. “Plus, the US consumer truly appreciates products that are manufactured locally.”
“Adding the Made in USA recycled nylon 6,6 to our SENSIL EcoCare range of products helps us respond effectively to the many US brands, retailers, and government agencies who prefer locally produced, environmentally responsible fabrics,” said Manuel Guerra, NILIT’s general manager of North America. “Whether for compliance, supply chain management, or sustainability, this newest addition to our SENSIL® portfolio is highly relevant for the entire textile and apparel industry here in the States.”
SENSIL EcoCare is made from post-industrial recycled nylon 6,6. NILIT uses a highly efficient recycling method that requires less energy, water, and chemicals and generates a smaller carbon footprint than other recycling procedures. The NILIT recycling process retains the properties of virgin fibers for fine denier, high quality Nylon fibers and yarns. Apparel made using SENSIL EcoCare is as comfortable, functional, and resilient as it is eco-friendly. Made in USA SENSIL EcoCare is perfect for activewear, intimates, socks, hosiery, ready-to-wear, workwear, light industrial, medical, and military end uses.
NILIT manufactures a full portfolio of sustainable SENSIL premium nylon 6,6 products to give designers the beautiful, environmentally considerate performance fabrics they need to create apparel collections that respond effectively to consumer demands.
Posted: January 3, 2023