Sorona® is a plant-based polymer used across the textile (apparel) and carpet industries. It provides unique performance attributes such as stretch without spandex, softness and wrinkle resistance in apparel and stain resistance and softer feeling fibers in carpet. It is part of a larger group of businesses all providing bio-based and higher performing solutions to industries such as packaging, food, cosmetics and textiles.
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2 years ago
- Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials.
Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet.